- Max altitude : Nyingma Gyanzen La pass (5,563 m/18,251ft)
- Suitably designed itinerary for acclimatization
- Accommodation in the best selected lodges and tea houses along the trail and in Kathmandu
- Cross steep hills,4 high passes above 5,000m, Buddhist monasteries and visit spectacular Phoksundo Lake and Nepal’s biggest Lake Rara
- Experience traditional Buddhists and Bon culture
- Off the beaten trail passing traditional Buddhist, Bon and Shamanistic villages and many Buddhist monasteries
- Beautiful views of Dhaulagiri range, Tibetan plateau and the crystal mountain
Trail passes through National Park so chances of spotting rare animals and plants is high; Blue sheep, wolves and snow leopard
The Dolpa to Rara trek is a challenging adventure that involves trekking for 6-7 hours a day and crossing steep hills and high passes. The Dolpa region is located between the Tibetan plateau and Dhaulagiri ranges.
During the trek, you’ll pass through a Buddhist region adorned with colorful prayer flags, mani walls, and monasteries. The trail takes you to two stunning lakes, Shey Phoksundo Lake and Rara Lake. Rara Lake is the largest lake in Nepal and has a rugged route, making it a popular destination for trekkers.
Along the route, you’ll visit Shey Gompa, a spiritual center of the Dolpa region nestled at the base of Crystal Mountain. Crystal Mountain is a sacred place where pilgrims make a circuit around it, akin to Mount Kailash.
The Dolpa to Rara trek offers unforgettable landscapes, a glimpse into preserved culture, and breathtaking scenery from the passes. Our trekking route in this region is unique, taking you through remote and isolated areas with more challenging and wilder trails than other routes.