‘an adventure within remote Dolpo with climb of stunning peaks ending at Mustang region’
Sherpa Climbing offers a unique and picturesque trek and climb on top remote peaks of Dhaulagiri Himalaya within Far Western region of Nepal around Dolpo on Mukot Himal Climb at 6, 087 m / 20, 088 ft high.
Mukot Himal, which is almost a forgotten peaks to many adventurer and trekkers where people can only find in maps of Dolpo areas, located within pristine country and well hidden from other range of Himalayan Mountains and outside world.
Mukot Himal Climb, although a lesser 6,087 m high peaks, receiving less attention and interest by other trekkers and climbers, but it offers one of the most mind-blowing experience on walks and as well on climb exploring the unexplored areas around unspoiled areas of Far Western Nepal.
Truly a journey which certainly fascinates you throughout the adventure and walks around beautiful Lower Dolpo areas which is close to Dhaulagiri massive range of mountains and Mustang region.
Adventure starts on Mukot Himal Climb taking a sweeping flight to South West Nepal around warmer sub-tropical zone at Nepalgunj city, and then flying high to Jhupal at Dolpa where our real adventurous journey begins.
Walk leads through Dunai the main town of Dolpo and further towards east at historical village of Tarakot, and then leaving the main trail towards hidden corners of Dolpa away from the rest of the world and modernization in complete wilderness.
Our route leads with climb and descends around Barbung River valley past interesting villages of Mukot and Pimari village with time to explore its ancient culture and traditions bounded with old Bon and Buddhism religions.
Slowly walk leads to the base of our final destination at Mukot Himal base camp for classic climb to its virgin summit, where Sherpa Climbing Guide Mr. Phenden Sherpa first summated in 2015 several times leading groups from Britain.
Here he will accompany your safely to the top and back, the climb grade of PD ‘Per Difficule’ as per French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification, a straightforward climb to its summit with some technical effort to tackle some sections.
After a classic climb on top of Mukot Himal, a peak of great interest with marvelous views where only few climbers have summated in the history of Trekking Peaks of Nepal.
Completing our marvelous adventure and then heading back to Jhupal via Tarakot village for the flight back to Kathmandu after a most mesmerizing time on Mukot Himal Climb.
- A great adventure around isolated areas of remote Dolpo and Mustang region
- On off the beaten tracks away from mainstream trekking trails on least visited scenic areas
- An adventure of life time experience with trek and climb into hidden pockets of Himalaya
- An ultimate adventure with scenic walks within perfect wilderness of Dolpo region
- Climb on top virgin and hidden peaks of Nepal Himalaya with eye catching panorama
- Explore local traditional villages of ancient Bon and Buddhist culture of great interest”
Mukot Himal Climb Profile:
Trip Mode: Hotel- Lodge and camping.
Trekking grade: Moderate & Adventurous to Challenging.
Climbing Grade: PD ‘Per Difficule’ as per French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification.
Activities: Cultural and scenic trekking with adventurous climb, exciting flights.
Trek & Climb duration: 20 Nights & 21 Days (with both ways flight via Nepalgunj).
Total Trip: 25 Nights & 26 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu).
Best Season: April to October includes monsoon months of July and August, but April to May and September to October months days are clear.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu optional tour and preparation for Mukot Himal Climb.
Day 03: Fly to Nepalgunj (50 mins scenic flight) and transfer to hotel.
Day 04: Fly to Jhupal 2,475 m in Dolpo and drive to Dunai 2,140 m – 02 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Tarakot 2,540 m – 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek towards Barbung Khola (stream) and camp at 2,895 m – 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek past Kakkot Gaon and camp at Kakot monastery at 3,285 m – 05 hrs.
Day 08: Rest day for acclimatization and to explore the least visited areas.
Day 09: Trek to Pimari village 3,941 m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Bharbul Khola and camp 3,430 m – 05 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Mukot Gaon 4,022 m – 05 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Lower Neni Goth 4,430 m – 05 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Mukot West Base Camp – 5,080 m – 04 hrs.
Day 14: At Mukot Base Camp for acclimatization and practice climb.
Day 15: Trek and Climb to Mukut High Camp 5,453 m – 03 hrs.
Day 16: Climb of Mukot Summit at 6, 087 m / 20, 088 ft high
Day 17: At base camp packing for onward journey and cleaning garbage.
Day 18-19: Trek back to Mukot Gaon using the same route.
Day 20: Trek towards Pimari village – 07 hrs.
Day 21: Trek to Kakkot Gaon past its monastery – 05 hrs.
Day 22: Trek to Tarakot – 06 hrs.
Day 23: Trek to Dunai and drive to Jhupal – 07 hrs.
Day 24: Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj.
Day 25: In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Day 26: International departure for home ward bound.
PERSONAL CLIMBING GEAR FOR MUKOT HIMAL EQUIPMENT LIST:
Plastic Boot a pair
Crampons a pair
Ice Axe one
Carabineer or Karabiner two each
Snow Gaiters a pair
Snow Bar 2-3 pcs.
Snow / Sun Glass one each
Warm Gloves a pair
Wind Proof Jacket & Trouser a set each
Down Jacket one each
Down sleeping bags one each with inner linear
Main Ropes 200m (50 m per person) as per the peak chosen
Snow Bars 2-4 pcs
Ski Pole (optional) one each