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Upper Dolpo Trek - 21 Days

Explore Nepal’s two most beautiful National Parks which hold equally fascinating Lakes and en-route witness Nepal’s remoteness and authentic rural lifestyle and Himalayan vistas at its best.

Trek Begins from Jumla leading to Dolpo via Mugu covering the two National Parks i.e.Rara and Shey Phoksundo National Park. The trip provides varied experience of different life style, customs, traditions, culture and religions.Beside these, the trip offers you wide variety of natural wonders throughout the journey. Along the trip there are two famous lakes. Rara the biggest lake of Nepal looks really beautiful where you can also make sightseeing around the lake it really reliefs your tiredness. Another one is Phoksundo, the deepest lake of Nepal which is popular for its sparkling colour, fresh and clean water that looks gorgeous and makes you really fresh. Besides the lake you can visit some important Gompas and village gathering knowledge of Bon religion and tradition.

You Can Enjoy The trail with the places that look more or less same but keep slight differences with one another. This trail also bears the high possibility to view the glamour of Himalayas the Snow Leopard. There are some renowned passes along the way. Crossing those passes one can really takes breathe of satisfaction and realizes the pleasure of the effort. There are several Gompas (Monasteries)in villages which hold different importance. These Gompas are the treasure of old religious texts. Most of these villages are being guided by the Senior Lamas of these Gompas with their own socio-cultural norms and values. One can also observe the different activities of the National Parks carried out in collaboration with the local people. Since these places are far away from the modern facilities of basic needs, they seem to be satisfied with what they have. In spite of their hardship of life the people always look happy, cute and innocent.

This Trail is the especial one because it is not used by the usual trekkers so it is hard to find any human traffic along the way. This adventurous rout is full of excitements of exclusive experiences where the animals are not possible for transportation. All the way along there is no any tea house therefore all the stoppage will be in camp. Overall the trip will furnish you with the real satisfaction and unforgettable experiences of the region. Alpine Trav Treks and Expeditions is always ready to manage your treks as per your interests and requirements.


All trekking offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.

(The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact Us.)

Group Discount: Available

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

Day 2
Day 02: We take a flight to Nepalgunj and transfer to hotel. Overnight in hotel.

Day 3
Day 03: Morning flight to Jhupal and trek to Dunai. 3.5 hrs. Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 4
Day 04: We start the trek to Sahartara (2730m). 6 -7 hrs. Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 5
Day 05: Trek to and Laini Odar (3370m). Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 6
Day 06: A day for acclimatization at the lake. Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 7
Day 07: Trek to (3639m). Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 8
Day 08: Trek to Fulbari (best view). Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 9
Day 09: Trek to Shey Gumpa. (via Kang La pass) Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek to Namgung Gompa (place of interest). Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 11
Day 11: Trek to Seltang Village (most beautiful village). Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 12
Day 12: Rest day in Seltang.Visit to YongjirGompa. Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 13
Day 13: SeltangVilage – Durki Khola Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 14
Day 14: Trek to Thurki. Via Jungla pass. Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 15
Day 15: Trek to DhoTarap. Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 16
Day 16: Trek to LainaOdar. Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 17
Day 17: Trek to Tarakot. Stay overnight at tented Camp.

Day 18
Day 18: Trek to Dunai. Stay overnight in hotel or at tented Camp.

Day 19
Day 19: Trek to Juphal. Stay overnight in hotel or at tented Camp.

Day 20
Day 20: Fly via Nepalgunj to Kathmandu where we check into our hotel.

Day 21
Day 21: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle as per group size.
  • 2 night's hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • All your standard Meals and best available guest house accommodation during the trek.
  • An Experienced English – speaking trekking guide and 4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide.
  • Porters to carry luggage for 2 trekkers: 1 porter including their salary, insurance, food and lodging.
  • Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Juphal – Nepalgunj – Kathamndu flight and airport taxes.
  • Dolpa restricted area trekking permit, and Shey Phoksundo National park entrance permits.
  • Down Jacket, duffel-kit bag and sleeping bag by AlpineTrav Treks. Are to be returned after trip completion.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Farewell dinner second last day of departure.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals at Kathmandu.
  • Your international airfare.
  • Nepal visa
  • Personal expenses.
  • Landry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters.
  • Mineral water Bottle or boiled water, shower etc.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Tips for tour and trekking staffs.

Upper Dolpo Trek Permit:
This trek requires restricted area Upper Dolpo Trek USD 500 per person for first 10 days and after 10 days USD 50 each extra day per person. Beside this, we also need Shey Phoksundo National Park Entrance ticket which cost NPR 3390 (around USD 33) per person.

Recommended Gear Lists:

Packing essential gear before trekking is a must in any situation. These gears can protect you from the harsh conditions you may face during the trek.
Woolen caps, hats
Hiking boots
Trekking socks
Trekking trousers
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Fleece jackets
Down jackets
Cotton T-shirts
Lightweight gloves
Woolen caps, hats
Sleeping bag
First-aid kit
Toilet papers
Body lotions
Sanitary napkins, tampons
Cotton towel
Hand sanitizers

(The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us.)

Group Discount: Available

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Upper Dolpo Trek
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EUR 4,400 Per Person
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EUR 4,590 Per Adult

Trip Facts

  • 21 Days
  • Camping
  • Spring & Autumn
  • 5100 Meter
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 4 people
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