About Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is challenging trekking packages within the Himalayas of Nepal with a blend of thrill and extraordinary moments those can be provided by the way distinct existence of its natural contents. Mt. Dhaulagiri is regarded as one of the eight thousand (height) mountains of Nepal and seven highest peaks of the world. This is the adventurous trekking that follows with the trail rich in their unique contents which help to make the journey fruitful and unforgettable. The place offers with the stunning views of massif and glacier that lead all the way to Dhaulagiri. 
…adventurous and challenging trekking trail following with the stunning view of snow-capped mountains and glaciers

Why Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek? 

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is getting its popularity among those travelers who want to participate in trekking route that provides with full thrilling and interesting moments. The off-beaten trek-Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek with its difficult trekking route welcomes for energetic and fit travelers. This Circuit Trek offers different places which hold with their own local cultures and traditions along with the lifestyle of local people which are also an interesting thing to witness out. The incredible view of mountains, snow falls and the lush green forest really makes the trek marvelous.   

Spectacular places linked with Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

The exciting trek to Dhaulagiri starts from Beni (850 m/ 2789 ft) leading the way to Babiyachaur (950 m/ 3117 ft) via Tatopani, following with talkative river and other interesting things makes the day quite exciting. Dharapani (1400 m/ 45495 ft) will be another place from where one can have the panoramic view of Gurja Himal. Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek route then takes to the beautiful village of Muri (1850 m/ 6070 ft). Here, in this place, one can observe the lifestyle of Magar people. Crossing through green pine forest, Mudi River, small beautifully set up village-Naura, all the way to Boghara (2080 m/ 6825 ft) will be amazing. Similarly, other two places Dobhan (2520 m/ 8268 ft) and Sallagari (3110 m/ 10204 ft) will be offering with the mesmerizing views of mountains and surroundings. From onwards the view of beautiful Dhaulagiri range comes nearer. Along with this, the trail will be leading to Italian Base Camp (3660 m/ 12008 ft), Australian Base Camp (4210 m/ 13813 ft) way to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4740 m/ 15552 ft) and to French Pass (5360m/ 17586 ft). The hidden valley (5110 m/ 16766 ft) via French Pass will be an amazing place to know and explore. This will be the astonishing moment as further steeping towards Yakkharkha (4018 m/ 13183 ft) via Dhampus Pass (5200m/ 17061 ft) from where the majestic view of Massif Dhaulagiri and Annapurna can be observed with a wide range of view and trail leading to the beautiful place Jomsom (2710 m/ 8892 ft). French Pass and Dhampus Pass are the two highest passes that of this Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek offer.  

Duration of Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek provide with outstanding features so, the people who want to avoid crowd, natural enthusiastic and want to experience thrilling and breathtaking moments than this trek makes worth of fulfilling this all choices in a single trek of 19 days to Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek and also as per one's interest and time frame the trek can be customized. 

Best Season for Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

The perfect seasons throughout the year to participate in Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek are Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May) and nevertheless January, February and December are also the preferred time to explore Dhaulagiri region.

There may arise various unexpected situations and also some nature uncertainty but there will be alternatives with the team of Massif Holidays who will always be guiding to make Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek enjoyable and memorable. Get involved in this unique circuit trek, thrilling and tranquil trekking route of Nepal, the team of Massif Holidays will be provided with the detail information and help you to explore Dhaulagiri range with best outcomes.


  • Trip Duration Trip Duration 19 Days
  • Trip Cost Price from US$ 2125
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Trip Grade Challenging
  • Trip Style Trip Style Tented Camp Trek
  • Transportation Transportation Based on Itinerary
  • food Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accomodation Accomodation Tented Camp
  • Group Sizes Group Size 02-15
  • Max Elevation: 5360m/ 17586ft


  • UNESCO World Heritage Site tour in Kathmandu –Swyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. 
  • Stunning view of Massif Dhaulagiri & Annapurna from Dhaulagiri Base Camp & Dhampus Pass.
  • Remarkable views of Dhaulagiri Glacier & Ice Fall.
  • Scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara.
  • Exploring the different ethnic communities & cultures.
  • Fully supported camping based adventurous trek.
  • Notable passes like French Pass (5360meters) and Dhampus Pass (5200meters).
  • Views of rare species of flora and fauna.
  • Trekking through Hidden Valley & Jomsom Valley.
  • 18 Breakfast,15 Lunch and 16 Dinner

Outline Itinerary

Detail Itinerary  
  • Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuwan International airport (1345 meters). Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 03: Drive to Beni (850 meters). About 8 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 04: Trek to Babiyachaur (950 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 05:  Trek to Dharapani (1400 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 06: Trek to Muri (1850 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 07:  Trek to Boghara (2080 meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp
  • Day 08: Trek to Dobang (2520 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 09:  Trek to Sallaghari (3110 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 10:  Trek to Italian Base Camp (3660 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 11:  Rest day for acclimatization. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 12:  Trek to Australian Base Camp (4210 meters). About 4 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 13:  Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4740 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 14:  Trek to Hidden Valley (5110 meters) via French Pass (5360 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 15: Trek to Yakkharka (3680 meters) via Dhampus Pass (5200 Meters) About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 16: Trek to Jomsom (2710 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 17: Fly back to Pokhara from Jomson. Overnight stay at the hotel.
  • Day 18:  Drive back to Kathmandu. About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 19: Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination.
  • What’s Included

    • Airport / Hotel pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
    • Three nights’ (twin sharing basis accommodation) at tourist category hotels in Kathmandu and one day at Beni including Breakfast.
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle (by well-experienced license holder Tour Guide).
    • All standard Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
    • Teahouse and Hotel Accommodation during the trek.
    • Professional license holder English speaking guide (if required with other nation’s dialect for Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek).
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (one porter for every two guests).
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
    • Dhaulagiri Conservation Area permit, Annapurna Conservation Area permit and TIMS card for trekking.
    • Down Jacket, Duffle bag and sleeping bag by Massif Holidays if required.
    • Drive from Kathmandu - Beni by tourist coach and flight from Jomsom – Pokhara.
    • Farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant before the day of departure.
    • After trekking, Token of Love by the team of Massif Holidays.
    • All government taxes, vat & service charges.
  • What’s Excluded

    • Lunch and dinner during the stay in Kathmandu & Beni.
    • Entrance fee at all monuments during the tour in Kathmandu valley and Beni.
    • Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance.
    • Nepal entry visa fee which can be issued on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and also in the case for extending visa during the stay in Nepal.
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Tips for trekking, tour staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Cost Includes' section.
  • Optional

    • Extra additional Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner throughout the travel package.
    • Additional sightseeing in the historical and cultural sites. 
    • The inclusion of Adventurous Activities.
    • The group joining the trip or personal group trip (trek/tour).
    • Small or Large group of travelers.
    • Extra day hike during the trip.
    • Expand or different itinerary of travel packages.
    • Luxury accommodation (4/5 star category hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara).
    • The family trip along with children under the secure and favorable suggestion of the Massif Holidays expertise.


    The listed optional facilities for the trekking within Nepal are not included in the travel cost. As per guest choice and demand for extra facilities or services some amount will be added to the trekking package cost. You can include the other extra facilities and services in your travel package consulting with the crew member of Massif Holidays.

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Useful Information

Other extra arrangements from the team of Massif Holidays: - Customized Itinerary as per the specific requirements. For this, please contact with the expert team of Massif Holidays as per interest.

Better to get informed about:- 

  • Weather Condition
  • Natural calamities, etc that is beyond the control can hamper one’s planned trip. During these kinds of issues, the team of Massif Holidays will be getting through the possible solution that can help to get back in trip.

SOME OTHER ISSUES:- Due to poor visibility or bad weather may one cannot get the perfect view of nature. Get delayed for some hours or for some days because of political and weather. During this period, teams of Massif Holidays help to manage other various days activities, pre-itinerary with any trekking routes, etc. One needs to bear all expenses if need to stay at any place due to cancellation or delay during the trip. 

Note: No any refund on such cases and the team of Massif Holidays provide the guesthouse accommodations only before the starting of the trek.