• Beutiful landescape
  • Rich Magar, Thakali  and Gurung cultural
  • Popular French Pass
  • The Best view for Mt Dhaulagiri
  • flora and fuana

About Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek the challenging Trek around the seventh tallest mountain in the world which is situated towards North West of beautiful city of Pokhara .This is one of challenging and exciting trekking rout in Nepal .The view of the deep gorge of the Kali Gandaki River between these two 8000m mountain allures every trekker in this region. You can also see the beautiful view of the Tukche peak, Gurja Himal ,Machhapuchhre (6996m.), Nilgiri (7061m.), Dhampus peak, Annapurna one , Butter fly,Dhaulagiri  Range, II, III, Iv, etc. during the trek. Along with the Natural scenery and vistas of the Himalayas, the culture is of the ethnic inhabitants of this region like Magar,Gurung, Thakali, etc with their hospitality provides further pleasure to the trekkers.

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

Challenging Dhaulagiri Trek:

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is the adventerous trek around Mt. Dhaulagiri which involves the crossing of the two high passes French pass (5240m) and Dhampus pass (5155m).

In this trek, you have to walk over snow and glaciers most at least 3/4 days. Trekking to Dhaulagiri takes you to the ungraded trekking area which provides the opportunity to explore the pristine natural beauty and cultural grandeur as well as the stunning mountain vistas. During the Dhaulagiri trek, you can see the dramatic view of the two over 8000m mountain Annapurna and Dhaulagiri facing each other

The best season to go for the Dhaulagiri circuit trek is from March to May and August to November.

During Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek Cost:

Trekking in Dhaulagiri can cost according the service you will Take. Beyond the Limits Treks and Expedition offer diffrent stander of package depending upon various factors like:

  • The total days you will be spending on the trail
  • The services you use
  • The modes of transportation used
  • The season you plan your trek
  • The number of trekkers in your group
  • Food and drinks you savor during the trip and many more.

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek Itinerary

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The challenging Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek begins from Beni after a 7/8 hours drive from Kathmandu, you can directly drive to Beni from Kathmandu. Then you follow the bank of the Myagdi Khola (river) and traverse through the peaceful forest with various flora and fauna and wild animals and birds, picturesque Gurung and Magar villages with the emerald terraced farm, ever-changing landscapes as well as the snow-covered trail to the Base camp of the Mt. Dhaulagiri enjoying views of the Dhaulagiri Massif.

In the villages, you can explore their lifestyle and culture. From the base camp, you had to cross the French pass and enter the hidden valley. From the pass, you can enjoy the views of the mountains and the beautiful hidden valley. You also cross the Dhampus pass from the valley and finally reach the Jomsom from where you take the flight back to Pokhara.

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu (1310m/4264ft)

On this particular day, you will land on Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu where you will be warmly received by the representative staffs from Beyond the Limits Treks and Expedition. From TIA, you will be transferred into the hotel royal suite Kathmandu. After checking in hotel Our Trek Manager will briefing you shortly for upcoming trekking program, we will be discussed on the detailed itinerary. Stay overnight in hotel Royal suite Kathmandu.
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1310m
This is an important day bbeforeyour trek start where you get to sightseeing Kathmandu in the proper guidance of our guide. Since you have lots of things to sthe ight we will be heading in an early morning. There used to an artistic and valuable Durbar Square, at present those monuments are in cthe ritical state though it is equally valued. In Kathmandu you can observe numerous cultural heritage sites which are listed in UNESCO, counting Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath. Stay overnight in hotel.
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1310m

After striking Break fast in Hotel in Kathmandu on this day you will all set to Darbang and it will consumes 8 hours by bus. Darbang  will nicely depict the pastoral life which is different from the life style of Kathmandu. Arriving at Darbang  either you can stay in the Tea house.

  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Tea house
  • Darbang
  • 1618 Meters
On the following day you will continue the trek moving towards Muri situated at an elevation of 1,850 meter. The trek will make you walk for 5 to 6 hours. The trekking trail will make you to take vertical ascend where you can perceive Mount Dhaulagiri along with other mountains. Stay overnight in tented camp.
  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Tea house
  • Muri
  • 1850m
Leaving Muri you will start to trek Boghara where you will find the trekking easy. After that you will take downhill for some hours then you will arrive at Boghara. Then, you will take ascend though vertical trail which will take you to Boghara. Stay overnight in tented camp.
  • Meals
  • Tea house
  • Boghara
  • 2080m

On the next day ,you will trek from Boghara to Dorban after taking breakfast. Here, you will come across the adventurous  trail and most of the time you may walked carefully. Stay overnight in tented camp.

  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Tea house
  • Dobang
  • 2520m
On the following day ,you will pass the wooden bridge of Dobang, taking ascend. Then, the west section of Dhaulagiri I will come to notice. Taking downward to Myagdi Khola and passing through the wooden bridge towards the eastern bank. Again crossing the forest you will move ahead through the rocky area and stream will take you to Choriban Khola. Stay overnight in tented camp.
  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Tea House
  • Choriban Khola
  • 3110m
Today you will continue the trek to Italian Base Camp where you will set the camp in front of the West wall of Dhaulagiri. Crossing all through the attractive forest you will speedily seize altitude and bursting mountains. Stay overnight in tented camp.
  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Tea house
  • Italian Base Camp
  • 3660m
This is the day supposed to be rest day where you will stay and have rest. But if you wish you can stroll towards the Japanese camp for acclimatization as there is scope for exploration. The day after today you will experience difficult trek so you will take enough rest. Stay overnight in tented camp.
  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Tea house
  • Italian Base Camp
  • 3660m
Taking proper acclimatization you will move ahead passing the initial glacier by using ropes in a tricky spots. Then, you will ascend the core glacier. You will be welcomed by remarkable surroundings filled with rough and risky trail but you will be guided by our experienced trail with full safety. Stay overnight in tented camp.
  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Tented
  • Japanese camp
  • 3890m
Today you will arrive at the Dhaulagiri Base Camp after you continue the trek from Glacier Camp. Quickly the uneven rubble offers the trail to the smooth ice of the white part of the glacier. You will take ascend progressively to the bumpy and alarming but mighty Dhaulagiri Base Camp. Stay overnight in tented camp.
  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Tented
  • Dhaulagiri Base camp
  • 4748 m
This is counted as another acclimatization day designed for your safety. Today you will take proper rest and follow the instructions given by the guide. Stay overnight in tented camp.
  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Tented
  • Dhaulagiri Base camp
  • 4748 m
On the next day you will trek above the base camp which asks for rope but when you are over the vertical moraine walls you are said to be harmless. Then, the puffing ascend will take you to the top of French Pass. Stay overnight in tented camp.
  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Tented
  • Hidden Valley
  • 5140 m
On the following day, you will start to trek Yak Kharka which is also known as Alu Bari. You will appreciate the nearby peaks and may be you will explore the surrounding. You will cross Dhampus Pass and the spent the day after 5 to 6 hours of trek. Stay overnight in tented camp.
  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Tented
  • Dhampus Pass
  • 3680m
On the following day , you will set out to trek Jomsom, the mesmerizing destination. Jomsom is considered as the perfect spot to carry out the trek. Walking for 5 to 6 hours will bring all the attractions of Jomsom. Stay overnight in tented camp.
  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Mountain Lodge
  • Jomsom
  • 2710m

From Jomsom, you will catch  the  Ground transportation to Pokhara about 6/7 hours drive to Pokhara . this drive  is exciting  and unique.It is beautiful land scape . there is flight from Jomsom to Pokhara also if you like to fly to Pokhara let us know Stay overnight in hotel in Pokhara    

  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Pokhara
  • 822m

you will drive towards the Kathmandu city after taking breakfast. Again the pictorial scene will take you to Kathmandu and you will check into the hotel. Stay overnight in hotel.

  • B.B
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1310m
This is the concluding day where you will be departure from program us. Before that you will be transferred into the TIA, Kathmandu safely and affectionately. From TIA, you can catch the flight towards your home town or go for next package. It’s glad to be the part of your adventure.

What's Included


  • Pick up from Airport on your arrival Day
  • 3-night hotel in Royal suite Kathmandu.
  • A Trekking guide
  • Assistance guide (depending on group size)
  • One porter between two clients
  • Accommodation in Twin Sharing bed basis in kathmandu , Pokhara and Jomsom 
  • Tented accomodation deuring the trek
  • Daily freshly cooked meals three times a day( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Annapurna conservation permit.
  • Tims Trekking permit
  • Airport tax
  • Transfer to Darbang and Jomsom to Pokhara and Kathmandu (Air /Bus)
  • Round trip flight for guide and Assistance guide
  • Insurance & equipments to guides & Porters
  • Emergency rescue service arranging. (you most do medical insurance in your country)
  • Drop to Airport on your departure day
  • Domestic airport tax
  • Domestic transportation
  • all camping gear such as the tent, mattress, fuel food, necessary porter cook and other kitchen staff

Not Included

  • Nepal visa
  • International airfare
  • All drinks (Hot/cold/Alcoholic on the mountain)
  • Personal Nature expenses
  • Travel Insurance, Emergency evacuation, and medical  cost if  necessary
  • Nepal Visa Fee (Can be received on your arrival day in Kathmandu Airport by paying 30US$)
  • Hotel, more than 3 nights, Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • If you like to flight from Jomsom to Pokhara the flight cost extra
  • if you like to flight from Pokhara the flight cost extra 

Note: Cost may vary depending on the number of the person on the group, accommodation type, and transportation type contact us [email protected]

Useful Information

Please Note that due to the remote location and limited accessibility of Dhaulagiri circuit Trek, it is advisable to plan the tour with the help of experienced travel agencies who have well equipment for their staffs and satellite telephone or GPS to  communication in Kathmandu Ground handeling team and if necessary talked with your family back home too . These types of company who can ensure a safe and well-organized journey.

Beyond the Limits Treks are proud to announce that we  are government authorised company In Nepal. All of staffs have insurnace . we have Gps and satellight Telphone for communication Ground handaling manager at  head office Beyond the Limits Treks  in Kathmandu and communication with your family and friends if necessary.