Dhaulagiri Trek

Trekking in Dhaulagiri gives monstrous mountains scope of Dhaulagiri comprising of fifteen 7000 meter pinnacles is sublime. Trekking of the principle ways is conceivable, as well as can be colossally fulfilling, however, you do require a feeling of experience and an expanded capacity to manage sudden. Geologically, it is a place where there is sensational differentiation. Trekking around the monster Himalayan Peak Dhaulagiri (eighth most elevated Himalayan Peaks of the world) is a standout amongst the most difficult treks. The trek experiences enormous testing mountain passes, traverse French Pass (5360 meters) and Thapa Pass (5200 meters); It is a testing stroll on a cold track. The huge mountains scope of Dhaulagiri comprising of fifteen 7000 meter pinnacles is wonderful. Trekking of the principle ways is conceivable, as well as can be colossally fulfilling, however, you do require a feeling of experience and an expanded capacity to manage sudden. Geologically, it is a place where there is the emotional difference.

Trekking in this locale implies an investigation of nature. As of late revived this exciting district demonstrates its long kept privileged insights, similar to the Gandaki Gorge, the most profound Gorge on the planet !! Dhaulagiri signifies “white mountain” however numerous mountains over the world have names which mean white mountain, this is without uncertainty the most surprising one.

Good Day Nepal Excursion Most well come all of you to Trek Dhaulagiri and get many joyful activities. We can make so many different kinds of a package for this trek which one do you like. Thi itinerary for best days which is perfect for that person who have holidays vacation in Nepal. Do not worry we can change itinerary for you if you would like to change. Just message us and tell your time and kinds of an itinerary.

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Itinerary

Day 01 -Arrival at Kathmandu 1,350m transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Tour and Preparation for Trek.
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Beni Village.
Day 04: Trekking to Babiachor (950m).
Day 05: Trek Babiachor to Dharapani Village.
Day 06: Trekking to Muri.
Day 07: Trek Muri toBaghar. (2080m)
Day 08: Trekking to Dobang (2520m).
Day 09: Trekking to Sallaghari (3110m).
Day 10: Trekking to Italian Camp (3660m).
Day 11: Trekking to Glacier Camp (4940m).
Day 12: Trekking to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4740m).
Day 13: Trekking to French Col or Hidden Valley (5010m).
Day 14: Trekking to Yak Kharka.
Day 15: Trekking to Thorang Phedi (4,600m).
Day 16: Trekking to Muktinath Temple (3,800m).
Day 17: Trekking to Jomsom Village.
Day 18: fly to Pokhara from Jomsom.
Day 19: Fly or drive to Kathmandu.
Day 20: Your Departure Day.

Itinerary Detail

Day 01 -Arrival at Kathmandu 1,350m transfer to Hotel.
Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative from Good Day Nepal. After that, you will transfer to Hotel.  At the evening Your Guide gives some information about this trek and take a rest in Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Tour and Preparation for Trek.
In the morning after breakfast, we drive 3 Km drive to the place called Balaju, a natural rock climbing spot. You would have 3 – 4 hours rock climbing training course escorted by our climbing expert. This is the time for you to learn the required climbing technique to attempt Mera including with using rope, ice ax, crampons and more. Instead, you may join our city tour of Kathmandu valley which covers the main highlighted parts of the valley like, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey Temple, Pashupati Nath, and Buddha. Evening you will have a formal introduction with your trek/climb leader. Stay tonight at Hotel.

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Beni Village.
After Our breakfast Have a scenic drive to Beni via Pokhara city, Naundanda, and Nayapool. It is an 11hours long and wonderful drive. Stay overnight camping at Beni village.

Day 04: Trekking to Babiachor (950m).
Early in morning after having nice breakfast trek to Babiachor which takes around five to six hours of the continuous walk along the bank of Myagdi Khola passing several beautiful villages. Stay overnight camping at Babiachor.

Day 05: Trek Babiachor to Dharapani Village.
In the morning hot breakfast, we trek for six hours to reach to Dharapani via Darbang village. Dharapani is quite a big village with traditional houses you can feel so happy to see this village. Stay overnight camping at Dharapani Village.

Day 06: Trekking to Muri.
Having breakfast in Dharapani and trek around six hours to reach Muri.Initially, the trail downhill walks but as we cross the suspension bridge the trail turns uphill. Muri is small with a beautiful village and during the fair weather, one can get a glimpse of Manapathi along with the whole Dhaulagiri range. Stay overnight camping at Muri.

Day 07: Trek Muri toBaghar. (2080m)
After morning breakfast we trek toBaghar via Dhora Khola, Ghorban Dhara, Naura and Myagdi Khola. From Ghorban Dhara you will first time see the glimpse of Ghustung south (6465m) it’s amazing. Stay overnight camping at Baghar.

Day 08: Trekking to Dobang (2520m).
Todaycontinous walk around five hours from Baghar will take you to Dobang. From here a path becomes challenging. Our camping at Dobang.

Day 09: Trekking to Sallaghari (3110m).
Trek for six hours to reach SallaghariInitially. The trail is uphill but after some hours the trail turns zigzag. Stay overnight camping at Sallaghari in between the pine trees at the bank of Myagdi River.

Day 10: Trekking to Italian Camp (3660m).
Trek for six hours to Italian Base Camp. The whole path to Italian Base Camp is covered by green bamboo forest. At this base camp, one can observe the captivating vista of Dhaulagiri range, Manapathi Peak, Dhaulagiri along with others. Overnight camping at Italian Base Camp.

Day 11: Trekking to Glacier Camp (4940m).
Trek around four hours from Italian Base Camp to reach Glacier Camp (4940m). The surrounding is beautiful but the trail is very thrilling and dangerous. In this section, you can use rope. This is particularly the toughest and challenging day. Overnight camping at Glacier Camp.

Day 12: Trekking to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4740m).
In the morning after having our hot breakfast trek around five hours to get to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4740m) it’s so much beautiful place and you feel amazing. You may take lots photo along the way for your future memories. Overnight camping atDhualagiri Base Camp.

Day 13: Trekking to French Col or Hidden Valley (5010m).
After our breakfast Trek from Dhaulagiri Base Camp, It takes five hours to reach French Col (5010m) or hidden valley. Here you may need the rope for a trek. After an exaggerating climb to French Col, the views of hidden valley opens up. Here the temperature is at least -20 degree Celsius. Overnight camping at Hidden Valley.

Day 14: Trekking to Yak Kharka.
In the morning having hot breakfast and trek around 7 hours to get Yak Kharka. You will cross avalanche prone slopes and take downhill walk to Yak Kharka. Stay overnight camping at Yak Kharka.

Day 15: Trekking to Thorang Phedi (4,600m).
Today after breakfast we will trek to Thorang Phedi at 4,600m. Thorang Phedi is a small settlement chartering the needs of trekkers and climbers. We use this point as the base camp. Some people try to put base camp at high camp so that the next day can be easier but we do not recommend this as sleeping is higher altitude can be dangerous. Overnight in Thorang Phedi.

Day 16: Trekking to Muktinath Temple (3,800m).
Today we trek up to Muktinath(3,800m) is the very famous temple for Hindus peoples. To complete the day’s mission we have to start trekking very early. Today we will reach the climax of Annapurna circuit trek. Today you will be experiencing a thrilling adrenaline rush while crossing a famous high pass Thorang La pass.

Day 17: Trekking to Jomsom Village.
Early in the morning before breakfast, we visit Muktinath temple. Muktinath being the holy place for both Hindus and Buddhist early in the morning we will visit temple and gompa placed here. After visiting temple we trek down to Kagbeni via Ranipauwa village and then to Jomsom. Spend overnight at Jomsom.

Day 18: fly to Pokhara from Jomsom.
Enjoy a 25minutes mountain flight to Pokhara. Remaining time explore the beautiful Pokhara city. Pokhara is another popular city of Nepal. You may visit Pokhara until evening and overnight at Hotel.

Day 19: Fly or drive to Kathmandu.
Someone like to fly to arrive Kathmandu and some like to drive so that before booking this trek you may fix which way do you like. If you like the fly you may flight at 25 minutes to arrive Kathmandu via mountain flight. If you would like to drive around 7 hours need to arrive Kathmandu via Khaireni, Mugling, Manakamana temple, Malekhu, Dharke, Naubise, Thankot, and Kathmandu.

Day 20: Your Departure Day.
Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you’ll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.

Include/Exclude

Cost Includes:

  • Private Arrival and Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
  • Standard Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on a twin share with breakfast.
  • Responsible trekking of 01 porters to each trekking with them
  • Freshly cooked Full board meals prepared by our cook while on Dhaulagiri trekking.
  • Properly boiled drinking water, tea, and coffee while on a trek.
  • Accommodation in Tented camp while around Dhaulagiri trekking.
  • Half day guided city tour with world heritage entrance fees as listed in the itinerary.
  • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.
  • All required camping gear including the member tents
  • Professional and experienced Trek Leader / Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid.
  • Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) / Gamow Bag (A life-saving device in case of Acute Mountain Sickness) along with the comprehensive First Aid Kit.
  • Around Dhaulagiri trekking map.
  • Trekking cook, kitchen staff, Trek Sherpa and other support staff.
  • Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.
  • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
  • Warm clothing and trekking gear for staff including porters: Gortex jacket/trousers, fleece jacket, and pant, trekking shoes/boots, woolen hat, gloves, shocks, sunglasses etc.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • TIMS / Dhaulagiri trek permit, National Park / Conservation entry fees.

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal entry Visa fees, Your travel insurance of any kind
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax
  • All Drinks and main meals in cities.
  • Tips and Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, beverage drinks etc.
Equipment List

Upper Body

  •        2-Light weight thermal tops- long sleeved (medium weight merino or equivalent)
  •       3-T shirts or cool-max trekking shirts
  •       1- pull over or jacket (Merino, polartec power-stretch, soft shell, 100 weight fleece)
  •       1-200 weight fleece jacket or prima loft jacket
  •       1-Waterproof shell jacket with hood (lightweight, breathable)
  •        1-Down parka with hood

Lower Body

  •        2-Thermal bottoms (merino or polartec powerdry)
  •        1-Fleece or polartech powerstretch pants
  •       1-Light weight hiking trousers
  •       1-Heavy weight hiking trousers (wind proof soft shell for warmth at higher altitude)
  •       1-Hiking shorts (optional)
  •       Waterproof shell pants (lightweight, breathable)
  •       *Under Garments

Feet

  •       4- Warm Trekking socks (wool)
  •       *4- Lightweight Cotton Trekking socks
  •       2-Thick wool socks to wear at night in lodges
  •       *Gore-tex waterproof hiking boots- (you should buy at home and break them in before you come)
  •       *Spare laces for hiking boots
  •       Snow Gaiters (optional)
  •       Camp shoes/sandals (crocs are ideal)

Hands

  • 1-Lightweight gloves-Polypro
  • 1-Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
  • 1 pair expedition shell gloves

Head

  •         Warm beanie hat
  •        Tubular Headwear (buff)
  •         Sun hat or cap (cap and buff all fit under your hood)
  •        Polarised Sunglasses with UV protection

Accessories:

  • 1-Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • 2-Water bottle or camel bag, 1-liter (one with an insulated cover is recommended)
  • large duffle bag (and a lock as the porters will carry this)
  • Stuff sacks, dry bags, garbage bags etc (to organise and waterproof your things inside the duffle bag)
  • Trekking pole set
  • Sleeping bag (- 30’C)
  • Head lamp and spare batteries

Personal First Aid kit (we suggest the following items):

  •         *Personal medication
  •         Broad spectrum antibiotics (e.g. Ciprofloxacin)
  •        Diarrhea stopper (e.g. Immodium)
  •        Rehydration salt sachets
  •        Medication for giardiasis (e.g. Tinidazole)
  •        *Blister kit (tiny roll of 3M medical tape/breathable surgical tape)
  •        Antiseptic (iodine or alcohol wipes for cleaning wounds)
  •       *Sterile non-stick absorbent dressing/gauze (for more serious wounds)
  •        *Antibiotic cream (sample size)
  •       10 ibuprofen tablets (anti-inflammatory; pain relief)
  •       4 antihistamine tablets (for bites, allergic reactions; e.g. Benadryl)
  •        throat lozenges
  •        Small Swiss Army knife (which has knife, scissors and tweezers)
  •        Small whistle
  •        Diamox (consult your doctor about this)

Toiletries/hygiene:

  • Toothbrush & *paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Toilet paper
  • Light weight towel and *soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • *Face and body moisturizer (the low humidity at high altitude dries the skin)
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror
  • *Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  •  Wet wipes/ baby wipes (in case there is no warm water for a wash)
  • Antibacterial hand gel
  • Sunscreen (with a high UV factor needed for high altitude )
  • Sunblock lip balm (kept in a pocket and regularly applied)

Extras/Luxuries:

  • *Lightweight reading material
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Journal & Pen
  •  *Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
  •  Small pillow
  • Thermarest (optional – in case the mattress in the lodge is inadequate)
  •  *Earplugs (in case group member snores)
  • Personal treats and snacks
  •  *Zip-lock bags for snacks so you can divide each day
  •  A bag to leave these in Kathmandu (very cheap in Kathmandu)
  • Shoulder bag or small backpack for exploring around town (optional)
  • *Music player
  • *Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Town clothes and shoes
  • *Swimming costume (for Kathmandu)
  • Tips for your Sherpa guide and porter
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Trip Highlights

  • DiscountFor Group %
  • Trip Grade
  • Price USD Contact Us
  • Duration20 days
  • Starting PointKathmandu
  • Ending PointKathmandu
  • TransportationFly, Private Vehicle.
  • ActivitiesTrekking
  • Trek StyleTrekking
  • Max. Altitude4740m
  • Best SeasonFebruary- May, September-November

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