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Pike Dudhkunda Trek

Overview

The combined of Peekay peak & Dudhkunda is called, Peaky Dudhkunta trek. Peakay Peak 4071 m and Dudhkunda (milk lake) both lies in south west of Khumbu valley. The towering Peekay peak is not always covering by snow except in the winter. The peak is just lies above the surrounded villages of Sherpa’s and offers splendid Panoram of Khumbu, Makalu and Gaurishangker mountain range. Like wise Dudhkunda which literally mean “Milk Lake” is believed a holy lake and adobe of Lord Shiva. The devotees believe that taking a dip into the icy cold lake will absolve them from all their sins and bless childless families with children. Both Hindu and Buddhists people go there in full moon day between June and July.

Trekking in this region is not just about view but also the opportunities of learning cultural life of ethnic communities, like Magar, Tamang and Sherpas. The culture of these communities rewards the trip more interesting. Peekay peak, Nyawar monastery, Tibetan reincarnated lama’s Thuptenchholing monastery and Dudhukunda lake are another attractions of the trail.

This trek can begins either flight to Phaplu or drive to Phuplu or Shivalaya, The total length of trek is about 13 days either way we started.

This trek is suitable to average physically fit traveler passionate to walking 4 to 5 hrs daily and looking less altitude with finest view and culture.

As with all our treks, we can be flexible with the itinerary and can adjust many details according to your time, availability and special interests.

At a Glance

Fraction style of trekking with tea house and camping

Great outlook of world famed mountain from Pike peak

Trail heading through the majority of Sherpa community

Itinerary

Day 1   Arrival at Tribhuvan International airport Kathmandu. Pick up by Sherpa Brothers Treks representative, transfer to hotel check in and welcome drink from receptionist. Rest and briefing about trip, O/N in hotel

Day 2   Half day sightseeing around world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley and preparation for the trip. In the evening welcome dinner offer from Sherpa Brothers Treks at typical Nepalese culturall restaurant, O/N in hotel with bed and breakfast

Day 3   Drive to Shivalaya (1960m /6429ft), O/N in tent: Approx 7 hours

Day 4   Trek to Bhandar [2190m / 7183ft], O/N in tent: Approx 5 hours

Day 5   Trek to Goli village (2620m / 8594ft), O/N in tent: Approx 6 hours

Day 6   Trek to Peekay base camp (2990m / 9808ft), O/N in tent: Approx 6 hours

Day 7   Early morning hike to top of Peekay peak, [4,070m / 13,349ft)] and trek to Jasmane bhanjang [3,570m / 9,512ft], O/N in tent: Approx 6 hrs

Day 8   Trek to Junbeshi [2670m / 8757ft], O/N in tent: Approx 5.5 hours

Day 9   Trek to Mapung Village, visit Buddhist teaching center at Phungmuche and mini Tibetans area settlement area Thupten Chholing Monastery, O/N in tent: Approx 5 hours

Day 10   Trek to Thorsa Danda [3,440m / 11,284ft], O/N in tent: Approx 7 hours

Day 11   Trek to Beni [3,830 m / 12,566ft], O/N in tent: Approx 6 hrs

Day 12   Trek to Dudhkunda [4,561m / 14,964ft], O/N in tent: Approx 6 hrs

Day 13   Rest day in Dudhkunda to explore the area and Lake

Day 14   Trek to Takshindu dada [2,930 m / 96,13ft], O/N in tent: Approx 7 hours

Day 15   Trek to Phaplu [2,469m / 81,00ft], O/N in tent: Approx 6 hours

Day 16   Fly to Kathmandu for 3o minutes, rest, free time and last minute shopping, O/N in hotel with bed and breakfast

Day 17   As per flight time pick up from hotel and drop 3 hour earlier to international airport for home departure

Services Includes

    • Accommodation and 3 times meal during 13 days Pikey & Dudhkunda trekking period
    • Professional and experience license holder trekking guide salary and insurance
    • Porter salary, equipments and insurance
    • Airfare from Phaplu to Kathmandu with guide
    • Standard 3 star category hotel with deluxe BB in Kathmandu for 3 nights
    • Gauri Shangkar National park and TIMS permit
    • Private transport for airport receive and departure in Kathmandu
    • Trip route map
    • Warm sleeping bag+ Mattress
    • Duffel bag for carrying daily trip gears
    • Half day word heritage sites sightseeing in Kathmandu
    • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu

Services Excludes

    • Personal nature expense, bar and beverage bills
    • Personal climbing equipment’s
    • Personal insurance
    • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
    • Unforeseen accidental rescue
    • Days beyond the itinerary
    • Gratitude to staff

Map

Additional Information

The trail merges mild to partial physical demand ranking of usual 6-7 hours walking every day. Though, participants looking forward to attempt and planning to do this trip to be physically fit, positive attitude & an excellent health is recommended. The trip is also very great choice for planning first time trekking and hiking experience in the Himalaya attempting to do family holiday, solo to group trip. It is vital that participants with pre-existing medical problems or conditions make these known to Sherpa Brothers Trek at the time of booking.

Accommodation and Food on Trip

3 nights in 3 star hotel with Deluxe BB in Kathmandu, 12 days combing of tea house and camping Accommodations on full board meal. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and tea/ coffee/ hot tang juice).

Travel Insurance

Sherpa Brothers Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. take every care to make our treks safe and enjoyable. All our routes are scouted to ensure the trails are safe and the facilities along route are of an acceptable standard. In addition, we have vast experience of trekking at altitude and are trained to deal with Acute Altitude Sickness. However, due to terrain, weather and altitude, risk is not always predictable in the Himalaya. To ensure you have a worry free time with us, personal travel insurance is essential to cover the cost of unforeseen accident, illness or rescue. The costs involved can be large and personally overwhelming in the unlikely event of accident or injury.
All Nepalese staff, guides and porters employed by Sherpa Brothers Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. are covered locally but we regret that we cannot offer insurance for our clients.
Sherpa Brothers Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. is not liable should anything go wrong due to unforeseen circumstances.
When choosing an insurance policy be sure to confirm with your insurer that your policy covers adventure holidays and trekking at high altitude. Some insurers makes special exception for these types of trip so please read the small print and contact your insurer if you are unsure.

Required gears check list

Hiking gears

Day bag – 1
Dry Bag – 1
Walking pole – 1
Water bottle – 1
Head light – 1
Knife / Multi tools – 1

Cloth and body wear

Down jacket – 1
Sleeping bag – 1
Light warm hiking trouser – 2
Warm liner – 2
Towel – 2
Warm and sun hats – 1/1
Fleece / jacket and pants – 1
Windproof jacket – 1
Long and half sleeve hiking shirt – 3
Buff for (neck and head) – 1
Walking boot – 1
Gloves / mittens – 2
Warm hiking socks (wool / synthetic) – 4
Gaiter – 1
Flip flap/ Sandal – 1

Sun protection, health hygiene and water

Sun cream – 1
Sun glass – 2
Sun hat – 1
Lip guard – 1
Tooth brush – 1
Face wash soap – 1
Sanitizer – 2
Prescription medicine
Water bottle / Camel bag – 1
Water purifier tablet / lightweight filter
Toilet paper
Menstrual product

Personal belonging items

Passport
cash
Visa / credit card
Cell phone Power bank backup and charger
Camera / Gopro

Tour Cost & Schedule

Start Finish Availability Price (PP)  

Trip Facts

  • Trip Grade :  
  • Trip Durations :  14 Days From Kathmandu
  • Highest Point :  4,561m / 14,964ft
  • Best Season :  Sep, Oct, Nov - March to June
  • Meal Plan : Breakfast in Kathmandu and Full boar on Trek

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