“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 Phokshumdo lake.

Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition offers an outstanding exotic destination to Lower Dolpo & Phokshumdo Lake 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 Lower Dolpo & Phokshumdo Lake 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 Mt. Api and Saiphal including Kagmara Himal.

Lower Dolpo & Phuksumdo Lake at present getting popular due to its remoteness and on the Ringmo village near Phuksumdo Lake joining the 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.

Lower Dolpo & Phuksumdo Lake 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.

Lower Dolpo & Phuksumdo Lake rated as one of the moderate to adventurous 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 at Baga-la pass at 5, 070 m and towards Tokyu Gaon via Jeng la 5,090 m, Dho Tarap 4,040 m and to Tarakot, the highest point of this journey crossing of Numa-la at 5,190 m, and slowly with scenic walk reaching at Tokyu gaon, 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 with Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition trekking to Lower Dolpo & Phokshumdo Lake the land of Snow Leopard and blue sheep.

Day 1
Day 1

Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

Day 2

Morning sightseeing tour, afternoon flight to Nepalgunj.

Day 3

Fly to Jhuphal 2,320 m then drive to Dunai 2,850m – 01 hr.

Day 4

Trek to Ankhe 2,896m – 06 hrs.

Day 5

Trek to Sumdu / Sulighat village 3,500m -06 hrs.

Day 6

Trek to Phokshumdo Lake 3,500 m – 05 hours.

Day 7

Rest day at Phokshumdo Lake for local excursion.

Day 8

Trek and cross Baga La 5,070m and camp 4,470 m – 06 hrs.

Day 9

Cross Numala 5,190m and camp at Phedi – 07 hrs.

Day 10

Trek to Tokyu Gaon 4,200 m via Jeng la 5,090 m – 06 hrs.

Day 11

Trek to Dho Tarap 4,040 m- 05 hrs.

Day 12

Trek to Tarap Khola 3,800 m – 07 hrs.

Day 13

Trek to Kharigaon 3,150 m -05 hours.

Day 14

Trek to Tarakot 2,850m – 05 hrs.

Day 15

Trek to Dunai – 04 hrs then drive to Jhupal – 01 hr.

Day 16

Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj and transfer to hotel.

Day 17

In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour.

Day 18

Transfer to airport for international departure.

Price include

  • Airport - hotel -airport pickup and drop by private vehicle in Kathmandu.
  • Four nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Plan.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking period.
  • Best available accommodations during the trek in teahouse.
  • Langtang valley and Helambu area Trekking map, one in a group.
  • An experienced Government license holder trekking guide.
  • Trekking porter /Sherpa to carry your bags during the trekking max 20 KG baggage/porter.
  • Wages, meal & accommodation, insurance, equipment and transportation for guide and porters.
  • Ground transportation by private vehicle from Kathmandu to trek start point and VV.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) if required.
  • All necessary paper works and Shivapuri/Langtang National park entry fees.
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card.
  • All government taxes and our service charges.
  • Farewell Dinner before departure.
  • Solukhumbhu Treks & Expedition T-Shirt/Souvenir.

Price exclude

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at Airport).
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected but not mandatory).
  • All kind of drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping, laundry and Internet expenses etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipment/Gears.
  • Items and services not “Service Include” section.

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