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Shey Ribo Drukta (Shey Crystal Moutain ) is located at an altitude of 4770m from sea level. It is two camps away from the famous Phoksundo Lake (https://exploredolpotrekking.com/trips/phoksundo-teahouse-trek-11-days/. It is one of the holiest places in the Dolpo region. Dolpo is a land of Buddhism and the Bon religion. Religion plays a vital role in the daily lives of Dolpopas. Every village has numerous pilgrimages. Dho- Tarap has Nya Sampa (New Pilgrimage).  Similarly, Tinkyu ( Tinje village) has Kula Nya.

Every 12 years of the Tibetan calendar a ceremony is held at Shey. It has been practiced for centuries. It has been a ritual of the Dolpo people. Along with the time now, it is celebrated more as a festival than a ritual. The Tibetan calendar represents 12 years by 12 different animals. Mouse, Bull, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Monkey, Bird, Dog and, Pig.  Every year has its specific pilgrims. For example, Boudhanath Stupa is done in the year of Bird. Mt. Kailash in the year of Horse. And Crystal Mountain in the year of Dragon.

The last festival was held in September 2012 year of Dragon. This time it will be held in 2024 after 12 years. It is a very auspicious festival where all the Dolpopas gather at an auspicious place at an auspicious time. At this auspicious festival, almost all Dolpopas do their best to attend this auspicious festival.  Every year this festival gets more attention due to its uniqueness and authenticity. Now tourist people around the world are waiting for the festivals.

The festival starts on the 18th of August in 2024. 18th is the opening ceremony and many pujas and blessing speeches will be delivered by different renowned Lama and Rinpoches. There will be dance, singing, and, drama performances from the different schools of Upper Dolpo. On the 18th there will be a performance of villagers, games, archery and many more.

Similarly, the 19th the full moon is the main day and most auspicious day. On this particular, the people make rounds (Kora) to Crystal Mountain with packed lunch. It will take a whole day to make a round to Crystal Mountain. Some people prefer to make a round barefoot. In Buddhism, there is a belief that doing Kora barefoot will wash your sins. Similarly, people take the crystal from the mountains or stone to their hometown as a blessing or gift from Crystal Mountain. People dance on top of the mountain and enjoy it to the fullest. On the way, you get to visit Tsakhang Gompa one the oldest Gompa in Dolpo. The Gompa is built on the rock wall. Still, Gomchen (Meditator ) stays there and practices Buddhism and prays for world peace.

 Explore Dolpo Trek has come with four different itineraries for the Shey Festival 2024 considering clients’ different schedules and time frames. All four packages are of fixed departure and interested clients can customize and book private trips as well. We have different options you can choose based on your time frame and budget-wise.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Aug 08:Arrival Day (1400m)
  • Day 2 - Aug 09:Kathmandu – Nepalgunj (1-hour flight) (150m)
  • Day 3 - Aug 10:Nepalgunj – Juphal – trek to Dunai 3hrs 45minutes (2140m)
  • Day 4- Aug 11:Dunai – Tarakot 5/6 hours (2540m)
  • Day 5 - Aug 12:Tarakot – Laina Odar 5/6 hours (3370m)
  • Day 6 - Aug 13:Laina Odar – Toltol 6 hours (3523m)
  • Day 7 - Aug 14:Toltol – Dho-Tarap 6/7 hours (3944m)
  • Day 8 - Aug 15:Dho Tarap – Numala H.C north 5/6 hours (4797m)
  • Day 09 - Aug 16:Numala H.C - Sela Mukchuri la B.C 6/7 hours (4760m)
  • Day 10 - Aug 17:Sela Mukchuri la B.C - Shey Gompa 5/6 hours (4343m)
  • Day 11 - Aug 18:1st Day of Shey-Gompa Festival ( Opening ceremony) (4343m)
  • Day 12 - Aug 19:2nd Day of the festival - Full Moon (Crystal Mountain Kora)(4343m)
  • Day 13 - Aug 20:3rd Day of the festival (4343m)
  • Day 14 - Aug 21:4th Day of the festival (4343m)
  • Day 15 - Aug 22:Shey Gompa – Nangdala H.C 5/6 hours ( 4100m)
  • Day 16 - Aug 23:Nangdala H.C – Sallaghari(3660m) via Nangdala pass 6/7 hours (5330m)
  • Day 17 - Aug 24:Sallaghari – Phoksundo ( Rigmo village) 5 hours (3640m)
  • Day 18 - Aug 25:Exploring day at Rigmo village / Rest day (3640m)
  • Day 19 - Aug 26:Rigmo village – Chhepka village 6 hours (2678m)
  • Day 20 - Aug 27:Chhepka – Jhupal 5/6hours (2475m)
  • Day 21 - Aug 28:Jhupal – Nepalgunj- Kathmandu with connecting flight (1400m)
  • Day 22 - Aug 29:Buffer Day
  • Day 23 - Aug 30:Departure from TIA
  • Day 1 - Aug 08: Arrival Day (1400m)

    Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, after clearing immigration and customs, you will be met by a representative who will assist you with your transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. Upon reaching the hotel, complete the check-in process and settle into your room. The rest of the day is at your leisure to relax and explore the surroundings of Kathmandu on your own. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

  • Day 2 - Aug 09: Kathmandu – Nepalgunj (1-hour flight) (150m)

    Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel in Kathmandu. Afterward, check out from the hotel and transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Nepalgunj. Board your domestic flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. The flight duration is approximately 1 hour. Upon arrival at Nepalgunj Airport, you will be greeted by a local representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Nepalgunj. Complete the check-in process and settle into your room. The remainder of the day is free for you to relax or explore Nepalgunj in your own peace. Overnight stay in Nepalgunj.

  • Day 3 - Aug 10: Nepalgunj – Juphal – trek to Dunai 3hrs 45minutes (2140m)

    Start your day early morning from the hotel at Nepalgunj. You will have a packed breakfast. Check out from the hotel and transfer to Nepalgunj Airport for your flight to Juphal. Board your domestic flight from Nepalgunj to Juphal, the flight duration is approximately 35 minutes to 40 minutes, depending on weather conditions. Upon arrival at Juphal Airport, you will be welcomed by your trekking guide and other members of the trekking team. Start your trek from Juphal to Dunai. The trek takes about 3 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 16 kilometers. You will gradually descend to Dunai, situated at an elevation of 2140 meters. Enjoy the scenic trails as you pass through beautiful landscapes and local villages, immersing yourself in the cultural and natural beauty of the region. Reach Dunai, a small town in the Dolpo region. Our team will settle down the camp. After settling in, you can take a stroll around Dunai to explore the town and its surroundings. Enjoy the delicious dinner at the camp prepared by our experienced chef. Overnight stay in Dunai.

  • Day 4- Aug 11: Dunai – Tarakot 5/6 hours (2540m)

    Start your day with a nutritious breakfast at your camp in Dunai. Start your trek from Dunai to Tarakot. The trek takes approximately 5 to 6 hours, covering a distance of around 15 kilometers. You will ascend gradually as you make your way towards Tarakot, situated at an elevation of 2540 meters. Enjoy the picturesque trail as you pass through scenic landscapes, forests, and small streams. Take in the natural beauty of the Dolpo region. Along the way you will pass through local villages, offering opportunities to interact with the friendly locals and experience their unique culture. Take a break for lunch at a suitable spot along the trail. You can enjoy a packed lunch or your kitchen team will prepare a delicious meal at a stunning spot. Resume your trek after lunch, continuing towards Tarakot. Reach Tarakot, a historic village with a rich cultural heritage. Tarakot is known for its old fortress and charming surroundings. Settling in camp. After, you can explore Tarakot village or simply relax and enjoy a serene atmosphere. Enjoy a delicious dinner at camp. Overnight stay in Tarakot.

  • Day 5 - Aug 12: Tarakot – Laina Odar 5/6 hours (3370m)

    Begin your day with a nourishing breakfast at your campsite in Tarakot. Set off on your trek from Tarakot to Laina Odar. The trek is estimated to take around 5 to 6 hours, covering a distance of approximately 12 to 15 kilometers. Laina Odar is situated at an elevation of 3370 meters. Enjoy the scenic trail as you make your way through beautiful landscapes, including forests, rivers, and picturesque valleys. Take in the stunning view of the Dolpo region. During the trek, your well-experienced trekking chef will prepare a delicious packed lunch for you to enjoy along the way. This will provide a satisfying break during your trekking journey. After lunch, resume your trek towards Laina Odar, gradually ascending to the higher altitude. Reach the designated camping site in Laina Odar, located at an elevation of 3370 meters. Your trekking team will set up the campsite for the night. After setting up camp, you can take some time to explore the area, appreciate the breathtaking views, and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the region. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner prepared by your trekking chef at the campsite. Overnight camping in Laina Odar.

  • Day 6 - Aug 13: Laina Odar – Toltol 6 hours (3523m)

    Begin your day with a nutritious breakfast at your campsite in Laina Odar. Set of on your trek to Toltol. The trek is estimated to take around 6 hours, covering a distance of approximately 12 to 15 kilometers. Toltol is situated at an elevation of 3523 meters. Enjoy the scenic trails as you make your way through beautiful landscapes, including forests, hills, and valleys. Marvel at the stunning view of the Dolpo region. During the trek, your experienced trekking chef will prepare a delicious peaked lunch for you to enjoy along the way. This will provide a satisfying break during your trekking journey. After lunch, continue your trek towards Toltol, gradually ascending to a higher altitude. Reach Toltoal, take in the serene surroundings, and admire the natural beauty of the area. Your trekking team will set up the campsite for the night in Toltol. After setting up camp, you can take some time to explore the area, capture beautiful moments, and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the region. Enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by your trekking chef at the campsite in Toltol. Overnight camping in Toltol.

  • Day 7 - Aug 14: Toltol – Dho-Tarap 6/7 hours (3944m)

    Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at your campsite in Toltol. Set off on your trek from Toltol to Dho Tarap. The trek is estimated to take around 6 to 7 hours, covering a distance of approximately 15 to 18 kilometers. Dho Tarap is located at an elevation of 3944 meters. Enjoy the picturesque trail as you traverse through stunning landscapes, including valleys, rivers, and alpine meadows. Take in the breathtaking view of the Dolpo region. During the trek, your kitchen team will prepare a delicious packed lunch for you to enjoy along the way. This will provide a refreshing break during your trekking journey. After lunch, continue your trek towards Dho Tarap, gradually ascending to a higher altitude. Reach Dho Tarap, a beautiful village situated at an elevation of 3,944 meters. Immerse yourself in the unique culture and warm hospitality of the local community. Your trekking team will set up the campsite for the night in Dho Tarap. Explore the surroundings: After setting up camp, take some time to explore Dho Tarap village, interact with the locals, and appreciate the traditional architecture and way of life. Enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by your kitchen team at the campsite in Dho Tarap. Overnight camping in Dho Tarap.

  • Day 8 - Aug 15: Dho Tarap – Numala H.C north 5/6 hours (4797m)

    Start your day with a nourishing breakfast at your campsite in Dho Tarap. Set off on your trek from Dho Tarap to Numala High Camp North. The trek is estimated to take around 5 to 6 hours, covering a distance of approximately 12 to 15 kilometers. Numala H.C is situated at an elevation of approximately 4797 meters. Enjoy the scenic trail as you make your way through stunning landscapes, including valleys, rivers, and mountain vistas. Admire the majestic views of the surrounding peaks.
    Take a break for lunch at a suitable spot along the trail. Your trekking team will provide packed lunch for you to enjoy during the trek. After lunch, resume your trek towards Numala High Camp North, gradually ascending to the higher altitude. Arrival at Numala High Camp North: Reach Numala High Camp North, situated at an elevation of approximately 4,797 meters. Take in the breathtaking mountain views and enjoy the tranquility of the area. Your trekking team will set up the campsite for the night at Numala High Camp North. Spend the remaining time of the day resting and acclimatizing to the higher altitude. It's essential to take it easy and allow your body to adjust to the altitude. Enjoy a nourishing dinner prepared by your trekking team at the campsite. Overnight camping at Numala High Camp North.

  • Day 09 - Aug 16: Numala H.C - Sela Mukchuri la B.C 6/7 hours (4760m)

    Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast at your campsite in Numala High Camp. Set off on your trek from Numala High Camp to Sela Mukchuri La Base Camp. The trek is estimated to take around 6 to 7 hours, covering a distance of approximately 12 to 15 kilometers. Sela Mukchuri La Base Camp is situated at an elevation of approximately 4,760 meters. Enjoy the scenic trail as you trek through beautiful landscapes, including valleys, rocky terrains, and mountain vistas. Take in the panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. Take a break for lunch at a suitable spot along the trail. Your trekking team will provide a packed lunch for you to enjoy during the trek (lunch ingredients and preparation are not included in the itinerary). After lunch, continue your trek towards Sela Mukchuri La Base Camp, gradually ascending to a higher altitude. Reach Sela Mukchuri La Base Camp, located at an elevation of approximately 4,760 meters. Take some time to appreciate the stunning mountain views and the serene atmosphere of the base camp. Your trekking team will set up the campsite for the night at Sela Mukchuri La Base Camp. Use the remaining time of the day to rest and acclimatize to the higher altitude. It's essential to allow your body to adjust before proceeding further. Enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by your trekking team at the campsite. Overnight camping at Sela Mukchuri La Base Camp.

  • Day 10 - Aug 17: Sela Mukchuri la B.C - Shey Gompa 5/6 hours (4343m)

    Start your day with a nourishing breakfast at your campsite in Mukchuri La Base Camp. Set off on your trek from Mukchuri La Base Camp to Shey Gompa. The trek is estimated to take around 5 to 6 hours, covering a distance of approximately 12 to 15 kilometers. Shey Gompa is located at an elevation of approximately 4,343 meters. Enjoy the scenic trail as you make your way through beautiful landscapes, including valleys, rocky terrains, and mountain vistas. Take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks. Take a break for lunch at a suitable spot along the trail. You can enjoy a packed lunch provided by your trekking team during the trek. After lunch, continue your trek towards Shey Gompa, gradually ascending to a higher altitude. Reach Shey Gompa, situated at an elevation of approximately 4,343 meters. Take some time to explore the ancient monastery and immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of the area. Your trekking team will set up the campsite for the night at Shey Gompa. Spend the remaining time of the day resting and acclimatizing to the higher altitude. It's crucial to allow your body to adjust before further trekking. Enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by your trekking team at the campsite. Overnight camping at Shey Gompa.

  • Day 11 - Aug 18: 1st Day of Shey-Gompa Festival ( Opening ceremony) (4343m)

    You will participate in the festival. The Shey Gompa festival is a grand and significant celebration that takes place once every 12 years in the remote region of Dolpa, Nepal. This festival holds immense cultural and religious importance for the local people and draws pilgrims and visitors from far and wide. Dolpo is a secluded and picturesque valley nestled in the Himalayan Mountains, known for its rugged terrain, ancient monasteries, and rich Tibetan Buddhist heritage. Shey Gompa, also known as Shey Monastery, is one of the most revered monasteries in the region and serves as the focal point for the festival. The festival is celebrated in honor of Guru Rinpoche, also known as Padmasambhava, an 8th-century Buddhist master who is revered as the second Buddha. Guru Rinpoche is believed to have meditated in the caves surrounding Shey Gompa, bestowing blessings and enlightenment upon the land and its people. The grand celebration will start with prayers and a blessing speech by the renowned Rinpoche and Lamas. The local inhabitants, as well as monks from various monasteries, participate in the festivities, making it a truly vibrant and spiritually charged event. There will be dance, singing, picnic lunch and traditional dance by old age people. Back to camp and have dinner after the first day is over. Embracing the peaceful atmosphere and reflecting on the day's trekking experience.

  • Day 12 - Aug 19: 2nd Day of the festival - Full Moon (Crystal Mountain Kora)(4343m)

    The Shey Gompa festival not only showcases the spiritual devotion of the people but also serves as a means to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the region. It attracts researchers, scholars, and tourists interested in exploring the unique traditions and practices of the Dolpo region. You will be joining the local people for the tour of Crystal Mountain. Which is also an important factor of the festival. It is believed that a crystal mountain is a place where actually, Buddhist masters have a walkthrough. Preserving the tradition of ancestors means, they value it a lot more than it looks like. The kora will take probably, 5-6 hours of walking. You will enjoy the walk as you will find a lot of diversity, the traditional and cultural dressed by the locals will make you more curious about the way of their life. Take time to interact with locals to understand it much better. Back to camp, have tea or coffee and our kitchen team will start cooking the dinner. Enjoy dinner early and off to bed or embrace the peaceful atmosphere and reflect on the day’s trekking experience and take part in local people performing cultural dance and singing.

  • Day 13 - Aug 20: 3rd Day of the festival (4343m)

    During the Shey Gompa festival, devotees and pilgrims undertake arduous journeys to reach the monastery. They come from different parts of Nepal, as well as from neighboring Tibet, to witness and participate in the sacred rituals. Many pilgrims also bring offerings such as butter lamps, prayer flags, and religious artifacts to present the monastery and seek blessings. All the villagers performed famous horse racing and archery. Early evening, they will perform traditional dance and singing to entertain the visitors who have come from far distances.

  • Day 14 - Aug 21: 4th Day of the festival (4343m)

    One of the most awe-inspiring aspects of the festival is the "Masked Dance" or "Cham Dance" performed by the monks. Clad in vibrant costumes and ornate masks representing deities, demons, and various mythical figures, the dancers engage in intricate and symbolic movements to enact ancient Buddhist stories and teachings. The dance is accompanied by traditional music and chanting, creating an enchanting and mesmerizing atmosphere. Enjoy the day at the festival and interact with local people to understand it more deeply. After all the activities, self-exploring time and you could walk around to prepare for the next adventure trekking.

  • Day 15 - Aug 22: Shey Gompa – Nangdala H.C 5/6 hours ( 4100m)

    Start your day early in Shey Gompa. Have a nutritious breakfast and ensure you have all the necessary supplies for the day. Begin your trek from Shey Gompa, following the trail that leads towards Nangdala H.C. The trail may involve ascending and a little bit of descending sections as you traverse the rugged terrain and scenic landscapes.
    Maintain a steady pace, and take short breaks whenever needed to rest and hydrate. Enjoy the natural beauty surrounding you and take in the panoramic views of the mountains. Find a suitable spot around midday for a rest and enjoy a packed lunch. Take time to refuel, relax, and soak in the serenity of the mountains. Ensure you stay hydrated and take into account the weather conditions. Resume your trek after the midday break, continuing towards Nangdala H.C. Embrace the changing vistas and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the natural surroundings. Arrival at Nangdala H.C. (Approximately 4,600m) A high-altitude camping site in the Himalayas, in the late afternoon or early evening. Set up your camping equipment and take in the breathtaking views that surround you. Spend some time exploring the area and absorbing the peaceful ambiance. Take photographs, relax, and appreciate the solitude of the mountains. Early dinner, off to bed.

  • Day 16 - Aug 23: Nangdala H.C – Sallaghari(3660m) via Nangdala pass 6/7 hours (5330m)

    Start your day early at Nangdala H.C. Have a hearty breakfast and ensure you have all the essential supplies for the day. Begin your trek from Nangdala H.C., following the trail that leads towards Sallaghari via Nangdala Pass. The trail may involve steep ascents, rocky terrain, and possible exposure to the elements. Pace yourself and take regular breaks to rest, hydrate, and enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Upon reaching Nangdala Pass, take a moment to celebrate your achievement and marvel at the panoramic vistas of the surrounding peaks and valleys. Capture the incredible scenery and enjoy a sense of accomplishment.
    Begin your descent from Nangdala Pass towards Sallaghari. The trail will lead you through a mix of steep descents and more gradual slopes, offering breathtaking views as you make your way down. Find a suitable spot around midday for a rest and have a packed lunch. Take time to refuel, relax, and appreciate the natural beauty of the area. Keep an eye on the weather conditions and adjust your plans accordingly. Continue the trek towards Sallaghari. Take caution while descending, especially on rocky or uneven terrain. Use trekking poles for stability and maintain a controlled pace. Take time to explore the area, set up your campsite, or find suitable accommodation if available. Enjoy the serene ambiance and soak in the natural surroundings.
    Set up the camp, and enjoy the tea or coffee. Our kitchen team will be cooking dinner. I early dinner and off to sleep.

  • Day 17 - Aug 24: Sallaghari – Phoksundo ( Rigmo village) 5 hours (3640m)

    Start your day early at Sallaghari. Have a nourishing breakfast and ensure you have all the necessary supplies for the day. Begin your trek from Sallaghari, following the trail that leads towards Phoksundo Lakeside Village. The trail may involve a combination of ascents, descents, and traversing through diverse landscapes. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the surroundings, including lush forests, rugged terrain, and panoramic views of the mountains. Find a suitable spot around midday for a rest and enjoy a packed lunch. Take time to refuel, relax, and soak in the tranquility of the surroundings. Consider the weather conditions and adjust your plans accordingly.
    Resume your trek after the midday break, continuing towards Phoksundo Lakeside Village. Follow the trail, keeping an eye out for trail markers and signs indicating the direction to the village. Arrive at Phoksundo Lakeside Village in the late afternoon or early evening. Phoksundo is renowned for its stunning turquoise lake and traditional Tibetan-style houses. Take some time to explore the village, interact with the locals, and appreciate the unique culture and architecture. Enjoy the serene ambiance and the views of the surrounding mountains. Our team will set up camp at the lakeside. Enjoy embracing the peaceful atmosphere and reflecting on the day's trekking experience. Enjoy the dinner and early off for sleep.

  • Day 18 - Aug 25: Exploring day at Rigmo village / Rest day (3640m)

    Start your day with a leisurely breakfast in Phoksundo Rigmo village. Take in the serene atmosphere and prepare yourself for a day of exploration. Begin by exploring Phoksundo Rigmo Village itself. Take a stroll through the narrow alleys and soak in the unique architecture of the traditional Tibetan-style houses.
    Engage with the friendly locals, learn about their way of life, and immerse yourself in the local culture. Observe their daily activities and gain insights into the traditional practices that have been preserved for generations. Make your way to the ancient Bon Monastery, which is approximately 6000 years old and holds significant cultural and religious importance. Marvel at the architectural beauty and intricate details of the monastery. Explore the interior of the monastery, where you may find ancient artifacts, religious relics, and stunning murals depicting Tibetan Buddhist and Bon teachings. Take time for quiet contemplation and enjoy the peaceful ambiance of this sacred place. Take a break for lunch in a local eatery or enjoy a picnic amidst the natural beauty surrounding the village. Rest, refuel, and relax before continuing your exploration. After lunch, head towards the breathtaking Phoksundo Lake, located near the village. This turquoise-colored lake is one of the main highlights of the region. As you approach the lake, the mesmerizing views will leave you in awe. Spend time walking along the shores of the lake, taking photographs, and enjoying the tranquility of the surroundings. Observe the reflections of the snow-capped peaks in the crystal-clear waters of the lake. Enjoy embracing the peaceful atmosphere and reflecting on the day's trekking experience. Enjoy the dinner and early off for sleep.

  • Day 19 - Aug 26: Rigmo village – Chhepka village 6 hours (2678m)

    Start your day early in Rigmo. Have a hearty breakfast and make sure you have all the necessary supplies for the day. Begin your trek from Rigmo Village, following the trail that leads towards Chhepka Village. The trail may involve a mix of ascents, descents, and traversing through diverse landscapes. Enjoy the natural beauty surrounding you, including picturesque valleys, meandering rivers, and traditional villages along the way. Lunch at a suitable spot village called Rechi. Take time to
    Refuel, relax, and soak in the tranquility of the surroundings. Consider the weather conditions and adjust your plans accordingly. Resume your trek after the midday break, continuing towards Chhepka Village. Follow the well-marked trail, keeping an eye out for signs indicating the direction to the village. Arrive at Chhepka Village in the late afternoon or early evening. Chhepka is a charming traditional village nestled amidst the mountains and is known for its warm hospitality. Our team will settle down the camp in the middle of the village so you have a stunning view of the village at night. They will start cooking. Take some time to explore the village, interact with the friendly locals, and appreciate the unique culture and architecture. Immerse yourself in the serenity of this remote Himalayan village. Early dinner with the warm ambiance of the small village. Early, off to bed.

  • Day 20 - Aug 27: Chhepka – Jhupal 5/6hours (2475m)

    Start your day early in Chhepka Village. Have a hearty breakfast and ensure you have all your belongings ready for the journey. Begin your trek from Chhepka Village towards Suligad Ghat. Follow the trail that leads you through scenic landscapes, crossing rivers and forests. Enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings and keep an eye out for wildlife and bird species that may inhabit the area. Reach Suligad Ghat, which is located on the banks of the Beri River. This is the point where you will transition from trekking to a jeep ride. Take a break to rest, refresh, and prepare for the jeep ride. Board a jeep at Suligad Ghat and embark on a scenic drive towards Jhupal. The journey will take you through picturesque landscapes, passing through villages and valleys. Enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains and immerse yourself in the beauty of the region. Reach Jhupal, a small town located in the Dolpa district. This serves as the gateway to the remote Dolpo region of Nepal. Take some time to explore Jhupal, visit the local markets, and soak in the atmosphere of this Himalayan town.

  • Day 21 - Aug 28: Jhupal – Nepalgunj- Kathmandu with connecting flight (1400m)

    Early wake up, arrive at the Jhupal airport, and check-in for your flight. Board the flight to Nepalgunj, which is the closest major city with an airport. The flight will take you to Nepalgunj in 35 minutes. Arrive Nepalgunj, proceed to the domestic terminal, and complete any necessary transfer procedures. Take time to rest, grab some snacks, or explore the facilities while waiting for connecting flight. Check-in for your connecting flight to Kathmandu. Board the flight and enjoy the stunning view as you make your way back to the capital city of Kathmandu. The flight duration will be 1hour approximately. Arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, receive your luggage, and exit the airport. Our personal driver will drive you to the hotel and free time afterward.

  • Day 22 - Aug 29: Buffer Day

  • Day 23 - Aug 30: Departure from TIA

Price Includes

services provided during the trek. Trekking guide, Cook, Kitchen Boys, mule rider, Staff Insurance
  • Transportation:
Porters or Mules
  • Trekking equipment:
member tents, mattresses,  Kitchen tent, Toilet tents, Bedding Bags,  and other necessary equipment.
  • Food: Three times meals ( Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner)type of different items
  • Drink: Tea, Coffee, hot chocolate, and Tang juice with light snacks biscuits cookies, etc.
  • Domestic flights: KTM- KEP- DOP, DOP- KEP-KTM 
  • Trekking permits: Lower Dolpo, Upper Dolpo, and, National Park

Price Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee and International flight
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Nepalgnuj
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • It doesn’t include a pillow and sleeping bag
  • Personal gears
  • Payment for extra weights at the airport (more than 15 kg)
  • Additional nights at Nepalgunj and Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters,
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
  • What’s not included in the includes

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