Upper Dolpo Jomsom Trekking
Upper Dolpo Jomsom trekking is less touristy trek.Upper Dolpo is a region culturally like Tibetan in West Nepal and the attraction of this land is landscape, people around & wilderness region.Upper Dolpo & Shey Gompa Upper dolpo region is situated in the northwestern Nepal. It is the upper area of the Tarap Khola and Shey Phoksundo lake. The route passes through dry land of the valley snow-capped peaks and the desolate plateau.
Shey Gompa is referred as one of the most important in Upper Dolpo where twice a year pilgrims make a kora (or circuit) of Crystal Mountain known as a younger brother of Mount Kailash in Tibet.It is rugged, unspoiled, and unforgettable - arguably the best trek in all of Nepal.Popular and preservative land of Bon-po symbolism which was a system in Tibet before Buddhism was established. Bonpo is developed from the animist group.Most monasteries in Dolpo are either Bon or Kagyupa, although there seems to be a trend to convert to Nyingmapa.