Trekking guide to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (Circuit) via French Col & Dhampus Pass is a unique trekking destination of Western Nepal. It is a challenging trek that offers one of the best high adventures in the Himalayas. Even for experienced trekkers, this trek can be a new adventure in their bucket list. Dhaulagiri is one of the most popular 8000m Peaks for climbing in the Himalayas. It is also known as the seventh highest mountain in the world via Trek to Dhaulagiri base camp.
Dhaulagiri Circuit trekking is north-west of Pokhara mountain range. It rises above the local terrain of 7000 m through the Kali Gandaki George. From Kali Gandaki George it lies southeast of about 30 km aerial distance. This trek is also taken as another best location is Midway camp and classic Base Camp trail. We will also cross through French col pass to camp at Dhampus Pass.
Dhaulagiri Circuit Camping trekking provides diverse cultures and traditions. While on this trek we walk through dense forest area to the treeless zone. We can get a close view of peaks like Dhaulagiri and Dhampus Peak. They are the highlights of the Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek. Dhaulagiri trek is a natural paradise surrounded by Annapurna and 23 neighboring peaks.
Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking is also the best high adventure camping trek in Nepal. This off the beaten trail of Dhaulagiri is the trophy of high mountain passes. It is also known for its richness in floras and faunas that holds treasure in the jungle. Hills and unspoiled agricultural lands make this one go for.
Upon arrival meet and assist by Parikrama Treks representative. Transfer to the Hotel.
Today we will have cultural and historical sightseeing. We will provide a short briefing about Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking.
Early morning we catch a bus from Kathmandu to Bulbule, 850m. We will have an easy and flat hike to reach Nagdi, the beautiful flowered village where we will spend the night.
Today we ascend through terraced fields until we reach Bahudanda crest. We descend to Syange Bazar where we cross the Marsyandi River. We take a suspension bridge before reaching Jagat.
You’ll experience a breathtaking view of Manaslu, one of the fourteen 8,000m peaks. We enter in Buddhist land with villages that have more of a Tibetan flavor.
Today, the Annapurna range will go with us along our trail. We’ll have a great view of Manaslu and Annapurna.
Today, we’ll follow a charming trail through the pine forest. On arrival in Pisang, we can visit the old monastery facing the Annapurna range. We’ll also view the Pisang Peak and the Chulus.
We’ll ascend the high route via the traditional villages of Ngawal and Gyaru. We’ll enjoy magnificent views of the Annapurnas, the great barrier, and Tilicho peak.
Today we start the day with the visit of Braga monastery, the oldest of the entire valley. We take a short and easy walk to Khangsar village where we stay for acclimatization.
Today, Annapurna III and Gangapurna will go with us on our travels. We have a steep climb on a tiny trail. From the Lodge, we have stunning views of the Annapurna range, the Great Barrier, and Tilicho Peak.
From the lodge, we ascend to reach the highest lake in Nepal (4900 m) with its turquoise clear water.
Vegetation is becoming scarce. We leave the wide open valley to enter a mineral landscape.
Today we have an easy and slow ascent as we remain at the foot of the Thorong Pass. We walk one more hour to reach the high camp. Tomorrow, it is a big day.
We will set off very early to cross Thorong pass 55415 m). You’ll leave behind the Annapurna range and cross the pass into the Mustang region.
We’ll take an alternative lesser-known trail, via a small pass. We will visit Bon monastery. After lunch, we walk in the wide Kali Gandaki gorge to reach Thinigaon.
We walk towards the holy lake of Dhumba and we visit the attached Katsetemba Gompa.
We walk up the Kali Gandaki River where we make a stop to the picturesque village of Marpha. We walk on a flat trail to spend our last night on the mountain.
We take a scenic flight to Pokhara for 25 min. We will get incredible vistas of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri mountains.
Drive to airport and flight to Kathmandu. You will get stunning views of the Annapurna range.
Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking Journey ends.
TREK COST: USD 2,355.00 per person on Twin sharing room accommodation
Single Supplement: USD 350 Per Person
Extra: KTM – Pokhara – Dolpo Airfare US$ 330 Per Person
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