Dolpo Salt Trade Route Trek


Very Tough


28 days


April till November


From two persons

TRIP Altitude

5460 meters


On Request

Trip Highlights

Bone & Buddhist culture & monasteries, high passes, Beautiful Charkha and Dho Tarap village, Shey Phoksundo Lake, Excellent dry and desert landscape, superb Mountain View, spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife, impressive display of wild flower, visit cultural places at Sangdang, Chharka, Do Tarap,Tokkyu, Saldang, Samling Gompa, Shey Gompa, friendly people and many more ......

Trip Overview

Dolpo Salt Trade Route Trek - Jomsom To Juphal is a long trek and show us the most beautiful and remote areas of the country. Jomsom-Juphal trek is recommended to expert trekkers who are used to trek in to great heights. This trek crosses many mountain passes, seven of them higher than 4500 m. Thus Dolpo Salt Trade Route Trek  is a difficult route compensated however by the beauty of the country-side and kindness of the people. This trekking tour is undoubtly one of the best that can be carried out in the whole of the Himalayas. The shining Ringmo Lake, with its unearthly turquoise blue water, makes a trip to this region an unforgettable experience.

We start our trek from Jomsom, after 15 minute excellent mountain flight from Pokhara. The route goes through high and remote alpine area & passes and finally come to Do Tarap, the beautiful village of this region. Trek towards to Charkha, probably the most beautiful village of high altitude. Then we will trek towards She Ghompa and beautiful Shey Phoksundo Lake (3600m). From here we will trek to Juphal where we catch our flight back to Kathmandu. Clients carry only daypack and walk on their own pace.

Average hiking per day is 7-8 hrs.

  • Day 01  Arrival and transfer to hotel/welcome dinner. (D)
  • Day 02  Day at Leisure /Hotel. (B)
  • Day 03  Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus/ Hotel (B, L, D)
  • Day 04  Fly to Jomsom (2710m) trek to Dangarjong (3290m)(B, L, D)
  • Day 05  Trek to Yak Kharka (3540m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 06  Trek to Sangdang Phedi (4215m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 07  Trek to Milung Kharka (4735m) via Sangda La (5460m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 08  Trek to Chharka phedi (4530m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 09  Trek to Ramanan Kharka (4627m) via  Chharka La (4920m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 10  Trek to Do Tarap (4040m) via 4800m pass (B, L, D)
  • Day 11  Trek to Tokkyu Village (4060m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 12  Trek to Chutung Dang (3967m) via Jeng La ( 5110m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 13  Trek to Chibu Kharka (3915m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 14  Trek to Saldang (4100m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 15  Trek to Yang Tsser village (4300m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 16  Trek to Karang ( 4100m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 17  Trek to Samling Gompa (3800m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 18  Trek to Shey Gompa (4500m) via Shey La (5010m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 19  Day at Leisure (B, L, D)
  • Day 20  Trek to Yak Kharka (4500m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 21  Trek to Ringmu/Phoksundo Lake (3730m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 22  Phoksundo Lake to Sepka (B, L, D)
  • Day 23  Trek to Rahagaon (B, L, D)
  • Day 24  Trek to Dunai (2050m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 25  Dunai to Juphal (2345m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 26  Fly to KTM via Nepalgunj /Hotel (B)
  • Day 27  Dat at leisure/ farewell dinner/Hotel (B, D)
  • Day 28  Drive to airport for return flight. (B)

Note: The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday, and trip can be arranged with stay in lodge and tent. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depend on your budget.
  • International airport pickup and drop
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Hotel accommodation at 3 star catagory in double occupancy
  • Trekking Transportation by plane as per mention in the itinerary
  • Special trekking permit
  • Conservation permit.
  • TRC permit
  • Meals as per mention (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Camping (twin sharing tow men tent) / dining tent, toilet tent
  • English speaking guide with his insurance and equipment.
  • Porter with his insurance and equipment (one porter in between two person)
  • Wages, food, accommodation, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs
  • Beverage (drinks)
  • Tips
  • Helicopter evacuation incase of immergency.
  • Personal insurance
  • Sleeping bag (this can be rent at Thamel; cost Rs 75-150 a day a sleeping bag)

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