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Upper Dolpo and Shey Gompa Trekking

from $ 4,175

Untouched by urbanization and modern impacts, the beautiful gem of Himalayas is ideal for trekking. The trekking also takes us through hard trails and amazing landscapes varied and distinct on their own. The Shey gompa palace is also a living example of Buddhist tradition and culture in its roots.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Camping, Trekking
    • Activity Level Challenging
      4/8
    • Group Size Large Group
      2-16
    All about the Upper Dolpo and Shey Gompa Trekking.

    Dolpo region is a remote place in Nepal. Untouched by urbanization and modern impacts, the beautiful gem of Himalayas is ideal for trekking. The trekking also takes us through hard trails and amazing landscapes varied and distinct on their own. The almost a month long trekking experience in Nepal is suitable for vast exploration of Nepal surrounding the Dolpo region and the Shey Gompa. The Shey gompa palace is also a living example of Buddhist tradition and culture in its roots. It is an excellent way to explore the rural Nepal through trekking. Upper Dolpo trek is ideal for trekkers all around the world interested in exploration of rural Nepalese lifestyle and culture and willing to invest a month’s time in rural Nepal.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Airport transfers-Pickup and Drop
    • All meals during trek in Local Lodge
    • Accommodation during trek available every day in en-route lodges.
    • English speaking guide & porters
    • All necessary trekking permit fees
    • Trekkers' Information Management System fees [TIMS]
    • All airfare and bus transfers en-route.
    • 3 nights' accommodation at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing on BB plan.
    • All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees.
    • Equipment clothing for porter & staffs
    • Insurance for all staff & porters
    Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • International airfare, Visa fees
    • Meals in Kathmandu before and after trek
    • Personal Travel Insurance Personal clothing and footwear
    • Personal equipment, Personal medical supplies and vaccinations
    • Other Personal expenses and all kind of bottle drinks
    • Tips to guides, porters and drivers
    • Expenses incurred during emergency evacuation due to any reason
    • Optional tours, excursions and activities
    • Any item not mentioned in the “What Is Included”
    1. Day 01 International Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m)

      After your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be addressed and welcomed by representatives from Asian Adventure Trips. You will then be transferred to the hotel booked for your comfortable accommodation.

    2. Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

      We start the day with sightseeing of popular destinations around Kathmandu valley. After the half day sightseeing, pre discussion of the trek is done in the presence of trek leader, crew and other participants of the trek. Asian Adventure Trips will delightfully brief more about the trek and your queries will be answered.

    3. Day 03 Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

      Our flight for Nepalgunj is arranged today. We enjoy our 35 minutes flight above the beautiful sceneries of Himalayan kingdom. Overnight accommodation is managed in Nepalgunj.

    4. Day 04 Fly from Nepalgunj to Juphal & trek to Dunai

      Today we take an early morning flight from Nepalgunj. Our destination is Juphal, 45 minutes flight from Nepalgunj. We start our trek after meeting rest of the trekking crew and finishing necessary preparations. We then head forward in our trekking trail for around 2-3 hrs to reach Dunai, headquarter of Dolpo region. Our overnight camp today is in Dunai.

    5. Day 05 Trek to Ankhe

      After having wonderful breakfast served to you by our Kitchen staffs, we head towards Ankhe. Our trek today is around 5-6 hours long through gradual ups and downs. We are greeted by beautiful landscapes throughout the path. Mesmerizing sights of Kagmara peak among others are notable attractions around. We pass through popular Thakuri village of this region to finally reach Ankhe. Ankhe is also the entrance point for She-Phoksundo National Park. Overnight camp is arranged in Ankhe.

    6. Day 06 Trek to Sulighat

      As usual, our trek starts after breakfast today. Trekking trail offers gradual walks through natural beauties of the region. We experience amazing trails and lifestyle of people living around. Engaging trek of 5-6 hrstakes us to Sulighat, our overnight campsite. Today’s journey introduces us to the trekking trail we are about to follow in our Trek ahead.

    7. Day 07 Trek to Phoksundo Lake

      Trekking journey begins from sulighat after breakfast. We pass through different lakes and streams of this region on our trail today. Mentionable names are beautiful PhoksundoKhola and PungmoKhola. We then trek 4-5 hrs to reach Phoksundo Lake, the most popular natural beauty of the region. Our overnight camp is settled in Phoksundo.

    8. Day 08 Rest Day at Phoksundo Lake

      Our first rest day starts with beautiful morning in Phoksundo Lake. As we are free to explore the magnificent landscapes around Phoksundo Lake, We hike towards Ringmo village. You can also opt to relax in company of beauties of the Phoksundo Lake.

    9. Day 09 Trek to Phoksundo Khola

      Rest day at Phoksundo Lake re-energizes us for the trek ahead. 4-5 hrs journey leads us to Phpoksundo Lake, Following amazing trail ahead, we reach Phoksundo Khola,our overnight stay campsite.

    10. Day 10 Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang

      Phoksundo Bhanjyang is our destination today. Our trail passes through some mountain streams and rather harder trekking path. We then reach Phoksundo Bhanjyang, crossing beautiful sceneries throughout the trail. Overnight camp is arranged in Phoksundo Bhanjyang.

    11. Day 11 Trek to Shey Gompa via Kang-La pass

      Today we will get opportunities to witness beautiful valleys of this region. After breakfast, we head towards Shey  Gompa (4500 m), a popular destination around. We cross Kang-La Pass enjoying the beauties of valleys of the region. 5-6 hrs of walk finally take us to Shey Gompa, Campsite for overnight stay today.

    12. Day 12 Rest day at Shey Gompa the crystal monastery

      We enjoy our second rest day for the trek today in Shey Gompa. Shey Gompa also referred as “Crystal Monastery” has rich history of this region. It is related with historic, ancient and traditional factors of people living around. Shey Gompa closely relates to Tibetan lifestyles and believes, hence letting you access to their rich culture. You will be one of the few lucky tourist to witness and explore this wonderful monastery.

    13. Day 13 Trek to Namduna Gaun via Saldang La

      We start our trek today through scenic landscapes to Namduna Gaun. We cross through juniper bushes, Canyons and structures of Himalayan trails. Our 6-7 hrs long trek also takes us around small villages of this region. Flora and Fauna along with natural vegetation of this region adds to beauty around. We finally reach Namduna Gaun, overnight destination for today.

    14. Day 14 Trek to Saldang

      Our trek today starts after breakfast. Destination today is Saldang Village, beautiful village located high dolpo region. The village is most densly populated area of whole Dolpo region. Trail today is hard as we pass through dusty paths and steep screes for around 4-5 hours. We finally reach Saldang village for Overnight stay.

    15. Day 15 Trek to Yangze Gompa

      Our journey today takes us towards Northern part of Nepal. Trail today takes us along Nang Chgu River, through gradual climbs. Exploring through upper Himalayan landscapes, we finally reach Yangze in around 4-5 hours of walk. We then visit Bon- Po Monastery of Yangze, Outstanding “Gompa” you will ever see. Overnight stay is managed in YangzeGompa.

    16. Day 16 Trek to Sibu

      Trekking Continues from Yangze Gompa today to finally reach Sibu (4500 m). We follow the trak towards Saldang village and move along comparatively shorter paths ahead. Trekking trail gets better from Saldand where we cross villages, fields, Stupas and lifestyles of this region. 6-7 hours of walk finally leads us to Sibu village, where we set our Overnight camp today.

    17. Day 17 Trek to Jeng-la Phedi

      Today we trek towards Jeng-La phedi, Close to Tibetan border of Nepal. We follow 5-6 hours of trail to finally reach Jeng-La Phedi, our overnight campsite.

    18. Day 18 Trek to Tokyu Gaon via Jeng la

      Our trekking continues today from Jeng-La, We ascend towards Jeng-La peak enjoyin g morning views of Dhaulagiri Mountain. On our 5-6 hours of trek, we pass through Tarap valley and reach TokyuGaun. We stay at Chaiba sect Monastery of Tokyu for overnight.

    19. Day 19 Trek to Dho Tarap

      Early morning trek starts today for Dho Tarap. Trekking route leads us through valleys and river areas of inner Dolpo region. We trek around 4-5 hours to reach Dho Tarap village. We then explore the beautiful village around for rest of the time. Overnight stay is arranged in DhoTarap.

    20. Day 20 Rest Day at Dho Tarap

      Third rest day of our trek is planned for today in Dho Tarap. We spend the day exploring the areas around DhoTarap. We can get extensive knowledge about people and their lifestyles living in this village. We can also hike to nearby Monasteries if we choose to. Rest day ends with Overnight sleep in Dho Tarap.

    21. Day 21 Trek to Tarap Khola (Kamakharka)

      We start the trek today from Dho Tarap to Tarap Khola. Trail can be flexible because we have different options available from here. We can either choose moderate paths to little harder one according to our requirement and current situation. Either way, we walk for around 6-7 hrs through Himalayan inner valleys. We set our overnight camp in Tarap Khola(3800 m).

    22. Day 22 Trek to Khanigaon

      Our interesting trekking day starts early in the morning. Our trail is quite interesting as we pass through adventurous and exciting paths. Deep gorges, stony paths and bridges keeps us excited throughout the trek. Our adventurous 4-5 hrs of trek ends after reaching Khanigaon. Our overnight campsite is arranged in Khanigaon.

    23. Day 23 Trek to Tarakot

      Our trek today starts from Khanigaon followed by Lalberi village. Gradual walks then leads to Tarakot after 4-5 hrs. Tarakot is famous village of this region that connects to history of this region. On reaching Tarakot, we choose to stay at campsite near Tarakot or can also opt to climb steep hill to reach village.

    24. Day 24 Trek to Dunai, 5-6 hrs

      Our trek continues along the trail that follows beautiful landscapes surrounding Bheri River. 5-6 hrs of trek leads us to Dunai, where our trekking is successfully completed. We stay at Dunai village today celebrating the awesome trek.

    25. Day 25 Trek to Jhuphal, 2-3 hrs

      Today we return back on our trekking trail from Dunai to Jhupal. With 2-3 hrs trek, we can reach Jhuphal village. We stay at Jhuphal, in overnight stay camp, concluding our adventurous trek.

    26. Day 26 Fly from Jhuphal to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu

      Today, we head back to nepalgunj on 35 minute flight from Jhuphal. Macnificient views gives us company throughout the flight.  We schedule our next flight for today equal in length to Kathmandu after reaching Nepalgunj. Remaining time can be used in kathmandu to explore streets of Thamel and surrounding nightlife of the Capital.

    27. Day 27 Leisure day in Kathmandu

      Leisure time in Kathmandu can be enjoyed today concluding our trek. The day can be used to get souvenirs for your loved ones back home. You can also use the day to review trip experiences and share memories with Asian Adventure Trips.

    28. Day 28 Farewell Dinner

      Before your planned return from Kathmandu, Asian Adventure Trips Organizes farewell dinner for the whole trekking team including guides and porters. We share our experiences with each other and also have an opportunity to plan our next trip to Nepal with Asian Adventure Trips.As per your departure schedule from Kathmandu, Asian Adventure Trips will provide airport transport facility from your hotel.

    En-route Accommodation
    Accommodation during the trekking is arranged in en-route tea houses and local lodges. The accommodation options available during the trek are fairly clean with all the facilities available expected for the lodges of the grade. Before and after the trek, accommodation is arranged in cities at three star hotels on twin sharing on BB plan. Asian Adventure Trips takes all the necessary approaches to ensure your comfortable stay during your adventurous journey. Our experiences of half a decade long trekking / tour operation in the land of Himalayas helps us choose the best from the available options in the specific trekking trail. The accommodation we choose for our guests are clean and comfortable that adds up to the amazing memories that our guests make during the journey. From healthy food to comfortable stay, we always tend to provide the best. As we take and analyze all the special needs (if you have any), from the very beginning of the booking phase of trekking package, all necessary planning regarding the accommodation / food and dietary needs are considered specifically for our guests while choosing the Accommodation en-route to the trekking. As Nepal is known for an excellence in Hospitality and service for its guest, the same welcoming environment can always be found in the Hotel / en-route lodges and Tea Houses throughout the trekking journey. We, as your travel partner will also make necessary approaches to let our guests explore the nearby location / surroundings from the Hotel / Tea Houses, giving you an extra opportunity to indulge into the root of Himalayan culture.

    We always work on to provide our guests a “Happy Stay” during their journey through best available Accommodation option!!