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Pikey Peak Trekking

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Trip Facts

Trip Type:

Tea House

Grade:

Moderate

Altitude:

4,067 m

Meal:

Brfast/ Lunch / Dinner

Group Size:

2-12 Persons

Accomodation:

Teahouse, Camping

Transportation:

Trekking

Best Time:

All season except monsoon

Activities:

Trekking

WiFi

Abailable

Duration

13 Days
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Overview And Highlights

Durations : 13 Days
Activities : Trekking in Nepal

The Pikey Peak Trek is considered to be a moderate trek, making it suitable for both novice and experienced trekkers. Pikey Peak Trekking takes you to the lower Khumbu region which offers incredible views of the many mighty peaks such as Everest (8848 m), Cho Oyu (8188m), and many others. This Pikey peak was named after the Sherpa Deity, so it is regarded as sacred one. This Pikey Peak Trekking is a best way to explore and witness the breathtaking scenes of the Himalayas in a short period of time.

Where is Pikey Peak?

Pikey Peak lies in the lower Everest region which is accessible by plane and road transport. It's a easy and accissible view point which offers magnificient views of Mount Everest and hundreds of other peaks.

Pikey Peak Trekking Route?

Pike peak trekking is short and full of fun trek  taking you to the top of Pike peak that stands 4068 m tall above sea level. Our trek starts with a drive to Phaplu from the kathmandu valley. We trek onwards passing various sherpa villages with ancient monasteries followed by the largest hill in the Khumbu region, Pike peak(4068 m).

We get to see the  amazing mountain views standing above the stunning valley from the top of the peak. This trek can be carried out by all sorts of peoples but we recommend a good physical conditions.

We get to experience the beautiful and unique Sherpa cultures. We can go for a wonderful bird watching as these place is the home to wide variety local and migratory birds with beautiful natural vegetation.  

We trek through the lush forest off the beaten tracks with serene places enjoying as much as we can. Book a trip with us to explore the beautiful landscapes climbing up to the peak making your holiday vacation memorable with lifelong memories.

Best Time for Pikey Peak Trekking

When is the best time for Pikey Peak Trek?

The best time for the Pikey Peak Trek is during the pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) seasons. In spring (March to May), the weather is pleasant, and the rhododendron forests come to life with vibrant blooms. The skies are clear, offering stunning views of the Himalayas.

Autumn (September to November) is also an excellent time, with stable weather conditions, clear skies, and lush landscapes. These seasons provide optimal trekking conditions, allowing you to fully enjoy the breathtaking scenery and cultural experiences along the Pikey Peak trail.

It's advisable to avoid the monsoon season (June to August) due to heavy rainfall and the potential for slippery trails.

Pikey Peak Trek Difficulty

The Pikey Peak Trek is considered to be a moderate trek, making it suitable for both novice and experienced trekkers. The trail offers a mix of gradual ascents and descents, allowing trekkers to acclimatize comfortably. While the altitude at Pikey Peak (4,065 meters or 13,369 feet) is relatively moderate compared to other Himalayan peaks, it's essential to be mindful of the potential effects of altitude and take necessary precautions.

The trek provides a fantastic opportunity to experience the rich culture of the Solu region and enjoy panoramic views of the Everest and Makalu mountain ranges. With well-defined paths and teahouse accommodations along the route, Pikey Peak Trek offers a rewarding adventure without extreme technical challenges. However, it's always advisable to be in good physical condition and consult with a trekking guide or medical professional before embarking on the journey.

Why Pikey Peak Trekking

Pikey Peak Trekking is a fantastic choice for several reasons. Firstly, it offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Everest and Makalu mountain ranges, providing a unique perspective of these iconic peaks. The trek takes you through the culturally rich Solu region, allowing you to experience the warm hospitality of the local communities and witness their unique traditions.

The moderate difficulty level makes Pikey Peak Trek accessible to a wide range of trekkers, including beginners. The trail passes through rhododendron forests, charming villages, and serene landscapes, creating a picturesque and serene environment. Additionally, the trek is relatively shorter in duration, making it ideal for those with time constraints.

For those seeking a more off-the-beaten-path experience in the Everest region without the crowds of more popular treks, Pikey Peak provides a tranquil and authentic Himalayan adventure. Overall, Pikey Peak Trekking combines stunning natural beauty with cultural immersion, making it a rewarding and memorable trekking experience.

Itinerary Expand All Close All

On your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative will pick you up and transfer you to the designated Hotel and check in. You can take rest and freshen up afterwards. We will have meeting with the groups and introduce you with your trekking guide later in the afternoon. We gather for welcome dinner in the evening letting you introduce to the typical Nepalese cuisine and Culture.

Includes:  Dinner

Food
Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

We leave for Phaplu right after breakfast early in the morning heading towards the east if kathmandu Valley. We will have a typical jeep drive in the Hills of Nepal. You will get to see the beautiful scenery taking on the windy and bumpy roads. We reach Salleri, a beautiful Sherpa community followed by Phaplu afterwards. We will have a short ascend and reach our destination.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2470

From Phaplu, we ascend  following the scenery of lush hill and taking in the serene environment, we will make our way to Gumne Mera, which is a Sherpa village. The alpine vegetation keeps us company as we pass through Rat Nage. During the ascend, the peaks of Thamserku (6608m), Mera (6476m), and Kusum Khangkaru (6367m) start to appear in the background. Overnight in Gumne Mera.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge

Today we will trek to Taksindu via Ringmo and visit the monastery perched on a cliff high in the hilltop overlooking the valley below and the Himalayas in the skyline. This monastery is visually appealing because of its position, and it celebrates many festivals of the Sherpa, especially Mani Rimdu in autumn. We stay  for overnight In Taksindu.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2250

We will walk further up to the village of Junbesi, which is a small sleepy village of the Sherpa. The trail passes by many small villages with local monasteries adorned with prayer flags and prayer wheels to reach Junbesi which is considered the cradle of Sherpa culture and tradition and as a sacred space. There are multiple Buddhist monasteries around this area, and the tea houses here are more decent and comfortable. We stay for overnight in Junbesi.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2680

Today we will hike alongside Junbesi Khola to reach Thupten Chholing Monastery, which can be quite strenuous. There are fields of barley and other vegetation that we will pass, and also often see kiwifruit being grown. The white colored monastery is nestled among the trees with a hill as the backdrop. Thupten Chholing is known as the celibate monastery where monks can be heard chanting and humming in a low tune. There are nuns who perform the Buddhist rituals, and if lucky, maybe we will be able to see some of them. We then hike back to Junbesi for the overnight stay.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2680

We will make our way through the alpine forest to reach the village of Ngaur today. With Pikey Peak (4068m) at sight, we ascend and descend on ridges and walk past many villages until reaching Ngaur. A cluster of small houses, Ngaur is a beautiful village surrounded by crops. There is a monastery here which has gotten bad damage because of the 2015 earthquake, but we can still see its remnants. Overnight in Ngaur.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge

We will carry packed lunch today and make our way to Pikey Peak (4068m) early in the morning through the forest of rhododendron, birch, pine, oak, and fir. We will also walk past some beautiful pastures, and after a downhill walk, we slowly climb uphill to reach the top of Pikey Peak (4068m), the highest point of our journey. From the top of the peak, we will be able to witness a majestic sunrise over the peaks of Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu (8188m), Gaurishankar (7134m), Thamserku (6608m), Kusum Khangkaru (6367m), and many more. After taking some pictures and appreciating the beauty of nature, we will walk back to Pikey Base Camp for the overnight stay.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4070

As we make our way to Jhapre, we will be encapsulated by the beauty and the peace and serenity of this trail. The trail is dotted with many monasteries and goes past several villages scattered across lush hills. Crossing pastures and small streams, we finally reach the village of Jhapre. Overnight in Jhapre.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge

A small Sherpa village, Ghorpiteng is a beautifully nestled on a hillside. The trail through the verdant forests with endemic flower blooms makes it a calm experience for us. Upon reaching the Sherpa village of Ghorpiteng, we will visit the ancient monastery decorated with amazing Buddhist paintings. We stay for overnight in Ghorpiteng.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge

Today we make our way to Dhap village, where we will be staying in a local residence. Walking through the dense forest and crossing several small streams, we reach the village of Dhap, which has a view tower from where the giants such as Cho Oyu (8188m), Everest (8848m), and many other mountains are seen in a magnificent manner. Overnight in Dhap.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge

Today we will trek through the populated region of lower Khumbu as we make our way back to Phaplu. Following a stream uphill, we reach the village of Phaplu, where we have the option to either fly or drive back to Kathmandu. Both the flight and the drive serve amazing views of the countryside landscape. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel for the overnight stay.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Today is the end of our 13 day long journey. We made beautiful memories capturing probably the best moments of our life. We drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport before the 3 hours of Scheduled flight. Hope to see you again here in Nepal

Food
Breakfast

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Seasonal fresh fruit every evening after dinner 
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

What Is Excluded?

  • Nepal Entry Visa and international Flight ticket
  • Personal travel insurance (which should include coverage for trekking)
  • Trekking gear and personal expenses
  • All the bar bills tea/coffee soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, boiled water, hot shower, Wi-Fi, Electronic device re charge, Snakes,
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter (recommended)

Pikey Peak Trekking Altitude Profile

Route Map

Additional Information

If it’s too much to carry from your home country some of the necessary equipment can be hired or bought in Kathmandu around Thamel as well.
Most of the equipment in general and standard lists for all seasons while on the trek, but may differ as per the season and duration of trekking and areas of your chosen trip.


For head:

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece headgear.
  • Sunglasses and snow goggles with UV protection

 
 For Lower Body:

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

 For Feets:

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp

For Upper Body:

  • T-shirts
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket 

 For Hands:

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)

Other Accessories:

  • Sleeping bag rated to zero DC * (4 seasons down sleeping bags)
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *
  •  Basic First Aid Kit
  • Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside your kit/duffel bag.
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches / 10-15 liters / kgs capacity)
  • Trekking Poles (optional)
  • Water bottle (2) or cameo bag
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
  • Ear Plug (who know some people in a group are snoring) as optional.

Toiletries:

  • 1 medium-sized quick-drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soaps (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror

On Personal Hygiene:

  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial hands wash

Extra Luxuries as optional:

  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map/Guidebook
  • Journal & Pen
  • Walkman
  • Pen and small notebooks
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, and scrabble.

Day

13

Saving

US$ 91

From US$ 1490

US$ 1399

6% OFF TODAY
  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher

Response Time 3 Hours , Response Rate 100%

Trip Facts

Trip Type:

Tea House

Grade:

Moderate

Altitude:

4,067 m

Meal:

Brfast/ Lunch / Dinner

Group Size:

2-12 Persons

Accomodation:

Teahouse, Camping

Transportation:

Trekking

Best Time:

All season except monsoon

Activities:

Trekking

WiFi

Abailable

Duration

13 Days
US$1490 US$1399
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