Upper Dolpo area lies beyond the Himalaya and is considered one of the most remote and isolated from modern civilization. It spreads out 2100sq miles area adjoining Nepal’s north –west frontier with Tibet. The people of this area are the Tibetan migrants living in around 38 scattered villages since time immemorial. Here, one can experience the traditional Tibetan culture and people’s way of living. Upper Dolpo is also known for exceptional natural beauty and abundance of alpine fauna. Trekking around this area mesmerizes the travelers with splendid views of Api Himal, Saipal and Dhaulagiri. Besides Buddhist monasteries, unique centuries- old human civilization at this high altitude is another remarkable aspect of trekking. Most of the people are still engaged in the salt trade from Tibet.
Airport picks up and drops.
All surface transfers as per itinerary
All Round Airfare
3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Food, lodging,salary,insurance and other expenses of staffs.
All necessary paperwork.
Guided sightseeing tour including all entry fees.
Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs.
All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, Porter(also a personal Sherpa on request).
Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek with camping
Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available].
Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep a record of tourist [This is for your safety].
Backpacker Treks T - shirt, Duffle bag, trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
Government taxes and office service charge.
Farewell, dinner cultural program with Nepali typical meal.
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)
Day 02Kathmandu valley city tour
Day 03 Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj: 1 hour
Day 04Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhuphal (Dolpo) and trek to Dunai (2,850m/9,348ft): 45 mins flight, 2-3 hours trek
Day 05Dunai to Ankhe (2,896m/9,499ft): 5-6 hours
Day 06Ankhe to Sulighat: 5-6 hours
Day 07Sulighat to Phoksundo Lake (3,611m/11,849 ft) 4-5 hours
Day 08 Acclimatization and rest at Phoksundo Lake
Day 09Trek to Phoksundo Khola: 4-5 hours
Day 10Phoksunds Khola to Phoksundo Bhanjyang: 6-7 hours
Day 11Phoksundo Bhanjyang to Shey Gompa (4,500m/14,760ft) via Kang-La pass (5,360m/17,581ft): 5-6 hours
Day 12 Acclimatization and rest at Shey Gompa
Day 13Shey Gompa to Namduna Gaun (4,800m/15,744ft) via Saldang La (5,200m/17,056ft): 6-7 hours
Day 14Namduna Gaun to Saldang (3,620m/ 11,874ft): 4-5 hours
Day 15Saldang to Yangze Gompa (4,960m/16,267ft): 4-5 hours
Day 16 Yangze Gompa to Sibu (4,560m/14,957ft): 6-7 hours
Day 17Sibu to Jeng-la Phedi (4,900m/16,072ft): 5-6 hours
Day 18Jeng-la Phedi to Tokyu Gaon (4209m/13809ft) via Jeng La pass (5,090m/16,695ft): 5-6 hours
Day 19Tokyu to Dho Tarap(4,040m/13,251ft): 4-5 hours
Day 20Rest Day at Dho Tarap
Day 21Dho Tarap to Tarap Khola (Kamakharka) (3,800m/12,464ft): 6-7 hours
Day 22Tarap Khola to Khanigaon(3,150m/10,332ft): 4-5 hours
Day 23 Khanigaon to Tarakot (2,537m/8,321ft): 4-5 hours
Day 24Tarakot to Dunai (2,140m/7,019ft): 5-6 hours
Day 25Dunai to Jhuphal: 2-3 hours
Day 26Fly from Jhuphal to Nepalgunj and then to Kathmandu
Day 27Rest day in Kathmandu
Day 28 Final departure
Welcome to Nepal!!! Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Backpacker’s Airport Representatives will pick you up. The travelling plans and agenda’s will be discussed.
Backpacker believes in providing home away from home experience for our valued guests. The accommodation in Kathmandu would be of your choice and level. However, the usual accommodation provided by the company is three star or similar upscale Hotel in downtown. The lodging in trekking would be clearly mentioned in itinerary.
Meals and drinking Water
The meal in Kathmandu would just be a Breakfast as the lodging in Kathmandu is of B&B (Bed and Breakfast) type. While trekking we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to our guest. The quantity of the food would be unlimited and will be assisted by our guides for the selection of food. The varieties in food would depend on season and availability. However Soup, Noodles, Rice and Seasonal Veggies are common in the trekking area. For breakfast we provide bread, eggs and cereals. We provide necessary assistance while purchasing the water, biscuits, and tender beverages at shops in the location. There are some safe drinking public taps in the trekking area where our guides will escort you.You could purchase bottled mineral water or ask to fill your bottle with boiled water on the accommodation.
You may attain a Nepal access visa effortlessly upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport itself. A multiple entry tourist visa for 30 days may be obtained via paying USD 40. Similarly, ninety days multiple entry traveler visas can be obtained for USD 100. Keep in mind to bring 2 passport size pictures with you.
International flight accessibility to Nepal
Tribhuvan international Airport is the only global airport in Nepal situated in Kathmandu, Nepal. High-quality connecting flight from Europe to Kathmandu are Silk Air through Singapore, Etihad from Abu Dhabi, Qatar airways via Doha, Thai airways through Bangkok and Dragon Air through Hongkong. In addition, from America, we've North West or Cathay Pacific to Hongkong and connect with Nepal airlines (RA) to Kathmandu. From Australia, we've Silk Air and Dragon Air that connects at once to Kathmandu or fly with the aid of Quantas to Bangkok and hook up with Thai airlines to Kathmandu. Airport tax: Airport tax is not relevant for both domestic and international flight.
Your luggage should be declared and cleared via the customs of the port of access. Personal results are approved unfastened access. The duty on articles delivered through the traveler varies according to the extent and price of the products. A traveler can also bring dutiable items like tobacco and liquors, in the prescribed restrict free of responsibility. Wearing narcotic, hands, ammunition are strictly prohibited. Tourists are required to refill disembarkation and embarkation cards upon their arrival and departure.
The passengers who arrive at the Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA) with none dutiable items can access via the green Channel for short clearance without a bags test. If you are wearing any dutiable articles, you'll have to bypass thru the crimson Channel for exact customs clearance.
tPassengers are allowed to deliver some objects to Nepal free of duty too. You could bring cigarettes (2 hundred)/cigars (50), distilled liquor (one 1.15 liter bottle), and movie (15 rolls). You may additionally bring the subsequent articles free of duty on a condition that you take them out with you while you leave: binoculars, movie or video camera, still digital camera, pc, and transportable track gadget.
Tourists are strictly prohibited to export items over a hundred year’s vintage (sacred photographs, paintings, manuscripts). They're valued for subculture and non secular reasons. So, do not buy such objects. They are Nepal's cultural history and belong here. The branch of Archaeology at Ram shah path close to Singha Durbar has to certify all steel statues, sacred artwork and comparable items before they are allowed to be sent or achieved.
Currency and Foreign Exchange
At the airport, there are foreign exchange counters in which you can exchange your currency. We propose you to trade the currency best via banks and licensed forex centre. Day by day overseas charges is determined via Nepal Rastra financial institution. The trade fees are posted on every day newspaper or the bank’s official website www.Nrb.Org.Np. The unit of the Nepalese currency is Rupee. 1 Rupee = 100 paisa. Nepal rupee notes come in Rs. Five, 10, 20, 50, 500, a thousand.
We strongly suggest you have journey insurance while traveling to Nepal. You ought to depart with a replica of your coverage whilst you are away on tour.
High Altitude sickness
You might be afflicted by mild to extreme symptoms of high altitude sickness but our team of expert guides will assist you in avoiding the sickness. So, we endorse you to take good enough time acclimatizing inside the mountain surroundings. Consumption of plenty of water and liquid in ordinary basis is very critical to limit High Altitude Sickness.While you trek inside the Himalayas, we advocate you to halt the trek relaxation at the guesthouse. If the signs are serious, it becomes essential to descend to the lower altitude. In the case of emergency, you will be right away airlifted to Kathmandu city for further remedy.
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To confirm your booking, you need to fill up a booking form and put up a copy of a cutting-edge passport. Similarly, we also require a 20% deposit to assure your booking; this permits us to make astute preparations on your behalf. Deposits can be made via bank transfer or by means of credit card. The last 80% of the reserving costs may be paid upon your arrival in Kathmandu. We're government registered and the member of TAAN, NMA, and NTB. We assure that your trek and cash is secure with us. If you need further information regarding your journey please be in touch with us our representatives are ready 24/7 to serve you. See more at: http://www.backpackertreks.com
If above itinerary doesn't address your plan,please feel free to enquire further. Our team of Package developer would develop the package as per your wish. Happy Journey and Welcome to the land of Himalayas.