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Lower Dolpo Trek

21 Days Trip Code NSTR228

Off the beaten trek with flight to Jumla and on to the Phoksindo National Park which covers an area of 3555 sq. Km. Full of virgin forests harboring one of the world's best habitat of snow-leopard, blue sheep, ghoral, musk deer, wolf and other wildlife.
Walk through Nepal's 'wild west' with its mixture ethnic groups of low land and Tibetan migrants. No high Himalayan peaks but lots of good high altitude scenery and clear the clear waters of Phoksindo Lake.

Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport. Reception and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02: A.M. Sightseeing tours to Kathmandu.
  • Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj & transfer to Hotel
  • Day 04: Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhupal (Dolpo)(2353m), trek to Dunai , 2-3 hrs walks
  • Day 05: Trek to Tarakot (2,850m/9,348ft), 5-6 hrs walk
  • Day 06: Trek to Khani Gaon (2,543m/8,341ft), 5-6 hrs walks
  • Day 07: Trek to Tarap Khola (3,450m/11,316ft), 4-5 hrs walks
  • Day 08: Trek to Yak Kharka (3800m/12,464ft), 4-5 hrs walk
  • Day 09: Trek to Dho Tarap (4,090m/13,415ft), 5-6 hrs walks
  • Day 10: Rest Day at Dho Tarap for acclimatization
  • Day 11: Trek to Tokyu Gaun 5-6 hrs walks
  • Day 12: Trek to Numa La
  • Day 13: Cross Numa La (5,190m/17,023ft), and camp at Phedi.
  • Day 14: Cross Baga La (5,070m/16,630ft) and camp on the other side of the Phedi (4,470m/14,662ft)
  • Day 16: Rest Day at Ringmo for a hike to Phoksundo Lake
  • Day 17: Trek to chepka(2260m.)
  • Day 18: Trek to Jhupal(2353m)
  • Day 19: Fly to Kathmandu via Nepaljung
  • Day 20: Rest day in Kathmandu
  • Day 21: Trip concludes by departure transfer to airport.

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