Lower Dolpo Trek
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Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
On this particular day you will land on Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu where you will be warmly received by the representative staffs from Beyond the Limit Treks and Expedition. From TIA, you will be transferred into the hotel in a comfortable vehicle. These tiny things show how much we care for you. Arriving in the hotel we will be discussed on the detail itinerary. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation
This is an important day where you get to sightseeing Kathmandu in the proper guidance of our guide. Since you have lots of things to sight we will be heading in an early morning. There used to an artistic and valuable Durbar Square, at present those monuments are in critical state though it is equally valued. In Kathmandu you can observe numerous cultural heritage sites which are listed in UNESCO, counting Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj & transfer to hotel
Taking breakfast you will drive to TIA and from there you will take an hour of fight to Nepalgunj which is located in the western part of Nepal. It is known as the entry way to Simikot, Humla. From the airport you will transfer to hotel and you can set out to view mini-zoo and local market. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 04: Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhupal (Dolpo) (2,320m/7,610ft) and trek to Dunai (2,850m/9,348ft): 2-3hrs
From the hotel you will again drive to the airport and this time you will catch the flight to Jhupal (Dolpo), situated at 2,320 meter. Meeting the trekking staffs your journey for thrilling trek set into motion. Walking through Bheri River, narrow gorge you will arrive at Dunai which is known as the administrative headquarter of Dolpo Region. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 05: Trek to Tarakot (2,543m/8,341ft) 5-6hrs
Continuing the trek to southern bank of Bheri will make you walk to wonderful gorge with pine trees. Then, the trail will welcome you with their multicolored terraced field of Tarakot. It is the small village that is standing on the hillock. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 06: Trek to Laini (3,160 m/10,365ft) 6-7hrs
From Tarakot you will walk along the Tarap Chu River and you will pass it twice prior you turn up at Sandul Gompa. You will prolong the walk towards the rural villages and farm terraces. Taking an upward hill and then downward will take you to Laini. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 07: Trek to Nawarpani (3,545m/11,627ft) 5hrs
Ascending on the vertical trail will take you beyond the Tarap River. The stroll is fairly exciting. You will go through numerous energetic ascends and descends and that will take you to the bank of Chyugur Khola which will unlock to Nawarpani. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 08: Trek to Do Tarap (4,090m/13,415ft) 7-8hrs
Soar up to Kamattarka will make you meet Tarap Chu and Lang Khola. Passing thin gorge, wild rose, bushes, and Himalayan valleys will again make you walk for several hours and then finally you will turn up at Dho Tarap. It is inhabited by some Tibetans and among them majority belong to Magar. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 09: Rest Day at Do Tarap for acclimatization
This is counted as the rest day for acclimatization where you will take short walk exploring the tradition and culture of people. This is the day for preparation for upcoming day so you will formulate for that trek. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 10: Trek to Numa La Base Camp (4440m/14,563ft) 6-7hrs
Enjoying the lush grasslands you will trek to the Upper Tarap and will stroll to Tarap Chu River. You can sight an amazing vistas of Tarap. Walking to Tokyu village viewing Buddhist monastery belong to Chiba Sect will show the trail to Numa La Base Camp. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 11: Cross Numa La (5,190m/17,023ft) and camp at Pelung Tang (4465m/14,645ft) 6-7hrs
Today you will move to the hardest and extensive trek after taking breakfast. Starting from Numa La Pass on the vertical trail will make you reach at the edge. From the edge you can capture the amazing scene of barren mountains of Dolpo. Crossing Numa La you will again move downward to Pelung where you will set the camp. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 12: Cross Baga La (5,070m/16,630ft) and camp Dajok Tang (4,080m/13,382ft) 6hrs
Starting the trek with a vertical rise to the pinnacle of Baga La Pass will make you sight fantastic landscapes of snow enclosed mountains such as Mount Kanjirowa. You can take some snaps of that charming scene and then you will move downhill to Dajok Tang. Stya overnight in tented camp.
Day 13: Trek to Ringmo (3,600m/11,808ft) 3-4hrs
On the following day you will set out to trek Ringmo and you will trek through an attractive pine forest and alpine. Trekking for short duration will make you reach at Ringmo illage which is acknowledged as the traditional Tibetan village of Dolpo. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 14: Hike to Phoksundo Lake
Today you will set into motion to explore Phoksundo Lake where you will observe Yak caravan and you might have seen such scenes in the movie. You will also trek to the monastery and upon your arrival at Phoksundo Lake you will have delightful landscape of shore. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 15: Trek to Shyanta (2520m/8265ft) 5-6hrs
Trekking downward to Chepka and then again towards the enormous rock is the target of this trek. While you trek to Shyanta you will come across several medicinal minerals which can cure nearly all diseases. Then, following the villages it will take you to Shyanta. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 16: Trek to Jhupal
On the following day you will tramp to Jhupal via Sulighat which is enclosed by birch trees. Here, the trail will make you sight amazing mountains. Jhupal will allow you to explore the busy market and town. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj
This is considered as the final day where you will drive to airport and from the airport you will catch the flight to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj. Landing at TIA, Kathmandu will set you free from the trip and now you can move towards your onward destination. We are glad to be part of your adventure.
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