Mt. Dhaulagiri, the beautiful mountain that rises at 8167 metres is the sixth highest mountain of the world. The trek that initiates from a small and popular town that lies at the confluence of Myagdi River and Kali Gandaki gorge and takes you to some unspoiled and less travelled regions which has been able to retain its natural beauty and splendour intact. The lush landscape, hidden valleys, High Mountain passes along with many snow-capped peaks like Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Annapurna and other 23 neighbouring peaks is a natural boon that makes Dhaulagiri trek a natural paradise.
Trekking in Dhaulagiri provides massive mountains range of Dhaulagiri consisting of fifteen 7000 meter peaks is magnificent. Trekking of the main paths is not only possible, but can be immensely rewarding, though you do need a sense of adventure and an increased ability to deal with unexpected. Geographically, it is a land of dramatic contrast. Trekking around the giant Himalayan Peak Dhaulagiri (8th highest Himalayan Peaks of the world) is one of the most challenging treks. The trek goes through big challenging mountain passes, crossing over French pass (5360 meter) and Thapa Pass (5200 meter); It is a challenging walk on an icy track. The massive mountains range of Dhaulagiri consisting of fifteen 7000 meter peaks is magnificent. Trekking of the main paths is not only possible, but can be immensely rewarding, though you do need a sense of adventure and an increased ability to deal with unexpected. Geographically, it is a land of dramatic contrast.
Trekking in this region means an exploration of the wild. Recently reopened this thrilling region shows its long kept secrets, like the Gandaki Gorge, the deepest Gorge in the world !! Dhaulagiri means white mountain though many mountains over the world have names which translate to white mountain, this is without doubt the most astonishing one.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m)
Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, we receive you there and drive to hotel. Free day in the afternoon and tour briefing in the afternoon.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara (7/8 hrs)
Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist bus is the best way transport to travel Pokhara by overland.
Day 03: Pokhara to Darbang (1110m)
Pokhara, then drive down into the Kali Gandaki Valley and up the tributary Myagdi Khola valley as far as Darbang situted at an altitude of approximately 1100 meters. We set up the first camp of the trip at Darbang.
Day 04: Trek To Dharapani (1560m, 5/6 Hours)
We set off trekking, passing through several villages route to the ridge-top settlement of Dharapani.
Day 05: Trek to Sibang (1780m, 6/7 hours)
We set off trekking, passing through several villages route to the ridge-top settlement of Takam. We have lunch here, then continue our trek via Takam to Sibang (1770m).
Day 06:Trek to Juge Khola (1450m,7/8 hours)
Today, we trek to the large village of Muri where we stop for lunch , before continuing our ascent of the Myagdi Khola valley to Naura Bhir (1450m).
Day 07:Trek to Bagar (2080m, 7/8 hours)
We trek northwards, still following the Myagdi Khola, to the village of Baghara. We descend to the river before climbing again to the herders camp at Lapche Kharka (2000m).
Day 08:Trek to Sallaghari (2510m, 6/7 hours)
The trail continues climbing through forest to the open grazing area of Dobang. After lunch, continue to Sallaghari (2500m) where we make camp.
Day 09:Trek to Italian Base Camp (3660m, 4/5 hours)
Today, we trek through a forested area and across moraine to reach the area known as the 'Italian Base camp' (3660m) where we make our camp below the stupendous west face of Dhaulagiri.
Day 10:Trek to Japanese Camp (38900m, 3/4 hours)
Continuing our ascent of the Myangdi Khola, we make the short but steep climb to our next camp known as 'Japanese Camp' or Chhonbardan Glacier Camp (4200m). There are great views of the Dhaulagiri peaks.
Day 11: Rest Day at Japanese Camp.
We are now around 4,000 meters and our next camp will be at 4700 meters so it is important that we include an acclimatization day prior to going higher. A good day for resting and catching up with the laundry.
Day 12:Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4748m, 7/8 hours)
Today, we trek across moraine of the Dhaulagiri West Icefall to reach Dhaulagiri Base camp (4748m) which we should reach in time for lunch. We set up camp here in a fantastic location completely surrounded by Himalayan peaks.
Day 13:Trek to Hidden Valley (5140m, 6/7 hours) via French Pass(5360m)
An early start, crossing moraine to eventually reach a ridge that takes us up to the easy-angled snow slopes leading to the French Pass (5360m). We cross the pass to reach the 'Hidden Valley' behind Dhaulagiri where we make camp at 5120 meters.
Day 14:Trek to Dhampus Pass (5244m, 5/6 hours) via Dhampus Pass.
We climb back up to the level of the French Pass at the other end of the valley and then make the high traverse across to the slightly lower Dhampus Pass (5280m). Once over the pass, we descend steeply to our camp at Kalapani (4430m).
Day 15:Trek to Kalapani (4430m, 9km, 4/5 hours)
We see there nice Mountains,look like sky.
Day 16:Trek to Alu Bari (3900m,5/6 hours)
Alu bari we see Nilgir Mountains,Marpha village and Jomsom Airport .
Day 17: Drive to Pokhara (820m,7/8 hours)
Day 18: Drive to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus.
Commences in:काठमाडौँ, Nepal
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