NORTH POLE TREKKING PVT. LTD. : The dhaulagiri also known as "The white mountain" is quite easily recognized because of its unique, mound shape when can be seen from treks that leave from Pokhara. Lying inthe norst-west side of Pokhara, this peak first attracted the french expedition that come to Nepal in 1950.lead by Maurice Herzon, the mountaineers looked up at this formidable peak and decide it was impossible to climb and turned their attention to Annapurna 1, which they subsequently climbed. It wa the discovery of Dhaulagiri's height 1809 that brought to light the fact that the Himalayan range of mountain was higher than the Andes in South America. At the time,the Europeans assumed Dhaulagiri as the highest mountain in the world. Numerous attempts were made at climbing this peak in the 1950s, but none were successful. Argenti neans, Swiss and German climbers were competing with each other to reach the summit but fin ally on 13th may 1960, a Swiss Expeditionlead by Max Eiselin succeeded and put six climbers on the summit and among rhe was Kurt Diemberger. This was the 13th eight-thousander to be climbed, there were 13 members on the expedition and they summitted on the 13th. Nawang Dorjee who was part of the expedition became the first Nepali to climb Dhaulagiri.
- 1-2 long sleeve T-shirts
- 4-5pairs of Socks
- A down Jacket
- A wind and waterproof thin layer jacket.
- 2 windproof/waterproof trousers
- A Thermal wears (specially a trouser)
- A pair of good trekking boot
- Pair of sandal
- Trekking Stick/s
- Winter hat
- A pair of half gloves for walking stick (if you prefer)
- Sunscreen (35 to 60spf)
- Sleeping bag
- Head light
- Water bottle and a water purifying pills
- And a medicines which are necessary for you.
Doing treks in Himalayas of Nepal is the distinct culture and environment. Trekkers need to consider on following do’s and don’ts.
- Do smile and greet the local people with saying “Namaste” and “Tashidelek” to show respect.
- Do walk in a group or keep a distance that you could see your front and behind fellow.
- Do consult with your trekking guide before trying anything new during the trek.
- Do ask question to the guide for the next day trekking necessity, so that you could pack in your small backpack because rest baggage will carry by porter and will get only in the evening.
- Do give donation to the monastery in the trekking area where they don’t collect tickets from the visitors but there is a donation box.
- Do inform your trekking guide if you are not comfortable with your health while approaching higher altitude.
- Don’t under estimate the local culture and belief even if you find uncomfortable with it.
- Don’t take a picture of the people without their permission during the trek because some individual don’t like that.
Note regarding itineraries.
- Don’t be strange if local people stare at you because they are surprise to see you, not with a bad intention.
- Don’t expect too many facilities in the trekking areas, most places provide you only the basic facilities.
- Don’t harm wild animals, birds and plants during the trek and take a global responsibility to save the environment.
- Don’t give money to the children and the beggars; it encourages them to beg from the visitors.
Although, we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan; their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Sherpa expedition & trekking pvt. ltd. Walkers has led till now. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is successful.