Around Dhaulagiri Trekking Trip Fact


18 Days

Trip Grade

Moderate to Strenuous

Max Height





Private Van/Car

Per day walking:

5 to 7 hours

Best Season

Oct-Dec / Mar-May

Trip Style

Tented Camp Trek

Trip Overview

 Around Dhaulagiri 8,167m lies in the north-west of Pokhara concluding to its highest point at the eastern end is the 7th highest mountain in the world. Dhaulagiri means ‘white mountain’ was first discovered in 1808. It is one of the most popular and unique peaks for climbing in the world which rises imperially in isolation above the deep cliff of the Kali Gandaki valley. Around Dhaulagiri trekking is one of the most challenging adventure trekking in Nepal following glaciers and crossing high snow-capped passes. Dhaulagiri base camp trekking begins at Beni after 3-4 hours from Pokhara passing through the beautiful village of Darbang, Muri, Chariban, Italian base camp, Dhaulagiri base camp, french pass, Dhumpus pass, and finally reach Marpha assemble of Annapurna circuit trekking trail. Trekking in the Dhaulagiri base camp is a remarkable lifetime experience with an immense massif display of the hidden lands of Dolpo to its north, and Nepal’s far western hills to the west. Dhaulagiri circuit trekking includes two passes French pass 5360m & Dhampus pass 5234m which require good physical fitness for trekking. It offers stunning Himalayan views of Mount Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt. Manaslu 8163m, Mt.Annapurna 8091m with other 23 snowy peaks, lush valley, the hidden valley, the pilgrimage Jomsom Muktinath trail along with beautiful landscape. Only camp/tent trips can be done in Dhaulagiri pass trekking. The trail takes through the immaculate valley of Myagdi, green terraced hillsides, traditional villages, rugged terrain of massif Dhaulagiri which is tough but technically straightforward.

Activity: Sightseeing and High Altitude Trekking
Trip Category: Remote Area Trek

Trip Highlights:

  • Reach the base camp of the world’s Six-highest mountain
  • Cross to high passes i.e French pass and Dhampus pass
  • The excellent view of Mountain peaks
  • Panoramic view of Dhaulagiri massif
  • Trek through beautiful forest paths
  • Visit the Hidden Valley
  • Explore the remote areas & experience local culture
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