DHAULAGIRI CIRCUIT TREK
Trekking around the giant Himalayan Peak Dhaulagiri 8th highest Peaks of the world is one of the most challenging treks which lie north-west of Pokhara. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is a most demanding & a classic adventure trekking holiday for those with previous high altitude trekking experience.
This is a strenuous and remote wilderness trek through high alpine pastures, higher passes and serene and uninhabited valleys Trekking in Dhaulagiri provides massive mountains range of Dhaulagiri which presents several 7000m peaks which looks magnificent and eye-catching. Mt. Dhaulagiri, the beautiful mountain that rises at 8167 meters is the sixth highest mountain in the world.
Dhaulagiri circuit trek is the most adventurous and most challenging trek that takes you through the most stunning glaciers and high snow-clad passes to the Dhaulagiri Base Camp which might possibly be a big dream of any traveller or trekkers.
Dhaulagiri circuit trek in Nepal is the best trekking site for every trekker and its biggest achievement is the trophy of crossing to high mountain passes namely French pass at an elevation of 5,360 meters and Dhampus Pass at an elevation of 5,234 meters.
The Dhaulagiri circuit trekking is not just about the mountain passes and snow clad peaks but the richness in flora and faunas is a treasure that it holds with its jungle, hills, and agricultural lands.
Arrival at Kathmandu airport, meet and greeted by office representative, transfer to hotel.
Trekking preparation day, half day sightseeing and spa retreat at Ananda Natural Therapy Center. Overnight at Hotel
After breakfast drive from Kathmandu to Beni by private vehicle or local bus. From Beni drive to Darbang by local bus. Overnight at tented camp
After breakfast trek from Darbang to Dharapani (1400m).Overnight at tented camp
After breakfast trek to Muri (1850m)from Dharapani. Overnight at tented camp
After breakfast trek to Boghara (2080m) . Overnight at tented camp.
After breakfast trek from Boghara to Dobang (2520m) . Overnight at tented camp.
After breakfast trek from Dobang to Italian Base camp (3660m). Overnight at tented camp
Acclimatization day at Italian Base Camp
After breakfast trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4749m). Overnight at tented camp
Exploration day at Dhaulagiri Base Camp
After breakfast trek from Dhaulagiri Base camp to French Base camp (3870m) and then to Hidden Valley (5200m). Overnight at tented camp
After breakfast trek from Hidden Valley to Yak Kharka (3680m). Overnight at tented camp
After breakfast trek to Tukuche (2590m). Overnight at Tea house
After breakfast trek to Ghasa (2010m). Overnight at Tea House
After breakfast trek to Tatopani (1190m). Overnight at Tea house
After breakfast trek to Beni and drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel
Drive of fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel
Free day for shopping, spa retreat at Ananda natural Therapy Center or other activities. In the evening farewell dinner at Nepalese Cuisine Restaurant with culturaldance.
Cost Includes: 1. Transfer airport – hotel – airport 2. All accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara 3. Transportation: Kathmandu – Beni – Kathmandu by private vehicle or local bus. 4. Transportation: Beni - Darbang by local bus. 5. TIMS and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit Fee. 6. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea or coffee during the trek. 7. Govt. trained guide and necessary number of porters during the trek. 8. Guide and porter salary, food, accommodation, transportation and insurance.
Cost Excludes: 1. International Flight and Tourist Visa Fee for Nepal. 2. Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara. 3. All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, mineral water, snacks etc. 4. Hot shower during the trek 5. Personal equipments. 6. Personal and medical insurance, emergency rescue evacuation. 7. All cost arises due to flight cancellation, natural disaster, health issue and political disturbance. 8. Tips for guide and porter.
TRIP FACTS Location: Annapurna region Total duration: 20 days Trekking Days: 15 days Trek Starts: Darbang Trek Ends: Beni Grade: Strenuous Maximum Altitude: 5,200 m. ( Hidden Valley) Trekking style: Tented Camp Best month for Trek: Mar – June, Sep – Dec Culture : Gurung & Thakali Major Attractions: Mt. Annapurna , Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt.Fishtail, Mt. Himchuli, Ethenic Gurung village and their culture, free spa retreat (Massage) at Ananda Natural Therapy center