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Dhaulagiri Round Trek - 16 Days

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.

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative

Day 2
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Pokhara fly - Duration: 23 minutes, and drive to Darbang 6-7 hrs

Day 3
Day 03 : Darbang to Dharapani (1490m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 4
Day 04 : Trek to Muri (1720m) walk - Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 5
Day 05 : Trek to Bagar (2100m) walk - Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 6
Day 06 : Trek to Dobhan (2525m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 7
Day 07 : Trek to Italian Base Camp (3660m) walk - Duration: 5.5 hrs

Day 8
Day 08 : Rest day at Base Camp for acclimatization

Day 9
Day 09 : Trek to Japanese Base Camp (3890m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 10
Day 10 : Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4748m) 4.5 hrs

Day 11
Day 11 : Trek to Hidden Valley (5141m) via French Pass (5360m) walk - Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 12
Day 12 : Trek to Yak Kharka, via Dhampus Pass (5244m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 13
Day 13 : Trek to Marpha (2670m) walk - Duration: 5.5 hrs

Day 14
Day 14 : Marpha to Pokhara drive - Duration: 7 hrs

Day 15
Day 15 : Back to Kathmandu drive - Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 16
Day 16 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • 2Night's accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara Flight (inclusive with airport tax)
  • All ground transportation by A/C Private Vehicles (Pokhara - Darbang and Marpha, Pokhara to Kathmandu)
  • 1Night's accommodation at Hotel Green Tara with breakfast in Pokhara
  • Dhaulagiri Restricted Area Special permit, Annapurna Conservation Permits and Trekking TIMS card
  • Full boards meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) with tea, coffee during trek
  • All Camping equipment: tents, Mettress, Pillow, Kitchen tent, Dining tent, shower tent and toilet tent
  • An experience trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), trekking cook, kitchen helper, Sherpa
  • Necessary number of porter’s their meal, accommodation, transportation, salary, insurance, equipment’s are included in Cost
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photos)
  • Extra night accommodation, if required (in Kathmandu)
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation during trekking in need
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Items and expenses of personal nature
  • Any kind of Hot drinks, cold drinks, Phone Call and Internet etc..
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslide, political disturbance and strikes etc..
  • Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek
  • Tips for guide, porters

Dhaulagiri Round Trek – 16 Days: (Accommodation: Camping)

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 1950
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 1830 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 1710 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 1590 per person

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
CLOTHING:
Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Underwear
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses


During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters


TREKKING GEARS:
Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Miscellaneous
TOILETRIES:
A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Earplugs
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper


OPTIONAL ITEMS:
Camera, battery etc
Books/magazines
Trekking poles
GPS unit
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Dhaulagiri Round Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 16 Days
  • Difficult/Strenuous
  • 5360 Meter
  • September - November & February – May
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • A/C Private Vehicle
  • Camping

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