A trek around Dhaulagiri (8,167 meters), the 7th highest peak in the world, sited in the western part of Nepal is considered as a challenging and most rewarding trek around the inspiring Dhaulagiri massif. This isolated trekking offers amazing natural scenery, evergreen forest blossoming with rhododendron combined with native warm hearted people and their heady mixture of unique culture.
The popular and challenging high mountain passes in this area includes French Pass (5,360 meters) and Dhampus Pass (5,182 meters). Trekking trail passes through forests full of ferns, oak, juniper and into the high provinces, making over snow and glaciers. Further, it circuits around the Dhaulagiri massif, displaying the beauty and wilderness of Nepal’s remote area, which truly is an adventure to any trekking enthusiast. This is a beautiful all round trek that incorporates the best of what Nepal has to offer while being off the beaten track.
(21 DAYS TREK TO CHUREN BASE CAMP & DHOULAGIRI ROUND)
Day 1 Kathmandu – Baglung by bus and overnight at Lodge.
Day 2 Baglung – Tatopani Village 1000m Apr. Camp.
Day 3 Tatopani Village – Darbang Phedi. 1113m. Camp.
Day 4 Darbang – Sibamg or, Phalaigaun 2600m.Appr. Camp.
Day 5 Sibang or, Phalaigaun – Lulang Village 2750m. Apr. Explore. Camp.
Day 6 Lulang Village – Gurja Gaun. Camp.
Day 7 Gurja Gaun – Camp in Jungle or, near by Budzunga Bara. Camp.
Day 8 Camp in Jungle or, Budzunga – Budzunga Kharka 4000m. Camp.
Day 9 Budzunga Kharka (near Kaphe Khola) – Mt. Churen BC 4300 Apr. – Budzunga Kharka. Camp.
Day 10 Budzunga Kharka – Gurja Gaun. Camp.
Day 11 Gurja Gaun – Somdang Village or, Phalai Gaun. Camp.
Day 12 Samdang Village or Phalaigaun – Muri 2000m. Camp.
Day 13 Muri – Jugapani 2300m.Camp.
Day 14 Jugapani – Baghora 2080m. Camp.
Day 15 Baghora – Chartare 2820m. Camp.
Day 16 Chartare – Dhoulagiri Base Camp 4750m.
Day 17 Dhoulagiri Base Camp rests for acclimatization & Explore. Camp.
Day 18 Dhoulagiri Base Camp – French Pass 5360m. & Camp.
Day 19 Near by French Pass – Thapa Pass 5250m. – Yak Kharka 3400m. Camp.
Day 20 Yak Kharka – Jomsom 2713m. Camp.
Day 21 Jomsom – Pokhara by flight and drive back to Kathmandu. Trek End.
DHOULAGIRI ROUND TREK
Day 01 Arrival Kathmandu and transfer at Hotel.
Day 02 Kathmandu Free.
Day 03 Kathmandu – Baglung by Bus & overnight. Camp.
Day 04 Baglung – Tatopani Village (1000m.) Apr., Camp.
Day 05 Tatopani Village – Darbang Phedi. (1113m.) Camp.
Day 06 Darbang – Sibamg or, Phalaigaun (2600m.) Apr. Camp.
Day 07 Sibang or, Phalaigaun – Muri (2000m.) Camp.
Day 08 Muri – Jugapani (2300m.) Camp.
Day 09 Jugapani – Baghora (2080m.) Camp.
Day 10 Baghora – Chartare (2820m.) Camp.
Day 11 Chartare – Dhoulagiri Base Camp (4750m.) Camp.
Day 12 Dhoulagiri Base Camp rests for acclimatization & Explore. Camp.
Day 13 Dhoulagiri Base Camp – French Pass (5360m.), & near by French pass Camp.
Day 14 Near by French Pass – Thapa pass (5250m.) – Yak Kharka (3400m.) Camp.
Day 15 Yak Kharka – Jomsom (2713m.) Camp.
Day 16 Jomsom – Pokhara by flight and drive back to Kathmandu. Trek End.
Day 15 Yak Kharka – Marpha (2667m.) Camp.
Day 16 Marpha Rest
Day 17 Marpha – Kalopani (2560m.) Camp.
Day 18 Kalopani – Tatopani (1150m.) Camp.
Day 19 Tatopani – Ghorepani (2830m.) Camp.
Day 20 Ghorepani – Poon Hill (3232m.) – Tirkhedhunga (1577m.) Camp.
Day 21 Tirkhedhunga – Nayapul & by Bus to Pokhara.
Day 22 Pokhara Rest & Sightseeing.
Day 23 Drive Pokhara – Kathmandu and transfer at Hotel.
The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond our control. This is Guideline showing tentative camp night stop. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
This trek can be combined with Rafting in Trishuli River and Jangle Safari in Royal Chitwan National Park for serene relaxation in peace and green.
(KTM./PKR./KTM BY BUS OR. AIR)
Day 1 Kathmandu in then transfer to Hotel.
Day 2 City sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.
Day 3 Kathmandu – Pokhara by tourist Bus then transfer to Hotel.
Day 4 Pokhara – drive to Beni or near Beni. 850m.
Day 5 Beni – Babichour. 1020m.
Day 6 Babichour – Darbang Phedi. 1113m.
Day 7 Darbang Phedi – Sibang Village. 1750m.
Day 8 Sibang Village – Muri. 2000m.
Day 9 Muri – Jugapani. 2300m.
Day 10 Jugapani – Baghora. 2080m.
Day 11 Baghora – Lapchekharka. 2500m – Chartare. 2820m.
Day 12 Chartare – Dhoulagiri B. C. 4750m.
Day 13 Rest – Dhoulagiri BC. 4750m. for acclimatization.
Day 14 Dhoulagiri Base Camp – French Pass. 5360m.
Day 15 French Pass – Thapa Pass. 5250m. Yak Kharka.
Day 16 Yak Kharka – Marpha. 2667m.
Day 17 Marpha rest.
Day 18 Marpha – Option to Jomsom or Tukche – Kalopani.
Day 19 Jomsom – Pokhara flight.
Day 20 Kalopani – Tatopani. 1150m.
Day 21 Tatopani – Ghorepani. 2855m.
Day 22 Ghorepani – Poonhill – Tadapani.
Day 23 Tadapani – Ghandrung – Landrung. 1650m.
Day 24 Landrung – Dhampus.
Day 25 Dhampus – Phedi – Pokhara by private land transport to Hotel.
Day 26 Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist Bus then transfer to Hotel.
Day 27 Kathmandu free.
Day 28 Transfer to Airport for your onward journey.
Trek Grade: ‘D’.
TreK Season: spring & Autumn.
The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond our control. This is guideline showing tea house or tentative camp night stops. Physical, Technical and Natural condition may change this above itineraries.
TREK TO ANNAPURNA AND DHAULAGIRI
Day 1 Arrival in KTM. Then transfer at Hotel. Free.
Day 2 Kathmandu free.
Day 3 Kathmandu free
Day 4 Pokhara – Phedi & trek to Pathana 1hrs drive & 4hrs walk
Day 5 Pathana – Ghandruk 7hrs walk
Day 6 Ghandruk – Tadapani 2700m. 5hrs walk
Day 7 Tadapani – Dobato 6hrs walk.
Day 8 Dobato – Chistibung 5hrs walk
Day 9 Chistibng – Cobra Ridge 4hrs walk
Day 10 Cobra Ridge – Khahare Khola 5hrs walk
Day 11 Khahare Khola – Barai Lake 4hrs walk
Day 12 Barai Lake – Cobra Ridge 6hrs walk
Day 13 Cobra Ridge – Chitre 6hrs walk
Day 14 Chitre – Ghorepani 2hrs walk
Day 15 Ghorepani – Salicha 5hrs walk
Day 16 Salicha – Deupur 6hrs walk
Day 17 Deupur – Bhandare 5hrs walk
Day 18 Bhandare – Pokhara 5hrs walk
Day 19 Drive Pokhara – Kathmandu 7hrs Drive
Day 20 Kathmandu free
Day 21 transfer to Airport for onward journey…..