Itinerary of Upper Dolpo Trekking,Mid. western part of Nepal, specially Dolpo region, was opened in 1989 and contains the Shey Phoksundo National Park, established in 1984 to preserve a large portion of the land in this area. It is quite impressive, with many passes as high as 5000 meters. Tibetan speaking people, who follow Bon, the ancient animistic faith of Tibet and Buddhism. They grow buckwheat and barley and tend to large herds of goats, sheep, yak etc. The shining Ringmo Lake, with its unearthly turquoise blue water, makes a trip to this region an unforgettable experience.