Lower Dolpo Trekking, an adventure on Shey Phuksumdo National park the largest National park of Nepal with an area of 3,555 sq.km, where the endangered snow leopard and several other wildlife have made their home. Lower Dolpo Trekking leads you to unforgettable memories and experience on this wild side of Nepal. The beauties with unique landscapes and views of snow-capped peaks as far to the world 7th highest Dhaulagiri range of mountains.
Starting with a sweeping scenic flight to Nepal Far South at Terai belt to land at Nepalgunj for overnight before taking another exciting short flight to Jhupal at Dolpo, where our trek commences heading towards picturesque Phuksundo lake around Ringmo cultural village. With marvelous time at Phuksundo Lake, then heading to cross the highest pass of the adventure over Baga-la and Numa-La to reach around the huge valley of Dhotarap where our walks lead visiting its impressive villages of Tokyu and Dhotarap with a tour of its monasteries of great interest.
The Lower Dolpo ttrekking offers an amazing trekking experience in the most remote far western region of Nepal . This 19 day trek begins with a memorable day tour of Kathmandu with UNESCO whorld heritage sites . Next day, we will fly to Nepalgunj and then to Jhupal the another day. From there, our trek through the most remote locations begins. O the way , you will admire the beautiful rain-shadow landscapes of vast Himalayas while walking through the off-beaten , completely raw and unadultered trails , valleys and settlements. Dolpo being the biggest district of Nepal, is a full package of mystical adventures and experiences. Apart from the beautiful landscapes and nature , Dolpo also offers a beautiful and ancient culture and traditons of Dolpali people who follow pre-Buddhism Bon Po religion. While on the trail , you can encounter the yak caravans that maintains the traditional dsat trade with Tibetian pleatue . We will cross tow high passes namely - Numa La and Baga La through the mountain desert along with the view of mount Dhaulagiri, Thar mountain and many peaks. The most fascinating part of the trek is the view of torquoise water of Phoksundo Lake, the deepest and second biggest lake of Nepal.
Another beautiful experience of this trek is obtained while passing through Shey- Phoksundo National Park. It is the only trans-Himalayan Natioal Park with an area of 3,555 sq. Km making it the largest national park of Nepal. It was established in 1984 to preserve the trans-Himalayan eco-system that houses a wide species of flora and fauna. The park's climatic differences , altitude variations and diferent zoo-geographical regions supports a diverse range of biotic system. You will be able to see endangered animals like snow leopard, grey wolf, musk deer and blue sheep. The world's highest flying butterfly Paralasa nepalaica, is also found in this region.