Mount Dhaulagiri (8167 meters) is seventh highest mountain in the world. Mount Dhaulagiri is rising above the deep cliff of Kali Gandaki Valley. Trekking Experts presents Round Dhaulagiri Trek which will bring you to the base camp of Mount Dhaulagiri. Trekking around Mount Dhaulagiri is one of the most beautiful trekking in the Himalaya. Dhaulagiri Round Trek is one of the challenging adventurous tented camp treks in Nepal which follows glaciers and crosses snowcapped passes such as the French pass (5380m) and the Thapa pass (5250m). The trip will take you through the pristine valley of Myagdi, lush terraced hillsides, traditional villages, rugged terrain of massif Dhaulagiri. You will also experience snow and glacier walking, enjoying spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Thorong peak, Annapurna and Kali Gandaki River, the world deepest gorge; Kali Gandaki gorge. On the trail, you may also encounter semi-wild yak herds, mountain sheep in the remote valleys of this region. Besides wild nature, you also enjoy the lifestyle of Nepal’s ethnic people such as Gurung, Chhetri, and Magar.
Dhaulagiri Round Trek begins from Beni Bazar, following Italian Base Camp, Japanese Base Camp, and French Pass during trekking. After descending from French pass, you’ll enter the lonely but fascinating Hidden Valley, this place is one of the few true wilderness areas accessible in Nepal, the Hidden Valley stretches away to the north eventually narrowing to a rugged gorge which connects to Upper Dolpa and Upper Mustang. On the way back to Marpha, you have energy left and weather is favorable, you can climb Dhampus Peak.
Cross adventurous passes- the French pass (5380m) and the Thapa pass (5250m)
Follow the pristine valley of Myagdi
Trekking in the deepest gorge in the world Kali Gandaki gorge
Spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Thorong peak, Annapurna and Kali Gandaki River
Look up closely world’s seventh highest mountain; Mount Dhaulagiri (8167m)
Explore the real nature and glaciers
Trekking in fascinating Hidden Valley
Climb Dhampus peak as bonus