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26 days Upper Dolpo Trek in Nepal

Discover the history and culture of the Upper Dolpo region on this 26-day trek in Nepal, along with one of the certified guides of the Guide Source team.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration26 days
Offer periodMar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Upper Dolpo is a region inside the Dolpa District of Nepal, the largest district in the country. Today we want to invite you to this his 26-day trekking tour in area where culture takes the lead.

One of the main attractions of this trip is the Phoksundo Lake (3,611 meters), the deepest lake in Nepal. It is located in the Shey Phoksundo National Park, the biggest national park and one of the most astonishing mountain areas in the world.

The meeting point of this trip will be the capital city Kathmandu. You will have a few days off there to visit and enjoy some of its cultural highlights. Among the options will be the Durbar Square and the temples Pashupati Nath, Swayambhu Nath, and Buddha Nath.

The accommodation will be in a B&B Hotel when we stay in Kathmandu and in our base camp the rest of the trip. If you want to take this trip, please you should have a good level of fitness and prior mountaineering experience.

So do not hesitate and send your request for this fantastic Upper Dolpo Trek. It will be a one-of-a-kind experience!

Accommodation

4 nights in the B&B Hotel in Kathmandu. Rest of the nights in our camps

Meeting point

Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu

We’ll meet at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to the Hotel. Rest of the day to enjoy the city. Night in the Hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu

Sightseeing of the city and preparation for the trip. Night in the Hotel.

Day 3: Nepalgunj

Flight to Nepalgunj, an important city in southwestern Nepal where you will see the Bagesshowri temple.

Day 4: Jhupal - Dunai

After breakfast, we’ll fly to Jhupal and you will be able to admire the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks. Then we’ll follow the Bheri River on a 3-hour trek to Dunai, the administrative center of Dolpo. Night in the camp.

Day 5: Tarakot

A 5-hour trek to the old town of Tarakot (2,450 meters). Night in our camp.

Day 6: Khani Gaon

4 hours of trekking to Khani Gaon (2,950 meters). Night in the tents.

Day 7: Tarap Khola

A pleasant 5-hour walk to Tarap Khola (3,450 meters). Night in the camp.

Day 8: Yak Kharka

We’ll start walking along a beautiful landscape in a 5-hour hike to Yak Kharka (3,800 meters). Night in our camp.

Day 9: Dho Tarap

We’ll hike up on a 5-hour trek to Dho Tarap (4,050 meters). Night in tents.

Day 10: Dho Tarap

Acclimatization day in Dho Tarap.

Day 11: Choi La

We’ll continue going up on a 5-hour trek to Choi La. (4,650 meters). We’ll spend the night in the camp.

Day 12: Tinjegoan

You’ll admire the amazing Himalayas on this 8-hour trek to Tinjegoan (4,150 meters). Night in tents.

Day 13: Shimengaon

A 6-hour trek to Shimengaon (3,900 meters). Night in the camp.

Day 14: Koma

We’ll trek to Koma (4200m) for 5 hours. Night in the camp.

Day 15: Yangier Gompa

Trek to Yangier Gompa (3,850 meters) for about 6 to 7 hours. Night in the camp.

Day 16: Namjung

We’ll follow the Nagung Khola to Saldang (4,000 meters), a famous village in Dolpo. After a short ascent, we’ll reach Namjung (4,350 meters). Night in the camp.

Day 17: Shey Gompa

A visit to Shey Gompa (4,300 meters) after a 6-hour trek. Night in tents.

Day 18: Shey Gompa

Day off to rest in Shey Gompa.

Day 19: Khang La High Camp

For 5 to 6 hours we’ll hike up to Khang La High camp (4,800 meters). Night in our camp.

Day 20: Phoksundo Khola

An intensive trek of 8 to 9 hours to Phoksundo Khola (5,350 meters). Night in the camp.

Day 21: Phoksundo Lake

We’ll start the descent to Pokshumdo Lake at 3,730 meters (5 hours). Night in the camp.

Day 22: Chhekpa

We’ll trek to Chhekpa (2,880 meters) for 7 to 8 hours. Night in the camp.

Day 23: Juphal

A 6-hour trek to Juphal (2,475 meters). Night in our camp.

Day 24: Nepalgunj - Kathmandu

We’ll fly to Nepalgunj and then to Kathmandu. Night in the Hotel.

Day 25: Kathmandu

Day to rest and explore the city. Night in the Hotel.

Day 26: Departure

We’ll transfer you to the airport and say goodbye.


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