Upper Dolpo Trekking

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The most remote and unexplored places of Nepal is Dolpa districts. Hiking in this area is known as Upper Dolpo trekking. Maximum places of Dolpo districts are the border of Tibet. Our most of the walking track goes through the most remote area of Nepal. Due to which this trekking is very mystical and adventurous trekking. But our path goes a bit risky and challenging. In this trekking the panoramic scene of golden dawn mountains with other landscape will be so much mesmerizing. Our trekking destination is less crowded because the places are situated at high altitude with risky and challenging task. We will have opportunity of exploring the Ancient Buddhist monasteries, tradition & culture of local people with geographical situation of Landscape. Besides this combination of rare wildlife with forest and snowier peaks is other main attraction of Upper Dolpo Trekking.

Upper Dolpo Trekking starts with a quick mountain flight over to Nepalgunj. Ankhe, Renje, Dho Tarap, Serkam, Khani Gaun, Tarakot, Dunai etc are some of the beautiful fillages where we can explore about the tradition and culture of local people. In these villages we will see many people. All of them have very good and friendly behavior. This will be so much impressive which makes us to visit place again. The villages are the border to Tibet. So we can see most people following Tibetan culture. And we can have opportunity of learning about Tibetan culture. After visiting our entire trekking destination we will fly back to Kathmandu which will end our Upper Dolpo trekking. Months of March, April, May, October, November and December are the most favorable months to do trek in this region. But Himalaya Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. is ready to make trekking days according to the schedule of your holiday. You will have a great time in Upper Dolpo Trekking with the team of Himalaya Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival and shift-in to the Hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley

Day 03: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and fly to Jhuphal and trek to Dunai (2150m) – 3 hours

Day 04: Dunai to Ankhe (2660m)–6 Hours

Day 05: Ankhe to Renje

Day 06: Renje to Phoksundo Lake (3600m)–5 Hours

Day 07: Trek to Phoksundo Khola (3507m) – 5 Hours

Day 08: Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang (4402m) – 7 Hours

Day 09: Cross the Kang La pass to Shey Gompa (4126m) via Kang La Pass (5151m)–6 Hours

Day 10: Exploration day of Shey Gompa

Day 11: Cross Saldang la passes and then trek to Namduna Gaun (4400m) via Saldang La (4785m) – 7 Hours

Day 12: Namduna Gaun to Saldang (3903m) – 5 Hours

Day 13: Trek to Sibu (3942m) – 6 Hours

Day 14: Trek to Jeng La

Day 15: Trek to Tokyu Gaun via Jeng la pass (4369m)–5 Hours

Day 16: Trek to Dho Tarap (4090m) – 5 Hours

Day 17: Dho Tarap to Serkam

Day 18: Trek to Khani Gaun (2550m) – 5 Hours

Day 19: Khani Gaun to Tarakot (2281m) – 5 Hours

Day 20: Trek to Dunai (2052m)–6 Hours

Day 21: Dunai to Juphal 2404m) – 3 Hours

Day 22: Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

Day 23: Farewell

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and shift-in to Hotel

After landing your flight at TIA, representative of Himalaya Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. will warmly welcome you to Nepal. Then we will shift you toward your Hotel. In the evening our guide will meet you for the discussion of Upper Dolpo trekking with delicious dinner.

Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley

We will spend our second day by sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley. Pashupatinath, regarded as the holiest temple of Lord Shiva, Bauddhanath known as Little Tibet and Swayambhunath known as Monkey Temple will be our main sightseeing destination. Then we will enter Basantpur Durbar Square. After visiting Kathmandu valley we will return back to hotel and make preparation for tomorrow.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and fly to Jhuphal and trek to Dunai

Early morning we will take mountain flight to Nepalgunj. In our flight we will be pleased with view of great ranges of mountain with snow capped mountains from the top. On reaching Nepalgunj we will take a bag and trek towards Dunai. We will follow the main route. It will take us about 3 to 4 hours to reach Dunai.

Day 04: Dunai to Ankhe

After having breakfast we will trek towards Ankhe. After cross the suspension bridge our journey starts and continue toward Thuli Bheri and Suli Gad. Then we will pass through several villages which will lead us to area of beautiful Shey Phoksundo national park. Lastly we be at Ankhe for our night.

Day 05: Ankhe to Renje

From Ankhe, we will trek toward Renji. Our walk goes through main trail. Then our way goes step way. Our walk goes through narrow path to the cliff by stopping at many view points. The panoramic views of giant ranges of mountains will be so amazing. In this way we will be at Renji for night at tented camp.

Day 06: Renje to Phoksundo Lake

Today we will continue our journey toward Phoksundo Lake. In the beginning we will walk on fair path for several hours. Then we will walk to the steep way to the ridge at 3875 m. we will be impressed with the stunning view of mountains with first glimpse of Phoksundo Lake of our trek. We will stay our night at Shey Phoksundo 3600 m at tented camp.

Day 07: Trek to Phoksundo Khola

After having a breakfast, our trek leads us toward Phoksundo khola. Walking steeply upward to 4040m we will reach at view point. In this way we will be at flood area of Phoksundo khola. After walking for about 5 to 6 hours we will reach Phoksundo Khola. Over here we will we will spend at tented camp.

Day 08: Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang

Early morning after having breakfast we will trek on glacial valley to Phoksundo Bhanjyang. We need to walk through the beautiful meadow. Over here we can see people grazing their sheep. The unbeaten path will leads us to Shey Gompa. Lastly we will be at Phoksundo Bhanjyang at 4402m at tented camp.

Day 09:  Cross the Kang La pass to Shey Gompa

Our today’s walk goes a bit tough. Because we need to cross Kang La pass situated at 5151m. Through this pass we can see many beautiful views. For memory we can take pictures of natural things from the pass. Then we will walk until we reach to Shey Gompa 4126m to spend our night at tented camp.

Day 10: Exploration day of Shey Gompa

Today we will spend our whole day on exploring Shey Gompa(famous for the beautiful and ancient tradition of Buddhist culture). The beautiful monastery will be so impressive. We will have short visit to villages of Shey Gompa. Then we will return back to Shey Gompa, explore some time and return back to stay night.

Day 11: Cross Saldang la passes and then trek to Namduna Gaun

Accumulating at Shey Gompa, we will cross cross Saldang la pass. The beautiful valley of the trekking area will surely be mesmerizing. Then we will slowly move towards Namduna village through beautiful grazing meadows. Our night will be cool at Namduna village at a tented camp.

Day 12: Namduna Gaun to Saldang

From Namduna village we will walk towards Saldang village. Our way goes through thrilling wa. In this way the spectacular view of Rocky Mountains will be so much amazing. Then we will ascend toward Saldang (one of the biggest village of Dolpo regions). there are about 80 houses over here.

Day 13: Trek to Sibu

We will continue our journey toward Sibu. Beautiful path of terraced farming lands will be our main trekking trial. Our walk goes through the beautiful village of Namdo. In Namdo we will visit the Namdo monastery at the river bank and walk forward Sibu. Walking for about 6 hours we will reach Sibu for our night.

Day 14: Trek to Jeng La

Our today’s destination is Jeng La. We will walk through the beautiful valley side. Beautiful meadows where people graze yak and sheep will be our main trekking path. After walking for about 5 hours we will reach at Jeng La situated at the altitude of 4369 m at the tented camp.

Day 15:  Trek to Tokyu Gaun via Jeng la pass

In today’s walk we will view the Jeng la pass 4845 m and walk toward Tokyo gaun. From Jeng la pass, we need to trek downward through the rough trail. From the track we will view beautiful scenery of all around the valley. Until we reach to the Tokyu Gaun we will walk and we will spend our night interesting.

Day 16: Trek to Dho Tarap

Early morning after having breakfast, we trek downward to Dho Tarap. Our way goes through beautiful trail. Glorious view of Mani walls and chortens can be seen in our way. Then we will be at Tarap village (magar community ethnic group). We will visit the beautiful Bon Gompa over here. In this way we will reach Dho Tarap.

Day 17: Dho Tarap to Serkam

After having breakfast we will continue our journey toward Serkam. We need to walk downhill to Tarap khola. Many blue sheep, yaks and goats can be seen reared in the way. After crossing the suspension bridge we will walk through narrow way which leads us to Serkam 3630m for our interesting night.

Day 18:  Trek to Khani Gaun

We will trek downhill to the gorge of Tarap River. Our way goes fairly for some time and crumbly for some time. After walking for about 6 to 7, we reach at Khani Gaun 2550m. We will spend our leisure time visiting at Khani Gaun. Then we will return back to our place for fantastic night.

Day 19: Khani Gaun to Tarakot

From Khani Gaun we will trek toward Tarakot. To continue our journey we will cross suspension bridge.  Our way goes through Barbung Chu village most fertile lands of Tarakot. In our leisure time we can visit around the Tarakot. After walking for about 5 hours we will be at Tarakot 2281m for night.

Day 20: Trek to Dunai

Early morning after having breakfast we will walk toward Dunai. Our way goes downward and it will be fair path. We need to walk through the track of Bheri River continuously until we reach Dunai village. It is the ending point of upper Dolpo circuit. It takes us about 4 to 5 hours to reach Dunai for our night.

Day 21: Dunai to Juphal

It is the last day of our trekking. Our returning way goes through same way which we have taken during hiking. We need to walk through the flat surface then we need to hike to Jhupal. Our whole trekking just goes for about 3 to 4 hours. Then we will be at Jhupal for our night. In leisure time we will make conformation of tomorrow’s flight.

Day 22:  Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

Early morning we will take mountain flight to Kathmandu. In our flight we will be pleased with view of great ranges of mountain with snow capped mountains from the top. On reaching Kathmandu we will we will visit around thamel area by shopping or any other activity.

Day 23: Farewell:

After spending last night at Nepal, we will pack our luggage to march ourselves towards TIA. We have to reach at airport 3 hours before the flight. Before that we will attend a small farewell program organized by Himalaya Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd.

Cost include

(i)Airport pick up & drop (Airport to Hotel & Hotel to International Airport) by Private car.
(ii) all Camping Equipment
(iii) All Ground Transportation by Tourist Bus & Private Car Kathmandu to nepal ganj Flight & Napal Ganj to Dunai  & Same flight to Kathmandu
(iv )One helpful English speaking Government registered & experienced guide,& strong one porter to carry luggage two clients one porter (including their insurance,salary Transportation,food &lodging Accommodation a
(v) lodge accommodation during on the trek
(vi) Three time daily meals during thek (Break fast lunch diner)
(vii)Three time tea or Coffee cup daily during on the trek
(viii)Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley,Bouddhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayambhunath Stup and Pashipatinath Temple
(ix)All necessary paper for during the trek (Times, Ac cap permit) & special
(x) Down jacket are to be return after finish trek
(xi)All local government taxes & trekking map & Midical kit bag During on the trek
(xii)Welcome dinner and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
(xiii)we arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company

Cost excludes

(i)Meals in Kathmandu lunch & diner Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in the case of early return back,from Mountain & late departure ,from Kathmandu to your home
(ii) Nepal entry visa fee you may easily issue the visa open your arrival at Tribhwan International Airport Kathmandu,at per person ,15 day,for US$ Dollar 25, one month for US$ Dollar 40 and US$Dollar 100 for 3 month visa on entry into Nepal
International airfare and airport departure tax.Travel & rescue insurance
(iii) Hard & soft table drinks,Tea & Coffee pot size all confectionery & snacks
(iv)Heating charge,internet service, Bar bill,Battery Recharge, hot water hot shower ,Mineral water,& Laundry Service
(v) Tip for guide & Porters

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TERM AND CONDITION

Agreement among the Organizer & Guest

The first step and main important part of our trekking is agreement between guest and organizer. Different terms and conditions are given in the agreement paper. If the guest likes the condition then agreement is done. All the rules and regulation with choice of trekking detail is given in agreement paper. After the agreement is done then the both guest and organizer cannot go against Term and Condition of agreement paper. Both of them should have mutual understanding before doing the agreement. Agreement should be done for the not causing the problem. So before doing agreement, please kindly read the following terms and condition very carefully.

Trip to Booking & Payments Process

You should book by choosing the trekking trip with Himalaya Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. (government Registered Company). It is located in thamel. You can choose your “Trip” through our website. Trekking, Climbing, Mountaineering, Walking tours and Sightseeing, Rafting and Jungle Safari are the main facility which we provide. And for your payment, you should firstly deposit 20% amount in our companies account. Remaining can be paid after arriving in Nepal. Bank transfer or by Credit Card (Visa/Master Card) is also suitable. All the information has been provided in booking form.

Trip Cancellation Policy

The cancellations of trip will loss all your money that you have paid to our company. No refund is provided to voluntarily leave for cancelling the trip when you book with our company. You can postpone your trip which our company can make contraction but you need to pay for booking expenses. There is all detail in our company website which can help you in understanding. Please note that these conditions are subject to change.

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We will give you 100% Guarantee for trip departure up to your last date. We will continue our trip reservation in same date when we have minimum people in our group. Due to which trip cancellation by number of person we will run the trip continuing.