Dolpo Trekking

Trip Himalaya Treks camp side at Ringbo, Phoksundo. photo By Lila

The trek to phoksundo Lake has been made much more practical since the construction of the new trail up suli Gaat from its confluence with the Thulo Bheri.There are not a lot of camping places, and there are lodges only in Chapka and Ringmo,but the trek has some lovely forest walk,phoksundo Lake is dramatic, and the region contains a tiny pocket of the unusual Bon-po culture. The Lake is within shey phoksundo national park, which was established in 1981.

Trekking Region : West Part of Nepal.
Culture : Mixed influences
Starting Point : Juphal
End Point : Juphal
Trek Duration : 13 days
Tour grade : Moderate trek.
Highest Access : Phoksundo Lake (3728m).
Best Season : October, November and April, May.
Type of trekking : Camping Only.
Summary : New Trail provides easy access to Nepal's highest waterfall and the dramatically clear water of phoksundo Lake.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 : pick up from the Int'l Airport, transfer to Hotel & well come diner.
Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with Guide.
Day 03 : flight to Nepalgunj and over night in Hotel.
Day 04 : Flight to Juphal and Trek to Dunai (2050m).
Day 05 : Dunai to Chepka (2627m).
Day 06 : Chepka to Renje (3010m).
Day 07 : Renje to Phoksundo Lake (3728m).
Day 08 : Rest in Phoksundo Lake & Visit Mansatry, Ringmo Village etc.
Day 09 : Trek Back to Chepka.
Day 10 : Trek to Dunai.
Day 11 : Flight Back to Nepalgunj and Kathmandu.
Day 12 : Free day in Kathmandu/shopping.
Day 13 : Transfer to International Airport and fly home.

Note. also you can do continues trek to upper Dolpo or cross over Bagala pass and Numala pass and Trek down via Do Trap to Dunai.

Const Includes

  • Arrival in International Airport and Departure.
  • 5 Night's hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast.
  • Entrance fee in sightseeing Kathmandu and Trekking.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley with Guide.
  • Local Transfer and domestic flight.
  • Domestic airport departure taxes.
  • Shey Phoksundu National park Fee/special permits.
  • All camping Equipment, two men tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table, chairs and Mattresses during the trekking.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Guide, Cook, Sherpa, Kitchen staffs and porters.
  • Insurance for trekking staff and Equipments.

Const Excludes

  • Personal equipment for Trekking.
  • Personal travel Insurance.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation.
  • Personal expenses/Bar bills.
  • Tipping for trekking staff.
  • Nepal Visa cost (US$ 30 for 60-day single entry visa).
  • Extra baggage charge over 20 kg Nepal.

Lower Dolpo Trekking Video:-