Discover High Himalayas +9779851031957 (Cholendra)

Lower Dolpo Trekking

  • 18 Days

Trip Facts

  • Trip Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Transportation: Private Transportation + Airplane
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu and Guest House in the trek

Lower Dolpo trek is one of the most demanded and popular trekking destination located in mid-western Nepal which offers a real adventure trekking primarily in the remote and rugged valley. Dolpo region preserves one of the last remnants of traditional Tibetan culture, as it was in isolation for long time. Dolpo region which was opened for tourists in 1989, provides opportunities to visit ancient villages, high passes, beautiful Lakes, isolated Buddhist monasteries and also to experience the vast array of wildlife inhabiting the region in Nepal. Dolpo is located inside the Shey - Phoksundo National Park of mid-western Nepal, behind the Dhaulagiri massif. According to legend, the Dolpo is considered to be one of the hidden valleys created by Guru Rinpoche --a refugee for devout Buddhists in troubled times. The people of Dolpo are of Tibetan origin and maintain their Tibetan culture with monasteries that closely follows the Buddhism of Tibet.

Dolpo region preserved Eco-system encompasses a wild and wonderful variety of flora and fauna, including Blue sheep, Mountain Goat, Jackal, Wolf and the legendary Snow Leopard. Time has stood still here for centuries as inhabitants of Tibetan stock continues to live, cultivate and trade the way they have done for hundreds of years. Trekking in Lower Dolpo offers you the remarkable and worthwhile experience of lifetime and altitude ranges from 2500 m to 5,190 m.

The trekking to upper lower Dolpo begins from Pokhara or Jumla. The journey begins with flight from Nepalgunj to Juphal, then we head uptoDunai, the district headquarter, along the banks of BarbungKhola and continue SheyPhoksundo National Park and to Tarakote, known locally as Dzong for its hilltop fortress from TarapKhola we reach at the highest point of the trek Numa La (5,190m) and making excursion around upper Dolpo and having magnificent views of Dhaulagiri to the south and Tibetan ranges C Kugung La and Khyung La to the north. Then we descend down to Suli Gad river to Raha, the entrance of the park and finally to the hamlet of Juphal. From there, we catch plane to Nepalgunj or Pokhara or direct flight to Kathmandu.

Trip Map

Share This Page

Certificate & Partners

Nepal GovernmentNepal Tourism BoardTAANNepal Mountaineering Association Himalayan Rescue Association Trip Advisor AndeaeDMCA