Dhampus Peak Climbing

  • Activity Nepal Peak Climbing
  • Duration 14 Days

Dhampus Peak is a majestic mountain peak that lies between the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain ranges. This popular mountain peak of  Dhampus rises to the northeast of the Dhaulagiri ranges and to the northwest of Pokhara. Climbers looking for an adventurous expedition should consider Dhampus Peak for mountaineering. Many people also like to combine Dhampus Peak climbing with the Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek and form a travel adventure of their own. Dhampus peak climbing is popular among mountaineers due to its less traveled route that is simpler and less technical than other peaks. Therefore, this peak is accessible even to novice climbers and those with limited peak-climbing experience.

What to expect?

From the Dhampus summit, we can see thirty distinct peaks, which makes the trip worthwhile and memorable. Along with the natural beauty, the entire will allow us to encounter many cultures and traditions, which is amazing. Dhampus Peak is ideal for beginners who wish to get practical experience before they attempt their first mountain climb. Although there are no technical requirements for climbing this peak, having expertise in walking over snow will be an asset. You don’t need any special abilities, but you do need to be physically and psychologically fit to handle the difficulties of peak climbing

Highlights of the Dhampus Peak climbing

  • Climbing the summit of Dhampus Peak, located at 6012 meters/19724 ft
  • Explore the surreal view of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan Ranges which lie beside the Dhampus peak
  • Cross two of the most significant high alpine crossings, French Pass and Dhampus Pass
  • Discover the Dhaulagiri Circuit’s off-the-beaten-path routes
  • Have a close and clear panoramic view of the incredible peaks of Annapurna I, II, III, and IV
  • Get a chance to have a brief look at the Nilgiri peak range, and Tilicho Peak (On the northern face of the Tilicho peak is where Lake Tilicho is situated)
  • Explore the Hidden Valley located above Dhampus Peak

The ideal time to ascend Dhampus Peak

Dhampus Peak is best climbed in months from May to October. When you can fully immerse yourself in the experience without having to worry about such hassles, that is the best time to visit Dhampus. The best activities are accessible at this time of year, and the weather in Dhampus is pleasant. Be prepared for cooler weather if you climb in late March, early April, or late October into November. From late November to early March, the winter season is characterized by reliable weather and primarily clear skies. From the middle of September to the end of November, the season of autumn features warm, muggy days and brisk evenings. In Nepal, the spring season, which lasts from March to May, is also a well-liked time for trekking. The day is long, and it’s warmer outside during spring. Besides, it can be difficult to travel in Nepal from June through September during the summer. Since it rains a lot in Nepal during this time of year, many people choose not to go trekking in this tine frame.


After you arrive in Kathmandu, our staff will be there to greet you at Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to your hotel. The transfer will be followed by a briefing covering information, dos, and don’ts of your trek.

Today, we will focus on the necessary paperwork required before heading into the mountains. After that, we will spend some time sigh14mactseeing in Kathmandu Valley and visiting some religious and cultural heritages there. Besides, the sightseeing also includes a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site located in front of the old royal palace.

Our journey to Dhampus peak climbing begins with a 6-7 hour drive toward the Pokhara Valley from Kathmandu. Once, we reach Pokhara valley, we will check in to your hotel close to Phewa Tal. There is plenty to see and do along Pokhara lakeside with its many shops, bars, and restaurants. You may choose any of these places for the evening to have fun.

Today we head off from Pokhara towards Beni with a three-hour scenic drive. Before starting our trek from Beni we will pass through a series of cultivated fields until we reach Tatopani. In the village of Tatopani, there lies a natural hot water spring where we can take a dip and enjoy the therapeutic event. We will stay overnight here.

Today we will take the trail alongside the Myagdi Khola. The trek will take around six hours to reach Ghasa where we stay the night.

Today we will start our trek early in the morning which will run for a total of six hours. From Ghasa, the trek will take us to the lovely Larjung Village where we will stay overnight.

Early morning we pack our bags and join a five-hour long trek. This trek will take us through the quiet and peaceful valley to Marpha where we will spend our night.

A five-hour trek will be held today from Marpha to Yak Karka. After arriving at Yak Kharka, we will have our dinner and stay overnight there.

Today we leave Yak Kharka and head to a much higher altitude to Dhampus Pass where we will stay at night.

We start our walk early in the morning. The vistas of an immense white landscape with towering peaks become more breathtaking as we ascend higher. This is an excellent opportunity to snap photographs of around 30 soaring peaks. Besides, today, we will also get a special close-up view of Tukuche (6920m) and Dhaulagiri I (8167m). After that, we’ll travel to Kalopani and spend the night there.

We rapidly descend to Tatopani from Kalopani today where we can relax in the hot pools and sleep soundly overnight.

Our trekking days are over once we reach Tatopani. Hence, we take a scenic drive back to Pokhara where we will stay near Lakeside with many bars and restaurants.

Today we head back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. The drive will be 6 to 7 hours long.

The staff members from Trekkers Nepal will transfer you to the airport for your international departure from Nepal. We want you to remember this incredible journey forever.


  • Airport transfers by private car/Jeep
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Tented accommodation during the climbing period
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals throughout the trek and climb
  • Road ransportation from by Tourist Bus.
  • English-speaking, trained and full-fledged trekking guide, climb guide and assistant guides
  • Porter service
  • All necessary paperwork and permits
  • Good quality tents
  • Group mountain climbing instrumentation
  • Medical kit
  • All government and native taxes
  • Farewell dinner


  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International transportation
  • Extra night accommodation
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or gas
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal climb instrumentation
  • Personal Climb guide
  • Optional visits
  • Gratitude tips for guides and porters


How challenging is climbing Dhampus Peak?

As any climber with little or no expertise may climb it, Dhampus is not thought of as the hardest peak. It is simply one of the best peaks for beginners to climbing

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