Upper Dolpo Trek [Juphal- Jomsom]

UPPER DOLPO TREK (Shey Gompa Trek)
(UpperDolpa, Mustang)/ Juphal to Jomsom

Dolpo isone of Himalayan district situated between the Tibetan plateau and theDhaulagiri Himalayan range, it is most remote area having many opportunities ofnatural beauty as compare with other region. Nepal Government open this areafor trekking on 1989 for some research group after this period this become oneof the most popular trekking destination in Nepal.  Dolpo Region is reach in Natural & cultural diversity withbeautiful alpine lakes, many mountain peaks & Ethnic highlanders havingTibetan culture. The national park ( Phoksundo National park) the park sustainsan abundance of wild life including Musk Deer, Himalayan Blue Sheep and thelegendary elusive Snow Leopard, as well as being home to a fascinating race ofTibetan speaking people. Nepal's first English subtitled movie on Dolpo Region“The Caravan” or “The Himalaya” was a huge success and was nominated for theOscar Award in the category of best foreign language film .

Dolporegion is divided geographically in two parts for trekkers, the famousspiritual destination of Himalaya "Shey Gompa" lies on upper Dolpapart for which the trekkers need to cross many high passes & beautifulalpine Lake Phoksundo, Government of Nepal Impose special permit for this areawhich comes under restricted area. There are different trekking routes ontrekking back from Shey Gompa, many trekkers want to make Northern part ofTrans Himalaya trial to Mustang (Jomsom) then fly back to Pokhara.


BestMonths of Visit: April till October
Accommodation: Tented camps in trek/ Hotels in Kathmandu & Nepalgunj
Group size: 
 2 andabove 
Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Guide: English speaking guide with Cook & Helpers
Transportation: Private Transportation in Kathmandu as per group size
Domestic flights: Kathmandu –Nepaljung- Juphal– Jomsom – Pokhara - Kathmandu
Group Leader:
   Nepali group leader as per request of the group 
Trek starts: Jumla - Jumla
Trek ends: Jomsom - Mustang
Departure Dates: 
Trek Grade: 1, 2,3,


Day 01:Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu / Trekking preparation and sightseeing
Day 03: 
 Kathmandu– Nepalgunj by domestic flight O/N hotel
Day 04: Nepalgunj – Juphal by flight and 
 Trek toDunai and O/N camp
Day 05: Trek to Sepka 
Day 06: Trek to Reji, camp
Day 07: Trek to Phoksundo lake (3600m) camp
Day 08. Rest day ( Acclimitization) - Optional
Day 09: Trek to Sallaghari camp
Day 10: Trek to Dovan camp
Day 11: Trek to kangla Base Camp pass and camp
Day 12: Trek to Kang-la pass then Shey Gomba
Day 13: Rest day ( Optional)
Day 14:Trek to Namgung camp
Day 15: Trek to Saldang
Day 16:Trek to Chha
Day 17:Trek to Jangla high camp
Day 18: Trek to Dhotarap camp
Day 19: Trek to Molha-la Phedi camp
Day 20: Trek to Chharka camp
Day 21: Trek to Sangda Base camp
Day 22: Trek to - Sangda La Crossing - Kok La camp
Day 23:Trek to - Sangda, camp
Day 24: Trek to - Phalegaon, camp
Day 25: Trek to - Jomosom, camp or guest house
Day 26: Flight : Jomsom - Pokhara - KTM, hotel

Day 27: Departure


  • 2 Nights hotel in Katmandu with Bed & Breakfast on tourist standard hotel.
  • Trekking permit fee of Lower Dolpa region
  • Special Permit fee upper Dolpa
  • National Park fee Dolpo area  and TIMS Permits
  • Equipment: Trekking tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs, Mattresses during the trekking.
  • Food for trekking  (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Mountain Guide, Cook, Kitchen & necessary porters
  • Local transportation Airport - Hotel - Airport
  • Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Juphal / Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu.
  • Trekking insurance with Medical insurance for trekking staffs
  • Trekking allowance, food allowance for trekking crews
  • flight ticket and land transportation for Trekking staffs
  • Service charge to company 


  • PERSONAL equipment for Trekking
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation (incase needed)
  • Trekking Sleeping bag
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) for staff
  • Filmy permit for National park( Only for shooting camera)
  • Bar bills & Beverages 


Trip Facts

  • Trip Days: 27Days
  • Best Time: Feb-May, Sep-Dec
  • Difficulty: Difficult