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Dhaulagiri Trek – 16 days

Dhaulagiri trek, an exceptional trekking in western Nepal.

Separated from the Annapurna region by the Kali Gandaki, the Dhaulagiri massif includes more than 30 peaks over 6,000 meters, eight of these surpassing 8,000 meters. The area around Tansen is home to the Magar people and capital of the independent kingdoms that were to become part of Nepal. From Dhorepatan, the panorama of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges is exceptional and this remote area is home to communities of Tibetan refugees who search the area for minerals and medicinal plants.


  • Trail through terraced fields and forests of pine, Juniper
  • The naturally decorated beautiful city of Pokhara
  • Panoramic parallel views of Annapurna, Machhapuchre, Dhaulagiri mountains
  • Magar villages and cultural heritage

Trip Details

Trek Grade: 3
Trek Code: DHA-EMP-16
Duration: 16 days
Trek Style: Fully supported camping Trek
Best time to go: March – June / September-November


Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Beni (830m)
Day 02: Trek Beni to Babichaur (1000m, 6-7hrs)
Day 03:  Babichaur to Dharapani (1565m, 7hrs)
Day 04:  Dharapani to Muri (1850m, 6-7hrs)
Day 05:  Muri to Boghara (2050m, 7-8 hrs)
Day 06:  Boghara to Dhoban (2630m, 6hrs)
Day 07:  Dhoban to Italian Base camp (3500m, 6-7hrs)
Day 08:  Rest  and Acclimatization day
Day 09:  Italian Base camp to Glacier camp (4250m, 5hrs)
Day 10:  Dhaulagiri Base camp (4650m, 4hrs)
Day 11:  Acclimatization day
Day 12:  Dhaulagiri Base Camp to French Col (4 hrs)
Day 13:  Hidden Valley Camp (5000m)
Day 14:  Hidden Valley to Yak Kharka (4200m, 6hrs)
Day 15:  Yak Kharka to Jomsom (2715m, 7-8hrs)
Day 16:  Jomsom to Pokhara by flight


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