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Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

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  • Availability
    Sept- Nov & March to Early June.

  • Trip Duration
    17

  • Trek Difficulty
    Difficulty

  • Group Size
    1- 10

  • Maximum Altitude
    5230m.

  • Guide Language
    English, franc , Germany , Chinese

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Mt.Dhaulagiri circuit trek is adventures trekking route in Nepal, Dhaulagiri trekking is most popularly known as extreme adventures trekking in west Nepal. This trek located in the north-west side from Annapurna Himalaya range and route goes around the 7th highest mountain. Dhaulagiri circuit trek Trails begin with many large Magars village at the same time you can explore their warm hospitality, welcoming and culture. They have completely different dialogue, calendar and their won festival to celebrate, if you are lucky and reach those place by festival time then you can easily enjoy their activity. 

Once you explore with locally popular Magar cast village and counties ascent to Japanese base camp and Italian base camp then you start feeling the altitude.

Once you crossed Italian base camp and further ascent then you reach Dhaulagiri base camp which is close to 5000m.and your adventures trek becomes a little more difficult every day. If you acclimatize and trek slowly day by day and drink a lot of water you can avoid altitude sickness easily and make the trek more memorable and enjoyable. Rest few days in Dhaulagiri base camp and acclimatize yourself then you are now ready to trek more to the hidden valley via French pass. 5400m. French pass itself self it is a little bit tough to cross throughout. In between scenery of Dhaulagiri makes you forget difficult anyway. 7 to 9 hours of trekking to hidden valley makes you a little tired but you have now more things to memories. Once you are in the hidden valley where you have one more extra day rest and prepare for another over 5000m.pass campus pass. Finally once again when you are in 5350m top of campus pass then you have mostly hardcore trek is done and you trek down to yak kharka. With enjoying the scenery of east face Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range mountain will make you enjoy most of the day. On another day you will reach in a most beautiful place called marpha.  Marpha is the apple Kingdom of Nepal and you can taste verities of apple dishes and juice. Trekking route for this trek is end here and you drive down to Tatopani (hot spring). You can enjoy bathing in hot spring late afternoon and refreshment from freezing cold trekking.

Overall you going to have 100 of great experience from this adventures trek and you list this trip as one of your favourite trip in your lifetime. 

Further drive down to Pokhara then your trip is ends here.

Day 1: arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel-1300m
Day 2 – Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu and trek preparation day
Day 3 – Drive to pokhara and overnight in pokhara-820m.
Day 4 – Drive to darbang 6 – 7 hours -alt 1120m
Day 5 – Trek to Sibang - 6 – 7 hours- 1800m.
Day 6 –Trek to bagar – 7-8 hours – 2100m.
Day 7 – Trek to Dobhan - 6-7 hours- alt.2550m.
Day 8 – Dobhan to Italian base camp- 7 -8– hours -3680m
Day 9 – Acclimatizing day
Day 10 – Trek to Japanese base camp , 5 – 6 hours 3900m.
Day 11 trek to Dhaulagiri base camp- 5 –6 hours -4790m.
Day 12 - Acclimatizing day
Day 13 Trek to hidden valley-5200m—7-8 hours.via French pass-5400m.
Day 14- Reserve Day for bad weather or rest day
Day 15 - Trek to yak kharka-6-7 hours – 4230m.- via dhampus pass- 5350m.
Day 16- Trek to Jomsom -5- 6 hours- 2650 meter.
Day 17- Early Morning Fly back to Pokha from Jomsom ,(30 minutes)
Day 1: arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel-1300m

One of Nature Explore trek representer welcome you at the Tribhuwan international airport with warm welcome then transfer to your hotel. an evening you will have a short brief about the following the program.   


Day 2 – Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu and trek preparation day

After breakfast, you will go to visit few places for like in kathkamandu durbar square and Monkey temple until lunchtime, then an afternoon trekking preparation. 


Day 3 – Drive to pokhara and overnight in pokhara-820m.

Early in the morning, you will drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu, generally, it takes 6 to 7 hours, (201km) via Prithivi highway, along the way you will have a short break for toilet and lunch, once you reach in Pokhara you have free time for exploring the lakeside Pokhara.


Day 4 – Drive to darbang 6 – 7 hours -alt 1120m

After breakfast, at Hotel we drive to Darbang via Beni bazaar, basically, it takes  6 to 7 hours by jeep. along the way, you will cross many local villages and local  people daily  lifestyle, once you reach camp then you can visit around the villages before dinner


Day 5 – Trek to Sibang - 6 – 7 hours- 1800m.

 

Today we trek to Sibang, first part we have to ascend to the ridge- top of the Darapani gaun, from this top of the hill this morning you will see a magnificent view of Mt. Dhaulagiri range and Gurja peak(7195m.), Putha Hunchuli (7250m), we continue to trek  through the Sibang river to reach Sabang gaun, Total  you will walk 6 to 7 hours,


Day 6 –Trek to bagar – 7-8 hours – 2100m.

After breakfast, we start our day, gently we descend to Khate Khola in the morning then ascend up top Muri gaun where the Magdi and Dara river meet, then we shall cross the few suspension bridges of Dhola Khola, and again shortly descending  to Naura villages, along the path you will cross the terraced, farm fields including the domestic animal settlements  and villages


Day 7 – Trek to Dobhan - 6-7 hours- alt.2550m.

today mostly  descend through a forest to Jyardan and climb up to Lipshe , then after the route enters the forested area before going up to Dovan,  


Day 8 – Dobhan to Italian base camp- 7 -8– hours -3680m

Dovan is the last villages of this Dhaulagiri circuit trek, today we trek to Italian camp, along the trail we pass forest l filled and many different trees like Oaks, Bamboo, and pines trees, after when we go more further then a big mountains start to surround, from our camp we can see,  if the weather is clear we can see the Tukuche peak alt. 6922m.), Dhaulagiri ranges including many mountains,


Day 9 – Acclimatizing day

Today is our rest here, we are not packing a bag or wake up early as we did earlier of this trek we will prepare for the further plan, also you have a good time and relaxing the view of the mountains from a close distance 


Day 10 – Trek to Japanese base camp , 5 – 6 hours 3900m.

After early breakfast, today we trek through the rock on a steep slope before we cross the Glacial moraines, after cross the moraines we will meet again a big grassy area, it’s a really big area and it’s the Japanese base camp, you will have a great view of the west face of Mt. Dhaulagiri I (Alt. 8167m) including Tsaurabong peak (alt.6390m) ,


Day 11 trek to Dhaulagiri base camp- 5 –6 hours -4790m.

Early in the morning after breakfast, we start our day, it’s the biggest day of this trek and challenging to walk through the glacier and moraine, between Japanese base camp to Dhaulagiri base camp there are huge glacier, and the rocky trail makes you feel real adventure trek and you should be well prepared for this type  the trek, safety and security is the main concern so we all need to be careful walk together and safely to reach in camp.;


Day 12 - Acclimatizing day

Today,  no need to wake up early in the morning, after breakfast, we can walk around and explore the beautiful mounts view from a close distance, if you want to go little hike for a better view you can do that before lunch. Also, it's important to well prepare to go more following days. 


Day 13 Trek to hidden valley-5200m—7-8 hours.via French pass-5400m.

The route leads us the north side of the Chhondaeban glacier, and we gradually ascending above the glacier to hillside, continually following the zing- jack trail with crossing the mountains finally we make to the top of the french pass, from here you shall see the strengthen view of mountains ranges, it’s like a 390-degree view all around mountains will be surrounded for you from the top, then after we gradually descending through the snow slopes and finally reach camp to Hidden valley.


Day 14- Reserve Day for bad weather or rest day

If encase bad weather for continue trek today then only we stop here, otherwise, we shall trek continue to the following the program. 


Day 15 - Trek to yak kharka-6-7 hours – 4230m.- via dhampus pass- 5350m.

We trek to Yak Kharka today via Dhampush pass Alt 5200m) from top of the Dampush pass you will see the great view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains ranges. Then we trek descend slop through the glacier to Yak kharkha today.


Day 16- Trek to Jomsom -5- 6 hours- 2650 meter.

Steep, descend to Marpha villages about 4 to 5 hours, Marpha is known is an Apple garden area if Nepal. hee you can spend few hours then drive to Jomsom 30 minutes  to catch a flight tomorrow to Pokhara 


Day 17- Early Morning Fly back to Pokha from Jomsom ,(30 minutes)

Early in the morning, you will fly to Pokhara from Jomsom with big adventure trekking memories, your guide and other kitchen staff will let you take your won time to relax after this hard trek, you trek is end here, if you need any more help to make another plan to go  Chitwan jungle safari or Lumbini buddha birthplace we are happy to be your help.


Cost Includes

  •  Airport picks up and Drop off.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Internal ground transfer as per the itinerary
  • Special Permit and entry fees required for the trek
  • 3 meals a day while trekking(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Hot drinks Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation while trekking in twin sharing basis tents/homestay
  • English speaking, well trained and experienced trekking guides
  • Assistant guide(s)
  • as per the group size and  porter(s) for luggage
  • Treated water during the trek
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit)
  •  Insurance and wages for the Nepali staff.
  • Staff insurance

Cost Excludes

  •  International airfare to/ from Nepal
  •   Lunch and dinner prior to the trek, please allow US$ 20 per day
  •  Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses
  •  Drinks both alcoholic and bottled other than sterilized drinking water
  •  Internet & Laundry fees
  • All the foods and beverages other than the itinerary
  • Personal gears and expenses
  • Tips and gratitude provided to staffs
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Anthony M

Published: Mar 15, 2020

U.S.A
Rating:

This was my first trip booking with Nature Explore, and they did not disappoint! Dinesh Karki is extremely professional and easy to work with. Throughout the whole process, our trip planning was easy and accurate with experienced management, guides, and porters. I would highly recommend booking a trip with Nature Explore for your journey through the Himalayas. Get out and explore Nepal!!!

Danile M

Published: Mar 15, 2020

U.S.A
Rating:

Great job by all the team at Nature Explore. This trek was very difficult but our porters and guide were very knowledgeable about the trail. They made sure our crew was safe and comfortable the entire time. The office staff was great with organizing all aspects of the trip and were very fair with prices.

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