Upper dolpo shey gompa trek is known as one of the rain shadow region in Nepal which can be done in monsoon too. Upper Dolpa is one of the almost far remote and undeveloped parts of Nepal but it is trying to developing. Of course, there is no motor road the part of upper Dolpa and regarding southern Dolpa just building road like below Jufal airport or around. There is only one way to transport by domestic aircraft. First you will fly to Dunai (Jufal airport) from Nepalgunj about half an hour then start trekking.Upper Dolpa trekking requires special permit or royalty which cost is US $ 500 for first ten days and after 10 days each day $ 50 per person and group size should be 2 members at least. It works if you pay double royalty and trek alone.Dolpa is culturally Tibetan religious and it is untouched by tourism.
Upper dolpo shey gompa trek is the most isolated of the district and it is still following shamanism as treatment for sick people. Shey Gompa is Bonpo monastery situated in highest land of Nepal Himalaya and surrounded by Chrystal Mountain and some snow coped peaks. Dolpa is culturally Tibetan religious and it is untouched by tourism.Upper Dolpa is still organic natural and culture can be seen. In upper Dolpa, where prepared a movie for Oscar Award, it is called Caravan. This movie shows pure locality history and their living life. You will see how people are surviving in this century in Upper Dolpa Trekking. It is hard to get enough food and nutrition. Upper dolpa north heading is brings you close to Tibet and some people doing Upper Mustang Trekking as well.