Grade : medium
Transportation : Bus , Private car or flight
Best Season : June to September
The Lower Dolpo trekking is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. Since its opening since 1989, it is very famous as the natural and cultural lush destination for the trekkers.
It's a trekking route that requires previous trekking experience because of the path that it follows. The trek that starts from Juphal moves across three high passes i.e Kagmara La situated at an altitude of 5115m, Baga La located at 5190 m and Numa La at 5159 m. And a permit is necessary for trekking in this area.
Situated inside the Sheyphoksundo national park, the largest national park of Nepal, Dolpo
is a very beautiful place to be. Lower Dolpo trekking
route offers a close encounter nature in its untouched form. The raw charm that can be experiences is something that you'll remember for the rest of your life. The ancient villages of Tarakot, Tarap, Dho etc., magnificent view of pristine Sheyphoksundo lake, serene Buddhist monasteries are few of the attraction of this trek.
And when you spot rare species like red panda or blue sheep in the national park, or when you see the golden sun light streaming through the misty clouds then you'll understand the true meaning of beauty.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour
Day 03: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
Day 04: Juphal to Dunai (2150m)
Day 05: Dunai to Tarakot (2550m)
Day 06: Tarakot to Khanigaon (2550m)
Day 07: Khanigaon to Chukore (about 3550m)
Day 08: Chukore to Kamokharka (4000m)
Day 09: Kamokharka to Dho (4130m)
Day 10: Dho to Numa La Camp (4350m)
Day 11: Numa La Camp to Bang La Camp (4500m)
Day 12: Bang La Camp to Sanu Bheri Valley
Day 13: Sanu Bheri valley to Phoksundo Lake (3730m)
Day 14: Phoksundo Lake to Pungmo Valley (3304m)
Day 15: Pungmo Valley to Lasa Meadow (about 4300m)
Day 16: Lasa Meadow to Garpung khola Valey (4000m)
Day 17: Garpung Khola Valley to Hurikot (2600m)
Day 18: Hurikot to Forest Camp (3250m)
Day 19: Forest Camp to Churta (3010m)
Day 20: Churta to Jumla (2370m)
Day 21: Jumla to Nepalgunj
Day 22: Nepalgunj to Kathmandu.