Kathmandu, Nepal (PressExposure) June 13, 2014 -- Introduction:
A magnificent adventure with Nepal Guide Treks & Expeditions leading towards the far North West Himalayan range at Lower & Upper Dolpo, Nepal Guide Treks & Expeditions to Upper Dolpo, which is situated in between the Tibetan Plateau and the Dhaulagiri Himal range, one of the highest inhabited land of Dolpo. Geographically a southern extension of Tibet, it lies within the borders of Nepal.
Since 1984 has been the country's largest national park and conservation, the park sustains an abundance of wild life including Musk Deer, Himalayan Blue Sheep and the elusive Snow Leopard, as well as being home to a fascinating race of Tibetan speaking people. The hardy highlanders of Dolpo are traders, exchanging barley for Tibetan rock salt and they take their yaks onto the Tibetan plateau during the summer for grazing, and the most remote, least developed district in Nepal. Nepal Guide Treks & Expeditions journey to Upper Dolpo starts with a sweeping flight to Nepalgunj a southern town city in the western Nepal, from here another short scenic flight to Jhupal at lower Dolpo , where this wonderful trekking starts, passing interesting areas, highland people, ancient traditional cultural villages, valleys and serene forest of pines, oaks and rhododendron, the trek passes with views of gigantic mountain ranges till the journey reaches at Phoksundo lake at Ringmo village within the "Phoksundo National Park", before heading higher to Shey Gomba. Ringmo and Shey Gomba are the highlight of this trekking, with two nights here to marvel the beauty of the deep blue waters of the Phoksundo lake and of the high snow peaks of Kanjibro Himal, then visiting the remote village of Shey Gomba also known as the crystal monastery, made famous by Peter Mattessian "Snow Leopard" a classic book on this region, return journey by an alternative route via Saldang giving you more opportunity to explore this fascinating wild west of Nepal with Nepal Guide Treks & Expeditions.
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