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Cultural Upper Dolpo trek

Nepal offers a best remote area trek Upper dolpo which is located to the western parts of nepal and it is also known as a Off the beatan area trek. Upper Dolpo trek is a unque area where over5000 people used to live and they have a similar life style like tibetan people. it is behind Massif Dhaulagiri range and it is like desert mainly in the opper part and it is connecting to the Tibetan Platue.

The majot attractions of this trek are Shet Gompa (Monastery),which is really old Gompa with influence of Buddhism from Tibet, Wild animals, Stupas, traditional house and desert mountains, high snow cap mountains etc.

Cultural Upper Dolpo trek located in the western part of Nepal. It is hidden valley area trek which is remote area of Nepal but it has such a great history, Tibetan life style their history and Buddhism.

Upper dolpa trekking route is near the border of Tibet and Nepal.This is really natural area where you get to know the traditions of Tibetan people, high area settlements and their difficulties. This trekking legally opened in late 80s. Nepal’s first English subtitle film Caravan was shot here in Dolpo, and this movie was nominated in Oscar so this is a best example how beauty it is. This trip will give a great change to explore the remote life in the himlaya, tradition, culture and their past. The customs and culture are really similar to the Tibetan people because about 1000 years ago their old generations were migrated to Dolpo. Dolpo is also a restricted area trek in Nepal. The permit fee to go to Dolpo for trekkers cost 500 USD and you should be in group at list 2 person and every day after 10 days you have to pay 50 USD per person. Individual trekkers are now allow to go there as it is restricted area and need especial permit.

Upper Dolpo is the most beautiful remote area trekking region in Nepal and itself it is a district. The visitors of Dolpo are very low % as it is high and adventure area trek plus it is long way to go from capital of Nepal as we;; I is quite expensive. The trails are very small but so beautiful passes through valley, small huts and villages, high range of Himalaya, pine trees, oaks etc. This trip’s major attractions are Unbelievable Landscapes, Phoksundo lake, old historical monasteries. Phoksundo lake is the deepest lake of Nepal which is about 145 m depth. The people speaks just Tibetan language there but very few people hardly understand Nepali language.

Day 01: Arrival in TIA Kathmandu (1300 m/4264 ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj.
Day 04: From Nepalgunj to Jhuphal (Dolpo district) flight and short trek to Dunai (2,850 m/9,348 ft): 50 m
Day 05: Dunai to Ankhe trek (2,896 m/9,499 ft): 6 hours
Day 06: Ankhe to Sulighat: 6 hours walk
Day 07: Sulighat to Phoksundo Lake (3,611 m/11,849 ft) 4-5 hours trek
Day 08: Acclimatization day in Phoksundo Lake
Day 09: Phoksundo to Khola: 5 hours walk
Day 10: Phoksund Khola to Phoksundo Bhanjyang: 6-7 hours walk
Day 11: Phoksundo Bhanjyang to Shey Gompa (4,500 m/14,760 ft) via Kang-La pass (5,360 m/17,581 ft)
Day 12: Acclimatization day again at Shey Gompa
Day 13: Shey Gompa to Namduna Gaun (4,800 m/15,744 ft) via Saldang La (5,200 m)
Day 14: Namduna Gaun to Saldang (3,620 m/ 11,874 ft): 4-5 hrs walk
Day 15: Saldang to Yangze Gompa (4,960 m/16,267 ft): 4-5 hrs walk
Day 16: Yangze Gompa to Sibu (4,560 m/14,957 ft): 6-7 hrs walk
Day 17: Sibu to Jeng-la Phedi (4,900 m/16,072 ft): 5-6 hrs walk
Day 18: Jeng-la Phedi to Tokyu Gaon (4209 m/13809 ft) via Jeng La pass (5,090 m/16,695 ft)
Day 19: Tokyu to Dho Tarap(4,040 m/13,251ft): 4-5 hours
Day 20: Dho Tarap to Tarap Khola (Kamakharka) (3,800 m/12,464 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 21: Trekking form Tarap Khola to Khanigaon(3,150 m/10,332 ft): 4-5 hours
Day 22 Trekking form Khanigaon to Tarakot (2,537 m/8,321 ft): 4-5 hours
Day 23: Trekking form Tarakot to Dunai (2,140 m/7,019 ft): 5-6 hours
Day 24 Trekking form Dunai to Jhuphal: 2-3 hours
Day 25: fly from Jhuphal to Nepalgunj then fly to Kathmandu.
Day 26: Departure

What is included
  • Airport pickups and drops
  • 3 star category hotel,
  • All meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner,
  • Tea house accommodation and camping,
  • Farewell dinner,
  • Transportation,
  • Ktm-Nepalgunj-Juphal-Nepalgunj-KTM flight ticket,
  • Kathmandu sight seeing,
  • Guide and porters salary, insurance, accommodation, food airfare ,
  • All essential permit and document,
  • Necessary general medicine,
  • Taxes
What is not included
  • Nepal entry visa fee,
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu,
  • Rescue operation,
  • Your travel insurance,
  • Personal expenses(phone call, laundry, wifi, all kind of drinks including water, Hot shower, hot bucket,
  • Extra food and extra porter, tea , coffee during the trek,
  • Tips for all filed staff, it is highly expected.
Start Date End Date Price In US Dollar($) AVAILABILITY Booking
A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail info@safeholidays.com

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Your Program Duration = 26 days Days
All the Prices are in GBP (£) Per Person.

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