24 Days Upper DolpoTrekking

Enjoy 24 Days trekking in Nepal in one of the off beat trekking trail in trans-Himalayas section undertaking Upper Dolpa Trekking.

Dolpa is popular region to see Bon Culture and Traditions on its original and unspoiled form.

Upper Dolpa area was open to foreigners only from 1989. Upper Dolpa is located on the section between Tibet and Dhaulagiri range. This is one of the restricted area in Nepal where tourist flow is controlled by the government to minimize the environmental and cultural influences. The trek starts after flying to Jhuphal and follow wildest trekking trail in western region in Nepal. We will get opportunity to spend our time at Shey Phokundo lake and witness unique Bon culture followed by the local inhabitants.

Phoksundo Lake is freshwater Alpine lake located inside Shey Phuksundo National Park in Dolpa region of Nepal. This lake is located at altitude of 3,611.5 m (11,849 ft) above sea level. This lake is also listed in Ramsar site.

Phuksundo area holds significant religious importance to Bon religion followers. There are more than 20 Buddhist Chortens in the south area of the lake. The Eastern bank consist Buddhist ghompa where annual prayer and celebration is organized by local monks.

Duration: 24 Days

Primary Activity: Upper Dolpa Trek

Group Size: 2 & above

Country: Nepal

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Trip Grade: Fairly Strenuous

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Local Lodges/Tea House

 

Max Altitude: 5090meters

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj: 1 hour. Overnight at Hotel

Day 02: Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhuphal (Dolpo) and trek to Dunai (2,850m/3 hours trek). Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp or Lodge

Day 03: Trek from Dunai to Ankhe (2,896m/6 hours walk). Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 04: Trek from Ankhe to Sulighat – 6 hours walk. Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 05: Trek from Sulighat to Phoksundo Lake (3,611m/5 hours walk). Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 06: Acclimatization and rest at Phoksundo Lake. Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 07: Trek to Phoksundo Khola – 5 hours walk. Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 08: Trek from Phoksunds Khola to Phoksundo Bhanjyang – 7 hours walk. Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 09: Trek from Phoksundo Bhanjyang to Shey Gompa (4,500m) via Kang-La pass (5,360m) – total 5-6 hours walk. Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 10: Acclimatization and rest at Shey Gompa

Day 11: Trek from Shey Gompa to Namduna Gaun (4,800m) by passing Saldang La (5,200m) – total walking time 7 hours. Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 12: Trek from Namduna Gaun to Saldang (3,620m/4-5 hours walk). Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 13: Trek from Saldang to Yangze Gompa (4,960m/5 hours walk). Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 14: Trek from Yangze Gompa to Sibu (4,560m/7 hours walk). Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 15: Trek from Sibu to Jeng-la Phedi (4,900m/5-6 hours walk). Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 16: Trek from Jeng-la Phedi to Tokyu Gaon (4209m) via Jeng La pass (5,090m) – 5 hours walk. Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 17: Trek from Tokyu to Dho Tarap (4,040m) – 5 hours Walk. Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 18: Rest Day at Dho Tarap. Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 19: Trek Dho Tarap to Tarap Khola (Kamakharka) (3,800m/7 hours walk). Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 20: Trek from Tarap Khola to Khanigaon(3,150m/5 hours walk). Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 21: Trek from Khanigaon to Tarakot (2,537m/5 hours walk). Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 22: Trek from Tarakot to Dunai (2,140m/5-6 hours walk). Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Tented Camp

Day 23: Trek from Dunai to Jhuphal – 2-3 hours walk. Overnight at Local Lodge or Camp

Day 24: Fly from Jhuphal to Nepalgunj and then connect your flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, drop at your hotel.

Best Deals Available

Service Includes:-

  • 24 Days Upper Dolpo trek as per the itinerary with service starting & ending in Kathmandu using local lodges
  • All meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner) as mentioned in the itinerary
  • English speaking professional trekking guide for trek
  • Necessary porter as per the group size for trek
  • Kathmandu – Nepalgunj-Jhupal-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu air tickets as currently applicable
  • Restricted area permit fee as applicable
  • Trekking permits as applicable
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Trekking equipments such as Sleeping bags, Down Jacket, Water Bottle etc.
  • First Aid Box
  • Government taxes as applicable

Service Excludes:-

  • Hotels in Kathmandu and other arrangements such as sightseeing, meals etc.
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Any extra arrangements due to flight delay or cancelation
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Any other services not mentioned in cost includes section
Name of the client Travel Date Nationality Service Rating*
Mark Hsu 13 Sep 2010 China Excellent
Shalu Lamba 8 Sep 2011 India Excellent
Jacqui Rehman 25 Oct 2011 Australia Excellent
Richard Wales 01 Mar 2013 UK Excellent
Kelly Clark 09 Apr 2014 USA Excellent
Holly Walker 12 Oct 2015 Belgium Excellent
Peter Richard 18 Mar 2016 UK Excellent
Shanti Valentino 20 Apr 2016 Italian Excellent

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