Lower Dolpo Trekking

Duration Duration 18 Days
Meals Meals
  • Daily breakfast in Kathmandu
  • 3-times meals during the trek
Accommodation Accommodation
  • 4-night hotel
  • 13-nights eco-lodge
Activites Activities
  • Trekking
  • Sightseeing
  • Scenic flight and drive
Price Reduced US$ 2850 Price Starts From US$ 2350
Destination Destination
Difficulty Difficulty
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
5070 Meter
Activities Activity
Start and Point Start/End Point
Best Season Best Season
Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
Group Size Group Size
1 - 8 People
Transportation Transportation
Private Car and Tourist Bus
Activity Per Day Activity Per Day
5-6 hours trekking

Overview of Lower Dolpo Trekking

Nepal is a place of abundant mysterious and forbidden land for the perfect off-the-beaten trekking in Nepal activities. Among such mystic trails of Nepal trekking, the Lower Dolpo Trekking is also one of the fascinating 18 days adventure trip packages offered by Peregrine Treks & Expedition. Lower Dolpo Trek displays mountain and rural area people and their unique culture. When they have a festival, they present their cultural show.

Lower Dolpo Trekking Highlights

  • Bon-Buddhist observation in different monasteries and gompas
  • Pristine Shey Phoksudno Lake, situated at 3611 meters
  • Hiking in the rain-shadow area like desert
  • Trans-Himalayan salt trading trekking route
  • Flora and fauna in the Dolpo area
  • Sightseeing in UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Lower Dolpo Trekking has many natural and people-oriented attractions for trekkers or outsiders to observe. The famous French Film Director Eric Valley documented the film called Caravan. This helps to promote the beautiful landscapes of this enthralling place of Nepal. This place is also living proof of the existence of the ancient Buddhist Bon Po religion. They are practiced nowadays, too, which could be another anthropologically significant part of your trekking in Lower Dolpo Trekking.

The Lower Dolpo  Trekking is characterized by passing two high passes consisting of Nepal’s highest-located lake Shey Phoksundo. This lake’s clear and untainted water would act as a catalyst for you to ignite the passion and creativity in your life. The flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, then again from Nepalgunj to Juphal from when the trekking starts on the trail.

The continuous meeting of the Yak transporting goods and the remote villages. It could spark the feeling of being close to nature and the ancient lifestyle inside your soul. Once you have reached Shey Phoksundo Lake, then if you have enough time for up to 28 days, you can embark on the journey towards Upper Dolpo Trek.

Come and join Lower Dolpo Trekking, the team of Peregrine, for this mystical journey to the Himalayas. We would provide quality service and impeccable hospitality to our valued clients.

Lower Dolpo Trekking Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and trek Preparation day
  • Day 03: Fly to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu 1hrs
  • Day 04: Nepalgunj to Jhupal (Dolpo) fly (2,320m/7,610ft) and walk to aDunai (2,850m/9,348ft): 45 mins flight, 2-3 hours trek
  • Day 05: Dunai - Tarakot (2,543m/8,341ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 06: Tarakot - Laini (3,160 m/10,365 ft): 6-7 hours
  • Day 07: Laini to Nawarpani (3,545m/11,627 ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 08: Nawarpani - Do Tarap (4,090m/13,415ft): 7-8 hours
  • Day 09: Acclimatization day
  • Day 10: Trek to Numa La Base Camp (4440m/14,563 ft): 6/7 hours trek
  • Day 11: Cross Numa La pass (5,190m. /17,023ft) camp at Pelung Tang (4465 m. /14,645 ft): 6/7 hrs trek
  • Day 12: Cross Baga La pass (5,070m/16,630ft) and trek to Dajok Tang (4,080m/13,382ft) 6 hrs
  • Day 13: Dajok Tang-Ringmo (3,600m/11,808ft) 3/4 hrs
  • Day 14: Trek to Phoksundo Lake
  • Day 15: Phoksundo Lake-Shyanta (2520m/8265 ft) 5/6 hrs trek
  • Day 16: Shyanta-Jhupal
  • Day 17: Fly to Nepalgunj and fly to Kathmandu same day
  • Day 18 Final departure to airport


What's included

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • A three-star hotel in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj
  • Room in the best available lodge and all meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)during Lower Dolpo Trekking
  • Welcome and farewell dinners.
  • All ground transportation in private vehicles as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Juphal and Juphal – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu flight ticket
  • Kathmandu valley guided sightseeing in a private vehicle
  • All entrance fees during sightseeing
  • An experienced English or other Language speaking guide and one assistant guide for more than five trekkers
  • Guide, porter, and necessary staff salaries, insurance, accommodation and food, and airfares if necessary
  • sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Duffel bags, t-shirts, achievement certificates, and trekking maps are accessible services from the company.
  • Lower Dolpo Trekking  Permit and TIMS
  • First Aid Medical kit or essential medicine
  • All applicable government and local taxes

What is excluded

  • Nepalese visa fee and international airfare
  • Hotel accommodation, Lunch, and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of an early arrival in Nepal or late departure from Nepal before return from the Lower Dolpo Trekking because of any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, soft or hard beverages, recharge the battery, bottled/boiled water, extra porters, hot shower, a pot of tea, etc.) during trekking
  • Tips and gratuities for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

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