Phoksundo Lake Trek

Nepal Nepal

Worth knowing

The Phoksundo Lake Trek runs for a length of 70 kilometers through Nepal.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 4 days to walk the Phoksundo Lake Trek.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp, in homestays and in guesthouses/hotels along the way.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Phoksundo Lake Trek

70 km
Elevation gain
3.600 m
Elevation loss
3.600 m
Highest Point
3.705 m
Lowest Point
Thuli Bheri / 2.078 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
70 km
3.600 m
3.600 m
3.705 m
Thuli Bheri
2.078 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Phoksundo Lake Trek
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in homestays
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
Solitude on the Phoksundo Lake Trek
Hardly any other people and you sleep in huts/tents with no contact to villages

The best time to hike the Phoksundo Lake Trek is:


Arrival to the Phoksundo Lake Trek

You will arrive via Tribhuvan International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Flugzeug / Bus. Duration approx. 10 hours.

Departure from the Phoksundo Lake Trek

Departure is via Tribhuvan International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Flugzeug / Bus. Takes about 10 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Phoksundo Lake Trek

What else you should know about the Phoksundo Lake Trek

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