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Dhampus Peak, also known as Thapa Peak, has an elevation of 6012m. Dhampus Peak is northeast of the great Dhaulagiri Himalayan Range and northwest of the beautiful Pokhara city. Furthermore, this peak is part of the Dhaulagiri Circuit.
This peak is famous for its beautiful view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges, Upper Mustang valley in the west, and Upper Dolpo territory.
The other benefit of this trek is adding it to the itinerary during the Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek.
Our company has been operating in Nepal’s travel and tourism field for over a decade. Our professionals are trained in all required professional fields like guides and first aid and have training from many international organizations like Red Cross, Lions Club, and many more.
We provide efficient transportation and accommodation service along with English-speaking guides to provide you with quality and comfortable services.
Short Trip Information
Duration- 14 days
Group size- 2 to max 8/10
View of more than 30 other snow-covered peaks
close-up views of Tukuche (6920m) and Dhaulagiri 1 (8167m)
Nepal’s national emblem, the rhododendron tree
the rich culture of the mountain people in the Himalayas
hot springs at Tatopani
Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu by tourist bus.
Lodge accommodations till Yak Kharka and tent during your climb the Dhampus Peak.
Fluent in English-speaking government training experience guide climbing Sherpa, cook and required porters
ACAP Permit, Peak permit, and TIMS permit
Equipment clothing for the guide, porter and staff climbing Sherpas come in the fee you paid.
The trek provides two nights’ accommodation in Pokhara at the cost.
Climbing equipment Ice hammer, Rope, Snow bar, Ice-screw,
Foods and Accommodations for Nepal staff.
Wage and Insurance for all staff.Guide’s: Sherpa, porters, cook, Meals, lodge, insurance, equipment, salary, and more.
Personal climbing gears and clothing (available on hire).
Hotel in Kathmandu
lunch and dinner while in Pokhara,
all beverages, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer,
drinking water/mineral water. During the trek.
Hot shower, laundry
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to a hotel
Today you will arrive at the Hotel. Our representative will meet you at the Airport and drop you off at the Hotel. You can choose to have a rest or visit our office for additional information about the trip. In the evening, you can join our welcome program.
Day 2: Pre-trip preparation and explore Kathmandu Valley
While we will be preparing the necessary documents for this trip, we can explore the Kathmandu Valley. Firstly, we can visit Pashupatinath, a world-famous Shiva Temple. You can also see Boudhanath, and Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site.
At night, you can shop in Thamel. Thamel is the famous tourist city of Kathmandu.
We will stay at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
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Day 4: Drive from Pokhara to Beni & trek to Tatopani
After breakfast, we will leave Pokhara for Beni. It’s a three-hour long drive. After arriving in Beni, we will begin our trek from Beni to Tatopani. In the Nepali language, Tatopani means ‘ Hot Water. ‘ This place is famous for its hot springs.
Day 5: Trek from Tatopani to Ghasa
After breakfast, we will trek from Tatopani to Ghasa. We will follow the trail alongside the Myagdi Khola (river) and reach Ghasa after six hours.
Day 6: Trek from Ghasa to Larjung
After a six-hour trek from Ghasa, we will arrive at Larjung. We will stay overnight at Larjung.
Day 7: Trek from Larjung to Marpha
After a five hour trek today, we will reach Larjung to Marpha.
Day 8: Trek from Marpha to Yak Kharka
It will take at least five hours to reach from Marpha to Yak Kharka. The road to Yak Kharka is famous for its route in the Kali Gandaki Valley – World’s Deepest Gorge. We will be staying at Yak Kharka overnight.
Trek from Yak Kharka to Dhampus Pass
Today we will leave Yak Kharka and enter the central location of our trip. Today, we will head to Dhampus Pass, where we will stay the night.
Day 10: Climb from Thapa Pass up to Thapa Peak
We will wake up real early today. We plan to finish climbing this peak before lunch. This peak is a significant temptation for photographers due to the view of more than 30 peaks above 6000, including Tukuche (6920m) and Dhaulagiri 1 (8167m). After that, we head down to Kalopani, where we will spend the night.
Day 11: Trek from Kalopani to Tatopani
Today we will descend to Tatopani. We will rest our bodies in the relaxing hot springs.
Day 12: Drive from Tatopani to Beni to Pokhara
After breakfast, we will follow the same route, drive from Tatopani, and return to Pokhara. We will have our lunch at Beni. In Pokhara, we will enjoy a beautiful evening on the Lakeside.
Day 13: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Today we will go back on a 6 to 7-hour drive to Kathmandu. While before, you may buy some souvenirs on the road or in Kathmandu.
Day 14: International departure from Kathmandu Airport
We will transfer you to the airport for your final departure from Nepal. We hope that this trek may lead you to consider us again.
This peak is an easy Trekking Peak in Nepal.
You can get a visa in Nepal through Immigration Office at Kathmandu Airport. The visa fee ranges from 30 USD for two weeks, 50 USD for one month, and 125 USD for nine months.
You require a minimum of 15 days (USD 45) for a visa extension and USD 3 for each extra day.
The driving distance between Kathmandu to Dhampus is 221 km.
It takes approximately three hours and 40m to drive from Kathmandu to Dhampus.
Nepali Government requires a minimum of two trekkers and a guide for any trek at this peak.
All of the permits for these trips are paid for by the agency.
In rugged terrain, a porter can carry 25 kilograms of weight. Usually, we allocate one porter for one client. However, you can increase the number, but the cost may increase.
In January, the weather is pleasant during the day, but the nights are frequently bitterly cold. However, the lowest temperature at 32°F and highest at 77°F in January are also suitable for the Dhampus Peak climb. In March-May, temperature ranges from 37°F to 91°F, with an average humidity of 64%. But, ideal for taking a sightseeing tour in Dhampus.
In June-August, the average temperature of Dhampus is around 73°F, making it an ideal time for outdoor activities.
In September, the average temperature during this month is 15 degrees Celsius and may decrease to 7-8 degrees Celsius at night, making these months the most popular trekking months in Nepal.
With an average humidity of 72 percent and a temperature of 58 degrees Fahrenheit, the months of November and December are ideal for hiking.
If you are well prepared for snow, and cold temperatures, the clear views and quiet trails make February a good time for EBC treks.
Yes, food and water in Dhampus are relatively safe. They are safe if you take food and water from resorts, restaurants, or mineral water.
It is best if you do not take food from unknown sources. However, we guarantee that most of the choices for food and restaurants in our selection provide clean and hygienic food, water, and the environment.
The Nepali government forbids children under 18 years old from permits and climbing Dhampus Peak.
Nepal has not transitioned to a cashless society. So unless you are in Kathmandu, Pokhara, or other major cities, it is difficult to find an ATM.
Dhampus is a safe area. Most of Nepal’s crime rate comes from corruption and bribery, not gang fights or crimes.
Yes, you need climbing insurance for Dhampus Peak Climb. Climbing insurance may also cover trekking insurance.
You can climb Dhampus Peak all season in Nepal. But, there are no fixed ropes and ladders and weather fluctuations. Because of this, the best seasons are March to May and September to November.
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