, 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.
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.
Dolpo falls in the southern border of Tibet and owing to its proximity with Tibet, it is inhabited by the enticing race of Tibetan speaking people.The Shey Phoksumdo National Park, the grandest in Nepal, is another identity of Dolpo.