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Shey phoksundo Trek – 25 days

Trip Highlights

Inner Dolpo Trek” This is one of Nepal’s most popular mountain treks taking you to the far-flung wilderness of western Nepal set amidst the arid, remote highlands of Dolpo, making this a classic trek. Inner Dolpo Trek is one of our best sellers treks that extends to  This tour takes you Along the tropical pine forest through Crossing a series of high passes, the journey takes in Shey Gompa and the exotic villages, across an ancient trading hub Dho, Magar villages, Dhaulagiri, Bhotia fortress, hamlets, and gompas (monasteries) amid barren, windswept hillssavor the beauty of Phoksundo Lake a contrasted by lush green paddy fields surrounded by dense jungles. Giving you the opportunity of experiencing the mountainous lifestyle of Nepal as you witness unique cultural encounters as we pass through villages of different ethnical tribes and religious devotees. The inner dolpa trek trail is quite demanding as we traverse heights in excess of 5350 m while crossing 5000m+ passes like Nangdala and Shey La . This part of Nepal is sparsely populated. Undoubtedly, Inner Dolpo Trek caters to some of Dolpo’s most intriguing highlights.

Detail Itinerary

After your arrival in Kathmandu valley, where HATT representatives will be giving you a warm welcome. then our representative will transfer you to our hotel where will be assisting you to check in the hotel. Later that day after you had some rest, you will be briefed about your tour.

  • Walking Hour1
  • MealsNA
  • Altitude1300 M
  • Accommodation3 - Star Hotel

After having our breakfast we head towards Nepalgunj From Kathmandu via bus or a flight .where our guide will be meeting us and guide us to our hotel. A town situated in the western part of Terai is a major transport hub for western, mid-western, and far-western regions of Nepal and shares the border with India. Overnight stay will be at a hotel or lodge

  • Walking HourNA
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Altitude 150m/492ft
  • Accommodation3-star Hotel

Today after having our breakfast we head towards the airport to take 35 minutes long flight to Juphal. After reaching juphal we officially start our trek towards Dunai. The trail is easy and also has few jeeps running to and from. The trail descends down to Kalagauda .further, we cross Thuli Bheri River taking the trail along riverside taking us through pass Roop Ghar, water mill, and finally reach the Dunai (2150m) a small town and also the headquarter of the district. Around Dunai we can visit the Bon Stupa from where we can get a view of the town and another village, upper Dunai too. and school, Central Buddhist monastery, and the very first English medium school. Overnight in Dunai in a Guesthouse.

  • Walking Hour3 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude2850m/9350ft
  • AccommodationGuest house

We officially enter the Dolpo Mustang route. We continue our trek as we take the trails along the classic trekking route of Dolpo via Sulighar. The trail is  easy taking us through  Phoksundo River then to  Kageni. further, as we head towards Shangta, the trail offers us mesmerizing landscapes which change as we walk through the lush tropical forests before reaching  Shangta. Further, as we continue heading north towards Chhepka we cross bridges over Phoksundo Khola and Maiaba Khola then head towards  Sulighat. Our trek follows Trekking upstream along the trail beside Phoksundo Khola before arriving at Chhepka.  overnight stay guesthouse /teahouse.

  • Walking Hour 6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meals
  • Altitude2,810m/9,217ft
  • AccommodationGuest house / Tea house

Today continuing on our trail that takes us beside Phoksundo Khola which is also a famous Lower Dolpa Circuit as we head towards  Amchi Hospital. Further, we cross bridges over Phoksundo Khola as we head towards Kharka as the trail runs along the peaceful region ascending above Phoksundo Khola to Rechi 3011m, where we stopping for lunch after resting for we continue on our trail heading towards  Rechi then to Sulligad Dovan. before we finally reach Chunuwar where we will be staying overnight.

  • Walking Hour6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude3500m/11482ft
  • AccommodationGuest house / Tea house

Today after having our breakfast, We head towards Phoksundo lake. the trail takes us through forests of big cedars as we reach Palam (3710m), a small winter settlement used by the people of the Ringmo village. Then the route takes to the highest waterfall in Nepal then continues on to Ringmo village, a picturesque settlement with stone houses, mani walls. Camping overnight.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude3500m/11482ft
  • AccommodationGuest house / Tea house

Today we explore the area around Ringmo Village and the magnificent Phoksundo Lake where there are several monasteries (Gompas ) and Bon-po religious sites that we can visit as we also explore the wonderful natural sites. then head to Tshowa (the lake-shore Bon Monastery), the Gompa nestling a ridge top above Phoksundo Lake, and finally paying our visit to Bon Monastery giving us a fascinating experience. Overnight camping.

  • Walking Hour2
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude3500m/11482ft
  • AccommodationCamping

Today’s trek will offer us some of the best landscapes and of Dolpo to Mustang Trek. After breakfast, we take the trails which ascend along the narrow trail along a cliff. Further, the trail descends to Phoksundo Khola camp on another side of the lake taking us through a beautiful pine forest. offering us mesmerizing views before reaching the campsite at Sallaghari. Enjoy the night in the camps amongst beautiful.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude3500m/11482ft
  • AccommodationCamping

After having our breakfast we continue our trek as we resume on the previous trail taking us t through  Kangla/Nangdala Base Camp 4100m.as the trails ascend up the narrow defile of Tuk Kyaksa River as we cross over the bridges over the rivers. Further, as we continue the trail takes us into a wide valley, canyon, and massive rock slab. We finally reach Kang La/Nangdala Base Camp- our campsite for the night.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude4400m/14435ft
  • AccommodationCamping

Today we trek towards  Shey Gompa and the ‘Crystal Mountain’, one of the most sacred peaks in the Dolpo region having great cultural importance. The trekking route to the top of Kang La/Nangdala Pass is a graveled trail that ascends for three continuous hours. the trail offers us mesmerizing views from the Kang La Pass and also breathtaking views of Cyrstal Mountain. after crossing the pass we are offered mesmerizing views of the peaks Shey Shikkar and Kang Chunnel. Further, the trail descends steeply down to the valley. A red chorten signifies the entrance to Shey Gompa. Overnight in Shey Gompa.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude4160m/13648ft
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping

Today after having our breakfast we head to explore Shey Gompa which is about 800 years old monastery, with murals and an ancient scroll. The monastery is locally known as Shelri Sumdho Gompa. After our short visit, we continue on the trail that offers us beautiful landscapes. Then stars ascending to the top of Shey La Pass. As we cross the acme of Shey La Pass west of Shey, from where we are offered magnificent views of Mustang, Tibet, Kanjiroba, Kagmara, Riu Dhukta, and the Crystal Mountain. Further, as we continue on the trail which starts descending before finally reaching. Namgung where we will be spending the night.

  • Walking Hour6-7 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude5100 m
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Today before we head towards Saldang, we will be  exploring  Namgong Gompa .The trail  takes us across Namga Khola cross then the trail decends down Saldang. Saldang is a beautiful village known for it  Amchi tradition and Buddhism. After reaching saldang we can go visit many of the local houses, also famous for  salt butter tea or chhyang (Tibetan barley beer).overnight at saldang.

 

  • Walking Hour4-5 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude 3620m/11876ft
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Today after early breakfast we head towards  Yanjer. As we further follow the trail  We reach Yangjer Gumba where we will be having packed lunch. after resting for a while we head back to Saldan. overnight in Saldang.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude4960m/16272ft
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Today we trek for six hours to reach  Komash village. the trail takes us along  Rapyha Khola. Further, the trail descends down steeply to Komash Village. Overnight in tents at Komash.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude4060 m
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Today we leave  Komash village as we head towards the shaman along the way we might be able to sight some endangered animals like a snow leopard or Blue sheep. The trail takes us past small villages along the way offering us mesmerizing landscapes of highland deserts. After finally, we reach  Shimen. Overnight in the tented camps at Shimen.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll
  • Altitude3850 m
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Today the trail takes us along the side of Panjyang Khola. Further, we cross many villages and gompas on the way to Tinje. Overnight at Tinje.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude4110 m
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

As we continue on the previous trail  From the village of Tinje Yak Kharka. the trail takes across many of the rivers in the region such as Panjyan Rive, Chholtam Khola, Panjyan Khola.,Thalum Khola, which flows from Thalum Lek .before we arrive at Yak Kharka. Overnight at  Yak Kharka.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude4110 m
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Early morning after having our breakfast taking the trail we cross over a bridge over the Sulun Khola. , before reaching Choila North Pass 5040m.As we are crossing this difficult  part of the trek. The trail ascends to the top of Choila Pass from where we can view Tokyu camps. From here the trail decends  till Choila Khola before we reach  Tokyu, where we settle our camps for the overnight stay.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude5040 m
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Today we head towards Dho Tarap, which is a large village decorated with colorful prayer flags. The trail takes us through chorten, Mani walls, and monasteries offering us the landscape of Villagers grow wheat, buckwheat, barley, potatoes, and green vegetables in terraced fields along with tea houses, shops, and lodges. During our hike, we will come across Ribo Bumpa Monastery & Drakmar Dewa Monastery, Mekhyim Monastery, Dhoro Monastery, and a Bon Gompa of Shipichowk. .this part of our trek gives us the opportunity of exploring Tibetian lifestyle culture and tradition .overnight at Dho Tarap.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude3944 m
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Today, the trek covers a long distance. As we start the trek, we hike along the flat trail beside Tarap Khola to Mirububane Khola Dovan- the confluence of Tarap Khola and Mirubabane Khola. Then the trek slides down to the bridge over Klang Khloa at Langa Camp.

The trail continues to chase Tarap Khola with the picturesque views of arid landscapes. As the trek goes further the trail emerges and crosses passes several villages like Sisaul, Gyamghar, Toltol and finally we come to Nawarpani for the night stop.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude3475 m
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Today we head towards lashicap taking the trail that runs beside Tarap Khola. Further, the trail’s vegetation starts changing into the green forest. Then we will be hiking above Tarap Khola to Lamchaur and Lahini Odar, here the trail descends down the hill to Chhedhul Gompa before reaching  Tarap Khola .finally after crossing Tarap Khola we arrive at Laisicap. overnight at Lashicap

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude2775 m
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Today we will be trekking along woodlands high above Thuli Bheri River as we head towards Tarakot. The trail takes us across bridges and over a small stream stretching beside Thuli Bheri River to Dunai via Lawan and Byasgad with cultivated terraced fields on its East. We have our lunch at Dunai. overnight at Dunai.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsAll Meal
  • AltitudeNA
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Today we leave Dubai after having our breakfast. The trail runs alongside Bheri river to Kalagawda and then the trail ascends towards Juphal. Further, as we continue we reach Juphal. overnight stay in guesthouse or tea house.

  • Walking Hour5-6 hrs
  • MealsFull board
  • AltitudeNA
  • AccommodationTea house / Camping / Guest house

Today we take a flight back to Nepalgunj From Juphal. After we reach Nepalgunj airport we wait some time for our flight connection for the flight to Kathmandu. After we reach Kathmandu where our representative will be waiting for our arrival. to transfers us to our hotel. Later, during the evening we will be going out to have a farewell typical Nepal dinner as a farewell celebration for our amazing embankment to the Dolpo region.

  • Walking HourNA
  • MealsBreakfast and Dinner
  • Altitude1300 m
  • Accommodation3-star Hotel

Our representative will drive you to the airport or your desired location.

  • Walking HourNA
  • MealsNA
  • AltitudeNA
  • AccommodationNA

Included/Excluded

Services Included

  • Airport pick and drop
  • Transportation as per the itinerary
  • Guided city tour of Kathmandu
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu to Nepalgunj to Jhupal and return)
  • 3 Night Accommodation in Kathmandu including Breakfast
  • 2 Night Accommodation in a lodge in Nepalgunj including Breakfast
  • Accommodation in tents/Guest House or Lodge during trekking
  • Three meals a day during trekking
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner at Kathmandu
  • Down jacket and Sleeping bags
  • Travel and rescue arrangement
  • Porters
  • Transportation services including permits, government taxes, etc.
  • Professional High Altitude Trekking Guide with fluency in English
  • First Aid kit

Services Excluded

  • Nepal immigration and Visa fees
  • International Airfare
  • Travel and Medical Insurance
  • Optional trips and sight-seeing
  • An added expense due to unforeseen events like transportation delays, roadblocks, landslides, etc.
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra Cost of rescue or cost arise due to nature of GOD

Trip Notes

IMPORTANT DOCUMENT

  • Passport, extra passport size photos, flight tickets
  • Photocopies of passport, visa, proof of insurance

CLOTHING AND BASIC TYPES OF EQUIPMENT

  • Sunglasses with UV protection *
  • Polypropylene shirts
  • Thermal sets
  • Wind-stopper jacket or pullover*
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down jacket *.
  • Hiking shorts and trousers
  • Waterproof shell pants
  • Lightweight inner socks
  • Hiking boots along with spare laces, sturdy soles, water-resistant, ankle support
  • Trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
  • Sleeping bag (-10 degrees C or 14 degrees F)*
  • Rucksack and Travel Bags
  • Duffel bag *
  • Small padlocks for bags

Medical

  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • First-aid kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills
  • Water purification tablets or the water filter

Practical Items

  • Compass or GPS (optional)
  • Ziplocs
  • 2 water bottles (1 liter each)
  • 1 small folding knife
  • Toiletries
  • Quick-drying towel
  • Face and body lotions
  • Hygiene products
  • Small mirror
  • Wet wipes
  • Anti-bacterial handwash

Extras

  • Book
  • Journal book
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards (to help you pass the time at teahouses and/or camps)
  • Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)

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Trip Facts

  • Destination: Dolpo

  • Duration: 25 days

  • Trip Grade : Hard

  • Activities:Trekking

  • Best Season:Jan - May and Sept - Dec

  • Max altitude:5350 m

  • Daily walking: 5-7 hrs

  • Transportation: Tourist bus/private vehicle/flight

  • Accommodation:3-star Hotel / Camping/ Guest house

  • Trip Type:Trekking

  • Group Size:Minimum:02 Person to Maximum-20 Person