Upper Dolpo Trek
Upper dolpo Trek is a remote trekking experience that takes you to the mystic land. As well as it is an ancient land of Buddhist. This region is not only known for its mystic land but also for its natural beauty. Also this remote region is very rich in its natural stunning beauty and culture.
Firstly the trekking route passes many gigantic mountain ranges. Mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanjiroba, etc. Similarly, the wild rugged natural beauty, remoteness and stunning mountain make this trek more enthusiastic for the trekkers. Dolpo is a home for about 5000 people who still practice Pre Buddhist Bon Po religion. Nonetheless they are engage in agriculture for livelihood. As a matter of fact, Guru Rinpoche created Dolpo as sanctuary for Buddhist devout by separating it from world by high mountains and snow covered passes.
The Upper Dolpo Trek takes you to the spiritual heart of Upper Dolpo also known as Shey Gompa. It’s a magical place, locate at the base of Crystal Mountain. Likewise, hundreds of pilgrims come to visit crystal mountain every year to do Kora. Kora is a religious act which done by taking a circle around the mountain.Upper Dolpo trekking trial follows the ancient Tibetan salt caravan route across the cross three high passes, Nagdalo La of 5350 m, the Shey La of 5000 m and Jeng La of 5110 m.
During summer, the flora blooms in its full splendor. You can encounter orchids, edelweiss, Campanella and forget me not plant all along your way. Phoksundo Lake, a lake with deep blue crystal clear water is the major attraction of this trek. Upper Dolpo region is also remarkably known for its wildlife. Blue sheep, Serow and Snow Leopard are the major attractions.
The wilderness in this seclude region is truly awe inspiring. This is a strenuous hike that involves long climbs and long descends but the unforgettable landscapes. Hence, the views from the passes and the encounter with a very ancient culture makes the hike worth it.
Day 1- 2
Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparation
Accommodation in a hotel
Fly to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu
Accommodation in a hotel in Nepalgunj
Fly to Juphal from Nepalgunj
Trek to Suligad
Accommodation in a guesthouse
Day 5- 26
Trekking ( mostly 5-7 hrs trek a day )
Accommodation in a tented camp as the place is remote
Acclimatization in Ringmo Gaon, Shey Gompa and Saldang.
Fly back to Pokhara and sightseeing of Pokhara
Day 28- 30
Drive back to Kathmandu and a free day
And finally a departure Day
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Nepal Entry visa fees.
- Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in Cities
- International Airfare
- Snacks, soft drink during the trek.
- Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET.
- Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff
- Extra baggage charge