Fact of this Trekking


Duration: 29 Days

Activities: Trekking

Area: Kanchenjunga Region

Trekking Day: 27

Group size: Min-1 / Max-12

Grading: Hard

Maximum altitude: 5343m

Trek style (accommodation): Camping /Lodge

Transport : Overland / Flight.



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Dhaulagiri Trek

This region is new territory for trekkers. Trekking off the main paths is not only possible, but can be immensely rewarding, though you do need a sense of adventure and an increased ability to deal with unexpected.Geographically, Dhaulagiri region is a land of dramatic contrast. From the near tropical Pokhara valley, steep slopes climb to snowcapped Himalayan giants. Dhaulagiri 1, the seventh tallest peak in the world, towers high above the well-trekked Muktinath pilgrim trail up the Kali Gandaki valley.

The vast massif screens the hidden land of Dolpo to its north west. Following the rivers upstream, ferns and forests of oak and other deciduous trees and juniper are interesting. Mountain sides of rhododendron blaze with colour in the spring, and other flowers are abundant on the trail. Even on high mountain passes above the tree line, tiny alpine flowers can be found dotting the windswept ground.


Itinerary of Dhaulagiri Trek

Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu and meet with our represenative at the airport. Drive to hotel.

Day 02 : Half day sightseeing and trekking permit arrangements. O/N at hotel.

Day 03 : Kathmandu - Pokhara Kathmandu - Pokhara fly and drive to Baglung.

Day 04 :Pokhara - Maldhunga

Day 05 : Maldhunga - Darbang

Day 06 : Darbang - Takum

Day 07 : Takum - Muri

Day 08 : Muri - Bagar

Day 09 : Bagar - Dovan

Day 10 : Dovan - Upper Vungini (Italian Base Camp)

Day 11 : Upper Vungini (Italian Base Camp)

Day 12 : Upper Vugini (Italian Base Camp) - Glacier Camp

Day 13 : Glacier Camp - Dhaulagiri Base Camp I

Day 14 : Dhaulagiri Base Camp - French Col - Hidden Valley Getting off the glacier above the base camp often requires a rope, but once over the steep moraine walls we are in safer and more gentle country. After a breathless climb to the top of French Col (5300m,) the views of Hidden Valley open out. The broad valley is reminiscent of Tibet and Ladakh and so are the temperatures, at least -20ºC at night.

Day 15 : Hidden Valley camp 5000m A rest day to admire the surrounding peaks and perhaps do some exploring.

Day 16 : Hidden Valley - Yak Kharka After climbing over the 5200m Dhampus Pass, we traverse avalanche-prone slopes and then descend steeply to Yak Kharka.

Day 17 : Yak Kharka - Marpha

Day 18 : Marpha - Ghasa

Day 19 : Ghasa - Tatopani

Day 20 : Tadapani - Ghandrung

Day 21 : Ghandrung - Birethanti

Day 22 : Birethanti - Pokhara

Day 23 : Pokhara -Kathmandu


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