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Beni Dolpo Trek

19 Days
Starting Point Beni Ending Point Juphal
Trip Difficulty Moderate Adventure Max Altitude 4,530 m
Duration 19 Days Best Season Sep - Dec & Mar - May
Trip Cost US$ 1725 per person Group Size Min 2 Pax
Country Nepal Meals Included
Trip Style Tea House Trek

Trip Introduction

Dolpo is also known as “Ba Yul” in local language means the Hidden valley is a land of mystery, scenery and peace. Bordered by Dhaulagiri and Tibet from south and north, The Dolpo region is the natural embodiment of high passes, unique flora and fauna and sweeping vistas. The medicinal plant, Yarchagumba (Coerdiopsis sinensis) a type of wild mushroom is found in abundance in this region. Extracts from Yarchagumba is believed to significantly improve health and fitness. This trekking is for combination of natural and cultural phenomena which is enriched by the traditional Tibetan cultural heritage. It is located behind the mountain so it is rain shadow area and was opened in 1991 for trekking. The whole trekking areas in this region stretches through and around Arun River whose origin dates back to prehistoric period. The Arun valley is one of the most stunning regions to trek in Nepal.

Dolpo is protected by Shey-Phoksundo National Park. It lies to the north of the Dhaulagiri Range bordering the Tibetan Plateau. Here one can find a well-preserved eco-system of plants and wildlife, including the blue sheep and the elusive snow leopard. The marvelous view of Phoksumdo Lake, Kanjiroba peak and the Dhauligiri massif is one of the most rewarding moments of this trek. A visit to the Phoksumdo Gompa – dedicated to the ancient Bonpo religion, local to Dolpo and Tibet, is a memorable experience.

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Beni which takes about eleven hours.

Day 02: Trek from Beni (770m.) to Tara Khet (970m.)via Singa Bazaar (850m.) which takes about seven hours.

Day 03: Trek from Tara Khet to Danyga Khola (1125m.) and it takes about six hours.

Day 04: Trek from Danyga Khola to Dharapani (1470m.) which takes about six hours.

Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Muna (1850m.) via Sibang (1610m.) and it takes about six hours.

Day 06: Trek from Muna to Jaljala La (3390m.) via Lumsum (2100m.) and Moreni (2670m.) which takes about seven hours.

Day 07: Trek from Jaljala La to Dhorpatan (2990m.) via Gurjakot (3070m.) and it takes about seven hours.

Day 08: Rest day at Dhorpatan.

Day 09: Dhorpatan to Takur (3190m.) via Phagune Dhuri Pass (4061m.) which takes about six to seven hours.

Day 10: Trek from Takur to Pelma (2600m.) and it takes about six hours.

Day 11: Trek from Pelma to Dhule (3340m.) via Yamakhar (2480m.) and Gorba Khola (2930m.) which takes about seven hours.

Day 12: Trek from Dhule to Seng Khola (3820m.) via Nautale Bhanjyang (3961m.) and it takes about six hours.

Day 13: Trek from Seng Khola to Purpang (4050m.) via Paanidal Pass (4412m.) which takes about seven hours.

Day 14: Trek from Purpang to Sahar Tara (3010m.) via Jangla Bhanjyang (4530m.) and Tokar (3740m.) and it takes about seven hours.

Day 15: Trek from Sahar Tara to Kanigaon (2540m.) via Tarakot (2550m.) and Yalkot Khola (2520m.) which takes about seven hours.

Day 16: Trek from Kanigaon to Dunai (2150m.) which takes about seven hours.

Day 17: Trek from Dunai to Juphal (2490m.) and it takes about two and half hours.

Day 18: Fly from Juphal to Nepalgunj which takes about 35 minutes.

Day 19: Fly from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu and it takes about 40 minutes.


Price Includes

  • Normal trekking permit for lower Dolpo.
  • Entry permit for SheyPhoksundo National park
  • A guide
  • One Porters
  • Necessary transportation by bus or flight.
  • All meals three times a day for our guide and Porter
  • Accommodation at completely local tea house for our guide and Porter
  • Few days sleeping in tent for you.
  • Mountain Medical Rescue help provided by your insurance company.
  • Insurance and equipment for the staffs
  • Airport pick up and drop service.

Price Excludes

  • Personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, beverages, etc.
  • Tips
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trekking.
  • Accommodation at Local Tea House Lodge during a trek.

  1. Lightweight walking boots, spare laces
  2. Sleeping bag and down Jacket (we also provide from here)
  3. A rain proof jacket with hood or Punchoo
  4. 2 pairs of loose fitting long shorts/skirts
  5. 2 cotton T-shirts
  6. Sun-hat
  7. One pair of sandals
  8. 2 pairs of thin and 2 pairs of thick woolen socks
  9. Personal medical supplies (first aid kits)
  10. Flash light
  11. Toiletries with towels
  12. Sunglasses
  13. Suntan cream
  14. Water bottle
  15. Iodine for the purification of drinking water
  16. Daypack
  17. Rucksack
  18. Things of your personal interest
  19. Lip guard

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