Lower Dolpo and Phoksundo Lake Trek

Lower Dolpo and Phoksundo Lake Trek

lower DolpoLower Dolpo trek is one of the most popular trekking of Dolpo region as it passes through the world deepest lake Shey-Phoksundo Lake. It is also known as the Blue Lake which does not contain aquatic life. The treks begin from Juphal and the trail continue to Dunai and then heads north along the Dho-Dharap village (4,040m) an area inhabited by people practicing the pre-Buddhist religion called “Bon Po.” The trail back to Dunai along the Phoksundo River as it flows south carries the waters of Lake Phoksundo on their long passage via the Ganga into Bay of Bengal. Blue sheep, Musk deer, Goral, Snow leopard, Himalayan Tahr and Bear inhabit the Shey Phoksundo National Park set aside to protect an ecosystem typical of the high and Tibetan Plateau.

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Fact of Lower Dolpo and Phoksundo Lake Trek

Name of Trek:

Lower Dolpo and Phoksundo Lake Trek

Location:

Dolpo Region

Trekking Grade:

Moderate to Strenous 

Activities:

Tour and Trekking

Minimum Altitude:

300m

Maximum Altitude:

5,300m

Season:

Spring and Autumn

Accommodation:

Camping Trek

Transportation:

Land Transportation and domestic airline

Trek duration:

22 Days (18 Days for Trek)

Trekking Starting Point:

Juphal

Trekking Ending Point:

Juphal

Walking hour per day:

5 to 7 hours

Group Size:

2 to 10 peoples