Lower Dolpo Trek

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Lower Dolpo Trek
Dolpo is Located North West of Nepal; on the isolated corner of Trans Himalayan Zone Dolpo is a virgin and divine land. Flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and Juphal, and you walk down to Dunai district head quitter of Dolpo.from Dunai you flow the thulo Bheri River through trakot and Do-Trap. From Do-Trap you will cross over Numa-La and Baga -La to Shey- Phoksundo Lake. Phoksundo is deepest Lake in entire Himalayan Region Dolpo is famous for snow leopards, Himalayan tahr (mountain goat) and blue sheep. A great Naturalist Rodney Jackson conducted his research on snow leopards in Shey Phoksundo area. Mother Nature created a unique and wonderful treasurer like Dolpo, which is being the shelter of many rare alpine living beings. In spite of tough trails and rugged topography journey to Dolpo area is a life time experience. Tourists rarely visit Dolpo Region and the trekking route is very narrow and steep at places, so good hiking experience is essential for this trek.
Outline Itinerary
Day 01: pick up from the International Airport, transfer to Hotel,prepare for trek
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with Guide.
Day 03: flight to Nepalgunj and over night in Hotel.
Day 04: Flight to Juphal and Trek to Dunai (2050m).
Day 05: Dunai to Tarakot (2520m).
Day 06: Tarakot to Khani Gaun (2540m).
Day 07: Khani Gaon to Chheur (3610m).
Day 08: Chheur to Sishu Khola (3770m).
Day 09: Sishukhola to Do Tarap (4150m).
Day 10: Do Tarap to Tok-khyu High camp (4180m).
Day 11: Tok-Hhyu to High camp to Pelung Tang (4665m).
Day 12: Pelungtang to Dajok Tang (4080m).
Day 13: Dajok Tang to Phoksundo Lake (3728m).
Day 14: Phoksondo Lake to Chekpa (2260m).
Day 15: Chekpa to Juphal (2490m).
Day 16: Flight Back to Nepalgunj and Kathmandu.
Day 17: Free day in Kathmandu/shopping.
Day 18: Transfer to International Airport and fly home.

Start Date End Date Availability Price  
Cost includes:
  • 2/3 Night’s hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast.
  • three times meal(breakfast,lunch and dinner)in trekking
  • Local Transfer and domestic flight.
  • Domestic airport departure taxes.
  • Shey Phoksundu National park Fee/special permits.
  • All camping equpment, two men tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table, chairs and Mattresses during the trekking.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during your trekking.
  • Guide, Cook, Sherpa, Kitchen staffs and porters.
  • Insurance for trekking staff and Equipments.
Cost does not include:
  • Personal equipment for Trekking.
  • Personal travel Insurance.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation.
  • Personal expenses/Bar bills.  
  • Tipping for trekking staff.  
  • Extra baggage charge over 20 kg on flight..
Trekking Gear Recommended by  the sherpaway listed below.
  •  walking boot,sleeper 
  • Jeans or slacks
  • Towel and toilet kit underwear,warm socks 2/3 pair
  • warm Gloves or mittens,rain cover or umber la 
  • Sleeping bag warm minimum -20 degrees F, either down or fiberfill (or you can rent one in Kathmandu)
  • Parka, down or fiber fill; or feather jacket
  • Sweater, wool shirt or acrylic pile jacket
  • beading canvas or nylon without a frame (for porters to carry)
  • Day pack or rucksack waterproof, for you to carry your personal thing
  • Water bottle 1 liter or be sure that it does not leak
  • head light and extra battery,
  • walking stick two pair
  • your camera, if you have power bank ,
           please do not forget anything listed below!
  •  sleeping bag
  • camelback water bottle
  • passport copies of document and copy of your insurence.
  • map and travel guides
  • first aid kid
  • GPS-altimeter
  • flashlight and batteries
  • cell phone and charger
  • camera chagers,batteries & cards
  • normal insulation
  • personal &backpack,bath towel
  • walking stick

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 18 Days
Destination: Nepal
Seasons : spring,autum,summer
Grading: trekking/high pass
No. of Pax : min 2pax
Activities : trekking/hiking/camping
Altitude Height : 4100 M.
Mode of Travel : driving/hiking/flying
Ends at : juphal/nepalgunje

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