Dhaulagiri Round Trek

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Dhaulagiri Round Trek - Days

Trip Route

Beni - Dharapani - Italian BC - Dhaulagiri BC - French Col - Hidden Valley - Marpha - Pokhara

Trip Facts

Group Size
1+ PAX
Trip Grade
Lodge/Tented Camp
Max. Elevation
5,360 M /17,580 FT
Full Boards Meal On The Trek
Tourist/Local Bus/Private Vehicles
Best Season
Sep - Nov & Mar - Jun

Daily itinerary

After arrived at Tribhuwan International airport pick you up and transfer you at Hotel then rest at afternoon.

Today guided tour will be started after your Breakfast. We will take you Monkey Temple, Buddha stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Kathmandu Durbar square after that trek brief will be given by your trek guide. Overnight at Hotel.

An early morning drive will be start from Kathmandu on the Prithivi highway, driving goes through the beautiful landscape and mesmerizing rafting on Trishuli river then whenever you reach near to Pokhara beautiful Himalayas will be seen as Annapurna Range, Fishtail, Manaslu,Lamjung himal etc. driving continues on just courtyard of Himalayas to along the Kaligandaki river to Beni. Overnight at guesthouse.

The gradual up trail continues on reverse of Myagdi river and passing the beautiful landscape and typical Nepalese villages. The houses are made by rock and mud and painted by multi-colour. While passing the village we finally reached at hot spring then Bhabichaur. Overnight at Tent.

Today our trail crosses through the villages and terraced hills then cross the steams by bridge the shortly steep climb up bring you at ridge, you will be seen Mt. Myagumath, Mt. Jirbang and then Mt. Dhaulagiri is not so far. Overnight at Tent.

Today the trail goes steep up to ridge then will be seen fantastic views Mt. Dhaulagiri and other peaks. Your tented camp will be at above the village. Overnight at Tent.

The trail leading descend for few hours and then ascending up for few hours. Trail continues on through grassy hills then cliffs and on den forest then passing the last village on the trek. Overnight at tent.

The trail descend through terraced fields to ridge. We need to walk on the cliffs crosses dens forest to Dovan. We often meet the cow hut at Lapche Kharka. The valley is very narrow and deep between the peaks of Dhaulagiri and other peaks. Overnight at tent.

After crossing a wooden bridge the trail leading rapidly ascends in the forest often crossing the stream Myagdi khola and Choriban khola. Then we make a our camp just in front of west face of Dhaulagiri at Italien Camp. Overnight at tent.

Today will be taken completely rest and relax day in trek. You will be seen snow-peaks. We do some hiking to ascend up then come to sleep at camp then prepare for next tough journey.. Overnight at Tent.

Now we are walking on glacier and moraine which is tough trail in our trek. Some times we need to use gear as ropes for crossing the trail and need to avoid the crevasses along the trail. Your camp will be dominated by all the Mt. and snow peaks Dhaulagiri I,III,V, touché peaks etc.. Overnight at tent.

Today, we reach at the Dhaulagiri Base Camp. Soon the rough rubble gives way to the smooth ice of the white part of the glacier. We climb steadily to the rough and chilling but spectacular views of Dhaulagiri Base Camp. On the way, we enjoy the magnificent north face of Dhaulagiri I.

The day will be our one of the tough. Hidden Valley Getting off the glacier above the base camp often requires a rope. But once over the steep moraine walls, we are in safer and gentler country after a breathless climb to the top of French Co. Overnight at tent.

Hidden valley is big meadow and pasture for yak in the summer, Thakali people brings their yak here from the Tukche, Marpha for herb grass. Overnight at tent.

We climb steady up to 5200m at Dhampus pass and Thapa pass which also known as a avalanche prone where you will be offered by panoramic views of Legendary Himalayas including Annapurna ranges. Then trek continues descending to Yak kharka. Overnight at Tent.

Keep descending on the alpine little juniper trees and we are return on the tree-line and farming terraced where local products one of the delicious apple in Nepal. which is very popular in form of Apple brandy, Apple Cider. After huge successes pass you deserve those drinks. Last night huge succeed party with your entire trekking crew. Overnight at lodge.

After breakfast drive continues along the Kaliganddaki river which is sort of windy beach. Get a magnificent views of Mt. Dhaulagiri from Kalapani and passing world deepest gorge at Pairothaplo between two massive Mt. Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri. Driving retrance along the river with beautiful and passing the mesmerizing waterfall at Dana then to Tatopani. Rest of afternoon enjoy to deep in the hot pool and your muscles will get relax. Overnight at hotel.

Drive continues along the Kaligandaki river all the away to Beni,Kusma then Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast you will be taken for city tour in Pokhara then afternoon fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

Last minute shopping for family and friends. Overnight at hotel

What's included?

  • International and Domestic airport pick-up and drop up.
  • Kathmandu valley Sightseeing.
  • All the required ground transport as mention in Itinerary.
  • Meals three times a day (Breakfast / Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks)
  • All the necessary trekking permits(ACAP, Restricted, TIMS)
  • English Speaking Guide and Porter with food, accommodation, salary and Insurance.
  • 4 nights tourist standard Accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • 2 night tourist standard Accommodation with breakfast in Pokhara.
  • Twin sharing basis lodge Accommodation on during the trek.
  • Pokhara to and from Jomsom by flight.
  • Required trekking gear such as sleeping bag, down jacket on return basic.

What's not included?

  • All the Rescues.
  • Personal Expenses
  • All sorts of Drinking [Water/Cock/Fanta/Beer]
  • Others not mentioned in inclusion.
  • Tips for Trekking crew & other employed staffs which is not mandatory but expected.

Fixed Departures

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