Upper Dolpo Trek Itinerary – Upper Dolpo Trekking, Upper Dolpo Treks
Are you thinking to do Upper Dolpo Trek? And are you in confuse which Upper Dolpo Trek Itinerary will suit you? No worries….here are some basic ideas which may help you.
Upper Dolpo, located on the north of Dhaulagiri range and foothills of Himalaya is one of the remote and highest altitude human inhabited regions on the earth.
High and arid, guarded by 5000m plus passes to the west, south, and east is bordering with Tibet to the north and culturally resembles as Tibetan. Upper Dolpo is home to many centuries old Buddhist and Bon Monasteries. Sparsely populated Upper Dolpo is also said to be a beyul ‘The Hidden Land’ blessed by Padmasambhava or ‘Guru Rinpoche’. Reaching to these reminiscent of paradise valleys is only possible with enormous hardship. Access to Upper Dolpo is only possible 2 t0 8 days journey from Lower Dolpo, Mugu, and Mustang.
If you are seeking a bit challenging and physically demanding Upper Dolpo trek then delightful adventure ‘ Mugu to Upper Trek Itinerary would be wonderful.
Mugu to Dolpo trek itinerary or Upper Dolpo to Mugu trek itinerary is very interesting adventure trek of Nepal. This also a ‘West Nepal GHT high route’ which basically starts either fromJumla or Rara Lake to Upper Dolpo can be an exit from Dolpo or Jomsom. Jumla to Jomsom via Mugu and Upper Dolpo trek itinerary is 33 to 35 days long walking trek itinerary.
Dolpo to Jomsom Trek or Dolpo Mustang Trek is another Upper Dolpo Trek Itinerary could be a good option for Dolpo trekking. This Upper Dolpo TreK Itinerary can be done 25 to 30 days trek starts from Lower Dolpo Juphal via Upper Dolpo and exit from Kali Gandaki valley and capital of Mustang ‘Jomsom’.
Upper Dolpo Circuit Trek or Inner Dolpo Trek is simply the best Upper Dolpo Trek Itinerary. This Upper Dolpo trek Itinerary is complete looping of Upper Dolpo region of Nepal. Upper Dolpo Circuit Trek or Inner Dolpo Trek can be undertaken in 23 to 27 days trekking around in Dolpo region (Trekking in Lower and Upper Dolpo).This Upper Dolpo Trek itinerary start from Juphal and ends to Juphal.
Upper Dolpo Upper Mustang Trek is normally expensive trek among the Upper Dolpo Trek itinerary because of double restricted permits of Upper Dolpo and Upper Mustang region. However, this trek is one of the most exhilarating and extraordinary treks of Nepal which immerses you into a complete Buddhist realm. This Upper Dolpo Trek Itinerary start from Juphal and end to Kaligandaki valley and capital of Mustang ‘Jomsom’.
Frequently asked question for Upper Dolpo Trek Itinerary
What kind of gear do I Need?
There is no need of special gears on Upper Dolpo Trek Itinerary. For Mugu to Dolpo trek itinerary or Upper Dolpo to Mugu trek itinerary better carry rope because in some track you have to pass through rock and cross the river. For more detail please visit ‘Trekking Gear’.
When to go or which best season?
Besides the Mugu to Dolpo treks itinerary or Upper Dolpo to Mugu trek itinerary all of the above mentioned Upper Dolpo Trek Itinerary can be done whole year except winter. From June to August Mugu to Dolpo treks itinerary or Upper Dolpo to Mugu trek itinerary is difficult due to river and rain in Jumla to Mugu part.
Do I have to fit to do it?
The entire above Upper Dolpo Trek itinerary is quite challenging and physically demanding itinerary. In every above itinerary has 5 to 7 high passes above 5000m, hence you must be physically sound and prior trekking experience is always better.