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Max Height

4465 m / 14648.95 .ft

Trip Days

18 Days

Type

Trekking

Difficulty

Difficult

Starting From
USD 3420
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Lower Dolpo Trek

1 Person (per pax.) 2-5 Person (per pax.) 5+ Person (per pax.)
USD 3420 USD 3225 USD 3072

Lower Dolpo trek can be the best choice for you if you are seeking to travel to western Nepal. Through this trek you will get the experience the village life of rural Nepal as well as observe the traditional practices of Buddhist religion. This trek takes you through the rugged terrain often through barren land rocky trails. On the lower level there are vast grassland, fields and pastures and also forests around. People here keep yaks and you might spot yak caravans during the walk. The trail passes through villages along the way. As the people living here mostly follow Buddhism, you will be visiting the monasteries on the way. As we move further up, the altitude increases and the vegetation gets sparse. Instead of trees there are small bushes along the way and the trails are dry and rocky. Further up you will be crossing few passes as well.

You will reach the highest point of this trek at Numa La Pass. During the trek you will have nice view of barren rocky mountains along with snow capped mountains in the background. Also, walk through hills, valleys, gorges, passes, villages and forests will give you most amazing experience in your life. 

Trip Highlights:

  • Observe the traditional practices of Buddhist Religion.
  • Traverse through remote villages of Dolpo and soak up the local culture.
  • Cross the high Baga La and Numa La pass.
  • Explore the most beautiful place Tse Phoksundo Lake.
  • Explore ancient Buddhist sites.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264ft)
  • Day 3 : Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (150m/492ft) 1 hour
  • Day 4 : Fly from Nepalgunj to Jufal(Dolpa) and trek to Dunai (2140m/7,021ft) 2-3 hour
  • Day 5 : Dunai to Tarakot (2,537m/8,323ft) 5-6 hour
  • Day 6 : Tarakot to Laini (3,370m/11,056ft) 6-7 hour
  • Day 7 : Laini to Nawarpani (3,475m/11,400ft) 5-6 hour
  • Day 8 : Nawarpani to Dho Tarap (3,944m/12,939ft) 7-8 hour
  • Day 9 : Acclimatization day at Dho Tarap (3,944m/12,939ft)
  • Day 10 : Dho Tarap to Numa La Base Camp (4,440m/14,563ft) 6-7 hour
  • Day 11 : Pass Numa La (5,238m) and trek to Phelung Tang (4,465m/14,645ft) 6-7 hour
  • Day 12 : Pass Baga La (5,070m) and trek to Dajok Tang (4,080m/13,382ft) 6-7 hour
  • Day 13 : Dajok Tang to Ringmo (3,600m/11,808ft) 5 hour
  • Day 14 : Exploration day at Ringmo and hike to Phoskundo (3,600m/11,808ft)
  • Day 15 : Ringmo to Shyanta (2,520m/8,265ft) 5-6 hour
  • Day 16 : Shyanta to Jufal(2,475m/8,120ft) 4-5 hour
  • Day 17 : Fly from Jufal to Nepalgunj and then to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) 1 hour 45 mins
  • Day 18 : Departure day (1,300m/4,264ft)

What's included ?

  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • All required local and government taxes.
  • Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Jufal-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • Stay in the city at finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu).
  • Trekking permits/TIMS.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.

What's excluded ?

  • Additional meals and drinks
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Cost incurred during the tour around the city.
  • Extra hot showers, wifi & battery charging on a trek.
  • Extra porter charge.
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.

Trip Overview
  • Trip Code
    NASC-138
  • Trip profile
    18 Days Lower Dolpo Trek
  • Type
    Trekking
  • Span
    18 Days
  • Accommodation
    3 star hotel in Kathmandu & tea house during trek
  • Meal
    All meals included during the trek
  • Country
    Nepal
  • Starts from:
    Kathmandu,Nepal
  • Ends at:
    Kathmandu,Nepal

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