Round Dhawalagiri Trek (Camping Trek)
White Mountain, separated from the Annapurna region by Kali Gandaki gorge, the deepest gorge in the world, includes some fifteen peaks above 7000m. This region, considered to be one of the most remote places of the Kingdom of Nepal, has abundance of Himalayan peaks, hidden valleys, high passes and sweeping vistas. The Trans-Himalayan journey is quite, peaceful and full of adventure and excitement. Trekking in this area is relatively strenuous but trekkers willing to spend their holidays amid nature and natural surroundings full of peace and tranquility choose this "Off the beaten track" trekking destinations.

The main journey here is around Manaslu, reaching north of the Himalayas and circling the great Manaslu-Himalchuli-Baudha massif. Since Manaslu is a special area for trekkers and was only officially opened from 1991 onwards for trekking, it needs special permits. Three-week complete treks will give you an exciting, adventurous and once in a lifetime experience.

Dhaulagiri Thapa Peak

Day 01: Kathmandu –to- Beni (850m) overnight by Drive 9 hrs.
Day 02: Babiyachaur (1750m) 7 hrs.
Day 03: Dharapani (1630m) 5 ½ hrs.
Day 04: Muri (2200m) 6 hrs.
Day 05: Bagar (2900m) 6 ½ hrs.
Day 06: Dobhan (3800m) 6 hrs.
Day 07: Italy Camp (4325m) 7 ½ hrs.
Day 08: Dhaulagiri B.C (4750m) 5 ½ hrs.
Day 09: Rest Day.
Day 10: French pass (5360m) and hidden valley camp 6 ½ hrs.
Day 11: Thapa Pass (5250m) 4 ½ hrs.
Day 12: Yak Kharka (3600m) 5 hrs.
Day 13: Marpha (2640m) 4 hrs.
Day 14: Jomsom (2713m) 2 hrs.
Day 15: Jomsom –to- Pokhara by Air.
Day 16: Pokhara –to- Kathmandu.

Dhaulagiri Base Camp

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and met our staff and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu: half day sightseeing and trekking briefing at 6pm.
Day 03: Drive to Dhampus Phedi by bus and trek to Pothana (1800m)
Day 04: Trek to Ghandrung (1950m)
Day 05: Trek to Tadapani (2500m)
Day 06: Trek to Ghorepani (2800m)
Day 07: Trek to Tatopani (1100m)
Day 08: Trek to Ghasa (1800m)
Day 09: Trek to Tukuche (2590m)
Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka (3680m)
Day 11: Trek to Dhampus Phedi (5000m)
Day 12: Trek to DBC (4740m) via Dhampus (5258m) and French Col. (5360)
Day 13: Excursion around Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4740m)
Day 14: Trek to Hidden Valley (5000m) via French Pass (5360m)
Day 15: Excursion around Hidden Valley
Day 16: Trek to Yak Kharka (3680m)
Day 17: Trek to Marpha (2670m)
Day 18: Excursion around Marpha Village
Day 19: Trek to Jomsom (2710m)
Day 20: Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu by flight and stay at hotel
Day 21: Kathmandu: full day guided sightseeing tour
Day 22: Transfer to airport to return to home.


Personal Equipment List

Trekking Boots/ shoes
Down Jacket (can be rented)
Fleece Pant / Jacket
Flashlight (extra batteries)
Trekking polls (optional)
Sun Hat / Visor
Sun Screen
Sunglasses (UV protected. Imperative to have quality eye wear)
Waterproof Jacket
Wool- fleece / Hat with ear protection
Water Treatment
Small First Aid

Pre-departure information and trekking tips

Insurance: Expedition members are responsible for having their own travel insurance including helicopter evacuation.
Age: Age is an attitude not a problem, but we do require that group members be at least 18 years old.
Vaccination: Nepal has no official vaccination requirements for entry. However we recommend that you visit a doctor for the latest recommendations and protect yourself accordingly.
Visa: Visa can be obtained at Tribhuvan International Airport upon arrival. You will need 2 passport size photographs.