Dhaulagiri Trek


Trip Facts

Trip Code
HWN017
Trip Duration
27 Day(s)
Activities
Hiking, Trekking
Start Point
Beni
End Point
Phedi
Max Altitude
5360m
Group Size
1-12 Pax
Best Season
March–May, Oct–Nov
Difficulty Level
Challenging
Accomodations & Meals

  • 5 Nights 3-Star Hotels
  • 21 Nights Tea House/Camp
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 21 Lunches and Dinners
  • Water (Pay extra on the trek)
Location Covered

  • Kathmandu
  • Pokhara
  • Beni, Bahichaur
  • Muri, Dhovan
  • Italian Base Camp
  • Dhaulagiri Camp

Overview


Dhaulagiri Trek – 27 Days goes through the twisty route, first explored by an Austrian expedition team in 1959 around Dhaulagiri (8167m) and Tukuche peak (6920m). The trek initiates from Pokhara and leads north-west up-to-the Kaligandaki river valley remaining on the river right back through Beni and Tatopani, here KaliGandaki offers a way to Myagdi Khola. Following Tatopani, you cross through Phedi and Dhorpatan to Muri and face north along the left bank and across Myagdi Glacier and Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4750m). Getting the French Pass (5360m) between the summit of Tukuche and Mukut Mountains and throughout the gigantic peaks of the Dhaulagiri surrounding you. Passing the French Pass ( the highest point of this trek), you appear in the hidden valley, then you move back and forth southeast along the trail following to Dhampus Pass; you will get the valley of Tukuche on the trail to Jomsom…

Dhaulagiri Trek – 27 Days goes through the twisty route, first explored by an Austrian expedition team in 1959 around Dhaulagiri (8167m) and Tukuche peak (6920m). The trek initiates from Pokhara and leads north-west up-to-the Kaligandaki river valley remaining on the river right back through Beni and Tatopani, here KaliGandaki offers a way to Myagdi Khola. Following Tatopani, you cross through Phedi and Dhorpatan to Muri and face north along the left bank and across Myagdi Glacier and Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4750m). Getting the French Pass (5360m) between the summit of Tukuche and Mukut Mountains and throughout the gigantic peaks of the Dhaulagiri surrounding you. Passing the French Pass ( the highest point of this trek), you appear in the hidden valley, then you move back and forth southeast along the trail following to Dhampus Pass; you will get the valley of Tukuche on the trail to Jomsom and Muktinath, and significant Buddhist and Hindu holy site. During your Dhaulagiri Trek – 27 Days, returning to Jomsom from Muktinath, you fly to Pokhara. Before you confirm your trek into high altitude, being strenuous trek, it is recommended that you must be in an excellent physical situation and have some previous experience and skill of passing some glacier and high passes.

Dhaulagiri Trek – 27 Days is one of the longest programs comparing other popular trekking trails, you must be well-prepared and get more good skills and experience in the mountains. During this trekking, most of the places, you will be camping in a tent.

Itineraries


What's Included


  • Airport transfers – Pick up and drop upon arrival and departure
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trekking
  • Accommodation in tea house or lodges during trekking
  • Flight fare or Bus fare – KTM-PKR-KTM (as per the quotation)
  • English speaking license holder trekking guide and his all expenses
  • 1 Porter – 2 Trekkers and his all expenses
  • TIMS and National park permit fees
  • Two nights’ standard accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara with Breakfast
  • One day guided sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Supporting staffs (Trekking guides, cook and porters) and their necessary insurance, accommodation, meal, allowance and salaries

What's Excluded


  • International Flight and Departure Tax
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal gears and clothing such as sleeping bag, walking stick and etc
  • Travel/Medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Rescue if needed
  • Personal expenses caused by weather, laundry telephone call, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, tips and etc.

Trip Information


PAYMENT & CANCELLATION 

Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit in order to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance will be charged 7 days prior to the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.

Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS 

Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.

Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.

VISA REQUIREMENTS – NEPAL | TIBET | BHUTAN

Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. Nepal visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa prior to the travel to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross country tours.

Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance prior to the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more Bhutan travel info.

Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days prior to the travel date in order to process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.

TRAVEL INSURANCE 

HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.

FAQS


Do I Need A Visa To Enter to Nepal? Yes, all the foreigners, Except Indians need a Nepalese visa in order to enter Nepal. Most of the national can get On Arrival visa at the TIA airport, however, it is advised to consult with your nearby Embassy or Consulate of Nepal. What do I need to get my visa? You need to have a valid passport and some passport-sized photographs… Read More »

Namaste from HimalayanWindows! HimalayanWindows is a company operated by travel professionals involved in the travel industry for more than a decade. We operate package tours for Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. HimalayanWindows believes that Our Motto is to satisfy every customer in all aspects. We would like to introduce ourselves as a tour and trekking operator in Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. Moreover, we are also a direct tour operator for Tibet &… Read More »

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