Trip Highlights

  • 26 days trip with 20 days of strenuous plus camping trekking in Nepal Dhaulagiri trek is one of the tough yet very spectacular camping trekking in Himalayas.
  • Crossing of the French and Thapa high passes over 5300 meter Exploration of the wonders of Kathmandu and Pokhara

Trip Overview

Around Dhaulagiri is a tough yet spectacular trekking round the colossal peak of the world’s seventh highest peak Dhaulagiri (8167m), rises majestically in isolation above the deep cliff of the Kali Gandaki valley unfolds breathtaking circuit adventure trekking at its best.

The trails can be difficult, following glaciers and crossing high snowcapped passes challenge suited only to fit individuals wishing to take on an adventure. Walk through the pristine valley of Myagdi, lush terraced hillsides; traditional villages, rugged terrain of massif Dhaulagiri, tough but technically straightforward French and Thapa passes are simply sensational for the everlasting memories being in Himalayas.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel / welcome dinner with ethnic cultural program.
  • Day 2 : Visit to Buddhist shrine and Hindu Pashupatinath temple: witness the sacred Hindu Cremation done in public way. PM is free.
  • Day 3 : Drive to Beni and start around Dhaulagiri trekking.
  • Day 4 - 10 : Trekking to Italian base camp (3590m) ascending thorough Darbang, Baghra, Doban, Sallagari: savour the stunning Himalayan peaks beauty of Churen Himal, Gurja, Ghustung south, Tsarabang peak, Jirbang, Manapati peaks on the way.
  • Day 11 - 12 : Trekking to Dhaulagiri Depot Camp (4490m) after having acclimatization rest day Italian base camp.
  • Day 13 : Trekking to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4750m).
  • Day 14 : Ascent to Hidden Valley camp (5025m), cross the challenging French pass: wonderful Himalayan vistas of Dhaulagir I, II, III, V, Taski Kang, Mukut Himal, Tukuche peaks all around the Hidden valley.
  • Days 15-16 : Trekking to Yak Kharkha, cross the Dhampus pass.
  • Days 17 - 23 : Descent down to Nayapul via famed Poon hill: short drive to Pokhara / hotel
  • Days 24 - 25 : Himalayan flight form Pokhara to Kathmandu / Free to explore Kathmandu valley or souvenir shopping.
  • Day 26 : Trip end / Airport departure.
  • Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel / welcome dinner with ethnic cultural program.

  • Day 2 : Visit to Buddhist shrine and Hindu Pashupatinath temple: witness the sacred Hindu Cremation done in public way. PM is free.

  • Day 3 : Drive to Beni and start around Dhaulagiri trekking.

  • Day 4 - 10 : Trekking to Italian base camp (3590m) ascending thorough Darbang, Baghra, Doban, Sallagari: savour the stunning Himalayan peaks beauty of Churen Himal, Gurja, Ghustung south, Tsarabang peak, Jirbang, Manapati peaks on the way.

  • Day 11 - 12 : Trekking to Dhaulagiri Depot Camp (4490m) after having acclimatization rest day Italian base camp.

  • Day 13 : Trekking to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4750m).

  • Day 14 : Ascent to Hidden Valley camp (5025m), cross the challenging French pass: wonderful Himalayan vistas of Dhaulagir I, II, III, V, Taski Kang, Mukut Himal, Tukuche peaks all around the Hidden valley.

  • Days 15-16 : Trekking to Yak Kharkha, cross the Dhampus pass.

  • Days 17 - 23 : Descent down to Nayapul via famed Poon hill: short drive to Pokhara / hotel

  • Days 24 - 25 : Himalayan flight form Pokhara to Kathmandu / Free to explore Kathmandu valley or souvenir shopping.

  • Day 26 : Trip end / Airport departure.

Cost Includes

  • Private Arrival / Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
  • Standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on twin share BB basis as itinerary.
  • Full board meals while trekking (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

Cost Excludes

“Excellent cultural & natural experiences throughout the trip.”

- Paul / Lisa / Luke / Chris Hewitt, | 31 Aug, 2016

“Helpful staff always cheerful + willing to help, part of our team, of course lots of other things were memorable, too numerous to mention.”

- Jane / Adrian Roberts, | 31 Aug, 2016

“Good reliable Food (No stomach upset!). Getting away from main trek route plus Great local knowledge of Trek leader.”

- Ian & Linda Parker, | 31 Aug, 2016

“We really enjoyed our experience and are so glad we did not attempt to organize the trip ourselves as everything ran so smoothly and was stress free. Thank you.”

- Emma-Louise Barlow, | 31 Aug, 2016

“Good service by porters, staff and climbing Sherpa.”

- Gulper Marchel, | 31 Aug, 2016

“I absolutely loved the trek & would love to do the twenty-day trek to Everest Base Camp when I’m older.”

- Christopher Hewitt, | 31 Aug, 2016

“I really enjoyed getting to know the staff. They were all really lovely people + made my trip very enjoyable.”

- Brooke Robinson, | 31 Aug, 2016

“The whole trek was awesome. Everything was done extremely professionally.

- Bradley + Michael Levitt, | 30 Aug, 2016

“The trek was very personalized, the company was a fantastic experience, the staff were excellent and we were looked after very well. I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Mountain Monarch. Will highly recommend to anyone and hope to return in the not too distant future.
Thank you.”

- Gidon, | 11 Aug, 2016

“Everything about the trek was great .The way that we were put at EASE by the staff. The different terrain/ habitats that were experienced.”

- Ross Cant, | 11 Aug, 2016

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