Lower Dolpa Trek

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Overview


Incredible trek of Lower-Dolpa is the largest district of Nepal covering 5.36 % of the total landmass of the country. Dolpa is a distant region of Nepal and the central point of this area is Shy Phoksundo National Park . The east and South of Dolpa are surrounded by the Dhaulagiri and Churel Himal Ranges and to the west is the Jumla District. Trekking to Lower Dolpa offers you the remarkable and breaktaking experience of a lifetime. The notable features seen here are snowy peaks, ancient and remote villages, rich wildlife, lovely Buddhist monasteries and wonderful lakes. The people of this area are simple and warm- hearted with an enthralling and tradition. The Traditions of this area are basiscally linked with the tibetian Culture.

The Dolpo region is split between two very distinctive areas as Lower Dolpo and Upper Dolpo. Special Permits are required to enter both sections. Trekking in the lower Dolpo region takes us to the popular Ringmo village and further to Shey-Phoksundo Lake (3,600m) through the Dho Tarap village (4050m), a region inhabited by people practicing polyandry and pre-Buddhist religion called "Bon Po" and two high passes of Numa La (5190m) and Baga La (4470m). Shey-Phoksundo Lake is also known as the Blue Lake and contains no aquatic life. Shey-Phoksundo Lake is famous for its magnificent turquoise color and ranks it with the most scenic mountain parks in the world. The air strip at Juphal allows access connecting a flight between Nepalgunj and Juphal.

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Cost Includes

    • All airport/hotel transfers as per itinerary,
    • Hotel in Kathmandu & Nepaljung as per schedule,
    • Welcome and farewell dinner
    • All accommodation and meals during the trek, Tents and kitchen equipments too
    • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
    • Pickup and drop to start your trek and from ending point to your Hotel In Kathmandu or destination
    • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide),
    • Assistant trek leader and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary,insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
    • Down jacket,four seasonal sleeping bag, Hiking Adventure Treks duffel bag,and trekking map
    • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit,TIMS)
    • A comprehensive medical kit
    • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

    • Hotels in Kathmandu and other arrangements such as sightseeing, meals etc.
    • Excess baggage charges
    • Any extra arrangements due to flight delay or cancellation
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
    • Any other services not mentioned in cost includes section

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FAQ

This trek is suitable for average people who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you embark on your journey. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.
To prepare for a strenuous trek like this you should begin training at least two to three months before your departure. As a guideline, an hour of aerobic exercise three to four times per week would be considered a minimum requirement. The best preparation is bushwalking involving relatively steep ascents and descents. If you can manage a couple of valley floor to ridgeline ascents per comfortable and able to enjoy the trek to the fullest.
Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying an Ace the Himalaya signboard outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in our tourist vehicle.