Upper Dolpo Trek

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Upper Dolpo Trek - Days

Trip Facts

Group Size
2+ PAX
Trip Grade
Moderate to Strenuous
Home-Stay & Tented Camp
Max. Elevation
5140 m/16860 ft
Full Board on Trek
Private Vehicle/Flight/ Public Bus
Best Season
May to November

Upper Dolpo Trek Highlights

  • A flight to mid-western Nepal offers a magnificent view of Himalaya and contrast landscapes
  • Trek around large fresh watery Phoksundo Lake where Eric Valley Caravan movie had a shoot
  • On trek passing old and beautiful Bon Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhist monastery
  • The Upper Dolpo route crossing over the high altitude passes
  • The follow must wilderness trekking route near to Tibet and explore mountainous people culture

Dolpo region is situated the far western part of Nepal between beyond the Dhaulagiri Himalayas range and Tibetan plateau. it was closed until 1989 and then opened for organized trekking groups. Dolpo region became more highlight after The movies CARAVAN- The Himalaya spread in the European market which is shot in Dolpo region and Shey Phoksundo National park because the movies were a huge success in the international market and nominated on best foreign language film category. Dolpo has multi biodiversity natural source which attracts tourist to visit Dolpo. The national park protects the rare wild animals specially Snow-Leopard which is mostly seen in around Shey Phoksundo lake, except that trekker's seen Musk Deer, Himalayan Blue Sheep, etc. Along the trek, trekker's passing typical local people villages which is very similar to typical Tibetan villages and people as well because of the influence by Tibetan culture even they do trade, exchange goods with Tibetan. The trek offers beautiful lakes, very old Buddhist Monastery, lifestyle of highlander peoples, Numala pass, amazing crystal mountains and along the trek you will have more opportunity to explore this fascinating wild west of Nepal Himalaya.

Daily itinerary

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, evening you'll meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu

Our guided trip to explore world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; including visits to the pilgrimage sites of Hindus shrine, Pashupatinath temple, the world biggest Bouddhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess) in central Kathmandu. Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip.

Nepalgunj, a large commercial city in southwestern Nepal not far from the India border. Most of the far western Nepal mountainous district flight operating from Nepalgunj. There is two way to reach Nepalgunj from Kathmandu either by air or overland. Regular buses are operating both day and night also daily flight scheduled from Kathmandu. We organize your transport on your preference either 60-min flight or 12 hours' drive.

As your flight schedule transfer to airport then scenic flight to Juphal goes through the Himalayas views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks to the north. On arriving at Juphal our trek crew will be received you, who are walked all the way from Nepalgunj to Juphal, its take 5/6 days with all the camping gear and food supplies. Our trek start from Jupjal, the trail leading through the village with beautiful landscape along the Bheri river to Dunai. Dunai is the Headquarter of far western Nepal.

What's included?

  • International and Domestic airport-up and drop-off services
  • All the required ground transportation as mention in the Itineraries
  • Upper Dolpo trek permits (Shey Phoksundo National Park Fee and Dolpo immigration permit)
  • Standard hygienic meal (breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) prepared by our camping chief on during the trek
  • Kathmandu-Nepalganj-Juphal-Nepalganj-Kathmandu by flight with your guide
  • Trekking gear on returning basic (sleeping bag, Down Jacket) etc
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all the staffs
  • Export trekking guide, assistant guide with their accommodation, salary and Insurance
  • Camping equipment such as waterproof two men tents, dinning tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, dinner chair
  • Medical kits
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepalese Restaurant with cultural dances

What's not included?

  • Medical and travel insurance which should cover emergency rescue
  • Personal expenses laundry, phone call, battery charge etc
  • All the drinks (soft and hard)
  • Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected)

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip