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Nepal » Trekking in Nepal » Dhaulagiri Region » Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking

This trekking routes starts after 8 hours scenic drive from Kathmandi to Beni, from Beni you head in a north-westerly direction through the villages of Babichour, Dorbang and Darapani to Muri from where you head north still keeping to the banks of the Myagdi Khola. Muri is the last major settlement on this trail and is inhabited by people of the Magar tribe, of Mongoloid stock and descended from the early settlers of the Nepalese middle hills. From Muri, you head north along the Myagdi Khola through the villages of Baghara, Dobang and Chartare to Pakoban. Beyond Pakoban there are no permanent settlements. Still heading north you skirt the Chhanbardan Glacier, keeping on its left side, to reach the Dhaulagiri Base Camp from where magnificent mountain vistas are available. Head north-east from the Base Camp and climb the steep incline to the French Pass (5,360 meters), between Tukche Peak (6,920 meters) and Sita Chuchura (6,611meters). Heading east you descend a little and pass through a portion of the Hidden Valley and climb to Thapa Pass (5,250 meters), between Tukche Peak and Thapa Peak (6,012 meters) from where you begin your descent, heading south-east to Alubari. From Alubari, the trail further descends to the village of Marpha on the banks of the Kali Gandaki River, and then heads north to Jomsom from where you fly back to Pokhara.

Trip Itierary

Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Fullday Sight-Seeing of Kathmandu Valley. (B)
Day 03: Drive to Beni 9 hrs tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 04: Beni to Babichaur (950m) 5hrs tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 05: Babichaur to Dharapani (1400m) 6 hrs tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 06: Dharapani to Muri (1850m) 5 hrs tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 07: Muri to Boghara (2080m) 6 hrs tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 08: Boghara to Dobang (2520m) 5 hrs tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 09: Dobang to Choriban Khola (3110m) 5 hrs tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 10: Choriban Khola to Italian Base Camp (3660m) 7 hrs tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 11: Acclimatization and rest day. Tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 12: Italian Base Camp to Glacier Camp (4210 m) 6 hrs tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 13: Glacier Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4740m) 7 hrs tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 14: Another acclimatization and Rest Day. Tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 15: Crossing French pass to Hidden Valley (5200m) 6 hrs tented camp (B.L.D)
Day 16: Cross Dhampus Pass trek to Yak Kharka (3680m) 6 hrs (B.L.D)
Day 17: Yak Kharka to Jomsom (2710m) 6 hrs (B.L.D)
Day 18: Jomsom to Pokhara by fly (B)
Day 19: Pokhara to Kathmandu 7 hrs drive or 30 min fly (B)
Day 20: Final departure to your destination. (B)

Service Cost Includes:

  1. Kathmandu/Pokhara Hotel Accommodation room with break fast basis
  2. Annapurna Conservation Area Project Fee
  3. Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Fee
  4. All Air Fare
  5. All land transfer as per given itinerary
  6. Accommodation and 3 meals a day while on the trek
  7. All Tent and Kitchen Equipments
  8. All Kitchen Crews
  9. Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder trekking Guide and necessary Porter
  10. All program according to itineraries on full board.
  11. Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs

Service Cost excludes:

  1. Kathmandu/Pokhara Hotel Lunch and Dinner
  2. Travel Insurance (this is a mandatory condition of booking)
  3. Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  4. Personal spending money and all bar bills, Items of personal nature, Soft/hard drinks, hot water, hot shower, tips etc.
  5. Unforseen expenses due to strike (bandh), Road block etc…

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