Trip Facts
  • Duration
    18 Days
  • Grade
    Moderate
  • Country
    Nepal
  • Arrival
    TIA, Kathmandu
  • Departure
    TIA, Kathmandu
  • Group Size
    2 - 15
  • Max Altitude
    5190m
  • Meals Included
    Breakfast and welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu / Full board in Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

Upper Dolpo Trek

higlights

  • Since the terrain can be hard and the days long
  • Hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience.
  • It does not require any technical experience.
  • Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes.
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    Repeated Clients
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    by Trip Advisor
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OVERVIEW

This trek crosses three relatively high passes, good paths are followed throughout and there is no trekking on glaciers. At the edge of the Tibetan Plateau in the Himalayan rain shadow lies Dolpo – the legendary hidden land closed for years to trekkers. The lack of other tourists, the warm welcome given by the hardy Dolpo-Pa and the fascinating insight into the Tibetan way of life makes this an extremely varied and special trek. A unique trek in Nepal, it is ideally suited to both beginners and those who have “been everywhere”. You haven’t until you’ve been to Dolpo.

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This trek crosses three relatively high passes, good paths are followed throughout and there is no trekking on glaciers. At the edge of the Tibetan Plateau in the Himalayan rain shadow lies Dolpo – the legendary hidden land closed for years to trekkers. The lack of other tourists, the warm welcome given by the hardy Dolpo-Pa and the fascinating insight into the Tibetan way of life makes this an extremely varied and special trek. A unique trek in Nepal, it is ideally suited to both beginners and those who have “been everywhere”. You haven’t until you’ve been to Dolpo.

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  • Day 01

    Flight Kathmandu – Nepalgunj.

  • Day 02

    Flight from Nepaljung to Juphal then trek to Dunai (2150m)

  • Day 03

    Trek to Hanke (2600m).

  • Day 04

    Trek to Sumdo (3000m).

  • Day 05

    Trek to Shey Phoksunmdo Lake (3738m).

  • Day 06

    Rest day. Today we rest to admire the beauty of this great lake. We visit nearby villages inhabited by Bon and Buddhist Settlers.

  • Day 07

    Trek to Numla Phedi (5000m)

  • Day 08

    Numla Bagala Pass (5190m).

  • Day 09

    Trek to Tokyu.

  • Day 10

    Trek to Do (4040m).

  • Day 11

    Trek to Guru Gompa.

  • Day 12

    Trek to Charka La Phedi (4900m).

  • Day 13

    Charka La Pass, and camp at Sachen Gumba.

  • Day 14

    Trek to Thajang Chu phedi.

  • Day 15

    Trek to Sangda phedi

  • Day 16

    Trek to Sangda.

  • Day 17

    Trek to Phalayak.

  • Day 18

    Trek to Jomsom.

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Note: BD Plan, BL Plan, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch content will appear here. Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter.

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Some words about our trip – Jiri to Base Camp “Our 26 days of trekking was amazing and we have no regrets of using Unique Path Trekking & Expedition whatsoever. Next time we will organize our trekking again via Unigue Path. We appreciate the professionalism displayed by your organisation. We are looking forward to meeting you again personally in Kathmandu soon”. Kind regards

Leandra Hagen & Dave van LitNetherlands

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Seasons & deals

February to May and September to November are the high seasons in Nepal. In this regards, we need to book hotel, purchase domestic flight tickets and arrange good guide and porter in advance. So we kindly request to confirm your trip an early as possible for the best deal and good trip management.

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For the price of Upper Dolpo Trek on full board basis, please contact us.

Short Description Mode Of The Packages: What Are Included In The Packages

Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast at 3 to 4 stars level, Meals 3 times a day ( Breakfast, lunch and dinner) in trekking, all necessary camping gears like two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, Toilet tent, kitchen equipment, mattress, sleeping bag, down jacket, Domestic flight tickets, necessary permits, all the ground transportation as per itinerary, an experienced guide, cook, kitchen helper and porters and all the necessary permits, please find in details what is included and excluded in the cost as follows:

Service includes in details

  • All the ground transportation as per itinerary.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast at 3 to 4 stars level.
  • Meals 3 times a day( Breakfast, lunch and dinner) with hot drinks tea and coffee in trekking for you.
  • Tented camp.
  • All necessary camping gears like two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, Toilet tent, kitchen equipment, mattress.
  • Trip Map.
  • Domestic flight tickets with airport tax.
  • Cargo charge for trekking gears and flight tickets for Nepali staffs.
  • An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking trekking guide, cook, kitchen helper and porters.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment’s, transportation, local tax for trekking staffs.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Four season sleeping bag and down jackets to use for trekking, if necessary.
  • All necessary paper works/permits and national park / conservation entry fee.
  • Emergency helicopter rescue arrangement which will be paid by your insurance company.
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System).
  • All our government taxes, vat, local tax, tourist service charges.

service excludes in details

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Cold drinks and alcoholic beverages and mineral water in trekking.
  • Personal equipment.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Extra personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, laundry, shower, excess baggage charges).
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.

Want to customize above package?

Above package is based on standard full board. Beside standard full board package, we do offer budget package according by your desire. Price can be varied with a number of the participants, we kindly request to inquire for the latest pricing and up to date information.

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