Upper Dolpo Trek

  •   Destination: Nepal
  •   Trip Grade: Moderate
  •  Group size: 2-3
  •  Best Seasons: spring
  •   Accomodation: Hotel


The Upper Dolpo trek in Nepal is a newly opened, less trodden trekking location suitable for thrill seekers wishing to seek solitude and solace in the mystical lands of Nepal. This unforgettable experience takes you into the hearts of the mystical land where old age Bonpo and Buddhist traditions along with shamanistic influences showcase the cultural and religious diversity of Nepal.


The Dolpo region is situated on the Tibetan plateau and the Dhauliaigr ranges. It was newly opened to trekkers on 1989. This less trodden area offers solace and solitude, along with eh opportunity to witness the beauty of the topographically varied mystical Dolpo. The carefully formulated itinerary made by the Alpine Paradise Treks and Expedition takes you off the popular trails into the depths, nooks, and crannies of this region, to experience its true beauty.


Culturally influenced by Tibet, the Upper Dolpo region requires a permit to the trekked upon. Shey Gompa is one of the major areas of religious significance in this region. Other attractions are the high passes of the Himalayas and the tranquil and azure blue Phoksundo Lake. The ancient Trans-Himalayan trade route follows the route through this least developed district in Nepal.


The beautiful experience starts off with Nepalgunj and passes through ancient villages of Jhuphal, Anke, Sulighat, Phoksundo Lake, Shey Gompa, Namduna Gaun, Saldang, Dho Tarapo, Tarakot and comes to an end in Dunai. Stunning mountain scenery of the Annaprunba, Dhaulaigir and Mount Kailash amalgamated with the passage through the rugged landscape makes this experience one in a million.

The landscapes are desolate, isolated and pure. Camping is an important part of the trek and proper acclimatization is the key to success.  Varied landscapes from tree line to dry, arid areas of this region call trekkers from all around the world to experience heaven in Nepal. Come experience this wonderful journey with Alpine Paradise Treks and Expedition and return home satisfied.

Day 01 : Arrival at kathmandu valley. overnight at Hotel

Day 02 : Sightseeing at kathmandu valley. overnight at hotel.

Day 03 : Fly to Nepalganj, overnight at hotel.

Day 04 : Fly to Juphal and start trek to Dunai,overnight at tented camp.

Day 05 : Trek to Hanke Check Post,overnight at tented camp.

Day 06 : Trek to Sumdo,overnight at tented camp.

Day 07 : Trek to Ringmo (Shey – Phoksundo Lake),overnight at tented camp.

Day 08 : Rest and explore around Shey – Phoksundo Lake and villages inhabited by Bon and Buddhist settlers,overnight at tented camp.

Day 09 : Trek to Silver Forest,overnight at tented camp.

Day 10 : Trek to Ngondala (Seula Bhanjyang Base Camp),overnight at tented camp.

Day 11 : Trek to Shey Gompa,overnight at tented camp.

Day 12 : Rest at Shey Gompa,overnight at tented camp.

Day 13 : Trek to Saldang, overnight at tented camp.

Day 14 : Rest at Sandang,overnight at tented camp.

Day 15 : Trek to Sibu,overnight at tented camp.

Day 16 : Trek to Jenjala Base Camp,overnight at tented camp.

Day 17 : Trek to Se La Base Camp,overnight at tented camp.

Day 18 : Trek to Dho Tarap,overnight at tented camp.

Day 19 : Rest at Dho Tarap,overnight at tented camp.

Day 20 : Trek to Big Cave,overnight at tented camp.

Day 21 : Trek to Lahini,overnight at tented camp.

Day 22 : Trek to Tarakot,overnight at tented camp.

Day 23 : Trek to Heute Ghar,overnight at tented camp.

Day 24 : Trek to Dunai,overnight at tented camp.

Day 25 : Trek to Juphal,overnight at tented camp.

Day 26 : Fly to Nepalganj & continuous to Kathmandu,overnight at hotel.

Day 27 : Explore to kathmandu. overnight at hotel.

Day 28 : Departure to yours own destination.

What is included?

  •  Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj with breakfast as per the programme.
  • Three meals in a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with hot beverage and snacks whilst on trekking.
  • Sightseeing at kathmandu valley. overnight at hotel.
  • Cosy guesthouse accommodation whilst on trekking.
  • Shey Phoksundo National Park and , Upper Dolpo & Lower Dolpo Special Permit and fees
  • An experienced fluent English speaking guide trained and licneced by the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation.
  • Highly experienced trekking porter.
  • Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary & insurance.
  • Flight Ticket from kathmnadu to Nepalgunj, Nepalgunj to juphal and juphal to Nepalgunj and Nepalgunj to Kathmandu.
  • All necessary ground transportation.
  • Airport transfers.
  • All governmental procedure.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant with cultural dance .

What is not included?

  • Meals at Kathmandu.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Your Travel Insurance, Rescue & Evacuation(medical insurance & helicopter rescue) » View More
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.
  • Visa Fee. » View More
  • Trekking Equipment list » View More
  • Travel and personal expenses

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