Situated between the Tibetan plateau and the Dhaulagiri range, Upper Dolpo Trek is one of the best trekking destinations in the mesmerizing country of Nepal. Upper Dolpo trek gives an opportunity to view the panoramic SheyPhoksundo Lake and observe the Bon and Buddhist settlers along the way.
Upper Dolpo Trekking begins with a flight to Jhupal. The trail leads to Hanke Check Post andSheyPhoksundo Lake mirroring the sun and the surroundings. Along the way, one can observe the typical traditional way of life of the Bon and Buddhist settlers. SheyGompa leads to Saldang La and then NamdungGaun. The Upper Dolpo Trekking leads the way to Jenjala Base Camp and Se La Base Camp. Upper Dolpo Trekking takes to exciting places like Big Cave, Lahini, and Tarakot. The trail down the HeuteGhar presents a lovely view of the Dolpo region to be left behind. The trek ends in Jhupal and finally in Nepalgunj.
High Altitude Sherpa has appropriately drafted the itinerary of the Upper Dolpo trek. It offers services that assure safety along with a remarkabletime for the passionate trekkers who want to board on ajovial expedition towards the appealing, enthralling and stimulatingUpper Dolpo Trek.
BEST SESSION TO VISIT NEPAL
Autumn Session: September – November
The autumn months of mid-September, October and November are known for being Nepal’s mountaineering and the best time to go trekking. The monsoon rains have cleared the sky with outstanding the views are often remarkable. The valleys are still green and the weather is trifling so trekking is far more pleasurable at this time.
Winter Session : December – February
Winter season is usually snowfall at higher elevations in Himalayas. Though it gets colder in night, often it offers the clear day / blue sky and comparatively less trekkers on the trail. Winter Treks like Ghorepani pun hill trek, Mardi Himal trek, Everest base camp, Annapurna Panorama, Annapurna Sanctuary, Everest base and Langtang reason treks are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.
Spring Session: March – May
Spring is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. Weather is mostly perfect and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season.
Summer Session: June – August
Though summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around upper and lower Mustang, lower and upper Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas. Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest, Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in summer season.
– There will be one English speaking high altitude experience trek leader.
– There will be One assistant guide if required 4/5 trekkers: one assistant guide.
– this arrangement ensure that if anybody in the group get sick, the trip can still go ahead as planned for the rest of the group.
– Sherpa porters for luggage carrying: two trekkers: one porter.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
– This is a moderate trek suitable for passionate walkers who have the skill to walk at least 5-7 hours a day with a light day pack.
– Exercising and jogging regularly for some weeks earlier to the trip are a good idea to improve our strength and stability.
– Walking in higher altitudes is more physically demanding than walking in lower altitudes; however
– you are in excellent health with average physical fitness and have a positive attitude, self-confidence and strong determination best way to complete this trek successfully.
– Past hiking experience would be an asset but no technical skill is required for this trip.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu and drive to hotel (1,350m.)
High altitude Sherpa Trekking Company Airport Representative will meet you outside the Terminal Hall. Transfer to hotel brief you about tomorrow’s activities and collect your needed documents for our official needs. introduce with your trekking guide check the requirements and briefing about the langtang gosaikunda helambu trek each day program.
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If you are Going Trekking and Climbing in Nepal, you Should Carry the Complete Medic kit.
1. Povidone-iodine cream –1 tube.
– Antiseptic cream.
2. Cotton- 1 roll.
– For dressing wounds.
3. Dressing gauze – 5 pcs.
– For dressing.
4. Crepe bandage – 2.
– Sprains and strains,also great as a sling for arm fractures.
5. Band- aid – 10.
6. Dressing tape – 1.
– Great not just for dressing but falsifier mild soft tissue injuries especially in the knee and ankles.
7. Moleskin second skin- 1 packet:
– Great for treating chaffing and blisters.
Finger Pulse Oximeter:
1.Normal arterial oxygen is Approximately 75 to 100 millimeters of mercury (mmHg).
2.Values fewer than 60 mm Hg usually indicate the need for supplemental oxygen.
3. Normal pulse oximeter readings usually range from 95 to 100 percent.
4.Values under 90 percent are considered low.
8.Paracetamole 300mg -20 tablets:
– For mild headaches.
9. Ibuprofen 400mg – 10 taplets:
– To relieve moderate to severe pain.
10.Throat lozenges- 20.tablet
– For cough and sore throat. Given the cold dry mountain air,it is a good idea it have one in your mouth even without any discomfort.
11. Decongestant –10 tablets:
– For nausea congestion. Non-drowsy kinds like pseudo ephedrine recommended.
12. Antihistamine – 10 tablets:
– For allergies.
13. Antiemetic – 10 tablets:
– To control the vomit and nausea.
14. Azithromycin 500mg –10 tablet:
– For bacterial diarrhea.
15. Omeprazole 200mg – 10 tablets:
– For minor gastric upsets and acidity.
16. Tinidazole 200 mg – 3 taplat (500mg – 12 tablets):
– For giardia and amoebic diarrhea.
17. Acetazolamide 250 mg – 20 tablets:
– For helping with acclimataization and treating mild AMS.
18. Dexamethasone 400mg – 10 tablets:
– To be used only under expert supervision to treat AMS.
19. Nifedipine 60mg- 10 tablets:
– To be use only under expert supervision to treat HAPE.
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