A trek around Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), the 7th highest peak in the world, is considered “A Pioneering trek around the awesome Dhaulagiri Massif!” This trek has been designed to capture the best of Nepal’s most popular trekking region, while avoiding the heavy traffic of the Annapurna Sanctuary trails. It’s nevertheless a demanding and remote wilderness trek that completes a challenging circuit around the Massif. Few trekkers have explored the far side of Dhaulagiri and had the satisfaction of completing this outstanding trek.
Start your trek from Baglung across the Kali Gandaki valley, crossing two high passes called French Pass (5,360 m) and Dhampus Pass (5,182 m), then down to Jomsom to finish.
Itinerary of Dhaulagiri Trek
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Day 03 : Bus drive to Beni
Day 04 : Trek to Babichor
Day 05 : Trek to Dharapani
Day 06 : Trek to Mudi
Day 07 : Trek to Boghara
Day 08 : Trek to Dolang
Day 09 : Trek to Pine Camp
Day 10 : Trek to Italian Base camp
Day 11 : Accliamtization at Italian B.C.
Day 12 : Trek to Dhaulagiri Base camp
Day 13 : Rest day at Dhaulagiri Base Camp
Day 14 : Trek Tukuche Base camp crossing French Pass
Day 15 : Trek to Elevation Camp crossing Thapa Pass
Day 16 : Rest day at Elevation Camp
Day 17 : Trek to Yak Kharka
Day 18 : Trek to Marpha
Day 19 : Trek to Jomsom
Day 20 : Fly to Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu
Services Included :
National Park entry permit, Trekking permit, Land transportation to and from, Accommodation in lodges during the trek, Food: three meals a day, A guide & required number of porter(s), Essential equipment.
Services Excluded :
Personal expenses, Insurance, Tips, Emergency evacuation by Helicopter, Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade etc.