Lower Dolpa is a remote western region of Nepal which offers an outstanding trekking experience. If you are looking for a long off the beaten path trek, then Lower Dolpa trek if just for you. This trek allows seeing and experiencing Himalayan mountains and gorgeous lakes including Phoksundo with its turquoise deep blue water. Lower Dolpa region offers a spectacular view of High Mountain lined with Buddhist monasteries and traditional yak caravans carrying on their trade with nearby Tibet. It is located on the northern side of Dhaulagiri mountain in the rain shadow of the Himalayas. Trekking in the Dolpa region was opened in 1990 for the first time and since it has been challenging its trekkers with rough and fulfilling experiences. The local people living in the Dolpa region share rich cultural aspects with Tibetan people. Both Tibetan Buddhism and the Bon form of religion are evident. The trek is challenging as the route goes through famous high passes like Bagala and Numala. one is rewarded by excellent views of mountains along with an opportunity to see snow leopards, wildflowers, Himalayan blue sheep, and other variety of birds.
You will be amazed to see the pre-Buddhist Bon Po religion which is still practiced and it is done in one of the few areas. The Dolpa region of Nepal has been shown in all its integrity and full mystical experience as reviewed by our previous customers. Thus, lower Dolpa is a mysterious land that has a dry atmosphere and is at high altitude despite being called lower Dolpa. These 2 weeks of the scheduled trek is recommended for people/ trekkers who are physically and mentally fit and ready. Besides, the rewards are astounding as you feel the fresh air, unique religion mixed with rich culture, occasions, rugged and challenging trail, snow-covered Kanjirowa Himal, and other peaks as well. The isolated and remote villages of people are closely related to Tibetans and the monasteries are ancient which reflects old times.
Your journey begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Juphal through Nepalgunj. You will be starting your trek from Juphal. You will be trekking through a semi-deserted region combined with a densely forested path filled with pine, rhododendrons, bamboo, and juniper trees along with the trail made up of huge meadows, brown landscape, and terraced fields. You will also be entering Shey Phoksundo National Park admiring the gorgeous rain shadow landscape of the Himalayas. The national park is inhabited by endangered species like snow leopard, Himalayan musk deer, blue sheep, etc. there will be other trek routes you will be continuing and you will never miss out on any memorable experience.
Trekking without any necessary gear can be very harmful and won’t be easy. No one wants to get hurt in a remote and distant area where there’s no proper health care. So to make your trekking safer and as well as trouble-free, we have enlisted some of the necessary gears that you need to acknowledge before heading for trekking is the highlands.
NECESSARY TREKKING GEARS
Here are some of the trekking gears which will be there to assist us while climbing any kind of mountain trails weather be steep or narrow. These trekking gears are extremely useful and are handy so make sure you have it in your checking list.
It's very necessary to wear the outfit according to the situation and place. So here are some of the essential clothing gears required for trekking.
It’s very essential to take your own health and hygiene from the new weather condition. So here are some of the apparatus that might be needed while the trekking period.
To capture moments, to withdraw money, and to trek in a very efficient manner here are some technical gears that should be packed.
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