Upper Dolpo is located at northern part of Mid-West between the Tibetan Plateau and Daulagiri mountain range of Nepal. It lies in Shey-Phoksundo National Park famous for Shey Phoksundo lake, Dho Tarap, Shey Gompa etc. It is a restricted area that was opened for tourism from the year 1989 which requires special permit. Dolpo is inhabitant of Buddhists and Bon cults who are mostly Tibetan and Hindus. The dry remote village consists of rivers, waterfalls, meadows etc.
Upper Mustang known as 'Last Forbidden Kingdom' lies in upper Northern part of Mustang district. The majority of the population is Tibetan and Thakali with full of history, culture and traditional. Since 1992 tourism was officially allowed to explore the mysterious culture, yak caravans, colorful valley, whitewashed houses, Lho Manthang Palace and many more.