Putha Hiunchuli

Trip Overview

Putha Hiunchuli also known as the Dhaulagiri VII is located in western part of Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Trekking in the world’s 8th highest mountain ranges is a dream to all the trekkers of the world. Putha Hiunchuli trek is especially designed for those mountaineers and trekkers who wish to explore the natural beauty of Himalayas and wish to face the extreme challenges of Himalayas. It is one of the easiest treks that takes the trekkers above 7000m from the sea level. The summit of Putha Hiunchuli offers the visitors spectacular panoramic views of many snowcapped miuntains including the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.


Putha Hiunchuli is also the home of wide variety of species including many rare animals and birds such as Blue sheep, Snow Leopard, Himalayan Thar, Himalayan Bear, etc. This region is a less visited region because of its remoteness and landscapes. One can get an awesome opportunity to explore the unique lifestyle and religion as the ancient and rare Bon Po (a rare Buddhist religion) is still in practice in this region.


Putha Hiunchuli trek starts from Kathmandu with a short flight to Nepalgunj, a southern city of western Nepal. We will then take another flight to Jhupal which lies at Dolpa district of our country. We wil then start our trek from Jhupal and pass different dense forests and ancient villages to reach Dunai. We will continue our trek through many Sherpa, Tamand and Magar villages to reach the base camp of Putha Hiunchuli. The trail includes the sightseeing and passing from different ancient villages including Tarakot, Musikhola, Kakot, Phedi, etc. The basecamp of Putha Hiunchuli gives a pre-opportunity to see the beautiful snowcapped mountains. We will then continue our trek to reach the destination of our trek i.e. the summit of Putha Hiunchuli. After sightseeing we will return to the basecamp and return back to Jhupal from where we will take a flight back to Nepalgunj and then to Kathmandu and end our incredible journey.

Outline Itinerary

1 Arrival to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hotel (1,400m)

2 Rest in Kathmandu: Expedition briefing and Preparation

3 Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj : Overnight stay at Hotel

4 Fly from Nepaljung Airport to Juphal Airport (2,470m) and Trek to Dunai (2,150m) : Camping

5 Trek from Dunai to Tarakot (2,537m) : Camping

6 Trek from Tarakot to Musi Khola (2,875m) : Camping

7 Trek from Musi Khola to Kagkot (3,200m) : Camping

8 Acclimatization at Kagkot (rest day) : Camping

9 Acclimatization at Kagkot (rest day) : Camping

10 Trek from Kagkot to Panjing (4,200m) : Camping

11 Acclimatization at Panjing (rest day)

12 Trek from Panjing to German Basecamp (4,500m) : Camping

13 Trek from German basecamp to Putha Hiuchuli Basecamp (4,910m)

14 – 29 Day 14 to Day 29 : Climbing Period [Basecanp – Summit (7,246m) – Basecamp]

30 Trek from Basecamp to kagkot : Camping

32 Trek from Kagkot to Lashicap (2775m) : Camping

33 Trek from Lashicap (2775m) to Dunai : Camping

34 Trek from Dunai to Juphal : Overnight stay at lodge

35 Fly from Juphal to Kathmandu ; Connection flight from Nepalgunj

36 Leisure day in Kathmandu City

37 Transfer to the Tribhuvan International Airport for final departure

Cost Included

Cost Include

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
  • Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3/4/5 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • Your destination map.
  • Both ways domestic Flights with airport tax.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder Climbing guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Permit
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment’s, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc.
  • All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and Vat.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
  • equipment / Gears
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, Water )
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipment’s.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.


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Quick Facts

  • Trip Duration: 37 Days
  • Trip Grading: Strenuous
  • Max Altitude: 7246m / 23773ft.
  • Best Time: Spring / Autumn
  • Trip Mode: Hotel + Lodge + Camping
  • Group Size: 2 - 10 people

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