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Best seasons:  Except Jan and Feb              Duration:       21 days Starts from: Nepalgunj Finishes at: Kathmandu                     Trip Highlight: Lower Dolpa trek offers a real adventurous tripping through remote and rocky natural unspoiled corner simply beyond the Himalayan valleys across western Nepal. The Dolpa region conserves one of the last bits and pieces of traditional Tibetan culture where the pre-Buddhist Bon-Po religion is still in observe. High mountains including the Dhaulagiri to the southeast surround this spiritual sanctuary. Dolpo region provides the opportunities to visit ancient villages, high passes, beautiful Lakes, isolated Buddhist monasteries and also to experience the vast collection of wildlife inhabiting the region in Nepal. Dolpo region preserved Eco-system encompasses a wild and wonderful variety of flora and fauna, including Blue sheep, Mountain Goat, Jackal, Wolf and the legendary Snow Leopard. Dolpo is  a truly isolated beauty of Nepal. Still, here for centuries as inhabitants of Tibetan stock continues to live, cultivate and trade the way they have done for hundreds of years. The east and south of it is bordered by the Dhaulagiri and Churen Himal ranges and to the west by Jumla district. Trekking in Lower Dolpo offers you the remarkable and worthwhile experience of lifetime and altitude ranges from 2500m to 5,190m. Dolpo region has given birth of Peter Matthiessen's masterpiece and best selling book' Snow Leopards' and Eric Valli's Oscar nominated movie CARAVAN (also known HIMALAYA) was featured in this isolated Himalayan sanctuary, etc are the historical and the way to identify the very region. After exploring historical/cultural sights of Kathmandu valley and obtaining special permit for the lower Dopla trekking we take our flight to Jhupal via Nepalganj. We trek continuous to Shey- Phoksundo National Park before joining ancient Nepal Tibet trade route and enjoy the views of lower Dolpa valley. Eventually you can hear prayer flag fluttering at the top of the pass, and the view opens up dramatically looking east towards the snow peaks of the Kanjiroba and majestic Dhaulagiri range. We soon walk through the pleasant green pastures to the unspoiled Phoksundo Lake full of crystal deep blue fresh water contrasting with the weathered red and brown hills. On our trek to Dolpa the trek descends to the Jhupal airstrip to end our historical trip of lifetime to Dolpa, the land of mystery, scenery and peace.

Day 1st: Kathmandu Arrival (1300 m/4264 ft) After you arrive in Kathmandu airport (TIA) you will be welcomed and drowned by a representative of All Trekkers Team. When you complete your custom clearance i.e. Visa, travel documents etc) pick up your luggage and look for one with an All Trekkers Team display card at the arrival gate.  We will then set you at high category hotel as you wish. After you check, you can have a rest, wander around the city, visit our office; or what so ever- goes upon your interests and condition. In the evening we will organize a "Welcome Dinner" at an excellent traditional Nepalese Restaurant where you will enjoy a Nepalese cultural program as well as a fine meal.
Day 2nd: Kathmandu (1300 m/4264 ft): Sightseeing and Preparation for Trekking Today after breakfast - starts a led tour to several historical and religious attractions in Kathmandu valley. Some of  World Heritage Sites; including the historical Durbar Square          (i.e.; Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan) ,Buddhists shrine (Buddha Nath) which is one of the large Stupas in the world the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambunath) and . In the afternoon, we will do a discussion in detail about our Trek like; where we can meet our trek leader, other participants of this trek.  Trekking agency briefs concerning trek as well as you can ask any questions regarding our upcoming adventure.
Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and transfer to Hotel As per the flight scheduled for Nepalgunj you will be transferred the domestic airport for one and half hour scenic flight to Nepalgunj. We will then transfer you to the hotel and rest of the time to the surrounding southern Nepal border with India and market areas, overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhupal (Dolpo) (2,320m/7,610ft), trek to Dunai (2,850m/9,348ft), 2-3 hrs walks An important day of this trek. After an early breakfast, your leader will transfer to the airport for a morning flight to Jhupal, a super scenic flight of 45minuteslands you at Jhupal over the Himalayan foothills, with views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks to the north. As sooner you’re arriving at Jhupal our trekking staffs will receive you. Our first day adventure begins through the terraced fields to the Bheri River and the narrow gorge taking 2-3 hours to camp at Dunai. Dunai is the administrative headquarter of the Dolpo region. You have time to stroll around for local knowledge. Overnight at the camp.
Day 5: Trek to Tarakot (2,850m/9,348ft), 5-6 hrs walk Another day, After breakfast we start our trek along the south bank of the river heading upstream on a good trail. A tremendous gorge with pine trees and a resourceful path built about seven meter above the river, to Tarakot where colorful terraced field catches us. Tarakot is an old castle town built by the local people as Dzong or fort. The famed Sandul Gompa lies farther east from Tarakot and at the junction of Barbung khola and Tarup chu (river). The village stands on a hillock to the south of Bheri River at one time supervised collection of tolls for the trading caravans. Overnight camp is made by the river about 150 m below the village, near the police post or we climb a steep ridge for an hour to the village on a spur, where there are chorten in a Gompa on the edge of grassy plateau, with a solitary tree. We settle camp for overnight there.
Day 6: Trek to Khani Gaon (2,543m/8,341ft), 5-6 hrs walks After breakfast we continuous our walking following the Tarap chu river upstream, crossing by bridge and crossing the same river twice. The path leads through the farm terraces and rural villages of Sahartera  and winding gradually towards a small settlement of  Kola after 3-4 hrs of  morning walk. From this place descend with few ups to reach our overnight camp at Khani Gaun with another 2 hrs of trek and overnight camp near by the village.
Day 7: Trek to Tarap Khola (3,450m/11,316ft), 4-5 hrs walks After breakfast, today, we continue walking up to the gorge of the Tarap River, rising high above on a trail built out from steep slopes. The walk is quite exciting as the valley becomes narrow gorge that in some places you can jump from one side to another. Sometimes the path vanishes for a while, making our own path across stone slabs fitted on logs in between the walls which act as a bridge. The gorge also provides unexpected adventure and thrills. In some places, the bridges are either damaged or washed by the monsoon flood, and we may pick to cross the cold violent flow on foot and overnight at camp by the river near before Kamattarka village.
Day 8: Tarap Khola to Yak Kharka (3800m/12,464ft), 4-5 hrs walk After breakfast we start our trek with a pleasant walk and with most scenic landscapes and easily get to the Yak Kharka. We will have lunch at the middle of the way. Camp will set up as before and we do overnight at tented camp at Yak Kharka.
Day 9:  Yak Kharka to Dho Tarap (4,090m/13,415ft), 5-6 hrs walks Our morning walks begins with a gradual up, of course after breakfast, from Kamattarka at the coming together of the Tarap Chu and Lang Khola, a stream flowing from the east. After few hours of walk, leaving the narrow gorge. From here, the path leads just above tree lines for juniper bush and wild rose, typical of dry inner Himlayan valleys. Another 3 hours or more walk brings us to the village of Dho Tarap surrounded by an irregualr stone wall. At Dho, thirty -four houses are divided into three groups and built in a randomly way. In this Valley both Bon Po and Chaiba sects reside together. Tarap is also inhabited by few Tibetans and mostly Magars who have lived here for many generations and overnight Camp by the village yard.
Day 10: Rest Day at Dho Tarap (for a crucial acclimatization) Today, the pleasant day, free from the bother of packing and chance to make friends with the locals who have hardly seen westerners. The Dolpo people wear home spun clothing that is sometimes dyed maroon and they favors Tibetan style somba or dhocha (boots with upturned toes) for foot wear. Both men and women often wear religious amulets and strings. The people of the very region are both Bon po and Nyingmapa of Buddhist sect. The Buddhist Gompa is nearby to the camp while the Bon Gompa (pre Buddhist) is about half an hour's walk.
Day 11: Trek from Dho Tarap to Tokyu Gaun 5-6 hrs walks After a wonderful time here at Dho Tarap, our journey continues towards upper Tarap valley, the walk follows in this plain valley with patched of grass on both sides of the river, which is completely different from other parts of inner Dolpo. The trek on this pleasant track leads by the Tarap chu upstream all the way. Tarap is certainly a dream valley with vast plains in high mountains extending twenty kilo meters along the river Tarap Chu, having ten villages with cultivated fields of barley, buck wheat, wheat and potato. After 3-4 hrs of good walk in this perfect tranquility coming to the village of Tokyu, it has a monastery belonging to the Chiba sect. After visiting this village, our walk continues further up to this valley climbing up the rough track for almost another three hours to reach our overnight camp underneath the Numa-La.
Day 12: Trek to Numa La Today, we start our trek after breakfast with scenic view but gaining high altitudes and feel short breathing. We will have short day but feel little hard during the walk. Even a great day at the high altitude and we'll reach at the camp for overnight.
Day 13: Numa La (5,190m/17,023ft), to camp at Phedi. 6-7 hrs Our journey continues to crossing of Numa La pass at 5,190m, the track leads to steep climb all the way to the top ridge of Numa la with great views of the surrounding landscapes scenery of valleys, mountains including north face of the Dhaulagiri massif along with other distance snow capped peaks. This is one of the long and difficult days during the trek. After we reach the top at Numa La we will descends another bottom part known as Phedi and overnight into our cozy camp.
Day 14: Cross Baga La (5,070m/16,630ft) to camp on the other side of the Phedi (4,470m/14,662ft) After breakfast our morning trek starts with a steep climb to reach the ridge top of Baga-La at 5,070m, which offers fantastic views of the surrounding landscapes and of the distant snow capped peaks of Kanjirowa Himal range, after a glorious moment at the pass, almost three hours of downhill walk takes to another Phedi for overnight.
Day 15: Trek to Ringmo (3,600m/11,808ft), 6-7 hrs walks After breakfast we come down through the pine forest, leaving the forest behind the country and the vegetation changes for pasture field and alpine shrubs most of the way to Ringmo on the gradual slopes with few ups and downs as we reach our final destination at Ringmo and the crystal serene Lake of Se-Phoksundo.
Day 16: Rest Day at Ringmo for a hike to Phoksundo Lake This is the pleasant day free from days’ walk & to visit the nearby Tibetan Buddhist monastery is well worth. A walk part way round the lake is also very enjoyable and relaxing. This is a great day exploring the lake areas and with a great views overnight at camp.
Day 17: Trek to Chepka(2260m.) The trail follows the massive overhanging rock. We found many important medicinal mineral which is believed to cure almost anything in this area. The route then passes through the villages, before climbing to the pasture at Chepka. We camp at Chepka.
Day 18: Trek from Chepka to Jhupal; Following the trail gently sloping upwards, we make trip  towards Jhupal. We meet tall birch trees on our way. From the top ridge, we can have the most spectacular views of the mountain and Jhupal below. Utmost caution is required while trekking along this trail. After reaching Jhupal, we can spend our afternoon exploring the busy market town or simply pursuing whatever we feel/ like.
Day 19: Fly to Kathmandu via domestic air to Nepaljung We take a flight from Jhupal to Nepalgunj. On reaching Nepalgunj, we return to Kathmandu on the next available flight. The rest of the day in Kathmandu can be spent shopping and general sightseeing.
Day 20: Rest day in Kathmandu This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure and either relax at hotel or explore the city including the temples and sites of Thamel area. At the evening you’ll join for farewell dinner in one of the Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 21: Departure Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you’ll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight.