Dudhkunda Trail

Dudhkunda Trail

4560m from sea level, Dudhkunda is a holy mountain as well as, a popular trekking destination in Solukhubu region. 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 water will fulfill one's wishes. During full-moon night in August, a weeklong celebration is held here by pilgrims and jhankris (Shaman priests). The trail will take you through rhododendron forests, welcoming villages and a variety of wildlife. Nature and culture can both be experienced during this journey!

Highlights of trip

Visiting Dudhkunda, a holy mountain lake
Impressive nature and wildlife surrounding you during your journey
Experiencing traditional culture and lifestyle of the warm-hearted villagers
Beautiful mountain views

Dudhkunda Trail - 9 days

Day 1: morning flight from Kathmandu to Phaplu (2469 m). This flight will take 35 minutes. Trek from Phaplu to Salleri (2390 m). This walk will take 4 to 5 hours. Overnight stay in Salleri.
Day 2: Trek from Salleri (2390 m) to Junbeshi (2700 m). This walk will take 5 to 6 hours. Overnight stay in Junbeshi.
Day 3: Trek from Junbeshi (2700 m) to Shengeephuk. This walk will take 7 to 8 hours. Overnight stay in Shengeephuk.
Day 4: Visit Shengeephuk cave. Then trek from Shengeephuk to Beni. This walk will take 8 to 9 hours. Overnight stay in Beni.
Day 5: Trek from Beni to Dudhkunda (4560 m). This walk will take 4 to 5 hours. Overnight stay in Dudhkunda.
Day 6: Trek from Dudhkunda to Takshindu (3060 m). This walk will take 8 to 9 hours. Overnight stay in Takshindu.
Day 7: View mountain range early in the morning from Takshindu. Visit the local monastery and observe sherpa culture. Overnight stay in Takshindu.
Day 8: Trek from Takshindu to Phaplu. This walk will take 6 to 7 hours. Overnight stay in Phaplu.
Day 9: Flight from Phaplu back to Kathmandu.

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Note: The above information is just a guide and standard pattern of what we provide. The trip can be tailored at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. On adventure trips of this type, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are needed the person in charge will make a decision what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does arise, we do everything we can to reduce its effect, but we cannot be liable for the results of changes or delays.

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