Dolpo Trekking Nepal Info
Dolpo trekking region remains a remote countryside of the Himalayan country Nepal. Dolpa trekking region located mid-western part of Nepal, in Shey-Phoksundo National Park behind the Dhaulagiti Himalayan range near by Tibetan plateau. Opened for trekkers since 1989 Dolpo trekking region offer an excellent opportunity to explore forbidden and unexplored area of Nepal. Trekking in Dolpa region gives unique taste for trekkers that probably never get in world. Time has stood still here for centuries as residents of Tibetan stock continue to live, cultivate and trade the way they have done since time immemorial. The Dolpo trekking region lying in the rain shadow area of the Nepal Himalaya. Operated in camping basic only Dolpo trekking offers a never-ending diversity of landscapes , rocky mountain, flora and fauna, traditional people their culture as well as their custom then there is no doubt this must be the Dolpa trekking region.
Dolpa region trekking packages are recommended for groups. Dolpa region is restricted area require special trekking permit to get entry into Dolpa region for foreigners. Dolpa is a most remote and least developed district of Nepal. Main trekking trails of Dolpa region are Lower Dolpo trek, Upper Dolpa trek, Api Himal base camp trek, Rara lake trek, Limi valley trek, Saipal base camp trek etc. Dolpa region has divided by lower Dolpo and upper Dolpo region. Even though the region has divided by either upper Dolpo or lower Dolpo, our Dolpo region treks involves both of those region but the main attraction of Dolpa trekking lies in Upper Dolpo region. The Upper Dolpo area is another remote hidden destination in far western part of Nepal. Upper Dolpo region known as home of herbal land, unspoiled trans-Himalayan culture, Buddhist monuments, unique human civilization at high altitude is worth a visit. Observing different rain shadow landscapes with stunning mountain views, wild flowers, Himalayan blue sheep, snow leopards, and huge birds Himalayan griffon makes Dolpo trekking is an memorable journey in every visitor’s life.
Dolpa trekking region become also a famous destination for visitor because the Oscar nominated film “Caravan” filmed in Dolpa by Eric Vali has brought the exotic beauty and culture wealth of Dolpa in the World. Dolpa region offer snowy peaks, including Kanjiriba north (6883), Kanjiriba south (6861), Dhaulagiri (8167), Churen Himal (7381m) Puth (7249), Mukut Himal (6639m) Araniko Chuli (6034). The main attractions of Dolpo trekking region are serene turquoise lake of Shey Phoksundo and the 11th century shey Monastery. We start our trekking in Dolpa region with a flight from a Nepalgung in western Nepal to Juphal airport in Dolpa. Passing through wilderness area, spared ancient village and yak pasture, We reach high Mountain lake of Phoksundo and 11th century Monastery of Shey. The things haven’t change since the day it has built. Passing high passes carefully and enjoying the spectacular Mountain View, we arrive in Kaligandaki valley and we fly from Jomasom to Pokhara or trek via Tatopani – Beni or Tatopani-Ghorepani-Ghandruk to Pokhara.