Dudhkunda lake (Sacred Milk Lake) trek Solu 2021

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Dudhkunda lake is located in the lap of Numbur Himal in Soludhkunda Municipality Ward No. 1 of Solukhumbu District. Dudhkunda lake altitude is 4632 meters above sea level.
In addition to this lake, there are 10 small lakes including Gangajmuna Lake, Bhut Pokhari Lake, Ankhepokhari Lake and Mahakunda Lake.

Who doesn’t want to go to new places and have fun!
A place full of natural beauty and even a place of worship is fragrant with gold.
Solukhumbu is known to the world as a beautiful district in itself. It is rich in many castes, languages, religions and cultures.


Moreover, Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Pasang Lhamu Sherpa, who have climbed the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, have introduced the country to the world along with this district.
dudhkunda is one of the places of natural and religious importance that should not be missed.
According to the plan to reach dudhkunda on the first Monday of July, the journey started from Salleri of Solukhumbu on Saturday.


From Kathmandu, you have to reach Salleri from Siddhicharan Highway via Khurkot of BP Highway.
If you come by air, you can start your journey to dudhkunda after landing at Phaplu Airport.

As the track of the dirt road from Salleri to Ringmu was opened to the north, Bolero vehicle was going there. For those who like to walk, it takes about 4-5 hours to reach the ring from Phaplu, Chiwang.

After a 2-3 hour walk from Ringmu, you reach Sarkaripati.

Some people have altitude sickness while walking. Some get sick. Therefore, it is better to carry the medicine, warm clothes, water bottle, stick and dry foods you need.


After a three-hour uphill journey from Sarkaripati, we reached Kamidanda at an altitude of 3860 meters. After walking uphill and horizontally from Kamidanda, we came to Sahasrabeni through Jongle Khola and Gamtang and settled down.

While walking along the road, there are high mountains, beautiful waterfalls, flowers of different species, animals, birds, sweet smell of golden leaves, milk of Chauri gai and some sweet experiences of Churfi worth remembering.


After a three-hour uphill journey from Sarkaripati, we reached Kamidanda at an altitude of 3860 meters. After walking uphill and horizontally from Kamidanda, we came to Sahasrabeni through Jongle Khola and Gamtang and settled down.

Along the way, there are high mountains, beautiful waterfalls, different species of flowers, animals, birds, the sweet smell of golden leaves, milk of Dzo (Chaurigai) and some sweet experiences of the trip worth remembering.
At 5 o’clock in the morning, after a steep uphill journey of about 3 hours from Sahasrabeni, we reached dudhkunda.

Dudhkund Pond lake is located in the lap of Numbur Mountain in Soludhkund Municipality Ward No. 1 of Solukhumbu District. It is 4632 meters above sea level.
In addition to this lake, there are 10 small lakes including Gangajmuna Lake, Bhut Pokhari Lake, Ankhepokhari Lake and Mahakunda Lake.

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Considered a heritage of Hindu, Kiranti and Buddhist faiths, this lake is very important from a religious point of view. The unique gift of nature and the heritage of faith, Solu’s Dudhkund is famous as a center of religious tolerance.
The lake is believed to have been discovered by a herdsman during the rainy season about a century ago. There is a legend that after Chaurigai extracted milk from its udder for a long time, it became a lake full of milk.

According to the Buddhists, it is believed that Manjushri, who came from China in ancient times, cut off some of the water in the Kathmandu Valley and sent it out.

Similarly, various religious leaders in Tibet and Nepal used to consider this place as a place of sacred religious faith and perform penance. Buddhists have been worshiping Buddha here every year.
Similarly, it is believed that Lord Shiva drank the poison when the ocean was churning for nectar between the gods and demons and when the whole world was about to end, it is believed that Lord Shiva drank the poison and drank the water mixed with the herbs of Dudhkund Lake.

Looking at the Numbur and Karelung Himal and the Dudhkund Lake, which reflect the Chandrachal and Dornachal mountains and the basins below them mentioned in the mythology, it can be said that the ocean churning took place at this place.
Similarly, when Lord Rama’s younger brother Laxman was on his deathbed during the Lanka War, the sage requested Hanuman to bring three herbs: Sanjivani Buti, Sambandhini Buti and Bishalya Buti. These plants are found around Shir kunda and Shir kund is said to be under Chandrachal which looks like the moon and Dronachal which looks like Kailash. Which is now known as Numbur and Karelung Himal.

The origin of Khaling Rai is considered to be Khulu region. It is believed that Maje and Dikpe, two sons of Baje Khuluhyang, reached Dudhkund through Dikpe Solu river and chose a place to stay.

In the Mundhum death rites, after death, the dead soul is guided from Khulu to Pudheli via Chauset to Dudhkunda Lake, where they believe that the soul will find peace.
While visiting dudhkunda Lake, there is a belief that sinful deeds will be destroyed, if water of the lake is brought and sprinkled on the house and members of the household, happiness, peace and wealth will be obtained, childless couple will have children.
After observing dudhkunda Lake, we returned to Salleri on the same day. There were landslides on the way. It was a bit uncomfortable to walk because of the narrow road in some places.

Problems of dudhkunda lake trek

Problems of eating and living, lack of drinking water, lack of bridges in small creeks, lack of toilets around the cisterns, lack of proper arrangements for waste management are the main problems of dudhkunda Lake.


Today’s need is to develop this region physically keeping in view the convenience of local and foreign tourists.
Organizations like dudhkunda Community Forest, Red Cross Society and other bodies are working for the protection, promotion and publicity of this area. The state needs to play an additional role for the development of this sector.

Conclusion of Dudhkunda lake trek

By the time Salleri arrived, the body was very tired. The legs were sore. The shoulders carrying the bags were squeaking. Even though I was very tired, there was a kind of enthusiasm. Probably a trip to dudhkunda Lake in Solu. Solu’s dudhkunda Lake is a must-visit place.

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I was born in Neelkanth Municipality, Dhading District, Nepal. My childhood was spent there for 10 years from birth. Since then, I have been living in Kathmandu with my whole family. Since my father works in the trekking sector, it was natural to go on different trekking routes. I also wanted to go on a trip with my father, but since Baba was affiliated with the company, Baba could not take me even if he wanted to. This is what made me a solo traveler and I have been able to travel almost all over Nepal till today.

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