Dhaulagiri base camp trek is a new trail in the Himalayas that opened up for the trekkers. Its natural beauty and view is incredibly fascinating that makes a wonderful adventure holiday for the trekkers. This trail opened up for the trekkers after a detailed research and survey. This short and beautiful trail to the base camp of Dhaulagiri South offers breathtaking Himalayan views in addition to the serene nature.
As the matter of fact, the trail now receives fewer trekkers. So, trekking through this trail is surely a peaceful walking adventure. This trip is not only a trekking adventure but also a wonderful cultural trip. The trail that the trek goes through has beautiful settlements of local people of different ethnicities. You will have chances to explore the cultures and lifestyle of the people living in the region. In addition to the peaceful nature and cultural wonders, you will enjoy the views of majestic mountain peaks. Snow-capped peaks in the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna region will come to your view as you trek along the region. Other than the mountain views, the surroundings also offer overwhelming experience.
Although a new trekking route, Dhaulagiri base camp trek is surely an adventure to go for an incredible experience of trekking in the mountains. Unlike Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek, this trip is short yet equally magnificent.
Your trip day starts today when you arrive to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our representative at the airport. He will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name on it. Then you will be transferred to the tour hotel and checked in. A trip briefing will follow later today and the time will be notified to you by the representative who picks you up from the airport. We will come to meet and brief you about the trip at the fixed time. Until then just relax or explore a bit of surrounding.
We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. The tour will give you a mixed insight of history, culture, art, architecture and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include; Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having the history over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as monkey temple as this small forested hill is a good habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience. Patan City including Patan Durbar Square: A tour to medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight about ethnic Newari culture, Budhhist spirituality, religious harmony, art and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to an incredible medieval palace square. The monuments and skill of the local artisans displayed on those monuments in the square will stun you with their unbelievable charm. Boudhanath Stupa: The largest of its kind in the world, this magnificent stupa is a very important center of faith for the people following Tibetan Buddhism. This place is nice Circular Square with the stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the atmosphere.
Take an early morning breakfast and go to the bus station to catch the bus to Beni, a beautiful town about 300 km west of Kathmandu. The drive will take through beautiful scenic places of Nepa. After about 9 hours of drive, you reach the town of Beni. Stay overnight there.
This is the first day of trek and it starts after a two-hour drive from Beni. Embark on the adventure early in the morning and head towards Jhi village as the destination for the day. Trek through beautiful surroundings and enjoy the serenity that the rural Nepal brings to you. You will also walk through some beautiful settlements. It’s a short trek of more or less two hours. Once you reach Jhi village, check into the overnight homestay and spend a relaxing time at leisure.
Get ready for a longer day of trekking. The trek today will take you to Ghyasikharka and you will walk for around seven hours to reach the destination. You will again walk through beautiful and peaceful surroundings with great views. The rural wonders of the mountains of Nepal become even more authentic as you trek towards the destination. Check into a home and experience another night of great home staying.
The third day of trek will take you to Phedi Camp for overnight stay. Trek through beautiful nature and surroundings and enjoy the wonderful experience of walking through Nepalese mountains. Although the destination today lies only at the elevation of 2,466 meters above sea level, you will have to use tented camp as you accommodation for the night. From today onwards, up to the base camp, you will use tents as your accommodations.
As you gain the elevation, you will experience the remoteness of the region. On the trek today to Odar Camp, you will pass through some tricky trails and yet wonderful surroundings. The view of mountains you come across is simply stunning. You reach Odar Camp and stay on the tented camp.
The day to reach the base camp has finally arrived. Another fascinating trail that leads you up to the base camp of Dhaulagiri south brings you the views of other mountain peaks. The surroundings of the trail that you walk through will also amaze you all the way through. You will eventually stand at the elevation of stunning 4,055 meters above sea level when you reach the base camp for overnight stay.
As you have reached the final destination of the trip, you will start the return journey from today onwards. You will trek all the way to Chhari today to stay overnight. Another day of beautiful trek to the lower elevation brings you peaceful and beautiful experience of walk.
Trek back to Dagnam and enjoy another day of lower elevation walk. The day will bring you beautiful nature and wonderful surroundings along the trail. Stay overnight at Dagnam. It is the last day of trekking adventure.
Take a jeep ride back to Beni and then drive to Pokhara. Once you reach Pokhara, enjoy the time at leisure wandering around the Lake side.
You will drive back to Kathmandu today by tourist bus. There is also an option to fly back with an additional cost. Once you reach Kathmandu, check into hotel and wander around at leisure.
We will drive you to airport for your departure flight.
Land transportation included. Where applicable, Intra-air between cities may be included, please contact us for details.
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