Dudh Kunda Lake Trekking

Daily Tour 17 Days
Kathmandu 44600, Nepal Nepal

Dudh Kunda trek is , One of the beautiful and shorter trek routes in the lower Solukhumbu region of Nepal, the Dudh Kunda Camping Trek allows for some unique cultural experiences with a great chance to witness the beautiful flora and fauna of this region. We will be able to see the magnificent beauty of the Himalayan ranges including the majestic Everest (8,848m). This trek offers a wonderful example of Himalayan hospitality as we pass through the villages of different ethnic groups.

Dudh Kunda trekking trail taking you through dense forests of rhododendron and a variety of wildlife. The hospitality of the locals is one of the most heart warming experiences of the Lower solu area with depth experience of Matterhorn treks team professionals.

Dudh Kunda trek beings at Jiri after 7-8 hours drive from Kathmandu. Dudh Kunda trekking trail follow Jiri Everest base camp trekking trail till Junbesi then trail continue ascend with beautiful valley of Thupten Choling Gompa Yak kharka then finally reach at Dhuh Kunda lake. Dudh kunda lake is holy lake in Everest trekking region. Normally three weeks holidays required trekking in Dudh Kunda but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange personalized trekking service as per trekkers wish and holiday frame. Autumn & spring season is best time for Everest Dudh kunda lake trekking. Trekkers may extend trekking to Everest base camp too. Dudh kunda lake trekking is marvelous trekking destination in Everest region.

Daily Tour 17 Days
Kathmandu 44600, Nepal Nepal

Dudh Kunda trek is , One of the beautiful and shorter trek routes in the lower Solukhumbu region of Nepal, the Dudh Kunda Camping Trek allows for some unique cultural experiences with a great chance to witness the beautiful flora and fauna of this region. We will be able to see the magnificent beauty of the Himalayan ranges including the majestic Everest (8,848m). This trek offers a wonderful example of Himalayan hospitality as we pass through the villages of different ethnic groups.

Dudh Kunda trekking trail taking you through dense forests of rhododendron and a variety of wildlife. The hospitality of the locals is one of the most heart warming experiences of the Lower solu area with depth experience of Matterhorn treks team professionals.

Dudh Kunda trek beings at Jiri after 7-8 hours drive from Kathmandu. Dudh Kunda trekking trail follow Jiri Everest base camp trekking trail till Junbesi then trail continue ascend with beautiful valley of Thupten Choling Gompa Yak kharka then finally reach at Dhuh Kunda lake. Dudh kunda lake is holy lake in Everest trekking region. Normally three weeks holidays required trekking in Dudh Kunda but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange personalized trekking service as per trekkers wish and holiday frame. Autumn & spring season is best time for Everest Dudh kunda lake trekking. Trekkers may extend trekking to Everest base camp too. Dudh kunda lake trekking is marvelous trekking destination in Everest region.

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300 m)
Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, a representative from Matterhorn Treks & Expedition will transfer to your hotel, we will brief about your trip activities. You’ll have rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Sightseeing in Some of landmarks that are the World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of (Pashupati Nath), the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhu Nath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddha Nath). You can also make your last minute buying of personal items and preparation for the next day.
Overnight at Hotel B/B.

Day 03: Drive to Jiri
The road from Kathmandu now extends as far as Jiri almost into Sherpa country. The 7 to 8 hour drive is in itself interesting passing through diverse countryside, crossing the Sun Khoshi ( River of Gold) and climbing high over forested ridges before reaching Jiri. The first day, the camp is generally located fairly near Jiri which has become something a boom-town since the road was built.

Day 04: Bhandar (2,195 m)
The trial leads up the East Ridge of the river, through Tamang villages to Kharubas Pass (2,713 m).Climb through rhododendron Forest, past old water mills and many walls to Bulders Pass marked by many walls. Descend to Chyangma through forest of rhododendron & oak passing a large chorten. Beautiful valley marks the entrance to Sherpa country. Village of Chyangma has some Tamang & Newar people but is predominantly Sherpa. Mani walls welcome the traveler to the village. An interesting shop displays change bottles, tea churns, essential items of Sherpa homes. Continue past main village to a grassy field campsite. 6 hours

Day 05: Sete (2,575 m)
Steep descent through forest then ore gradually past terraced fields to Phedi, a small Chhetri settlement. Cross suspension bridge & walk along River to Kenja at the junction of two rivers, a bustling bazaar with a primary school, tea houses & fabric shops. The village population is a combination of Sherpa, Newar & Chhetri. Climb steeply through rhododendron forest. View to the south of receding hills & lush valleys. Mani walls mark the entrance to the monastery village of Sete, the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery on the Everest trail. A visit to the hilltop monastery is worthwhile. 6 hours

Day 06: Junbesi (2,675 m)
Climb upto Lamjura Pass (3,530 m), through pine forest. The Trekker is met by a mass of colour (in season) as the pass is ascended through a Rhododendron forest. Some unnamed rocky summits at the head of The Rowaling valley are visible from the past. Lamjura marks a transition point between the receding hill to the south west and the Solukhumbu valley ahead. Descend through Rhododendron and Pine trees to Thakdor, Sherpa Village with a huge carved many rocks. Continue down through fields of primulas down to Junbesi. A large Sherpa’s village with a Chorten, large Monastery and a school build by Sir. Edmund Hillary. Nice views of Number(6957 m.) Camp near this very interesting village. 7 hours

Day 07: Visit Thubten Choling monastery and camp farther up the valley.
This morning you follow the river once more, meandering through fields and flowers, towards a very special place, Thupten Choling, home to 800 monks living in tiny cottages dotting the hill behind the main Gompa. His Holiness the late Trulsik Rinpoche founded the monastery in the 1960’s after fleeing Tibet. Thupten Choling houses, feeds, and educates a large population, 80% of whom are Tibetan refugees. This is one of the first contact points for the many Tibetans who find their way into Nepal each year. Although most refugees continue on to India, about 40 nuns per year stay on and join the monastery.
From here you continue up the valley for another hour to your first campsite where you are joined by the full camping crew for the first time.

Day 08: Trek to Yak Kharka 
As you will be ascending steadily in the next few days, it is important to pay attention to how you’re your body is acclimatising. Your visit to Pikey Peak earlier in the trek has helped considerably with your acclimatisation, however, do pay attention to any of the early signs of altitude sickness and make sure you drink plenty of water. Today takes you through a magical forest up towards a pass near where you will spend the night.

Day 09: Trek to Saharsbeni 
Over the next two days, you follow a ridge bringing you ever closer to the snow-covered peaks of the Rowaling Himal. It is hard to imagine, but this lonely trail teems with pilgrims at festival time! You will most likely have the whole landscape to yourself and camp in meadows, surrounded by rock faces and yak grazing.

Day 10: Trek to Dudh Kunda 
Dudh Kunda Lake (4560m), at the foot of Mt. Numbur and Karyalung Glacier, is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva. The full moon in August sees pilgrims flock to the lake as Buddhist and Hindu devotees believe that taking a dip in the icy lake will absolve them of their sins. It only takes a couple hours walking from your last camp and you can spend the rest of the day at leisure in this incredibly stunning place.

Day 11: At Dudh Kunda 
Today is a day to rest and/or explore this amazing place. This truly is the high point of your trek, so we recommend you take your time here to really soak up the beauty of this place.

Day 12: Trek to Timba 
After a morning Kora (circumambulation of the lake) you retrace our steps to Thadarbug and rejoin the classic pilgrim route towards the Taksindu La. You follow the ridgeline south and camp in one of the herder’s camps along this trail.

Day 13: Trek to Taksindu 
This morning you continue down the ridgeline towards the main Jiri to Everest trail at Taksindu La, from where you again have great mountains views. A short descent takes you to the Taksindu Monastery and the village where you can stay in a local tea house.

Day 14: Trek from Taksindu La to Phaplu 2469m/5 hours
This is the last trekking day as you leave the main trekking route and walk the path down to reach Phaplu. You can visit Chiwong Gumba that lies high on a cliff from where you can have a nice look of the valley. Then, after a couple of hours of walking, you’ll reach Phaplu. You can also visit Salleri, headquarter of Solukhumbu district, where there are big markets. Overnight stay at lodge in Phaplu.

Day 15: Fly from Phaplu to Kathmandu (Flights operate only on Sun, Mon, Wed & Thu only)
You return to Kathmandu from Phaplu on a scenic flight. After reaching Kathmandu, you will drive to the hotel and you could catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any sights missed during your first day in Kathmandu. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 16: Kathmandu
This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure at your own or can be extends your extra trip with us on additional cost or time to explore the Thamel for last day shopping and evening Matterhorn Treks & Expedition will take you for Farewell dinner.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu
Matterhorn treks & Expedition will transferred to the International Airport your departure flight to your on wards destination

 

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300 m)
Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, a representative from Matterhorn Treks & Expedition will transfer to your hotel, we will brief about your trip activities. You’ll have rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Sightseeing in Some of landmarks that are the World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of (Pashupati Nath), the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhu Nath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddha Nath). You can also make your last minute buying of personal items and preparation for the next day.
Overnight at Hotel B/B.

Day 03: Drive to Jiri
The road from Kathmandu now extends as far as Jiri almost into Sherpa country. The 7 to 8 hour drive is in itself interesting passing through diverse countryside, crossing the Sun Khoshi ( River of Gold) and climbing high over forested ridges before reaching Jiri. The first day, the camp is generally located fairly near Jiri which has become something a boom-town since the road was built.

Day 04: Bhandar (2,195 m)
The trial leads up the East Ridge of the river, through Tamang villages to Kharubas Pass (2,713 m).Climb through rhododendron Forest, past old water mills and many walls to Bulders Pass marked by many walls. Descend to Chyangma through forest of rhododendron & oak passing a large chorten. Beautiful valley marks the entrance to Sherpa country. Village of Chyangma has some Tamang & Newar people but is predominantly Sherpa. Mani walls welcome the traveler to the village. An interesting shop displays change bottles, tea churns, essential items of Sherpa homes. Continue past main village to a grassy field campsite. 6 hours

Day 05: Sete (2,575 m)
Steep descent through forest then ore gradually past terraced fields to Phedi, a small Chhetri settlement. Cross suspension bridge & walk along River to Kenja at the junction of two rivers, a bustling bazaar with a primary school, tea houses & fabric shops. The village population is a combination of Sherpa, Newar & Chhetri. Climb steeply through rhododendron forest. View to the south of receding hills & lush valleys. Mani walls mark the entrance to the monastery village of Sete, the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery on the Everest trail. A visit to the hilltop monastery is worthwhile. 6 hours

Day 06: Junbesi (2,675 m)
Climb upto Lamjura Pass (3,530 m), through pine forest. The Trekker is met by a mass of colour (in season) as the pass is ascended through a Rhododendron forest. Some unnamed rocky summits at the head of The Rowaling valley are visible from the past. Lamjura marks a transition point between the receding hill to the south west and the Solukhumbu valley ahead. Descend through Rhododendron and Pine trees to Thakdor, Sherpa Village with a huge carved many rocks. Continue down through fields of primulas down to Junbesi. A large Sherpa’s village with a Chorten, large Monastery and a school build by Sir. Edmund Hillary. Nice views of Number(6957 m.) Camp near this very interesting village. 7 hours

Day 07: Visit Thubten Choling monastery and camp farther up the valley.
This morning you follow the river once more, meandering through fields and flowers, towards a very special place, Thupten Choling, home to 800 monks living in tiny cottages dotting the hill behind the main Gompa. His Holiness the late Trulsik Rinpoche founded the monastery in the 1960’s after fleeing Tibet. Thupten Choling houses, feeds, and educates a large population, 80% of whom are Tibetan refugees. This is one of the first contact points for the many Tibetans who find their way into Nepal each year. Although most refugees continue on to India, about 40 nuns per year stay on and join the monastery.
From here you continue up the valley for another hour to your first campsite where you are joined by the full camping crew for the first time.

Day 08: Trek to Yak Kharka 
As you will be ascending steadily in the next few days, it is important to pay attention to how you’re your body is acclimatising. Your visit to Pikey Peak earlier in the trek has helped considerably with your acclimatisation, however, do pay attention to any of the early signs of altitude sickness and make sure you drink plenty of water. Today takes you through a magical forest up towards a pass near where you will spend the night.

Day 09: Trek to Saharsbeni 
Over the next two days, you follow a ridge bringing you ever closer to the snow-covered peaks of the Rowaling Himal. It is hard to imagine, but this lonely trail teems with pilgrims at festival time! You will most likely have the whole landscape to yourself and camp in meadows, surrounded by rock faces and yak grazing.

Day 10: Trek to Dudh Kunda 
Dudh Kunda Lake (4560m), at the foot of Mt. Numbur and Karyalung Glacier, is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva. The full moon in August sees pilgrims flock to the lake as Buddhist and Hindu devotees believe that taking a dip in the icy lake will absolve them of their sins. It only takes a couple hours walking from your last camp and you can spend the rest of the day at leisure in this incredibly stunning place.

Day 11: At Dudh Kunda 
Today is a day to rest and/or explore this amazing place. This truly is the high point of your trek, so we recommend you take your time here to really soak up the beauty of this place.

Day 12: Trek to Timba 
After a morning Kora (circumambulation of the lake) you retrace our steps to Thadarbug and rejoin the classic pilgrim route towards the Taksindu La. You follow the ridgeline south and camp in one of the herder’s camps along this trail.

Day 13: Trek to Taksindu 
This morning you continue down the ridgeline towards the main Jiri to Everest trail at Taksindu La, from where you again have great mountains views. A short descent takes you to the Taksindu Monastery and the village where you can stay in a local tea house.

Day 14: Trek from Taksindu La to Phaplu 2469m/5 hours
This is the last trekking day as you leave the main trekking route and walk the path down to reach Phaplu. You can visit Chiwong Gumba that lies high on a cliff from where you can have a nice look of the valley. Then, after a couple of hours of walking, you’ll reach Phaplu. You can also visit Salleri, headquarter of Solukhumbu district, where there are big markets. Overnight stay at lodge in Phaplu.

Day 15: Fly from Phaplu to Kathmandu (Flights operate only on Sun, Mon, Wed & Thu only)
You return to Kathmandu from Phaplu on a scenic flight. After reaching Kathmandu, you will drive to the hotel and you could catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any sights missed during your first day in Kathmandu. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 16: Kathmandu
This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure at your own or can be extends your extra trip with us on additional cost or time to explore the Thamel for last day shopping and evening Matterhorn Treks & Expedition will take you for Farewell dinner. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu
Matterhorn treks & Expedition will transferred to the International Airport your departure flight to your on wards destination

 

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