Upper Dolpo Trek


Very Tough


28 days


April till November


From two persons

TRIP Altitude

5115 meters


On Request

Trip Highlights

Bone & Buddhist culture & monasteries, high passes, Beautiful Charkha and Dho tarap village, Shey Phoksundo Lake, Baga La pass, Numala pass, Sangda village, Jomsom, Excellent dry and desert landscape, superb Mountain View, spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife, impressive display of wild flower, friendly people and many more ........

Trip Overview

It is one of the long trek in Nepal, and show us the most beautiful and remote areas of the country. Upper Dolpo trek is recommended to expert trekkers who are used to trek in to great heights as well as place to explore Bone and Buddhist culture and monasteries. Thus this 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.

We start our trek from Jumal, after two small flights to Nepalgunj on first day and to Jumlal on second day. The route goes through high and remote alpine area and passes and finally come to beautiful Shey Phoksundo Lake (3600m). From here we will trek via Numala and Bagala pass and get to Upper Dolpo, 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 Jomson after passing Sangda La, the highest pass of this trek. 

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 Fly to Nepalgunj /hotel (B, L, D)
  • Day 04 Fly to Jumla (2370m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 05 Trek to Ghoti Chaur 2630m (B, L, D)
  • Day 06 Trek to Churta (3010m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 07 Trek to Kaigaon via Mauria La (3820m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 08 Trek to Hurikot (B, L, D)
  • Day 09 Trek to Toijem (2920m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 10 Trek to Kagmara Phedi (4000m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 11 Trek to Daju via Kagmara La (5115m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 12 Trek to Phoksundo Tal/Lake (3730m) via Pungmi (B, L, D) 
  • Day 13 Trek to Baga La Base Camp (4465m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 14 Trek to Numala base camp (4180m) via (5190m) Bagala pass  (B, L, D)
  • Day 15 Trek to Dho Tarap (4040m) via Numa La (5318m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 16 Trek to Tarap (B, L, D)
  • Day 17 Trek to Charkha Phedi (4530m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 18 Trek to Charkha (4120m) via Charkha La (4920) (B, L, D)
  • Day 19 Trek to Yak Kharka (4750m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 20 Trek to Sangda Phedi (5120m) via Sangda La (5460m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 21 Trek to Sangda (3700m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 22 Trek to Dangarjong (3290m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 23 Trek to Jomsom (B, L, D)
  • Day 24 Fly to Pokhara /Hotel (B) 
  • Day 25 Day at leisure at PKR /Hotel (B)
  • Day 26 Drive to KTM by bus /Hotel (B)
  • Day 27 Day at leisure /farewell dinner /Hotel (B, D)
  • Day 28 Drive to airport for return flight (B,)

Note: The itinerary can be customize according to your duration of holiday. 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 emergency.
  • Personal insurance
  • Sleeping bag (this can be rent at Thamel; cost Rs 75-150 a day a sleeping bag)

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