Lower Dolpo Trekking

Lower Dolpo Trekking

Trip Days

18 days

Max Height

5070m

Difficulty

Hard

Price

$ 2950



Lower Dolpo trek lies in the far western part of Nepal in the Shey-Phoksundo national park 400 km west of Kathmandu. Lower Dolpa trekking was restricted for foreigners until 1990. This trek is a Beautiful trek over many passes, jungle, ravines and over the Himalayan main chain. The lower Dolpo trek is meant for real adventures wishing for an off the beaten path experience. Lower Dolpo trek is home to many rare and endangered animal species including the snow leopard, Musk, deer, and blue sheep. In this trek there two passes, Bagala,5190m, and Numa-la 5318m with their long steep ascents and long steep descents. Lower Dolpa trekkings are the wonderful yak caravans and some of the oldest and largest Buddhist monasteries in the area. This trek is the flat upper valley, which contains a number of interesting villages mostly inhabited by people of Magar and Gurung origins. This trek including the pristine turquoise Phoksundo lake, Split between rocks that rise2000m into the clear mountain skies. We begin our 19 days in Kathmandu with a visit to UNESCO world heritage sits before heading to our journey “lower Dolpo trek.

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Day 1    Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m) Tribhuvan international

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,345m) at any time. Our office representative will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. Simply take pleasure and relax in the fun of driving. Short briefing about the trip after transferring you to the hotel. Enjoy your overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 2  Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley(1,345m)

Today would be the most exhilarating day where you will be introduced to the most pious Hindu and Buddhist religious place that is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage sites and elucidates you to the entire mysticism over its existence Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath stupa.

Day 3    Fly Kathmandu to Nepalgunj(1,58m)

Today we are flying early flight Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. Nepalgunj is the west part of Nepal. the hour-long flight is quite longer than other domestic flight.it is one of the best mixte unique traditional local culture. stay Overnight at Nepalgunj hotel.

Day 4    Fly Nepalgunj to Jhupal (Dolpo) (2,320m) and trek to Dunai (2,850m)

Today we head to Jhupal by air before fly we have breakfast we fly from Nepalgunj airport. after exploring the Jhupal we have lunch then we carry our luggage and wake down trek towards Thule Bheri Riverbank we pass through the terraced field and beautiful village. we continue on the flat path, river till Dunai. Overnight stay at Dunai

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

Next, the path passing Thuli Bheri river we head out of Dunai. The path step by step ascends upstream to cross the bridge to induce to the north bank of the river. we further continue on the deep gorges and remote villages within the shades of pine trees; concerning seven meters higher than the river, till we reach Lawan, where we cross another bridge to induce to the south bank of the stream once more. As we continue, we’ll be greeted with lovely terraced fields of Tarakot and therefore the village of Tarakot, standing on the mound situated south of the Bheri stream. The village was designed as a fort by the native folks. The remaining day is spent exploring the village of Tarakot. The night is spent at a inhabit Tarakot

Day 6    Tarak ot Laini (3,160m)6-7 hrs walk

Laini is that the destination set for the day. Feat Tarakot, we first cross the bridge over the river and gently climb through the fields of buckwheat. Taking an extended, roundabout route, south into the facet valley, we head forward to cross another bridge across the Yalankot River. We then climb towards the south bank of the Thulo Bheri River. We head any, crossing cypress trees and a white chorten, towards 120m long high-suspension bridge at Laisicap. As we cross the bridge, we will spot the village of Kanigaon high higher than the path and a few white-breasted dippers (only found within western Nepal) down below the path, on the river. If time permits, we will additionally visit Chhedhul Gompa that is simply a fifteen-minute climb from the most paths. We currently continue through the cedar forest and also the steepest a part of the gorge to finally reach the destination, Laini. The night is spent in a basic tearoom.

Day 7    Laini to Nawarpani ( 3,545m)5 hrs walk

Nawarpani is that the destination set for the day. After concerning 5 minutes of flat path walk, we build a pointy ascent to the mini pass. We then walk across the steep gorge and descend crossing the water created by the Tilba river. Next, we climb an added ridge and so descend to the Chyangru river, recognizing some Eurasian drop Martin, flying high higher above us. we tend to currently cross the river to urge to the east bank, continue following the river, cross an aspect stream – the Chaya Khola and still Thanjam; crossing the bridge across the Tarap Khola an added time. Following the riverside path, we currently walk up to Nawarpani. Overnight at Nawarpani.

Day 8    Nawarpani to Do Tarap (4,090m)7-8 hrs walk

Dho Tarap is the destination set for the day to continue on the geographic area of the river, crossing the tiny cave, camping area and the beautiful bridge of the Tarap River; enjoying the barren canyon walls. We then climb the east bank of the river and through a worn Trans-Himalayan landscape; we climb the ridge at Serkam that greets us with a chorten. We descend from Serkam and once walking for a couple of kilometers, we cross the bridge across the Saul River. We additional walk towards another bridge at Langa to push ourselves to the east of the river. The walk continues on a rocky path to a lower place the drop. Then, climbing step by step aboard the river past many walls and worn cliffs, we ascend to a line of ancient charters. After a walk of 20 min, Dho Tarap arrives they welcome by Bhuddist flags and religious residence. The night is spent at a lodge in Dho Tarap.

Day 9    Rest Day Acclimatization Do Tarap (4,090m)

Dho Tarap is a village of many clusters of closely packed stone homes and corrals enclosed by the fields of barley. The village is underpopulated by a number of Tibetans, and additional Magars, who are each Bon PO and Nyingma followers. They offer a good variety of attractions to pay a worthy day. Therefore, the day is going to be spent exploring the near monasteries like Doro and Shipchhong and therefore the settlement of Dho Tarap. The night is going to be spent at a populate Dho Tarap.

Day 10    Do Tarap to Numa La Base Camp (4,440m)6-7 hrs walk

Numa La Base Camp is the destination set for the day. Although the distance is relatively short, we build lots of detours to go to gompas and villages, before reaching the destination. From Dho Tarad we head back to ancient old Mekyem Gompa. We continue additional on the path on the river, enjoying the plain valley with yaks and horses grazing the patches of thick inexperienced grasses, to cross the bridge across the river. This is often the foremost lovely part of the complete region. Crossing the bridge, we walk towards another bridge that’s conjointly a path junction, from where we continue following the southern path heading towards the Numa La base camp. The walk continues until we reach the Numla base camp. The night is spent in a tented camp to a lower place Numa-la.

Day 11    Numa La Base Camp to Pelung Tang (4,465m) via Numa La pass ( 5,190m)6-7 hrs walk

Today is going to be the toughest day of the whole trek. As we commit to cross Numa La, we begin early in the morning. We first climb the ridge on a yak path up a grass-covered slope that greets us with the variety of Mani walls and a Chorten. We more climb up to the ridge to a grass-covered mound and a little stream; from where a protracted climb up ground can take us to Numa La. the highest presents an incredible read of the encircling mountains and therefore the view of the barren mountains of Dolpa. We conjointly climb the crest for the most effective views of the trek. When enjoying the read, we alight from the pass into a U-shaped, rocky valley. We cross the stream, talus slopes and head towards the purpose, where the valley meets another valley. We then follow the river downstream past worn cliffs and gently climb up enjoying the read of river disappearing into the gorge till we reach Phelung Tang. Overnight stay at the tented camp in Phelung Tang.

Day 12    Pelung to Dajok Tang (4,080m) via Baga La pass (5,070m)6 hrs walk (camp)

From Phelung our destination is to reach Dojok Tang through the small meadow, crossing stream and climbing up the ridge. After passing Two large streams we head towards the village called Dojak Tang (4080m).

Day 13    Dajok to Ringmo (3,600m)3-4 hrs walk

Ringmo is the destination set for the day. Initially, we withstand the vegetations like pines, walnut, and willow oak; but, once walking concerning an hour, we’d like to continue through the slim rocky cliffs for concerning 2-3 hour to succeed in Ringmogaon. The remaining day is spent exploring the village of Ringmo. The night is spent at a occupy Ringmo.

Day 14    Hike Ringmo to Phoksundo Lake(3,733m)

We take a relaxing walk halfway around the lake to explore the lake area. We additionally visit the close temple as well as the Tibetan Buddhist monastery. If time permits, we pay the remainder of the day exploring the Ringmo village. The night will be spent at a reside Ringmo.

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

shyanta along the Phoskundo river walking towards the bridge along Pugma Khola past Polam (a winter settlement), and Amchi Hospital. a straightforward walk on the east bank of the Phoksundo river, through the forest, can bring us to Chhepka before mounting to Shyanta. Overnight at Shyanta.

Day 16    Shyanta to Jhupal(2,475m)

 From Shyanta, we descend to Sulighat passing Raktang where we cross the bridge across Thuli Bheri River. Exploring the villages, we will reach Jhupal which takes about 4 to 5 hours of walk.

Day 17    Jhupal to Nepalgunj by fly and Nepalgunj to Kathmandu(1,350m)

We have a flight that takes you from Jhupal to Nepalgunj. The next morning, we will take a flight from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu. Then head to the Hotel where you can relax, there will be a farewell dinner ( Nepali Food) to celebrate the successful completion of our journey. Overnight stay Kathmandu

Day 18    Final Departure

Your wonderful adventure in Nepal comes to an end today. We wish you all the best. A representative from Aarohi Holiday Pvt Ltd will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

What's included ?

Pick up and drop off from and to International airport.

3 night hotel in Kathmandu (first two nights and last one night)

Dolpo Conservation Park permit.

Dolpo Especial permits.

TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System)

One English speaking government Licensed Guide (insurance, experienced, salary, food and accommodation)

One porter for each two people

Accommodation in tea houses twin sharing (private room/ Shared bathroom)

3 Meals a day – breakfast, lunch, Dinner during the trek (Anything from the munu)

Flight ticket (Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-jufal ) Both way

Sightseeing tour car A/C, driver and culture guide.

Farewell dinner at Nepalese cultural restaurant after the trek in Kathmandu.

All taxes and Company service charges

What's excluded ?

Bar and beverage bills, Tea coffe, wifi, bottled water, desserts, hot shower, Battery charge

Personal expenses, personal clothes, personal insurance for health and evacuation and tipping.

Entrance fees for sightseeing points.

Notices/Events/Info?

Info

1 Meals and drinking in Trek

The meals are included in our package which is taken in lodges. We will get breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnights. Our guide will choose and stop for lunch on the available place for every day on a trek. We will request you to bring water and use medicine and drink freely or therefore you can also have options of buying purification water bottled or boiled water in every place as well

2 Medicines and first kits

Proper medicines and first aid kits are very essential for trekking. You might get physically hurt at high altitudes is easy due to the terrain and change in atmosphere. Unsuspecting trekker must always be prepared for any adversities that they could face even while walking through easiest trek some of the most essential items anyone must have in their first aid kit are below

Antiseptic
Pain relief spray, ointment
Safety pins
Crepe bandage for sprain
And my other that are necessary which are hard to found in a rural area.

3 Trekking Seasons in Nepal

The trekking season in Nepal is generally known best as two seasons after falls and after the winter. Ever best season of trekking in Himalayan consider in the mid of September to mid of December. Each season has its distinct attraction to offers Nepal. Trekking season is classified as below

Autumn ( Sept- Nov)
Winter ( Dec-Feb)
Spring ( March-may)
Summer ( Jun- Aug)
Autumn (Sept-Nov)

This season is also considered as the best trekking season for the trekking in Nepal. Sep, Oct, and Nov are the fall in this trekking season in Nepal. This season offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views.

Winter (Dec- Feb)

This season is clear in Nepal. Dec, Jan, and Feb Months are a cold day in Mountain during this season Nepal is usually snowfall in the higher elevations with risks winds and colder temperatures. It will be ideal for trekking in the lower elevation.

Spring (March-May)

During this season different varieties of wildflowers, especially the rhododendrons make the hillside which makes higher altitude trekking more comfortable and interesting. April and May’s months are fall-in this trekking.

Summer ( June- August)

June, July, and August months are the main rainy season. It also involves monsoon with heavy rainfall which makes trekking condition unfavorable. During this season, it is times are blessed for the keen botanist as the higher valley and meadows blossom with flower and lush vegetation. Desert park of Nepal like mustang Nar-Phu valley and Dolpo region are the best season to do trekking which is summer trekking a great alternative behind the Himalayan rains shadow area.

4 Travel insurances

One of the most popular destinations in the world for the adventure trekking, Climbing and expedition is in Nepal, so most of that area is located in remote part in the Himalayan

Travel insurances in Nepal is definitely an Important consideration:-It play the vital role that you need to have travel insurance while doing traveling to Nepal and doing trekking, Climbing, and Expedition or any other adventure in Nepal. There are many types of travel insurance policies and which they all come with an incredible amount of fine print so, we request you need to very clear that what is covered and what is not covered on the travel insurance policy that you are going to buy in case if you need more information about travel insurances, please feel free to contact us.

5 Physical fitness

Physical fitness is an important part of any outdoor activity. It is probably less of an issue at the start than you might think. Trek is about taking your time settling your own pace and enjoying the experience to its fullest basically they are three components of in Nepal trek preparation:- Aerobic, strength, and mental. Aerobic conditioning is important primarily because you will trek in thinner air, up to 40 percent less than at sea label how as with good aerobic conditioning you will be able to better metabolize whatever oxygen is available to you.

Before your arrival in Nepal, you should plan on doing at least one hours of aerobic 3/4 times per week for 1 month. Jogging, hiking, cycling and walking on alley floor to ridgeline ascents with day back are some of the excellent forms of exercise so long as your strengthening ley muscles and building stamina. speed is not the essence confidence stamina and continuity are.

6 personal belongings

We are not answerable for any damage or loss of your any luggage or property belonging to you even when shouldered by porters, ponies airport or vehicles. That means your personal possessions luggage are at your risk at the times.

7 how to book your tour/ how to book with us

We request you, before booking any tour with us, please read all the term and conditions slowly read all the term and conditions slowly and thoroughly. You might also call us with any question prior to making any payments. Begin by filling out a booking form and pay the non-refundable deposit. Please fill out the form completely so as not to disrupt the expediency of the process The most important thing to understand that all aspects of the chosen trip, from what’s included and excluded and also to the level of service or even what trip may be right for your level of experience and fitness. Take as much as the time to get all questions answered so that when booking the trip/it is without trepidation.

8 Acute Mountain Sickness

Acute mountain sickness is common at high altitudes and depends on the elevation, the rate of ascent and individual susceptibility. The symptoms tend to be worse at night and include headache, loss of appetite and lethargy, nausea, bread hopelessness, and irritability. An altitude over 3000 meters (9843 Feet) is usually defined as high altitude. Treks are designed to properly acclimatize you to change in high altitude climate and sufficient precautionary measures too are taken to take almost caution. We will also equip our staffs with a cell phone and satellite phones in occurrence of any emergency cases. We are always greatly driven to keep the safety and security of our clients as our foremost concern.

9 Flight delays Internal

The major reason for the flight delays and the cancellation is due to the climate conditions and horal geographical setting of Nepal. The heavy rainfall the fog and unusual al winds cloud results in flight delays or sometimes cancellation airport lucks the instrument landing system for the domestic flights in case of any cancellations or flight delays do occur (highly chances of flight delays from around Kathmandu to Lukla,Everest Reagan) we will also provide service to arrange a helicopter to help you to be on your schedule on the premises of civil aviation rule of Nepal which can state that helicopters can fly if the visibility is 1500m. Therefore the cost ranges from used 350 to 650 according to the number of passengers.

10 Arrival Instructions

Outside the arrivals hall there will be a large group of people, Agents and individuals from many companies please don’t be a hassle by their people. We request you to Stop and look carefully for your name Our Aarohi Holiday representative will holding your name and encored you to the car and take you to your hotel in Kathmandu. You will also see Men/taxi driver offering you to carry luggage at the Airport. So just ignore them and walk out the door with our airport representative and follow these instructions you also have to take care and keep an eye on your luggage and belonging to avoid any complicacies.

11 Visa Entry procedures

For entry into Nepal, the visitors except the Indian nationals must hold passport and valid visa. Visa entry procedure in Nepal can be obtained at The Nepalese embassies or consulates abroad Nepal visa is an important issued at the entry points like Kathmandu international airport upon arrival. We must not pay any visa fee for under 10 years children. If you’re willing to get Nepal visa required filling form truth passport, Photograph.

Visa on Arrival Tourist Visa

Visa Facility Duration Fee

Single entry 15 days us $ 25

Single entry 30 days us $ 30

Multiple entry 90 days us $ 100

Please, we request you to have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the time of entry and also have cash ready in us dolor for more information to the most up to date list of exceptions for visa on arrival or to obtain the most current visa, Visit the Nepal Department of Immigration Website.

12 Trekking Day

We will have to walk around 6 to 8 hours per day/ 10 to 12 km per day more or less. We will have our breakfast at the tea house and begin our trekking as in the middle of long trekking we will have our lunch at the tea house and after some time we will start the trekking again. However, will end our night will dinner at tea house take rest to have some fun and remaining trek we will start it again tomorrow after breakfast.


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Trip Overview
  • Span
    18 days
  • Meal
    All meals included during the trek
  • Country
    Nepal
  • Starts from:
    Kathmandu
  • Ends at:
    Kathmandu

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