Nepal Trekking Tour

Upper Dolpo Trek

About Upper Dolpo Trekking
Upper Dolpo Trek

Upper Dolpo Trekking is one of the most remote and least developed areas in Nepal. Although some geographers had explored this beautiful Trekking region. This trekking area was opened in 1989 but the some southern part of Dolpo was already opened to organized trekking groups.

Dolpo trekking region is located between the Tibetan plateau and the Dhaulagiri Himalayan range is the highest populated land of Dolpo. Geographically a southern extension of Tibet, it lies within the borders of the state of Nepal, since 1984 has been the countries largest national park and conservation, the park maintains an large quantity of wild life including Musk Deer, Himalayan Blue Sheep and the legendary mysterious Snow Leopard, as well as being home to a fascinating race of Tibetan speaking people. The tough highlanders of Dolpo are traders, exchanging barley for Tibetan rock salt and they take their yaks onto the Tibetan plateau during the summer for grazing.

Trekking Profile / Plans

Trip Duration: 27 Days
Hotel in Kathmandu: 04 Nights
Hotel in Nepalgunj: 01 Night
Flights: Kathmandu - Nepalgunj
Nepalgunj - Juphal
Juphal - Nepalgunj
Nepalgunj - Kathmandu
Total Trekking: 19 Days
Type: Camping
Max Elevation: 5,490m. 


Explore beauty of the deep blue water Phoksundo Lake.
Experience Remote and Isolated Valleys.
See the place where time seems to have stopped up for centuries.
Seeing the people and its culture among highest in the globe.

Fact of the Upper Dolpo Trek

Weather Conditions: Dry, coldness and very often the winds
Accommodation: Give priority to Camping / Local Lodges not found everywhere
Medical Facilities: we suggest you to carry your own first - Aid Kit while trekking.
Communication services: Available very few places. 
Rescue process: Helicopter Flights from Nepalgunj.
Best time (s):  Spring: March - June / autumn: September - mid November

Upper Dolpo Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Your arrival to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be met by Mission Eco Trek’s      Airport Representative, and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley (Boudhanath, Pashupatinath Temple Swayambhu, and Kathmandu durbar square). Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Fly to Nepalgunj - hotel.
Dolpo TrekkingDay 04: Fly to Juphal (Dopla) Camp in Dunai.
Day 05: Dunai - Hankhe (11 Km) 5 hours Trekking. Overnight in tent.
Day 06: Hankhe - Reiji, Five hours trekking. Overnight in tents.
Day 07: Reiji - Phoksundo Lake 3600m. 5 hour trekking. Overnight in tents.
Day 08: Phoksundo - Rest day/explore She Phoksundo. Overnight in tents.
Day 09: Phoksundo Lake-Lake beach 5 hour Trek. Overnight in tents.
Day 10: Lake Beach - Mandala Camp 4,570m. 5 hour trek. Overnight in tents.
Day 11: Mandala Camp - Kang La (5,240m) pass - Shey Gompa (4280m.) 6 hours trek. O.N.T
Day 12: Shey Gompa - Saldang pass (5010m) - Namgung 4,380m.  Hours trek. O.N. T
Day 13: Namgung-Yanger Gompa (3890m) 6 hours trekking. Overnight in tents.
Day 14: Yanger Gompa-Musi Gaon (4270m.) 6 hour trek. Overnight in tents.
Day 15: Musi Gaon - Lnag La (5002m) - Sime Gaon (3950m) 6 hour trek. Overnight in tents.
Day 16: Sime Gaon - Tinja (4150m) 6 hour trek. Overnight in tents.
Day 17: Tinja - Kheng (4550m) 6 hour trek. Overnight in tents.
Day 18: Kheng - Charka pass (5,036m) -Charka (4365m) 7 hour trek. Overnight in tents.
Day 19: Charka -Yak Kharka (4780m) 5 hour trek. Overnight in tents.
Upper Dolpo TrekkingDay 20: Yak Kharka - Sangda pass (5490m) - Sangda phedi (5110m) 07 hours trek. O.N.T
Day 21: Sangda phedi - Sangda (3909m) 5 hour trek. Overnight in tents.
Day 22: Sangda - Phale Gaon (2900m) 5 and half hour trek. Overnight in tents.
Day 23: Phale Gaon - Jomsom (2710m) 3 and half hour trek. Overnight in tents.
Day 24: Fly from Jomsom - Pokhara. Overnight hotel.
Day 25: Fly or drive to Kathmandu.
Day 26: Free day, Relaxing or shopping with own activities than in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at Hotel.
Day 27: Relaxing and shopping with own activities. Mission Eco Trek & Expedition’s representative will drop to airport for onward Flight.

Cost: Please contact us.


  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off by car / Van / Bus.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu as per the above program.
  • 3 night's accommodation with breakfast at deluxe hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trek.
  • An experience Guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), required number of porters, their food,    accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments.
  • Full board meal (veg. / non veg.) prepared by our expert cook.
  • Trekking equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, Table with chairs, kitchen utensils,
  • Down sleeping bag, walking sticks, and other necessary equipments during the trek).


  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International air fare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal Tourist Visa fee US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 30 days.
  • You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, and internet.
  • Trekking Equipments (down jackets are available to hire or buy in Kathmandu, which would cost approximately US$ 1 per day per item to hire and US$ 60 to US$ 100 to buy).
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver...

Mission Eco Trek has been organizing Trekking in Nepal since many years. We specialize in the Upper Dolpo Trek. On our Upper Dolpo Trek, all the group treks led by our highly experienced guide. All the food on the Upper Dolpo Trek is provided. We stay in tents on the Upper Dolpo Trek. The Upper Dolpo Trek Nepal takes 25 days, with some time in Kathmandu.

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