Lower Dolpo Trek

Overview

The Dolpo region lies further north from the Dhaulagiri Range in the rain shadow of the Himalayas – reflected in the colorful barren slopes of the mountains where the play of light and shadow is a perpetual fascinating spectacle. Dolpo region has survived its originality for centuries. Dolpo region became famous for the outside world when Film Director Eric Valli, came up with the film “Caravan” which got nominated for prestigious Oscar Award. Along with the view of spectacular landscapes, the movie in glance provided the image of the culture and traditions practiced in the region, the simplicity they possess, etc. This region is home of the deepest Himalayan Lakes in the world, the Phoksundo.

The Lower Dolpo trek is a perfect trek for trekkers wishing for an off-the-beaten-path experience. It was only in 1990 that this remote region in western Nepal was opened for the foreigners. The trek passes through Shey-Phoksundo National Park with spectacular mountain scenery, Buddhist monasteries and yak caravans.

Trip Briefing
  • Duration: 31 days
  • Rating:Fairly Popular
  • Grading:Moderate
  • Region: Dolpo region
  • Activity:Trekking
  • Trip Type:Camping Trek
Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 03: Briefing and preparation day for the trek

Day 04: Drive Kathmandu to Darbang

Day 05: Trek Darbang to Sibang (1,680 m)

Day 06: Trek Sibang to Jal Jala (3,390 m)

Day 07: Trek Jal Jala to Dhorpatan (2,870 m)

Day 08: Trek Dhorpatan to Phalgune Dhuri (4,060 m)

Day 09: Trek Phalgune Dhuri to Yamakhar (2,750 m)

Day 10: Trek Yamakhar Gaon to Dhule (3,410 m)

Day 11: Trek Dhule to Purbang (4,065 m)

Day 12: Trek Purbang to Khani Gaon (2,950 m)

Day 13: Trek Khani Gaon to Serkam (3,750 m)

Day 14: Trek Serkam to Dho Tarap Gaon (3,950 m)

Day 15: Rest Day in Dho Tarap

Day 16: Trek Dho Tarap Gaon to Numala Phedi / Numala Base Camp ( 4,440 m)

Day 17: Trek Numala Base Camp to Danigar (4,512 m)

Day 18: Trek Danigar to Yak Kharka (3,860 m)

Day 19: Trek Yak Kharka to Ringmo Gaon (3,640 m)

Day 20: Trek Ringmo Gaon to Phoksundo Lake (3,600 m)

Day 21: Rest Day in Phoksundo Lake

Day 22: Trek Phoksundo Lake to Rechi (3,011 m)

Day 23: Trek Rechi to Shyangta (2,480 m)

Day 24: Trek Shyangta to Juphal (2,475)

Day 25: Fly from Juphal to Nepalgunj and drive to Bardiya National Park

Day 26: Bardiya National Park

Day 27: Bardiya National Park

Day 28: After breakfast drive Bardiya National Park to Nepalgunj

Day 29: Fly from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu

Day 30: Rest day in Kathmandu

Day 31: Departure

Contact Us

Shambhala Trekking Agency Pvt. Ltd 
Tej Bhawan, Palace Road ( North Gate) Lazimpat 
Kathmandu Nepal

00977-1-4001010,4412889 (Office) 
GPO Box. 21358 
Fax: +0977-1-4411753 
Email: shambhalatrekkingnepal@gmail.com, 
shambhala@mail.com.np
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