Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

20 Days
  • Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek
  • Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek
  • Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek


Dhaulagiri (8,167 m.) is the 8th highest peak in the world and it is most difficult and challenging trek in western part of Nepal. It starts with journey from Kathmandu to Myagdi via Pokhara. From Myagdi, the trek begins along the Myangi khola to Darnbang village. During this trek you have to pass French Pass (5,360 m.) and Thapa Pass (5,200 m.) which are both very difficult passes in Nepal. This region is very popular for rhododendron and magnolia forests and rolling terrace fields and beautiful village. In Nepal you can see more than 34 different type of rhododendron. You can experience ethnic Magar culture with Magar population predominating this geography. Amazing panoramic mountain view of Dhaulagri Range (8,167 m.), Annapurna Range (8,091 m.) and Nilgiri Range (7,061 m.) can be watched on this route. This trek is quiet adventurous. 
Trip Highlight

  • Great Magar people and their own culture
  • Rolling terrace field and unique village
  • Panoramic mountain view
  • Flora and fauna and wildlife.

Fitness level Difficulty
Trip Duration 20 Days
Activity Nepal Trekking
Accommodation Tea House and camping
Start - End Beni - Jomsom
Group Size Min 2 Px
Max. Altitude 5360 m
Trip Season Spring and Autumn

 Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel 

Our representative member will be waiting for you at Kathmandu TIA. After your arrival at TIA now you'll be safely transferred to the hotel. Now you can have a rest at a hotel and then you can enjoy the nightlife thamel with typical nepali cuisine. 

Day 02: Sightseeing in kathmandu valley Prepare for Trek and Permit 

Now our day starts with a warm breakfast at the hotel. This is the day for exploration of the valley on which you’ll visit the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the valley. Then after exploring the valley we’ll now check our permits for trekking then we’ll do shopping for trekking equipment. 

Day 03: Drive to Beni 

Now our journey starts after having the delicious breakfast at Kathmandu, now we’ll head towards Beni. We’ll be enjoying an amazing bus ride from Kathmandu to beni. On the way we can see the beauty of hills, glimpse of mountains and then the Trisuli river. It will be an 8 hours beautiful ride then we’ll reach at beni. 

Day 04: Trek to Babiachor 

With a delicate breakfast at Beni now our journey starts with the beautiful kali gandaki gorge and myagdi khola which leads us to Tatopani which is famous for its natural hot spring water. And now we’ll pass through the simalchaur then we’ll be at our destination Babiachor where we’ll have our overnight. 

Day 05: Trek to Dharapani 

After breakfast we’ll now start our trek towards dharapani. On our trail we can see the continuous farming field and forested slopes then we’ll head through the village of Shahastradhara then we’ll be now at our destination dharapani. Where we’ll have our overnight. 

Day 06: Trek to Muri 

With a beautiful view of mountains and a delicious breakfast at Dharapani our trail starts. We’ll start our trail through the steady climb on a rocky trail. Now we can see the beautiful villages and hamlets before crossing the Myagdi Khola then after few hours we’ll now reach Muri. 

Day 07: Trek to Boghara 

After breakfast we’ll now start our trek towards boghara. Now our trail leads us through the farmland and terraced fields and after crossing that now we can see the amazing views of mountains. Then we’ll travel through the Naura village from where we’ll start travelling through a dense forest. Now we’ll reach Boghara where we will spend our night. 

Day 08: Trek to Dobang 

After breakfast our journey starts with the steady and terraced fields from where we can see the majestic view of mountains from where we’ll reach at the village of Jyardan. Then we’ll reach Dobang where we’ll enjoy our night stay. 

Day 09: Trek to Choriban Khola 

After having breakfast at Dobang now we’ll start our trail through a suspension bridge and a dense forest which leads us towards Dobhan. Now we’ll be continuing our trek with the beautiful views of mountains and rivers. Then we’ll reach our destination to Choriban khola. 

Day 10: Trek to Italian Base Camp 

After a delicious breakfast now we’ll move towards the Italian Base Camp. Our trek leads us through the beautiful glacier field of Chhonbarban and the awesome glimpse of the mountain then after passing some hours we’ll reach our destination Italian Base Camp where we’ll spend our night. 

Day 11: Acclimatization and rest day 

This is the rest day for you because any unusual things can cause problems on the journey and as we are on a higher altitude it will become harder. So on this day you can explore the beautiful area of base camp which gives you a panorama view. 

Day 12: Trek to Glacier Camp 

After a delicate breakfast at Italian Base Camp now our trail starts through the impressive sights and amazing views of mountains with the menace hidden glaciers. Then we’ll reach our destination at a glacier camp filled with the surrounding landscape. 

Day 13: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp 

Day starts with an amazing mountain view and some warm breakfast. We'll now continue our adventure towards Dhaulagiri Base Camp. Now we’ll descend down with the surrounding peaks that makes the scenery awesome which motivates you for the journey. Then our journey arrives where we’ll have our overnight. 

Day 14: Another Acclimatization and rest day 

Again this is the day for exploring and resting at the base camp of dhaulagiri. We can explore our surroundings which is filled with mountain views and we can have some side trips. Then we’ll again have our overnight at Dhaulagiri base camp. 

Day 15: Cross the French Pass, then trek to Hidden Valley 

After breakfast our trails lead us through the steady climb around the mountain which leads us towards the French pass. After reaching at french pass we’ll now have our lunch then again we’ll continue our trail towards the hidden valley along with the sloppy fields. 

Day 16: Cross Dhampus Pass and trek to yak kharka 

After breakfast our trai leads us towards the high and low trails through HIdden Valley and then our final trek pass comes, Dhumpus La. Now we’ll start our trek towards the yak kharka where we will camp overnight. 

Day 17: Trek to Jomsom 

Again our day starts with breakfast and then we’ll descend down to Marpha village situated near the kali gandaki river. Marpha village is famous for the apples of nepal. Then we’ll head towards the Jomsom which is a mecca trekking region where we’ll have our overnight. 

Day 18: Morning flight to pokhara or drive to pokhara 

Now we’ll start our day early in the morning because now we have to descend down towards pokhara. With the scenetic mountain and river view now we’ll start our journey through the beautiful 30 minute flight or drive. Then we’ll enjoy the nightlife of pokhara. 

Day 19: Pokhara to kathmandu via Flight/Drive 

After having a delicious breakfast now we’ll head towards the capital. With a beautiful view of mountains and hills and awesome Trishuli river. After reaching the destination kathmandu now you can take a rest for a while and then you can have a half day trip to the capital. At night you can enjoy the nightlife of thamel. 

Day 20: Drive to international airport and departure 

This is the last day of your vacation or holiday you’ll be enjoying in nepal. Now you can have some shopping or you can go to a spa for relaxation. We’ll make sure that you have plenty of time for your flight. The we will give your farewell and then we’ll drop you at airport. 


√ Airport pick up and drop by  private vehicle 

√ Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant

√ Private Guided tour in Kathmandu Valley 

√ 3 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast

√ All private land transportation

√ 2 Night  hotel in Pokhara with Breakfast

√ One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide

√ Trekking Permit and TIMS permit

√ Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)

√  Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks during treks

√ Insurance for all staffs

√ First Aid Kit 

Not Included

× International Flight and Nepal Visa

× Food in Kathmandu  except Breakfast

× Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills)

×Temple/Monastery entrance fees

× Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek

× Travel Insurance and rescue

× Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on

× Tip  to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

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