Polar Trek



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Duration10 days


Max Altitude6,012 m

Group Size1 +

Trip StartsPokhara

Trip EndsPokhara

Group StyleGroup and Private

ActivitiesTrekking + Climbing

Best SeasonMar-Jun & Sept-Dec


  • Summit Dhampus Peak, an achievement in the Annapurna region.
  • Experience a unique blend of trekking and technical climbing.
  • Traverse through diverse landscapes, from forests to snow-clad terrains.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machapuchare, and more.
  • Immerse in local culture as you pass through traditional villages.
  • Conquer technical climbing challenges, including icy slopes and ridges.
  • Explore the vibrant city of Pokhara before and after the trek.
  • Create indelible memories amidst the grandeur of the Himalayas.

Overview about Dhampus Peak

The Dhampus Peak Climbing Adventure is a 10-day expedition that combines trekking and mountaineering. Starting from Kathmandu, you’ll journey through charming villages, terraced fields, and picturesque landscapes. The ascent to Dhampus Peak involves morderate technical climbing skills, icy slopes, and challenging ridges. The panoramic views from the summit encompass the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, creating a memory that lasts a lifetime. This adventure is perfect for those seeking to elevate their trekking + climbing experience with a taste of mountaineering.


Day 0: Airport/Tourist bus park

Airport/Tourist bus park picks up on arrival and transfers to the hotel, short arrival info and trip plan at the office.

Day 1: Drive from Pokhara to Marpha (2,679m) by private Jeep


Day 2: Trek to Yak Kharka (3,900m)


Day 3: Rest And Acclimatization Day At Yak Kharka


Day 4: Trek From Yak Kharka To Dhampus Base Camp (5,100 m)


Day 5: Rest And Acclimatization At Dhampus Peak Base Camp (5,100 m)


Day 6: : Dhampus Peak Base Camp To High Camp (5,600 m)


Day 7: Summit Dhampus Peak And Trek Back To Base Camp (6,012 m)


Day 8: Trek From Dhampus Peak Base Camp To Yak Kharka (3,680 m)


Day 9: Trek From Yak Kharka To Jomsom (2,670 m)


Day 10: Drive Back to Pokhara From Marpha (827m)


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What‘s included

    Peak permit, National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card).
    A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
    02 guest to 01 porter (Max weight limit for a porter- 20 kg (10 kg per trekker, weight limit).) with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment.
    We provide an assistant guide his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance walking with group to support where necessary as per the group size.
    Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
    Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
    Water purification tablets for safe drinking water.
    Snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits every day.
    First aid kit box.
    Duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
    Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
    All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary.

What‘s excluded

    Your Nepal Visa fees.
    All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu.
    All meals and accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara.
    Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu/Chitwan transportation (if you want we can organize for you with additional cost).
    Personal travel and health insurance as well as insurance for helicopter evacuation.
    In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary. We can help you arrange extra nights’ accommodation.
    Your personal expenses such as (laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc).
    The tips to the trekking crews and drive.
    Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control.

Essential Info

Suggested Equipment List

Duffel/Rucksack bag

Walking Pole

Day pack.

Trekking shoes.

Sports shoes or sandals.

Sun Hat/cap

Warm woolen cap.

Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket

Waterproof Gore-Tex layer

Pullover or warm sweeter


4/5 pairs of good quality socks

Hand gloves.

2/3 pairs of trekking trousers.

3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.

3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred).

Sun glasses

Water bottle

4 season sleeping bag

Flash or Torch light

Camera and batteries


Q2. What is the best time for the Dhampus Peak Climbing Adventure?

The best seasons are Spring and Fall, offering stable weather and clear mountain views.

Q3.Do I need previous mountaineering experience?

While not mandatory, previous mountaineering experience is beneficial for this trek, especially for the summit climb.

Q4.What's the highest altitude reached during the trek?

The highest point is Dhampus Peak at 6,012 meters (19,720 feet).

Q6.Why choose Polar Trekking and Expeditions PVT. LTD. for this adventure?

With experienced guides, meticulous planning, and dedication to safety, we ensure an unforgettable and secure trekking experience.

Q1.Is the Dhampus Peak Climbing Adventure challenging?

The adventure involves strenuous trekking and morderate technical climbing skills for summiting Dhampus Peak. Prior trekking experience and some mountaineering skills are recommended.

Q5. Are there special permits required for this trek?

Yes, you’ll need an Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) Peak permit and TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card.

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