Dolpo-Jomsom Trek begins with the spectacular flight along with the Himalayan range to Jhupal following lush valleys and steep river canyons typical to the south side of Himalayas. Upper Dolpo has been referred to as the last enclave of pure Tibetan culture with the landscapes. It is a harlequin of colors and textures, sculpted gorges and gompas, yak herders and villages blended perfectly into the landscapes.
Our trek from Upper Dolpo to Jomsom is a quite challenging and adventurous journey to the western part of the nation that connects the western region and far western region together. Despite the difficulties, it is fabulous trekking vying for the most scenic trek in Nepal. Upper Dolpo to Jomsom Trek takes you to the untouched virgin land of Himalayan Kingdom. As Dolpo is linked so closely with the frontier of Tibet, it is inhabited by the Tibetan people. It is rough and mountainous region highly influenced by traditional Buddhism. This trek is recommended to expert trekkers to a great height, as the trail is quite challenging for the beginners.
It is the place to explore Bon and Buddhist culture and monasteries including Shey Gompa (the crystal monastery) which is the important pilgrimage for many Tibetans. Many monasteries are influenced by Bonpo (Shamanistic Pre Buddhism) monasteries. Officially opened for foreigners after 1996, this region involves more than eleven high Himalayan passes among which seven of them are above 5000m.
The main part of this trek includes the trail inside Shey Phoksundo National Park which is the biggest national park of Nepal inhabited by many endangered animals. Kang La Pass (5240m), Shey Gompa (4280m), Lnag La (5002m), Sime Gaon (3950m) and Yak Kharka (4780m) are the highlighted places along the trail. Upper Dolpo to Jomsom Trek is once in a lifetime type of trip with mesmerizing unique culture, habitat, and tradition along with splendid natural beauty.
2 - 14
5100 m/ 16732.3ft
Those looking for Upper Dolpo Trek but wants to take a different trail than the standard one can opt this trek. In this trial, it is much more convenient for the trekkers to get a flight from Jomson than Jhupal airport. This trek also allows you to see the glimpse of the magnificent Mustang region.