Lower Dolpa Trek is one of the adventurous and popular trekking destinations of our country and this trek offers some of the most exciting and thrilling adventurous stuffs in our country. This trek can be called as an alternative trekking destination of Upper Dolpa as one can see the ancient and authentic cultures and lifestyle of Dolpa region in this trek as well. Trek to Dolpa region takes the trekkers to some of the most isolated and remote areas of Dolpa district and gives the trekkers an opportunity to do the sightseeing of some of the highest mountains of our country.
Lower Dolpa Trek offers some of the most spectacular views of Himalayan ranges of our country including Everest and other many famous mountain ranges. Some of the major attractions of Lower Dolpa trek are the sightseeing of ancient monasteries and gompas, exploring the lifestyle of Himalayan people, Shey Gompa and Shey Phoksundo Lake. Saldang, Dho Tarap, authentic buddhist monuments, David Snell groove’s Himalayan pilgrimage and Shey Phoksundo National Park and a wide variety of flora and fauna found in this region. You will also get an opportunity to explore the unique cultures and traditions of people living in this region since many years.
Lower Dolpa Trek starts with a scenic flight to Nepalgunj and then we will take another flight to reach Jhupal. We will start our trek and trek via many ancient settlements to reach Dunai. Trekking via Tarakot and Lahini will take us to Dho Tarap. Trekking ahead, we will reach the Numa LA base camp and cross the famous Numa La pass. Trekking ahead, we will reach the Shey Phoksundo lake and do the sightseeing of this beautiful lake. After the sightseeing, we will trek back to Jhupal and then fly back to Kathmandu to end our trip.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj: 1 hour
Day 04: Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhupal (Dolpo) (2,320m/7,610ft) and trek to Dunai (2,850m/9,348ft): 45 mins flight, 2-3 hours trek
Day 05: Dunai to Tarakot (2,543m/8,341ft): 5-6 hours
Day 06: Tarakot to Laini (3,160 m/10,365 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 07: Laini to Nawarpani (3,545m/11,627 ft): 5-6 hours
Day 08: Nawarpani to Do Tarap (4,090m/13,415ft): 7-8 hours
Day 09: Rest Day at Do Tarap for acclimatization
Day 10: Trek to Numa La Base Camp (4440m/14,563 ft): 6-7 hours walk
Day 11: Cross Numa La pass (5,190m/17,023ft), camp at Pelung Tang (4465m/14,645 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 12: Cross Baga La pass (5,070m/16,630ft), trek to Dajok Tang (4,080m/13,382ft): 6 hours
Day 13: Dajok Tang to Ringmo (3,600m/11,808ft): 3-4 hours
Day 14: Hike to Phoksundo Lake
Day 15: Phoksundo Lake to Shyanta (2520m/8265 ft): 5-6 hours walk
Day 16: Shyanta to Jhupal
Day 17: Fly to Nepalgunj, fly to Kathmandu
Day 18: Final departure
- Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3/4/5 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
- Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking
- Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
- All accommodations during the trek.
- Your destination map.
- Both ways domestic Flights with airport tax.
- An experienced Government licensed holder Climbing guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
- Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment’s, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
- Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc.
- All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
- Travel & Rescue arrangement.
- All government taxes and Vat.
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
- Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
- equipment / Gears
- Your Travel insurance.
- International airfare.
- Nepal entry visa (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
- All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, Water )
- Personal shopping and laundry etc.
- Personal trekking Equipment’s.
- Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
- If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.