Holy Dudh Kund Lake Trekking

Dudh kunda trekking is a popular trekking trail in the Everest region. Dudh Kunda (literally means milky lake) believed to be a holy lake and the locals believe that taking a dip in the holy water will have their wishes fulfilled. During full moon nights in month of August a week- long celebration is held here and both Hindu / Buddhist pilgrims and Jhakris (Shaman priests) pay a visit to this Holy Lake and perform religious rituals. Trekking to Dudh Kunda begins at Shivalaya after 7 hours overland drive from Kathmandu. You will follow the traditional trekking route up to Junbesi and traverse through Thupten Choling monastery to reach Dudh Kund Autumn & spring season is the best time for Everest Dudh Kund Lake trekking. Dudh Kund trekking trail takes you through dense forests of rhododendron, high mountain pass, Sherpa villages, monastery along the trails. The hospitality of the locals is one of the most heart warming experiences of the trek. If any trekkers would like to extend trekking to Everest base camp, it is possible to organize. This Dudh Kund trekking trail is less touristic but very exciting than the other Everest trekking trails.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
>Scenic overland drive & fly back
>Off the beaten track in the Everest region
>Walk through rhododendron forest & high mountain pass
>Visit Sherpa villages & interact with the locals
>Explore Buddhist monasteries
>Encounter Yak herders

TRIP DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya (1767 m) via Jiri
Day 03: Trek to Bhandara- (2190m)
Day 04: Trek to Chaulakharka (2470m)
Day 05: Trek to Ngaur
Day 06: Trek to Pikey Peak base camp (4100m)
Day 07: Morning hike to Pikey Hill and continue trek to Junbesi (2670m)
Day 08: Trek to Thupten Choling (2930m).
Day 09: Trek to Saharsabeni (3340m)
Day 10: Trek to Dudh Kund (4190m)
Day 11: Rest day
Day 12: Trek to Sarkari pati (2860m)
Day 13: Trek to Phaplu (2470m)
Day 14: Fly out from Phaplu to Kathmandu

SERVICE INCLUDES:

  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Welcome drinks and trekking orientation
  • 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Domestic Flight Kathmandu- Lukla-Kathmandu
  • TIMS card
  • Sagarmatha National Park permit fee
  • Accommodation in teahouse (lodge) on twin sharing basis on trekking
  • Breakfast / Lunch / dinner on the trek
  • A Professional English speaking trekking guide
  • 1 porter for 2 people (each porter can carry only 15 kg luggage)
  • Trekking staff wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Group medical supplies (First Aid kit)
  • Government and local taxes

SERVICE EXCLUDES:

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa and Visa extension fee
  • Monuments entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement in Kathmandu
  • Lunch / dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Camera/cell phone battery charge while on trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Donation & tips etc
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes’

Trip Facts

Price From$0 USD
  • Duration14 Days
  • Difficulty
  • Altitude4190 M
  • Accommodation
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