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Dhud kunda Trekking

Trip Facts

18 days,
Max. Altitude:
5000 meter,
Minimum Pax:
Start Trip:
End Trip:
Flight and private vicheals,
Per Day Walking:
4 to 5 hours,
Trip Grade:
Dhud kunda Trekking


Dhud Kunda Trekking is nice and unique trek that has been designed by a look at the high mountains and remote Solu Khumbu region. Though less high and famous than the neighboring Khumbu, it is likewise inhabited by the friendly Sherpa people. Solu also receives far less trekking traffic than the Khumbu so; it is making more respected and real experience of the trek.  Dudh Kunda Lake (which literally means milky lake) is situated at the foot of Number Himal, which is a famous mountain of lower Khumbu region locally known as Shoring Yul Lha, Protector of Solu(lower part of Solukhumbu). 

Dudh Kunda Lake is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva. The devotees believe that taking a dip into the ice-cold lake will absolve them from all their sins and bless childless families with children.  The trail takes you through dense forests of rhododendron, pine trees and variety of wildlife, such as mountain goats, bears, leopards, and birds. Amazing views of flora and fauna and experience of diverse cultures of Sherpas, Khaling Rais, Tamangs, Magars, Gurungs, make this journey a lifetime experience. The hospitality of the locals is one of the most heartwarming experiences of the Solu area.  Moreover, you will enjoy panoramic Himalayan views of Everest, Number Him, and Everest Himalaya range. This is a journey to a part of the world where very few people have set foot until now, a cultural journey for young to old and for all. So this is one of the famous trekking here in Nepal, where you get to see many types of things during the trek with locality and their hospitality.

Trek Highlights:

  • Kathmandu city tour,
  • Explore a typical village along the trek on the first day,
  • Beautiful Chisapani village and view of all Langtang mountain range,
  • Helambu Duch Kunda lake, and scenic mountain and all green scenario,
  • typical Nepali dinner after your trip,


Day01: Arrival In Kathmandu(1350m)

On your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport(TIA), My self or my colic will kindly receive you than drop to your hotel in a private vehicle. when you check in to the hotel we will give you the short briefing about your trip after that if you are tired you can have cozy rest at your hotel if not you can explore the city around. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.Once you land at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), our airport representatives will kindly receive you and take you to your hotel, in a private car or a high-end tourist bus. Our representatives will brief you about the trek. After checking in, you can either explore this vibrant and exciting city on your own or, take a cozy rest at your hotel.

Day 02:  Kathmandu City tour.

Today you going to explore the historical & Religious sites which are all listed in UNESCO World Heritage site. I will manage private vehicle on time after your breakfast at a hotel than our experienced guide will take you to the UNESCO world heritage sites. Our city Ture will be in Pashupatinath temple at first it is one of the popular Hindu temples of Nepal that predates to lichhavi Dynasty, then we move to Swayambunath(monkey temple) where we get to see shrines of Lord Buddha and valley view after that we will visit Kathmandu durbar square which is also known as a Basantapur Durbar square, here we visit mainly old architect from middle age including Kumar Ghar next to it . After 3 main places, our guide will drop you at your Hotel.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Phaplu (2650m) then trek to Ringmo(2750m)

After early breakfast at your hotel, We go to the airport and we will fly to Phaplu Airport. during your flight over the many green rolling hills, you can see uncountable peaks, local villages, and experience of mountain flight in a small plane. On arrival at the Phaplu airport, we will have a short break to be ready for the hike than we start our journey through Rhododendron forest, beautiful landscapes and green meadows than we reach to Ringmo sherpa village. overnight at Ringmo village in a tent and our team make our dinner after reaching them in the ring.

Day 04: Trek to Sarsar Beni.

we begin our walk in the morning after having breakfast. we walk all day through the beautiful green Meadows and fix the camp at a suitable place for this night than next day early morning we begin to walk to get our next destination Sarsar Beni at 3800m, where we will spend the night in a tented camp.

Day 05: Trek from Sarsar Beni to Dudh Kunda (4560m) and back to Sarsar Beni.

Today we are heading to Dudh Kunda which is our main goal of this trip as it is a magical place with lakes and views around. there so many peaks surrounded by lake especially Mt. Number(6959m) & Mt.Karyalung(6681m) will be very attractive but still there are so many peaks and hills. it is our day sight walk exploring the lake and valley than we will be back to Sarsar Beni for the night in a tented camp.

Day 06: Trek to Junbesi.

we take our breakfast at sarsar village in our own kitchen than begin to ascent towards paring hill(Danda), it is magical hill once we get to the top there will be awesome views of so many peaks. the journey will continue after that viewpoint till we get Junbesi. it is one of the popular Sherpa villages where we can see many monasteries, stupa and colorful houses of Sherpa people. we stay overnight there at junbesi.

Day 07:  Trek from Junbesi to Phaplu.

This is our final walking day of this trip. we begin our walk early again after we have some breakfast. we follow the small trekking path towards Beni than we continue our walk to Phaplu. we will spend the night at people in a tent.

Day 08: Fly from Phalphu to Kathmandu in the morning

today we are flying back to Kathmandu after few days stunning view trip at Dhud Kunda lake. the flight duration will be about 20 minutes but while you are on the plane still you have one more chance to explore the beautiful vast Himalayan terrain. once we land in Kathmandu airport we transfer you to your hotel and Farewell Dinner.

Day 09: Final departure to homeward.

today is quite a sad day that you are leaving our country but we have a great hope for next trip back to our country. our private vehicle will drop you very kindly on time at the airport. once again we expect your next visit to our country because once is never enough.

Whats Included?

Service Includes

  • Airport/Hotel/Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/hence.
  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan
  • All Grounded transportation as per program...
  • 1 expert tour guide and entrance fees for Kathmandu valley sightseeing.
  • Meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) and all accommodations during the trekking.
  • A highly experienced well-trained government license holder guide, sherpa, required porters (1 porter between 2 people) and their meal, accommodation, salary, insurance, and equipment.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project permit and TIMs (Trekkers information management system).
  • All government taxes.

Service Excludes

  • Your Travel Insurance,
  • Nepal entry Visa fees,
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax,
  • Your Travel Insurance,
  • Drinks and main meals in cities,
  • Tips for guide/porter and Items of a personal nature like postage and laundry.

Essential Infos

Is Nepal safe to make holiday?

Yes, it is safe country since 10 years especially when rebel party involves in election and peace agreement in 2006 than all political party is already in parliament and doing their best, it means where ever you go to Nepal you are safe. if you feel scared still you can have your authorized guide who will take care of you and give you much information.

How Can I get Nepal visa?

To get visa for Nepal is a easy once you arrive In TIA Kathmandu you can get visa within 20 minute, you just need to get 2 p.p size photo, your passport and some money such as 15 Days stay in Nepal cost 25 USD per person, 30 USD for 30 Days and 100 USD for 3 month tourist visa. All service you will get easier when you arrive at Kathmandu airport.

Where is the best area to trek in Nepal?

There are so many trekking routes in Nepal, but few of them are really popular as it is nicer than many other treks in n Nepal. Everest base camp trekking, Gokyo lake trekking, Annapurna base camp trekking, Annapurna circuit trek, Poon hill trek these are the most popular trekking route in Nepal. If you prefer to visrestrictedarea or, rural area to explore the localities of Nepal there are so many options that we have and you can visit safely. Which season is the best to travel to Nepal? Nepal is a rich in biodiversity as it has many different temperature and climate within a few hour drives. So, as we have four seasons in a year we trek mostly in winter (Sep. to Dec) and spring (Mar. to June). The best season of the year is Sep to Dec, you will have clear weather and spectacular view each day this is why people used to call the best season of the year.

What type of equipment do I need to bring for the trek?

The trekking equipment will depend on where you are going if you are trekking to Everest base camp or Annapurna base camp trek you should bring proper equipment such as down Jacket, Sleeping Bag, Windproof pant so no. You have to bring this trekking equipment which is as below:

  • Sleeping bag, torch,
  • Down Jacket,
  • Trekking pools, the pair of t-shirt and pair Pant,
  • Pair of suck and Sun Glass,
  • General medicine,
  • Rucksack and day bag,
  • Windproof jacket, Gloves, warm hat,
  • Inner drawer and thermal,

Can I trek in Nepal?

Yes, you can easily trek in Nepal because there are so many trekking routes. If you are going to trek in Nepal for the first time you can make the easy trek to Poon hill, or Langtang trek these are an easy walking trek. If you are adventurous trekkers you can go to Everest base camp, Gokyo trekking, Chola pass trekking, Annapurna base camp, Annapurna circuit trek etc. so you consult with your local travel agent when you decide to go to Nepal which is the best area up on your pace.

Can I get an experienced guide in Nepal?

Yes, you can get an experienced guide in Nepal if you book your trip with trekking company or agent. You have to check very well who is going with you through your agent than figure out he is a nice guy or not. There are so many options but manly package trekking and day ways salary base trekking.

What is the price of Everest trekking?

There are so many different trekking and travel company who organize all trekking and touring activities in Nepal and they have their own strategy and price but the fact of the trek is the same so if you are in Nepal to make Everest base camp trekking and if you are alone it cost comparatively more than groups, in general for solo trekkers Kathmandu to Kathmandu 12 days Everest base camp trek cost 1299 USD and if you are two people going there cost 1199 USD. If you are budget travelers still you can save some money with this cost but this price is just enough to do all activities during your 12 days time up to the mountain. you have more than 8 people in your group one get free trip while you are in Nepal except for your domestic flights.

What is the maximum weight for a porter in Nepal?

Nepal tourism board published some rules and regulation for porters who used to work generally with tourist they carry 25 kg , so in general you will get one porter for two trekkers it means one trekker need to make their weight about 12.5 kg and if you have extra clothes or any extra things that you bought from your country you can leave in hotel locker in Kathmandu once you are back you will get it, it is safe.

What is the maximum weight can I take to Lukla in a plane?

Flying to Lukla we will be in a small plane whereas just 14 to 16 people in one plane it is small this is why there is short of strict rules need to be just 15 kg per person as a luggage and small day bags as a hand carry you can take with you. if you have any extra things in your bag you can leave in Kathmandu hotel before you leave than it helps a lot to repack and to follow the rules. Still, after repacking your bag have more than 15 kg you have to pay 5 USD per kg than you can fly in or out.

How much do I need to tip for guide and porter?

Tipping things is not compulsory but it is highly expected from field staff during your trek in Nepal such as waiter Driver, Guide porters. Mainly if you are in Nepal and doing more than week trip with guide or with porter you can tip about 100 USD for guide and 80 USD for porter but if they make your special trip with lots of information take caring and you feel safe all the time with them than you can add more tip on top of that.

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Giusy Bertolotto

Giusy Bertolotto Aug 1, 2012

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

The trip to Nepal was a great experience.  I organized the tour (10 days) with Santosh Gauli . Very good flexibility on his part to change the program to suit our needs (both of time and things to see). Santosh welcomed us at the airport and we have always followed the best. I was really happy for his organization of all the pro ... Read More

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