Classic Lower Dolpo Kagmara La pass trekking offers the most challenging trek. On this trek, we cross over three high passes of Jumla Dolpo trek and lower Dolpo trekking in Nepal. This trek takes us to the highest inhabited plateaus in the world. Religion and culture has survived from the 10th century. Now it is the best-preserved examples of Tibetan Buddhism in the world.
Classic Lower Dolpo Kagmara La pass trekking passes through Kanjirowa Mountains. On this trek, we explore the pristine areas including the turquoise Phoksundo Lake. This trek covers two of the most remote regions of Nepal. Jumla and Dolpo are inhabitants with people following their own way of life. They are distinct from that of the world.
Classic Lower Dolpo Kagmara La pass trekking offers one with some of the best high passes. We will also get to see rare flora and fauna that are only available in this part of Nepal. On this trail, we will pass through small settlements in the Jumla district. This route leads you to the higher trail from Hurikot to Kagmara La Pass (5115m).
Classic Lower Dolpo Kagmara La pass trekking offers an undeniable chance to enjoy. This trek is an ideal one for people who want to explore something new. You will also see the deepest lake in Nepal, Phoksundo Lake.
This classic Lower Dolpo Kagmara La pass trekking is the most visit trek in the list of Parikrama Treks.
Meet and assist by Parikrama Treks representative. Transfer to Hotel.
After breakfast, we will take an hour-long flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj.
Early in the morning, we take a flight from Nepalgunj to Jumla. The trail passes through several villages. We descend to Gothi Chaur where we will be staying for the night.
Our trail follows the Tila Khola through fields of corn, potato, buckwheat, barley. We will be entering a forest of oaks, spruce, and maples. There is a large Gompa above Naphukana.
The trail today becomes steeper and climbs through a forest to a pass named Mauri Lagna (3820m). We then enter the Bheri Valley and after following the trail, we will come to the village of Chaurikot.
The trail proceeds on to the village of Balasa from where we will be able to see Kagmara peak on the horizon. Passing through the apple orchards of Jyakot, we will then descend to the village of Rimi. Finally, we follow a rocky trail down to the Bheri Riverside.
We will continue our trek along the west bank of the Bheri River, passing Hurikot. After a 900m descent, we will reach the pastures of the Pungmo Khola Valley where we will be spending the night.
Today will be a short trek. We will continue to follow Garpung Khola, ascending towards the Kagmara La.
We will be crossing across to the eastern side of the river. The narrow valley and the river becomes a series of waterfalls. Magnificent views of the surrounding peaks will be at our doorstep.
Today, we will start early in the morning and ascend alongside the Kagmara Glacier to the Kagmara La. After a 900m descent, we will reach the pastures of the Pungmo Khola Valley where we will be spending the night.
The trail now enters birch and juniper forests which soon give way to blue pine. As the trail continued, one can enjoy the magnificent views of Kanjirolba peak.
On the following day, we will be continuing downstream before reaching Phoksundo Lake. After crossing a bridge below Ringmo, the trail continues northward.
Today will be a rest day at the lake. This lake consist of unusual greenish-blue water. We will also get to see Buddhist paintings and statues. It is also the evidence of the ancient Bon-Po religion within the temple and chapels.
Retrace our footprints back to Ringmo and we follow a trail eastwards. The trail follows alongside the river up the valley to a waterfall. Finally to the base of the Baga La.
Today, our trek is a bit challenging as we have to begin our steep climb. It takes 3 hours to the top of the Baga La Pass, the second of such high passes. Then we descend to Dajok Tang.
Today we cross the last of the high passes, the Numa La. The trail now descends past a huge mani wall to the Tarap region. The trail cuts through the barley fields of the Tarap Valley and onto the settlement of Do.
The day off will assist with acclimatization and allow some rest. On the ridge above the village is the Ri Bhunpa Gompa ( worth exploring).
We will enter the gorge which has large rose shrubs and other wildflowers. After crossing and re-crossing the river many times, the trail opens up to a flat expanse. Later we reach Lahini.
After breakfast, we take our trail to the southern bank of the Bheri River heading upstream on an easy trail. After walking for a while, we will see the colorful, terraced field of Tarakot waiting for us. It is a small village that stands on a hillock to the south of the Bheri River.
Commencing trek to Dunai, we will follow alongside the Barbung Khola downstream. Before crossing to the north bank we walk for several more hours. We will reach Dunai for our night stay.
Our trail today follows the river trail downstream to Juphal.
On the last day inside Dolpo. We will take an early morning flight from Juphal to Nepalgunj. And connect flight from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu.
In case of flight cancellation, this day will help to cover the time.
Classic Lower Dolpo Kagmara La pass trekking Journey Ends.
TREK COST: USD 3,262.00 per person on Twin Sharing room accommodation
Single Supplement: USD 500 Per Person
Extra: KTM – Nepalgunj – Dolpo Airfare US$ 354 Per Person
Extra: Juphal – Nepalgunj – KTM Airfare US$ 320 Per Person
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