Pikey Peak Trek

Duration: 10 Days

About Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak Trek is a newly opened trekking route in the lower Everest region which remained undiscovered and remained in the shadow of the more popular Everest Base Camp Trek for a long time. Recently, this trek is becoming one of the best short treks in Nepal because of its easy accessibility from Kathmandu and the magnificent mountain sceneries. During the trek, you will able to experience the rich culture of the Sherpas, Tamangs, and Magars with their warm hospitality. The trekking trail passes through the beautiful rhododendron and pine forest, beautiful settlements of the Sherpas, Tamangs, and Magars, Buddhist stupas, mani walls e.t.c. From Pikey Peak(4067 M) the view of sunrise above the Himalayas are simply stunning. From the top of Pikey Peak, the stunning sceneries of Himalayan ranges from the east, Kanchenjunga ranges, Mahalangur ranges, Numbur ranges, Gaurishankar ranges, Langtang ranges, Manaslu ranges, Annapurna ranges, and Dhaulagiri ranges in the west respectively which includes the seven 8000 plus mountains(Mt Everest-8848 M, Kanchenjunga-8586 M, Lhotse-8516 M, Makalu-8463 M, Dhaulagiri-8167 M, Manaslu-8163 M, and Annapurna I-8091 M). This region is rich in wildlife and vegetation as well.

The best time to trek in this region is in Spring, Autumn, and Winter. During the Spring, the trail will be beautiful with forests full of rhododendron bloomed and in Autumn and Winter the views of the mountains are clear.

Highlights

  • A newly introduced short trek in the lower Everest region with fewer trekkers
  • Panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges from the east Kanchenjunga, Mahalangur, Numbur, Gaurishankar, Langtang, Manaslu, Annapurna to Dhaulagiri in the west respectively
  • Beautiful villages and culture of the Sherpas, Tamangs, and Magars
  • Day hike to Thupten Choling Monastery, home of late Thulsik Rinpoche  
  • A scenic drive from Kathmandu-Dhap

 

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1350 M) and transfer to hotel
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M
  • B&B
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M


  • B,L&D
  • Lodge
  • Dhap
  • 2932 M
  • 9-10 hours
  • B,L&D
  • Lodge
  • Jhapre
  • 2900 M
  • 4-5 hours


  • B,L&D
  • Lodge
  • Pikey Base Camp
  • 3600 M
  • 6-7 hours


  • B,L&D
  • Lodge
  • Jasmane Bhanjyang
  • 3550 M
  • 4-5 hours


  • B,L&D
  • Lodge
  • Junbesi
  • 2700 M
  • 4-5 hours


  • B,L&D
  • Lodge
  • Taksindu
  • 2960 M
  • 5-6 hours


  • B,L&D
  • Lodge 3 star category hotel
  • Phaplu
  • 2470 M
  • 5 hours


  • B&D
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M
  • 35 minutes
  • B&B

What’s Included

  • Airport pick up and drop.
  • 3 nights accommodation in 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu on B/B basis (A single supplement room will be served on request with an additional cost).
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with hot drinks) during the trek.
  • Kathmandu-Dhap by private vehicle and Phaplu-Kathmandu by flight.
  • Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • English speaking guide (French-speaking guide available with an extra additional cost if needed).
  • One porter for two people (maximum weight: 12 kg per client) and assistant guide for group size above 4 people.
  • All the necessary permits and paperwork needed for the trek.
  • Government taxes, VAT, service charges and official expenses.
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing with a tour guide in a private vehicle.
  • All Staff’s salary, insurance, and accommodation.
  •  Meals while you are in Kathmandu, Lunch, and Dinner.
  •  Nepal entry visa fee.
  •  International airfare.
  •  Your Travel Insurance (Compulsory).
  •  Your personal expenses.
  •  Sightseeing and Monument entrance fees.
  •  Tips for the guide, assistant guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected).
  •  Laundry, telephone, personal trekking equipment, hot shower, and battery charging during the trek.
  •  Excess baggage charges during domestic flights (only 15kg altogether).
  •  Medical evacuation (In case of emergency).