|Group Size||02-12 People|
|Arrival On||Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Departure From||Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Accommodation||Stone Built Houses (tea houses) during trek|
|Meals||All meals during trek & breakfast in kathmandu|
“Travel rugged Himalayan terrains to get exceptional Himalayan perspectives of Mt. Dhaulagiri with us.”
Located at an approximate altitude of 8,167 meters above sea level is the glorious Mt. Dhaulagiri which is truly one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. However, it has not been able to garner much attention from the outside world and is often left unexplored by many trekkers and tourists who visit Nepal. Trekking in this particular region can be a life-changing moment for any novice trekker who wants to experience something out of the ordinary.
The word Dhaulagiri stands for “White Mountain” in Nepalese language. This largely due to the fact that its snowy summit reflects a very bi-wildering sight which cannot be unseen by travellers who are making their way into the fascinating region of Dhaulagiri. Starting off with a cherish-able drive away from the capital city of Kathmandu, we travel to Beni town which is a small community town situated in the western part of Nepal. Here onward, our arduous journey commences reaching Italian Base Camp and Dhaulagiri Base Camp. Not only that but, trekkers also get to cross the famous French Pass (5,360m) and Dhampus Pass (5,200m) which can be a daring task for trekkers with vertigo. As it is situated close to the famous Annapurna region and separated only the Kali Gandaki gorge, this region holds a great amount of promise for people who dare to leave the mostly trekked trails and go towards the wilderness areas that have an unimaginable quantity of natural and cultural biodiversity. Even though trekkers are just realizing the beauty of Dhaulagiri region, many consider a trek here to be very demanding and physically exhausting when compared to other popular regions like the Everest, Annapurna, and Langtang regions. Geographically this area of Nepal tends to be more pristine preserved away from the external forces of modern development. This drastically alluring arena filled with soaring Himalayan peaks and the typically intriguing cultures of indigenous communities living here is some of the major highlights of the entire trek. To sum up, we end our trek by taking a flight to Pokhara from Jomsom airport and lastly by driving back to Kathmandu city.
Without a doubt, our 21 days Dhaulagiri Trek is bound to provide trekkers with a phenomenal mountaineering and cultural experiences with many extreme adventurous trekking trails which demand a high level of physical fitness throughout the trek. In general, we mostly prefer Mar-Apr-May and Sep-Oct-Nov as the best time to plan and go for this trek as this trek remains closed during winter seasons. Contact, Himalayan Holyland Treks and Expedition today and don’t miss out on the chance to visit this spectacular region with our professionally trained trekking staffs.
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Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu(1350m) and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and trek preparation day.
Day 03: Drive to Beni (850m) by bus/jeep – 8 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Babiyachour (950m) – 5 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Dharapani (1,400m) – 6 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Muri (1,850m) – 5 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Boghara (2,080m) – 6 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Dobang (2,520m) – 5 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Choriban Khola (3,110m) – 5 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to the Italian Base Camp (3,660m) – 7 hrs.
Day 11: Acclimatization and rest day.
Day 12: Trek to the Glacier Camp (4,210m) – 6 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to the Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,740m) – 7 hrs.
Day 14: Another acclimatization and rest day.
Day 15: Cross the French Pass (5,360m), then trek to the Hidden Valley (5,200m) – 6 hrs.
Day 16: Cross Dhampus Pass (5,200m) and trek to Yak Kharka (3,680m) – 6 hrs.
Day 17: Trek to Jomsom (2,710m) – 5 hrs.
Day 18: Morning flight to Pokhara airport – 30 mins & transfer to hotel.
Day 19: Leisure day and sightseeing around Pokhara valley.
Day 20: Drive back to Kathmandu (1,345m) about 7 hrs by bus and farewell dinner at evening time.
Day 21: Final departure day.