Dudh Kunda or Lake of Milk is located in the mountains of Southern Solukhumbhu directly below the Number Mountain Range which falls on the same Everest range. Dudh Kunda trek follows off- the- beaten Trail.Known locally as Shorong Yul Lha, Dudhkunda is the holy lake for Hindu and Buddhist were a great fare is organized each year during Janai Purnima which falls on full moon night in August. Taking bath in this lake is said to cleanse sin committed by devotees. Participating in Dudh Kunda Cultural Trek is a rewarding experience where you can get the close-up views of lofty Everest, Number, Pikey and other mountains. Witness the wildlife in Rhododendron and pine forest.
Dudhkunda trekking route passes through untouched Taksin du and Beni where locals are observing their tradition in original form. There are awesome mountain views, cascading waterfalls, serene lakes, blooming Rhododendron forest, locals and migratory birds, floras and faunas and much more. Join this trek in between March to May or September to December for a better experience of walking through blooming rhododendron. Entice in the heart-warming hospitality of locals. The area is largely inhabited by Sherpa, Rai, Tamang and Magar ethics.
Dudhkunda trek is one of the least crowded trekking routes. It starts from Phaplu and passes through Salleri, Ringmo, Taksinduand Beni to Dudhkunda. Pike Hill Climbing is another possible option in this area. Alternative Dudhkunda trekking begins from Jiri. Dudhkunda Trek can also be combined with Everest Base Camp Trek. Experts from Himalayan Nepal Trek has drafted Dudhkunda trekking-itinerary as 10-days package. Contact us for a special offer on Dudhkundatrekking cost.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival TIA (1,310m) welcome by Himalayan Nepal Trek staff then Transfer to hotel on B&B plan
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley, Patan, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath then stay at hotel on B&B plan
Day 03: Kathmandu - Phaplu (2,469m) Flight 35minut Trek around Salleri district of Solukhumbu stay at Lodge
Day 04: Salleri to Takshindu (3,060m) 5/6 hrs stay at tent
Day 05: Takshindu to Beni (3,972m) 6/7 hrs stay at tent
Day 06: Beni to Dudhkunda (4,560m) 5 hrs see holy lake, including mount Number, Karelung many etc stay at tent
Day 07: Dudhkunda to Ringmo (2,700m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 08: Ringmo to Phaplu (2,469m) 3/4 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 09: Phaplu- Kathmandu Flight, Free day in Kathmandu, farewell dinner evening together in Nepali typical restaurant stay at hotel on B&B plan
Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu to your destination, a representative will company you to the airport.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1,310m), Transfer to Hotel (B.B.)
Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, a representative from Himalayan Nepal Trek will receive you. You will be transferred to the hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast plan. You will get briefing regarding your trek package and then enjoy the delicious welcome meal before spending your night in a hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
early in the morning, you will be taking part in Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour. Visit UNESCO enlisted cultural heritage sites of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath including the holy Narayanthan Temple which is also known as Budhanilkantha Temple. Located in a tranquil atmosphere, you can witness the giant form of Lord Vishnu reclining on a snake bed at the middle of a lake in Budhanilkantha.
Day 03: Kathmandu- Phaplu (2,469m) Flight, Trek around Salleri
Take 35 minutes of pleasant flight from Kathmandu to Phaplu. Dudhkunda Trek begins at Phaplu. Take an hour of walk to Salleri. We can visit Chewang Monastery and the local market in Salleri. Spend overnight in Salleri.
Day 04: Salleri to Takshindu (3,060m) via Ringmo
Follow the descending trail from Salleri. A couple of hours of the walk will take us to Ringmo. Climb the ridge in Ringmo and pass through pretty Sherpa settlements and forest to Takshindu. Cultural show is performed in the evening by locals to welcome the visitors.
Day 05: Takshindu to Beni (3,972m)
Leave Takshindu and hike to Sahasra (3972m). We will follow the scenic path with views of Numbur Mountain, Khatang Mountain, Karyolung Mountain and other peaks and mountains in the background. We will pass through yak farms and monastery to Beni where we will stay overnight.
Day 06: Beni to Dudhkunda (4,560m)
the day we will reach our ultimate destination of Dudhkunda. The trail continues through the glacier. A great fair is observed every year in the month of August during Janai Purnima in the holy lake of Dudhkunda during which devotees from Nepal and India visit this place. Migratory birds can be seen on the shores of Dudhpokhari during the rainy season.
Day 07: Dudhkunda to Ringmo (2,700m)
5hrs of walk through the pleasant trail will take us to Ringmo. This place is very special because of beautiful green forest and mountain in the background. Apple wine and yak cheese are popular in Ringmo. Ringmo is a culturally rich Sherpa village.
Day 08: Ringmo to Phaplu (2,469m)
Leave Ringmo and traverse the forest to reach Takshindo. Sherpa cultural show is available upon request. The trail passes through pasture land that is rich in Himalayan vegetation. Stay overnight at Phaplu.
Day 09: Phaplu- Kathmandu Flight, Free day in Kathmandu, farewell dinner in evening
early morning flight from Phaplu will take us to Kathmandu 30minutes of scenic mountain flight with views of Cho Oyu, Everest, Langtang and other mountains. You will be transferred to hotel. You can spend the free time on your own. Farewell dinner is served in the evening.
Day 10: Departure
drive to the airport with a representative of Himalayan Nepal Trek
The representative will be there outside the Terminal Hall with Himalayan Nepal Trek logo along with your name thereon. You’ll then be transferred to your hotel.
We use a mix of native buses and taxis, non-public mini buses for city sightseeing and airport pickups and generally land cruisers for journeys into the mountains. The selection of auto will depend upon the scale of your group.
We book a hotel as per your preference but basically, we use 3* standard rooms in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We serve you twin sharing rooms and King bed for a couple. We use Lodges throughout the trek with twin bed room and sharing.
Safety is our first priority; our team puts best effort to minimize the risk. We take care of any emergency that may occur within the path. First aid kit, oxygen bag and eventually emergency rescue via chopper are always ready just in case of an emergency. Besides we manage threat with rest days and our staffs will be there to advise you.
Weather condition may invite the requirement of some equipment like crampons, trekking poles, raincoat etc. So, we tend to request you to carry only need types of equipment. Down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, lightweight bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, wind proof jacket etc.
Common to experience some discomfort before you become absolutely acclimatized to the altitude. Most treks are suitable for anyone who is moderately matched. No previous experience is needed. Some cardiovascular physical fitness programs like regular walking, running, swimming and hiking are necessary to increase the performance. Participants with pre-existing medical condition or diseases should look for a medical recommendation before considering a trek.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner each day, as per itinerary, is enclosed. Continental, Nepali and Sherpa food from the menu.
Hot shower is available during the trek at your own expense about $5
Electricity will not always be available, particularly in additional remote areas. Carry a second set of charged batteries with you.
During the trek, it’s not possible to get a connection every where but there are certain places throughout the trek wherever you get the surplus over internet and telecommunication. We offer you satellite phone as per your preference. You can use our guide cell phone to communicate if you don't have your own number, they welcome you anytime.
You can rely on credit cards in Cities however once we tend to begin trek we solely use the cash. Ensure that you just take spare Nepalese rupees. Dollars, Euros, and Pounds will be accepted.
15 to 20 US$ every day will be enough to shop for bottles of water, chocolates, gifts and more.
You can buy bottle of water on a trek otherwise you can bring purifying tablets and filter to avoid extra expenses of day
You can leave you stuffs in Katmandu with Himalayan Nepal Trek with out any extra charge.
A valid Passport
Passport size photos for trekking permits
Copy of Travel insurance if you've got
Emergency contact numbers for family contacts.
Visa fees are:
US$ 25/40/100 for 15 days/30 days/90 days multiple entries that are collectible solely in USD money. The maximum number of days should be included in the section about extending a trek.
Our company ensures all of our trekking staff: Guides, Cooks, Sherpa’s and Porters.
15kg of baggage per person and porter carries 30Kg. you need to carry a small day bag with personal belongings, camera, water, windproof jacket, glass and sun cream and rain clothing etc.
We cannot predict the atmospheric condition in the Himalayas, weather pattern keeps on changing through the day. Nights are very cold and days are higher primarily trekking in Nepal we tend to recommend during March-May and September- Gregorian calendar month. March – could that is spring season is extremely counseled, the weather is clean and favorable, we will see flowers like a shrub and a lot of Beside mountain chain Kingdom of Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
10 participants in a group – free trekking packages for one leader.
18 participants in a group – free trekking package for 2 persons.
27 participants in a group – free trekking packages for 3 persons.
Definitely, need a rest day to bring back our strength and maintain latitude adoption in the Himalayas.
We recommend you the following tours just before or after the trek. Tours are basically for few days to relax and jump around the cities to get closer look towards the culture and lifestyle of Nepal. All the following packages contain the cultural show which is very interesting and memorable.