Upper Dolpo Trek is an extended trekking package in the remote area of Nepal. Dolpo region is also known as a hidden paradise lies in the Trans-Himalayan range. The region has the unique pristine natural resources and diverse alpine topography. It takes you to the different world of complete wilderness far away from the modern mechanical life. Upper Dolpa has a lot more to offer you. You will walk through the forest, gorge, alongside rivers and unique alpine geography. Besides, it is a habitat of varies endangered animals and precious vegetation including rare herbal medicines.
The chief attractions of this trek are Phoksundo Lake and Pass like Kang La Pass and Saldang La Pass. Besides, you will experience culture and tradition of local Sherpa and Magar people. Monasteries, Chortens, Mane Walls, offers you Tibetan vibes and gives you Buddhist insight, albeit little. So, this trek is a blend of thrill, nature, culture and unique geography.
We have designed this trek in 24 days to offer almost all the features to our clients while walking on a moderate pace. We will provide you with comfortable lodging and hygienic food during the trek. Our experienced team is along with you the entire trek ensuring your comfort and address any issues promptly.
The trek starts from Kathmandu taking a flight to Nepalgunj; after that a flight to Dolpa. We request you to embark on this trek to devour the beauty and uniqueness that nature has bestowed to this remote region of Nepal.
Spring and autumn are the proper seasons to embark on this trek as the weather is lovely and you will have beautiful vistas during these seasons. You require good physical fitness and determination to go for this trek. Just let your plan know us, we are here to organize everything to take you to this destination of your lifetime.
Day 01: Kathmandu arrival (1400m)
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparation (1400m)
Day 03: Fly to Nepalgunj (150 m) – 45 minutes flight
Day 04: Fly to Juphal (2400m) and trek to Dunai (2150m) – 35 minutes flight and 2/3 hour walk
Day 05: Trek to Ankhe (2660m) – 5/6 hour
Day 06: Trek to Renje (304m) – 6/7 hour
Day 07: Trek to Phoksundo Lake (3600m) – 6/7 hour
Day 08: Trek to Phoksundo Khola (3507m) – 6/7 hour
Day 09: Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang (4402m) – 6/7 hour
Day 10: Pass the Kang La pass (5,360m) and trek to Shey Gompa (4,126m) – 6/7 hour
Day 11: Rest day at Shey Gompa
Day 12: Cross the Saldang La pass (4785m), and then trek to Namduna Gaon (4400m) – 6/7 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Saldang (3903m) – 3/4 hour
Day 14: Trek to Sibu (3942m) – 5/6 hour
Day 15: Trek to foot of Jeng La (4369m) – 4/5 hour
Day 16: Cross the Jeng La pass (4845m), trek to Tokyu Gaon (4240m) – 6/7 hour
Day 17: Trek to Dho Tarap (4090m) – 4/5 hour
Day 18: Trek to Serkam (3630m) – 5/6 hour
Day 19: Trek to Khani Gaon (2550m) – 6/7 hour
Day 20: Trek to Tarakot (2281m) – 3/4 hour
Day 21: Trek to Dunai (2052m) – 4/ 5 hour
Day 22: Trek to Juphal (2404m) – 2/3 hour
Day 23: Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj- Total 1 hour and a 35-minute flight
Day 24: Leisure day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
Day 25: Final departure
Airport pick up and drop service in a private vehicle
Welcome dinner and farewell dinner.
Twin-sharing accommodation in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj at tourist standard hotel along with breakfast
Accommodation during the trekking in a teahouse/Lodge and a tent as per the necessity as it is a remote region trek and tea houses are not available in all the places
All three meals on the trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner), fruits after dinner and tea/coffee (3 times a day)
Flight ticket: Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Juphpal-Nepaljung-Kathmandu
Government certified English speaking trekking guide
The entire cost of the staff members involved in the trek (their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation)
Porters (one porter for every two trekkers) and his entire expenses (salary, food, accommodation equipment, and insurance)
Charges of all necessary documentation and permits related to the trek
Down jackets and sleeping bags (upon request), should be returned to the company after completion of the trek.
Company’s duffel bag (upon request for the trek purpose only), and a company’s t-shirt as a souvenir.
Trekking route map
First Aid Kit (carried by a trek guide)
The arrangement of helicopter rescue service (trekker’s travel insurance must cover this expense)
All applicable federal and local taxes.
Nepal visa and International flights fare.
Dinner and Lunch in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj besides welcome and farewell dinner.
Expenses for your clothing and personal gears
Your equipment of personal nature; and other expenses such as mineral water, soft beverages, laundry, hot drinking water on the trek, bar bills, showers, internet, etc.
Your travel insurance which covers helicopter evacuation as well as medical expenses and trip cancellation
Tipping to the guide, porter, and drivers
Any other costs not itemized in the "Cost Includes" are your expenses.
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