Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking
The Dhaulagiri Circuit trek is a unique way of exploration of Nepal in the specific Dhaulagiri region. From long walks through mighty hills to panoramas of Himalayas to an opportunity to come along ethnic groups of Nepal, the trekking offers it all.
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Activity Level Challenging
Group Size Medium Group
The Dhaulagiri Circuit trekking is an exquisite trekking adventure round the glorious Dhaulagiri Mountain. Mt. Dhaulagiri, the 7th highest mountain in the world is the natural wonder of snowy white beauty. The 25 days long trekking adventure takes us through scenic landscapes of the Dhaulagiri region. The trek is a unique way of exploration of Nepal in the specific Dhaulagiri region. From long walks through mighty hills to panoramas of Himalayas to an opportunity to come along ethnic groups of Nepal, the trekking offers it all. The trek is thus suitable for adventure lovers who want to invest their time to explore the different aspect of Nepal centered in the Dhaulagiri region. Asian Adventure Trips proudly partners you in the glories and adventure of Mt. Dhaulagiri. Explore the best of Dhaulagiri region with Asian Adventure Trips, Trek with Asian Adventure Trips!!
- Airport transfers-Pickup and Drop
- All meals during trek in Local Lodge
- Accommodation during trek available every day in en-route lodges.
- English speaking guide & porters
- All necessary trekking permit fees
- Trekkers' Information Management System fees [TIMS]
- All airfare and bus transfers en-route.
- 3 nights' accommodation at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing on BB plan.
- All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees.
- Equipment clothing for porter & staffs
- Insurance for all staff & porters
- International airfare, Visa fees
- Meals in Kathmandu before and after trek
- Personal Travel Insurance Personal clothing and footwear
- Personal equipment, Personal medical supplies and vaccinations
- Other Personal expenses and all kind of bottle drinks
- Tips to guides, porters and drivers
- Expenses incurred during emergency evacuation due to any reason
- Optional tours, excursions and activities
- Any item not mentioned in the “What Is Included”
International Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m)
After your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be addressed and welcomed by representatives from Asian Adventure Trips. You will then be transferred to the hotel booked for your comfortable accommodation.
Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
We start the day with sightseeing of popular destinations around Kathmandu valley. After the half day sightseeing, pre discussion of the trek is done in the presence of trek leader, crew and other participants of the trek. Asian Adventure Trips will delightfully brief more about the trek and your queries will be answered.
Kathmandu to Pokhara (823m)
After breakfast in Kathmandu we take a tourist bus for 6 hrs of adventurous ride to pokhara. We rest in the beautiful Pokhara city for the day and can opt to witness delightful surroundings of the lake city. Overnight at Pokhara.
Pokhara to Beni
We drive to Beni from Pokhara early in the morning. The drive is approx. 6 hours through adventurous highway. We make necessary preparations for the trek tomorrow and stay in Beni for Overnight.
Beni to Babiyachaur
Our trekking starts from Beni today. We walk past small villages of this region on our trekking trail. Walking for around 7 hours along bank of Mayagdi Khola, we finally reach Babiyachaur, our overnight stay destination.
Babiyachaur to Dharapani
We walk through wide path today on the start of trek from Babiyachaur. We pass through Darbang and lead along pine forest for around 6 hrs to finally reach Dharapani, our overnight spot.
Dharapani to Muri
We trek through beautiful landscapes for around 5 hrs to reach Muri village. Muri village is one of the famous Gurung Magar village of this region. If we are lucky enough, we can now enjoy spectacular views of Manapathi peak along with Dhaulagiri range from Muri. Overnight stay is arranged in Muri.
Muri to Baghar
Early morning trek starts today from Muri. We cross through different fields and village areas in the 7 hrs long trek. With gradual ups and downs on our way we carefully move ahead towards Baghar. The village of Baghar accommodates us for overnight stay.
Baghar to Dobang
We continue our trekking adventure from Baghar. We pass through the village of Jyarden and continue towards harder trails. The trail then leads us to tougher sections through forests. Total 7 hrs of trekking adventure finally takes us to Dobang for overnight stay.
Dobang to Sallaghari
Our trekking starts from Dobang and head along the trekking trail that leads us through forests. We can enjoy the panoramic views of Mt. Dhaulagiri from the trekking trail. We walk through rather easy trail to reach Sallaghari in around 5 hrs of walk. We prepare for tomorrow’s climb to Italian Base Camp and stay for overnight stay in Sallaghari.
Trek to Italian Base Camp
Early morning trekking from Sallaghari starts today. We most cross the forests areas and head towards the Italian Base Camp. Around 4 hrs of walk through the trail takes us to Italian Base Camp. The panoramas are amazing from the Italian Base Camp giving us views of Dhaulagiri Range and Manapathi Peak. We stay at Italian Base Camp for overnight camping.
We spend the acclimatization day in Italian Base Camp. The day helps our body to get some rest and acclimatize in higher altitudes. The day boosts up our energy for remaining trekking days.
Trek to Japanese/Advance Base Camp
Trekking trail today is challenging and hard. We pass through stony sections of trail and walk for around 5 hrs to reach Japanese Base Camp, also known as Advance Base Camp. We stay in overnight camp in Advance Base Camp enjoying the panoramas of Dhaulagiri. The views surprises us more than our expectation.
Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp
We head towards Dhaulagiri Base Camp today. The trekking trail is rocky and bit harder. With beautiful panoramas and walk of around 4 hrs, we reach to Dhaulagiri Base Camp. Dhaulagiri Base Camp is also complimented of awesome views of Dhaulagiri region.
Trek to Hidden Valley via French Col
Trekking continues from Dhaulagiri Base Camp today. Harder adventurous trekking and walking through exciting trail takes us to hidden valley. We, on our 7 hrs long trekking pass through marvelous French Col. The French Col. is highland that offers breathtaking scenic views of Mukut Himal, Sita Chuchura and Tukuche peak among others. Overnight camp is arranged in the Hidden valley.
Trek to Yak Kharka
We trek through Thapa Pass from the hidden valley. Almost 8 hrs of trekking trail leads us to yak Kharka. The trekking is rather steep and mildly hard.
Trek to Marpha
Today, our trekking is descending towards Marpha. The 4 hrs of descend through open trekking trail takes us to Marpha village. Marpha is a popular settlement of this region that provides cultural aspects of this region. Overnight accommodation is arranged in Marpha.
Trek to Kalopani
We continue our trekking adventure from Marpha. We pass the forest region and natural flora/ fauna for around 6 hrs to reach Kalopani. Trekking trail offers great mountain views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Ranges and other peaks of this region.
Trek to Tatopani
We descend from Kalopani to reach Tatopani today. Trekking trail is gradual descend mildly hard in nature. Around 6 hrs of descend is concluded in Tatopani with Overnight stay. Tatopani is famous for a relaxing hot spring.
Trek to Shikha
We follow the trekking trail from Tatopani for around 4 hrs. We reach to Shikha village. Shikha is an ethnic Magar settlement. Overnight in Shikha.
Trek to Ghorepani
We continue to trek from Shikha village. 4 hrs of trekking takes us to Ghorepani. Overnight stay in Ghorepani.
Trek to Birethanti
We start the morning with majestic sunrise views in Poon Hill. After breakfast in Ghorepani, We walk for around 3 hrs to reach Birethanti. Overnight stay is arranged in Birethanti.
Trek to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara
Our adventurous trekking ends today with trek to Nayapul. We drive to Pokhara from Nayapul. Overnight stay in Pokhara.
Pokhara to Kathmandu
Completing our adventurous trip, we return back to capital city today. Comfortable bus ride of around 6 hrs brings you to Kathmandu, Where we can share our memories and experiences of the trek. Accommodation is managed in Kathmandu by Asian Adventure Trips.
Before your planned return from Kathmandu, Asian Adventure Trips organizes farewell dinner for the whole trekking team including guides and porters. We share our experiences with each other and also have an opportunity to plan our next trip to Nepal with Asian Adventure Trips. As per your departure schedule from Kathmandu, Asian Adventure Trips will provide airport transport facility from your hotel.
We always work on to provide our guests a “Happy Stay” during their journey through best available Accommodation option!!