Lower Dolpo Trekking Cost USD3000 is in effect at Himalayan Wild Treks. The major inhabitants are Tibetan nomads who practice Bon, the Tibetan religion that was existent before Buddhism reached Tibet during 7th Century AD. Noted for a colossus array of endangered wildlife and bizarre landscape, Lower Dolpo is the perfect trekking destination for trekkers. Himalayan Wild Treks offers the most reasonable Lower Dolpo Trek Cost, timely updated Lower Dolpo Trek Map and client’s service oriented flexible Lower Dolpo Trek Itinerary.
A good store for flora: pine, cordycep, Artemisia, swertia, juniper, silver birch, walnuts, apples and plumes and fauna: blue sheep, wild yak, wild goat, marmot, spiny babbler, golden eagles, and red pandas, Lower Dolpo is one of the most cherished trekking destinations in Nepal. In the past this region was famous as a desert-like landscape in the wilderness, whose reputation escalated world-wide after a renown Frech photographer as well as a film director shot his Oscar nominated film ‘Caravan’ based on a story of rivalry between two yak leaders in this Dolpo region.
In addition to the landscape that is similar to that of Tibet, the stunning view famous mountains Dhaulagiri (8167m), Kanjirowa (4786m), and other Tibetan peaks on the trail are truly rewarding. Yaks, horses and mules that carry supplies to different villages are the only means for transportation here. Agriculture is the staple livelihood here. The trail that leads through thrilling gorges and beautiful barren valleys and ridges allows trekkers to explore the unique Bonpo lifestyle and religion. Dolpo as being off the beaten land, the inhabitants here travel days to fetch supplies from trading areas. Dolpo region, known for Tibet-like topography in the upper part of Dolpo unfolds the spiritual world for any wilderness and culture lover.
Lower DolpoTrail Descriptions
Technically, the trekking starts with a brief sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley (1400) prior to a flight to Nepalgunj (2400m), from where the next flight further to Juphal (2499m) as there is no availability of direct flight from Kathmandu to Juphal. From Juphal the trekking continjues to Dunai (2150m) , Ankhe (2660m), Sumdo (3100m), Rimgmo- Phoksundo lake (3728m), Bagala Pass (5070m), Numala Pass (5190m), Jaglung Gompa (4520m), Serkam (3570m), Khani Gaon (3543m), heutaghar (2250m) Dunai (2150m), en route to Juphal (2400m), from where a flight to Nepalgunj brings the trekking to the end.
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#Lower_Dolpo_Trekking– 21 Days Highlights
Having done the sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathamandu, a scenic flights to Nepalgunja and Juphal are literally reinvigorating. Lower Dolpo Trek’s one of the prime attraction is Shey- Phoksundo Lake, which is the deepest lake in Nepal. Stronghold of Tibetan Nomads, who follow centuries old tradition and Bon Religion at Ringmo is phenomenal aspect. Shey- Phoksundo, the largest National Park in Nepal offers a vast range of alpine flora and fauna. Famous Phoksundo Waterfall enchants the visitors when the color changing Phoksundo Lake baffles them. The bizarre arid landscape that is similar to that of Tibet makes it stand out.
The Department of Immigration located at Kalikasthan Dillibazar, Kathmandu issues the permit fee to different restricted and on-restricted tourist destinations all over Nepal. Lower Dolpo permit fee, promulgated bu Department of Immigration for every foreign traveler is US$10 per week for each individual. Lower Dolpo, which is not restricted area is rich in flora, flora and different cultures. Lower Dolpo is also well reputed for its wilderness and it opens for every kind of traveler from across the world. It is also extremely diverse in terms of both culture and nature.
#Lower Dolpo Trekking difficulty
Lower Dolpo Trekking involoves passes, sandy landscape and innumerable ups and downs. As the trekking area consists of off the beaten trans- Himalayan territory, it is normal to feel the difficulty in walking while you will be on the trail. Regarded as a strenuous trekking, it will prove to be more challenging if you are a fresher in this exotic land. There will be hiking above three thousand meters at some points. You will be out of the breath as the higher territory lacks the level of oxygen necessary for your body. Five to six hours of walking a day is normal, which will put strain on you. If you do not have background experience of walking in the Lower Dolpo territory, the tekking turns out to be challenging.
#Lower Dolpo Trekking Best Season
There are four distinct seasons for trekking in Nepal: Spring, Autumn, Winter and Summer. Since lower Dolpo is slightly located in a rain shadow area, the most frequented seasons in case of Dolpo are Spring and Autumn, that's when the weather remains the most crystal clear, and the natural beauty of the region dishes itself out the best. Travelers simply fall in love with the exotic land of Dolpo reason during Spring. Apart from Autumn and Spring, a few travelers are found during winter and summer as well, which is good in terms of traffic. Choose April, May and June as well as September , October and November for the best experience Lower Dolpo has to offer.
#Lower Dolpo Physical Fitness
Physical fitness is acknowledged for the excitement and recreation you receive from any trekking the world over and the same holds true when it comes to the level of physical fitness necessary to trek in Lower Dolpo Region. Marked as slightly strenuous, you might find the trail difficult if you do not have a prior or background trekking experience anywhere, which indicates the fact that it is important for you to stay in a good shape if you want to trek in Lower Dolpo Region. In case you are physically obese, you might end up catching problems like altitude sickness. However, our staff and guides will be on standby to provide you necessary assistance.
#Lower Dolpo Best Weather
The weather at Lower Dolpo might vascillate depending on different seasons. With about 50 mm annual rainfall, Lower Dolpo recieves most intermittent rainfall in the month of June and July. There are intrepid travelers who love trekking in this exotic land all round the year regardless of weather or season, but if you have time and are picky about the weather, March, April and May , with the least rainfall and best weather clarity, a sure recommendation to you. As for winter weather, you can pick it out if you are looking for the least traffic. Autumn has a reputation for the second best weather other than the Spring weather.
#Lower Dolpo Trekking : How to reach?
Technically, the trekking starts with a brief sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley prior to a flight to Nepalgunj from where the next flight to Juphal is taken as there is no availability of direct flight from Kathmandu to Juphal.From Juphal the trekking continues to Dunai, Ankhe, Sumdo, Rimgmo en route to Phoksundo lake, Bagala Pass, Numala Pass, traversing into Jaglung Gompa, Serkam, Khani Gaon, Heutaghar and Dunai, from where we traverse to Juphal (2400m), and take a flight to Nepalgunj brings the trekking to the end. For the flights to Nepalgunj and Juphal, the company will take the full responsibility.
Included in the Cost
✅ Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
✅ 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
✅ Teahouse accommodation during the trek
✅ All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
✅ Welcome and farewell dinners
✅ All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
✅ALL Camping equipment during the trekking
✅ Domestic flights all round
✅ Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
✅ Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
✅ An experienced, English-speaking and government licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
✅ Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
✅ Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
✅ Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
✅ All necessary paperwork and trekking permits -(National Park Permit, TIMS)
✅ Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
✅ All government and local taxes
Not Included in the Cost
❌Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
❌Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
❌Travel and rescue insurance
❌Cold Drinks and Alcohol
❌Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
❌Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver
What to Bring ?
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.