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Jomsom Trek via Upper Dolpo Area

Jomsom Trek via Upper Dolpo

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Jomsom Trek vai Upper Dolpo is one of the famous trek routes of western Nepal. Instead of following the more popularDolpo Circuit trek, the Upper Dolpo to Jomsom trek heads further north to an area very close to the Tibet border and then walks out along the challenging trail to Jomsom giving you a good number of days on one of the most special sections of The Great Himalaya Trail.

Special because Upper Dolpo is a culturally Tibetan region and one of the few places where Bönvillages and gompas (monasteries) can still be found. Bön is the Tibet religion that pre-dates Tibetan Buddhism. Up until 1996 foreigners were not allowed access to this region so the culture has largely been unchanged and unaffected by tourism. Shey Gompa, visited at the mid-point of the trek, is revered as one of the most important spiritual places in Upper Dolpo. Here, twice a year, many pilgrims arrive to complete a kora (or circuit) of Crystal Mountain, this is known as a younger brother of Mount Kailash in Tibet.

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Lower Dolpo Trek

Lower Dolpo Trek is another of popular trekking destinations of Nepal. If you are the one who wants to make Nepal Trekking a wonderful experience for your lifetime, definitely one of the best packages we suggest you is to make a tryst with those remote Himalayan Mountains of Dolpo region. It is land where Oscar-nominated movie – Caravan was based, and it is a place where Thinley, a culture nearby Tibet has survived originally for centuries.In fact, Lower Dolpo is home to popular Shey Phoksundo National Park. ThisLower Dolpo Trekking leads us through the protected area and takes us to superbPhoksundo Lake. The trek starts and ends in Juphal and is a moderately strenuous walk along the lower part of the Dolpo.

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