Few places in the world have such a splendid variety of natural beauty as the Annapurna region. It forms a rare combination of snow-capped, crystal clear lakes and turbulent rivers with deep gorges together with Tibetan monasteries hot springs and picture square villages, all inhabited by simple and friendly ethnic people. Dhaulagiri trekking is a spectacular trek and traverses a variety ...See more
Few places in the world have such a splendid variety of natural beauty as the Annapurna region. It forms a rare combination of snow-capped, crystal clear lakes and turbulent rivers with deep gorges together with Tibetan monasteries hot springs and picture square villages, all inhabited by simple and friendly ethnic people. Dhaulagiri trekking is a spectacular trek and traverses a variety of terrain ranging from lowland villages and rice terraces up to (3800m) Where one finds the biggest Gurung (Gurkha's) villages as well as a normal flower forest of rhododendron best seen in the spring. Dhaulagiri trekking offers more than enough opportunity to explore the wonderful Himalayan destination once in a life time.
- Rewarding views of the Dhaulagiri Himalayan Range and surrounding peaks
- Trekking adventure through insightful Gurung villages
- Sightseeing around UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu
- Spectacular views from Dhaulagiri base camp over the Himalayas
- Explore scenic lake city of Pokhara
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m, Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing and prepare for Dhaulagiri trekking.
Day 03: Kathmandu by bus or private vehicle to Beni (810m). Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Beni trek to Babichor (950m). Tented camp.
Day 05: Babichor trek to Darbang (1030m). Tented camp.
Day 06: Darbang trek to Sibang (1720m). Tented camp.
Day 07: Sibang trek to Muri (1840m). Tented camp.
Day 08: Muri to trek Boghara (1990m). Tented camp.
Day 09: Boghara trek to Dobang (2400m). Tented camp.
Day 10: Dobang trek to Chartare (2820m). Tented camp.
Day 11: Chartare trek to Pakabon (3585m). Tented camp.
Day 12: Pakabon trek to camp near glacier (3810m). Tented camp.
Day 13 : Dhaulagiri glacier camp to Dhaulagiri base camp (4750m). Tented camp.
Day 14 : Acclimatization at Mt. Dhulagiri base camp. Tented camp.
Day 15 : Dhaulagiri base camp to Hidden valley (4900m), French pass (5360m) cross. Tented camp.
Day 16: Hidden valley trek to Yak kharka (3990m), Thapa pass (5230m) cross. Tented camp.
Day 17 : Yak Kharka trek to Kaligandaki valley-Marpha (2667m). Tented camp.
Day 18 : Kaligandaki trek Marpha to Kagbeni (2807m). Tented camp.
Day 19: Kagbeni trek to Muktinath (3802m). Tented camp.
Day 20: Muktinath trek to Jomsom (2713m). Tented camp.
Day 21 : Jomsom by flight back to Pokhara (915m). Overnight at hotel.
Day 22: Pokhara by bus or flight back to Kathmandu (1350m). Overnight at hotel.
Day 23: Eco Trip Nepal airport representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journey.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m,
Eco Trip Nepal representative will transfer to hotel, Dhaulagiri trekking briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
- Airport transfers
- 3 night’s comfort hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
- 1 night’s comfort hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
- 19 nights 20 days Dhaulagiri trek full board basis
- All meals and accommodation in lodge, during the trek on full board basis
- Service of trek guide, sherpa and Porter assistants
- Accident and evacuation insurance for staffs and porters
- Transportation by private vehicle
- Entrance fees, necessary permits
- Local guide and representative throughout the tour
- Cell phone during tour/trek with free calls to emergency hot line
- All meals marked as included in the itinerary
- Nepal Visa fee $ 35 (obtained at the airport immigration upon arrival – bring exact USD cash and two passport photographs)
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Excess baggage charges
- Emergency evacuation and oxygen cost, and medical-box
- Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips
- Expenses due to flight delay, sickness other contingencies
- Extra night in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any unforeseen reason)
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from Mountain)
- Travel and rescue insurance
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What makes this trip different?
Eco Trip Nepal has been working hand to hand with nonprofit social organization SWAN Nepal (Social Welfare Association of Nepal) from its initial years. We provide continuous support to SWAN financially as well as by organizing charity and volunteering tours in the remote village of Baglung district. Organizing your holiday through Eco Trip Nepal will not only provide the chance to explore the natural grandeur of Himalayan country Nepal but also you will be playing a vital role in bringing positive changes in the lives of local community.
Financial support to direct beneficiaries: In all our programs, we strive to ensure that we only use local operators and try to source all provisions from local businesses, so you can be sure that some part of the money paid to us for arranging your holiday goes to the needy people of Nepal. The money you pay for touring and trekking through Eco Trip Nepal directly benefits the local people through SWAN as we provide them certain percentage of our profits from each and every trip on regular basis. Our guests experience true satisfaction together with enjoyment from Nepal holiday.
Local development through tourism: Eco Trip Nepal along with SWAN has been working together in discovering new routes, making plans into action and constantly working on how it can positively impact on local community development through tourism. In this way we have developed the Eco-tourism Project which focuses to flourish local tourism preservation of nature and cultural heritages.
Community Tourism: We help experience the best of Nepal through the eyes of the local Nepalese community. We enhance community based tourism to help our guests discover local habitats and wildlife; celebrate and respect traditional cultures, rituals and wisdom. In this way community will be aware of the commercial and social value placed on their natural and cultural heritage through tourism, and this will promote community based management of these resources.
For more details, visit SWAN Nepal's website www.swannepal.org