Trip Duration
18 days
Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude
5370m.
Trip Difficulty
Moderate
Activity
Trekking
Best Season
Oct -Dec & March-May
Trip Duration

18 days

Trip Duration

18 days

Overview of Upper Dolpo Trekking

The Upper Dolpo trekking initiates at the north- west region behind the Dhaulagiri massif, towards the Tibetan plateau. The Upper Dolpo trek route passes through the most isolated remote areas of western land. Dolpo, a land beyond the Himalaya, conjures up visions of mysterious monasteries, snow leopards and blue sheep. The traditions and way of life have remained intact in Dolpo Region since decades.

Upper Dolpo is a region of mystical beauty. And its remoteness adds to the sense of adventure among its visitors. The customs and traditions seems here are quite similar to those of Tibet. It is one of the restricted trekking regions of Nepal. It offers rare opportunities to explore many unseen parts of the region. Referred as “The Forbidden Kingdom” in its own term, it happened to be closed for foreigners. It’s required special permit. The abundance of Himalayan wildlife, including, Musk Deer, Himalayan Blue Sheep and rare Snow Leopard, makes it an Eco-trek destination as well.

Trek begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj about 45 minutes and next morning flight ends at Jhupal. The trail passes through numerous gigantic mountain ranges, over the Numa La pass (5,190m/17,028ft), till you reach Phoksundo Lake at Ringmo village inside the Phoksundo National Park.

After a day rest, one can continue on the trail crossing different passes to Jumla. The main highlights of the trek is an ancients, spectacular landscapes, mesmerizing Shey Phoksundo lake, isolated villages of Ringmo and the centuries old monasteries.

Phoksundo is the deepest lake of Nepal with its 145m depth according to a survey by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.  Such like centuries old Buddhist monasteries (which is known as Shey Gompa) wildlife, pristine lake, soaring peaks and peoples lifestyle of least develop region are also another attraction of the trek. Here is a holy mountain called “Crystal Mountain” that is why, each year hundreds of pilgrims travelers visit upper Dolpo region and make a circuit of the mountain.

Upper Dolpo Trekking Itinerary

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

  • Airport picks up and drops international and domestic.
  • Complete departure information, about trek, flight ticket, guide, altitude sickness and reconfirmation and extend visa service (if necessary) and extra tour service before the trek starting.
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj to Juphal..
  •  Flight from Kathmandu to  Nepalgunj and Juphal to Kathmandu only 15 kg luggage aloud.  (10kg Big bag & 5kg hand bag)
  • Trek flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj to Juphal for member and involved Guide.
  • Private transportation picks up and drops.
  • Best Lodge accommodation & full board meals throughout the trek.
  • Hot tea and coffee in a cup with each meals.
  • 17 breakfast, 17 lunch and 17 dinner included chosen from lodge menu.
  • 16 Nights twin share accommodation during the trek.
  • As per group size experience, government licensed holder trek guide, helpful and friendly strong, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff.( 5 trekkers 1 assistant guide )
  • Warm Down jacket and four seasonal sleeping bag will be provided during the ABC trekking ( down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after the trip )
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permits)
  •  Conservation trek permit fee.  Annapurna base camp trail map.
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups.
  • Services coordination for emergency and rescue operations
  • Government taxes & office service charge

What's Excluded

  • Meals not quantified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverage and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trek

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