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Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek

15-20 Days

Trip Overview

Dhaulagiri is the seventh highest mountain in the world at 8167m above sea level. It was first climbed on 13th May 1960 by a Swiss-Australian-Nepali expedition. Dhaulagiri is the Nepali name for the mountain which comes from the Sanskrit where ‘Dhawala’ means white and beautiful and ‘Giri’ means Mountain. Dhaulagiri Base camp trek is one of the most popular adventurous trekking zones in Nepal.

If you are an adventure lover and love to accept challenges, then the Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek is the ideal option for you. Also if you are truly seeking to explore and trek through rough trails and remote villages, this is the best choice for your holiday. The Dhaulagiri base camp journey is one of the most challenging and risky trekking destinations in Nepal. One should have the good physical stamina to reach the heart of this mighty mountain. It is one of the popular trekking destinations in Nepal for adventurous tourists. One should need a special permit to trek in this mighty region.

Most of the places on this route are isolated and remote. You will see lots of ancient settlements of the Sherpa and Tamang people on the trail. It is much more challenging and also worth its time and money. The natural essence, local culture, and community, view of the mountains and hills are truly and indeed something to be explored. This trek offers some of the best views of mountain ranges and flora and fauna in this region. One can get an opportunity to explore the natural beauty, lifestyle, and culture of people living in the Dhaulagiri region. Visitors will also get an opportunity to do the sightseeing of the rare species of animals and birds that are found in the Dhaulagiri region of our country.

The Itinerary can be customized as per clients and possibilities.

Contact us for more info and for bookings.

 

How hard is Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek?

It is one of the hard and most challenging treks in Nepal. However, it has been fit for the adventurous tourist having much time duration and budget.

How do I get to Dhaulagiri Base Camp ?

Day 01:  Arrive at Kathmandu Transfer to your hotel and free day.
Day 02:  Kathmandu City Tour
Day 03:  Kathmandu to Beni
Day 04:  Beni to Babyachaur
Day 05:  Babyachaur to Darbang
Day 06:  Darbang to Takum
Day 07:  Takum to Muri
Day 08:  Muri to Boghara (2080m)
Day 09:  Boghara to Doban
Day 10:  Doban to Italian Base Camp
Day 11: Acclimatization day in Italian Base Camp
Day 12:  Italian Base Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp
Day 13:  Dhaulagiri Base Camp to Hidden Valley (5000m)
Day 14:  Acclimatization day in Hidden Valley
Day 15:  Hidden Valley to Yak Kharka
Day 16:  Yak Kharka to Tukuche
Day 17:  Tukuche to Ghasa (2010m)
Day 18:  Ghasa to Tatopani (1190m)
Day 19:  Tatopani to Ghorapani (2870m)
Day 20:  Ghorapani to Tadapani (2710m)
Day 21:  Tadapani to Ghandruk (190m)
Day 22:  Ghandruk to Nayapul (1070m) to Pokhara
Day 23:  Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 24:  Free Day in Kathmandu.
Day 25:  Final Departure Day back home.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrive at Kathmandu Transfer to your hotel and free day.
Day 02:  Kathmandu City Tour
Day 03:  Kathmandu to Beni
Day 04:  Beni to Babyachaur
Day 05:  Babyachaur to Darbang
Day 06:  Darbang to Takum
Day 07:  Takum to Muri
Day 08:  Muri to Boghara (2080m)
Day 09:  Boghara to Doban
Day 10:  Doban to Italian Base Camp
Day 11: Acclimatization day in Italian Base Camp
Day 12:  Italian Base Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp
Day 13:  Dhaulagiri Base Camp to Hidden Valley (5000m)
Day 14:  Acclimatization day in Hidden Valley
Day 15:  Hidden Valley to Yak Kharka
Day 16:  Yak Kharka to Tukuche
Day 17:  Tukuche to Ghasa (2010m)
Day 18:  Ghasa to Tatopani (1190m)
Day 19:  Tatopani to Ghorapani (2870m)
Day 20:  Ghorapani to Tadapani (2710m)
Day 21:  Tadapani to Ghandruk (190m)
Day 22:  Ghandruk to Nayapul (1070m) to Pokhara
Day 23:  Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 24:  Free Day in Kathmandu.
Day 25:  Final Departure Day back home.

Cost Include

  • Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3/4/5 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • Your destination map.
  • Both ways domestic Flights with airport tax.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder Climbing guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Permit
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment’s, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc.
  • All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.

·         All government taxes and Vat

Cost not Include

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
  • Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
  • equipment / Gears
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, Water )
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipment’s.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.

 

Equipment List

TREKKING SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT UP TO 5,500m.

1 pair strong mountain /hiking boots
1 Sleeping bag(comfortable to 15C)
1 Medium/Large rucksack/backpack
1 Down Jacket/all weather Anorak
1 Light water & windproof jacket
1 Pair waterproof gaiters/ overtrouser
1 or 2 1-litre water bottles.
1 Inner sleeping sheet.
1 Torch/Flashlight and spare bastteries.
2 Long sleeve cotton shirts
1 Medium sized towel
1 Washing kit:Inlude personal toiletries,Talcum power
Moleskin for blisters
Toilet paper
Bio degradable soap/shampoo
Any personal medication
1 Pair shorts.
1 Fleece/warm sweater
1 Pair sports shoes/sandals
2 Pair lightweight trousers
1 Sweatshirt/light sweater
2 T-shirts
1 Small day pack
2 Pairs light socks
3 Pairs heavy wool socks
1 cotton Headscarf/bandanna
1 Warm hat/Gloves(waterproof)
1Sunglasses and sunhat
1 Money belt
Underwear(including thermals)
3/4 Plastic bags for wrapping clothes
Water purification tablets/solution(Preferably Iodine)
Sun-block(30-50 SPF)

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  • Trip Duration

    15-20 Days
  • Trip Grading

    Strenuous
  • Trip Mode

    Hiking/Trekking
  • Group Size

    2+