“on the snow leopard trail Nepal far North West “
Trekking around far Western Himalaya on the snow leopard trail heading on the North West of massive Dhaulagiri mountainous range, travel from Himalayan sub-tropic – mediterranean-alpine to arctic climate awesome scenery of world’s highest peaks Annapurna-Dhaulagiri & Manaslu visiting the high mid hills villages of Gurung, Dolpo- Bhotias and Magar tribes Nepal’s largest national park visit of Phoksumdo lake and Shey Gompa.
Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition offers an outstanding exotic destination to Upper Dolpo & Shey Gompa trek, where you will be surrounded by awesome high peaks within its awesome landscapes from both side of massive Dhaulagiri range from North West to South area.
On this trek Upper Dolpo & Shey Gompa you can view from Mt. Dhaulagiri I (8,167m) Tukuche Peak (6,920 m) Nilgiri Peaks (7,061m) Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545ft) Annapurna South (7,219m-23,693ft), Gangapurna (7,455m-24,457ft) and Annapurna III (7,555m-24,787ft) to Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fish-tail) with 08th highest Mt. Manaslu 8,163 m, range of mountains with Api and Saiphal including Kagmara Himal.
Upper Dolpo & Shey Gompa at present getting popular due to its remoteness and on the Phuksumdo Lake joining the Upper and Lower Dolpo route from Dunai and Jhupal town onwards and due to its accessibility with short flight from Nepalgunj and then concluding at Jhupal and then to Nepalgunj for another flight back to Kathmandu.
Upper Dolpo & Shey Gompa is moderate to adventurous and as well demanding where all experience trekkers and hikers can join in this wonderful walking journey and the time duration taking just a little more 2 weeks in the comfort of warm cozy camping tents along the route.
Upper Dolpo & Shey Gompa rated as one of the tough and scenic trekking among other trekking destination, and one of the most unique journeys leading from warm subtropical of Nepalgunj to mediterranean of mid hills to arctic landscapes and climate zone, all these drastic change in temperature found only in Himalayan region of Nepal, this makes a drastic change in vegetations and its awesome scenery.
This trek leads through many traditional Magar, Thakuri (Chettri) and Dolpo’s Bhotia villages famous as traders with Tibet since many centuries and the route of this trek lies on the old Trans Himalayan Trade Route to Tibet.
This remarkable trek starts from with a scenic flight to southern city at Nepalgunj for transit with another short flight to Jhupal in Dolpo area near Dunai far North West Nepal and then over to scenic picturesque turquoise Phokshumdo lake at near Ringmo village and then heading higher to Shey Gompa via the high pass of Kang-La 5,360 m the highest point of this awesome trip and slowly with scenic walk reaching at Crystal monastery at Shey Gompa with enough time for exploration and then heading back to Jhupal via an alternative route towards Saldang, Tokyu, Tarakot and then at Dunai for short drive to Jhupal and then fly back to Kathmandu through Nepalgunj.
At Kathmandu with sightseeing tour and for your international flight after a memorable time Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition trekking to Upper Dolpo & Shey Gompa the land of Snow Leopard and blue sheep.