Dhaulagiri Trek – 17 Days

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Introduction to Dhaulagiri Trek

Dhaulagiri Trek is an adventurous and challenging trek that passes through beautiful hidden valleys, terraced farmland, rivers and gorges, dense forests, high show-capped mountain passes, etc. Mount Dhaulagiri is the seventh-highest mountain in the world, with a height of 8,167 meters above sea level.

The Dhaulagiri Trek is also known as the Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek. Trek offers close-up views of many snow-capped peaks above 8,000 meters and makes every stage breathtaking and exciting.

The Dhaulagiri Trek is challenging to cross the French Pass at 5,360 meters, the Dhampus Pass at 5,200 meters, and the Dhaulagiri Base Camp at 4,740 meters, which requires a high level of fitness. Good physical fitness and the courage to face challenges will take you to magnificent mountains like Tukuche (6,920m), Dhaulagiri I (8,167m), Dhaulagiri II (7,751m), Dhaulagiri III (7,715 m), and Dhaulagiri V (7,618m).

Challenging remote area trek of Nepal 

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This off-the-beaten trail leads to remote areas of the Annapurna region. In this region, people live a simple life far away from modern life. Their lifestyle and unique culture attract the attention of all tourists and make them curious to know more. They have been able to preserve their valuable culture and traditions well over the centuries.

Dhaulagiri Trek is a good trekking trail for all travelers, but due to its remoteness and solitude, only a few travelers trek in this area. Another name for Dhaulagiri Trek is Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek. This Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek route with few tourists is a choice for adventurous tourists who do not like to go in crowds and prefer to stay in solitude.

Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are the best times for this trek. However, the trek is possible throughout the year. The weather is usually clear in spring and autumn. Tea houses are available at low altitudes. But one has to camp at higher altitudes as there are no teahouse facilities.

Camping at high altitudes makes this trip a bit more expensive than other normal trip operations. You have to spend 2-3 nights at an altitude above 5,000 meters. So you need to have sufficient and proper trekking equipment.

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Elisabeth Meusy

Thank you a lot for your organization about my trek. It was a superb experience; all was perfect. Karma is a very nice person and a good guide. I appreciated trekking with Odyssey (a reliable Nepal trek operator). If I come back to Nepal, I will be happy to ask you to trek with me again. I am thinking about Annapurna or the Everest trek.

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Dom Miller



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Have just returned from my fourth trip to Nepal and as always Odyssey Treks organized everything superbly. We visited Makalu relatively late in the season and were rewarded with empty trails and amazing weather. Karma was as entertaining, friendly, and informative as ever along with Ang Dawa Sherpa who together made the three weeks perfect.

They also organized a few days to Helambu at short notice as I had some time spare, all done easily and professionally. Thanks for the company both and I will be back again. I cannot recommend Odyssey highly enough as a genuinely friendly, locally based company that provides not only unforgettable experiences but also great service at a very reasonable cost.


Trip Highlights

  • Trip Durations 17 Days
  • Trip Destination Nepal
  • Group Size 2-20
  • Accomodation Tea House/Camping
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Best Season Sept-Dec, March-May
  • Max Altitude 5,360m
  • Trip Start Trip Start Kathmandu - Beni
  • Trip End Trip End Pokhara - Kathmandu

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