Round Dhaulagiri Trek

Dhaulagir View from Muktinath
Trip Introduction
Round Dhaulagiri Trekking is also well known as Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek. Dhaulagiri means the White Mountain. Round Dhaulagiri Trekking is a 21 days extensive trekking package which takes you to Dhaulagiri which is lonely from Annapurna Region by the Kali Gandaki Gorge. The trek goes after the icy pathway by demanding mountain passes like French Pass (5360m), the highest point of Round Dhaulagiri Trek and Thapa Pass (5200m) by demonstrating the wonderful sight of the Dhaulagiri range and additional mountains in near atmosphere. The trail then move down to Tukche by way of Yak Kharka and start for Jomsom to take the air travel to Pokhara. Round Dhaulagiri Trekking is classifying as the strenuous trek and therefore it asks earlier trekking experiences for glorifying the trek. Round Dhaulagiri Trek is intended for energetic and those who are used to the high elevation. 

Round Dhaulagiri Trekking proffers splendid views of Dhaulagiri Mountain Range which includes 15 peaks with an elevation of 7000m like Putali Himal and Tukuche Peak counting gigantic Dhaulagiri Peak which places lofty at 8156m. Thus, it is supposed to be the 6th tallest peak in the world. The spiritualist feeling stimulated by the untouched environment, crossing throughout the Gandaki Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world, Dhaulagiri Base Camp(4750m), Magdi glacier and The Dhampus Pass that are situated amid Tukuche Peak and Thapa Peak are the key magnetism of Round Dhaulagiri Trekking. Round Dhaulagiri Trek is the mainly accepted trek for those trekkers who are willing to sense the wilderness and stunning views of elevated mountains. Arriving at the base camp of Mount Dhaulagiri (8,167m) to the South and the Dhaulagiri II (7,751m), IV (7,661m) and V (7,618m) to the West will make your trek interesting and stimulating.

Round Dhaulagiri Trek is a trekking in the distant area which shows the way to the pasturelands up to Beni and beyond up and about during the pleasing village all along the Myagdi Khola to the center of the massif Dhaulagiri. Tourist Link trek and Expedition will help to encounter remarkable likely panorama, evergreen woodland emerging with Rhododendron that joint with inhabitant people and their exclusive customs plus of course the striking views of the towering Himalayas. You can trust Tourist Link Trek and Expedition as your ideal partner for the Round Dhaulagiri Trek.
 
Outline Itinerary 
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1345m)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara and then to Beni (830m)
Day 04: Trek to Babichaur (970m)
Day 05: Trek to Darbang (1110m)
Day 06: Trek to Muri (1720m)
Day 07: Trek to Boghara (2080m)
Day 08: Trek to Dovan Kharka (2520m)
Day 09: Trek to High Vungini (3660m) (Italian Base Camp)
Day 10: Rest Day at High Vungini (Italian Base Camp)
Day 11: Trek to Glacier camp or Japanies B.Camp (3890m)
Day 12: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp I (4748m)
Day 13: Trek to Hidden Valley ( 5140m) via French Col
Day 14: Rest day at Hidden Valley
Day 15: Trek to Yak Kharka or Alu Bari (3910m)
Day 16: Trek to Marpha (2670m)
Day 17: Trek to Ghasa (2010m)
Day 18: Trek to Tatopani (1190m)
Day 19: Trek to Hile 
Day 20: Trek to Pokhara
Day 21: Drive to Kathmandu
 
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1345m)
You will find our representative staff from Tourist Link Trek and Expedition there in the airport, all set to greet you when you land in International Airport of Kathmandu. From there you will be transferred into the hotel where you will be briefly explained about the itinerary package. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
On the second day, you will be taken out for an excursion to some of the chief sites in and around Kathmandu. Visits include temples of Pashupatinath, Swayamvunath and Bauddhanath and Durbar squares of Kathmandu and Patan. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara and then to Beni (830m)
On the third day, you will be driving to Pokhara (around 200km) via Prithivi Highway. The bus will depart at 7 AM in the morning. It will be a 6-hr drive through the stunning landscape all along the way. You will turn up at Pokhara in the late afternoon. One again you will drive four hours from Pokhara which will take to Beni. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
 
Day 04: Trek to Babichaur (970m)
On the 4th day you will move from Beni to Babichaur which is located at the convergence of Myagdi Khola and Kaligandaki Camp. Following and departuring the Kali Gandaki River, you will head west all along the north bank of Myagdi Khola to Mangalghat which afterward takes you to Singa Bazaar. Through some distance from Singa Bazaar, you will arrive to Babichaur where you will spend our night. Overnights stay at a guesthouse.


Day 05: Trek to Darbang (1110m)
Today you will go up up the hill to get to Darbang which places itself at 1110m altitude. You will pay out the night in a camp at Darbang. On the other hand, you can get the shared jeep or microbus services from Darbang. You will spend our night at Darbang. Overnight stay in a tented camp.


Day 06: Trek to Muri (1720m)
Today you will head north to Phedi. From Phedi, where you will rise up to ridge. After taking a brief rest at a ridge, you will climb all the way to Sibang and Mattim. From Mattim, you will lower down and amble down Gatti Khola to get to Phalai Gaon(1810m). Afterward you will pass through Dhara Khola to persist to Muri which is the large Magar Village. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
 
Day 07: Trek to Boghara (2080m)
It takes 6-8 hrs of trek to reach to Boghara. The trail lowers downward for a while and passes through terraced fields. You will then mount a ridge and come down to Myagdi Khola. Later you will bypass through village of Naurawe and descend throughout a forest and terraced fields to arrive at Boghara. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Day 08: Trek to Dovan Kharka (2520m)
You will slide down through terraced fields to a small ridge and then through a forest to Jyardan. You will pass through arrangement and go after the stony zigzag trail to Lipshe. The trail later takes us to Lapche Kharka previous to finish the Dovan. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Day 09: Trek to High Vungini (3660m) (Italian Base Camp)
On the 9th day, you will climb up through the beautiful woods from where we can see the mountains. Following this path will take us to High Vungini which is the Italian Base Camp. High Vungini (Italian Base Camp) is an initial camp that you are trekking for Round Dhaulagiri Trek. Overnight stay in a tented camp.


Day 10: Rest Day at High Vungini (Italian Base Camp)
This day will be taken as the rest day. You will ease up our painful muscle and get ready yourselves for trip to be taken in upcoming days. You will pitch the camp in High Vungini which is also known as the Italian Base Camp. Overnight stay in  a tented camp.
 
Day 11: Trek to Glacier camp or Japanies B. Camp (3890m)
On the 11th day you will trek to Glacier camp from Italian Bace Camp in an early morning. You will pass the glacier with an aid of rope to reach to the main glacier. You will discover the path to be rough and dangerous at number of ways.  You will arrange the camp there in the glacier. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

 Day 12: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp I (4748m)
 Early in the 12th day, you will follow the trail throughout the rough course of stones and glaciers all the way to Dhaulagiri Base Camp I. The weather is unsympathetic and freezing but the stunning view of Dhaulagiri Mountain will pacify your chilling soul. You will use up the night in a camp at Dhaulagiri Base Camp I. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
 
Day 13: Trek to Hidden Valley (5140m) via French Col 
You will climb the steep moraine walls to make to the top of French Col (5300m) from where you can get the superb view of the Hidden Valley which is the suggestive of Tibet and Ladakh. The temperature at this time exists at -20 °C during the night. Later on you will follow the course all the way to Hidden Valley where you will set the camp. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
 
Day 14: Rest day at Hidden Valley
Hiddeen Valley extends itself at an area of ​​5000m. You will take rest from the difficult voyage. If you sense good and exciting then we can travel around to think highly of the nearby peaks. Otherwise will stay there and hike here and there, taking some photographs. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Day 15: Trek to Yak Kharka or Alu Bari (3900m)
After breakfast, you will ascend all the way to Dhampus which exists at 5200m altitude. You will have an exciting march all along the slopes lying on your front. After brief rest, you will move down steeply to a meadow with lush green vegetation which goes by the name of Yak Kharka. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 16: Trek to Marpha (2670m)
On the 16th day, you will slide down along the edge of the mountain to attain a settlement at Marpha. T he trek follows its line through the tree line, potato and wheat fields, terraces and cottages. Marpha is famed for its apple orchards and is home to two beautiful Tibetan monasteries. You will stay overnight at Marpha. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 17: Trek to Ghasa (2010m)
You will move along the flat and broad river valley to reach a settlement with Tibetan style houses. Then, you have to cross the green and forested valley to make to the village of Ghasa which is a thin arrangement bounded by green hills and fields of crops and vegetables. You will stay overnight at Ghasa. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 18: Trek to Tatopani (1190m)
Today’s trek follows the course through subtropical vegetation, fig trees and poinsettias which will lead us to river. You will move along the river to arrive at a deeper world of George all the way to Tatopani. You will use up your night at Tatopani by visiting the natural hot springs. Overnight stay in a tented house.

Day 19: Trek to Hile 
On the 19th day you will trek to Hile in an early morning from Tatopani where you will clamber Poonhill. Poonhill is one of the best vantage points of Nepal for viewing majestic mountains. It offers an unobstructed view of the high Himalayas. Later you will walk down to Hile where you will arrange the camp. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
 
Day 20: Trek to Pokhara
On the following day you will trek to Pokhara from Hile after having breakfast. Pokhara is the next destination which is full with adventures and religious spaces. You will walk through Nayapul, Birethanti and lust green valley along Modiriver to reach Pokhara where you will spend our night in a hotel. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 21: Drive to Kathmandu
This is the final day as per the itinerary where you will drive back to Kathmandu which is located 200km west of Pokhara. Prithvi Highway attaches Kathmandu with Pokhara.  It takes nearly 5 hrs to cover the length of 200km to return back to Kathmandu. Then, you will be transferred into the Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu for departure.


 
Cost includes
  • Airport Pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  • 3 – Star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the Trek
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner ) during the Trek
  • Seasonal Fruits
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • An experience English speaking and Government licensed holder trek leader
  • Porter service (2 Trekker:  1 Porter)
  • Staff Costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System)
  • All Local/Government Taxes
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  •  Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance Company 
Cost Excludes:                    
  • Personal nature Expenses
  • Bar bill and all kinds of drinks
  • Rescue and Evacuation
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff (not mandatory)
SUGGESTED TREKKING EQUIPMENT LIST
  • 1 Pair of hiking boots
  • 1 Medium size backpack
  • 1 Day pack
  • 1 Sleeping bag (-20 C)
  • 1 Down Jacket/Gore tax Jacket
  • 1 Light wind & water proof jacket
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 2 Long sleeve T-shirts
  • 1 Water bottle
  • 1 Pair gaiters/over trousers
  • 1 Pair sport shoes or sandal
  • 2 Pairs light weight trousers
  • 1 Pair shorts
  • 1 Fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 2 Pair’ light socks
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 Sweatshirts / light sweater
  • 1 Torch & spear batteries
  • 1 Swimming costume / bathing suits
  • 1 Medium size towel
  • 1 Washing kit including washing powder, small clothesline and pegs, insect repellents etc. & personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Swiss type of army knife
  • Toilet paper, biodegradable soap/shampoo
  • Personal medication.
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Warm hat/ gloves
  • Sunglasses, sun hat and sun cream
  • Spear plastic bags for wrapping clothes
You should satisfy that your cold weather clothing will keep you comfortable down to – 20 degree Celsius. Most of the items mentioned above can easily & cheaply be hired either in Kathmandu or in Pokhara (if you are travelling to the Annapurna Region). Similarly Namche Bazaar has also alike options.
 

Having spent 7 days with tourist link treks, I can honestly say that it was one of the most enjoyable, memorable life experiences I have ever had. It was my second time in Nepal and decided to go on a trekking/ jungle safari expedition. Wild is not the world. Although at times it was difficult and exhausting, I have n regrets in making the decision.
Last time I used tourist link treks services I took a tour around Tibet, which was out of this world. The service of the tour guides and their expertise knowledge of the areas we covered was amazing, and the team of people I was with was equally as great. Which is why I decided to use tourist link trek again for my next Nepalise adventure.
Since I had such a fun time on the last trip I decided to stick to trekking, and I’d heard from a friend of mine that the jungle safari was something that I would have really enjoyed. And they certainly were not wrong! I enjoyed every minute of it, and got some of the most amazing pictures I have ever taken. We rode on elephants for the duration of the time and came across wild like left right and center. Never have I been so close to these wild beings without there being some kind of cage, but being on top of an elephant I guess is the next safest thing lol..
So the safari was followed up AFTER the 25 days of trekking in Kanchenchunga, which as you can imagine was very tiring, but certainly enjoyable. The fresh air there was so nice, but my feet certainly payed the price. I had unfortunately acquired some rather large blisters on my right foot but carried on non the less. But let’s just say that I was relieved to spend the last part of the trip riding around on the back of an elephant lol..
All in all though I wouldn’t trade the experience I had with the team for anything! The people, the weather, the scenery was just simply amazing, and I feel that there are many more fun filled adventures to have with tourist link treks in the coming years, and I can’t wait!
 

Anna Nadia Bandura

Anna Nadia Bandura From Poland

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Having always fantasized about visiting Tibet, I decided recently to make my wish a reality. Having visited Nepal before and done some different treks with different trekking companies, I stumbled across Tourist Link Treks & Expedition (P.) LTD. A friend of mine had recommended them as being the cheapest most reliable tour company out of many others, and since I valued his judgment greatly I decided to give them a shot. Well, I certainly was not disappointed to say the least. I couldn’t believe the quote I got from them with everything included. It was nearly half the price! Of what I’d plan to budget for. At first the offer sounded abit too good to be true, but going with my gut instincts, my friends advise and the warm friendly reception I was greeted with other the phone with them, I decided to go for it. The tour consisted of a direct flight to the neighboring mountains, and a trek around the peaks of the Tibetan peaks. I knew I was amongst one of the wonders of the world where I was and had my camera on stand by to capture some of the most breath taking shots I have ever taken. There where moments where time just seemed to stand still, where the wild life seemed so in balance with its surroundings that we appeared to blend into their eco system. No fear, no negative vibes, just being, for as far as the eye could reach. A translucent depiction of what life is supposed to be like, or how it once was. Something was telling me, ‘this is how its supposed to be’
When your amongst such beauty, caught in a realm of timelessness, it is easy to get lost in what it is your doing. And when the hand on my shoulder was softly felt by the guide, it was back to reality I stumbled to.
Joe wakefield

Joe wakefield From Uk

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

I had an awesome trip, great price the best guide (Nigma Sherpa) and very strong happy porter. I did EBC kala pather, Gokyo, Gokyo RI good food good accommodation.   Learnt so much about the mountains, climbing the mountains, treated like a king. A very big thank you to Nigma sherpa always felt safe and in good hands thanks for organizing a great trip Hom at a great price.
Scott Blake

Scott Blake From Australia

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

My hasband and i am from Germany , we booked the poonhill trek with Tourist Link Treks . Our guide Elmi was really great , he told us lot of about Nepali culture , the life in the hills and about the Flora and Fanna . He cared a lot about us and always went into the Kitchens in the tea houses where we stoped to eat and drink to check whether everthing  was clean and well prepared .
Compared to the other guide , Elmi was really well prepared and equipment after the 4th day . I went sick and Elmi gave me medicine and managed to shorten our trip . He even carried my backpack when i was very weak . All we were very satisfied with our guide and the trek . The view from poonhill was amazing , Elmi explaned all the Mountain we could see . so it was a great pleasure and a very good choice 
Best regards : Julia & Sascha Michely 
julia & Sascha Michely

julia & Sascha Michely From Germany

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

We , two girls of arround 25 from the Netherlands , booked the Langtang Trek with Tourist Link Trek . we hired a guide and a porter , who took a lot of work out of our hands . The Langtang Trek was very beautiful and our guide had a lot of hummer . He made a new plan when one of us had an injury (ankle) , which was very nice . He told us about local traditional , mountain , animals ,history and local alcohol .
Our porter was never tired , he walked from our endpoint back to carry our other bags .
In short , amazing trip , good organisation .
Kind regards , Maartje and emmely
 
Maartje Verhoeven and Emmely Vender Steen

Maartje Verhoeven and Emmely Vender Steen From Netherlands

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Personally , i don't have that much experience with guide but i know that Raju is am 'A' calss guide , i'm almost certain that guy saved my life or ( my eyes feet etc ) my life times, he's a hardworking guy that will put all his effort on it to keep you going and to make you as comfortable as possible .
Handrik de peeker

Handrik de peeker From Holland

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

To Hom and Niraj ,
                               Thank you for an excellent and memoriable journey to the Everest Base camp .The itinerary was well planned and guide is very knowledge and attractive .

This is a trip of A lifetime and worth every ....much thanks and until next time , Will zeng


 
Will Zeng

Will Zeng From Australia

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

We had a trip organized by Tourist link from KTM to Langtang for 8 days . The price was excelent and we had great experience with our poter \ guide Elmi . He was a fantastic guide , helping us catch our bus in Ktm . All the way throught the trek until . We were back into Tourist link trek office in Ktm . Our trip was well organized , convenient and very enjoyable . I would recommend Tourist Link without a doubt !! Many Thanks  
Mark Stanley armstrong

Mark Stanley armstrong From Canada

Friday, September 12th, 2014

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Trip Details

Grading : Moderate & Strenuous
No. of Pax : 1+Pax
Altitude Height : 5025M.
Trip Departure : Everyday
Activities : Trekking
Mode of Travel : Transport+Trek
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Destination : Nepal

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