Round Dhaulagiri Trekking

Dhaulagiri is a testing trekking goal, which will remunerate you with the chance to camp on an ice sheet, Dhaulagiri Base camp (4750m), French Pass (5360m) the most noteworthy purpose of the trek. Dhaulagiri Trek is considered as one of nation’s most testing trekking trails. Dhaulagiri Range is isolated from Annapurna Range by the most profound canyon of the world “Kali Gandaki Gorge” This region, thought to be a standout amongst the most remote spots of the kingdom of Nepal, has plenitude of Himalayan pinnacles, concealed valleys, high passes and clearing vistas. Dhaulagiri Region augments 120 km from the Kali Gandaki River west to Bheri. Dhaulagiri Region has been recently famous for trekkers due to its adventurous trails and breathtaking views. A concealed snow valley gives you a glorious heaven of the Himalaya that not very many individuals figure out how to see and reach.

Round Dhaulagiri trekking is known as Dhaulagiri circuit trekking, snow-capped Himalayas lying around, rocky hills, stunning landscapes, yak pastures, thick forest and full of alpine Fauna. Topographically Dhaulagiri area is a place that is known for sensational difference. Dhaulagiri , is the 6th most astounding mountain of Nepal. Its has wide ranges of mountain from the close tropical Pokhara valley to soak slant move to snow topped Himalayan monster and towers high over the all around trekked Muktinath traveler trail up to the Kali gandaki valley. Trekking off the principle way is conceivable, as well as can be gigantically fulfilling, however you require a feeling of enterprise and it expands capacity to manage the unforeseen. Topographically Dhaulagiri area is a place where there is emotional difference.


Day to Day Itenary

Day 1  Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 2  Sightseeing around the world heritage sites.

Day 3  Drive from Kathmandu to Beni bazaar or Darbang by local transport (1110m).

Day 4  Trek from Darbang to Dharapani following the Myagdi River bank (1565m).

Day 5  Dharapani to Muri

Day 6  Trek from Muri to Bagar (2050m).

Day 7  Trek from Bagar to Dhovan (2630m).

Day 8  Trek from Dhovan to Sallaghari (3110m).

Day 9  Trek from Sallaghari to Italian base camp (3660m).

Day 10  Rest and acclimatization.

Day 11  Trek from Italian camp to Glacier camp (4250m).

Day 12  Trek from Glacier camp to Dhaulagiri Base camp (4748m).

Day 13  Trek from Dhaulagiri base-camp to Hidden Valley camp (5140m).

Day 14  Trek from Hidden valley to Thapa pass base camp (5250m).

Day 15  Trek from Thapa peak base camp to Yak kharka (4500m)

Day 16   Trek from Yak Kharka to Marpha (2667m).

Day 17  Trek from Marpha to Jomsom walking along the Kaligandaki River (2710m).

Day 18  Jomsom to Pokhara

Day 19  Drive to Kathmandu.

Day 20  Departure to home. – See more at:

Itinerary Detail

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.We provides an airport pickup facility on which we will pick you up from Tribhuvan international airport and drop you to hotel. On arrival day we will brief you about trekking and required equipment’s and visit surrounding city as time availability.

Day 02 Sightseeing around the world heritage sites.Kathmandu Valley is full of historic and cultural place. Our City Guide will take you for Kathmandu Valley City Tour. This tour include 4 places inside Kathmandu Valley including world heritage Patan Durbar Square, Pashupati Nath Temple, Boudha Stupa and Syambhunath Stupa also known as Monkey Temple. As well as we visit typical local newari homes and culture. At the same day we prepare necessary backpack for Trekking.

Day 03 Drive from Kathmandu to Beni bazaar or Darbang by local transport (1110m).We can drive from Beni Bazar or Darbang by private vehicles or public route bus. We may take several route to reach beni bazar along with Pokhara.

Day 04 Trek from Darbang to Dharapani following the Myagdi River bank (1565m).Trek start from darbang following Myagdi River. Sever ups and downs, natural phenomena and traditional villages and nature of local people influence you. With the sweet vocals of birds along with myagdi river, climbs up to Dharapani.

Day 05 Dharapani to MuriTrek from Dharapani to Muri following the terraced farming field, jungle and sloppy hills and crossing several streams (1850m).

Day 06 Trek from Muri to Bagar (2050m).The trail goes easy down for few hours passing the bamboo forest, nettle bush, pine trees, walking in rocky and sloppy hills then steep climbing for couple of hours to Bagar village.

Day 07 Trek from Bagar to Dhovan (2630m).Somewhere it is little bit difficult path due to the landscape and rocky hills.

Day 08 Trek from Dhovan to Sallaghari (3110m).Cross a wooden bridge and get walking into the heavy fir, rhododendron, pine and bamboo forested.

Day 09 Trek from Sallaghari to Italian base camp (3660m).

Day 10 Rest and acclimatization.

Day 11 Trek from Italian camp to Glacier camp (4250m).Trek from Italian camp to Glacier camp (4250m). We have to go slowly and carefully on the first part glacier because of roughness and dangerous narrow pass then we reach into the giant lying glacier.

Day 12 Trek from Glacier camp to Dhaulagiri Base camp (4748m).Trek from Glacier camp to Dhaulagiri Base camp (4748m). The trail is just for a few hours on rock and moraine soon we come to walk in slippery ice, icefall to the chilly Dhaulagiri basecamp.

Day 13 Trek from Dhaulagiri base-camp to Hidden Valley camp (5140m).Trek from Dhaulagiri base-camp to Hidden Valley camp (5140m). After Dhaulagiri base camp we come to cross the French pass of 17,585 ft which often requires a rope help. After getting to the top it is easier trail to Hidden valley.

Day 14 Trek from Hidden valley to Thapa pass base camp (5250m).Trek from Hidden valley to Thapa pass base camp (5250m). It is breathless climbing once again to the top of Thapa pass through the narrow sloppy moraine.

Day 15 Trek from Thapa peak base camp to Yak kharka (4500m)Trek from Thapa peak base camp to Yak kharka (4500m). It is really very exciting to traverse along avalanche prone slopes to descend to Yak Kharka after a several days adventure travel inside the mind squeezing Himalayas.

Day 16  Trek from Yak Kharka to Marpha (2667m).Trek from Yak Kharka to Marpha (2667m). It is quite long and steep descending along the yak pasture, you will see the mind blowing Annapurna Himalayan ranges, Nilgiri, Tilicho peak and beautiful Jomsom valley far below. Finally you will reach to the Marpha, a village of apple fruit.

Day 17 Trek from Marpha to Jomsom walking along the Kaligandaki River (2710m).

Day 18 Jomsom to Pokharawe go to Jomsom Airport and fly back to Pokhara. It is 20 minutes flight between the gorge of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. We go to the hotel first, check in there and after a while go out for the city tour. We can visit Davi’s fall, Gupteshwor cave, Tibetan Refugees Camp etc. Finally, we can enjoy an hour boating at Phewa Lake. Overnight at Pokhara

Day 19 Drive to Kathmandu.After breakfast, we transfer to the Pokhara airport. It is 30 minutes flight, viewing the fascinating scene. If not, we drive back to Kathmandu, 204 km from Pokhara, takes 6-7 hours, viewing beautiful hill scene and rural life. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 20 Departure to home.We transfer you to the airport 3 hours before your flight. So, as per your flight schedule, we check out from the hotel and leave you at International terminal side at airport.


Cost Included

1. Pick up and drop from airport

2. Kathmandu accommodation (as per your request)

3. All land transfer as per given itinerary

4. Sightseeing tour with experience local guide

5. National Park Conservation entry permit fees

6. Accommodation during trek Camping (twin sharing two men tent) / dining tent, toilet tent.

7. 3 meals everyday while on the trek

8. Experienced English speaking guide / leader

9. Necessary experience local helpers

10. All program according to itineraries on full board

11. Wages, food, accommodation during the trek in Tea house or camp

12. Equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs

13. Farewell dinner at Nepali typical cultural restaurant

14. Company T-shirt


Cost Exclude

1. Nepal entry visa

2. Travel insurance

3. Medical evacuation in case of emergency

4. Personal expenses

5. All bar bills

6. Expenses of personal nature i.e. soft/hard drinks, tips etc

7. International airport tax

8. Any other unforeseen expenses are not included.

9. Emergency Rescue (If Required)

Equipment List


  • • Fleece beanie
    • sun glasses
    • Chap stick / Sunscreen
    • Face mask or Scarf
    • Hand towel
    • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
    • Cold weather down jacket below waist
    • Fleece jacket and trouser
    • Trekking trouser
    • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
    • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
    • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
    • Socks and under wears
    • Trekking boot
    • Snow Gaiter (optional)
    • Runners / Snickers for camps
    • Head torch
    • Personal medical kit
    • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
    • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
    • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
    • Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Departure Date
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  • End Date
  • Booked
  • Availability
Terms and Conditions

Himalayan Gateway Trek is a reputed adventure travel company that has been serving thousands of trekkers from all around the world. We are situated in Thamel, Kathmandu ,registered under license number 2126/073. Bunch of experienced guides and focused stuff has made the company this trust worthy up to date. The company is under the supervision of Mr Bipin Lamichhane (Head) which has been providing facilities such as Trekking, hiking, tours and peak climbing. We are fully approved and licensed under Ministry of Tourism, Government of Nepal. We are also an active member of Trekking agents association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Assocation (NMA).


  • When you confirmed the trip,you should pay 25 % (Non- Refundable) down payment from total trip cost advance as per the company’s policy,it help us to reserve Hotels in city, domestic flights and all other trip arrangements for final trip booking. with your deposit we need your details of scan passport copy by e-mail for all trips in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan,which is more secure for you to book flight ticket or more things in your real name, gender, date of birth and passport number with home address.

  • All clients are request to have a valid passport, relevant visa/s and conform to the health regulations required by the country/s that will be visited during the trip

  • You should clear rest of the amount on your Arrival day. 

  • Any trip booking Payment process is very easy with Himalayan Gateway Trek (P.) Ltd, We accept your last minute booking also, but you should pay total tour cost in advance.

Travel Insurance

Insurance strategy takes care of the expense of a save helicopter from rocky or remote districts of the nation and covers all outrageous exercises for your excursion, for example, boating, endeavor, trekking, canyoning and so on.

On the off chance that you fall sick or have a mishap amid your trek in Nepal, the cost can end up noticeably over the top on the off chance that you need travel protection.

Numerous insurance agencies from everywhere throughout the world are giving travel protection administrations at a sensible cost and on the off chance that you are travlling in a gathering, you might have the capacity to get further rebates.

We firmly prescribe you to purchase a travel protection that comers Rescue and Evacuation at that point bring your strategy subtle elements (eg approach number, contact telephone, scope, and so forth) since save administrations will seldom go to your guide without money store or a guarantee in Kathmandu however when you are doing visit with us, we orchestrate helicopter departure in crisis case because of height ailment or enduring damage amid campaign/trekking/Climbing or potentially wellbeing conditions.

You have to either send your duplicate of travel protection approach authentication or basically convey alongside you amid your excursion. Himalayan Gateway Treks don’t offer or mastermind any kind of Travel Insurance Policy.

At long last, please dependably have a printed duplicate of your protection strategy helpful while going in Nepal

Health & Medicine Advice

High mountain ranges such as the Himalaya and Andes offer some of the most spectacular hiking opportunities on the planet. That being said, walking at high altitude brings with it certain inherent risks. Good advice is to make sure that you are well prepared for the trek since lack of fitness can often lead to discomfort or illness. The most common health issues that trekkers have during the trekking is altitude sickness so we should always ready for these risks. Something as simple as a foot blister can totally ruin a trek, not only for you but also for your companions.

->You are healthy and mental and physical wellness at the season of booking this visit

->A standout amongst the most well-known grievances endured by guests to Nepal is stomach issue. Drink just packaged beverages with the seals in place, boiled and filtered water. Maintain a strategic distance from extremely spicy foods in the event that you are unused to it.

->Before beginning, do warm-up activities. Extending slowly builds heart rate, temperature and flow to your muscles. Likewise, following a decent night’s rest, your muscles require warming.

->Altitude sickness is the name given to the collection of symptoms which can happen, when a man endeavors to rise too rapidly at heights over 2500 m (8202 ft). If you take the necessary precautions and listen to your body, chances are you will be fine.

->Wearing good, comfortable and softened up footwear will go far to dodging foot issues like blisters which is one of the probability issues among trekkers.

->You should have taken the necessary precautions to immunise/vaccinate for the destination you are   travelling to. If you fail to comply with the duty of disclosure in this condition and if Escape Trekking Adventures would not have permitted you to undertake the tour, or continue participation of the tour, had you made full disclosure under this condition, Himalayan Gateway trek will not be liable, except to the minimum extent.

Personal first Aid Kit

Medical survival kits are often a boring subject and many hikers don’t give it much attention. However, a survival kit is one of the most important items you carry and should not be compromised. Carry a first aid kit with you. Every outdoor person must have a personal first aid kit with proper medical background information inside, namely: emergency contact info, blood type, allergies and current medication. Trekkirs should carry followings things.
->Analgesics. Aspirin, Advil or Tylenol – for headaches etc.
->Thermometer (to check for fever) – mercury thermometers are prohibited by airlines
->Anti-diarrhoeal drug
->Antibiotic eye drops (one bottle)
->Anti-inflammatory drug
->Tweezers (for removal of splinters)
->Adhesive waterproof tape (3-4′ long of 1″ wide tape rolled onto a popsicle stick or sewing thread bobbin)
->Safety pins (2 large pins; can be used for gear, to secure bandages, dig out a splinter, etc)
->Medical gloves (1 pair, nitrile surgical or non-latex barrier gloves; the sanitary option if you need to help someone that is bleeding, or you want them to help you!)
->Muslin Triangular Bandage in a compressed package (handly as a sling of to fashion different types of splints)

Trekking equipment
  • • Fleece beanie
    • sun glasses
    • Chap stick / Sunscreen
    • Face mask or Scarf
    • Hand towel
    • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
    • Cold weather down jacket below waist
    • Fleece jacket and trouser
    • Trekking trouser
    • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
    • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
    • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
    • Socks and under wears
    • Trekking boot
    • Snow Gaiter (optional)
    • Runners / Snickers for camps
    • Head torch
    • Personal medical kit
    • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
    • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
    • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
    • Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Nepal visa

Tourist who intends to visit Nepal must hold a valid passport and visa.

You may get your tourist visa in your home country or on arrival. We recommend you to get your tourist visa on arrival as it is very easy. To get your visa on arrival, you must have a valid passport and 2 passport sized photo with a light background.

Tourist Visa fee for visitors who enter Nepal for the first time in a visa year, from January to December:

  • Multiple entry visa for 15 days US$ 30
  • Multiple entry visa for 30 days US$ 50
  • Multiple entry visa for 90 days US$ 125

Tourist visa extension facility:

  • Visa extension fee for the period of 15 days us US$ 30
  • Visa extension fee for the period of more than 15 days US$ 2 per day.
  • Visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a visa year (January – December) at the Department of Immigration.

No visa required for:

  • Children below 10 yrs.
  • Any foreigner, who has stayed in Nepal up to fifteen (15) days continuously and re-enters Nepal during the same visa year.
  • Any tourist who is entering Nepal for three days or less.
Permits and fees

Entrance fees must be paid before touring heritage sites around Kathmandu Valley

Foreigners SAARC Nepalese
Narayanhiti Durbar Museum Rs. 500 Rs. 250 Rs. 100
Kathmandu Durbar square Rs. 750 Rs. 150 free
National Museum Chhauni Rs. 200 Rs. 25 Rs. 20
Patan Durbar Square Rs. 500 Rs. 100 free
Patan Museum Rs. 250 Rs. 25 Rs. 10
Patan Golden Temple Rs. 50 Rs. 20 free
Mahabouddha Temple Rs. 50 Rs. 30 free
Bhaktapur Durbar Square Rs. 1,500 Rs. 500 free
National Art Museum, Bhaktapur Rs. 100 Rs. 50 Rs. 20
Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) Rs. 200 Rs. 50 free
Bouddhanath Stupa Rs. 250 Rs. 150 free
Pashupatinath Temple Rs. 1,000 Rs. 1,000 free
Changu Narayan Temple Rs. 100 Rs. 25 free
Ethnographic Museum, NTB Rs. 200 Rs. 100 Rs. 30


Entrance permits fees for National parks and Conservations areas

Foreigners SAARC Nepalese
Makalu-Barun national park
Sagarmatha national park
Langtang national park
Rara national park
Shey Phoksundo national park
Khaptad national park
Rs. 3,000/person +13% VAT Rs. 1’500/person + 13%VAT free
Bardia National Park
Parsa Wildlife Reserve
Koshi Toppi Wildlife Reserve
Rs. 1,000/person Rs. 500/person Rs. 50/person
Chitwan National Park Rs. 1,500/person Rs. 500/person Rs. 100/person
All Conservation Areas Rs. 2,000/person Rs. 200/person free

Jungle drives / vehicle entry fees

Car Jeep Van Chopper
Chitwan National Park Rs. 2,000/day Rs. 4,000/day Rs. 5,000/day Rs. 5,000/landing
Parsa, Shuklaphanta
Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve
Rs. 1,000/day Rs. 2,000/day Rs. 3,000/day Rs. 5,000/landing
Trekking grades

Trekking grades

Food And Accommodations.

Himalayan Gateway Trek  usually books hotel accommodation for you in cities on  Bed and Breakfast basis as your requirements. During your trek you can stay in a local tea house or camp. It depends on your wishes. While you are on a tea house trek, Himalayan Gateway Trek  invites you to choose the food you like for your breakfast, lunch and dinner from the menu. Our experienced guide will help with selecting and ensure that you get hygienically prepared, plentiful and healthy food. Most tea houses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast, properly Hot drinks like Tea/coffee,Hot chocolate and others are available with all meals, and you can also buy mineral water in most of the areas where you find tea houses.

Tour Highlights

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