Day to Day Itinerary

Upper Dolpo Himalayas
Upper Dolpo Himalayas

My guide was nothing short of superb with his knowledge and firm grasp at the helm. He was straightforward and honest in his dealings all climbers and support personnel alike.

Day 1

Depart USA to arrive Day 2. Some travelers may need to depart a day early to arrive on Day 2 of the scheduled trip dates.

Day 2

Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to hotel

Day 3

Trekking permit work, gear check and evening flight to Nepalgunj- overnight in hotel

Day 4

Fly to Juphal 2475m then 3hrs trak to Dunai 2140m

Day 5

Trek to Shyanta 2520m – 5hrs walk

Day 6

Trek to Rechi  2940m – 5hrs walk

Day 7

Trek to Phoksundo Lake 3733m- 5hrs walk

Day 8

Rest day- enjoy the surrounding lake views

Day 9

Trek to Pine forest 3856m -4hrs walk

Day 10

Trek to SeGumba 4160m – 5hrs walk

Day 11

Explore SeGumba monasteries/villages

Day 12

Trek to Phoksundo Lake 3733m/return

Day 13

Trek to Shyanta 2520m

Day 14

Trek to Jufal via Dunai

Day 15

Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

Day 16

Free day in Kathmandu/ City tour

Day 17

Depart Kathmandu

Day 18

Arrive home country

I deeply enjoyed my expedition, it was a fantastic and, in most ways, ideal introduction to technical glacier travel. My guides were rock stars, the weather was superb, the route was challenging and gratifying and yet accessible, and I felt I was adequately prepared in some part thanks to AAI’s clear insistence on fitness preparation.

Yak Caravan, Upper Dolpo Region, Nepal
Himalayan Vista, Upper Dolpo Region, Nepal
Lake Phoksundo, Upper Dolpo Region, Nepal
Himalayan scenery around Dunai
Dho Tarap Village, Upper Dolpo Region, Nepal
Ancient Bon Stupa, Upper Dolpo Region, Nepal


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