• Trip Code DC01
  • From USD 2699
    USD 2699
  • 22 Days
  • Group Size(min)
    2
    • 1
    • 9
    Moderate

    Moderate trekking involves 5 – 6 hours a day walking at a steady pace below 4000 meters for around 10 days trekking trip.

Standing at 8137m, Mount Dhaulagiri is the seventh highest peak in the world. The trails is very beautiful as you will be able to witness beautiful view of mountains and white water rivers. The trail passes through Kali Gandaki river which flow between the Dhaulagiri range and Annapurna Range. Magar, Gurung and Thakali are the different ethnic group of people found in this region. All of the ethic group of people have their own unique tradition, culture and language which you will be able to experience in the trek. Another highlight of this trek is the Kali Gandagi Gorge, which separates the Dhaulagiri range from the Annapurna Range. Kali Gandagi Gorge is special as it is the deepest Gorge in the World. 
Dhaulagiri giri range consists os about 15 peaks which are above the altitude of 7000m. This trek is one of the more challenging treks in Nepal but it is equally rewarding with its amazing views. Some of the highlights of this trek are the Dhaulagiri base camp (4750m), French pass (5360) which is the highest altitude you will reach in this trek, Dhampus pass, Magdi Pass and many more amazing location which will amaze you with the beauty that Nepal holds.
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What's Included?

  • Airport pick-up & drop-off transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin/Double sharing accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara in 2 to 3 star hotels with breakfas
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide , Entrance fee &Private transportation
  • Kathamandu / Pokhara / Kathamandu by private transporttaion
  • Pokhara Beni Pokhara private vehicle & cargo
  • Accommodation in tent during trek
  • Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking
  • Boil water ,Tea coffee during trek
  • 4 seasonal sleeping bag
  • Trekking map for group
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • Experienced cook, sherpas and kitchen crew
  • Tents, mattress, cooking utensils and camping equipments
  • A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide and required Porter while on trek
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of Langtang Ri trekking staffs
  • Annapurna Conservation permit fee
  • Tims
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement
  • All government taxes
  • First Aid kits
  • Farewell dinner
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What's not Included?

  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Client's insurance, Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, Tips etc
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
  • Anything not specified in cost include section
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Brief itinerary

  • Day 1
    Kathmandu arrival . Overnight in Hotel (1,300m)
  • Day 2
    Kathmandu sightseeing Overnight in Hotel (1,300m)
  • Day 3
    Drive to Pokhara by luxury tourist bus .Overnight in Hotel (900m)
  • Day 4
    Drive from Pokhara to Beni (830m) by bus and trek from Beni to Babichour. Overnight in tent (900m)
  • Day 5
    Trek Babichor to Dharapani which takes about 6 hours Overnight in tent (1,180m)
  • Day 6
    Trek from Dharapani To Muri (1850m) Overnight in tent
  • Day 7
    Trek from Muri to Boghara Overnight in tent
  • Day 8
    Trek from Boghara to Dobang (2520m) Overnight in tent (2,080m)
  • Day 9
    Trek Dobang to Upper Vungini (Italian Base Camp) (3660m) Overnight in tent
  • Day 10
    Rest day for acclimatization Overnight in tent (3,660m)
  • Day 11
    Trek Upper Vungini to Glacier Camp (4940m)Overnight in tent
  • Day 12
    Trek Glacier Camp to Dhaulagiri Base camp(4740m) Overnight in tent
  • Day 13
    Trek Dhaulagiri base camp to French Colto Hidden Valley (5010m) – Hidden valley Overnight in tent
  • Day 14
    Trek Hidden valley to Yak Kharka (3680m) Overnight in tent
  • Day 15
    Trek Yak Kharka to Marpha (2670m) Overnight in tent
  • Day 16
    Trek Marpha to Kalopani (2530m) Overnight in tent
  • Day 17
    Trek Kalopani to Tatopani (Hot spring) (1190m) Overnight in tent
  • Day 18
    Trek Tatopani to Beni Overnight in tent
  • Day 19
    Drive from Beni to Pokhara by bus Overnight in Hoel
  • Day 20
    Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu Overnight in Hotel (1,300m)
  • Day 21
    Kathmandu free days of your own Overnight in Hotel (1,300m)
  • Day 22
    Final departure (1,300m)
  • Day 1
    Kathmandu arrival . Overnight in Hotel (1,300m)

    Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital city of the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. You will be met on airport and transferred to your hotel. After the arrival, the group will be formally introduced to Guide for the activities over the next few days. One should pay attention in particular to the safety aspects of the briefing. Any questions or doubts should be asked and clarified at this time. We check your insurance details and other requirement for your trekking.

  • Day 2
    Kathmandu sightseeing Overnight in Hotel (1,300m)

    After breakfast, we start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. Escorting by an English speaking guide (can be provide any language speaking guide on request) be, try to give them a full taste of our vivid culture image and an enchanting manner of its people. In our sightseeing tour we go to Monkey temple Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar square.

    Bouddhanath: Bouddhanath is a Buddhist religious complex with a history dating back over 500 years. Located on the eastern edge of Kathmandu it is now a site of great pilgrimage for Buddhist followers who circle its massive stupa, spin its many prayer wheels and visit its beautiful monastery. The main feature of Boudhanath is its huge hemispherical white stupa with central golden tower and the all-seeing eyes of the Buddha. Visitors should circle the stupa in a clockwise direction and spin prayer wheels for good fortune and a good life. Visitors may also enjoy visiting the Thangka painting school within the complex to see highly skilled artists at work on religious mandala paintings.

    Pashupatinath: Hindu Temple is a very large and complex and focal point for the Hindu religion. This old and very revered complex of buildings and shrines is dedicated to the Lord Shiva, one of the main deities of Hinduism. While Lord Shiva has multiple forms he is often seen as the destroyer. This has great significance for the Pashupatinath temple as it is the site of many Hindi ritual cremations each day. Pashupatinath is considered by Hindus to be an auspicious site for passing from one stage of life to the next through the purifying and destroying flames of cremation. However, on a happier note, visitors may also get to see the temple in a buoyant festival mode with one of the many Hindu festivals celebrated here through the year.

    Swayambhunath: You will first visit the Swayambhunath temple complex that sits atop a high hill overlooking Kathmandu and the entire Kathmandu Valley. Swayambhunath is perhaps the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal. It consists of a very large white stupa with the all-seeing-eye of Lord Buddha plus many small stupa and beautifully carved stone shrines. This is a wonderful place to catch your breath and start to understand and appreciate the deep importance of Buddhist belief to the people of Nepal and the Himalaya region. Make sure you ring the many bells to awaken the gods and let them know you are in Nepal. Take the time to enjoy the view over Kathmandu and have your guide point the many other highlights of the city. In the far distance to the east you may also be able to see the hills of Nagarkot where your hotel for tonight is located. If you feel energetic you might also like to try some or all of the 350 steps that lead all the way from Kathmandu city up to your Swayambhunath temple vantage point.

    Kathmandu Durbar Square: The next stop today is the beautiful Kathmandu Durbar Square, or the royal palace square of the ancient Malla kings of the Kathmandu Valley. This square and all its architectural treasures are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While some damage to buildings occurred in the 2015 earthquake the site still contains many stunning architectural gems. The original royal palace courtyards are open to visitors and you will marvel at the intricate timber carving and beautifully crafted brickwork of the palace. The open square outside the palace has many beautiful multi-storey pagodas and temples with ornate carving and carpentry artwork that tells some of the story of the ancient kings and their mystical time and beliefs. The square also contains many important Hindu temples and statues such as to Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Durbar Square also contains the unique and intriguing Kumari Chok. This is an ancient and ornate house where resides the Raj Kumari – the Living Goddess. She is a young girl chosen through an ancient and mystical selection process to become the human incarnation of the Hindu mother goddess, Durga. If you are in the courtyard of the home at the right time in the afternoon you may see a brief glimpse of the Goddess at her window.

  • Day 3
    Drive to Pokhara by luxury tourist bus .Overnight in Hotel (900m)

    After an early breakfast, we take a tourist bus or flight to Pokhara. Takes about 4 – 5 hours. Explore around and enjoy your time.

  • Day 4
    Drive from Pokhara to Beni (830m) by bus and trek from Beni to Babichour. Overnight in tent (900m)

    After breakfast Drive to Beni (about 4 hrs.) and start trek to Babichour.(4-5hours) In through a steep uphill trail and along the bank of the Myagdi river until we reach a place called Babi Chaur. This is a small village where one can find mixed inhabitants.

  • Day 5
    Trek Babichor to Dharapani which takes about 6 hours Overnight in tent (1,180m)

    Trek to Dharapani about 2 – 3 hours through another steep uphill trail to reach Darbang . Later after crossing the Myagdi river, we walk again for 3 – 4 hours more to reach Dharapani, .We can see the mountains Dhawalagiri  from here.

  • Day 6
    Trek from Dharapani To Muri (1850m) Overnight in tent

    Trek from Dharapani to Muri abourt5 – 6 hours, The trail starts climbing in earnest and there will be many switch-backs until you arrive at the ridge and the angle of ascent eases.Again the trail climbs steeply to the villages of Muri. Muri is a nice village from where one can see beautiful views of the mountains.

  • Day 7
    Trek from Muri to Boghara Overnight in tent

    Trek from Muri  to Boghara about 5-6 hours.walking on this trail. Descend to the Myagdi Khola and trek along its West Bank to the village of Naura from where you will climb a little before traversing a grassy hill and climbing a steep slope with switch-backs, then descend through a forest and terraced fields to Boghara (2,080m). Overnight at trekking lodges.

  • Day 8
    Trek from Boghara to Dobang (2520m) Overnight in tent (2,080m)

     After walking from Boghara about 5 – 6 hours we reach a place called Dobang, The trail first descends through terraced fields to a small ridge, then through a forest to Jyardan which is the most remote permanent settlement in this part. After the settlement a high winding path crosses a rocky area which then descends before climbing again to Lipshe where there is one single hut. The trail continues through a forest to Lapche Kharka and then climbs to the level area at Dobang. Overnight at trekkimh lodges

  • Day 9
    Trek Dobang to Upper Vungini (Italian Base Camp) (3660m) Overnight in tent

    Today we walk through the dense jungle and the river banks for about 5 – 6 hours to reach Italian Base Camp where we will spend the night. This place is named after a group of Italian trekkers who were the first people to camp here.

  • Day 10
    Rest day for acclimatization Overnight in tent (3,660m)

    Rest day at the Italian base camp and a chance to explore the surroundings. Overnight in Trekking lodges

  • Day 11
    Trek Upper Vungini to Glacier Camp (4940m)Overnight in tent

    Set up early in the morning when the weather is expected to be clear. This Trail is prone to stone fall, which passes through a narrow gorge. Today we stay overnight near at glacier. Overnight at trekking lodges.

  • Day 12
    Trek Glacier Camp to Dhaulagiri Base camp(4740m) Overnight in tent

    This is one of our adventurous days to Dhaulagiri base camp. From here you can look up at the impressive north face of Dhaulagiri I (8,167m) dominating the skyline to your right. To the west are peaks of Dhaulagiri II (7,751m), Dhaulagiri III (7,715m) and Dhaulagiri V (7,618m). In front of you is the impressive icefall that descends from the north-east col. Overnight in tekking lodges

  • Day 13
    Trek Dhaulagiri base camp to French Colto Hidden Valley (5010m) – Hidden valley Overnight in tent

    After walking for about 5 – 6 hours on the snowy trail, we reach French Col from where one can see the Dhawalagiri range and the Annapurna range. Overnight in trekking lodges

  • Day 14
    Trek Hidden valley to Yak Kharka (3680m) Overnight in tent

    After the glacier you climb two terraced hills, the first of which runs along the glacier, then cuts across the mountain flank and the moraine you enter a gentle incline on the left from an ablation valley. Climb this gentle slope to the French Pass (5,360m). A great vista opens up from the French Pass and you will be able to see Mukut Himal (6,328m), Tashi Kang (6,386m) and Sita Chuchura (6,611m), all of which surround the Hidden Valley. To the south is Tukche Peak (6,920m) and beyond is the massive peak of Dhaulagiri I. From the French Pass you continue along the right edge of the Hidden valley losing a little altitude to the Thapa Pass (5,250m) between Tukche Peak and Thapa Peak (6,012m).

  • Day 15
    Trek Yak Kharka to Marpha (2670m) Overnight in tent

    Trek Yak Kharka to Marpha (2670m) Continue on to the village of Marpha, on the west bank of the Kali Gandaki River. Marpha is home to many apple orchards as well as all various food products made from the fruit.  . Continue north, up the river valley to the town of Jomsom.

     

     

  • Day 16
    Trek Marpha to Kalopani (2530m) Overnight in tent

    Trek from Marphato Kalopani about 6-7 hours.with the view of small villagers and natural scenerio.Overnight in trekking lodge

  • Day 17
    Trek Kalopani to Tatopani (Hot spring) (1190m) Overnight in tent
  • Day 18
    Trek Tatopani to Beni Overnight in tent
  • Day 19
    Drive from Beni to Pokhara by bus Overnight in Hoel

    Drive from Beni to Pokhara by bus.  then drive to the hotel. In the afternoon we will have a sightseeing tour around Pokhara valley, which covers Fewa Lake, Devi’s water fall, Museum, Tibetan refugee settlement and Gupteshower cave, etc.

  • Day 20
    Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu Overnight in Hotel (1,300m)

    Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu9about 5-6 hours). with river views of Marsyangdi and Trisuli River. The drive passes through numerous towns and farm villages with great scenery of the farm fields, terrace landscapes. Reaching Kathmandu, you will return to the hotel and have the evening to explore the surrounding areas or to relax in the Hotel.

  • Day 21
    Kathmandu free days of your own Overnight in Hotel (1,300m)

    This is the free day and you can use it for your shopping. In the evening we will drive you for farewell dinner with cultural dance.

  • Day 22
    Final departure (1,300m)

    All too soon it’s time to bid Nepal farewell and one realizes that we can never be intimate, only acquainted with this amazing adventure kingdom.

Recommended equipment list: Trekkers need to provide their own personal clothing and equipment. Some items of equipment are available for hire from us as like Down Jacket

Footwear : Well broken-in walking shoes - these must be suitable for snow, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.

Clothing : Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.

 

Other equipment: Sleeping bag (5 seasons),  lock, day pack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve, gaiters.

Other items: Insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, laundry soap, wet ones, pocket knife, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit.

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    At A Glance

    Duration: 23 days
    Grade: Very Strenous
    Best Time to go: Apr – May, Sep – Nov
    Trekking: Camping
    Max. Altitude: 5010m
    Group Size: Min 2 pax
    Transportation: Private vehicle / Tourist bus

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