Annapurna to Dolpa via Dhorpatan

  • Trip duration 11 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
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Annapurna to Dolpa via Dhorpatan Trek is traverse from the Annapurna section to Dolpa will take you on a journey into a complete no-man’s-land with spectacular desolate landscapes. The views of the Himalaya are amazing, especially from the Chhentung to Thakur (3309m/10856ft) crossing 2 passes (3691M/12109ft) and (4160M/13648ft), where you can see a whole range of mountains up close like Dhaulagiri (8167 m/26794ft) and Gurja Himal (7193 m/23599ft).

Dhorpatan Wildlife reserve is a beautiful, rough area which until recently was only frequented by hunters in search of blue sheep which are quite abundant here. In this itinerary there is a 3 day stretch where you will not encounter any settlements until Dolpa

Dolpo is located in the midway between the Tibetan Plateau and the Dhaulagiri Himal range.  One of the highest inhabited lands, Dolpo is near about southern part of Tibet; it lies within the borders of the kingdom of Nepal. Sey Phoksundo is one of the smallest National Parks. Shey Phoksundo National Park sustains of many wild life including- Himalayan Blue Sheep, Musk Deer, Monkeys & Snow Leopard as well as the many domestic animals in the villages. The area is mostly covered by the fascinating race of Tibetan speaking people. The hardy highlanders of Dolpo are traders, exchanging barley for Tibetan rock salt and they take their yaks onto the Tibetan plateau during the summer for grazing, and the most remote, least developed district in Nepal.  
 
The highlight of this trip the beauty of the wild range landscapes and the surrounding snow peaks of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himal, visit the isolated village of Tarakot and Dhorpatan and its monastery.

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu (1350M/4429ft) to Beni (830M/2723ft), 11-12 hrs, (Lodging + B),
  • Day 02: Trek from Beni to Darbang (1100M/3608ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03: Trek from Darbang to Lamsung (2160M/7086ft), 8-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04: Trek from Lamsung to Chhentung( 2950m/9678ft) via Jalja-La (3386 M), 8-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05: Trek from Chhentung to Thakur (3309m/10856ft) crossing 2 passes (3691M/12109ft) and (4160M/13648ft), 9-10 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06: Trek from Thakur to Guibang (2768M/9081ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07: Trek from Guibang to Campsite Sen Khola (3979M/13054ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08: Trek from Campsite Sen Khola to Campsite Purpang, Saure Khola (4065M/13336ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09: Trek from Campsite Purpang, Saure Khola to Dunai (2096M/6876ft) via Jang-La (4519M/14826ft), 10-11 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10: Trek from Dunai to Juphal (2404M/7887), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11: Flight from Juphal to Nepalgunj (150M/492ft) and connecting flight to Kathmandu (1350M/4429ft), (Lodging + B).

Cost Includes:

  • Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer via private vehicles (Domestic & International),
  • Kathmandu hotel accommodation (B & B Basis),
  • Transportation Kathmandu-Beni,
  • Flight Juphal-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu,
  • Special Restricted Area Dolpa Trekking Entry Permit,
  • Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve Entry Permit,
  • TIMS Permit (Trekker's Information Management System),
  • Camping accommodation during the trek,
  • Three meals everyday while on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Camping drinks like: hot water, coffee, tea, juice, soup, bakery food etc.
  • Camping equipments like: tents (dinning tent, sleeping tent, kitchen tent), mattress, kitchen items etc.
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced and strong mountain trekking camping staff like: porters, kitchen boy, sarder, tent boy etc.
  • All program according to itineraries on full board services,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipments, insurance and other facilities to staffs during the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural restaurant,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • Local & government TAX/VAT etc.

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whilst in Kathmandu,
  • Your Travel/Trekking insurance,
  • International airfare,
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.

 

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01Drive from Kathmandu (1350M/4429ft) to Beni (830M/2723ft), 11-12 hrs, (Lodging + B),
  • Day 02Trek from Beni to Darbang (1100M/3608ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03Trek from Darbang to Lamsung (2160M/7086ft), 8-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04Trek from Lamsung to Chhentung( 2950m/9678ft) via Jalja-La (3386 M), 8-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05Trek from Chhentung to Thakur (3309m/10856ft) crossing 2 passes (3691M/12109ft) and (4160M/13648ft), 9-10 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06Trek from Thakur to Guibang (2768M/9081ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07Trek from Guibang to Campsite Sen Khola (3979M/13054ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08Trek from Campsite Sen Khola to Campsite Purpang, Saure Khola (4065M/13336ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09Trek from Campsite Purpang, Saure Khola to Dunai (2096M/6876ft) via Jang-La (4519M/14826ft), 10-11 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10Trek from Dunai to Juphal (2404M/7887), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11Flight from Juphal to Nepalgunj (150M/492ft) and connecting flight to Kathmandu (1350M/4429ft), (Lodging + B).

Departure Detail

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
19 December, 2017 29 December, 2017 US $0 Available Book Now
25 December, 2017 04 January, 2018 US $0 Available Book Now
31 December, 2017 10 January, 2018 US $0 Available Book Now

Trip Note

  • The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.
  • Price subjected to change if there are more than 3 people in a group.
  • We have got other additional programs like: Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultra light, Sightseeing, Jungle safari etc. We can include you these programs on your recent trip on your request.
  • Necessary documents to book this trip (Passport’s Copy, Photographs, Insurance copy & Advance payment).

 

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