About Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek 2024,2025,2026

Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek 2024,2025,2026

Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek is a newly explored Trekking Package in Nepal. Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trekking is one of the best short and easy treks from Pokhara. We reach Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4000m) through Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek, and Dhaulagiri (8167m) is the seven highest mountain in the world. Dhaulagiri is located in the western part of Nepal and lap of great ranges of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. The Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek is a challenging and rewarding trekking route in the Dhaulagiri region of Nepal. Located in the western part of the country, the Dhaulagiri Sanctuary offers stunning views of the Dhaulagiri massif, including Dhaulagiri I, the seventh highest mountain in the world.

The Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek takes you through remote and untouched landscapes, offering a unique wilderness experience. The trek usually starts and ends in Pokhara, a popular city in Nepal known as the gateway to the Annapurna region. From Pokhara, you'll drive to Beni, the starting point of the trek. The trail then takes you through terraced fields, traditional villages, dense forests, and eventually into the high alpine zone of the Dhaulagiri Sanctuary.

This trail is rich in natural biodiversity, with flora and fauna inhabited by different ethnicities. Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek is a moderate to wildest trek that passes some of the beautiful rural villages with multi-ethnic people. We found a rural town with rich culture and tradition, local indigenous people's lifestyle and culture, and locally grown organic food in Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek operated by Himalayan Asia Treks. Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek passes dense orchid, oak, rhododendron forest with Himalayan bamboo bushes. We can see on Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek wild animals like blue sheep, deer, Himalayan Thar, red panda, and many birds. From Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek, we can see more snow-capped peaks like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Churen, Gurja Himal.

Difficulties Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek 

The Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek is considered a challenging trek that requires a good level of physical fitness and prior trekking experience. Here are some of the difficulties you may encounter:

  • Altitude: The trek takes you to high altitudes, reaching over 5,000 meters (16,400 feet). Acclimatization is crucial to avoid altitude sickness, and proper acclimatization days are included in the itinerary.
  • Weather conditions: The weather in the Dhaulagiri region can be harsh and unpredictable. Snowfall, strong winds, and rapid weather changes are common. It is essential to be prepared for varying weather conditions and carry suitable gear.
  • Remote and rugged terrain: The trek involves walking on rugged and steep trails, crossing moraines, and traversing challenging sections. Some parts of the trail require technical skills, such as crossing glaciers and using ropes. Hiring an experienced guide or joining a trekking group is recommended.
  • Limited infrastructure: Unlike more popular trekking regions like the Everest or Annapurna, the Dhaulagiri region has limited infrastructure. Tea houses and lodges are available along the trail, but they may have basic facilities and limited food options. Camping is often required in remote areas.

Accommodation in Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek

During the Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek, accommodation options are relatively basic compared to more developed trekking routes. Tea houses and lodges are available at certain points along the trail, but they may not offer the same level of comfort as those found in more popular regions.
The tea houses generally provide simple rooms with basic amenities like beds, blankets, and shared bathrooms. However, it is advisable to carry your own sleeping bag for added warmth and comfort. The availability of electricity, hot showers, and Wi-Fi can be limited or nonexistent in some places, so be prepared for that.

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The Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek with Himalayan Asia Treks is an unforgettable adventure through one of Nepal's most remote and stunning regions.

Here are the highlights of this incredible trek:

  • Remote Wilderness: Embark on a journey to one of the most remote and untouched regions of the Himalayas. The Dhaulagiri Sanctuary is a pristine wilderness area, offering a sense of seclusion and tranquility away from the crowds.
  • Panoramic Views: Experience breathtaking panoramic views of the world's highest peaks, including Dhaulagiri I (the seventh highest mountain in the world), Annapurna, and Manaslu. The trek offers unparalleled vistas of snow-capped peaks, rugged landscapes, and deep valleys.
  • Cultural Immersion: Encounter authentic Nepalese culture and traditions as you pass through remote villages inhabited by indigenous communities such as Gurungs and Magars. Experience warm hospitality and learn about the unique way of life in the Himalayan foothills.
  • Diverse Landscapes: Trek through diverse landscapes ranging from lush rhododendron forests to alpine meadows adorned with colorful wildflowers. Traverse glacial moraines, serene rivers, and high mountain passes, each offering its own unique beauty and challenges.
  • Challenging Passes: Test your trekking skills and endurance as you cross challenging high mountain passes, including the awe-inspiring French Pass (5,360 meters) and Dhampus Pass (5,182 meters). These passes offer unparalleled views and a sense of accomplishment.
  • Wildlife Encounters: Keep an eye out for Himalayan wildlife such as snow leopards, musk deer, blue sheep, and a variety of bird species including the colorful Himalayan Monal. The Dhaulagiri Sanctuary is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, adding to the trek's allure.
  • Campsite Experience: Camp under the stars in serene and remote locations, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the Himalayas. Enjoy evenings by the campfire, sharing stories with fellow trekkers and guides under the vast Himalayan sky.
  • Professional Support: Trek with experienced guides and porters from Himalayan Asia Treks who are knowledgeable about the region and committed to ensuring your safety and comfort throughout the journey.

The Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek with Himalayan Asia Treks promises an unforgettable adventure filled with stunning landscapes, cultural immersion, and a sense of exploration in one of the world's most remote wilderness areas.

Day to Day Itinerary

Meet by our Himalayan Asia representative in airport and transfer to the hotel. Our representative assists to check in hotel process and give short brief about program. You can take rest and fresh. You can walk in evening in Thamel (tourist hub of Kathmandu). Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

When pass through the Prithivi Highway there are interesting scenery of the mountains, Rivers, waterfalls and jungle as well as farm terraces and villages. The drive takes about 7 hours to reach in Pokhara or you can fly from Kathmandu domestic airport to Pokhara airport. After a rest you can walk around the lake side of the city to explore surrounding areas. Overnight in Pokhara.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel
  • Location: Pokhara

After taking breakfast , our guide will pick up from your hotel. We transfer to Jhi via Beni by Jeep. Overnight in Jhi.

Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House/ Lodge
  • Location: Jhi.
  • Altitude: 1680m.

After taking breakfast , our trek start from Jhi to Ghyasikharka. Ghyasikharka is beautiful village on Myagdi district. Ghyasikharka is small but traditional village. Overnight in Ghyasikharka.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Home Stay.
  • Location: Ghyasikharka
  • Altitude: 1865m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tented Camp.
  • Location: Phedi camp
  • Altitude: 2466m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tented Camp.
  • Location: Odar camp.
  • Altitude: 3189m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tented Camp.
  • Location: Dhaulagiri south base camp
  • Altitude: 4055m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Traditional Home Stay.
  • Location: Chhari
  • Altitude: 2020m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Traditional Home Stay.
  • Location: Dagnam.
  • Altitude: 1720m.
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Pokhara.
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu and Pokhara Three Star Hotel..
  • Ground transportation (Airport pick up and drop, sightseeing by private and Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by Tourist Bus).
  • Entrance fees in entrance fees in Kathmandu and Pokhara sightseeing place.
  • Three times meals at trekking route.
  • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
  • Government licensed English speaking guide.
  • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg.
  • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
  • Travel and rescue arrangement.
  • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return after trek.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Visa.
  • Any type of insurance.
  • Any type of international flight fare.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips.
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Useful Information

Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek:

The Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek is an exhilarating and challenging trek in Nepal, offering breathtaking views of the Dhaulagiri massif, including the world's seventh highest peak, Dhaulagiri I (8,167 meters). This trek takes you through diverse landscapes, from lush green valleys to high alpine passes, glaciers, and remote villages. It typically begins in Beni or Darbang and follows a route that leads to the Dhaulagiri Base Camp, situated at an altitude of around 4,750 meters. The trek requires a good level of physical fitness and previous trekking experience due to its demanding terrain and high altitudes.

Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek Map:

Maps for the Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek can be found in various formats, including physical maps available for purchase in Kathmandu or Pokhara, or digital maps accessible through trekking agencies, guidebooks, or online resources. These maps outline the trekking route, key landmarks, villages, campsites, altitude information, and surrounding terrain. Detailed maps can provide valuable guidance for navigation during the trek and are essential for planning the journey.

Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek Itinerary:

The typical itinerary for the Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek spans around 18-21 days, though variations exist based on trekker preferences, fitness levels, and acclimatization needs. A sample itinerary might look like this:

* Day 1-2: Kathmandu to Beni/Darbang, drive or flight, and trek to Babiyachaur/Dharapani.

* Day 3-8: Trek through villages like Muri, Boghara, Dobang, Italian Base Camp, and Chhonbardan Glacier.

* Day 9-11: Acclimatization and exploration around Dhaulagiri Base Camp, including side trips to Hidden Valley or Dhampus Pass.

* Day 12-16: Return trek via Yak Kharka, Marpha, and Jomsom.

* Day 17-18: Fly or drive back to Kathmandu.

Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trekking:

Dhaulagiri Base Camp trekking involves navigating rugged terrain, crossing high passes, traversing glaciers, and staying in teahouses or camping along the way. Trekkers often encounter diverse landscapes, including forests, terraced fields, and barren high-altitude areas. The journey offers stunning views of the Dhaulagiri range and surrounding peaks but requires adequate preparation, including proper gear, acclimatization, and physical conditioning due to the challenging nature of the trek.

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek Cost:

The cost of the Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek can vary depending on several factors such as the duration of the trek, guide and porter fees, permits, accommodations, meals, transportation to and from the trailhead, and additional expenses for gear rental or purchases. On average, a comprehensive trekking package might range from $1500 to $3000 USD per person for a full-service guided trek. However, costs can be lower for independent trekkers who manage logistics themselves. It's essential to consider these aspects while planning and budgeting for the trek.

Nepal Information:

Nepal is a landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It has the highest peak globally, named Mt Everest (Sagarmatha), and eight heights of the world’s ten tallest mountains. Lumbini is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha place.

Nepal is a small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty-nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty-eight meters. Nepal is divided into three parts Terai, Hill, and mountain regions.

Here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty-three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.

Passport and Visa:

The first thing for traveling anywhere, you need a valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain a visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other borders. The most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal if you fill online form and bring it with you. It would be easier to get a visa at any Nepal border.


Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has a hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degrees Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year, and northern region temperature is always cold.

Nepal has four seasons:

  • Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season, and many flowers blossom and best season for trekking.
  • Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
  • Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tours and treks in Nepal. At that time, the weather is delightful so are the mountains and Himalayas. This season is also the season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Nepali name Dashain and Tihar.
  • Winter: (Dec-Feb): This season is known as the Cold season, so it’s not a good time for high altitude trekking time.

Best Time to Go Trekking in Nepal:

The best to do trekking in Nepal is in September to November and March to May. December and January are also possible to do trekking, but the winter season would be cold and snowfall, we can suggest the lower part of mountain trekking. June, July, and August is the raining season, so we recommend contacting us for the best trek.

Is it suitable trekking for me?

If you are physically fit and love to walk, then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose a long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in the mountain. All trekking programs can see on our website. We suggest that while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage, then take one porter. If you need more questions about a suitable trekking package in Nepal, please drop an email or contact us on social sites.


The Nepalese currency is called Rupees. For exchanging your currency into local currency, you can visit Bank, govt. You licensed holder Money Exchange.


We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving their home country by showing their travel itinerary. Their insurance must cover medical, personal accidents, loss of gears, emergency evacuation, damage or lost luggage, etc.

Hotel/ Accommodation on Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek:

We provide our client in the City area best three stars (above three stars is on the client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of a guest house and restaurant where rooms are usually decorated and available bed, pillow, and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only a teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of a deluxe hotel.

Meals Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek:

The meal which is provided in the trekking area is included breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights, and our guide will choose a restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommend you bring water purification tablets.

Guide and porter Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek:

We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two-person. One porter carries 15 kg.

Personal Expenses Dhaulagiri Sanctuary Trek:

Personal expenses mean which is not covered your package column cost include. Usually, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers, and an extra day if the flight is cancelled or any other natural disasters.

Some do’s and do not’s Trekking in Nepal:

  • Respect local culture and people.
  • The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature, so you do not have difficulty adjusting here.
  • While entering Temple and monasteries, just check in some temples not allowed entering for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking a photograph, please ask the authorized person for permission.

What do I need for the trekking/ Packing list :

  • Day pack (rucksack)
  • Lightweight and warm trousers.
  • Socks.
  • Sun hats and gloves.
  • Full- sleeves t-shirt.
  • Warm jackets.
  • Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
  • Lightweight cotton clothing.
  • Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
  • Knee supports.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sun cream and lip protector.
  • A one-liter hard Water bottle.
  • Batteries
  • Flashlight
  • Down jacket
  • Trekking shoes or boots.
  • A pair of sandals.