Dolpo is a far-flung and mystique gem of Nepal. Bound to the east and south by the towering Dhaulagiri and Churey ranges respectively, this secluded corner of Nepal was derestricted for international tourist access only in 1989.
Upper Dolpo Trek features trekking along the ancient salt trading route to Tibet. The trek follows off-the beaten- track leading into remote Buddhist settlement, tranquil Say Phoksundo Lake, exotic landscape, Api Saipal and Kanjiroba Himalayas etc.
, the religious significance of Khaptad was greatly enhanced about a half century ago when the Great Scholar Khaptad Swami chose Khaptad for his meditation. Today in the Khaptad region, Nepalese people accept the primitive realities of the Himalayan topographic set¬ting and their rigorous daily life with a grace that others may scarcely understand.