Area: Daulagiri Himal
Days: 40 days trip-31 days trek/climb, 4 days kathmandu
Dept. Ex. KTM : 10 April, 05 Sept.
Per Person Cost:
Situated next to the Churen, Putha Hiuchuli, Konaban and Dhaulagiri IV, Gurja Himal named after the near by village of Gurja in mid west Nepal, offers an interesting climbing experience. The approach to the base camp follows the Myagdi Khola ( river) which drains from Dhaulagiri I and then climbs over the 4590m/15055ft. high pass of Bhujunge Bara to enter the beautiful Kafe Khola Valley with alpine meadows and rhododendron forest.
The trek for the climb begins at Beni, an important market town settled at the bank of Myagdi Khola. On our way to the base camp we pass through a famous hot spring town of Shinga followed by Darbang, Dharapani and Gurja villages settled by different ethnic tribes of Nepal. Our climbing route is on the North side of the mountain following the Kafe Khola glacier and over the north east ride which leads to the summit. We place three camps on the mountains to reach the summit.The climb offers grade IV rock climbing on some places and some interesting ice and snow slopes.Once on the North ridge - great views of Myagdi valley in the South and spectacular view of Dhaulagiris in the north; and Api, Saipal are feast for the eyes through out the climb.
Airport - Hotel - Airport transfer; Hotel in Kathmandu 3 star standard for 3 nights in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis, Customs clearance; Sherpa support ( 1 Sherpa for four climbers), cook, kitchen boy, porters and pack animals, food for trek, BC and climb; Group equipment for the climb, Camping Service including tents for BC and climb, kitchen/dinning tent, toilet tent, chair/tables; Flights Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu, HF radio sets;. Oxygen for medical purpose,, all permit fees, wages / allowances, personal insurance coverage for the liaison officer, climbing Sherpas, kitchen staff and porters.
Main meals in Kathmandu, personal equipment, personal insurance including emergency evacuation, visa fee and airport tax and other services than those mentioned in the service inclusion.
Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 2: Kathmandu
Day 3: Drive to Beni
Day 4-10: Approach march to the base camp
Day 11-33-39: Retrun march to Kathmandu
Day 40: Trip Ends
Day 41-49: Return march to Tumlingtar
Day 50: Fly Tumlingtar to Kathmandu