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Upper Dolpo to Jomsom Trek

Upper Dolpo to Jomsom trek is one of the difficult but enjoyable and popular trekking routes Nepal. Upper Dolpo is encircled by immense peaks including the Dhaulagiri. This trans- Himalayan region of mid-West Nepal takes you to the freezing settlement of legendary Shey Monastery beyond Phoksundo Lake which has turquoise blue colored water and is surrounded by dense forest and the snow-capped Himalayas. Actually, Upper Dolpo to Jomsom trek is a region of the minority of Buddhist monasteries as well as those of pre-Buddhist religion of Bon-Po. The region protects one of the last leftovers of traditional Tibetan culture. Located in the western north of Nepal near Tibet border, geographically the region is still within Nepal but ethnically attached to Tibet. Upper Dolpo Trekking can be searched as a Jomsom Dolpo trekking, but Jomsom to Dolpo is more difficult than required itinerary.

Most significantly, a large region of Dolpo has been set apart as Shey Phoksundo National Park at 3,555 square kilometers where you can spot blue sheep, Himalayan Black bear, leopards, wolves and the exceptional snow leopards. The path passes through a calm forest and lastly to Palam, a winter settlement used by the people of Ringmo village. The houses here are almost buried in the sandy soil. 

Nepal Kailash Trekking designs Upper Dolpo Trek for those who want to experience magnificent adventure, stumble upon attractive places, people, villages, valleys and serene forest of pines, oaks, and rhododendron, the trek passes many enormous mountain ranges. To let you know, Dolpo is one of the most rewarding treks in the remote areas of Nepal, very rarely visited by an outsider. It has herbal land, perfect trans-Himalayan culture, Buddhist monuments; distinctive human culture and trekking around the upper Dolpo are an unforgettable and the trip end at Jomsom.


Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration: 26 days
  • Trek Duration: 20 Days
  • Primary Activity: Trekking
  • Secondary Activity: Cultural
  • Min. Group Size: 02 Days
  • Starts Point: Kathamadnu
  • Ends Point: Kathmandu
  • Trip Grade: Hard
  • Max. Height: 5460m
  • Transportation: Car/Jeep/Bus/Flight
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Season: May-Oct

Day 01 Arrival

Day 02 Preparation day

Day 03 Fly Kathmandu to Nepalgunj 150m

Day 04 Fly to Jhuphal 2490m – trek to Dunai 2150m

Day 05 trek to Chepka 2670m

Day 06 Trek to Renje 3010m

Day 07 Phokshundo lake 3620m

Day 08 Rest day

Day 09 Trek salle Khola 3507m

Day 10 Trek to Kang la base camp 4402m

Day 11 Trek to Kang la pass 5360m – Shey Gumba 4126m

Day 12 Rest Day

Day 13 Trek to Saldang la pass 4785m – Namdung Gaon 4400m

Day 14 Trek to Saldang-  Karang 4050m

Day 15 Trek to Mugaon 4100m

Day 16 Trek to Shimen 4010m

Day 17 Trek to Tinje 4150m/

Day 18 Trek to Rakpa 4530m/ yak kharka

Day 19 Trek to Charka 4120m

Day 20 Trek to Norbulung 4750m

Day 21 Trek to Sangda pass 5460m – Sangda phedi 5100m 

Day 22 Trek to  above sangda/Dhagarjun- falek 3290m

Day 23 Trek to Jomsom 2710m

Day 24 Fly to Pokhara free day

Day 25 Drive/fly to Kathmandu

Day 26 Departure



Contact Information

  • Nepal Kailash Trekking Pvt. Ltd
    Nayabazaar 16, Kathmandu, Nepal
    P. O. Box No. 20213
  • Tel: +977-1-4365099
    Cell: +977 - 9851064386
  • Skype: nepalkailshtrekking

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