Putha Hiunchuli Expedition

Putha Hiunchuli Expedition

TripGrade: Strenuous
Strenuous Trekking Grade is both moderate and difficult. Even in this grade, treks reach around 5000-5500 meters. You will have to walk generally for 6-7 hours each day. Strenuous treks require good physical condition and acclimatization. If some problems seem to appear, you have to walk down and take some hot drinks or soup ( + rest). You may be affected rapidly if you have high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease or complicated medical conditions. Advise is required from your doctor before starting these kinds of treks.

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Duration:

37 Days

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Group Size

Min 2 Pax

Trial Access:

Private Vehicle / Flight

Best Season:

Mar-May & Sept-Nov

    The Dhaulagiri range comprises of some of the most marvelous spectacles of the world and Putha Hiunchuli Peak is one of them. The Putha Hiunchuli peak Climbing is the westernmost peak of the Dhaulagiri range. The first ascent was made by legendary Jimmy Roberts in the year 1954. Topped at an altitude of 7246m, this peak is a serious task without any technical climbing. It is a great opportunity for the climbers, who want to climb a high altitude peak without any serious risks imposed. Putha Hiunchuli peak is located in Dolpain Nepal. It was made famous by Peter Matthiessen's book ‘The Snow Leopard’.The area is a remote wilderness without any sights civilization; reaching the base camp is the adventure itself. Many climbers compare this peak with the French Alps with similarities in the terrain and climbing. The southern slopes of Putha Hiunchuli peak form different base camps. The route to the peak is filled with many ridges and difficult trails, hence making the journey to the peak quite challenging.
    The trekking to Putha Hiunchuli peak begins from the town of Dunai in Dolpa. The week-long trek will lead the trekkers to the German base camp at an altitude of 4,525m. The whole landscape during the walk is a journey of its own kind, filled with marvelous views of the high cliffs and deep valleys.

    Why Putha Hiunchuli Peak Climbing

    • Typical Nepal trekking off the beaten track.
    • Trekking to the popular Dhaulagiri region.
    • Challenging climbing.
    • Amazing views of the high cliffs and deep valleys.
    • Panoramic view of Himalayan Range.

     

    Starting Price

    USD 8149 per person

    Group Discount : Available

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    Itinerary

    Arrival on: Kathmandu

    Departure from: Kathmandu

    Trip Outline

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1350m)
    Day 02: Half Day sightseeing and trek preparation
    Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (914m), 6 / 7 hours drive. Alternatively, you can take 25 minutes flight from Kathmandu.
    Day 04: Drive to Beni (875m) and trek to Darbang (1120m), Approximately 5 hours.
    Day 05: Trek to Takum (1650), 5 / 6 hours walk.
    Day 06: Trek to Lamsang, 5 / 6 hours walk.
    Day 07: Trek to Gurja Gaon, 5 / 6 hours walk.
    Day 08: Trek to Darsinge Kharka, 6 / 7 hours walk.
    Day 09: Trek to Budzunge Kharka, 4 / 5 hours walk.
    Day 10: Trek to Putha Hiunchuli Basecamp (4800), 4 / 5 hours walk.
    Day 11–28: Climbing period and submit to Putha Himchuli (7246m)
    Day 29: Trek to Budzunge Kharka, 4 / 5 hours walk.
    Day 30: Trek to Gurja Gaon, 5 / 6 hours walk.
    Day 31: Trek to Luang village, 5 / 6 hours walk.
    Day 32: Trek to Takum, 4 / 5 hours walk.
    Day 33: Trek to Darbang, 5 / 6 hours walk.
    Day 34: Drive to Pokhara (915m), about 3 hours of drive and transfer to the hotel.
    Day 35: Fly / Drive from to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus or car that takes about seven hours. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes. Overnight at Hotel.
    Day 36: Full Day sightseeing of Kathmandu valley comprising Patan Durbar Square, Swayambhunath and Boudhanath. At the evening, we will have a Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner.
    Day 37: Final departure or you can extend your trip.

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    Accommodation

    Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferred accommodation.

    In general we arrange a 3-star hotel with all facilities in cities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra.

    Although all places during your trek do not have all modern facilities (especially at higher altitudes), we ensure that it is arranged safely and comfortably. Mostly hygienic and safe tea houses / local lodges / home stays are arranged & please feel free to personalize according to your preference.

    If your travel schedule includes camping or if you choose to experience it, a correct campsite will be determined in advance and everything will be taken care of. If required, we also provide equipment such as a tent, cookware, etc. Check the equipment lists and equipment lists for more information.

    Meals

    Breakfast is usually included with your B&B accommodation within the costs. Meals in the city must be paid separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place.

    Remote areas don't have that many options, but hygienic and well-prepared food is always served. Moreover, most meals are included in the costs during your trek. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available! Moreover, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome of Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

    Follow the detailed route description or itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you to your heart's content.


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    GearList

    Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

    Head

    • Sun hat or scarf
    • Sun glasses
    • Sunscream
    • Lip Balm.

    Feet

    • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
    • Sandals
    • Trekking Shoes on the trek
    • Comfortable Shoes in cities

    Body

    • Warm gloves
    • T-shirts
    • Light jackets and pullovers
    • Wind – stopper jacket
    • Undergarments
    • Hiking shorts
    • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

    Accessories

    • Earplug
    • Electronics gadgets of your choice
    • Spare Battery
    • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
    • Tour/Trekking Bag
    • Hiking Poles
    • Sleeping Bag
    • Down jacket
    • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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