Dudh Kunda Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration19 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Max. Altitude 5, 445m
  • Trip Type Trekking
  • Accommodation Tea House
  • Transport Fly in - Fly Out
  • The best option for both skilled trekkers and first time trekkers
  • Visit and dip in the holy Dudh Kunda Lake
  • Splendid views of various worldwide tall mountains combined with mystical rhododendron forests

Dudh Kunda Trek 19 Days Itinerary and Cost for 2023/2024

Dudh Kunda Trekking belongs to the Solukhumbu region even though it belongs to the low altitude than the actual Khumbu Mountain/Glacier range. The trek is an adventurous option for both first time trekkers and skilled ones. Dudh Kunda Lake in the language of Nepal refers to milky lake and it is at the Numbur Himal base, known locally as Shorong Yuk Lha i.e. the protector of the entire Solu region.

Moreover, Dudh Kunda Lake is of huge significance for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimages and local area people believe that by taking dip in the holy lake, one can expect to wash away his sins and fulfill his wishes within less time as possible. Besides providing the splendid views of various worldwide tall mountains, the trek allows you to be the part of mystical rhododendron forests.

The primarily trekking trail to Dudh Kunda will begin at Ringmo over the route lies between Tragsindho and Junbesi i.e. alternative route to the actual lake beginning at Thupten Chholing. Dudh Kunda trek is one of the unexplored and less known trekking routes performed in this area.

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                                        Cost Details
                                        Cost Includes
                                        • Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/bus.
                                        • Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu-Kathmandu city Hotel or Hotel Thamel (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
                                        • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
                                        • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
                                        • Domestic airport pick up and drop by car/ Flight Ticket (LUK-KTM-LUK) / domestic airport Tax.
                                        • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
                                        • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
                                        • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
                                        • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
                                        • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
                                        • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
                                        • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
                                        • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
                                        Cost Excludes
                                        • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
                                        • Your Travel insurance.
                                        • Food while you are in Kathmandu.
                                        • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
                                        • Sweet things like chocolate.
                                        • Hot shower during the trekking.
                                        • Tips for the guide and porter.
                                        Departure Dates
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                                        Date PriceStatus 
                                        Start DateSaturdaySep 23, 2023End DateWednesdayOct 11, 2023PricePriceUS$1700StatusStatusAvailable
                                        Start DateMondaySep 25, 2023End DateFridayOct 13, 2023PricePriceUS$1700StatusStatusAvailable
                                        Start DateWednesdaySep 27, 2023End DateSundayOct 15, 2023PricePriceUS$1700StatusStatusAvailable
                                        Start DateFridaySep 29, 2023End DateTuesdayOct 17, 2023PricePriceUS$1700StatusStatusAvailable
                                        Essential Information

                                        Best seasons to do 19 days Dudh Kunda Everest trekking

                                        Spring and autumn are the peak trekking seasons in the Nepal. Months of September, October, November in autumn, and March, April, and May in spring are the best seasons for this trip. Temperatures are mild, the weather is relatively stable, and the clear air makes for superb mountain views. The high mountains are still cold and and lower elevations are still warm but the daytime walking temperatures are the most pleasant overall. Bad weather can hit any time of year but the fall has the most reliable conditions.

                                        Packing tools for 19 days Dudh Kunda Everest

                                        • A few pairs of Thermal tops
                                        • Fleece jacket/pullover
                                        • Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket one pair
                                        • Down jacket
                                        • Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
                                        • Trekking pants- at least 2 pairs
                                        • Mittens/woolen gloves
                                        • Warm Hiking socks
                                        • Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
                                        • Sun hat/scarf
                                        • Sunglasses
                                        • Sleeping bag
                                        • Trekking poles
                                        • Day bag above 40 L

                                        Accommodations during 19 days Dudh Kunda Everest trekking

                                        Camping and teahouses are two options for accommodation along the walking route. You will be getting accommodation either in twin rooms or dormitories. The beds are generally with foam pad, pillow and blanket and each room has a twin room. There will be no any single rooms until its off seasons Toilets and bathroom are shared. You might not be satisfied with the bed so we will recommend you to bring sleeping bag with yourself. Showers normally have cold water, but if you want the hot shower then you have to pay for it. For those who seek a more real experience, camping is an option.

                                        Foods during 19 days Dudh Kunda Everest trekking

                                        Tea house lodges mostly serve meals with "Dal Bhat and Tarkari," which is a dish made up of rice, dal, lentils, veggies, pickles, and other ingredients. They will provide veggies according to the seasonal basis. There will both national and international cuisines available in the menu. Teahouses offer a one of a kind and authentic taste of the local culture and hospitality. The western dishes like momo, noodles, macaroni, and pizza are available in the Menu. You will be having your breakfast and dinner in a common dining table.

                                        19 days Dudh Kunda Everest trekking difficulty

                                        The level of 19 days Dudh Kunda Everest trekking is moderately difficult. You have to walk almost 6-7 hours in a single day. The 19 days Dudh Kunda Lake Trekking does not require previous trekking experience. However, it’s advised to have a moderate level of fitness and some previous experience of multi-day walks. The walk entails walking on a well-established trail that includes some steep uphill and downhill sections. Having a will power and confidence is required the most.

                                        Guides and porters during 19 days Dudh Kunda trekking

                                        It is not compulsory to have a guide with you but it is highly recommended. As well as we can learn about so many things about the single trails while travelling with guides. A guide can help you travel and protect your safety while also offering useful information about the area. Likewise porters will help you to carry your luggage. You can carry less weight by having a porter assist you with your backpack.

                                        Permits for 19 days Dudh Kunda Everest trekking

                                        Trekkers will require both the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card and an entry permit for the Makalu-Barun National Park.

                                        Travel insurance for 19 days Dudh Kunda Everest trekking

                                        We suggest you to get travel insurance before traveling. Having a travel insurance will have make you feel safe and peaceful. Trekkers might need to deal with so many difficulties in the journey like high altitude sickness, medical injuries and other different difficulties. Travel insurance will help you to deal with difficulties occurred in the trails. That’s why you need to get a proper travel insurance to cover your emergencies.

                                        Why to do 19 days Dudh Kunda Everest trekking?

                                        Dudh Kunda is a holy lake with pristine beauty of White Himalaya and jungle trekking in a camping experience. You will walk through quiet and beautiful forests that is teeming with wildflowers and birds, including the national bird of Nepal- Danphe. Although it has been newly discovered, 19 days Dudh Kunda Everest Trek has already made a good first impression. It lies at an altitude of 4561m and is least visited by the hikers that hold it back. Dudh Kunda Lake also offers excellent views of the highest Himalayas standing tall in the Everest region. The 19 days Dudh Kunda Everest trekking trail takes you all the way through the ancient trading routes in the Everest region. Trekking to this holy lake is trending among locals but it can still be considered as off the beaten trekking in Nepal.

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