Mount Dhaulagiri (8167meters), the world’s seventh highest peak, rises majestically in isolation just above the deep cliff of the Kali Gandaki. Dhaulagiri circuit trekking is one of the challenging adventure treks in Nepal.Dhaulagiri round is chiefly attractive to people drawn to high mountain and wilderness, and requires an excellent physical condition and basic mountaineering skills.The Dhaulagiri Circuit has all the features of a classic Nepal trek.
Dhaulagiri Round Trek Outline itinerary
Day 01: Early morning drive to Pokhara by tourist bus, 6 hours, 200KM or flight 25 minutes, overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Beni (830m), 4 hours, overnight Hotel or Camp.
Day 03: Beni to Babiyachaur (950m), 5 hours, overnight Camp.
Day 04: Babiyachaur to Dharapani (1500m), 4/5 hours, overnight Camp.
Day 05: Dharapani to Muri (1815m), 5 hours, Overnight Camp.
Day 06: Muri to Boghara (2050m)4/5 hours, overnight Camp.
Day 07: Boghara to Dhoban (2630m), 5/6 hours, overnight Camp.
Day 08: Trek from Dobang to Upper Vungini or Italian Base Camp (3660m), 5 hours, stayovernight Camp.
Day 09: Acclimatization day in Italian base camp.
Day 10: Trek from Italian Base Camp to Glacier Camp, 4 hours, stay in Camp.
Day 11: Trek from Glacier Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4740m), 5 hours, overnight Camp.
Day 12: Acclimitization rest day in Dhaulagiri Base Camp, overnight Camp.
Day 13: Trek from Dhaulagiri Base Camp to French Col (5010m), 5 hours, overnight Camp.
Day 14: Trek from French Col to Alubari (3680m.), 5/6 hours, overnight Camp.
Day 15: Trek from Alubari to Marpha 2640m, 5 hours, overnight Lodge.
Day 16: Drive back to Pokhara