A Month in Upper Dolpo Trekking

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A Month In Upper Dolpo Trekking: Discover The Beauty

A Month in Upper Dolpo Trekking offers a soul-stirring journey through untouched landscapes, ancient traditions, and captivating experiences. Let us guide you on this extraordinary adventure, where you will create memories that last a lifetime. Discover the wonders of Upper Dolpo Trekking and unlock the secrets of this hidden gem nestled in the heart of the Himalayas.

As you step foot in Upper Dolpo, the enchanting beauty that surrounds you immediately captures your heart. Shey Phoksundo Lake, a hidden gem with its mesmerizing turquoise hues, fills you with a sense of serenity. It reflects the towering peaks, creating a captivating vista that leaves you in awe.

Unforgettable Adventure

As the trek concludes back in Juphal, trekkers bid farewell to the captivating landscapes and warm-hearted people of Upper Dolpo. The memories of this incredible journey will stay etched in their hearts forever.

The Lasting Impact of Upper Dolpo Trekking

Beyond the physical challenges and picturesque views, the Upper Dolpo trek leaves an indelible impact on trekkers. It becomes a life-changing experience, filled with cultural immersion, spiritual awakening, and a deep connection to nature.

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The Fascinating Culture of Upper Dolpo

Discover the ancient practices, unique festivals, and spiritual traditions that define the cultural richness of this remote Himalayan region.

An Insight into the Unique Flora and Fauna of the Region

Learn about the diverse plant and animal life that thrives in the harsh yet enchanting landscapes of Upper Dolpo.

Understanding the Challenges of High-Altitude Trekking.

Gain valuable insights into preparing physically and mentally for the demands of trekking at high altitudes in the Himalayas.

The Tale of a Trekker’s Encounter with a Himalayan Snow Leopard

Experience the thrill and awe of a chance encounter with one of the world’s most elusive and majestic creatures.

An Unforgettable Night under the Starlit Skies of Upper Dolpo

A trekker’s account of sleeping under a blanket of stars in the tranquil wilderness of Upper Dolpo.

Now, it’s your turn to share your tales and inspire others to seek out the wonders that await in Upper Dolpo. Embark on the transformative adventure of A Month in Upper Dolpo Trekking and unlock the hidden gems that lie within the heart of the Himalayas.

Trip Highlights

  • Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of Upper Dolpo's landscapes.
  • Explore the enchanting ancient monasteries and gompas.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant Tibetan-influenced culture of Upper Dolpo.
  • Witness the stunning turquoise waters of Shey Phoksundo Lake.
  • Behold the majestic snow-capped peaks of Kanjiroba, Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna.
  • Traverse picturesque valleys like Tarap Valley and experience traditional village life.
  • Challenge yourself with thrilling crossings of Numa La Pass and Baga La Pass.
  • Encounter rare wildlife, including snow leopards and blue sheep.
  • Engage in authentic cultural ceremonies and connect with friendly locals.
  • Marvel at the rugged cliffs, pristine rivers, and enchanting waterfalls of Upper Dolpo.

A Month in Upper Dolpo Trekking Itinerary

Begin your adventure with a warm welcome in Kathmandu, a city filled with ancient temples and rich cultural heritage.

Discover the vibrant streets of Kathmandu, visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and prepare for your trek with a briefing and equipment check.

Fly to Nepalgunj, a gateway to the remote Dolpo region, and continue the journey with a scenic flight to Juphal. The excitement builds as you approach the starting point of your trek.

Begin your trek by following the trail from Juphal to Dunai, the administrative headquarters of Dolpa district. Traverse through terraced fields and beautiful forested areas, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the region.

Continue your journey as you trek from Dunai to Ankhe. The trail takes you through picturesque landscapes, crossing suspension bridges and passing small settlements along the way.

Experience the charm of the Dolpo region as you trek from Ankhe to Renje. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the trail, surrounded by lush forests and serene valleys.

Prepare to be amazed as you trek from Renje to the mesmerizing Phoksundo Lake. The trail offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks and rugged landscapes before leading you to the pristine turquoise waters of the lake.

Take a well-deserved rest day to acclimatize and fully appreciate the tranquility of Phoksundo Lake. Explore the area, immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere, and marvel at the surrounding snow-capped peaks.

Resume your trek as you leave Phoksundo Lake behind and make your way to Phoksundo Khola. Follow the trail along the river, passing through lush forests and enjoying the captivating beauty of the landscape.

Embark on an exciting trek from Phoksundo Khola to Phoksundo Bhanjyang. The trail presents stunning views of the surrounding mountains as you ascend through rocky terrain and alpine meadows.

Today's trek takes you to the legendary Shey Gompa, an ancient monastery of great spiritual significance. Marvel at the intricate artwork, immerse yourself in the serene ambiance, and soak in the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

Spend a day exploring Shey Gompa and its surroundings. Discover the hidden treasures within the monastery, engage in meditation, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere that pervades this sacred place.

Resume your trek as you leave Shey Gompa behind and continue towards Namgung. Traverse through high-altitude landscapes, encountering yak herds and enjoying panoramic vistas of the surrounding peaks.

Experience the rich cultural heritage of Dolpo as you trek from Namgung to Saldang. Visit ancient villages along the way, witness the traditional way of life, and interact with friendly locals.

Embark on an adventurous trek from Saldang to Yangze Gompa. The trail takes you through remote valleys, offering glimpses of traditional settlements and unique landscapes.

Continue your journey as you trek from Yangze Gompa to Sibu. Enjoy the rugged beauty of the Dolpo region, with its rocky cliffs, winding trails, and pristine rivers.

Prepare for a challenging day of trekking as you make your way from Sibu to Jeng La Base Camp. Ascend through rocky terrain, marvel at the surrounding peaks, and soak in the raw beauty of the landscape.

Embark on an exhilarating journey as you cross the high mountain pass of Jeng La. Traverse the pass and descend to Tokyu Gaon, enjoying panoramic vistas and encountering unique flora and fauna along the way.

Resume your trek from Tokyu Gaon to Dho Tarap, a remote village known for its rich cultural heritage. Immerse yourself in the traditional way of life, explore the village, and interact with the hospitable locals.

Take a well-deserved rest day at Dho Tarap and explore the village and its surroundings. Visit ancient monasteries, engage with the locals, and witness the authentic Tibetan-influenced culture.

Continue your trek as you leave Dho Tarap behind and make your way to Tarap Khola. Follow the trail along the river, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and unique rock formations.

Enjoy a scenic trek from Tarap Khola to Khanigaon. Traverse through remote valleys, passing by traditional settlements, and experiencing the untouched beauty of the Dolpo region.

Embark on a picturesque trek from Khanigaon to Tarakot. Enjoy the enchanting views of the surrounding landscapes as you descend towards Tarakot, a village known for its historical significance.

Conclude your trek as you make your way from Tarakot back to Dunai. Reflect on the incredible journey you've undertaken and bid farewell to the stunning landscapes and warm hospitality of Dolpo.

As your trek nears its end, retrace your steps from Dunai back to Juphal. Cherish the memories of the incredible journey and the friendships forged along the way.

Bid farewell to the Dolpo region as you fly back to Nepalgunj and connect to a flight back to Kathmandu. Take in the final views of the Himalayas before returning to the bustling city.

Say goodbye to the enchanting land of Nepal as you depart from Kathmandu, filled with unforgettable memories and a sense of accomplishment from your Upper Dolpo adventure.

Includes and Excludes for A Month in Upper Dolpo Trekking

Cost Includes

  • The cost includes round-trip flights from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and Juphal.
  • Accommodation during the trek, including teahouse or camping arrangements.
  • All necessary permits and entrance fees for the Upper Dolpo region.
  • Experienced trekking guide and porters to assist you throughout the journey.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Transportation to and from the airport in Kathmandu.
  • All necessary equipment and gear for the trekking adventure.

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare to and from Nepal.
  • Visa fees for entry into Nepal.
  • Travel insurance to cover any potential emergencies or medical expenses.
  • Personal expenses, such as additional meals, snacks, drinks, and souvenirs.
  • Extra accommodation or services outside the designated itinerary.
  • Tips and gratuities for guides, porters, and staff members.
  • Any additional activities or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary.

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A Month in Upper Dolpo Trekking
  • Kathmandu
  • Tribhuvan International Airport
  • (March to May) (September to November)
  • Experienced
  • 5,190 meters (17,027 feet)
  • Tea House
  • 5-9 Hours
  • Kathmandu