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Trek type: Camping
Trek Grade: Challanging
Duration: 22 days (18 days trek)
Activities: Trekking, camping, sightseeing, rock-climbing (option)
Best time to go: September-October, March-April
Departure dates: by arrangement Upper Dolpo

Opened to trekking in 1989, the Dolpo region is hard to match for its pristine beauty and rugged charm. Lying in the rain shadow area of the Himilaya, the landscape resembles that of the Tibetan Plateau instead of the lush green , monsoon watered hills, elsewhere in Nepal, at comparative altitudes.
Possibly the last sanctuary of Bon Po, a Shamanistic religion that pre-dates Buddhism, the home of rare Himalayan animals like the shy Snow Leopard, Tibetan Hare and the Himalayan Weasel it falls within the Shey-Phoksumdo National Park in western Nepal. Lake Phoksumdo, the Blue Lake, and the ancient monasteries in the villages aroud it are the focal point of a trip to this region. The Kanjiroba Himal provides a panoramic backdrop to complete the experience.

Itinerary

Day 01 : Trip commences in Kathmandu, introductions and formalities , Height : 1336m

Day 02 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley

Day 03 : Drive Kathmandu-Nepalgunj o/n Hotel

Day 04 : Fly to Juphal and trek to Dunai , Height : 2150m

Day 05 : Reji ,Height : 2940m

Day 06 : Army Camp , Height : 4025m

Day 07 : Phoksundo Ringmo ,Height : 3540m

Day 08 : Ringmo , Height : 4030m

Day 09 : Gupha Cave

Day 10 : Shey Gompa , Height : 4200m ,

Day 11 : Sheygompa

Day 12 : Saldang , Height : 3300m

Day 13 : Shey Gompa

Day 14 : Gupha (cave)

Day 15 : Phoksundo lake , Height : 3540m

Day 16 : Reji , Height : 2940m

Day 17 : Dunai , Height : 2150m

Day 18 : Juphal , Height : 2440m

Day 19 : Fly to Nepalgunj

Day 20 : Drive to Kathmandu

Day 21 : Day in Kathmandu - sightseeing/shopping/optional rock-climbing at Balliju Cliff - additional cost.

Day 22 : Trip concludes in Kathmandu

Cost ???

Cost included : Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (as per itinerary, 3 star rating standard, B&B, twin share basis), airport transfers, full compliment of trekking crew, all meals while on trek (except alternative by choice), all necessary camping gear (including sleeping bag, down jacket), overland transportation, National Park Fees, trekking crew insurance, domestic air fair,emergency first aid kit.

Cost not included : Extra hotel expenses, single room supplement where requested, any personal expenses (bottled soft drinks, telephone charges, video/camera fees, etc.), domestic and international airfares, medical costs (except medical attention given by trek leader), rescue charges, tips for crew (typically around NRp100 per trekking day), airport departure tax (currently NRp1100 for international destinations), Visas and visa extension costs, lunch and evening meals while in Kathmandu (except Namaste meal on first night)

 

 

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