Dolpo Trek

Nepal 28 Days 27 Nights

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Dolpo Trek takes place in a restive area in Nepal, only open to foreign trekkers and mountain climbers since 1989. This area is known for its pristine beauty and rugged charm.
Legends say Dolpa is a Beyul, one of the ‘hidden valleys’ explored by Guru Rinpoche as a refuge for devout Buddhists and those with an exceptionally pure mind. Long time ago farmers and nomads from Tibet settled this hidden land,which now is one of the least habited places on earth.

During your trek
This trek is one of the most adventurous trekking routes in Nepal, giving easy access to the high mountains of the Himalayas without the exposure to high altitude. Yet this Dolpa Trek is not considered strenuous and is suitable for trekkers most parts of the year.

Teahouse or tent
We operate this Dolpa Trek both as a teahouse and camping trek. A customized itinerary with customized travel and accommodation plan is available on request.

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Your Itinerary

01Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)O/N at 3 Star Hotel A,D
02Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparationO/N at 3 Star Hotel A ,B
03Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj:1O/N at 3 Star Hotel  A,B
04Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhuphal (Dolpo) and trek to Dunai (2,850m/9,348ft): 45 mins flight,2-3O/N at Tent camp A,B, L,D
05Dunai to Ankhe (2,896m/9,499ft):5-6O/N at Tent camp A,B, L,D
06Ankhe to Sulighat:5-6O/N at Tented Camp (A,B,L,D)
07Sulighat to Phoksundo Lake (3,611m/11,849 ft)4-5O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
08Acclimatization and rest at Phoksundo LakeO/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
09Trek to Phoksundo Khola4-5O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
10Phoksunds Khola to Phoksundo Bhanjyang6-7O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
11Phoksundo Bhanjyang to Shey Gompa (4,500m/14,760ft) via Kang-La pass (5,360m/17,581ft)5-6O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
12Acclimatization and rest at Shey Gompa  O/N at Tent campA,B, L,D
13Shey Gompa to Namduna Gaun (4,800m/15,744ft) via Saldang La (5,200m/17,056ft)6-7O/N at Tented Camp (A,B,L,D)
14Namduna Gaun to Saldang (3,620m/ 11,874ft)4-5O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
15Saldang to Yangze Gompa (4,960m/16,267ft)4-5O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
16Yangze Gompa to Sibu (4,560m/14,957ft)6-7O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
17Sibu to Jeng-la Phedi (4,900m/16,072ft)5-6O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
18Jeng-la Phedi to Tokyu Gaon (4209m/13809ft) via Jeng La pass (5,090m/16,695ft)5-6O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
19Tokyu to Dho Tarap(4,040m/13,251ft)4-5O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
20Rest Day at Dho Tarap O/N at Tent campO/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
21Dho Tarap to Tarap Khola (Kamakharka) (3,800m/12,464ft)6-7O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
22Tarap Khola to Khanigaon(3,150m/10,332ft)4-5O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
23Khanigaon to Tarakot (2,537m/8,321ft)4-5O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
24Tarakot to Dunai (2,140m/7,019ft)5-6O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
25Dunai to Jhuphal2-3O/N at Tent camp  A,B, L,D
26Fly from Jhuphal to Nepalgunj and then to Kathmandu O/N at 3 Star Hotel O/N at 3 Star Hotel A,B, L,D
27Rest day in Kathmandu O/N at 3 Star Hotel O/N at 3 Star Hotel A,B, L,D
28Rest Day at Dho Tarap O/N at Tent campB

What's included

  • Airport/hotel pick up and drop off by private car
  • At least two nights 3 star hotel in Kathmandu Bed and Breakfast plan
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in whole trekking
  • Fly from Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Jhuphal – Nepalgunj and then to Kathmandu
  • Trekking map
  • An experienced government license holder guide
  • Trekking porter/Sherpa who will carry your bags during the trekking
  • Insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits
  • Travel and rescue arrangement
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System)
  • All government taxes and tourist service charge

What's not included

  • Meals in Kathmandu before and after trekking, allowing US$ 15 – US$ 20 per day
  • Your travel insurance ( Rescue )
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver
  • Drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc
  • Personal trekking equipments

Equipment Checklist

  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Sleeping bag rated to 0 degrees (3/4 season)
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Head lamp (eg Petzl) spare bulbs & batteries
  • Lightweight thermal gloves
  • Small padlock to lock trek bag
  • Underwear (4)
  • Basic First Aid Kit (see First Aid Medicine below)
  • Waterproof shell jacket (preferably breathable fabric)
  • Plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Shorts (2)
  • Daypack (35-40 litres/2500-3000 cubic inches)
  • Lightweight cotton long trousers/pants
  • Camping mattress, eg thermarest pad
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Water bottles (2)
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Toiletries
  • Warm fleece hat or light balaclava
  • Small wash towel
  • T-shirts (2)
  • Footwear appropriate to the trip
  • Thin, lightweight (inner socks) (4)
  • Waterproof shell trousers/pants (preferably breathable fabric)

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