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Upper Dolpo Trek - 19 days

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Upper Dolpo (Dolpa) of the  Dopa district of Western Nepal is  a remote part of Nepal full up of reminiscences of the wilderness. Bordered by Tibet in the north, this region correlates with Tibet in terms of culture and lifestyle.

You get to dig out the amazing textures of waterfalls and beautiful lakes abounding the entire region. Situated at an altitude of 3,611.5 metres, the fresh water of the Shey Phuksundo lake is flamboyant.

 The region is also notorious for the spread of tibetian Buddhism.For instance, Kang La (5,240m) pass ,  Shey Gompa (4280m.), Lnag La (5002m ),  Sime Gaon (3950m.) & Yak Kharka (4780m ) are the attractions, you wouldn’t want to miss.The camping trek is suitable for you if you want to spend your walking holiday in the hidden part of the world which makes you feel that you are from anotherworld. 

The trail begins from juphal and cocludes   at Jomsom . This is also one of the reason for  most of trekkers to call it “Dolpo to Jomsom trek”. From jomsom we will fly down to Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu. Upper Dolpo trek 2022 will be a lifetime experience walking holidays for you.

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Trip Itinerary

Soon as you arrive at Kathmandu , one of our representatives will receive you from the airport. You will get to spend your rest day in the hotel room.You will be graced by the welcome dinner and a cultural dance in the night.

In the second day, we will stroll around culturally and aesthetically significant Kathmandu. We will walk into various culturally significant places including the sites enlisted in the world heritage list by UNESCO. This includes, Pashupatinath, The Durbar square and many more.

Situated at the South West of Nepal, Nepalgunj is one among the culturally significant places in Nepal. You might as well visit the beautiful Bageshwori temple.

Juphal is one among the beautiful villages in Nepalgunj where you can get the textures of all the fresh air and beautiful ambvience.We will stay here overnight.

From Jhuphal, our descent to the Thuli Bheri river begins. Walking along a big suspension bridge , you will reach Shey Phuksundo National park, Nepal’s largest national park enamored with flora and fauna.If you are not among the SAARC countries, you need to pay NRS Rs1000 to enter the park .Following the Sui knola of Dhaulagiri region, we will walk past the tea gardens. Overnight stay at a tented room.

You will follow the trail of the beautiful river with consistent trails of ascent and descent.We will reach Reechi after four hour and Chummaur after 2 hours. 

Elevation at Phoksundo Lake:  3,612m

After watching the breakthtaking Phuksonso, we will catch the trails of Pungmo rivers along with the pine forests that follow. The sunlit valley along with the beautiful toll of waterfalls will keep you hookes. The trail descends at Ringmo at the end of PHuksondo lake..   

Elevation of Phoksundo Khola:  3,507m

Walking further west, today we will stoll along the wooden bridge to Phoksundo Khola flood plain. The trail is a marshy ground that run through the valley. There we will stay overnight.

Elevation at Phoksundo Bhanjyang:  3,910m

Walking along the trail through Phuksundo Khola , we will arrive at a bridge. Then we will proceed to a ravine. Once we cross the Kang La Pass , we will have  a good night’s rest.

A strenuous climb will lead is to Kangla Pass. The top of Kangla pass harbours beautiful views of the valley.On our way to Shey Gompa , we will walk through the pasture where we will see a lot of yaks sheep and mountain goats.

Today we need to take an acclimatization day as yesterday brought us a 590m elevation gain between Phoksundo Bhanjyang and Shey Gompa.

Past the juniper tress we will walk through the canals to reach the top of Saldang La pass. Descent might be quite straining. You wont want to miss the beautiful pasture of yaks and sheeps.

This will be your day to take a soothing rest. Afterall, you have undertaken a strenuous trek. You might as well spend your day shopping and sightseeing etc. (Hotel in Pokhara BB Basis)

Next day from Pokhara fly or drive to Kathmandu 30 minon flight or 6 - 7 hours drive. Then you will be transferred  to hotel. On the later part of the day , you are free to go for shopping souvenirs eand enjoy typical Nepali dinner party with culture show.

This day you are up for departure. If you are interested for further sighseeing , paraglyfing or walking ; please let us know.

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  • Arrival & Departure Transport By private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals a day during the Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation in Tea House during the Trekking.
  • Trekking Guide with Insurance
  • Trekking Porters if needed with Insurance
  • Two nights&; Accommodation in Kathmandu 2 Star level hotel with bed- and- breakfast basis, (If you like to have a standard Hotel accommodations please do let us know).
  • Kathmandu city and trekking maps.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • Tims card (Trekking information management system) as like a permit.
  • Free use Company& duffel bag.
  • Emergence of helicopter rescue (pay by your insurance)
  • Day sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley, car/van/bus and tour guide
  • All needed Government fee

Doesn't Include

  • International Airfare.
  • Food in Kathmandu lunch and dinner.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 for 30 days and US$ 25 for 15 days you should get visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters
  • Donation
  • Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone etc.


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