Trip Facts

Duration: 19 Days
Trip Start From: Kathmandu
Trip End In: Kathmandu
Group Size: 2-12/15 pax.
Tansportation: Private Vehicles, Public Vehicles
Activity Per Day: 6-8 Hours

Upper Dolpa Trekking

Upper Dolpa Trekking is a challenging tented camping and home stay adventure around off the beaten path at western Nepal. During our Upper Dolpa Trekking we make our way around unspoiled trails less frequently visited by travelers. Upper Dolpa Trekking region also gives us an exclusive opportunity to get insights into last remnants of Bon-Po religion or commonly understood as pre-Buddhist Tibetan culture. Along with rich cultural aspects, the major highlights of Upper Dolpa Trekking are chance to get excellent views of snow capped mountains including Dhaulagiri toward eastwards and experience an authentic feel of adventurous trekking in Nepal.

We begin our Upper Dolpa Trekking after completion of scenic one day cultural sightseeing around UNESCO world heritage sites. Then, we will be either driving or boarding a domestic flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj followed by taking another flight to Juphal. During the initial days of our trek, we head towards Chhepka through beautiful village of Kagbeni followed by visit to Chunuwar, Ringmo, Ruktang and further ascend into Dolpa valley with great views of snow capped peaks nearby Tibetan border. The fluttering prayer flags with excellent views of Dhaulagiri range and Kanjiroba Himalayas enthrall us with its unmatched natural beauty. In the similar way, visit to ancient monastery of Shey Gompa gives us an opportunity to get insight into traditions and cultures followed since 11th century. We cross the high camp and descend towards valley of Dho Tarap before we trek towards Tangum, Lakhishap, Dunai and Juphal with flight to Nepalgunj followed by another connecting flight or drive back to Kathmandu that concludes our Upper Dolpa Trekking.

Upper Dolpa Trekking is best recommended during the spring, summer, monsoon and autumn season. Due to heavy snowfall, winter season is avoided. You need to be in good shape possessing physically and mentally fit health condition. Join this Upper Dolpa Trekking with Adventure Sherpa Tracks and create once in a lifetime memory around remote areas of Nepal. Contact us for booking and further information.

Itinerary Overview

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 2: Casual day in Kathmandu city tour and sightseeing

Day 3: Drive or fly to Nepalgunj and fly to Juphal of Dolpa overnight hotel/camping

Day 4: Trek to Chhepka through Kagbeni and overnight at hotel/camping

Day 5: Chhepka to Chunuwar

Day 6: Chunuwar to Ringmo

Day 7: Ringmo to Ruktang

Day 8: Ruktang to Basecamp

Day 9: Basecamp to shey Gompa

Day 10: Shey gompa to Saldang

Day 11: Saldang to Rhakyo

Day 12: Rhakyo to high camp

Day 13: High camp –Dho Tarap

Day 14: Dho Tarap to Tangum

Day 15: Tangum to Lashikyap

Day 16: Lashikyap to Dunai

Day 17: Dunai to Juphal

Day 18: Juphal to Nepaljung and Kathmandu

Day 19: Final departure

Price Includes

  • All meals during trek. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation during trek at local lodge.
  • Domestic airfares and transportation from Kathmandu to trek starting point.
  • English speaking  government-licensed Sherpa trekking guide & assistant guide (4 trekkers=1 assistant guide)
  • Porter Service (2 Trekker =1 porter)
  • Staff  cost including their (Salary, domestic airfare, equipments, food and accommodation)
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System fees
  • 3 nights accommodation at 3. 4 or 5 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
  • All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees.
  • Airport transfers and escort.
  • Insurance for all staffs
  • All ground transportation on comfortable private vehicle
  • All government and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International airfares
  • International Airport Departure Tax
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone charge and laundry.
  • Airport departure tax to be paid in rupees on your departure 1760 rupees
  • Entry visa fee
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects.
  • We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Tips & Gratuities to porters and guides
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