Duration: 29 Days
Best Month: Oct, Nov, March, April
Per Day walking: 5 - 6 hours
Trek Style: Tea House
Maximum Elevation: 5,360 m
Upper Dolpo Trek is a one of the remote place to see and most stunning view of Dolpo mountain range and explore the beauty of Himalaya trek destination. Its trail takes you through the remote, isolated and unexplored Dolpo region in far western Nepal. Upper Dolpo is a valley surrounded by the several Himalayas including the Dhaulagiri massif near the Tibetan border. Upper Dolpo has unique landmark and ecological terrains, pure Trans Himalayan culture, and high altitude mountains, diverse eco-system which are free of any human interest, and traditional human civilization. Trek to Upper Dolpo is much demanding to Adventure Tourist destination in Nepal. The region lacks development and the trekking trail passes through very harsh and difficult terrain. The mid Dolpo region lies protected under Shey Phoksundo National Park, the park preserves the vast eco-system rich in flora and fauna of the region. You can experience the Tibetan culture in the region as the in habitants in Upper Dolpo. There is Tibetan in origin and last remnants of ancient Tibetan culture named Buddhist Bon Po.
Upper Dolpo Trek starts from the Juphal airport which is the only easiest way of transportation that links the upper Dolpo with rest of the cities in Nepal. From Juphal trail follows the Bheri River passing by the village of Tarakot, we cross the river ascend the steep hill to cross the suspension Bridge which will lead us to Khani Gaun. Trekking all the way through the deciduous forests of Walnuts and Cannabis, up and down hills, Waterfall falling from the high rocky hills, passing the valleys, and yak pasture land of Khamok Kharka, meadow field of Dho, monastery of Shering Gompa, Num-La pass we reach the Baga-La Camp. This camp we descend down the Bheri valley and climb up hill through the dense cedar forest and flat roofed house villages to reach the Shey Phoksundo Lake. On the way the trail offers you the fabulous view of the magnificent mountain like Kagmara, Kanjelaruwa, Kanjiroba. At the Shey Phosundo Lake we can see excessive waterfall draining the lake this is the biggest waterfall of Nepal. On the way we also pass through kagmara-pass (5,106 m.) and reach Kagmara Phedi Camp in the villages here you can experience the hardship of life that the people are facing in their hostile land by relying on the salt trading with Tibetian peoples living. While returning back we trek back to Jumla. We are waiting for flight back to kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu in International Welcome program by Crown Himalaya Treks Member and direct transport to Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan
Day 02: Sightsing in Kathmandu Valley overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan
Day 03: Flight to Nepalgunj 600m 55 minute overnight in Nepalgunj Hotel Diner Bed & Breakfast plan
Day 04: Flight to Jhupal 2475m 35 minute Trek to Suli Ghat 2282m 3/4 hours overnight at Camp
Day 05: Trek to Chhepka 2,838m 6/7 hours overnight at camp
Day 06: Trek to Palang 3,110m 5/6 hours overnight at camp
Day 07: Trek to Ringmogaon Phoksundo Lake 3733m 3 ½ hours overnight at camp
Day 08: Rest for acclimatization and see lake view visit Ringmo Village overnight at camp
Day 09: Trek to Forest camp 4,400m 6/7 hours overnight at camp
Day 10: Trek to Kangla pass Base camp 4,800m 4/5 hours overnight at camp
Day 11: Trek to Via Nangdalo kangla pass 5,360m Down to Shey Gumpa 4160m 7/8 hours overnight at camp
Day 12: Rest day for acclimatization visit to famous and Old Monastery overnight at camp
Day 13: Trek to Via Sela Shey Bhanjyang ( pass) 5,010m Down to Namgung 4430m 6/7 hours overnight at camp
Day 14: Trek to Saldang3,770m 3/4 hours overnight at camp
Day 15: Rest day for Look around biggest village of the upper Dolpo visit Monastery and village overnight at camp
Day 16: Trek to Yangjer Gumpa 3,750m 6/7 hours we visit this monastery and stupa also Old heritage monastery overnight at camp
Day 17: Trek to Shimen Gaon 3,870m overnight at camp
Day 18: Trek to Tingje Gaon 4,150m 6/7 hours overnight at camp
Day 19: Trek to Rakpa 4535m 6/7 hours overnight at camp
Day 20: Trek to Via Mola chharka bhanjyan 527m Down to Chharka Village 4,110m 7/8 hours overnight at camp
Day 21: Trek to Narbung 4,750m 5/6 hours overnight at camp
Day 22: Trek to Molum Sumna 4,860m 5/6 hours overnight at camp
Day 23: Trek to Via Niwar pass 5,120m Tuche-la sangda bhanjyang 5,185m Down to Sangda Phedi 4,190m 6/7 hours overnight at camp
Day 24: Trek to Sangda Gaon 3,710m 4 ½ hours overnight at camp
Day 25: Trek to Phalyak Gaon 3,175m 5/6 hours overnight at camp
Day 26: Trek to Jomsom 2,720m 2 ½ overnight at Lodge
Day 27: Early morning Domestic flight to Pokhara 25 minute transfer to Hotel Afternoon Sightseeing in Pokhara Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan
Day 28: Drive or flight to Kathmandu Hotel Evening farewell dinner in Typical Nepali Style and say good bye.
Day 29: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
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