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Phoksundo Lake Trek

Phoksundo Lake Trek

Among many beautiful places in Nepal, Phoksundo Lake is considered one of the most beautiful and exotic tourist destinations located in Dolpo, the largest territorial district. Phoksundo Lake Trek is a short and easy journey to one of the most beautiful and deepest lakes of Nepal. Phoksundo is an alpine freshwater lake which is also considered sacred by the followers of Buddhist and Bon-po religions, making the trek an amazing mix of nature and culture.

The 11-day trip starts with your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. The trip to Phoksundo Lake continues next day with a flight to Nepalgunj which lies in the lowland of western Terai, just 8 km away from Indian Border. After a brief stay in Nepalgunj, we fly to Juphal, the starting point of our trek to Phoksundo Lake. The trekking trail ascends and descends through a densely forested path filled with oaks, pines, and fir trees with a view of several waterfalls along the way. The route also passes through several picturesque traditional villages like Dunai, Chhepka, Jharana Hotel, and Shyanta. The trekkers also come across the view of a magnificent 330m high waterfall. The area is also equally rich in wildlife which gives trekkers an opportunity to get sight of some endangered species like musk deer, snow leopard, blue sheep, Tibetan sheep, Himalayan tahr, and so on. A short stay at the mesmerizing Phoksundo Lake is bound to make you feel calm and peaceful as you relish the beauty of the lake along with the view of Kanjirowa Himal (6612m) accompanied by a visit to the various monasteries surrounding the lake.

Suggested Itinerary 

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2: Kathmandu — Nepalgunj by flight

Day 3: Fly Nepalgunj- Juphal / Trek Juphal- Dunai (2150m)/ 3 hrs Trek

Day 4: Dunai- Chhepka (2670m)/ 6-7 hrs trek

Day 5: Chhepka — Jharana Hotel/ 5-6 hrs trek

Day 6: Jharana Hotel — Phoksundo Lake/ 5-6 hrs Trek

Day 7: Shey Phoksundo Lake- Rest day

Day 8: Phoksundo — Shyanta/ 6-7 hrs trek

Day 9: Sangta — Juphal/ 5-6 hrs trek

Day 10: Juphal — Nepalgunj- Kathmandu by flight

 

Price Details 2021/2022

The cost for the overall trekking for one person is USD $1900. Discount will be considered for more than two person.

Package Includes

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Accommodation in a tea house during the trek.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • Shey Phoksundo National Park permit.
  •  Lower Dolpo Restricted Area Permit.
  • Licensed English speaking trekking guide.
  • All entrance fees, taxes, and tickets handle by guide .
  • Medical care in emergency.
  • Kathmandu valley guided sightseeing tour

Package Excludes

  • International flight tickets
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, phone call, battery recharge
  • Hot shower during the trek
  • Trekking insurance
  • Additional cost that may require.

Refund policy: Money will be refunded in only cases where the trekking site is closed, or the trek site is blocked by natural disasters like landslides. The money will not be refunded after the trek has started or you want to stop trekking due to your personal reasons.

Deposits: The total deposit of at least USD500 per person by the trekker should be done. All deposits shall be directly paid to Ktmguide at least 1 month before the event is scheduled.

Cancelation Policy: If you want to cancel your participation, please write to us as early as possible. If the cancelation is made before 30 days of the event, 50% of the deposit will be refunded. If the cancelation is made after full payment and event is confirmed, only 50% of the total paid amount will be refunded.

Disclaimer: In case of cancelation of the event due to unavoidable circumstances like weather and authorities involved, a notice will be published before 30 days of the event. In case of such cancelation, a full refund will be made or offset the amount against any of our upcoming skydiving packages. Ktmguide takes full liability for the recovery of your money without any loss. However, if you cancel the participation in midway, the company will not be able to refund the incurred expenses.

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