Dhaulagiri trek

DHAULAGIRI TREK

Dhaulagiri trekking zone, is considered as one of the most isolated places has profusion of Himalayan peaks, hidden valleys, high passes and sweeping vistas. From an organic perspective Dhaulagiri Trekking has put forward the ground of remarkable disparity. Normally to ascend in the world’s 7th elevated mountain with an elevation of 8,167 meter is not an easy task. The meaning of Dhaulagiri is the White Mountain: soaring in solitary magnificent, this outstanding summit ascends as a massive shoulder of pure ice. The trek round the virgin and untouched area of Dhaulagiri round is challenging and adventurous. In the base camp of Dhaulagiri trekkers can seize the pleasure with an extravagant vision of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Kali Gandaki River and Throng Peak. During the trek it offers the pure outlook of mountain sheep all through Yak herds.
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. There are reports of many endangered species residing in this are including the mysterious snow Leopard. 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.

Trekking Destination: Dhaulagiri
Trekking Group Size: Min-2, Max 30
Highest Altitude on Trek: 5,360m
Grade: Moderate to Challenging
Transportation: Private Vehicle, Domestic flight
Type of Tour: Trekking
Trekking Hour: Approximately 6-7 hours per day
Total Days: 13 Days

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Drive to Beni (830) 8hrs
Day 03: Trek to Darbang (1,030m) 4hrs
Day 04: Trek to Sibang (1,350m) 6hrs
Day 05: Trek to Muri (1,850m) 5hrs
Day 06: Trek to Boghara (2,080m) 7hrs
Day 07: Trek to Dobang (2,520m)
Day 08: Trek to Chartare (2,820m) 5 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Pakabon (3,510m) 5 hrs
Day 10: Acclimatization day
Day 11: Trek to Glacier (3,810m) 6 hrs
Day 12: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,750m) 7 hrs
Day 13: Acclimatization day
Day 14: Trek to French Pass (5,360m), walk to Hidden Valley 5 hrs
Day 15: Walk to Thapa Pass (5,230m) and Yak Kharka (3,680m) 6 hrs
Day 16: Walk to Jomsom (2,720m) 5 hrs
Day 17: Flight to Pokhara 30 min
Day 18: Flight/ Drive to Kathmandu 6 hrs
Day 19: Departure

  • Services Includes
  • Services Excludes
  • Details Itinerary
Services included :
1. Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus
2. Accommodation in Kathmandu as mentioned in the itinerary.
3. Guided city tours (if applicable by private car / van / bus)- depending on the number of tourists.
4. All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5. Local licensed English and other language speaking guides. (We have guides for different language including Russian, etc.)
6. Local staffs and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
7. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staffs
8. As you will mostly be traveling via land transportation, there will be no domestic airfares fees for Annapurna Trekking
9. Land transfers during trekking itinerary
10. Inclusive of government tax.
11. Official expenses
12. Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)
13. Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry fee.
Services Excludes
1. All meals (lunch and dinner) in City or the Capital.
2. Your travel insurance (compulsory)
3. International airfares and airport departure tax
4. Visa fees
5. Alcoholic, cold and hot drinks, laundry
6. Personal trekking equipments
7. Tips for trekking staffs and driver.
8. Certain sightseeing/monument entrance fees
9. Any others expenses which are not mentioned in above section.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
On the first day upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu our team representative staff will already show his presence to greet you. From the airport you will transfer to the hotel. You will take some rest and then will be familiar with the detail itineraries. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Drive to Beni (830) 8hrs
On the following day you will take a drive to Beni (830m) from Kathmandu after having breakfast. Beni which is the starting destination of the trek will take you into deeper mountains and you will be able to outlook the superb views of Annapurna Himalayas. You will again take a drive through the banks of Mardi River. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 03: Trek to Darbang (1,030m) 4hrs
On the following day you will wake up in an early dawn and set out for the trek. So, you will begin the Dhaulagari Trekking with a drive to Darbang (1,030m). Darbang is the initial place of the trek so; you might feel excitement to carry on the trek further. From Darbang you will move to Sibang on the very next day. Stay overnight at guesthouse.Day 04: Trek to Sibang (1,350m) 6hrs On the following day you will set out for the trek to Sibang which is positioned at an elevation of 1,350 meter taking 6 hours from Darbang. Like other trekking destinations you will find different experiences at Sibang. You will develop a new concept with diverse trekking experience at Sibang. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 05: Trek to Muri (1,850m) 5hrs
On the following day you will begin the trek from Sibang to Muri (1,850m), taking certain meter of elevation. Before that you will pass the river to move into the northern part of Phedi. The trail demands to soar up sharply towards the village of Muri. You will continue the hike to Sibang and Mattim. You will again take downward movement to arrive at Phalai Gaon (1,810m). Passing the Dhara Khola you will appear in the western part of Myagdi Khola. That rim will take you to Magar village called Muri (1,850m). Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Bagar (2,080m) 7hrs
On the next day you will start the trek to Bagar after you left Muri. Here, it takes 7 hours to arrive at Bagar. You will pass the watercourse and keep on throughout the terraced fields prior to ascend at the rim for attaining surpass to Mt. Ghustung South (6,465m). You will move downward towards the Myagdi Khola, hiking downward to West Bank of Naura. Taking a slope footstep you will move downward to Baghara. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 07: Trek to Dobang (2,520m)
Leaving Bagar you will set into motion to Dovan (2,520m) throughout the pastureland leading to small rim and then to the sense forest of Jyardan. After some time you will cover the arrangement of elevated zigzag trail, passing the rocky area. Before you take an ascend you will take downward to Lipshe, where you will get a small hut. The trail takes you to the forest of Lapshe Kharka and Dovan. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 08: Trek to Chartare (2,820m) 5 hrs
Completing the trek of Dobang today you will proceed for Chartare (2,820m) after having breakfast. Trek to Chartareis an interesting trek where you will be captivated by the nature and ranges. Accomplishing the trek of Chartare you will prepare for the trek to Pakabon. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 09: Trek to Pakabon (3,510m) 5 hrs
Enjoying the trek at Chartare today you will set out for the trek to Pakabon after taking breakfast. Trek to Pakabon consumes minimum 5 hours. As you are continuing the trek you will get time for taking some rest and get acclimatized in next day. So, without any tiredness you will keep on continuing the trek at Pakabon. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 10: Rest day
This is an rest day where you will take enough rest. But apart from rest it is suggested to make out short hiking which will help to strengthen the muscles and you do not feel pain during the trek. Through this rest you will be able to explore the nearby surrounding. In the evening you will return to the camp. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 11: Trek to Glacier (3,810m) 6 hrs
On the following day you will head towards Glacier Camp. You will set off early in the dawn when the weather is clearer. After passing the glacier in the first place, most likely with a rope in a couple of difficult places, you will get into the main glacier. The setting is stunning, which makes the trail rough and dangerous. You can also use a rope in this section. This is a comparatively a difficult day. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 12: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,750m) 7 hrs
Enjoying the pleasurable trek at Glacier you will move to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,750m), which takes 7 hours. Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek is supposed to be a challenging and less not regularly attempted trek. The merger of nature and culture well define Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek. So, you will enjoy trekking on Dhaulagiri Base Camp. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 13: Rest day
This is supposed to be the second rest day where you will get enough time for exploring the nearby areas of Dhaulagiri. Although this is an rest day you will not limit yourself within the camp. It would be better if you set out for short hike along with the panoramic views y stretching the muscles so that you will prevent yourself from pain. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 14: Trek to French Pass (5,360m), walk to Hidden Valley 5 hrs
On the very next day you will set out for the trek to French Camp after taking breakfast. The trek to French Camp is somehow tiring. Each day you have to walk for 5 to 6 hours depending your speed. This was not the situation of past where trekkers have to walk for extensive hours. During the trek you can outlook the Thakali people grazing the Yak in the fields and you can take the photographs with him along with Yaks. Another gift which you can take pleasure from this trek is the Hidden Valley. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 15: Walk to Thapa Pass (5,230m) and Yak Kharka (3,680m) 6 hrs
On the following day you will set out for the trek to Thapa Pass (5,230m) and carry on further into Yak Kharka (3,680m). Today you will observe the magical views of Mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and NIlgiri. The ray of light when it reflected upon the white mountain it starts to twinkle. If you are lucky enough you can outlook those particular breathtaking vistas. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 16: Walk to Jomsom (2,720m) 5 hrs
On the following day you will start the trek to Jomsom (2,720m) from Marpha. The atmosphere of Jomsom is an appropriate day to begin the trek. You can visit the sacred Muktinath which is devoted to lord Vishnu. You will also get o visit the Buddhist Monastery. Trek to Jomsom will offer an occasion to view the peak of Dhaulagiri while coming from Muktinath to Jomsom. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 17: Flight to Pokhara 30 min
Arriving at Jomsom you will take a flight to Pokhara. Getting there you will see the places of interest at Pokhara including Devis fall, Mahendra cave, enjoy boating at Phewa Lake. In the evening you will enjoy Thakali food. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 18: Flight/ Drive to Kathmandu 6 hrs
On the following day you will set the baggage as you are leave-taking for Kathmandu whichever by bus or in a flight. It is for certain that you do not encompass to cooperate with the prospect due to the chosen medium. It is just the matter of time which can be utilized for amazing flight. Arriving at Kathmandu you will be transferred into the hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 19: Departure!!!!
After taking breakfast you will be transferred into the Tribhvan International Airport, Kathmandu by our team representative in a private van.


©2017 Valley Treks & Expeditions