Upper Dolpo to Jomsom Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival Kathmandu

    Namaste! We welcome you to the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. Kathmandu is an incredible city with Temples and Heritage sites in almost every nook and corner. Given the time, you can stroll around Thamel and Kathmandu Durbar Square before we meet for the paper works and documentation for the preparation of our trek starting the next day. Upon Arrival at the TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport), Kathmandu, our representative will receive you and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. 

    • Day 2 Trek and Permit Preparation
      • Day 3 Catch a Plane from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

        We fly to Nepalgunj which is situated in western Nepal. The stunning view of several mountains could be seen on the right side of the aircraft on the first day of your journey. Terai's largest city, Nepalgunj, has a warm temperature.

        • Day 4 Flight from Nepalgunj to Juphal and trek to Dunai

          Juphal is indeed a thirty-minute direct flight from Nepalgunj where our hike will start. Our hike commences with a simple track that delivers glimpses of the ThuliBheri River, monasteries, rivers, landscapes, and also more. Eventually, we emerge in Dunai, a tiny though charming village. Dunai that's where you'll stay the evening.

          • Day 5 Trek to Chhepka

            On this day, we will gently ascend the Dolpo path through Sulighar following breakfast. This pathway is indeed picturesque and pleasurable to explore. We then access the SheyPhoksundo National Park while completing some paperwork obligations. We might learn about the history and customs of the society who reside there because we stroll via remote settlements, thick green forest, and a suspension bridge.

            • Day 6 Trek to Chunuwar

              The path today runs alongside PhoksundoKhola, the iconic Lower Dolpa Circuit track. Then travel to Amchi Hospital in the reverse way of the river flow. The trail traverses the PhoksundoKhola bridge times. As we get near to Kharka, the pathway rises high beyond PhoksundoKhola to Rechi 3011m, where we should pause for lunch. We continue on the riverside route beyond Rechi to SulligadDovan, whereupon we cross the bridge over the junction of the Phoksundo and YulungKholas to reach Chunuwa.

              • Day 7 Trek to Phoksundo Lake

                We move today to observe the peak at around 3,800 meters. The tallest cascade in Nepal, pouring from Phoksundo Lake, might be seen from this vantage point. Ringmo settlement is reached in the wake of plunging through a birch forest. At the town's entry, you'll see chortens and mani dividers. The camp is situated on the beautiful Phoksundo Lake and is just a short leave.

                • Day 8 Rest Day in Phoksundo Lake

                  As trekkers have to go for long days hiking during their trek, therefore, this day is separated for taking rest and adjusting your body in a new environment. On this day, you will observe the Tshowa monastery which is beautiful and was made nearly a decade and also an exploration of Phoksundo Lake can be done as well.

                  • Day 9 Trek to Sallaghari

                    This is the day that we hike from Dolpo to Mustang after having a light breakfast. After hiking for about 6 hours you will reach Sallaghari which offers awesome cliffs, landscapes, pine forests, and many other tourists’ attraction.

                    • Day 10 Trek to Nangdala High Camp

                      Located at the elevation of 4717 m, Nangdala High Camp offers you an amazing view of peaks around. On this day, the trekking trails lead you to the TukKyaksa River from which we will cross a suspension bridge towards our hiking destination.

                      • Day 11 Trek to SheyGompa via Nangdala pass

                        Today morning with light breakfast we will hike to amongst the breathtaking mountain of the Dolpo region. On the way, trekkers reach the summit of Nangdala Pass which is situated at the height of 5240 m. Your breath will take away by different attractions like mountains, chorten, and vegetation, different remote villages.

                        • Day 12 Trek to NamgungGompa via Shey La Pass

                          After having breakfast, we will leave SheyGompa to reach today's hiking destination, NamrungGompa. During our hike, we have to cross Shey La Pass which is situated at an altitude of 3800 meters. You could see Phoksundo Lake while moving this vintage viewpoint. We will stroll the alpine green forest to reach Rigmo settlement. Overnight at Namgung.

                          • Day 13 Trek to Saldang

                            After having breakfast, we will hike for Saldang which takes approximately 4 to 5 hrs. You could see greenery forests, dry land, and different types of vegetation while hiking. Classic culture and traditions are the major attraction of the Saldang village. Travelers can have an opportunity to learn their lifestyle. You will stay overnight at Saldang.

                            • Day 14 Day hike to YangjerGumba

                              Today morning, we will have breakfast and move towards YangierGumba. YangjerGumba is truly breathtaking that holds Buddhist culture and traditions. After making memories and capturing moments, we will move back to Saldang village. Overnight at Saldang.

                              • Day 15 Trek to Khoma village

                                After breakfast, we will hike to cross one of the popular passes in Upper Dolpo to the Jomsom trek called Khom La. Khoma La is situated at an elevation of 4500 meters. After crossing Khom La, we will move towards Khoma village. Khoma is a beautiful village that holds varied beautiful cultures and traditions. Overnight at Khoma village.

                                • Day 16 Trek to Shimen

                                  This day, we will spend our night at Shimen village via Shimen La (4260). During our walk, trekkers can experience the true beauty of the local villages, endangered animals such as Leopard and Blue Sheep. The landscapes on the trekking trail are full of deserts including vegetation, settlements, knowing about the way of living of locals. Hiking paths are steep and loose descent therefore, carrying trekking poles along with is the best way to make your hike effective and easy.

                                  • Day 17 Trek to Tinje

                                    After leaving Shimen, we will hike straight down for a couple of hours with the stunning Buddhist monasteries along with lovely villages. On the way, we will hike the bank of PanjyangKhola on the approach to Tinje. Overnight at Tinje.

                                    • Day 18 Trek to Yak Kharka

                                      On this day, we will proceed towards Yak Kharka following the path again along the PanjyangKhola via tiny hamlets of Chhamdang. Then, pass the suspension bridge over ThalumKhola which leads you to the beautiful open ground where we will be spending our night together.

                                      • Day 19 Trek to Chharka via Mola Pass

                                        The Mola Pass (5030 m) seems to be a long journey from Yak Kharka. The road eventually lowers and along the valley's edge, dropping into a small valley and crossing below towards the lovely settlement of ChharkaBhot somewhat on BarbungKhola's bank (river).

                                        • Day 20 Trek to Norbulung

                                          We'll descend to the river next, then resume strolling alongside the right bank before climbing on a difficult track. As the canyon narrows, we move into a large grassland. Our trail goes as we approach Norbulung, where we will set up the tent. As we approach the Annapurna region, numerous peaks of the Dhaulagiri massif begin to appear.

                                          • Day 21 Trek to GhaldenGhuldum via Niwa La and Jungben La Passes

                                            Following morning, we continue towards the Niwas La Pass (5120m) as well as Jungben La Pass (5550m) passes eventually decreasing to GhaldenGhuldun settlement. Visitors could achieve a good view of the Dhaulagiri massif and indeed the nearby areas first from the crest of the pass. Therefrom, we make our walk downstairs to GhaldenGhuldun's crowded hamlet. GhaldenGhuldun is the place where you will be spending your night in a tent.

                                            • Day 22 Trek to Sangta

                                              Ascend to low Shangri-La, thereafter decline to SangdeGhunsa settlement via loose shale (4,190m) Drop back down toward the ChalungKhola, traverse over, and would then immediately ascend the reverse bank. Following an extended walk to a monument, several difficult stairs end to a stream. The day concludes with another trek to Sangda's little settlement.

                                              • Day 23 Trek to Phalyak

                                                We begin hiking from Sangda and stay the majority of the morning undertaking a long route, passing different ridges till eventually approaching the 'pass' at 4280 m. Visitors have quite a beautiful scenery out from the summit, gazing out to snow-capped peaks as well as downwards to Mustang's patchwork of footpaths and hamlet below even. Astonishment perspectives of Kagbeni, Jharkot, Muktinath, Thorung Peak, the Thorung La, Niligiri, Daulaghiri, and indeed the Kali Gandaki! We decline pretty quickly through into Kali Gandaki valley after this, emerging at the walled city approaches to the little hamlet of Phalyak and neighboring Dhagarjun.

                                                • Day 24 Trek to Jomsom

                                                  Traverse the hillside overlooking Santa and invest the majority of the day on a lofty ascent, spanning 9 slopes eventually achieving the final peak. Drop into the Kali Gandaki valley, traversing between rocky slopes and going to the huge settlement of Kagbeni before actually catching a jeep or bus to Jomsom.

                                                  • Day 25 Flight to Pokhara

                                                    Trekkers will proceed to Jomsom Airport early today for something like the 25-minute fly into Pokhara. Then, drive to the hotel in Pokhara following departure at Pokhara Airport. And during evening leisure time to recover and otherwise take in the sights nearby Phewa Lake.

                                                    • Day 26 Flight to Kathmandu

                                                      Visitors might arrange a midday departure to Kathmandu until the last few hours well before arrival; one could also enjoy an alternate sightseeing trip around Pokhara or engage in outdoor pursuits such as boat riding, paragliding, and so forth. Upon heading back to Kathmandu from Pokhara, look at the left side of the aircraft again for the finest perspectives of the Mountains.