Dudhkunda Trek via Pikey Peak-Itinerary/Guide/Porter/lower Solu

Dudhkunda Trek via Pikey Peak

  •   Duration: 15Days
  •   Activities: Trekking, Hiking and Sightseeing Tours
  •   Country: Nepal
  •   Trip Grade:
  •  Group size: 1-15
  •  Max Elevation: 4560m.
  •  Difficulty:Moderate
  •   Departure City: Kathmandu
  •  Trip style: Camping Trek
  •   Price:Price on request
  •  Best Season: Feb - May and Sep– Dec
  •  Min Elevation: 1350m.
  •  Meals: Depend on camping cook

Holiday Overview

Dudhkunda Trek via Pikey Peak is a complete new nature concept Trail  besides the other treks in Nepal.The Trek lies in Solukhumbu district (Sagarmatha zone)  on the northwest corner of Nepal. This Trek is consist of virgin nature, although expect non touristy and non crowded thrilling journey.Dukunda (Milky ) lake  is a sacred Pilgrimage site. Isolated hidden religious Dudhkunda (Milky lake) is situated at an elevation of 4560m in the lap of  Numbur Himal and Dudhkunda Himal.The Numbur Himal is believed as protector of This valley. Especially the holy lake is worshiped by Khaling Rai (Kiranti) Pilgrimmers of this valley on the occasion of full  Moon (August) with their Shamans (Dhami/Jhakrees). It is believed that in order to live love,get rid of sin, being free from evil, vanish sorrow  and grief, along with to get descendant  spouse who does not have ,disease is cured while bathing from the holy lake freshwater according the legend of the tribe  of  khaling Rai (kiranti)  ancestors. Here is the belief that the Water fulfill the wish. Khaling Rai (Kiranti) is a different kind of surname and a species  who worship earth as a God.They have their own language, costume, dance and their famous culture practices is Bhume(was/Chandi),Nyagi. Dudhkunda  Trek via Pikey Peak means  to explore virgin nature and isolated  hidden  kahling Rai culture .

Along with Dudhkunda  Trek via Pikey Peak  offers another  wondrous view of Mt Everest,Kanchenjunga,Makalu and Gaurishankar massif from the Top of Pikey peak .Apart from this, in this valley Sherpa  people residents  on the upper part of solu but on the lower part big settlement of Khaling Rai. There are other but little like Magar,Gurung, Tamang,Kami,Chhetri,karki  and Bramin.They have good harmony between caste ,religion and Culture. In this Trek you walk through the Rhododendron forest, Pine forests and pastureland.

“Dudhkunda  Trek via Pikey Peak  Highlights”

-Flora & Fauna

-View of Mt Everest,Makalu,Kanchenjuga,Gaurishankar

-Holy Lake Dudhkunda 4560m. (religious pilgrimage place)

-Protector of this valley Numbur Himal

-Culture of khaling Rai and Sherpa.

-Non Touristic  & non crowded Trek.

-Walking through the Rhododendrons , Pine forest and pastureland

-listen birds & see Monkey

 

“How difficult the Trek”

This is absolutely remote, non touristic and non crowded trek.Do not expect luxury lodge.You walk through the Jungle(forest) and pastureland in the lap of  Mountains and on the Top of peaks during your Trek.You sleep in a Tent. you walk up to 4560m.It means, you have to be strong physically to walk.For solo Travers and for lodge expected  Trekkers it is not possible but in the Groups  for Camping Trek,  very honestly it can be the best trek  travelers who are Nature and Culture enthusiast. You make unforgettable memories.

 

“When to Trek Dudhkunda  Trek via Pikey Peak”

If you want to see khaling cultur with pilgrimmers  recommended  months is  August. Likewise, We recommend you Spring season ( March-May)This season is Rhododendron blossom time.And  (Oct-Nov)  Autumn season  is another  trekking season in Nepal. Furthermore September ,December, January and February  also possible to Trek in this region. Bitter cold but weather is good  for Trekking. Sky is blue and snowcapped  standing Mountains will be welcoming you.

 

“Accommodations  with Meals”

-in Kathmandu 3 star standard Hotel

-Lodge(Phaplu  and after Pikey peak) Meals at Lodge

-Tent (during  Dudhkunda trek and  Pikey Peak)

-For camping trek  we provide you sleeping tent with pillow and good mattress during the trek. Along with Toilet tent and Dining  tent.

-Meals you get 3 times a day by our own camping expert cook with tea, coffee, Hote chocolate, hot milk ,hot Water etc. Food is hygienic , early in the morning you get first wake up tea in your sleeping Tent, then comes washing bowl  to wash your hand  or face and get prefer for Breakfast .Breakfast you get in Dining Tent.(you get continental  Breakfast/Lunch /Dinner  in Dining Tent with decorated Table  and chairs )

-At lodge we do not cook,  we provide you Menu and order yourself  as you like.

 

“Trekking equipment for Dudhkunda  Trek via Pikey Peak”

-for Tent Trek sleeping bag is compulsory bring yourself.

-Trekking  Rucksack, warm clothes, Jackets, Rain Coat, Plastic, T-shirt, woolen hat, Cap, Shoes, socks ,Trekking boots, Hiking shoes, Sandal, Sun Cream, Sun glass, walking steak, Trekking Trouser, Trekking Map, Teeth Brush, Head light, washing soap and your potential essential  things.(like your important medicine..etc)

 

“Safety and Security  with our Team”

-we have experienced, trained, professional  Knowledgeable  Trekking Guide, Trekking Camping Cook, staffs. Safety and security is our first priority  in our mind. During the trek You will be with our staffs and in the Kathmandu your pick up and Drop will be done by our Agency. Like that, our staffs have Trekking insurance in case of accident. They are either safety and secure. They have good trekking equipment during the trek that we provide by our Agency.

 

“Dudhkunda  Trek via Pikey Peak electricity and communication possibility”

At lodge you get electricity for charging your Mobile and Camera batteries  but during your Camping Trek we provide you Solar power for your comfort. In case of  emergency call we provide to our staffs, NTC and Sky  Network Mobile.

 

Dudhkunda Trek via Pikey Peak Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu airport(arrival)-Transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu1350m- Phaplu/ Salleri 2390m.

Day 03: Salleri/Phaplu 2390m.-Ratnange Khola 3300m.

Day 04: Ratnange Khola 3300m.-Kemje  Everest View pont-Taksindo 2960m.

Day 05: Taksindo 2960m.-Sarkaripati 3430m.

Day 06: Sarkaripati 3430m. –Beni 3835m.

Day 07: Beni 3835m.-(Dudhkunda Hiking Day) 4560m.

Day 08: Beni 3835m.-Yak Kharka 3400m.

Day 09: Yak Kharka 3400m.-Taktor 2900m.

Day 10: Taktor 2900m.-Bhanjyang 3549m.

Day 11: Bhanjyang 3549m.-Pikey peak 4067 panorama hiking day.

Day 12: Bhanjyang 3549m.- Loding-Phaplu 2390m.

Day 13: Salleri /Phaplu 2390m.-Kathmandu

Day 14: Sightseeing In kathmandu

Day 15: Departure

 

Included Service

-Airport Pick & Drop by private vehicle.

-3 nights Hotel 3 star standard

-All Transportation

-Trekking permits

-Kathmandu sightseeing with fees

-Trekking Guide, Cook and porters.

-Trekking Tents /Pillow/Mattress/Hot bag

-Welcome & farewell Dinner in kathmandu

-During the Trek Meals, Tea, Coffee, Hot Water, Hot Milk, Hot chocolate etc

– Insurance for Trekking staffs

-Trekking Bag (Waterproof)

-First Aid Kit

-Solar power

-NTC/Sky network Mobile

 

Service not include

– Flight fare(international)

– Dinner in Kathmandu

-Your personal insurance

-Nepal Travel Visa

-Personal expenses

-Alcoholic drinks/Mineral Water

 

 

Day 01: Kathmandu airport(arrival)-Transfer to Hotel

Enjoy Nepal Treks Staffs will come to Airport for your arrival in Kathmandu then you will drive to hotel and you will have welcome dinner in the evening at Nepali culture restaurant with your Trekking Guide.

Included: Welcome Dinner

Altitude: 1350m.

 

Day 02: Kathmandu1350m- Phaplu/ Salleri 2390m.

Option 01:Today we drive about 9 -10 hours by Jeep 295 km from Kathmandu to Phaplu/salleri. Today on the way, for the tourists there are not such good lunch places .Therefore we offer you packed lunch. After Okhaldunga you will see very beautiful mountains if you have good weather(Everest Panorama). And with porters meet in Salleri/Phaplu. Or you hike to Salleri Local Mark and visit the campus.

Option 02: 30 minutes fly to Phaplu 2470meters  from Kathmandu.Then walk to Chiwang Monastery 2600m.The Monastery is very old within the forest near the small Chiwang village.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Driving  time:9-10 hrs. 295km

 

 

Day 03: Salleri/Phaplu 2390m.-Ratnange Khola 3300m.

After breakfast walk up  through the pine and Rhododendron forests by crossing the small village.You will enjoy the view of Numbur ,Khatang and Everest panorama.On the way there are no lodges, therefore  you have to prepare well for drinking water and some Biscuits or snickers. Ratnange Danda is the first view point. After Lunch, make short panorama hiking around your Camp site. At night, you can do Campfire with your Trekking staffs.

Overnight: Tent

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:4-5 hrs.

 

Day 04: Ratnange Khola 3300m.-Kemje  Everest View pont-Taksindo 2960m.

On this day enjoy the view of Everest massive and Numbur.You walk through the rhododendron forest by listening  birds sounds. Downwards  you can  the Ghumne,Mera,kanku,Deusa and wapsa villages. Upward scenic Mt panorama.When you arrive at Taksindu there is a big Stupa and some teas houses as well Guest houses

Overnight: Tent or lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:…hrs.

 

 

 Day 05: Taksindo 2960m.-Sarkaripati 3430m.

You are entering Dudhkunda valley from Today. when you start to walk from Taksindu ,the trail follow north east direction uphill  to Taksindu la 4o minutes approx. Then walk through the pine forest and Rhododendron forest easy way to Kerungpati 2 hrs approx.Plus 2hrs,from here continue walk uphill to Sarkaripati.you will stay here in Tent, do not expect lodge.

Overnight: Tent

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 5hrs.

 

Day 06: Sarkaripati 3430m. –Beni 3835m.

2 hrs walk uphill to Kamo Danda through the Forest.Then leave the Tree Line and it comes View point place.From the view point, you enjoy the view of Mt Everest,Kangtega ,Thamserku further more peaks.From here follow the flat trail to Janwle Khola 2hrs approx.You can have Lunch here.After lunch walk slightly up and downhill to Beni 3 hrs Approx.

Overnight: Tent

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 7hrs.

 

Day 07: Beni 3835m.-(Dudhkunda Hiking Day) 4560m.

You have Dudhkunda hiking day today.After Breakfast hike to Dudhkunda (Milky lake).It is Holy lake in the lap of Numbur himal,Khatang and Karyalung.It is pilgrimage place on the occasion of celebration time in August more then 100 of devotees come here.Further more you can see here Prayer flag and Trident around the lake. Especially the holy lake is worshiped by Khaling Rai (Kiranti) Pilgrimmers of this valley on the occasion of full  Moon (August) with their Shamans (Dhami/Jhakrees). It is believed that in order to live love,get rid of sin, being free from evil, vanish sorrow  and grief, along with to get descendent spouse who does not have ,disease is cured while bathing from the holy lake freshwater according the legend of the tribe  of  khaling Rai (kiranti)  ancestors. Here is the belief that the Water fulfill the wish.After visiting Holy lake get back to Tent.

 

Note: you not pack  your luggage, leave in Tent.Just take with your Trekking Rucksack, drinking water,Camera and some Biscuits or pack Lunch.

 Overnight: Tent

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 5-6hrs.

 

Day 08: Beni 3835m.-Yak Kharka 3400m.

 The first cross the Beni River then begin half an hrs  flat waking and follow the Rocky trail(not danger) to pass 3900 m+  3hrs ascend. Again, from the pass descend to Yak kharka 3hrs.It’s your camp for today. Yak kharka mean sheds of Yak. Still not yet houses but from here you can see refuse Camp Thupchen Chholing Gompa ,Junbesu and Mopung valley.

 Overnight: Tent

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 7-8hrs.

 

 

Day 09: Yak Kharka 3400m.-Taktor 2900m.

Walk downhill 2 hrs through the Thupchen Chholing Gompa.At this Gommpa there are Thousand of Monks and Nuns.Most of them are from Tibet.Tibetan camp was established in 1960 and Gompa in 1968.This place is known as Tibetan refugee Camp either.After Visiting Gompa 1 hrs descend to Junbesi.This place is known as Sherpa village.Here are many of Lodges.This is known as Everest classic Trek.From here walk uphill  1hrs then 2hrs slightly flat trail toTaktor.

 Overnight: Tent

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 6hrs.

 

Day 10: Taktor 2900m.-Bhanjyang 3549m.

Ascend to pass (3500m.) through the Rhododendron  and pine forest  3 hrs approx.From the pass,you can see the view of Pikey peak and Numbur Himal.After pass, 2 hrs walk downhill to Bhanjyang.

 Overnight: Tent

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 6hrs.

 

 

Day 11: Bhanjyang 3549m.-Pikey peak 4067 panorama hiking day.

Early in the morning 2.5hrs ascend to pikey peak sunrise Panorama of Mt Everest,Kanchenjunga,Gaurishankar and Makalu massif.After enjoying the panorama get back down to camp and have breakfast.

Overnight: Tent

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 4-5hrs.

 

 Day 12: Bhanjyang 3549m.- Loding-Phaplu 2390m.

Descend to Loding Magar  and Sherpa village 3hrs then follow the 1hrs Motor Road before to Solu Khola (River).After crossing Bridge of Solu khola 2.3 hrs ascend to Phaplu. In the evening Farewell dinner with your Trekking porters and Cook.

Overnight: Tent

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 7hrs.

 

Day 13: Salleri /Phaplu 2390m.-Kathmandu

Option 01:Today we drive about 9 -10 hours by Jeep 295 km from  Phaplu/salleri  to kathmandu.You have final chance to see the Everest Panorama on the Salme pass.

Option 02: 30 minutes fly to Kathmandu from Phaplu.Then drive to Hotel.

Overnight: Hotel

Included: Breakfast/Lunch

Driving  time:9-10 hrs. 295km

 

Day 14: Sightseeing In kathmandu

You will have a sightseeing day in Kathmandu with culture Guide. We include the sightseeing places (Pashupatinath, Baudanath and Swayambunath)

Overnight: Hotel

Included: Breakfast/Lunch/Farewell Dinner at Nepali Satkar Restaurant

 

Day 15: Departure

We will  pick up you at your hotel and drop to International Airport on your flying schedule.

What is included?

  • Airport Pick & Drop by private vehicle.
  • 3 nights Hotel 3 star standard
  • All Transportation
  • Trekking permits
  • Kathmandu sightseeing with fees
  • Trekking Guide, Cook and porters.
  • Trekking Tents /Pillow/Mattress/Hot bag
  • Welcome & farewell Dinner in kathmandu
  • During the Trek Meals, Tea, Coffee, Hot Water, Hot Milk, Hot chocolate etc
  • Insurance for Trekking staffs
  • Trekking Bag (Waterproof)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Solar power
  • NTC/Sky network Mobile

What is not included?

  • Flight fare(international)
  • Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Your personal insurance
  • Nepal Travel Visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic drinks/Mineral Water
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