Package Name: Dolpo Trekking
Highest altitude: 5490 meters
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing
Accommodation: Hotel, lodge and camping
Transport: Bus/private car/ helicopter
Duration: 0 days
Dolpo trek is the off the beaten trek that offers the real adventure experience to the trekkers. Dolpo is remote and unspoilt region located in the Karnali zone in the western northern part of Nepal bordering with Tibet. Dolpo region is rewarded with the unparalleled pristine natural beauty and rugged charm. In this trek you get the chance to interact with the nomadic people of Nepal and have insight into their lifestyle which is untouched and unexplored. During the Dolpo trek you can explore the endless variety of landscapes, culture and the lifestyle of the Himalayan people which is similar to that of the Tibetan people. This region is famous for the medicinal herbs including ‘Yarsagumba’. People flock to collect Yarsagumba in this region. The inhabitants of this people follow the pre-Buddhist Bon Po religion. In this trek you visit the world highest villages Charka Vote and Tarap Gaun. The Shey Phoksundo national park and the Shey Phoksundo Lake are other remarkable attraction of this region.
The challenging and adventurous Dolpo region trek was opened in 1989 AD for organized group trekking. To trek in this region, trekkers required the special permit from the government of Nepal. It requires prior experience of hiking or trekking and strong physical fitness. Dolpo trek commences with the flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and then to Jufal airstrip. In this trek you traverse through the Shey-Phoksundo National Park different valleys, peaceful forest of pines and rhododendron rugged canyons in the barren plateau etc and visit Shey Phoksundo Lake, the deepest lake of Nepal, enjoying the enormous mountain ranges like Kanjirowa, Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna etc, Buddhist monasteries and yak caravans. In the Shey Phoksundo national park you encounter the various rare and endangered species of wildlife like Blue sheep, Mountain Goat, Jackal, Wolf and Snow Leopard etc. Dolpo trek gives you the lifetime memory. To have the full experience of nature and culture of the Dolpo trek, the best time to go for trekking is autumn and the spring season.