Itenary to Putha Hiunchuli Expedition as follows:
Putha Hiunchuli Expedition begins with flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, in western Nepal. From Nepalgunj we fly north to Juphal, and trek to Dunai where we meet our crews. Over the next week we follow Barbung River and trek towards the east, gradually gaining elevation. We will camp along the way and our crew’s sets the camp and prepare meals. Eventually we pass through Tarakot, lasicap, Musi Khola, and to Kakot village. From kakot we switch to west crossing Bharbung Khola and we establish base camp at 4900m. We will establish three camps and summit the Putha Hiunchuli and get back to Juphal.
Putha hiunchuli expedition is a great opportunity to practice for 8000m climbing seeker. Mt. Putha, is also known as Putha Hiunchuli (Dhaulagiri (VII) is one of the most beautiful and easiest 700mm peaks in Nepal. It is located in remote and wild Dolpo region of North Western Nepal.
It is the western most peak of Dhaulagiri range and it was firstly climbed by a legendary explorer and climber Jimmy Roberts in 1954. Destination Holiday Trek & Expedition is fully prepared to take you to this magnificently beautiful mountain with highly skilled Sherpa guides.
|Maximum Altitude:||7,246 meters|
|Best Season:||Spring & Autumn|
|Group Size:||1 – 15 people|
Itenary to Putha Hiunchuli Expedition as follows:
Our airport representative from Destination Holiday Trek & Expedition will greet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Today, you will be introduced to some of the heritage sites on Kathmandu Valley such as Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, and Boudhanath Stupa. Also, we will have an expedition briefing and preparation session in our office.
We catch an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. Once you get transferred to the hotel and after a brief rest, we will explore the surrounding. We will visit the sacred Bageshwari Temple and also stroll around the market.
We fly to Juphal from Nepalgunj early in the morning. Once we land at the airstrip pf Jhupal, we start our trekking journey towards Dunai, the administrative center of the Dolpo region. En route, we pass through terraced fields and cross the Thuli Bheri River.
Our trail goes along the Thuli Bheri River towards Tarakot once we leave Dunai. Tarakot is an old fortress town formed by the locals as a Dzong. Overnight at Tarakot.
We leave Tarakot and walk along the riverbank leading us to Lesicap at 2,772 meters. We further walk towards Musikhola along with magnificent views of gorges and nearby valleys. Overnight at Musikhola.
From Musikhola we walk towards Kakot for an overnight stay. Today's route is more challenging than the other days as we have to walk past collapsed and rebuilt path.
Today we will follow the uphill trail leading towards the German Base Camp. On the way to the base camp, we will cross two high altitude passes over 4000 meters. Once we are at our base camp, we set up the camp and rest. Overnight.
After breakfast, we continue our trekking journey towards Putha Hiunchuli Base Camp leaving the German base camp. The climb to the Putha Hiunchuli Peak is considered less technical and challanging than the climb to the base camp. Once our camp is set, we will rest and relish the beauty of the surrounding landscapes. Overnight.
Starting from this day to another 18 days, we will get climbing lessons from the experts using the gears for several days. Once we complete our climbing sessions, we start our expedition to the Putha Hiunchuli. The top of the peak offers stunning views of the high valleys and peaks of the Dolpo region. By our 28th day of the expedition trip, we will be at the Putha Hiunchuli Base Camp.
As we succeeded to reach the Puth Hiunchuli top, we will make a descend to the German Base Camp today retracing the trail.
Leaving German Base Camp, we will again retrace our steps and descend to Kakot for an overnight stay.
Today we trek back to Dunai via Tarakot. We spend our evening celebrating our success of climbing the Putha Hiunchuli with the crew members once in Dunai.
After breakfast, we continue our walk towards Jhupal via Thulo Bheri River and beautiful terraced farmlands. After a brief rest at the lodge in Jhupal, we will walk around the town and interact with the locals.
We take our breakfast in Dunai and catch an early morning flight to Nepalgunj. We will take a connecting flight to Kathmandu once we land in Nepalgunj. Upon arrival at the airport in Kathmandu, you will be escorted to your hotel. The rest of the day is on your own.
Today is a spare day to explore the remaining important landmarks in the valley. You can also roam around the streets of Thamel and do shopping. In the evening, you will be invited to the farewell dinner organized by our company.
3 hours before your scheduled flight, our airport representative will transfer you to the Tribhuwan International Airport.