Pikey Dudhkunda Himal Trek 2019/20

  • Trip duration 14 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
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Pikey Dudhkunda Himal trekking is a newly opened trekking destination which is popular trekking trail in Everest region. Dudh Kunda, known as milky lake in English translation, is situated at the foot of Number Himal, locally it is known as Shorong Yul Lha, meaning the protector of Solu region. It is believed to be a holy lake and the locals believe that taking a dip in the holy waters will have the wishes granted. While trekking to this area, you can enjoy the panoramic picturesque of snow capped mountains including of Mt. Everest, Number and other mountains lying along the region. Besides that you also can explore the Rhododendron flowers, pine tree, wild animals such as mountain Thars, Bear, Leopard, Jackal, birds like pheasant and the holy Milky lake's beauty.

Similarly, you will also be able to capture the sceneries of sunrise and sunset from Pikey hill, which is considered to be the one of the tallest hill of Solu. The name Pikey is derived from the name of Sherpa language which means a clan deity. During July, the locals hold celebrations to worship this particular clan deity. This peak offers the majestic view of Mt. Everest and other Himalayas ranging with their shining snowy white beauty. Besides that, Pikey hill also offers breathtaking sunrise and sunset views during the good weather. The trail passes through the most beautiful settlements of Sherpa and Rai ethnic communities’ settlement in the region. You can visit ancient Buddhist monastery such as Thupten Chholing Gompa and enjoy with unique Sherpa and Rai ethnic peoples’ culture, lifestyle and picturesque landscapes. The trekking to the Dudhkunda and Pikey hill takes you through dense forests of rhododendron and a variety of wildlife.The trekking to the area begins form Jiri after having 7-8 hours driving from Kathmandu and continues to Solu Khumbu and making excursion to the Dudhakunda, Pikey hill, the trail end in Phaplu airport and fly back to Katmandu.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Bhandar (2400m/7874ft) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 02: Trek from Bhandar to Namkheti (2300M./17355FT.) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 03: Trek from Namkheti to Naur Gompa (2900M./9514FT.) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 04: Trek from Naur Gompa to Pikey (4070M./13353FT.) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 05: Trek from Pikey Danda to Junbesi Village (2580M./8464FT.) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 06: Trek from Junbesi to Thupten Chholing Gompa (3000M./9842FT.) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 07: Trek from Thupten Chholing Gompa to Vedi Kharka, Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 08: Trek from Veri Kharka to Dudhkunda lake Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 09: Explore day in Dudhkunda Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 10: Trek from Dudhkunda to Chauri Kharka Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 11: Trek from Chauri kharka to Chiwang Gompa, Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 12: Trek from Chiwang Gompa to Phaplu Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 13: Drive from Phaplu to Kathmandu
  • Day 14: Final departure from Kathmandu International Airport

Cost Includes:

  • Pick up & drop from airport,
  • Bus from Kathmandu-Jiri-Bhandar (Yourself & staffs),
  • Everest National Park Entry Permits,
  • TIMS Permit (Trekker's Information Management System),
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during trek,
  • Three meals everyday while on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced & strong mountain trekking porter,
  • All program according to itineraries on full board,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipments, insurance and other facilities to staffs during the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural restaurant,
  • All kind of rescue arrangements,

All kind of local and government TAX/VAT etc.

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whilst in Kathmandu,
  • Your Travel/Trekking insurance,
  • International airfare,
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic and soft drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01Drive from Kathmandu to Bhandar (2400m/7874ft) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 02Trek from Bhandar to Namkheti (2300M./17355FT.) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 03Trek from Namkheti to Naur Gompa (2900M./9514FT.) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 04Trek from Naur Gompa to Pikey (4070M./13353FT.) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 05Trek from Pikey Danda to Junbesi Village (2580M./8464FT.) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 06Trek from Junbesi to Thupten Chholing Gompa (3000M./9842FT.) Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 07Trek from Thupten Chholing Gompa to Vedi Kharka, Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 08Trek from Veri Kharka to Dudhkunda lake Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 09Explore day in Dudhkunda Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 10Trek from Dudhkunda to Chauri Kharka Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 11Trek from Chauri kharka to Chiwang Gompa, Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 12Trek from Chiwang Gompa to Phaplu Overnight Camping/Lodging (B-L-D)
  • Day 13Drive from Phaplu to Kathmandu
  • Day 14Final departure from Kathmandu International Airport

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