Dhaulagiri Trekking

Around Dhaulagiri Trek is an excellent panoramic trek around Dhaulagiri (8,167m) the seventh tallest mountain located in the North West from Pokhara. The Dhaulagiri trek route covers the massive Annapurna Himalayas and carves the world’s deepest gorge of Kaligandaki. Covering two high passes  called Thapa pass(5,155m) and French Pass (5,240m) this trek acknowledge you snow and glacier walking generally around Italian Base Camp and Dhaulagiri north Base Camp. Along the way, you take breathing views of Dhaulagiri, Throng Peak, Annapurna and Kaligandaki river with world’s deepest gorge. You also have an opportunity to observe the life style of Nepal’s ethnic people such as a Gurung, Magars and Chhetri.

Dhaulagiri Trek starts with drive from Kathmandu to Beni.  The primarily days passes through out cultivated lands and connects with mountain traditional villages. As you arrive Dovan then trail starts to climb and arrives at Italian Base Camp and goes on to icy French and Thapa passes which have to be measured before come down winding trail to yak Kharka. From here, after quite long descend you will reach Marpha. Marpha is the most popular village of Mustang district. Here you fallow the classical Annapurna route to Jomsom and fly to Pokhara on fallowing day.

Day 01: Arrival at the airport, Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing. Evening preparation for the trek. O/N at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Beni, 8/9 Hrs, O/N at guesthouse.
Day 04: Drive to Durban then trek to Dharapani (1565m), 4/5 Hrs, O/N at guesthouse.
Day 05: Trek to Muri, (1,850m), 6/7 Hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Boghara (2050m), 7/8 Hrs,
Day 07: Trek to Dhoban (2630m), 5/6 Hrs,
Day 08: Trek to Italian Base Camp (3500m), 6/7 Hrs,
Day 09: Acclimatization Day in IBC,
Day 1o: Trek to Glacier Camp (4250m), 4/5 Hrs,
Day 11: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4650m), 4/5 Hrs,
Day 12: Acclimatization Day at DBC,
Day 13: Trek to French Cole (5360 M), 4 Hrs,
Day 14: Trek to Hidden Valley Camp (5000m),
Day 15: Trek to Yak Kharka (4200m), 5/6 Hrs,
Day 16: Trek to Marpha (2665m), 2/3 Hrs,
Day 17: Trek to Ghasa (2010m), 5/6 Hrs,
Day 18: Trek to Tatopani (1190m), 4/5 Hrs,
Day 19: Drive Back To Pokhara (890m), 5/6 Hrs,
Day 20: Leisure Day in Pokhara,
Day 21: Fly/Drive Back to Kathmandu, 5/6 Hrs,
Day 22: Explore day in Kathmandu (1,350m)
Day 23: Transfer to International Airport for your final departure.