About Upper Dolpo To Jomsom Trek
Upper Dolpo to Jomsom Trekking, a great marvelous adventure leads you around Far Northern Western Himalaya on Old Trans Himalayan Salt / Caravan Route of Nepal and Tibet, where the trade still exists around the fascinating picturesque country of Dolpo.
This is a complete adventure from Upper Dolpo to Jomsom Trekking, at first takes you to beautiful Phoksumdo Lake around Shey & Phoksumdo National Park, the largest park of Nepal covering area of 3,555 sq. Kms.
Where rare and elusive Snow Leopard and Blue Sheep dwells around this remote and windswept wilderness
Upper Dolpo to Jomsom, besides trekking an adventure with exploration around unspoiled and pristine country where few trekkers often venture around this isolated country due its extreme and remote locations.
The Dolpo areas exposed to the world from the famous classic novel 'Snow Leopard' by Peter Matthessian who explored the areas in mid 1970s' and well described in the book.
After a visit of beautiful Phuksumdo Lake our adventure leads towards Shey Gompa also known as Crystal Monastery due to its location close to unique and magnificent Crystal Mountain, embedded with quartz, crystal and semi precious stones, truly a fascinating place to be once in your life time experience.
From Upper Dolpo and Shey Gompa our journey continues crossing high passes to Saldang and Tokyu villages of cultural interest, where people along with Buddhism still practice ancient Bon sect religion an animism worshipping natural spirits.
Slowly adventure leads around eastern part of Dolpo towards lower Mustang area at Kagbeni and Jomsom located on a windswept terrain, an extension of large Tibetan plateau at Jomsom is like reaching back into modern civilization, after being in remote and isolated areas far from modern amenities. Jomsom the headquarter of Mustang region where a short sweeping flight brings you at scenic Pokhara and then another short swift flight reaches you back at Kathmandu.
At Kathmandu where our marvelous and incredible adventure Upper Dolpo to Jomsom trekking concludes with grand memory and awesome time of the hidden areas of Nepal Far Western Himalaya.