Trip Duration:19 days Max Altitude:5115m Trip Grade: Lodging:Tent Camp / Lodge Meals:Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner Transportation:Flight/Tourisrt Bus/CAR/Van Group Size:Min 2 Pax and Max 20 Pax PAX PAX Best Season:September to November & March to May Per Day Walk:4-7 Hours Trip Route:Jhupal-Tarakot-Laina Udar-Sim Udar-Dhotrap-Numala Pass-Danayghar-Bagala Pass-Yak Kharka-Shey-Phoksundo-Jhupal
Lower Dolpo is a hidden treasure and a remote trekking destination in Nepal. The main point of this area is Shey- Phoksundo Lake. Trekking to Lower Dolpo offers you a remarkable and worthwhile experience of lifetime. You can see snowy peaks, ancient and isolated villages, rich wildlife, Buddhist monastery and wonderful lakes. The people of this area are simple and warm-hearted with enthralling culture and traditions. The cultural traditions of this area are basically linked with Tibet. Trekking into this region gives you an exposure to the High and Isolated Himalayan valleys, resembling to the Tibetan highlands. The major highlight of this trek includes Shey-Phoksundo National Park which is the largest National Park of Nepal. Shey-Phoksundo Lake is another highlight of this region. The lake is totally free of aqua life, which the crystal waters clearly explain. Surrounded by rock, forests, and snow- capped peaks, the area has been described as one of the World's Natural Hidden Wonders. Numala Pass (5115m) and Bagala Pass (5100m) are challenging passes from where you can see excellent views of Dhaulagiri range, Nilgiri, KyangyuRipa, Annapurna range and many other mountains.
Dho Gompa Dolpo Trek
Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m). Day 02: Lower Dolpo Restricted area trekking permit preparation and briefing of Trek. Day 03: Kathmandu - Nepalganj Day 04: Nepalgunj - Jhupal Day 05: Dunai - Tarakot Day 06: Tarakot – Laina Udar Day 07: Laina Udar – Sim Udar Day 08: Sim Udar - Dhotrap Day 09: Rest day Day 10: Dhotrap – Numala Base Camp Day 11: Numala Base Camp - Danayghar Day 12: Danayghar – Yak Kharka Day 13: Yak Kharka – Shey-Phoksundo Day 14: Rest day Day 15: Shey-Phoksundo – Rechi Day 16: Rechi - Kagani Day 17: Kagani - Jhupal Day 18: Jhupal - Nepalgunj Day 19: Departure to International airport to fly your home country.
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Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m). Arriving in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) you will meet with me then transfer to hotel by private vehicles then stay at the Hotel and free activities in the evening.
Day 02: Lower Dolpo Restricted area trekking permit preparation and briefing of Trek. We need your original passport with Nepal’s Visa to prepare Lower Dolpo restricted area permit. After preparing your permit, you will introduce with your guide. Your guide will brief details of this trek.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Nepalganj Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalganj (1 hour by flight). And then overnight at Guest House.
Day 04: Nepalgunj - Jhupal Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhupal by 35 minutes. Trek from Jhupal to Dunai (2150m) is 3 hours walking and then overnight at Tent Camp. Day 05: Dunai - Tarakot Trek from Dunai to Tarakot (2355m) is 6 hours walking and then overnight at Tent Camp. Day 06: Tarakot – Laina Udar Trek from Tarakot to Laina Udar (3246m) 7 hours walking and then overnight at Tent Camp. Day 07: Laina Udar – Sim Udar Trek from Laina Udar to Sim Udar (3585m) 6 hours walking and then overnight at Tent Camp. Day 08: Sim Udar - Dhotrap Trek from Sim Udar to Dhotrap (4070m) 7 hours walking and then overnight at Tent Camp.
Day 09: Rest day This day, you will Visit Gompa and Village and then overnight at same place.
Day 10: Dhotrap – Numala Base Camp Trek from Dhotrap to Numala Base Camp (4630m) is 6 hours walking and then overnight at Tent Camp.
Day 11: Numala Base Camp - Danayghar Trek from Numala Base Camp to Danayghar (4470m) is 6 hours walking via Numala Pass(5115m) and then overnight at Tent Camp.
Day 12: Danayghar – Yak Kharka Trek from Danayghar to Yak Kharka (3965m) is 6 hours walking via Bagala Pass (5100m) and then overnight at Tent Camp.
Day 13: Yak Kharka – Shey-Phoksundo Trek from Yak Kharka to Shey-Phoksundo Lake (3718m) is 4 hours walking and then overnight at Tent Camp.
Day 14: Rest day You will explore Lake and Gompa and then overnight at same place.
Day 15: Shey-Phoksundo – Rechi Trek from Shey-Phoksundo Lake to Rechi (2940m) is 4 hours walking and then overnight at Tent Camp. Day 16: Rechi - Kagani Trek from Rechi to Kagani (2272m) is 6-7 hours walking and then overnight at Tent Camp.
Day 17: Kagani - Jhupal Trek from Kagani to Jhupal (2320m,) is 5 hours walking and then overnight at Tent Camp.
Day 18: Jhupal - Nepalgunj Fly from Jhupal to Nepalgunj and Kathmandu and overnight at selected Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 19: Departure to International airport to fly your home country.
Pick-up and drop-off service at Trivuwan International Airport in Kathmandu by private Car/Van/Bus.
3 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu on BB Plan.
Kathmandu - Nepalgunj - Juphal and Jumla - Nepalgunj - Kathmandu by flight ticket.
1 Night Guest House in Nepalgunj.
Full board meal during trekking with Tea/ coffee (our cook prepares all the meals).
Tented accommodation during the trek. (We provide two men share tents, dining tents and tables, kitchen gears, toilet tents etc.).
A local government license holder Trekking Guide during the trek, a cook, Kitchen boy, Spare, Sherpa required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine.
Boiled and purify drinking water for the trek.
Lower Dolpo trekking permit and National Park Fee.
Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) Card.
First Aids Kit.
13% Government VAT and Official expense.
Local seasonal fresh fruit like orange, banana, apple, grape etc.
Farewell dinner at Nepali Authentic Restaurant in Kathmandu.
Cost doesn't Include
International airfare and visa fee (15 days for USD$25 and 30 days for USD$40).
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
All the drinks such as: coke, beer, mineral water.
Your Trekking gears.
Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue.
My name is Silvia and I live in Brazil. I made my first trekking last year with Harka. I was so happy with Harka that this year I came back and made two more. We did the Anapurna Sanctuary again and the Ganesh Himal mountain.
As I am 63,for me was beeng the first time a great challenge and I guess for him also. We had a great time, it was wonderful.
Harka is very concious and care about you, your food, your limits and your happyness.