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Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

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Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is an Adventurous Trekking route in between Dhaulagiri and Thapa peak. World’s 7th highest peak Mt. Dhaulagiri and Dhaulagiri circuit trek gives us remarkable massive mountain views of the Dhaulagiri. Which is lies above 7000m to 8000m peaks, we will do this trail along the French pass, Japanese pass and Italian pass towards the hidden valley to get an area of Mustang likewise yak Kharka, Jomsom including majestic scenery view of Mt Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri. Main route of this trail is not only promising but can be exceedingly substantial, where you will get an experience of real sense of daredevil and increased ability to deal with unexpected Geography since it is a land of dramatic contrast.Trekking around the giants Himalayan Peak Dhaulagiri 7th highest Peaks of the world.
This is one of the most challenging routes passing through massive challenging mountain passes, moving over French pass (5360m) and Thapa Peak (5200m). You can have real experience of challenging walk along an icy track.

Dhaulagiri Trekking Circuit means an Exploration of the wild nature. Currently reopened this exhilarating region shows its long kept secrets, like the Gandaki Gorge which is the world’s deepest gorge. Dhaulagiri means White Mountain along many mountains around the world have names that translate to White Mountain. This is one of the amazing, but it is quite difficult for the trekking adventure because of its circuit. Himalayan Magic Treks staffs has better experienced because we already had  done this trip many more times successfully

Trip info:

  • Accommodations:

We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Himalayan Magic Treks. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Kathmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy.  Since, Dhaulagiri Circuit trek is camping trek we provide comfortable dining, kitchen, crew, restroom tents and sleeping materials like mattress, Sleeping bags etc. We provide twin tent for our guest.

  • Meals:

We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Kathmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the trek we get to eat from Continental and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc.

  • Our Team:

Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Himalayan Magic Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.

  • Field Staffs:

we are  very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 - 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.       

  • Equipment’s:

We believe equipment does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipment's which you most carry during the trek.

  • Clothing

Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve, Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight, one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts, woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zip off bottoms

  • Outer layers

down vest, wind/rain proof over layer - jacket and pants, peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat, pair gloves, down jacket, Pair trekking boots, pair down booties Great for keeping feet warm in room and while sleeping and for in the lodge.

Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs)

  • Safety & Security:

Security is our primary concern! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity) to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.

  • Best Season to Trek in Nepal:

Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March - May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal.  Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season. 

Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas.  Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest,  Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.

  • Experience & Fitness:

Trekking in Nepal for Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots.  

  • Acclimatization:

Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2,500m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have life saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.

  • Eco Friendly: 

We only leave foot prints! Himalayan Magic Treks is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming.  

  • Helping Hand:

Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future. If you are interested please contact us:

  • Note:

We have tailor-made program for Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection.

Trekking Name: Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek  
Hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara: Budget Hotel, start to 5 stars Hotel as per Guest’s request  
Accommodation:  Mountains Lodges (Guest House) or provided Tents
Transportation: Land transportation (Car, Van, Local bus, Tourist Bus) or (Domestic flights)
Attractions: you will have an Amazing view of Annapurna Himalayan range such as Annapurna I , Dhaulagiri and also several  beautiful villages, waterfalls, Modikhola (River) nature & culture
Location: Annapurna Conservation Area project (ACAP)
Grade: Easy & Moderate
Best Season: Feb, March, April, May and Sept, Oct, Nov & Dec
Walking hours: per day 5 to 7 hours
Point of entry into the ACAP: Babiachor (950m)
Point of Exit into the ACAP: Jomsom (2,710m)
Group size:  2 to 14 members or (we can organize solo travelers private group & Family group as well)
Minimum Altitude: Babiachor (950m)
Maximum Altitude: Dhaulagiri French Pass (5,360m)
Duration: 20 Days

    Day 01

Arrival at Kathmandu 1,310m.Welcome Program by Himalayan Magic Treks member and direct transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Break plan.

    Day 02

Permit preparation day in  Kathmandu valley. Overnight at Hotel on B / B plan 

    Day 03

Drive to Beni (8,50m) by bus - 8 hrs. Overnight at tented camp 

    Day 04

Trek to Babiachor (950m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

    Day 05

Trek to Dharapani (1,400m) 6 hrs . Overnight at tented camp.

    Day 06

Trek to Muri (1,850m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

    Day 07

Trek to Boghara (2,080m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

    Day 08

Trek to Dobang (2,520m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

    Day 09

Trek to Choriban Khola (3,110m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

    Day 10

Trek to the Italian Base Camp (3,660m) - 7 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

    Day 11

Acclimatization and rest day.  Overnight at tented camp.

    Day 12

Trek to the Glacier Camp (4,210m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

    Day 13

Trek to the Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,740m) - 7 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

    Day 14

Another acclimatization and rest day. Overnight at tented camp.

    Day 15

Cross the French Pass (5,360m), then trek to the Hidden Valley (5,200m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

   Day 16

Cross Dhampus pass (5,200m), and trek to Yak Kharka (3,680m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at a tented camp

   Day 17

Trek to Jomsom (2,710m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at tented Camp.

   Day 18

Morning flight to Pokhara - 30 minutes. Sightseeing around Pokhara, Overnight at a hotel.

   Day 19

Drive back to Kathmandu (1,345m) and farewell dinner with typical Nepali Restaurant Overnight at a hotel.

   Day 20

Departure transfer to the international airport for your onward destination END of services of Himalayan Magic Treks.

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email with your Details to obtain a quote.

Cost includes:

  • Airport Pick up & drops
  • All ground Transportation above program
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation Guest House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
  • 3 Night's star Hotel in Kathmandu
  • An English Speaking Guide
  • Necessary Porter 1: 2 (one porter for two Guest)
  • All Government local Taxes
  • (ACAP) Annapurna National park Fees
  • ( TIMS) Trekkers information Management System
  • First Aid kit above 6 pax Compulsory from Agency
  • General equipment for Porter during the Adventure trip
  • Guide and porter salary
  • Guide porter insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per demand
  • And extra services according to the guest per Demand '' Please feel free to inform us''

Cost excludes:

  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects. we Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance.
  • Tips and Gratuities