Neighboring the Annapurna Himal, Dhaulagiri lies to the west of Kathmandu. This is a difficult trek around Dhaulagiri (8167 m) that starts from Beni on the Kali Gandaki, and the initial days are taken along the floor of the Myagdi Khola (river) passing through lush green rice paddies and past thatched farmhouses before entering into an alpine region, which adjoin the awe inspiring, and sweeping amphitheater at the base of Dhaulagiri. From here onwards some serious high mountain trekking lies ahead which demands planning and commitment. The rewards are well worth it; the ruggedness of the terrain provides a kaleidoscope of experiences and tremendous views. French pass the highest point of the trek can be difficult and demanding, especially in bad weather conditions. This trek is generally feasible in late September to the end of October and again from Late March to end of April This trek will give you the best close ups of these natural giants Dhaulagiri Himal.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel – tour briefing Day 02: Drive or flight Kathmandu to Pokhara Day 03: Pokhara / Beni – trek Babiyachaur Day 04: Babiyachaur / Darbang Day 05: Darbang / Mudi Day 06: Mudi / Jugepani Day 07: Jugepani / Bagar Day 08: Bagar / Dovan Day 09: Dovan / Sallaghari Day 10: Sallaghari / Italian camp Day 11: Rest at Italian camp Day 12: Italian camp / Advance base camp (Japanese base camp) Day 13: Advance base camp / Dhaulagiri base camp Day 14: Dhaulagiri base camp / Hidden valley (5000 m) Day 15: Rest at Hidden valley Day 16: Hidden valley / Yak Kharka Day 17: Yak Kharka / Tukche Day 18: Tukche / Jomsom Day 19: Flight Jomsom to Pokhara Day 20: At leisure in Pokhara Day 21: Travel to Kathmandu – transfer hotel Day 22: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Day 23: Transfer airport – flight to onward destination