Tibetan Buddhism Dolpo Trek

Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo region is Tibetan Buddhism, in 700 years at the forefront of Shey monastery.Dolpo area is protected by ‘Shey Phoksundo National Park’ of Nepal. It is situated in the mountain region of Western Nepal covering parts of Dolpo and Mugu Districts. It is established in 1984, it is the largest national park in the country with an area of 3555 Sq. km. Twice a year, the Pilgrims held a religious pilgrimage “bark” around Crystal Mountain – also known as the younger brother of Mount Kailash in Tibet. Upper Dolpo is also one of the few places in the world where pre-Buddhist shamanic religion Bon-po is still alive.

Upper Dolpo and Jomsom Treking

Upper Dolpo and Jomsom Treking

It is one of the long, the most beautiful and remote areas of the Nepal. It is recommended to expert trekkers to great heights as well as place to explore Bone and Buddhist culture and monasteries.This trek crosses more than eleven mountain passes, seven of them higher than 5,000 m. Upper Dolpo to Jomsom Trek is more like exploring the cultural heritages and settlements in combination with adventure.By 1996, foreigners were banned from traveling to the Upper Dolpo, which helped preserve the cultural uniqueness of the region.Even these days due to restricted immigration permit very few people have opportunities to experience this region. The region is a natural refuge wildlife: blue sheep, deer, Himalayan fox,eagles, vultures, the rarest big cats – Snow Leopard.

Outline Itinerary: Upper Dolpo Trekking

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT], transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Preparation of the trip, explore the town
Day 03: Fly to Nepalganj, explore the town
Day 04: Fly to Juphal, trek to Chhepka [2,840M / 9,317FT]
Day 05: Spare day in case of any flight delays to Juphal Airport
Day 06: Trek to Amchi Hospital [3,100M / 10,170FT]
Day 07: Trek to Ringmo and Phoksumdo Lake [3,700M / 12,139FT]
Day 08: Rest and acclimatization day at Phoksumdo Lake, sightseeing around the lake
Day 09: Trek to Phoksumdo Lake North Camp [3,600M / 11,811FT]
Day 10: Trek to Lar Tsa Camp [4,200M / 10,498FT]
Day 11: Trek to Snowfields Camp [4,650M / 15,255FT]
Day 12: Cross Kang La Pass [5,380M / 17,650FT], trek to Shey Gompa [4,400M / 14,435FT]
Day 13: Exploration day around Shey Gompa [4,400M]
Day 14: Cross Saldang La [5,060M / 18,569FT], trek to Namgung [4,430M / 15,599FT]
Day 15: Trek to Dora Sumda [3,770M / 12,368FT]
Day 16: Trek to Mischagaon village [4,200M / 13,779FT]
Day 17: Trek to Chanpola Goth near Shimen village [4,250M / 13,943FT]
Day 18: Trek to Tinje village [4,200M / 13,779FT]
Day 19: Trek to Rapka [4,550M / 14,927]
Day 20: Cross Chharka La [5,015M / 16,453FT], trek to Chharka village [4,300M / 14,107FT]
Day 21: Exploration day around Chharka village
Day 22: Trek to Norbulung [4,750M / 15,583FT] or Molum Sumna [4,850M / 15,912FT]
Day 23: Cross higher Sangda La [5,515M / 18,093FT], trek to Sangda Phedi [5,100M / 16,732FT]
Day 24: Cross lower Sangda La [5,035M / 16,519FT], trek to Sangda village [3,800M / 12,467FT]
Day 25: Trek to Dhagarjun village [3,280M / 10,761FT]
Day 26: Trek to Jomsom [2700M / 8858FT]
Day 27: Fly to Pokhara [820M / 2690FT], transfer to Hotel, explore around Pokhara during the day
Day 28: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT]
Day 29: Spare day in Kathmandu, buying souvenirs for friends, family and relatives if needed
Day 30: Fly back to home or extend the trip

Upper Dolpo Trekking

Upper Dolpo Trekking

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