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Lower Dolpo Trekking is considered perfect adventure for those who are wishing for an off-the-beaten-track experience. Lower Dolpo Trekking was restricted for foreigners until 1990. In fact, Lower Dolpo is one of the most remote and rural region of western Nepal which lies further north from the Dhaulagiri Range in the rain shadow of Himalayas reflected in colorful barren slopes of the mountains. During this trek, we have to pass through the Shey Phoksundo National Park with majestic Himalayan Scenery. Other highlights of Lower Dolpo Trekking are the wonderful yak caravans and some of the oldest and largest Buddhist monasteries in the area. 
 
For Lower Dolpo Trekking, we need to acquire a special trekking permit. We begin Lower Dolpo Trekking from Jhupal where we will experience the high altitude tundra vegetation and the microclimate of Lower Dolpo and Phoksunso Lake with the cold air of glaciers in Kanjirowa massif. We get to explore the deepest Himalayan lakes and yak caravans that have maintained the traditional salt trade with Tibet. Nepal Himalayas Trekking cordially welcomes you all for the rewarding trekking experience in Lower Dolpo Region. You will have great time during Nepal holidays. 
 
Short Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj Flight
Day 04: Nepalgunj to Jhupal flight and Trek to Dunai
Day 05: Trek from Dunai to Tarakot
Day 06: Trek from Tarakot to Laini
Day 07: Trek from Laini to Nawarpani
Day 08: Trek from Nawarpani to Dho Tarap
Day 09: Acclimatization Day at Dho Tarap
Day 10: Trek from Dho Tarap to Numa La Base Camp
Day 11: Cross Numa La Pass and Camp at Pelung Tang
Day 12: Cross Baga La Pass and Camp at Dajok Tang
Day 13: Trek from Dajok Tang to Ringmo
Day 14: Rest Day at Ringmo and Hike to Phoksundo Lake
Day 15: Trek from Ringmo to Shyanta
Day 16: Trek from Shyanta to Jhupal
Day 17: Jhupal to Nepalgunj Flight and then to Kathmandu
Day 18: Final Departure

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Today, upon your arrival Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives from Nepal Himalayas Trekking will welcome you and transfer the hotel.
 
Day 02: Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu
With the help of our experienced tour guide, you will spend this whole day for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. The main places will be: Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square among others.
 
Day 03: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj Flight
We transfer to the domestic airport for the scenic flight to Nepalgunj as per the flight schedule. The flight will take approx. one and half hours to reach Nepalgunj. On reaching Nepalgunj, we check into the hotel and spend overnight.
 
Day 04: Nepalgunj to Jhupal flight and Trek to Dunai
We transfer to the airport early in the morning for the flight to Jhupal. The flight takes approx. 45 minutes to reach Jhupal. We start trekking with our staffs on reaching Jhupal. After around 3 hours, we reach Dunai where we stay overnight.
 
Day 05: Trek from Dunai to Tarakot
Today, we start our trek continuous along the south bank of the river after having our morning breakfast. We head upstream on a good trail. Then, we have to pass through the deep gorges and suspension bridges along with some isolated village today. We eventually reach Tarakot after crossing a beautiful pine forest. We stay overnight at tented camp. 
 
Day 06: Trek from Tarakot to Laini
We continue our trek onwards to following the Tarap Chu River upstream. After that we cross the bridge and cross the same river twice today. And our successive route then leads us through the farm terraces and rural villages. We eventually descend to Laini after passing through some ups and downs. We stay overnight at tented camp.
 
Day 07: Trek from Laini to Nawarpani
Today, we continue walking up the gorge of Tarap River rising high above on the trail. Then, our walk will be quite exciting as the valley becomes narrow gorge that in some places we can even jump from one side to the other. We descend down to Chyung Khola eventually and reach at Nawarpani. We stay overnight at tented camp. 
 
Day 08: Trek from Nawarpani to Dho Tarap
We start trekking after having our morning breakfast today. We trek gradually upwards which leads us at Kamakharka at the confluence of Tarap Chu and Lang Khola. We leave the narrow gorge from here after few hours of walk. We pass through the juniper tree bush and wild roses. Eventually, we stop at Dho Tarap for our overnight stay. 
 
Day 09: Acclimatization Day at Dho Tarap
We will spend this day at Dho Tarap for proper acclimatization in order to gradually getting used to the high altitude. We can hike around the area in order to make our body active. We stay overnight at tented camp. 
 
Day 10: Trek from Dho Tarap to Numa La Base Camp
We leave Dho Tarap today. So, we continue walking upper Tarap Valley. Then, we follow the trail to Tarap Chu which will eventually bring us to Numa La Base Camp where we stay overnight at tented camp. 
 
Day 11: Cross Numa La Pass and Camp at Pelung Tang
Today is going to be one of the long and difficult days during the entire trek. After taking our breakfast, we move to cross the Numa La Pass. And after getting to the top of Numa La, we descend to our camp at Pelung Tang. We stay overnight at tented camp. 
 
Day 12: Cross Baga La Pass and Camp at Dajok Tang
We start with a steep climb to reach the ridge top of Baga La today. Baga La offers the fantastic views of the surrounding landscapes and of the distant snowcapped peaks of Kanjirowa Himalayan range. We set up the camp to spend overnight at Dakok Tang. 
 
Day 13: Trek from Dajok Tang to Ringmo
We start trekking in the morning after taking our morning breakfast. Then, we pass through the beautiful pine forest. We then leave the forest behind and trek through the pasture fields and alpine shrubs most of the way to Ringmo. On reaching Ringmo, we setup a tented camp to stay overnight. 
 
Day 14: Rest Day at Ringmo and Hike to Phoksundo Lake
Today, we will have the whole day for exploration of Ringmo. We can hike around the Phoksundo Lake and other surrounding areas today. We stay overnight at tented camp.
 
Day 15: Trek from Ringmo to Shyanta
We trek downhill to Chepka today. From Chepka, we continue through the massive overhanging rock. En route, we will find many important medicinal minerals which are believed to cure almost any diseases. Eventually, we reach Shyanta where we stay overnight at tented camp.
 
Day 16: Trek from Shyanta to Jhupal
Today is the final day of our trek. Therefore, we follow the trail gently upwards. We then march towards Jhupal via Sulighat. On the way, we will get to witness birch trees and spectacular mountain views on the way to Jhupal. We stay overnight at Jhupal. 
 
Day 17: Jhupal to Nepalgunj Flight and then to Kathmandu
We take a short scenic flight for around 35 minutes to Nepalgunj today. On arriving at Nepalgunj, we connect to the scheduled flight to Kathmandu. You stay overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
 
Day 18: Final Departure
Today, after having breakfast, we will accompany you to the airport for the returning flight. We bid you farewell at the airport hoping to see you again!

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