The Dolpo Circuit is one of the finest trekking destinations for the trekkers who are looking for eventual escapade and true wilderness which was opened in 1989 for the explorers. This circuit is in the mid of the Himalayan regions. It is the largest region of Nepal covering an area of 7,889 sq. kilometers. Considerably today also, much of Dolpa area is a prohibited for the travelers, which contributed to the safeguarding the unique culture of Dolpa circuit trek. So, achieving this trek one must need a special permit.
Dolpo circuit trekking gives you the main magnetism of the Shey phoksundu Lake one of the second deepest lake in Nepal with serene bright blue in color which will mesmerize your mind. The other view point will be Mt Dhaulagiri 8,172m / 26,811ft and you will be passing through three high passes i.e. Kagmara La at an altitude of 5115meter, Baga La 5090m and Numa La 5360meter. Also we will be stop at the ancient gompas that is 7000 years old and the Shay Gompa where you get to study the practices of Buddhists religion around this gompa it is surrounded by lots of Mani wheels. Altogether there are more than130 monasteries. This trekking is all about moving into the diverse landscapes, sequence of green pastures with the evocative to that Tibetan raised ground. Communities living in this region are mostly Tibetans as they migrated from the Tibet after the china seized the Tibet country so, many if the immigrants separated from the Tibet and are settling in around the Nepal. Most of the people speak their native languages so, only a few people understand Nepali languages. On the trail you will be also observing different flora and fauna like snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, mountain goats, Thar, wolf and many wild species will be observed. Including medicinal herbs and flora like rhododendron forest, oak, pine etc. are also found in this region. Their daily activities are cultivating barley, herding and grazing animals. Some of the people are involved in making the thakas Tibetan painting of the goddess and its teachings.
This trekking begins from an airstrip from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj followed by another airstrip to Jhupal from here we will be starting our trek with beautiful villages of Lingdo. After that you will be passing through three high passes and reach the beautiful Lake shey Phoksundu .And then reach to your main point of the trek and then finally back to Nepalgunj to an airstrip and back to the Kathmandu.
This trek is recommended during the month of May to September is the excellent time to strategy a trek After September, it starts snowing heavily and trekking is achievable only with heavy duty gear.
Our GHHT (Ganesh Himal Hiking Team) provided this trekking tour where you will be vising both the lower and the upper dolpo in one category of dolpo circuit with qualified trekking leaders and guides. For further detail about this trek you can contact us or either Email us to GHHT agency.