Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Shey Phoksundo Lake Trek Nepal

Among many famous exotic lake in Nepal, Shey Phoksundo lake is one of them situated at 3,611.5 m above sea level in Dolpa district. This lake is situated within the boundries of Shey Phoksundo National park. 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. Shey Phoksundo trek is short and very adventurous trekking route. Dolpa has been isolated region of Nepal for many years. This may be the reason for Dolpa to intact its natural beauty for so long. It is truly one of the most delightful trekking route in Nepal.
Shey Phoksundo Trek leads you to mystic land of Dolpa. The less-traveled path, the off beaten trail, dramatic landscapes, mountains, and the rural landscapes can bring true inner peace for the travelers. Dense alpine forest followed by wild rivers, rocky hills, and snow-clad mountains are some of the natural beauty destine to be seen during this trek.
Along with soul healing natural beauty, diverse culture and tradition of Dolpa region is like icing on the cake. People of this region mainly follow Buddhism and Bon-po religion which is unique of its own kind. On the way, we can witness few gunpas, stupas and monasteries reflecting the religious beliefs and practices in this religion. Dolpa is one of the most difficult region of Nepal. Throughout this trekking route we can notice laborious and hardworking people of Dolpa region which has made them able to survive such daily hardship in their lifestyle.
Trails to follow during this trek

Day 01: Arrival Day
Day 02: Fly to Nepalgunj
Day 03: Fly to Jhupal and trek to Suligad
Day 04: Trek to Chekpa
Day 05: Trek to Amchi Hospital
Day 06: Trek to Phoksundo Lake
Day 07: A day in Phoksundo Lake
Day 08: Trek to Chekpa
Day 09: Trek to Dunai
Day 10: Trek to Jhupal
Day 11: Fly to Nepalgunj and then to Kathmandu
Day 12: Departure Day


Shey Phoksundo Lake Trek starts by taking a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj which is then followed by another flight to Jhupal. From Jhupal we follow remote and pristine trial towards Shey Phoksundo Lake. Along the way we make some stops before reaching the lake and not to mention we will be trekking throughout the route until we return to Jhupal once again.
After reaching Jhupal, we will hike towards Suligad which will be our first stop. While moving towards our destination, we will see snow caped mountains. Landscape will drastically change after reaching Jhupal.
We will follow Suli Khola River while heading towards our next stop, Chekpa. We’ll catch some beautiful glimpse of Dhaulagiri range along with forest full of wild flowers, pine tree, spruce, fir, juniper and small bamboo forests. We will pass through villages such as Kageni and Sangta.
After Chekpa, Amchi Hospital is our next destination where we will observe Tibetan medicines and local herds prescribed to patients. Our path will mainly follow river travelling through rocky narrow valleys.
Finally, on the 6th day we will reach Shey Phoksundo Lake. A heavenly breathtaking view of this exotic will leave you stunt for a while. All the sweats you’ve lost during this trek will be worth it. We will be staying here for a day.
Finally we will trek back to Jhupal where our trekking comes to an end.

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