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Dudh Pokhari Trek - 14 Days

Dudh Pokhari Trek
Dudh Pokhari Trek

Dudhpokhari situated among 5300m. Lies in the border of Lamjung, Manang and Kaski district. Many pilgrims come to bath Dodhpokhari in Rakcha Bandhana with Dudhpokhari lies a dense grass field defined as Thorju, which also known as Basecamp of Namun La and Dudhpokhari, Namun La remained in 5560m. In altitude is One of the popular and adventurous trekking routes of Annapurna circuit in Nepal. In Trekking history, Namun La will be known as a milestone.   Dudhpokhari is among the most beautiful destination of the world where the tourist has hardly ever trekked. Peoples outside Nepal rarely know Dudhpokhari; those who heard about Dudhpokhari surely do not know about this place and its beauty. Dudhpokhari that means milky pond is claimed to be situated at an altitude of 4560 meters above the sea level. Dudh Pokhari rich in Culture, Nature, and has a good geographical importance and other attractions like snow peaked mountain and natural beauties.   Khaling Rais who have their own language are dominant class of this area; besides Gurung communities are also in existence.

According to legends, some three thousand years ago the Tamu community now knows as Gurung entered this area through Namun Bhanjyang from Tibet & settled there. Tamu community has their own king in the ancient days whose palace can be seen until now; therefore, this place is also known as Tamuwan.

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu to Paudi Bazaar 9-10 hrs bus ride

Day 03: Paudi Bazzar to Rainas Kot (2000m) 3-4 hrs

Day 04: Rainas Kot to Lakhajung 5-6 hrs

Day 05: Lakhajung to Ilimpokhari 3-4 hrs

Day 06: Ilimpokhar to Bhadikharka 6-7 hrs

Day 07: Bhadikharka to Dudhpokhari (4,560m) 6-7 hrs

Day 08: Acclimatization in Dudhpokhari (4,560m)

Day 09: Dudh Pokhari to Kudi (3,800m) 4-5 hrs

Day 10: Kudi to Rabrachu(3,150m) 5-6 hrs

Day 11: Rabrachu to Glalegaun (2,100m) 4-5 hrs

Day 12: Glalegaun to Besishahar 4-5 hrs

Day 13: Besishahar to Kathmandu 6-7 hrs bus ride

Day 14: Transfer to the Airport for your onward destination

If you want to extend your trip, please feel free to choose from our DAY TOURS, NEPAL TOURS or Jungle Safaris. here are some trip extensions that might interest you.

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Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

After landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu from your designated destinations, you will be welcomed by a representative of our company at the arrival gate. After that, you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel in luxury transportation. If time permits, you can wander around the streets of Kathmandu or can relax at the hotel to overcome your jet lag. O/N stay at a hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Paudi Bazaar 9-10 hrs bus ride

On the day, you will be driven to Paudi Bazaar from Kathmandu. During this 9-10 hours bus ride, you can see the scenic suburbs and countryside of Nepal. Located on the banks of Marshyandi River, Paudi Bazaar is a gateway for the Dudh Pokhari Trekking. O/N at Camp.

Day 03: Paudi Bazaar to Rainas Kot (2000m) 3-4 hrs

This is the day when you start your trek towards magnificent Dudh Pokhari by passing through Baguwa and Ramche villages. During the trek, you will come across Bhairabi Nath Temple and Lord Shiva’s Temple. You will reach Rainas Kot before sunset. It is a small Gurung village with very less population. O /N at Camp.

Day 04: Rainas Kot to Lakhajung 5-6 hrs

The day’s trek is loaded with excitement as the trail leads through forests. After walking in the scenic route for few hours, you will reach Parajung, a venue for popular historic sites. Also, you will cross historic villages like Gauda to reach, Lakhajung. This is also a Gurung Village. O /N at Camp.

Day 05: Lakhajung to Ilimpokhari 3-4 hrs

Leaving the amazing Gurung village behind, on the day, you will proceed towards Ilimpokhari, a famous pond in Lamjung District. The pond is surrounded by forests. You will camp near to the pond where you can experience varieties of floras-faunas. O/N at Camp.

Day 06: Ilimpokhar to Bhadikharka 6-7 hrs

Leaving this serene pond, and taking its memories along, on the day, you will have to proceed towards Bhadikharka. The route is comprised of walking uphill via forests, farmlands, and ridges. O/N at Camp.

Day 07: Bhadikharka to Dudhpokhari (4,560m) 6-7 hrs

This is the most important day of the trek as you leap towards Dudh Pokhari. After trekking for some seven hours, you will be at the site of the magnificent freshwater holy Dudh Pokhari also known as the milky pond. Dudh Pokhari holds a special reverence in Hindu mythology. The tourist looking to venture the sacred place can also know about the Hindu religion as it is the popular destination for pilgrims. O/N at Camp.

Day 08: Acclimatization in Dudhpokhari (4,560m)

The day is reserved for the acclimatization purpose where you will spend a day to get used to the altitude and the environment of the place. In the meantime, you can go around the nearby villages to get along with the ethnic people to share culture and tradition. After enjoying some good time around the village, you will have to return to your respective camps for an overnight stay. O/N at Camp.

Day 09: Dudh Pokhari to Kudi (3,800m) 4-5 hrs

Leaving the sacred shrine behind, on the day you will trek downhill to reach Kudi, a Gurung Village in the region. O/N at Camp.

Day 10: Kudi to Rabrachu(3,150m) 5-6 hrs

The day’s trek will take you through farm villages leading all the way to Rabrachu. If you reach early, you can go around the village and interact with the local people. O/N at Camp.

Day 11: Rabrachu to Glalegaun (2,100m) 4-5 hrs

Walking past some undulated trails, on the day, you will reach Glalegaun, one of the most beautiful villages in the region. This is a traditional village where denizens are very hospitable to their guests. O/N Homestay.

Day 12: Glalegaun to Besishahar 4-5 hrs

This is the final day of the trek as you pull your shocks to hike towards the lower altitude trail in the region. In the due course of the trip, you will pass through various ethnic settlements to reach Besishahar, the district headquarters of Lamjung. O/N at Lodge.

Day 13: Besishahar to Kathmandu 6-7 hrs bus ride

The trek gets concluded here at Besishahar. From the point, you will board a bus that will take you back to the capital city. During this spectacular route of 170kms, you will pass through picturesque landscapes, ridges, and rivers. If you want, you can go around the streets of the capital city for shopping. O/N at Hotel.

Day 14: Transfer to the Airport for your onward destination

As per your flight timings, you will be escorted by one of the representatives of our company to the international terminal at the Tribhuvan International Airport approximately three hours before your flight schedule from your hotel in Kathmandu. A day to bid farewell to the glorious country situated in South Asia. While waiting for your flight, you can make plans to venture other destinations of the majestic country in near future.

  • Airport pick-up and drop off services
  • Trekking permit
  • Entry permit fee
  • Experienced and government license holder trekking guide
  • Necessary porters (2 guests 1 porter)
  • All surface transportation to the starting point and from the ending point of the trek
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner, juice, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, fruits etc.)
  • Necessary Camping equipment such as tents, kitchen tent, dining tent, toilet tent, mattresses, down sleeping bag, down jacket, cooking utensils, fuel etc.
  • Camping charges
  • Necessary insurance for trekking stuff
  • First Aid and kits from the Great Adventure treks and Expeditions
  • Emergency Rescue Help (Covered by your travel insurance)
  • Farewell dinner with a cultural show.

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Personal nature expenses such as all kinds of drinks, beverages, etc.
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
  • Tips for staffs and guides
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu Monuments fees

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Trip Facts

  • Dudhpokhari 4,560m
  • Moderate
  • Lodges, Camps, Hotels
  • Available
  • October - December and March - May



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