The Dolpo region is the natural embodiment of high passes, rare flora and fauna, which is enriched by the traditional Tibetan cultural heritage. This region is surrounded by Dhaulagiri at the south and Tibet in the north.
It was opened in 1991 for trekking. This region lies on the north side of the Himalayas, it is also a rain shadow area and the climatic situation of this place is same as that of Mustang (dry in the monsoon period).
The Upper Dolpo Trek is one of the most arduous treks of the country. Traveling around this area also gives an opportunity to experience the traditional culture of Rai and Limbu, the native locals of this area.