Dolpo/Dolpa region is one of wonderful trekking destination for tented camp holidays. Dolpa region is a perfect destination for nature lovers, adventure seekers and cultural explorers. The famous SheyPhoksundo National Park is located in Dolpa region. Trekking Experts offers this exclusive tented camp trek to Upper Dolpo region. Upper Dolpo Trek offers you unique experience of nature, culture and beautiful landscapes. Dolpo is a land of ancient trading routes arcing across a timeless landscape, distant from the modern world, Upper DolpoTrek provides valuable insight into the far western settlements in Nepal. The region features Yak caravans traversing the barren terrain, medieval fortified villages clinging to mountain slopes, and at its heart the mystical Bon Kingdom.
During the trek you’ll walk through beautiful landscapes, passing through pine forests alongside wild rivers with views to beautiful snowcapped mountains. You’ll get golden opportunity to explore SheyPhoksundo national park, Phoksundo lake and ancient Shey monastery. In Ringmo, the village close to the lake, you can experience Bonpo culture, based on a century old religion which is a mystique mixture of Buddhism and animistic believes. The trail offers wonderful adventure, encountering interesting places, people, villages, valleys and serene forest of pines, oaks and rhododendron, the trek passes many gigantic mountain ranges and over the Numala pass at 5,400m till you’ll reach the Phoksundo lake at Ringmo village in the “Phoksundo National Park”. Then the trail continues the amazing country of Crystal Mountain at SheyGomba, following the ancient Trans Himalayan Trade route. The Upper Dolpo Trek to Shey Gompa brings you into a mystical land where centuries old Buddhist and Bonpo traditions, interwoven with shamanistic influences, are still an important part of daily life. The villages, gompa’s and people you meet during this trek will leave an unforgettable impression on you. The landscapes here are even more desolate than on the Dolpa Circuit and the villages even more isolated and pure.
Amchi Hospital (an Amchi is a traditional Tibetan doctor/healer)
Many ancient & white-washed monasteries like ThasoonChholing Bon-po Gompa
The Phoksundo Lake, the world’s highest altitude lake
Special Bon cultural villages and inhabitants like Dho Tarap
Many ancient & white-washed monasteries like Thasoon Chholing Bon-po Gompa
The culture & people of both Bon po and Nyingmapa of Buddhist sections
Gigantic mountain ranges and over the Numala pass at 5,400m
Amazing country of Crystal Mountain at SheyGomba
The route follows the ancient Trans Himalayan Trade route