Upper Dolpo Trek is considered as one of the most challenging adventure around remote areas of western Nepal. Dolpo region has opened its doors to outsiders only since couple of decades. Still it is off the beaten path and welcomes fewer visitors compared to other popular trekking regions. Upper Dolpo is a largest district of Nepal on the basis of land that comprises geographical structure quite similar to Tibetan highlands. Visit to deepest lake of world, Shey Phoksundo, get insight to authentic lifestyle of local inhabitants, encounter rare floras and faunas along strenuous ascend and descend makes this Upper Dolpo Trek one hell of an amazing experience.
Trekking to Upper Dolpo initiates as we take domestic flight to Nepalgunj followed by another flight to Juphal. It is the starting point of trek from where we start our trekking activity towards astounding villages, settlements, lakes, waterfalls, ridges, mountains, yak pastures etc. all the way to Jomsom, from where we board domestic flight to scenic lake city of Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu. During our trekking, we will be entering the region that seems like it is separated from rest of the world. Along the magical views of Himalayas major highlights of this trekking lies in its exploring and learning opportunity of local living and lifestyle. It takes you into the wild. Passing through three main high passes namely Ngadra La of 5350 m, the Shey La of 5000 m and Jeng La of 5110 m; it really tests your fitness level. It is fully tented camp trekking except on major cities, which would be heavenly experience for adventure lovers. Also while embarking for this adventure, special permit is required this is arranged by us and included in the total trip cost. Regarding the best seasons, the months from May to November are regarded as ideal time to join in.
Walking at Upper Dolpo is long and strenuous off the beaten path adventure around remote areas of Nepal. Therefore it requires high level of physical fitness along trekking experience around Himalayan surroundings. If you are passionate towards experiencing what it is like to trek into the wild then join our incredible Upper Dolpo adventure.