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  • Duration15 Days / 14 Nights
  • Difficulty LevelModerate
  • Max Altitude4,593 M (15,068 ft)

Dudh Kunda Trekking is an unexplored trekking and newly opened trekking route in Nepal. Few trekkers trek this route is a cultural journey for the family, students, and for all. Dudh Kunda trek itself is one of the best destination places in the Everest region. Dudh Kunda is believed to be a holy lake and locals believe that taking a dip in the holy water will have the wishes granted. During full-moon nights in August, pilgrims and Jhankris (Shaman Priests) hold a weeklong celebration here.

This area has many diverse ethnic groups living here such as Sherpas, Khaling Rais, Tamangs, Magars, and Gurungs. On top of that, it is said that the hospitality of the locals is one of the heartwarming experiences in the Solu area. Dudh Kunda trek offers Himalayan views of Everest, Buddhist monasteries, green forest with Rhododendron flower, pine tree, and different wild animals and Milky Lake.

Dudh Kunda trek is an ancient trekking route in the Everest region and begins after 8 hours drive from Kathmandu to Jiri.

What makes this tour very interesting

  • The Best viewpoint in lower elevation to see Mt. Everest from Jiri Pikey Peak.
  • A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Jiri.
  • Heritage sites visit in Kathmandu.
  • Lifestyle, cultures, foods, and people.
  • Monks, Monasteries and Buddhist Heritage.

Itinerary

  • Day: 1
    Arrival in Kathmandu.


    • Hotel
    • NA
    • Dinner
    • 1300 M
    • Kathmandu
  • Day: 2
    Kathmandu City Tour.
    • Hotel
    • 2-3 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast
    • 1300 M
    • Kathmandu City
  • Day: 3
    Kathmandu drive to Shivalaya.
    • Lodge
    • 7-8 Hour Drive
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2400 M
    • Shivalaya Ramechhap
  • Day: 4
    Shivalaya trek to Bhandar.
    • Lodge
    • 6-7 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2400 M
    • Bhandar
  • Day: 5
    Bhandar Trek to Namkheti.
    • Lodge
    • 7 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2300 M
    • Namkheti
  • Day: 6
    Namkheti trek to Naur Gompa.
    • Lodge
    • 7 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2900 M
    • Naur Gompa
  • Day: 7
    Naur Gompa trek to Pikey Danda.


    • Lodge
    • 4 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 4070 M
    • Pikey Danda
  • Day: 8
    Pikey Danda trek to Junbesi village.
    • Lodge
    • 7 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2580 M
    • Junbesi Village
  • Day: 9
    Junbesi village to Thupten Chholing Gompa.
    • Lodge
    • 3-4 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 3000 M
    • Thupten Chholing Gompa
  • Day: 10
    Thupten Chholing Gompa trek to Veri Kharka.
    • Lodge
    • 5-6 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 3250 M
    • Veri Kharka
  • Day: 11
    Veri Kharka to Dudhkunda Lake.
    • Tent
    • 6 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 4593 M
    • Dudhkunda
  • Day: 12
    Explore day in Dudhkunda.
    • Tent
    • 2-3 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 4593 M
    • Dudhkunda
  • Day: 13
    Dudhkunda Lake to Barkhe Kharka.
    • Tent
    • 7 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2842 M
    • Barkhe Kharka
  • Day: 14
    Barkhe Kharka to Chiwang Gompa.
    • Lodge
    • 5 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • Chiwang Gompa
  • Day: 15
    Chiwang Gompa to Phaplu.
    • Lodge
    • 3-4 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 3000 M
    • Phaplu
  • Day: 16
    Fly back to Kathmandu.
    • Hotel
    • 45 Min fly
    • Breakfast and Dinner
    • 1300 M
    • Kathmandu
  • Day: 17
    Final Departure.
    • NA
    • NA
    • Breakfast
    • NA
    • NA

What's Included

  • Full Board (breakfast, lunch, and Dinner) in Trekking
  • Accommodation during the trek (tents & local lodge).
  • The government registered English speaking local expert guide, porters, cook, and sherpa.
  • Gaurishanker and Everest National park fees and TIMS Card.
  • Domestic flight ticket as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Guided Tour in the city with an expert tour guide.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in the city
  • Equipment clothing for porter & staff.
  • Insurance for all staff & porters.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as per trip cost.
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Dudh Kunda Jiri Pikey Peak Trekking Map.
  • Salary, allowances, expenses & insurance for all staff including porters

What’s Excluded

  • Nepal visa - Multiple Entrée 30 days - USD 40
  • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu
  • Extra baggage charges
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips for Guide/Porter.
  • Personal insurance, medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Service other than mentioned above
  • Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc..
  • International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges, hot shower, battery charge (during the trek), telephone, etc….
  • Items of personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water
  • Entrance fees during sightseeing in the city.

Useful Information

  • Dudh Kunda Trekking can be customized and If you just want to Hike up to Pikey Peak contact Rugged Trails Tour officer. 
  • If you want to continue the trek up to Everest Base Camp then need an extra few weeks more.