‘an exclusive adventure around Nepal Far North and Wild West country of scenic Dolpo’
Upper Dolpo Trekking, one of most fascinating adventure to experience once in your lifetime as the area of walks leads to Far North West Himalaya around wildest country where landscapes and culture closely resembles with Tibet.The northern terrain of Upper Dolpo which is an extension of high and vast Tibetan plateau where ancient Trans Himalaya Salt and Caravan trail still exists which you can witness on this fabulous Upper Dolpo Trekking .
Adventure that takes you to remote and isolated areas where you feel out of this world with its dramatic scenery of windswept terrain of high eroded hills and canyon and yet impressive and beautiful scenery to catch on this incredible walks around Upper Dolpo.
Upper Dolpo Trekking due to its far distance from the capital Kathmandu where scenic flight involves both ways with interim stops at Nepalgunj city airport around Nepal Far South with warm sub-tropical temperatures, and then short flight to reach at Jhupal in Dolpo. Walk first takes you around beautiful emerald colored Phoksumdo Lake surrounded by lovely coniferous forest of blue pines, firs and spruce tree lines with time to explore around the lake and the village of Ringmo of great interest located next to the lake.
After enjoyable time at Phoksumdo Lake adventure takes to cross high Kang-la pass also known as Nangdo-la at above 5,350 m rewards you with gorgeous scenery of mountains and vast landscapes of Inner Dolpo. As walk progress reaching to our major destination at Shey-Gompa also called as Crystal Monastery where Crystal Mountain is close to Shey monastery, with time here to visit the old religious sites of the area enriched with ancient arts and crafts with idols of Buddha and Buddhist great Gurus with touch of Bon culture (a pre Buddhism and old sect religion before Buddhism was introduced in 6 th Centaury).
Upper Dolpo Trekking completes after walking past Saldang villages and crossing few passes to reach within inner Dolpo around large villages of Tokyu and Dho-Tarap as well with wonderful views of distant peaks on walks. Enjoying time with scenic walk where route leads on wide and long valley of Dho-Tarap River encountering Yaks grazing on vast green field coming across caravan loaded with goods on Trans Himalaya Trading trail route then reaching at Tarakot a village historical background of Malla kingdom times.
Slowly our adventure comes to an end reaching at Dunai headquarter town of Dolpo district and then completing our great walks at Jhupal, where scenic sweeping flight brings you back at Kathmandu via Nepalgunj, after an overwhelming adventure and great experience on Upper Dolpo Trekking.