Upper Dolpo Trek will take you to one of the secluded regions of Nepal where you will find thousands of years old unique traditions, culture, and practices that have come along the time. Upper Dolpo Trekking is known as a challenging and adventurous trek of Nepal. For decades, trekking in Upper Dolpo was closed to foreigners, and still some parts of the Dolpo are restricted to trek, and you need to get special permission from the government of Nepal to trek to this region. The trail will lead you to trek on the high Himalayan terrain with the odd topography. If you want to trek above Phoksundo Lake in Shey Phoksundo National Park, you will need to get authorized permission by the government of Nepal.
The entire region is highly influenced by the Tibetan religion, norms, and values. Upper Dolpo is yet not touched by modern amenities. Even in this time of the human era, people of Upper Dolpo live the same life as they used to live hundreds of years back. Upper Dolpo is inhabited by the Drokpas, Tibetan nomads, who are living there for 1000 years. During Upper Dolpo Trek, you will get an opportunity to experience the unique lifestyle of locals residing here and understand their culture closely. People here are extremely kind, loving, and welcoming. Even you will be hundreds of miles away from your home, you will find yourself at home. It is also said that the villages found in this region are also the highest settlements on the earth. You will get to see a bizarre method of marriage and the disposal of dead bodies in this region.
The Upper Dolpo trekking area is surrounded by Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) in the south, Sisne (5,911 m) & Kanjiroba (4,786 m) mountain in the west, and Tibet in the north. The Upper Dolpo Trekking trail will be full of ascends and descends crossing high challenging passes, rivers, and small villages. You will get to see a diverse range of landscapes, climatic conditions, and vegetation throughout the trek. Upper Dolpo Trek will present you stunning views of Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Thorung Peak (5,416 m) along with the breath-taking views of Kagbeni, Jharkot, and Thorung La Pass (5,416 m). The trek will also let you observe the deepest gorge of the world, Kali Gandaki Gorge, and take you to one of the holiest sites of Hindus, Muktinath Temple. We, Snowland adventure is professionally designed our Upper Dolpo Trek for 24-days with steady ascents and enough acclimatization days between the trek to make the journey easy and joyful