Why choose Trekking Planner Nepal for your Lower Dolpo Trek?
Trekking Planner Nepal is a leading trekking agency in Nepal that specializes in tailor-made trekking experiences. With over a decade of experience, their team of highly skilled guides and porters will ensure that you have a safe and comfortable journey through the Lower Dolpo Region of Nepal. They are committed to responsible tourism and work closely with local communities to promote sustainable tourism practices.
When you book your Lower Dolpo Trek with Trekking Planner Nepal, you can rest assured that you will receive personalized attention and support throughout your journey. Their team will work with you to create a custom itinerary that suits your interests, fitness level, and budget. They provide all the necessary equipment and gear, including tents, sleeping bags, and trekking poles, so you don't have to worry about anything except enjoying the stunning landscapes and cultural experiences.
Trekking Planner Nepal also has a strong commitment to safety. They provide comprehensive pre-trek briefings and ensure that their guides are trained in first aid and emergency response. They also have a 24/7 support team that is always available to assist you in case of an emergency.
Trekking Itinerary and Highlights.
TheLower Dolpo trek is a 19 Days journey that takes you through some of the most remote and untouched landscapes in Nepal. The trek starts in the town of Juphal and takes you through the Shey Phoksundo National Park, home to the stunning Phoksundo Lake, one of the deepest lakes in Nepal.
The trek also takes you through ancient Tibetan Buddhist Villages, where you'll have the opportunity to learn about the local culture and traditions. You'll visit monasteries and chortens, and witness the daily life of the local people. The Lower Dolpo Region is also home to some of the rarest wildlife species in the world, including the snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, and musk deer.
One of the highlights of the trek is the crossing of the Kang La Pass, which offers stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks. The pass is challenging but rewarding, and Trekking Planner Nepal's team will ensure that you have the necessary support and guidance to cross it safely.
- Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,350 m / 4,430 ft and transfer to Hotel.
- Day 2: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
- Day 3: Fly to Nepalgunj city and transfer to hotel. (50 mins on air)
- Day 4: Fly to Jhupal 2,475 m then drive to Dunai 2,140 m - 02 hrs.
- Day 5: Trek to Chhepka 2,838 m - 06 hrs.
- Day 6: Trek to Samdua village 2,960m -06 hrs.
- Day 7: Trek to Phoksundo Lake 3,630 m - 06 hours.
- Day 8: Rest Day at Phoksundo Lake for local excursion.
- Day 9: Cross Baga-La-Pass 5,070m and to Phedi 4,470m - 07 hrs.
- Day 10: Cross Numa-la 5,190 m and to walk to other Phedi - 08 hrs.
- Day 11: Trek to Tokyu Gaon 4,200m via Jeng la 5,090 m - 06 hrs.
- Day 12: Trek to Dho Tarap 3, 944 m- 05 hrs.
- Day 13: Trek to Ghymagar 3,759 m - 07 hrs.
- Day 14: Trek to Tarap Khola 3,652 via Chhyugar 3,440 m - 06 hours.
- Day 15: Trek to Tarakot 2,540 m - 06 hrs.
- Day 16: Trek to Dunai - 05 hrs. then drive to Jhupal - 02 hr jeep ride.
- Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj and transfer to hotel.
- Day 18: Free day in Kathmandu for individual activities.
- Day 19:Final International departure from Nepal.
Getting to Lower Dolpo and Trekking Permits.
The Lower Dolpo region is located in the far western part of Nepal and can be accessed by a short flight from Kathmandu to nepaljung and Nepaljung to Juphal. The flight takes about an hour and offers stunning views of the Himalayas.
Before embarking on the Lower Dolpo Trek, you will need to obtain a trekking permit from the Nepal Tourism Board and a special trekking permit from the Dolpo Region. Trekking Planner Nepal will handle all the necessary paperwork and permits on your behalf, so you don't have to worry about anything.
Accommodations and Food During the Trek.
During the Lower Dolpo Trek, you will be staying in teahouses, which are basic but comfortable lodges that offer a warm bed and a hot meal. The teahouses are owned by local families, and staying in them is a great way to support the local economy.
The food on the trek is simple but delicious, and includes Nepali staples such as dal bhat (lentil soup with rice and vegetables), momos (steamed dumplings), and thukpa (noodle soup). Vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are available, and Trekking Planner Nepal can accommodate any dietary restrictions.
What to Pack for Lower Dolpo Trek.
Packing for a trek in the Himalayas can be challenging, but Trekking Planner Nepal's team will provide you with a comprehensive packing list that includes all the necessary gear and equipment. Some of the essentials include a warm sleeping bag, waterproof trekking boots, a warm jacket, and a headlamp.
It's important to pack light and only bring the essentials, as you'll be carrying your own backpack throughout the trek. We provides porters to carry your heavy items, but it's important to pack smart and only bring what you need.
Physical Fitness and Altitude Sickness.
The Lower Dolpo trek is a challenging trek that requires a good level of physical fitness. You'll be trekking for several hours each day, and the altitude can be a challenge for some. It's important to prepare for the trek by doing regular exercise and cardio workouts.
Altitude sickness is a common issue that can affect trekkers, especially when crossing high passes. Our team will monitor your health throughout the trek and provide you with guidance and support to prevent altitude sickness.
Cultural and Natural Wonders of Lower Dolpo.
The Lower Dolpo Region is home to some of the most beautiful and unspoiled landscapes in the world. You'll trek through dense forests, cross rivers and streams, and pass through ancient Tibetan Buddhist villages.
The region is also home to some of the rarest wildlife species in the world, including the snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, and musk deer. The trek offers a unique opportunity to witness these animals in their natural habitat and learn about their conservation.
The cultural experiences on the trek are equally rewarding. You'll visit monasteries and chortens, witness traditional Tibetan Buddhist rituals, and learn about the daily life of the local people. The Lower Dolpo Region is a melting pot of ethnic groups, and you'll have the opportunity to interact with people from different backgrounds and cultures.
Trekking Etiquette and Responsible Tourism.
Trekking in the Himalayas is a privilege, and it's important to respect the local culture and environment. Trekking Planner Nepal is committed to responsible tourism and works closely with local communities to promote sustainable tourism practices.
As a responsible trekker, it's important to follow the local customs and traditions, respect the environment, and support the local economy. Trekking Planner Nepal's team will provide you with guidance on trekking etiquette and responsible tourism practices.
Conclusion: Why Lower Dolpo Trek with Trekking Planner Nepal?
Embarking on the Lower Dolpo Trek with Trekking Planner Nepal is an experience of a lifetime. With their expert knowledge of the region, commitment to responsible tourism, and personalized attention, you can rest assured that your journey will be safe, comfortable, and unforgettable.
From the stunning landscapes and rare wildlife species to the ancient Tibetan Buddhist culture and traditions, the Lower Dolpo trek offers a unique opportunity to discover the natural wonders of our world. So why wait? Embark on a journey of discovery today and join Trekking Planner Nepal on an epic adventure through the Lower Dolpo Region of Nepal.