Name of Trail: Dhaulagiri Trek
Duration: 20 days
Maximum altitude: 5360m
Per Day walking: approx. 5-6 hours
Trek Style: Tea house/ Camping
Transportation: Flight & Private Vehicle
Accommodation: Star level accommodation in cities, tea house/ lodge during the trek
Activities: Trekking in Himalaya
Best Month: March - June & Sept - Dec
Trip Cost: Contact us
Dhaulagiri trekking is one of the unique and adventurous trekking trails that offer you the scenic view of mountain panorama, natural beauty and cultural touch. Trekking of the main paths is not only possible, but can be immensely rewarding, though you do need a sense of adventure and an increased ability to deal with unexpected. Dhaulagiri (8th highest Himalayan Peaks of the world) is one of the most exigent treks. The trek goes through big challenging mountain passes, crossing over French pass (5360 meter) and Thapa Pass (5200 meter); it is a challenging walk on an icy track. This fascinating trekking destination is famous for its exotic beauty of nature along with the cultural taste of various ethnic groups of highlanders. This is a classic adventure trekking holiday for those with previous high altitude trekking experience, which includes a taste of all of the trekking environments that Nepal has to offer.
Dhaulagiri circuit trek starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and then a short drive till Beni. The trek starts at Beni and then follows the Myagdi Khola passing through beautiful Gurung villages with terraced fields framed by views of the Dhaulagiri massif. Commencing this fascinating trek offers you a chance to explore the natural scenery along with Himalayan view and then let you experience the warm welcoming culture and hospitality of the inhabitants.
Day 1: welcome to Kathmandu valley (1360m). Upon your arrival we assist you from international airport to our hotel. Enjoy evening welcome program and rest overnight.
Day 2: Early morning flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, drive to Beni and trek to Tatopani (870m). Rest overnight.
Day 3: Today we trek from Tatopani walking for 5-6hours all the way to Dharapani (1,470m). Rest overnight.
Day 4: Today we trek from Dharapani walking for 5hours all the way to Muri (1,850m). Rest overnight.
Day 5: Today we trek from Muri walking for 5-6hours all the way to Boghara (2,080m). Rest overnight.
Day 6: Today we trek from Boghara walking for 5-hours all the way to Dobang (2,500m). Rest overnight.
Day 7: Today we trek from Dobang walking for 5hours all the way to Sallaghari (2,820m). Rest overnight.
Day 8: Today we trek from Sallaghari walking for4-5hours all the way to Italian Base Camp (3,660m). Rest overnight.
Day 9: Rest and acclimatization day at Italian Base camp. Explore around and enjoy the scenic beauty around. Rest overnight.
Day 10: Today we trek from itilian Base Camp all the way to Glacier Camp (4,200m). Rest overnight.
Day 11: Rest and acclimatization day at Glacier Camp. Explore around and enjoy the beautiful surrounding. Rest overnight.
Day 12: Today we trek from Glacier Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,700m). Rest overnight.
Day 13: Rest and acclimatization day at Dhaulagiri Base Camp. Rest overnight.
Day 14: Today we trek via French Col (5,360m) all the way to Hidden Valley (5,050m). Rest overnight.
Day 15: Exploration walk around Hidden Valley. Rest overnight.
Day 16: Today we trek via Dhampus Pass (5,240m) all the way to Yak Kharka (3,680m). Rest overnight.
Day 17: Today we trek from Yak Kharka all the way to Jomsom (2,670m). Rest overnight.
Day 18: Fly a scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara and then all the way to Kathmandu. Rest overnight.
Day 19: Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Day 20: Hope you enjoyed the fascinating trekking of Dhaulagiri trek we us. Farewell.
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About Nepal Visa:
Nepal visas can be easily obtained from the Government of Nepal, Nepalese Embassy or Consulate office located in your country. You can get a visa from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on your arrival or from any other entry point in Nepal. Make sure to bring a few sets of your passport size photos. Visa fees are inexpensive.
You can also apply for a visa in a near embassy or either you can travel to Nepal and get a visa on arrival. We will assist you to settle your visa work too.
Accommodation in Kathmandu and Trek:
We offer you a star rated accommodation with comfort and cozy. You will be amused with the facility and warmth we offer you including facility like (attached bath, A/C, 24 hours running hot and cold shower). During the trek your accommodation is includes Mt. Lodge and local tea houses but we do our best for providing the best available lodges on a twin- sharing basis, some tea house are basic with shared washing and toilet facilities. If you are prefer a single room in Kathmandu and trek you may indicate your preference on request and pay a single supplement cost. Contact us
Meals and Drinking Water:
We provide you only Bb facility in city as preferred in itinerary. Full board meals are included (breakfast, Lunch and dinner with cup of tea or coffee) throughout the trek. We provide you food from the local tea house Mt. Lodge en route chosen from a menu. Breakfast and dinner is to be provided from the same tea house we would overnight but lunch would be en route in between. You can enjoy the Nepalese style cuisine or any other continental food as per required. You are to be giver from pizza to snacks. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetable. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast.
Health and Fitness Required:
Health is the most important part of traveling or trekking. One must possess good physical condition before and while commencing Himalaya’s tour. If you don’t have any trekking experiences better grab one or be physically prepare for the trek. Before commencing adventurous trek you can commence a short hike, cycling or a short walking tour, this may help you a lot throughout the trek.
The highest height you will reach on this trip is 5545m from the sea level. The walk may be ups and down passing various villages, high land, wilderness and much more difficult and rough trail.
We strongly advise travelers to consult with your medical doctor before travelling and do the regular check up of your health and report us while booking a trip with us.
Guide and Porter:
Trained, license holder, English speaking, honest and friendly...
Our porter are fully equipped and insured for each trip they are responsibility with us. As you know that we are very honest with the porter issues and their condition while on trek thus we make sure that our porter are fully prepared for the trip. We are closely working with international porter Progress Association for the welfare and befit for the touristic porters.
It is our company’s management system; the maximum load carried by our porter is 20 to 25 KG so be sure that your trekking bag is not loads more 20 KG.
One of the most important factors of trekking is the travel insurance. To be sufficiently protected in terms of insurance, you will need specialized travel insurance for participation in risky activities.
Your travel insurance policy must be covers emergency evacuation, trip injury, lost baggage, medical treatment and expenses, theft, liability is recommended. Make sure the insurance covers all the activities that you will be undertaking your stay in Nepal such as trekking and climbing including others trip.
We organize any route of Nepal trek with fix departure basis or private trip, the minimum group size would be two and maximum group size is ten of more on request. We can also organize private trip to solo person with single supplement cost. Else, join our estimated group departure dates available online market or ask us with your personal suitable flexible dates, we will open group date on the same date.
How to Book Your Trip with Us:
While if you are interested to trek or tour the natural and cultural beauty of Nepal you must go through online product.
If you have gone through online product and want a booking, write and ask the information or phone us on our phone number for the trip booking confirmation.
To be very clear understanding about the trip services we have also online trip booking. Once your trip booking request reached to us, sincerely we will suggest you the final trip booking procedure with advance payment of the trip, Non-refundable deposit of 20 percentage (per person) is required to confirm a place on your selected adventure Nepal activities.
Please feel free to contact us in relation to any questions you may have regarding our trip booking process.