Introduction: A fascinating, wonderful journey in the Far North Western at Lower Dolpo & Lake Phoksumdo with The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions trip begins with a scenic flight to Nepal’s south west low area at Nepalgunj then another short flight to the Himalayan North Mid Hills at Jhupal in Dolpo then heading north through magnificent remote country side, farm villages and valleys with fabulous scenery of snow capped peaks of Dolpo and Tibetan mountain ranges, then reaching at our adventure destination at Lake Phokshumdo or Ringmo pristine, turquoise lake within its Nepal largest Dolpo National Park
The views and scenery, tranquility of this region is awesome amidst its enchanting forest and landscapes, with overnight stop at Phokshumdo Lake for two nights to explore around this magnificent lake and traditional villages, and the surrounding snow peaks of Kanjibro Himal, with time to visit the nearby isolated village of Ringmo and its old Monastery.
After a wonderful time at Lake Phokshindo return to Juphal by an alternative route offering you the best of this beautiful country, encountering interesting places, people, villages, valleys and serene forest of pines, oaks and rhododendrons, the trek passes many gigantic mountain ranges and over the Numala pass at 5,400m till the treks ends at Jhupal, Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions trekking to Lower Dolpo & Lake Phokshumdo concludes with a memorable journey with a flight back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj.
Trip Highlights: “Trekking in remote cultural destination of Nepal on the old Trans-Himalayan caravan route, ancient Bon-po (pre-buddhist) culture and on the blue sheep, snow leopard trail, less visited area, Nepal’s wild-west traditional villages on the backdrop of the high snow capped peaks, serene forest and pristine lake.”
Day 01: Reach Kathmandu1,300m. via respective airlines.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj & transfer to Hotel.
Day 04: Fly to Jhuphal (Dolpo) 2,320m. trek to Dunai 2,850m. 2 – 3 hrs walks.
Day 04: Trek to Tarakot. 2,850m. approx 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Kami Gaon. 2,543m. approx. 3 – 4 hrs
Day 07: Trek to Tarap Khola. approx. 3,450m. 4 – 5hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Yak Kharka 3,850m. near Lang chu or Pigo Phu.
Day 09: Trek to Dho Tarap 4,090m. 6 hrs.
Day 10: Rest Day at Dho Tarap for acclimatisation and local hike.
Day 11: Trek to Tokyu Gaon. 5 hrs.
Day 12: Trek below Numala Pass.
Day 13: Cross Numala 5,190m and camp at Phedi or Pelungtang.
Day 14: Cross Baga La 5,070m and camp on Phedi 4,470m.
Day 15: Trek to Ringmo 3,600m. 6 – 7 hrs.
Day 16: Rest day at Ringmo hike to Phokshumdo Lake and the village.
Day 17: Trek to Sumduwa, approx. 3,400m. 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 18: Trek to Ankhe 2,896m. 6 hrs.
Day 19: Trek to Dunai 6 hrs.
Day 20: Trek to Jhuphal 2 – 3 hrs.
Day 21: Fly Jhuphal – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu.
Day 22: Transfer to Airport for International Departure.