Milke Danda Trekking

All about the Milke Danda Trekking.

Milke Danda Trekking Highlights

  • Mesmerizing view of pinnacle mountains
  • 29 species of Rhododendron
  • Soulful Hospitality of ethnic groups
  • Easy and Pollution Free Trekking

Milke Danda Trekking 

If you have that desire of witnessing the almighty snow-capped mountains with the perfect view of blooming rhododendron, then look no further then Milke Danda Trekking in Kanchenjunga. Milke Danda Trek is an 25km long forest ridge lying in the altitude from 2580m to 3580m. This ridge separates Arun and Tamur Valley in the eastern part of Nepal. Trekking in this region is peaceful experience as region is restricted.  Trekking is done by very few tourists from all over the world.

Milke Danda is popular as the eastern counterpart of Khaptad Plateau of Far Western Nepal.  The mesmerizing view of world’s highest peaks like Mt Everest (8848m), Mt Kanchenjunga (8586m) from the east, the third highest peak of the world, Mt Makalu (8463m) from the west is what you will be dotting in this trek journey. 1000 species of flowering plants are in the area. Thus,making the perfect destination for those who love the blend of fauna and mountains.

The authentic culture of Limbus and Kirants will satisfy you with their traditional lifestyle and cuisine. This out-of-the-way trekking is comparatively easy as this does not require a special set of climbing skills. The highest altitude of the trekking is 3,124m only.

Attractions & Accommodations

Popularly known as Rhododendron Trek, one can satisfy their soul with spectacular view of 29 blooming rhododendron, especially in spring. More to experience, there are 250 species of birds that will please you with their dance moves and soulful lullaby.

In case you are wondering about the accommodation facility of the region, then there are hotels and lodges along with the tented camps, you can choose what suits you the most. You can even set your foot in the uninhabited ridges where you can have the perfect glimpse of the four of the highest peaks of the world.

You can cheer yourself and your camera furthermore with the stunning scared lakes like Gufa Pokhari and Lam Pokhari.

Trekking Trail

The trekking to this haven begins by spending your first night at Dharan Bazaar and Second Night at Hile. Then you will be driving to Basantpur, then the trekking starts. In the course of the trekking, you will set your foot into the marvelous village like Chauki Bhanjyang, Gupha Pokhari, Milke Danda Dovan and ultimately reach to Taplejung. Then you can return back to Kathmandu via Plane from Tumlingtar or via road.

Satisfy yourself with the stunning beauty of almighty mountains, Pamper yourself with the authentic culture and hospitality of the indigenous people, soothe yourself with the magnificent beauty of blooming rhododendron forest, whatever you may so desire, we Duke Nepal Treks and Expedition is here to accomplish your every desire with the best 14 Days Milke Danda Trekking Package.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by our car, van and bus
  • Accommodation as required by you or as specified in the appropriate itinerary
  • City tour with our guides in private car, van or bus if appropriate
  • All typical Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners)
  • 3 Cup of teas during the trek
  • English speaking Guide depending on the place
  • Local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff
  • Airfares including taxes as appropriate for internal flight transfer which is a part of trekking itinerary
  • All our government taxes
  • Official expense
  • First aid kits
  • Map
  • Availability of Duke Nepal Personnel in emergency
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Certain lunches and dinners as explained in the trekking itinerary
  • Your travel insurance which is compulsory
  • Your International Plane fare and airport taxes
  • Appropriate visa fees
  • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses such as room service, internet charge, laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc
  • Personal trekking equipment and gear
  • Certain sightseeing entrance fees
  • Gratuities, tips to guides, porters, drivers, etc.
  1. Day 1 Drive to Basantapur(2200m) via Dharan

    Our first day starts by driving to Basantapur(2200m), via Dharan. Dharan and Basantapur both are amazing places of Eastern Nepal. Stay Overnight at Basantapur.

  2. Day 2 Trek to Chauki(2700m)

    Our Trekking journey starts from this day. We will start our trek from Basantapur to Chauki. Along the trekking trail, you will be welcomed by lush blooming rhododendron, and amazing sight of Tamur Koshi, Arun Koshi and Makalu. Then, we will make our way to Tude Deurali. We will ascend through Phedi and will reach Chauki eventually. Stay Overnight at lodge.

    Trekking Time- 5-6 Hours

  3. Day 3 Trek to Ghupha Pokhari(2930m)

    On this day, we will first ascend from Chauki and then we will walk downwards after crossing through Manglebare, Balukho and Srimani. We will reach two small lakes at Lamo Pokhari. Then, we will be crossing Bamboo made house at Koranghatar. Ultimately we will reach Gupha Pokhari enjoying more lakes on the way.

    Trekking Time- 5-6 Hours

  4. Day 4 Trek to Milke Danda(3124m)

    This day trek starts from Gupha Pokhari. From Gupa Pokhari, we will descend to Milke Danda. The graceful view of Milke Danda(3214m)with the amazing human settlement is what you will be offered in this day. After visiting Milke Danda, we will engage in area exploration and again return back to Gupha Pokhari. The blooming Rhododendron forest with amazing view of Mount Makalu is the moment to cherish in this day.

    Trekking Time-6-7 Hours

  5. Day 5 Exploration Day

    The exploration day will serve us the time to explore the surrounding of Milke Danda. The amazing human settlement, culture, tradition, are things to explore.

  6. Day 6 Trek to Bhalukhop

    On this day, we will trek to Bhalukhop. Bhalukhop is another village with amazing hospitality. In this village we can visit the amazing forests,  have the insight idea of local culture and enjoy local food.

    Trekking Time-5-6 Hours

  7. Day 7 Trek to Jaljala

    On this day, we will set our journey to another beautiful destination,Jaljala. From Jaljala, we can have perfect panaromic view with blooming rhododendron and green lush lands. Jaljala also offers some of the best view of Mount Sisne, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount utha and Mount Annapurna. Jaljala is popular pilgrimage site too.

    Trekking Time-5-6 Hours

  8. Day 8 Trek to Chainpur

    We will move from Jaljala to Chainpur through green pastureland, blooming rhodendron forest.

    Trekking Time-5-6 Hours

  9. Day 9 Trek to Phapung

    Today, we will do both ascend and descend throught the trekking trail. We will make our journey to Phapung, then will start ascending the hill and then again we will descend the hill. We will reach Phapung, and cherish the moment admiring the landscapes.

    Trekking Time-5-6 Hours

  10. Day 10 Trek to Tumlingtar

    Today is the last day of trekking. We will do the trekking from Phapung to Tumlingtar. The journey from Phapung to Tumlingar is amazing. The amazing hospitality, spectacular view of mountains, is offered in this trail.

    Trekking Time-3-4 Hours

  11. Day 11 Flight to Kathmandu

    We will take early morning flight to Kathmandu from Tumlingtar. Upon arrival at airport, our representative will welcome and transfer to hotel.