Trip Highlight: “Traditional mid-hills and mountain villages, striking scenery of world’s 07th and 10th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri & Mt.Annapurna range unreliable views of the varied, camping at Dhaulagiri Base Camp, trekking on moraines and glacier, untouched virgin forest of rhododendron, oaks, magnolia and pines tress unspoiled country life, traverse of two passes French & Thapa-la, exploring hidden valleys, worlds deepest gorge, charming villages.”
Introduction: Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions (P) Ltd presents an experience of a lifetime great adrenaline adventure to Dhaulagiri Base Camp at 4,750m camping in the moraines and glacier in the remote North West Dhaulagiri range mountains and then trekking towards the popular ancient Trans Himalayan Salt Trade route ( an Old Caravan Route from Nepal to Tibet) and through the world’s deepest gorge of Kali Gandaki Valley and finally completing this great adventure at Jomsom with sweeping scenic flight to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu.
Dhaulagiri Base Camp trekking with Great Adventure Treks combines almost all of the trekking environments that Nepal Himalaya has to offer, from the temperate sub-tropic low farmlands to alpine zone in the deep woods the arid and windswept valleys and towards the dense forests of the lower warmer region to high snow crested ridge and remorseless ice field. This is the only trekking area where one can view the rare face of Mt. Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna massifs.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu 1,300m and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 860m. 6 hrs journeys
Day 04: Drive to Darbang via Beni 940m 5 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Dharapani 1,560m.5 – 6 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Mure 1,700m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Bagar 2,375m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Dovan 2,600m. 5 – 6 hours.
Day 09: Trek to Chartare / Bhainsi Kharka. 3,000m. 5 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Pakhaban (Japanese Camp.)3,750m. 5 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp 4,750m. 6 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Hidden Valley 4,900m via French Pass 5,360m.
Day 13: At Hidden Valley.
Day 14: Trek to Yak Kharka 4,915m. 5 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Marpha 2,630m drive to Jomsom 4 hrs walk.
Day 16: Fly to Pokhara afternoon free at leisure.
Day 17: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 18: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.