Lower Dolpo Trekking 18 Days

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Lower Dolpo trekking is an exceptional trekking destination which has its own charm, Located in western part of Nepal, this region is remote and isolated. It is famous for Shey Phoksundo National Park which is one of the largest National Park that contains Nepal’s deepest lake, Phoksundo Lake and rich wildlife that includes blue ship and elusive Snow Leopard. During our trek we cross three high passes of this region they are: Numa La (5,159m), Kangmara La (5,115m) and Baga La (5,190m). We come across the protected area where we get chance to explore beautiful flora and fauna with amazing view of Phoksundo Lake. As the region is restricted, we need special permit for trekking Lower Dolpo from the immigration office. Though this region is usually dry and unproductive that makes people’s daily life difficult but people here are very friendly and humble. Approx 5000 people live in this region. During the trek, you can experience their culture and lifestyle with great hospitality.

Lower Dolpo Trek starts and ends in Juphal. The trekking is adventurous and challenging too and it has been very popular among the trekkers after the route has opened. This region being close to Tibetan border, Most of the people are Tibetan and people there follows Tibetan culture and Buddhism. The main attraction of this Dolpo Trek is ancient village, beautiful lakes, Tibetan plateau, Buddhist monasteries, traditional art, and culture and people life style. We will also get chance to see traders passing with yaks laden. Since the people’s daily life is difficult, they earns by trading items like cotton, rice, salt and barley in Tibet for livelihood.

Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
  • Day 02: Trek Preparation and city tour (1350m)
  • Day 03: Fly to Nepaljung and overnight at Nepaljung (150m)
  • Day 04: Fly to Jhupal and trek to Dunai (2140m) 2-3 hours
  • Day 05: Trek from Dunai to Tarakot (2337m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 06: Trek from Tarakot to Laini (3370m) 6-7 hours
  • Day 07: Trek from Laini to Nawarpani (3475m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 08: Trek from Nawarpani to Do-Tarap (3944m) 7-8 hours
  • Day 09: Accilimatization day
  • Day 10: Trek from Do-Tarap to Numa-La Base Camp (44oom) 6-7 hours
  • Day 11: Trek from Numa-La Base Camp to Phelung Tang (4465m) via Numa-La Pass (5238m) 6-7 hours
  • Day 12: Trek from Phelung Tang to Dojok Tang (4080m) via Baga-La Pass ( 5070m) 6-7 hours
  • Day 13: Trek from Dojok Tang to Rigmo (3600m) 5 hours
  • Day 14: Acclimatization day and hike to Phoksundo 93600m)
  • Day 15: Trek from Rigmo to Shyanta (2520m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 16: Trek from Shyanta to Jhupal (2475m) 4-5 hours
  • Day 17: Fly to Nepaljung to Kathmandu
  • Day 18: Final Departure

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel

When you land Kathmandu in Tribhuvan Internation aiport, you will be welcomed by a representative from Great Vision Trek. First we complete your Visa and other custom formalities; you will be transferred to the hotel organized by Great Vision along with your luggage. You then check in and take rest or you can visit our office and hang around as per your interest. You stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Trek Preparation and city tour (1350m)

Today, we tour to heritage sites at Kathmandu. We start a guide tour from your hotel to four heritage site in Kathmandu which is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. First we visit to Pashupatinath Temple situated in Gausala and banks of Bagmati River where Aryaghat, famous funeral site for Hindus lies. After sightseeing, we visit to Boudhanatha, the Buddhists shrine which is one of the largest stupa in the world. Boudhhanath is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimages that include over 50 Tibetan Gompas or monasteries and popular tourist destination. Tour leads to Kathmandu Durbar Square also known as Basantapur holds the medieval king’s palaces who had ruled over Kathmandu Kingdom once. Our last tour will be Swayambhu (the self-existent) which is one of the famous touristic areas where we find large number of monkey population. After sightseeing, we go back to you hotel and you can take rest and prepare for trekking.

Day 03: Fly to Nepaljung and overnight at Nepaljung (150m)

Next day, we will take a flight from Kathmandu to Nepal experiencing Himalaya views. Afetr we reach Nepalgunj, we will transfer to the Hotel we have booked.

Day 04: Fly to Jhupal and trek to Dunai (2140m) 2-3 hours

After we take our breakfast at hotel, we will transfer to Nepalgunj where we take a flight to Jhupal experiencing high mountains. After we arrive Jhupal, we will get porters who will carry our luggage then we have our lunch then walk down towards Thuli Bheri River bank, passing terraced field and beautiful village. We continue on a flat path, on the river, till we reach Dunai.

Day 05: Trek from Dunai to Tarakot (2337m) 5-6 hours

Tarakot is the destination set for the day. At first we follow the south bank of the Thuli Bheri river, head east, out of Dunai. The path step by step ascends upstream to cross the bridge to induce to the north bank of the river. we further continue on the deep gorges and remote villages within the shades of pine trees; concerning seven meters higher than the river, till we reach Lawan, where we crosses another bridge to induce to the south bank of the stream once more. As we continue, we'll be greeted with lovely terraced fields of Tarakot and therefore the village of Tarakot, standing on the mound situated south of the Bheri stream. The village was designed as a fort by the native folks. The remaining day is spent exploring the village of Tarakot. The night is spent at a inhabit Tarakot.

Day 06: Trek from Tarakot to Laini (3370m) 6-7 hours

Laini is that the destination set for the day. Feat Tarakot, we first cross the bridge over the river and gently climb through the fields of buckwheat. Taking an extended, roundabout route, south into the facet valley, we head forward to cross another bridge across the Yalankot River. We then climb towards the south bank of the Thulo Bheri River. We head any, crossing cypress trees and a white chorten, towards 120m long high-suspension bridge at Laisicap. Before crossing the bridge, we will additionally see the confluence of the Bharbun River and also the Tarap River. As we cross the bridge, we will spot the village of Kanigaon high higher than the path and a few white-breasted dippers (only found within the western Nepal) down below the path, on the river. If time permits, we will additionally visit Chhedhul Gompa that is simply a fifteen minute climb from the most paths. We currently continue through the cedar forest and also the steepest a part of the gorge to finally reach the destination, Laini. The night is spent in a basic tearoom.

Day 07: Trek from Laini to Nawarpani (3475m) 5-6 hours

Nawarpani is that the destination set for the day. After concerning 5 minutes of flat path walk, we build a pointy ascent to the mini pass. We then walk across the steep gorge and descend crossing the water created by the Tilba river. Next, we climb an added ridge and so descend to the Chyangru river, recognizing some Eurasian drop Martin, flying high higher above us. we tend to currently cross the river to urge to the east bank, continue following the river, cross a aspect stream - the Chaya Khola and still Thanjam; crossing the bridge across the Tarap Khola an added time. Following the riverside path, we currently walk up to Nawarpani. Overnight at Nawarpani.

Day 08: Trek from Nawarpani to Do-Tarap (3944m) 7-8 hours

Dho Tarap is the destination set for the day so we continue on the geographic area of the river, crossing the tiny cave, camping area and therefore the most thrilling section of the path, up until another bridge over the Tarap River; enjoying the barren canyon walls. We then climb the east bank of the river and through a worn Trans-Himalayan landscape; we climb the ridge at Serkam that greets us with a chorten. We descend from Serkam and once walking for a couple of kilometer, we cross the bridge across the Sisaul River. We additional walk towards another bridge at Langa to push ourselves to the east of the river. The walk continues on a rocky path to a lower place the drop. Then, climbing step by step aboard the river past mani walls and worn cliffs, we ascend to a line of ancient chortens. From here, once regarding twenty minutes walk, we reach the settlement of Dho Tarap that greets us with lovely crops within the field and therefore the religious residence with colorful praying Buddhist flags. The night is spent at a lodge in Dho Tarap.

Day 09: Accilimatization day

Dho Tarap is a village of many clusters of closely packed stone homes and corrals enclosed by the fields of barley. The village is underpopulated by a number of Tibetans, and additional Magars, who are each Bon PO and Nyingma followers. They offer a good variety of attractions to pay a worthy day. Therefore, the day is going to be spent exploring the near monasteries like Doro and Shipchhong and therefore the settlement of Dho Tarap. The night are going to be spent at a populate Dho Tarap.

Day 10: Trek from Do-Tarap to Numa-La Base Camp (44oom) 6-7 hours

Numa La Base Camp is the destination set for the day. Although, the distance is relatively short, we build lots of detours to go to gompas and villages, before reaching the destination. We departure from Dho Tarad heading towards the century-old Mekyem Gompa, explore and find back to the most path and continue uphill until Gakar village and Dorje Phurba Gompa. We continue additional on the path on the river, enjoying the plain valley with yaks and horses grazing the patches of thick inexperienced grasses, to cross the bridge across the river. This is often the foremost lovely a part of the complete region. Crossing the bridge, we walk towards another bridge that's conjointly a path junction, from where we continue following the southern path heading towards the Numa La base camp. The walk continues till we reach the Numla base camp. The night is spent during a tented camp to a lower place Numa-la.

Day 11: Trek from Numa-La Base Camp to Phelung Tang (4465m) via Numa-La Pass (5238m) 6-7 hours

Today is going to be the toughest day of the whole trek. As we commit to cross Numa La, we begin early within the morning. We first climb the ridge on a yak path up a grass-covered slope that greets us with variety of Mani walls and a Chorten. We more climb up to the ridge to a grass-covered mound and a little stream; from where a protracted climb up a ground can take us to Numa La. the highest presents an incredible read of the encircling mountains and therefore the view of the barren mountains of Dolpa. We conjointly climb the crest for the most effective views of the trek. When enjoying the read, we alight from the pass into a U-shaped, rocky valley. We cross the stream, talus slopes and head towards the purpose, where the valley meets another valley. We then follow the river downstream past worn cliffs and gently climb up enjoying the read of river disappearing into the gorge till we reach Phelung Tang. The night is spent in an exceedingly tented camp in Phelung Tang.

Day 12: Trek from Phelung Tang to Dojok Tang (4080m) via Baga-La Pass (5070m) 6-7 hours

From Phelung our destination is to reach Dojok Tang through small meadow, crossing stream and climbing up ridge. After we cross the two large stream, the trail heads to a huge valley from where we walk a steep descent taking us to Dojok Tang (4080) which is about 6 to 7 hours of walk.

Day 13: Trek from Dojok Tang to Rigmo (3600m) 5 hours

Ringmo is the destination set for the day. Initially, we withstand the vegetations like pines, walnut, and willow oak; but, once walking concerning an hour, we'd like to continue through the slim rocky cliffs for concerning 2-3 hour to succeed in Ringmogaon. The remaining day is spent exploring the village of Ringmo. The night is spent at a occupy Ringmo.

Day 14: Acclimatization day and hike to Phoksundo 93600m)

The areas supply lots for trekkers to pay a worthy day. Therefore, we take a relaxing walk half way around the lake to explore the lake area. We additionally visit the close temple as well as the Tibetan Buddhist monastery. If time permits, we pay the remainder of the day exploring the Ringmo village. The night will be spent at a reside Ringmo.

Day 15: Trek from Rigmo to Shyanta (2520m) 5-6 hours

Shyanta is the destination set for the day. Exploit Ringmo, following the Phoskundo river we walk towards the bridge across Pugma Khola past Polam (a winter settlement), and Amchi Hospital. a straightforward walk on the east bank of the Phoksundo river, through the forest, can bring us to Chhepka before mounting to Shyanta. Overnight at Shyanta.

Day 16: Trek from Shyanta to Jhupal (2475m) 4-5 hours

From Shyanta, we descend to Sulighat passing Raktang where we cross the bridge across Thuli Bheri River. Exploring the villages, we will reach Jhupal which takes about 4 to 5 hours of walk.

Day 17: Jhupal to Nepaljung

We have a flight that takes you from Jhupal to Nepalgunj. After arrival in Nepalgunj, we will go to a Hotel and relax.

Day 18: Nepaljung to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel

Next morning, we will take a flight from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu. Then head to Hotel where you can relax, have fun and have delicious dinner.

Day 19: Final Departure

This is your last day in Kathmandu so you can enjoy your meal, go shopping before flight. Our representative with driver will take you to the airport for departure.

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Service includes are

  • All domestic and international pick up and drove
  • Kathamandu 3 nights hotel
  • City tour by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu-Nepaljing-Jhupal and Jhupal-Nepaljung-Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Mountain accommodations ( 2 or 3 people 1 room basis )
  • Three meals in mountain like breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Trekking TIMS (Trekker's information management system) cards
  • Special permits
  • Trained and licenced holder english speaking trekking guide
  • Trekking porters ( 1 porter for 2 people )
  • Tents and other necessary items
  • All necessary Government taxes
  • One trekking map for team leader
  • Farewell dinner at the last night in Kathmandu
  • Official T-shirt

Service excludes are

  • International flights and Nepal arrival visa
  • Extra nights hotel in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fees for city tour
  • Meals in Kathmandu except breakfast
  • All bar bills (beer, coke, mineral water etc)
  • Battery charges, hot shower , Wi-Fi etc in mountain
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guide and porters
Difficulty Moderate Trip Lenght 18 days Group Size 1 to 20 People
Best Month Sept-Oct-Nov/Mar-Apr-May Transportation Flight tickets and private vehicle Accomodation 3 star hotel in Kathmandu, tea house and tent
Style Tea house trek Max Elevation 5360 Meal Breakfast, lunch and dinner at mountain, breakfast at kathmandu hotel and Farewell dinner at last night
Trip Routes Nepaljung-Jhupal-Tarakot-Nawarpani-Do Tarap-Numa La base camp-Pelung Tang-Rigmo
All Departures 100% Guranteed. If you are booked, you are going.