Dhaulagiri Remote & Challenging Trip
Dhaulagiri trek is an adventure trekking route in Nepal, Dhaulagiri trekking is most popularly known as extreme adventures trekking in west Nepal.
This trek is located on the northwest side of the Annapurna Himalaya range and the route goes around the 7th highest mountain. Dhaulagiri circuit trek Trails begin with many large Magar villages at the same time you can explore their warm hospitality, welcoming, and culture. They have completely different dialogue, calendars, and their own festivals to celebrate, if you are lucky and reach those places by festival time then you can easily enjoy their activity. So Once you explore with locally popular Magar cast villages and counties ascent to Japanese base camp and Italian base camp then you start feeling the altitude.
Once you cross the Italian base camp and further ascent then you reach Dhaulagiri base camp which is close to (5000m) and your adventure trek becomes a little more difficult every day. If you acclimatize and trek slowly day by day and drink a lot of water you can avoid altitude sickness easily and make the trek more memorable and enjoyable. Rest a few days in Dhaulagiri base camp and acclimatize yourself then you are now ready to trek more to the hidden valley via French pass (5400m) French pass itself is a little bit tough to cross throughout.
The scenery of Dhaulagiri makes you forget the difficulty anyway. 6to 8 hours of trekking to the hidden valley makes you a little tired but you have now more things to remember. Once you are in the hidden valley where you have one more extra day’s rest and prepare for another over (5000m) pass campus.
Finally once again when you are in (5350m) top of campus pass then you have mostly hardcore trek is done and you trek down to yak kharka. Enjoying the scenery of east face Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range mountain will make you enjoy most of the day.
Overall you are going to have 100 great experiences from this adventure trek and you list this trip as one of your favorite trips in your lifetime.
Why Trek With AlpineTrav Treks?
At AlpineTrav Treks it is our aim to provide a wonderful holiday in our part of the world and to ensure that our clients enjoy the holiday as much as possible with minimized risks and a worry-free trip should it be monetary, physical, or emotional. Read below to find out what makes your journey different from AlpineTrav Treks:
1. All the logistical arrangements required for the trip will be done prior to your arrival providing you with a hassle-free trip.
2. On trekking, you will be led by an experienced and medical-trained guide or leader with a high staff ratio. Safety is our utmost priority.
3. To pass through challenging routes and to ensure your safety and comfort, we need an adequate number of staff. It includes an Experience guide, porters, an assistant guide too.
4. We provide boiled water for drinking purposes on all our treks. During mealtime, you can ask the staff to fill the hot water for you. We strongly discourage the use of single-use plastic bottles such as mineral water on all our trips. Carrying a hot water bottle is highly recommended.
5. Daily wake-up calls will be between 6.00 am to 7.00 am while on the trek. The wake-up time and breakfast time will be decided the night before during the briefing time. The timetable for each day will entirely depend on your walking duration for that particular day.
6. Tea will be served at your Tent or Room as a wake-up call. After a hearty breakfast, we set off on the day’s walk. Before breakfast, you are required to pack your duffel bag as it will be loaded by the porter while you are having your breakfast.
All-Inclusive for Trek
Trekking is an all-inclusive trip meaning you will need cash only for your personal expenses and meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
1. During the trekking, Sleeping bag, Down jacket, and a waterproof duffel bag trekking map, all required permits, Document for the trek, Guide, and camping staff, Cook, and kitchen staff, support staff, necessary ground transportation and domestic flight fare, etc all include.
2. For trekking, all accommodation including sleeping tent, mattress, dining tent, kitchen tent, dinner table, sitting chair, shower tent, and toilet tent is included.
3. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner, tea, coffee, fresh fruits every day of Meals AlpineTrav Treks staff provide you.
Itinerary [for Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek – 16 Days]
Cost USD ($) 2400 per person (Min, Group Size: 4)
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport, and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Pokhara 25 minutes and transfer to the hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Darbang (1120 meters), 6 – 7 hours.
Day 04: Trek to Sibang (1800 meters), 6 – 7 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Bagar (2100 meters), 7-8 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Dobhan (2550 meters), 6-7 hours.
Day 07: Trek to Italian base camp (3680 meters), 7 -8– hours.
Day 08: Rest day at Italian base camp acclimatizing
Day 09: Trek to Japanese base camp (3900 meters), 5 – 6 hours.
Day 10:Trek to Dhaulagiri base camp (4790 meters), 5 –6 hours.
Day 11: Trek to Hidden valley 5200 meters), via French pass (5400 m)
Day 12: Exploration walk around Hidden Valley (5,140 meters)
Day 13: Trek to yak kharka (4230 meters), via Dhampus pass (5350 m)
Day 14: Trek to Jomsom (2650 meters), 6 hours.
Day 15: Fly back to Pokhara and continue to Kathmandu
Day 16: Departure to your own destination.
Join us on a Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek in 2022/2023
Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be ‘tailormade’. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Your safety is of imperative concern while traveling with AlpineTrav Treks. Please take care to note that your trek leader or guide has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to your safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, however, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather, the health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The trekking leader or guide will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but be prepared to be flexible if required.
1. Trekking can be challenging and exhausting. So you might need some fitness training and experience for some tough trials.
2. Trekking in the Himalayas always takes us to challenge altitudes and rocky routes. You could ask for proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain your strength. Mountains can never be achieved in a day.
3. We always provide the details in our itinerary. However certain training like running, skipping, and other workouts.
Lists Safety & Security
1. Security is our primary concern from your first day you will be under our service and protection. AlpineTrav Treks pick you up at the airport and will assist you to your hotel.
2. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staff and services like first aid, and we will help to arrange helicopter service for emergency rescue.
3. We also focus on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness. We will take care of you on arrival to till on in your final departure date (airport drop services)
Package Cost Includes
- Airport pick up and drop.
- 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (Bed & breakfast).
- All ground transportation as in the itinerary.
- Tourist type hotel in Pokhara (Bed & Breakfast)
- Full board camping service for the whole trekking period.
- Guide required and camping staff.
- Cook and kitchen staff.
- Domestic flight as in the itinerary
- Highly experienced trekking porters.
- All staff and porters insurance.
- Trekking permit and Conservation fee.
- Emergency rescue and evacuation arrangements.
- First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen
- Government taxes.
- Farewell dinner.
Package Cost doesn’t include
- Airfare of your international flight.
- Nepal visa fee ($25 for 15 days), $40 for 30 days period.
- Any cost due to a change in the itinerary because of natural calamities, disturbances like personal sickness, etc.
- Cost of any extra services if you use those which are not mentioned in the packages.
- In case of emergency, the cost of a helicopter rescue/evacuation.
- Your travel insurance.
- All kinds of beverages.
- Personal trekking gears.
- Staff tips.