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Dhaulagiri French Pass and Annapurna
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Dhaulagiri French Pass and Annapurna

One of the world's classic trekking around the entire Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges

 

Dhaulagiri TrekkingDhaulagiri French Pass and Annapurna trek offers an opportunity to see and explore the western Himalayan belt dominated by Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.) even to its Base Camp. After breakfast we drive to Beni Bazaar, way passes through the beautiful farming lands, terraces along with the magnificent views of the Annapurna Himalayas. From the Beni Bazaar we start trek following the Myagdi River and will be taken to the Base Camp allowing us to see first the eastern wall and the northern wall of the Dhaulagiri ultimately wholesome view. After crossing the French Pass (5,360m.) the trail joins the most popular trek route of Annapurna at Marpha Village.

 

French pass- DhaulagiriFrom here one can have another alternative. After few hours walk from Marpha to Jomsom where one can fly to Pokhara or connected fly to Kathmandu or continue descent to Pokhara.

 

Trekking Itinerary: A

  • Hotels/Tea-house Lodge/Camping
  • 14 Days Trek
  • Grade: Challenging plus
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Accommodation: 4 Nights Kathmandu, 2 Night Pokhara & 11 Nights Tea-house+Camping
  • Best Season:  Spring & Autumn

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu free.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara by Bus then transfers to Hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Darbang Phedi (1110m.) then transfer to tea-house Lodge.
Day 05: Darbang Phedi - Sinbang/Khamla Village (1670m.) tea-house Lodge.
Day 06: Sinbang/Khamla - Baghara (Bagar 2080m.)
Day 07: Boghara - Dobang (2520m.) (Dovan Kharka)
Day 08: Dovan - Salla Ghari (3445m.)
Day 09: Sallaghari - Swiss Base Camp (3730m.)
Day 10: Swiss Base Camp - Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4748m.)
Day 11: Dhaulagiri Base Camp Rest for acclimatization.
Day 12: Dhaulagiri Base Camp - Hiddel Valley French Pass (5360m.) Camp.
Day 13: Trek to Thapa Pass (5250m.) -Yak Kharka 3400m. Camp.
Day 14: Yak Kharka – Marpha Village (2667m.).
Day 15: Drive to Pokhara by local Bus or Jeep then transfer to Hotel.
Day 16: Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist Bus then transfers to Hotel.
Day 17: Kathmandu free.
Day 18: Last minute, transfers to Airport for your onward journey.

Optional – Trekking Itinerary: B

  • Hotels/Tea-house Lodge/Camping
  • 17 Days Trek
  • Grade: Challenging plus
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Accommodation: 3 Nights Kathmandu, 2 Night Pokhara & 15 Nights Tea-house+Camping
  • Best Season: Autumn & Spring

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu free.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara by Bus then transfers to Hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Darbang Phedi (1110m.) then transfer to tea-house Lodge.
Day 05: Darbang Phedi - Sinbang/Khamla Village (1670m.) tea-house Lodge.
Day 06: Sinbang/Khamla - Baghara (Bagar 2080m.)
Day 07: Boghara - Dobang (2520m.) (Dovan Kharka)
Day 08: Dovan - Salla Ghari (3445m.)
Day 09: Salla Ghari - Swiss Base Camp (3730m.)
Day 10: Swiss Base Camp - Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4748m.)
Day 11: Dhaulagiri Base Camp Rest for acclimatization.
Day 12: Dhaulagiri Base Camp – French Pass 5360m. Camp.
Day 13: French Pass – Thapa Pass 5250m. – Yak Kharka 3400m.
Day 14: Yak Kharka – Marpha Village (2667m.).                                    
Day 15: Marpha Village – Ghasa (2010m.).
Day 16: Ghasa – Tatopani (1150m.).
Day 17: Tatopani – Ghorepani (2830m.).
Day 18: Ghorepani – Poon Hill (3232m.) – Tirkhedhunga (1577m.).
Day 19: Tirkhedhunga - Nayapul, drive to Pokhara then transfers to Hotel.
Day 20: Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist Bus then transfer to Hotel.
Day 21: Last minute, transfers to Airport for your onward journey.

Trekking Cost: USD    Per Person.
 
Teahouse/Camping Trek Cost Includes:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or tourist Bus. (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • 4 Night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and 2 nights in Pokhara at Bed and Breakfast basis.
  • 3 Night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and 2 nights in Pokhara at Bed and Breakfast basis (Itinerary B).
  • All three major meals B/L/D (provide continental food) and accommodation in best available teahouse Lodge and tented camp (twin sharing North Face tent or, normal trekking tent, dining tent, toilet tent, Kitchen tent, staff tent and Kitchen utensil etc.).
  • 1 professional English speaking trekking guide, 1 Cook, Kitchen boys and Porter. (1 Porter between two member)
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Per member 15 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
  • Trekking Permit and Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) fees.
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.

 

The Cost Doesn’t Include:

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Personal trekking gears as well as sleeping bags.
  • Personal Nature expenses.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Airfare: to & from your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fees & airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for trekking crews.

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