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Shey Gompa to Jomsom

Start of the Trip: Kathmandu
End of the Trip: Kathmandu
Duration: 19-22 day
Difficulty: Medium – Hard
Hotels: None
Seasons: May – October
Maximum Elevation: 5160m

It’s a long, hard, remote trek from Shey to Jomsom, across the roof of Nepal. There are few villages, no lodges and telephones and almost no food available. At this trip you can have our Tibetan guide accompany you. In order to complete this trek, it is most ideal to combine Phoksumdo Lake, Phoksumdo Lake to Shey Gompa, and Shey Gompa to Jomsom. According to this itinerary the trek begins from Dunai passes Shey Gompa before arriving to Jomsom.  

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Tour Itinerary

Day Section and Altitude Hours
1

Kathmandu Arrival-Transfer to Dunai
Dunai – Suli Gaad – Kageni (2260m) –
Sankta (2460m) – Chepka (2760m),
770m ascent,

4.30-5.30
2

Chepka – Renje (3010m)
500m ascent, 320m descent

4.00-5.00
3

Renje – Sumduwa – Palam (3280m) –
Ringmo (3640m) - Phoksumdo Lake (3620m),
880m ascent, 90m descent

6.00
4

Phoksumdo Lake – Cho Phu – Chunemba (3630m),
570m ascent, 560m descent

5.00-6.00
5

Chunemba – Kang Gompa (3710m) - Lar Tsa (4120m),
570m ascent, 80m descent

4.00-5.30
6

Lar Tsa – Mendok Ding (4610m),
520m ascent, 130m descent

2.00-3.00
7

Mendok Ding – Sehu La (5160m) –
Tsakang - Shey Gompa (4390m),
1040m ascent, 1240m descent

8.00-8.30
8

Shey to Namgung
1450m ascent, 530m descent

6.00-7.00
9

Namgung to Karang
490m ascent, 550m descent

5.00-6.00
10

Karang to Mugaon
1040m ascent, 890m descent

6.00-7.30
11

Mugaon to Shimen
280 ascent, 270m descent

7.00-8.30
12

Shimen to Tinje
280m ascent, 270m descent

7.00-8.00
13

Tinje to Rakpa
550m ascent, 170m descent

7.00-8.00
14

Rakpa to Chharka
490m ascent, 900m descent

7.00-8.00
15

Charka to Norbulung
820m ascent, 190m descent

6.00-7.00
16

Norbulung to Sangda Phedi
790m ascent, 440m descent

7.00-8.00
17

Sangda Phedi to Sangda
460m ascent, 1860m descent

7.00-8.00
18

Sangda to Dhagarjun
970m ascent, 1380m descent

7.00-8.00
19

Dhafarjun to Jomsom
70m ascent, 690m descent
Departure from Kathmandu

3.00

*** From Jomsom fly to either Pokhara or Kathmandu.

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