The Dhaulagiri Circuit trek is challenging, and a real adventure for experienced trekkers who are looking for an expedition-like experience. From farming villages in the Himalayan foothills to high alpine pastures, uninhabited valleys and close-up views of several peaks over 8,000 meter, this circuit trek is breathtaking and exciting at every stage.
Himalayan passes. There is an option to climb Dhampus Peak at an altitude of 6,060m for those with previous mountaineering experience. If you like to climb Dhampus Peak there is an extra charge to cover the cost of the climbing permit.
The Mountain Company has organised fifteeen treks around Dhaulagiri Circuit since Spring 2008 for more information on these went please click on "View Trip Reports" button above. Itineraries
Day 1; Arrive in Beni, Myagdi. (76 KM from Pokhara, 278 KM from Kathmandu)
Day 2; Drive to Beni and trek to Babachur (870m)
Day 3; Trek to Dharapani (1,470m)
Day 4; Trek to Muri (1,850m)
Day 5; Trek to Boghara (2,080m)
Day 6; Trek to Dobang (2,500m)
Day 7; Trek to Sallaghari (2,820m)
Day 8; Trek to Italian Base Camp (3,660m)
Day 9; Rest and acclimatisation day
Day 10; Trek to Glacier Camp (4,200m)
Day 11; Rest and acclimatisation day at Glacier Camp
Day 12; Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,700m)
Day 13; Rest and acclimatisation day at Dhaulagiri Base Camp
Day 14; Trek via French Col (5,360m) to Hidden Valley (5,050m)
Day 15; Option 1: Exploration walk around Hidden Valley option 2: Optional ascent of Dhampus Peak (6,060m).
Day 16; Trek via Dhampus Pass (5,240m) to Yak Kharka (3,680m)
Day 17; Trek to Jomsom (2,670m)
Day 18; Fly to Pokhara amp; Kathmandu Or you can drive/ride back to Beni/Pokhara/Kathmandu