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Upper Dolpo Trekking
Upper Dolpo Trekking

Trip Facts

Trip Code: MPAEDT-01 Duration: 33 days Program Type: Trekking Max. Altitude: 5221m Minimum Pax: 2+ Mode of Travel: Flight/Land Start Trip: Jumla End Trip: Jomsom

Dolpo region is a natural collection of high passes, rare fauna, and sweeping vistas which is enriched by the traditional Tibetan cultural heritage. This region is surrounded by Dhaulagiri and Tibet from south and north respectively is regarded as a blend of natural and cultural phenomena. Before 1989 this region was not open for the foreigner and was aloof from the outer world. It was declared as open for a limited number of trekkers only in 1989. But the trekkers interested in making a trekking tour in this region must go through trekking agencies in order to get the trekking permission. As this region lies on the north side of Himalaya, it is also a rain shadow area and the climatic situation of this place is the same as Mustang.

Upper Dolpo trekking is remote hidden trekking destination in Nepal where Nepal's most tranquil and natural beauty is still unexplored. Dolpo is located inside the Shy - Phoksundo National Park of mid-western Nepal, behind the Dhaulagiri massif, towards the Tibetan Plateau. Dolpo Trekking/Trekking in Dolpo region is an experience not easily forgotten. As it is in the isolated part of Nepal, there the nature seems to have remained exactly the same as it was first created- unharmed and unaltered. Undisturbed and preserved for centuries now. Blue sheep, leopards and other interesting Himalayan animals are still there in that region. Dolpo region trekking is the natural embodiment of high passes, rare flora and fauna, and sweeping vistas, which is enriched by the traditional Tibetan cultural heritage. To trek on Dolpo region is quite an experience of life. The view of Kanjiroba peak, Phoksumdo Lake, and the Dhaulagiri massif is one of the most rewarding moments of the upper dolpa trekking. A visit to the Phoksumdo Gompa ¨C dedicated to the ancient Bonpo religion, local to Dolpo and Tibet, is a memorable experience in Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. Upper Dolpo trekking is famous for deepest Lake Phoksundo in entire Himalayan Region. Mother Nature created a unique and wonderful treasurer like Dolpo, which is being the shelter of many rare alpine living beings. Trek to Dolpo has often been called the Nepal Himalaya pilgrimage trekking and hidden valley trek created by Guru Rinpoche. Upper Dolpo trek is most suitable for those who are exceptionally fit and prepared to face the full challenge of the Himalayan wilderness and well-organized camping trekking, trekking in group is recommended also special trekking permit is required which you can obtain through Government registered trekking company of Nepal.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to Hotel.

Day 02:  Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.

Day 03:  Kathmandu fly to Nepaljung 

Day 04:  Nepaljung fly to Jumla 

Day 05:  Jumla trek to Gothi chaur 

Day 06:  Gothi Chaur trek to Churtha 

Day 07:  Churtha trek to Chauri kot 

Day 08:  Chauri kot trek to Kai Gaon 

Day 09:  Kai Gaon trek to Riverside camp 

Day 10:  Riverside trek to Kagmara B.C. 

Day 11:  Kagmara B.C. to Kagmara passes and trek to Lasse 

Day 12:  Lasse trek to Palam 

Day 13:  Palam trek to Phoksendu (Rigmo) 

Day 14:  Rest Day for acclimatization in Phoksendu (Rigmo). 

Day 15:  Phoksendu to Pine forest camp 

Day 16:  Pine Forest camp to Kangla B.C. 

Day 17:  Kangla B.C to Pass and trek to shey Gompa 

Day 18:  Shey Gompa to Langmosya B.C via Shelamunchung pass 

Day 19:  Langmosya B.C to Khuyangla B.C via Langmosya pass 

Day 20:  Khuyangla B.C to Dho 

Day 21:  Dho to Molala phedi 

Day 22:  Rest day in Molala phedi. 

Day 23:  Molala phedi to molala pass trek to Charka B.C 

Day 24:  Charka B.C to charka pass trek to Charka village 

Day 25:  Charka village to Sandag B.C 

Day 26:  Sandag B.C to pass and trek to Winter village camp 

Day 27:  Winter village camp to Sandag 

Day 28:  Sandag to Phale Gaon 

Day 29:  Phale Gaon to Jomsom 

Day 30:  Flight/Drive Jomsom to Pokhara.

Day 31:  Flight/Dive Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Day 32:  Free day in Kathmandu.

Day 33:  Final departure day.


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