Upper Dolpa Trek
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Trip Name

Upper Dolpa Trek

OrganizerHST Adventure 
Total Duration-
Trip GradeStandard
ServiceFull Board
GuideHighly Professional and Experienced
Walking/DayMin. 2-4 hr to Max. 5-6 hr 
Max Elevation-
Main AttractionTraditional Culture, Natural Beauties
Best Season
Group Size2-15 People in a group


Dolpo region is situated in the upper part of the Dolpa district in the western Nepal between the Tibetan plateau and the Dhaulagiri range and is bordered by China in the north. The Upper Dolpo was forbidden for trekking and touring until 1989, but on today’s date it is one of the popular trekking destinations where wild habitats like Oak and Rhododendrons are found. Initially, the trek begins from Juphal which became popular by the book ‘The Snow Leopard’ written by Peter Mathiessen. Eventually, the Upper Dolpo trek lasts for 28 days and within these days some of the activities include passing through high mountains and different villages and meeting the locals. There’s no doubt that the local Tibetan families welcomes their guests with open arms.

Hence, you will be attracted towards the vast and the tranquil beauty of Phoksundo Lake. As, summers and monsoons are the best seasons for trekking but winters are avoided because of the heavy snowfall.


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All necessaries Ground Transportation

3 Night Kathmandu Hotel Accommodation

Kathmandu Sightseeing 

A professional Trekking Guide

A Trekking Porter (Max. 20 kg)
Government Trekking Permit 
Accommodation & Logistics 
A Trekking Map  & Medical Kit Box
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu1400m
Day 02Trek Preparation1400
Day 03Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj: 1 hour-
Day 04Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhuphal (Dolpo) and trek to Duna(2,850m/9,348ft): 45 mins flight, 2-3 hours trek
Day 05Dunai to Ankhe(2,896m/9,499ft): 5-6 h
Day 06Trek from Ankhe to Sulighat5/6hrr
Day 07Sulighat to Phoksundo Lake(3,611m/11,849 ft) 4-5 h
Day 08Acclimatization and rest at Phoksundo LakePhoksundo Lake
Day 09Trek to Phoksundo Khola4/5-hr
Day 10Phoksunds Khola to Phoksundo Bhanjyang6/7 hr
Day 11Phoksundo Bhanjyang to Shey Gompa (4,500m/14,760ft) via Kang-La pass(5,360m/17,581ft): 5-6 hr
Day 12Acclimatization and rest at Shey Gompa-
Day 13Shey Gompa to Namduna Gaun (4,800m/15,744ft) via Saldang La (5,200m/17,056ft)6/7hr
Day 14Trek from Namduna Gaun to Saldang(3,620m/ 11,874ft): 4-5 h
Day 15Saldang to Yangze Gompa(4,960m/16,267ft): 4-5 hr
Day 16Trek from Yangze Gompa to Sibu(4,560m/14,957ft): 6-7 h
Day 17Trek from Sibu to Jeng-la Phedi(4,900m/16,072ft): 5-6 hours
Day 18Jeng-la Phedi to Tokyu Gaon (4209m/13809ft) via Jeng La pass (5,090m/16,695ft)5/6hr
Day 19Tokyu to Dho Tarap(4,040m/13,251ft): 4-5 h
Day 20Rest Day at Dho Tarap-
Day 21Dho Tarap to Tarap Khola (Kamakharka)(3,800m/12,464ft): 6-7 h
Day 22arap Khola to Khanigaon(3,150m/10,332ft): 4-5 hr
Day 23Khanigaon to Tarakot(2,537m/8,321ft): 4-5 h
Day 24Tarakot to Dunai(2,140m/7,019ft): 5-6 h
Day 25Dunai to Jhuphal2/3 hr
Day 26Fly back from Jhuphal to Nepalganj than Drive back to KathmanduKathmandu
Day 27Free DaylKathmandu

  1. Ground Transportation: - All necessaries ground transportation including Airport to Hotel and Kathmandu Sightseeing
  2. Government Permit: Government Trekking Permit including National Park Entry Permit, TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System) and Local Permit
  3. Domestic Flight
  4. Kathmandu Hotel Accommodation: 3 night Kathmandu Hotel Accommodation at 3 Star hotel with BB Service
  5. Trekking Guide: A highly professional trekking guide, having 5-7 years experiences in Trekking sector of Nepal and well speaking skill in English and related language.
  6. Porter:  An experienced trekking porter, Max 20 kg
  7. Accommodation: Accommodation at Tea House and Local lodge during trekking period.
  8. Logistics: Three time meals a day during trekking period including breakfast, lunch and dinner and hot water tea and coffee.
  9. Farewell dinner party offer by organizing team
  10. Nepal Visa Information and general information related to Nepal will provided by free of cost
  11. Medical Kit: Trekking medical kit and tools
  12. Trekking Map: A trekking map for each trekkers    

Question: Which season and month is best for Upper Dolpa Trek?

Answer: Autumn and Spring are the best season for Upper Dolpa Trek. Specially September and October is popular.

Question: How you make this Trip Successful?

Answer: We have really extraordinary professional trekking guide who are friendly, helpful and experienced in this field. Good Team work always gives positive result.

  1. Choose a professional and experiences trekking guide.
  2. Should have proper trekking gears, including down jacket, trekking trouser, wind proof, hat, trekking poles and sun protections etc.
  3. Tell your guide if you feel uncomfortable while getting high altitude, you may sick by altitude problem.
  4. It's better to bring some chocolate and dry foods yourself.
  5. Respect local people and their cultural values, try not to give any negative message on that.
  6. Always be creative and ask anything to the local people yourself or through your guide to know about the mysterious himalayan culture and nature.
  7. Manage your personal rubbish yourself or through your guide, do not throw any plastic item in open environment.
  8. Always follow the rules and regulation of your personal guide


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