Upper Dolpo trek

Upper Dolpo Trekking is remote hidden trekking destination in Nepal. Dolpo, a land away from the Himalaya situated in the western part of the country.  It is one of the most remote regions in Nepal having a view of mysterious monasteries, snow leopards and blue sheep. Upper Dolpo trek attract trekkers with splendid nature, mystical culture and rare wildlife. Dolpo people still follow the ancient Bon Po religion. Stunning mountain scenery, villages untouched by modern civilization and people still following the old way of life, a trek to Upper Dolpo is one of the most challenging but curious treks in Nepal.

Since Upper Dolpo is close to Tibet, the landscape, religion and cultural heritage of Upper Dolpo is more Tibetan. Most of Dolpi is protected by Shey Phoksundo National Park which is bounded in the east and south by Dhaulagiri and Churen Himal ranges and in the west by the Jumla district. Well, in this national park we can find a well preserved atmosphere of plants and wildlife, including the blue sheep and the mysterious snow leopard. Breathtaking and eye-catching Phoksundo Lake is the ornament of Dolpo.  Dolpo is a famous for deepest Lake Phoksundo (650m), which is famous for at all times changing color of water.  Upper Dolpo trek is very adventure trekking sport which is suitable for those who are exceptionally fit who have guts to face the full challenge of the Himalaya. This trekking route passed many large mountain ranges- Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Kanjiroba and also passed through Lower Dolpo. Upper Dolpo trek would be good trek if you do during the monsoon, except for the problems with getting to its starting point of Juphal or returning from Jomsoon. Nowdays,  Upper Dolpo Trek is going popular between travelers.

Upper Dolpo trek Itinerary

Day 01 : Welcome to Nepal. upon your arrival at Nepal our representative welcome you and assists to transfer in your hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu (1,350m).
Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley city tours and preparation for upcoming trek.
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (152M) which takes approximately twelve hours and you may also flight to Nepalgung that takes 45m.and over night in hotel.
Day 04 : Fly from Nepalgung to Juphal, which takes about 30m and then trek to Dunai(2230m)which takes approximately five hours. You Camp for night.
Day 05 : Trek from Dunai to Shyanta (2520m.) Via Raktang.this takes approximately six hours. overnight at camp.
Day 06 : Trek from Shyants to Rachi(2940m.) Via Chhepka it takes approximately seven hours. overnight at camp.
Day 07 : Trek from Rachi to Phoksundo (3733m.) via Amchi Hospital.takes approximately five hours, overnight at camp.
Day 08 : Trek from Phoksundo to Sallaghari (3756 m.) takes approximately seven hours, overnight at camp.
Day 09 : Trek from Sallaghari to Yak Kharka (3856 m.) overnight at camp.
Day 10 : Trek from Yak Kharka to Shey Gompa (4160 m.), overnight at camp.
Day 11 : Trek from Shey Gompa to Saldang(3770m)via Sela Bhanjyang you may walk along Namgung river, overnight at camp.
Day 12 : Trek from Saldang to Yak Kharka (3965 m.), overnight at camp.
Day 13 : Trek from Yak Kharka to Thaksema (4702m.), overnight at camp.
Day 14 : Trek from Thaksema to Dhotarap (3944 m.),overnight at camp.
Day 15 : Trek from Dhotarap to River side (3756 m.), overnight at camp.
Day 16 : Trek from River side to Odar (3475 m.), overnight at camp.
Day 17 : Trek from Odar to Eklebhatti (2970 m.), overnight at camp.
Day 18 : Trek from Eklebhatti to Dunai (2140 m.), overnight at camp.
Day 19 : Trek from Dunai to Juphal (2475 m.), overnight at camp.
Day 20 : Fly from Juphal to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu by flight and then transfer to hotel.
Day 21 : Free day in Kathmandu you can continue little sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
Day 22 : After this amazing trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking Tours, Peak climbing and more Adventure Activity in Nepal we can organize as your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Upper Dolpo trek Serivce Include

Four nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on B/B basis;
3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek and climbing period.
Full board Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trek and tent will be available during the climbing period All camping equipment in Base camp;
Domestic airfare and hotel/airport transfer.
An experienced English speaking guide trained by government of Nepal.
Highly experienced staffs.
Staffs food, clothing, salary,insurance,equipment,flight etc.
All necessary grounded transportation by comfortable vehicles.
All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.
Travel and Rescue arrangements.
Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
Google trekking Nepal T-shirt.
Welcome & farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant.

Upper Dolpo trek Serivce Exclude

Visa fee/ Airfare to and from your home city
Meal in Kathmandu (Lunch & Dinner)
Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot shower.
Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue if required.
Wake talkies &Filming permit.
Meal in Kathmandu (Lunch & Dinner)
Travel and Rescue insurance
Personal trekking/ climbing equipments
Personal expenses (Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bill, Extra porters cost, Dessert, Chocolates, Camera battery charges).
Tips for Guides & Porters.
Optional extra trips cost (Jungle safari, Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Paragliding ).

Upper Dolpo trek note

All the conditions are stated in the itinerary for the travelers who prefer full package program. Clients safety and Security is of vital concern while traveling with Dawn in Nepal Adventure and we informed that your travel leader / guide has the authority to modify or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is necessary due to the Weather conditions, health conditions, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The travel leader will try to make sure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Upper Dolpo trek Addition Information

We hope our website information’s will be appropriate for your Travel plan / trip. However, if you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip please contact with us by email. If you want to talk to us directly feel free to call us at:  00977-9849158297


Holiday Trip Fact

Price: contact us
Grade: Moderate
Season: Spring & Autumn
Duration: 22 days
Operation: Camping
Activities: Tour + Trekking
Group Size: min. 1 pax.
Highest access: 5460m
Start From: Kathmandu
Ending at: Kathmandu

Highlight of Tour

Fixed Departure