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Dudh Kunda (Sacred Lake) Lodge Trek

9 Days

Dudh Kunda, also known as the Sacred Milk Lake, is a beautiful site in the Himalayan region of Nepal. The Dudh Kunda Lodge Trek offers an exciting journey through beautiful landscapes and rich cultural experiences.

As you go on this trek, you’ll travel through forests, villages, and trails that lead to the sacred lake. Along the way, you’ll encounter friendly locals who offer warm hospitality and knowledge into their way of life. The lodge accommodations provide a cozy retreat after a day of exploration. This offers a chance to rest in the peaceful surroundings.

Reaching Dudh Kunda, you’ll be greeted by the sight of the milky waters surrounded by high peaks. This sacred lake holds deep significance for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims, who come to pay their respects and seek blessings. If you are a regular trekker or even just an adventurer, the Sacred Lake Lodge Trek will surely provide an unforgettable journey filled with natural beauty, cultural depth, and spirituality. The Dudh Kund Lodge Trek is suitable for adventurers of all levels, offering a blend of natural beauty, and spiritual significance that promises an unforgettable experience. So lace up your boots, pack your sense of adventure, and get ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime.

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  • English/Nepali
  • Organized by guides
  • Spring, Fall
  • Moderate
  • Provided on trek

Overview

The Dudh Kund Lodge Trek is an adventure that takes you off the busy path, allowing you to enjoy in the beauty of the Himalayas. As you climb higher into the mountains, the scenery becomes even more inspiring. You’ll pass through fields with colorful prayer flags fluttering in the wind, adding a sense of spirituality to the journey.

Each day of the trek brings new discoveries, from encountering diverse flora and fauna to witnessing traditional mountain lifestyles that have remained unchanged for generations. The lodge accommodations along the route offer a cozy place to rest from the day’s exertions, with meals served by friendly hosts who share stories of their mountainous homeland. Pilgrims come from far and wide to bathe in the holy waters and seek blessings for themselves and their loved ones.

Itinerary

Embark on your Dudh Kunda Lodge Trek from Jiri and trek to Shivalaya. Enjoy the scenic views of the countryside and immerse yourself in the peaceful surroundings.

Trek through landscapes, passing through villages and forests on your way to Bhandar. Experience the hospitality of the local Sherpa community.

Continue your journey towards Dudh Kunda, ascending through rhododendron forests and traditional Sherpa villages to reach Sete.

Trek through serene landscapes, crossing suspension bridges and encountering Buddhist monasteries along the way.

Descend into the Dudh Kosi Valley, passing through charming villages and terraced fields. Enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas as you make your way to Nunthala.

Continue your trek, ascending through lush forests and rhododendron groves to Khahare.

Today's journey takes you to the sacred Dudh Kunda Lake, a place of religious significance for Hindus and Buddhists alike.

Bid farewell to Dudh Kunda and begin your descent towards Jubing.

Conclude your trek with a scenic hike to Phaplu, where you'll catch a flight back to Kathmandu. Reflect on the unforgettable experiences and memories made during your Dudh Kunda Lodge Trek.

Includes/Excludes

Includes

  • Accommodation in tea houses or lodges along the trekking route.
  • Professional trekking guide.
  • Porter service for carrying luggage during the trek.
  • All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • All meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
  • Transportation to and from the trek starting point.
  • First aid kit and emergency evacuation arrangements.

Excludes

  • Personal trekking equipment (e.g., boots, clothing, sleeping bags).
  • Travel insurance.
  • Extra snacks and beverages.
  • Tips for guides and porters.
  • Additional accommodation and meals outside the trek itinerary.
  • Expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances like natural disasters or flight delays.
  • Any optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
What is the Dudh Kund Lodge Trek?

Dudh Kund Lodge Trek is a mesmerizing journey to Dudh Kund, also known as the Sacred Milk Lake, located in the Solu region of Nepal. It’s a nine-day trek that offers stunning views of the Himalayas and cultural immersion in the local Sherpa communities.

How difficult is the Dudh Kund Lodge Trek?

The Dudh Kund Lodge Trek is considered moderate in terms of difficulty. While it doesn’t require technical climbing skills, participants should be prepared for steep ascents, descents, and long hours of walking each day.

What is the best time to do the Dudh Kund Lodge Trek?

The best time for the Dudh Kund Lodge Trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is clear, and the views are stunning. These months offer the most favorable trekking conditions.

How high is Dudh Kund (Sacred Milk Lake)?

Dudh Kund (Sacred Milk Lake) sits at an elevation of approximately 4,560 meters (14,961 feet) above sea level.

What should I pack for the Dudh Kund Lodge Trek?

Essentials include sturdy trekking boots, warm clothing layers, a sleeping bag, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, water purification tablets, and personal medications. A detailed packing list will be provided upon booking.

Are there ATM facilities along the trekking route?

ATM facilities are not available along the trekking route. It’s advisable to carry enough Nepalese rupees for your entire journey. Some lodges may accept card payments, but it’s best to have cash on hand.

Is drinking water available during the trek?

Bottled water is available for purchase at lodges along the trail, but it’s environmentally friendly to use water purification tablets or a filtering system. You can also refill your water bottles at lodges, but we recommend treating the water before drinking.

What is the average walking distance per day on the Dudh Kund Lodge Trek?

The average walking distance per day is around 5 to 7 hours, covering approximately 10 to 15 kilometers (6 to 9 miles) depending on the pace of the group and the terrain.

Are there toilet facilities along the trekking route?

Most lodges have basic squat toilets that may not always be Western-style. It’s advisable to carry your toilet paper and hand sanitizer. In some remote areas, toilet facilities may be rudimentary or absent.

How can I book the Dudh Kund Lodge Trek?

You can book the Dudh Kund Lodge Trek through licensed trekking agencies like Nepal Trekscape in Nepal. Ensure to choose a reputable agency with experienced guides, and book well in advance to secure permits and accommodations.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Dudh Kunda (Sacred Lake) Lodge Trek
  • English/Nepali
  • Organized by guides
  • Spring, Fall
  • Moderate
  • Provided on trek