Dolpa is one of the most interesting trekking destinations of Nepal for many reasons. First of all, with an area of 7,889 sq. kilometers, it is the largest district of Nepal, and yet one of the most sparsely populated. Its topography is very interesting. It contains the deepest lake of Nepal, Lake Phoksundo, which also happens to be the deepest lake of high altitude in the world. Dolpa is one of the few Nepali districts that is behind the Himalayan mountains, due to which it gets very little rain. Hence, most of the hills are bare with little vegetation. Harsh weather combined with high hills makes this area one of the most inhospitable in Nepal, and yet the barren and majestic hills lend it a rare beauty that is absolutely mesmerizing. Due to the harsh living conditions, few people live or travel in these areas. As a result, the people of Dolpa are part of a very isolated culture found in specific pockets of northern Nepal.
This is a land where life still revolves around horses, mules, and yaks, people still wear traditional attire and jewelry, waters are still divided on the basis of a dice game, and the remains of the dead are given to wild vultures. Even today, much of Dolpa is restricted area for tourists, which contributed to the preservation of unique culture of Dolpa circuit trek.
Some of the attractions of this Dolpa circuit trek are: Dho Tarap, a human settlement at the highest altitude in the world, Shey Gumba, religiously the most important Gumba in Nepal, and lake Phoksundo, the deepest lake of high altitude in the world. The months of March to September are good for embarking on this Dolpa circuit trek. After September, it starts snowing heavily, and trekking is possible only with heavy duty equipment. From November it is completely impassable. The best time for this Dolpa circuit trek from March to May, as it may rain in June and July.
Trip Fact Sheet of Dolpa (Dolpo) Circuit Trek
|Trip duration -20 Days||Trek Duration – 16 Days||Max. Altitude – 4677 m|
|Group Size – Min-2||Starting From – Jhuphel||Trek End – Jhuphel|
|Grade- Moderate||Transportation – Drive and Fly||Type –Tea House/Home stay/Camping (it is needed to take a tent)|
|Attraction of the trek -Shey Gompa, Shey Phoksundo Lake||Himalayan Sights –||Culture – Tibetan culture, Bon and Hindu culture , Buddhism|
|Activity – Trekking and Cultural excursion , Pilgrims Tour, Heritage rail||Highlights of trip -ancient Culture of Himalayas||Date: March to June / September to December|
|Fixed Departure From Kathmandu||March – May||Sept – Dec|
Dolpa (Dolpo) Circuit Trek Fixed Departure From Kathmandu
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|Group Joining||May 26, 2017||September 6,2017|
|Trip cost does not includes|
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|Dolpa (Dolpo) Circuit Trek – Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQs) – Eco Holiday Asia|
FAQ 1 : Do I need to Pay in Advance ?
No , you don’t need to pay any money on advance . you pay us when you arrive at Nepal .
FAQ 2 : Can I cancel my Booking ?
Yes, you have full right to cancel you booking ( Individual ) 36 hours before of programme dates , In the case of Group booking you must have to inform us before 1 week of program date.
FAQ 3 : We are Old people, can we trek ?
Ofcourse you can , we have special arrangement for senior citizens but please send your health reports before booking , you can go by horse riding or trek and drive.
FAQ 3 : Can we take horse riding during trip?
Yes you can.
FAQ 4 : Do I need to Give any Private Information like Credit Card Details or Bank Details when i booked with company ?
Generally No, we don’t ask any your credit card/ Bank or any other private Â information at the time of booking , but some case our sales department can call you for final confirmation of your details .
FAQ 5 : Do I need to pay extra charges or Do you charge me extra when I arrived at destination?
No, we don’t charge any extra money from you , all offer price are fixed during our promotional period , we included all cost which is included on Includes section of package details . But you have to Notice All Promotional price does not included entrance fees of the sightseeing places , for this you have to pay when you arrived at those places to government counter .
FAQ 6 : How about group Size of your tour?
We aimed to provide quality service in affordable cost . in a tour our maximum size of group is 15 person a group and on trekking 10 person a group .
FAQ 7 : How secure we are ?
We first concerned about your security, comfort and entertainment during the trip . We highly care about your health and your comfort . Do not need to worry about this during the trip , we take care after you .