Glacier Nepal Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd.
Discover the Himalaya,
own your way

Duration

13 days

Maximun Altitude

3730 metres

Accomodation

  • 3-star hotel at Kathmandu 
  • Teahouse twin based sharing room

Meals

  • 11 Dinners
  • 10 Lunches
  • 12 Breakfasts
Price from
$2000 USD

Overview

Trip highlights

Itinerary

You arrive at Tribhuwan International Airpot. Glacier Nepal treks representative welcome you at the airport and take you to the hotel by privet vehicle. After a short rest, You will meet the guide at our office. you may have some questions about the trekking he will give you answer the question. Overnight at the hotel.

Mostly we have a flight in the morning time from Nepalgunj to Juphal and arrangement our porters then we start our trek first we have two hours descend and we walk on the side of Bheri river up to Dunai. Dunai is the base for treks around Tarap and Shey Phoksumdo National park. The main facilities are at the eastern end of the village and Dunai is a headquarters of Dolpo District and overnight stay at Dunai. 

 

From Dunai cross the big steel suspension bridge and turn west following the trail past the hospital and walk along the bank of Thulo Bherito its confluence with the Suli Gaad at 2070m and another hour of walking we will reach Raktang 2260m. The Phoksumdo Lake trail climbs over a ridge at 2710m, then descend on a rocky path to Chekpa 2670m and overnight stay at Chekpa.
 

 

The new trail stays near the river climbing over the small village ridge, then crossing to the west side to avoid a large ridge and returning to the east side an hour later near National park camping ground. The trail makes several more ups and downs through forests as it continues upstream to a bridge that leads of nine houses comprising the village of Renje and another hour to reach Jharana hotel and overnight stay at Jharan hotel.
 

The route switchbacks steeply on a sandy trail through open country to an elevation of 3300m, then starts up another steep set of dusty switchbacks to a ridge at 3780m from the ridge there are a distant view of Phokshumdo Lake and close view of a spectacular 200m high waterfall. The trail makes a steep descend in birch forests to the upper reaches of the brilliantly clear, rushing waters of the Phokshumdo Khola, then climbs gently to Ringmo village and just below Ringmo, cross a bridge and follow a trail north to the ranger station at Phokshumdo Lake 3730, there are national park camping ground on both side of the river and overnight stay at Phokshumdo Lake.
 

We do explore the Bon Po Monastery and lake the whole day. 

After breakfast, we descend with a nice view of Phokshumdo Lake and waterfalls all the way Sangta and overnight stay at Sangta.

We walk through the forests and more descend and in the last hour, we need gently climb up to Juphal and overnight stay at Juphal.
 

This is your final day in Nepal. Glacier Nepal treks representative will drop you to Tribhuwan international airport by privet vehicle. Home sweet home.

Activities:
Trekking and Hiking
Grading:
3
Moderate

Includes & Excludes

Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
3-Night  hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and 2-Night in Nepalgunj with breakfast
Teahouse accommodation during the trek
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Nepalgunj -Jhupal round trip)
Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
Farewell dinner after trekking.
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation.
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
Medical kit.
All government and local taxes
    Nepalese visa fee 
    Excess baggage charge(s)
    Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
    Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
    International flights
    Travel and rescue insurance
    Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water,  hot shower, etc.)
    Tips for guide, porter and driver.

Departure Dates for Lower Dolpa trek - 13 days

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