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Upper dolpo trek

Upper dolpo trekking info

Upper Dolpo trek known as remote and hidden trekking destination in Nepal where Nepal’s most tranquil and natural beauty is still unexplored. Upper dolpo trekking trail is located inside the Shy Phoksundo National park of mid-western par of Nepal, upper dolpo region situated between the Tibetan plateau and the Dhaulagiri Himalayan range is the highest inhabited land of Dolpo. During a trekking period of upper dolpo, you will able to visit world highest inhabited of human and their life living style. in this way Upper dolpo trek known ashighest Human inhabited trekking destination in world”. Trekking in Upper 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. Upper dolpo trekking region is the natural embodiment of high passes, rare flora and fauna, and sweeping vistas, which is enriched by the traditional Tibetan cultural heritage. The view of Kanjiroba peak, Phoksumdo Lake, and the Dhauligiri massif is one of the most rewarding moments of the Upper Dolpa trekking. Visit to the Phoksumdo Gompa dedicated to the ancient Bonpo religion, local in between Dolpo and Tibet, is a memorable experience of this Himalayan country of Nepal.

Upper dolpo trek 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 upper dolpo has often been called the Nepal Himalaya pilgrimage trekking and hidden valley trek created by Guru Rinpoche. Upper Dolpo trek is 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 for upper dolpo trek which you can obtain through Government registered trekking company of Nepal. Although a few anthropologists and geographers had explored the region, the entire district was closed to trekkers until 1989 when the southern part of upper dolpo was opened to organized trekking groups. Peter Mathesons book – The Snow Leopard and Snell grove – Himalayan pilgrimage have contributed to the mystique and attraction of upper dolpo.

The first part of upper dolpa trek is not difficult and provides delightful walking before joining ancient trade routes and the steep ascent to cross the Kagmara La 5225m, than entrance to upper Dolpo region. The scenery begins to change with the hills becoming shades of red, brown and gray. Eventually you can hear prayer flag fluttering at the top of the pass, and the view opens up dramatically looking east towards the snow peaks of the kanjiroba Himal and the five peaks of Dhaulagiri. We soon walk through the pleasant green pastures to the beautiful Phoksundo (Rigmo) lake. The scenery is outstanding with the deep blue waters of the lake contrasting with the weathered red and brown hills. We cross over two high passes, the Bag La 5182m and the Numa La 5148m. From the Numa La descend into the Tarap valley to the village of Dho Tarap. Our adventurous journeys finally at upper dolpo trekking comes to and end at Juphal with an easy two days walk following the Bheri river to the small airstrip at Juphal and we fly back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj.

Day 01 : Welcome to Nepal. Upon your arrival at Nepal our representative welcome you and assists to transfer you hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley city tours and preparation for upcoming trek.
Day 03 : Flight from Kathmandu to Nepaljung.
Day 04 : Nepalgunj to Jumla by flight and trek to Gothichour (2700m).
Day 05 : Ghotichour to Napakhola (3,000 m).
Day 06 : Napakhola- Mauria Lagna crossing to Balasa, Overnight in camp.
Day 07 : Balsa to Hurikot, Overnight in camp.
Day 08 : Hurikot to Kagmara Phedi, Overnight in camp.
Day 09 : Kagmara Phedi to Kagmara La Crossing - Pungmo, Overnight in camp.
Day 10 : Pungmo to Phoksundo Lake, Overnight in camp.
Day 11 : Phoksundo Lake to Pine Trees, Overnight in camp.
Day 12 : Pine Trees to Gand La Base Camp, Overnight in camp.
Day 13 : Gand La Base Camp to Shey Gompa, Overnight in camp.
Day 14 : She to Lagmo Che Phedi, Overnight in camp
Day 15 : Lagmo Che Phedi to Kyung La Base Camp, Overnight in camp
Day 16 : Kyung La Base Camp to Tokkyu, Overnight in camp
Day 17 : Tokkyu to Dho, Overnight in camp
Day 18 : Dho to Tharap Khola Overnight in camp
Day 19 : Tharap Khola Overnight in camp
Day 20 : Tharap Khola to Tarakot, Overnight in camp
Day 21 : Tarakot to Dunai, Overnight in camp
Day 22 : Dunai to Juphal, Overnight in camp
Day 23 : Flight Juphal - Nepalgunj - Kathmandu, hotel
Day 24 : Kathmandu free day, evening culture show with Nepali dinner, hotel
Day 25 : After this amazing Upper dolpo trek if our clients are interested for other activities like; Safari, Rafting,Biking, Tours or more trekking in other region in Nepal then we can organize as your own desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your final departure.

Upper dolpo trek Service Include

Deluxe Hotel at Kathmandu with bed and breakfast.
Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
An experienced English speaking guide trained by government of Nepal.
Highly experienced trekking staffs for doing upper dolpo trek
Staffs food, clothing, salary, insurance, equipment, flight etc.
All necessary grounded transportation by comfortable vehicles.
All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.
Travel and Rescue arrangements.
Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, medical kit etc.
All meals and accommodation during upper dolpo trekking period.
Welcome & farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu.

Upper dolpo trek Service Exclude

Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu.
Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu.
Travel and Rescue insurance.
Personal trekking equipments/ gears.
Personal expenses (Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bill, Extra porters cost, Dessert, Chocolates, Camera battery charges).
Tips for Guide Porter and other staff.
All others expenses not mentioned on price includes section.

Upper dolpo trek note

Good Taste Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd is always thinking about guest’s safety and comfort as much as possible. Upper Dolpo trek is an adventure tour that we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of  trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required. Otherwise trekking group leader follow above itinerary. Upper Dolpo trek can be operated in both either tea houses or camping on request.

Upper dolpo trek Addition Information

Contains of our website provide detail information as much as possible about this Upper dolpo trekking package. If you need extra information and wish to discuss any aspect of this adventure trekking trip or your suitability for it please contact us or If you like to talk with us directly please feel free to call us at:  00977-1-4425073.



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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: On Request
Grade: Strenuous
Season: Spring & Autumn
Duration: 25 days
Operation: Camping trek
Activities: Hiking/ sightseeing
Group Size: Up to 2 Pax.
Highest access: 5150 m
Start From: KTM - Nepaljung
Ending at: Nepaljung - KTM

Highlight of Tour

Many isolated high Himalayan valleys across northern Nepal, Remote valleys brings unforgettable experience, See the place where time seems to have stopped for centuries, Old Buddhist monasteries, Enthralling culture and tradition, Experience the vast array of wildlife inhabiting the region, including Blue sheep, Mountain Goat, Jackal, Wolf and the legendary Snow Leopard.

Route map of the trip

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