Upper Dolpo Trek

Details of Upper Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo Trek is situated between the high Tibetan plateau and the Dhaulagiri Himalayan range and it is the highest occupied land of the Dolpo Region. It commences from Kathmandu by flying to Nepalgunj and then flying from Nepalgunj to Juphal to start the trek. The trek also ends at Juphal and we take the same route back to Kathmandu. Since 1984, it has been the country’s largest national park and conservation area and the park sustains plenty of wildlife including Musk Deer, Himalayan Blue Sheep, Snow Leopard, and Yaks. The Upper Dolpo Trekking commences from Juphal and makes a wonderful adventure, encountering interesting places, people, villages, valleys and serene forests of pines, oaks and rhododendron flowers. The trek passes many gigantic mountain ranges and over the Num, La passes at (5200m) until we reach the Phoksundo Lake at Ringmo village in the “Phoksundo National Park”.

Phoksundo Lake is a large tremendous lake in Dolpo region where we put a couple of days to acclimatize and explore the area local people, thier typical culture. Ringmo village is isolated within the Kanjirowa Himalayan range and it makes you feel happier and cherish the atmosphere. Shey Gompa carries a lot of history and it is an attractive and one of the oldest monasteries in Nepal. They have very much their own culture and language, which is very similar to Tibet being close to the border and they import most items from Tibet. When they marry, the ceremony is performed according to their own society. It is a very different landscape where they are not able to grow many crops because of the cold and the terrain is mainly desert and moraine. The trek will ensure you can enjoy and explore the Dolpo region with its peoples, cultures, its history, lake, monasteries, high passes, Tibetan cultures, and moraine landscapes. After you have completed the Upper Dolpo trek, it will leave you with unforgettable memories for the rest of your life.

How about Upper Dolpo Trekking Transportations?

You need to catch some vehicles and flight to trekking in Upper Dolpo according to below mentioned.

Kathmandu to Nepalganja by bus Long drive or by plane short flight, according to your wish.

  • Nepalganja to Juphal by plane 
  • Returning; Juphal to Nepalganja same flight.
  • Nepalganja to Kathmandu same as by bus or by flight asyour dicision. 
  • Oviously by bus takes long time over 12 hrs but by flight only 45 minutes. 
  • We organize nicely how do you like to get there? 

How about Lodging & Fooding in Upper Dolpo Trek?

It is a geographically remote area but, the area peoples are a farmer and they grow a lot of crops and vegetables. They provide organic & hygienic foods to tourists. They have well-managed lodges and neat and clean rooms with warm hospitality. If you like to have fun in camping organization we do organize the best camping trekking but costly become high due to need many helpers. 

How about Entry Permit Cost in Upper Dolpa Trekking?

You need to parepare entry permits to visit wilderness landscapes of Dolpo region. Permit cost is below mentioned. 

  • Special Upper Dolpo Trekking Permit - US$ -  500 /-
  • TIMS Trekking INformation Management System - Nrs. - 2000 /- 
  • If You like to end the trek at Jomsom ACAP Permit - Nrs. - 3000 /- 

We Unique Nepal Adventure Treks will arrange it all, We need your passport, Passport size Photo and validity visa during Itinerary. 

The Main Attraction of Dolpo Trekking

Huge and Tremendous She Phoksundo Lake, She Gompa, High Passes, White snow peaks, Mt Dhaulagiri, Typical lifestyle of Dolpali their cultures, customs, dress-up, languages and different landscapes, Yaks, Sheeps wilderness beauties and flora and faunas.

Carry your important medicine

Medicine is very important if you have any disease you must carry the medicine with you. I mean “prevention is better than care” mountain region we can’t find any health care, clinic, and hospital if there is a clinic you may not get according to your problem medicine. So; I humble request please prepare if you are continually taking any medicine, please. It is very important but our company will provide something first aid kid bag normally as headache, fever, stomach problem as diarrhea, cough & cool some bandage, tape & Diamox for high altitude sickness, etc.

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