Ice falltrekking route constructed to Dhaulagiri basecamp


30th Jul, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, July 30: A trekking route has been constructed to reach the base camp of the world's 7th tallest peak, Mt. Dhaulagiri which is 8,167m high. With the help of Tourism Department, locals of Chimkhola Municipality -7, Raghuganga have constructed icefall trekking route which starts from Kalibarah River to Dhaulagiri base camp.

According to Dhurba Paeja, member of the consumer committee, the department has invested around 1 million rupees to make a 500 m long stone ladder trekking route. 48 laborers of Chimkhola worked for 27 days to complete this trekking route. After adding 2 km trekking route in the slop, it is now possible to easily reach the first base camp of Dhaulagiri mountain.

The department contributed 1 million rupees each year for the construction of ice fall trekking route. The trekking route has already been completed from Pachetradhuri, Sobangdhuri, Loshdhuri, Dahabuki, Fedi, Sugurthala to Sasaldhala region. Chief of the district committee, Devendra K.C. said that they have requested to develop infrastructures and promote this trekking route.

A person can travel for 7 days in this route. The major attractions of this route are its mountains, streams, Kali Baraha Lake, Lophophorus Jungle, Yarsagumba, wildlife and birds.