Round Dhaulagiri Trek
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Dhaulagiri Round is a tough trek around 3 weeks. Starting from Pokhara - a verdant valley amidst cultivated fields, and passes through the rhododendron and alpine forests and meadows with high passes, hot spring, waterfall, and plenty of stunning scenery. This trek avoids the main trail and therefore is quite strenuous and demanding. The massive peak of Dhaulagiri (8167m) is very attractive. It is one of the eight highest peaks in the world.
Between the procession of high peaks. Dhaulagiri (8,172m) is the seventh highest peak in the world. It's a long difficult trek around Dhaulagiri - following Marsyangdi Khola westwards to Darbang then turning north on a tiny trail leading through forests into the high country. Much of the route covers snow and glacier as it crosses French Col. (5,240m) and Dhampus pass (5,155m). Starting from Beni to the Kali Gandaki valley, the trek crosses high passes and rivers of Kali Gandaki and Bheri stands Dhaulagiri Himal, a massive ridge with a continues to Marpha and by passing the best panorama view of Annapurna and other many more mountains to Birethanti.
This mountain range is has 14 peaks rising over 7000m in height, including Mount Dhauligiri, the seventh highest mountain in the world, at 8172m. It is, undoubtedly, a memorable place for adventure seekers all over the world. The incredible views of Ice Falls and Glaciers make this trip worthy enough for those who have only dreamt of such an adventure. There are a few routes to choose from, each offering spectacular views of the majestic Himalayan landscape. Experienced trekkers with basic mountaineering skills will enjoy this region.
|Trip Duration: 21 days
Trekking Days: 16 days
Maximum Altitude: 5,360m.
Trekking Mode: Camp
Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02 : ½ day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley and preparation day
Day 03 : Flight/Drive to pokhara and transport to hotel
Day 04 : Drive to Beni by bus and immediately trek to Babiochaur
Day 05 : Trek to Darbang
Day 06 : Trek to Phalai Gaun.
Day 07 : Trek to Jugepani
Day 08 : Trek to Baghar
Day 09 : Trek to Dobang.
Day 10 : Trek to Pakhaban
Day 11 : Trek to Italian Camp.
Day 12 : Trek to Japanese Camp
Day 13 : Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
Day 14 : Rest day for acclimatizationMarpha Village
Day 15 : Trek to Hidden valley (French Pass 5360m.)
Day 16 : Trek to Yak Kharka (Thapa Pass 5290m).
Day 17 : Trek to Marpha
Day 18 : Trek to Jomsom
Day 19 : Early morning flight to Pokhara to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 20 : Rest day or final shopping day in Kathmandu valley
Day 21 : Final departure to homeland.
All ground transportation as per itinerary
4 night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B plan.
1 night hotel accommodation in Pokhara with B/B plan
½ day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with English Speaking Cultural guide
TIMs (Trekking Information Management system) card
Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Fee
Domestic flight with airport tax: KTM-PKH(Optional)
Domestic flight with airport tax: JOM-PKH-KTM
Food for the members on camping basis
All camping equipment and camping charges
Medical supplies(First aid Kit will be available)
All required Nepalese staffs (salary, food, clothing, accommodation)
All Nepalese staffs insurance as per Nepalese Government rules.
Company service charge, VAT and government taxes etc.
International flight with airport tax.
Nepalese Entry Visa fee
Food during stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
All personal equipment and personal expenses
Photography Charges, Monument charges and Monument entry fees
Personal Medical and travel insurance(must cover helicopter rescue evacuation cost)
Telephone and internet charges
Alcoholic beverage, bottled drinks and cold drinks during the trip
Rescue evacuation charges if required
Staffs and porters Tips...