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Dudhkunda Trek

Overview

"The newly open trek in Nepal, Pikey Dudhkunda Trek is an adventurous trek into the lower Everest region. Dudhkunda which is translated as Milky Pond is located to the front of colossal Numbur Mountain. Dudhkunda is the religiously significant lake. Great ceremony is held every year in Dudhpokhri in the month of august whereby Buddhist and Hindu devotees from far and wide visit the sparkling lake to take bath and cleanse their body off of sin. Follow the trail along the forest of blooming rhodo...

Best Season for this Trek: Autumn/Spring/Summer/winter

Max Altitude of this Trek:
4070 meter

Description

"The newly open trek in Nepal, Pikey Dudhkunda Trek is an adventurous trek into the lower Everest region. Dudhkunda which is translated as Milky Pond is located to the front of colossal Numbur Mountain. Dudhkunda is the religiously significant lake. Great ceremony is held every year in Dudhpokhri in the month of august whereby Buddhist and Hindu devotees from far and wide visit the sparkling lake to take bath and cleanse their body off of sin. Follow the trail along the forest of blooming rhododendrons and other alpine flowers and walk through the dispersed Sherpa villages to Dudkunda Lake. Walk through valley of moraines to Pikey Peak. Pikey Hlapchen Karbu festival is celebrated every year in the month of july. Locals ask for blessing for the welfare and prosperity of family from the Chabyo Pikey deity in this festival. The journey continues through rivers, valleys, woods and meadows to summit of Pikey Hill. Along with best sunrise view, Pikey Peak also provide panoramic views of Mount Everest, Annapurna, Makalu, Gaurishankar, Kanchenjunga, Numbur, Karyolung, Mera peak, Shisapangma, Nuptse, Thamserku, Amadablam, Lhotseshar and other Tibetan mountains. Pikey Dudhkunda Trek itinerary at Action Himalaya Adventure Pvt. Ltd. is 17-days adventure package. From Kathmandu, we will take 8-hours of drive to Bhandar and begin the exciting trek. 7hrs of walk from Bhandar will take us to Goli (2980m). The trail progresses through colorful woods to meadow at Ngaur (3350m). We will walk through the rocky trail to Pikey peak base camp (3350m) from where the route lowers down to Junbesi (2670m). The trail continues through the bank of Saharsabeni (3340m) to Dudhkunda (4190m). After taking ritual bath in the sparkling milky water of Dudhkunda, we will reach to Phaplu village (2470m) through Sarkari Pati (2860m). 35minutes of flight from Phaplu village will take us to Kathmandu."

Itinerary

"Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu (1,300m)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Shivalaya (1810m)
Day 04: Trek to Bhandar (2400m)
Day 05: Trek to Namkheti (2300m)
Day 06: Trek to Naur Gompa (2900m)
Day 07: Trek to Pikey Danda(4070m)
Day 08: Trek to Junbesi village (2580m)
Day 09: Trek to Thupten Chholing Gompa (3000m)
Day 10: Trek to Veri Kharka
Day 11: Trek to Dudhkunda Lake
Day 12: Exploration day in Dudhkunda
Day 13: Trek to Cahuri Kharka
Day 14: Trek to Chiwang Gompa
Day 15: Trek to Phaplu
Day 16: Fly back to Katmandu
Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu´┐Ż"

Include/Exclude
  • Include:
  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing by City Guide ( multi-lingual tour guides)
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
  • Hotel accommodation on BB basis
  • Everest Region Permit fee
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) card fee
  • Pre-booked accommodation in basic/standard teahouse (lodge) on twin sharing basis on trek
  • Supporting staff (a professional trekking guide and porter(s), as well as their necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Clients are allowed to carry only 15 kg personal luggage on trek.
  • Exclude:
  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Monument entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement during entire trip
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single supplement
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & during Everest trek
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) on tea house (lodge) trek.
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Hot shower or bucket of hot water
  • Camera/cell phone battery charge while on trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Excess baggage will be charged if weight exceeds 15 kg
  • Donation & tips etc.
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • Any other services not specified in the Cost includes"