Lower Dolpo via Jumla Trek is a perfect way to appreciate the beauty of Nature. The beautiful lower Dolpo lies between the Dhaulagiri massif and other neighboring peaks like Nilgiri, Kyangyu Ripa, Annapurna range and many others. Thus, you can have the perfect view of Mount Dhaulagiri. For your information, Mt. Dhaulagiri is the seventh highest mountain in the world.
Lower Dolpo is full of natural glories. Wherever you look you will see the wild landscape, mountains and a few beautiful lakes too. The largest national park of Nepal- Shey Phokshundo National park lies in this region. If you are Lucky you might get a chance to see some of the rare species of flora and fauna. Similarly, the beautiful Phokshundo lake in the backdrop of beautiful Himalayas is a sight to see.
This Lower Dolpo via Jumla trek is a mystical journey to a hidden treasure in the far western region of Nepal. It is a quiet and remote area with very less influence of modernization. However, you can find the influence of Tibetan culture. The villages are in Tibetan style but very little in number. The local live a traditional lifestyle. They grow crops, rear animals and enjoy their own unique culture, custom, and lifestyle. Tibetan Buddhist culture is prevalent in the Lower Dolpo region. You may find the Mani stones, prayer flags on the way. Similarly, the Buddhist monasteries built-in the ancient era is also evidence of the Buddhist culture prevalent in this area.
Lower Dolpo via Jumla trek starts with a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. Then from Nepalgunj, we take another flight to Jumla. An actual trek starts from Jumla. We take a trail to Chopra. And then pass places like Chaurikot, Toijum, Gorphung Khola, Kagmara Phedi and Pungmo to the popular Shey Phoksundo Lake. Shey Phoksundo Lake is a fantastic spot to enjoy a day. You can spend the day by wandering around appreciating the natural glory of mountains and lakes.
After leaving Shey Phoksundo lake, you head towards Baga La High Camp and Numa La Base Camp via Temche. You pass the Baga La pass and Numa La pass which is an achievement in itself. Also, the views of mountains and Lower Dolpo region from these passes look stunning. Your trail further heads to Dho Tarap via Tukyu. Which later is followed by a walk to the villages like Nawarpani, Lahini, and Sulighat to Jhupal. Finally, you wrap up your trek to Lower Dolpo with a flight back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj. The likely trek is Upper Dolpo Trek which is remote area trek in Nepal.
So, are you ready for this wonderful journey to a remote region of Nepal with Himal Eco Treks? We are here, at your service 24/7, to make yours journey more lively and wonderful!
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Nepal Entry visa fees.
- Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in Cities
- International Airfare
- Snacks, soft drink during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
- Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff
- Extra baggage charge
Regarding your arrival
As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter into Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.
Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check-in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.
We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay at the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses is on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.
Meals and Drinking water facility
The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.
If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in the airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day on the website of Nepal Rastra Bank.
Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.
Import and Export during the travel
You can import some duty-free items prescribed by the Customs Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes, and 50 cigars. Also, you can also bring a laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential for you. In the case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.
High altitude sickness
Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes for high altitude sickness. It may be due to lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.