Lower Dolpo Trek

Lower Dolpo region in a remote Himalaya mountainous region consist of giant mountain ranges like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Kanjiroba among many others.

Trip Introduction

Lower Dolpo trek is a remote Himalayan region trek brightened up by the beautiful Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanjiroba and many more mountain ranges. The trek allows travelers to gather true experience of off- the- beaten- path trek within the shadow of Himalayas. The lifestyle, language, costumes and traditions there are highly similar to the Western Tibetan culture. The peaceful, yet mysterious Dolpo is an exemplary representation of richness in natural and cultural aspects.

Lower Dolpo consists of rare and useful medicinal herbs which have huge significance in human life. Yarsagumba, also known as Cordyceps, a parasitic organism, well- known for its benefits in clinical and household remedy is the specialty of the Dolpo region. Most people spend their summer in the hunt for Yarsagumba which yields a handsome amount of money for their livelihood. Its essence is immense to strengthen immune system, control any kind of weaknesses and protect human body from abnormalities. The caravans of yak and sheep are also found widely around the trade route of Tibet where daily goods and cultural values are exchanged everyday.

The major highlight of this trek is the Shey Phoksundo National Park, the largest and the only Trans- Himalayan national park in Nepal. The Shey Phoksundo Lake that flows through the greenery of the national park sums up the how farther does the beauty of Nepal extends to. The existence of Bon and Buddhism in the lifestyle, culture and tradition of the natives of Lower Dolpo hugely fascinates the new visitors exploring the place.

Note: This trip can be fully customized according to your requirements.

Feasibility for Lower Dolpo Trek

Seasons: Fall, Spring (September, October, November, March, April, May)

Fitness: Good level of fitness, accompanied by some exercises couple of months prior the trip

Difficulties? : Proper acclimatization is required in order to avoid Altitude sickness


Day 1:Arrive Kathmandu

Day 2:Kathmandu sightseeing & trek preparation

Day 3:Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj & transfer to Hotel

Day 4:Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhupal (Dolpo)(2,300m) and trek to Dunai (2,850m), trek 2-3 hrs

Day 5:Trek Dunai to Tarakot (2,543m), Trek 5-6 hrs

Day 6:Trek tarakot to Laini (3,160 m), trek 6-7 hrs

Day 7:Trek Laini to Nawarpani (3,545m), trek 5 hrs

Day 8:Trek Nawarpani to Do Tarap (4,090m), trek 7-8 hrs

Day 9:Acclimatization day at Do Tarap. (Rest)

Day 10:Trek Do tarap to Numa La Base Camp (4440m), trek 6-7 hrs

Day 11:Cross Numa La (5,200m), and camp at Pelung Tang (4465m): 6-7 hrs

Day 12:Cross Baga La (5,000m/16,630f) and camp Dajok Tang (4,080m), trek 6 hrs

Day 13:Trek Dajok Tang to Ringmo (3,600m), trek 3-4 hrs

Day 14:Rest Day at Ringmo for a hike to Phoksundo Lake

Day 15:Trek Ringmo to Shyanta (2520m), 5-6 hrs walk

Day 16:Trek Shyanta to Jhupal

Day 17:Fly back from Juphal to Nepalgunj and Nepalgunj to Kathmandu

Day 18:Departure


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Trip Code Trip Start Date Trip End Date Price

Cost Includes:

Pickups and drops
3* property accommodation in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek
All meals during the trek and Breakfast in Kathmandu
All necessary paper works and permits
All Sightseeing on Private Vehicle
Guided City tour of Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – juphal by domestice flight
Juphal – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu by domestic flight
Staff Cost including Air ticket, Food, Accommodation, Salary, Equipment and Insurance
Welcome and farewell dinner
Licensed, English speaking guide
One Porter shared between two trekkers
All Entrance fees
Holiday In Nepal T-Shirt

Cost Excludes

Nepalese visa fees
International airfare to and from Kathmandu
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Extra night accommodation in case of early return from trek(due to any reason)
Travel and rescue insurance
Personal nature expenses

AUD 3285

(Starting price per person)

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