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Lower Dolpo Trek

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Trip Code : AHA/DR-01
Duration : 18days
Max Altitude : 5070m
Starts at : Kathmandu
End at : Kathmandu
Best Season : Autumn/Spring/Winter
Lower Dolpo Trek offers an impressive trekking expertise within the remote western region of Nepal. The 18-day trek begins with visits to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Katmandu. Next, we tend to fly to Jhupal via Nepalgunj and start our trek through remote locations admiring the gorgeous rain shadow landscape of the Himalayas, mirrored within the colourful barren slopes of the mountains wherever the play of sunshine and shadow may be a perpetual fascinating spectacle.

The Dolpo region of Nepal has been shown altogether its integrity and full mystical expertise. moreover, this can be conjointly one among the few areas wherever the pre-Buddhist Bon Po faith continues to be practiced. whereas on the trek, we tend to get to muse at the yak caravans that maintain the traditional salt trade with Tibet. we tend to additionally cross 2 high passes- Numa La and Baga La-and mirror on life amidst the tranquil waters of Phoksundo Lake.

Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to October) are the most effective months for this trip. Since the Dolpo region lies within the rain shadow area shaped by Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges, you'll be able to conjointly take this trip throughout the Monsoon season (June to August).

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)

Day 2 : Kathmandu: Sightseeing

Day 3 : Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

Day 4 : Fly Nepalgunj to Jhupal (Dolpo) (2,320m/7,610ft) and trek to Dunai (2,850m/9,348ft)

Day 5 : Dunai to Tarakot (2,543m/8,341ft)

Day 6 : Tarakot to Laini (3,160 m/10,365 ft)

Day 7 : Laini to Nawarpani (3,545m/11,627 ft)

Day 8 : Nawarpani to Do Tarap (4,090m/13,415ft)

Day 9 : Rest Day

Day 10 : Trek to Numa La Base Camp (4440m/14,563 ft)

Day 11 : Cross Numa La pass (5,190m/17,023ft), camp at Pelung Tang (4465m/14,645 ft)

Day 12 : Cross Baga La pass (5,070m/16,630ft), trek to Dajok Tang (4,080m/13,382ft)

Day 13 : Dajok Tang to Ringmo (3,600m/11,808ft)

Day 14 : Hike to Phoksundo Lake

Day 15 : Phoksundo Lake to Shyanta (2520m/8265 ft)

Day 16 : Shyanta to Jhupal

Day 17 : Fly to Nepalgunj, fly to Kathmandu

Day 18 : Final departure

What's included

  • Airport pickups and drops
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with BB Basis
  • Trek Meals & Accomodation
  • All ground transportation & Domestic Flight
  • Professional trekking guide and porter(s),necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)

What's not included

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

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