Dhampus Peak Climbing

Dhampus Peak Climbing 9 Days

$ 2650 Per Person

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Facts About Trip

Maximum Altitude:

(6,012) Meters.

Group Size:

16

Transportation:

Flight & vehicle

Accommodation:

Hotel & Tent

Best season:

Spring and Autumn

Meals:

Brekfast/Lunch/Dinner

Tour type:

climbing

Grade:

hard

Trekking Region

Mustang

Trip Highlight

  • Dhampus Peak offers breathtaking panoramic views of some of the world's highest mountains, including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machapuchare (Fishtail), and Manaslu.
  • Climbers are treated to stunning vistas of snow-capped peaks and dramatic landscapes throughout the ascent.
  • Situated near Pokhara, one of Nepal's major cities and a popular tourist destination, Dhampus Peak is easily accessible for climbers.
  • The trailhead for the peak is typically reached via a scenic drive from Pokhara followed by a trek through picturesque villages and lush forests.
  • While it presents some technical challenges, including steep sections and icy terrain, it is generally considered a moderate peak in terms of difficulty.
  • Climbers with basic mountaineering skills and good physical fitness can attempt Dhampus Peak with the guidance of experienced Sherpa guides.
  • Climbing Dhampus Peak offers an opportunity for cultural immersion as climbers trek through traditional Gurung and Magar villages along the way.
  • These ethnic communities are known for their warm hospitality, unique customs, and vibrant culture, providing climbers with a rich cultural experience amidst the Himalayan wilderness.
  • Dhampus Peak climbing expeditions typically take around 10-14 days to complete, making it an ideal option for climbers with limited time.
  • There are several routes available for climbing Dhampus Peak, offering climbers the flexibility to choose the route that best suits their preferences and skill level.
  • Each route presents its challenges and highlights, ensuring a diverse and rewarding climbing experience.
  • Reaching the summit of Dhampus Peak is a moment of triumph and accomplishment for climbers. Standing atop the peak at an elevation of approximately 6,012 meters (19,724 feet), climbers are rewarded with unparalleled views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, creating memories that last a lifetime.
  • Climbers receive professional support and guidance throughout the expedition, including experienced climbing guides, Sherpa support staff, and well-equipped base camps. 

Overview

Dhampus Peak, also known as Thapa Peak, is a captivating mountain located in the Mustang region of Nepal. Dhampus Peak is situated in the northern part of the Annapurna region, near the popular tourist destination of Pokhara. It lies within the Annapurna Conservation Area, renowned for its stunning landscapes and diverse flora and fauna. Dhampus Peak stands at an elevation of approximately 6,012 meters (19,724 feet) above sea level. While it is not among the highest peaks in the region, it offers spectacular views of neighboring Himalayan giants such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machapuchare, and Manaslu. Dhampus Peak is considered a non-technical trekking peak, making it accessible to climbers with moderate mountaineering experience. While some sections may involve steep ascents and traverses over snow and ice, technical climbing skills are generally not required. However, climbers should possess a good level of physical fitness and acclimatize properly to the altitude.

There are several routes to the summit of Dhampus Peak, with the most common approach starting from the village of Phedi or the popular trekking trail to Annapurna Base Camp. Climbers typically trek through picturesque villages, terraced fields, and rhododendron forests before reaching high-altitude camps closer to the peak. Climbing Dhampus Peak requires obtaining permits from the Nepalese government, including the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the climbing permit for the peak. These permits are usually arranged through licensed trekking agencies in Nepal. The optimal climbing seasons for Dhampus Peak are during the pre-monsoon (spring) months of March to May and the post-monsoon (autumn) months of September to November. During these periods, the weather is generally stable with clear skies, making for favorable climbing conditions.

A typical Dhampus Peak climbing expedition lasts around 10 to 14 days, including trekking to and from the mountain, acclimatization days, and the summit attempt. The exact duration may vary depending on factors such as weather Reaching the summit of Dhampus Peak rewards climbers with stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, as well as the surrounding valleys and villages. The awe-inspiring vistas make the challenging ascent well worth the effort. Dhampus Peak offers a memorable and rewarding climbing experience for mountaineers seeking adventure in the heart of the Himalayas. With its accessible routes, captivating scenery, and moderate difficulty level, it is a popular choice for those looking to summit a Himalayan peak without the technical demands of higher mountains.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1: Arrival (TIA) Kathmandu (1,340)m. and transport to hotel. : 

A representative of Unique Sherpa Trek with your nameplate will be standing in an outside waiting place. After arrival meet, greet, welcome, assist, and transfer to the overnight staying hotel. 

Day 2: Drive to Pokhara (9,50)m. from Kathmandu : 

Our journey begins with a 6-7 hour drive toward the Pokhara Valley and its beautiful Phewa Tal (lake) and then checking in to your hotel on the Lakeside. There is plenty to see and do along Lakeside with its many shops, bars, and restaurants to choose from. 

Day 3: Drive to Marpha (2,670)m. from Pokhara. : 

Today we head off from Pokhara towards Beni, Tato Pani, and Ghasa through Marpha. 7-8 hours scenic drive before starting through cultivated fields before reaching Marpha Village where we can see big apple form. We will stay overnight here.

Day 4: Trek to Yakkharka (3,900)m. from Marpha. : 

Today we start our trek from Marpha to Yak Kharka. This trail is full of adventures and travelers often take some rest in the middle of the trail to enjoy the majestic views of Nature. today we are trekking for approximately 6-7 hours to reach Yak Kharka.

Day 5: Trek to Dhampush pass (5,240)m. from Yak kharka. : 

Today we leave Yak Kharka and head to a much higher altitude to Dhampus Pass duration 7-8 hours. where we will stay the night.

Day 6: Dhampus Summit (6012)m. and back to Kalapani (3,920)m. : 

To reach the summit around lunchtime we will be up real early. The higher we climb the more stunning the views over a vast white landscape of enormous peaks. This is an excellent opportunity to snap photographs of the many 30-plus soaring peaks – especially close-up views of Tukuche (6,920m) and Dhaulagiri I (8,167m). We will then head down to Kalopani where we will stay overnight.

Day 7: Drive from Kalapani to Pokhara : 

Our trekking days are over as we take a scenic drive back to Pokhara where we will stay near Lakeside with many bars and restaurants where you can reminisce with friends over a drink and talk about your trek and climbing adventure to Dhampus Peak.

Day 8: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. : 

Today we head back on a 7-8 hour drive to Kathmandu with many fond memories of Nepal and its unique culture and geography. this evening we all trek staff going to farewell dinner together at some organic restaurant for traditional food. These memories will last a lifetime!

Day 9: Final Departure from Kathmandu : 

Unique Sherpa Trek staff will transfer you to the airport for your final departure from Nepal. We hope that this epic trek will be firmly ingrained in your memory and will be enough to prompt you to consider your next trek with us!

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pick-up and Transportation.
  • 2-Night Hotel at Kathmandu (3 Start) Hotel.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu Transportation by Tourist Bus.
  • Two-night hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast. (3-star Hotel
  • (100% Waterproof) Duffle bag to keep your personal belongings and things to be carried by the porter.
  • Best Possible Teahouse, lodge accommodation (Generally twin Sharing room)
  • Government License holder English Speaking Sherpa Expedition and Trekking’s experienced and qualified trek leader,(8 or above trekkers)
  • 3 Time Meals with Tea/Coffee During Trek.
  • Professional Climbing Guide, Personal Guide, and Strong Potters (Size of the Groups) During the Trek.
  • Climbing Permit, "Tims", National Parks Entry Fee.
  • All wages and medical, Insurance, for the Guide and potters.
  • First-aid Medical Kits for the Group and Staff.
  • Kitchen tents, Sleeping Tents, dining tents, and Toilet Tents.
  • All Kinds of Food During Climbing Duration.
  • Unique Sherpa Trek & Expedition Appreciation Certificate after the successful Expedition.
  • Fare-Well dinner in Kathmandu Before Departure
  • Dhampus Peak Climbing Permit 

What Is Excluded?

  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara - lunch, and dinner.
  • All desserts & sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and also in case of early return than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Any kind of meal During Your Stay in Kathmandu (Except Farewell Dinner).
  • Rescue, Medicine, Medical Test, Repatriation, Hospitalization Expenses for Climbs.
  • Any Internet, Hot shower, Drinking Water, Alcohol, cold Drinks, Laundry.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, or early return from the Expedition.
  • Additional costs suffered due to causes beyond our control, such as natural disasters, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, emergency evacuation, changes in government policies, strikes, and so forth.
  • Insurance for Clients
  • International flight Tickets.
  • Clothing, Packing Items or bag, personal, Medical Kits, and Personal Climbing Gear.
  • Climbing Summit Bonus.
  • Normally 15% Tips for all Staff.
  • any other items, not Included in the Above (Cost Included) Section

 

NOTE: If you return earlier from the trek due to sickness or any problem, the money you paid for the flight, hotel, mountain room, food, etc. It is not will be refundable, and you will need to bear the expenses for the hotel, food, etc. in Kathmandu yourself.

Route Map

route map

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FAQs

Dhampus Peak is located in the Annapurna region of Nepal, near the town of Pokhara. It lies within the Annapurna Conservation Area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its natural beauty and biodiversity.

Dhampus Peak stands at approximately (6,012) meters (19,724 feet) above sea level.

Climbing Dhampus Peak is considered a non-technical trekking peak, suitable for climbers with moderate mountaineering experience. While it involves some steep sections and traverses over snow and ice, technical climbing skills are generally not required.

The best time to climb Dhampus Peak is during the pre-monsoon (spring) months of March to May and the post-monsoon (autumn) months of September to November. During these periods, the weather is generally stable with clear skies, making for favorable climbing conditions.

Climbing Dhampus Peak requires obtaining permits from the Nepalese government, including the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the climbing permit for the peak. These permits are typically arranged through licensed trekking agencies in Nepal.

A typical Dhampus Peak climbing expedition lasts around 10 to 14 days, including trekking to and from the mountain, acclimatization days, and the summit attempt. The exact duration may vary depending on factors such as weather conditions and individual fitness levels.

The most common route for climbing Dhampus Peak starts from the village of Phedi or the popular trekking trail to Annapurna Base Camp. Climbers typically trek through scenic landscapes, including villages, terraced fields, and rhododendron forests, before reaching high-altitude camps closer to the peak.

Climbing Dhampus Peak offers stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, as well as the surrounding valleys and villages. The ascent also provides a memorable trekking experience through diverse landscapes and cultural encounters with local communities.

Safety is a priority during Dhampus Peak climbing expeditions. Climbers are accompanied by experienced guides and Sherpas who are familiar with the terrain and can provide support in case of emergencies. Adequate acclimatization and proper equipment also contribute to a safe and enjoyable climbing experience.

Climbers should have a good level of physical fitness and endurance to undertake the ascent of Dhampus Peak. Prior trekking experience at high altitudes is beneficial, as well as basic mountaineering skills such as using crampons and ice axes. Proper training and preparation can help climbers better cope with the demands of the climb.

Additional Information

 

  1. Location: Dhampus Peak is located in the Annapurna region of Nepal, within the Annapurna Conservation Area. It lies to the northeast of the Dhaulagiri range.

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  3. Elevation: The peak stands at an elevation of approximately 6,012 meters (19,724 feet) above sea level.

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  5. Trekking Route: The trekking route to Dhampus Peak typically starts from Pokhara, one of the major cities in Nepal. The trek takes adventurers through picturesque villages, lush forests, and stunning landscapes of the Annapurna region. The route often includes stops at popular places such as Ghorepani, Poon Hill, and the Annapurna Base Camp.

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  7. Difficulty: Dhampus Peak is classified as a trekking peak by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). While it is considered one of the easier trekking peaks to climb, it still requires a good level of physical fitness and some mountaineering experience, especially for negotiating the technical sections near the summit.

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  9. Permit: As with other trekking peaks in Nepal, climbers need to obtain permits from the Nepal Mountaineering Association to climb Dhampus Peak. Additionally, climbers usually need to be accompanied by a licensed guide.

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  11. Season: The best time to climb Dhampus Peak is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is relatively stable and the skies are clear, offering excellent visibility of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.

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  13. Views: Climbing Dhampus Peak offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and other peaks in the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

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  15. Duration: The duration of the trek to Dhampus Peak can vary depending on the chosen route and the acclimatization needs of the climbers. Typically, the trekking expedition to Dhampus Peak takes around 14 to 18 days, including both the ascent and descent.

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  17. Guided Expeditions: Many trekking agencies in Nepal organize guided expeditions to Dhampus Peak, providing climbers with experienced guides, necessary permits, equipment, and logistical support throughout the journey.

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  19. Cultural Experience: In addition to the stunning natural beauty, trekking to Dhampus Peak also offers an opportunity to experience the rich culture and traditions of the local Gurung and Magar communities inhabiting the region. Trekkers often get to stay in traditional teahouses and interact with the locals, adding to the overall experience of the journey.

Equipments

Peaks climbing is every night 9-10 hours walk on the snow till to peak summit and return to Base camp. When we are out of our home we will need many types of equipment. So here are some types of equipment which are very important for those who are going to climb the mountains or Peaks. The following is the list of the equipment we will suggest for your climbing on the Himalayas.

 

Clothing & Footwear:
Woolen worm hat
Neck gaiter or balaclava
Bandana or Buff
T-shirt
Long-sleeve shirt
Underwear; sports bra
Worm Insulated jacket or Vest
Lightweight fleece jacket
Socks
Gortex jacket and paint
Fleece paint
Gloves or mittens
Boots and crampon-compatible
 
Hardwear quantities Depend on the route:
Rope
Helmet
Rucksacks
Harness
Crampons
Ice-axe
Ascending device (jumar)
Pully
Carabiner (lock & unlock)
Ice tools
Ice screws
Prusik
hand protection (athletic tap, glove)
snow baar
shovel
probe
headlamp
extra batteries
avalanche transceiver
 
Technical or mixed routes:
Nuts
Nut extraction tool
Hexes
Camming devices
 
Crevasse Rescue Gears:
Snow picket
Rope
Lightweight pullies
 
Navigation:
Map
Compass
Route description or guidebook
Altimeter watch
GPS
Satellite or personal locator beacon
Cellphone
Battery pack or solar panel
 
Overnight Gears:
Mountaineering tent
Sleeping bag
Sleeping matters
Sleeping bag liner
 
Snow & Sun Protections:
Sunglasses
Sunscreens
Sun hat
Nose guard
Lip balm
 
Emergency & First Aids:
First-aid kit
Whistle
Signaling mirror
Liter/matches
Firestarter
Emergency shelter
Itineraries
 
Health & Hygiene:
Hand sanitizer/wipes
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Sanitation towel
Toilet paper and sealable bag
Menstrual products
Prescription medications
 
Mountain Kitchen Equipments:
Cook set
Fuel
Dishs / bowls
Backpacking stove
Eating utensils
Insulate mug/cup
Small quick dry towel
Biodegradable soap
Collapsible water container
 
Food & Water:
Water bottle
Meals
Hot drinks mix
Water filter/ purifier
Energy food and drink (bar, gel, chews, drink mix, trail mix)
 
Tools & Repair Items:
Knife or multi-tools
Repairs kit for mattress & stove
Duct tape strips

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

$ 2650 Per Person

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Enquiry Whatsapp +9779862854770

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