Dhaulagiri Trek is one of the most challenging treks in Nepal in western Himalayan region with special trek permit. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek begins at the small mountainous town that nestles at the confluence of the Kali Gandaki River and Myagdi River. This offbeat trekking in Nepal winds through trails beside Myagdi River and come across habitats of ethical mountain tribes frequently. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking has everything from overcoming challenging high passes, Himalayan panorama, and the extreme wilderness. Dhaulagiri Circuit is full of culture, landscapes, floral and faunal biodiversity.
Main Features of Round Dhaulagiri are:
- One of the toughest trek’s of Nepal
- Explore the 7th highest mountain base camp in the world
- Fascinating view from Dhampus Peak
- Explore the Hidden Valley
- Scenic view of Dhaulagiri Massif
- Cross Italian Base Camp and Japanese Base Camp to reach Dhampus Peak
How to Reach Dhaulagiri Circuit
Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek starts from the sub-tropical woodlands where the leeches could trouble a bit to the trekkers. As the trek goes to a higher elevation, we now witness the low alpine forest. Eventually going even higher we will enter the treeless regions. Trekkers traverse through Italian Base Camp, Japanese Base Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp, where they can literally touch the mountains. Moreover hiking along the rock-strewn trails to French Col, 5,000m plus pass before entering Hidden Valley. Hidden Valley is a fascinating highlight of Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek. Hidden Pass is probably the most beautiful pass in Nepal. Explore a day around Hidden Valley before scaling Dhampus Peak. After the summit of Dhampus Peak, which is technically an easy climb. Then traverse down to Jomsom via Dhampus Pass.
The views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Dhampus Peak, and Nilgiri among others are the great Himalayan panorama of Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek, which is also popular as Hidden Valley Trek.
Best Time to Trek Dhaulagiri
The best time to visit Dhaulagiri Circuit is during September – November and March – May.
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