Lower Dolpo Treks in Nepal
Lower Dolpo trekking can be completed in one week to four weeks, giving a great insightful of mysterious of Dolpo. Lower Dolpo is the mix of typical Khas culture in lower land and pure Dolpo Pa culture in highland. The lower Dolpo Trek offers a variety of easy, moderate and challenging trips to trekkers.
Situated beyond Dhaulagiri, and close to the Tibetan border, Dolpo is rarely visited, an unexplored and hidden region of Nepal. Trekking in Dolpo region caters translucent blue skies, starry nights, and exotic cultures could be the unforgettable memories of your trips. Any visitors in Dolpo region is rewarded by an amazing variety of geographical landscapes and cultural differences.
The long-isolated and forgotten land Dolpo is one of Nepal’s last major Himalayan jewels behold; a glittering array of panoramas, silver shining peaks, and peaceful valleys awaits the adventurous and inquisitive explorer. Trekking in Dolpo region provides varied and enticing trails; some criss-cross through sculpted hillsides, while others head into cool and refreshing highlands, just a few of the trails are very challenging leads to silent high mountain desert. Dolpo region trekking in Nepal could offers, an easy, moderate to strenuous trekking options to the every Himalayan admirer people and adventure addicts around the globe.
Phoksundo Lake Trek
The Phoksundo Lake Trek is the shortest option, which could be undertaken in 10 days with very basic teahouse/homestay service. The highlights of this trek are naturally turquoise Phoksundo Lake, a beautiful Bon Village Ringmo, and Bon Tsoba Monastery.
The Lower Dolpo Circuit Trek is circular route takes through Tarakot to Dho Tarap a beautiful valley which holds century old Bon and Buddhist monasteries, the way of Dolpo Pa people lifestyle and culture. Then the trail, lead towards the west of Dho Tarap and crossing two wild high passes the Bagala 5169m and Numala 5309m and descends to Ringmo village and Phoksundo Lake. Furthermore, setting two camps, descending down along the Outlet River of Phosksundo Lake, Phoksundo waterfall, Phoksundo River and lush vegetation of Shey Phoksundo National park the trek ends to Juphal.
The Lower Dolpo Featured Trek is extended version of classic Lower Dolpo Circuit trek. This trek adds a week long trekking into the isolated and hidden valley ‘Barbong’ and encountering Chan La pass joins to beautiful valley Dho Tarap. Beyond Dho Tarap follows the classic route of Lower Dolpo Circuit trek, heads to the west of Dho Tarap traversing wild and rugged two high passes Bagala 5169m and Numala 5309m and descends to magical and miraculous Phoksundo Lake and Ringmo village. From the Phoksundo Lake setting two camps along the Phoksundo River and lush vegetation of Shey Phoksundo National park the trek ends at Juphal.
The Lower Dolpo Exploring Trek begins scenic flights to Juphal airstrip from Nepalgunj, then trail descends down to the West Juphal along the Khasan area Tripurakot, Khaliban, and Kaigaon. Beyond the Kaigain the trek heads to beautiful and stunning Lake Phoksundo bypassing first pass Kagmara Pass 5115m. From Phoksundo Lake the route follows the Lower Dolpo Circuit Trek route up to Dho Tarap in reverse by passing Bagala 5269m and Numala 5309m pass. Next, to Dho Tarap the trek drain into the isolated and rarely visited hidden valley ‘Barbong Valley’ by conquering the Chanla Pass 5378m and exploring the beautiful villages of Barbong valley following Barbong Khola and Thuli Bheri River along the Tarakot and Dunai, finally ends trek to Juphal.