- Duration 16 Nights / 17 Days.
- Indian Price Call Us
- Best Time Jan
- Difficulty Level high
|Region||Himalayan Ranges in Nepal.|
|Tour Activity Type:||Group Adventure.|
|Group Size:||Not Described|
|Duration:||16 Nights / 17 Days.|
|Best time to travel||Jan|
|Approx Trekking Km||Not Described|
|Trip Begins and Ends at||Kathmandu/Kathmandu.|
|Maximum Altitude Gain||5,987 meters / 19,291 feet.|
|Type of Accommodation||Tent/Guest House.|
One of the most magnificent trekking trails taking the through the outstanding natural beauty of Dolpo, the Dolpo Jomsom with Dhaulagiri Sightseeing Trek is a journey of a lifetime for all breeds of trekkers. The serene setting of the trail brings the travelers very close to nature and the itinerary is perfectly planned to display the supreme beauty of Nepal’s most marvelous destinations. The walk through the quaint villages of Dolpo till the Niwar Peak High Camp is quite cherishing and crossing over the Mo La Pass to reach Jomsom is quite adventurous. The authentic traditions and culture of Nepal can be greatly witnessed in the small villages and the viewpoints reward the travelers with the enchanting beauty of the Mountain Ranges. It is certainly a journey to remember a lifetime.
Traveling serves many purposes, it offers you the chance to explore new places, indulges in new cultures, enjoys exciting destinations, and even try different tantalizing cuisines around the world. In the book of travel, trekking is undoubtedly the most important chapter. Trek journey offers a chance to dig deeper into the natural beauty. The tall mountains, rocky terrains, deep valleys, forests, and even the walk through the rural cultures, trekking is a great way to explore your inner self and experience the beauty of nature at it’s very best.
The Dolpo Jomsom with Dhaulagiri Sightseeing Trek in Nepal offers the raw beauty of Dolpo at it’s very best. The journey lets you explore the natural and cultural diversity of the region, the rural villages in the vicinity, and a journey to Jomsom with most enthralling views of the Dhaulagiri range. The 17 days itinerary gives an insight into the diverse culture of the different villages and a hike up to the Mo La Pass.
What does it include
- Airport pick-up and drop-offs to the international terminal.
- Domestic airport transfers.
- All meals during the trek (Vegetarian).
- Accommodation in Kathmandu (2 nights).
- Local transports.
- Accommodation during the trekking period.
- Domestic return flights (If applicable).
- Certified guide.
- Trek completion certificate by Nepal Govt.
- Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
- The porter will carry only one luggage per person.
- All necessary permits.
- Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
- Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
Please Note: For single trekker we provide porter cum guide.
What it does not include?
- Travel expenses to reach and return from Kathmandu.
- Drinking water throughout the trip.
- Soft-drinks / Beverages / Alcohols / Snacks / Chocolates Etc.
- Additional accommodation and food expenses if trek gets delayed due to weather, flight cancellation, health or any other reason.
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
- Nepalese visa fee. (For Non-Indian and Non-Nepali customers)
- Health Insurance, Personal Insurance, and other travel insurance.
- Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health problem.
- Tips for guide(s), porter(s).
Items to bring with you
- Trekking Bag.
- UV Protected Sun Glasses.
- Best Quality Hiking Shoes (Preferably Water Proof).
- Trekking Poles.
- Crocs Shoes/sandal.
- Water disinfection Drops / Tablets.
- Knapsack / Backpack / Rucksack.
- Good jacket to protect from cold.
- Sleeping Bag.
- Thermals – Top and Bottom.
- Poncho (for rain).
- Knee Cap 1 Pair.
- 1 quick drying towel.
- Sunblocks (SPF 50 and above) and Lip Salve with Sunblocks.
- Toilet Paper.
- Wet-Tissue Papers/ Baby Wipes.
- Headlamp, Torch with spare batteries.
- Trekking Socks.
- Gaiters for hiking in winter.
- Basic First Aid Kit.
- 2 lightweight trekking pants.
- 3 lightweight trekking T-Shirt.
- 4 pairs trekking socks.
- Dry Fruits and Chocolates.
- Small, basic first aid kit(a cough and/or cold medicine, headache pills etc.).
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu
The capital of the country, Kathmandu will be your first stop on the long journey. Kathmandu is a paradise where nature’s beauty congregates rich culture and heritage. Enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage sights like the Monkey temple, the Hindu temple, and the Buddhist Shrine. Stroll the market areas of Kathmandu, enjoy the vivid colors of the city, the exotic views in the background, and the warm heart locals. Kathmandu is an ideal place to mingle with the Nepalese culture and the best place to try the finest and most authentic Nepalese cuisines. Make your day a happening one in the capital, spend the night in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj.
Nepalgunj is your next destination from Kathmandu that you will be traveling on wheels. Nepalgunj is set beautifully in the exciting interiors of the country. The journey from Kathmandu will take around 10 hours to reach Kathmandu, enjoy the drive on the winding mountain roads along the exciting views of the terraced farmlands, vivid landscapes, and rural villages. Stay the night in Nepalgunj.
Day 3: Nepalgunj to Dunai
The beautiful town of Dunai is also the headquarters of the Dolpo. The well-populated town of Dunai is an exciting place to be in. You can spend the day exploring the central Buddhist Gompa and even enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Bheri river. The first private boarding school in the region has become more of a tourist attraction as it reflects upon the local education system. Indulge in interactive sessions with the locals and have an insight into the lifestyle of the people of the region, you can also visit the stupa and admire incredible views of the whole town and the near villages. Spend the night in Dunai.
Day 4: Dunai to Tarakot (2,931 meters/9,616 feet)
From Dunai you will be starting with the walking journey that follows. Tarakot is your first destination and today you will be traveling on a moderately easy climb through exciting and vivid landscapes. Enjoy the walk on a straight path to an elevation of 2931m along the banks of the beautiful Bheri river. The trek follows through sparsely populated settlements to finally lead you to Tarakot. Spend the night in Tarakot.
Day 5: Tarakot to Mushikhola..
The journey to the village of Mushikhola will deliver you an experience that will be etched in your heart for long. The locals of the village believe in staying in their own circle culture and traditions. The ‘Kaike’ language they speak is limited to the villagers, and no other people can understand or speak the local language. The locals like to strictly follow their own social norms, enjoy your stay among the locals of the Mushikhola.
Day 6: Mushikhola to Kakkotgaon.
The village is located in the virgin valleys of the region and the trail that leads to Kakkotgaon is very less traveled by trekkers. Walk your way through the rural lands and dig deeper into the hard lifestyle of the locals of the village. The villagers of the Kakkotgaon village are very austere about their values and social norms. As you walk your way to the village, you will be presented with captivating views of the might Dhaulagiri range. The Puthe Hiuchuli range will also come in sight from the village. Admire the beautiful scenes and stay the night in Kakkotgaon.
Day 7: Rest day
After the journey for nearly a week, it is time for you to give your body the much-needed rest. The Dhaulagiri views from the village of Kakkotgao are incomparable and you should take a day off and enjoy the compelling sight. Spend the day exploring the rural and virgin region of Nepal, indulge in the strict local culture and traditions, and spend a calm day amidst the majestic Dhaulagiri range. Stay the night in Kakkotgaon.
Day 8: Kakkotgaon to Mukotgaon.
The walk to the beautiful and small village of Mukotgaon will mostly run on a straight tail though you will experience some uphill climbs at certain regions. Follow the trail along the vivid landscapes and forests to walk up o the village. On your way, you will get to see mules and horses grazing in the fields. It is advised to carry a good amount of water as the trail lacks good water sources. Stay the night in Mukotgaon.
Day 9: Mukotgaon to Yak Kharka.
The trail along the beautiful valleys and vivid landscapes will take you to Yak Kharka today. Follow the trail that runs mostly on a steady path to reach your destination. Yak Kharaka will also present you with some admiring views of the massive Dhaulagiri range, enjoy the incredible views and spend a great night in Yak Kharka.
Day 10: Yak Kharka to Nulungsumda
The journey to Nulungsumda from Yak Kharka will take you through the Mo La Pass. The trail to the Mo La Pass runs along bewildering mountain views and vivid landscapes to an elevation of 5600m. The terrain is a bit rough to walk on so it is advised to approach with caution. Enjoy the exciting and adventure-filled journey to the top of the pass. From the pass follow the descending trail to Nulungsumda located at 4987m. Enjoy the overnight stay in Nulungsumda.
Day 11: Nulungsumda to Ghaldang Guldung via Niwar Highcamp (5000 metres/16,404 feet), Niwar pass (5,120 meters/16,798 feet), and Jugbenla pass (5,880 meters/19,291 feet).
The trail today is the toughest and still the most enjoyable of the whole trek. Filled with adventure and thrill, today you will be crossing the two high passes along the way- the Niwar Pass and the Jugbenla Pass. Located at an elevation of 5120m, the walk up to the Niwar Pass constitutes a walk on a rough terrain. From Niwar pass the walk becomes more strenuous as you walk up to the Jugbenla Pass located at 5880m. Enjoy the rough uphill climb to the top of the pass before dropping down steeply on the trail to reach Ghaldang Guldung. The descent will take you down to 4274m, the elevation Ghaldang Guldung. Stay the night in Ghaldang Guldung.
Day 12: Ghaldang Guldung to Sangta
After the rough journey through the Passes at quite an elevation, today you will be experiencing an easy trail to reach Sangta. The trail has some ups and downs along the way but is an easy trail to walk on. Enjoy the journey along the raw beauty of rural Nepal until you reach Sangta. Stay the night in Sangta.
Day 13: Sangta to Phalek.
The destination today is the beautiful Phalek village. The trail follows on the changing landscapes and you will be witnessing the diverse culture of the region. The steady walk from Sangta along the beautiful farmlands and rural villages will lead you to Phalek, where you will be staying the night.
Day 14: Phalek to Jomsom
Today will be the last walking journey you will be experiencing as you are concluding the trek. The destination today is the prosperous town of Jomsom, enjoy the last walk along the beautiful valleys and rivers to reach your way to Jomsom. The Jomsom is located at an elevation of 2700m in the Mustang district. Jomsom is a prosperous village and the prosperity is well reflected upon how the village is widely spread on both banks of the Kali Gandaki river. Enjoy the night in Jomsom.
Day 15: Jomsom to Pokhara
The destination today is Pokhara, also known as the ‘Lake City’ owing to the beautiful lakes, present in the region. Enjoy the 7 hours drive on the mountain roads and sparsely populated settlements in the terraced lands to reach Pokhara. Spend the day exploring the serene atmosphere of Pokhara and enjoy a stroll on the lake shores. Fill your heart with serenity and optimism – enjoy a calm night in Pokhara.
Day 16: Pokhara to Kathmandu
The journey comes to an end as you finally reach your way back to Kathmandu. Enjoy the final drive back to the capital. Spend the day in Kathmandu exploring the monasteries and temples. Kathmandu is an ideal place to do souvenir shopping and even try out the culinary dishes of the region. Spend the last night in Kathmandu before flying back home.
Day 17: Final departure
Today you will be boarding your flight back to your hometown and resume the daily chores. The virgin parts of Nepal will be hugely missed as you get back to your regular lifestyle. Cherish the beautiful memories and plan your next trip in the adventurous country of Nepal.