SuperEasy Ways To Learn Everything About Pikey Peak Dudh Kunda Lake Trek
24 Feb

SuperEasy Ways To Learn Everything About Pikey Peak Dudh Kunda Lake Trek

Nepal is the ultimate destination for the trekking enthusiast – offering a myriad of possibilities from the short and easy to the demanding challenges of the snowy peaks, Easy, moderate or rigorous there is something for everyone. Nepal has aptly been called “A Trekkers Paradise” as her terrain – Mountains, hills and the Terai – offer some of the most spectacular trekking routes in the world. The immense contrasts in altitudes and climates found here support an equally spectacular mix of lifestyle vegetation and wildlife. Trekking in Nepal is as much a cultural, experience, as a Himalayan adventure. In the shadows and foothills of the icy pinnacles of the Himalayas, one passes picturesque charming villages inhabited by diverse ethnic groups. Treks vary from expeditions, high altitude treks to simple easy paced walks. For more detail’s information about Trekking, Tours, Peak climbing, sightseeing, whitewater rafting, wildlife safari, mountain flight.
view-from-Pikey-Peak-view-Point
Dudhkunda- Pikey Cultural Trails provides wilderness experience with unique taste of culture. Trekking tours in Nepal provides a wide range of wilderness and cultural encounters, especially in the Everest region, there are those who wish to reach the highest point on earth, while there are others who prefer a middle ground south of the Solukhumbu such as Solu’s new trekking trails: Dudhkunda- Pikey Cultural Trails. Dudhkunda 4560m is a holy mountain lake in the lap of Mt Numbur a popular trekking destination of Solukhumbu. The trek to Dudhkunda starting from Phaplu can be done either only around the Dudhkunda Lake or combined with cultural experiences passing through Khaling Rai and Sherpa settlements and then back to Salleri through dense forests of rhododendron and verity of wildlife. This trekking tours in Nepal is less crowded but full of wilderness experience. The trail combined provides one with a close encounter with the unique Khaling Rais of this area. Dudhkunda Lake which literally means lake of milk is said to be a sacred lake and is reserved by the local people. It is believed that taking a dip in its holy waters will fulfill one’s wishes. During full moon nights in August a week- long celebration is held here by pilgrims and shaman priests.
Old Buddhist Stupa on the way to Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak Trek   Pikey Danda (4065m) is one of the tallest hills of Solu. From Pikey danda we can see most of the central and eastern Himalayan peaks including top of the world Mt Everest (8848m) Mt Makalu, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Annapurna, Mt Gauri Shanker, Lhotse, Lhosteshar, Nuptse, Ama dablam, Numbur Himal, Khatang, Karyalung, Shisapangma, Mera peak, and Thamserku. The peaks also offers breathtaking sunrise and sunset views during good weather. A trail through Jiri- Bhandar- Chaulakharka- Ngaur-leads to the Pikey Danda area. The trails start at Phaplu and passes though Kerung, Pattale, Jhapre, Pikey peak, Lamajura, Junebesi and ends at Phaplu. The Name Pikey  is derived from the name of a Sherpa clan deity. During the month of July the locals hold celebrations to worship their clan god, the eastern chyabo Pikey, as Pikey Hiapchen 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 as Taktor. July –August is the best time to take a trip to pikey, as this is when the local people hold their celebrations of the clan god, the eastern Chyabu 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- Pikey Cultural Trails. The trail passes through Junebesi, Thuptenchholing, Sengeephuk, Choim pass, Beni, Dudhkunda Lake, Taksindu and back to Salleri. One of the most beautiful Sherpa villages. Junebesi, is on the way from Pikey to Dudhkunda lake. One can also visit the famous Thuptenchholing monastery on the way to Dudhkunda Lake Trek.

SIMILAR BLOGS

Annapurna Circuit still worth to do Trekking  in Nepal
04 Jul
Annapurna Circuit Still Worth To Do Trekking In Nepal

Annapurna Circuit still worth to do Trekking  in Nepal - Annapurna circuit trek is one of ...

Legend and History of Upper Mustang Nepal
01 Jul
Legend And History Of Upper Mustang Nepal

The forbidden kingdom Upper Mustang Mustang The Forbidden Kingdom is the restricted northern part of...

Short and beautiful trek around Pokhara – Mardi Himal Trek
23 May
Short And Beautiful Trek Around Pokhara – Mardi Himal Trek

Short and beautiful trek around Pokhara – Mardi Himal Trek; A Blend if Nature, Culture &a...

Rara Lake Biggest Lake in Nepal
11 Jan
Rara Lake Biggest Lake In Nepal

Rara National Park Located in the north- western high mountains of Nepal. The Rara national park was...