Round Dhaulagiri Trek

20 days | Best season: March-May, Sept-Nov. | Min. 2 persons. | Max altitude: 5,180m | Strenuous trekking

Round Dhaulagiri is a challenging trek around the Dhaulagiri massif (8,167m), the sixth highest mountain in the world. The trek involves snow and glacier walking. This is the perfect trip for those who want a more intense experience in the mountains. You will be trekking deep into the base of Dhaulagiri mountain that includes the Italian Base Camp and Dhaulagiri north face base camp. These areas offer magnificent views of gigantic north face of Dhaulagiri I at a very close distance. We will cross Myagdi Glacier, Dhaulagiri Base Camp, French pass to hidden snowy valleys of this region. A few more passes on the way such as Thapa Pass or Dhampus pass will bring us to Jomsom and Muktinath. Thapa and Dhampus passes are another attraction. Scenery along this route are the massive range of Dhaulagiri and entire Annapurna range. It requires a good trekking experience and a good physical condition. In low altitude there are beautiful traditional villages and green cultivated valleys to delight your eyes. The route passes through dense forest of rhododendron, oak, deciduous trees and juniper. Trekking through the Kali Gandaki Gorge (deepest gorge in the world) that separates the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range, we will arrive in the famous little town of Jomsom from where we will fly back to Pokhara.