Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek


Standing 8,167m tall, Mt. Dhaulagiri is the seventh most elevated peak on the earth. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is one of the strenuous routes, which goes through high elevated fields, higher passes and peaceful valleys.

The trek begins from Beni which goes through towns of Gurung, Chhetri, and Magar individuals, where you get the chance to watch their novel culture and way of life. Bit by bit, it gets harder as you move to higher heights. You can catch amazingly lovely landscapes of Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV, and V from Italian Base Camp. The trek then goes over the high passes and slides until Marpha, where it meets Annapurna Circuit Trek. At that point you will meet the world’s most profound chasm in Kaligandaki and land at Tatopani, where you will unwind in the popular hot springs. In the end you will come back to Pokhara and then back to Kathmandu.


Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
Day 03: Drive to Beni
Day 04: Trek to Babichaur
Day 05: Trek to Dharapani
Day 06: Trek to Muri
Day 07: Trek to Boghara
Day 08: Trek to Dhobang
Day 09: Trek to Italian Base camp
Day 10: Rest & Acclimatization day
Day 11: Trek to Glacier camp
Day12:  Trek to Dhaulagiri Base camp
Day 13: Acclimatization day
Day 15: Trek to Hidden Valley Camp
Day 16: Trek to Yak Kharka
Day 17: Trek to Jomsom
Day 18: Fly to Pokhara
Day19:  Fly/Drive to Kathmandu
Day 20: Depart Kathmandu


Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, one of our delegates will pick you up and escort you to your designated hotel. In the hotel, you will be briefed about the further plans of the trek.


Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing

After breakfast, we will be visiting UNESCO recorded world heritage sites such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath (monkey temple), and Pashupatinath in Kathmandu Valley the entire day. Stay overnight in Hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Beni

From Kathmandu, you can take a flight to Pokhara and a while later drive to Beni or you can in like manner drive to Beni directly from Kathmandu which takes around 8-9 hours. On the way, you will witness staggering perspectives of mountains, towns and urban zones and woods along the banks of Trishuli and Marsyangi River.

Day 04: Trek to Babichaur

This day shows the start of your genuine trek. After breakfast, you will begin trekking sideways of the Kali Gandaki River and from that point head towards Myagdi khola. The trail passes through the towns of Mangalghat, Singa, and Tatopani before reaching Babichaur.

Day 05: Trek to Dharapani

Today, the trekking course will be wide, smooth and graveled until you reach Darbang. On the way, you will pass a nearby area, forests of rhododendrons and two or three towns. At last you will reach Dharapani, which is similarly a vital town with conventional however extensive houses worked of secured straws, woods, tins and other materials found in the mountain itself.

Day 06: Trek to Muri

A steep walk takes you to Muri, from where you have clear views of Mt Dhaulagiri

Day 07: Trek to Boghara

Today your goal would be Boghara (2,080m). You will slide through a repulsive stream towards the terraced fields to Dhora Khola from where you will again climb the mountain side to Ghoban Dhara.

Day 08: Trek to Dhobang

The trail first slides through the terraced fields to a little edge and a while later through a forest to Jyardan, which is the most remote constant settlement in these parts. Over the settlement, a high curving way crosses an obnoxious range and jumps before climbing again to Lipshe. The trail then precedes to Lapche Kharka and a while later risings to the leveled area at Dhobang (2,520m). This part is challenging and sometimes one may even need the assistance of ropes.


Day 09: Trek to Italian Base camp

Today, you will stroll for around 6-7 hours. After reaching the west face of Mt Dhaulagiri, we set up the camp for the day. The trail passes through alpine forests and from the Base Camp, you will have mountain panorama all around.

Day 10: Rest and Acclimatization day

Today will be the rest day for acclimatizing at the Italian Base Camp. Nevertheless, you have the decision to climb a little edge setting off to the American Base Camp. Regardless of the way that the standard summit of Dhaulagiri isn’t unmistakable, you will still get close points of view of the gigantic massifs.

Day 11: Trek to Glacier camp

Pushing forward from the Italian Base Camp you will trek up to Glacier camp. You will have an eerie experience as you walk through Chonbarden gorge. The route involves risks, but the sceneries are extremely beautiful.

Day12: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base camp

This day of the trek would be a testing one among the most fearless days. The goal for the day would be Dhaulagiri Base Camp which is the best spot to get idealized perspectives of the northern face of Dhaulagiri-I (8167m) overwhelming the horizon on your right side; Dhaulagiri-II (7751m), Dhaulagiri-III (7715m) and Dhaulagiri-V (7618m) obvious on the western side.

Day 13: Acclimatization day

Today would be a rest day at the Dhaulagiri Base Camp remembering the true objective to adjust. You can move around the base camp that offers the prominent points of view of fantastic Himalayas and slants.

Day 15: Trek to Hidden Valley Camp


Leaving the Dhaulagiri base Camp you will trek up to Hidden Valley Camp for now. You will reach the Hidden Valley Camp through the French Pass (5360m), from where you will get the broad perspectives of Mukut Himal (6328m), Tashi Kang (6386m), SitaChuchura (6611m), Tukche Peak (6920m) and the colossal zenith of Dhaulagiri-I as well.

Day 16: Trek to Yak Kharka

From the Hidden Camp, you will drop to Yak Kharka by crossing point the Dhampus Pass (5200m). Yak Kharka houses a perfect campground to welcome the enveloping points of view.

Day 17: Trek to Jomsom

After breakfast, you will leave Yak Kharka and slip towards Jomsom – the Marpha town that is orchestrated on the west bank of Kali Gandaki River. Marpha is home to different Apple farms and additionally phenomenal sustenance things made out from the local materials.

Day 18: Fly to Pokhara

This day you will leave for Pokhara city from Jomsom by means of flight.

Day19: Fly/Drive to Kathmandu

After breakfast, you will be either driven to the Pokhara airport to take a flight to Kathmandu or will be driven to Kathmandu via tourist vehicle. The entire day in the capital is free for some shopping and relaxation.

Day 20: Depart Kathmandu

After checking out of the hotel, our representative will take you to the international airport for your flight home. If you want to continue your stay in Nepal for short tours i.e. National parks, rafting, mountain biking, hiking, etc., please do let us know. We will be proudly serving your needs.

Price Policy


  • Airport pick up and drop off by private tourist vehicle
  • All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Highest available standard lodges and guesthouses accommodation during the trek
  • English-speaking tour guide and trekking guide
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests.)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff
  • Entry fees for all monuments, parks, temples and monasteries mentioned in the itinerary
  • All surface transfer required in sightseeing tour
  • National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show on the second last day
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges



  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Nepal entry visa;
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
  • Personal trekking Equipment (You can hire sleeping bag and down jacket from us at USD 25 per item for the duration of the trek.)
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected.)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section

Things To Prepare