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Dolpo Trekking

Dolpo Trekking

Wilderness Trekking
Upper Dolpo trekking
Upper Dolpo trekking

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Trip Facts

Duration : 25 Days Max-Altitude : 5880m Program Type :Camping Best Season : Sep to Jan, March to Aug Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Flight/Land
All price inclusive $ 3750

Overview

Upper Dolpo Trekking

Upper Dolpo trekking is a challenging but pleasing journey into Nepal’s most secluded region which has abruptly become a major destination for trekkers and mountain lovers.

This Trans- Himalayan region of mid- West Nepal includes the freezing settlement of legendary Shey Monastery beyond Phoksundo Lake, the renowned region of snow leopard, blue sheep, and the yak herders awaits you. Upper Dolpo is encircled by immense peaks including the Dhaulagiri.

Upper Dolpo trekking is Situated in the western north of Nepal near Tibet border, geologically the region is still within Nepal but ethnically attached to Tibet.

Dolpo is a region of the minority of Buddhist monasteries as well as those of pre-Buddhist religion of Bon Po. The region preserves one of the last leftovers of traditional Tibetan culture. Likewise, a large fraction of Dolpo has been set aside as Shey Phoksundo National Park at 3,555 square kilometres. It has been home for blue sheep, Himalayan Black bear, leopards, wolves and the exceptional snow leopards. Moreover, Phoksundo Lake is the highlight of the entire Upper Dolpo trek which is more than 1500 feet deep. Its water is of turquoise blue colour circled by dense forest and the snow-capped Himalayas.

Nepal wilderness trekking will assist to trek in this far western region, one of the Nepal’s tranquil and natural outer space but the yet unknown area. It has herbal land, unspoiled trans-Himalayan culture, Buddhist monuments; unique human culture and trekking around the upper Dolpo is a memorable trip in every visitor’s life.

Accommodations in Kathmandu

Nepal Wilderness Trekking (PVT) will provide three-star category hotels accommodation in Kathmandu in our inclusive cost, but as per the preference of clients, can easily upgrade or degrade. During the entire Nepal trekking to Dolpo Trekking Note: Dolpo Trekking is only camping.

Meals

Nepal Wilderness Trekking (PVT) package trip covers inclusive of all Camping Package meals – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the entire trekking and Bed and Breakfast plan in cities. We will have Dinner and Breakfast in the same Camp spent overnight and Lunch will be en-route of trekking towards next destination since we have to leave our accommodation after breakfast to continue the trek. You can enjoy the taste of varieties of cuisines; Nepali food, Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Italian, Chinese etc cook by our Nepalese staff.

Physical Conditions and Experience Required

Dolpo trek is very suitable for advanced trekkers who have the ability to walk 5/6 hours per day by carrying a light private backpack. Altitude sickness is exceptional for this trip but sometimes walking in an altitude may occur unexpected sickness, slow and steady walk would be the perfect solution. We Nepal Wilderness Trekking (Pvt) as a decade of experienced trekking and expedition operator agency in Nepal – we highly recommend daily around an hour physical workout a couple of weeks prior to the every trekking adventure trips in Nepal. No any previous trekking experience and high level of physical strength is required for Upper Dolpo Trek because of challenging pass Kamara (5880m) Nimala and bagala

Best Season for Dolpo Trek

Basically, September, October and November 3 months in autumn and March, April, May 3 months in spring are considered as the best trekking seasons in Nepal for Dolpo trekking. The weather would be clear, sunny and warm during the daytime but morning and nighttime need well equipment, in the mountains. However, Dolpo Trek holding the trekkers only monsoon time and beginning season time because of challenging trekking passes.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu international airport meet me and  Transfer to Hotel. BB basis,
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Valley world heritage side full day Sightseeing with professional tour guide.
  • Day 03: Kathmandu - Nepalgunj fly early morning and visit some interesting place of Nepalgunj, overnight at hotel on BB basis.
  • Day 04: Nepalgunj - Jumla- Ghotichour 2700m- 35 minutes fly and 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 05: Ghotichaur - Naphukona 3000m 6 /7 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 06: Naphukona - Chaurikot (3000m) 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 07: Chaurikot - Toysen (4410m) 5 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 08: Toysen - Garphung Khola (4500m) 5 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 09: Garphung Khola to Lasa (5458m) 5 /6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 10: Lasa to Kagmara peak (5880m) 5 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 11: Trek to Kagmara La (5115m). 6 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 12: Pungmo (3050 m.) 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 13: Pungmo - Phoksundo Lake (3600m) 5 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 14: Phoksumdo Lake 5 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 15: Phoksumdo Lake - Baga La (5090m) 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 16: Baga La - Numa La Pass Base Camp (5190m) 5 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 17: Numa La Pass Base Camp - Dho Tarap 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 18: Dho Tarap 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 19: Cave Camp 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 20: To Lahini 5 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 21: Lahini - Tarakot ( 2400m) 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 22: Tarakot - Dunai (2150m) 5 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 23: Dunai – Jhupal 5 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 24: Jhupal-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu fly same day.
  • Day 25: Departure Day from Nepal to your home country.we provide you free transport to international Tribhuvan airport.

Cost Included

  • Airport Pick up/ drop by private car/Van. Bus, depending on group size.
  • Kathmandu hotel accommodation as per your requested peace and clean.
  • All land transfer and flight as per given itinerary.
  • National Park Conservation and special trekking permits fees.
  • Accommodation and 3 times meal a day during the trekking.
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local Sherpa Guide and necessary porters.
  • All program according to Itinerary on full board.
  • Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs.

Cost Excluded

  • Travel Insurance (which is covering helicopter rescue ).
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Personal expenses.
  • All bar bill.
  • Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, tips etc.

Reviews

Upper Dolpo Trekking

Upper Dolpo trekking is a challenging but pleasing journey into Nepal’s most secluded region which has abruptly become a major destination for trekkers and mountain lovers.

This Trans- Himalayan region of mid- West Nepal includes the freezing settlement of legendary Shey Monastery beyond Phoksundo Lake, the renowned region of snow leopard, blue sheep, and the yak herders awaits you. Upper Dolpo is encircled by immense peaks including the Dhaulagiri.

Upper Dolpo trekking is Situated in the western north of Nepal near Tibet border, geologically the region is still within Nepal but ethnically attached to Tibet.

Dolpo is a region of the minority of Buddhist monasteries as well as those of pre-Buddhist religion of Bon Po. The region preserves one of the last leftovers of traditional Tibetan culture. Likewise, a large fraction of Dolpo has been set aside as Shey Phoksundo National Park at 3,555 square kilometres. It has been home for blue sheep, Himalayan Black bear, leopards, wolves and the exceptional snow leopards. Moreover, Phoksundo Lake is the highlight of the entire Upper Dolpo trek which is more than 1500 feet deep. Its water is of turquoise blue colour circled by dense forest and the snow-capped Himalayas.

Nepal wilderness trekking will assist to trek in this far western region, one of the Nepal’s tranquil and natural outer space but the yet unknown area. It has herbal land, unspoiled trans-Himalayan culture, Buddhist monuments; unique human culture and trekking around the upper Dolpo is a memorable trip in every visitor’s life.

Accommodations in Kathmandu

Nepal Wilderness Trekking (PVT) will provide three-star category hotels accommodation in Kathmandu in our inclusive cost, but as per the preference of clients, can easily upgrade or degrade. During the entire Nepal trekking to Dolpo Trekking Note: Dolpo Trekking is only camping.

Meals

Nepal Wilderness Trekking (PVT) package trip covers inclusive of all Camping Package meals – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the entire trekking and Bed and Breakfast plan in cities. We will have Dinner and Breakfast in the same Camp spent overnight and Lunch will be en-route of trekking towards next destination since we have to leave our accommodation after breakfast to continue the trek. You can enjoy the taste of varieties of cuisines; Nepali food, Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Italian, Chinese etc cook by our Nepalese staff.

Physical Conditions and Experience Required

Dolpo trek is very suitable for advanced trekkers who have the ability to walk 5/6 hours per day by carrying a light private backpack. Altitude sickness is exceptional for this trip but sometimes walking in an altitude may occur unexpected sickness, slow and steady walk would be the perfect solution. We Nepal Wilderness Trekking (Pvt) as a decade of experienced trekking and expedition operator agency in Nepal – we highly recommend daily around an hour physical workout a couple of weeks prior to the every trekking adventure trips in Nepal. No any previous trekking experience and high level of physical strength is required for Upper Dolpo Trek because of challenging pass Kamara (5880m) Nimala and bagala

Best Season for Dolpo Trek

Basically, September, October and November 3 months in autumn and March, April, May 3 months in spring are considered as the best trekking seasons in Nepal for Dolpo trekking. The weather would be clear, sunny and warm during the daytime but morning and nighttime need well equipment, in the mountains. However, Dolpo Trek holding the trekkers only monsoon time and beginning season time because of challenging trekking passes.

  • Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu international airport meet me and  Transfer to Hotel. BB basis,
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Valley world heritage side full day Sightseeing with professional tour guide.
  • Day 03: Kathmandu - Nepalgunj fly early morning and visit some interesting place of Nepalgunj, overnight at hotel on BB basis.
  • Day 04: Nepalgunj - Jumla- Ghotichour 2700m- 35 minutes fly and 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 05: Ghotichaur - Naphukona 3000m 6 /7 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 06: Naphukona - Chaurikot (3000m) 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 07: Chaurikot - Toysen (4410m) 5 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 08: Toysen - Garphung Khola (4500m) 5 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 09: Garphung Khola to Lasa (5458m) 5 /6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 10: Lasa to Kagmara peak (5880m) 5 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 11: Trek to Kagmara La (5115m). 6 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 12: Pungmo (3050 m.) 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 13: Pungmo - Phoksundo Lake (3600m) 5 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 14: Phoksumdo Lake 5 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 15: Phoksumdo Lake - Baga La (5090m) 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 16: Baga La - Numa La Pass Base Camp (5190m) 5 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 17: Numa La Pass Base Camp - Dho Tarap 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 18: Dho Tarap 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 19: Cave Camp 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 20: To Lahini 5 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 21: Lahini - Tarakot ( 2400m) 6 hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 22: Tarakot - Dunai (2150m) 5 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 23: Dunai – Jhupal 5 ½ hrs walking overnight and camp.
  • Day 24: Jhupal-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu fly same day.
  • Day 25: Departure Day from Nepal to your home country.we provide you free transport to international Tribhuvan airport.

Cost Included

  • Airport Pick up/ drop by private car/Van. Bus, depending on group size.
  • Kathmandu hotel accommodation as per your requested peace and clean.
  • All land transfer and flight as per given itinerary.
  • National Park Conservation and special trekking permits fees.
  • Accommodation and 3 times meal a day during the trekking.
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local Sherpa Guide and necessary porters.
  • All program according to Itinerary on full board.
  • Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs.

Cost Excluded

  • Travel Insurance (which is covering helicopter rescue ).
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Personal expenses.
  • All bar bill.
  • Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, tips etc.

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