Lower Dolpo and Phoksundo Lake Trekking - 25 Days

Nepal - Trekking Tours

Tour Itinerary
The Lower Dolpo trekking is one of the attractive trekking destinations. It is the most demanded trekking destination among the clients of Budget Adventure Treks & Expeditions. It is located on the isolated corner of trans-Himalayan zone of Nepal. Trekking in lower Dolpo gives tourists an exposure to one of the hidden wilderness in the earth. Dolpo region both the lower and upper is full of Buddhist monasteries and overwhelming for adventure loving trekkers. The lower Dolpo lies in the northwest part of Dolpo region. It is one of the most remote places and is also known for its high mountain Lake Se- Phoksundo. It is located inside the Shey-Phoksundo National Park in mid-western Nepal, behind the Dhaulagiri massif, towards the Tibetan plateau.
Lower Dolpo and Phoksundo Lake TrekkingShey Gompa and the rest of the huge park that covers 1,373 sq. km above the Phoksundo Lake is still restricted. Therefore, requires special trekking permit from Kathmandu to enter both the upper and Lower Dolo region . Lower Dolpo trek offers opportunities to visit ancient villages, high passes, beautiful Lakes, isolated Buddhist monasteries and also to experience the vast array of wildlife inhabiting the region, including Blue sheep, Mountain Goat, Jackal, Wolf and the legendary Snow Leopard. It is still remained one of the isolated corner, even though, for centuries people from Tibetan origin have continued to live, cultivate and do trading with Tibetans. The east and south of it, is bordered by the Dhaulagiri and Churen Himal ranges and to the west by Jumla district. Trekking in Lower Dolpo proffers you the remarkable and worthwhile experience in your lifetime.
Lower Dolpo is considered to be the most popular trek in western Nepal. The trail passes through Shey-Phoksundo National Park for which an entry fee should be paid in addition to the trekking permit fees. The most convenient means of reaching Lower Dolpo is to fly to Juphal airstrip, which is mere four-hour walk from Dunai, the district headquarters of Dolpo. There are regular flights to Dunai from Nepalgunj and we, the team of Budget Adventure Treks & Expeditions has managed its own route that best suit for tourists to make their journey a fondest and memorable in lifetime.
Lower Dolpo and Phoksundo Lake Trekking Day to Day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly to Nepalgunj.
Day 04: Fly to Jumla [2370m] & trek to Gothi chaur [2700m]
Day 05: Trek to Naphukana [3080m]
Day 06: Trek to Chaurikot [3060m]
Day 07: Trek to Bheri riverside [2610m]
Day 08: Trek to Garpung khola [2900m]
Day 09: Trek to Kagmara [3500m]
Day 10: Trek to Kagmara phedi [4000m]
Day 11: Cross Kagmara La [5115m]
Day 12: Trek to Pungmo
Day 13: Trek to Phoksumdo Lake
Day 14: At Phoksumdo Lake
Day 15: Trek to Baga La phedi
Day 16: Cross Baga La [5090m] & trek to Numa La phedi [4800m]
Day 17: Cross Numa La [5360m] & trek to Do [4100m].
Day 18/19: At Do
Day 20: Trek to Lahini [3560m]
Day 21: Trek to Tarakot [2600m]
Day 22: Trek to Dunai [2100m]
Day 23: Trek to Juphal [2500m]
Day 24: Fly Juphal/Nepalgunj/Kathmandu
Day 25 Depart Kathmandu

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Airport Pick up/drop, accommodation in kathmandu, all inclusive trek such as Ground transportation,
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