Upper Dolpo Circuit Trek – Juphal To Juphal Culinary N Wellness Adventure 23 days

 
  • Shared tour
  • Family friendly
  • Eco Responsible

The ethereal part of Western Nepal, known as Dolpo, is cut off from the outside world by high passes, and only a few trekkers will ever visit this place. Our exceptional trek leaders will bring you into this remote, rare world of the old Bon and Buddhist area.

We will follow ancient trails to the remote high altitude villages where the people still live as their ancestors did as barley farmers and semi-nomadic yak herders wearing traditional handspun wool robes and boots.

This tough, rugged, and remote trek brings many rewards, including the astounding beauty of Phoksundo Lake, and visits many monasteries that are several centuries old.

Trekking is a wellness activity as it involves detoxing through perspiration, calming the mind, and eating healthy.

Our trekking chefs use superfood as ingredients to give our trekkers much-needed nourishment after a rigorous day of hiking. Our meals help to strengthen the immune system.


Day 1 Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 2 We obtain the permits and fly to Nepalgunj and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 3 Morning flight to Jhupal and trek to Kagani 2300m. 3-4 hours. O/N at Tented Camp.

Day 4 Trek to Raichi (2,940m). 5-6 hours walk. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 5 Trek to Ringmo/Phuksundo Lake (3,733m). 5-7 hours walk. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 6 Rest, acclimatization, and explore. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 7 Trek to Lekhi Dhunga (3700m). 6-7 hours walk. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 8 Trek to Nangdala or Kang La Phedi (4,700m), 5-6 hours walk.

Day 9 Trek to Shey Gompa (4,160m), 7-8 hours walk. Overnight in tented camp.

Day 10 Trek to Namgung Gompa (place of interest) 4430m. 6-7 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 11 Trek to Saldang Village (most beautiful village). 3980m. 5-6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 12 Rest day in Saldang. Visit Yangsher Gompa. 6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 13 Saldang Village - Durki Khola. 4790m. 5-6 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 14 Trek to Thurki 4580m Via Jungla pass 5121m. 6-7 hour. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 15 Trek to Dho Tarap 4040m. 4 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 16 Trek to Toltol 3500m. 5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 17 Trek to Laini Odar. 3300m. 5-6 hours. Overnight Tented Camp.

Day 18 Trek to Tarakot 2600m. 4-5 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.

Day 19 Trek to Dunai for lunch and drive to Juphal fr 90 minutes. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 20 Fly via Nepalgunj to Kathmandu, where we check into our hotel

Day 21 A free day in Kathmandu. Optional city tour. The group’s final evening together.

Day 22 Spare day just in case the days have to be extended (safety first)

Day 23 Fly back to home country

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • 5-night hotel in Kathmandu on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1-night hotel in Nepalgunj with breakfast
  • Domestic flights Kathmandu - Nepalgunj - Juphal and return airfare
  • All airport transfers
  • 17-night camping trek (fully catered)
  • All permits for the trek
  • All camping gear and kitchen utensils
  • One expert trek leader
  • One trekking chef
  • All meals (the best and healthiest food in the whole of the Himalaya)
  • Pack animals to carry all gear and food on the trek
  • One satellite phone in case of emergency
  • Insurance for crew and pack animals
  • Visas
  • All optional additional tours or activities during free time
  • Transportation outside of the tour program
  • Travel insurance (compulsory to have insurance that covers helicopter evacuation)
  • Tips
  • Items of a personal nature, e.g., alcoholic drinks, bottled beverages, laundry, souvenirs, etc.

Available in

English


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Kathmandu , Nepal

Pick up times available: 09:30

Pick up location: Arrival Gate at Tribhuvan Internatal Airport in the terminal you landed

Ends at: Kathmandu, Nepal

Nearest airport: Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM)



We are Eco Responsible:

  • Eco-friendly accommodation
    Eco-friendly accommodation
    Most of accommodation is provided in indigenous or local community or eco-lodge
  • Eco-friendly meals
    Eco-friendly meals
    Meal(s) in restaurant or snack(s) that is produced using locally sourced products, saving energy, recycling, biodegradable cleaning products, saving water resources etc.
  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $6000 per person

* Minimum of 4 adults are required on this tour

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* Free cancellation until 7 days before departure


  • Trekking
  • Culinary
  • Wellness
  • Innovative
  • Adventure
  • Phoksundo Lake
  • Upper Dolpo