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.