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  • Duration: 09 Days
  • Best Time: All Season
  • Max Elevation: 4600
  • Group Size: Min 2
  • Trip Grade: Easy

Dudhkunda Lake Trek

Dhudhkunda Lake Trek is a popular trekking route in the eastern region of Nepal. It takes you to the serene and sacred Dhudhkunda Lake which is located at an altitude of around 4,560 meters (14,961 feet) in the lap of the Himalayas. The dudhkunda lake trek offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges, including Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Kanchenjunga, among others. This trek is also very popular for Nepali Hindu and Buddhist cultural at Janai Purnima festival time. 

Dudhkunda trek typically takes around 10-12 days to complete, including both the ascent and descent starting Point: The trek usually starts from Phaplu, a town in the Solukhumbu District of Nepal. Phaplu is accessible by flight from Kathmandu or by road from Jiri. But now the Jeep goes until Taksindu Danda then the trek starts the next day from there. 

Dudh Kunda Lake Treks Highlights:

  • Dhudhkunda Lake: The main highlight of the trek is, of course, Dhudhkunda Lake itself. It is considered sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists, and pilgrims often visit the lake during the full moon in August/September for a holy dip.
  • Scenic Beauty: Throughout the trek, you’ll be treated to stunning landscapes, lush forests, alpine meadows, and panoramic views of the Himalayas.
  • Cultural Experience you’ll have the opportunity to interact with the local Sherpa and Rai communities, experiencing their unique culture, traditions, and hospitality. Wildlife the region is home to diverse wildlife, including Himalayan Thar, Musk Deer, and various species of birds.

Dudhkunda Lake Trek Difficulty: 

The Dhudhkunda Lake Trek is considered moderately challenging. While the trails are well-defined, there are some steep ascents and descents, as well as high altitude to contend with. The trails when you go to Lake all the way up and forest tiny trails you will enjoy both sides with mountain view. 

Dudhkunda Lake Trek Permits:

 Like most treks in Nepal, you’ll need the necessary permits to undertake the Dhudhkunda Lake Trek. These typically include the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card and the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit if you enter Sagarmatha national park but if you are not entering that then this trek needs only 1 permit. This trek also connects with Gurisankar conservation GCAP if you enter there then you need GCAP also. 

Best Time to Trek: The best time to undertake the Dudhkunda Lake Trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is clear, and the views are spectacular. Before embarking on the trek, it’s essential to make proper preparations, including physical conditioning, obtaining necessary permits, and ensuring you have the right gear and equipment. Additionally, it’s advisable to trek with a licensed guide or through a reputable trekking agency for safety and support along the journey.



Day 01 Arrival Kathmandu

You are arrived Nepal Kathmandu and you will be picked up from Airport to hotel and checking pepper work and relax take for evening dinner with culture show. or what you have mention in program.

Day 02 Drive to Taksindu by jeep

Drive by BP high way to Dhap- Salleri-Phaplu Taksindu overnight in guest house. You have also chance to shot wonderful photo and sunset of mount Everest, Lhotse and Makalu on the Dhap Pattale.

Day 03 Trek to Kami Danda

Trek to Kamidanda 3560 m stay at normal tea house with local food enjoying with views. The trek all the way forest trail and you also can see wild animals bird and many more.

Day 04 Trek to Shasra Beni

After Breakfast you will go to Shasrabeni from Kamin Danda. 4,037 m is the Elevation of the Shasra beni it’s little cold there. Overnight at tea house.

Day 05 Trek to Dudhkunda Lake

Today you will reach your destination Dudhkunda 4,600 m lake and here is no tea house here you need to stay at your tent with good views.

Day 06 Trek to Shasra Beni after lake excursion

After breakfast we will excursion lake and some puja then we will follow back to same track to the Sashrabeni for overnight stay.

Day 07 Trek to Junbesi

Trek to Junbesi village junbesi is a Big Sherpa village where you can see Sherpa culture and Sherpa food sherpa monastery. Here you can stay at good hotel with good food as well. This is highway of the Everest base camp trek from Jiri and also you connect Pike Peak Trek. 

Day 08 Drive back to Kathmandu

From Junbesi you can drive to Kathmandu by Jeep

Day 09 Departure to home

Departure to your own destination.

Trip Includes

  • Government license holder Trekking guide.
  • Trekking porter for carrying bag (2 clients, 1 porter).
  • Trekking permit all necessary for the region.
  • Dhudhkunda lake Tent service.
  • All meal during the trek.
  • Kathmandu hotel accommodation 2 night with B/B plan.
  • All accommodation during the trek.
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and duffel bag.
  • Great panorama Treks T-shirt.
  • All ground transfer by private van.
  • Emergency rescue service pay by your travel insurance.
  • Airport picks up and departure.

Trip Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee.
  • Meal while staying in Kathmandu.
  • Tips for staff, driver and hotel, restaurant.
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • Personal gear like Bar bill, laundry bill & telephone bill.
  • Overstay in Kathmandu after the trek.

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