Upper Dolpo Trek is an astounding trek to off-beaten paths, unexplored trails, isolated region and mysterious wonderland of Nepal. Located behind the Dhaulagiri ranges and linked with Tibetan Plateau, Upper Dolpo is extremely beautiful with a handful of natural beauties, arts and architectures, culture and tradition giving the travelers one of the best options as their destination to travel.
Phoksundo Lake, 800 year old Shey Monastery, lush meadows, deep valleys, views of Dhaulagiri, unique Tibetan culture and magnificent and rare wildlife including snow leopard are the special rewards to the travelers here.
This 24 days Upper Dolpo trek is long and may exhaust you but awe-inspiring vistas of Nepalese and Tibetan Himalayas win against your tiredness. Despite being a bare and dry place, Upper Dolpo has fast flowing rivers, gorgeous waterfalls, high passes, deep river gorges and beautiful settlements with ancient art and architecture.
The largest national park of Nepal – Shey Phoksundo National Park is here protecting the habitats such as snow leopard, rare Himalayan Blue sheep, Himalayan Black Bear, Goral etc. The unique Tibetan culture flashes within every settlement of Upper Dolpo who follows Tibetan Buddhism. Chortens, Mani walls and prayer flags are seen on the trail.
The weather is warm, temperatures are pleasant, sky is clearest with minimal chance of snowfall in the spring (March-May) and autumn (October-November) seasons. Therefore, this period of time is appropriate to trek in the Upper Dolpo Region like other treks in Nepal.