Activity: Eco/Cultural Trek
[Shey Phoksundo Lake Trek Permit Cost Like all other restricted Area treks in Nepal, exploring the Shey Phoksundo National Park is also required specific entry permits such as Lower Dolpo and Shey Phoksundo National Park. Remember that Shey Phoksundo National Park covers Upper Dolpo Trek too. The Lower Dolpo Permit cost is US$ 20 per person per week, whereas the Shey Phoksundo National Park entry fee is US$30 per person]
Shey Phoksundo Lake Trek is Off- Beaten trekking routes in western Nepal leading to the beautiful turquoise Phoksundo Lake. This Lake is one of the beautiful lakes in Nepal having alpine fresh water situating in Lower Dolpo at Shey Phoksundo National Park at an elevation of 3,610 m. It is a sacred lake to the Buddhist and Bon Po Religions. Here, the trekkers visit every year to indulge in beauty of nature and its mix culture.
The trip initiates from city flight to Nepalgunj in Terai and to Jhumla in Dolpa by early morning flight crossing Mahabharata Range. The trail passes through beautiful villages, rivers, dense forest, water fall, rocky trail and mix culture of the people. This is the great area to witness wild rare animals like musk deer, blue sheep, snow leopard, Tibetan Sheep, Himalayan Thar. Beautiful Phoksundo Lake, Thasung Choling Gompa; a Bon Monastery, Ringo Village, peak of Kanjirowa Range in the back drop from the Monastery, various monasteries, chortens reward the trekkers with the beauty of nature and long back cultures. Additionally, passing of Mules, Horses and sometimes Yaks on the way adds the beauty of the Phoksundo Lake Trekking.
• Discover Phoksundo Lake, sacred in the Bonpo Religions
• Immerse yourself in Tibetan culture in the village of Ringmo
• See the spectacular Jharana Waterfall
• Explore the ancient Tshowa Gompa, a 900-year-old Monastery
Outline Itinerary [Tea House/Home stay Trek]
Day 01: Kathmandu – Nepalgunj (150 m), flight – Duration: 50 Minutes
Day 02: Fly to Juphal (2,500 m), and trek to Dunai (2,000 m), 3 hrs
Day 03: Trek to Chhapka (2,670m), via Shyanta (2,490 m), 6 hrs
Day 04: Trek to Jharana (3,170 m), via Reychi (2,960 m), 6 hrs
Day 05: Trek to Ringmo Village (3,635 m), Phoksundo Lake, 3 hrs
Day 06: Explore sacred Phoksundo Lake and Tshowa Gompa
Day 07: Trek back to Chhapka, 6.5 hrs
Day 08: Trek to Juphal, 6.5 hrs
Day 09: Morning Fly back to Nepalgunj and connect to Kathmandu
Shey Phoksundo Trek for 9 days cost including (Permits, accommodation, meals, flight fare and all ground transportation too with full board package) USD$1850 per person.
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Customize your Trek: the trek can be redesigned based on your requirements. This is just a general itinerary, which can always individually be tailored made. Trekking package can be redesigned or as per your desire. For more detailed. Information feel free to Email us a at firstname.lastname@example.org
CLIMATIC CONDITIONS OF NEPAL
Climatic conditions of Nepal vary from one place to another in accordance with the geographical features. In the northern summers are cool and winters severe, while in south, summers are tropical and winters are mild. Weather determines the trip plan at first. Nepal is the best land to visit at any season. Here, you can find good places to trek in the mountain region throughout the year. Although the average width of Nepal is only about 200m., it comprises a good topographical diversity and varied altitude resulting considerable climatic differences. As a result one can feel a diverse type of vegetation and climate even in a single day walk. Nepal weather condition depends on the season and altitude of at the place. Weather is generally predictable and remains pleasant in Nepal. BEST TREKKING SEASONS IN NEPAL
Spring: March – May
Spring season starts from March and ends in May. Days are warm with hazy mornings and temperature fluctuates between 20 °C – 30 °C (68 °F to 86 °F). This is a good to trek in this season as the ascending altitudes gets colorful appearance by Rhododendron blooms and piled up snow starts to melt in the higher altitudes.
Autumn: September – November
Autumn is busiest tourist season in Nepal. Many trekkers and climbers prefer autumn as best time to visiting Nepal. During the season, days are clear with fine weather, visibility is good, least rain, people in festive mood, mild temperature fluctuating between 20 °C – 30 °C (68 °F to 86 °F). This is the same season when the main festivals of Nepali, specially Hindu, Dashain, Tihar and Chhat are celebrated.
SAFETY AND SATISFACTIONS
We prioritize safety and sound health for our Clients and Employees.
The trek will be guided by one of our experienced, licensed and friendly trekking guide. The guide will be carrying all the essential equipments with a first aid kit for safety reasons. We offer you the insightful meditational trek. During emergence cases, if our clients have any trouble with mountain sickness or any other unforeseen circumstances then we will always be standing by to send a rescue helicopter to bring our clients back to lower places or Kathmandu.
PASSPORT AND VISA
You need to have a Visa to enter in Nepal while travelling. The arrival visa is available at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu where you can simply get On Arrival Visa. You must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter Nepal. You will be charged $25 USD for 15 days or $40 USD as visa application fees for 30 days tourist visa to the forefingers except for Chinese and India. For those tourists who have Indian and Chinese passports then you do not need a visa (Free Visa).
EXTRA PERSONAL EXPENSES ON TREKKING
During the trek, all your foods are included in the package (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks), the foods will be served as per the package program and besides that, any personal and Barbier bills would be extra.
Travel insurance is mandatory for trekkers in participating in any trek and tour programs in the Himalayas. Getting travel insurance, especially while traveling in the mountain areas is like security on which you can rely and enjoy your trip without any worries. We highly recommend getting good compressive travel insurance that covers things like emergency helicopter rescue, medical evacuation expenses it will be assisted protection tour to cover personal injury, injury, repatriation expenses, and any kind of other illness will be covered. Having good travel insurance will not only guarantee you peace of mind while you travel with us but also provide you with complete coverage for anything things that may go wrong.
BOOKING AND PAYMENT PROCESS
AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions is government-authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. We are also associated with International Tourism Company; Expedition Humanity & Adventure Wilderness GBR. We heartily welcome any adventure interested persons to be booked and be part of our family now. We treat you well as we have family based hospitality. To process a trip booking with us, you’re required to deposit 25% of the full trip cost in advance to the prior of time to make sure all the reservations such as Hotels, guides, trekking permits, transportation, etc. The remaining of the payment can be easily made to us on your arrival. At the same time, sending all the required documents such as passport, travel insurance copies, and flight details at the time of booking would be highly appreciated as it is mandatory.
The last-minute booking can be made by any interested travelers a day before the trip gets started. Moreover, the payment should be made 100% if you are booking this for the last minute and the booking can be made directly through sending us an email and messages on WhatsApp. 977-9851134813
Because of Road conditions, weather conditions, arbitrary authorities, difficulties with local means of transport and many other influencing factors, the specified itinerary cannot be guaranteed. However, mentioned above announcement only represents the planned itinerary without guaranteeing the exact sequence in detail.