The Lower Dolpo Trek is one of the most adventurous treks in Nepal. The Dolpo region is only open for trekking since 1991. It is situated in mid west Nepal, behind the Dhaulagiri massif, towards the Tibetan plateau and on the north side of the Himalayas. The region is also known as a rain shadow area, which means there is (almost) no rainfall even in the monsoon season. This trek offers you the natural embodiment of high passes, rare flora and fauna, great sceneries, a beautiful lake, isolated Buddhist monasteries and the traditional Tibetan cultural heritage. The elevation of the trail goes from 1650 meters to 5238 meters above sea level.
Day 1: Flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and stay at hotel
Day 2: flight Nepalgunj to jhupal and hike to dunai(2140m) overnight in dunai
Day 3: Trek from dunai to lingdo (2391m) around 5-6 hrs.
Day 4: from lingdo to laini odar (3370m) about 6-7 hrs
Day 5: from laini odar to toltol (3523m) about 6-7 hrs
Day 6: trek from toltol to dho tarap(4080m)
Day 7: trek from dho tarap to numa la phedi base camp(4440m) in around 4-5 hrs.
Day 8: over the numa la(5238m) to danigar(4631m) in about 7 hrs
Day 9: over the baga la(5190m) to yak kharka(3860m) in about 7 hrs
Day 10: Trek from yak kharka to ringmo village( phoksundo lake) 3641m about 4 hrs
Day 11: rest day at the Lake Phoksumdo, with the possibility of a trip to a Buddhist monastery in the area
Day 12: Phoksundo lake to Chepka (2838m) about 7-8 hrs
Day 13: from Chepka to Juphal (2475m) about 6hrs
Day 14 flight to Nepalgunj from Juphal in morning and on afternoon flight from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu