Upper Dolpo Trek – Himalayan Friendship Trek

Upper Dolpo Trek


The Upper Dolpo Trekking adventure is a dive in to an amazing world of diverse climate and civilization. The upper dolpo region is located between the Tibetan border and Dhaulagiri Himalayan region. The Upper Dolpo region has the mixed culture traditional settlements of Tibetans and Buddhists. The upper dolpo is one of the remote, untouched, unspoiled and untamed region of wild nature and traditional ancient Himalaya civilization of lost Tibetan Buddhism society. The Upper Dolpo region is the region of more elevation, more remote and more harsh climate in compare to other places of Dolpo region. The Upper Dolpo is one of the globe’s most wanted regions for voyagers and adventure travelers who want to endeavor the difficulties of nature and land on most mysterious places on the earth. There is a book called “Snow Leopard” by Peter Matthiessen which is written on extinct white leopard of Himalayas which are still found in Upper Dolpo. There is an English movie nominated for Oscar is filmed on Upper Dolpa called as “The Caravan” which get the best location award in Oscar.

The Upper Dolpo is the semi-desert region dominated by Tibetan culture and tradition which are reflected in the traditional villages of Upper Dolpo. There are some magnificent regions in Upper Dolpo which are considered as heaven on earth and among this one is SheyPhoksundo Lake which is unspoiled from modern day civilization. The travelers will encounter some high Himalayan pass during their trip which are dominated by beautiful views and sceneries. The trekking adventure to Upper Dolpo starts from taking flight from Kathmandu Airport to Nepalgunj Airport. The walking adventure to upper dolpo starts from Jhupal Village from where the travelers move towards SheyPhoksundo Lake traversing through wild nature, rough hilly roads, backwoods, traditional villages and high Pass until they reach the SheyPhoksundo Lake. The travelers rest at Phoksundo Lake area and further move towards SheyGompa at saldang village which is an ancient Bon Pi village of 2km area still living in their centuries old customs and traditions. The Sheygompa lies on the traditional exchange course to Tibet from Nepal which further leads to ancient Trans Himalayan Trade Route of Nepal and Tibet. The travelers then finally return to Jhupal Village in the end of the trip. The travelers return back to nepalgunj airport from Jhupal Village to each Kathmandu.

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.

What is included?

  • Airport pick up and drops in a private vehicle.
  • Hotel in kathmandu with bb plane.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • An experience english speaking and government licensed friendly guide.
  • Necessary porters.
  • Insurance for guide and porters.
  • All trekking permits and national park fee.
  • Special permits.
  • Foods: Breakfast lunch and dinner.
  • Fly ticket kathmandu to nepalgunj and nepalgunj to jufal.
  • All government and local tax.

What is not included?

  • Bar bills: cold drinks,hard drinks,miniral water.
  • Travel and rescue insurance for clients.
  • Emergency Evacuation (Helicoptar service).
  • Down Jacket and sleeping bags.
  • Tips for guide and porters.