Upper Dolpo Trekking begins with visits to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. This region has a vast and rugged landscape inhabited by a hardy, enterprising folk who live in some of the highest villages in the world. Next, we fly to Jhupal via Nepalgunj and begin our trek through remote locations admiring the beautiful rain shadow landscape of the Himalayas.

Up until 1996 foreigners were not allowed access to this region so the culture has largely been unaffected by tourism the Dolpo region is a very isolated area which has been strictly off-limits, so the traditions and way of life have remained intact. Only From 1989 when the southern part of Dolpo was opened to organized trekking groups. This trekking route passed many gigantic mountain ranges Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Kanjiroba, to name but a few and passed through Lower Dolpo, at one time a small kingdom in its own right.

On our 24 day trek, we pass through interesting villages, trekking routes and meet fascinating people. We also cross a few high Himalayan passes and enjoy the vast and tranquil beauty of Phoksundo Lake. From Shey gompa, we follow the ancient Trans Himalayan Trade route and return back to Jhuphal as our trek ends. The trek indeed takes us into the wild west of Nepal. This is the goal of most trekkers but this Dolpo trek will take you even further into this mysterious land.

Dolpo is the permanent home to about 5000 people whose lives are centered on Buddhism and traditional agricultural practices. The distinctive people, architecture and unique light conditions make Dolpo a photographers paradise. This region has a vast and rugged landscape inhabited by a hardy, enterprising folk who live in some of the highest villages in the world. The trek indeed takes us into the wild west of Nepal.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01 : Kathmandu
  • Day 02 : Kathmandu
  • Day 03 :Fly Nepalgunj
  • Day 04 : Fly Juphal-trek to Dunai
  • Day 05 :Ankhe
  • Day 06 : Renje
  • Day 07 :Phoksumdo lake
  • Day 08 :Phoksumdo Khola
  • Day 09 :Phoksumdo Bhanjyang
  • Day 10 :Kang la pass -trek to Shey gompa
  • Day 11 :Shey Gompac
  • Day 12 : Saldang la pass -trek to Namduna gaon
  • Day 13 : saldang
  • Day 14 :Sibu
  • Day 15 :jeng la
  • Day 16 :Jeng La Pass trek to Tokyu Gaon
  • Day 17 :Dho Tarap
  • Day 18 :Serkam
  • Day 19 :Khani Gaon
  • Day 20 :Tarakot
  • Day 21 :Dunai
  • Day 22 :Juphal
  • Day 23 :Fly Kathmandu
  • Day 24 :Departure
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Detail Itinerary

Day 01 : Kathmandu
Day 02 : Kathmandu
Day 03 :Fly Nepalgunj
Day 04 : Fly Juphal-trek to Dunai
Day 05 :Ankhe
Day 06 : Renje
Day 07 :Phoksumdo lake
Day 08 :Phoksumdo Khola
Day 09 :Phoksumdo Bhanjyang
Day 10 :Kang la pass -trek to Shey gompa
Day 11 :Shey Gompac
Day 12 : Saldang la pass -trek to Namduna gaon
Day 13 : saldang
Day 14 :Sibu
Day 15 :jeng la
Day 16 :Jeng La Pass trek to Tokyu Gaon
Day 17 :Dho Tarap
Day 18 :Serkam
Day 19 :Khani Gaon
Day 20 :Tarakot
Day 21 :Dunai
Day 22 :Juphal
Day 23 :Fly Kathmandu
Day 24 :Departure
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Nick Devincenzo,
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Plan Holidays did a fantastic job on our whole trip! We did the trip that included time in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan National Park and a 5-day trek around Annapurna. From the moment we stepped off the plane, we had guides showing us around and everything was perfectly planned for us. Maila, our trekking guide was amazing and had so much knowledge! It was a great trip!
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California

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West Jordan, Utah

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Nice trip in Nepal organized by Plan Holidays Travel! Guide and Porter were great.  
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San Diego, California

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