Dolpo Bon Mandala Trek – 29 Days

  • Dolpo Bon Mandala Trek – 29 Days

29 Days •  

  • Trip Duration Trip Duration: 29 Days
  • Group Size Group Size: 2+
  • Start City Start City: Kathmandu
  • End City End City: Kathmandu
  • Max Altitude Max Altitude: 5380m.
  • Activities Activities: Trekking


Dolpa is the one of most important places for Bon pilgrims. Early days the land is also known as Bon Mandala. Bon religion they have 3 great monasteries “Gyut”. That are Menri Ling, Yungdung Ling and Samling. Menri Ling in Eastern Tibet, Yungdung Ling in Central Tibet and Samling in Dolpo, Nepal. Samling played most important role to preserve Bon treasure after the death of Langdarma the king of Central Tibet and strong follower of Bon religion.

These are the Bon Mandala Monasteries in Dolpo. Under the program of Dolpo Bon Mandala Trek we visit some of these monasteries which list our route. The major Bon monasteries in Dolpo are Samling monastery in Bhijer (Vijer), Yungdung Shyugtsal monastery in Barlie, Phuntsokling monastery in Dho Tarap, Yangon Throngling monastery in Chharka, Thashung Tsoling monastery in Ringmo, Thekchen Rabdiling monastery in Pugmo, Tsallung Sidgyalgon monastery in Karelikanda, Monri Zursum monastery in Khaliban, Yungdrung Dodulling monastery in Kaigaon and Dolpo Yungdrung Bon Tsokling monastery in Dunai.

We take flight from Kathmandu to Juphal North West corner of Nepal via Nepalgunj. One month long Dolpo Bon Mandala Trek start from lower Rong valley to high arid nomadic pasture land Bhot. This journey is one of most adventure as well as host of pure Buddhist Bon Culture. We end our trek to Juphal and fly back to Kathmandu.


Day 01: Flight to Nepalgunj - Hotel
Day 02: Fly to Juphal and Trek to Dunai (2475m) - Camp
Day 03: Trek to Baijibara (3200m) 6-7 hours - Camp
Day 04: Trek to Parli (Barlie) - Camp
Day 05: Circumambulate Riwo Palwar Pilgrimage 4-5 hours - Camp
y 06: Trek to Musi Khola (2875m) 6-7 hours - Camp
Day 07: Trek to Kagkot village (3210m) 5-6 hours - Camp
Day 08: Trek to Pimri Gaon 6-7 hours - Camp
Day 09: Trek to Seri Gaon 6-7 hours - Camp
Day 10: Trek to Panga Gaon (3900m) 6-7 hours - Camp
Day 11: Trek to Chharka (4284m) 5-6 hours - Camp
Day 12: Trek to Yak Kharka (4500m) 6-7 hours - Camp
Day 13: Trek to Dho Tarap (4160m) 7-8 hours - Camp
Day 14: Explore Dho Tarap’s monasteries  - Camp
Day 15: Trek to Jeng La Base Camp (4400m) 6-7 hours - Camp
Day 16: Trek to Sibu Gaon (4000m) via Jeng La pass (5110m) 6-7 hours - Camp
Day 17: Trek to Saldang Gaon (4070m) 4-5 hours - Camp
Day 18: Trek to Nengla Base Camp (4600m) 5-6 hours - Camp
Day 19: Trek to Bhijer Gaun (3850m) via Neng La pass (5368m) 4-5 hours - Camp
Day 20: Trek to Tara (3920m) 4 hours - Camp
Day 21:
Trek to Shey Gompa (4160m) 8 hours - Camp
Day 22: Explore Shey Gompa and holy Mount Shelrigang  - Camp
Day 23: Trek to Kang La base camp (4500m) via Kang La pass 5350m - Camp
Day 24: Trek to Phoksundo North Bank (3650m) 7 hours - Camp
Day 25: Trek to Phosundo
Lake (3640m) 4 hours - Camp
Day 26: Trek to
Sepka (2840m) 6-7 hours - Camp
Day 27: Trek to
Dunai (2000m) 6-7 hours - Camp
Day 28: Trek to Juphal (2475m) 3 hours - Camp
Day 29: Fly to Juphal to Nepalgunj and Kathmandu - Hotel


What is included?

  • All ground transports in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj
  • Upper and Lower Dolpo Trek permit fee
  • All camping and Kitchen equipment (Double sharing sleeping Tent)
  • Guide and kitchen staffs
  • Porters or mules for luggage
  • All meals during the trek.
  • Stuff cargo charges,
  • Airfare for Nepali staff
  • Phoksundo National Park fee
  • Double sharing Hotel in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj

What is not included?

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj
  • Airfare Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Juphal round trip
  • Domestic Excess baggage charges
  • Insurance of client,
  • Personal beverages,
  • Tips for trek staff and local donations

29 days

Kathmandu to Kathmandu

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