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OVERVIEW

Putha Hiunchuli Expedition

  • Region - Nepal

  • Duration - 36 Days 

  • Grade - Extreme

  • Max Altitude - 7246 m / 23,775 ft

  • Best Season - Spring & Autumn

 

Mount Putha Hiunchuli is one of the most beautiful mountains compare to the other 7000m. high peaks of Nepal lies at the westernmost peak of the Dhaulagiri range and is sometimes referred to as Dhaulagiri VII. It was first climbed in 1954 by Jimmy Roberts, a legendary explorer and climber. Mt. Dhaulagiri range is made up of some of the world's most impressive peaks. In this range, to the west of Annapurna South of Ganesh Himal, lies a long ridge at the end of which stands the serene Putha Hiunchuli. This mountain is the last 7000m. marking the end of the snow-capped range. Our trek begins at the trading town of Beni or from Juphal -Dunai, which is about a week's walk away from the German Base Camp situated at an altitude of 4,525m. The landscape during the approach walk is as enchanting as it is unique a mineral world made of high cliffs and deep canyons.

 

According to the book ‘High Asia’, Jimmy Roberts did a reconnaissance of the Dhaulagiri massif in 1954. During the trip, he and Ang Nyima climbed Putha Hinchuli 7246m. (alias Dhaulagiri VII) via its northeast face. It appeared from the map that this face is most accessible from the Kaya Khola, a side-stream of the Barbung Khola which is direct across the valley from Kakkot. This mountain offers those climbers who like to climb 7000m. Mountain in Nepal to have experience technically and physically to get over 8000m. Mountains summit in day to come.

 

ITINERARY

Putha Hiunchuli Expedition Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m/4,595ft) and Transfer to Hotel

 

Day 02 - Kathmandu – Expedition Preparation and Briefing

 

Day 03 - Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

 

Day 04 - Fly from Nepal Airport to Juphal Airport (2480m/8,135ft) and trek to Dunai (2150m/7,055ft)

 

Day 05 - Trek from Dunai to Tarakot (2540m/8,335ft)

 

Day 06 - Trek from Tarakot to Musi Khola (2880m/9,450ft)

 

Day 07 - Trek from Musi Khola to Kagkot (3200m/10,500ft)

 

Day 08 - Kagkot – Rest and Acclimatization Day

 

Day 09 - Trek from Kagkot to Panjing (4200m/13,780ft)

 

Day 10 - Panjing – Rest and acclimatization day

 

Day 11 - Trek from Panjing to German Base Camp (4500m/14,765ft)

 

Day 12 - Trek from German Base Camp to Putha Hiunchuli Base Camp (4900m/16,075ft)

 

Day 13 to Day 29 - Putha Hiunchuli (7246m/23,775ft) Climbing and Summit Period

 

Day 30 - Trek from Putha Hiunchuli Base Camp to Kagkot (3200m/10,500ft)

 

Day 31 - Trek from Kagkot to Lashicap (2880m/9,450ft)

 

Day 32 - Trek from Lashicap to Dunai (2150m/7,055ft)

 

Day 33 - Trek from Dunai to Juphal. Overnight at Hotel

 

Day 34 - Fly from Juphal to Nepalgunj

 

Day 35 - Fly from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu

 

Day 36 - Depart from Kathmandu

 

COST TERM

Putha Hiunchuli Expedition Cost

Cost Inclusions

  1. Flights

  • Roundtrip airfare between Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Juphal and Return for members

  • Transportation of members personal luggage by flight
  1. Transfers
  • All Airport transfers during the trip as per Itinerary (Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport) Pick up and Drop
  • All ground transportation in comfortable private vehicle
  • Transportation of staffs, food supplies and equipment from Kathmandu to Juphal (Air Cargo/Vehicle) and Juphal to Base Camp (Porter/Yak) & Return
  1. Accommodations
  • All hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, Nepalgunj and Japhal as per itinerary on Bed and Breakfast basis – twin sharing
  • Excellent Tented accommodation during the trek at each campsite
  • High quality individual tents in the base camp for all climbers
  • High Altitude Tents for all high camps (C1, C2 & C3)
  1. Food
  • Full board meals during the trek up to base camp in tea houses/campsites (breakfast/lunch/dinner)
  • Nutritious and Full board meals (B/L/D, with coffee & tea) in well managed and hygienic base camp set up for climbers
  • High altitude food in all higher camps for members, Sherpas and entire crew
  • Energy Food Supplies / Nutritional Snack bars
  1. Base Camp Services
  • Foam Mattress, Kitchen tent, Dining tent, Toilet tent, Shower tent, Store tents; individual tents for Members; Sherpa and entire crew accommodation
  • Dining tent with heater for central heating for group
  • Tables and chairs at base camp
  • All cooking equipment and necessary items
  • Solar Panel for battery charging and light  
  • Experienced and well-trained Base camp staff, cook & support staff for group
  1. High Camp Services
  • High altitude tents for each member’
  • EPI Gas and burner, packed food and cooking pots
  • Oxygen Cylinder, Mask and Regulator for members (on request only)
  1. Permit
  • Expedition Royalty and Nepal Govt Permit for climbing the peak
  • Restriction Area Permit Fee
  • TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System)
  1. Porters / Yaks
  • Members personal luggage will be transporter by Porters / Yaks
  • Services from Juphal up to Base Camp and while on Return
  • Maximum weight should be up to 50 kgs per member
  1. Communication
  • Satellite phone carried by Sherpa and available for use by climbers in case of emergency (pay calls)
  • Walkie talkies for communicating between base camp and high camps. Necessary permit for the same
  • Necessary permit for the above for all climbers and Sherpas
  1. Climbing Sherpa
  • Experienced and professional climbing Sherpa (1 Climber : 1 Sherpa) to maximize the chance of summit of each individual climber
  • Food, clothing, personal equipment, accommodation & salary of all climbing Sherpas on the team
  • Sherpa bonus and route fixing charges
  1. Technical team – A team of well-experienced Sherpas for Rope fixing and opening the route for climbing
  2. Group Climbing Gears  Fixed and Dynamic ropes, snow bar, all group climbing/mountaineering equipment supplies
  3. Technical Skills Training at the base camp for Ladder crossing techniques, Ice Wall Climbing, Jumar Ascending and Descending techniques by professional climbing guides
  4. Liaison Officer certified by the Government along with his Equipment, Food & Accommodation, Salary allowances
  5. Garbage Deposit Fees and required Garbage management
  6. Insurance Emergency rescue and medical Insurance of all staff members
  7. Staff costs including their salary, insurance, domestic airfare, equipment, food and accommodation
  8. Welcome Dinner & Farewell Dinner with the Protrek Team in Kathmandu
  9. Protrek Adventure’s Trekking bag/duffle bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take
  10. Certificate of Achievement issued by MoCTCA on successful completion of the expedition
  11. Gamma Bag / Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) in case of emergency for the members
  12. Weather forecast Report after basecamp & during the climbing period
  13. Medical - A comprehensive First Aid Medical Kit
  14. Oxygen Cylinder bottles available in the base camp in case of emergencies

 

Cost Exclusions

  1. International Flights – Airfare from and to Kathmandu

  2. Personal Expenses – Telephone Calls, Internet, Laundry, Hot shower, Battery recharge, Alcoholic beverages, Personal clothing, trekking and climbing gears, Camera and Drone Permit Fee

  3. Additional Stays – Additional Hotel stays in case of Early arrivals, departures and arrival in Kathmandu before the scheduled date as per our Itinerary
  4. Cargo Clearance  Members personal luggage clearance in international cargo
  5. Nepal Visa fee USD 60$ per person for 30 days. 60 days fee USD120$
  6. Insurance – Medical insurance, Accident cover, Emergency evacuation, high altitude rescue, other medical emergency expenses
  7. Oxygen Cylinder, Regulator and Mask available in the Base Camp (chargeable)
  8. Summit Bonus for Climbing Sherpas 
  9. Tips and Gratitude for Base Camp Staff and support staff
  10. Any other items not mentioned under the head ‘Cost Inclusions’

 

Registering for Putha Hiunchuli Expedition

Eligibility: Is this Expedition suitable for me?

Putha Hiunchuli expedition is graded as a challenging climb. This expedition helps climbers to test their skills and improve their endurance. Such high-altitude climbs should not be underestimated, and the members should approach the expedition with proper training. We highly suggest that you start working on your fitness two months before the expedition. Previous high-altitude climbing experience is mandatory to sign up for the Putha Hiunchuli Expedition. Excellent physical endurance, focus, and determination are required to complete the Putha Hiunchuli Expedition successfully. Happy Climbing!

 

Expedition Booking and Payment

Advance Booking Amount 20%

We suggest that you book your Putha Hiunchuli expedition at the earliest and confirm your slot. This also enables you to get a good deal on your to and fro flight tickets and organizing your trip efficiently. A booking confirmation will be sent by e-mail along with the payment instructions and other trip details. All payments have to be made through an online transfer/ cheque deposit/ demand draft. After the payment for the booking is done, please mail us your transfer details at info@protrekadventure.com so that we can follow up efficiently.

 

Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your Putha Hiunchuli expedition booking, please e-mail us on info@protrekadventure.com 

Cancellations are processed only by e-mail and refunds for the same are as follows:

Cancellations before 30 days from the start date of the trek

— 90% refund

Cancellation between 30 days & 20 days to the start date of the trek

— 50% refund

Cancellation less than 20 days to the start date of the trek

— no cash refund

For more details, please check our Cancellation Policy.

 

HOW TO REACH

Putha Hiunchuli Expedition

Kathmandu is an incredibly diverse historic city with beautiful Newari architecture, centuries-old Hindu, and Buddhist religious places along with dedicated tourist-friendly hotel accommodations and restaurants. Visiting Kathmandu is like stepping into a different world, and everyone should experience it at least once in their lifetime.

 

Referencehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathmandu

 

TREK ESSENTIAL


BASIC GEARS

Backpack/ Rucksack with Rain Cover (50 - 70Ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
Day pack/ Knapsack with rain cover 20 - 40ltr
Trekking Pole/ Walking Stick 1 Nos or 2Nos (As per your comfort)
Water Bottle/ Hydration Pack 2 bottles of one litre each
Lunch Box 1 Nos (Good quality, for using in trek)
Poncho/Umbrella 1 Nos

HEAD TO TOE

Cap/Hat 1 Nos
Woollen/ Fleece Cap 1 Nos
Headlamp/ Hand torch 1 Nos (carry extra batteries)
Sun Glasses Proper UV protection sun glasses with side cover
Head Buff/Neck Gaiter 1 Nos
Woollen/Fleece Gloves 1 Pair
Cap/Hat 1 Nos
Woollen/Fleece Cap 1 Nos
Water Proof Gloves 1 Pair
Cotton & woollen socks 4 pairs (Depends on the trek days)
Gaiters 1 Pair (Only for certain treks. Protrek team will notify you, if required)
Floaters/Flip Flops 1 Pair (Quick dry and light weight)
Trekking Shoes 1 Pair (Water Resistant, high ankle with good grip)

CLOTHING

T-Shirts 2 Full sleeves, 2 Half sleeves (Depends on the trek days) -avoid cotton
Thermal Wear 1 Pair
Headlamp/Hand torch 1 Nos (carry extra batteries)
Fleece Jacket 1 Nos
Down feather/Hollow Fill Jacket 1 Nos
Windproof Jacket & pant 1 Pair
Trek Pants/Track Pants 2 pairs(Depends on the trek days)Synthetic/polyester / Quick-drying fabrics such as spandex or nylon -avoid shorts/cotton

MISCELLANEOUS

Energy Bar + Snack Energy Bar, Dry Fruits, Nuts, Energy Drinks
Medical/First Aid Kit According to your Health measures
Sunscreen Lotion 30 - 50 SPF
Moisturizer As per usage
Lip Balm As per usage
Hand sanitizer As per usage
Quick Dry Towel 1 Nos, Light weight
Tooth Brush & Tooth Paste 1 Nos
Anti-fungal Powder As per usage
Toilet paper &Wet wipes As per usage

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Cost Term
  • How to reach
  • Trek Essential
  • Fitness

Putha Hiunchuli Expedition

  • Region - Nepal

  • Duration - 36 Days 

  • Grade - Extreme

  • Max Altitude - 7246 m / 23,775 ft

  • Best Season - Spring & Autumn

 

Mount Putha Hiunchuli is one of the most beautiful mountains compare to the other 7000m. high peaks of Nepal lies at the westernmost peak of the Dhaulagiri range and is sometimes referred to as Dhaulagiri VII. It was first climbed in 1954 by Jimmy Roberts, a legendary explorer and climber. Mt. Dhaulagiri range is made up of some of the world's most impressive peaks. In this range, to the west of Annapurna South of Ganesh Himal, lies a long ridge at the end of which stands the serene Putha Hiunchuli. This mountain is the last 7000m. marking the end of the snow-capped range. Our trek begins at the trading town of Beni or from Juphal -Dunai, which is about a week's walk away from the German Base Camp situated at an altitude of 4,525m. The landscape during the approach walk is as enchanting as it is unique a mineral world made of high cliffs and deep canyons.

 

According to the book ‘High Asia’, Jimmy Roberts did a reconnaissance of the Dhaulagiri massif in 1954. During the trip, he and Ang Nyima climbed Putha Hinchuli 7246m. (alias Dhaulagiri VII) via its northeast face. It appeared from the map that this face is most accessible from the Kaya Khola, a side-stream of the Barbung Khola which is direct across the valley from Kakkot. This mountain offers those climbers who like to climb 7000m. Mountain in Nepal to have experience technically and physically to get over 8000m. Mountains summit in day to come.

 

Putha Hiunchuli Expedition Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m/4,595ft) and Transfer to Hotel

 

Day 02 - Kathmandu – Expedition Preparation and Briefing

 

Day 03 - Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

 

Day 04 - Fly from Nepal Airport to Juphal Airport (2480m/8,135ft) and trek to Dunai (2150m/7,055ft)

 

Day 05 - Trek from Dunai to Tarakot (2540m/8,335ft)

 

Day 06 - Trek from Tarakot to Musi Khola (2880m/9,450ft)

 

Day 07 - Trek from Musi Khola to Kagkot (3200m/10,500ft)

 

Day 08 - Kagkot – Rest and Acclimatization Day

 

Day 09 - Trek from Kagkot to Panjing (4200m/13,780ft)

 

Day 10 - Panjing – Rest and acclimatization day

 

Day 11 - Trek from Panjing to German Base Camp (4500m/14,765ft)

 

Day 12 - Trek from German Base Camp to Putha Hiunchuli Base Camp (4900m/16,075ft)

 

Day 13 to Day 29 - Putha Hiunchuli (7246m/23,775ft) Climbing and Summit Period

 

Day 30 - Trek from Putha Hiunchuli Base Camp to Kagkot (3200m/10,500ft)

 

Day 31 - Trek from Kagkot to Lashicap (2880m/9,450ft)

 

Day 32 - Trek from Lashicap to Dunai (2150m/7,055ft)

 

Day 33 - Trek from Dunai to Juphal. Overnight at Hotel

 

Day 34 - Fly from Juphal to Nepalgunj

 

Day 35 - Fly from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu

 

Day 36 - Depart from Kathmandu

 

Putha Hiunchuli Expedition Cost

Cost Inclusions

  1. Flights

  • Roundtrip airfare between Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Juphal and Return for members

  • Transportation of members personal luggage by flight
  1. Transfers
  • All Airport transfers during the trip as per Itinerary (Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport) Pick up and Drop
  • All ground transportation in comfortable private vehicle
  • Transportation of staffs, food supplies and equipment from Kathmandu to Juphal (Air Cargo/Vehicle) and Juphal to Base Camp (Porter/Yak) & Return
  1. Accommodations
  • All hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, Nepalgunj and Japhal as per itinerary on Bed and Breakfast basis – twin sharing
  • Excellent Tented accommodation during the trek at each campsite
  • High quality individual tents in the base camp for all climbers
  • High Altitude Tents for all high camps (C1, C2 & C3)
  1. Food
  • Full board meals during the trek up to base camp in tea houses/campsites (breakfast/lunch/dinner)
  • Nutritious and Full board meals (B/L/D, with coffee & tea) in well managed and hygienic base camp set up for climbers
  • High altitude food in all higher camps for members, Sherpas and entire crew
  • Energy Food Supplies / Nutritional Snack bars
  1. Base Camp Services
  • Foam Mattress, Kitchen tent, Dining tent, Toilet tent, Shower tent, Store tents; individual tents for Members; Sherpa and entire crew accommodation
  • Dining tent with heater for central heating for group
  • Tables and chairs at base camp
  • All cooking equipment and necessary items
  • Solar Panel for battery charging and light  
  • Experienced and well-trained Base camp staff, cook & support staff for group
  1. High Camp Services
  • High altitude tents for each member’
  • EPI Gas and burner, packed food and cooking pots
  • Oxygen Cylinder, Mask and Regulator for members (on request only)
  1. Permit
  • Expedition Royalty and Nepal Govt Permit for climbing the peak
  • Restriction Area Permit Fee
  • TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System)
  1. Porters / Yaks
  • Members personal luggage will be transporter by Porters / Yaks
  • Services from Juphal up to Base Camp and while on Return
  • Maximum weight should be up to 50 kgs per member
  1. Communication
  • Satellite phone carried by Sherpa and available for use by climbers in case of emergency (pay calls)
  • Walkie talkies for communicating between base camp and high camps. Necessary permit for the same
  • Necessary permit for the above for all climbers and Sherpas
  1. Climbing Sherpa
  • Experienced and professional climbing Sherpa (1 Climber : 1 Sherpa) to maximize the chance of summit of each individual climber
  • Food, clothing, personal equipment, accommodation & salary of all climbing Sherpas on the team
  • Sherpa bonus and route fixing charges
  1. Technical team – A team of well-experienced Sherpas for Rope fixing and opening the route for climbing
  2. Group Climbing Gears  Fixed and Dynamic ropes, snow bar, all group climbing/mountaineering equipment supplies
  3. Technical Skills Training at the base camp for Ladder crossing techniques, Ice Wall Climbing, Jumar Ascending and Descending techniques by professional climbing guides
  4. Liaison Officer certified by the Government along with his Equipment, Food & Accommodation, Salary allowances
  5. Garbage Deposit Fees and required Garbage management
  6. Insurance Emergency rescue and medical Insurance of all staff members
  7. Staff costs including their salary, insurance, domestic airfare, equipment, food and accommodation
  8. Welcome Dinner & Farewell Dinner with the Protrek Team in Kathmandu
  9. Protrek Adventure’s Trekking bag/duffle bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take
  10. Certificate of Achievement issued by MoCTCA on successful completion of the expedition
  11. Gamma Bag / Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) in case of emergency for the members
  12. Weather forecast Report after basecamp & during the climbing period
  13. Medical - A comprehensive First Aid Medical Kit
  14. Oxygen Cylinder bottles available in the base camp in case of emergencies

 

Cost Exclusions

  1. International Flights – Airfare from and to Kathmandu

  2. Personal Expenses – Telephone Calls, Internet, Laundry, Hot shower, Battery recharge, Alcoholic beverages, Personal clothing, trekking and climbing gears, Camera and Drone Permit Fee

  3. Additional Stays – Additional Hotel stays in case of Early arrivals, departures and arrival in Kathmandu before the scheduled date as per our Itinerary
  4. Cargo Clearance  Members personal luggage clearance in international cargo
  5. Nepal Visa fee USD 60$ per person for 30 days. 60 days fee USD120$
  6. Insurance – Medical insurance, Accident cover, Emergency evacuation, high altitude rescue, other medical emergency expenses
  7. Oxygen Cylinder, Regulator and Mask available in the Base Camp (chargeable)
  8. Summit Bonus for Climbing Sherpas 
  9. Tips and Gratitude for Base Camp Staff and support staff
  10. Any other items not mentioned under the head ‘Cost Inclusions’

 

Registering for Putha Hiunchuli Expedition

Eligibility: Is this Expedition suitable for me?

Putha Hiunchuli expedition is graded as a challenging climb. This expedition helps climbers to test their skills and improve their endurance. Such high-altitude climbs should not be underestimated, and the members should approach the expedition with proper training. We highly suggest that you start working on your fitness two months before the expedition. Previous high-altitude climbing experience is mandatory to sign up for the Putha Hiunchuli Expedition. Excellent physical endurance, focus, and determination are required to complete the Putha Hiunchuli Expedition successfully. Happy Climbing!

 

Expedition Booking and Payment

Advance Booking Amount 20%

We suggest that you book your Putha Hiunchuli expedition at the earliest and confirm your slot. This also enables you to get a good deal on your to and fro flight tickets and organizing your trip efficiently. A booking confirmation will be sent by e-mail along with the payment instructions and other trip details. All payments have to be made through an online transfer/ cheque deposit/ demand draft. After the payment for the booking is done, please mail us your transfer details at info@protrekadventure.com so that we can follow up efficiently.

 

Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your Putha Hiunchuli expedition booking, please e-mail us on info@protrekadventure.com 

Cancellations are processed only by e-mail and refunds for the same are as follows:

Cancellations before 30 days from the start date of the trek

— 90% refund

Cancellation between 30 days & 20 days to the start date of the trek

— 50% refund

Cancellation less than 20 days to the start date of the trek

— no cash refund

For more details, please check our Cancellation Policy.

 

Putha Hiunchuli Expedition

Kathmandu is an incredibly diverse historic city with beautiful Newari architecture, centuries-old Hindu, and Buddhist religious places along with dedicated tourist-friendly hotel accommodations and restaurants. Visiting Kathmandu is like stepping into a different world, and everyone should experience it at least once in their lifetime.

 

Referencehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathmandu

 


BASIC GEARS

Backpack/ Rucksack with Rain Cover (50 - 70Ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
Day pack/ Knapsack with rain cover 20 - 40ltr
Trekking Pole/ Walking Stick 1 Nos or 2Nos (As per your comfort)
Water Bottle/ Hydration Pack 2 bottles of one litre each
Lunch Box 1 Nos (Good quality, for using in trek)
Poncho/Umbrella 1 Nos

HEAD TO TOE

Cap/Hat 1 Nos
Woollen/ Fleece Cap 1 Nos
Headlamp/ Hand torch 1 Nos (carry extra batteries)
Sun Glasses Proper UV protection sun glasses with side cover
Head Buff/Neck Gaiter 1 Nos
Woollen/Fleece Gloves 1 Pair
Cap/Hat 1 Nos
Woollen/Fleece Cap 1 Nos
Water Proof Gloves 1 Pair
Cotton & woollen socks 4 pairs (Depends on the trek days)
Gaiters 1 Pair (Only for certain treks. Protrek team will notify you, if required)
Floaters/Flip Flops 1 Pair (Quick dry and light weight)
Trekking Shoes 1 Pair (Water Resistant, high ankle with good grip)

CLOTHING

T-Shirts 2 Full sleeves, 2 Half sleeves (Depends on the trek days) -avoid cotton
Thermal Wear 1 Pair
Headlamp/Hand torch 1 Nos (carry extra batteries)
Fleece Jacket 1 Nos
Down feather/Hollow Fill Jacket 1 Nos
Windproof Jacket & pant 1 Pair
Trek Pants/Track Pants 2 pairs(Depends on the trek days)Synthetic/polyester / Quick-drying fabrics such as spandex or nylon -avoid shorts/cotton

MISCELLANEOUS

Energy Bar + Snack Energy Bar, Dry Fruits, Nuts, Energy Drinks
Medical/First Aid Kit According to your Health measures
Sunscreen Lotion 30 - 50 SPF
Moisturizer As per usage
Lip Balm As per usage
Hand sanitizer As per usage
Quick Dry Towel 1 Nos, Light weight
Tooth Brush & Tooth Paste 1 Nos
Anti-fungal Powder As per usage
Toilet paper &Wet wipes As per usage