Upper Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo Trekking in Nepal leads you to one of the wildest parts of western Nepal, including the Phoksundo Lake and Shey Gompa. It is an isolated part of the country, which is a less touristy and a land of spiritual prosperity. Trekking in Upper Dolpo is a wonderful trip to explore the indigenous valleys and enclave of pure Tibeten culture. The land is equally famous as the land of snow leopard.

Eric Valli in the film Himalaya and Peter Matthiessens book Snow Leopard have made the trip in Dolpo region popular. The scenarios are outstanding to follow the yak herders. Phoksundo Lake on its route is a pristine lake which attracts you very much. The inner part of the Upper Dolppo region includes some thrilling high passes. Dho Tarap and Shey Gompa are some beautiful villages there. Shey Gompa is a spiritual centre of this region. Crossing the Kangla pass at 5110 meters, you reach to the Lake. Upper Dolpo Trek is not only for adventure but also to realize the wilderness of Nepal. Exciting Nepal Treks and Expedition offers a well managed itinerary, local and expert guides and a perfect supporting team for the camping trip. Please, contact us for the details.

Day 01 :Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m).

Day 02 :Kathmandu cultural tour.

Day 03 :Fly Kathmandu to Nepalgunj.

Day 04 :Fly to Juphal (2475m), trek to Chhepka (2838m).

Day 05 :Chhepka to Amchi Hospital (3110m).

Day 06 :Amchi Hospital to Phoksundo Lake (3641m).

Day 07 :Explore around.

Day 08 :Phoksundo Lake to Chunemba (3639m).

Day 09 :Chunemba to Snowfields Camp (4400m).

Day 10 :Snowfields Camp to Shey Gompa (4310m) via Nagdalo La (5350m).

Day 11 :Explore around the Shey Gompa.

Day 12 :Shey Gompa to Namgung (4430m) via Shey La (5000m).

Day 13 :Namgung to Saldang (4060m).

Day 14 :Saldang to Sibu (4200m).

Day 15 :Sibu to Lagmo Che (4570m).

Day 16 :Lagmo Che to Tokyu (4209m) via Jeng La (5110m).

Day 17 :Tokyu to Dho Tarap (4080m).

Day 18 :Dho Tarap to Sisaul (3750m).

Day 19 :Sisaul to Laina Odar (3370m).

Day 20 :Laina Odar to Lingdo (2391m).

Day 21 :Lingdo to Dunai (2140m).

Day 22 :Dunai to Juphal (2475m).

Day 23 :Flight Juphal to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu.

Day 24 :Rest day.

Day 25 :Final departure.

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Trip Facts

  • 25 Day(s)
  • Moderate