Dhorpatan Dolpo Trek

    All about the Dhorpatan Dolpo Trek.

    Dhorpatan Dolpo Trekking Highlights

    • Spectacular view of Mt Dhaulagiri, Gurja Himal, Churen Himal, and Putha Hiunchuli
    • Amazing and untouched Tibetan culture
    • Exotic Plants and Animals
    • Buddhist Monasteries and Gompas
    • Peaceful trekking journey

    Dhorpatan Dolpo Trekking

    Dhorpatan Dolpo Trek takes you to insightful journey to various passes, Himalayan chain, and jungle ravines. Dolpo Dhorpatan lies in Dolpo, North West of Nepal at the rain shadow of Himalayas.  This region is affluent with alluring flora and fauna, rich culture of ethnic people and dazzling sight of snow capped mountains. You can experience all these serenity by doing Dhorpatan Dolpo Trekking of Duke Nepal Treks and Expedition.

    Dolpo region is relatively virgin region rendering you that peaceful experience along with the perfect glimpse of untouched Tibetan culture. This is one of the demanding and challenging trekking and requires good health condition. This Dolpo Dhorpatan Trekking makes you do a lot of ascending and descending through Numala and Bagala Pass. But you don’t have to be the expert expedition climber for overcoming the obstacles thrown by the trekking trail.

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    The trekking into this region is quite an experience as you will set your foot in complete no-man’s-land. In this trek, you will be seeing sparkling mountains range, the Dhaulagiri (8,167 m/ 26,795 feet), Gurja Himal (7,193 m/ 23,599 feet), Churen Himal (7,385 m/ 24,299 feet), and Putha Hiunchuli (7,246 m/23,773 feet). Similarly, Dhorpatan wildlife reserve has a plethora of flora and fauna. The major animal you will encounter in the reserve is the Blue Sheep. As this region is isolated from outsiders, carrying all the essentials is the necessity. But if you are traveling in small groups, you may be lucky to stay in the house with local families.

    You will not see any human settlement for three days until you reach the Jang La Pass at the altitude of 4519m. To add more in the overall experience, you can do the hunting in the Dhorpatan reserve. Though you can’t hunt all the animals, and you need the hunting license. In fact, a dedicated region has been declared for hunting in the region. Untouched & Rooted Tibetan culture  is a quite peculiar sight you will encounter in your trekking journey.

    Flora and Fauna

    The region shares the alpine, sub-alpine and high-temperature vegetation. This variation in the climatic condition offers you the diverse view of flora and fauna throughout the trekking. The plant species like fir, pine, rhododendron, hemlock, birch, juniper, oak and spruce is found in the region. Moreover, the exotic animals like Ghoral, Himalayan Thar, Black Bear, Pheasant, Partridge; etc are also present in the region. This region is equally popular in the department of birds as well. You will see the birds like Pheasant, Partridge, Danphe, the national bird of Nepal, and many more.

    Only 100 foreigners make the trek to this region. So, the ethnic Magar people are always ready to welcome you. Typically, this trek lasts for 22 days starting  from Pokhara and ending at Jhuphal, but we Duke Nepal Treks and Expedition is more than happy to tailor the package just as you prefer.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by our car, van and bus
    • Accommodation as required by you or as specified in the appropriate itinerary
    • City tour with our guides in private car, van or bus if appropriate
    • All typical Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners)
    • 3 Cup of teas during the trek
    • English speaking Guide depending on the place
    • Local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff
    • Airfares including taxes as appropriate for internal flight transfer which is a part of trekking itinerary
    • All our government taxes
    • Official expense
    • First aid kits
    • Map
    • Availability of Duke Nepal Personnel in emergency
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Certain lunches and dinners as explained in the trekking itinerary
    • Your travel insurance which is compulsory
    • Your International Plane fare and airport taxes
    • Appropriate visa fees
    • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
    • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
    • Meals not listed in the itinerary.
    • Personal expenses such as room service, internet charge, laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc
    • Personal trekking equipment and gear
    • Certain sightseeing entrance fees
    • Gratuities, tips to guides, porters, drivers, etc. (not compulsory)
    1. Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu
    2. Day 2 Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
    3. Day 3 Drive from Pokhara to Darbang Overnight at tented Camp
    4. Day 4 Trek from Darbang to Takum and Overnight at Tented Camp
    5. Day 4 Trek from Takum to Lumsum and Overnight at Tented Camp
    6. Day 5 Trek from Lumsum to Jaljala La and Overnight at Tented Camp
    7. Day 6 Trek from Jaljala La to Gurjaghat and Overnight at Tented Camp
    8. Day 7 Trek from Gurjaghat to Dhorpatan and Overnight at Tented Camp
    9. Day 8 Exploration Day in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve and Overnight at Tented Camp
    10. Day 9 Trek from Dhorpatan to Takur and Overnight at Tented Camp
    11. Day 10 Trek from Takur to Tatopani and Overnight at Tented Camp
    12. Day 11 Trek from Tatopani to Dhule
    13. Day 12 Trek from Dhule to Seng Khola and Overnight at Tented Camp
    14. Day 13 Trek from Seng Khola to Purpang and Overnight at Tented Camp
    15. Day 14 Trek from Purpang to Sahar Tara and Overnight at Tented Camp
    16. Day 15 Trek from Sahar Tara to Tarakot and Overnight at Tented Camp


    17. Day 16 Trek from Tarakot to Laini and Overnight at Tented Camp
    18. Day 17 Trek from Laini to Nawarpani and Overnight at Tented Camp

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    19. Day 18 Trek from Nawarpani to Dho Tarap
    20. Day 19 Trek from Dho Tarap to Numala Base Camp
    21. Day 20 Trek from Numala Base Camp to Danigar
    22. Day 21 Trek from Danigar to Ringmogaon and Overnight at Tented Camp
    23. Day 22 Exploration Day in Phoksundo Lake, stay overnight tented camp
    24. Day 23 Trek from Ringmogaon to Chhepka 2838m, stay overnight at tented camp.
    25. Day 24 Trek from Chhepka to Dunai 2140m, stay overnight at tented camp.
    26. Day 25 Trek from Dunai to Juphal 2475m, stay overnight at tented camp.
    27. Day 26 Fly from Juphal to Nepalganj and fly back to Kathmandu, then transfer to Hotel.
    28. Day 27 Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
    29. Day 28 Departure from Kathmandu