Jaljala Dhorpatan Trek
Jaljala Dhorpatan Trek traversing to Dolpa region is a remote adventure that offers incredibly beautiful views of the mountains. This adventure starts in the Annapurna region and finishes in Juphal and explores the remote area in between. You will also traverse the Dhorpatan Wildlife Reserve as one of the main attractions of the adventure. The reserve is famous for hunting and is the only hunting reserve in the country. Hunters from around the world came here to hunt, especially Himalayan Blue Sheep.
Highlights of Jaljala Dhorpatan Trek
- Beautiful and remote area exploration
- Trekking through hunting the only hunting reserve of Nepal
- Breathtaking views of the mountains Dhaulagiri, Annapurna
- Cultural riches of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Dolpo regions
- A fairly easy walking adventure that brings you the wilderness at the best.
Our Groups Trekking to Jaljala Dhorpatan Trek April 2019
As a remote area adventure, we offer this trek as a camping adventure for the comfort of accommodation. Some days of the adventure go through such a desolate area where when do not even see a human settlement. But the beauty of this wilderness is surely breathtaking and worthy to experience. Jaljala Dhorpatan Trek offers an experience that no other adventures bring to you as the desolate wilderness on this trip is unique. While people can start and finish the trip in Beni, we chose to lead you to the other end to make the adventure even more wonderful.
In addition to the views of mountains, you will also experience the cultural wonders and beautiful nature. Cultures of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Dolpa and the region in between will give you diverse experience. The remoteness of the regions is also one of the charms of the adventure. Although a remote and less explored are an adventure, you will find it to be easy to traverse. It is not a difficult trek except for walking for multiple days. You will surely enjoy the ethnic cultures, views of mountains, nature, wildlife reserve, and beautiful surroundings.
Exploring the Nature Jaljala Dhorpatan Trek April – 2019
Jaljala Dhorpatan Trek Short Iitnerary
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara – Dharapani
Day 04: Sibang – Lamsung (2,160m)
Day 05: Lamsung – Jaljala (3,386m)
Day 06: Jaljala – Dhorpatan (2,870m)
Day 07: Dhorpatan – Thankur (3,175m) via Fagune Lekh (4,060m)
Day 08: Thankur – Tatopani / Jharlung (2360 meters)
Day 09: Tatopani / Jharlung – Dhule (3,300m)
Day 10: Dhule – Seng Khola (3,990m)
Day 11: Seng Khola – Purbang (4,065m)
Day 12: Purbang – Tarakot (2,600m) via Jang La Pass (4,519m)
Day 13: Tarakot – Dunai (2,096m)
Day 14: Dunai – Juphal (2,475m)
Day 15: Juphal – Neplagunj – Kathmandu
Day 16: Rest Day in Kathmandu
Day 17: Departure Day
- Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Your arrival day in Kathmandu is the first day of the trip. We will be at the airport to welcome you to Nepal for the beautiful adventure with us. You will find us at the arrival gate of the airport with our company sign or your name. We will transfer you to the hotel where we will brief you about the trip. You will be informed of the trip briefing time upon your arrival at the hotel. Until we meet for the briefing, you have time to relax or wander around stay overnight at Hotel.
- Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
This is actually the first exploration day of the trip since we are going to take you around different heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. We will take you to visit four of the heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley that include the oldest monument of all in Kathmandu – Swoyambhunath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square – a medieval palace square, Boudhanath – antother giant Budhhist stupa, and Pashupatinath – the most important Shiva temple in the country with cremation ground on the bank of Bagmati River. The day will be full of cultural and spiritual experiences in addition to the learning about the lifestyle of people living in Kathmandu. We return back to the hotel in the late afternoon stay overnight at Hotel Breakfast included.
- Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara – Dharapani
After breakfast drive to Kathmandu domestic airport for flight to Pokhara, Exciting flight to Lake City Pokhara about 25 minutes. After landing in Pokhara we drive to Darbang have lunch at Durbang and continue drive further up to Dharapani about 6 hours drive stay overnight at Camp.
- Day 04: Sibang – Lamsung (2,160m)
We continue the trek for the second day to Lamsung. It is another wonderful stretch of the trail on the adventure that brings the wonderful cultural riches of the region. As we trek through pristine surroundings, we will get to see the wonders that the area has to offer us. Beautiful river, waterfall and natural surroundings will make our day before reaching the campsite at Lamsung to stay overnight at Camp.
- Day 05: Lamsung – Jaljala (3,386m)
We are trekking to beautiful Jaljala today. The walk takes us past beautiful village and forested area with fascinating view of Gurja Himal. When we reach Jaljala, a breathtaking view of the mountains and surroundings welcomes us. About 7 hours of walking effort is worth taking it to get the joy of the view from our campsite today. Jaljala makes a temporary shelter for the locals during monsoon season. We enjoy the view and surroundings once we reach the camp stay overnight at Camp.
- Day 06: Jaljala – Dhorpatan (2,870m)
The walk today takes us to Dhorpatan. We descend in the elevation on our walk today. The start of our walk today gets a marvelous view of the mountains from Jaljala. We walk through beautiful surroundings to reach our camp in Dhorpatan stay overnight at Camp.
- Day 07: Dhorpatan – Thankur (3,175m) via Fagune Lekh (4,060m)
The walk today will be a little bit adventurous for we have to walk over 4,000 meters. This uphill walk from Dhorpatan will take us to Fagune Lake at 4,060 meters above sea level only to descend to Thankur to stay overnight. We can enjoy beautiful surroundings along the trail. We set up our camp at Thankur stay overnight at Camp.
- Day 08: Thankur - Tatopani / Jharlung (2360 meters)
We continue our walk to Tatopani / Jharlung today. The elevation descends on our walk today when we reach Tatopani / Jharlung. About 6 hours of walk takes us through wonderful natural surroundings along the trail. We will enjoy the beauty and wilderness of the trail that gives us a peaceful walking experience stay overnight at Camp.
- Day 09: Tatopani / Jharlung – Dhule (3,300m)
The beautiful adventure trek continues towards Dhule. We gain pretty good elevation to when we reach the camp site. To gain about 900 meters of elevation, it will take us around seven hours on the trail. But the long walking hours feel comfortable as we can get to walk past beautiful places and wonderful surroundings. We eventually reach Dhule to stay overnight at Camp.
- Day 10: Dhule – Seng Khola (3,990m)
We are on the walk to gain the elevation for a few days. We gain another 700 meters of elevation on our walk to Seng Khola today. Traversing the trail through wonderful landscapes and surroundings, we eventually reach Seng Khola after about 6 hours to stay overnight at the elevation of 3,990 meters above sea level stay overnight at Camp.
- Day 11: Seng Khola – Purbang (4,065m)
Our adventure continues to Purbang today. We are enjoying the beauty of the remoteness of the Dolpo region. One of the best remote locations in Nepal, Dolpo offers a wonderful experience of rural and remote life. However, we are not going to explore Upper Dolpo on the adventure. About six hours of walk will take us to Purbang to stay overnight at Camp.
- Day 12: Purbang – Tarakot (2,600m) via Jang La Pass (4,519m)
The walk for the day today takes us to the highest elevation of the trek when we reach Jang La pass on the way to Tarakot. We trek up to Jang La Pass to be at the elevation of 4,519 meters above sea level before descending to Tarakot to stay overnight. We can enjoy magnificent views of the surroundings from the pass and from along the trail today stay overnight at Camp.
- Day 13: Tarakot – Dunai (2,096m)
We are now almost near to the end of the trekking part. The walk today will take us to Dunai to stay overnight. It will take us about 7 hours to reach the destination. We can enjoy another day of walk in natural surroundings and local villages’ today stay overnight at Camp.
- Day 14: Dunai – Juphal (2,475m)
It is the final day of walk on the adventure. The walk that started in Dharapani is going to end in Juphal today after about 3 hours of walk. We enjoy the last day of the trek before reaching Juphal to spend an easy day at stay at Lodge / tea House.
- Day 15: Juphal – Neplagunj – Kathmandu
We fly to Nepalgunj today for about 40 minutes and take a connecting flight back to Kathmandu for another one hour, receive at airport and transfer to Hotel Kathmandu Breakfast included.
- Day 16: Rest Day in Kathmandu
A full day of rest after this long adventure trekking in the Himalaya is what you truly deserve. Spend the day in Kathmandu at your own pace.
- Day 17: Departure Day
We are on the last day of the Dhorpatan Trek. Hoping that you enjoyed the adventure, we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight.
- Airport pickup and drop off on your arrival and departure
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu with historical city guide and necessary land transport.
- Kathmandu – Pokhara – flight ticket and Pokhara – Dharapani by private Jeep.
- Full Camping support (2 in sharing tented accommodation, dining tent, table, Chair, Toilet tent, Mattress)
- All meal serves by our trekking cook, breakfast, lunch, dinner including tea coffee.
- A professional trekking guide, cook and necessary number of porters
- Porters and Mules for carrying goods while on trek.
- All overland transportation required
- Juphal – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu flight ticket
- All required permits for the trek
- All necessary equipment for camping.
- Insurance for guide cook and porters
- First aid kit
- Government taxes and service charge.
- International airfare and travel insurance
- Nepal visa fees
- Personal travel insurance
- Sightseeing entrances fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu.
- Emergency costs raised by unforeseeable conditions beyond our control
- Personal expenses, tips for driver and trekking staffs.
- All expenses of personal nature and anything that’s not in the “Includes” section
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu earlier arrival and late departure.
Visit Himalaya Treks has always been keen about safety on the journey. We have prepared Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trek in Nepal. The following list should help you with your packing. Generally, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG. You must bring the following items:
Hiking boots, Trekking Socks
Waterproof (trousers / jacket)
Base layer shirts
Sunhat and Woolen hat
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips)
Head torch (spare bulb and batteries)
Water bottles 1 Litres
Antibacterial hand wash
Daypack (25-30 Liters)
Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season (up to – 20ºC)
Personal First Aid Kit
Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
1 skin-blister repair kit
Cough and/or cold medicine
Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
Water purification tablets or water filter
1 set of earplugs
Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it.
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