Dolpo Region

Dolpo, a rain shadow region, opened in 1991 for trekking. Also, called the Hidden valley, land of mystery, scenery and peace, surrounded by Dhaulagiri massif and Tibet from south and north. The Dolpo region is the natural embodiment of high passes, rare flora and fauna and sweeping vistas. The medicinal plants, Yarchagumba (Coerdiopsis sinensis), a type of wild mushroom is found in abundance in this region is believed significantly improves health and fitness on consuming. The whole trekking areas in this region stretches through and around Arun River whose origin dates back to prehistoric period.

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