Dhaulagiri Round Trek in Nepal is the least travelled and challenging trekking trail of Nepal. Dhaulagiri; the seventh highest mountain in the world (8,167m). This trekking offers glaciers and crosses, high snow capped passes, a challenge suited only to fit individuals wishing to go on remote demanding trekking in Nepal in the lap of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna. Dhaulagiri round trek is the panoramic Himalayan view of the snow capped mountains like Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna, and Machhapuchhare etc. A spectacular view of Dhaulagiri, Thorong Peak, Annapurna and Kali Gandaki River with the world’s deepest gorge can be viewed during the Dhaulagiri trekking. This isolated Dhaulagiri circuit trekking offers amazing natural scenery, evergreen forest blossoming with rhododendron combined with native warm-hearted people and their heady mixture of unique culture. Dhaulagiri Trek is an opportunity to explore the snow-capped Himalayas lying around, rocky hills, stunning landscapes, yak pastures, a thick forest full of birds and animals and much more. In Dhaulagiri trek trail you can get the opportunity to explore the amazing lifestyles of Gurung and Magar peoples and their culture. Besides, you can see wild animals like Himalayan Thar, Red Panda, Leopards, Musk deer and different species of birds.
After few days trip, we reach at Italian base camp, from where we can see the exciting views of Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV& V. we will have a rest for few days for acclimatize with the altitude. Once we are ready, we head on to Dhaulagiri north base camp, and continue our trek to the French pass 5,240m, and Thapa pass 5,155m. Finally, we descend down to Marpha, a popular city of Mustang district, which is situated between majestic mountain of Annapurna, Nilgiri and Machhapuchhare, and then we trek to Jomsom and fly to Pokhara then ultimately get back to Kathmandu.
Outline Itinerary (Dhaulagiri Round Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Pokhara fly – Duration: 23 minutes, and drive to Darbang 6-7 hrs
Day 03 : Darbang to Dharapani (1490m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 04 : Trek to Muri (1720m) walk – Duration: 5-6 hrs
Day 05 : Trek to Bagar (2100m) walk – Duration: 5-6 hrs
Day 06 : Trek to Dobhan (2525m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 07 : Trek to Italian Base Camp (3660m) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs
Day 08 : Rest day at Base Camp for acclimatization
Day 09 : Trek to Japanese Base Camp (3890m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 10 : Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4748m) 4.5 hrs
Day 11 : Trek to Hidden Valley (5141m) via French Pass (5360m) walk – Duration: 6-7 hrs
Day 12 : Trek to Yak Kharka, via Dhampus Pass (5244m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 13 : Trek to Marpha (2670m) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs
Day 14 : Marpha to Pokhara drive – Duration: 7 hrs
Day 15 : Back to Kathmandu drive – Duration: 6-7 hrs
Day 16 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination
Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this Dhaulagiri Round Trek Trek if you are interested for other activities like Sightseeing, Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.
Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.