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Information about Dolpo Trekking:

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.

The Dolpo region is  remote hidden destination in far west where Nepal’s most tranquil and natural beauty is still unexplored. The home of herbal land, unspoiled trans-Himalayan culture, Buddhist monuments, and unique human civilization at high altitude is worth a visit. Trekking around the Dolpo region is an unforgettable journey in every visitor’s life. Observing different rain shadow landscapes with stunning mountain views, wild flowers, Himalayan blue sheep, snow leopards, and huge birds Himalayan griffon. It’s difficult to grow crops there, which makes life difficult for the local people, so most of them are involved in the salt trade from Tibet, this traditional culture continue in Dolpo generation to generation. Dolpo is protected by Shey-Phoksundo National Park. It lies to the north of the Dhaulagiri Range bordering the Tibetan Plateau. Here one can find a well-preserved eco-system of plants and wildlife, including the blue sheep and the elusive snow leopard. The view of Kanjiroba peak, Phoksumdo Lake, and the Dhauligiri massif is one of the most rewarding moments of this trek. A visit to the Phoksumdo Gompa – dedicated to the ancient Bonpo religion, local to Dolpo and Tibet, is a memorable experience. Dolpo is still the homeland of the Spotted Leopard, Blue Sheep, wolves, and many other varieties of flora and fauna. A well-organized camping trek is required and trekking in a group is recommended. This trek is most suitable for those who are exceptionally fit and prepared to face the full challenge of the Himalayan wilderness.

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”. Facts of the Trek

 

Trekking Itinerary 01:
Day 01: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
Day 02: Juphal to Dunai (2150m)
Day 03: Dunai to Tarakot (2550m)
Day 04: Tarakot to Khanigaon (2550m)
Day 05: Khanigaon to Chukore (about 3550m)
Day 06: Chukore to Kamokharka (4000m)
Day 07: Kamokharka to Dho (4130m)
Day 08: Dho to Numa La Camp (4350m)
Day 09: Numa La Camp to Bang La Camp (4500m)
Day 10: Bang La Camp to Sanu Bheri Valley
Day 11: Sanu Bheri valley to Phoksundo Lake (3730m)
Day 12: Phoksundo Lake to Pungmo Valley (3304m)
Day 13: Pungmo Valley to Lasa Meadow (about 4300m)
Day 14: Lasa Meadow to Garpung khola Valey (4000m)
Day 15: Garpung Khola Valley to Hurikot (2600m)
Day 16: Hurikot to Forest Camp (3250m)
Day 17: Forest Camp to Churta (3010m)
Day 18: Churta to Jumla (2370m)
Day 19: Jumla to KathmanduThis itinerary shows that trek start and ending from Nepal-Jumla.
Itinerary 02:
Day 01: Drive or fly to Nepalgunj .
Day 02: Fly to Juphal (Dopla) Camp in Dunai (four and half hour trek.)
Day 03: Dunai – Hankhe (Four and half hrs).
Day 04: Hankhe – Reiji (four and half hrs trek)
Day 05: Reiji – Phoksundo Lake (3600m. & 5 hrs).
Day 06: Phoksundo – Rest/explore around.
Day 07: Phoksundo Lake-Lake beach (5 hrs).
Day 08: Lake beach – Mandala Camp (4,570m. & 5 hrs).
Day 09: Mandala Camp – Kang La (5,240m) pass – Shey Gompa (4280m.& 5 hour).
Day 10: Shey Gompa – Gela Pass (5010m) – Namgung (4,380m. & 5 hours).
Day 11: Namgung-Yanger Gompa (3890m & 5 hrs).
Day 12: Yanger Gompa-Musi Gaon (4270m. & 6 hrs).
Day 13: Musi Gaon – Lnag La (5002m ) – Sime Gaon (3950m & 6 hrs).
Day 14: Sime Gaon – Tinja (4150m & 6 hrs).
Day 15: Tinja – Kheng (4550m & 6 hrs).
Day 16: Kheng – Charka pass (5,036m ) -Charka (4365m & 7 hrs).
Day 17: Charka -Yak Kharka (4780m & 5 hrs).
Day 18: Yak Kharka – Sangda pass (4295m ) – Sangda phedi (6 hrs).
Day 19: Sangda phedi – Sangda ( 3909m & 5 hrs).
Day 20: Sangda – Phale Gaon (2900m & 6hrs).
Day 21: Phale Gaon – Jomsom ( 2713m & 4 hrs).
Day 22: Fly from Jomsom – Pokhara.
This itinerary start from Nepaljung and end at Jomsom then fly back to Pokhara.Dolpo Lower / Juphal – Tarakot – Ringmo

Itinerary 03:
Day 1:- Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalganj.
Day 2:- Dunai.
Day 3:- Tarakot.
Day 4:- Tarap Khola.
Day 5:- Biyo Caves ( 3500m.)
Day 6:- Dho Tarap (4200m.)
Day 7:- Dho visit ( gompas).
Day 8:- Takse ( Numla Phedi)..
Day 9:- Numla Pass/Bega la.
Day 10:- Bakhra Kharka.
Day 11:- Ringmo.
Day 12:- Visit Phoksundo.
Day 13:- Regi Gaon
Day 14:- Roha Gaon
Day 15:- Juphal.
Day 16:- Fly to Nepalgunj and same day for Kathmandu.

Trekking Highlights
Observe the remoteness of Nepal,
Snowy peaks,
Ancient and isolated villages,
Buddhist monasteries,
Enthralling culture and tradition,
Type of Trek: Camping
Duration: 16-25 days
Maximum Elevation: 5318m

For further details, contact us: sapkotajr@gmail.com

Total Cost: ON REQUEST

The Package cost Includes

• Assisted upon arrival at the airport by our office representative.
• All arrival and departure transfers as per the itinerary by Private vehicles.
• Accommodation in Nepaljung & Pokhara on BB basis.
• Accommodation in local Guest House, Homestay & Tent on twin sharing basis for trekking area on Full board
• Necessary Trekking / conservation Entry fee.
• English Speaking Trekking Guide
• Trekking Porters
• All sightseeing tours mentioned above itinerary with our local English speaking guide in Kathmandu & Pokhara including entrance fee.
• All applicable taxes

Cost doesnot include:
• International Airfare and taxes.
• Nepal visa fee.
• Lunch and Dinner city / out of trekking area. / Accommodation in Kathmandu
• Sightseeing which is not mentioned in above itinerary.
• Personal expenses.
• Any transportation cost outside of the regular itinerary.
• Any insurance.
• Expenses of personal nature.

For further details, contact us: sapkotajr@gmail.com

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