DHAULAGIRI BASECAMP TREK

  1. This is a long, difficult trek around Dhaulagiri (8167m) which starts from Beni. The route follows the Myagdi Khola west wards to Darbang, then turns north through lowland forests into the high country. Much of the route is on snow and glaciers as it crosses French Col pass (5240m). Then we traverse from the head of Hidden Valley, and crosses Dhampus Pass (5155m). The trek ends with a steep descent to Marpha and a return to Pokhara via the Ghorapani ridge.

  2. Trip profile:
    Trekking Destination : Dhaulagiri Base Camp
    Length of trip : 16 days
    Grade: Strenuous
    Highest Alt: 3210m
    Type of trek: Camping
    Best season: Spring, Summer & Autumn

  3. ITINERARY

  4. Day 01 Fly to Pokhara. Free to explore its attractions. Hotel Overnight
    Day 02 Drive to Beni (850m) (4 hrs). Camp
    Day 03 Trek to Babiachor (950 m) (5 hrs). Camp
    Day 04 Trek to Darbang (1,180m) (6 hrs). Camp
    Day 05 Trek to Takum (1,560m) (5 hrs). Camp
    Day 06 Trek to Goban Dhara (1,790m) (6 hrs). Camp
    Day 07 Trek to Baghora (2,080m) (5 hrs). Camp
    Day 08 Trek to Dobang (2,520m) (5 hrs). Camp
    Day 09 Trek to Choriban Khola (3,110m) (6 hrs). Camp
    Day 10 Rest / Exploration Day.
    Day 11 Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,750m) (7 hrs).
    Day 12 Trek to French Pass (5,360 m) Continue to Hidden Valley High Camp.(4,000m) (6 hrs). Camp
    Day 13 Trek through the Pass to Yak Kharka (3,680m) (6 hrs).
    Day 14 Trek to Marpha (2,667m) (5 hrs).
    Day 15 Trek to Jomsom (2,710m) (3 hrs).
    Day 16 Fly Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu.
  5. Included services
    • All private transportations from Kathmandu to the starting point of the trek
      Camping equipment & gear which includes two person tent, dining tent, toilet tent & kitchen tent
      All meals prepared by our cook while on trek
      Porters & pack animals to carry all personal gear & camping equipment
      Food, lodging and other expenses of trekking crew
      Desserts
      English speaking guide
      National Park fee
      Trekking permit(TIMS Card)
  6. Not included services:
    • Special Trekking permit fee
      Accommodation in Kathmandu
      Personal equipment and clothing
      Insurance
      Cold drinks, alcoholic beverages
      Personal expenses
      Tips to the crew