5950 m (Kang Taiga)
2 - 12 pax
Private and comfortable drive. Domestic flight from Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-jumla and Juphal-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu.
Oct - Dec & Feb - Apr
Upper Dolpo is one of the off beaten paths and is located in the far west of Nepal. It is one of the unique hiking trails and the views are yet virgin. In Upper Dolpo Trekking you see the beautiful nature of the healing land, the culture and traditions of the people, many monasteries of Buddhists and civilized human society at a height.
Trekking in the Dolpo region is a dream for every trekker and it is one of the memorable journeys in anyone's life. While walking you get the chance to see different types of wildflowers and different types of animals such as snow leopards, blue sheep and a giant bird called Himalayan Griffon.
The most important occupation of the people is trade. They are engaged in salt trade from Tibet & this tradition goes from one generation to the next.
The Dolpo area is protected by a national park called Shey-Phoksundo, located on the north side of the Dhaulagiri series adjacent to the Tibetan plateau.
In this national park, you get the chance to see the different types of plant ecosystems and animals such as Himalayan Blue Sheep and Snow Leopard which are well preserved. Similarly, from this point you can see the peak like Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Kanjiroba and can also see the crystal clear view of Lake Phoksundo.
These mountains and the lake, as well as the Phoksundo Gompa, make your travel unforgettable. Phoksundo Gompa is committed to Bonpo religion. The natural beauty of the Dolpo and its lifestyle and culture of the people can be seen in the famous Oscar-nominated film called "Caravan". Dolpo is very famous for its off beaten track and the hospitality of the people. And yet, it is home to many animals such as Himalayan blue sheep, wolves, spotted leopards, and different types of plants.