Upper Dolpo Trek is one of the unspoiled trekking routes in the world. Upper Dolpo was opened only in 1989 for foreigners to control tourist flow in order to minimize the damage in Culture and the environment. It is one of the restricted trekking regions of Nepal. Dolpa or Dolpo situated in mid-western Nepal in Karnali State, lays between Tibet and Dhaulagiri range. Customs and Traditions are very much similar with Tibet so Upper Dolpo known as a Tibet of Nepal.
Dolpa is the least developed district of Nepal out of 77 districts. Upper Dolpo Trek is famious for its high passes trail. It is a region of mystical beauty and it is known for best trail of adventure among travelers. Enthralling deepest lake of Nepal - Shey Phoksundo lake, typical villages and lifestyle of the people in least developed region, centuries-old Buddhist monasteries, peaks, wildlife are main attraction of the region. Holy Mountain Crystal Mountain is also another pilgrim destation among Buddhist people in the world. Special Permit (USD 500 for 10 days and other USD 50 Each day after 11th day) charged to enter to Upper Dolpo and there should be at least two people in the trekking group to get the permission.
The journey of Upper Dolpo Trek starts with a domestic flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (45 min flight) and next morning we again fly to Jhupal (35 min flight) and another day we start our trek. Summer and monsoon season are best season for this trek since the winter seasons are very difficult to operate the trek due to heavy snowfall.
Upper Dolpo trek can be done in 18 days to 30 days as per customer’s requirement. This itinerary is a best proposal for our clients if you wish to customize it as you wish please feel free to contact us.