Dolpa – 45 Day Pilgrimage
Trip Title: Dolpa – 45 Day Pilgrimage
Trip Length: 45 Days
Trip Grade: C [Grading Overview]
National Park: Rara / She Phoksundo / Annapurna [Parks Overview]
Activity Grade: 5+ [Grading Overview]
Special Focus: Wilderness
Months: July, August, September, October,
Please view our Maps Page to see if this trip has a map.Description:
A long trek across the vast Himalayan wilderness of Dolpo. From Jumla to Lake Rara to Lower Dolpo to Annapurna – this trek is a pilgrimage through a truly awesome landscape. Perhaps the greatest trekking trip in the world in a vast and unspoilt natural treasure. From begining to end we do not cross a single road, or even get close to one. Please click on the National Parks Link above to get more detailed information on this fabulous area. Join this trekking expedition for a truly unforgettable experience.Itinerary:
Remember if you have a group of 2 or more we can arrange this trip for you on your prefered date during any of the available months listed.
You can add more days if you wish to spend time in a particular location.
Kathmandu – Nepalgunj by flight.
Nepalgunja – Jumla by flight.
Jumla – Padmora (2920m).
Pathmara – Newrigard (2670m) on the banks of the Newri Khola.
Newrigard – Bulbule (3130m).
Bulbule to Pina.
Pina – Gamgadhi (2042m).
Gadgadi – Rara lake (3060m).
Day hiking round Rara lake.
Rara – Goro singha (3190m).
Goru shain – Shinja (2440m).
Shingja – Jaljala Chaur (2890m).
Jaljala -Chere Chaur.
Chere Chaur – Jumla.
Jumla- Ghotichaur (2780m).
Ghotichaur – Naphukhona (2990m).
Naphukhona – Chaurikot (3000 m).
Chaurikot – Veri river Side.
Veri River Side – Garpung Khola.
Garpung Khola to Toijem (2910m).
Toijem to Kagmara Phedi (4240m).
Kagmara Phedi to Kagmara La pass (5115m). Trek down to the riverside and camp.
Trek to Pungmo (3180m).
Trek to Ringmo (3540m) near with Phoksundo Lake.
Excursion around Phoksundo Lake.
The trail keeps continues up to Baga La Phedi (4,750 m). – 5 hours walking.
Trek starts early in the morning, passing Baga La (5,190 m) and camp at Numala Base Camp.
Trek to Shering Gompa via Numa La Phedi (5,145 m). Wide and open camping grounds can be found.
Trek to North Numala Base Camp.
North Numala pass (5,318m.) and camp on the river bank.
Up to Jengala Phedi.
Crossing Jengala Pass (5,109m.) camp at bank of river with wide and open camping ground.
Trekking down to Kharka.
Trekking to Namdochhu
Koma Base Camp.
Crossing Koma Pass (4,460m.) Simen Base camp.
Simen Pass and down to Simen Gaon.
Trek to Sentugaon village, opposite to Jomsom.
Trek to Jomsom
Trekking to Kalopani (Black water, 2,530m.), scenic view of Annapurna I, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri. (If you would like to visit Dhaulagiri Ice fall and Tukuch peak ice fall, an additional day is required).
Trekking down to Tatopani (Hot water spring place, 1190m.)
After some minutes walking and crossing a bridge of the Kali Gandaki hiking starts through beautiful Magar villages up to Gorepani (2,860m.)
Early in the morning hiking up an hour to Poon Hill (3,210m.) to observe sunrise, beautiful landscapes and mountain ranges like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri etc. Trek down 4 hours to Birethanti.
Walking 45minutes to Nayapool and driving back to Pokhara. Visit Davis Fall, Shopping, Boating in Fewa Lake etc
Drive back to Kathmandu.
Prices based on person per day.
Minimum 2 Pax – €120
(3-6) Pax – €105
(7-10) Pax – €90
10 to more – €80 – free for group leader.
The Price includes:
Camping accommodation in tents, food (except bar bill), staffs (Guide, sherpas, cook, kitchen boys, porters) and their all expenses including insurance, Lower Dolpo Trekking permit, She-Phoksundo National Park entry fee, Local monasteries entry fees, ground transportation and governmental taxes.
Prices Don't include:
Personal nature expenses like laundry, communication, shopping etc, Nepal Internal Flights.