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Lower Dolpa Trekking

Lower Dolpa Trekking

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 20 day(s)
Group Size: 12 people
Destination(s): Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 999 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1050 US Dollar (USD)

The people here trace their origins to Tibet, and their culture is a window of the tradition as practiced on the roof of the world centuries ago. The delusive snow leopard is a famous denizen of Dolpo and the rare cat has acquired the status of a mere legend. Thus it's not only the scenery that attracts trekkers to Dolpo; it's the chance to see a corner of Nepal that very few visitors will ever experience.

The trek begins at Juphal and follows the trail to Dunai, the first camp then proceeds to Tarakot, way up to Shering Gompa (4440 m) which is the highest point of this trek, passing through the Saldang and Shey Gompa village, we descend to the beautiful Phoksundo Lake, which is apart of the Shey Phoksundo National Park. This region of more than 3000 sq.km is among the most spectacular and protected area in Nepal. The trek concludes with our descend to Chepka village and then to Juphal, from where we fly back to Nepalgunj then to Kathmandu.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival KTM.

Day 2: Full day city.

Day 3: Fly KTM - Nepalgunj.

Day 4: Fly Nepalgunj - Juphal. Trek Begins: Dunai - Camp.

Day 5: Tarakot - Camp.

Day 6: Tharap Khola camp I - Camp.

Day 7: Tharap Khola Camp II - Camp.

Day 8: Dho - Camp.

Day 9: Rest Day at Dho - Camp.

Day 10: Numa la B.C. (5050 m).

Day 11: Nma la - Baga la Base Camp.

Day 12: Baga la (5070 m). Yak Karka.

Day 13: Phoksunda Lake Side - Camp (Ringmo).

Day 14: Phoksundo Lake Side - Camp. Rest day Chholung Gompa.

Day 15: Sali Gad Camp in Sepka (3060 m).

Day 16: Dunai camp (2130 m).

Day 17: Juphal camp.

Day 18: Fly Juphal - Nepalgunj - KTM. Transfer to hotel.

Day 19: Free day.

Day 20: Final departure.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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