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The trek was absolutely amazing so well organised and I thought that our western leader Lee did an excellent job leading the team was brilliant at keeping the atmosphere of the trek happy and focussed
Henry Ogden (UK) | Dhaulagiri Circuit, Nepal

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Far West Nepal GHT in Nepal Himalaya


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Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Holiday Type: Walking & Trekking
  • Duration: 27 days from Kathmandu
  • Leadership: Adrian Summers
  • Minimum Group Size: 6 people
  • Cost: 2021 -£x (US$x or €x)
    What does this include?
What does this include

Price includes:

  • Internal flight to Kathmandu, Nepalganj & Jumla and at the end of the trek from Simikot to Nepalganj & Kathmandu.
  • All transfers including airport collections
  • Twin share room in Kathmandu at Hotel Tibet or Hotel Ambassador and in Nepalganj at Hotel Soaltee Western Premium or Hotel Siddhartha.
  • Breakfast only in Kathmandu and Nepalganj, all meals included while on trek
  • Twin share tents while on trek using our Western branded tents. These are three person domed tents with plenty of space for two people sharing plus gear
  • All trekking arrangements including permits and fees, tents, Western and Sherpa guides, porters and cook
  • Bespoke weather forecasts for Dolpo region from throughout the duration of this trek
  • Two Thuraya satellite phones for organising logistics and medical evacuations, it can also be also used for personal calls at extra cost.
  • SPOT gps tracker with daily check ins published on SPOT Adventures map website
  • Restricted area permit for Upper Dolpo costing US$810
  • Complimentary Upper Dolpo trekking map
  • Full financial protection for all monies paid to us through our membership of Association of Bonded Travel Operators Trust (our ABTOT membership number is 5365) and having an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (our ATOL number is 10921)
  • Pre departure support and advice from The Mountain Company by email, phone and face to face meetings in London. After booking with us we will send you our comprehensive "Nepal Pre Trip Information" notes

Price excludes:

  • International flight to/from Kathmandu
  • Travel and trekking insurance
  • Nepal visa for 30 days at US$40 (approx £25)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Nepalganj
  • Personal clothing & equipment
  • Tips, an appropriate amount for Upper Dolpo trek would be 23,000 Nepalese rupees (approx GBP170, US$220 or 200 Euro) from each person into a group tip fund for distribution to the local crew. 
  • Other items not listed in "What is included"
Trip Grade Strenuous

Trip Grade Strenuous

Suitability: a good choice for regular long distance hill walkers, very high level of fitness required. These trips may involve mountaineering and glacial travel.

1) Walking times: average 7 to 8 hours walking per day (with several longer days up to 12 hours) for up to 28 days with some rest days included.

2) Altitude: up to 5,500m.

3) Terrain: for some of the time following well-travelled trails although also likely to encounter rough and rocky conditions possibly with exposed sections. May involve steep ascent and descent over mountain passes that could be snow covered.

4) Remoteness: usually in more remote areas and likely to be a long distance from nearest road and facilities available in a city.

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Trip Dates

  • April 4th to 30th 2021
  • October 31st to November 26th 2021

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive Kathmandu 
  • Day 2Day in Kathmandu for permits 
  • Day 3Fly to Nepalganj 
  • Day 4Fly to Jumla (3,010m) 
  • Day 5Buffer day in case of any delays flying to Jumla 
  • Day 6Trek to Khaligaon 
  • Day 7Trek to Bulbule (3,182m) 
  • Day 8Trek to Rara Lake (3,010m) 
  • Day 9Day at Rara Lake 
  • Day 10Trek to Karnali Riverside camp 
  • Day 11Trek to Bam (2,700m) 
  • Day 12Trek to Jogimara (3,005m) 
  • Day 13Trek to Piplan (1,700m) 
  • Day 14Trek to Apsia Lekh (3,200m) 
  • Day 15Trek to Punkha Khola 
  • Day 16Trek to River Camp 
  • Day 16Trek to River Camp 
  • Day 17Trek to Simikot 
  • Day 18Trek to Kermu 
  • Day 19Trek to Muchu (2,920m) 
  • Day 20Trek to Yari (4,100m) 
  • Day 21Trek to Hilsa 
  • Day 22Trek to Simikot (1) 
  • Day 23Trek to Simikot (2) 
  • Day 24Trek to Simikot (3) 
  • Day 25Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalganj 
  • Day 26Day in Kathmandu 
  • Day 27Fly back home 

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