Reaching Upper Dolpo (for locals and tourists alike) involves many days of challenging trekking over high mountain passes, as well as negotiating the fearsome "Demon's Trail" that skirts its way perilously above the impossibly turquoise waters of the stunningly beautiful Phoksundo Lake.
Dolpo is one of the most inaccessible parts of the Himalayas. There are no roads and even after flying to a mountain airstrip there's several days of walking involved just to get there. Oh....and the Demons Trail,plus a 5000 metre pass to cross and then you've gotta walk out again. Throughout you're rarely below 4,000 … Continue reading People within a Landscape, Dolpo, Nepal
"Off the beaten track" is such an over used phrase nowadays. Not so with the fabled and still restricted region of Dolpo, high in the Himalayas.