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Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek

 Remote Region Trekking, Nepal
 20 Days
  0.0/5 (0 Review)
 07th Jun - 06th Jun
$900 / Person

Trip Facts


20 Days

Starts In

Kathmandu (1337m)

Ends In

Kathmandu (1337m)

Maximum Altitude

5,200 m

Expedition Grade


Trek Type

Tea House

Best Season

March to May, June to Aug


Sightseeing and trekking/climbing

Group Size

12 pax Maximum


Flights/private car or tourist bus (as per itinerary)



Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek

Trekking around Dhaulagiri Base Camp is an exceptional trek that passes through staggering alpine terrain. The Meaning “white mountain’ in local dialect, the Dhaulagiri massif, situated northwest of Pokhara, is one of the largest mountain ranges in the world – 40kms long and encompassing fifteen 7,000m peaks.

Starting outside Pokhara, we follow the Mayangdu Khola (river) westward to Dobang before turning north. Our route then cuts through thick forest providing glimpses of towering mountain peaks.

Crossing the French Col (5,240m), we enter remote Hidden Valley. From here, we cross Dhampus Pass (5,155m) into Marpha, where a few days’ on the Annapurna Circuit route take us via Ghorepani ridge, renowned for its spectacular panoramic view of the Dhaulagiri range, to Birethanti and back to Pokhara.

Conditions on the Dhaulagiri Base Camp trek can be extremely tough and demanding and as such, we do not recommend this trek for inexperienced trekkers.



Day 01          Arrive Kathmandu

Day 02          Rest/preparation

Day 03          Drive Beni

Day 04          Trek Babiyachour (990m)

Day 05          Trek Dharapani (1550m)

Day 06          Trek Muri (1850m)

Day 07          Trek Boghara (2080m)

Day 08          Trek Dobang (2500m)

Day 09          Trek Sallaghari (2820m)

Day 10          Trek Italian Base Camp (3660m)

Day 11          Rest/acclimatization

Day 12          Trek Glacier Camp (4200m)

Day 13          Trek Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4700m)

Day 14          Rest/explore

Day 15          Trek Hidden Valley (5050m) via French Col (5360m)

Day 16          Hike around

Day 17          Trek Yak Kharka (3680m) via Dhampus Pass (5240m)

Day 18          Trek Jomsom (2760m)

Day 19          Fly Pokhara-Kathmandu

Day 20          Depart Kathmandu



  • Arrival & departure transfers by private vehicle
  • B&B accommodation in Kathmandu at a 3 star hotel on a twin-share basis
  • Complete camping equipment for trekking
  • Accommodation & meals while trekking
  • Food & camping at Base Camp for members & staff
  • Expedition permit (shared basis) & national park fee (wherever applicable)
  • 1 tent per climber at Base Camp
  • 2 Base Camp staff (1 cook & 1 kitchen boy)
  • 1 liaison officer plus daily wages, equipment & insurance
  • Staff wages, equipment allowance & insurance
  • Required number of porters (porters to carry up to 30kgs each) including food & equipment
  • Domestic airfare (strictly as per itinerary) for members & staff
  • Cargo fees (strictly as per itinerary)
  • Cargo clearance & duty fees
  • All surface transfers as per the itinerary
  • Farewell dinner at authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural program


  • Nepal visa fee
  • unch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
  • High-altitude Climbing Sherpa
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars during trekking.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones and Internet expenses
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations,
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Filming permit (if special camera)
  • Cargo Customs clearance duty fees
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Any other item not included in “Included” section
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