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Dhampus/ Thapa Peak

4.7 (39)
Annapurna Region
24+ booked
20 days
Highest Elevation
6,012m / 19,724ft
0 yrs

Tour Overview


Embarking on an exhilarating journey, the Dhampus/Thapa Peak climbing expedition takes you to the stunning Annapurna region of Nepal. This adventure combines trekking through picturesque landscapes, cultural immersion, and the thrill of summiting a Himalayan peak. Starting from the vibrant city of Pokhara, you'll trek through terraced fields, lush forests, and charming villages, experiencing the warm hospitality of the local communities.

As the trek unfolds, you'll make your way to the base camp of Dhampus/Thapa Peak, surrounded by awe-inspiring mountain vistas. The ascent to the summit, which stands at an altitude of 6,012 meters (19,720 feet), requires a good level of physical fitness and basic mountaineering skills. The climb offers breathtaking views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, as well as the surrounding peaks. Standing atop Dhampus/Thapa Peak, you'll be rewarded with a sense of accomplishment and a panorama that will leave you in awe.

Descending back to lower altitudes, you'll continue the trek, savoring the natural beauty of the region. Along the way, you'll encounter traditional Gurung and Magar villages, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture, interact with the friendly locals, and gain insight into their way of life. The journey concludes in Pokhara, where you can unwind, reflect on your achievements, and enjoy the serene lakeside ambiance.

The Dhampus/Thapa Peak climbing expedition offers a perfect blend of adventure, natural beauty, and cultural exploration. From the challenging summit climb to the breathtaking mountain panoramas and cultural encounters, this trip promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Annapurna region.


Tour Highlights

  • Dhampus/Thapa Peak is located in the beautiful Annapurna region of Nepal, offering stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.
  • Trek through picturesque landscapes, including terraced fields, lush forests, and charming traditional villages, experiencing the rich culture of the Gurung and Magar communities.
  • Challenge yourself with a rewarding climb to the summit of Dhampus/Thapa Peak at an altitude of 6,012 meters (19,724 feet), requiring basic mountaineering skills.
  • Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges from the summit, immersing yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas.
  • Interact with the friendly locals, learn about their customs and traditions, and witness their warm hospitality during village visits along the trekking route.
  • Conclude the trip in Pokhara, a vibrant city nestled against the serene Phewa Lake, where you can relax and reflect on the memorable experiences of the Dhampus/Thapa Peak climbing adventure.






Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu (1400m) & Transfer To The Hotel
Arriving in Kathmandu, you're greeted by the city's bustling energy and rich culture. You'll be taken to your hotel where you can unwind and prepare for the journey ahead, with the anticipation of the majestic peaks that await you.
Day 2: Rest In Kathmandu And Briefing And Preparation
A day of rest in Kathmandu allows you to recover from your travels and receive a comprehensive briefing on the upcoming adventure. Gear checks and final preparations ensure you're equipped for the challenges of the journey.
Day 3: Fly From Kathmandu To Pokhara (960m)
A scenic flight to Pokhara takes you to a city nestled beside a tranquil lake, offering picturesque views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The change in scenery is a preview of the mountainous landscapes to come.
Day 4: Drive From Pokhara To Takam
The journey by road leads you to Takam, where the trek begins. The gradually changing scenery introduces you to the rustic charm of Nepal's rural landscapes.
Day 5: Trek From Takam To Bagar (2,080m)
Your trekking adventure commences with a path that winds through verdant forests and charming villages. The air grows crisper as you ascend, and the first taste of high-altitude beauty awaits you.
Day 6: Trek From Bagar To Dovan (2,520m)
The trail leads you deeper into the Himalayas, with the beauty of nature unfolding before you. The quaint village of Dovan welcomes you, offering a serene environment to rest and recharge.
Day 7: Trek From Dovan To Italian Base Camp (3,660m)
Ascending to the Italian Base Camp, you're immersed in breathtaking alpine landscapes. Towering peaks and pristine glaciers paint a mesmerizing backdrop as you approach the base camp, nestled in the heart of the Himalayas.
Day 8: Acclimatization At Italian Base Camp (Rest Day)
Adaptation to the high altitude is crucial for your safety and success. Spend the day acclimatizing while soaking in the majestic surroundings and preparing for the challenges ahead.
Day 9: Trek From Italian Base Camp To Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,750m)
Your journey takes you to the Dhaulagiri Base Camp, a pivotal point for mountaineers. The immense scale of the surroundings reinforces the grandeur of the Himalayas, and the anticipation of your ascent grows stronger.
Day 10-11: Rest In Dhaulagiri Basecamp
These days offer a well-deserved respite before your ascent. Rest, nourish your body, and mentally prepare for the summit push.
Day 12: Dhaulagiri Basecamp To Thapa Peak Basecamp (5,150m) Via Thapa Pass
The crossing of Thapa Pass is a challenge that rewards you with breathtaking vistas. The path to the Thapa Peak Basecamp is a testament to your resilience and determination.
Day 13: Climbing Day [Basecamp – Thapa Peak Summit (6,012m) – Basecamp]
The ultimate ascent begins as you strive for the Thapa Peak summit. The physical and mental exertion culminate in an overwhelming sense of achievement as you stand atop the peak, surrounded by the unparalleled beauty of the Himalayas.
Day 14: Reserve Climbing Day
Nature's unpredictability is accounted for with this buffer day, ensuring optimal conditions for your summit attempt.
Day 15: Trek From Thapa Peak Basecamp To Marpha
Descending from the high altitudes, your journey takes you back to Marpha. The descent allows you to reflect on your accomplishments and the transformational journey you've undertaken.
Day 16: Drive From Marpha To Pokhara & Transfer To The Hotel
The return to Pokhara is a chance to reacquaint yourself with civilization and relish the comforts it offers. The transition is a mix of nostalgia and fulfillment.
Day 17: Rest Day And Sightseeing In Pokhara City
Spend the day exploring Pokhara's beauty, from its serene lakes to its vibrant streets. The contrast with the mountains highlights the diversity of Nepal's landscapes.
Day 18: Fly From Pokhara To Kathmandu & Transfer To The Hotel
As you fly back to Kathmandu, you're reminded of the journey you've completed. The city's familiar sights offer a sense of coming full circle.
Day 19: Sightseeing In Kathmandu
Explore Kathmandu's cultural treasures, from ancient temples to bustling markets. This exploration provides a deeper understanding of Nepal's rich heritage.
Day 20: Transfer To The International Airport For Final Departure
The time has come to bid farewell to Nepal, carrying the memories of your accomplishments and the Himalayan landscapes that have left an indelible mark on your soul.

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