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Beni – Dolpo, Nepal, 22 day Guided Trek

Join one of our certified guides from the GuideSource team on this thrilling 22 day hiking adventure through the beautiful Dolpo region of Nepal.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration22 days
Offer periodMar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Definitely one of the most peaceful and vast areas in Nepal you can trek through, Dolpo presents a seemingly endless path from which you can trek upon. And for 22 days, at an average hiking time of approximately 7 hours a day, you will have the chance to see a great deal of it.

It is with good reason that Dolpo, also known as Ba Yul translates to hidden valley. There is definitely something mysterious about it. Perhaps it’s the isolation that comes from being enclosed by Dhaulagiri and Tibet. Either way, it is a magical place to visit.

The trip will begin in Kathmandu, where you will have ample time to explore the capital city’s many sights. However, once we leave the city, the next three weeks will consist of wide open space and camping amongst lush flora and fauna, and several high passes that will allow you to enjoy spectacular views of many of the Himalayas’ finest peaks.

Dolpo is a dream come true for any nature lover, as you will get to gaze upon several lakes, forests, streams and rivers, including the prehistoric Arun river, along with many named and unnamed peaks as well, you will also have the chance to visit a number of remote villages, several of which are Tibetan influenced. Thus granting you a chance to get a glimpse into not just the natural aspects of the area, but the cultural ones as well.

If you would like to spend 3 weeks exploring a peaceful, yet enormous, beautiful area, you can’t do much better than the Dolpo area of Nepal. If that sounds like the trip for you, just send us a request, and we’ll happily do the rest.

Are you looking for a more challenging Nepalese adventure? If so, we also offer this 21 day journey around Dhaulagiri that involves climbing to the summit of the amazing Thapa peak.

Accommodation

Hotel B & Bs and camping.

Meeting point

Kathmandu international airport.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)

After your arrival in Kathmandu, one of our representatives will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel B & B. Afterwards, we will have a brief meeting about the trips itinerary, and you will have the rest of the day to explore Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu sight seeing day

Today, you will have the chance to explore the city of Kathmandu, do some last minute shopping, and see the many sights it has to offer, from the Monkey temple to the Bouddha Nath and so much more. You will spend the night in a hotel B & B.

Day 3: Kathmandu - Beni (770m)

We will take an 11 hour drive from Kathmandu to Beni. Throughout the drive you will get to enjoy some spectacular views of many peaks, including Annapurna south, Fishtail and many more. When we reach Beni, we will camp for the night.

Day 4: Beni - Tara Khet (970m)

We will hike for approximately 7 hours from Beni to Tara Khet, via Singa Bazaar (850m). When we reach Tara Khet we will camp for the night.

Day 5: Tara Khet - Danygal Khola (1,125m)

We will hike for approximately 6 hours from Tara Khet to Danygal Khola. During the walk, we will ascend to Panchey (1,700m), Tokra (1,820m), Junla (2,020m) before making our way down to Danygal Khola, where we will camp for the night.

Day 6: Danyga Khola - Dharapani (1,470m)

We will hike for approximately 6 hours until we reach the village of Dharapani, where we will camp for the night.

Day 7: Dharapani - Muna (1,850m)

We will hike for approximately 6 hours via Sibang (1,610m) before we reach the village of Muna, where we will camp for the night.

Day 8: Muna - Jaljala La (3,390m)

We will hike for approximately 7 hours via Lumsum (2,100m) and Moreni (2,670m) before we reach Jaljala La, where we will camp for the night.

Day 9: Jaljala La - Dhorpatan (2,990m)

We will hike for approximately 7 hours via Gurjakot (3,070m) through some beautiful, lush vegetation until we reach the small village of Dhorpatan, where we will camp for the night.

Day 10: Rest day in Dhorpatan

You will have the day to explore the small, Tibetan influenced village of Dhorpatan. There are many beautiful monasteries and local markets, as well as trails you can walk along. We will camp for the night in the village.

Day 11: Dhorpatan - Takur (3,190m)

We will hike for approximately 6.5 hours via the Phagune Dhuri Pass (4,061m) before we reach Takur, where we will camp for the night.

Day 12: Takur - Pelma (2,600m)

We will hike for approximately 6 hours to the village of Pelma where we will camp for the night.

Day 13: Pelma - Dhule (3,340m)

We will hike for approximately 7 hours via Yamakhar (2,480m) and Gorba Khola (2,930m) until we reach the village of Dhule, where we will camp for the night.

Day 14: Dhule - Seng Khola (3,820m)

We will hike for approximately 6 hours via Nautale Bhanjyang (3,961m), where you can enjoy amazing views of the Dhaulagiri mountain range before we reach Seng Khola, where we will camp for the night.

Day 15: Seng Khola - Purpang (4,050m)

We will hike for approximately 7 hours via the Paanidal pass (4,412m), where you can enjoy some great views of the surrounding mountains, until we reach Purpang, where we will camp for the night.

Day 16: Purpang - Sahar Tara (3,010m)

We will hike for approximately 7 hours via Jangla Bhanjyan (4,530m) and Tokar (3,740m) where you will get to enjoy more panoramic views of the surrounding mountains before we reach Sahar Tara, where we will camp for the night.

Day 17: Sahar Tara - Kanjgaon (2,540m)

We will hike for approximately 7 hours via Tarakot (2,550m) and Yalkot Khola (2,520m) until we reach Kanjgaon, where we will camp for the night.

Day 18: Kanjgaon - Dunai (2,150m)

We will hike for approximately 7 hours along the bank of the Thulibheri River until we reach Dunai, where we will camp for the night.

Day 19: Dunai - Juphal (2,490m)

We will hike for approximately 2.5 hours to the village of Juphal, where we will camp for the night.

Day 20: Juphal - Neplagunj- Kathmandu

We will fly from Juphal to Neplagunj then from Neplagunj to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, we will spend the night in a hotel B & B.

Day 21: Kathmandu

Today you will have another full day to explore the city of Kathmandu so you can see whatever you may have missed on the second day of the trip. Afterwards, we will have a farewell dinner, and you will spend your final night of the trip in a hotel B & B.

Day 22: Departure

On the final day, we will transfer you to the Kathmandu international airport, where you will catch your flight home.


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