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The area of upper Dolpo is the most unexplored areas of Dolpa district of Nepal. Tibetan traders used this trekking route for business proposal. We will be offered with the Tibetan Culture. Our most of walk will be on most remote area of Nepal. This makes our trekking mystical and adventurous trekking. Our path goes risky with challenging. Crystal clear mountains, forest of Pine & bamboo, undistributed geographical situation are main attraction of our trek. Combination of all this will make our trek life time memorable. According to history or biography of Upper dolpo, which you can read the articles in following links.

Upper Dolpo trekking begins with a quick early morning flight over to Nepalgunj and then to Jhuphal. Our main trekking project is to round upper Dolpo area. We need to walk on trial of beautiful lakes and monasteries. It will be so amazing to view unique type of life style of local people. Humpty dumpty trial of Shey Phoksundo National park will be our main walking area. It will be mesmerizing to view many kinds of vegetation with birds& animals playing on its nature. After visiting entire trekking destination we will again have morning flight to Kathmandu to end our trek. Our agenda are the must suitable agenda for foreign travelers who want to travel with Chomolunga adventures, which you can read the articles in following links.

Upper Dolpo trekking leads us to upper area of Dolpa district. This trek is kept in category Challenging & adventurous trekking. We need to have good physical & mental condition. We need to have good training of walking. Month of March, April, May, October, November and December will have best season to do trekking in this region. We the team of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will arrange you upper Dolpo trekking with professional guides. Trekking days are made according to the choice of trekkers. In any day it can be made. Any program with the team of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will be full of fun.

 

 

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek

Day 03: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and fly to Jhuphal and trek to Dunai (2150m) – 3 hours

Day 04: Dunai to Ankhe (2660m)–6 Hours

Day 05: Ankhe to Renje

Day 06: Renje to Phoksundo Lake (3600m)–5 Hours

Day 07: Trek to Phoksundo Khola (3507m) – 5 Hours

Day 08: Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang (4402m) – 7 Hours

Day 09: Cross the Kang La pass to Shey Gompa (4126m) via Kang La Pass (5151m)–6 Hours

Day 10: Exploration day of Shey Gompa

Day 11: Cross Saldang la passes and then trek to Namduna Gaun (4400m) via Saldang La (4785m) – 7 Hours

Day 12: Namduna Gaun to Saldang (3903m) – 5 Hours

Day 13: Trek to Sibu (3942m) – 6 Hours

Day 14: Trek to Jeng La

Day 15: Trek to Tokyu Gaun via Jeng la pass (4369m)–5 Hours

Day 16: Trek to Dho Tarap (4090m) – 5 Hours

Day 17: Dho Tarap to Serkam

Day 18: Trek to Khani Gaun (2550m) – 5 Hours

Day 19: Khani Gaun to Tarakot (2281m) – 5 Hours

Day 20: Trek to Dunai (2052m)–6 Hours

Day 21: Dunai to Juphal 2404m) – 3 Hours

Day 22: Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

Day 23: Farewell

Brief Itinerary

Itineraries

Day 01:

Arrival to Kathmandu.

After landing flight at TIA, representative of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will warmly receive you. We will shift you towards your hotel. We will enjoy delicious dinner at night. After dinner is finished we will give brief description of the Upper Dolpo Trekking program which is our destination.

Day 02:

Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek.

Today is the rest day and preparation day for our whole trek. Beside this we will spend our remaining day by sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley. Firstly we will visit Pashupatinath one of the holiest temple of Lord Shiva, Bauddhanath Little Tibet and to Swayambhunath Monkey Temple. Then from here we will drive to Basantpur Durbar Square at hanuman dhokha. Spending some time we will return hotel and prepare our trek for tomorrow.

Day 03:

Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and fly to Jhuphal and trek to Dunai

We will take early morning flight toward Nepalgunj. From Nepalgunj we will take a flight to Jhupal. On reaching Jhuphal we will take our luggage and start our walking trek. We will trek toward Dunai. By following the main trial it will take us about 3 to 4 hours to reach Dunai.

Day 04:

Dunai to Ankhe

Early morning after having breakfast we will trek to Ankhe. Crossing suspension bridge we will start our journey. We will continue to Thuli Bheri and Suli Gad. We will pass through several villages. It is the beautiful area of Shey Phoksundo national park. Lastly we will reach Ankhe for our night.

Day 05:

Ankhe to Renje

After habing breakfast we will walk to Renji. Our walk goes through main trail. Later on our way goes stepper & stepper. We need to walk on narrow path to cliff by stopping at many view points. Over here panoramic views of giant mountain ranges are offered. It will be so amazing to reach Renji like this.

Day 06:

Renje to Phoksundo Lake

From Renji our next destination is on Phoksundo Lake. We will walk on fair path in the beginning for several hours. After that we need to walk steep way to ridge at 3875 m. stunning view of mountains will be so much impressive with first glimpse of Phoksundo Lake. Finally we will be at Shey Phoksundo 3600 m for night.

Day 07:

Trek to Phoksundo Khola

Our today’s walk leads us to Phoksundo khola. We need to walk steeply upward to 4040 m. Only then we will reach at view point. It is the flood area of Phoksundo khola. Walking for about 5 to 6 hours we will reach Phoksundo Khola to spend our cool night at a tented camp with our group.

Day 08:

Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang

Today we will continue our journey to glacial valley to Phoksundo Bhanjyang. Beautiful meadow will be our walking path. People grazing their sheep in traditional way will be amazing for us. Unbeaten path will lead us to Shey Gompa. In this way we will reach Phoksundo Bhanjyang 4402 m for night.

Day 09:

Cross the Kang La pass to Shey Gompa

We need to walk today in a bit tough track as we need to cross Kang La pass. It is situated at 5151 m altitude. Many beautiful views of maximum Dolpo region will be offered. The pictures of natural things from pass can be taken for memory. In a good mood we will reach Shey Gompa 4126 m for our night.

Day 10:

Exploration day of Shey Gompa

Walking continuously for a long day we will take rest for one day. Shey Gompa(famous for the beautiful & ancient tradition of Buddhist culture) is explored whole day. The beautiful monastery will be so impressive. After having a short visit to villages of Shey Gompa we will return back to our place for night.

Day 11:

Cross Saldang la passes and trek to Namduna Gaun

Accumulating our self at Shey Gompa, today we will cross Saldang la pass. It will be surely mesmerizing trekking on the beautiful valley. We will continuously move to Namduna village through beautiful grazing meadows. Our night will be interesting at Namduna village at a tented camp.

Day 12:

Namduna Gaun to Saldang

Early morning after having breakfast we will continue our walk to Saldang. We need to walk through thrilling way. The spectacular view of Rocky Mountains will be full of amazing. We will ascend toward Saldang (one of the biggest village of Dolpo regions). Over here 80 houses can be seen.

Day 13:

Trek to Sibu

After having breakfast our journey leads us to Sibu. Our main walking trial will be beautiful path of terraced farming lands. We need to walk through beautiful village of Namdo. We will visit Namdo monastery at river bank & walk forward Sibu. Walking for about 6 hours we will reach Sibu to spend our night.

Day 14:

Trek to Jeng La

From Sibu our next destination is Jeng La. Beautiful valley side. Our main walking trial will be on beautiful meadows. Here people graze yak & sheep in traditional way. Walking for about 5 hours we will be at Jeng La 4369 m. Over here we will explore about the traditional culture of the local people.

Day 15:

Trek to Tokyu Gaun via Jeng la pass

In today’s walk we will view the Jeng la pass 4845 m and walk toward Tokyo gaun. From Jeng la pass, we need to trek downward through the rough trail. From the track we will view beautiful scenery of all around the valley. Until we reach to the Tokyu Gaun we will walk and we will spend our night interesting.

Day 16:

Trek to Dho Tarap

Early morning after having breakfast, we trek downward to Dho Tarap. Our way goes through beautiful trail. Glorious view of Mani walls and chortens can be seen in our way. Then we will be at Tarap village (magar community ethnic group). We will visit the beautiful Bon Gompa over here. In this way we will reach Dho Tarap.

Day 17:

Dho Tarap to Serkam

Our today’s destination is Dho Tarap. We need to walk on downhill track. Walking for few moments we will be at the dry part of the Himalayas. Walking for 5 to 6 hours we will reach Dho Tarap. Mostly magar are the inhabitant of this locality. It is all surrounded by the irregular stone walls.

Day 18:

Trek to Khani Gaun

We will trek to Khani Gaun. We will walk downhill to gorge of Tarap River. Our way goes fairly for some time & crumbly for some time. Walking for about 6 to 7, we are at Khani Gaun 2550 m. We will spend our leisure time visiting at Khani Gaun. Lastly we will return back to our place for fantastic night.

Day 19:

Khani Gaun to Tarakot

Early morning after having breakfast we trek toward Tarakot. Our today’s walk goes for about 5 to 6 hours. Barbung Chu village most fertile lands of Tarakot will be our walking trial. In this way we will pass the beautiful villages and incredible gorge covered with the beautiful pine trees. Without stopping our journey we will be at Tarakot for our night.

Day 20:

Trek to Dunai

It’s our returning journey. . Our today’s walk goes for about 5 to 6 hours. Track of south bank of the river to the upstream will be our walking track. In this way we will pass the beautiful villages and incredible gorge covered with the beautiful pine trees. Without stopping our journey we will be at Dunai for our night.

Day 21:

Dunai to Juphal

From Shyanta, we will walk toward the Jhupal ending point of our climb. We will be full of joy viewing beautiful surrounding area of trial. It will be an easy walk as we need to walk on the flat and downhill trial. On reaching Jhupal we will visit some place & make confirmation for tomorrow’s flight.

Day 22:

Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

We will catch the early morning flight over to Nepalgunj. Then in the same time we will return back to Kathmandu by a flight. After reaching Kathmandu we will visit spectacular places around the valley. Lastly we will return back to our hotel for our night and make preparation for tomorrow’s flight.

Day 23:

Farewell

After having a night rest at Kathmandu, we will pack our luggage to return back to our home land. We need to reach at airport 3 hours before the flight. Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. we will attend a small farewell program for you. We hope, while returning back to home country you will think for a re visit to Nepal. We hope for your better journey.
  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
  • Standard accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included..
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
  • All your standard Meals during the trek.
  • Best available Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
  • Local licensed English and other native language speaking Guide.
  • The required number of local staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine for all trekking staffs.
  • Conservation areas, national parks permits and TIMS.
  • All our government taxes.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff–Tipping are expected.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section

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