Lower Dolpo Trek
- Destination: Nepal
- Trip Grade: Moderate
- Group size: 2-3
- Best Seasons: spring
Come experience heaven in the form of Lower Dolpo Trek with the Alpine Paradise Treks and Expedition. This is a journey that takes you to the heart of Nepal and lets you explore the vivid ruggedness that is significant of this country. Passage through high mountain passes, remote villages, and religious locations makes this trek one in a million experience, worth embarking on.
The trail of the Lower Dolpo Trek passes through the hidden trail used by locals in the Phoskundo National Park. Populated greatly by ethnic inhabitants like the Bon Po people and the Buddhists, the Lower Dolpo region of Nepal is surely set to arrest you with its perfect beauty. The highlights of this trek are the passage through Do Tarap, Numa La Pass, Baga La Pass, Ringmo Pass and the views of the Annapurna and the Dhauliaigiri Himalayans ranges.
The trek starts off with a flight from Nepalgunj and then passes through remote locations through the rain shadow landscape of the Himalayas. The perpetual fascinating spectacle of the colorful barren slopes of the light and shadow region of the Lower Dolpo region makes this experience something to remember for a lifetime. Explore the Bon Po traditions followed by the ethnic inhabitants living in this region and muse at the number of yak caravans you pass by. Come experience heaven in Nepal with the Alpine Paradise Treks and Expedition.
Day 1 Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)overnight at Hotel.
Day 2 Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft) Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj & transfer to Hotel
Day 4 Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhupal (Dolpo)(2,320m/7,610ft), trek to Dunai (2,850m/9,348ft), 2-3 hrs walks Overnight at the camp.
Day 5 Trek to Tarakot (2,850m/9,348ft), 5-6 hrs walk. Overnight at camp.
Day 6 Trek to Khani Gaon (2,543m/8,341ft), 5-6 hrs walks. Overnight camp near by the village backyard.
Day 7 Trek to Tarap Khola (3,450m/11,316ft), 4-5 hrs walks Overnight at camp.
Day 8 Trek to Yak Kharka (3800m/12,464ft), 4-5 hrs walk. Overnight at camp.
Day 9 Trek to Dho Tarap (4,090m/13,415ft), 5-6 hrs walks Overnight at camp.
Day 10 Rest Day at Dho Tarap for acclimatization. Overnight at camp.
Day 11 Trek to Tokyu Gaun 5-6 hrs .overnight camp beneath the Numa-la.
Day 12 Trek to Numa La. Overnight at camp.
Day 13 Cross Numa La (5,190m/17,023ft), and camp at Phedi. Overnight at camp.
Day 14 Cross Baga La (5,070m/16,630ft) and camp on the other side of the Phedi (4,470m/14,662ft) Overnight at camp.
Day 15 Trek to Ringmo (3,600m/11,808ft), 6-7 hrs walks. Overnight at camp.
Day 16 Rest Day at Ringmo for a hike to Phoksundo Lake. Overnight at camp.
Day 17 Trek to chepka(2260m.) Overnight at camp.
Day 18 Trek to Jhupal.Overnight at camp.
Day 19 We take a flight from Jhupal to Nepalgunj. On reaching Nepalgunj, we return to Kathmandu on the next available fly .
Day 20 Rest day in Kathmandu.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 21 Departure.Farewell!!
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