Dhaulagiri 8,167m 7th highest mountain in the world means though many mountains over the world have names, which translate to white Mountain, this is without doubt the most astonishing one. Dhaulagiri Circuit trekking is a strenuous trekking, through high alpine meadows, higher passes and peaceful and uninhabited valleys. Everyone is familiar with the name Dhaulagiri Circuit Trekking which is in the western part of Nepal, probably the best spot for remote and adventurous trekking in Nepal. The simple reason behind it is that it consists of more than fifteen 7000m magnificent peaks with land of dramatic contrast.
Dhulagiri Circuit Trekking is a challenging trekking around Dhaulagiri the world’s seventh highest mountain crossing two Himalayan passes.
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Dhaulagiri Circuit trekking explores a wild, remote and off-the-beaten-track area of the Nepal Himalaya. The trek Dhaulagiri Circuit trekking starts at Beni and then follows the Myagdi Khola river passing through beautiful Gurung villages with terraced fields framed by views of the Dhaulagiri massif.
Dhaulagiri Circuit trekking routes starts after an 8 hour scenic drive from Kathmandu to Beni, from Beni you head in a north-westerly direction through the villages of Babichour, Dorbang and Darapani to Muri, from where you head north still keeping to the banks of the Myagdi Khola. Muri is the last major settlement along this trail and is inhabited by people of the Magar people, of Mongoloid reserve and descended from the early settlers of the Nepalese middle hills. From Muri, you head north along the Myagdi Khola through the villages of Baghara, Dobang and Chartare to Pakoban. Beyond Pakoban there are no permanent settlements. Still heading north you skirt the Chhanbardan Glacier, keeping on its left side, to reach the Dhaulagiri Base Camp from where wonderful mountain views are obtainable. Head north-east from the Base Camp and climb the steep bring round to the French Pass (5,360 meters), between Tukche Peak (6,920 meters) and Sita Chuchura (6,611meters). Heading east you descend a little and pass through a piece of the Hidden Valley and climb to Thapa Pass (5,250 meters), between Tukche Peak and Thapa Peak (6,012 meters) from where you begin your descent, heading south-east to Alubari. From Alubari, the trail further descends to the village of Marpha on the banks of the Kali Gandaki River, and then heads north to Jomsom from where you fly back to Pokhara.
For those who have got enough time there is an option of continuing to trek down to Kalopani, Tatopani, Ghorepani then into Pokhara.