Equator Expeditions (P) Ltd, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal , P.O Box 8404 (977)-1-4356644, 4354169

Dolpo Phoksumdo Lake

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Days : 8
Grade : Medium/Hard
Max. Elevation. 3660 m
Season : March / October

Dolpo is in the far west of Nepal. The entire district was closed to trekkers until 1989 and still remains relatively untouched. Buddhist in culture the Dolpo region contains the colors and traditions of an ancient way of life.
There are no tea houses and there is no straight forward way in or out of Dolpo. It is a steep and rugged environment, suitable for the adventurous traveler. There are no modern facilities and one must be prepared to be flexible as flights are not as reliable as in other areas.
Phoksumdo Lake with its deep blue waters and mysterious surroundings is an unforgettable destination. The main temple, is said to be over 60 generations old and one of the few remaining active facilities dedicated to Bon Po religion, the antecedent of Tibetan Buddhism.

  • Flight to Juphal - Dunai
  • Hanke Check Post
  • Ringmo trail camp
  • Phoksundo Lake
  • Explore Phoksundo Lake
  • Hanke Check Post
  • Juphal
  • Fly to Nepaljung / Kathmandu
  • Backpack / Duffel Bag
  • Day Pack
  • Trekking Boots/ shoes
  • Socks x 4
  • Sleeping Bag (4 season this can be rented in Kathmandu)
  • Shorts x 2
  • Fleece Pant / Jacket
  • Flashlight
  • Shirt/T-shirt x 2
  • Thermal Underwear Top 2 / Bottoms 2
  • Book
  • Trekking polls (optional)
  • Sun Hat / Visor Gloves
  • Sun Screen
  • Sunglasses (UV protected- imperative to have quality eye wear)
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Waterproof Pants
  • Watch
  • Warm Hat with ear protection
  • Permit / Money
  • Camera / Film
  • Down Jacket (this can be rented in Kathmandu)
  • Small First Aid Kit

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