Lower Dolpo Trek presents an astonishing trekking experience in the remote western district of Nepal. The 18-day trek starts with visits to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. En route, we will be encountering the wonderful rain shadow scene of the Himalayas, reflected in the beautiful desolate slants of the mountains where the play of light and shadow is a never-ending entrancing display. Comprising of variations, the splendid trek in Lower Dolpo and its audacious high pass trail carry on to find the profound delicacy of the Tibetan culture. Bluebird Travel & Tours brings this excursion with full plans of safety measures, camping instruments and foods.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Once you reach Kathmandu, our Bluebird Delegate will meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and escort you to your assigned hotel. At the hotel, you will be told about the daily activities throughout trek.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu valley offers you a great blend of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western impact. After breakfast, you will be guided to visit different heritages, for example, Pashupatinath, Bouddha Stupa, Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square.
Day 03: Fly to Nepalgunj
Today you will take a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj that generally takes around 40 minutes. The excursion is best depicted by the beautiful viewpoints of rich unsettled areas and exceptional Himalayan prespectives of Nepal.
Day04: Fly to Jhupal (Dolpo) and trek to Dunai
After breakfast, you will take a flight to Jhupal, which takes around 45 minutes over the high mountains amidst the viewpoints of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri tops toward the north. The trek will then begin through the terraced fields to the Bheri River and after walking around 2 – 3 hours, you will reach Dunai which is the headquarter of the Dolpo region.
Day 05: Trek to Tarakot
Today your trek will continue with the southern bank of the river heading upstream on the trail. En rout, you will encounter profound chasms and confined towns. Tarakot is an old post town worked by the area people as Dzong or fortification. The town stays on a hillock toward the south of Bheri River, which at one time was managed assembling point of convergence of tolls for the trading groups.
Day06: Trek to Laini
Today, we will follow the way to upstream Tarap Chu River, crossing the scaffold and intersection twice. The extremely popular Sandul Gompa lies more distant east from Tarakot and at the intersection of Barbung khola and Tarup Chu river. The way leads through the terraced cultivate sand provincial towns. After few high points and low points, you will at last make slide to reach your last destination for now, which is Laini.
Day07: Trek to Nawarpani
Leaving Laini, you will continue with your trek to Nawarpani. The walk is extremely invigorating as the valley gets the chance to be particularly confined chasm and in a couple spots you can skip beginning with one side then onto the following. You will then drop to Chyugur Khola to finally reach Nawarpani.
Day 08: Trek to Do Tarap
Today, you will head to Kamattarka. Taking after couple of hours of walk, you will leave the limited chasm and from here the way leads just above tree lines and wild rose. Another at least three hours of walk and you will come to the village of Dho Tarap incorporated by a sporadic stonewall. In this Valley both Bon Po and Chaiba groups live respectively. Tarap is furthermore possessed by Magars who have lived here for some eras, and couple of Tibetans as well.
Day09: Acclimatization day
After constant trek of nine days, today is the rest day. You will spend your entire day taking complete rest, considering and making courses of action for imminent journeys and getting habituated to your trekking objectives. You can similarly move around the Do Tarap and visit Buddhist Gompas– Bon Gompa and Nyingmapa Gompa, getting to know close-by people moreover.
Day 10: Trek to Numa La Base Camp
This day you will move towards Numa La Base Camp. Your trekking trail takes after the path along the upper Tarap valley with plain rich verdant grass on both the sides of a stream, which is absolutely exceptional in connection to various parts of Lower Dolpo. Tarap is without a doubt a shocking valley with inconceivable fields in high mountains. Finally the trek for the day will end subsequent to reaching Numa La Base Camp.
Day 11: Trek to Pelung
From Numa La Base Camp, you will have a long trek ahead. Firstly, you will cross Numa La go at 5,190m. This is the place you can have an incredible sweeping point of view of the stacks of Dolpo up to the Dhaulagiri Himalayan spans. In the wake of getting to the most noteworthy purpose of Numa La you will reach Pelung Tang.
Day 12: Trek to Dajok Tang
After breakfast, your trek starts with an elevated move to get to the most noteworthy purpose of Baga-la edge at 5,070m.The edge offers wonderful points of view of the enveloping scenes and distant snow topped zeniths of Kanjirowa Himal pass. Following a stupendous moment at the pass, appropriate around three hours of downhill walk will take you to Dajok Tang.
Day 13: Trek to Ringmo
Today, your adventure will proceed through the pine woodland. After leaving the forest, vegetation changes to pasture fields and elevated bushes through almost the whole way to Ringmo.
Day 14: Acclimatization day and climb to Phoksundo Lake
Today will be your rest day and you will spend the entire day taking complete rest, making courses of action for foreseen trips and getting habituated to the trekking objectives. In any case, if you wish, you can move around the Shey Phoksundo Lake, Tibetan orders and Ringmo.
Day 15: Trek to Shyanta
This day you will trek downhill to Chepka. The course then experiences the towns, before moving to Shyanta.
Day16: Trek to Jhupal
You will proceed with the trip taking after the trail delicately slanting upwards. You will then move towards Jhupal by means of Sulighat. From top of the edge, you can have the most fantastic perspectives of the mountains and Jhupal.
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu by means of Nepalganj
Today after breakfast, you will get onto a flight to Nepalgunj and catch another flight to Kathmandu. The whole day in the capital is free for some shopping and refreshment.
Day 18: Depart Kathmandu
After your breakfast, one of our agents will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight back home.