Lower Dolpo Trek

Lower Dolpo Trek
Dolpa is remote region of Nepal and the focal point of this area is Shey Phoksumdo National Park. The east and south of it is bordered by the Dhaulagiri and Churen Himal ranges and to the west by Jumla district. Trekking to Lower Dolpo proffers you the remarkable and worthwhile experience of lifetime. The noteworthy figure seen here are immaculate snowy peaks, ancient and isolated villages, rich wildlife, reliable Buddhist monastery and wonderful lakes. The people of this area are simple and warm-hearted with enthralling culture and traditions. The cultural traditions of this area are basically linked with Tibetan.
Trekking into this region gives an exposure to the High & Isolated Himalayan valleys, resembling the Tibetan highlands. The major highlight of this trek includes “Shey Phoksundo National Park” which is the largest National Parks of Nepal. “Shey Phoksundo Lake” is another prominent factor of this region. The lake is totally free of aqua life, which the crystal waters clearly explain. Surrounded by rock, forests, and snow- capped peaks, the area has been described as one of the World's “Natural Hidden Wonders” The trek begins at “Juphal” and follows the trail to “Dunai”, then proceeds to “Tarakot”, way up to “Bang la” Camp, the highest point of this trek, after passing through the “Sanu Bheri” village, we then descend to the beautiful “Phoksundo” Lake, which is a part of the “Shey Phoksundo National Park”.

Facts of the Trek:  
Grade:  Very Strenuous
Best season:  Feb - May, Sep - Nov
Per day walking:  5 – 6 hours
Type of Trek:  Camping
Duration:  22 days
Maximum Elevation:  5318m
   
Trekking Highlights: 
Observe the remoteness of Nepal,
Snowy peaks,
Ancient and isolated villages,
Buddhist monasteries,
Enthralling culture and tradition,
Kathmandu Sightseeing

Detail Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
Day 03: Juphal to Dunai (2150m)
Day 04: Dunai to Tarakot (2550m)
Day 05: Tarakot to Khanigaon (2550m)
Day 06: Khanigaon to Chukore (about 3550m)
Day 07: Chukore to Kamokharka (4000m)
Day 08: Kamokharka to Dho (4130m)
Day 09: Dho to Numa La Camp (4350m)
Day 10: Numa La Camp to Bang La Camp (4500m)
Day 11: Bang La Camp to Sanu Bheri Valley
Day 12: Sanu Bheri valley to Phoksundo Lake (3730m)
Day 13: Phoksundo Lake to Pungmo Valley (3304m)
Day 14: Pungmo Valley to Lasa Meadow (about 4300m)
Day 15: Lasa Meadow to Garpung khola Valey (4000m)
Day 16: Garpung Khola Valley to Hurikot (2600m)
Day 17: Hurikot to Forest Camp (3250m)
Day 18: Forest Camp to Churta (3010m)
Day 19: Churta to Jumla (2370m)
Day 20: Jumla to Kathmandu and farewell party.
Day 21: International departue.

(Note: B = Breakfast, L= Lunch, D = Dinner)

Cost Information:
(The trip price will vary depending on the group size, duration and services required. Please contact us via our website with your details to obtain a quote.)

Cost Includes:
Transportation to and from Kathmandu by air or road as per itinerary.
3 meals per day during the trek (breakfast, lunch & dinner) including the coffee and tea.
Accommodation in tea house or provided tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
Accommodation including breakfast at 3-4 star hotels in Kathmandu.
Highly experienced Government licensed guide and necessary porters during the trek.
Government / Local taxes, Tourist service charge, guide / porter insurance and salary, general equipment, national park and conservation area fees.
Kathmandu City Tour with an Experienced Tour Guide ( Kathmandu , Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur) depends on your time frame.
Trekking Registration Certificate (TRC).
Airport transfers

Cost Exclude:
International airfares
International Airport Departure Tax
Trekking Equipment
Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
Airport departure tax to be paid in rupees on your departure 1760 rupees
entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue) - you may easily obtain the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport - Kathmandu.
Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
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