Upper Dolpo to Jomsom Trek Package
Upper Dolpo region is known as the last enclave of Tibetan culture, where religion and customs are similar to those of Tibet before the Chinese invasion. By 1996, foreigners were banned from traveling to the Upper Dolpo, which helped preserve the cultural uniqueness of the region. To this day, the condition for getting to Upper Dolpo is organized, almost self-sufficient expedition, having a costly permit the Nepalese authorities.
Upper Dolpo region is Tibetan Buddhism, in 700 years at the forefront of Shey monastery. Twice a year, the Pilgrims held a religious pilgrimage "bark" around Crystal Mountain - also known as the younger brother of Mount Kailash in Tibet. Upper Dolpo is also one of the few places in the world where pre-Buddhist shamanic religion Bon-po is still alive. Upper Dolpo region was first described in 1961 by David Snelgrove in his book "Himalayan Pilgrimages". In 1978 he was re-estimated in a book by Peter Matthiessen, "The Snow Leopard" to get publicity recently Eric Vallis film "Himalaya" in 1999. Traces of this film, we want to follow.
The region is a natural refuge wildlife: blue sheep, deer, Himalayan fox, marmotow, eagles, vultures, the rarest big cats - Snow Leopard. The trail from Lower Dolpo, the Upper Dolpo to Jomsom is an excerpt from "The Great Himalaya Trail" routes running through the highest Himalayas of Nepal, from the border with Sikkim in the east to the border with China and India in the east.