Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek hails from the central part of Nepal. Dhaulagiri is home to the world’s highest peak, Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m and Annapurna 8091m. As you trek in this spectacularly rich off beaten path of Dhaulagiri Circuit trek via French Pass, you will witness the magnificent Dhaulagiri massif. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek via French Pass by Great Adventure Treks offers finely blended Himalayan experience to the trekkers. You will hike along the sentinel mountains over the Kali Gandaki river. It is a spectacular experience because Kali Gandaki river forms the deepest river valley on earth. Dhaulagiri circuit trek is the finest trek in the Dhaulagiri region. Dhaulagiri Circuit trek provides the perfect contrast of nature, culture, and landscape for travelers. You will hike deep into the woods to a windswept valley in the Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek. The Dhaulagiri Circuit trek is challenging as the path goes through the high snow-crested ridge and remorseless ice field. Dhaulagiri trek via French pass is the best-extended trek in Nepal. The trek kicks off from Beni, the district headquarters of Myagdi. You will experience the culture of Magars living in the area. It is an amazing experience to receive warm hospitality from the ethnic groups of the traditional villages.
The remarkable achievement of this trek is the trophy of crossing two high mountain passes which are French Pass at an elevation of 5360m and Dhampus Pass which is at the elevation of 5234m. This trek is not just about those passes and snow capped peaks but the richness of flora and fauna is fortunate jewel that it beholds in its jungle, unblemished agricultural land. And the adorable lifestyle of the citizens living in this remote area is example of its own kind and has been a treasure since long and is adored by every traveler passing by. You will have a once in a lifetime experience camping in the moraines of the Dhaulagiri Base Camp during this trek by Great Adventure Treks. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek via French pass is the perfect climb of almost all of the trekking environments. This is by the extremely exciting excursion through one of the best off the beaten tracks to applaud the sumptuousness of Dhaulagiri massif! Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is an adventurous and challenging trek that takes you all the way through stunning glaciers and high snow dressed passes to the Dhaulagiri Base Camp which possibly may be a dream of any travel lover. Nevertheless, having been said to its difficult terrain, isolated and off beaten trail, it also lacks in proper accommodation facility, this trek is suitable only for those fit travelers with high patience capacity.
• Hike through the wilderness of the remote terrains of Dhaulagiri region.
• Experience Scenic Mountain from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
• Adventurous trek through the high passes and glacial traverse.
• Splendid views of sky stretching Dhaulagiri 8167m and Mukut Himal 6038m.
• Trek the entire Dhaulagiri massif along valleys traveled by locals since ages ago.
• Experience the local culture and hospitality of Magars during Dhaulagiri trek.
Dhaulagiri – French Pass Trekking Map:
Day 01: Pick up from Airport and drive to your hotel (1,300 m/4,264 ft) Hotel Accommodation.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. Hotel Accommodation.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (828 m/ 2690 ft) 6–7 hrs, Hotel Accommodation.
Day 04: Drive to Darbang via Beni (940 m/ 3083 ft) 5 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 05: Trek to Dharapani (1,560 m/5117 ft) 5 – 6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 06: Trek to Mure (1,700 m/ 5576 ft) 5 – 6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 07: Trek to Bagar (2,375 m/ 7790 ft) 5 – 6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 08: Trek to Dovan (2,600 m/ 8528 ft) 5 – 6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 09: Trek to Chartare / Bhainsi Kharka (3,000 m/ 9840 ft) 5-6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 10: Trek to Pakhaban (Japanese Camp) (3,750 m/ 12,300 ft) 5-6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 11: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,750 m/ 15,580 ft) 6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 12: Trek to Hidden Valley (4,900 m/ 16,072 ft) via French Pass (5,360 m/ 17,581) 5-6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 13: Rest at Hidden Valley for a hike around and explore the beauty and communicate with the local people and learn their culture and ethnicity in detail. Tea House Accommodation.
Day 14: Trek to Yak Kharka (4,915 m/ 16,121 ft) 5-6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 15: Trek to Marpha (2,630 m/ 8626 ft) drive to Jomsom 4 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 16: Fly to Pokhara afternoon free at leisure for a hike around and explore the beauty and communicate with the local people and learn their culture and ethnicity in detail. Hotel Accommodation.
Day 17: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 18: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.
On availability of your time and interest after your trek, please feel free to choose our DAY TOURS, NEPAL TOURS , Jungle Safaris or other options from our website. Here are some trip extensions that might interest you.