Upper Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo Trek

Overview

A remote wilderness trek 22 days camping throughout 5,150 US$ per person (Min 4 people)

Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu night 1 - Arrival day in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu night 2 - Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation

Day 03: Nepalgunj night 1 - Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

Day 04: Trek night 1 - Fly from Nepalgunj to Juphal & trek to Dunai, 2-3 hrs

Day 05: Trek night 2 - Trek to Ankhe, 5-6 hrs

Day 06: Trek night 3 - Trek to Sulighat, 5-6 hrs

Day 07: Trek night 4 - Trek to Phoksundo Lake 4-5 hrs

Day 08: Trek night 5 - Rest Day at Phoksundo Lake

Day 09: Trek night 6 - Trek to Phoksundo Khola, 4-5 hrs

Day 10: Trek night 7 - Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang, 6-7 hrs

Day 11: Trek night 8 - Trek to Shey Gompa via Kang-La pass, 5-6 hrs

Day 12: Trek night 9 - Rest day at Shey Gompa the Crystal Mountain Monastery

Day 13: Trek night 10 - Trek to Namduna Gaun via Saldang La 6-7 hrs

Day 14: Trek night 11 - Trek to Saldang, 4-5 hours

Day 15: Trek night 12 - Trek to Yangze Gompa, 4-5 hrs

Day 16: Trek night 13 - Trek to Sibu, 6-7 hrs

Day 17: Trek night 14 - Trek to Jeng-la Phedi, 5-6 hrs

Day 18: Trek night 15 - Trek to Tokyu Gaon via Jeng la, 5-6 hrs

Day 19: Trek night 16 - Trek to Dho Tarap, 4-5 hrs

Day 20: Trek night 17 - Rest Day at Dho Tarap

Day 21: Trek night 18 - Trek to Tarap Khola ( Kamakharka), 6-7 hrs

Day 22: Trek night 19 - Trek to Khanigaon, 4-5 hrs

Day 23: Trek night 20 - Trek to Tarakot, 4-5 hrs

Day 24: Trek night 21 - Trek to Dunai, 5-6 hrs

Day 25: Trek night 22 - Trek to Jhuphal, 2-3 hrs

Day 26: Kathmandu night 3 - Fly from Jhuphal to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu

Day 27: Kathmandu night 4 – Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 28: Depart Nepal

Kathmandu/Nepalgunj - 5 nights based on twin sharing B & B basis. Sightseeing trip in Kathmandu as an organized trip, as a group 100-140 US $ depending as to whether a micro bus or private car is required, to include entrance fees. (Optional)

Alternatives to the above are Upper Dolpo Juphal to Jomsom, or, Lower Dolpo an 18 day trek.

Total Nepal days – 28 days (Upper Dolpo trek)

Services

In principle the costs stated above will cover the following options

Includes

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • The appropriate number of nights’ accommodation in 4-star hotel in Kathmandu/Pokhara or in other locations as identified in the itinerary, nights in guest house in Nepalgunj/Jupal and tented accommodation in mountain
  • All domestic flights as identified either in the itinerary or as discussed with clients
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals and boiled water in mountain
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary program by private vehicles
  • All necessary qualified English speaking guide and climbing leader other staff to include cook, assistant trekking leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter), other helpers (1 trekker: 2 helpers) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary qualified English speaking guide and climbing leader other staff to include cook, assistant trekking leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter), other helpers (1 trekker: 2 helpers) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • Off the Wall Trekking duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map
  • Camping equipment North Face Client tents, kitchen, dining, toilet tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipments
  • Travel and rescue arrangements (client insurance is not included)
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
  • All government and local taxes

Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 20 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary (or in other appropriate destinations due to weather caused delays)
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen where appropriate
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the trek than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters

Accommodations

Accommodation is included in the trip cost in good best value hotels where appropriate. Tented accommodation will include a foam mattress and dining equipment, just bring your own personal gear. We aim to provide a good standard of comfort based on the conditions enforced on the trek in terms of the weather and local conditions. All hotel and camping accommodation is on twin sharing basis, however, we can provide you single supplement or if there is different sex pairing we will provide this without extra charge. Single supplement is 350 US$.

Meals

You will be provided with freshly cooked hygienic and nutritious meals on a full board basis while on trek this will consist of typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines as well as all types of continental cuisine. If you have a vegetarian request please indicate that when booking your trek.