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Pikey peak and Dudhkunda Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code HT-23
  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Costs: Starts from US $2,200.00
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Pikey Peak and Dudhkunda Trek Cultural Trail (Solukhumbu, Nepal) is a newly opened trekking route in the lower Everest region. It is quite a remote area where a few trekkers do trekking each year. Pikey Peak is also culturally rich trekking where you can see ancient monasteries, Mani walls and Stupa etc. This trek offers majestic views of Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Mera Peak, Gauri Shanker and Nambur Himal to the North and deep valleys dropping away into the clouds to the South from Pikey Peak at 4067m. You can enjoy the breath-taking Sunrise and Sunset views from PIKEY PEAK The legend: Sir Edmund Hillary himself claimed it his favorite view of Everest from Pikey Peak. The Sherpas people believe that their clan god is living at Pikey Peak where the locals get to gather to worship/praying during the month of July.

Dudh Kunda is a scared Lake in the lower Everest region. DHUDH KUNDA situated in the lap of Mt. Numbur, locally known as Shorong Yul Lha, Protector of Solu region. Dudh Kunda (which literally means milky lake) is believed to be a holy lake and the locals believe that taking a dip in the holy waters will have the wishes granted There is Shaman dance festival at the Lake in the full moon August each year. There can find different types of Rhododendrons that bloom in the forest in April/May. This trek is also rich in Himalayan flora and fauna etc.

While trekking in this region, you will learn about the lifestyle of the Rai, Sherpa, Tamang, Magar and other ethnic people as well, the architecture, their foremost temples, Buddhist monasteries and their way of life, as you spend your days mainly in Lower solu villages.

Pikey Peak Dudh Kunda Cultural Trail (Solukhumbu, Nepal)  is spectacular in every sense when it comes to the panoramas of high peaks, where you can explore the unique landscapes above timberline, you will have trekking in the fine forests, ancient Buddhist monasteries, temples whereby you can have spectacular mountain views of the mountains, you will explore the unique, Rai, Sherpa, Tamang, Magar culture, impressive temples monasteries, and villages inhabited by the friendly people, these all the features have made Lower Solu and Lower Everest, one of the perfect destinations primarily for family trekking.

Trip Highlights:

Jiri Bazer, Pikey Peak, Junbesi Village, Thupten Choling Monastery, Dudhkunda Lake, Mt. Numbur Himal, Phaplu Airport.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu (1,300m)

Day 02: Drive to Shivalaya(1810m) 7/8 hrs.

Day 03: Trek Shivalaya to Bhandar(2400m.) 5/6 hrs.

Day 04: Trek Bhandar to Namkheti(2300m.) 6/7 hrs.

Day 05: Trek Namkheti to Naur Gompa (2900m.) 6/7 hrs.

Day 06: Trek Naur Gompa to Pikey Peak (4070m.) 4 hrs.

Day 07: Trek Pikey Peak to Junbesi (2580m.) 6/7 hrs.

Day 08: Trek Junbesi to Thupten Chholing Gompa (3000m.) 3/4 hrs.

Day 09: Trek Thupten Chholing Gompa to Veri Kharka(3840m. 5/6 hrs.

Day 10: Trek Veri Kharka to Dudh kunda Lake (4560m) 5/6 hrs.

Day 11: Explore around the Dudhkunda Lake

Day 12: Trek Dudhkunda Lake to Chahuri Kharka (3565m.) 6/7 hrs.

Day 13: Trek Chauri Kharka to Chiwang Gompa ( 3000m.) 5/6 hrs.

Day 14: Trek Chiwang Gompa to Phaplu ( 2470m.) 3/4 hrs.

Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu 35 minutes.

Day 16: Departure

Cost Details

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
  • Domestic Phaplu/KTM and domestic airport tax
  •  Kathmandu hotel with breakfast at Standard hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the trek.
  • All transportation by private car/van.
  • 1 experienced helpful and friendly guide, 1 cook and 1 helper, porters (1 porter, their food & accommodation, bus ticket, salary, equipments and insurance.
  • All Camping Equipments (Tents) and Kitchen equipments (Tent, mattress, dining tent, kitchen 
  •  tent, toilet tent, table with chairs, all kitchen gears/utensils etc.)
  • Tourist service charge, Vat.
  • Kathmandu to Shivalaya private transportation.
  • Government taxes.
  • Guide & support staffs insurance and salary.


 

  •  meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
  • Travel insurance.
  •  International air fare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
  •  Items and expenses of personal nature.
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
  • Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
  •  Personal Trekking Equipments.


 

Day to Day Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu (1,300m)

Halesi Trek Will officially welcoming and meet you at Airport & transport by private vehicle to the hotel. You will have leisure time, followed by an evening welcome dinner at a typical Nepalese Restaurant and discuss the trip, overnight at Hotel.

Fixed Departure

The below-given cost is per person and the below-given Pikey peak and Dudhkunda Trek fixed departure dates are available for you. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
25 October, 2018 09 November, 2018 US $2200 Available Book Now

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