Shey Phoksundo Lake is a pristine fresh-water lake inside the Shey Phoksundo National Park of Nepal. It is the deepest lake in Nepal. We can consider Shey Phoksundo Lake Trekking as a part of Upper Dolpo Trekking.
Shey Phoksundo Lake Trekking can be made within two weeks but we have designed this 21 days itinerary of Shey Phoksundo National Park – Lake Trekking to experience more adventurous holiday via a crossing of Numa La Pass at 5,190 meters and Baga La Pass at 5,070 meters.
Highlights of the Shey Phoksundo Lake Trekking includes explore wilderness of remote mountain valleys, Buddhist cultural villages, amazing landscapes. For sure, excellent views of Great Himalayas and Trans Himalayas of Nepal.
Shey Phoksundo – Trek Plan
Officially regulated day-to-day itinerary of 21 days Shey Phoksundo Lake Trekking adventure package trip with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Pvt. Ltd begins after spending a day in the capital city Kathmandu with a day guided sightseeing tour around world heritage sites of UNESCO.
Leaving Kathmandu, we make a short flight to Nepalgunj and another flight of Dunai to get started our walking journey to Shey Phoksundo.
We gradually follow the trail of remote and less explored places towards Tarakot, Khani Gaon, Tarap Khola, Yak Kharka, Dho Tarap and Tokyu Gaun before reaching at Numa La Base Camp.
Next we make the crossing of adventurous 2 high passes; Numa La and Baga La to reach at Ringmo Village and Shey Phoksundo Lake.
After having a great exploration and excursion around the places of Shey Phoksundo Lake we safely retrace our journey to Juphal and fly back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj after accomplish amazing experience of Shey Phoksundo Lake Trekking with AMN Trekking and Climbing Team.
Shey Phoksundo National Park
Shey Phoksundo National Park is the largest National Park of Nepal covering the area of 3,555 km2 (1,373 sq mi). It lies in Dolpa and Mugu district of Mid-Western Region, Nepal. The interesting fact is, It is the only trans-Himalaya National Park of Nepal.
The winter here above 2,500 m remains frozen in July-September. Above 3000 m, the temperature remains below freezing point in the winter.
Flora in Shey Phoksundo National Park :
The Phoksundo National Park is extremely rich with flora. We can find blue pine, spruce, Populus, Juniper, Caragana, White Himalayan birch and many more.
Fauna in Shey Phoksundo National Park :
Also, equally rich in fauna like Himalayan black bear, yellow-throated marten, snow leopard, musk deer, grey wolf, Tibetan partridge, and many more.
People and Culture | Shey Phoksundo Region :
Talking about culture, we will find many Gompas and Religious sites in Shey Phoksundo. Shey Gompa, is one of the oldest Gumpa suited in Shey Phoksundo National Park built in 11th century. Likewise, Thashung Gompa 900 hundred years old, ‘Ringmo’ Tibetan village, and many more cultural and religious sites. Most of the people follow Buddhism and highly done occupation farming.
Shey Phoksundo Lake :
Shey Phoksundo is an alpine fresh-water lake situated inside Shey Phoksundo National Park at an elevation of 3,612 meters. Ringmo Village is the oldest village in the southern end in a 40,000 old landslide dam that formed the lake. It is one of the major attraction for tourists.
According to the survey of 2004, the maximum depth of the lake measured was 145 meters.
Shey Phoksundo Guide-Porters:
We provide highly qualified Guide Porters only who are First Aid Certified and High Altitude and Leadership Training Certified. Our guide porters will have all sort Basic First Aid information to explain confronted issue in the high elevation. We give solid and sound Porters who can convey upto 20-25 Kg weight and significantly more in uncommon cases.
Shey Phoksundo Hotels:
In Nepal, they call higher elevation Himalayas Mountain Lodge as Tea House Lodge. There are no much classes of inns in the higher elevation. The generally discovered inns are Tea House Lodge for convenience and nourishment.
However, the nourishment accessible is delightful and clean. Hotels accessible are basic, flawless and clean. In any case, Attach restroom may not be accessible in all spots. Almost certainly, you will be presented with clean restroom with great water offices. Then again, we can likewise do outdoors.
Else, Home stay is likewise a next choice which additionally being famous in certain pieces of Annapurna Region like Mardi Himal, Ghandruk, and so on. This is very prescribed in light of the fact that one can encounter social experience and customs of various gatherings of individuals in Nepal.