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Trekking   • Upper Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo Trekking

Min Group Size: 02 or More
Season: May to Oct
Departure date: As per request
Trekking Gread: 4

Upper Dolpo TrekDolpo! The word conjures up visions of mysterious monasteries of snow leopards and blue sheep. A land beyond the Himalaya.

Laying in western Nepal, Dolpo is one of the most remote of Nepal’s regions. By special permit, we are able to offer these-days trek through upper and lower Dolpo .

Our route follows much of the route taken by Peter Mathiessen and George Shaller as described in "The snow Leopard” . We trek 200 miles , averaging 10 miles a day. We spend 6-8 hours a day trekking . Several layover days are planned . Porters carry a day pack with the things you need for the day.

Participants should be in good shape. We are at high elevation much of the time on this trip. Five passes, over 16,500 feet, are crossed . Steep climbs and descents are made.

Itinerary

Day 01: Fly or drive to Pokhara / Transfer to Hotel (200km)
Day 02: Fly to Jomsom (2,800m) and trek to Kagbeni (2,800m) (10 km Trek)
Day 04: Trek to Muktinath (3,800m) (10 km) (for acclimatization before crossing Sangdak Pass (4,290m)
Day 05: Trek to yak kharka (3,180m) (16 km)
Day 06: Trek to Sangdak (3,810m) (18 km)
Day 07: Day Sangdak Phedi to Yak Kharka 15.1 km (3,680 m)
Day 08: Day Yak Kharka to Melung Khola 14.6 km (4,816 m)
Day 09: Melung Khola to Chharka village 16.1 km (4,110 m)
Day 10: Chharka Village to Keheng Khola (4,210m) over Chharka Pass (4,830m) 15 km
Day 11: Keheng Khola to Tinje Goan (4,110m) 16 km
Day 12: Tinje Goan to Simen Goan (3,850m) 15 km
Day 13: Simen Goan to Shey Gomba (4,253m) 18 km
Day 14: Rest day
Day 15: Shey Gomba to Phoksundo Lake (3,600m) 25 km
Day 16: Rest day to explore around lake
Day 17: Phoksundo Lake to Yudon (3,800m) 15km
Day 18: Yudon to Kagmara Phedi (4,600m) 12 km
Day 19: Over Kagmara Pass (5,120m) and camp at Kagmara Phedi (3,940m) 10 km
Day 20: Kagmara Phedi to Hurikot (3,760m) 17 km
Day 21: Hurikot to Mauriya Phedi (3,300m) 15 km
Day 22: Mauriya Phedi to Chotra (3,010,) (12 km)
Day 23: Chotra to Gothichaur (2,780m) (13km)
Day 24: Ghotichaur to Jumla (2,370) (18km)
Day 25: From Jumla we fly to Nepalgunj and fly to Kathmandu
Day 26: An easier day in Kathmandu
Day 27: Departure/ drive to airport

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Package Includes
Daily itinerary as described, all inclusive camping or lodge trek with English speaking guide and porters, all meals on trek, tea, all fees and land transportation, coffee and boiled water, camping gear such as twin sharing tent, mattress, toilet tent, dinning/kitchen tent, necessary staff.

Package Does Not Included
Bottled beverages,tips, items of a personal nature, delay due to weather, equipment failure or situations beyond our control.

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