Upper Dolpo Trek is one of the most beautiful and adventurous treks in the Wild West of Nepal. Upper Dolpo region is situated in between Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), the seventh highest mountain in the world and Tibetan plateau. This rain shadow region receives less precipitation and hence remains dry throughout the year offering perfect trekking opportunity. The trek offers ample opportunity to explore unique Tibetan culture, highly revered monasteries and pristine Phoksundo Lake. The trek follows ancient trade route allowing to add the memory of a lifetime. Upper Dolpo region is rich in ancient Tibetan culture, artistic monasteries festooned with colourful prayer flags and picturesque landscape. Thus, Eric Valli directed movie, the Caravan (The Himalaya) was filmed in the Upper Dolpo region. A special permit is required to trek in the Upper Dolpo region which had remained closed until 1989.
The holiday begins with flights to Nepalgunj and onto Juphal, the trailhead to one of the greatest treks. The trail goes pass several remote villages offering opportunity to experience true Nepal and Nepalese culture.
Following extensions are available to add on your itinerary either before or after the trek.
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