Lower Dolpa trek is an outstanding trekking in the isolated area of west Nepal where Lower Dolpa trekking can also be done even in the mid monsoon as it lies in the rain shadow area formed by the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. Dolpa region also known as karnali offers opportunities to visit ancient villages like Tarakot,Tarap,Dho,high passes,beautiful lakes, isolated Buddhist Monasteries and various rare and endangered species of wildlife and plants, wildlife like Blue sheep ,Mountain Goat , etc are found in lower Dolpa .
Lower Dolpa trek is recommended for physically fit person and best months to trek in lower dolpa area are from April to November .December can be a bit risky as the pass is covered by the snow.
Lower Dolpo Trekking Itinerary
Day 01 Fly Kathmandu to Nepalganj Day 02 Fly to Juphal (Dolpo) Day 03 Trek to Dunai Day 04 Trek to Hanke check post. Day 05 Trek to Reji Day 06 Trek to Ringmo (she – Phoksundo Lake) Day 07 Rest day at She y- phoksundo Lake Day 08 Trek to Baga La Base Camp. Day 09 Trek to Numla Base Camp Day 10 Trek to Kakar Gompa Day 11 Trek to Dho Tarap Day 12 Rest day at Dho Tarap Day 13 Trek to Big Cave Day 14 Trek to Lahini Day 15 Trek to Tarakot Day 16 Trek to Heute Ghar Day 17 Trek to Dunai Day 18 Trek to Juphal Day 19 Fly back to Nepalgunj Day 20 Fly / Drive back to Kathmandu.