Dhaulagiri Trek

  • Duration: 26 Days

Overview

  • Difficulty LevelStrenuous Plus
  • Trip ModeCamping
  • Best TimeOct / Nov / Mar / April
  • Max Altitude5,360m

Remote and Demanding camping trekking in the Himalayas

Around Dhaulagiri trek is one of the challenging adventure treks in Nepal. The world's seventh highest peak, Dhaulagiri ( 8167 m) rises majestically in isolation just above the deep cliff of the Kali Gandaki valley. It unfolds breathtaking around Dhaulagiri trek at its best.

This Dhaulagiri circuit trekking follows glaciers and crosses high snow capped passes. A challenge suited only to fit individuals wishing to go on remote demanding trekking in Nepal. Walk through the pristine valley of Myagdi, lush terraced hillsides, traditional villages, rugged terrain of massif Dhaulagiri is tough. But technically straightforward French and Thapa passes are simply sensational. This is to keep the everlasting memories being in Nepal for strenuous camping trekking.

Around Dhaulagiri Trek Itinerary:

  • 1 Day
    Arrive Kathmandu / dinner with ethnic cultural program.
    • 2 Day
      Heritage cultural tour / Trek preparation.
      • 3 Day
        Drive to Beni and start Dhaulagiri trekking.
        • 4-10 Day
          Trekking to Italian base camp, savour the stunning beauty of Himalayan peaks of Churen Himal, Gurja, Ghustung south, Tsarabang peak, Jirbang, Manapati.
          • 11-12 Day
            Trek to Dhaulagiri Depot after Acclimatisation rest day.
            • 13 Day
              Trekking to Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
              • 14 Day
                Trek to Hidden Valley camp (5,025m), cross the challenging French pass: Stunning panorama of Dhaulagiri range.
                • 15-16 Day
                  Trekking to Yak Kharkha, cross the Dhampus pass.
                  • 17-23 Day
                    Descent down to Nayapul via famed Poon hill: drive to Pokhara / hotel.
                    • 24-25 Day
                      Flight to Kathmandu / Free day.
                      • 26 Day
                        Dhaulagiri trekking ends / Airport departure.

                        Trip Inclusion

                        • Arrival and departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
                        • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on a twin share with breakfast.
                        • Welcome dinner as listed in the itinerary.
                        • Half day guided city tour with world heritage entrance fees as listed in itinerary.
                        • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.
                        • Responsible trekking of 01 Trekkers : 01 porter.
                        • Freshly cooked Full board meals prepared by our cook while on Dhaulagiri trekking.
                        • Properly boiled drinking water, tea and coffee while on trek.
                        • Accommodation in Tented camp while around Dhaulagiri trekking.
                        • All required camping gear including the member tents
                        • Mountain Monarch Trip Gears - sleeping bag, fleece liner, down jacket, rain poncho etc for the use on trip.
                        • Professional and experienced Trek Leader / Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid.
                        • Supplementary Oxygen tank or Gamow Bag (A life saving device in case of Acute Mountain Sickness) along with the comprehensive First Aid Kit.
                        • Professional and experienced Trek Leader / Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid.
                        • Trekking cook, kitchen staff, Trek Sherpa and trek porter with proper insurnace and required trek gear
                        • Complementary trek duffle bag, Mountain Monarch T-shirts and Dhaulagiri region trek map
                        • TIMS / Dhaulagiri trek permit, National park / Conservation entry fees.
                        • Nepal entry Visa fees, Your travel insurance of any kind
                        • International Airfare and Airport Tax
                        • All Drinks and main meals in cities.
                        • Tips and Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephome, beverage drinks etc.

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