Off the Beaten path, unexplored trails and new discoveries are what attracts any type of trekker to the Upper Dolpo Trek in Nepal! Located behind the Dhaulagiri Range and connected to the Tibetan Plateau. The Upper Dolpo trek is filled with adventure, rocky highlands and spectacular views of the Nepali and Tibetan Himalayan ranges. Lakes, mountains, traditional villages, and ancient monasteries fill this trek with adventure. From the Phoksudo Lake to the Shey Gompa the trail is extraordinary and views of the mid-western plateaus and valleys of Nepal make the Upper Dolpo Trek also known as a mystical alternative trekking route in Nepal!
The region of the Upper Dolpo Trek is highly filled with Tibetan influences. Many of the villages still practice the ancient old Bon traditions. These villages are full of old traditions and culture. Our Peregrine Treks & Expedition’s guide will guide you into understanding the locality of the region. Also famous for its pure honey many honey hunters venture in the Dolpo region. It might be that we encounter these daredevils who live by gathering “Himalayan gold” from the highlands. In another part of the Upper Dolpo Trek, we head to the Phoksudo Lake. Also known as the deepest lake in Nepal. Following the Phoksudo River that fills its surroundings with life gives you an amazing natural trail through valleys, streams, and highlands.
The Journey of the Upper Dolpo Trek
Starting in Kathmandu as any other adventure in Nepal, a scenic flight towards Nepalgunj and Juphal takes place. From here the Upper Dolpo Trek officially begins. As we head for the first three days towards the Phoksudo Lake the trails are off the path. After enjoying the scenery of Phoksudo we head further towards the main settlements in the area in the Do Tarap Valley. Along the way we pass and stay in different cultural villages. Here we can see the people in their daily lives, following ancient old traditions. The Upper Dolpo Trek is really amazing in terms of great valleys, culture and mountain views. Not only that but also heading through green forests and jungles near Tarakot lets you encounter various wildlife living in their unique habitats.
Staying in old villages, campsites and in guesthouses makes the Upper Dolpo trek such an adventure. The Peregrine Treks & Expedition team is always available for any route or region information and in order for you to get the full experience we make sure that the Upper Dolpo Trek in Nepal will be one that gives you with everlasting memories!
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Upper Dolpo Trek Itinerary & Other Details
|Duration:||25 nights 26 days|
|Group Size:||More than 2|
|Max Altitude:||Kang La Pass 5360 Meters|
|Accomodation:||Three Star Hotel In Kathmandu with breakfast|
|Meals:||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner during trekking|