Upper Dolpo trekking

Upper Dolpo trekking

Upper Dolpo trekking is one of the challenging adventure trekking in Nepal western Himalayas.  Upper Dolpo trek offer beautiful Himalayan views of Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m ,Annapurna , Kanjiroba & Tibetan Himalayan plateau.  Trekking in Upper Dolpo is an unforgettable experience with most fascinating part of the trek is the Nepal deepest Phoksundo lake  with striking bluish water. Nepal Upper Dolpo trekking  offers a real adventure trekking in Nepal on remote and rugged natural unspoiled corner simply beyond the Himalayan valleys across western Nepal . Dolpo trekking is restricted / controlled trekking trail in Nepal & it has been opened 1990 for trekkers. 

Upper Dolpo trekking commence  from Juphal (2,285m/7496ft). Upper Dolpa trekking  trail passes though numerous gigantic mountain ranges, over the Numa La pass (5,190m/17,028ft), till you reach Phoksundo lake at Ringmo village inside the Phoksundo National Park. Himalaya Journey Trekking guide led you through beautiful valley, canvas & high Himalayan passes. Autumn & spring season is best time trekking in Dolpo but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year except the winter season because of heavy snowfall. Minimum two people required to obtain the Dolpo trekking permit through government registered Nepal trekking companies. At least 4 weeks holidays required trekking in Dolpo region but we HJT arrange customized trekking service as per your wish and holiday schedule. 

Upper Dolpo trekking itinerary:

Upper Dolpo trekking itinerary - Option I.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1334m), transfer to hotel, Upper Dolpo trekking briefing with official arrangments. ovenright at Kathmandu 

Day 02: After breakfast, HJT tour guide will take to you for historical monuments sightseeing around kathmandu valley such as Bhkatapur, pasupatinath, Boudhhanath stupa ,kathmandu durbar square and prepare for the Upper Dolpa trekking because this day is required to make Upper Dolpa special trekking permit with original passport. Overnight at kathmandu .

Day 03: Fly to Nepalgunj /hotel 

Day 04: Fly to Jumla (2370m) 

Day 05: Trek to Ghoti Chaur 2630m 

Day 06: Trek to Churta (3010m) 

Day 07:Trek to Kaigaon via Mauria La (3820m) 

Day 08: Trek to Hurikot

Day 09: Trek to Toijem (2920m) 

Day 10: Trek to Kagmara Phedi (4000m) 

Day 11: Trek to Daju via Kagmara La (5115m) 

Day 12: Trek to Phoksundo Tal/Lake (3730m) via Pungmi 

Day 13: Excursion around Phoksundo lake . Phoksundo lake is one of the depest lake in Nepal

Day 14: Trek to Baga La Base Camp (4465m) 

Day 15: Trek to Numala base camp (4180m) via (5190m) Bagala pass 

Day 16: Trek to Dho Tarap (4040m) via Numa La (5318m) 

Day 17: Trek to Tarap (4040m)

Day 18:Trek to Charkha Phedi (4530m) 

Day 19: Trek to Charkha (4120m) via Charkha La (4920)

Day 20: Trek to Yak Kharka (4750m) 

Day 21: Trek to Sangda Phedi (5120m) via Sangda La (5460m) 

Day 22: Trek to Sangda (3700m) 

Day 23: Trek to Dangarjong (3290m) 

Day 24: Trek to Jomsom (2567m)

Day 25: Jomsom pokhara flight 

Day 26: After breakfast, Pokhara Kathmandu by tourist bus or by flight , transfer to hotel.o vernight at Kathmandu 

Day 27: After brerakfast, relaxing / shopping or excursion around Kathmandu valley with your own activities and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese restaurang. overnight at Kathmandu

Day 28: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities ,Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward destination.

Upper Dolpo trekking itinerary - Option I.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1334m), transfer to hotel, Upper Dolpo trekking briefing with official arrangments. ovenright at Kathmandu 

Day 02: After breakfast, HJT tour guide will take to you for historical monuments sightseeing around kathmandu valley such as Bhkatapur, pasupatinath, Boudhhanath stupa ,kathmandu durbar square and prepare for the Upper Dolpa trekking because this day is required to make Upper Dolpa special trekking permit with original passport. Overnight at kathmandu .

Day 03: Fly to Nepalganj from Kathmandu- 1 hr Flight.

Day 04: Fly to Juphal (2,400m). Trek to Dunai (2,150m) - 3 hrs

Day 05: Trek to Ankhe (2,660m) - 6 hrs

Day 06: Trek to Renje (3,104m) - 7 hrs

Day 07: Trek to Phosundo Lake (3,600m) - 6.5 hrs

Day 08: Trek to Phoksundo Khola (3,507m) - 6 hrs

Day 09: Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang (4,402m) - 7 hrs

Day 10: Cross the Kang La pass (5,151m) and trek to Shey Gompa (4,126m) - 7 hrs

Day 11: Rest and exploration day at Shey Gompa

Day 12: Cross the Saldang La pass (4,785m), and then trek to Namduna Gaon (4,400m) - 7 hrs

Day 13: Trek to Saldang (3,903m) - 4 hrs

Day 14: Trek to Sibu (3,942m) - 6 hrs

Day 15: Trek to foot of the Jeng La (4,369m) - 5 hrs

Day 16: Cross the Jeng La pass (4,845m), trek to Tokyu Gaon (4,240m) - 7 hrs

Day 17: Trek to Dho Tarap (4,090m) - 4.5 hrs

Day 18: Trek to Serkam (3,630m) - 6.5 hrs

Day 19: Trek to Khani Gaon (2,550m) - 7 hrs

Day 20: Trek to Tarakot (2,281m) - 4 hrs

Day 21: Trek to Dunai (2,052m) - 5 hrs

Day 22: Trek to Juphal (2,404m) - 3 hrs

Day 23: Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

Day 24: After brerakfast, relaxing / shopping or excursion around Kathmandu valley with your own activities and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese restaurang. overnight at Kathmandu

Day 25: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities ,Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward destination.

Trip Cost: USD $4475 /4250 Per person

Service includes:-

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Four  night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley tour with HJT tour guide as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private vechile as mentioned in itinerary 
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide.
  • Domestic airport pick up and drop by private car/van/ Minibus / Bus to catch Kathmandu Nepalgunj Kathmandu Flight .
  • Trekking guide both way flight  ticket as mentioned in itinerary
  • Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter)
  • Trekking accomodation in Tea House / Lodge entire the trekking as mentioned in itinerary 
  • One experinced trekking cook
  • All your standard Meals prepared by our expert camping cook and kitchen team during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners).
  • Tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek. (We will provide two man tents, dinning tents, kitchen gear, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, shower.)
  • The required number of local staff, porters and Yaks or Jhopkey (Strong Animal similar to Yak) to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • Flight fare from Kathmandu – Nepalgunj– Juphal – Nepalgunj - Kathmandu including airport departure taxes.
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
  • Upper Dolpo trekking permit 
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland transportation
  • Trekking guide both way flight ticket
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide,  and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.
  • Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop

Service Excludes:-

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu / Pokhara  stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal -  approx. US$ 24. al equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

Nepal Trekking Equipments

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.

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