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Dhaulagiri circuit trek

Dhaulagiri circuit trek

Wilderness Trekking
dhampus peak base camp
yak kharka to dhampush peak base camp
french pass of dhaulagiri circuit

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Trip Facts

Duration : 19 Days Max-Altitude : 5212m Program Type : Camping Best Season : Sep to Nov, March to Jun Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Flight/Land
All price inclusive
$ 3100 $ 2600

Overview

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek 2021/2022

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is an extremely adventurous journey around the world’s seventh highest peak (8,167 meters/26,780 feet), Dhaulagiri range Located west of the Annapurna range, this trek is relatively remote and takes place in the Myagdi District. A challenging yet beautiful off-beaten trek in Nepal, the Dhaulagiri circuit Trek is also known as the Dhaulagiri Round Trek or Dhaulagiri Pass.

In addition, Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is Identified for challenging and rewarding high passes landscapes treks in Nepal. Dhaulagiri circuit trek is a unique Camping trek; off the Beaten routes, difficulty, narrow rocky trails, hike through the glacier, crevasses, Avalanches, rocks fall sections, tough French pass, and Dhampus pass (Thapa Pass). 

The Dhaulagiri mountain rises 8,167 m. The seventh highest beautiful mountain in the world. the Dhaulagiri Trek leads a few groups per season due to technically tough trekking passes, mainly the tough for porters to walk landslide parts with carrying loads there is several places need to fixed the rope (between Italy Camp and Japanese Base Camp).

The trekking route of the Dhaulagiri circuit is the miserable valley as known as “hidden valley” freezing windy and difficult trails. However the mountain view is phenomenal from Alu Bari (yak Khadka) and magnificent view of the Annapurna range, Nil Giri 6940 m, Annapurna I 8,091 m, Tilicho peak7,134 m. Thorong Peak 6144 m, and a miracle of upper Mustang Valley.

The altitude of Dhaulagiri Base Camp is 4,700 m, French pass is 5,360 m, which is the beautiful gorges valley and breathtaking panorama view of the Dolpo region Himalaya scenery; as well as other Annapurna and Mustang Valley.

During the Dhaulagiri circuit trek, if trekkers want to add two more days then it is possibilities to climb Dhampus peak adding the peak climbing itinerary, climbing guide, climbing Permit, and climbing gear, it will be the extra cost than listing as the Dhaulagiri Round Trek package, the Dhampus Peak is 6,012 meters high-altitude peak.

Weather in Dhaulagiri circuit trek

autumn and spring are the most favorable weather for the Dhaulagiri pass. monsoon and winter are not favorable for this trek. No matter whichever season you trek in Dhaulagiri, remember that mountain makes their weather.

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking Route

The bus takes you to Baglung via the Prithvi Highway from Kathmandu. When you arrive in Beni, you begin your trek journey from Darbang. A night is spent there. The next day, you move towards Muri making a gradual climb through forest paths. Following that, you head towards Boghara, which gives you a great view of the surrounding mountains. After ascending to Dhaulagiri pass, Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek trails descend to Pharpha and Jomsom, then back to Pokhara. 

While most of the townspeople are Magar on the Magdi side and Thakalis on the Kali Gandaki side, the village settlement crosses at the beginning of each village. This leaves the rest to hike through the wilderness and alpine pastures.

We are here to assist you with your Dhaulagiri circuit Trek makes a success with the mixed tastes; challenging passes with beautiful scenery. Nepal wilderness trekking agency guide Team leads this trek every season with an experienced, knowledgeable Guide, who knows the current situations of Dhaulagiri circuit area mountain weather and changeable glacier trails of the Dhaulagiri circuit trek. 

Accommodations 

Dhaulagiri trek is a full camping trek, it is out of the tea house access, though there are basic tea shops in the Dovan, Pine Forest, and Italy base camp before the pass. 

Cost:

 Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking cost offers U$D 2600/. Per person for double Accompany

 for the Single supplement, USD 500/. Extra, because of required many workforces for the camping trek; guide, cook, Sherpa, kitchen helper, and porters.

Trip highlights

1. challenging adventure trails

2. Beautiful hidden valley

3. Seventh highest mountain in the world 8167m

4. Gorges Kali Gandaki River valley

5. Spectacular wilderness journey

6. Wilderness camping’s experience


 

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive international airport in Kathmandu and transport to Thamel
  • Day 02: Full-day Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with a professional tour guide.
  • Day 03: By Bus to Beni 9 hour drive overnight at the hotel in Beni.
  • Day 04: Drive to Darbang 2/3 hours and trek to Khibang benshi 1800m. overnight at Tent.
  • Day 05: Trek to Boghara 5 hours (2,008m) overnight at the tent,
  • Day 06: Trek to Dovan 6 hours (2,520m) overnight at tent,
  • Day 07: Trek to Pine Forest 6 hours (3,110m) overnight at tent,
  • Day 08: Trek to Italian Base Camp (3,660m). 7 hours overnight at the shelter,
  • Day 09: Acclimatization day at Italian Base Camp Local excursion 3/ 4 hours.
  • Day 10: Trek to Japanese Base Camp (4600) this day is the most narrow and challenging trail we have to cross, overnight at tent,
  • Day 11: Trek to Dhawalagiri Base Camp (4700m) 7-8 hours. Overnight at a Tent,
  • Day 12: Trek to French Pass (5360m), then - Hidden Valley (4900m) 6/7 hours. Overnight at the tent,
  • Day 13: Trek to Yak Kharka overnight at tent,
  • Day 14: Trek to Marpha overnight at Lodge,
  • Day 15: Trek to Jomsom Overnight at Lodge,
  • Day 16: Fly back to Pokhara overnight at Hotel in Pokhara,
  • Day 17: Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist Bus.
  • Day 18: Free day at Kathmandu, Including Hotel BB, Service.
  • Day 19: Departure from Hotel.

Cost Included

  • Pick up and drop airport- hotel- airport,
  • Kathmandu valley full day sightseeing
  • Cleans Hotel in Kathmandu. Four night and one night in Pokhara as per our Itinerary, A/C Room sharing the double bed, Televisions, clean bathroom 24 hours hot showers
  • Bus to Kathmandu-Pokhara –Darbang,
  • One fluent English speaking, the government registered, experienced, first aid trained guide and required porters.
  • Cook, kitchen staff
  • All staff's (guide porters and Sherpa wages and insurance equipment etc.).
  • Stander meals during the trek, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Tea, coffee,  cooking by our experienced cook,
  • Fresh and tin fruits for dessert, Apple, Banana, Mango, pineapples
  • All camping Equipment two men tent, dining tent, toilet tent, Kitchen crews.
  • (Jomsom Pokhara) Air tickets. Anf bus for all staff,
  • Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist bus,

Cost Excluded

  • Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, mineral water.
  • Rescue operation charge.
  • Tip etc.
Trip Dates Trip Price Confirmed Pax Trip Status
April 15, 2022 US$ 2600 1 Join a Group Book Now
May 10, 2022 US$ 2600 Join a Group Book Now
October 10, 2022 US$ 2600 Join a Group Book Now

Reviews

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek 2021/2022

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is an extremely adventurous journey around the world’s seventh highest peak (8,167 meters/26,780 feet), Dhaulagiri range Located west of the Annapurna range, this trek is relatively remote and takes place in the Myagdi District. A challenging yet beautiful off-beaten trek in Nepal, the Dhaulagiri circuit Trek is also known as the Dhaulagiri Round Trek or Dhaulagiri Pass.

In addition, Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is Identified for challenging and rewarding high passes landscapes treks in Nepal. Dhaulagiri circuit trek is a unique Camping trek; off the Beaten routes, difficulty, narrow rocky trails, hike through the glacier, crevasses, Avalanches, rocks fall sections, tough French pass, and Dhampus pass (Thapa Pass). 

The Dhaulagiri mountain rises 8,167 m. The seventh highest beautiful mountain in the world. the Dhaulagiri Trek leads a few groups per season due to technically tough trekking passes, mainly the tough for porters to walk landslide parts with carrying loads there is several places need to fixed the rope (between Italy Camp and Japanese Base Camp).

The trekking route of the Dhaulagiri circuit is the miserable valley as known as “hidden valley” freezing windy and difficult trails. However the mountain view is phenomenal from Alu Bari (yak Khadka) and magnificent view of the Annapurna range, Nil Giri 6940 m, Annapurna I 8,091 m, Tilicho peak7,134 m. Thorong Peak 6144 m, and a miracle of upper Mustang Valley.

The altitude of Dhaulagiri Base Camp is 4,700 m, French pass is 5,360 m, which is the beautiful gorges valley and breathtaking panorama view of the Dolpo region Himalaya scenery; as well as other Annapurna and Mustang Valley.

During the Dhaulagiri circuit trek, if trekkers want to add two more days then it is possibilities to climb Dhampus peak adding the peak climbing itinerary, climbing guide, climbing Permit, and climbing gear, it will be the extra cost than listing as the Dhaulagiri Round Trek package, the Dhampus Peak is 6,012 meters high-altitude peak.

Weather in Dhaulagiri circuit trek

autumn and spring are the most favorable weather for the Dhaulagiri pass. monsoon and winter are not favorable for this trek. No matter whichever season you trek in Dhaulagiri, remember that mountain makes their weather.

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking Route

The bus takes you to Baglung via the Prithvi Highway from Kathmandu. When you arrive in Beni, you begin your trek journey from Darbang. A night is spent there. The next day, you move towards Muri making a gradual climb through forest paths. Following that, you head towards Boghara, which gives you a great view of the surrounding mountains. After ascending to Dhaulagiri pass, Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek trails descend to Pharpha and Jomsom, then back to Pokhara. 

While most of the townspeople are Magar on the Magdi side and Thakalis on the Kali Gandaki side, the village settlement crosses at the beginning of each village. This leaves the rest to hike through the wilderness and alpine pastures.

We are here to assist you with your Dhaulagiri circuit Trek makes a success with the mixed tastes; challenging passes with beautiful scenery. Nepal wilderness trekking agency guide Team leads this trek every season with an experienced, knowledgeable Guide, who knows the current situations of Dhaulagiri circuit area mountain weather and changeable glacier trails of the Dhaulagiri circuit trek. 

Accommodations 

Dhaulagiri trek is a full camping trek, it is out of the tea house access, though there are basic tea shops in the Dovan, Pine Forest, and Italy base camp before the pass. 

Cost:

 Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking cost offers U$D 2600/. Per person for double Accompany

 for the Single supplement, USD 500/. Extra, because of required many workforces for the camping trek; guide, cook, Sherpa, kitchen helper, and porters.

Trip highlights

1. challenging adventure trails

2. Beautiful hidden valley

3. Seventh highest mountain in the world 8167m

4. Gorges Kali Gandaki River valley

5. Spectacular wilderness journey

6. Wilderness camping’s experience


 

  • Day 01: Arrive international airport in Kathmandu and transport to Thamel
  • Day 02: Full-day Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with a professional tour guide.
  • Day 03: By Bus to Beni 9 hour drive overnight at the hotel in Beni.
  • Day 04: Drive to Darbang 2/3 hours and trek to Khibang benshi 1800m. overnight at Tent.
  • Day 05: Trek to Boghara 5 hours (2,008m) overnight at the tent,
  • Day 06: Trek to Dovan 6 hours (2,520m) overnight at tent,
  • Day 07: Trek to Pine Forest 6 hours (3,110m) overnight at tent,
  • Day 08: Trek to Italian Base Camp (3,660m). 7 hours overnight at the shelter,
  • Day 09: Acclimatization day at Italian Base Camp Local excursion 3/ 4 hours.
  • Day 10: Trek to Japanese Base Camp (4600) this day is the most narrow and challenging trail we have to cross, overnight at tent,
  • Day 11: Trek to Dhawalagiri Base Camp (4700m) 7-8 hours. Overnight at a Tent,
  • Day 12: Trek to French Pass (5360m), then - Hidden Valley (4900m) 6/7 hours. Overnight at the tent,
  • Day 13: Trek to Yak Kharka overnight at tent,
  • Day 14: Trek to Marpha overnight at Lodge,
  • Day 15: Trek to Jomsom Overnight at Lodge,
  • Day 16: Fly back to Pokhara overnight at Hotel in Pokhara,
  • Day 17: Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist Bus.
  • Day 18: Free day at Kathmandu, Including Hotel BB, Service.
  • Day 19: Departure from Hotel.

Cost Included

  • Pick up and drop airport- hotel- airport,
  • Kathmandu valley full day sightseeing
  • Cleans Hotel in Kathmandu. Four night and one night in Pokhara as per our Itinerary, A/C Room sharing the double bed, Televisions, clean bathroom 24 hours hot showers
  • Bus to Kathmandu-Pokhara –Darbang,
  • One fluent English speaking, the government registered, experienced, first aid trained guide and required porters.
  • Cook, kitchen staff
  • All staff's (guide porters and Sherpa wages and insurance equipment etc.).
  • Stander meals during the trek, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Tea, coffee,  cooking by our experienced cook,
  • Fresh and tin fruits for dessert, Apple, Banana, Mango, pineapples
  • All camping Equipment two men tent, dining tent, toilet tent, Kitchen crews.
  • (Jomsom Pokhara) Air tickets. Anf bus for all staff,
  • Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist bus,

Cost Excluded

  • Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, mineral water.
  • Rescue operation charge.
  • Tip etc.

Fixed Departures

Trip Dates Trip Price Confirmed Pax Trip Status
April 15, 2022 US$ 2600 1 Join a Group Book Now
May 10, 2022 US$ 2600 Join a Group Book Now
October 10, 2022 US$ 2600 Join a Group Book Now

Frequently Asked Questions

The difficulty of Dhaulagiri Circuit trek is moderate trek and 19 days Duration of the Trek from starting to ending
The height of Dhaulagiri French Pass is 5360 M.
yes, you can do it privately with our guide and porter if not match our fixed departure date. But for single person is $220 extra than listing on the site
April- May and September to November is the best time to do Dhaulagiri circuit
hike through the glacier, crevasse, Avalanches, rocks fall sections
this is wilderness area trekking and doable only camping.

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