Upper Dolpo trekking - Dolpo trekking information - Upper Dolpo trek
Upper Dolpo Trekking is another remote hidden destination in far west where Nepal's most tranquil and natural beauty is still unexplored. The home of herbal land, unspoiled trans-Himalayan culture, Buddhist monuments, unique human civilization at high altitude is worth a visit. Trekking around the Dolpo region is an unforgettable journey in every visitor's life. Observing different rain shadow landscapes with stunning mountain views, wild flowers, Himalayan blue sheep, snow leopards, and huge birds Himalayan griffon. It's difficult to grow crops there, which makes life difficult for the local people, so most of them are involved in the salt trade from Tibet, this traditional culture continue in Doplo generation to generation.
Trekking duration: 25 days
Starting from: Jumla after flight from Nepalgunj
Ending at: Juphal and fly down to Nepalgunj
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous and alpine.
Highest access of the trek: Kagmara La (5115 m)
Culture: Mixed western Nepalese &Tibetans.
Mode of trekking tour: Camping trek only
Himalayan sights: Sisne Himal Range, Kanjiroba Himal.
Splendid breathtaking place: Most challenging special trek in remote western Nepal .
Upper Dolpo Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will transfer to hotel , Upper Dolpo trekking briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to you for historical monuments sightseeing around kathmandu valley such as Bhkatapur, pasupatinath, Boudhhanath, kathmandu durbar square & Swaymbhunath(monkey temple) and prepare for the Upper Dolpa trekking because this day is required to make Upper Dolpa special trekking permit with original passport. Overnight at kathmandu .
Day 03: Drive to Nepalgunj - hotel. (A, B, L, D)
Day 04: Fly to Juphal (Dopla) Camp in Dunai 4 and half hour walk.
Day 05: Dunai - Hankhe 4 and half hour walk.
Day 06: Hankhe - Reiji 4 and half hour walk.
Day 07: Reiji - Phoksundo Lake3600m. 5 hour walk.
Day 08: Phoksundo - Rest/explore around.
Day 09: Phoksundo Lake-Lake beach 5 hour walk.
Day 10: Lake beach - Mandala Camp 4,570m. 5 hour walk.
Day 11: Mandala Camp - Kang La (5,240m) pass - Shey Gompa (4280m.) 5 hour.
Day 12: Shey Gompa - Saldang pass (5010m) - Namgung 4,380m. 5 hours walk.
Day 13: Namgung-Yanger Gompa (3890m) 5 hour.
Day 14: Yanger Gompa-Musi Gaon (4270m.) 6 hour.
Day 15: Musi Gaon - Lnag La (5002m ) - Sime Gaon (3950m ) 6 hour.
Day 16: Sime Gaon - Tinja (4150m ) 6 hour.
Day 17: Tinja - Kheng (4550m ) 6 hour.
Day 18: Kheng - Charka pass (5,036m ) -Charka (4365m) 7 hour.
Day 19: Charka -Yak Kharka (4780m ) 5 hour.
Day 20: Yak Kharka - Sangda pass (5490m ) - Sangda phedi (5110m ) 6 & half hr.
Day 21: Sangda phedi - Sangda ( 3909m) 5 hour.
Day 22: Sangda - Phale Gaon (2900m ) 5 and half hour
Day 23: Phale Gaon - Jomsom ( 2710m ) 3 and half hour
Day 24: Fly from Jomsom - Pokhara.
Day 25: Pokhara to Kathmandu by bus or flight.
Day 26: After breakfast, Relaxing or shopping with own activities than in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.
Day 27: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities ,Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward destination.