Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek - Remote and Challenging Route in Nepal
There are numerous trekking destinations spread across the mountainous regions of Nepal. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is one of the most challenging treks. This Dhaulagiri trek goes to the base camp of the world's Seventh highest peak. It is a less explored-tented camping trekking route in the Himalayas. The trail passes lateral moraines, glaciers, and beautiful snow-covered slopes.
Overview of Dhaulagiri Trek
Once landed in Kathmandu, your trek guide will take you to the hotel. We have time for trek preparation and gear management. We explore a short sightseeing tour of the famous world heritage sites. We drive to Beni to begin this strenuous route Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek. Once you reach Beni Bazaar, you start your trek toward Darbang. You pass through the dense forests of this hilly area. Magars mainly inhabit the villages along the trail. You come across villages like Dharapani, Sibang, Muri, and Naura.
Italian and Dhaulagiri Base camp
We hike to the Italian Base Camp via the Lapche Kharka and Darbang. Here we spend a day for proper acclimatization. We walk around and enjoy the great panoramic view from here. Churen Himal, Gurja, Ghustung South, Tsarabang Peak, Jirbang, and Manapati on display. The next day we start our trekking to Dhaulagiri Depot camp. It is the high-altitude region where the Oxygen level gets thinner. We hike slowly and steadily on the icy glacier trail to Dhaulagiri Base Camp. It is between the Dhaulagiri and Tokuche peaks. The stunning icefall around the base camp amazes you.
French Pass and Hidden Valley
We continue our walk on an icy trail of the glacier. It gently climbs up the French Pass a an elevation of 5360 m. Furthermore, we hike towards the Hidden Valley, which lies behind the Dhaulagiri Peak. You continue this Dhaulagiri trek towards Yak Kharka via Dhampus. We descend to Jomsom. Next, we explore Marpha and Lete villages on the way to Poon Hill and Pokhara. Stunning views of the Annapurna Mountain range during the sunrise and sunset.
Extra Info Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek
The Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is a challenging camping trip. If you want to make the best of your trekking journey, prepare for it. You can do cardio exercises and practice long-distance walking. The best time to do this trek is during the late spring and early autumn seasons.
At Mountain Monarch, we never compromise on the quality of our services. Our well-trained guides will make sure that you are safe and comfortable. We ensure an experienced guide with a proper safety backup. Oxygen to Medical kit and enough trek crew on a journey.