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Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek - 15 days

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15 days
Max. Elevation
Group size
All ground transportation and domestic flights as per itinerary.
Best Season
Sep, Oct, Nov, March, April, May
3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Tea house / Lodge during the trek.
Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
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Ends at
Trip Route
Kathmandu - Pokhara - Darbang - Italian BC - Japanese BC - Dhaulagiri BC - French Pass - Yak Khark - Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu


    • Adventure in the heart of the world's 7th highest Dhaulagiri base camp and scenic hidden valley.
    • Breath-taking panorama of Dhaulagiri's massive range of mountains with Annapurna range.
    • Cultural and scenic walk on rolling green mid-hills within the world's 7th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri.
    • Exploring rural farm villages of Magar hill tribes in the least visited areas of Western Nepal.
    • From low paddy fields to cooler alpine hills full of dense forest to an arctic zone of ice and glaciers.
    • Walking South West to North and into the Eastern side of Dhaulagiri to end at Kaligandaki valley.
    • Trek to Dhaulagiri base camp with high French pass to scenic Hidden Valley amazing views.
Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is trekking around Mount Dhaulagiri (8,167 m / 26, 795 ft)- the 7th highest mountain in the world. The impressive trek offers you adventurous to challenging walks from low warm sub-tropical areas to cooler alpine hills inside the forest of tall pines-oaks and rhododendron. The fascinating route also included walking around moraine-ice and glaciers at Dhaulagiri base camp and over a high French pass to reach a scenic and beautiful valley covered with the best views of the Himalayas. The Dhaulagiri circuit is also the least trekked route in Nepal. Located far North Western Himalayas of Nepal, it is regarded as one of the most challenging trekking in Nepal. The trek was acquired full of rural farm villages and followed upstream Mygdi River right up to its source at Dhaulagiri Base Camp. The rich-lush vegetations and barren land full of snow-ice and moraines are the part of the trekking. The trek offers to collect the best views of Mt. Dhaulagiri from different faces. Dhaulagiri's massive icefalls and the challenging French pass above 5,360 m are other highlights of the trek. The crossing of Thapa / Dhampus pass above 5,244 m with a glorious panorama of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna is another attraction of the trek.

Important Note

Trip Itinerary

Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport. Glacier Nepal treks representative welcomes you at the airport and takes you to the hotel by privet vehicle. After a short rest, You will meet the guide at our office. you may have some questions about trekking he will give you an answer to the question. Overnight at the hotel.

Kathmandu to Pokhara Drive, After having breakfast in the morning we drive to Pokhara by tourist bus. It takes around 6- 7 hours to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu. You can also take the flight which takes about 30 minutes and in the remaining time, take your time to explore Pokhara city and Lakeside. We stay overnight at Pokhara.

After having breakfast at the hotel, we take a jeep to Darbang is about 100 km from Pokhara. Beni lies at the confluence of two rivers Kali Gandaki and Myagdi Khola, Beni is the largest town, and the headquarters of the Myagdi, route follows the road up the Myagdi Khola,we visit the hot spring at Tatopani above the road and we reach the Darbang. Overnight stay at Darbang.

After the breakfast long hike to Sibang, we climp up to the Dharapani about two hours. Beautiful view of Dhaulagiri and ther Peaks from the top.

After having breakfast we fly to Pokhara with spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and Himchuli. Afternoon we can take a boat ride and visit the Davis Falls evening visit around the lakeside for buying souvenirs. overnight at Pokhara.

Pokhara to Kathmandu Drive we have to leave from our hotel 7 am after breakfast and bus leave 7:30 am from tourist Bus Park. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you can utilize your time for the last minute shopping or you can explore around the city. We celebrate the Farewell Dinner together with us and spend overnight at the hotel.

This is your final day in Nepal. Glacier Nepal Treks representative will drop you at Tribhuwan International airport by privet vehicle. Home sweet home.

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    • All airport and hotel transfers with private transportation.
    • Two-night hotel in Kathmandu and a one-night hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.
    • Two-way ride by tourist bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
    •  Lodge/Camping accommodation including meals Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during trek.
    • Government License holder English-speaking trekking guide.
    • Coverage of guide, cook, kitchen staff, and porter's meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation and
    • Other necessary equipment.
    • One-way flight ticket from Jomsom to Pokhara.
    • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee and ACAP Fee.
    • Medical kit.
    • All Government and Local Taxes.
    • Minus 20 sleeping bags and duffle bags need to return after trekking.
    • Farewell Dinner after trekking.

Doesn't Include

    • International Flight.
    • Excess baggage charges.
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Extra night in Kathmandu or in Pokhara.
    • Trekking (because of any reason) prior to the plan scheduled itinerary.
    • Personal nature of expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, and battery recharge.
    • Shopping and hot shower during the trek.
    • Laundry, extra porters, beverages, etc.
    • Personal clothing and gear.
    • Travel insurance.
    • Tips for guide and porters.
    • Additional costs or delays caused by management are out of control like landscape, bad weather conditions, case of itinerary modification with a view to safety concerns, and illness.
    • Change of government policy, political instability raises strikes, moments, etc.
    • Bar beverage bills


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