Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek

25 Days

Trip Overview

If you are an adventure lover and love to accept challenges, then the Dhaulagiri Base Camp trek is the ideal option for you. This base camp journey is one of the most challenging and risky trekking destinations of our country and one should need a good physical stamina to reach to the heart of this mighty mountain. Mt. Dhaulagiri, the seventh highest mountain of the world and the highest mountain of our country to be entirely located at the Himalayas of our country is one of the demanding and popular trekking destinations of our country. Trekking in this region is restricted to the outsiders and one should need a special permit to trek on this mighty region.

Most of the places of this region is isolated and remote also you will see numbers of ancient settlements of Sherpa and Tamang people in the trail. This trek is much more challenging and one should require a good physical stamina to reach to the summit of this mountain. This journey offers some of the best views of mountain ranges including some of the highest mountain ranges of the world such as including Everest (highest mountain of the world), Anapurna I, II, III & IV, Manaslu, Makalu, Fishtail and many other beautiful mountain ranges. 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 journey to the base camp of Mt. Dhaulagiri starts with the sightseeing of some of the famous places of Kathmandu valley. We will then take a scenic drive to Beni and then start our trek and reach the Italian Camp. Trekking ahead through the challenging and difficult climb will take us to the base camp of Mt. Dhaulagiri. One can do the sightseeing of some of the highest mountains of the world and you will also see the amazing landscapes from the base camp. Feel free to be a part of this exciting journey as in complementary you will also see the marvels of Kathmandu as well.

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

    25 Days
  • Trip Grading

    Moderate
  • Group Size

    2+