Dolpo - Tarap Valley

  • 16 Days
  • Age 12+
  • Year-round

A spectacular trek in the Dolpo Region, the Tarap Valley is wild and beautiful. The route follows the river north to Do Tarap, then crosses two high passes to reach Phoksumdo Lake and Ringmo. The sample itinerary below then returns to Dunai and the airstrip at Juphal (in 14 days), but it is also possible to add seven to ten days and go north to Shey Gompa and Saldang.

Like all Dolpo treks, this route can also start by walking in through Dhorpatan National Park, nine or ten days from the roadhead at Beni


Day 1

Flight KTM to Nepalgunj and overnight there.

Day 2

Flight Nepalgunj to Juphal; then trek from Juphal to Dunai

Day 3

Trek Dunai to Tarakot

Day 4

Trek Tarakot to Lahini

Day 5

Trek Lahini to Ghyamghar

Day 6

Trek Ghyamghar to Dho Tarap

Day 7

Rest day in Do Tarap

Day 8

Trek Do Tarap to Tok Khyu

Day 9

Trek Tok Khyu to Pelungtang, crossing the Numala pass

Day 10

Trek Pelungtang to Dajok Tang, crossing Bagala pass

Day 11

Trek Dajok Tang to Phoksumdo Lake and Ringmo

Day 12

Free Day to explore Phoksumdo Lake

Day 13

Trek Ringmo to Chhepka

Day 14

Trek Chhepka to Sulighat

Day 15

Trek Sulighat to Juphal

Day 16

Fly Juphal to Nepalgunj and then Nepalgunj to KTM