Shey Phoksundo Lake Trek - 9 Days

Shey Phoksundo Lake Trek is one of the finest destinations you can go to in Nepal. It is an alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake, which is located at an elevation of 3,611.5 meters/11,849 ft. in the Dolpa District. As it is a short and relatively easy trip to one of Nepal’s largest and most spectacular lakes. It’s a 7-day trip from Kathmandu, but it could be longer or shorter depending on the number of hours you choose to walk a day. Shey Phoksundo Lake Trek is one of the most iconic and exotic tourist destinations in the Dolpo region. It is the most significant territorial district, among other many attractive places in Nepal.

Shey Phoksundo Lake is splendid due to the reflecting backdrop of the Kanjirowa massif. It thus makes the trek into a beautiful blend of nature and culture. Besides, it offers a wide range of spectacular and beautiful landscapes.

Shey Phoksundo Lake is the most important place of nature and lies within the Shey Phoksundo National Park. The park is also a habitat for a wide range of flora and fauna. Thus, Shey Phoksundo National Park is also well known for its medicinal herbs. As a result, the Phoksundo Lake Trek is ideal for those who study botanical science.

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We can manage the trek and tour on the guest’s demand and interest. According to your time duration and schedule, please go to our Plan Trip or Customize Trip.

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Overview

Shey Phoksundo Lake is an alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake, which is located at an elevation of 3,611.5 meters/11,849 ft. in the Dolpa District. This lake is in the periphery of Shey Phoksundo National Park. Shey Phoksundo Lake is spread over the area of 494 hector/1.91 sq mi with a water volume is 409,000,000 m3 and discharge of 3.715m3/s. The maximum depth of Shey Phoksundo is 145 meters/476 ft.

You will also find a traditional village of Dolpo called Ringmo in the southern end. The village lies on the 30,000 to 40,000-year-old landslide dam that formed the lake. While you pass the dam, you will see a waterfall of over 167 meters/548 ft tall. Shey Phoksundo Park has many religious sites including gompas. The most famous one is Shey Gompa, which was built during the 11th century. Near the lake of Shey Phoksundo, there is Thashung Gompa which was built about 900 years ago.

Highlights of Shey Phoksundo Lake Trek

  • Explore the 800-year old monastery of Tshowa Gompa.
  • The witness of the crystal clear Jarana waterfall
  • Explore the most iconic Phoksundo Lake and the holiest land of Bonpo.
  • Take part in the culture of Tibetan in the Ringmo village

Itinerary

Day 1
Fly to Nepalgunj, a doorway to the Far West

Day 2
Fly to Juphal then trek to Dunai

Day 3
Trek to Chhepka

Day 4
Trek to Jharana Hotel

Day 5
Trek to Ringmo

Day 6
Explore sacred Phoksundo Lake and Tshowa Gompa

Day 7
Trek to Tsepka

Day 8
Trek to Jufal

Day 9
Fly to Nepalgunj, then a connecting flight to KTM.

Cost Included

  • You’re Meal in During the Trekking as Your standard meals (3 times a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • All Trekking Permit and Local Permit.
  • Accommodation in Trekking: All accommodations in lodge/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly, and English-speaking Trekking Guide. His well-paid salary, meals, accommodation insurance, etc.
  • Trekking Porter: porters (1 porter for 2 people). Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation.
  • After the Success Trip, Provide Adventure Certificate.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.
  • Service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals and Extra Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All Hot and Cold drinks
  • Single Trekker & Solo Trekker (Porters Extra Charge)
  • Special Table Menu/Bakery Cafe
  • The additional size of Pots Hot Drinks
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Hot shower
  • On the trekking Wi-Fi
  • Personal expenses any type
  • Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter

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Shey Phoksundo Lake Trek

Trip Facts

  • minimum 2 person
  • 3660 meters
  • Easy/Moderate
  • Tea house/Hotel/Lodge
  • All season

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