Lower Dolpo is an isolated area that lies in Shey Phoksundo National Park in the western part of Nepal, between the Tibet plateau and the Dhaulagiri range. The trek was opened for foreigner in 1982, since then it has become one of the most popular off-the-beaten-trail treks in Nepal. The main attraction of the Lower Dolpa trek includes Shey Phoksundo National Park, which is the largest National Parks covering an area of 3,555 km of Nepal. It inhabits varieties of flora and fauna. The trek goes through a forest of blue pine, spruce, rhododendron, hemlock, cedar, silver fir, poplar, and bamboo. It inhabits endangered species of wild animals like musk deer, snow leopard, grey wolf, and blue sheep, Goral, great Tibetan sheep, Himalayan Tahr, jackal, leopard, and Himalayan black bear, etc. It is also home to six reptiles, 29 species of butterfly, and 200 species of birds. Blessed with pristine natural and cultural beauty, the trek provides an opportunity to explore the most diverse region of the country. The trek crosses high passes such as Kangmara La, Numa La, and Baga La and also passes through beautiful Tibetan villages. It is one of the best trekking packages which introduces you to unique Buddhist culture, majestic Phoksundo Lake, majestic mountains, remote Himalayan region of Nepal, historical monasteries and pristine nature.
The Lower Dolpa Trek starts with a scenic flight to Nepalganj and Jhupal. Numa La Pass is the highest point of the trek. The trek goes up via Chhepak, Chunuar, Phoksundo, Bagala, Numbala Fedi and finally Numa La Pass. The Lower part Dolpo is beautiful villages of Dunai Bazaar, Phoksundo, Numala Base Camp, Dhotrap, and pristine blue color Shey-Phoksundo Lake with surrounding green valley pine forest. After exploring the best of Lower Dolpa, we descent back to Juphal and fly back to Nepalgunj and Kathmandu.
Most of the Teahouses offer you a wide variety of meals whereas teahouses situated at higher altitudes may not be able to offer you the same menu. A variety of bread, cereals and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast. Lunch includes a selection of salad, pasta cooked vegetable dishes, and bread, etc. Dinner comprises soup, meat, rice, variety of cooked vegetables, and pasta dishes, etc as per your section and as available. During your stay in Kathmandu, you'll have numerous food and restaurant options to choose from. During the climbing period, there won't be any lodge or teahouse to provide you food, so we'll provide you a kitchen crew to provide you a quality and delicious food.
During Lower Dolpa Trek, you'll find a few clean and friendly Lodges along the trail. Rooms are basic with just a bed with a pillow and blankets. All the teahouses en route the trekking areas are locally run with basic facilities to some even providing luxury options. Nevertheless, these Teahouses are very cozy and comfortable with Showers, Electricity to charge, WIFI is available on most teahouses with an extra charge. You'll also have to spend a few days in a tent until we get the next teahouse or big village to stay at. We'll provide and set a tent for you, it will be of 2-sharing. During your stay in Kathmandu, you'll get a luxurious service.