Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trekking

  • 20 Day(s)
  • Strenuous
  • 5360m
  • US$0

Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trekking

Dhaulagiri base camp trekking is one of the most adventures challenging trekking destination of Nepal. Dhaulagiri base camp is situated at 4750m altitude and spectacular views of mountain west of the Annapurna rages and Kaligandaki gorge. Trek to Dhaulagiri base camp trek, trekkers need to make carefully plane, perfect experience and well physical fitness with good health for the real seekers of Adventures.

Dhaulagiri base camp trek bid you a great challenging passes, wonderful mountain views, hidden valley full of birds chirps, rich flora & fauna you can be seen and encounter by wild animals such as Himalayan Thar, Red panda, Leopards, Musk deer as well as many different species of birds it is totally wilderness experience and can be yours memorable walk in life time. Dhaulagiri base camp trek lead you through very high challenging passes, crossing over French pass 5,360m and Thapa pass 5,200m, trails is a strenuous and demand some mountaineering knowledge and beside of Dhaulagiri base camp trek you will get the beautiful opportunity to explore the amazing life style of Magar, Gurung and Thakali people and their culture. The most beautiful sceneries wait at the base camp of Dhaulagiri at French passes and at the hidden valley immediately after crossing French pass, the Dhampus pass between Tukeche peak and Thapa peak offers another stunning views.

Dhaulagiri base camp trek is beginning trip with a day’s brief visit to the old heritage city of Kathmandu, next day we board a bus: 6-7 hrs/flight: 25-30 minute, reach the gorgeous Lake city Pokhara for a comfortable overnight stay. Next day after 4-5 hrs drive to Beni and Dhaulagiri base camp trek will be end at Jomsom. Nepal Spirit Adventure is experienced local company of expert guides, porters and staffs that will take care of every details and logistical matter during this trip of adventure. They are dedicated to adventures that offer incredible value and maintain a proven track record of providing outstanding service prior to and during your expedition. Moreover they have marvelous respect for the holy mountains and treat them properly, practicing sustainable Dhaulagiri base camp trek. Let the local experts show you the adventure of a lifetime in the Himalayan Mountain, and beyond. We are very much confident that you will love Dhaulagiri base camp Trek forever in your life time.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival day in Kathmandu 1,315m.transfer to you hotel evening welcome dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 02 : Free day at Kathmandu & preparation of trek overnight at hotel.

Day 03 : pick you at your hotel then bus drive to Pokhara 820m transfer to your hotel.

Day 04 : Pokhara to Beni 830m 4-5 hrs drive.

Day 05 : Trek begins from Beni to Babiyachaur 950m overnight in Tent.

Day 06 : Babiyachaur to Dharapani 1410m 4-5hrs overnight in Tent.

Day 07 : Dharapani to Muri 1850m overnight in tent.

Day 08 : Muri to Baghara 2050m overnight in Tent.

Day 09 : Baghara to Dobang 2520m overnight in Tent.

Day 10 : Dobang to Italian Base Camp 3660m overnight in Tent.

Day 11 : Rest day overnight in Italian base camp.

Day 12 : Italian base camp to Glacier camp.

Day 13 : Glacier camp to Dhaulagiri base camp 4,750m overnight in Tent.

Day 14 : Dhaulagiri base camp to French Col 5360m. hidden valley 5200 overnight in Tent

Day 15 : Hidden valley to Yak Kharka 3680m overnight in Tent

Day 16 : Yak Kharka to Jomsom 2715m overnight in hotel.

Day 17 : Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara transfer to your hotel.

Day 18 : fly Pokhara to Kathmandu transfer to you hotel.

Day 19 : Free day at kathmandu farewell dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 20 : Final departure.

What you need to know before booking ?

Accommodation in Kathmandu: We are using hotel in Kathmandu at Nirvana Garden Hotel, Tibet Guest House and International Guest House or similar basis with breakfast.
Accommodation in Trekking: We provide in a standard clean Mt. Lodges/tea-house And tent with full board meals during the trek.

Booking and Departure Dates

Departure Note

Our Mt. Dhaulagiri base camp group trek departs weekly from Kathmandu. Private treks can be arranged any time of the year. If our set departure dates are not convenient for you, you may choose alternate departures dates. Private treks are best suited for couples, families, work colleagues and small groups of friends. Customized itineraries are available as per your travel needs.


Trip Note

Above the trip Itinerary, if could not help your needs, we can design a tailor- made itinerary to suit your needs do email us whatever you would like to make it shorter or longer here we are ready all the time contact your travel agent in Nepal at Nepal Spirit Adventure.

What is Included

  • All airport-hotel- airport transfers by private vehicle
  • Four night hotel in Kathmandu on breakfast basis
  • Guided city sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Beni by bus
  • Two night hotel in Pokhara on breakfast basis
  • All the necessary paper work and permit (ACAP, trekking permit)
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • An experience English speaking trek leader (trekking guide) trekking cook and porters to carry your trekking bags (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, food, equipment, flight and lodging
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag,  tent, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bags are to be returned after trek completion)
  • Nepal Spirit Adventure medical kit box
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • All the government and local taxes
  • Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Pokhara – Kathmandu by bus

What is Not Included

  • Nepal visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara (and also in the case of early return from mountain then the scheduled trip itinerary)
  • Extra night hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure and early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Excess baggage charges in flight period
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses: phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porter, bottle or boiled water and hot shower etc
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • International airfare to/ from home city
  • Extra trip | tour

Trip Map

About Nepal Visa:
Normally Nepal visas can be easily obtained from the Government of Nepal, Nepalese Embassy or Consulate office located in your country. If you have left your home country and/or you dont have time to visit the Embassy, you can get a visa from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on your arrival or from any other entry point in Nepal. Make sure to bring a few sets of your passport size photos. Visa fees are inexpensive.
Visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission. Visa can also be obtained (renewal purposes) at the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu. A valid passport and one passport -size photo with a light background is required. Immigration Department has not specified the size of the passport-size photo.
You can get a Nepal tourist visa in following places of Nepal:
Tribhuwan international airport (Kathmandu), Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal), Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal), Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border, Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal), Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal), Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepan) Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar, Far Western Nepal).
Visa FacilityDuration, Fees
Multiple Entry15 DaysUS$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple Entry30 DaysUS$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple Entry90 DaysUS$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
For a first visit in one visa year (January to December) gratis visa for 30 days is available only for nationals of South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. However, visa can be extended from the Immigration Department on payment of visa fee as specified above.
Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.
Visa Extension:
Tourists can stay for a maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Jan 1 to Dec 31).
For further information, please contact
Department of Immigration
Kalikasthan, Kathmandu
Tel: 00977-1- 4429660 | 4438862 | 4438868 | 4433934
E-mail: mail@immi.gov.np.
Web site: www.immi.gov.np
Upon Arrival in Nepal:
When you arrive in Nepal at Tribhuvan International airport of Kathmandu, our staff will greet you then transfer to your hotel, evening we invite you welcome dinner. The next day you have a complete rest day or can join with our regular city sightseeing tours of UNESCO world heritage site or participate rock climbing training before heading to peak climbing. In the late afternoon we will review your trip itinerary with service outline, introduce you to your guide and help with the final preparation for your trek.
Accommodation in Kathmandu and Trek:
Your stay accommodation includes in Kathmandu at tourist standard hotels (attached bath, A/C, 24 hours running hot and cold shower) similar of 2-3 star standard hotel. During the trek your accommodation includes Mt. Lodge and local tea houses, but we do our best for providing the best available lodges on a twin- sharing basis, some tea house are basic with shared washing and toilet facilities. If you are trekking in a group join basis, you will share a room with someone else of the same gender from your group. If you prefer a single room in Kathmandu and trek you may indicate your preference on request and pay a single supplement cost. Contact us
Meals and Drinking Water:
In the city, only breakfast is included on the offered trip itinerary. During the trekking session full board meals are included (breakfast, Lunch and dinner with a cup of tea or coffee). We provide you food from the local tea house in Mt. Lodge en route chosen from a menu. Breakfast and dinner are to be provided from the same tea house we would, overnight, but lunch would be en route in between. Although the food is usually plentiful and delicious, you should be aware that the menu is not normally extensive due to the extreme locations. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetable. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast.
About the drinking water is very important while you are trekking on the high altitude we recommended should drink at least 3- 4 liters water a day, we provide filtered clean natural water with adding purification pills are included in our trip package. Beside of this, if you wish to drink sill packed mineral and boiled water you can buy en route the cost is extra payable.
Health and Fitness Required:
Our health is the most important part to travel and participate for trekking and hiking. If you do not have previous trekking experience is required, better you could do morning walking exercise or cycling till 1 month before you join any trekking, hiking, climbing and tour. If you have, it is a great plus point because this trekking is a non technical walk.
The highest height you will reach on this trip is 3210m from the sea level. The walk involves lots of ups and down, takes you through local village, farming lands, terraces and river side as long as you have strength of walking for 4- 6 hours a day, and you are qualified for the trek however you should be having a moderate health and faintness.
We strongly advise travelers to consult with your medical doctor before travelling and do the regular check up on your health and report us while booking a trip with us.
Our Experience Trekking Guides and Staff with Safety:
Nepal Himalayas Hikes take you on the remote region, it is very necessary that you are accompanied by the very experienced and qualified, equipped leader (guide) for that safe and successful trip. We Nepal Spirit Adventure employee the local trek guide and staff who are trained and qualified for the trip we worked on.
Easily he will share his local information, and provide advice on how to fill your free time as well as co- ordinate the day to day running of the tour, although occasionally he may need your understanding if things do not go according to plan. Our trek guides are fully trained and licensed by Nepal Government, certify from TAAN and Nepal Mountaineering Association.
All of our trekking and climbing guides are experienced from last 9- 10 years. We also provide training for our staff, thus attractive their work efficiency of your trip to supply the flexible needs of our peoples in the group joining basis trip from different countries, this doubly assures you that your trip is on the right and expert management.
Our guides are well known with all local castes and customs along the trails and will share with you many cultural insights that are not covered in any guide book. You will have many chances to learn Nepali phrases and other cultural aspects during your trek.
As we organize at every trek in Nepal, In group trek we provide one trek leader and one assistance leader on each additional two peoples on the trek- this arrangement would ensure that even if any of our guides/assistance guides, get sick or if any travelers gets sick and need to be back or delay the days of walking, it would still work smoothly and there would not be any problems with our original trek plan. Also, we provide each two trekker would have one Sherpa helper for carrying your trekking bags.
All of Nepal Spirit Adventures guides receive training in the following courses:
Trekking Guide Training and Licensed: Government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation Department of Hotel Management and Tourism Training Centre
Rock, Ice Climbing and Mountaineering (Climbing leaders): Nepal Mountaineering Association
Eco Trekking Workshop and Adventure Meet: TAAN (Trekking Agents Association of Nepal
Intensive Wilderness First Aid: Keep (Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project)
English Language: KEEP
Conservation and Biodiversity: TAAN
Carrying Porter:
Our porter are fully equipped and insured for each trip they are responsibility with us. As you know that we are very honest with the porter issues and their condition while on trek thus we make sure that our porter are fully prepared for the trip. We are closely working with the international porter Progress Association for the welfare and be fit for the tourists porters.
It is our companys management system; the maximum load carried by our porter is 20 to 25 KG so be sure that your trekking bag is not loaded more 20 KG.
Travel Insurance:
Travel insurance is very necessary and you must be insured to join one of our trips. To be sufficiently protected in terms of insurance, you will need specialized travel insurance for participation in risky activities.
Your travel insurance policy must be covered emergency evacuation, trip injury, lost baggage, medical treatment and expenses, theft, liability is recommended. Make sure the insurance covers all the activities that you will be undertaking your stay in Nepal such as trekking and climbing including others trip.
Group Size:
We organize any route of Nepal trek with fix departure basis or private trip, the minimum group size would be two and maximum group size is ten or more on request. We can also organize private trip to solo person with single supplement cost. Else, join our estimated group departure dates available online, market or ask us with your personal suitable flexible dates, we will open group date on the same date.
Trekking Season:
Nepal has two best seasons to attempt this trek to Everest Three High Passes, as this trip is a big trip for you, we always recommend you to come at the right time of the year as far as possible.
Trekking in Nepal is possible at any time of the year, depending on where you are going. In Nepal you can trek somewhere in any of the four seasons, but the most popular trekking seasons are autumn and spring. Nepal Spirit Adventure offers you to consider the following advice on the outstanding aspects of each season.
Autumn (September- October- November):
The autumn is one of the best seasons for trekking in Nepals Himalaya region and offers excellent weather and outstanding mountain views, the weather is clear and we can pretty much guarantee fantastic mountain views and beautiful panoramas. This season is the peak trekking season in Nepal and you can also see many big Hindu festivals such as 15 days long Dashain, the biggest in Nepal, celebrating the triumph of good over evil, and shortly afterwards the 5 days of Tihar Dipawali.
Winter (December-January- February:
Winter is renowned for snowfall at higher elevations, the snowline descends considerably, and the weather is cold. So it is an ideal time for trekking at lower elevations below 3,000m in the foothills of Nepal with great views of the Himalayas, it can get cold at night and in the mornings, but during the day temperatures are mild when it is sunny.
Spring (March-April- May):
The spring is the best season for trekking in Nepal. Many people travel from different countries to Nepal in the spring as trekking is good in all regions. The meadows are in full bloom, which makes it a good time to discover the many varieties of wild flowers Its also the time to see the rhododendron forests in full bloom that make the hillside above 4,000m an impressive and unforgettable paradise during this season. The weather is warmer at lower elevations and at the higher elevations over 4,000m visibility is excellent and temperature is quite moderate.
Summer (June-July- August):
During the summer trek is warm and sweaty in the wet summer months, and also constitutes the monsoon season, which can continue up to mid-September. Summer is a good time for the keen botanists and forest researchers as the higher valleys and meadows blossom with flowers and lush vegetation. It is not generally recommended to trek during the summer season except in the arid rain shadow areas like Upper Mustang, Dolpo and Kailash.
Everywhere else is in the grip of the monsoon, although the mornings are often clear for a few hours and you can expect beautiful sunrises, it rains almost every day, clouding over by mid morning, with frequent rain and occasional thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. The advantages of trekking in the summer months are the uncrowded trails and reduced cold in the high mountain areas.
How to Book Your Trip with Us:
While you decided to book your Nepal trip with us choose your Nepal suitable holiday trip what we have gone through online product, write and ask the information or phone us on our phone number for the trip booking confirmation. To be very clear understanding about the trip services we have also an online trip booking option, you may go to that link, chose your trip and date and follow the instruction with information required and summit us.
Once your trip booking request reached to us, sincerely we will suggest you the final trip booking procedure with advance payment of the trip, Non-refundable deposit of 20 percentages (per person) is required to confirm a place on your selected adventure Nepal activities.

Please feel free to contact us in relation to any questions you may have regarding our trip booking process.

Trip Facts

Destination: Nepal

Trip Cost:

Trek/Tour Style: Lodge | Camping

Activities: Trekking | Adventure

Accommodation: Hotel | Lodge & Tent

Meals: Kathmandu B|B Full board during the trip

Transportation: Private Vehicle/Bus

Best Month: March to June/September to December

Group Size: Min.02 Max14

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