The region, designated as Shey Phoksumdo National Park, is the most remote district in Nepal situated in the Trans Himalayan region of mid-western Nepal. Dolpa is also known as "Ba Yul" or the hidden valley. The region with fascinating villages and is still a land of mystery, scenery and peace. Trekking in the lower region takes you to Ringmo and beyond - Phoksumdo Lake at 3600 m also known as the Blue Lake contains no aquatic life. The trek crosses two high passes of Baga La (5070 m) and Numa La (5190 m) into Dho Tarap village (4040 m) a region inhabited by people practicing polyandry and pre-Buddhist religion called "Bon Po"
The trek in Upper Dolpa crosses Sheula pass from Phoksumdo Lake to the legendary Crystal Mountains to Shey Gompa (4200 m) a Buddhist monastery and further to Samling Gompa a Bon Po monastery. This region has a long aura of mysticism about it. Site of Eric Valli's Oscar nominated movie "Caravan" - where people trade salt for grain with the people from far away land of Hurikot and Jumla to compensate their dwindling winter supply of food.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel. (See the Hotels we use).
Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing around of the Kathmandu valley.
Join us for the welcome dinner at evening. Hotel Overnight.
Day 03: Flight: Kathmandu - Nepalgunj (Mid Western Region Town).
Free to explore (if you wish). Hotel Overnight.
Day 04: Flight: Nepalgunj - Juphal. Camp
Day 05: Trek to Sahartara. Camp
Day 06: Trek to Khanigaon. Camp
Day 07: Trek to Lahini. Camp
Day 08: Trek to Kmat Tarka. Camp
Day 09: Trek to Tarap. Camp
Day 10: Trek to Dho. Camp
Day 11: Rest day at Dho. Camp
Day 12: Trek to Numla. Camp
Day 13: Trek to Numla Bhanjyang. Camp
Day 14: Trek to Bagla. Camp
Day 15: Trek to Ringmo. Camp
Day 16: Rest day at Ringmo. Camp
Day 17: Trek to Sepka. Camp
Day 18: Trek to Rohangaon. Camp
Day 19: Trek to Dunai. Camp
Day 20: Trek to Juphal. Camp
Day 21: Flight: Juphal - Nepalgunj - Kathmandu. Hotel Overnight.
Day 22: Free day to explore, and enjoy Kathmandu. Hotel Overnight.
Day 23: Final Departure.
01 Oct 2012, 12 Oct 2012, 17 Oct 2012, 21 Oct 2012 and 31 Oct 2012
03 Nov 2012, 09 Nov 2012, 15 Nov 2012, 20 Nov and 28 Nov 2012