Upper Dolpo Trekking 2024 - Best Off The Beaten Trek

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    Duration 25 Days
  • Trip Difficulty MODERATE 
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    AccommodationHotel + Tented Camp
  • TransportationCar + Coach + Flight
  • icon trekkers
    Trip StyleHiking + Excursion
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  • Meals: Lunch + Dinner + Breakfast
  • Trekking Area: Restricted Zone
  • Group Size: Minimum 2
  • Type: Camping Trekking
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Upper Dolpo is a remote region located in the far west of Nepal. The region is protected as the Shey Phoksundo National Park. The whole Trekking region of Upper Dolpo lies in the north of the Dhaulagiri Sanctuary that borders the Tibetan plateau. Most of the inhabitants of this region still rely on trading Tibetan salt as it is nearly impossible to grow anything in this region.

Upper Dolpo Trekking - Best Off Beaten Trekking in Nepal 2024

Our Upper Dolpo Trekking truly starts from Dunai and on the fifth day of our trek you reach the famous Shey Phoksundo Lake. The alpine fresh water lake is religiously significant to the Tibetan culture as a number of stupas and a Gompa surround the lake. From Phoksundo, we trek to Shey Gompa via Kang-La pass. In Shey Gompa, you can visit the famous Crystal Monastery, a place of religious significance to people of Dolpo.

Your trek comes to a stop in Juphal after 21 days of trekking in the Upper Dolpo Valley. From Juphal you will board a 35 minute scenic flight to Nepalgunj and catch another flight to Kathmandu. We will celebrate our success story over dinner in Nepalese Restaurant and Upper Dolop Trekking Comes to End.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal; Land of Everest
  • Day 02: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj with flight
  • Day 03: Nepalgunj to Juphal (2475 m) flight and Juphal to Dunai (2140m)/ 3hrs.
  • Day 04: Dunai to Chhepka.
  • Day 05: Chhepka to Chunuwar or Amchi Hospital
  • Day 06: Chunuwar / Amchi Hospital to Phoksundo Lake
  • Day 07: Free and Rest day in Phoksundo Lake
  • Day 08: Phoksundo to Sallaghari
  • Day 09: Sallaghari to Nangdala Camp
  • Day 10: Trek to Shey Gompa 4,343 m by crossing Nangda La Pass of 5,350 m.
  • Day 11: Trek towards Namgung Gompa 4,361 m via crossing Pass of Shey-La 5,101m
  • Day 12: Trekking to Saldang
  • Day 13: One day full excrussion of Yangjer Gumba
  • Day 14: Trek to Komash Village of Upper Dolpo
  • Day 15: Trek to Shimen Camp
  • Day 16: Trek to Tinje
  • Day 17: Tinje Village to Yak Kharka Trek
  • Day 18: Trek to Tokyu, from Yak-Kharka
  • Day 19: Trek to Dho-Tarap, Acclimatization day with rest
  • Day 20: Trek from Dho-Tarap towards Nawor Pani
  • Day 21: Trek from Naworpani to Lashicap
  • Day 22: Trek to Dunai. 6 Hours
  • Day 23: Trek to Juphal
  • Day 24: Flight to Nepalgunj and Kathmandu back to back.
  • Day 25: Transfer to the airport, End of Upper Dolpo Trekking in Nepal

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