The Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is a challenging and rewarding trek in western Nepal, that takes trekkers through some of the most stunning mountain landscapes in the region. The trek is located in the Dhaulagiri region and offers trekkers the opportunity to explore the rugged and remote terrain of the region, while also experiencing the vibrant cultural heritage of the local communities.
The trek starts with a drive from Pokhara to Darbang, the starting point of the trek. From Darbang, you will follow the trail through lush forests and traditional farmlands, gradually ascending towards the high mountain passes of the Dhaulagiri region. The trail is known for its rugged and challenging terrain, and you will need to be well prepared for the physical demands of high-altitude trekking.
As you trek further, you will be surrounded by stunning mountain views, including Mount Dhaulagiri, the seventh highest peak in the world. The trek also offers trekkers the opportunity to experience the vibrant cultural heritage of the local communities, including the Magar, Gurung, and Thakali communities. These communities have a rich cultural heritage and traditions, and you will have the opportunity to learn about their way of life and to experience their warm hospitality.
The Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek takes you through several high mountain passes, including the French Pass and the Dhampus Pass, which offer stunning mountain views and a true sense of adventure. The trek also takes you through scenic valleys, glaciers, and high-altitude lakes, each offering a unique and unforgettable experience.
The trek ends in Jomsom, where you can catch a flight or drive back to Pokhara. The Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is a great choice for experienced trekkers who are looking for a challenging and rewarding trek in western Nepal. It is also a great choice for trekkers who are interested in experiencing the vibrant cultural heritage of the local communities and who are looking to experience the stunning mountain landscapes of the Dhaulagiri region.
In conclusion, the Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is a challenging and rewarding trek that takes trekkers through the rugged and remote terrain of the Dhaulagiri region, while also offering the opportunity to experience the vibrant cultural heritage of the local communities. With stunning mountain views, high mountain passes, and scenic valleys and lakes, the Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is an unforgettable journey for anyone looking to experience the beauty and diversity of western Nepal.
Fact of the trek
Trip Name: Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek Duration: 20 Days
trip cost : US$
Best season: : September to November & February to May
Transportation: Land or Flight
Accommodation: Hotel/ Resort in Kathmandu & Pokhara,camping during the trek
Culture: Gurung, Ghale
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Full Day Kathmandu sightseeing tour.
Day 03: Fly to Pokhara & sightseeing Hotel Overnight
Day 04: Drive to Beni (850m) (4 hrs). Camp
Day 05: Trek to Babiachor (950 m) (5 hrs). Camp
Day 06: Trek to Darbang (1,180m) (6 hrs). Camp
Day 07: Trek to Takum (1,560m) (5 hrs). Camp
Day 08: Trek to Goban Dhara (1,790m) (6 hrs). Camp
Day 09: Trek to Baghora (2,080m) (5 hrs). Camp
Day 10: Trek to Dobang (2,520m) (5 hrs). Camp
Day 11: Trek to Choriban Khola (3,110m) (6 hrs). Camp
Day 12: Rest / Exploration Day.
Day 13: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,750m) (7 hrs).
Day 14: Trek to French Pass (5,360 m) Continue to Hidden Valley High Camp. (4,000m) (6 hrs). Camp
Day 15: Trek through the Pass to Yak Kharka (3,680m) (6 hrs).
Day 16: Trek to Marpha (2,667m) (5 hrs).
Day 17: Trek to Jomsom (2,710m) (3 hrs).
Day 18: Flight Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu. Hotel Overnight.
Day 19: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 20: Final Departure
• All private transportation.
• 3 star hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu and pokhara.
• All entrance fee and experience tour guide for sightseeing All private transportation in.
• There Time Meals a day Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner during the trek.
• Tea house /home stay accommodation during the trek.
• Gov. Licensed experienced helpful and friendly guide and porters.
• Trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
• First aid medical kit (with the guide).
• Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Permits fee.
• Welcome and Farewell dinner.
• Government taxes & office service charge.
• International air fare to and from Kathmandu.
• Nepal entry visa.
• Lunch and evening meals in cities, except the trek (and also
the case of early return from the trekking than the scheduled
• Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara because of
early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due
to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
• Travel and rescue insurance.
• Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery
recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
• Tips for drivers, guides and porter.
|Duration: 20 Days|
|Average price: US$ 4000 only *per person|