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Shey phoksundo trek in Nepal- 8 days

Shey phoksundo trek in Nepal- 8 days

Phoksundo Lake is viewed as a standout amongst the most wonderful and intriguing traveler’s goals situated in Dolpo. Shey Phoksundo Lake is a perfect freshwater lake within the Shey Phoksundo National Park of Nepal. Phoksundo is additionally believed to be sacred by the Buddhist and Bon Po religions’ followers, making this trekking package an astonishing blend of culture and nature.
The 8-days Phoksundo Trek is Dolpo’s unparalleled teahouse trek. The hike starts from Juphal, here the main airstrip in Dolpo is located. The trail proceeds to view the brilliant Himalayan woodlands and pleasant conventional villages en-route. The streams and cascades on the trail are a few of Nepal’s generally heavenly locations. Notwithstanding the natural excellence during the trek, the territory additionally gives you a chance to encounter the rich wildlife. One may get to notice some endangered species during the trek such as the snow panther, incredible Tibetan sheep, blue sheep, musk deer, Himalayan tahr and so forth. You will locate a conventional Dolpo village, known as Ringmo in the southern end. This village lies on the 30,000 to 40,000-year-old avalanche dam that shaped this lake. While you cross the dam, you’ll also view the cascade of over 167 meters/548 ft. tall.
Shey Phoksundo Park also has several religious spots like monasteries and gompas. The most popular one is Shey Gompa, which was made around the 11th century. Near the lake of Shey Phoksundo, you can see Thashung Gompa which was made around 900 years ago. On the south bank prevails the village of Ringmo, here you can get a unique close glimpse of the traditional Bonpo culture.
Phoksundo Lake Trek is a short and simple voyage as no high passes are included. Even the backpackers can do this trek. The right trekking season in this region is autumn and spring.

Highlights:

  • Scenic flights enjoy a superb view of Himalayan ranges.

  • Discover holy and magnificent Phoksundo Lake in the Bonpo district.

  • Visit the ancient Tshowa Gompa, Shey Gompa, Bon monastery, and temples.

  • Explore the natural magnificence passing through forests, waterfalls, and rivers.

  • Know about the traditional Bonpo culture and lifestyle.


Phoksundo Lake is viewed as a standout amongst the most wonderful and intriguing traveler’s goals situated in Dolpo. Shey Phoksundo Lake is a perfect freshwater lake within the Shey Phoksundo National Park of Nepal. Phoksundo is additionally believed to be sacred by the Buddhist and Bon Po religions' followers, making this trekking package an astonishing blend of culture and nature.

The 8-days Phoksundo Trek is Dolpo's unparalleled teahouse trek. The hike starts from Juphal, here the main airstrip in Dolpo is located. The trail proceeds to view the brilliant Himalayan woodlands and pleasant conventional villages en-route. The streams and cascades on the trail are a few of Nepal's generally heavenly locations. Notwithstanding the natural excellence during the trek, the territory additionally gives you a chance to encounter the rich wildlife. One may get to notice some endangered species during the trek such as the snow panther, incredible Tibetan sheep, blue sheep, musk deer, Himalayan tahr and so forth. You will locate a conventional Dolpo village, known as Ringmo in the southern end. This village lies on the 30,000 to 40,000-year-old avalanche dam that shaped this lake. While you cross the dam, you’ll also view the cascade of over 167 meters/548 ft. tall.

Shey Phoksundo Park also has several religious spots like monasteries and gompas. The most popular one is Shey Gompa, which was made around the 11th century. Near the lake of Shey Phoksundo, you can see Thashung Gompa which was made around 900 years ago. On the south bank prevails the village of Ringmo, here you can get a unique close glimpse of the traditional Bonpo culture.

Phoksundo Lake Trek is a short and simple voyage as no high passes are included. Even the backpackers can do this trek. The right trekking season in this region is autumn and spring.
  • Day 1: Flight from Kathmandu – Nepalgunj
  • Day 2: Flight from Nepalgunj - Juphal (2475 m); trek to Chhepka (2838 m) 6-7 hours
  • Day 3: Chhepka (2838 m) - Chunuwar near Amchi Hospital (3130 m) 6-7 hours
  • Day 4: Chunuwar near Amchi Hospital (3130 m) - Ringmo village at Phoksundo Lake (3641 m) 3 hours
  • Day 5: Explore Phoksundo Lake, visit the famous Bon Gompa
  • Day 6: Ringmo village at Phoksundo Lake (3641 m) - Chhepka (2838 m) 7-8 hours
  • Day 7: Chhepka (2838 m) - Juphal (2475 m) 6 hours
  • Day 8: Flight from Juphal - Nepalgunj – Kathmandu
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  • Day 1: Flight from Kathmandu – Nepalgunj
 
  • In the morning we take a flight for Nepalgunj. Enjoy one hour of scenic flight. Land at Nepalgunj. Spend rest of the day at leisure.
 
  • Day 2: Flight from Nepalgunj - Juphal (2475 m); trek to Chhepka (2838 m) 6-7 hours
 
  • After breakfast, we take another scenic flight for Juphal. Arrive at Jhupal.
  • Now begins our real trekking journey. Go downwards through Dunai and cross the bridge above the Bheri River. Head north to the check-post of Shey Phoksundo National Park. Trail the rock-strewn route above the twisted Suli Ghad River. Later, pass the tropical maple and walnut forest. Here appreciate the scenes of cascading waterfalls, lush vegetation, and waving prayer flags. Further trek uphill through the narrow trail to reach the Chhepka village.
 
  • Day 3: Chhepka (2838 m) - Chunuwar near Amchi Hospital (3130 m) 6-7 hours
 
  • After breakfast, we trek crossing twice the bridge over Phoksundo Khola. Later, trek through the riverside towards Sulligad Dovan. Again, cross the bridge over the junction of Phoksundo Khola and Yulung Khola and reach Chunuwar village Amchi Hospital, the treatment center of the locals of Dolpo.
 
  • Day 4: Chunuwar near Amchi Hospital (3130 m) - Ringmo village at Phoksundo Lake (3641 m) 3 hours
 
  • After breakfast, we ascend along the forests of big cedars until the Palam. The trail then goes downwards through open country. Then trek upwards along the grimy route to a ridge at 3780 m. and the waterfall. Trek till reaching the Ringmo village near Phoksundo Lake. Here appreciate a scenic flat-roofed stone houses settlement with several mani walls.
 
  • Day 5: Explore Phoksundo Lake, visit the famous Bon Gompa
 
  • Today spend the whole day exploring the area around the beautiful Phoksundo Lake. First, wander around Ringmo Village and visit Tshowa - the Bon Monastery. This monastery is around 900 years old.
  • Also, visit the Bon Gompa settled at a ridge top over Phoksundo Lake, a captivating journey. Then we descend towards Phoksundo Lake through cliffs.
  • The main highlight of the trip Phoksundo Lake is popular for its brilliant turquoise color and dramatic landscape. Several wonderful glaciers are discovered near the lake. Ringmo village, a typical Tibetan village, looks scenic from Phoksundo Lake. We further traverse the amazing natural spots enjoying the beautiful nature tour.
 
  • Day 6: Ringmo village at Phoksundo Lake (3641 m) - Chhepka (2838 m) 7-8 hours
 
  • Today we trek to an ancient, cultural, and historical Ringmo village located in the high land area. We can see many monasteries and temples here. This village lies in the foot of the Shey Phoksundo Lake. After exploring this village, we trek further to arrive at the Chepka and explore around this place.
 
  • Day 7: Chhepka (2838 m) - Juphal (2475 m) 6 hours
 
  • Today is the last day of our tour. We trek along the rocky trail passing the Bheri River. Enjoy the stunning panorama during the trek. Pass the Shey Phoksundo National Park, then go eastwards trekking via the little village of Kalagauda. Lastly, reach Juphal.
 
  • Day 8: Flight from Juphal - Nepalgunj – Kathmandu
 
  • Early morning, we take a scenic flight to Nepalgunj from Juphal. After landing at Juphal we take another connecting flight to Kathmandu. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains during the flight.

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