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Overview

The Dhaulagiri simply means sparkling snowy white mountain peak. As taken from Sanskrit, Dhaulagiri is formed of two words. Dhawala refers to “white” and Giri refers to “mountainous peak” which combines together to mention the massive Dhaulagiri massifs. Mount Dhaulagiri is the seventh highest mountain peak in the whole world. Needless to say, there is no shortage of tallest mountain in Nepal. Majority of highest mountain in the whole world is situated in Nepal. Mount Dhaulagiri being one of them is located in the Northwest of Myagdi District of Nepal. It extends 120 km from the Kaligandaki River, west to the Bheri River. Dhaulagiri lies completely within Nepal territory with the altitude of 8167 meters above sea level. The giant mountain is limited by tributaries of the Bheri River in the north and southwest while Myagdi River surrounds it in the southeast. The massive mountain was first sighted by the British expeditioners in India in the early 1800s and was uncovered during the Swiss aerial survey in 1949. It is one of the most fantastic peaks to scale with the first successful ascend in 1960 by the Swiss expeditioners following the Northern east ridge route. Five major ridges fortify the Dhaulagiri and is considered the most compelling peak among others.

The northern east ridge route has been favored by many to ascend the Dhaulagiri. This route is considered the standard route by many expeditioners. Nevertheless, every direction of Dhaulagiri has been utilized to perform the ascent. Mount Dhaulagiri has total of five ridges as well as south and west faces elevating 4000m higher from their respective base camps offering multitude of possibilities and compelling courses from French, Italian and Swiss camps. The technically challenging paths hinders huge expeditions and only knowledgeable climbers seem to have a scrutiny for this respectable massif. Amazing Nepal Holidays welcomes all the valued expeditioners to this enticing journey to the top of Dhaulagiri. Mount Dhaulagiri expedition has been managed by Amazing Nepal Holidays as a first class service and comes with all the necessary standards and logistics. Feel free to contact us about expeditions and in-depth inquiry of any adventure you can possibly imagine in Nepal.

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