Upper Dolpo Trek

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Ace Hiking offers an outstanding exotic destination to Upper Dolpo and Shey Gompa trek. Upper Dolpo and Shey Gompa at present getting popular due to its remoteness and on the Phuksundo Lake joining the Upper and Lower Dolpo route from Dunai and Jhupal.

Upper Dolpo and Shey Gompa trek is moderate to adventurous and as well demanding where all experience trekkers and hikers can join in this wonderful walking journey and the time duration taking just a little more 2 weeks in the comfort of warm cozy camping tents along the route.

This trek leads through many traditional Magar, Thakuri (Chettri) and Dolpo’s Bhotia villages famous as traders with Tibet since many centuries and the route of this trek lies on the old Trans Himalayan Trade Route to Tibet.

This remarkable trek starts from with a scenic flight to southern city at Nepalgunj for transit with another short flight to Jhupal in Dolpo area near Dunai far North West Nepal and then over to scenic picturesque turquoise Phokshundo lake at near Ringmo village and then heading higher to Shey Gompa via the high pass of Kang-La 5,360 m the highest point of this awesome trip and slowly with scenic walk reaching at Crystal monastery at Shey Gompa with enough time for exploration and then heading back to Jhupal via an alternative route towards Saldang, Tokyu, Tarakot and then at Dunai for short drive to Jhupal and then fly back to Kathmandu through Nepalgunj.


Day 1Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

Day 2Morning sightseeing tour, afternoon flight to Nepalgunj.

Day 3Fly to Jhuphal 2,320 m then drive to Dunai 2,850m – 01 hr.

Day 4Trek to Ankhe 2,896m – 06 hrs.

Day 5Trek to Sumdu / Sulighat village 3,500m -06 hrs.

Day 6Trek to Phokshundo Lake 3,500 m – 05 hours.

Day 7Rest day at Phokshundo Lake for local excursion.

Day 8Trek to Phokshundo-Khola 3,640 m- 05 hrs.

Day 9Trek to Phokshundo Bhanjyang – 07 hrs.

Day 10Trek to Shey Gompa 4,500m via Kang-La 5,360 m -06 hrs.

Day 11Rest day at Shey Gompa the crystal monastery.

Day 12Trek to Namduna Gaon 4,800m via Saldang La 5,200m.

Day 13Trek to Saldang 3,620 m -05 hours.

Day 14Trek to Yangze Gompa 4,960 m – 05 hrs.

Day 15Trek to Sibu 4,560m – 07 hrs.

Day 16Trek to Jeng-la phedi 4,900 m -06 hrs.

Day 17Trek to Tokyu Gaon 4,200m via Jeng la 5,090m-06 hrs.

Day 18Trek to Dho Tarap 4,040m- 05 hrs.

Day 19Trek to Tarap Khola ( Kamekharka) 3,800m – 07 hrs.

Day 20Trek to Kharigaon 3,150m – 05 hours.

Day 21Trek to Tarakot 2,850 m – 05 hrs.

Day 22Trek to Dunai – 04 hrs then drive to Jhupal – 01 hr jeep ride.

Day 23Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj and transfer to hotel.

Day 24In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour.

Day 25Transfer to airport for international departure.