Overview And Highlights
Upper Dolpo is one of the newly opened trekking destinations of Nepal tucked between the Tibetan Plateau and Dhaulagiri Mountain Ranges. Although this trekking destination receives very few trekkers each year, but also has been visited by the world famous trekkers who have shared their remarkable trekking experience of trekking in Upper Dolpo Region. Upper Dolpo Region Trek 21 Days is a journey to the isolated wilderness region of Nepal. This trek offers magnificent views of the snow capped mountains, hidden valleys and the beauty of nature remained untouched by human civilization till the date. The world famous biologist, conservationist and author George B Schaller has finely described every trials of Upper Dolpo Trek in his book “Stones of Silence”. Moreover, this region was also captured in the international award winning movie ‘Caravan’.
Upper Dolpo Trek 21 Days takes you to the largest and only trans- Himalayan National Park of Nepal, ‘Shey Phoksundo National Park’. The park is blessed with the wild diversity of flora and faunas along with spectacular landscapes. The Shey Phoksundo National Park is a home to several endangered species including snow leopard, Musk Deer, Blue Sheep, Jackal, Himalayan Thar, Himalayan Black Beer and many others. The park is a habitat for over 200 species of Birds, Six reptiles and 29 species of Butterflies. The highest flying Butterfly Paralasa Nepalaica can be found in Shey Phoksundo National Park. Furthermore, the Upper Dolpo region is also a treasure house of the Himalayan gold ‘Yarsagumba’.
This Upper Dolpo Trek 21 Day lets you to explore the isolated cultures of different religions including the Bon Po religion, remote villages, exotic waterfalls, icy waters of Phokshundo Lake and walk on the footsteps of ancient Himalayan traders. This once in a lifetime trek will be one of your best trekking experiences to cherish for lifetime.