Dudhkunda (4560 m) is a holy mountain lake
in the lap of Mt. Numbur, a popular trekking
destination of Solu. The Trek to Dudhkunda
starting from Phaplu can be done either only
around the Dudhkunda lake or combine with
cultural experience passing through Khaling
Rai and sherpa settlement and then back to
Salleri through dense forest of Rhododendron
and a variety of wild life.
The trail combined provides one with a close
encounter with the unique Khaling Rais of this
area. Dudhkunda, which literally means lake
of milk, is said to be a sacred lakes and is
revered by the local people. It is believed that
taking of dip in its holy waters will fulfills
one’s wishes. During full moon nights in
August a weeklong celebration is held here by
pilgrims and jhankris (Shaman priests).
Pikey Cultural Trail
Pikey Danda (4065 m) is one of the tallest hills
of Solu. From Pikey you can see most of the
central and eastern Himalayan peaks
Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest), Makalu,
Khachenjunga, Annapurna, Gauri Shanker,
Lhotseshar, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam,
Number, Khatang, Karyalung, Shishapangma,
Mera peak and Thamserku. The peak also
offers breathtaking sunrise and sunset views
during good weather a trial through Jiri-
Chaulakharkha – Ngaur leads to the Pikey
Danda area. The trial starts at Phaplu and
passes through Kerung, Pattale, Jhapre, Pikey
peak, Lamajura, Junbesi and ends at salleri.
The name Pikey is derived from the name of a
Sherpa clandeity. During the month of July the
locals hold celebrations to worship their clan
god, the eastern Chyabo Pikey, as Pikey
Hlapchen Karbu. There are other interesting
possibilities of undertaking tourism activities
at Pikey such as paragliding, mountain biking,
bird watching, pilgrimage and meditation.
From here the trail descends through dense
forest finally meeting the Everest trail at
Taktor. July-August is a good time to take a
trip to Pikey, as this is when the local people
hold their celebrations of the clan god, the
eastern Chyabo Pikey. From Pikey, one can
also continue on to the Dudhkunda trail.
As mentioned above, after reaching Pikey one
also has the option of taking the Dudhkunda
Culturl Treail. The treail passes through
Junbesi, Thuptenchholing, Sengeephuk,
Choim Pass, Beni, Dudhkunda, Taksindu and
back to Salleri. One of the most beautiful
Sherpa villages, Junbesi, is on the way from
Pikey to Dudhkunda. One can also visit the
famous Thuptenchholing monastery on the
- Duration of trekking : 13 days
- Grade : Moderate
- Type of Trek : Camping
- Recommended season : Spring / Autumn / Winter
- Trekking starting point : Kathmandu / Palpu
- Trekking ending point : Palpu / Kathmandu
- Maximum height : 4560 m
- Airport/Hotel/ pick up and drop-off
- All ground local transportation
- Three night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with BB basis.
- Full board meals as per itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
- Necessary Trekking Permit and all national park fees.
- All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the trek.
- Expert bilingual, government license holder Guide.
- Domestic flight for the guide if required.
- Kathmandu valley sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Trekking Porter as required (usually 1 porter for 2 members)
- Necessary Trekking equipment such as sleeping bag, down jacket.
- Travel Insurance of our staffs.
- Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service, which will be paid by your Travel insurance
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
- All government taxes, vat and service charges.
- Fare well dinner.
What’s not included
- Nepal entry visa fee, which can be issued on your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport –
- All International airfares
- Travel insurance.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
- Your personal expenses such as gratuity (recommended), gifts etc.
- Cold drinks and beverages
- Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance
Tamang Heritage Trail
The tamang Heritage Trail takes you through verdant midlands of
Nepal experiencing the beauty of this mountain region and the culture
of the people who live here. The trail passes thorough traditional Tamang
villages where life, culture, and crafts have remained unchanged since
the beginning of the settlement.
Rasuwa is situated near the Tibet border, is the most beautiful Himalayan region of Nepal.
It is surrounded by beautiful Ganesh Himal, Kerung
Limbu Cultural Trail
A new trekking route between Kabeli and Khaksewa rivers offers an indepth
experience of the culture, tradition, and lifestyle of the Limbu people
who are dominant in this region. The 4-5 day Limbu Cultural Trail Trek starts
from Phungling and passes through Suketar, Lalikharka, Kande Bhanjyang,
Simbu, Phungphung, Phumpe and Mamanke. The Limbu Cultural Trails end in
Mamankhe where more than 95 percent of
the population is Limbu (Mabo). From Mamankhe
Chitwan Chepang Trail
Chitwan literally means “heart of the jungle.” In recent years Chitwan tops the
list of things to do in Asia.
Chitwan is a true wildlife adventure – jungle safaris on elephant back or in jeeps,
bird watching, and canoe trips offer a different perspective of the teeming forest.
Pikey Danda (4065 m) is one of the tallest hills of Solu. From Pikey you can see most of
the central and eastern Himalayan peaks Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest), Makalu,
Khachenjunga, Annapurna, Gauri Shanker,
Lumbini Circuit Tour
The Lumbini Circuit Tour provides insight into the life of
Lord Buddha and the development of Buddhism. There are 62 archaeological
sites scattered outside the Lumbini. The tour goes though Tilaurakot,
Kudan, Gotihawa, Niglihawa, Sagarhawa, Aurorakot, Devadaha and Ramagrama
all bearing significance to the life, Enlightenment and death of Buddha.
Archaeologists have identified Tilaurakot as the actual capital of Kapilvastu and the home