Trekking in Dolpo Region will manifest outside of Himalayas by calling up with the enigmatical monasteries and far-off field of vision. Physically it is to be placed at the Western section of Nepal and is enshrine as the far flung region. Dolpo region is placed amid Dhaulagiri range and Tibetan plateau and Upper Dolpo trekking Nepal was restricted in the past for trekking. At present taking Upper Dolpo trekking permit you can thrill to the ecstasy of unharmed region. To be more responsive you can make use of Upper Dolpo Trek map as well.
Upper Dolpo Trek whip into shape trekking route where you will be mesmerized viewing colossal ranges of mountains for instance Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Kanjiroba. While trekking trekkers are driven impressively around the remoteness of Upper Dolpo after you outlook splendid mountain. Strolling all the way through the altitude of 4,300 meter or beyond that height will further methodize the trip. Getting opportunity of knowing ancient Bon Po religion is another highlights of the trek. To dig out the secretiveness of this region several trekkers have inward here but each time they have encountered new mysterious. Thus, trekking in Upper Dolpo is supposed to be never ending journey. Another attractions of the trek are SheyGomp, SheyPhoksundo Lake and National Park. Passing Kang La, Jeng La and Saldang La will equally attracts your responsiveness.
Following Upper Dolpo trekking itinerary you will set into motion to Nepalgunj/Juphal leaving Kathmandu. The trek will make you cover 5,360 meter as the utmost spot to carry out trekking and hiking. The extensive trek is listed as moderate trek grade and to color your dream you can execute the trip during March to May and September to October. Trekking in such rugged region help to bridge with wastelands of nature.
Day 01: Arrive In TIA, Kathmandu And Transfer To Hotel
Pure Adventure Nepal take it as our honor to welcome you at TIA, Kathmandu. Our representative members will support you in transferring in the hotel. After some time you will be called to discuss about the trip then you will join in welcome dinner. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing In Kathmandu And Trek Preparation
This is your second day at Kathmandu where you will set out for city sightseeing and considering time you will cover major highlighted areas of Kathmandu such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath, Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath. Then, you will return to the hotel on time as you have be given formal overview about the trip, guide and some technical information. After that you will re-check your equipment and get sound sleep. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 03: Flight To Nepalgunj 1hrs
From Kathmandu today you will drive to Tia from where you will catch the flight to Nepalgunj and it consumes 1 hour. It is a town located close to Nepal India border and is the entry way to Simikot. Here, you can visit mini-zoo, local market and some villages as well. Stay overight in lodge.
Day 04: Flight To Jhuphal 45min And Trek To Dunai (2,850m) 2-3hrs
Spending memorable time at Nepalgunj today you will fly to Jhupal after taking breakfast. It is an attractive town positioned over the foothills of Himalaya where you can observe Dhaulagiri and Annapurna peaks. You will stroll through the pastureland to the Bheri River prolonging to Dunai, the administrative headquarter of the Dolpo region. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 05: Trek To Ankhe (2,896m) 5-6hr
Leave taking from Dunai will take to Ankhe where you will pass the suspension bridge and head to the west, soaring up to the section of barren land. You will arrive at ThuloBheri Valley and then to Phoksundo River valley and ramble to outlook Kagmara Peak. Walking downhill thorugh the jungle will take you at Ankhe. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 06: Trek To Sulighat 5-6hrs
Ascending and descending through the wooded riverbank you will leave the forest and cross all the way to verdant slope situated over the river. Trekking downward on the trek which is enclosed by lush forest will contribute in stepping Sulighat. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 07: Phoksundo Lake (3,611m) 4-5hrs
On the following day you will keep on moving through the valley to Phoksundo and Pungmo rivers. Then, you will pass the bridge and stroll on the western bank of the PungmoKhola. Trekking to Phokundo Lake will portray remarkable waterfall and Phoksundo Lake. After that you will take downhill to PhoksundoKhola, Ringmo village and then t Phoksundo Lake. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 08: Acclimatization Day
Today you will use up the day as acclimatization but according to our notion it is better to take some stroll rather than staying inside the camp. Tracing the trail you will get on the short hike to Ringmo village to visit Tibetan Monastery. Completing the short hike you will return to Phoksundo Lake. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 09: Trek To PhoksundoKhola 4-5hrs
Moving towards the shaky trail noticing the remoteness you will unlock to PhoksundoKhola. After that you will walk all the way to the valley by passing the river and ignoring the marshy marsh trail. Finally you will turn up at PhoksundoKhola where you will set up the camp. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 10: Trek To PhoksundoBhanjyang 6-7hrs
Taking an hour you will move all through the northern side and meeting PhoksundoKhola you will encounter wooden bridge frim were you will head to north-east. Taking difficult ascend will take you to next valley from where one can sight Kang La Pass and the camp will be set close to the pass. Chhamlang Peak will be shown to you with beautiful appearance. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 11: Trek To SheyGompa (4,500m) Via Kang La Pass (5,360m) 5-6hrs
On the following day you will soar up on the vertical trail climbing relatively strenuous pass. At Kang-La Pass you can sight excellent sight of huge valley divided by flowing river. Then, you will take downward to the valley strolling all along the bank of river. Afterward passing all through the meadow you can outlook Mountain Goa, Yaks and Sheeps. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 12: Acclimatization And Rest Day
You might feel lucky that you are using SheyGompa as acclimatization where you can notice monastery and golden statue seat belong to Shakyamuni Buddha. You will use up the day by hiking through the Shey village which is renowned for ancient Pre-Buddhist tradition. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 13: Trek To NamdunaGaun (4,800m) Via Saldang La (5,200m) 6-7hrs
After acclimatization today you will start the day by heading through the enjoyable trail among Juniper trees from where you will take downhill. Continuing the trek through uneven trail will take you to Saldang La Pass from where you will head to NamdunaGaun and will visit Namgung monastery. Stay overnight in teahouse.
Day 14: Trek To Saldang (3,620m) 405hrs
Leaving charming village you will soar up toward the slope and start to stroll the dusky unfertile mountains. Within 3 to 4 hours you will turn up at Saldang Village showing striking section. It is considered as the largest village of inner Dolpo area. Stay overnight in teahouse.
Day 15: Tre To YangzeGompa (4,960m) 4-5hrs
On the following day you will stroll to Northern part all along the NagonKhola on the barren area, starting the gradual ups and downs. Then, you will cross through Marang and Ki village and tributary of Panzang River. Reaching at YangzeGompayou can observe ancient Bon-Po Monastery. Stay overnight in teahouse.
Day 16: Trek To Sibu (4,560m) 6-7hrs
To arrive at Sibu you will encounter 2 trekking trails and saving your time you will revist the Saldang village which is trouble free and short as well. Walking all through the river crossing the Namdo village to Nam KhongKhola. Viewing Namdo monastery you will head to Sibu. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 17: Trek To Jeng La Phedi (4,900m) 5-6hrs
On the following day you will stroll through the Nam KhongKhola crossing caravans and heading to Tibetan border. Facing towards the East will take you to Jeng La Phedi (4,900m) where the camp will be set up in the beautiful atmosphere. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 18: Trek To TokyuGaon (4,209m) Via Jeng La Pass (5,090m) 5-6hrs
Waking up early you will move from Jneg La Phedi to Jeng La Pass, viewing amazing views of the northern face of massive Dhaulagiri. Again from here you will take downhill to the Tarap Valley. It is a mesmerizing valley with elevated mountains that extended to Tarap Chu River. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 19: Trek To DhoTarap (4,040m) 4-5hrs
Trekking downward on the plain valley will take you to the inner Dopo Region viewing Ladakh Himalaya. Here, you will get to experience Buddhist sects and Bon Po in the valley. Again the short stroll will take you to DhoTarap. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 20: Rest Day
Today you will rest and stroll in DhoTarap village which is enclosed by uneven stone wall. You will move out to explore the settlement of Magar and Buddhist Gompa which is settled near to the camp. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 21: Trek To TarapKhola (3,800m) 6-7hrs
Taking downhill from the extensive valley will take you to the gorge by walking all through the tree line and Juniper. On the way to trek you will outlook blue sheep, Lang Khola, Tarap River and Tarap Chu. The camp will be set on the pleasant meadow acknowledged as Kamakharka. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 22: Trek To Khanigaon (3,150m) 4-5hrs
On the following day you will carry on the trek by strolling towards the gorge of the Tarap River. Strolling through the pass you can sight exhilarating valley will take you to the camping spot ‘TarapKhola’ at Khanigaon. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 23: Trek To Tarakot (2,537m) 4-5hrs
Leaving camp you will go after the Lalberi village, crossing all through Lush forest which will make you take downhill and take you to Tarakot. At Tarakot you can visit SandulGompa, Tarap Chu andBarbungKhola. The camp will be set close to police post you are totally safe. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 24: Trek To Dunai (2,140m) 5-6hrs
Trekking behind the Bheri River will make you pass the bridge close to the Lawan village. Again the trekking trail will endure together with the Bheri River. Crossing the river one more time will make you soar up to Dunai with delightful gorge. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 25: Trek To Jhuphal 2-3hrs
On the following day you will trek from Dunai to Jhupal through the Bheri River. Today you will have loving and attractive panorama as you strat to cross Dhupichaur and Ruggad village. The trek will continue through Kalagaonda village and Motipur village. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 26: Flight To Nepalgunj And Kathmandu
On the following day you will take early flight to Nepalgunj from Jhupal. Reaching at Nepalgunj you will again take another flight to Kathmandu. From TIA, Kathmandu you will transfer to hotel and in the evening you will participate in farewell program. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 27: Rest Day
This is considered as the concluding day as per the set itinerary. So, if you wish you can go for shopping till the departure time. Then, you will be transferred to TIA for the last time so that you can head towards your home town or for next destinations. We are thankful that you have given us an opportunity to serve you.
Meals : Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during trekking
All the necessary permits
Guide Cook and sherpas
Accommodation 4 star hotel in Kathmandu and camping(in tents)during trekking