“DHALAGIRI” means “ white mountain” Around Dhaulagiri trekking is a long and Challenging trekking in the region of Mt. Dhaulagri(8167m.) the seventh highest peak, located north-west of Pokhara in the western Nepal and south of the tibet. The trekking starts from Beni on the Kali Gandaki River.Follow the Myagdi Khola westwards to Darbang and turn north on a tiny trail through forests into the high country. Much of the route is on snow and glaciers and to avalanches as it crosses French Col(5240m),traverses the head of Hidden Valley and crosses 5155m Dhampus pass. The treks ends with a steep descent to Marpha and return to Pokhara, either via Kali Gandaki Valley or over the Ghorepani ridge for a panoramic view of the entire Dhaulagiri massif.
Itinerary of Round Dhaulagiri Trekking.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day02: Discussion about trekking and Half day Sight seen in Kathmandu Valley.
Day03: Drive from Kathmandu to Beni(830m)9h.
Day04: Trek from Beni to Babiyachaour(970m.)5h.
Day05: Trek from Babiyachaour to Darbang(1110m)5h.
Day06: Trek from Darbang to Takum(1670m)6h.
Day07: Trek from Takum to Muri(1720m)5-6h.
Day08: Trek from Muri to Boghara(2080m)6h.
Day09: Trek from Boghara to Doban(2520m)6h.
Day10: Trek from Doban to Italian Base Camp(3660m)6h.
Day11: Acclimatization day at Italian Base Camp.
Day12: Trek from Italian Base Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp(4748m.)5-6h.
Day13: Trek from Dhaulagiri Base Camp to Hidden Valley(5140m.)6-7h.
Day14: Day Excursion in Hidden Valley.
Day15: Trek from Hidden Valley to Thapa pass(5244m.) and continuous trek to Yak kharka(4830m)7h.
Day16: Trek from Yak Kharka to Tukuche(2590m)6-7h.
Day17: Trek from Tukuche to Ghasa(2010m)6-7h.
Day18: Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani(1190m.)5-6h
Day19: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani(2860m)6-7h.
Day20: Trek from Ghorepani to Tirkhedunga(1480m)
Day21: Trek from Tirkhedhunga to Nayapul(1070m.)3h,and Drive to Pokhara(900m)1h.
Day22: : Day Excursion in Pokhara
Day23: Drive or Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day24: Rest day in Kathmandu.
Day25: Final Depature .