Lower Dolpo Trekking

Beyond the Himalayan Mountains, Dolpo is one of the most remote regions of Nepal. For those trekkers looking for a challenging trekking experience in Nepal, while wanting to experience incredible views, and a chance to experience the original Tibetan culture, this trek is for you.

p justify;=Five challenging passes, over 16,500 feet are crossed, with an average of 6-8 hours of trekking a day on this epic trek. Located in Western Nepal, the east and south of Dolpo is bordered by the Dhaulagiri and Churen Himal ranges and to the west by Jumla district. The Dolpo region has recently gained attention after Peter Matthiessens bestselling book The Snow Leopard and also after Eric Vallis Oscar nominated movie Caravan (also known Himalaya) was filmed in this remote region. Tibetan migrants in this region continue to maintain their way of life that they have done for hundreds of years.
The Lower Dolpo trek takes you through a remote and rugged natural unspoiled corner in western Nepal. Surrounded by the high mountains, the Dolpo region is a spiritual sanctuary one of the remaining places of traditional Tibetan culture, where the pre-Buddhist Bon-Po religion is still in practiced. Dolpo region provides the opportunities to visit ancient villages with ancient Buddhist monasteries, high passes, and exquisite scenery. Trekking in Lower Dolpo offers a remarkable experience of lifetime and altitude ranging from 2,500m to 5,190m.

Trip facts

Duration: 18 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Challenginng

Trip Cost: 


Maximum height: 5170

Style of trek: Camping

Minimum group size: 2

Trip start from : Kathmandu

Trip end at: Kathmandu

Day 01 :Arrive Kathmandu upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel.

Day 02 :Kathmandu sightseeing - permit and trek preparation day.

Day 03 :Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj & transfer to Hotel

Day 04 :Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhupal 2,320m & trek to Dunai 2,850m. 3hrs walk.

Day 05 :Trek to Tarakot 2,543m. 6hrs walk

Day 06 :Trek to Laini 3,160m. 7hrs walk

Day 07 :Trek to Nawarpani 3,545m. 5hrs walk

Day 08 :Trek to Do Tarap 4,090m. 8hrs walk

Day 09 :Rest Day at Do Tarap for acclimatization

Day 10 :Trek to Numa La Base Camp 4440m. 7hrs walk

Day 11 :Cross Numa La 5,190m, & camp at Pelung Tang 4465m. 7hrs walk.

Day 12 :Cross Baga La 5,070m. & camp Dajok Tang 4,080m. 6hrs Walk.

Day 13 :Trek to Ringmo 3,600m. 4hrs walk

Day 14 :Rest Day at Ringmo for a hike to Phoksundo Lake

Day 15 :Trek to Shyanta 2520m. 6hrs walk

Day 16 :Trek to Jhupal

Day 17 :Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

Day 18 :Final Departure.

Cost Include(s)

    • Full Board (breakfast, lunch and Dinner) in Trekking
    • Accommodation during trek (local lodge and camp).
    • All camping gear, fully organized.
    • Domestic Flights tickets
    • Government registered English speaking local expert guide, porters.
    • Upper Dolpo Special Permits and Conservation park fees.
    • TIMS Card.
    • Accommodation at standard hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
    • Guided Tour in city with Expert tour guide.
    • Welcome and farewell dinner in city
    • Equipment clothing for porter & staffs.
    • Insurance for all staff & porters.
    • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek
    • First Aid Kit Comprehensive
    • Lower Dolpo Trekking Map for Each Member
    • Salary, allowances, expenses & insurance for all staff including porters

Cost Exclude(s)

    • Nepal visa - Multiple Entrée 30 days - USD 40
    • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu
    • Extra baggage charges
    • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
    • Tips, any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason, table drinks, snacks while walking
    • Personal insurance, medical evacuation in case of emergency.
    • Service other then mentioned above
    • Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc..
    • International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges, hot shower, battery charge (during the trek), telephone etc….
    • Items of a personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water
    • Entrance fees during the sightseeing in city.

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