Himalayas trekking in pictures

Upper Dolpo to Upper Mustang trek - page 3

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The following 4 days take us past the village of Saldang to the northern reaches of Upper Dolpo, close along the Tibetan border

  • Namgung Gompa and our route beyond on the other side of the valley
  • Namgung Gompa
  • Namgung Gompa
  • Prayer wall
  • Prayer stone
  • On the way to Saldang
  • On the way to Saldang
  • On the way to Saldang
  • Our mules on the way to Saldang
  • Reaching the vlllage of Saldang
  • Our camp above Saldang
  • Children of Saldang
  • Children of Saldang
  • Children of Saldang
  • Children of Saldang
  • Children of Saldang
  • A local woman with her load of yak dung
  • Our mules getting fed
  • Our mules getting fed
  • Our mules getting fed
  • Two local women going to collect yak dung
  • A house in Saldang
  • A house in Saldang
  • Houses and terraced fields in Saldang
  • Descending to the river
  • A small group of monks on their way to Saldang
  • Along the Nagao Khola river
  • Along the Nagao Khola
  • Along the Nagao Khola
  • A bridge across the Nagao Khola
  • Mani stone near Kigaon
  • Mani stone near Kigaon
  • Mani stones
  • Along the Nagao Khola
  • A local man walking along the river
  • Mani stone
  • Mani stone
  • Mani stone
  • Along the Nagao Khola
  • Horses crossing the Nagao Khola
  • Horses crossing the Nagao Khola
  • Along the Nagao Khola
  • At the Tora Khola confluent
  • At the Tora Khola confluent
  • Chorten and moon
  • A bridge
  • Looking down the valley at Nisalgaon
  • Blue sheep
  • Nisalgaon
  • Nisalgaon
  • House in Nisalgaon
  • Chorten and house in Nisalgaon
  • House door
  • A child walking through the door
  • Grinding spices
  • Nisalgaon
  • Small bridge across the Panjyang Khola
  • Walking along the Panjyang Khola
  • Shepherd's house
  • Local people on the trail
  • Turn off point at the Mushi Khola
  • Turn off point at the Mushi Khola
  • Our mules crossing the river
  • Our mules crossing the river
  • Along the Mushi Khola
  • Crossing a bridge on the Mushi Khola
  • The village of Mushigaon
  • The village of Mushigaon
  • Woman and child in Mushigaon
  • Chlidren
  • Visitors at our camp
  • Visitors at our camp
  • Visitors at our camp
  • Visitors at our camp
  • Visitors at our camp
  • Visitors at our camp
  • Visitors at our camp
  • Visitors at our camp
  • Visitors at our camp
  • A water powered prayer wheel
  • Above Mushigaon on the way to the Mushi La and Shimen
  • Above Mushigaon on the way to the Mushi La and Shimen
  • Waiting in the shade on the trail
  • Our mules on the way to the pass
  • Admiring the views from the Mushi La at 5030 m
  • Starting our long descent towards Shimen
  • Descending towards Shimen
 

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