Dhaulagiri Region Trek

Dhaulagiri Round is a tough trek around 3 weeks. Starting from Pokhara - a verdant valley amidst cultivated fields, and passes through the rhododendron and alpine forests and meadows with high passes, hot spring, waterfall, and plenty of stunning scenery. This trek avoids the main trail and therefore is quite strenuous and demanding. The massive peak of Dhaulagiri (8167m) is very attractive. It is one of the eight highest peaks in the world.


Between the procession of high peaks. Dhaulagiri (8,167m) is the seventh highest peak in the world. It's a long difficult trek around Dhaulagiri - following Marsyangdi Khola westwards to Darbang then turning north on a tiny trail leading through forests into the high country. Much of the route covers snow and glacier as it crosses French Col. (5,240m) and Dhampus pass (5,155m). Starting from Beni to the Kali Gandaki valley, the trek crosses high passes and rivers of Kali Gandaki and Bheri stands Dhaulagiri Himal, a massive ridge with a continues to Marpha and by passing the best panorama view of Annapurna and other many more mountains to Birethanti.


This mountain range is has 14 peaks rising over 7000m in height, including Mount Dhauligiri, the sixth highest mountain in the world, at 8167m. It is, undoubtedly, a memorable place for adventure seekers all over the world. The incredible views of Ice Falls and Glaciers make this trip worthy enough for those who have only dreamt of such an adventure. There are a few routes to choose from, each offering spectacular views of the majestic Himalayan landscape. Experienced trekkers with basic mountaineering skills will enjoy this region.

Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrival - Hotel transfer, tour briefing
Day 2 Rest & Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 3 Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 4 Drive to Beni to trailhead from Pokhara, 5 hr. by bus, start the trek and over night camp at Babiochaur.
Day 5 Babiochaur to Darbang (camp at school Chaur).
Day 6 Darbang to Phalai Gaun.
Day 7 Phalai Gaun to Jugepani (camp near by river bank).
Day 8 Jugepani to Baghar (lunch time stay at same place).
Day 9 Baghar to Dobang.
Day 10 Dobang to Pakhaban (camp before Sallaghari).
Day 11 Pakhaban to Italian Camp.
Day 12 Italian Camp to Japanese Camp.
Day 13 Japanese Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
Day 14 Dhaulagiri Base Camp to Hidden valley (French Pass 5360m.)
Day 15 Hidden Valley to Yak Kharka (Thapa Pass 5290m.).
Day 16 Yak Kharka to Marpha (Teahouse stay).
Day 17 Marpha to Jomsom (Teahouse stay).
Day 18 Early morning transfer to airport and fly back to Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 19 Rest in Kathmandu
Day 20 Onward fly

Costs

(all costs are quoted in US dollars per person, per day)

Package - $100

Qualified Guide - $25

Porter - $20

N.B. The price does not include trekking permits or any incidental items such as beer, soft drinks or mineral water.