Upper Dolpo Trekking is one of most loved and popular destinations in the country, located in the north-west region of the country located along the Dhaulagiri massif. Dolpa is a hidden valley believed to have created by Guru Rinpoche --a Buddhist devotee. Dolpo is the settlement of Buddhist religious groups 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.
Upper 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 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.
Upper Dolpa region trekking begins with a 1hour flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, Nepalgunj to Juphal and continue to Dunai, the district headquarter, Chepka, Sumdo, Phoksundo Lake through Gangla pass, Saldang, Shimen, Charkala pass 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 trek ends to Jomsom then flight back to Pokhara and to Kathmandu. Upper Dolpa region trekking is restricted area from Phoksundo Lake to Jomsom. So, we have to take special permit cost US$ 50 per day, per person minimum for 10 days. If you go more than 10 days, then you have to pay additional US$50 per person, per day.
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:Kathmandu - Nepalgunj by flight, 1 hour flight and overnight in Hotel
Day 04:In the morning flight Nepalgunj - Jhupal 40 minutes flight and trek start about 4-hour walk to Dunai, camp in Dunai (2150m).
Day 05:Trek to Ankhe (2660m) 6 hrs.Camp
Day 06:Trek to Sumdo (3100m) 5 hrs.Camp
Day 07:Trek to Ringmo Phoksindo Lake (3728m) 4 hrs.Camp
Day 08:Acclimatizations day
Day 09:Trek to North campo Dolpo over night.(4000m.)Camp
Day 10:Trek to Gandla Là (5250m.)Camp
Day 11:Gandla La Pass Shey Gompa (4750m.)Camp
Day 12:Trek Namgung (4950m.)Camp
Day 13:Trek to Saldang (4650m.)Camp
Day 14:Trek to Yangjir(3965m.)Camp
Day 15:Trek to Shimen (4250m.)Camp
Day 16:Trek to Tingkyu-Kehengchu.Rivar side camp. (4694m.)Camp
Day 17:Trek to Charkhala Phedi (4290m) 7 hrs.Camp
Day 18:Trek to Charkhala passes( 5035m) and charkha village (4050m) 6 hrs.
Day 19:Trek to Yak Kharka (4250m) 6hrs.Camp
Day 20:Trek to Bhery Kharka (4670m.) 4 hrs.Camp
Day 21:Trek to Thula (5400m & 6 hrs. -after Sangdala pass (4295m.) Sangda phedi 8 hrs.
Day 22:Trek to Dangar Jung village (3560m.)6/7hrs.Camp
Day 23:Trek to Jomsom 4 hrs.Lodge
Day 24:Fly back to Jomsom-Pokhara fly 25 minutes.Hotel
Day 25:Flight back to Kathmandu( Evening fare well dinner in Nepal cultural Resturant)
Day 26:Extra day in Kathmandu
Day 27:Trip end.Final departure transfer to airport.
Above itinerary can be customized as per your requirement