Lower Dolpo Trekking

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 18 Days
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Destination Bhutan
  • Max. Altitude 5350m
  • Best Season Feb - May, Sep - Nov

Lower Dolpo Trekking Package 18 Days Itinerary and Cost 2023

We specialists in organizing Lower Dolpo Trekking holidays. Spectacular views are waiting for you in Lower Dolpo Trekking! Lower Dolpo Trekking is world famous walking holidays. Lower Dolpo Trekking is most popular trekking trail of Dolpo region. Lower Dolpo Trekking is the ideal destination for tourism in Nepal. Lower Dolpo Trekking is one of our popular adventure holidays. We offer special rates with best service on your Lower Dolpo Trekking.

The area located in the central west of Nepal the focal point of the area is the Shey-Phoksundo National park. Lower dolpa offers a wonderful chance to experience a landscape and culture far different from that is seen in other parts of Nepal. It is the least complicated trek to undertake and one of the most popular treks in the west of Nepal. This remote and rugged protected area is attractive both scenically and culturally. The area is the inhabitant of various rare and endangered species of wildlife and plants diversity which can be seen nowhere else in Nepal.

Highlights of the Trekking Magnificent views of great Himalayan peaks, breathtaking landscapes, large numbers of ancient monasteries, different communities, beautiful tranquil lake as well as sparkling waterfalls.

Major Highlights

  • Explore the remote area of Nepal
  • Magnificent views of great Himalayas and stunning landscapes.
  • Observe and experience pure rural lifestyles and unique culture s and traditions of local people
  • Beautiful walk through the Shey Phoksundo national park, largest national park of Nepal
  • Discover wide range of flora and fauna
  • Explore the waterfalls, rivers, valleys, traditional villages and old monasteries
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  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

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  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

  • Accommodation:Tented Camp

  • Accommodation:Hotel
What's Included
  • All the ground transportation by private tourist vehicles.
  • Flight fare from Kathmandu – Nepalgunj– Juphal – Nepalgunj - Kathmandu including airport departure taxes.
  • Full board meal 3 times a day during the trekking
  • Tea house and Tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek. (We will provide two man tents, dinning tents, kitchen gear, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, shower tent.)
  • Deluxe hotel in Kathmandu  -accommodation as per the itinerary with breakfast
  • Comfortable private vehicle as per itinerary
  • Professional tour guide on day trip in Kathmandu.
  • Monuments entrance fees in Kathmandu city tour
  • Government licensed English speaking Guide and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter Between 2 Person basis), their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, and medicine.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • Special Dolpo Trekking Permit 
  • All necessary paper work Permit)
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Duffle bag, down jacket, sleeping bag and walking pole if necessary.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
  • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
What's not Included
  • International Flight, Airport tax and Nepal Visa fee
  • Major meals in Cities (Kathmandu)
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, tea / coffee, snacks, shower, battery re-charge laundry charge etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears, sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek
  • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
  • Cost raised by flight cancelation, emergency rescue charges, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control
Useful Information

Best time/ season for the Lower Dolpo Trekking

The best time to do the lower Dolpo trekking is during autumn and spring season. Autumn (Sept-Nov) is the peak season for the lower Dolpo trekking. The clear skies, perfect weather and temperature, warm days and chilly nights and mesmerizing views makes autumn season perfect for 18 days lower Dolpo trek. The spring (March-May) is also a good season. Along the trails you will witness rhododendron blooming, majestic mountains, clear blue sky with moderate temperature. It is the great season to explore beautiful nature. The monsoon season (June-Aug) is also a good time for the lower Dolpo trek. The lower Dolpo is a rain shadow area so there are very less chance of rainfall. But the rainfall occurs in different parts of Nepal during monsoon; your flights may get delayed. Winter season is the least referred season for 18 days lower Dolpo trek. The weather is extremely cold and you will experience heavy snowfall. The paths might be blocked with snow which will make trek difficult.

Packing Lists for Lower Dolpo Trek

  • Here are the lists of some of the most essential equipments/gears to pack for 18 days Lower Dolpo trek:
  • Down jackets, , wind proof jacket, quick dry t shirt
  • Long sleeve shirt, trekking trousers, trekking boots, warm socks
  • Cell phone, cameras, torch light, power banks, water bottles
  • Hat, scarf, gloves, sunglasses, under wears
  • Sunscreen cream, moisturizer, lip balm, hair brush, etc.
  • Face wipes, quick dry towel, sanitizer, toilet paper
  • Sleeping bag, medical kits, water purification tablets
  • Extra money and many other necessary personal equipments and valuable accessories.

Accommodations during Lower Dolpo Trekking

The lower Dolpo is a remote area. The teahouses in remote area are difficult to find. So, during the trek, the accommodations are mostly the tented camps. The porters will carry all the necessary equipment so you don’t need to worry at all. While in Kathmandu you will be able to enjoy the amazing facilities in 3 star hotels.

Meals and drinks during Lower Dolpo Trekking

You will enjoy the delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner during the camping treks. The camping cook offers different foods. They will serve you hygienic and delicious foods. Foods items like dal, bhat, vegetable curry, eggs, soups, noodles, tea, coffee, roti, jam, etc. are served. You will mainly have local Nepalese food: dal bhat and achaar.

Wifi services and Charging facilities on the 18 days Lower Dolpo Trek

Some places have electricity, communication signals and wifi services. You can use wifi services and charge your electronic devices with an additional charge. However the wifi and networks are not stable at it is the remote area.

18 days Lower Dolpo Trek difficulty

The 18 days Lower Dolpo trek is a moderate level trek. It is a long trek which involves long climbs, high passes and walking for at least 5-6 hours a day. For this trek you need to be physically fit and mentally prepared and determined. You can get prepared for the trek by swimming, hiking, cycling, jogging, cardio- muscular exercises and other strength exercises before the trek.

Altitude sickness during Lower Dolpo Trekking

The altitude sickness is common while trekking at higher altitude. During the 18 days lower Dolpo trek you need to stay hydrated, avoid alcohol and get rest. If you have any symptoms of altitude sickness while trekking you need to consult with the guide and take the medicines.

Health and fitness requirement for the Lower Dolpo Trekking

For the 18 days lower Dolpo trek, trekkers need to be in good health condition. The trek is long and challenging at some points. You need to have strong determination and dedication to complete the trek. You can be well prepared for the lower Dolpo trek by exercising, jogging, swimming and cycling for some weeks before the trek.

Guides and Porters for Lower Dolpo Trekking

The guides and porters are necessary for the lower Dolpo trek to make your journey comfortable and safe. It will be very easy to do the trek with the knowledgeable and professional guides. The guides lead the path and give you information about cultures and history of the area. While the porters carry your heavy bags safely in the entire trek. Welcome Nepal Treks provide experienced, knowledgeable, caring and English speaking guide and hardworking porters to the trekkers for lower Dolpo trek. The guides will do their best to make your trekking trip memorable for a lifetime.

Permits for 18 days Lower Dolpo Trek

Two permits are required for the 18 days lower Dolpo trek. They are: Lower Dolpo trekking permit and Shey Phoksundo national park permit.

Travel Insurance for 18 days Lower Dolpo Trek

Welcome Nepal Treks highly recommend having travel insurance for Lower Dolpo Trek. The travel insurance must cover medical services and emergency helicopter rescue. Good travel insurance will make you feel safe and secured during the trek.

Tipping during Lower Dolpo Trekking

The tipping is the way of showing gratefulness towards the service provider during the trek. While doing the 18 days lower Dolpo trek you will have the amazing guides and porters by your side throughout the trek. They make sure to provide you the best services and ensure your safety. If you loved their services in the trek then you can tip them at the last day of the trek. Tips are not mandatory; it completely depends on your wish.

Why to do Lower Dolpo Trekking

Dolpo trek is a real adventurous trek in the remote region of Nepal. The trek takes you through the magnificent Himalayan peaks, breathtaking landscapes, ancient monasteries, waterfalls. You will also have a great opportunity of exploring the largest national park of Nepal Shey Phoksundo national park where you can discover diverse flora and fauna. Not just the natural beauty but this trek is also about exploring the pure rural lifestyles of the Nepalese people. The area is far away from the city life. The majestic mountains, fresh air, welcoming locals, rare wildlife, traditional lifestyle and stunning landscapes are the great attractions of this trek. The trek offers unique trekking experience. People who are seeking for adventures and different trekking experience then the 18 days lower Dolpo trek is the best choice.

Why Welcome Nepal Treks for Lower Dolpo Trekking

Welcome Nepal Treks is a well organized professional trekking company. We offer this 18 days lower Dolpo trekking package at a very reasonable price with the best customer services. Our team serves you with the high quality services. From welcoming customers at the airport till the day of departure, we make sure that our customers are happy, satisfied and comfortable. We organize everything professionally. You should do the lower Dolpo trek with Welcome Nepal Treks for the best trekking experience in Nepal. Our 18 days lower Dolpo trekking package delivers great adventures.

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