Trekking in the eastern region of Nepal provides a wide range of wilderness and cultural encounters, especially in the Everest region. There are those who wish to reach the highest point on earth, while there others who prefer a middle ground south of Solukhumbu such as Solu's new trekking trails: Dudh Kunda-Khaling Rai and Pikey Cultural Tarils.

Dudhkunda (4560m) is a holy mountain lake in the lap of Mt. Numbur, a popular trekking destination of Sulukhumbu The trek to Dudhkunda starts from Phaplu can be done wither only around the Dudhkunda lake or combined with cultural experience passing thorugh Kahling Rai and Sherpa settlements and back to Salleri through dense forests of rhododendron and a variety of wildlife. The trail combined provides one with a close encounters with the unique Khaling rai 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 it's holy waters will fulfill one's wishes, During full moon nights in August a week-long celebration is held here by pilgrims and Jhakris (Shaman priests)

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Minimum altitude: 2469m.

Maximum altitude: 45615m.

Grade Info: Moderate, strenuous

Season: September to late December and February to late June.

Transportation: Aeroplane

Total Days: 11 Days including days in Kathmandu

Walking Hour: Approximately 6 - 7 hours each day.

 Highlights: Thutunchheli monastery where is big village of monks and Dudhkunda (lake).

Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu - Phaplu - Salleri

Fly Kathmandu - Phaplu (35 min.). After checked in local lodge, to make a excursion to Salleri for about 3 hours

Day 02: Trek Phaplu - Junbesi ( 5-6 hours)

Day 03: Trek to Thuptenchholing ( Gomba) - Sengeephuk ( 7-8 hours)

Day 04: Sengeephuk - Basa Khola - Beni : on the way visit Senseepuk cave. (8-9 hrs)

Day 05: Trek Beni - Dudhkunda ( 4- 5 Hours)

Day 06: Trek to Dudhkuda - Takshindu/Ringma ( 8-9 hrs)

Day 07: Rest in Takshindu : mountain view in the morning and a village tour. Visit Takshindu Gomba

Day 08: Trek Takshindu - Phaplu ( 6-7 hrs)

Day 09: Fly back to - Kathmandu (35 min) Rest of the day free

Day 10: Shopping, Sight seeing in Kathmandu. In the evening farewell dinner with cultural show

Day 11: Departure from Kathmandu

Cost Detail

Cost Includes:

  • All the ground transfer including Airport - Hotel - Airport.
  • Tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  • All your standard Meals during the trek.
  • Best available Guest houses accommodation during the trek.
  • English speaking trekking Guide. We can arrange some other languages speaking guide as well.
  • Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • Everest National Park permits.
  • Down Jacket, duffel/kit bag and sleeping bag by Mt. Kailash Tours.
  • Airfare from Kathmandu - Phaplu - Kathmandu with airport taxes.
  • All our government taxes

Cost Excludes :

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Any kinds of drinks,
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver-Tipping is expected.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes column