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Dolpo Trekking 24 Days (Not Operating)

For the second time, under special consideration, this region has been reopened carefully by His Majesty's Government of Nepal. Set aside to protect the Trans Himalayan ecosystem, it was previously off limits to foreign visitors. The area resembles the high plateau of Tibet with typical flora, fauna and Tibetan hares have been sighted. This spectacular scenery of Lake Phoksundo is the highlight of this tour. And those who have read Peter Matheson's "Snow Leopard" will undoubtedly have nostalgic reminiscences. The journey into this area is well prepared and pre-planned due to its remoteness and ruggedness where food is scare and local porters are difficult to come by. If you are adventurous enough, this trip will excite you.

Dolpo is remote region of Nepal and the focal point of this area is Shey Phoksumdo National Park. The east and south of it is bordered by the Dhaulagiri and Churen Himal ranges and to the west by Jumla district. Trekking to Lower Dolpo proffers you the remarkable and worthwhile experience of lifetime. The noteworthy figure seen here are immaculate snowy peaks, ancient and isolated villages, rich wildlife, reliable Buddhist monastery and wonderful lakes. The people of this area are simple and warm-hearted with enthralling culture and traditions. The cultural traditions of this area are basically linked with Tibetan.

Trekking into this region gives an exposure to the High & Isolated Himalayan valleys, resembling the Tibetan highlands. The major highlight of this trek includes "Shey Phoksundo National Park" which is the largest National Parks of Nepal. "Shey Phoksundo Lake" is another prominent factor of this region. The lake is totally free of aqua life, which the crystal waters clearly explain. Surrounded by rock, forests, and snow- capped peaks, the area has been described as one of the World's "Natural Hidden Wonders".


The trek begins at "Juphal" and follows the trail to "Dunai", then proceeds to "Tarakot", way up to "Bang la" Camp, the highest point of this trek, after passing through the "Sanu Bheri" village, we then descend to the beautiful "Phoksundo" Lake, which is a part of the "Shey Phoksundo National Park".

Trip Facts

Trip Duration 24 Days
Best Time Oct /Nov/March-May   Weather in Nepal
Grade Strenuous
Highest access of the trek 5,460 Meters
Culture Mixed with typical western Nepalese and Tibetans.
Mode of trekking tour Camping   Equipment and clothing Checklist 
Most Attraction of the trek Great mountain views Cost includes / excludes

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Half day Sightseeing afternoon free.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
Day 04: Juphal to Dunai (2150m)
Day 05: Dunai to Tarakot (2550m)
Day 06: Tarakot to Khanigaon (2550m)
Day 07: Khanigaon to Chukore (about 3550m)
Day 08: Chukore to Kamokharka (4000m)
Day 09: Kamokharka to Dho (4130m)
Day 10: Dho to Numa La Camp (4350m)
Day 11: Numa La Camp to Bang La Camp (4500m)
Day 12: Bang La Camp to Sanu Bheri Valley
Day 13: Sanu Bheri valley to Phoksundo Lake (3730m)
Day 14: Phoksundo Lake to Pungmo Valley (3304m)
Day 15: Pungmo Valley to Lasa Meadow (4,300m)
Day 16: Lasa Meadow to Garpung khola Valey (4000m)
Day 17: Garpung Khola Valley to Hurikot (2600m)
Day 18: Hurikot to Forest Camp (3250m)
Day 19: Forest Camp to Churta (3010m)
Day 20: Churta to Jumla (2370m)
Day 21: Jumla to Nepalgunja.
Day 22: Fly to Kathmandu.
Day 23: In Kathmandu.
Day 24: Trip ends ! fly back home, taking with you the memory of a life time.

 

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