Upper Dolpo Trekking

Trip Fact

  1. Duration22 Days
  2. GradeSTRENUOUS

Destination:Nepal

Seasons:Mar - May, Sept - Nov

Altitude:5,190m

Accommodation:Camping

Transport:Fly in - Fly Out

Dolpo is remote region of Nepal and the focal point of this area is Shey Phoksumdo National Park. The east and south of it is bordered by the Dhaulagiri and Churen Himal ranges and to the west by Jumla district. Trekking to Lower Dolpo proffers you the remarkable and worthwhile experience of lifetime. The noteworthy figure seen here are immaculate snowy peaks, ancient and isolated villages, rich wildlife, reliable Buddhist monastery and wonderful lakes. The people of this area are simple and warm-hearted with enthralling culture and traditions. The cultural traditions of this area are basically linked with Tibetan.

Trekking into this region gives an exposure to the High & Isolated Himalayan valleys, resembling the Tibetan highlands. The major highlight of this trek includes “Shey Phoksundo National Park” which is the largest National Parks of Nepal. “Shey Phoksundo Lake” is another prominent factor of this region. The lake is totally free of aqua life, which the crystal waters clearly explain. Surrounded by rock, forests, and snow- capped peaks, the area has been described as one of the Worlds “Natural Hidden Wonders”.

The trek begins at “Juphal” and follows the trail to “Dunai”, then proceeds to “Tarakot”, way up to “Bang la” Camp, the highest point of this trek, after passing through the “Sanu Bheri” village, we then descend to the beautiful “Phoksundo” Lake, which is a part of the “Shey Phoksundo National Park”.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 02:Kathmandu City Tour

Day 03:Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

Day 04:Juphal to Dunai (2150m)

Day 05:Dunai to Tarakot (2550m)

Day 06:Tarakot to Khanigaon (2550m)

Day 07:Khanigaon to Chukore (about 3550m)

Day 08:Chukore to Kamokharka (4000m)

Day 09:Kamokharka to Dho (4130m)

Day 10:Dho to Numa La Camp (4350m)

Day 11:Numa La Camp to Bang La Camp (4500m)

Day 12:Bang La Camp to Sanu Bheri Valley

Day 13:Sanu Bheri valley to Phoksundo Lake (3730m)

Day 14:Phoksundo Lake to Pungmo Valley (3304m)

Day 15:Pungmo Valley to Lasa Meadow (about 4300m)

Day 16:Lasa Meadow to Garpung khola Valey (4000m)

Day 17:Garpung Khola Valley to Hurikot (2600m)

Day 18:Hurikot to Forest Camp (3250m)

Day 19:Forest Camp to Churta (3010m)

Day 20:Churta to Jumla (2370m)

Day 21:Jumla to Kathmandu

Day 22:Transfer to Airport

Cost Include

  • All the ground transportation by private tourist vehicles.
  • Flight fare from Kathmandu – Nepalgunj– Juphal – Nepalgunj - Kathmandu including airport departure taxes.
  • Full board meal 3 times a day during the trekking
  • Tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek. (We will provide two man tents, dinning tents, kitchen gear, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, shower tent.)
  • Deluxe hotel in Kathmandu (3 star hotel manang/Thamel Eco Resort ) accommodation as per the itinerary with breakfast
  • Comfortable private vehicle as per itinerary
  • Professional tour guide on day trip in Kathmandu.
  • Government licensed English speaking Guide and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter Between 2 Person basis), their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, and medicine.
  • Special Trekking Permit US$ 70 per person per day
  • All necessary paper work Permit & TIMS card (Trekker's information management system)
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
  • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges

Cost Exclude

  • International Flight, Airport tax and Nepal Visa fee
  • Major meals in Cities (Kathmandu)
  • Monuments entrance fees in Kathmandu city tour
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, tea / coffee, snacks, shower, battery re-charge laundry charge etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears, sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek
  • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
  • Cost raised by flight cancelation, emergency rescue charges, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control

Cost Information:
(The trip price will vary depending on the group size, duration and services required. Please contact us via our website with your details to obtain a quote.)

Trip Note

Min. 2 person in the Group USD 2200 per person
Single Supplement Fee USD 400
(If you book the trip early and in a group you will get special discount)

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