Nepal Holiday Treks and TOurs

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

22 days
Max. Elevation
Group size

Round Trip as per Itinerary

Best Season
(March, April, May) and (September, October and November)
Accommodation at teahouses/ lodges/ tent
3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek
Starts at/ Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu, Beni and Dhaulagiri base camp and Jomsom and Pokhara to Kathmandu


    •  Sixth highest peak in Nepal and world seventh highest mountain Dhaulagiri (8167 m)
    • Less crowded and peaceful environment
    • Off- beaten route and adventurous experience
    • Exploring the unique lifestyles of locals in this region
    • Crossing two high passes (French and Dhampus)
    • Hiking to three wonderful base camps ( Italian, Glacier, and Dhaulagiri)


Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking

Dhaulagiri (8167 m / 26795 ft) is the seventh highest mountain in the world, and the single highest mountain completely located within the borders of only on country (Nepal). Captain William Webb who came in 1809 was the first European to set eyes on Mt. Dhaulagiri. The name Dhaulagiri comes from sanskrit where (Dhawala) means dazzling, white, beautiful and (Giri) means mountain.

Dhaulagiri is also known as the White Mountain. It is situated on the western side of the deep Kali Gandaki river george, about 40 miles northwest of Annapurna. It is the sixth highest peaks in Nepal in Myagdi District. The circuit trail makes its way through villages and terracced farmland, along rivers and georges and along glaciers and moraine with time to acclimatize before tackling the high passes. Therefore there is plenty of opportunity to take in the magnificient mountain vistas.

This region possesses a variety of flora and fauna. They are forests of oak and other deciduous trees and juniper forest, ferns, tinny alpine flowers and variety of rhododendrons. Similarly some of the Nepal's most beautiful animal and plant life are also found here. There are reports of many endangered species residing in this area including the elusive snow leopard and danphe bird are much talked-about sights among the visitors. This place is one of the few true wilderness areas accessible to trekkers in Nepal.

Best Season to Dhaulagiri Trekking

Trekking in Nepal is suitable at any season during the year. But the different seasons provides you different trip experience. Nepal goes through four seasons i.e spring, monsoon, autum, and winter. However, spring and autum is is considered as the best time to visit Dhaulagiri trekking. The sky is clear with moderate temperature and astonishing views of the mountains. The forests are clean and greens and blooms various wild flowers which makes the surrounding pleasant. Its a time to regenerates nature natural beauty. On the other hand you can also trek during the winter and monsoon season as well. But it can be challenging and thrilling during these seasons.

Foods and Accommodations

Simply, Dhaulagiri trekking is a camps trek, trekkers mostly stay in camps during night. There is no facility of lodges and tea houses while you ascends to higher elevation. You will have to set up tents and camps. The meals will be cooked by the porters who are well trained in cooking. Until Pakoban you can find tea houses and hotels for the stay. There you can have a private room if you want to or you can share the room with your teammates. 

Guide and Porters

Nepal Tourism Board mentioned that, " all the trekkers are required to obtain services of licensed trekking guide and to obtain TIMS card through authorized trekking agencies registered with the government pf Nepal." 

Our guides and porters are technically competent and they always carry essential safety equipment, gear, and first aid kids. Your safety is our first concern. So, we assure that you are in a safe hand and make sure you will fully enjoy the trip in Nepal.

Altitude Sickness

It is common in mountains above the altitude of 3000 m from sea level. Generally, it occurs when you travel to a high altitude too quickly. Here are some of the symptoms: headache, dizziness, loss of appetite, shortness of breath etc. and its preventive measures are as follows:

stop and rest where you are

make sure you're drinking enough water

do not smoke, drink alcohol, or exercise

eating foods and drinking fluids that contain carbs

Travel Insurance

Any trek in Nepal demands travel insurance. Before buying it, read the insurance documentation thoroughly and understand the coverage. While buying ensure that it covers high altitude trekking, emergency, hiking, mountaineering, and adventure sports. Travel insurance offer you with peace of mind and financial protection in the event of an unforeseen accident.

Important Note

Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show. Hurry up! Adventure is waiting for you and mountains are calling you.

This trip is fully customization. Importantly, this trip is available on both a fixed departure and a private group basis. Moreover, we can also customize the trip as per your needs, please contact us at Whatsapp (+977-9843770916) or email us at Let us know how we can help you, and we will do our best to give you the best customer service you’ll get anywhere else.

Furthermore, Nepal holiday treks and tours Pvt. Ltd. is a reputable and reliable company serving relentlessly in the field of tourism to fulfill the dreams of diverse adventure seekers around the globe into reality where they can feel most alive. So, we recommend you to reserve seat for yourself by booking with us right away for a wonderful and unforgettable trip experience.

Trip Itinerary

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        •  Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle 
        • Three times meals a day- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and accommodation during the trek
        • Trekking permits and TIMS Cards
        • One experienced (government licensed) and qualified English speaking guide
        • Guide/ porter: food, lodge, transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc
        • 3 Night hotel in Kathmandu
        • 1 Night hotel in Pokhara 
        • Jomsom to Pokhara by flight
        • Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus
        • First aids kit and Equipment (sleeping bag, down jacket, and trekking poles etc)
        • One porter for two people
        • One tour guide and car for sightseeing in Kathmandu
        • All taxes and company service charges

      Doesn't Include

          • International airfare and visa fees  
          • Personal expenses of bar and beverage bills,  wifi, hot shower, bottle of water, extra porters, laundry or any other things which are not mentioned by the company 
          • Your trekking gears and extra nights in a certain destination
          • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue
          • Tips for your guide and porters                   
          • Entrance fees during the sightseeing
          • Extra expenses due to any event such as strikes, weather conditions, or flight delays

        Equipment List

        Back pack

        Waterproof day pack

        Small waterproof bags

        Sleeping bag

        Water bottles


        Warm down jacket

        Trekking trousers

        Sun hat/ warm hat

        Hand gloves

        Waterproof jacket

        Trekking socks and shoes

        Warm jumper


        Antibacterial hand wash

        Sun lotion

        Travel towel

        Camera and batteries

        Trekking poles

        Mouth wash

        Tooth brush and tooth paste

        Small personal power bank

        Full-sleeves shirt 


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