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Phoksundo Lake Trek – 11 days



A glimpse of a beautiful and remote region with a landscape and traditions closely linked to the Tibetan Plateau.
Climb through the pine and juniper forests of the beautiful Suli Gad. Deep gorges and waterfalls are features of the route to the small village of Ringmo on the shores of the turquoise Phoksumdo Lake. Tiny Buddhist and Bonpo monasteries are numerous here and you may have the chance to join monks at the morning puja.


  • The vibrant, chaotic, colorful city of Kathmandu
  • Trail through the desolate landscapes, green pastures and barren rocks
  • Tibetan Buddhist culture and religion, Bonpo culture
  • Experience of life in the remote highlands
  • The highest waterfall of Nepal, the Suligad waterfall
  • The scenic flight of Jungle and Himalayan Range, flight from Nepalgunj to Jumla and back
  • The Holy Phoksundo Lake, the deepest in the Himalaya

Trip Details

Trek Grade: 2
Trek Code: DOL-PHO-11
Duration: 11 days
Trek Style: Fully supported camping trek
Best time to go: March – November


Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1300m)
Day 02: Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly to Nepalgunj (152m, 1 hr)
Day 04: Fly to Juphal (2475m, ½ hr), Trek to Rupaghat (2400m, 4½ hrs)
Day 05: Ryajik (2900m, 6 hrs)
Day 06: Phoksumdo Ringmo (3500m, 5 hrs)
Day 07: Phoksumdo (3650m)
Day 08: Arik (2800m, 7 hrs)
Day 09: Juphal  (2400m, 8 hrs)
Day 10: Fly Nepalgunj, Fly Kathmandu (1300m)
Day 11: Depart

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