Nepal Trekking Trail

Upper Dolpo Trekking (25 days)

The Dolpa region, designated as Shey Phoksundo National Park, is the mostremote district in Nepal situated in the Trans Himalayan region of mid-western Nepal.

The Dolpa region, designated as Shey Phoksundo National Park, is the mostremote district in Nepal situated in the Trans Himalayan region of mid-western Nepal. It was only opened to trekkers in 1990 Dolpo is restricted area as well where you need to have a special permits to go. Not so many tourists have been in this area. This area is physically hard because of the high passes.We follow the ancient Tibetan salt caravan route, across two high passes and through the wilderness in one of Nepal’s most remote areas.

Lying in the rain shadow area of the Himalayas, the landscape have a similarity that of the Tibetan Plateau instead of the lush, green, monsoon watered hills, elsewhere in Nepal, at comparative altitudes. Dolpo is the home of herbal land, unspoiled trans-Himalayan culture, Buddhist monuments, unique human civilization at high altitude is worth a visit. Trekking around the Dolpo region is an unforgettable journey in every visitor’s life to Observe different rain shadow landscapes with stunning mountain views, wild flowers and much more.

Itinerary

Day 01 :
Arrival in Airport and transfer to hotel, rest day, itinerary briefing
Day 02 :
Sight-seeing of Kathmandu: Leave for full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (An UNESCO world heritage site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Back to hotel and stay.
Day 03 :
Trek 1: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj - Flight to Nepalgunj in south-western Nepal and overnight in a hotel.
Day 04 :
Trek 2: Nepalgunj to Jumla by flight and trek to Gothichour (2700m) - This morning we fly from Nepalgunj to Jumla. Leaving the airport at Jumla, we cross the Tila Khola and the Chaudabise Khola near their confluence and climb gradually to a fertile valley of rice terraces. The trail continues through several villages before passing through a forest of maple and walnut to a meadow which, in season, is covered. Overnight camp at Gothichour.
Day 05 :
Trek 3:Ghotichour to Napakhola (3,000 m) - Today's walk follows the Tila Khola through fields of corn, potato, buckwheat and barley. Passing Tibetans Maniwals on the way.After lunch continues trek along the river to Napakhola, a small Buddhist settlement. Overnight at camp.
Day 06 :
Trek 4: Napakhola- Mauria Lagna crossing to Balasa, Overnight in camp
Day 07 :
Trek 5: Balsa to Hurikot, Overnight in camp
Day 08 :
Trek 6: Hurikot to Kagmara Phedi, Overnight in camp
Day 09 :
Trek 7: Kagmara Phedi to Kagmara La Crossing - Pungmo, Overnight in camp
Day 10 :
Trek 8: Pungmo to Phoksundo Lake, Overnight in camp
Day 11 :
Trek 9: Phoksundo Lake to Pine Trees, Overnight in camp
Day 12 :
Trek 10: Pine Trees to Gand La Base Camp, Overnight in camp
Day 13 :
Trek 11: Gand La Base Camp to Shey Gompa, Overnight in camp
Day 14 :
Trek 12: She to Lagmo Che Phedi, Overnight in camp
Day 15 :
Trek 13: Lagmo Che Phedi to Kyung La Base Camp, Overnight in camp
Day 16 :
Trek 14: Kyung La Base Camp to Tokkyu, Overnight in camp
Day 17 :
Trek 15: Tokkyu to Dho, Overnight in camp
Day 18 :
Trek 16: Dho to Tharap Khola Overnight in camp
Day 19 :
Trek 17: Tharap Khola Overnight in camp
Day 20 :
Trek 18: Tharap Khola to Tarakot, Overnight in camp
Day 21 :
Trek 19: Tarakot to Dunai, Overnight in camp
Day 22 :
Trek 20: Dunai to Juphal, Overnight in camp
Day 23 :
Flight Juphal - Nepalgunj - Kathmandu, hotel
Day 24 :
Kathmandu free day, evening culture show with Nepali dinner, hotel
Day 25 :
Final departure, transfer to airport.

Included

  • from airport to hotel and hotel to airport transfer by private vehicle
  • Three nights’ accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with Buffest breakfast
  • Welcome or farewell dinners (depend up to your arrival and departure time)
  • Kathmandu to Kathmandu surface transportation By private vehicle
  • Kathmandu Nepaljungha Kathmandu Flight Ticket
  • Nepaljungha Jumla/ Juphal/ Talcha Vs flight ticket
  • Transportation for Guide and Nepali crews while applicable
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and High Altitude trekking local Sherpa porters to carry your luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter maximum weight 20 kg) including their allowance wages ,salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging expenses during a trek
  • Full board meals BLD ( breakfast, lunch, and Dinner) during the trek as per available food menu in tea houses/Lodges
  • Three times a cup of tea or coffee during the trek
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during trek on twin sharing basic (will provide single bedroom where ever available if you traveling solo travelers)
  • Down jacket and trekking Equipment for local Staff
  • Upper dolpo/ Rara lake / restriction area permit by immigration department
  • TIMS card Permit (Trekkers Information Management System) for responsible tourism and porter protects
  • Basic group medical supplies for normal health problem and injured (First Aid medical kit will be available)
  • Medical and health insurance for local crew members
  • All government and local taxes (25% income tax and 13% Vat )

Not Included

  • Nepal Visa fee USD25 for 15 days, USD40 for 30 days or if extending your stay USD100 for 90 days. All are multiple entries. You will also need a passport photo. The visa fee can be paid in US Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euros. (bring accurate USD cash and two passport
  • International flight ticket to arrive in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fee/ monument heritage site fee/ museum fee while sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
  • Excess baggage charges( 15kg allowed ok Kathmandu Lukla flight ) 1kg = $1 USD
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Horse ridding
  • Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu if early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses ( Telephone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Extra Tea coffee, Snacks, energy chocolates ETC
  • Personal travel and medical insurance and medicine if you using any regular medicine
  • Helicopter evacuation and emergency rescue
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Any other items which is not in include section

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