Dolpo to Mustang trek is an absolute exploration of the hidden gems of the isolated trans-himalaya region of Nepal, which is popular for its remote cultural and natural beauty. The primitive lifestyle of Dolpo people revolves around Tibetan influence language and cultures for centuries and known to practice Buddhism.
Dolpo and Mustang area falls in the trans-himalaya region and experience little rainfall in monsoon season, and have dry barren landscapes with an average elevation of 3000m above sea level. Both areas were restricted to foreigners until 1989 and now attract relatively least number of travelers than another region.
There is something for every kind of travelers in three weeks Dolpo to Mustang transverse trekking route as it is covered with beautiful forest and tranquil lakes, a wide range of floras and faunas, awesome mountain views and adventure passes, ancient Buddhist monuments and monasteries throughout the trail.
Trekking from Dolpo to Mustang is an exceptional opportunity to experience the uneaten thrill of adventure amid unique people of the mystic trans-himalayas land. Several high elevations pass between beautiful valley, alpine meadows and soaring view of snow-capped peaks and landscapes shape this journey into three weeks of lifetime adventure in Nepal.
Dolpo to Mustang Trekking is wonderful journey in northwest Nepal, starting with flight from Nepalgunj to Juphal and follow Phoksundo Khola to reach Shey Phoksundo Lake before crossing Baga La and Numa La Pass to arrive at Dho-Tarap Gaon and further towards Charkha Bot to continue to trek ending point Jomsom Valley after crossing Niwar La and Jungben La Pass. We will click more pictures of the stunning view of sunset and panorama of Dhaulagiri range before flying to City of Lake — Pokhara.
Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel Drive: 30-45 min | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Dinner
Day 2Pre-Departure Meeting and Final PreparationAccommodation: Hotel | Meals: Breakfast
Day 3Transfer from Kathmandu to NepalgunjFlight: 1 hour | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: B, L, D
Day 4Flight from Nepalgunj to Juphal and trek to Sulighat (2282m / 7486 ft)Flight: 30 min | Walk: 3 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 5Trek from Sulighat to Amchi Hospital (3100m / 10170 ft)Walk: 6 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 6Trek from Amchi Hospital to Ringmo (3641m / 11945 ft)Walk: 4 – 5 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 7Rest and Excursion day around Phoksundo Lake (3600m / 11811 ft)Walk: 3 – 4 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 8Trek from Ringmo to Baga La Base Camp (3860m / 12664 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 9Cross Baga La Pass (5169m / 16958 ft) and trek to Numa La Base Camp (4480m / 14698 ft)Walk: 6 - 7 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 10Cross Numa La Pass (5309m / 17417 ft) and trek to Dho Tarap (3944m / 12939 ft)Walk: 8-9 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 11Trek from Dho Tarap to Jhyarkoi Phedi (4550m / 14927 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 12Cross Jhyarkoi Pass (5200m / 17060 ft) and trek to Mo La Base Camp (4785m / 15698 ft)Walk: 7 - 8 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 13Cross Mo La Pass (5027m / 16492 ft) and to Charkha Bot (4302m / 14114 ft)Walk: 6 - 7 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 14Trek from Charkha Bot to Yak Kharka (4380m / 14370 ft)Walk: 5-6 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 15Trek from Yak Kharkha to High Camp (4987m / 16361 ft)Walk: 4-5 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 16Cross Nirwa La Pass (5120m / 16797 ft), Jungben La Pass (5550m / 18208 ft) and trek to Sangta Ghok (4290m / 13809 ft)Walk: 8 – 9 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 17Trek from Sangta Ghok to Sangta (3777m / 12391 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 18Trek from Sangta to Phalyak Gaon (3175m / 10416 ft)Walk: 6 - 7 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 19Trek from Phalyak Gaon to Jomsom (2710m / 8891 ft)Walk: 4 - 5 hrs | Accommodation: Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 20Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara Flight: 30 min | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 21Transfer from Pokhara to KathmanduDrive: 7-8 hrs | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Breakfast
Day 22Final Departure | Rest Day at Kathmandu Valley | Other Travel Plan
Your safety is our top concern while organizing outdoor and adventure plans. Our leaders and crew members are experienced professionals who will make sure that trip is safely coursed. We truly understand the essentiality of information flow and risk management to provide the best experience. Our trekking arrangement includes the proper clothing, supplies of equipment and gears, high altitude prevention measures and remedies to provide the carefree adventure in the Himalayas.
Room to Customize
Standard itinerary and route plans are typically designed considering the average level of fitness of travelers and level of altitude gain on the trek (and multiple other factors) which can be modified as per the interest, time and budget plan of travelers.
There is always a room for customization of the given standard itinerary if it does not meet your way of interest and then please pass your opinion. You may want to stay in Kathmandu by yourself or maybe do sightseeing around by yourself; we will give you more information to do it by yourself if you ask us.
We always like to hear what you have to say. We are always happy to assist your valuable travel holidays in your manner with the best information that suits your way of traveling. It is your travel plan; you can choose what you want to do, of course with a lot of information first. Feel free to submit and share your travel ideas and we shall get back to you with more thoughts in no time.
We, ourselves feel that the group size of maximum 12 pax is an ideal size to run the trip. However, we have also arranged the plan for large students groups, employee groups and able to organize such trip for groups upon request. All of our trekking plans are accompanied by specialized local leaders, guides, porters and assistant guides (as required) who will always ensure your safety and comfort at every part of the journey.