Mid. western part of Nepal, specially Dolpo region, was opened in 1989 and contains the Shey Phoksundo National Park, established in 1984 to preserve a large portion of the land in this area. It is quite impressive, with many passes as high as 5000 meters. Tibetan speaking people, who follow Bon, the ancient animistic faith of Tibet and Buddhism. They grow buckwheat and barley and tend to large herds of goats, sheep, yak etc. The shining Ringmo Lake, with its unearthly turquoise blue water, makes a trip to this region an unforgettable experience.
Trekking duration: 25 days
Starting from: Jumla after flight from Nepalgunj
Ending at: Juphal and fly down to Nepalgunj
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous and alpine
Highest access of the trek: Kagmara La (5115 m)
Culture: Mixed western Nepalese &Tibetans.
Mode of trekking tour: Only Camping trek
Himalayan sights: Sisne Himal Range, Kanjiroba Himal.
Itinerary of Lower Dolpo
Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, Alpine Adventurer Team’s representative will transfer to hotel
Day 02: Lower Dolpo trekking briefing with officially arrangements
Day 03: Drive to Nepalgunj or flight
Day 04: Early morning, fly to Jumla and trek to Ghotichour (2700m).
Day 05: Ghotichaur to Chutra (2856)
Day 06: Chutra to Chaurikot (3000 m.)
Day 07: Chaurighot to Kaigaun (3245m)
Day 08: Phoksundo Lake-Lake beach 5 hour walk.
Day 09: Lake beach - Mandala Camp 4,570m. 5 hour walk.
Day 10: Mandala Camp - Kang La (5,240m) pass - Shey Gompa (4280m.) 5 hour.
Day 11: Shey Gompa - Saldang pass (5010m) - Namgung 4,380m. 5 hours walk
Day 12: Namgung-Yanger Gompa (3890m) 5 hour.
Day 13: Yanger Gompa-Musi Gaon (4270m.) 6 hour.
Day 14: Musi Gaon - Lnag La (5002m ) - Sime Gaon (3950m ) 6 hour
Day 15: Sime Gaon - Tinja (4150m ) 6 hour.
Day 16: Tinja - Kheng (4550m ) 6 hour.
Day 17: Kheng - Charka pass (5,036m ) -Charka (4365m) 7 hour
Day 18: Charka -Yak Kharka (4780m ) 5 hour
Day 19: Yak Kharka - Sangda pass (5490m ) - Sangda phedi (5110m ) 6 & half hr
Day 20: Sangda phedi - Sangda ( 3909m) 5 hour
Day 21: Sangda - Phale Gaon (2900m ) 5 and half hour
Day 22: Phale Gaon - Jomsom ( 2710m ) 3 and half hour
Day 23: Fly from Jomsom – Pokhara
Day 24: Pokhara- kathmandu by tourist Bus
Day 25: After breakfast, Relaxing or shopping with own activities than in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel
Day 26: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities, Alpine Adventure Team (P) Lid’s representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward destination