26 Days Upper Dolpo trek from Mustang

Upper Dolpo Trek from Mustang

A 26 days trip from Mustang to Juphal.

Extreme upper Dolpo trek from Mustang is one of the most difficult treks of Nepal. The trek starts from Jomsom of Mustang and ends at Juphal of Dopa district of Nepal. During your extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek you will cross some of the high passes that lie inside the Dolpo region of Nepal. The trekking trails of our extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek from Mustang is one of the untouched and the unexplored trekking trails of Nepal.

Extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek to mustang is not for the beginners with no hiking experience. The nine high passes during the trek are the main reason that makes it a difficult one. Upper Dolpo is a restricted area of Nepal. Because of that a restricted trekking permit is mandatory for extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek. You will get to explore the upper and lower Dolpo region. Similarly, you will also explore some parts of the Mustang region of Nepal.

Our extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek from Mustang is a camping trek. However, we will also stay a few nights at a local teahouse and lodges. Similarly, you will also get to taste the local cuisines. We will try to use the local resources and stay at the local teahouse and lodges as much as possible. Using the local resources will benefit the local and help them to gain some extra income.

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Trip Facts

duration Duration 26 days
trip-difficulty Trip Difficulty ? Extreme
trip-difficulty Highest Point 5550
Average Group Size 6-10
trip-code Trip Code UDTFMAH
trip-code Area Dolpo Region
trip-code Start Point Kathmandu
trip-start-point Trip End Point Kathmandu
trip-accomodation Accomodation As Mentioned
trip-meals Meals As Mentioned
transportation Transportation As Mentioned

Trip Highlights

    • Walking through the untouched and unexplored trekking trails of Nepal.
    • Explore the vintage monasteries.
    • Witness the amazing landscape throughout the trek.
    • Witness the heart melting Phoksundo lake.
    • Marvellous views of the mountain ranges, villages and valleys.
    • Taste the local food and experience the culture, tradition and daily life of the people.

Trip Overview

Upper Dolpo trek from Mustang is another challenging trek in the Dolpo region. Trek itinerary starts from Jomsom of Mustang and ends at Juphal of Dolpo district. An average 6 to 8 hours of walk is required during a normal trek day, but during the pass crossing day trekkers need to walk upto 10 hours.

Facts of Extreme Upper Dolpo Trek From Mustang

Trek Duration

21 Days

Walking Hours

4-9 hours per day

Highest Elevation

5,550 meters above sea level

Highest Point

Jungben La Pass

National Park

Shey Phoksundo National Park

Conservation Area

Annapurna Conservation Area Project

Trip Grade

Moderate to Strenuous

Type of Trek

Tea House and Camping Trek

Trek Starting Point

Jomsom

Trek Ending Point

Juphal

Permits

  • Shey Phoksundo National Park Permit

  • Lower Dolpo Permit

  • Upper Dolpo Restricted Permit

  • ACAP Permit

  • TIMS Card

Best Time to Travel

  • May

  • June

  • September

  • October

Attractions

  • Shey Phoksundo National Park

  • Phoksundo Lake

  • Shey Gompa

  • Dho Tarap

  • Jomsom

  • Kagbeni

Mountain Views

  • Dhaulagiri

  • Kanjirowa

  • Annapurna

Passes 

  • Numa La Pass (5,309M)

  • Baga La Pass (5,169M)

  • Kang La Pass (5,350M)

  • Neng La Pass (5,368M)

  • Nang La Pass (4,375M)

  • Mo La Pass (5,027M)

  • Niwas La Pass (5,120M)

  • Jungben La Pass (5,550M)

  • Bhima Lojun La Pass (4,460M)

 

Passes of Extreme Upper Dolpo Trek From Mustang

There are various high trekking passes during  the extended upper Dolpo trek from Mustang. These passes are the main reason that makes the trek difficult. In total there are about 9 passes that you will cross during the upper dolpo circuit trek. Among them Jungben La Pass is the highest pass situated at an elevation of 5,550 meters above sea level. Similarly, Nang La Pass is the lowest pass with an altitude of 4,375 meters above sea level.

Bhima Lojun La

Bhima lojun la pass is the first pass of the extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek. It lies at an elevation of 4,460 meters above sea level. Although being the lowest pass, there is still a high chance of getting the Acute Mountain Sickness. Our skilled guide will make sure of your safety and security throughout the trek.

Jungben La

Jungben la pass is the highest pass of the extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek. It lies at an elevation of 5,550 meters above sea level. Astonishing views of the himalayas, glaciers and the valleys can be seen from the top of the Jungben la pass.

Niwas La Pass

Niwas la pass is yet another challenging pass that you will cross during the trek. Situated at an elevation of 5,120 meters above sea level, it is also one of the high passes around the upper Dolpo region. You will reach the kharka village camp after crossing the Niwas la pass.

Neng La Pass

Neng la pass lies on the way to Saldang from Bhijier. It is also one of the toughest passes of the extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek. Situated at an elevation of 5,368 meters above sea level, marvellous views of the mountain ranges and the valley can be seen from the top. Besides that, astonishing views of the Saldang village can also be seen while crossing the pass.

Nang La Pass

Nang la pass lies at an elevation of 4,375 meters above sea level. It is among the lowest passes among all the passes of the extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek. You will cross this pass to reach Khamgaon from Simi gaon.

Mola Pass

Mola pass is situated at an elevation of 5,027 meters above sea level. It is one of the difficult passes of the upper Dolpo region of Nepal. You will reach Kharka village after crossing the pass from the Chharka Bhot. Situated at a high altitude the path to the top is rocky. Besides that the slippery path during the snowfall makes it impossible to cross in the winter. Because of that Mola pass is open from March to November only.

Numa La Pass

Numa la pass is the last pass that you will be crossing  during the extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek. You will cross the pass after staying overnight at Danigar. Similarly, you will reach Numa la base camp and then to Tokyu after crossing the pass. The elevation of the Numa la pass is 5,309 meters above sea level.

Baga La Pass

Baga la pass lies at an elevation of 5,169 meters above sea level. This pass is open to cross during the months of April to November only. It is almost impossible to cross this pass in other months of the year. You will reach Danigar after crossing the Baga la pass. Similarly, we will stay overnight at Baga la phedi to cross the pass on time.

Kang La Pass

Kang la pass lies at an elevation of 5,350 meters above sea level. Also known by the name Nagdalo la pass, you will reach High camp after crossing this pass. Similarly, descending  through the bank of the Tuk kyaksa khola you will reach Sallaghari or the Low camp. Marvellous views of the mountain ranges as well as the beautiful villages can be seen from the top.

Phoksundo Lake

Phoksundo lake is one of the most popular aquamarine blue colour lakes of Nepal. It sits at an altitude of 3,589 meters above sea level. The icy cold water of the Phoksundo khola and other different glaciers are collected in the Phoksundo lake. Because of that the water is always freezing cold. Besides that the 1,91 square miles in size and the maximum depth is 145 meters. Making it one of the deepest high altitude lakes around the globe.

Located in the mid western region of Nepal, Phoksundo lake lies inside the Shey Phoksundo national park of Dolpo. No aquatic creatures have been recorded in this lake. This small piece of heaven is often considered as the most beautiful palace in the world. Surrounded by 20 monasteries on all sides, the water of the lake forms Nepal’s highest waterfall with a height of 167 meters.

Shey Phoksundo National Park

Shey Phoksundo national park is the biggest trans himalayan national park of Nepal. Located in the mid western part of Nepal, Shey Phosundo national park lies in the Dolpa and Mugu district. Established in 1984, it has been open for tourists since 1989. With an area of 3,555 square kilometers, the elevation ranges from 2,130 to 6,885 meters above sea level.

Some of the endangered animals that can be seen inside the Shey Phoksundo national parks include Snow leopard, musk deer, blue sheep, himalayan tahr, himalayan black bear, jackal etc. Similarly, Pachaunle, Jatamasi and Yarshagumba are some of the medical herbs found here. Snowfall occurs in the Shey Phoksundo national park almost every year  above 2,500 meters. Meanwhile, the headquarter of the national park is in Palam, Dolpa.

Annapurna Conservation Area Project

Although most parts of our Extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek from Mustang is inside the Shey Phoksundo national park. We will trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal for the first few days. Jomsom and Kagbeni both of these extraordinary places lie in the Annapurna region of Nepal. We will start the trek from Jomsom and reach Kagbeni for the overnight stay.

Established in 1992 it is the largest conservation area of Nepal. Spread in 7629 square kilometers, it encompasses the Annapurna himalaya ranges. Meanwhile, it is extended in 5 districts and 15 rural municipalities. Similarly, Annapurna region also consists of the world’s deepest valley, Kaligandaki Valley which is 3 miles long and 1.5 miles wide. 1226 species of flowering plants, 105 mammals, 518 birds, 40 reptiles and 23 amphibians are recorded inside this conservation area.

Dho Tarap

Dolpo Dho Tarap lies at an altitude of 4,080 meters above sea level. It is one of the world’s highest human settlement valleys. Most of the locals follow traditional buddhist culture here. Meanwhile, the houses around here are specially designed as in the ancient days. The traditional architecture is used in every house of Dho Tarap.

Dho Tarap is one of the commercially developed villages of the upper Dolpo region. Similarly it is also the headquarters of the Dolpo Buddha Rural Municipality. Although being one of the most developed villages, carriers like horses, yaks and mules are abundant in this region. Almost all the houses have larger living space underground with a small portion peeking above the ground surface.

Shey Gompa

Shey Gompa is one of the popular villages of the upper Dolpo region of Nepal. It sits at an elevation of 4,343 meter above sea level. The main attraction of the Shey village is the Shey Gompa. Also known by the name Crystal Clear Mountain, it positions itself at the base of revered Crystal Mountain. This red and white painted ancient monastery is believed to be built in the 11th century by the great lama Tenzing Rapa.

Shey festival is one of the most popular festivals around here. Hundreds of people from different parts of the region gather together during this festival at Shey Gompa. Similarly, Shey Gompa also offers the opportunity to observe the Ancient Nonpoo Tradition.

Best time for extreme upper Dolpo trek from Mustang

Upper Dolpo is one of the isolated villages of Nepal. Because of that there are very few teahouses and lodges for the overnight stay. Similarly, the extreme weather conditions around the area and the high passes makes it even more difficult to explore throughout the year. During the time of snowfall and the monsoon season of the year it is almost impossible for extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek.

The best time for extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek is during the months of April and May. The weather is clear and astonishing views of the valleys, lakes, waterfalls as well as the valleys can be seen during these months of the year. Besides that, the blooming rhododendron flowers in the lower region makes the trekking trail even more interesting.

Another best time for extreme upper Dolpo nine passes trek is during the months of September and October. It is also called the pre-winter season in Nepal. During these months of the year the chances of snowfall is very low. Besides that the weather is clear and makes one of the ideal choices for trekking in Nepal.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is one of the most important things you must do before any travel or the trek. Most of the trekkers ignore this important part of the trek and face many difficulties. Travel insurance ensures that the travel is fruitful and safe. It not only acts as a safety net against the risk of incurring unforeseen medical expenses but also safeguards against other travel related emergencies that could spoil your trip.

Travel Insurance is mandatory to visit Nepal and there are various ways to get travel insurance for Nepal. Anyone travelling inside the nation or taking international vacations or trips can get travel insurance. Meanwhile, some of the documents required to claim travel insurance includes

Travel cost of travel insurance for trekking in Nepal varies from company to company. But provides almost the same facilities. Some of the benefits provided by travel insurance includes

  • Personal accident
  • Medical and emergency expenses
  • Hospital benefits
  • Loss and delayed of checked baggages
  • Loss of passport
  • Personal liability
  • Travel delay
  • Hijack

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Kathmandu Arrival

Your Arrival Time (?) Our office representative will meet and greet you at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. At 06:00 PM: In the evening we will meet for a coffee and will brief you the details of your trek program.

duration Duration 30 Minutes
duration Distance 10 Km
ascent Ascent 1350m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Kathmandu Eco Home
trip-meals Meals N/A
transportation Transportation On Private Basis
Day 02

Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

At 08:00 AM: You will visit for a full day sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. Besides sightseeing, you can do required shopping for your trek.

duration Duration 6-8 Hours
duration Distance 40 Km
trip-accomodation Accomodation Kathmandu Eco Home
trip-meals Meals B
transportation Transportation On Private Basis
Day 03

Fly to Pokhara

At 08:00 AM: Have your breakfast at the hotel. Your trekking guide will pick you from your hotel. Then you will take a flight to Pokhara from Tribhuvan domestic airport. It will atek about 25-30 minutes to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu. During your flight you can have the astonishing views of the Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchhre, Langtang Lirung, Dhaulagiri and many more. Upon reaching Pokhara you will be transferred to a hotel and you will have free time. 

duration Duration 30 Minutes
descent Descent 810m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Moonlight Resort
trip-meals Meals B
transportation Transportation On Private Basis
Day 04

Fly to Jomsom, Trek to Kagbeni

At 08:00 AM: Breakfast at the hotel. After that you will move towards the Pokhara airport to take a flight to Jomsom. The flight to Jomsom from Pokhara will take about 20 minutes. During your flight you can have jaw dropping views of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and many more. Upon reaching Jomsom you will start walking towards Kagbeni. The distance to Kagbeni is about 10 kilometers and you will walk on the bank of Kali Gandaki river to reach. 

duration Duration 6-8 Hours
duration Distance 10 Km
ascent Ascent 2810m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
transportation Transportation By Flight
Day 05

Trek to Santa

At 08:00 AM: After crossing the suspension bridge over Kali Gandaki river you will leave kagbeni. The trail is an uphill walk at the beginning. After a few hours of walk you will reach the Bhima Lojum La pass situated at an elevation of 4,400 meters above sea level. After reaching the pass the altitude gradually decreases and you will reach Santa (Sangda) for the overnight stay.

duration Duration 6-8 Hours
duration Distance 14 Km
ascent Ascent 3770m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 06

Trek to Ghaldan Ghuldung Khola Camp

At 08:00 AM: The trail to Jhyause is a downhill walk and easy walk. Similarly, you will cross Jharche Khola before reaching Jhyause village. After that the trail to Ghak village is a mixture of uphill, downhill as well as straight easy walk. Ghak village lies at an elevation of 4,100 meters above sea level and you will cross Bheri river before reaching Ghak. From Ghak the trail is easy and you will reach Ghaldan Ghuldung khola camp for the overnight stay within an hour. 

duration Duration 6-8 Hours
duration Distance 11 Km
ascent Ascent 4250m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Camping Tent
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
transportation Transportation On Private Basis
Day 07

Trek to Molum Sumna

At 08:00 AM: Ghaldan Ghuldung khola camp lies at an elevation of 4,247 meters above sea level. Besides that it is a perfect spot for camping near the river. At the beginning of the day you will lose a few meters of altitude before crossing the Bheri river. After that you will walk uphill. The trail is easy upon you reach the top. Meanwhile you will cross the Thansan khola and walk to reach Molum Sumna for the overnight stay.  You will also cross Jungben la pass and Niwas la pass during the day before reaching Molum Sumna.

duration Duration 6-8 Hours
duration Distance 16 Km
ascent Ascent 4860m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Camping Tent
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 08

Trek to Chharka Bhot

At 08:00 AM: The trail to Chharka Bot is one of the easiest days throughout the trek. There are almost none of the uphill walks included throughout the day. You will gradually lose elevation throughout the day. Walking through the Thansan Khola you will reach Norbulung. Similarly, you will also cross the Thansan Khola and walk on the bank of Chharka Tulsi Khola to reach Chharka Bhot for the overnight stay. 

duration Duration 8-10 Hours
duration Distance 20 Km
descent Descent 4320m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 09

Trek to Kharka

At 08:00 AM: Chharka Bhot is one of the popular villages that lies on the way to Jomsom from Upper Dolpo. It lies at an elevation of 4,302 meters above sea level. After breakfast , you will leave Chharka Bhot behind and start walking on the bank of Chharka Tulsi Khola. The trail is easy for the first few hours. After that you will need to climb uphill to cross the Mola Pass situated at an elevation of 5,027 meters above sea level. The trail moves downhill after crossing the pass. You will reach Kharka village for the overnight stay situated at an elevation of 4,500 meters above sea level.

duration Duration 8-10 Hours
duration Distance 16 Km
ascent Ascent 4500m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Camping Tent
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 10

Trek to Tinje Gaon

At 08:00 AM: After breakfast, you will start the trek. The trek is among the easiest trek throughout the extended upper Dolpo nine passes trek. The trail today is a totally downhill walk. Meanwhile, you will also have to walk a few uphill walks. After crossing the Keheng khola you will reach Rapka village. You will reach the meeting point of Panjyan khola and Keheng khola before reaching Tinje gaon for the overnight stay. 

duration Duration 9-10 Hours
duration Distance 22 Km
descent Descent 4200m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 11

Trek to Shimen Gaon

At 08:00 AM: The trail to Shimen from Tinje is through the bank of Panjyan Khola. The trail today is a downhill walk. You will gradually lose altitude before reaching Shimen gaon for the overnight stay. Similarly, you will pass through Phalwa, Sonma Gaon and Mendo village before reaching Shimen situated at an elevation of 3,885 meters above sea level. You can also explore the Shimen gompa during your stay at Shimen Gaon. 

duration Duration 6-8 Hours
duration Distance 15 Km
descent Descent 3935m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 12

Trek to Saldang

At 08:00 AM: The hike to Saldang from Shimen Gaon is more difficult than that of the previous few days. The day starts with an uphill climb at the beginning. After reaching the top you will walk downhill until you reach Koran Khola. After that you will again start walking  uphill to reach Khomagaon. Khomagaon lies at an elevation of 4,210 meters above sea level. You will gradually gain elevation until you reach the top. Upon reaching the top you will start walking downhill until you reach the Nagon Khola. A few minutes of uphill walk from Nagon Khola will take you to Saldang for the overnight stay. 

duration Duration 8-10 Hours
duration Distance 17 Km
descent Descent 3770m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 13

Trek to Bhijier

At 08:00 AM: Trek to Bhijier starts with a gradual uphill walk. You will cross the Neng la pass during the day. Situated at an elevation of 5,368 meters above sea level, marvellous views of the saldang village can be seen from the top. After crossing the you will lose elevation to reach Phoko Khola. Walking through the bank of the river you will reach Phulak village situated at an elevation of 4,200 meters above sea level. You will reach Bhijier from Phulak in about half an hour. 

duration Duration 9-10 Hours
duration Distance 19 Km
ascent Ascent 3860m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 14

Trek to Shey Gompa

At 08:00 AM: During the starting of the trek you will start walking uphill. After that the trail is easy for a few minutes until you reach the river. After crossing the river the trail goes uphill again. The trail then descends downwards until you reach the Den khola.You will again have to climb hills and yet again lose altitudes before finally reaching Shey Gompa for the overnight stay.  

duration Duration 9-10 Hours
duration Distance 18 Km
ascent Ascent 4360m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 15

Trek to Lar Tsa

At 08:00 AM: Shey Gompa is among the popular villages of the Upper Dolpo region of Nepal. You can also take a visit to the Shey monastery situated at the hill. After breakfast we will leave Shey Gompa behind and move towards the Kang la pass. It is one of the most difficult passes of the upper dolpo trek. It lies at an elevation of 5,350 meters above sea level. After crossing the pass we will start moving downhill. After reaching the high camp situated at an elevation of 4,640 meters above sea level, we will follow the Tuk Kyaksa Khola. Walking on the bank of river we will cross Tuk Kyaksa Khola a few times before reaching Lar Tsa for the overnight stay. 

duration Duration 8-10 Hours
duration Distance 14 Km
descent Descent 3740m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 16

Trek to Ringmo

At 08:00 AM: Today is the most interesting day of the trek. You will get to witness the astonishing Phoksundo lake during this day. At the beginning of the day you will walk on the bank of Phoksundo khola until you reach Phoksundo Camp. Phoksundo Camp lies at an elevation of 3,630 meters above sea level and a jaw dropping view of the Phoksundo lake can be seen from here. After that you will have to climb a hill and descend it before finally reaching Ringmo village for the overnight stay. 

duration Duration 8-10 Hours
duration Distance 15 Km
descent Descent 3640m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 17

Ringmo Exploration Day

At 08:00 AM: Ringmo is one of the beautiful tibetian influenced village of Nepal. It is also one of the commercially developed villages around the upper Dolpo region. There are about 20 monasteries that surround the Phoksundo lake. You can choose to explore one of them or to witness the marvellous views of the Phoksundo lake from the top. Similarly, you can also interact with the locals and experience their tradition and culture. 

duration Duration 5-6 Hours
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 18

Trek to Baga La Phedi

At 08:00 AM: Leaving the Ringmo village behind we start walking and cross the suspension bridge over the Phoksundo khola. You will also get to witness the Phoksundo waterfall with a height of 167 meters after leaving the Ringmo village. Then you will gain a few meters altitude and then descend until you reach Maduwa Khola. After crossing the river you will again start walking uphill towards Yak Kharka. Leaving Yak Kharka behind you will reach Baga la phedi for the overnight stay. 

duration Duration 8-10 Hours
duration Distance 12 Km
ascent Ascent 4115m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Camping Tent
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 19

Trek to Danigar

At 07:00 AM: Baga la phedi lies at an elevation of 4,000 meters above sea level. You will start the day early so that you can cross the Baga la pass on time. Baga la pass lies at an elevation of 5,169 meters above sea level and is open from April to November only. You will gradually gain altitude before reaching the top of Baga la pass. After that you will start walking downhill to reach Danigar for the overnight stay. 

duration Duration 8-10 Hours
duration Distance 14 Km
ascent Ascent 4500m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Camping Tent
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 20

Trek to Dho Tarap

At 07:00 AM: After breakfast we will start our walk. After walking for about an hour we will reach Gyambo village situated at an elevation of 4,250 meters above sea level. Further few hours of uphill walk will take you to the top of Numa la pass. Numa la pass lies at an elevation of 5,309 meters above sea level. After crossing the pass, the trail descends downhill and reaches Tokyu village. About 1 and a half hour of walk will take you to Dho Tarap village for the overnight stay. 

duration Duration 9-10 Hours
duration Distance 18 Km
descent Descent 3950m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 21

Trek to Nawarpani

At 08:00 AM: Dho Tarap is one of the commercially developed villages of upper dolpo. It is also the headquarters of Dolpo Buddha Rural Municipality. The trail today is easy and you will walk on the bank of Tarap khola to reach Nawarpani for the overnight stay. Nawarpani lies at an elevation of 3,780 meters above sea level and you will cross Tarap khola a few times before finally reaching Nawarpani. 

duration Duration 9-10 Hours
duration Distance 20 Km
descent Descent 3780m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Camping Tent
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 22

Trek to Khanigaon

At 08:00 AM: Walking on the bank of Tarap khola you will cross the river a few times before reaching Chhyugar. Further walk will take you to Lamachaur and then to Laina Odar before reaching Khanigaon for the overnight stay.  During your stay at Khanigaon you can also explore the Chhedhul Gompa. Every year a big fair is organized in this gompa during the Fagu Purnima. 

duration Duration 8-10 Hours
duration Distance 15 Km
descent Descent 2950m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 23

Trek to Byasgad

At 08:00 AM: After breakfast you will start walking . The trail goes downward and you will meet Thuli bheri river. Further walk will take you to Tarakot village. You will cross the Thuli Bheri river bridge before reaching Lawan. After that you will walk on the bank of Thuli Bheri river to reach Byasgad for the overnight stay.  

duration Duration 8-10 Hours
duration Distance 18 Km
descent Descent 2430m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 24

Trek to Juphal

At 08:00 AM: The walk today is a easy walk until kalagauda. You will walk on the bank of Thuli Bheri river to reach Kalagauda. Meanwhile, you will pass Palchekhola, Dubai and Sulighat before reaching Kalagauda. After Kalagauda you will walk uphill to reach Juphal. Juphal is also the ending point of the trek. You can get the flight to Nepalgunj from Juphal. 

duration Duration 8-10 Hours
duration Distance 18 Km
ascent Ascent 2475m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Local Lodge
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
Day 25

Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

At 08:00 AM: After breakfast, you will take a flight to Nepalgunj. During the flight you can witness some of the marvellous views of the valleys, villages and the mountain ranges. Upon reaching Nepalgunj airport you will take another connecting flight to Kathmandu. Our office representative will pick you and transfer you to the hotel. In the evening we will have a farewell Nepali dinner together. 

duration Duration 3-4 Hours
descent Descent 1350m
trip-accomodation Accomodation Kathmandu Eco Home
trip-meals Meals B,L,D
transportation Transportation By Flight
Day 26

Departure

Breakfast at the hotel and you will have free time. You can also visit some of the popular places or can buy the souvenir or the gifts to your family, friends or the loved ones. 3 hours before the flight we will drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport.

duration Duration 30 Minutes
duration Distance 10 Km
trip-meals Meals B
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How difficult is Upper Dolpo Trek from Mustang ?

    Upper Dolpo trek from Mustang is an extreme trek, which starts from Jomsom of Mustang and ends at Juphal of Dolpo region. A previous trekking experience as well as good physical fitness is required to experience this high pass trek.

Services Includes

    • All arrival and departure at Kathmandu airport as mentioned.
    • Private vehicle throughout the sightseeing at Kathmandu.
    • 2-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara as per the trek itinerary.
    • Flight (Kathmandu to Pokhara, Pokhara to Jomsom, Juphal to Nepalgunj, Nepalgunj to Kathmandu) as mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Daily breakfast throughout the trip.
    • Lunch and Dinner from trek start day to trek end day.
    • All necessary paper works. (National Park Entry Permits and TIMS Card)
    • English speaking licensed trek guide.
    • Porter during the trek. (Can carry 20KG Baggage of 2 people)
    • Lodge or Tea house accommodation during the trek.
    • One local SIM card (returnable) during your stay.
    • All government and local taxes.
    • Guide and Porter’s salary, food and accommodation during the trek.
    • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your traveller’s insurance company.
    • Sleeping bag, duffle bags and trekking route maps – if necessary.
    • Farewell Nepali dinner on your last night.

Services Excludes

    • Personal expenses.
    • Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fee.
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj.
    • Nepal visa cost. (You will require 2 passport size photos and 30 USD)
    • International flight ticket.
    • Travel health insurance. (Recommended)
    • Tips for the guide, porter and driver.

Fixed Departure Dates

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10 Sep, 2022
05 Oct, 2022
US $ 5850 save 150 US $ 5700
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01 Oct, 2022
26 Oct, 2022
US $ 5850 save 150 US $ 5700
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