Mount Dhaulagiri (8167meters), the world’s seventh highest peak. It is a land of dramatic contrast. The trek goes through big challenging mountain passes, crossing over French pass (5360 meter) and Thapa Pass (5200 meter). The trekking in this area is relatively strenuous and needs some mountaineering knowledge. Autumn (Sep-Nov) and spring (Mar-May) are the best seasons for the trek. Dhaulagiri Trek combines camping and tea house trek. You will drive from Kathmandu to Beni, the starting point of the trek. The trail passes through beautiful villages, terraced fields, streams and forested hills. The Dhampus Pass between Tukuche peak and Thapa peak is another heaven in the trip.
Dhaulagiri Icefall Trek is an exciting and adventurous trekking trail added in Annapurna Region that lies north of central Nepal and northwest of Pokhara. Dhaulagiri Icefall Trek is enriched with all cultural, natural and geographical aspect. Beginning the trek from Nayapul (1010m.) after a short drive about 1:30 hours from Pokhara, the trail ascend to the Ulleri village, till Ghorepani, which is great spot for panoramic mountain views and sun rise. The Best Season to go for Dhaulagiri Icefall Trek is between October and May. Dhaulagiri icefall trek needs physical robustness and adequate experience of highland walking.
Day 01: Arrival
Day 02: City sight seeing
Day 03: Drive to Beni
Day 04: Drive to Tatopani- Kalopani
Day 05: Trek to Nauli Kot
Day 06: Trek to Ice fall and back to Nauli kot
Day 07: Trek to Tatopani and rest
Day 08: Trek to Beni - Pokhara
Day 09: Sight seeing tour in Pokhara
Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 11: Leisure and free day in Kathamandu
Day 12: Airport departure
Trekking distances and times are approximate: times differ widely from group to group.