Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167M.) is the World's sixth highest mountain peak. It is part of great massif that includes 14 other summits exceeding 7,000 meters. The jagged ridgeline of the Dhaulagiri Himal extends westward more than 40 miles from the Kali Gandaki Khola. Dhaulagiri lies north – west of Pokhara culminating to its highest point at the eastern end. Trekking routes in this area are very strenuous and trekkers must be equipped for Camping. Several optional routes can be taken. This region is new territory for trekkers. Trekking off the main paths is not only possible, but can be immensely rewarding, though you do need a sense of adventure and an increased ability to deal with unexpected. Geographically, Dhaulagiri region is a land of dramatic contrast. From the near tropical Pokhara valley, steep slopes climb to snowcapped Himalayan giants.
This is the most famous and popular trekking area in Nepal. In this trek simply you will enjoy with unsurpassable views of the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna Range, river, waterfalls, Rice field terraces, tradition and culture.
The vast massif screens the hidden land of Dolpo to its northwest. Following the rivers upstream, ferns and forests of oak and other deciduous trees and juniper are interesting. Mountainsides of rhododendron blaze with color in the spring, and other flowers are abundant on the trail. Even on High Mountain passes above the tree line, tiny alpine flowers can be found dotting the windswept ground.
Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is an extremely challenging trek in Nepal, that winds across two passes of 5000m plus. Diverse culture, treading through different types of forests to treeless zone and getting as close as possible to peaks like Dhaulagiri and Dhampus Peak are great highlights of Dhaulagiri Trek.