Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek widely known as Hidden Valley Trek is one of the most interesting treks in Nepal, thanks to its challenging altitude, extreme remoteness and tough walking conditions.
Standing tall at the height of 8167 meters the Mt. Dhuaagri is the sevent height peak in the world. The Dhaulagiri range in Nepal extends 120 km (70 mi) from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri. This himalayas is bordered on the north and southwest by the Bheri River and on the southeast by Myagdi Khola. It was first climbed on May 13, 1960 by a Swiss/Austrian/Nepali expedition.
Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek (Hidden Valley Trek)
Popularly known as Hidden Valley Trek it begins at Beni on the Kali Gandaki River, this exciting trekking route climbs the stunning and well-preserved valley of the Myagdi Khola River which flows southwards from the heart of the Dhaulagiri Himal (Mountain). As the trek begins, it winds through low alpine forest to alpine zone and finally emerges out to isolate Himalayan Regions where at places trekkers can literally touch the magnificent Dhaulagiri.
This trek offers an amazing view of Dhaulagiri enormous south face, Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Mt. Annapurna (8091m) and other beautiful snow capped mountains peaks. The trail follows glaciers and crosses through snow capped passes, blossoming valley, beautiful landscape, Jomosom- Muktinath trail and Rhododendron forest.
Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel; Evening welcome dinner
Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu and trek preparation day
Day 3: Drive to Beni via Pokhara 282 km 8-9 hrs drive
Day 4: Drive and trek to Darbang 2-3 hrs drive 3-4 hrs trek
Day 5: Trek to Muri 6-7 hrs Trek
Day 6: Trek to Bagar 6 hrs Trek
Day 7: Trek to Dobang 6-7 hrs Trek
Day 8: Trek to Italian Base Camp 6-7 hrs Trek
Day 9: Rest day at Italian Base Camp
Day 10: Trek to Deposit Camp 5-6 hrs Trek
Day 11: Trek to Dhaulagiri Base Camp 4-5 hrs Trek
Day 12: Trek to Hidden Valley via French Pass 5360m
Day 13: Rest day at Hidden Valley; Explore to Dhampus Peak Base Camp
Day 14: Trek to Yak Kharka via Dhampus Pass 5250m 5-6 hrs Trek
Day 15: Trek to Jomsom via Marpha 5-6 hrs Trek
Day 16: Fly to Pokhara; Sightseeing tour of Pokhara
Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu 200km 7-8 hrs drive
Day 18: Free day in Kathmandu; Evening farewell dinner
Day 19: Depart Kathmandu
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