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Sherpa Brothers home land,Pikey & Dudhkunda Lake Trek

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 Bhandar, The total length of  trek is about 10 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.

Trip Facts

  • Trip duration: - 16 days from Kathmandu
  • Highest point: - (4561m / 14964ft) Dudhkunda.
  • Best season: - October, November, March & April.
  • Meal plan: - Breakfast in Kathmandu & Full board on Trek.
  • Physical rating: -
Itinerary

  • Day 01 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 02 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 03 Drive to Bhandar [2190m / 7183ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 9 hours
  • Day 04 Trek to Ngawor  gumba.(2850m / 9348ft), O/N in tea house : Approx 6 hours
  • Day 05 Hike to Peekay peak and summit Peekay [4070m / 13349ft)] and trek to  Jasmane bhanjang [2900m / 9512ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 6 hrs
  • Day 06 Trek to Junbeshi [2670m / 8757ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 5.5 hours
  • Day 07 Trek to Shengeephuk [3940m / 12927ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 6.5 hours
  • Day 08 Trek to Beni [3830 m / 12566ft], O/N in tent : Approx 6 hrs
  • Day 09Trek to Dudhkunda [4561m / 14964ft], O/N in tent : Approx 6 hrs
  • Day 10 Rest day in Dudhkunda to explore the area
  • Day 11 Trek to Takshindu dada  [2930 m / 9613ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 7 hours
  • Day 12 Trek to Phaplu [2469m / 8100ft], O/N in tea house : Approx 6 hours
  • Day 13 Fly to Kathmandu for 3o minutes, rest, free time and last minute shopping, O/N in hotel with bed and breakfast
  • Day 14 Extra day for weather contingency.
  • Day 15 As per flight time, pick up from hotel and drop 3 hour earlier to international airport for home departure
Cost Included

  • Accommodation and food during  11 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
  • Airport receive and departure 3 times
  • 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
Cost Excluded

  • Personal nature expense
  • Bar and beverage bills
  • Personal climbing equipments
  • Personal insurance
  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
  • Unforeseen accidental rescue
  • Days beyond the itinerary
  • Tips for staff
Additional Info

Physical Grading Level

Two circles indicate the moderate grade trek. It usually requires 5 to 6 hours of walking every day.  And the trip is not an altitude demanding but participant must be  physically fit  and in good health. Previous trekking , hiking or  jogging regularly for couple of weeks prior of the trip is require to enhance your walking strength and stability. Participants with pre-existing medical problem should inform to SBT at the time of booking the trip.

Accommodation and Food on Trip

3 nights in 3 star hotel with Deluxe BB in Kathmandu, 12 days standard 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 trekking gear for this trip

Down jacket – 1
Sleeping bag – 1
Light warm walking trouser – 2
Sun glass – 2
Walking pole – 1
Hat – 1
Phillips jacket – 1
Windproof jacket – 1
T- shirt – 3
Walking boot – 1
Gloves – 2
Day bag – 1
Water bottle – 1
Torch light – 1
Warm socks – 4
Sun cream – 1
Lip guard – 1
Tooth brush – 1
Face wash soap – 1
Flip flap/ Sandal – 1

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