Shey Phoksundo National Park is the largest and only trans-Himalayan National Park in Nepal. It covers an area of 3,555 square kilometers(1,373 sq mi) in the districts of Dolpa and Mugu in the northwestern part of the country. The park contains the famous Phoksundo Lake, the deepest lake in Nepal.
Shey Phoksundo National Park provides a diversity of spectacular landscapes and ranks among the most scenic mountain parks in the World. Much of the park lies north of the Himalayan crest. Elevations range from 2,130 metres (6,990 ft) in the southeast near Ankhe to 6,883 metres (22,582 ft) at the summit of Kanjiroba Himal, which lies at the southern edge of the Tibetan plateau. Phoksundo Lake, famous for its magnificent turquoise color, lies at 3,660 metres (12,010 ft) in the upper reaches of Suligad and is Nepal’s deepest and second largest lake.