Upper Dolpo area is one of the beaten tracks lies at the far west part of Nepal. It is one of the unique paths for trekking and views are still virgin. In this area, you can see the pretty nature with medicinal land, culture, and traditions of the people, many monasteries of Buddhists and civilized human society at an elevation.
Trekking at the Dolpo area is a dream for every trekker and it is one of the memorable trips in everyone’s life. While trekking you will get the opportunity to see the different species of wildflowers and different types of animals like Snow Leopards, Blue Sheep and the giant bird called Himalayan Griffon. The main occupation of the people is trading. They are concerned with salt trade from native country Tibet. However, this is their tradition and it is going on with one generation to another generation.
Dolpo region is conserved by a national park called Shey-Phoksundo which is situated to the northern side of the Dhaulagiri series adjoining to the Tibetan Plateau. In this National park, you will get the chance to see the different species of plants eco-system and animals such as Himalayan Blue Sheep and indefinable Snow Leopard are well managed and conserved. Similarly, from this point you can see the peak like Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Kanjiroba and also can see the crystal clear view of the Phoksundo Lake. These mountains and lake, as well as the Phoksundo Gompa, make your trip lifetime unforgettable. Phoksundo Gompa is devoted to Bonpo religion. The natural beauty of the Dolpo and its lifestyle and culture of the people can be seen in the famous Oscar-nominated film called “Caravan”. Dolpo is very famous for its beaten track and the hospitality of the people. And still, it is home for many animals like Himalayan Blue Sheep, Wolves, Spotted Leopard and different species of plants.