The Dhaulagiri circuit trek is a challenging trek in west-central Nepal. You can explore the Italian base camp, Glacier camp, Dhaulagiri base camp, French pass, Hidden valley in Dhaulagiri circuit trekking route. Small villages, changing landscape, amazing view of Dhaulagiri range, rocky trial on off beaten path makes the trekking unique and exciting.
Dhaulagiri circuit trek is difficult trek which requires trekking experience in mountain. The trekking route is moderate to difficult in each day walk. You should walk around 6 hours every day during the trek.
Dhaulagiri circuit trek route begins from Darbang after driving from Pokhara. Day by day we will trek to higher elevation with changing environment and landscape. Walking begins on the third day of your trekking. We will reach Dharapani, following the bank of Myagdi river and passing through magar community on first day of walking.
We will trek through different villages, rivers, passes and basecamps in this single trip. Dhaulagiri circuit trek gives best experience of mountain trek. We will trek to three base camps i.e. Italian base camp, Glacier camp and Dhaulagiri base camp.
The highest elevation we cover in Dhaulagiri circuit trekking is Hidden valley in 5200m. The hidden valley gives amazing view of Tukuche peak, Thapa peak, Dhampus peak, Tashi Kang peak and Sita Chuchure. After a night stay in hidden valley we will trek down to Yak Kharka, Dhampus pass, alu bari and Marpha of Mustang as last destination in trekking site.
We will drive back to Pokhara from Marpha and leave the trekking site on 16th day of trek. Next day fly back to Kathmandu and enjoy the day in Thamel either by shopping or doing short tour or taking rest in hotel.
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Brief Dhaulagiri circuit trek Itinerary
|Day 1||Arrival in Kathmandu,1339m/4393.045ft|
|Day 2||Drive to Pokhara , 899m/2949.48ft||6 hrs|
|Day 3||Drive to Darbang, 1110m/3640ft||6 hrs|
|and trek to Dharapani, 1560m/5120ft||4 hrs|
|Day 4||Trek to Muri, 1800m/5905ft||5 hrs|
|Day 5||Trek to Boghara 2080m/6825ft||6 hrs|
|Day 6||Trek to Dobang Kharka ,2520m/8267ft||5 hrs|
|Day 7||Trek to Choriban khola, 3110m/10203ft||6 hrs|
|Day 8||Trek to Italian base camp, 3660m/12007ft||6 hrs|
|Day 9||Rest day in Italian base camp|
|Day 10||Trek to Glacier camp, 4210m/13812ft||6 hrs|
|Day 11||Trek to Dhaulagiri base camp, 4740m/15551ft||6 hrs|
|Day 12||Acclimatization day in Dhaulagiri base camp.|
|Day 13||Trek to Hidden valley,5200m/17060ft.||6 hrs|
|Day 14||Trek to Yak Kharka,3680m/12073ft||6 hrs|
|Day 15||Trek to Marpha, 2670m/8759ft||, 5 hrs|
|Day 16||Drive to Pokhara, 830m/2723ft||9 hrs|
|Day 17||Fly back to Kathmandu, 1339m/4393.05ft||23 min|
|Day 18||Departure from Nepal|
- Amazing view of Dhaulagiri, Dhampus, Manapathi and Tsaurabong peak
- Glacier camp, Italian base camp, Swiss base camp and Dhaulagiri base camp
- French pass, Dhampus pass and changing landscape
- Myagdi river, Gatti river, Choriban river, pasture, rocky cliffs and glacier
- Magar community, remote villages, off beaten path and mountain life
- Hidden valley, Yak kharka and Alu bari