Dhaulagiri Trek - 18 Days


Dhaulagiri Trekking Package is off the beaten snow trail walking trip which is located in the vicinity of Annapurna region trekking in Nepal. Notwithstanding, the experience of our aides and care staff will guarantee that you finish this trek effectively. The Dhaulagiri Region is home to the tremendous Mt. Dhaulagiri-(8,167 m), which is the seventh most astounding top on the planet and it otherwise called The White Mountain. This trek takes us around this magnificent snow massif. Dhaulagiri trekking package offers you an awesome open door in your lifetime including lovely mountains see, wild creatures, for example, Himalaya Thar, musk deer, panthers, and diverse types of feathered creatures.


An exciting journey through one of the best tracks to applaud the grandeur of Dhaulagiri massif! Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is an adventurous trek that takes you through stunning glaciers and high snow-clad passes to the Dhaulagiri Base Camp. Owning to its difficult terrain, secluded and off beaten trail, and lack of proper accommodation facility, this trek is suitable only for those fit travelers with high endurance capacity.


Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Darbang.
Day 3: Trek to Sibang.
Day 4: Trek to Naura Bhir.
Day 5: Trek to Lapche Kharka.
Day 6: Trek to Sallaghari.
Day 7: Trek to Italian Base Camp.
Day 8: Trek to Japanese Camp.
Day 9: At Japanese Camp.
Day 10: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
Day 11: Rest at Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
Day 12: Trek to Hidden Valley via French Pass.
Day 13: At Hidden Valley.
Day 14: Trek to Yak Kharaka via Dhampus Pass.
Day 15: Trek to Jomsom.
Day 16: Jomsom to Pokhara.
Day 17: Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Day 18: Kathmandu Airport.


Day 1
Arrive in Kathmandu

Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, we receive you there and drive to the hotel. Tour briefing and free time.

Day 2
Kathmandu to Darbang

We fly to Pokhara, then drive down into the Kali Gandaki Valley and up the tributary Myagdi Khola valley as far as Darbang situated at an altitude of approximately 1100 meters. We set up the first camp of the trip at Darbang.

Day 3
Trek to Sibang

We set off trekking, passing through several villages en route to the ridge-top settlement of Dharapani. We have lunch here, then continue our trek via Takam to Sibang (1770m).

Day 4
Trek to Naura Bhir

Today, we trek to the large village of Muri where we stop for lunch, before continuing our ascent of the Myagdi Khola valley to Naura Bhir (1450m).

Day 5
Trek to Lapche Kharka

We trek northwards, still following the Myagdi Khola, to the village of Baghara. We descend to the river before climbing again to the herders camp at Lapche Kharka (2000m).

Day 6
Trek to Sallaghari

The trail continues climbing through forest to the open grazing area of Dobang. After lunch, continue to Sallaghari (2500m) where we make camp.

Day 7
Trek to Italian Base Camp

Today, we trek through a forested area and across the moraine to reach the area known as the ‘Italian Basecamp’ (3660m) where we make our camp below the stupendous west face of Dhaulagiri.

Day 8
Trek to Japanese Camp

Continuing our ascent of the Myangdi Khola, we make the short but steep climb to our next camp known as ‘Japanese Camp’ or Chhonbardan Glacier Camp (4200m). There are great views of the Dhaulagiri peaks.

Day 9
At Japanese Camp.

We are now above 4,000 meters and our next camp will be at 4700 meters so we must include an acclimatization day before going higher. A good day for resting and catching up with the laundry.

Day 10
Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp

Today, we trek across moraine of the Dhaulagiri West Icefall to reach Dhaulagiri Basecamp (4748m) which we should reach in time for lunch. We set up camp here in a fantastic location surrounded by Himalayan peaks.

Day 11
Rest at Dhaulagiri Base Camp.

After our significant recent height gain, we take a rest day here to help with our acclimatization.

Day 12
Trek to Hidden Valley via French Pass

An early start, crossing moraine to eventually reach a ridge that takes us up to the easy-angled snow slopes leading to the French Pass (5360m). We cross the pass to reach the ‘Hidden Valley’ behind Dhaulagiri where we make camp at 5120 meters.

Day 13
At Hidden Valley.

The Hidden Valley is a great place for a spot of exploration. This day also serves as a spare or contingency day in the case of delays up to this point.

Day 14
Trek to Yak Kharaka via Dhampus Pass.

We climb back up to the level of the French Pass at the other end of the valley and then take the high traverse across to the slightly lower Dhampus Pass (5280m). Once over the pass, we descend steeply to our camp at Yak Kharka (3827m).

Day 15
Trek to Jomsom

Today we descend 1000 meters to the floor of the Kali Gandaki Valley and the pretty village of Marpha (2667m) on the Annapurna Circuit. A short trek north then takes us to Jomsom (2736m), where we stay in a lodge.

Day 16
Jomsom to Pokhara.

We take the exciting flight to Pokhara, where we check-in at a hotel and have the rest of the day to explore this picturesque lakeside town, with its spectacular Annapurna views.

Day 17
Pokhara to Kathmandu.

We have a morning flight to Kathmandu, where we check-in at our hotel and have the remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 18
Kathmandu Airport

Final complimentary airport transfers to the airport to get your flight back home.


  • Land transportation, airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
  • Standard accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, breakfast included.
  • 3 meals a day and best available Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation along the trail.
  • Well experienced English speaking and other native language speaking trek leader/guide.
  • Porter service and support staff for above 4 person
  • TIMS trekking permit and national park fees
  • Food, wages, accommodation, equipment, medicine and insurance coverage for all trekking staffs.
  • All Government taxes.


  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu (other than breakfast).
  • Travel insurance and other expenses like costs incurred due to any unforeseen circumstances, emergency evacuation and rerouting, flight change, airport taxes.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold beverage, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staffs - Tipping are expected.

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Dhaulagiri Trek
From $ 2,950.00
per Adult

Trip Facts

  • Fly/Trek/Drive
  • Suitable for 2 or above
  • 5360 m.
  • March to Jun, September to November
  • Hotel/ Lodge/ Camping
  • 18 Days
  • Difficult / Moderate