Dolpo ancient trade center of the salt by caravan is a beautiful , famous and unspoiled trekking destination in western nepal. Combination of dhorpatan hunting reserve and shey phoksundo national park gives extraordinary thrill to trekkers via its natural ,cultural and adventurous phenomenon. long himalyan  chain , beautiful forest of pie oaks and bushes , wonderful highland meadows and alpine vegetations with rich culture of the local inhabitants make this trek memorable. Scenic dhorpatan valleys major inhabitants are bishwokarma , magar, chhantyal ,gurung and thakali so  it provides a multicultural experience. High altitude tranquil lakes , dhorbaraha ,big herds of wild animals and the gorgeous scenery of many mountain peaks  of western Nepal fascinates trekkers. This trek meets many high passes with remote villages ,jungle ravines over the himalayan chain.

 Shey phoksundo national park has elevation ranges from 2130m upto 6883m so we will get a different geographical landscape with amazing biodiversity during our trek. The flora fauna on this trek is extremely diverse rhododendron,caragana shrubs,salix,juniper ,white himalayan birch,and occasional silver fir high meadows of the himalaya on this trek.The park also contains 286 species of ethnobotanical importance. The park provides important habitat for endangered species including the snow leopard, grey wolf, musk deer, and blue sheep, goral, great Tibetan sheep, Himalayan tahr, leopard, jackal, and Himalayan black bear are also found in the park. The park is home to six reptiles and 29 species of butterfly, including the highest flying butterfly in the world, Paralasa nepalaica. The park provides habitat for over 200 species of birds, among which include yellow-throated marten, Tibetan partridge, wood snip, white-throated tit, wood accentor, and crimson-eared rosefinch.( source DNPWC)

   Culturally enriched dolpo region have got various attractions to attracts tourists, famous shey gompa , dho tarap valley , phoksundo lake , tinjae valley, sinja valley many high himalayan buddhist villages and their culture are the key point of the attraction. Glorious ,unspoiled ,ancient and natural settlements and extremely diverse biodiversity are the main features why tourists like this trek.  

Trip highlights

πŸŒ„group size  :  2 + persons                                                          πŸŒ„ height :4270mtr

πŸŒ„ arrival : kathmandu                                                                   πŸŒ„ departure: kathmandu

πŸŒ„ meals: all the hygienic foods during the trekking.                     πŸŒ„duration :25+days

πŸŒ„ acommodiation: three star hotel in kathmandu and guest house  during trekking. 

πŸŒ„ Best season :Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) & Spring (March-April-May)

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Trip Facts

  • Trip duration: 29 days
  • Grade: 4+/ -5
  • Activity: Trekking and village tour
  • Starts in: kathmandu
  • Ends in: kathmandu
  • Trek type: camping
  • Accommodation: 3 star lodge in kathmandu/ pokhara and tent during the trek
  • Transportation: private tourist vehicle and plane
  • Max Altitude: 4270 m