Activities:Newly Opened Trekking Routes
Season:Mar - May, Sep – Dec
Trip Summary:This new trek winds through the hills of Solu from Phaplu via Pangoma to the glacial lake at Dudh Kunda (4500m). From Pangoma, it takes 7 to 9 hrs.to reach the camp site by the lake; further three to five days to trek through Thupten Chholing to Junbeshi.
The sacred lake of Dudh kunda lies at the base of Mt.Nambur, the mountain regarded by the locals as being the home of the protective deity of Solu. Among the two major trekking regions of Everest one is khumbu and next is solu. In the solu region newly exposed trekking area is called Dudh Kunda. Pike Danda lies in the lower Everest region is an exciting route for nature lovers. This Danda (Hill) has over 108 natural water springs encircling the hillock. Beautiful and captivating picturesque views from the hillock and authentic indigenous cultures and rituals of Sherpas to be experienced on the way are some of the memorable attractions of the route.
Dudh Kunda TrekkingPositioned just to the south of the Everest the trail passes all the way through authentic Sherpa villages. From the Linkhu Khola the route gradually ascend up through terraced fields, then rhododendron and magnolia forest. The trail leaves villages at the back and climbs up through hemlock firs to the cheese factory at Ngaur. The summit of Pike Peak exposes panoramic views of the Rolwaling Himal, Everest, Numbur, Karyiling, Khatang and Makalu massif as well as a great number of other snow-capped peaks ranging from Mt. Kanchanjunga 8586m, Lhotse 8516m, and many other mountains in the setting. Golla village shaped on a hill in an elevation of 3000m splendidly adorned by antique and festive monasteries is richest village for Sherpa culture offers extensive mountain vistas.
Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel (1350m) with the Adventure Bound representative.
Day 02 :Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley, preparation for trek.
Day 03 :Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri
Day 04 :Trek to Deorali (2710 m)
Day 05 :Trek to Goli Goumpa (2980 m)
Day 06 :Trek to Pike Base Camp
Day 07 :Trek to Pike top (4065 m) & Thakbuk Kharka
Day 08 :Trek to Junbesi (2670 m)
Day 09 :Trek to Thupten Chholing Gompa
Day 10 :Trek to Yak Kharka
Day 11 :Trek to Dudh Kunda Base Camp
Day 12 :Trek back to Dudh Kunda Khola
Day 13 :Trek to Phera
Day 14 :Trek to Phaplu
Day 15 :Fly back to Kathmandu
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