Trip Code: DSG
Dolpo Shey Gompa Trek is only for those who want to explore the non-touristy area in Nepal. The trek takes you to far remote in the rain shadow area beyond the Dhaulagiri mountain Range to the north -west of the country. This spiritual journey gives you a wonderful chance to experience colorful barren slopes of the mountains and Tibetan culture far different from that seen in other parts of the country. This remote and off the beaten area is attractive both scenically and culturally. In the lower Dolpo region no high Himalayan peaks are seen except plenty of good high altitude scenery and fresh water of Phoksumdo Lake. It is also home to the trans-Himalayan Shey Phoksundo National Park, the largest park in Nepal covering an area of 3555 sq. km. The park is enriched with rare and endangered species of wildlife such as snow-leopard, blue sheep, ghoral, musk deer, wolf and other wildlife and plants diversity, which are not found in other trekking regions in Nepal. Remote region in western Nepal was opened for the foreigners only in 1990. People of inner Dolpo region is influenced by Bon-religion, where people practice a shamanistic religion prior to Tibetan Buddhism came in existence. Much of Bon-po symbolism is the opposite of Buddhist practice.
Trekking to Dolpo Shey Gompa was opened for foreigners with special permits only in the year 1990. At the beginning of the trek you walk through a wooded area, then continue along rugged canyons in the barren plateau near the border with Tibet. Upon arrival in Kathmandu we organize sightseeing tour to historical and cultural sites in the Kathmandu valley and at the same time we obtain special permit for the lower Doplo trek . Next day we take our flight to Nepalgunj and stay one night in at hotel in Nepalgunj. Next day early morning we wake up and catch up a flight to Juphal . From Juphal we begin the trek to Sulighat through the high altitude tundra and rocks of Lower Dolpo and Phoksumdo with the cold air of the glaciers of Kanjiroba. Dolpo Shey Gompa trek is opened only organized trekking groups with special permits.
The best time for Lower Dolpo trekking begins from March to May in spring and from October to November in Autumn.
Walk through High passes & feel remoteness of the region, View snowy peaks & sweeping vistas, Ancient and isolated villages,Well- preserved trans -Himalayan culture, tradition & Buddhist monasteries.
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|DSG743||Mon ,Oct 23, 2017||Tue ,Nov 14, 2017||USD 3760||Book Now|
|DSG745||Mon ,Nov 06, 2017||Tue ,Nov 28, 2017||USD 3760||Book Now|
|DSG811||Mon ,Mar 19, 2018||Tue ,Apr 10, 2018||USD 3760||Book Now|
|DSG815||Mon ,Apr 09, 2018||Tue ,May 01, 2018||USD 3760||Book Now|
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