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Dudhkunda trek - (8 Days )

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Dudhkunda trek

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Dudhkunda is a rising trek of eastern Nepal on khumbu region. It is a very well managed camping trek destination on Solukhumbu district situated at the base of Numbur himal. Dudhkunda meaning Milky Lake in English is a very religious and cultural site.
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  • Overview
  • Duration 8 Days Group Size
    Grade easy Max Altitude
    Starting Point kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
    Accommodation
    Meals
    Transportation

    Dudhkunda is a rising trek of eastern Nepal on khumbu region. It is a very well managed camping trek destination on Solukhumbu district situated at the base of Numbur himal. Dudhkunda meaning Milky Lake in English is a very religious and cultural site. The locals believe that taking a dip in the holy waters on full moon of August will cleanse your sin and thus make you a holy person or spiritually clean. This place is rich in natural diversity and the local people are also very good and charming. Dudhkunda trekking route is unexplored trekking destination, so very few tourists trek this place despite of its great possibility. But for others, trekking in this region there are a lots of advantages. The locals such as Khaling Rai, Sherpa, Tamang, and Gurung are very friendly people and their hospitality will touch your heart. Dudhkunda trek starts with flight to Phaplu and then to Salleri (district headquarter) –Takshindu via Ringmo village- Beni and Dudhkunda (5000m). The trial will take you through rhododendron and sal forest. You can also encounter with high altitude flora and fauna on your way along with beautiful picturesque scenery. Finally when you reach at Dudhkunda you can have pristine view of Mt Everest (8848m) and other Himalayas.

    Outline Itinerary:

    Day One: Kathmandu to Phaplu and to Chiwang (2379m)
    Day Two: Chiwang to Takshindu via Ringmo village (2960m)
    Day Three: Takshindu to Saharsbeni (3835m)
    Day Four: Saharsbeni to Dudhkunda(4560m)
    Day Five: Rest day at Dudhkunda
    Day Six: Dudhkunda to Takshindu (2960m) 
    Day Seven: Takshindu to Phaplu (2469m)
    Day Eight: Phaplu to Kathmand.

     

  • Detail Itinerary
    • Day one Kathmandu to Phaplu and to Chiwang (2379m)

      Trekking time: 2 to 3 hours

      We will today fly to Phaplu. After 25 minutes of scenic flight we will reach Phaplu. After resting for a while we will trek to chiwang monastery.  Chiwang monastery is one of the most beautiful and historically oldest monastery which is situated on the part of astonishing rock. There is a good view point from where we can see significant view of Salleri bazar and pine forest of Solu. We will stay the overnight here.

    • Day two Chiwang to Takshindu via Ringmo village (2960m)

      Trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

      After breakfast we will trek to Takshidu from Chiwang monastery. It will take some 5 to 6 hours to reach there. Enroute you can enjoy with superb Himalayas view of Numbur range and diverse land topography. The trial then ascends through many Sherpa village and to Ringmo village. 

    • Day three Takshindu to Saharsbeni (3835m)

      Trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

      Today we will trek to Beni from Takshindu or Ringmo village. We will pass through green dense forest of rhododendron and pine and other vegetation. It takes around 5 to 6 hours for us to reach there. We will stay the overnight at Beni in our tent.

    • Day four Saharsbeni to Dudhkunda(4560m)

      Trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

      After breakfast we will trek to Dudhkunda (our destination) from Beni. It will take some 5 to 6 hours for us to reach there. Dudhkunda has a very religious value among the locals and other people. This lake is situated at the foot of the Numbur himal and still huge feast is organized on full moon of August and other Ocassion. We will stay the overnight at our tent here.

    • Day five Rest day at Dudhkunda

      Today we will take a day off. We will rest and explore the surrounding of Dudhkunda. We will explore local village, taste local delicacies, watch mighty and bold Himalayas and enjoy. 

    • Day Six Dudhkunda to Takshindu (2960m)

      Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours

      After breakfast we will retrace previous route and trek back to Ringmo village. It will take some 7 to 8 hours for us to reach there.Upon reaching there we can chat with locals, taste local delicacies and celebrate for our successful trek of Dudhkunda.

    • Day seven Takshindu to Phaplu (2469m)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

      Today is the last day of our trek so we will try to spend the day with having more fun and at ease. We will trek to Phaplu. It will take some 6 to 7 hours for us to reach there. We will stay the overnight here at local hotel.

    • Day eight Phaplu to Kathmandu

      Today is the end of our trek. You will take an early morning joyful flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu.

  • Trip Includes/Excludes
    • Conservation and National park entry permit
    • TIMS Card
    • English speaking trekking guide
    • 1 porter between 2 trekkers
    • Breakfast, lunch , dinner and tea coffee during the trekking part
    • Accommodations during the trekking part
    • Flight ticket and Transport by land
    • Insurance for staff
    • Airports pick up and drop 2 times.
    • Personal equipment for trekking gear
    • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
    • Emergency rescue evacuation
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities (tips)
    • Bar bills, mineral water on trek
  • Departure Dates
  • No departure dates as of now
  • Tour Notes
  • Equipment List
  • Reviews
  • Write your review

Overview

Duration 8 Days Group Size
Grade easy Max Altitude
Starting Point kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
Accommodation
Meals
Transportation

Dudhkunda is a rising trek of eastern Nepal on khumbu region. It is a very well managed camping trek destination on Solukhumbu district situated at the base of Numbur himal. Dudhkunda meaning Milky Lake in English is a very religious and cultural site. The locals believe that taking a dip in the holy waters on full moon of August will cleanse your sin and thus make you a holy person or spiritually clean. This place is rich in natural diversity and the local people are also very good and charming. Dudhkunda trekking route is unexplored trekking destination, so very few tourists trek this place despite of its great possibility. But for others, trekking in this region there are a lots of advantages. The locals such as Khaling Rai, Sherpa, Tamang, and Gurung are very friendly people and their hospitality will touch your heart. Dudhkunda trek starts with flight to Phaplu and then to Salleri (district headquarter) –Takshindu via Ringmo village- Beni and Dudhkunda (5000m). The trial will take you through rhododendron and sal forest. You can also encounter with high altitude flora and fauna on your way along with beautiful picturesque scenery. Finally when you reach at Dudhkunda you can have pristine view of Mt Everest (8848m) and other Himalayas.

Outline Itinerary:

Day One: Kathmandu to Phaplu and to Chiwang (2379m)
Day Two: Chiwang to Takshindu via Ringmo village (2960m)
Day Three: Takshindu to Saharsbeni (3835m)
Day Four: Saharsbeni to Dudhkunda(4560m)
Day Five: Rest day at Dudhkunda
Day Six: Dudhkunda to Takshindu (2960m) 
Day Seven: Takshindu to Phaplu (2469m)
Day Eight: Phaplu to Kathmand.

 

Detail Itinerary

  • Day one Kathmandu to Phaplu and to Chiwang (2379m)

    Trekking time: 2 to 3 hours

    We will today fly to Phaplu. After 25 minutes of scenic flight we will reach Phaplu. After resting for a while we will trek to chiwang monastery.  Chiwang monastery is one of the most beautiful and historically oldest monastery which is situated on the part of astonishing rock. There is a good view point from where we can see significant view of Salleri bazar and pine forest of Solu. We will stay the overnight here.

  • Day two Chiwang to Takshindu via Ringmo village (2960m)

    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

    After breakfast we will trek to Takshidu from Chiwang monastery. It will take some 5 to 6 hours to reach there. Enroute you can enjoy with superb Himalayas view of Numbur range and diverse land topography. The trial then ascends through many Sherpa village and to Ringmo village. 

  • Day three Takshindu to Saharsbeni (3835m)

    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

    Today we will trek to Beni from Takshindu or Ringmo village. We will pass through green dense forest of rhododendron and pine and other vegetation. It takes around 5 to 6 hours for us to reach there. We will stay the overnight at Beni in our tent.

  • Day four Saharsbeni to Dudhkunda(4560m)

    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hours

    After breakfast we will trek to Dudhkunda (our destination) from Beni. It will take some 5 to 6 hours for us to reach there. Dudhkunda has a very religious value among the locals and other people. This lake is situated at the foot of the Numbur himal and still huge feast is organized on full moon of August and other Ocassion. We will stay the overnight at our tent here.

  • Day five Rest day at Dudhkunda

    Today we will take a day off. We will rest and explore the surrounding of Dudhkunda. We will explore local village, taste local delicacies, watch mighty and bold Himalayas and enjoy. 

  • Day Six Dudhkunda to Takshindu (2960m)

    Trekking time: 7 to 8 hours

    After breakfast we will retrace previous route and trek back to Ringmo village. It will take some 7 to 8 hours for us to reach there.Upon reaching there we can chat with locals, taste local delicacies and celebrate for our successful trek of Dudhkunda.

  • Day seven Takshindu to Phaplu (2469m)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours

    Today is the last day of our trek so we will try to spend the day with having more fun and at ease. We will trek to Phaplu. It will take some 6 to 7 hours for us to reach there. We will stay the overnight here at local hotel.

  • Day eight Phaplu to Kathmandu

    Today is the end of our trek. You will take an early morning joyful flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu.

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Departure

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Trip Includes/ Excludes

  • Conservation and National park entry permit
  • TIMS Card
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • 1 porter between 2 trekkers
  • Breakfast, lunch , dinner and tea coffee during the trekking part
  • Accommodations during the trekking part
  • Flight ticket and Transport by land
  • Insurance for staff
  • Airports pick up and drop 2 times.
  • Personal equipment for trekking gear
  • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (tips)
  • Bar bills, mineral water on trek

Tour Notes

Equipment List

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