Dhaulagiri base camp trek itinerary, difficulty, map & cost update

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Dhaulagiri base camp trek overview

The Dhaulagiri base camp trek is a challenging trek. The trekkers go around the 8167m Mount Dhaulagiri, the seventh highest mountain in the world. The snow and glacier walking is the most strenuous part of this trek. This is an ideal trek for those who want to experience the real mountainous life.

The spectacular views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, dense forests, enchanting glaciers and the lifestyle of local people are the most interesting features of this trek. Dhaulagiri base camp trek offers panoramic views of Annapurna’s and Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV, V other snow capped Himalayan mountains like Machhapuchhare, Nilgiri, Manaslu and Tukuche. The trekkers are excited to see the dramatic contrast of the land, hidden valley, ethnic settlements and snow covered mountains in this region.

This trek is ideal for those who are interested in the challenging adventure in the remote parts of Nepal Himalaya. Dhaulagiri base camp trek is ideal for lovers of nature who have good physical fitness. Dhaulagiri base camp is a high altitude trekking and it requires trekking experience.

This is a camping trek offers an amazing lifetime experience. Dhaulagiri base camp trek begins at Beni trail ascends through the virgin Myagdi Khola river valley. The trekkers walk for a week through the diverse landscapes and picturesque villages to reach Dhaulagiri base camp 4750 m. It requires careful arrangement, previous high altitude experience, basic climbing skills and excellent physical condition.
Dhaulagiri base camp trekking is an ideal trip for the adventure seekers that offers great challenge, superb views and wilderness experience. There are more than a dozen of peaks above 7000m on this route. The ideal season to explore Dhaulagiri base camp is March to May and September to November.

The most adventurous parts of this trek are the French pass and Thapa pass trekkers walk on an icy track. French pass 5240m is beneath the northern slopes of Dhaulagiri which offer highly spectacular mountain views. Trekkers pass through Italian base camp, Dhaulairi base camp, French pass, Dhumpus pass 5155m and finally reach at Marpha then flight or drive back to Kathmandu via Pokhara.  Remember us to organize Dhaulagiri base camp trek on camping basic, according to your desire and duration of holidays.

Dhaulagiri base camp trek itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, upon your arrival in Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation for base camp trek.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Beni (830m).

Day 04: Trek from Beni to Babiyachaur (950m).

Day 05: Trek from Babiyachaur to Dharapani (1,400m).

Day 06: Trek from Dharapani to Muri (1,850m).

Day 07: Trek from Muri to Baghara (2050m).

Day 08: Trek from Baghars to Dobang (2520m).

Day 09: Trek from Dobang to Italian Base Camp (3660m).

Day 10: Rest day at Italian base camp (3660m) for acclimatization.

Day 11: Trek from Italian base camp to Glacier camp.

Day 12: Trek from Glacier camp to Dhaulagiri base camp (4748m).

Day 13: Trek from Dhaulagiri base camp to French Col (5360m) hidden valley.

Day 14: Trek from Hidden valley (5200m.) to Yak Kharka (4930m).

Day 15: Trek from Yak Kharka to Jomsom (2,720m).

Day 16: Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara (820m).

Day 17: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.

Day 18: After this amazing Dhaulagiri base camp trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Service include

#Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.

#Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast.

#Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

#Transportation Kathmandu to Beni and Jomsom to KTM drive/flight

#All meals and accommodation during the trekking period

#An experienced English speaking guide trained by gov. of Nepal

#Highly experienced Dhaulagiri base camp trekking staffs

#All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.

#Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, medical kit etc.

#Travel and rescue arrangements

#Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant

Service exclude

*Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu

*Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

*Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost

*Hot shower, battery recharge during the trek

*Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc

*Personal Dhaulagiri base camp trekking equipment’s / gears

*Tips for guides, porters and driver

*All others expenses not mentioned on price include section

Trip note

Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Trekking is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Dhaulagiri base camp trek itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: On request
Grade: Strenuous
Season: Sept to Dec, March to May
Duration: 18 Days
Operation: Camping
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2 to Max 12
Highest access: 5200m
Start From: Kathmandu-Beni
Ending at: Jomsom-Kathmandu