- Wide range of rare flora and fauna
- The hypnotic beauty of Phoksundo Lake
- Old world stronghold of Tibetan culture
- High passes of Bangla La and Numa La
The Lower Dolpo Trek is an exotic journey to a hidden land in the corner of the Western Himalayas of Nepal. The Lower Dolpo trek is a tour of the southern part of the Dolpo region. It has been opened to foreigners since 1989. The Dolpo trek covers impressive ancient monasteries, isolated Tibetan-style villages, ancient lakes, waterfalls, high passes, rich wildlife and snow-capped peaks. And people here still preserve the last vestiges of ancient Tibetan culture by practicing the Bon-Po religion. The highlight of this trip is Phoksundo Lake, Nepal’s deepest lake surrounded by blue colored water surrounded by rocky gorges and deep forests.
Our the gateway of Lower Dolpo trek is Juphal. It can be accessed by a flight of Kathmandu to Nepalgunj followed by next flight from Nepalgunj to Juphal. The first few days of trekking will take you through rivers, tropical forests, plains and some grasslands. It is an ancient village where people follow centuries old traditions and customs. Leaving Dho Tarap you cross two high passes of Numa La (5290m) and Baga La (5175m). From these passes one can enjoy a panoramic view of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Shey peak (6139m) and Tibetan peaks named Kugung La and Khyung La. After crossing these passes you descend all the way to Phoksundo Lake passing meadow and waterfall in the route. Ringmo village, the Bon settlement, near to Phoksundo Lake is rich in Buddhist and Bon Po culture. Excursions to the ancient monasteries (gompas) and Bonpo shrines surrounding the lake make this trip more worthwhile. However; From Phoksundo Lake they return to Juphal via Chhepka and Dunai. The next day will return to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport [1,350m/4,430ft] and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj [150m/495ft]
Day 3: Fly to Juphal [2,480m/8,135ft] and trek to Dunai [2,160m/7,085ft]
Day 4: Trek from Dunai to Tarakot [2540m/8333ft]
Day 5: Trek from Tarakot to Laini [3370m/11056ft]
Day 6: Trek from Laini to Nawarpani [3475m/11401ft]
Day 7: Trek from Nawarpani to Dho Tarap [3944m/12940ft]
Day 8: Explore Dho Tarap [3944m/12940ft]
Day 9: Trek from Dho Tarap to Numa La Base Camp [4440m/14567ft]
Day 10: Trek from Numa La Base Camp to Pelung Tang [4465m/14645ft]
Day 11: Trek from Pelung Tang to Dajok Tang [4080m/13382ft]
Day 12: Trek from Dajok Tang to Phoksundo Lake [3641m/11946ft]
Day 13: Explore around Phoksundo Lake [3641m/11946ft]
Day 14: Trek from Phoksundo Lake to Chhepka [2670m/8760ft]
Day 15: Trek from Chhepka to Juphal [2475 m/ 8120ft]
Day 16: Flight from Juphal to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu
Day 17: International Departure
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