Mt. Dhaulagiri, conquer its summit or trek to its base camp – both challenging endeavor

Mt. Dhaulagiri, conquer its summit or trek to its base camp – both challenging endeavor

Posted Jan 25th, 2016 under Travel Guide,

Dhaulagiri is one of the most popular climbing peaks, in Nepalese Himalayas. The seventh highest mountain in the world, Dhaulagiri at 8000m lies north-west of Pokhara . Dhaulagiri extends 120 km from the Kaligandaki River in the west to extreme west until Bheri. The name “Dhaulagiri” is derived according to the Sanskrit script where (dhawala) means dazzling or white and (giri) means mountain. The unique landscape of Dhaulagiri is the reason why it is one of the popular climbing peaks for Mountaineers all over the globe.

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

Dhaulagiri was first discovered in 1808, and it was thought to be the highest mountain in the world for westerners. The mighty Mountain was first concurred by Swiss/Austrian/Nepali expedition on May 13, 1960. The mountain was assumed as the highest peak for 30 years before its place was taken by Kanchenjunga.

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek is an extremely challenging trek in Nepal, where the adventure meets the beautiful Hidden Valley and allows trekkers to literally touch the majestic mountain Dhaulagiri at Dhaulagiri Base Camp.

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