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Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak Trek

The Pikey Peak Trek is a short trek for the views of Mount Everest that follows a scenic trail into the lower Everest region known as the Solu Khumbu region. From the Pikey summit, there is a panoramic view of the highest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest (8,848.86m) and other snow-capped mountains. Pikey Peak Trekking is a newly opened trekking route where you will get a gorgeous view of nature and you can experience the traditional life of different ethnic groups like Sherpa, Chhetri, Tamang, and Gurung. where you can taste the verities of local cuisines and observe some rare plants and animals. You can have the best view of Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world, on a short trek in Nepal. From Pikey peak, you can get the grand view of mountain peaks like Dhaulagiri, Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Ama Damlam, Lhotse, Nupatse, Numbur, Gaurisankhar, Langtang to the far west. Additionally, Pikey peak rewards you with one of the best sunrises and sunset views.

It offers dense forests of Sunpati, Pine, Rhododendron whereas attraction of birds and animals like Lophophorus, Crimson Horned Pheasant, tiger, wild bear, Panda, Ghoral and so on. Similarly, Chauri Ghai, Nak, yak and cow can be found anywhere in this area. Tourists can have pleasing view at nature's unique scenes, villages and living way of Sherpa, Tamang, Chhetri, Gurung and Sunmuwar.

The Pikey Peak trek has several starting and ending points. Actually, the easy route of the Pikey Peak trek starts from Dhap Bazaar and ends at Phaplu. There is good access to Dhap Bazaar and Phaplu along the motor road from Kathmandu. 

Pikey Peak Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap Bazaar (2850m) 7 hours, Distance 250km
Day 04: Trek from Dhap Bazaar to Jhapre (2815m) 4 hours via Sigane
Day 05: Trek from Jhapre to Pikey Base Camp (3640m) 5 hours
Day 06: Trek from Pikey Base Camp to Junbesi (2680m) 6 hours via Pikey Peak 4065m
Day 07: Exploration trip to Thuptenchholing Gompa (2920m) 4 hours
Day 08: Trek from Junbesi to Phaplu (2380m) 4 hours
Day 09: Phaplu drive to Kathmandu (1350m) 8 hours, Distance 272km
Day 10: Depart Kathmandu

Destination: Nepal
Trekking Region: Everest
Trek Start Point:  Dhap Bazaar
Trek End Point: Phaplu
Trekking Accommodation:  Teahouse / Camping
Trekking Grade: Medium
Best Season:  March - June / September-November
Max Elevation: 4065m
Duration: 10 Days

The price of a private trek can fluctuate due to several factors, such as the trekking agency selected, the trek's duration, the group size, the level of services desired, and the preferred category of accommodation (deluxe, standard, or budget) in the city and during the trek, the choice between normal (simple) teahouses or the best available teahouses can also impact the overall price. Therefore, it is recommended that you click here: Price request form and fill in the required information and submit the same to get the exact price of your preferred trek and service.

PRICE INCLUDES:-

  • Airport pick up and airport drop by private transportation
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast (2 and above participants get twin sharing room in 3-star standard hotel)
  • Historical monument city sightseeing with a tour guide
  • Historical monuments city sightseeing transportation by Non A/C Comfortable Vehicle
  • Kathmandu sightseeing/monument visits Entrance fees
  • Kathmandu to Dhap Bazaar and Phaplu to Kathmandu by private Non A/C 4W Jeep
  • Trekking accommodation in normal Trekkers Lodge/Teahouse (2 and above participants get twin sharing room)
  • Three time meals a day during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner/Main course
  • Dessert (Fresh Fruits/Chocolate) after dinner on behalf of the company
  • One Experienced English-speaking, government licensed and ministry of tourism trained trekking guide and his food, accommodation, and salary
  • Porters from Phaplu to carry your luggage while trekking (Two guests get one porter carrying a maximum of 25 kg of luggage)
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff (Trekking guide and Porters)
  • Nepal Government taxes and office service charge

PRICE EXCLUDES:-

  • Lunch and Dinner during the stay in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • International and Domestic air tickets and airport taxes
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing
  • Wire Transfer charge or Credit card service charge as company rule
  • Alcoholic beverages, laundry, Telephone calls and all types of hot drinks in Trekking
  • Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water etc
  • Hot water, battery charge and hot shower charge during the trek (If need to pay)
  • Personal nature expenses and Tipping (Tips)
  • High risk medical / travel insurance and First aid kit
  • Expenses resulting from delays beyond our control in case of weather, flight cancellations, or natural calamities
  • Emergency rescue evacuation (if needed)
  • Any other things not mentioned

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
After you arrive in Kathmandu airport please check our company board outside the main gate there will be our airport representative you will meet with him and he will transferred to hotel by private vehicle and our representative will help you to check-in your hotel after that if time enough, representative will take you to our office for short briefing about the trip but if not enough time then give a short trip brief in hotel and request to pay the due balance for the trip. Overnight at Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
After breakfast, Kathmandu visits Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa, and Boudhanath Stupa which are all World Heritage Sites. Durbar Square throws light on the life of the royals in ancient times. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most important pilgrimage places for all Hindus. Swayambhunath is also known as Monkey Temple and Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world. Late in the afternoon, we introduced you to your mountain/trek guide. overnight at Hotel

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap Bazaar (2850m) 7 hours, Distance 250km
We will leave Kathmandu in our private 4W land cruiser to Dhap Bazaar. The path follows the Sunkoshi River which joins Tama Koshi River further ahead on our drive forming a large Koshi River until reaching Ghurmi. We will enjoy typical Nepali food and continue our drive along the dense rhododendron forests. We will pass numerous settlement areas before reaching Dhap Bazaar which will take approximately take 7 hours to reach. We will explore the local bazaar and observe the lifestyle of the inhabiting people. Overnight at a lodge in Dahp Bazaar.

Day 04: Trek from Dhap Bazaar to Jhapre (2815m) 4 hours via Sigane
Today we will continue along a dusty road leading us to Sigane. Again the trail continues along the bumpy roads to Jhapre. It is famous for exceptional vantage points to view the mountains residing in the northern region of the country. We can clearly see the Everest (8848m) and the Numbur Himal from here and we will also visit gompas and stupas in the village. Overnight at a lodge in Jhapre.

Day 05: Trek from Jhapre to Pikey Base Camp (3640m) 5 hours
We will wake up in the early morning to view the first golden rays of the sun falling on the silver lining of snow-capped mountains. Relishing the view, we will continue our trek along a dusty road for some time and then start walking uphill until reaching Bhulbule. From here, the trail becomes steep and ascends through the rhododendron forests and small settlement areas of Lhamuje. The trail beyond Lhamuje opens out to reveal a pasture where we can see grazing Yaks. We will cross a long Mani wall and climb along the winding road to Pikey Base Camp. We will visit the Yak Cheese Factory and can enjoy the magnificent views of the majestic mountains surrounding the valley. Overnight at a lodge in Pikey Base Camp.

Day 06: Trek from Pikey Base Camp to Junbesi (2680m) 6 hours via Pikey Peak (4065m)
The day begins with an early morning trek along the steep rocky ridgeline to the Pikey Peak (4065m). We can marvel on the gorgeous sunrise view over the mountains like Mt. Everest (8848m), Number Chuli (6959m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m), Khatang (6853m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Manaslu (8163m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Gaurishankar (7134m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m) and Langtang. Capturing the beautiful views in our cameras, we will descend to Junbesi followed by the descent to Lamjura. Crossing many Mani walls and Chortens on our way we will reach Junbesi. We will visit an old monastery situated in this village and enjoy the beautiful view of Numbur Himal in the North. Overnight at a lodge in Junbesi.

Day 07: Exploration trip to Thuptenchholing Gompa (2920m) 4 hours
Today will be our exploration day around the village. We will hike up to the Thuptenchholing Gompa which was founded in the 19th century. The trail ascends uphill along the Junbesi Khola to the Gompa. The Gompa offers in-depth insights into the culture and religious heritage of the region. After spending some time here, we return to Junbesi. Overnight at a lodge in Junbesi.

Day 08: Trek from Junbesi to Phaplu (2380m) 4 hours
Today we will follow the descending dusty trail along the Junbesi Khola until reaching a steel suspension bridge. On crossing the bridge we will reach Beni Ghat. We will continue our walk along the trail filled with scenic pleasures before reaching Phaplu. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 09: Phaplu drive to Kathmandu (1350m)
Start driving with a private jeep (optional local jeep) for Kathmandu early this morning. Stop for tea/coffee - stop for lunch and reach Kathmandu in the afternoon, which takes 7 to 8 hours for 275km. Overnight at Hotel

Day 10: Depart Kathmandu
After breakfast, End of our services with departure transfer to the Kathmandu airport to board flight for your onward destination

Joining a group is available in the high trekking season. Please contact us to check availability.

If above trip itinerary that doesn't suit to your holiday schedule or you wish to modify the itinerary or combines with any travel plans, then please let us know and we'll be happy to create a tailor made itinerary, designed and departure the trip any date that suitable to your holiday schedule especially for you. Please Tailor Made Request Form for tailor made trip.

 

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