Dolpo is the largest district among the 75 district of Nepal. Covering 5.36% of the total land occupied by the range from 1,525m to 7,625m. A large area of district is captured by shey Phoksundo National Park the name is derived from the 12 century shey monastery and deepest lake in Nepal. The Phoskundo Lake, both of them lies in this district. The park protects endangered animals like the snow leopard, musk deer and the Tibetan wolf. It is also one of the district which lies beyond the Himalaya, whereas mustang is the other one.
Dolpo region is a virgin region of Nepal and the shey phoskundo National Park is at the Central part of the region. The east and south of dolpo are surrounded by the Dhaulagiri and churen himal ranges and the west side of the district is covered by jumla district. Trekking to dolpo region offers you the remarkable and breathtaking experience of a life time. The main attraction of dolpo region are snowy peaks, ancient and remote villages, rich wild life, ancient Buddhist monasteries and wonderful lakes. The people of this area are simple and warm hearted with an ancient culture and traditions. The culture and traditions of this area basically similar with the Tibetan Culture.
Dolpo, a land beyond the Himalayas, conjures up vision of mysterious monasteries, snow leopard and blue sheep. It is situated in the western part of Nepal and is one of the remote regions in Nepal. This region is renowned for its natural resources. This region is a very isolated area which has been strictly off-limits until only recently, so the tradition and way of life has remained intact. The inhabitants of Dolpo region is mainly Tibetans, therefore the region is rich in ethnic Tibetans culture and arts. There is no lush green hills fed by monsoon but a thrilling hardcore landscape, guarded by impressive peaks, striving for heaven. It provides you with sites of spectacular lakes, authentic Buddhist monasteries and plentiful wildlife (blue sheep, mountain goat, jackal, wolf and snow leopard). In case you are seeking for some overwhelming and impressive panorama, Dolpo trek won’t disappoint you.