The Upper Dolpo Trekking route 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 the 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 Trekking 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 planed for this trip and check our Upper Dolpo Trekking cost below. You will get a rough idea of the culture and the surrounding. Book it with the Mountain Miracle Treks for the hassle-free off the beaten trekking trail in Nepal.