Upper Dolpo Trek - Emerging Nepal

Upper Dolpo Trek


Upper Dolpo Trek passes comparatively three high passes, superior trails which make its way all through the glaciers where there is no possibility for trekking. In the rim of the Tibetan flat terrain of the Himalayan rainwater shade, Dolpo is to be found. Dolpo is celebrated land enclosed for several trekkers. The lack of additional trekkers in the tepid greeting agreed through the enduring Dolpo and mesmerizing approach keen on the Tibetan trail. Upper Dolpo Trek is all about stepping into rough yet prettiness and getting experience in an isolated place being aware with its features. The lofty and far off valley of Dolpo, situated in the northern face is conserving some of the leftovers of time- honored Tibetan culture. According to the history, Dolpo was formed by the Guru Rinpoche aiming as a safe heaven for dedicated Buddhists.

The hub of  magnetism of Upper Dolpo Trek are make up as the outstanding nearby explanation of Mountains, distinguishing civilization, recurrent days of camping in the modest Dolpa, tranquil lake and mind-boggling panorama.. Upper Dolpo Trek is made-up as the entirely uphold and directed trek. The Phoksundo Lake, which has a potential to change its color is another interesting factors which pulls the concentration of trekkers. Dolpo Region is considered as Nepal’s notable location for natural world, blue sheep, snow Leopard and Serow.

The trek grade of Upper Dolpo Trek is moderate. Likewise, the beginning spot for this trek is Jumla, you will get on for an incredible venture via Jumla. Emerging Nepal as a trekking company has lay down Upper Dolpo Trek as a trek with nearly all thrilling trek demanded by the trekkers. Trekkers will spend unusual days in Upper Dolpo Region. Upper Dolpo Trek is fitting to hold on all through the year so far but December to February is recommended as the easiness to make use of the trek. To carry out the trek for Upper Dolpo one has to follow the ancient route which was used to carry out the salt by the caravans.  

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Flight to Nepaljung
Day 04: Flight to Juphal, trek to Dunai
Day 05: Trek to Ankhe
Day 06: Trek to Sulighat
Day 07: Trek to Phoksundo Lake
Day 08: Trek to Phoksundo Khola
Day 09: Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang
Day 10: Trek to Shey Gompa via Kang La Pass
Day 11: Rest day
Day 12: Trek to Namduna Gaun via Saldang La
Day 13: Trek to Saldang
Day 14: Trek to Yangze Gompa
Day 15: Trek to Sibu
Day 16: Trek to Jeng La Phedi
Day 17: Trek to Tokyu Gaon via Jeng
Day 18: Trek to Dho Tarap
Day 19: Trek to Tarap Khola
Day 20: Trek to Khanigaon
Day 21: Trek to Tarakot, Dunai
Day 22: Trek to Jhuphal
Day 23: Flight to Nepaljung, Kathmandu
Day 24: Departure!!!!

 
Costs included in the price:
1. Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus
2. Accommodation in Kathmandu as mentioned in the itinerary. 
3. Guided city tours (if applicable by private car / van / bus)- depending on the number of tourists.
4. All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5. Local licensed English and other language speaking guides. (We have guides for different language including Russian, etc.)
6. Local staffs and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
7. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staffs
5. Domestic Airfare
10. Inclusive of government tax. 
11. Official expenses
12. Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) 
13. Upper Dolpa Trekking entry fee.

Costs excluded in the price:
1. All meals (lunch and dinner) in City or the Capital.
2. Your travel insurance (compulsory)
3. International airfares and airport departure tax
4. Visa fees
5. Alcoholic, cold and hot drinks, laundry
6. Personal trekking equipments
7. Tips for trekking staffs and driver. (Note: Tipping is expected)
8. Certain sightseeing/monument entrance fees
9. Any others expenses which are not mentioned in above section.
Day 01: Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
On the first day upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu our team representative staff will already show his presence to greet you. From the airport you will transfer to the hotel. You will take some rest and then will be familiar with the detail itineraries. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Spending a night at Kathmandu you will wake up early in dawn so that you will cover maximum places of Kathmandu and if you are favored with time then will move to Bhaktapur and Patan as well. Our first priority is to show the Kathmandu Valley whose monuments are listed in World Heritage Sites just like Swyambhunath (Monkey temple), holy Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Patan Durbar square. Completing the sightseeing you will move to hotel and prepare for the next day, taking a special trek permit. Stay overnight at hotel.  

Day 03: Flight to Nepaljung
Completing all the formalities today you will take a flight to Nepaljung, which is the beginning of trek. In Nepaljung you will sight quite a few bazaars which are populated by varied ethnic people. Fundamentally in Nepaljung you will visit the hallowed temple of Bageshori. Devoid of wasting any time you will quickly grab one more flight to Juphal (2,475m). Juphal will create such a situation that you could not stop from being watched the mountains and tiny villages. Then, you will begin the trek to Dunai (2,140m). Stay overnight at guesthouse. 

Day 04: Flight to Juphal (2,320m), trek to Dunai (2,850m)
From Nepaljung you will take another flight to Jupahal (2,320m) taking 45 minutes into the elevated Himalayas. The flight to Juphal will offer Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You will go for 2 to 3 hours of walk from Juphal heading towards the campsite called Dunai (2,850m). The daytime will start in on with the quest of descending throughout the terraced field and thin George. Stay overnight in a tented camp. 

Day 05: Trek to Ankhe (2,896m)
On the following day the trail equally lead you to Rahagaon by raising a village known as Thakuri (2,900m), with gompa guarding the village. From Thakuri, the trail will show the way to the inferior face of Rahagaon taking a steady downward at the Phoksundo. Passing the trekking trail approaching downfall through the shaded forest and extensive streams along with Shey Phosundo National Park will take you to Ankhe. Stay overnight in a tented camp. 

Day 06: Trek to Sulighat (3,500m)
On the following day you will move about Sulighat from Ankhe, roughly by passing the downward among to craft it out as the speedy graceful river. Forming the dyke all along the river bank, the trekking trail will revolve into the gathering of firewood and rocks. The trek stays on extending upstream and will come into view the bridge close up to Ryajik Village. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 07: Trek to Phoksundo Lake 
From at this point the route moves to let loose country on the rim one can prospect the distant watching of Phoksundo Lake and an inspiring superior cascade, one of the greatest in Nepal. Spending some minute at Phoksundo Lake you can viewpoint the enormous sights. To finish up with stroll downward all through the forests to the superior move will get you to Phoksundo Khola, and after that to the delightful harmony of Ringmo. The tiny stroll towards the beach will convey you to the Phoksundo Lake. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 08: Trek to Phoksundo Khola
After incoming at Phoksundo, the adventures keep it up staying away from the shoreline of the lake as it shapes a stony projection all along the western bank. The shaky trail impartial on pathway of wood hold up in the rocks may create some problem.  The westernmost edge of the lake will get you all from side to side of the verdant pasture which unbolt into the overflow plain of the Phoksundo Khola. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 09: Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang
With the union of Phoksundo Khola and a dissimilar mountain stream, there subsists alive an ancient wood bridge. A complete rise will receive you to the sheep field where the trail turns up a perpendicular channel. A hard climb to the summit will once more get you so far a new valley where one can view the Kang-La. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 10: Trek to Shey Gompa (4,500m) via Kang La Pass
On the following day you will head towards Shey Gompa (4,500m) via Kang La Pass in an early morning. The presence of red chorten hints the arrival at Shey Gompa, where a picturesque timber, log bridge show the way up to the location at Shey Gompa. Stay overnight in a tented camp. Th Shey Gompa belongs to the community called Chaiba which was the initial Kagyupa Gompa crafted in 11th century. Stay overnight in a tented camp. 

Day 11: Rest day
On the following day you will get time for taking rest. Taking rest on this day has its own importance as it helps to get used to with new environments as well as to get take up the most topical surroundings. In additional, you will get time to stretch your muscles as taking rest does not means you have to stay idle. So, you will move out from the camp and will walk around in an innovative atmosphere. Stay overnight in a tented camp. 

Day 12: Trek to Namduna Gaun (4,800m) via Saldang La
The subsequent downhill to the northern component is long-lasting and wearing yet you will move toward the greet scene of pasturing the browse yaks and sheep. The suggestion of approaching the Namduna Gaun (4,800m) will modify the viewpoint of trek. Of the same kind to Shey, the Namgung monastery fit in to the Karma-Pa cult. Newly the chief rock face temple deformed and the villagers encompass new constructed an exquisite monastery in this plain village. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 13: Trek to Saldang (3,620m)
On the following day the trek will show the way into the Saldang (3,620m) which appear to be on the smooth topography of eminent Nam Khongmala. Saldang is the major town to be found in the inner Dolpo area with charming façade. It is a prosperous village with intended place on a trade way to Tibet. Stay overnight in a tented camp

Day 14: Trek to Yangze Gompa (4,960m)
The trek set up with the reasonable normal trail with small uphill and downhill incline and following it. You will pass all through the miniature array of Tiling and Lurigaon, until you turn up at Yangze also acknowledged as Yangtsher. It is positioned just preceding to Yangze near to Lurigaon. Here, you have to cross the tributary of Panzang River intended to walk around the villages all along with the Monastery. Stay overnight in a tented camp. 

Day 15: Trek to Sibu (4,560m)
From Yangze there subsist two trails which bond Sibu (4,560m). This is the prolonged trail which starts to west passing terribly cut off villages of Nishalgaon and further passes Shimengaon. In turn to stay time and control you will go back above the trail reverse to Saldang village, as this is fairly trouble-free and short route. The trek put off more downward for extra 2 hours to get there at Sibu. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 16: Trek to Jeng La Phedi (4,900m)
On the following day you will trek heading towards the Jeng La Phedi after crossing the caravan of laden on the mode to the Tibet boundary. Spending quite a lot of days at the similar river, finally you will go away rotating east till you spin up at joining mutually with two small tributaries. The pointed range to the base will take you to Jeng La (4,900m). Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 17: Trek to Tokyu Gaon via Jeng
Leaving Jeng La Phedi you will set out for the trek to Tokyu Gaon through Jeng (5,090m).You will get to outlook the radiant spectacle of snow ranges which draw closer out to the south. After a glorious moment, you will walk taking a downward on the coarse trail of Tarap valley. By afternoon you will come to the green valley which show the way for the pleasant trail at the closing stages at Tokyu monastery (4,200m). Stay overnight in a tented camp. 

Day 18: Trek to Dho Tarap
Bon Po and Chaiba sect exist mutually in harmony. After a short trek on this striking valley you will come to Dho Tarap (4,040m) for the overnight camp with plentiful time to stopover around the villages. This village is bounded by an uneven stone wall. At Dho, about 40 houses are separated into three clusters and put up in a random way occupied by hardly any Tibetans and normally Magars hill tribe of Nepal who has lived here for numerous age group Stay overnight at guesthouse. 

Day 19: Trek to Tarap Khola
Today the nature of the trek is relatively an extended day or modest stroll depending upon the alternative of numerous diverse campsites so the route can be as elastic as you akin to. You will amble all along the juniper bush and wild rose, typical of dry inner Himalayan valleys over the tree line. Through this route you might perceive herds of blue sheep. By the afternoon time you will arrive at the confluence of the Tarap Chu and the Lang Khola, a river which unite with Tarap River from further east. Stay overnight in a tented camp. 

Day 20: Trek to Khanigaon
On the following day you will carry on downward towards the gorge of the Tarap River, next to it, growing high above on a trail built from the steep slopes strength come crossways people from Dolpo taking their herds to subordinate grazing land for the winter. The gorge too poffers surprising venture and thrills. Lastly, you will reach to the camping mark alongside the Tarap khola at Khanigaon (3,150m). Stay overnight in a tented camp.  

Day 21: Trek to Tarakot, Dunai
Following the trail of Lalberi village you will begin the trek throughout the remarkable forest, prior to take downfall into another gorge. Continuing the walk into the river will reach at Tarakot (2,537m) where you will be greeted by multicolor fields. Tarakot (2,537m) is an elderly fortress settlement identified by the native people Dzong, whose meaning is 'fort'. There are chortens and a gompa on the border of a verdant plateau, with an exciting lonely tree. Stay overnight in a tented camp. 

Day 22: Trek to Jhuphal
Taking 3 hours of trek will take you to Juphal (2,475m) from Chhepka. The primary fraction over the massive trail, passing all through the tiny village of Kalagaonda will grasp you towards the goal. For second time you will go away from the center trail for climbing above the mini trail at some step in the paddock of Wheat, Barley, Walnut and Apricot. Trekking in Juphal is an tempting come up of the trek. Stay overnight in a tented camp. 

Day 23: Flight to Nepaljung, Kathmandu
In an early morning you will take a flight to Nepaljung. All the way through the flight you will receive delight by screening the prominent mountains with restricted outdoor. In warding at Nepaljung, with feeling excitement you will again boo another flight which will take you to Kathmandu. Landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu you will be transferred into the hotel to take some rest. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 24: Departure!!!!
Officially getting done with the tour package it’s time to say good bye. So taking the breakfast you will be transferred into the Tribhvan International Airport, Kathmandu by our team representative in a private van. We hope we are able to make your holidays as memorable as you have vision. Have a safe journey. 

Trip Facts

Duration: 24 Days
Accomodation: Hotel, Lodge
Altitude Height: 5,460m.
Seasons: February-June, September-December
Level: Moderate
Trip Departure: Kathmandu
No. of Pax: 1-30 people
Activities: Trekking
Mode of Travel: Domestic flight, Car, Bus

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