With a height of 8167m, Dhaulagiri stays as the seventh highest peak in the world. It is situated in the western part of Nepal. The Dhaulagiri trekking route is touted to be very challenging to the trekkers as it is newly opened. Kaski and Manang are the districts that fall under this region. The walk through the trails of this region is adventurous, as this region possesses a dramatic formation of geography.
This area offers a much greater sense of exploration for those who are keen to see a piece of wild mountain country while crossing over the French pass (5360m) and Thapa Pass (5200m). Most of the parts are supposed to be an icy track which is sure to be a thrilling experience to any trekking enthusiast. This region also provides an opportunity to encounter the Tibetan Buddhist culture throughout the Himalayas. The deepest gorge in the world, the Gandaki gorge also calls the place “home”.
Dhaulagiri is also an ethnically-diverse region where Gurung, Tamang, Manange, Thakali community resides. This isolated region is home to Barking Deer, Himalayan Griffons, Snow Pigeon, hundreds of species of Butterflies, Impeyan, Pheasants, Blue sheep, Snow leopard, Jackals, and many more. Many varieties of plants like Hemlock, Silver fir, Orchids, Edelweiss, Corydalis, Campanulas, Anemones, Impatient Wild Rose, Larkspurs, Geraniums, Saxifrages, Poppies Sedums, and many more bloom in different parts of this region. With many attractions, the beauty of Dhaulagiri is appealing.
Highlights of the trek:
- Traverse the difficult yet rewarding Dhaulagiri trail and savor the moment for the rest of your life.
- Trek in some of the most popular adjoining base camps of Nepal like the Italian Base Camp, Japanese Base Camp, and Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
- Experience the diverse and rich culture and heritage of the Dhaulagiri Region.
- The envious ecology of Dhaulagiri is there to be witnessed by you.