Gandaki Gorge on Dhaulagiri Trekking - 24 Days

Quite challenging trek that encompasses the Mount Dhaulagiri which 8,167 and is the seventh highest peak in the Himalayas.

Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal

  • Trip Grade: Very Difficult

  • Max Elevation: 5360 Meters

  • Total Duration: 24 Days

  • Best Time: March - May & Sept - Dec

  • Group Size: Min 2 Pax.

If you are accustomed to the name Dhaulagiri in the western part of Nepal, then you should also be aware of the Dhaulagiri Trekking trail. Dhaulagiri Trekking trail is quite a challenging trek that encompasses the Mount Dhaulagiri which 8,167 and is the seventh highest peak in the Himalayas. The Dhaulagiri Trekking trail is a great opportunity for tourists to have a good view of the wild. Dhaulagiri Mountain known as the “White Mountain” was boosted with the reopening of the Gandaki Gorge making the Dhaulagiri Trekking trail even more famous. While the Dhaulagiri Trekking Trail is quite a difficult trekking trail, it is also quite adventurous and popular and trekking enthusiasts will definitely love this trek.

The Challenge of the Dhaulagiri Trekking Trail
The Dhaulagiri Round Trekking trail is one of the most challenging trails and requires prior trekking experience and people in very good shape. The Dhaulagiri Trekking trail an excellent trail with high altitude and over high passes. The weather and the walking conditions on the Dhaulagiri Trekking trail are quite difficult but the scenery is inspiring and unmatched. The Dhaulagiri Trekking trail is also the wildest, the most remote and is definitely awesome. Beneath the challenge of the Dhaulagiri Trekking trail is the attraction of an expedition with breathtaking scenic with very fascinating natives. The Iced French and Thapa passes are part of the Dhaulagiri Trekking trail and before taking move downward on the entwined trail to YakKharka; you must scale the two passes. With the The Gandaki Gorge on the Dhaulagiri Trekking Trail. The Iced French and Thapa passes are part of the Dhaulagiri Treks trail and before taking move downward on the entwined trail to Yak Kharka; you must scale the two passes. With the Dhaulagiri Trekking trail, you also get a chance to meet the Gurung and Magyar people. On the Dhaulagiri Trek, you can have a glimpse into their culture and way of life. The Dhaulagiri Trekking trail usually begins at Beni. The best time to go for the Dhaulagiri Trekking trail is March to May as well as September to December.

Inclusion and Exclusion

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up & Drove

  • Kathmandu sightseeing

  • Hotel in Kathmandu

  • Local Transportation

  • Accommodation & Fooding (BLD)

  • Staff insurance

  • Licenses holder trekking guide/ porter

  • National Park permits

  • Domestic Air Ticket

  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Info management system)

  • First-aid treatment

  • Trekking equipments(Jacket/sleeping Bag)

Cost Exclusion

  • All kinds of drinks Nepal

  • Clients accident insurance Nepal

  • Personal expanses Nepal

  • Bar bills Nepal

  • Staff tips Nepal

  • International Air ticket Nepal

Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02 : Full day Kathmandu sightseeing (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 03 : Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/ 2,690ft)
Day 04 : Pokhara to Beni (830m/ 2,723ft)
Day 05 : Beni to BabiyaChaur (950m)
Day 06 : Babyacahur to Dharapani (2,000m)
Day 07 : Dharapani to Mure (1,850m)
Day 08 : Mure to Boghara (2,080m)
Day 09 : Boghara to Dobang (2,520m)
Day 10 : Dobang to Chartare (2,820m)
Day 11 : Chartare to Italian Base Camp (3,660m)
Day 12 : Rest Day in Italian Base Camp (3,660m)
Day 13 : Italian Base Camp to French Base Camp (3,870m)
Day 14 : French Base Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,740m)
Day 15 : Dhaulagiri Base Camp(via French pass) to Chorten (5,180m)
Day 16 : Chorten(hidden valley) to Yak kharka (3,680m)
Day 17 : Yak Kharka to Marpha (2,670m)
Day 18 : Marpha to Kalopani (2,530m)
Day 19 : Kalopani to Tatopani (1,190m)
Day 20 : Tatopani to Gorepani (2,750m)
Day 21 : Ghoreani to Tikedhunga (1,480m)
Day 22 : Tikedhunga to pokhara(via Nayapul) (820m)
Day 23 : Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,350m)
Day 24 : Final Departure from Nepal

Equipments & Packing List

Following are the list of items for 1 person that will help you to pack for your trip. Note that the some items can vary according to season and number of treaking days. Luggage will be carried by the porter and day-pack with valuable items or anything important will be carried by your self.

Documents
  • Valid passport, passport size photos, air tickets
  • Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card, which is mandatory for trekking.
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash as these currency are easily exangable and can be used on paying in different places.
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds
Electronics
  • A pair of DSLR camera with 3 extra batteries (charging is expensive on the mountain)
  • A pair of Point and shoot camera
  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • A pair of Video Camera, if you like
  • A pair of solar charger (charging is expensive, if you can charge yourself will save money)
  • A pair of Chargers with Belkin mini surge and adapter.
  • Some Extra batteries for headlamps
Gear
  • A pair of headlamp
  • A pair of watch with alarm
  • A Pair of pair sunglasses
Clothing
  • Pairs of quick drying, long sleeved base layer shirts
  • Pairs of trekking shorts, short sleeve
  • Pairs of Thermal underwear – base layer
  • Pairs of liner socks
  • Pairs of pair woolen blend trekking socks
  • Pairs of trekking pants with zip off bottoms
  • Pairs of fleece sweaters – one lightweight, one heavy
  • A pair of wind proof overlayer- jacket and pants
  • A pair of down jacket
  • A pair of Rain Koot
  • A pair of Warm hat
  • A pair of lightweight thermal layer hat
  • A pair of peak hat
  • A pair of headband/dew rag
  • A pair of pair gloves
  • A pair of Pair trekking boot
  • A pair of Pair flip flops
  • A pair of down booties
  • A pair of Down Jacket(Will be provided by Simrik Real Nepal. No Need to buy)
  • A pair of sleeping bag(Will be provided by Simrik Real Nepal. No Need to buy)