Nepal is synonymous to best outdoor hiking, tramping or trekking activities. Besides glorious trekking routes like Everest Base Camp trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Manaslu Trek and Langtang Valley Trek there are unlimited off the beaten paths for marvelous trekking holiday. Dhaulagiri Trekking is one of the most famous and beautiful trekking route of the Annapurna region of Nepal. World’s 7th tallest mountain Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m) and its surrounding will present great deal of adventure and thrill to the trekkers. The expert guidance is equally needed as the trail at some places can’t be done without harness ropes. The route is full of glaciers, moraines and high altitude passes which are an ideal constituent for the wilderness holiday. Behold and get ready to witness the green lush forests, natural hot water springs, Himalayas, villages and hilly landscape dazzling your eyes creating wonder tale of traveling.
20 days of trip encompasses through many surprises of the Mother Nature and multi ethnic cultural people. Bus drive to Beni which is in the crossroad to Jomsom Muktinath Trek as well is the first place to be on the trip. The trail through the terraced farmlands traverse towards more rugged and Tibetan plateaus looks alike Hidden Valley regions once the trekkers pass by Italian Camp (3660 m), Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4740 m) and French Col (5360 m). The trail between Italian Camp and Dhaulagiri Base Camp is very difficult as the trekkers have to take shelter in the Glacier Camp. In some instances rope is the only way of surviving while walking trail. However, our intrepid guides and trekking crew members will expertly guide through this difficult terrain. Moreover, wilderness thrills after reaching the place worth all the hardship. The grassy meadows of Yak Kharka will pave way for the trekkers to reach beautiful Thakali village of Marpha. The place is very famous for the apples and its products. Observing the life of Thakali people in this trail which is within the Annapurna Circuit Trek and Jomsom Muktinath Trek too trekkers will reach Tatopani. The natural hot water bathing will revitalize your mind and soul. The tired muscles will be re-energized. The bus drive will then take you back to Pokhara.
Book the effervescent off the beaten trekking trip with us. Dhaulagiri Trekking will be your ultimate adventure destination full of thrill and excitement. Well knitted itinerary and responsibly priced package put forwarded by Mountain Hawk Treks team will make your Nepal trekking an awesome trip of your life.
Day 01 Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345meters). Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Drive to Beni (850meters) by bus 8 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 04 Trek to Babiachor (950 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 05 Trek to Dharapani (1,400meters) 6 hours . Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 06 Trek to Muri (1,850meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 07 Trek to Boghara (2080meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 08 Trek to Dobang (2,520meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 09 Trek to Choriban Khola (3,110meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 10 Trek to Italian Base Camp (3,660meters) 7 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 11 Acclimatization and rest day. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 12 Trek to Glacier Camp (4210meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 13 Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4740meters) 7 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 14 Another acclimatization and Rest Day. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 15 Cross French Pass (5360 meters) then trek to Hidden Valley (5200meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 16 Cross Dhampus Pass (5200 meters), and trek toYak Kharka (3,680meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 17 Trek to Jomsom (2,710meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 18 Thirty five minutes morning fly to Pokhara (900 meters) and sightseeing same day. Overnight at hotel.
Day 19 Leisure day in Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
Day 20 Drive to Kathmandu by bus 7 hours. Overnight at hotel.
Day 21 Transfer to international airport for your final departure.
Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
Standard twin sharing accommodation in four/five star hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included. (3 nights)
Standard twin sharing accommodation in two/three star hotel in Pokhara breakfast included. (3 nights)
Guided city tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara by private car / van / bus.
Full board meal during camping, prepared by our cook with Tea & coffee.
Tented accommodation and equipment during the trek. (We will provide fully water proof two men tents, dining tents, kitchen gear, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, shower tent etc.)
A government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek. A cook, required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine.
Boiled and purify drinking water for the trek.
All trekking permits & fees.
Surface Transfer to and from Kathmandu.
Flight cost from Jomsom to Pokhara including airport departure taxes in Jomsom airport.
Down Jacket and sleeping bag by mountain Hawk (which needs to be returned after the trek.)
All our government taxes.
Tourist service charge, vat.
Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Your travel insurance (compulsory).
Nepal entry visa, you can obtain easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency is required to obtain Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days. Likewise, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. You will also require 2 passport size photos.)
Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
Personal trekking Equipment.
Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected.)
Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees.
Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
Thank you Prem for your guidance and hospitality on my trip around the Himalaya. It was a great trip, once I will never forget. Your knowledge of the mountains is amazing. I will no doubt be back and calling you and join on Mountain Hawk Trek again.
- Ricky Mossman
New Zealand, Auckland
Truly unforgettable experience !
Nepal is a beautiful country with diverse and stunning scenery. The culture in the cities is unmissable, with a really friendly and spiritual atmosphere. Trekking into the mountains gives a sense of sereneness and tranquility, surrounded by breathtaking panoramic views.
- Alison Brookes
Annapurna and Everest Base Camp Trek
My wife and I booked Mountain Hawk Trekking for four weeks in January 2010. Prem the owner of Mountain Hawk Trekking offered to be our guide for a short 6 day Annapurna trek followed by a 14 day Everest Base camp Trek.
- Vladimir and Trisha
Guest houses were very good and the food excellent.
Had a great trek to EBC with Mountain Hawk in March 2012. Badri was our excellent guide and Niraj our porter. Everything was organised so well and our safety came first. Guest houses were very good and the food excellent. I recommend Mountain Hawk to anybody.
- John Alchin
August 07, it was our first time in Nepal, and we decided to go to the Upper Mustang (there is no bad monsoon time there at this time). We were solucky, that Prem was our guide and companion during 2 weeks.
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