Dudhkunda (Milk Pound) also known as Dudhpokhari is claimed to be at an altitude around 5,300 meters from above the sea level. Thurchu which is the base camp of Dudhpokhari and Namun La Pass is the center point of Lamjung, Manang and Kaski Districts and is claimed to be around 4,500 meters above the sea level.
People know very little about this place. It’s one of the most scenic destinations of the world where tourist has rarely trekked. Nature and culture are the furthermore specialties of this area with plenty of options for tourist. This could be a new route of trekking for the Annapurna Region of Nepal.
Khaling Rais are dominant class of this area. They have their own language and proactive both in joint and nuclear family ties. Chhan (locally fermented millet/rice wine) is an indispensable part of their food and culture the Bhume Dance, the Chandi Dance and the Naghi Pooja are some of their major rituals. These highlanders (Khaling Rais) believe that it is essential to worship their anestrous and the earth deity in order to continue human existence. Despite being belonged to Kirant ethnic group, the Khaling Rais celebrate the Hindu and Buddhist festivals as well.
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Trip Fact Sheet of Dudhkunda Cultural Trail Trek
|Trip duration -17 Days||Trek Duration – 12 Days||Max. Altitude –3691 m|
|Group Size – Min-2||Starting From – Jiri||Trek End –Phaplu|
|Grade- Moderate||Transportation – Drive and Fly||Type –Tea House/Home stay/Camping (it is needed to take a tent)|
|Attraction of the trek -Fully Organic Trek||Himalayan Sights –||Culture –Tibetan culture, Bon and Hindu culture , Buddhism|
|Activity –Trekking and Cultural excursion , Pilgrims Tour, Heritage rail||Highlights of trip –||Date: March to June / September to December|
|Fixed Departure From Kathmandu||March – May||Sept – Dec|
Dudhkunda Cultural Trail Trek
|Group Joining||-May 1||September 20|
|Trip cost does not includes|
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