Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek is a challenging adventure trekking in Nepal. Dhaulagiri stands above the Kali Gandaki valley which separates the Dhaulagiri Range from the Annapurna range . The trek is flanked on either side Dhaulagiri and Annapurna will be experience the full scope of the region has to offer: lush valleys, snowy high passes, calm pine and Rhododendron Forest and exciting glaciers and ice covered peaks. Dhaulagiri itself is well known for some remarkable mountaineering feats and it’s worth experiencing the mountain first-hand. At base camp, Trekkers will be get a sense of the success as well as drama that has surrounded this remarkable mountain. The Dhaulagiri Circuit trek is challenging, and a real adventure for experienced trekkers who are looking for an expedition-like experience. From farming villages in the Himalayan to high alpine pastures, uninhabited valleys and close-up views of several peaks over 8,000 m, this circuit trek is breathtaking and exciting at every stage.
The Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek with incredible is a perfect choice for trekkers who want to avoid any crowds and experience some raw nature. The habitation vogue makes it even a lot of authentic incredible focus on your adventure. The trip is designed for around 17 days, giving you plenty of time to acclimatize and explore the region.
After you land at the Airport, you complete the necessary documentation and meet our team at the terminal gate. He will welcome you and move you to the hotel. He will leave you after assisting in check-in and brief you about the day program. In the evening, you meet with other team members over a welcome dinner at hotel.
Today, the day begins early with a delicious cup of coffee and breakfast. After that, you follow your tour guide and visit the world’s heritages monuments like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Later, in the day, you will prepare for the journey and check all the gears & documents.
After having breakfast, you begin to drive/fly to Pokhara. You get to see rivers, villages, dense forests, terraced fields, and lush green hills while going to pokhara.
Today, you drive to Darbang. The route passes through Beni offering beautiful views of lush green hills and snow-capped mountains. From Beni, you will follow Myagdi Khola and reach Darbang for a night stay.
From Darbang, the trail ascends to a ridge and reaches Dharapani. From here, you get to see striking views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Gurja Himal, and Putha Hiunchuli. Further, the trail continues along a ridge side and takes you to Sibang.
The trail continues towards Muri. Passing by Mattim, you ascend to the snout of a ridge and descend to Ghatti Khola. Further, you pass by Phalai Gaon and cross Shara Khola. From here, you slowly ascend and reach Muri, a big Magar village.
The trail goes through terraced fields and climbs to a ridge. Enjoying excellent views if Ghustung South, you descend to Myagdi Khola. From here, you walking the west bank of the Khola and reach Naura. Further, you ascend on steep and descend through lush forest to reach Boghara.
From Boghara, the trail drops down through terraced fields to a small ridge. Trekking through lush forest, you reach Jyardan and continue walking on a winding path. Further, the trail descends and then ascends to Lipshe. You trek through lush forest and pass by Lapche Kharka before reaching Dobang.
You cross a wooden bridge and ascend along a forested path. Soon, the trail offers lovely views of Mt. Dhaulagiri. The trail descends to Myagdi Khola and again crosses a wooden bridge. Passing by Chartare, you trek through a forest and rocky area. Further, you cross a stream and reach Forest Camp.
The trail moves to the terminal moraine of Chhonbarban Glacier. You get to see Tukuche Peak and north flank of Mt. Dhaulagiri on the way. The trail will shortly lead you to the Italian Base Camp from where you get to see stunning views of the Dhaulagiri range.
Today, you spend the day at the Italian Base Camp. You explore the base camp and nearby area. During strolling around, you get to witness stunning views of the Himalayan mountains.
You wake up early in the morning and move towards Glacier Camp. Be careful on the way because this area involves stone fall as you will pass by a narrow gorge.
Today, the day begins early and you start ascending to Dhaulagiri Base Camp. The trail offers impressive views of the Dhaulagiri range. It is going to be a short day, therefore you get enough time to enjoy in the beauty of the region and relax.
After having a warm breakfast, you continue trekking on the north side of Chhondarban Glacier. The trail then gradually ascends steeply above the glacier. Walking on zigzag moraines, you reach French Pass from where you get to see 360-degree views of the surrounding area. Further, a downhill walk through a snow slope will take you to Hidden Valley.
Today, you will cross Dhampus Pass. The path to the top of the pass will be steep and rugged. From the top of the pass, you get to see striking views of Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri range. Further, the trail steeply descends to Yak Kharka, where you will be sending the night.
The trail further descends following a steep path to Marpha. You will pass by lovely apple orchards, white-washed houses, and paved streets. Trekking along Kali Gandaki River, then you reach to Jomsom to stay at hotel.
Today, you take a short and scenic flight to Pokhara from Jomsom. Upon landing, the guide will take you to the hotel. You can spend the rest of the exploring around.
It is an extra/rest day in Pokhara. You will go on a guided sightseeing tour of places like David's Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, etc. If you want, you can also do paragliding, however, let us know beforehand so that we can arrange that for you on time.
Today, you will return to Kathmandu. The flight will offer beautiful scenery of mountains. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you head to the hotel. Rest of the leisure, walk around the lively streets of Thamel and do shopping and enjoy the day.
Today is a sightseeing day in Kathmandu. You can go on guided sightseeing or spend the day exploring on your own. Visit the local market and do shopping. You can also dine in one of the many restaurants available in Thamel and spend your last day in Kathmandu. In the evening, you meet with other team members over farewell dinner at hotel.
After your adventurous journey in the Himalayas, it is time to say goodbye to each other. One of our team members will drop you at the International Airport and bid you our good wishes.