Around Dhaulagiri Trek

  • Duration:15 days

his trek is very remote wilderness area, up the Myagdi Khola valley, behind the gigantic Dhaulagiri. The French Pass and Dhampus pass can be crossed during favorable weather conditions. The notoriously unpredictable weather near Dhaulagiri, Camping in Hidden Valley can be very risky, where a sudden weather change might block the route to Kali Gandaki. The crossing of these passes can normally be made in early autumn or in late spring.

Options:

1. End trek at Jomsom and fly out to Pokhara (14 days trekking)

2. Continue down the Kali Gandaki Valley, via Ghorapani, ending the trek at Birethanti, New Bridge, drive to Pokhara (19 days trekking)

TREK GRADING: D

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: 13-Oct Fly to Pokhara. drive to Beni - 810m (lodge)
Day 02: 14-Oct Babichaur - 950m (lodge)
Day 03: 15-Oct Dharapani - 1500m (lodge)
Day 04: 16-Oct Muri - 1800m (tea house)
Day 05: 17-Oct Bagar - 2000m (tea house)
Day 06: 18-Oct Dobhan - 2400m - start camping
Day 07: 19-Oct Sallaghari - 3000m
Day 08: 20-Oct Italian B.C. - 3500m
Day 09: 21-Oct Japanese B.C. - 4100
Day 10: 22-Oct Extra day for rest / weather
Day 11: 23-Oct Dhaulagiri B.C. - 4600m
Day 12: 24-Oct Hidden Valley - Cross French Pass - 5334m
Day 13: 25-Oct Yak Kharka - 3962m
Day 14: 26-Oct Jomson - Lodge
Day 15: 27-Oct Fly to Pokhara - then to KTM