Upper Dolpo Trek - 27 Days

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Upper Dolpo Trek in Nepal is the loftiest off the beaten trekking route of Nepal. It is enchanted as well as tranquil. The serenity and untainted natural beauty are guaranteed. The trail is less trekked and at times can be fatigued as well as challenging. Get ready for the effervescent walking journey to Nepal’s finest off the beaten trekking trail.

The major highlight of Upper Dolpo Trek is the visit of 11th-century Monastery and Nepal’s deepest lake the Phoksundo Lake 145 m (476 ft. the trek for upper Dolpo goes through Phoksundo national park It was established in 1984 and covers an area of 3,555 km2, covering the striking valleys, Monasteries and wonderful landscapes like as – lake,Tarakot village Kang la pass (5150mt) Shey Gomba ,Jang la pass (4,845mt) These two passes offers challenges as well as help you create the intrepid tale of this Trekking Adventure. And Dhotarap and many more places are the major attraction of this trek. The trip of Upper Dolpo Trek starts illustriously with two connecting flights i.e. Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Juphal. The trail is full of green lush forests, rivers, waterfalls, hills, and villages.

The first phase of the Upper Dolpo Trek in Nepal is similar to Lower Dolpo Trek. The exploration of Phoksundo Lake offers an enchanting experience. It is not only the deepest Lake of Nepal but also the most beautiful and attractive blue Crystal Lake. The environment around the lake has been the destination for shooting lots of scenic music videos.

Trekking extends further to the 11th-century monastery the Shey Gompa Monastery. The area is full of people who follow Bon and Buddhism as their religion. Tibetan culture is largely supper in the area where they have been settled in their locality.

There is another option for trekkers while returning back than the regular route to Juphal. One can reach the Lower Mustang region the Jomsom. On this route, you can get the chance to witness the multiethnic community villages like Tinkyu, Norbulng, Rapka, Khomagaon, etc. The choice is yours to make it but the condition is that you have to be clear before booked the trip for a proper itinerary as you need to explore more days. Consult with our travel experts for the alternative option.

The journey back from the Monastery to Juphal is equally captivating. Watch the Nepali movie directed by French Director Eric Vallie “The Caravan” before Upper Dolpo Trek. You will get the rough idea of the culture and the surrounding. Book it with the Mountain Miracle Treks for the hassle-free trek in Nepal.

 

Trip Highlights

  • Shey Gompa, yangze gompa, and Bon Gompa (Monastery) founded and around eight hundred years old at the base of inorganic Mountain.
  • Off the beaten trail of Nepal, only a few visitors can be seen during the trek, itinerant lifestyle of locals, Tibetan Buddhism, and Bon Ethnic community.
  • Kanjirowa and crystal Mountain, Flora mainly of Pine, oak, Birches, Cypress, Walnut, Bamboo and Maple.
  • Phoksundo National Park, located at an elevation of 3,611.5 m () above sea level and Shay-Phoksundo Deepest Lake in Nepal With a length of 4.8 km and a depth of 600 m.
  • Wildlife of Shay-Phoksundo National park, Blue sheep, Musk deer, goral, leopard, wild dog, wolf, Marmot, weasel mouse hare, rhesus and Langur monkeys. The higher reaches haunt of the subtle snow leopard.  Convoys of Yaks, mules, horses, and sheep.
  • Three High passes= Kang-la, Shay-la and Choi-la passes above (5,000mt) and salt trade route and varieties of raw hubs.
  •   A day tour of Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and the Kathmandu Durbar Square (UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu).

Outline Itinerary:

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Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu

In the wake of arriving at the Tribhuwan International Airport, you will be welcomed by a delegate from Mountain Miracle Treks & Expedition who will drop you off at your lodging. At night an appreciated supper will be facilitated by Mountain Miracle Treks & Expedition. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Cost Includes

  • All the airport pick up and drop by private vehicle for your Arrivals and departures.
  • Four Night Accommodations in Kathmandu at 2/3-star category hotel on twin sharing basis with Breakfast.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour with experienced tour Guide in a private vehicle including your entrance fees as per the given itinerary.
  • Experienced, helpful and friendly Trekking guide, and a porter (There will be a 1porter each between 2 of you to carry your luggage).
  • All Ground transportation in a private Vehicle and tourist Bus/Nepali standard local Bus for long distance.
  • Kathmandu /Nepalgunj/Kathmandu /-Flight tickets ground transportation.
  •  All necessary camp equipments as per requirement.
  • Meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) with a cup of tea/coffee during your trek.
  • Accommodation in lodge/guest house on twin sharing basis during your trek.
  • Necessity paper works, Nation park permit / restricted area permits /Tims card.
  • General Medical (first aid Kid) is provided for general cases. (Please visit your own doctors and get prescription before coming to Nepal).
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter services which will be paid by your own travel insurance. We need a copy of your travel insurance before you leave trek.
  • Farewell dinner will be provided from the company’s side at a Nepali culture restaurant with a Nepali show after finishing your trip.
  • All government taxes, Vat and service charges.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa: you can get a visa easily upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan international airport in Kathmandu you need to bring 2 passport -size photos.
  • Personal expenses and meals Except for your trekking days.
  • Hot shower, Wi-Fi and Battery Charge during your Trek (it doesn't charge for small trekking/Hiking but they do charge for on the high mountain areas.
  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks and dessert.
  • Personal trekking equipment (Gears).
  • Tipping for guide and porter are expected.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.

Trip Fact

  • Destination Nepal
  • Duration 27 Days
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
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