Dhampus / Thapa Peak

 Dhampus peak  is  one of the most demanded peaks for climbing. This is non-technical climbing peak so climbing skill is not  required but you need to be physically fit and be ready to face any kinds of difficulties that might come during the course of climbing. 

 It lies at north-east of the Dhaulagiri massif. It is categorize an  easy peaks to ascend .  Dhampus peak is  an attractive mountain as that offers astonishing views of the mountains link to  the Dhaulagiri mountain range. It is lies on between the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, so it is worthy to ascend up on the peak. 

The magnificent  views of Tukuche Peak (6920m) and Dhaulagiri (8167 m) are standing on right in front, and you will have an opportunity to capture the scenes of Mt.Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III and Annapurna IV and Annapurna-South.

Similarly, you will get the  chance to see the Nilgiri and Tilicho peak towering above the horizon in the South.

The journey to Dhampus begins from Jomsom and the route to Dhampus Peak follows the west-ridge, connects Dhampus Pass (5200m), where we will set up a camp. 

There are different choices for you after successful summit . Either catch flight from Jomsom to pokhara or trekking down to Beni (enjoying the hot spring on the way ) and drive to Pokhara. Next day flight to kathmandu on your time. 

Additional Info

Day to day itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1350m.) and transfer to hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu FREE day (preparation for expedition)

Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara  and transfer to hotel.

Day 04: Flight to Jomsom then trek to Tukuche at 2590m.

Day 05: ascent from Tukuche to first camp at 4000 meters.

Day 06: second camp at 4900 meters.

Day 07: Highest camp at Dhampus Pass, 5200 meters

Day 08: Summit attempt

Day 09: descent to second camp

Day 10: descent to Tukuche 

Day 11: Spare day

Day 12: Drive to Tatopani 1190 meters.

Day 13: Drive to Pokhara  and transfer to hotel.

Day 14: Pokhara - Kathmandu by flight and transfer to hotel.

Day 15: Kathmandu : Visit major world heritage site in Kathmandu valley & evening farewell dinner in Nepali restaurant with culture show.

Day 16: Fly out to own destination or extra activities .

Trekking & climbing in Annapurna  region

Group size of the Trek
Minimum 2 person
Maximum 10 person

Climbing  features :

  1. Best trek & climb trip in Annapurna Range
  2. spectacular mountain views of Annapuran ranges
  3. Rhododendron flowers forest, many types of orchid
  4. Gurung  culture & practices.
  5. Trip Code: NT-N318

Duration: 6 days

Standard: C+

Standard: Difficult

Max. Altitude: 6012m

Start: Tukuche

End: Dhampus

Accommodation : Tea House & Tented camp

Food: Continental

Equipment List

The requirement of equipment is diffrent for each trek. these are common requirment of personnel things for most of our treks. Please feel free to ask for advice we will provide you the best suggestion.

Clothing and Equipment Check List

  1. Alpine Climbing Harness
  2. Crampons
  3. Ice axe
  4. Ascender
  5. Multi-LED Head Lamp
  6. Karabiners
  7. Rappel device
  8. Ski poles
  9. Slings
  10. Climbing helmet
  11. Clothing

Upper Body:

  1. One T-shirt Icebreaker Merino 150 or lightweight 200.
  2. Two long Icebreaker Merino 150 or lightweight 200 shirts.
  3. One polar fleece pullovers, medium weight.
  4. One polar fleece jacket.
  5. One Gore-Tex waterproof and breathable jacket with large hood to accommodate climbing helmet.
  6. Lightweight down jacket for chilly days in base camp or warm layer when stopping for short breaks.
  7. One very warm goose-down (duvet) jacket with hood or a down/duvet suit if you prefer, for high altitude use.


  1. One pair lightweight poly-liner gloves.
  2. One pair mittens, consists of 1 Goretex over mitt matched with the very warm polar fleece mitt liner


  1. Warm hat wool or synthetic that covers your ears
  2. Balaclava
  3. Scarf or neck sleeve
  4. Face mask
  5. Ball cap or brimmed sun cap
  6. Glacier Sunglass with side shields

Lower Body:

  1. One pair walking shorts for trekking
  2. Two pair Icebreaker Merino 150 or lightweight 200 thermal bottoms
  3. One pair Icebreaker Merino 200 weight thermal bottoms
  4. One pair polar fleece trousers
  5. One pair Gore-Tex trousers or bibs. Waterproof/breathable with full side zips
  6. One pair of Goose-down (duvet) trousers or bibs. You may prefer a down (duvet)


  1. One pair One-Sport Millet climbing Overboots or equivalent (with Aveolite liners; good quality plastic shells with inner boots; avoid tight fit with heavy socks.)
  2. One pair sturdy leather or synthetic (Gortex) hiking boots with good ankle support for the walk to advanced base camp
  3. Two Pair of liner socks. Polypropylene or wool
  4. Two pair lightweight trekking socks, poly or wool
  5. Light Icebreaker Merino wool or cotton socks for in town.
  6. Rucksacks and Travel Bags:
  7. One medium rucksack (50-70 litters / 3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for airplane carry).
  8. One large (120 L / 7500 cubic inch) duffle kit bags for clothing and equipment. Must be durable for use on pack porter.

Sleeping Gear:

  1. For high altitude, one down (duvet) sleeping bag (rated to –25 C (-30 F). For the high camp, you can sleep in your down (duvet) clothing inside your sleeping bag;

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Price Include :

  1. Pick & Drop to Airport / Hotel in Kathmandu & required places
  2. Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing with Tour guide.
  3. Food (Breakfast , lunch & dinner with tea -coffee ) in Trekking guest houses .
  4. Accommodation in trekking area guest houses twin sharing bases on the trek .
  5. English speaking Government licenses holder trekking guide & Supporters
  6. Staff food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine are included in trekking.
  7. Primary First Aid Kits (For the first aid treatment purpose such as bandage , some medicine......)
  8. Trekking permits & TIMS for Conservation area /Restricted area & all the necessary official documents for trek.
  9. Transport ; trek start to ending point by private car/van/ Bus.

Price Exclude : 

  1. Nepal entry visa fee and necessary documets
  2. Flight fare domestic and international .
  3. Food in Kathmandu or other cities .
  4. Airport Tax in Domestic & International Airpot & other taxes.
  5. Personal insurance , equipment ,medical and travel insurance during the trek
  6. Entrance fees for sightseeing/Monument /donation and some personal expenses.
  7. Helicopter rescue charge in case of Emergency .
  8. Staff tips and other personal expenses
  9. Expenses burden due to Natural disaster ; such as bad weather , land slide

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Full package :

00 U.S.$ per person by drive in Tourist Bus
00 U.S.$ per person by flight kathmandu-pokhara-kathmandu

Trekking & climbing package only: 00 U.S. $ per person

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Dristi Marga , Lakeside -6, Pokhara 

P.O. Box No: 574 , Nepal

Phone No: +977- 61-465929

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