Shey phoksundo Trek is a challenging, remote trek with high passes and incredible mountain scenery Waterfall at Dolpo & Kagmara passes. Dolpo is located inside the Shy Phoksundo National Park of mid western Nepal, behind the Dhaulagiri massif, towards the Tibetan Plateau. Cut off by a series of very high passes, closed by snow most of the year, Dolpo remains a truly isolated corner of Nepal. Time has stood still here for centuries as the inhabitants of Tibetan stock continue to live, cultivate and trade the way they have done since time immemorial.
The finally preserved Eco system encompasses a wild and wonderful variety of plants and wildlife, including the blue sheep and leopard. A trek through Dolpo is an experience not easily forgotten. Please choose the programs as per your vacations for trekking in Dolpo Region. The trek begins at airstrip of Juphal after a short flight from the terrain town of Nepalgunj which is well connected by both road and air from Kathmandu.
This trip is specially designed to Indian tourists who can arrive in Nepalgunj and depart from there in a considerably cheap and best quality service. We welcome to our guests in Nepalgunj and we will manage them to fly from there to Dunai where our trekking crews from Kathmandu will be met. This itinerary is made only to those trekkers who wish to meet us and our trekking crews in Nepalgunj. By adding some more days and price we can receive you in Kathmandu, give you Kathmandu valley sightseeing trip and take you to Nepalgunj by flight from Kathmandu.
Dolpa is remote region of Nepal and the focal point of this area is Shey Phoksumdo National Park. The east and south of it is bordered by the Dhaulagiri and Churen Himal ranges and to the west by Jumla district. The noteworthy figure seen here are immaculate snowy peaks, ancient and isolated villages, rich wildlife, reliable Buddhist monastery and wonderful lakes. The people of this area are simple and warm-hearted with enthralling culture and traditions. The cultural traditions of this area are basically linked with Tibetan.
Duration: 14 days
Area: Dolpo Region
Type: Tea house/Camping
Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
Max. Altitude: 5,115 M.
Seasons: March, May - September, November
Day 01: Arrive in Nepalgunj:
Nepalgung, a small town near the Indian border in the Terai region of Nepal, and stay overnight in this transit city or/and fly to Juphal depending upon the time of your arrival.
Day 02: Nepalgunj to Juphal 2353m then trek to Dunai. 2150 m:
By flight to Juphal and trek to Dunai (2150m.), Dunai where check post lies to check your trekking permit to enter into the area. Stay at tented camp or at simple guest house available at the area.
Day 03: Dunai to Roha 2970 m:
Being fresh and taking breakfast at Dunai, we precede todays walk crossing the villages with natural beauties to Roha another small village of the area.
Day 04: Roha to Regi 3100 m:
We are approaching shey Phksundo Lake an important spot and attraction of this trekking. Our guide will wake you up early and suggest you all to have breakfast in Roha after your freshness. We will slowly ascend to Regi at the height of 3100m. Natural beauties like; rivers, springs, forest and mountains are there to see daily wherever you go.
Day 05: Regi to Ringmo Village 3600m (Nearby Phoksundo Lake):
We will again approaching to another important ancient village situated at the high land area. Ringmo is an ancient, a cultural and historical village having important value to the trekkers to come and to visit. It has monasteries, temples and lies in the foot of the shey Phoksundo Lake. We will spend our night over here.
Day 06: Ringmo to Phoksundo Lake) rest and explore:
Phoksundo Lake is just very near from Ringmo Village. So, after taking our breakfast and being fresh at Ringmo Village, we will walk for an hour and half or so then to arrive at the Lake and we will explore around it. It is good to have rest and spend this night here.
Day 07: Ringmo (Phoksundo Lake) to Pungmi Village 3320 m:
From the Phoksundo Lake after breakfast, we proceed to walk up to another beautiful village Pungmi.
Day 08: Pungmi Village to Kagmara Base Camp 5067 m:
As explained in the itinerary of the day 10, villages of the Dolpo region are historical and cultural and by nature situated at the high land. Today, we are going to live at the basement of Kagmara Pass the second highest point of the trekking and one of the most popular and famous attraction of the trip.
Day 09: Kagmara Base camp to Kagmara Pass 5115m.Garpung Khola:
From Kagmara Base Camp, after taking breakfast and being fresh, we start early morning walk to pass Kagmara Pass which is situated at the height of 5115m and it is the highest point of this trip. We will then descend to garpung khola to spend this night.
Day 10: Garpung Khola to Kai Gaun 3000 m:
From Garpung Khola we start following the way to Jumla side. After almost 6 hours of walking period, we will arrive at Kai Gaun (village) one of the most important village carrying important value of the area.
Day 11: Kai Gaun to Chouri Kot 3200m:
We are heading towards Jumla crossing Kai Gaun to arrive Chauri Kot. Chauri kot is the yak grazing area. And in the nearby we case villages.
Day 12: Chouri Kot to Churtha 3300 m:
We are again walking through villages with panoramic view of natural beauty to arrive Churtha. Our guide will explain about nature, people and place.
Day 13: Churta to Gothichaur then in Jumla 2300 m:
On the thirteenth day of the trekking and/or fifteenth day of the trip we will arrive at Jumla from where we can fly to Nepalgunj to connect fly again to Kathmandu. We will take lunch at Gothichaur and dinner in Jumla.
Day 14: Jumla to Nepalgunj:
Early in the morning, we will fly to Nepalgunj from Jumla. If weather permits, we will see panoramic Mountain View while flying.