Upper Dolpo Trekking: 28 Days
The main focal point on the Dolpa Region trek is the Shey Phoksundo National Park. It is situated in a corner of Nepal. Tourists mostly trek in this area if they want a real thrill of the various wonderful landscapes, culture and the wonderful people living in the Dolpa region.
The dolpa trekking was opened in 1989 and it can’t be matched with any other trekking destinations in Nepal as it is combination of pristine beauty and the charm that we get once we are in this trek. The people are very much unexplored and their life revolves in the herds of Yaks, the small terrace farming of barleys and the monasteries where the Buddhism is followed. The people living are mostly of the Tibetan origin and they only speak slight different language than Tibetan.
Though the altitude where the dolpa region lies is very high where the trekking trails start from 1650m (5412ft) to 5136m (16846ft) from the sea level, you will feel it a lot different from any other trekking destinations of the similar altitude trails. It is situated in the rain shadowed side of the Himalayas which shows the dramatic views of the sceneries. In this region, you cannot expect to see the lush green fields, but you see thrilling landscapes which look like they have been guarded by the wonderful peaks which seem to look like piercing the heaven.
In this region, you come across the wonderful Shey Phoksundo National Park which is a wonderland inhabitant of a lot of animals which could only be found on very high altitudes. The type of flora, fauna and birds that you see over in this place feels you make worth coming down to Nepal and makes you come back again and again.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu-Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
Day 04: Fly from Nepalgunj to Juphal and Trek to Dunai
Day 05: Trek from Dunai to Ankhe
Day 06: Trek from Ankhe to Sulighat
Day 07: Trek from Sulighat to Phoksundo Lake
Day 08: Rest Day at Phoksundo Lake
Day 09: Trek from Phoksundo Lake to Phoksundo Khola
Day 10: Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang
Day 11: Trek to Shey Gompa via Kang-La pass
Day 12: Rest day at Shey Gompa Explore the Crystal Monastery
Day 13: Trek from Shey Gompa to Namduna Gaun via Saldang La
Day 14: Trek from Namduna to Saldang
Day 15: Trek from Saldang to Yangze Gompa
Day 16: Trek from Yangze to Sibu
Day 17: Trek from Sibu to Jeng-la Phedi
Day 18: Trek Jeng-la to Tokyu Gaon via Jeng la
Day 19: Trek from Tokyu Gaun to Dho Tarap
Day 20: Rest Day at Dho Tarap and Exploration
Day 21: Trek from Dho Tarap to Tarap Khola (Kamakharka)
Day 22: Trek from Tarap Khola to Khanigaon
Day 23: Trek from Khanigaun to Tarakot
Day 24: Trek from Tarakot to Dunai
Day 25: Trek from Dunai to Jhuphal
Day 26: Fly from Juphal to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu
Day 27: Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 28: Final departure
Note: The itinerary is just for the guideline. It can be changed at any point as per the situation and need of the client and staff.
= Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu Before and After the Trek on Bed and Breakfast Basis.
= All accommodation in Guest House/Tented Camps during the trek.
= All meals on trek (B/F, Lunch & Dinner).
= One English speaking guide.
= Necessary porter.
= Staff insurance.
= Special permit for restricted area.
= TIMS permit.
= National park fee.
= Transfer hotel airport / airport hotel.
= Necessary Domestic Flight Tickets.
= All Bar bills, personal expenses, personal insurance for guest, staff Tips