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Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

Dhaulagiri (8167meters), the world's seventh highest peak, rises majestically from Kali Gandaki valley. Dhaulagiri circuit trekking is best suited for those who aspire for the challenging adventure trekking in Nepal. Around Dhaulagiri Trekking begins from the lowland inhabited by brahmins and chhetris and enters into the settlements of magars and gurungs (who are famous for Gurkha soldiers) as the trek gains altitude. Then the trek follows glaciers and crosses high snowcapped passes, proving a challenging of trekking in the remote areas.

Walking through the pristine valleys, traditional villages, glaciers of Dhaulagiri, French & Thapa Pass that offer awesome scenery of Dhaulagir ranges, Annapurna ranges, Nilgiri and the deepest gorge, Kaligandaki simply make Dhaulagiri circuit trekking ever lasting memories of trekking in Nepal. We descend into the wild and untravelled valleys with possible sights of Thar (blue sheep). Then the trail crosses over Thapa La Pass ( 5250m) with exceptional views of the Kali Gandaki Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world and then steep descend to a valley and finally to Pokhara.

  • Day 01: Drive to Beni Bazaar
    Day 02: Trek to Babiya Chur
    Day 03: Drive to Darbang
    Day 04: Trek to Dharapani.
    Day 05: Trek to Muri.
    Day 06: Trek to Bagar.
    Day 07: Trek to Doban.
    Day 08: Trek to Sallaghari.
    Day 09: Trek to Italy base Camp.
    Day 10: Rest at Italy Base Camp.
    Day 11: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
    Day 12: Trek to Hidden Valley.
    Day 13: Trek to Yak Kharka
    Day 14: Trek to Jomsom
    Day 15 : Trek to Kalopani
    Day 16 : Trek to Tatopani
    Day 17 : Trek to Ghorepani
    Day 18 : Trek to Birethanti
    Day 19 : Trek to Naya Pool - Pokhara by land transportation
  • Cost Includes

    -    International airport arrival and departure
    -    Accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan ( as per the choice of the trekkers )
    -    All necessary paperwork for permit ( national park entrance, TIMS card )
    -    Camping trek arrangement on full board ( cook, kitchen helpers, camping and kitchen equipment, food and fuel )
    -    An experienced English speaking trek leader ( trekking guide ) and assistant trekking guide ( 4 trekking members ), and necessary porters to carry luggage including their meals, accommodation, wages, equipment and accident insurance.
    -    Kathmandu – Darbang - Kathmandu land transportation
    -    First aid medical kit
    -    All government and local taxes
    -     Farewell dinner


    Cost Excludes

    -    International airfare to and from Kathmandu
    -    Nepal visa fee
    -    Excess baggage charges for the domestic flight
    -    Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    -    Travel and rescue insurance for trekking members
    -    Any additional expenses due to domestic flight delay or cancellation
    -    Any other expenses of personal nature ( phone calls, laundry, bar bills battery recharge, hot shower and boiled water in the trekking ).
    -    Gratuity for the trekking staffs

US $ 2900 per person
Minimum 2 Person

Note: Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu flight may be delayed by few hours or even cancelled due to bad weather condition. You should be prepared for such flight delays or cancellations. We will do our best to avoid such conditions. In case of flight cancellation, we will try to get you on the flight for the next day. Getting early flight for the next day may be not possible during the high season. We can arrange flight by helicopter as well with extra cost. If we have a group of 4- 5 people, we can charter helicopter for you to fly from Kathmandu - Lukla or vice versa. It will be advisable to have extra days in Kathmandu before and after the trekking. Trek Himalayan Adventure can arrange you cultural / adventure tours ( such as sightseeing tours, rafting, jungle safari, ) with extra cost if the extra days are not used for the flight conditions to Lukla and back. If the flight is delayed and cancelled for several days which could disturb your onward journey, you are free to choose trekking in Annapurna, Langtang and other regions.Great Himalayan Guide will arrange the alternative trek for you as soon as possible.