Revealing the fabled natural and cultural grandeur of Dhaulagiri region, Around Dhaulagiri trek or Dhaulagiri circuit trek is one of the most challenging yet evenly gratifying trekking ventures to embark on. The trail amazingly unfolds the incredible alpine landscapes, scenic panorama and great Himalayan vistas that appear as the most beautiful on the earth.
The perfect blend of adventure, excitement, and fun make around Dhaulagiri trek among the unbeatable trek in Nepal. The trek is an idyllic opportunity to explore the majestic appearance of massive Dhaulagiri peak (8167 m), the seventh highest in its class, including stunning views of other peaks such as Nilgiri, Tukuche, Annapurna, Machhapuchhare and many more.
Initiating from Beni the trail passes through the alpine villages, rocky hills, stunning landscapes, yak pastures, serene forests, lush terraced hillsides, dramatic icefalls, shimmering glaciers and cascading waterfalls. The trek also offers an incredible opportunity to reconnoiter the primitive and vivid lifestyle of ethnic local community that largely includes Gurung, Chettri, and Magar.
The journey gets tougher as it leads you along the challenging and thrilling high altitude passes of the region that encompasses French pass (5240 m), Thapa pass (5200 m), and Dhampus pass (5155 m). Dhaulagiri base camp and Kaligandaki valley are the major attractions that are to be conquered during this trek. The view of majestic Dhaulagiri seemingly towering above the Kaligandaki valley Nepal looks truly out of the world. The relatively easy descent to the Marpha town culminates this trekking endeavor.
As cleared above the trail is challenging so, should be approached only by the trekkers who hold extensive experience of high altitude trekking and exhibit tremendous physical soundness. Besides, you will also need to have technical know how of using the equipment like ice-axe and crampons. We premium adventure service provider assure you that there will be no compromise made in delivering quality service for your safety and convenience.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 02: KTM sightseeing, preparation for Around Dhaulagiri trek.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Beni (830m).
Day 04: Trek from Beni to Babiyachaur (950 m).
Day 05: Trek from Babiyachaur to Dharapani (1,400m).
Day 06: Trek from dharapani to Muri (1,850m).
Day 07: Trek from Muri to Baghara (2050m).
Day 08: Trek from Baghars to Dobang (2520m).
Day 09: Trek from Dobang to Italian base camp (3660m).
Day 10: Rest day at Italian base camp (3660m)for acclimatization.
Day 11: Trek from Italian base camp to Glacier camp.
Day 12: Trek from Glacier camp to Dhaulagiri base camp (4748m)
Day 13: Trek to French col (5360m) hidden valley.
Day 14: Trek from Hidden valley to Yak Kharka (3940m)
Day 15: Trek from Yak Kharka to Marpha (2670m).
Day 16: Trek from Marpha to Larjung (2550m).
Day 17: Trek from Larjung to Ghasa (2010m).
Day 17: Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1190m).
Day 18: Trek form Tatopani to Ghorepani (2860m).
Day 19: Trek form Ghorepani to Tikedhunga (1480m).
Day 20: Trek to Naya pul then drive to Pokhara (820m).
Day 21: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 22: Transfer to airport for onward destination after tour package Nepal.
March, April, May, September, October and November are the best months of the year for Dhaulagiri circuit trek, Adventurous around Dhaulagiri trek can be operated in camping basic only. Itinerary can be customized or combine with other recreational outdoor activities according to your desire and duration of holidays. If you would like to discuss for further information map, elevation, distance, difficulty, best time, gear list and cost of Around Dhaulagiri trek email us. We’d love to hear from you!