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Lower Dolpo Trekking

Trip Facts

Trip Destination:Nepal

Total Duration:20 Days


Max. Altitude:5,360M

Primary Activities:Trekking and Hiking

Group Size:2-12 Person

Meals:All meals -Trekking, Breakfast Kathmandu

Transportation:Tourist Bus, Private Vehicle

About Trip

Lower Dolpo Trekking is popular camping trekking route in Nepal, located along the Dhaulagiri massiff. Dolpa is a hidden valley believed to have created by Guru Rinpoche --a Buddhist devotee. The trekking route along the lower Dolpo region is predominantly inhabitated by Buddhists and who have been able to preserve the unique Buddhist culture, tradition, and lifestyles without an inch of any changes. It is one of the most remote valleys awaiting your arrival for exploration.

Lower Dolpo trekking is regarded to be the most popular since you will have an opportunity explore the most serene and tranquil natural beauty, the herbal land, unspoiled trans-Himalayan culture, Buddhist monastery—Phoksundo Lake, Gumpa, monuments, well-preserved eco-system which is home to a number of flora and fauna and many more, you will have magnificent views of Kanjiroba peak, Phoksumdo Lake, and the Dhauligiri massif is one of the most rewarding moments of this trek and many more. This hidden valley remained to be isolated area for long years, as it was opened for the outsiders only in 1990s. Therefore, the Tibetan culture is one of the attractions of this area, which is unique in terms of language, culture, lifestyles and many more. The primitive lifestyle of the Tibetan origin people, the unique landscape, rocky and sloppy hills, the flora and fauna have been the prime attractions of the area and have been one of the most loved trekking destinations in Nepal.

Lower Dolpa region trekking begins with a short flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, Nepalgunj to Juphal and continue to Dunai, the district headquarter, along the banks of Barbung Khola, through Tarakot, known locally as Dzong for its hilltop fortress from Tarap Khola and finally reach at the highest point of the trek Numa La (5,190m), Bagala(5,080m) and making excursion around upper Dolpa and having magnificent views of Dhaulagiri to the south and Tibetan ranges C Kugung La and Khyung La to the north and reaches to Phoksundo Lake. Then descend down to Sumdo, Suli Ghat River and finally return back to Juphal and catch plane to Nepalgunj and subsequently to Kathmandu.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Upon your arrival in Kathmandu Nature Adventure Trekking & Expedition will Greet you at the airport & transfer to Hotel.

Day 02:Half day Sightseeing in Katmandu city with cultural tour guide. Hotel

Day 03:Afternoon, we take the flight to Nepalgunj in the mid-far west of Nepal. This 1 hrs flight and overninght in Nepalganj.Hotel

Day 04:Morning flight to Juphal 35 minutes.After trek starts saty in Dunai.Camp

Day 05:Trek to Tarakot(2800m.) 5hrs.Camp

Day 06:Trek to Lahini(3250m.) 6 hrs.Camp

Day 07:Trek to Nawar Pani

Day 08:Trek to Dho Tarap(4050m.) 6 hrs.Camp

Day 09:Excursion around Dho

Day 10:Trek to Tok Kyu 4 hrs.Camp

Day 11:Numala Pass (5200m)Bagala base camp.6/7 hrs.Camp

Day 12:Bagala pass (5100m.) Roman.5/6 hrs.Camp

Day 13:Trek to Ringmu( Phoksindu Lake) (3733m.) 4/5 hrs.Camp

Day 14:Rest day Excursion around Phoksindo Lake

Day 15:Trek to Chekpa(2838m.) 6/7 hrs.Camp

Day 16:Trek to Sulighat(2140m.) 4/5 hrs.Camp

Day 17:Trek to Juphal(2475m.) 3/4hrs.Camp

Day 18:Fly back to Nepalganj afternoon fly to Kathmandu

Day 19:Extra day in Kathmandu (Evening fare well dinner in Kathmandu Nepali cultural Restaurant

Day 20:Trip end. Final departure transfer to airport.

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up drop by private /car/van/bus
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Hotel accommodation in Nepalganj with breakfast
  • City sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with cultural tour guide <
  • Entrance fees at various sight seeing
  • All trekking permit fees and government taxes
  • All trek organizational requirements, two men tent, dining tent, toilet tent, table, chair, mattress and pillow.
  • All meals (breakfast, Lunch, dinner prepared by our own cook) and tea, coffee, chocolate during the trek.
  • All trek staff guide, Sherpa, cook, including porter support and their insurance.
  • Air fare Kathmandu-Nepalganj-Juphal-Nepalganj-Kathmandu as well domestic airport tax
  • Duffel Bag
  • First aid medical
  • Travel & rescue arrangements
  • All ground transportation
  • Fare well dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses, Personal expenses and Sleeping Bag
  • All kind of beverage including mineral water
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping to crew
  • Nepal entry visa fee

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Trip Note

Above itinerary can be customized as per your requirement