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Dudhkunda Trek | The Holy Lake Trek - 10 Days

DudhKunda trek is also one of the popular trekking destinations in Lower Solukhumbu district. This place is unexplor trekking area, now it is newly open for the tourist. Dudhkunda literally means the lake of milk. Yes of course if you are there at the lake you will see the lake similar to the milk. This is also a holy place for both Buddhists and Hindus. It is believe that if someone takes a dip in this lake, one will fulfill the wishes.

During the full moon night in August come lots of shamen and the pilgrims to this holy lake and celebrate almost a week long. This area is inhabits by the Sherpa, Rai, Tamang, Chettri and other mixed folks groups. Mostly in this area such as Ringmu, Taksindu, Junbesi, Thuptenchholing, Salung, and other surrounding areas are inhabits by the Sherpas. Dudhkunda trek is actually popular as the cultural and historical trek to lower parts of Solukhumbu, while the upper part is popular as Khumbu. Where the world’s tallest Mt. Everest welcoming to the tourist.

In the lower part of Solukhumbu, there is also one of the popular destinations for the tourist which is known as holy peak called Pikey peak. This peak is also known as the protector god or the clan of the lower part of Solukhumbu. One can take either this route to the holy lake Dudhkunda starting from Jiri, or drive to Phaplu from Kathmandu. From there start the trek to the destination. The trek duration will be different. It depends on your holidays. There are everywhere possibilities of lodges except the two camps below the holy lake. For those days one can bring there own tents and some dry foods. It is not necessary to bring foods from Kathmandu you can also buy it on the way.

We will provide you both the long & short trek according to your holidays.


  • Behold a holy place for both Buddhists and Hindus.
  • Observe and chance to interact with local inhabitants: Sherpa, Rai, Tamang, Chettri and other mixed folks groups.
  • Trek to the cultural and historical, lower parts of Solukhumbu.
  • Customised trekking routes available.
Day 1
Arrival at ktm and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2
Drive to Phaplu by private vehicle ( jeep)

Day 3
Trek to Ringmu

Day 4
Trek to Sasarbeni

Day 5
Trek to Dudhkunda

Day 6
Trek back to Sasarbeni to Junbesin

Day 7
Trek to Phaplu

Day 8
Drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 9
Sight seeing of Kathmandu the world heritage sites.

Day 10
Final departure from Kathmandu.

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle including before and after the trek
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu valley as per the itinerary with complimentary breakfast included
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu domestic airline tickets including all airline taxes and fuel surcharges
  • Meals on full board [Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner / the main course] during the trek
  • Accommodation in tea houses/lodges along the trek as per the itinerary
  • Everest National Park Entry Permit for all members
  • Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] registration card
  • Experienced English/German speaking, government licensed and ministry of tourism trained trekking guide with meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance
  • Assistant trekking guide for groups over 4 people with meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance
  • Comprehensive first-aid medical kit carried by the guide
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant [optional]
  • Pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before the trek
  • Strong, experienced porter with meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance

Cost Excludes:

  • International airfare, Nepal visa fees (two passport photographs ), travel and medical insurance, emergency evacuation)
  • Personal nature expenses (bars and beverage bills, dessert, hot shower, drinking water, telephone, internet, laundry, titbits etc.)
  • Costs arising from natural calamities, mishaps or anything beyond our control (Costs are not refundable and transferable in any means if you leave the trek voluntarily and want to return from the trek)
  • Meals in Kathmandu (also in the case of early returns and late departures)
  • Services not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section

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Dudhkunda Trek | The Holy Lake Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 4565 m
  • 2-10 pax
  • Surface
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