Today a trek here is a very pleasant outdoor activity that provides you an excellent adventure of experiencing the nature and culture as intact condition as described in the book.
Be a part of the travel here and witness what the writer had seen, felt and enjoyed the differences. On top of everything, the amazing vistas are still there. The route is still one of the remotest and full of adventurous. This is one of the favorite routes of Alpine Exodus!
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This trek came into existence right after the book of Peter Matthiessen’s “The Snow Leopard” published in 1979. After the publication, the outer world knew how backward the society is here with how full of nature and how ancient the entire region is.
Back then a trip to Dolpo via Dhorpatan was a big expedition work. It used to be a month long trek and there were so listless hardships from finding porters to dealing with transportation as well as trek permits to entry tickets. But now time has changed; we have made it so simple, so accessible and one of the most fun-filled trips in the remote Dolpo on the west Nepal. We even run this trek for a group of 2 people; which means cost has been so affordable too!
This trek is regarded as one of the most awesome treks on earth. Perhaps involves a lot of up and downhill walks, but a luminous journey of the heart – this is how the book concludes the summary of the entire travel story. And the glory still remained there unspoiled.
Be a part of the travel here and witness what the writer had see and felt and enjoyed the differences. On top of everything, the amazing vistas are still there. The route is still one of the remotest and full of adventurous. This is one of the favorite routes of Alpine Exodus!
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Arrival Kathmandu | HotelArrival at the Kathmandu International Airport, reception and transfer to hotel. Our packages normally include the hotel in Kathmandu before and after the trek. But you're free to choose if you would like to have your own booked accommodation. Room check-in and free time.
Day in Kathmandu | HotelYou may go for city tours or spend the day as you like. But you're suggested to give sometime 20-25min, not more than that for checking your things at the final time before the trek departures. Kathmandu is the last good place to add up if anything shortage. Your guide will be happily available if your need any help.
Drive to Beni and further to Takum | Gust HouseDrive on a privately reserved 4wd Jeep (7-8hrs). Exciting adventurous road journey in the middle hilly part of Nepal thru Kathmandu to Baglung Highway and further to Baglung Beni before traversing along an under-construction road.
Trek day: Takum to Lamsung | Guest HouseFirst day, so we take it easy. There is no ascending today. Approximately 14-15KM totally in the lowland as if its a village tour. Today, we set a time-table as a fixed schedules for next many days or until we are in the mountain. Wake up call & bed tea around 6:30, at 7:00 you would be ready after face-washing/brushing. We server breakfast then and by 8:00am we will hit the trail. It's a sort of fixed schedule, but its not like must do thing but its preferable by the guide and supporting team. Rest days are more relaxed and full of leisure! But when there are other suggestions from you, the team will happily follow it! About 11 to 12; we will stop for lunch. Most probably there will be hot-lunch everyday! And before 4pm, we will arrive at the camping site, we are like start early and arrive early team! After refreshing, we gather for hot drinks, cookies, snacks and have leisure time. Dinner around 6 to 6:30. By 7:30 or 8pm, go to bed!
Trek day: Lamsung to Jaljala | CampAnother beautiful day at the lower Jaljala 3435m/ 4-5 hours,
Trek day: Jaljala to Gurja GhatGurja Ghat 3020m/ 4-5 hours
Trek day: Gurja Ghat to DhorpatanDhorpatan 2860m/ 5-6 hours,
Trek day: Dhorpatan Rest day!Visit the Hunting Reserve - the only place where hunting game is allowed for some specified species of Himalayan animals in Nepal
Trek day: Dhorpatan to ThankurTakur 3190m/ 7-8 hours
Trek day: Thankur to TatopaniThakur – Tatopani (2400m/7872ft) 6-7 hrs
Trek day: Tato Pani to DhuleTatopani – Dhule (3340m/10955ft) 4-5 hrs
Trek day: Dhule to Seng KholaSeng Khola 3820m/ 5-6 hours,
Trek day: Seng Khola to PurpangPurpang 4270m/ 5-6 hours,
trek day: Purbang to Sahar TaraPurpang to Sahar Tara 3010m/ 6-7 hours via Jang La Pass 4535m,
trek day: Sahar Tara to TarakotPurpang to Sahar Tara 3010m/ 6-7 hours via Jang La Pass 4535m,
trek day: Tarakot to Laini
Trek day: Laini to Newar Pani
trek day: Newar Pani to Dho Tarap
Trek day: Dho Tarap to Numula Base CampDho Tarap – Numala Base Camp (4460m/14628ft) 4-5 hrs.
Trek day: Numala BC to Dani GharNumala Base Camp – Numala Pass and descend to the other side at Bagala Base Camp or Dani Ghar (4465m/14645ft) 5-6 hrs
Trek day: Dani Ghar to RingmoDani Ghar/Yak Kharka to Ringmo which is situated beside the enormous Phoksundo Lake (3620m/11874ftft) 3-4hrs trek.
Excursion day: visit around Phoksindo LakeRambling around the Phoksindo Lake as well as explore the Ringmo village. Visit temple & monastery.
Trek day: Ringmo to ChhepkaRingmo – Chepka (2670m/8758ft) 6-7 hrs
Trek Day: Chhepka to JuphalChekpa – Juphal (2320m/7601ft) 5-6 hrs. If you want the last part can be done with drive. Amazingly scenic trail...
Flight to Nepal Gunj to KathmanduIn the morning take the exciting flight to Nepalgunj & in the afternoon connect your to your further flight of Kathmandu.
Free day: in Kathmandua free day in Kathmandu. You may tailor your activities. Go for city tours, just call the office or hang around in Thamel - that is also a fantastic thing to do. Go for sampling the local foods and drinks. Some bars in Thamel are never boring places to be, which offer free wifi, reading materials or even the pool table!
Home sweet home!have breakfast and let the driver know for your pick up and transfer to airport on the good time. Alpine Exodus manager never misses to see off its guests with Khauta sending off to the airport.
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