Dhaulagiri Round Trek

14 Days

Dhaulagiri Round Trek can be the utmost daring and inspiring trek in a hardly visited area of Nepal. It is an excellent way to understand Nepal, with a combination of environment and culture in plenty. It starts from Beni on the Kali Gandaki River and soars to the attractive, pure valley of Myagdi Khola which flows southwards from the heart of the Dhaulagiri Himal. The ever-changing scenery and attractive villages to Dhaulagiri Base camp make this trek even more motivating. The mountain sights on the climb and decline of the route are simply extraordinary. The attractive rhododendron forests, deciduous oak trees and junipers will keep your feelings up the entire time.

Discovering the concealed valley, passing the Dhampus Pass and building a long decline to Marpha in the Kali Gandaki Valley enhances the happiness of this trek. This trek can also be a chance to discover the native lifestyles and culture of Gurung, Magar, and other community people.

Day 01 :
Day 1

Drive Kathmandu to Beni (830m) by bus/jeep

10 hours.

Day 02 :
Day 2

Trek from Beni to Darbang (1070m) by jeep

6 hours.

Day 03 :
Day 3

Trek from Darbang to Kalleni (1350m)

5 hours .

Day 04 :
Day 4

Trek from Kalleni to Boghara (1850m)

7 hours .

Day 05 :
Day 5

Trek from Boghara to Dobhankharka (2520m)

6 hours

(Teahouses up to Dobhankharka, after that there will be camping.)

Day 06 :
Day 6

Trek from Dobhankharka to Chaur Bag Khola camp (3445m)

5 hours.

Day 07 :
Day 7

Trek from Chaur Bag Khola camp to Japanese Camp (3890m)

5 hours.

Day 08 :
Day 8

Rest in Japanese Camp.

Day 09 :
Day 9

Trek from Japanese Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4748m)

5 hours.

Day 10 :
Day 10

Trek from Dhaulagiri Base Camp to Hidden Valley Camp (5140m) via French Pass (5360m)

7 hours .

Day 11 :
Day 11

Trek from Hidden Valley Camp to Alu Baru (3900m) via Thapa Bhanjyang ( Dhampus pass) (5244m)

8 hours.

Day 12 :
Day 12

Trek from Alu Bari to Marpha (2670m)

4 hours.

Day 13 :
Day 13

Trek from Marpha to Jomsom, which takes about 3 hours and same day flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. In case bad weather prevails and the flight is cancelled, then take a bus or jeep, which takes about 9 hours.

Day 14 :
Day 14

Drive pokhara to kathmandu by tourist bus

7 hours.

Cost Includes

  • A guide
  • Necessary porters
  • Necessary transportation throughout by public bus
  • Entry permit for Annapurna Conservation Area
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner) for you and for our guide and porter during the trek.
  • Accommodation in lodges and tents for you and for our guide and porter. (partly teahouse, mostly camping )
  • Necessary Camping equipment such as tents, kitchen tent, dining tent, toilet tent, mattresses, down sleeping bags, down jackets, cooking utensils, fuel, etc. (You can also bring your own sleeping bag, down jacket and mattresses if you wish.)
  • Camping charges
  • Insurance and equipment for the Nepali staff
  • Flight ticket Jomsom to Pokhara

Cost Excludes

  • Emergency Mountain Medical Rescue Insurance (Provided by your insurance company. Please buy it in your country. You cannot buy it in Nepal.)
  • Personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drink, beverages, hot showers, etc.
  • Tips
  • Jeep drive and hotel accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara with meals.

Personal Trekking Equipment List

  • Lightweight walking boots, spare laces
  • Sleeping bag (You can rent from here)
  • Down Jacket (You can rent from here)
  • A rainproof jacket with hood or a Punchoo
  • 2 pairs of loose-fitting long shorts/skirts
  • 2 cotton T-shirts
  • Sun hat
  • One pair of sandals
  • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pairs of thick woollen socks
  • Personal medical supplies (first aid kits)
  • Flashlight
  • Toiletries with towels
  • Sunglasses
  • Suntan cream
  • Water bottle
  • Iodine for the purification of drinking water
  • Daypack
  • Rucksack
  • Things of personal interest
  • Lip guard

Note: You can either bring your own sleeping bag and down jacket or rent them here. The temperate drops to around – 10-degree Celsius.

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Dhaulagiri Round Trek
From $1,775
/ Adult

Trip Facts

  • Beni
  • Pokhara
  • Hard
  • 5,140m
  • Trekking
  • Tea House
  • Nepal
  • Sep - Nov and Mar - May
  • Western Region

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