Upper Dolpo Trekking - Black Diamond Expedition
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Upper Dolpo Trekking

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  • Duration
    Duration:28 Days
  • Accomodation
    Accommodation: 4 Nights (Standard Hotel)
    1 Night (Teahouse), 22 Nights (Camp)
  • Meals
    Meals :26 Breakfast, 23 Lunch
    24 Dinner
  • Location
    Service: Airport to Airport
  • Trip Grade
    Trip Grade :Advance
  • Max Altitude
    Max Altitude: 5,360m/17,585ft


Upper Dolpo trekking route is one of the most isolated treks performed in the wilderness area of Nepal. The tranquility and the natural beauty of the Upper Dolpo region is awaiting you for the fullest exploitation. Upper Dolpo region having been situated between the mountain giant Dhaulagiri Himalayan Range and Tibetan border is the highest inhabited land of western Nepal. The populace living in this region can be counted in hundreds only. Trekking in Upper Dolpo region can be done throughout the year as it lies in the rain shadow area. This trek is the most adventurous one and we need to be self sufficient in the logistics and provisions as there are very few places for purchasing goods.

The Upper Dolpo trekking trail takes us through distinct landscapes. Nevertheless, it allows us to explore the culture being intact continued from times immemorial. The highlights of this region include rare flora and fauna, mysterious and legendary monasteries, small settlements, enormous mountain ranges, mighty perennial rivers, lush green meadows and diverse and beautiful sceneries.

We will not only explore lake Shey Phoksundo, the deepest Himalayan lake but the famous Shey Gompa monastery built in the 11th century offers us ancient pre-Buddhist culture and Bon Po. The other cultural highlights of this region include Pal Sentan Thasoon Chholing Gompa, a broken down Bon-po gompa which is said to have seen sixty generations. The Shey Phoksundo National Park, the world’s most scenic mountain park giving shade to the most endangered snow leopards and beautiful blue sheep offers a beautiful sight in the highest elevation of the Earth. Apart from this, the splendid mountain scenery from quite a few high passes and unique Himalayan culture make Upper Dolpo Trekking a most demanding trekking in Nepal.


  • One of the most isolated treks of Nepal
  • The highest inhabited land of western Nepal and the most adventurous trek
  • Diverse landscapes and intact cultures continuing from the centuries
  • Different kinds of rare flora and fauna
  • Lush and vivid scenery
  • Marvelous Himalayan scenery from numerous high passes
  • Endangered snow leopard and beautiful blue sheep


Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu

Upon arrival in the Kathmandu airport (TIA), you will be greeted by a representative from Black Diamond at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to the hotel. After check into the hotel, you can either take rest; hang around in the city as it all depends upon your interests. In the evening, we will organize a Welcome Dinner at an excellent traditional Nepalese restaurant where you will enjoy a Nepalese cultural program as well as a fine meal. Overnight in Hotel Encounter Nepal.

Meals: Dinner
Max Altitude: ( 1350m/4429 feet)

Day 2 Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation

Today after breakfast we will start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites; including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambunath) and Buddhists shrine (Buddha Nath) which is one of the largest Stupas in the world. In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. Black Diamond briefs us regarding our trek as well as provides us an opportunity to ask any questions we may have regarding our upcoming adventure. Overnight in Hotel Encounter Nepal.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj & transfer to Hotel

After breakfast, we get transferred to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport and take an hour’s flight to Nepalgunj. Nepalgunj is located in the western Nepal border to India and is the gateway to Simikot of Humla. Blended with Hindu and Muslim culture as well as hills and plain land, the Nepalgunj is the interesting town which has Mini Zoo, Muslim Bazaar, B.P Chowk and more to visit. Overnight in hotel.Overnight at Nepalgunj: Hotel Siddhartha.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhupal (Dolpo) and trek to Dunai

After breakfast in the early morning, we fly to Juphal. After 45 minutes flight over high mountains, we arrive at Juphal. We meet our trekking staff and begin the first adventure trip walking through the terraced fields to Bheri River and the narrow gorge. After 2-3 hours climbing, we reach our camping site, Dunai. Dunai is the administrative headquarter of the Dolpo region. Explore Dunai and overnight in camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 2-3 hrs

Day 5Trek to Chepka

After breakfast we continue the trek crossing the big steel suspension bridge and turning west, following the trail past the hospital and walk along the bank of the Thulo Bheri River till we reach the confluence point with the Suli Gaad River at 2070m. We follow the north up along the east bank of the Suli Gaad which takes us to Kal Rupi and then to Raktang (2260m). Passing through numerous Goths and horse pastures, riding over a ridge we reach the rough stone houses of Jayalhasa, a wintering spot for the people of Ringmo. We keep walking upstream to another bridge, cross it to the east bank, and make our way past some crude teashops and a bridge over a side stream, the Ankhe Khola, at 2460m. The trail moves up and down through grass and ferns to a trail junction. The fork is the old trail leading to the army and national park post at Ankhe, and on to the old trail that passes the villages of Rahagoan and Parela, high on the ridge above. These three villages have a strange name connection: Parela (parela means eye-lashes), Rahagoan (raha means eyebrow) and Ankhe (ankhe is eye). The trail Phoksumdo Lake climbs over a ridge at 2710m then descends on a rocky path to Chepka (2670m), which is inhabited by three brothers and consists of collection of interconnected shops, whiskey stalls and lodges. We camp here or at another good spot beside a huge rock in walnut grove about 20 minutes beyond Chepka.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6Trek to Renje

We continue on the new trail, which stays near the river, climbing over a small ridge ,then crossing to the west side to avoid a large ridge and returning to the east side an hour later near a national park camping ground. Alongside the river at 2900m, the trail becomes a collection of rocks and sticks forming a dyke along the river bank. The trail makes several more ups and downs through forests of firs and lurches as it continues upstream to a bridge that leads to nine houses comprising the village of Renje on the opposite side of the river at 3010m. We camp at a good camp site here or another about five minutes further on.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 6 hrs

Day 7Trek to Ringmo

We follow the Suli Gaad valley, which turns eastward and becomes even steeper and narrower. We then climb over a ridge and descends to a wooden bridge then continue along the ups and downs along the valley floor to the confluence of the Suli Gaad with the Pungmo Khola. From here the trail to Phoksumdo Lake and Shey gompa follows the west bank of the river. We climb through a forest of big cedar to a good camp site and then on to Palam (3710m), a winter settlement used by the people of Ringmo village. The houses are almost buried in the sandy soil. The entrance station for Shey Phoksumdo National Park is at the south end of the village. After our park entrance ticket is examined, we may be subjected to a baggage inspection-ostensibly for drugs and stolen art objects. It’s very peculiar formality in this remote locale. We continue on the route, which switchbacks steeply on a sandy trail through open country to an elevation of 3300m, then we start up another steep set of dusty switchbacks to a ridge at 3780m. From the ridge there are distant views of a spectacular 200m -high waterfall, the highest in Nepal. The trail makes a steep descent in birch forests to the upper reaches of the brilliantly clear, rushing waters of the Phoksumdo Khola. Then we climb gently to Ringmo village, a picturesque settlement of flat-roofed stone houses with lots of mud -plastered chortens and maniwalls. Just below Ringmo, we cross a bridge and follow a trail north to the ranger station at Phoksumdo Lake (3730). We continue to the shores of the lake near the point where the Phoksumdo Khola flows out of the lake. There are national park camping grounds on both sides of the river on the south-east shore of the lake. Park rules prohibit us from camping in other places.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 7 hrs

Day 8Rest day at Ringmo for exploration

A trail leads from the lakeside through juniper trees to the white Pal Sentan Thasoon Chholing gompa, a ramshackle Bon-po gompa overlooking the lake that is said to have been built 60 generations ago. There are five other private gompas in various houses of small monastic community near the lake. The insides of the temples contain dusty Buddhist paintings and statues, but the trappings also reflect the animistic elements of the Bon-po religion, so some of the chapels are reminiscent of an ancient witch’s cavern. A donation to the ragtag collection of dirty monks will gain us entrance to the gompas; our Sherpas will be equally fascinated by the strange iconography and practice of the Bon-po religion.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9Trek to Phoksundo Khola

From Ringmo, we continue the trek along the shore of the lake on a rocky ridge following the western bank. The trail is so narrow and difficult, in some areas suspended wooden path is built supported on pegs only. This implies the remoteness of the area. At the westernmost edge of the lake the path leads through a lush meadow that opens up into the flood plain of the Phoksundo Khola. Then the walk leads through the valley, crossing the river and avoiding the occasional wet marshland and then coming on the bank of the river to the overnight camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 4-5 hrs

Day 10Trek to Phoksundo Bhanjyang

Today our trek starts with plane path for the hour through a glacial valley towards north. We reach in an old wooden bridge where Phoksundo Khola and another mountain stream are conflicted and from there we take the path to the northeast of the valley is quite tough since we have to climb up through rocks and boulders. After few hours adventurous climb we reach at pasture land and then follow the steep gorge that brings us to another valley near to the Kang-La, the pass which will lead towards Shey Gompa. We overnight in the ‘Snowfields Camp’ just before the Kang-La Pass.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 6- 7 hrs

Day 11Trek to Shey Gompa via Kang-La pass

Today our trek starts early in the morning and is quite strenuous since we have to cross the Kang-La pass (5,360m). Passing through the steep and bared land we will reach Kang-la from where we can see the majestic view of the Annapurna range and the beautiful valley which is bisected by a garrulous river. From there we descend the steep trail to the valley, then follow the river bank crossing it several times. After few hours walking passing through meadows and nomadic hut we can see the red chorten, a Shey Gompa (4,500m). We overnight in the Shey Gompa compound.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12Rest day at Shey Gompa the crystal monastery

Another well earned rest day for local hike around Shey meaning crystal, this monastery is also known as the Crystal Mountain (well described in Peter Matthissen classic novel Snow Leopard). The lama of Shey resides at a red hermitage known as Tsakang gompa which is north of Shey. It is rather a retreat than a monastery. Tsakang had been a meditation centre of many famous lamas from Tibet. Shey Gompa belong to the Chaiba community, followers of great saint Padmasambhava, known as Guru Ringpoche and Kagyu sects. It was the first Kagyupa monastery and its founder was the lama Tenzing Ra-Pa, built during 11th century. Shey is famous for its ancient pre-Buddhist culture the Bon Po. In Dolpo the ancient Tibetan way of life combines animism with the teaching of Buddha. Drutup Yeshe first introduced Buddhism in the Dolpo valley. Hundreds of years ago he came to Dolpo encountering a wild people whose supreme God was a ‘fierce mountain and nature spirit’. Crystal Mountain is to the east of Shey gompa it is one of the strangest mountain, as its contorted cliffs are laced with quartz and embedded with a rich variety of marine fossils. Shey Gompa stands above the confluence of Kangjunala and Yeju Nala River. Near the confluence there is a group of prayer mills turned by water wheels. Each year people from all over Dolpo region travel great distances to attend the festival at Shey and to complete the circuit of Crystal Mountain. This is an amazing trip to here that certainly makes this trek as special as only few Westerners have ever ventured up to Shey gompa.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13Trek to Namduna Gaun via Saldang La

Today our trek start with pleasant trail which descends into a gray stony canyon. Then the rocky and steep zigzag trail begins and continuing till we reach the top of Saldang La (5,200m). Enjoy the magnificent view of Kanjiroba Himal. Then we descend towards the north which is a long and strenuous path and finally leads us to the pasture land with nomadic tents made from yak hair, near to the Namduna Gaun (4,800m) which is a very small village consisting only few houses and Namgung monastery of the Karma-pa sect. We overnight in camp at Namduna Gaun.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 14Trek to Saldang

From Namduna Gaun we follow the steep route and then crossing the some dusty barren mountains we reach at the Nam Khongmala from where we can see the picturesque Saldang village below on a plateau. Saldang (3,620m) is the largest and prosperous village of the inner Dolpo region consisting of five villages with around eighty houses and six hundred people.. From there around an hour descending leads us to the Saldang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 4-5 hrs

Day 15Trek to Yangze Gompa

From Saldang we take the northern trail that follows the Nang Chu River with barren terrain and some ups and downs which brings us to the small settlement of Tiling and then crossing the tributary Panzang river we reach at Lurigaon. From here a short walk brings us to an unexplored region of Yangze (4,960m) also known as Yangtsher. Spend our spare time exploring the unexplored village and its very old Bon-Po Monastery. Overnight in camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 4-5hrs

Day 16Trek to Sibu

From Yangze there are two trails that connect Sibu (4,560m/14,957ft), the long way trail heads due west passing through the very remote villages of Nishalgaon and further past Shimengaon. To save time and energy we will retrace the path back towards Sudan village which will be much easier and shorter. From Saldang following the river bed and passing through terraced fields, stupas, chortens, heaps of mani stones and a Chaiba monastery we reach the Namdo village which is also prosperous village with about sixty houses having nearly 400 inhabitants and stretches for more than 5 km on the high slopes to the left of Nam Khong Khola. Visiting Namdo monastery located near the river bed, further we walk down the river for another two hours to camp near the small settlement of Sibu.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 17Trek to Jeng-la Phedi

We follow the Nam Khong Khola till we reach at the confluence of two small tributaries. We may get a chance to see the caravan of loaded yaks on their way towards the Tibet border. From tributaries we take a steep climb till we reach to the Jeng La Phedi (4,900m). We overnight in camp on a nice pasture land.

Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 18Trek to Tokyu Gaon via Jeng la

Morning 2 hours gradual climb leads us to the top of the Jeng La (5,090m). The view of north face of Dhaulagiri massive with spanking sunrays is awesome. Spending some great moment at the pass we descend the rough trail towards the Tarap Valley which is extended twenty km along the river. And then following the pleasant trail, crossing Tarap Chu which consist ten villages with cultivated land and many gompas, chortens of both sects; finally we reach at Tokyu Gaon (4,200m). We spend the night at Tokyu monastery which belonfs to the Chaiba sect.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 19Trek to Dho Tarap

From Tokyu Gaon, Tarap Chu we descend the east route which leads us to a plain valley where lush grass is grown on swamp land of river sides which is unique in inner Dolpo. In this valley both Bon Po and Chaiba sects reside together in harmony. After a short trek on this beautiful valley we reach at Dho Tarap (4,040m/13,251ft) for the overnight camp with ample time to visit around the villages. This village is surrounded by an irregular stone wall. At Dho, about 40 houses are divided into three group and built in a haphazard way inhabited by few Tibetans and mostly Magars hill tribe of Nepal who have lived here for many generations.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 4-5 hrs

Day 20Rest Day at Dho Tarap

Today, we have a full rest day or exploration of local areas. During the visit you will have an opportunity to make friends with the people from Dolpo. They wear homespun clothing that is sometimes dyed maroon and they prefer Tibetan style somba (boots with upturned toes) for footwear. Men and women often wear both religious amulets and strings of coral and turquoise. The villagers are both Bon Po and Buddhist of Nyingmapa sect. The Buddhist gompa is the nearest one to the campsite, the Bon Gompa is in 40 minutes walking distance.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 21Trek to Tarap Khola ( Kamakharka)

From Dho Tarap we descend towards the wide valley which eventually narrows into a gorge. Then the trail passes through juniper bush and wild rose, typical of inner Himalayan valleys, to just above the tree line. By the afternoon time we reach at the confluence of the Tarap Chu and the Lang Khola, a stream that joins with Tarap River. We camp on the pasture land in Kamakharka (3,800m), where some spacious caves are found nearby.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 6-7 hrs

Day 22Trek to Khanigaon

Today also we continue the trail descending through the gorge of the Tarap River. On the way may meet the people from Dolpo coming to lower pastures for the winter. Our trail is so exciting today as it change from wide valley to deep narrow gorge and in some places we can jump from one side to another. Sometimes there is no trace of any path and we have to walk across the stone slabs fitted on logs in between the walls which act as a bridge. The gorge also provides unexpected adventure and thrills. In some places, the bridges are either damaged or washed away and we may be forced to cross the icy torrent on foot. Crossing unique landscapes finally we reach to the camping spot beside the Tarap Khola at Khanigaon.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 4-5 hrs

Day 23Trek to Tarakot

Today from this camp path follows an indistinct trail to the village of Lalberi. Then passing through an area of impressive forest, before descending into another gorge our walk continue following the river again downstream to reach Tarakot where colorful terraced fields greet us. Tarakot (2,537m/8,321ft) is an old fortress town built by the local people as Dzong or fort. Tarakot was a capital before Gorkha dynasty which stands on a hillock to the south of Bheri River at one time supervised collection of tolls for the trading caravans.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 4-5 hrs

Day 24Trek to Dunai

We leave the colorful terrace field of Tarakot and our trail goes through the ingenous path built above seven meters of the Bheri river, pine trees, isolated villages, hanging bridge and deep narrow gorges. Finally we reach in Dunai and conclude out trek. We celebrate the success of our long and adventurous trek of Upper Dolpo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 25Trek to Jhuphal

We retrace the journey back to Jhuphal, which is a short distance walk along the Bheri River to the small airstrip for the last overnight camp of this great memorable adventure.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Trek Duration: 2-3 hrs

Day 26Fly from Jhuphal to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu

After breakfast in the morning we take a flight from Jhupal to Nepalgunj and afternoon, we return to Kathmandu on the next available flight. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Rest day is free and spend the evening leisurely. Rest and recharge yourself. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 27Leisure at Kathmandu

Today is your leisure day. You can relax in the hotel or perhaps catch up on some last minute shopping and explore thamel. Late evening celebrate dinner together with Black Diamond staffs. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 28Departure Day

After breakfast free till departure time. If you have more time you can do shopping or sightseeing around Kathmandu. Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight, a representative from Black Diamond drops you to the airport.

Meals: Breakfast


  • All transfers, sightseeing, airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu to Nepalgunj to Juphal to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu)
  • Domestic airport tax
  • 4 nights accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast (Hotel Encounter Nepal- www.encounternepal.com or Hotel Norbu Linka- www.hotelnorbulinka.com) or similar 3-star hotel as per availability.
  • 1 night accommodation in Nepalgunj in best available hotel
  • 22 nights accommodation in the camp during trekking
  • Welcome dinner in Nepalese Restaurant with cultural show
  • Farewell dinner
  • All meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • English Speaking Guide and entrance fees in the monuments during sightseeing
  • An experienced guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people), cook and assistants during trek
  • Salary, insurance, equipments, transportation, food and lodge for the guide and porter
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are need to be returned after trek)
  • All high quality camping equipments, kitchen equipment, mattress; dining, toilet and kitchen tents
  • Travel and rescue arrangement
  • All necessary paper work and permits
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes.


  • International airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charge
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • All kind of drinks
  • Extra night accommodation than the scheduled itinerary
  • Tips for guides, porters and driver
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in 'Trip Cost Includes'


You will be accommodated in Hotel Encounter Nepal or a similar category’s hotel in Kathmandu, and basic tea houses/guest houses during the trek when trekking with Black Diamond Expedition.
On most Everest Treks, the tea houses or lodges serve rooms on a twin-sharing basis with an attached bathroom and hot shower facilities. Single-supplement rooms are served with an extra charge of USD 420. However, it may be difficult to get one in higher points or during the peak season of trekking.
Some of the tea houses in this trekking region in both lower and higher elevations may have shared bathrooms and toilet facilities.


Your meal plan in Kathmandu includes only breakfast while you are on the trek, there are three-course meals will be served during the trekking.
The tea house where we spend an overnight will serve us a balanced diet for breakfast and dinner whereas lunch is taken at one of the tea houses on the way to our next destination. Black Diamonds has also prepared a special Welcome and Farewell dinner for the guests following a cultural performance in Kathmandu.

Best time to trek Upper Dolpo

The best seasons for trekking to the Upper Dolpo trek are Autumn (Sept to Dec) and Spring (March to May). The weather is sunny and warm making the views outstanding in these seasons. The weather condition is the primary issue during the Winter (Jan to Feb) season for trekking to Upper Dolpo trek. The region offers a freezing cold during winter. Just opposite to this, the Upper Dolpo trek gets affected by monsoons during Summer/ rainy season (June to August). 

Packing list for Lower Dolpo Trek

While trekking to Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, it is essential to pack necessary items wisely. You should be sure to pack the stuff appropriately because you will be trekking through the rough terrain in high-altitude areas and it will be difficult to carry all the stuff and trek. So you should be careful and clever to pack only the necessary items. Some of the essential items that you should pack include:

  • Down Jackets and Base Layer 
  • Insulating layer
  • Sun hat & sunglasses
  • Gloves and Hat 
  • Trekking poles
  • Hiking Sturdy Boots

For detailed lists of what to pack, check our comprehensive Upper Dolpo packing lists



Is the Upper Dolpo Trek suitable for beginners?

 The Upper Dolpo Trek is moderately challenging and suitable for beginners. It’s considered a moderate trek with well-developed trails and teahouse accommodation.

How long does the Upper Dolpo trek typically take?

The Upper Dolpo Trek usually takes around 8 to 27 days to complete.

What is the best time for Upper Dolpo Trek?

The best time to go to the Upper Dolpo Trek is Spring (March, April, and May) and Autumn(September, October, and November). These seasons provide favorable weather conditions with clear skies and majestic views of mountains.

What are the accommodation options during the trek?

Along the route, some teahouses and lodges offer basic but comfortable accommodation and meals. These provide shelter and food for trekkers.

Can I customize my itinerary or add extra days to explore the area?

Yes, you can customize your itinerary to your preferences and interests.

Is altitude sickness a concern on this trek?

Yes, altitude sickness is the main concern because of high altitudes. However, you can overcome this by remaining hydrated and ensuring proper acclimatization.

What kind of clothes and gear are needed for Upper Dolpo Trek?

Your packing list should include warm clothing, trekking gear, a good-quality backpack, personal hygiene items, and necessary documents.

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Lily Moreau

Family Traveller

I did this trip solo and had an incredible time. Thank you Black Diamond Expedition for making this trip memorable

November 25, 2023

Liam Leclerc

Group Traveller

Our group trek through Upper Dolpo was a bonding experience like no other. From shared laughs to conquering challenging trails together, the journey turned into a collective triumph.

Highly recommended for those seeking both nature’s wonders and great companionship. I highly recommend it to all

September 18, 2023

Luke Turner

Solo Traveller

The Solo Upper Dolpo Trek was a personal journey into untouched landscapes and ancient cultures. Navigating diverse terrains alone, each step became a moment of self-discovery.

Highlights included the solitary exploration of Lake Shey Phoksundo and the ancient Shey Gompa monastery. The sheer beauty of Shey Phoksundo National Park provided a stunning backdrop, making this solo trek a brief but deeply fulfilling adventure into nature’s timelessness. Highly recommend for those seeking a profound solo escape.

April 23, 2023

Nathan Lefevre

Group Traveller

Our group trek was pure joy – shared laughter, stunning views, and conquering trails together. Each step felt like a collective triumph, turning the journey into an unforgettable adventure. Highly recommend for nature lovers seeking a short, uplifting getaway with great company. Thanks Black Diamond Expedition.

April 13, 2022

Nathan Lefevre

Group Traveller

Our group trek was pure joy – shared laughter, stunning views, and conquering trails together. Each step felt like a collective triumph, turning the journey into an unforgettable adventure. Highly recommend for nature lovers seeking a short, uplifting getaway with great company. Thanks Black Diamond Expedition.

April 13, 2022
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