What to expect during Upper Dolpo Trek Trek?
As the trail is least developed, you have to properly plan the Upper Dolpo Trek itinerary for the smooth venture. The trail passes through lush forests of pines, rhododendrons & oak. You get to see breath-taking scenery and stunning views of the Himalayan mountains. You will cross three passes Jengla Pass, Sele La Pass, and Kang La Pass. Likewise, you will visit the astonishing Phoksundo Lake. Upper Dolpo Trek offers a perfect balance of adventure and experience. No doubt, Upper Dolpo Trekking is one of the best journeys in the Himalayas.
Why trek to Upper Dolpo Trek with us?
We are a team of professional climbers and trekkers who have mapped almost every trail of Nepal. We have led countless numbers of groups to their destination successfully. We provide the best service and affordable prices. Moreover, we are also a big believer and follower of eco-friendly treks and tours. With us, you will not only venture through the region, but also get to know in-depth about the region, and help to promote the economy of that place, as we work closely with the locals.
Upper Dolpo Trek map
Our Upper Dolpo Trek map will help you understand the route and navigation. We have designed our map following the Upper Dolpo Trek itinerary that we are offering. On the map, you can see all the villages, where you will be staying overnight. Likewise, the surrounding highlights can also be seen on the map.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
Upper Dolpo Trekking is a high altitude journey that involves chances of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). This is also known as a high altitude sickness that can happen to anyone. Not acclimating your body properly with the altitude while trekking is one of the main reasons to suffer from this. There are also a few other things you have to be careful to avoid altitude sickness.
Read below to know more about its symptoms and preventive measures:-
Symptoms of altitude sickness
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages
- Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
- Try to spend the night in lower altitude
- Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
- Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
- Do not push yourself
Upper Dolpo Trek difficulty
Upper Dolpo Trek is a difficult journey. You have to walk for 6 to 7 hours a day. There are many ascends and descends. Likewise, the trail also includes rugged and steep paths. Upper Dolpo Trekking trail has not many options on the way to stop by and spend some time. The remoteness of the region and a completely different lifestyle of the locals makes the journey more challenging.
Best time to go to Upper Dolpo Trek
The ideal month to go on Upper Dolpo Trek is quite opposite to the usual time to trek in Nepal. You can go on this mystical venture from June to October. Yes, monsoon is the best time to go on Upper Dolpo Trekking because this region falls under the rain shadow of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges, which in result receives little to no rainfall. The days are bright, shiny, and clear, which makes the journey fantastic.
Accommodation during Upper Dolpo Trek
Teahouse and camping are the main accommodations during Upper Dolpo Trek 27 Days. You will get teahouse in many villages. The facilities are pretty basic with a small twin-sharing room and a common washroom. As this is one of the least developed trekking trails in Nepal, you will not find many facilities. Likewise, in some places, you have to do camping. We will carry all the tents and amenities with us.
Food & Water on Upper Dolpo Trek
You will eat meals as per the menu of teahouses, and while camping, meals will be cooked by our team members. As the region is highly influenced by Tibetans' culture, you will see Tibetan dishes on the menu. Likewise, you will also find Nepal and a few Indian dishes. Upper Dolpo Trek limits the food option very much, and you have to survive on a few available options.
While camping, we will offer you delicious meals. You can get boiled water in the teahouse. and can fill your bottle. Plastic water bottles are available on the trail, but it will cost you a fortune and only increase waste. Therefore, we highly suggest you carry reusable water.
Along with providing a fixed itinerary, we are also open to custom made itineraries. You can design the Upper Dolpo Trek itinerary as per your needs. This helps us to provide the best service to our guests as well as meet their requirements. Therefore, feel free to share your queries with us, so that we can arrange the best possible venture for you.
While traveling with us, you will clearly see the efforts that we put on our trips. As we spend lots of our time in nature, it is very important for us to conserve and protect it. We make sure, we are not harming nature in any way during our journey. From recommending not to use plastic water bottles on the trail to cleaning the base camps while returning from the journey, these small steps that we are taking do make a difference.