Dhaulagiri circuit trek (20 days)

Basic Info ( NVTDCT20 ) $ N/A per person

Duration 20 days
Group Size 2 or more
TransportaionPrivate Jeep / Car
Altitude 5,360 m
Accomodations Hotel , teahouses and camps(tents)
Best Seasons spring season of March to May
Activities Trekking, Hiking, Climbing
Meals All meals

Basic Intro

Dhaulagiri, the seventh highest mountain peak in the world is enclosed on the north and southwest by tributaries of the Bheri and on the southeast by Myagdi Khola. This region provides massive mountains range of Dhaulagiri consisting of fifteen 7000 meter peaks is magnificent. Dhaulagiri is known to be the “White Mountain” in local dialect, justifying a magnificent peak rising as a giant shoulder of shining ice and snow. Dhaulagiri was first discovered in 1808, and it is considered an interesting peak with more than six different routes.

The trek round the virgin and untouched area of Dhaulagiri round is challenging and adventurous.  The trek is excellent commenced from Beni, forwards up to the base camp where the trekkers reach the French pass (5,360 m) the highest point of the trek, down the French pass enters the lost but attractive the accurate wilderness areas reachable to trekkers in Nepal known as Hidden Valley. Subsequent to crossing Dhampus pass, the track comes down into the valley of the Kali Gandaki meeting the main trail either at Marpha or at Tukuche.

 

This region is perfect for those trekkers who are interested in exploring endangered species residing in this are including the mysterious snow Leopard. This region offers you completely mesmerizing nature’s wonders untouched by the modernity.

Day 01: Arrival, transfer to Hotel 

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation 

Day 03: Kathmandu to Beni (830m/2731ft) 

Day 04: Trek Beni to Babichaur (1000m/3280ft): 6-7 hrs 

Day 05: Babichaur to Dharapani (1565m/5134ft): 7 hrs 

Day 06: Dharapani to Muri (1850m/6068ft): 6.5 hrs 

Day 07: Muri to Boghara (2050m/6724ft): 7.5 hrs 

Day 08: Boghara to Dhoban (2630m/8626ft): 6 hrs 

Day 09: Dobhan to coriban khola (3110m/10210ft)  

Day 10: Dhoban to Italien Base camp (3500m/11,480ft): 6-7 hrs 

Day 11: Rest & Acclimatization day 

Day 12: Italian Base camp to Glacier camp (4250m/13,940ft): 3-4 hrs 

Day 13: Dhaulagiri Base camp (4650m/15,252ft): 4-5 hrs 

Day 14: Acclimatization day 

Day 15: Cross French Pass (5,360m/1758) and trek to Hidden Valley (5,050m/16564ft) 7-8 hrs 

Day 16: Cross Dhampus Pass (5230m/17155ft) to Yak Kharka (3680m/12070ft) 6-7hrs 

Day 17: Yak Kharka to Jomsom via Marpha [2,715m/8,910ft]: 7-8 hrs  

Day 18:  Fly back to Pokhara 

Day 19:  Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu 

Day 20:  Departure from Kathmandu for next trip or to your home 


Includes


·         All airport/hotel transfers.

·         3-star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast.

·         Welcome and farewell dinner.

·         A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide.

·         Kathmandu-Beni & Pokhara-Kathmandu by tourist bus tickets, Jomsom- Pokhara flight tickets and airport departure taxes.

·         Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during trek.

·         An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.

·         Four seasonal sleeping bag, and trekking map (sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion).

·         All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS).

·         A comprehensive medical kit.

·         All government and local taxes.


Not Includes


·         Nepal Visa fee.

·         International airfare to and from Kathmandu.

·         Private vehicle (Kathmandu-Beshisahar & Pokhara-Kathmandu $120 one way upto 3 pax)

·         Entrance fee in Kathmandu sightseeing.

·         Excess baggage charges.

·         Lunch and Dinner at Kathmandu and Pokhara.

·         Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.

·         Travel and rescue insurance.

·         Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc).

·         Tips for guides and porters.

Primary 4

Equipment List


Trekking Boots

Warm Clothes/gloves/hat    


Useful Information


Consult with trekking guide.

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