Dudhkunda Trek

Dudhkunda Circuit Trek

Dudhkunda is a holy mountain lake in the lap of Mt. Numbur with its height of 4560 meters. This trail is also on the way of the popular trekking region called Khumbu. The trek to Dudhkunda starting from Phalpu can be done either only around the Dudhkunda lake or combined with cultural experience passing through Khalin, Rai and Sherpa settlements and then back to Salleri Through dense forests of rhododendron and a variety’s rare wildlife, flora and fauna. The trail combined provides one with a close encounter with the unique Khaling, Rais of this area. Dudhkunda, which literally means lake of milk, is said to be a sacred lake and is revered by the local people. It is believed that taking a dip in its holy waters will fulfill one’s wishes. During full moon nights in August a weeklong celebration is held by pilgrims and Jhankris, Shaman Priests. A unique experience can be observed during the whole way with smiling faces of Rai and Sherpas.

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 3 : Kathmandu To Phalpu-Salleri
  • Day 4 : Trek to Junbesi
  • Day 5 : Trek to Thuptenchholing-Sengeephuk
  • Day 6 : Trek to Basa Khola-Beni
  • Day 7 : Trek to Dudhkunda
  • Day 8 : Trek to Taksindu
  • Day 9 : Expolration Day at Taksindu
  • Day 10 : Trek to Nunthala-Thulo Dhunga
  • Day 11 : Trek to Somabre
  • Day 12 : Trek to Changmitent-Ratnange
  • Day 13 : Trek to Phalpu
  • Day 14 : Phalpu to Kathmandu
  • Day 15 : Departure for your Next Destination.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu
    Arrival at Kathmandu International airport and you will greet you by our company representative. You will transfer at the hotel. After relaxing few hours, you will be taken to old street and Kathmandu Durbar Square. At evening you will invited for a welcome dinner at our own restaurant. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing
    After breakfast at the Hotel start to visit Kathmandu valley, this day you will be taken to Swayambhunath(monkey temple), and Boudhanath with our local guide. Afternoon meeting with trekking guide, check the trekking gears. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 3 : Kathmandu To Phalpu-Salleri
    Early in the morning you will taken to domestic airport for connecting file to Phalpu. It will take 35 min to reach. After resting a while you will trek to Salleri. This night stay at Salleri.
  • Day 4 : Trek to Junbesi
    Trek from Salleri to Junbesi which will takes 5-6 hrs. Overnight Stay at Junbesi.
  • Day 5 : Trek to Thuptenchholing-Sengeephuk
    Trek from Junbesi to Sengeephuk which takes 7-8 hrs. Overnight stay at Sengeephuk.
  • Day 6 : Trek to Basa Khola-Beni
    Continuous trek of 8-9 hrs from Sengeephuk will leads to Beni crossing after BasaKhola. Overnight stay at Beni.
  • Day 7 : Trek to Dudhkunda
    It will take 5-6 hrs from Beni to reach Dudhkunda. Overnight stay at Dudhkunda.
  • Day 8 : Trek to Taksindu
    Trek of 8-9 hrs from Dudhkunda you will be at Taksindu. Overnight stay at Taksindu.
  • Day 9 : Expolration Day at Taksindu
    This day will be exploration and free day for you. Eye catching views of Himalaya as well as walking in cultural village, visiting Gompa (Monasteries) can be done this day. Overnight stay at Taksindu.
  • Day 10 : Trek to Nunthala-Thulo Dhunga
    This day you will walk for 6-7 hrs from Taksindu to Nunthala. Khaling Rai settlements on the way to Thulo Dhunga. Overnight Stay at Thulo Dhunga.
  • Day 11 : Trek to Somabre
    This day you will walk for 6-7 hrs to reach from Thulo Dhunga to Sombare. Homestay available in request. Overnight stay at Sombare.
  • Day 12 : Trek to Changmitent-Ratnange
    This day you will taken to visiting Khaling Rai musem at Sombare. After lunch we start trek down to the Changmitent for 3-4 hrs. Overnight at Ratnange.
  • Day 13 : Trek to Phalpu
    Sunrise and mountain view from Ratnange. Trek for 2-3 hrs and you will be at Phalpu. This night is last night to stay in Everest Region.
  • Day 14 : Phalpu to Kathmandu
    Scenic flight of 35 mins will take us back to Kathmandu from Phalpu. Rest day at Kathmandu. Our company will invite you for Fare Well dinner. Overnight stay at Hotel. Day15.
  • Day 15 : Departure for your Next Destination.
    Representative of our company will drop you at International Airport, and best wishes for your next Destination.

Includes/Excludes

  • Includes
    • Airport, Hotel picks up and drops by private vehicle on both international and domestic flights.
    • Tourist Standard Twin-Sharing Basis with Breakfast in Kathmandu.
    • Guided tour of the city in Private vehicle mentioned on the itinerary.
    • Welcome Dinner and Farewell dinner
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be provided during the trek
    • Tea and Coffee during the trek
    • Accommodation in tea house/ lodge during the trip
    • Camping equipments and Kitchen equipments as well as mattress, Toilet, Tent, Shower, Dinner Tent, and Dining Tables will be provided, if it’s necessary.
    • All entrance fees and permit as well as government tax or charges during the trip
    • Experienced and well trained guides and porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
    • First Aid kits
    • Accidental and medical insurance of Guide and Porter.
    • Trekking Map.
    • Duffle Bags if it's necessary.
    • Rubbish Disposal.
  • Excludes
    • Travel Insurance.
    • Nepal entry Tourist Visa fee
    • International Airfare, Airport taxes as well as extra baggage charges
    • Personal trekking gears and equipments
    • Personal stuff such as electronic device, phone call, internet charges, essential drugs, telephone and its charge etc.
    • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water and hot shower, cold drinks
    • Laundries.
    • Tips for Trekking Guide and Potter (not mandatory)
    • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
    • In case of further stay due to Natural calamities or disaster such as political unrest, landslides, cancellation of flight due to weather, strikes, and accident etc.

Map of Trip

Dudh Kunda Trek

Trip Facts

  • Group Size: Min 2 Pax
  • Duration: 15 Day(s)
  • Max. Altitude: 4560m
  • Grade :
  • Rating: Good
  • Region: Newly Explored Trekking Trail
  • Activity:Sightseeing, Cultural Tour & Trek, Lodge & Tea HouseTrek, Photography
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