Dhaulagiri Round with Thapa Peak Trek

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Dhaulagiri Round with Thapa Peak Trek




21 Days


8000 m


Walking and Sightseeing


Hotel, Lodge and camping



Best Season:

March-May Sept-Nov

Thapa Peak is situated on the north-east of the great Dhaulagiri massif in the Annapurna range and also known as Dhampus Peak. This peak lies at the height of 6,012 meters and is one of the non-technical climbing peaks which is one of the non-technical climbing peaks and this can also be a good choice for starters. Thapa Peak offers an incredible view of Tukuche Peak (6,920 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Annapurna (8,091 m), Nilgiri (2,637 m), Tilicho Peak, SitaChuchura, Tukuche Peak, Tangu Peak, Thorong Peak, Tangu and Hongde Peak. This trip also offers a great cultural and religious aspect by visiting different villages of Kaligandaki valley.


The Thapa Peak can be reached by following the well known Dhaulagiri Circuit trek trail. The trail to the mountain splits from the Hidden Valley camp after the French pass. Thapa peak base camp only requires one day from the base camp to climb the summit and is only a few hours away from the Hidden Valley camp.


Is the Dhaulagiri Round with Thapa Peak Trek difficult?

This is one of the non-technical peaks of the Himalayas. It is not so difficult and also doable for beginners. Even the beginners can climb the peak with a little bit of training. It is necessary to have good physical fitness and the climbers need to prepare mentally.


Is prior experience necessary for Dhaulagiri Round with Thapa Peak Trek difficult?

Blue Lake Travels organizes and makes all the arrangements for climbing the mountain and for the trek. All the expedition crew and members are highly qualified. So even if you have no experience, our members will help you throughout the trek and climbing. However, a little experience and knowledge of climbing, trekking can be a plus point.


Which season is the most suitable for Dhaulagiri Round with Thapa Peak Trek?

The Dhaulagiri Round trek is doable in all the seasons. However, autumn and spring are considered to be the best seasons for this trek as the weather is more clear and unambiguous.


Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel

On this day you arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport. We will be there to pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2

Kathmandu Sightseeing

Early in the morning, you start your travel to different places of Kathmandu and full day Kathmandu sightseeing like Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Shyambunath, etc. Overnight in a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3

Fly to Pokhara and drive to Darbang (1,180 m)

On this day, you take a flight to Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara you can visit some of the famous places. You travel to Darbang by jeep. It will take about 4-5 hours. Overnight in a camp.

Day 4

Trek to Dharapani

Today, you trek to Dharapani. The overall duration of this trek will be about 3 hours. Overnight in a camp at Dharapani.

Day 5

Trek Dharapani to Mudi

Today we trek from Dharapani to Mudi. It will take about 5-6 hours for the overall trekking. Overnight in a camp.

Day 6

Mudi to Boghara

Today we follow the trail from Mudi until we reach Boghara. This will take about 4-5 hours and we will stay at Boghara at a camp.

Day 7

Trek Boghara to Dolang

Our trek begins early in the morning. We reach to Dolang after a walk of 5-6 hours. We stay in camp for the night.

Day 8

Trek Dolang to Pine Forest

On this day, we begin our trek from Dolang. We follow the trail until we reach the Pine Forest. We can see different sceneries and landscapes along the way. The overall duration of this trek will be about 5-6 hours.

Day 9

Pine Forest to Italian Base Camp (3,200 m)

Today, our destination is the Italian Base Camp. We trek until we reach the base camp and rest there for the night. About 7-8 hours of time is required for this trek.

Day 10

Acclimatization day

Today is the acclimatization day. We travel to the surroundings at adjusting to the environment. There will be a local excursion that will take 2-4 hours.

Day 11

Italian Base Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp

On this day, we travel to another base camp which is the Dhaulagiri Base Camp. We follow the path and walk for 7-8 hours until we reach there. Overnight in the base camp.

Day 12

Dhaulagiri Base Camp to French Pass (5,360 m)

We trek to the French Pass on this day. We will be able to see outstanding scenes of mountains and landscapes along the way. We trek for about 5-6 hours until we reach there. Overnight in a camp.

Day 13

Rest and Acclimatization day

This day is separated for resting and getting acclimatized. We rest at the Hidden Valley after reaching there. Overnight in a camp.

Day 14

Hidden Valley to Thapa Pass (5,250 m) to Yak Khark (3,000m)

Today, we trek from the Hidden Valley to Thapa Pass and to the Yak Kharka. It is a long journey that will take about 6-7 hours. Overnight in a camp.

Day 15

Yak Khark - Thapa Peak Base camp

Today is the day we finally make our way into the Thapa Peak Base camp. Overnight in a camp.

Day 16

Rest for acclimatization

This day is a rest day for acclimatization.

Day 17

High Camp of a peak

Today we reach the highest camp of the peak. Upon reaching there we prepare ourselves for the great climb to the summit.

Day 18

One extra day

This is an extra day in case if the weather gets bad.

Day 19

Summit of Thapa peak 6,012 m and to Base camp

Today we reach the summit of Thapa peak. Upon reaching the summit we can see some breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and landscapes. After this, we return back to the base camp and stay there for the night.

Day 20

Base camp - Yak Khark

On this day, we trek from the Base camp to Yak Kharka. Overnight in a camp.

Day 21

Yak Kharka - Tukuche (2,800 m)

We travel from Yak Kharka to Tukuche on this day. This will take about 4-5 hours. We stay at the camp for the night. Overnight in a camp.

Day 22

Tukuche - Pokhara

We drive back to Pokhara from Tukuche. It is a long drive and will take about 9-10 hours. You will stay at a hotel in Pokhara for the night.

Day 23

Drive to Kathmandu

We return back to Kathmandu by a tourist bus. After reaching Kathmandu, we will stay at a hotel and take a good rest. The overall time taken for this drive will be 6-7 hours.

Day 24

Free day

This is a leisure day in Kathmandu. You can visit some of the famous places in Kathmandu. You can also visit some of the markets of Kathmandu for shopping.

Day 25


This is your final day in Kathmandu. You will be transferred to the International Airport for your final departure.

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  • Pick up from the airport in your arrival and drop to the airport in departure by private car/ bus
  • Hotel room management
  • Accommodation in hotel/lodge as per contract
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley by private vehicles
  • Management of meals according to contract (Breakfast, Lunches, and Dinners)
  • License holder local guide based your language
  • Available of local staff, porters
  • Accommodation, food, insurance, salary, and equipped staff throughout your trekking
  • Tickets of bus and flights related to your trekking package
  • Government charges on the behalf of office site
  • Official expenses


  • Except for the lunch and dinner explained in the itinerary
  • Your travel insurance
  • International tickets and airport tax
  • Visa fees
  • Laundry, cold and hot drinks, and alcoholic drinks
  • Trekking and other equipment related to yourself
  • Other sightseeing and mountain entrances fees not included in cost include a section
  • Tips for guides/porters/other persons
  • Expect the things which are not mentioned in cost include parts


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February 24, 2020

Among all the services I had in my past in this country. This was off the charts. Never seen such a friendly team out there to help you with whatever they can. Would totally recommend them. Thank you for making my trip this amazing and memorable.

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