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Embark on a transcendent journey through the lush tropical forests, adorned with pine trees, to behold the mesmerizing splendor of Phoksundo Lake and engage with the Bonpo community at Rigmo. Traverse lofty elevations, surpassing 5350 meters, navigating through the remotest regions of Nepal. This expedition, renowned as one of Nepal’s classic mountain treks, unfolds an arduous yet rewarding path.
The route is characterized by its formidable demands, with trekkers surmounting challenging altitudes and exploring some of Nepal’s most secluded terrain. Journeying through the heart of Dolpo, participants are exposed to a diverse tapestry of landscapes and cultures. From the verdant Magar villages nestled amid lush paddy fields in the southern vicinity of Dhaulagiri to the resilient Bhote fortress hamlets and monasteries scattered across windswept hills, this trek unveils the multifaceted richness that extends beyond the well-trodden paths of Annapurna, Everest, and Langtang.
The sparsely populated hills along the trail exude tranquility, offering a serene ambiance to trekkers. Crossing a succession of elevated passes, the odyssey encompasses Shey Gompa and the enigmatic villages nestled in the arid, remote highlands of Dolpo, establishing itself as a quintessential and enduring trekking experience. The Inner Dolpo Trek, a staple in our repertoire of treks, delves into the untamed wilderness of western Nepal.
Undoubtedly, the Inner Dolpo Trek unveils some of the region’s most captivating highlights. The itinerary, curated by Explore Dolpo, seamlessly combines the natural paradise of Phoksundo Lake with unique cultural encounters as participants traverse villages inhabited by diverse ethnic tribes and devoted adherents of various religions. The trek’s allure is further heightened by visits to ancient and revered monastic sites such as Shey Gompa, and the profound sense of accomplishment accompanying the traversal of formidable 5000m+ passes like Nangdalo and Shey La renders the Inner Dolpo Trek a transformative and unparalleled lifetime experience.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu - 1350m
  • Day 02:Fly out from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj - 150m (50mins)
  • Day 03:Fly out from Nepalgunj to Juphal and trek to Kageni - 2350m (3/5hrs)
  • Day 04:Kageni to Rechi - 3011m (6/7hrs)
  • Day 05:Rechi to Ringmo - 3641m (5/6 hrs)
  • Day 06:Rest / Exploration Day (Lakeside village) - 3641m (3/4hrs)
  • Day 07:Rigmo to Lakey Dunga (Rugla) - 3700m (5/6hrs)
  • Day 08:Lakey Dunga (Rugla) to Nagdalo H.C - 4700m (3/4hrs)
  • Day 09:Nagdalo High Camp to Shey Gompa via crossing Nagdalo Pass (5350m) - 4343m (5/6hrs)
  • Day 10:Shey Gompa (Rest Day) - 4343m
  • Day 11:Shey Gompa to Namgung - 4360m (5/6hrs)
  • Day 12:Namgung to Saldang - 4100m (3/4hrs)
  • Day 13:Saldang to Komagaon - 4200m (4/5hrs)
  • Day 14:Komagaon to Shimengaon - 3885m (4/5hrs)
  • Day 15:Shimengaon to Tingue village - 4110m (5/6hrs)
  • Day 16:Tingue to Yak Kharka - 4480m (5/6hrs)
  • Day 17:Yak Kharka to Dho via crossing Chhoila la (5040m) - 3945m (6/7hrs)
  • Day 18:Dho (Rest Day - 3945m
  • Day 19:Dho to Nawarpani - 3780m (6/7hrs)
  • Day 20:Nawarpani to Lasicap - 2775m (5/6hrs)
  • Day 21:Lasicap to Dunai - 2140m (6/7hrs)
  • Day 22:Dunai to Juphal - 2475m (3/4hrs)
  • Day 23:Juphal to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu - 1350m
  • Day 24:Buffer Day
  • Day 25:Departure from Kathmandu
  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu - 1350m

    Our company representative will be there at International terminal waiting for you. You will easily recognize the representative as there will be the Explore Dolpo board in his or her hand. After receiving you from Tribhuvan International Airport, he will drive you to the hotel Pema Boutique. The elevation of Kathmandu is 1350m above the sea level. It’s time for freshen up and he will be helping you until the check-in at hotel. Late afternoon, you can visit our office at Boudhanath Stupa and have a briefing on trek and discuss the final doubt you may have by face to face. Overnight at the Kathmandu.

  • Day 02: Fly out from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj - 150m (50mins)

    After having the breakfast, it’s final time to check list for the trek before it’s too late. In case of any missing gears from the list, it’s a time to get them in earliest you could. Our company will be working on permits and air ticket for the group. Your responsibility is to be ready for the flight after the lunch by your own and wait for the domestic airport shuttle. Our company representative (Guide) will pick you from the hotel and drive to the airport. He will help you with the boarding the plan. Fly out to the Nepalgunj. The flight will be 1 hour approximately and you will land in the Terai region of Nepal. The elevation will be 150m above the sea level. As soon as you landed, there will be a jeep or Hiace to transfer the hotel Starlight. Overnight at Nepalgunj.

  • Day 03: Fly out from Nepalgunj to Juphal and trek to Kageni - 2350m (3/5hrs)

    You will get the wake up call from the reception at 4:45 AM. There will be Jeep ready to provide the airport shuttle for the team. You will have to be down at lobby by 5:15. You will be leaving the hotel with packed breakfast for you to have it at airport after the security check and boarding. Wait for the flight and fly out at 7 AM from Nepalgunj to Juphal. The flight will take 30 – 35 minutes and you will have amazing view of mountains and the view of Beri river. Juphal is the gateway of Dolpo from there you will start the trek towards the Kageni right after. Our kitchen team will be preparing the lunch for you at Rupgad. Have lunch there and time to interact with all the crew member. Your guide will introduce you with rest of member. After lunch at Rupgad, resume the trek towards the Kageni. The trail follow by the Suligad Khola (river) with lush forest. Your guide will do the entry national park entry at Suligad, it will take around 5 – 7 minutes and you will continue the trek towards Kageni. It’s the easiest day and build the habit of hiking. Reach to the Kageni, our Sherpa will pitch the tents and setup the camp at Kageni. Enjoy the valley and immerse yourself with the nature and cultural of the village. Overnight at Kageni.

  • Day 04: Kageni to Rechi - 3011m (6/7hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00 AM and freshen up by 6:30 and enjoy the healthy breakfast at the camp. Check the all the necessary supplies for the day and start the trek at 7AM. As you begin your trek towards Rechi, you will follow the dense forest with gradual uphill and downhill on the side of Phoksundo Khola (river). Your kitchen staff will prepare the lunch at Chhepka or bit further depends on available of best place they could find. Enjoy the hearty lunch and after lunch resume the hike towards the Rechi. The trial follow the rainforest with uphill and gradual downhill. Reach at Rechi and set up the camp at Pauna Hotel. Enjoy the wonderful view and immerse yourself with local people and the tradition. If you feel enough energy then take a time to hike towards old village, it will definitely provide you different prospective of landscape and lifestyle. Overnight at Rechi after a wonderful hike. Rest for the following days.

  • Day 05: Rechi to Ringmo - 3641m (5/6 hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the day early and it will be one of the best day as the trail leads you towards the beautiful village called Rigmo (Phoksundo Lake). You will start your day with gradual uphill and then slightly steep uphill and most of the time you will be hiking uphill until you spot some prayer flags. Make sure you stop for the photos on way when you will have a view of amazingly beautiful waterfall. Make sure you hydrate yourself throughout the hike. Afterwards, you will hike towards Rigmo village and it will take 40-45 minutes from there to the camp. You will walk by the village but do follow towards the camp for the lunch. After lunch rest bit, let the food to digest properly. Sometime later, your guide will tour you to the Bon Monastery, Taking picture inside of the monastery is prohibited for all the visitor. But you can capture them in your natural camera and store them in your heart. Once you are done with the Bon Monastery tour, the guide will lead you towards the village. Immerse yourself with local people to understand better way of their life. After the tour, return to the camp or if you feel like staying in village for longer, you are free to spend some time there as it will be the free evening after all the important activities you have throughout the whole day. Make sure you get back to the camp by tea time. Overnight at camp next to the lake side. Enjoy the changing of color of the lake. Rest well for following day. Have a good sleep.

  • Day 06: Rest / Exploration Day (Lakeside village) - 3641m (3/4hrs)

  • Day 07: Rigmo to Lakey Dunga (Rugla) - 3700m (5/6hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00. The day for the stunning view of lake as you will hike half of your hiking by the lake side. You will have different view from different point. The hike consists of uphill and downhill. Make sure you stop at the view point for the photo of lake and Rigmo village. Make sure you hydrate yourself and continue the trek towards the lunch spot called Cholophu where you will stop for the hearty lunch with the view of Phoksundo lake in different prospective. After lunch resume the trek towards Lakey Dunga (Rugla) afternoon hike will be very gentle as the trail leads gradual and smooth step. You will spot lot of Juniper tree and Pine tree and further there you will see some bushed tree. Reach to the camp and enjoy the tea. Placed your belongings in tent and mindful yourself for the campfire. Enjoy the beautiful view of the valley and rest for the following day. Overnight at Lakey Dunga. Sleeping well is most.

  • Day 08: Lakey Dunga (Rugla) to Nagdalo H.C - 4700m (3/4hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00 AM. Your hike will be short but whole day you will hike gradually uphill. The trail follows the Tuk Kyaksa Khola (river) with light forest. Today you will experience different landscape as you will see dry and bushes only as you will gain quite a elevation. Make sure you follow your heartbeat and make you hydrate yourself sufficient. Rest on way as you will be provided with packed lunch. Your guide will find a suitable spot for the lunch. Take a time to have your lunch with stunning view of lime rocky mountains and snow capped mountains within the valley. Once you have proper break, resume your trek towards the Nagdalo High Camp. The crew member will setup the camp and you can settle down your belongings in your tent. Once you are there, our kitchen staff will prepare tasty noodles soup with garlic to make you feel more relax and keep you warmer. Afternoon, it’s free time, you can enjoy the view of mountains around the camp and with consulting with guide, you can hike some of place by your own. Make sure you are in clear vision of the guide from the camp. Dinner at the camp and overnight at the Nagdalo H.C. Rest well for the next day. Have a good sleep.

  • Day 09: Nagdalo High Camp to Shey Gompa via crossing Nagdalo Pass (5350m) - 4343m (5/6hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00. Today you will start uphill from the beginning of the day and gradual uphill once you finished the 1st section which is from camp to the upper valley, you will have amazing different view of landscape. You will hike within the valley until you reach to the corner of the valley you have been following. From there you will turn left and start gradual uphill though Nagdalo Pass. Make sure you hydrate yourself enough and follow the heartbeat during the hike. Energies yourself your chocolates. Once you are at the top, take a moment to celebrate and capture the boundless beautiful view from the pass. You will have wide range of view of limes rocky mountain far away. Once you are happy with the view and pictures, continue the downhill hike towards the stunning valley. It’s bit of steep downhill, you have to be very careful with each step you move. Following down the valley, you will have different prospective of landscape. Your guide will find a suitable picnic place for the packed lunch and take a time to have the hearty lunch with fellow trekkers by enjoying the picturesque beautiful valley. After lunch resume your trek by following the Hubaiun Khola towards the Shey Gompa. You will spot some shepherd but depends on which season you are trekking. After 1-2 hours the valley will turn into wider and wider. There will be stone carp prayer along the valley. Once you are closed by Shey Gompa you will see the amazing stupa which means you are closer to camp. Reach Shey Gompa and settle down your belongings into tent and seat for the tasty soup. After sometime, guide will take you for a tour of the Shey Gompa. After the tour of the gompa, it’s free time which means self-exploring time and you will have a time to immerse yourself in to the environment of the Shey valley there. Overnight at Shey. Rest well for the next day.

  • Day 10: Shey Gompa (Rest Day) - 4343m

    Wake up tea at 7:00 AM and freshen up by 7:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for morning hike towards the Tsankang Gompa. Make sure you have essential supplies for the short hike such as sun glass, sun cream, trekking poll, sufficient purified drinking water etc. Tsankang Gompa is located at the rocky hill cliff. It is consider as one of the major monastery in the region. Which contribute significant value to the local people of the Dolpo region. You will have wonderful experience while hiking towards the monastery. The trail follow gradual uphill and bit of gradual downhill. Consider it as easy day. As it offer the amazing picturesque view of Shey Gompa side and you will witness the trail followed to the Bijer village. Reach Tsankang monastery, take a time to explore the monastery. Once you are there, make sure try to enjoy the view of Crystal mountain and capture the moment with your camera and your natural camera. After a while, you will hike backed to the camp in same trail you went up to the monastery. Return back to the camp for the hearty lunch. After lunch it’s free time, you can do wash your inner garments. If you feel like hiking somewhere, make sure consult with your guide and be in his vision for your safety reason. Be at camp at tea time confirm by the guide for the evening. Overnight at Shey Gompa. Make sure you sleep well and relax for the next day.

  • Day 11: Shey Gompa to Namgung - 4360m (5/6hrs)

    Wake 3up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00. Today you will start hiking through gradual uphill and after 1h3m you will slightly gain elevations, the trail leads you towards the Sela Pass and once you are at the best camp, the steep uphill for an hour. Reach to the top of Sela Pass, do take enough time to celebrate and enjoy the widest range of view from there. It will definitely offer different prospective of Upper Dolpo. The remoteness will really make you feel the gap of being in civilization but still it will make you happier that you made a decision to be there. All the different shapes limes rocky mountain you will spot from the top are the boarder to the Nepal -Tibet (China). Sometime later, you will decent down towards the Namgung, the valley will turn into narrow again. The trail will be slightly steep downhill and there will be small glacier river you have to cross without the bridge. Don’t be scare of that, it’s tinny one you can jump and cross it easily. After a while your guide will find the suitable sport for picnic packed lunch. Eat the packed lunch there. After the lunch, resume your trek towards Namgung. When you see some stupa that’s the place you will be camping. Cross the Namga Khola and reach to the camp, you will serve mix soup. Time for you to settle down your belongings in the tent. Relax while and let your leg to energies for the afternoon tour to the Namgung Monastery. It’s 7-10 minutes hike from your camp. Explore the monastery and its surrounding, you may spot some blue sheep nearby the monastery. You may amazed with the houses there but it’s not a village, those house belongings to the people who are taking care of the monastery. Return to the camp. Free time and you can rest until the tea time. Have dinner and overnight at Namgung. Make sure you have a good sleep after a wonderful day.

  • Day 12: Namgung to Saldang - 4100m (3/4hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00. Today’s trail follow by the gradual uphill and it’s a short day for sure. You will see lots of stone craved Tibetan prayer (Mani Stone) along the way. After 2hrs you will be at the gateway of Saldang village, you will see the wide village within the valley and that’s Saldang. From the top of the hill you will have same view of different shaped limes rocky mountains but definitely closer than earlier day’s view. Take some time to enjoy the stunning view of those valley and mountains. Along the way you will spot some of the shepherds with flocks of sheep and goats. After a while you will decent down towards the Saldang village. You will have option to follow the bike road or old decent steep downhill. Reach to the camp. The kitchen team will be preparing the lunch at the camp and you can settle down your belongings in the tent and enjoy the juice served by the Sherpa. Than enjoy the hearty lunch at the camp and relaxation after the lunch for an hour and half. Afternoon, your guide will take a tour to the Gompa and local museum where you will have knowledge of tradition, cultural of the region by touring the museum. You walk within the village and that gives you different experience of architecture. It’s believe that all the house are adoptions of Tibetan way of architecture. Make sure you visit the school which is consider one of the very 1st school in Upper Dolpo. Afterwards, it’s free time, you can explore the village or immerse yourself within the village and communicate with the local to understand better way of their life. Overnight at Saldang. Rest well for the following day.

  • Day 13: Saldang to Komagaon - 4200m (4/5hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00. Today you will start the day by following the downhill towards the Nagon Khola (River) until you get to the suspension bridge. Cross the bridge and you will gradual uphill towards the Rigan Pass. You will definitely see the Namdo village once your cross the Nagon Khola. Along the way you will enjoy the view of Saldang village and Karang village while you hydrate yourself. After few hours of hike, you will be at the top of Rigan Pass. Take a moment to celebrate the wonders of view you will get from there. The village you see will be the Komagaon, once you are happy with rest at the top, it’s gradual downhill and it leads you through the village. Along the way you will spot some of the shepherds with flocks of sheep and goats. You will camp nearby the school of Komagaon. Enjoy the juice served by the Sherpa and settle down your belongings in the tent and prepared for the hearty lunch. After lunch, you can rest for an hour to relax yourself and regain the power for the afternoon exploration. Sometime later the rest, your guide will tour you to the monastery and village. If you are lucky, than you will have a chance to immerse yourself with local activities such as harvesting or working in the field. If so, grab the opportunity to experience working with the local by involving yourself with them. Once exploring is done, it’s free time and you can enjoy the village by yourself or relax at the camp. Overnight at Komagaon. Sleep well for the following day.

  • Day 14: Komagaon to Shimengaon - 3885m (4/5hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00. Today’s hike will be very gentle and easy as the trial lead you gradual downhill and uphill. Along the way you will see lot of stone carved prayer (Mani Stone). Cross the Koran Khola and start the uphill of the day. You will be hiking along the road which is the original trial for the local people. You will spot some of shepherds with flocks of sheep and goats. After hiking couple of hours, you will be at Nang La around 4375m. You will see the Shimengaon from there. Take a moment to enjoy the picturesque view of the village from distance. Make sure you hydrate yourself all the time. Once you are have enough rest, you will start steep downhill for a while and then gradual downhill towards the Shimengaon. Cross the Panjyan Khola (river) bridge and continue your hike for 30-35 minutes and you will be at camp. Enjoy the juice served by the Sherpa and settle down your belongings in the tent and prepared for the hearty lunch. After lunch rest for a while, then your guide take you for touring the village, school and monastery. Immerse yourself into the cultural and tradition of the village to understand better way of life there. Once you are done with exploring, you are free to relax and do your washing if needed. Overnight at the village and sleep well for the following day.

  • Day 15: Shimengaon to Tingue village - 4110m (5/6hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified or boiled drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00. Today you will hike short downhill and then gradual little uphill but will be very gentle hike. The trial follows Panjyan Khola and along the way you will experience lot of stone craved Tibetan prayer with amazing traditional stupa. Furthermore you will see the Pu Gompa and some Buddhist stupa on right side of the trail. You can visit the monastery. It will take little bit of time but worth to visit as it is very few active monastery in the region you can find. After the monastery, continue your trek towards the Phalwa where you will have hot hearty lunch in a suitable picnic spot. Enjoy the meal and energies yourself. After sometime, resume the hike towards the Tingue village. Make sure you hydrate yourself enough and continue the hike. At Phalwa you have to cross the Mukdem Khola bridge and the river is called Mukdem Khola. The trail within the valley of Mukdem Khola is to the border to the Nepal Tibet (China). Right after the bridge, you will arrived at the religious monument of the region as the Buddhist stupas with lot of stone carved prayer (Mani Stone). Take a time to immerse yourself there by exploring all the corner of each stupa and Mani stone. Then continue the hike towards the Tingue village, you will see big football ground that is only one in the Upper Dolpo. It will be used once a year as there will be all the four rural municipality will take part in the tournament and the moto of the tournament is to established the peace and friendship relationship with the Dolpo. You will enter the village after 30-40 minutes hike from the football ground and that’s the place you will camp. Reach the camp and settle down your belongings in the tent. After take a chance to visit the school and old ancient fort and immerse yourself with the local way of living there to understand the people. In case of harvest time, you can involve in the field to experience the field world. Overnight at Tingue village. Rest well for the following day after the hearty dinner at the camp.

  • Day 16: Tingue to Yak Kharka - 4480m (5/6hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00. Today the trial leads you in the interesting valley and you have to cross two bridges. You will experience lot of shepherds along the way. There are old ancients fort, after sometime you will reach to the small settlement called Chhamdang. You will have hot hearty lunch there or may be bit further where some of shepherds based valley. Enjoy the lunch and rest for a while as you will have shorter hike after the lunch. Resume your trek towards the Yak Kharka for some hours. Reach Yak Kharka, settle down your belongings in the tent. Yak Kharka is open grazing place for the flocks of sheep and goats or yaks and so on. You will have wonderful view of Penjokhola and snowcapped mountain from the camp. You will have time for relaxation, and time to immerse yourself with nature. Overnight at Yak Kharka, sleep well. Enjoy the last night in Upper Dolpo.

  • Day 17: Yak Kharka to Dho via crossing Chhoila la (5040m) - 3945m (6/7hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified or boiled drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00. As the trek begins today, we cross the bridge over Sulun Khola. Crossing the bridges over several streams the trek arrives to Chhoila North Pass 5040m. The trail to Chhoila North BC is difficult trek. Make sure you hydrate yourself along the way. Almost two hours steep climb brings us to the top Chhoila la. Take a moment to celebrate that you made up to there. It offers the stunning picturesque view of both valley. If it is really windy, continue your hike towards the Thaksi by following the Chhoila Khola. Now it’s steep and gradual downhill. Your guide will find the suitable picnic spot for your packed lunch. Enjoy the hearty packed lunch and energies for the afternoon. Reach the Thaksi, enjoy the architectures and the village. You will continue and walk all the way to the Dho. It will take an hour and half to reach your final destination for the day. You will follow the Thakchiu Khola to the Dho. Along the way you will see the Crystal Mountain School, make sure you visit the school if they allow only. Reach camp at Dho, settle down your belongings in the tent. After the long day of trek, take a time to relax yourself. Afternoon, free time. Self-exploration time as you have rest day at Dho, so next day will have exploring time. Overnight at Dho. Sleep well for the following day.

  • Day 18: Dho (Rest Day - 3945m

    Wake up tea at 7:00Am and freshen up by 7:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. After the breakfast your guide will tour you to the monasteries within the village and if you are interested to go Bon monastery at Shipchaur you can do that also, Within the Shipchaur valley, there are two monastery you can visit. It will take around 30 – 35 minutes from the camp. Immerse yourself with local people to understand the better way of their life. It’s worth to do self-exploration after the tour to all the monastery. You will have great experience if you do the chatting with local by your own. Return to the camp for the hot hearty lunch. Eat lunch by seeing beautiful view of limes rocky mountains and snow capped mountains. After the lunch it’s free time, you can do laundry your garments or relax in yourself at camp. If you are lucky, you will see lot of activities such as local people working in the field. But it depends on which season you are trekking. Barley, buckwheat, and potato are the main source of their agriculture. Whereas some of greens and different vegetables are grown in greenhouse. You can definitely have some of those freshly organic greens and vegetable on your meal. Overnight at Dho. Sleep well and rest well for the following day.

  • Day 19: Dho to Nawarpani - 3780m (6/7hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00. Today you will trek longer distance. As the trail leads you through flat trail beside the Tarap Khola to Mirbubane Khola. You will trek down to the bridge over Klang Khola at Langa Camp. Make sure you hydrate yourself along the way. You will pass several settlement of people along the way such as Sisaul, Gyamgha, and Toltol. All the people you will see in these places are settle in Tent’s and they are there to provide the hospitality service for the mules drivers during the transporting goods from Dunai to Upper Dolpo. Sisaul will be the place for the hot hearty lunch. Eat lunch and energies yourself for the afternoon. After lunch, resume your trek towards the Nawarpani. The trail gives you wonderful experience as you will enjoy the picturesque view of the river and the narrow valley along the Nawarpani. Reach Nawarpani. Nawarpani is also a small settlement of people to provide the hospitality service to the mules drives and local people. settle your belongings in the ten. Come for the tea. Overnight at Nawarpani. Sleep well and rest for the following day.

  • Day 20: Nawarpani to Lasicap - 2775m (5/6hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00 AM. The trek begins on the trail that runs beside the Tarap Khola. You will start the gradual uphill for an hour and then you will trek steep downhill for some hours and gradually, the view in the vicinity begin to change into the green forest. You will stop at Laini Odar for the hot hearty lunch. After the lunch resume the trek towards the Lasicap. The trial will be slightly uphill and then steep downhill for an hour and you will reach to the Lasicap. Our Sherpa will pitch the tents and setup the camp. Settle down your belongings in the tent. You will have tea time and after the tea, you can visit the Khaniganpa monastery on the opposite of the Tarap Khola. It’s in retreat center for the monks. Take time to enjoy, once you are happy with time you have their return to the camp. Overnight there at Lasicap. Sleep well after the delicious dinner and rest well for the following day.

  • Day 21: Lasicap to Dunai - 2140m (6/7hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00 AM. Today the trek begins by crossing the suspension bridge above the Thuli Bheri river towards the Tarakot. The trial leads you through the green woodlands with gradual uphill and gradual downhill and the flat trail. Before arriving to the Tarakot valley, you will cross the bridge over the small stream and by passing the Tarakot, you will cross the suspension bridge and stop at Lawan for the hot hearty lunch. Eat lunch and enjoy the picturesque landscape and the valley from there. You will see the mount putha on east side of the valley. After lunch resume your trek towards the Dunai. The trail leads you beside the Thuli Bheri River and you will reach via Baysgad. You will forest on the west and left side of the trail. After some hours of trek, you will reach to the Dunai camp (Blue-Sheep Hotel) you will camp there. Settle down your belongings in the tent and if you reach early than explore the Dunai Bazaar and Bon-Stupa and the monastery. It’s going to be your 2nd last night in Dolpo. Overnight there at Dunai.

  • Day 22: Dunai to Juphal - 2475m (3/4hrs)

    Wake up tea at 6:00Am and freshen up by 6:30 and be ready for the hearty breakfast. Right after breakfast, time to prepare yourself for the day hike. Make sure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Kindly suggest you to prepare your day bag with sun cream, enough purified drinking water, trekking poll, sun glass, and if you prefer than your chocolates bars. Start the hike at 7:00 AM. Today will be the short day. The trek will be 3-4 hours of hike. You will hike on road for an hours and half and then gradual uphill for another hour and half then you will reach to the Dangiwada village which is considered one of the biggest settlement in the Juphal area. From there 35 – 40 minutes uphill and then you will be reaching Juphal. Enjoy the hearty lunch at the camp and do the laundry afterwards if needed. Today will be the last night with all the crew member and it’s always better to celebrate the success of the trek with them by having meals with them. If you feel like going around the Juphal Bazaar you can. Overnight at the camp and sleep well for the following day.

  • Day 23: Juphal to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu - 1350m

    Wake up tea at 5:00AM and freshen up by 5:30. Ready for the final hearty breakfast at Dolpo. Make sure you have packed all your belongings to take airport by our supporting crew member while you have your breakfast. Right after breakfast leave for the airport and do the security checking. Your guide will get the boarding pass for the flight. Flyout from Juphal and it will be 30 – 35 minutes flight to Nepalgunj. Once you land at Nepalgunj, do collect the baggage and walk to the entry gate for the connecting flight. Do the security check for the baggage and the guide will get the boarding pass for the connecting flight. You may have to wait and it’s always recommended to have coffee at the airport cafe to have better seat and cooler temperature. Once you board the plan, fly out from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu and it will be an hour flight. Once you arrived to the Kathmandu, collect the baggage and our transport will be there to transfer you to the hotel. Free time afterwards.

  • Day 24: Buffer Day

  • Day 25: Departure from Kathmandu

    Our company representative will come to pick you from the hotel and drive to the airport.

Price Includes

  1. Crewmembers: Trekking guide, Cook, Kitchen Boys, and Mules driver, Staff Insurance
  2. Transportation: Mules
  3. Trekking equipment:  Mattress, Member tents, Kitchen tent, Dining and toilet tents, 
  4.  Permits: Upper Dolpo, Lower Dolpo, National Park
  5.  Airfare: KTM- KEP- DOP, DOP- KEP – KTM
  6.  Food: Three times meals ( Breakfast, lunch and Dinner)type of different items
  7. Drink: Tea, Coffee, and Tang juice with light snacks biscuits cookies
  8.  Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj on BB basis: Nepalgunj 1 night and Kathmandu 2 nights

Price Excludes

  1. Nepalese visa fee
  2. Excess baggage charge(s) above 15 kg at the Airport
  3. International flights
  4. Travel and rescue insurance
  5. Extra nights at Nepalgunj due to weather reasons
  6. Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, )
  7. Tipsfor guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

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