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Highlights of Pikey Peak Trek

    • Wonderful sunrise and sunset view from Pikey Peak.
    • Exploring the unique culture and tradition of Sherpa people.
    • Less crowded trekking trail. 
    • A scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
    • Visiting different ancient and beautiful monasteries of the region.
    • Fewer chances of Altitude sickness.
    • Amazing views of some of the highest peaks in the world such as Mount Everest, Mount Kanchenjunga, Mount Dhaulagiri, Lhotse, Makalu, etc.

Pikey Peak Trek Overview


Short Pikey Peak Trek is popular for the spectacular beauty of the Himalayas, ethnic villages, rural settlement, mind-blowing sunrise and sunset views from the vantage point and wonderful trekking experience. Pikey Peak lies in the Everest region of Nepal, offering the best views of the top of the world- Mount Everest and other neighbouring mountains. The amusing valleys, lakes, waterfalls, lush green forest, flora and fauna are also the major attraction of the trek. You will get an excellent chance to explore the Sherpa culture that is unharmed by the external human influence. Pikey Peak area is one of the least crowded and less visited areas and that’s why it’s a kept beauty in the mountains. 

Pikey Peak Trek is a short 10 days trek that offers the best version of the mountain views including Mount Everest. The green forests, medieval landscapes, vintage lifestyle and astounding spectrums of the flora and fauna are some of the major things to explore during the trek. The mountain farmlands, cultivated by the local Sherpas, along with their hospitality worth an exploration. In this trek, you will get an amazing chance to explore nature and culture with the amazing mountain views. If you are in short of time and want to explore the beauty of the Everest region, or if you are not seeking to get in the high altitudes but want to explore the unaffected Everest region, Pikey Peak trek is the best option. 

The Pikey Peak is an amazing yet unexplored and least visited trekking trail of Nepal. To make the trek shorter, a flight to Phalpu can be taken instead of a drive to Dhap. Because of its amazing mountain attributes at an altitude of 4065 m., it is getting popularity for its astounding offering of the medieval valleys and the Himalayan beauty. The marvellous views of the Mount Everest and other neighbouring mountain ranges which includes Numbur, Chuli, Thamserku, Kangtega, Gaurishankar, Kanchenjunga, Manaslu etc. are spectacular from Pikey Peak. 

The Pikey Peak Trek is not a difficult trek. With a moderate level of difficulty and abundant offerings, this trek is getting popularity as rewarding and short trekking in the lower Everest region of Nepal. Pikey Peak is newly discovered trekking trail of Nepal and it is least explored. Not so sophisticated accommodation, but some teahouses and local lodges offer the stay facility during the trek. So, there is no need for camping. While planning to trek to Pikey peak, you need to obtain some trekking permits to enter this region. It is best suitable for those who don’t want to get into the high altitudes and want to explore the least crowded and unspoiled trekking route in the Everest region. 

Amusing mountain settlement, lush green forests, medieval valleys, villages, monasteries and Mani walls offer a wonderful experience during the trek. The Rhododendron forests alongside are equally a beautiful part of trekking into this region. Furthermore, you can explore the best versions of sunrise and sunset views from the mountains and its reflection to the Himalayas. The culture and traditions of Local Sherpas and their Buddhism practices are amazing sights to explore. You can also see the mountain settlement in rural Nepal and the lifestyle of the local people. 

Situated in the lower Khumbu, Pikey Peak is one of the amazing places to explore the beauty of Mount Everest. It is lately emerging as the best peak and a vantage point to explore the Himalayan views and sunrise and sunset. The trekking to pikey peak starts with a drive to Dhap from Kathmandu valley. Dhap is situated at an elevation of 2850 m and offers the beauty of mountain settlement. 

The trekking from Dhap will take you to Jhapre through a lush green forest. You can explore some Rhododendron and other amazing flora in this region. Amazing sights of Everest and Numbur Himalayan range is also an amazing part of the trek. The further trek will take you to Bhulbhule, a small village on the way to Pikey Peak Base Camp. The early hike from Pikey Peak Base Camp will take you to the amazing Pikey Peak where you can witness the astounding Himalayan spectrums and the breathtaking views. 

The further return trek from Pikey Peak passes to Junbesi. You can explore the beautiful and unspoiled Sherpa culture in Junbesi. The Thubten Choeling Monastery on the way is also a place to explore. This monastery was built in the 19th century and holds a huge religious and spiritual significance. The further trek downwards will take you to Phaplu village. You will get a scenic flight back to the Kathmandu valley from the village. 

Short Pikey Peak trek is one of the best trekking that is not so difficult and offers amazing Himalayan beauty of the Everest region in Nepal. You will get an excellent opportunity to explore the Sherpa culture, vintage valleys and lifestyle along with the mind-blowing spectrums of the flora and fauna. If you want to explore the Everest region and want to visit some amazing villages and valleys, Pikey Peak trek is an ideal option for your trek. 

ITINERARY

  • DAY 1
    Arrival at Kathmandu, Transfer to hotel

    Your Arrival Time (?) Our office representative will meet and greet you at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.
    At 06:00 PM: In the evening we will meet for a coffee and will brief you the details of your trek program.
    Elevation: 1350M

    Meal: Not Included.

  • DAY 2
    Sightseeing Around Kathmandu valley and Trek Preparation

    At 10:00 AM: You will visit for a full day sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. Besides sightseeing, you can do the required shopping for your trek.
    Elevation: 1350M

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 3
    Drive to Dhap

    At 07:00 AM: After breakfast, We will leave Kathmandu in our private Dhap. Dhap is 7-8 hours drive from Kathmandu. 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 drive along with the dense rhododendron forests. We will pass numerous settlement areas before reaching Dhap. 
    Elevation: 2,850M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 4
    Trek to Jhapre

    At 07:00 AM: After breakfast, we will continue along a dusty road leading us to Sigane. Again the trail continues along the bumpy roads to Jhapre. today is an easy hiking day, we trek about 5 hours to Jhapre village. The walking is scenic with the view of Mt Everest and Numbur Himal through the clearing of Rhododendron forest.we will also visit gompas and stupas in the village.
    Elevation: 2,815M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 5
    Trek to Pikey Base Camp

    At 05:00 AM: We will wake up early in the morning to view the first golden rays of the sun falling on the silver lining of snow-capped mountains. After Japre, the trail climbs up to a grassy ridge at Bhulbhule.  From here, the trail becomes steep and ascends through 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 can enjoy the magnificent views of the majestic mountains surrounding the valley.
    Elevation: 3,640M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 6
    Trek to Junbesi

    At 06:00 AM: 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, Number Chuli, Thamserku, Kangtega, Khatang, Kanchenjunga, Manaslu, Gaurishankar etc. 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 enjoy the beautiful view of Numbur Himal in the North.
    Elevation: 2,680M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 7
    Hike to Thubten Choeling Monastery

    At 07:00 AM: Today we will explore around the village. We will hike up to the Thupten Choeling Monastery, which was founded in the 19th century. The trail ascends uphill along the Junbesi Khola to the Monastery. The Monastery offers in-depth insights into the culture and religious heritage of the region. After spending some time at the monastery, we will return to Junbesi. 
    Elevation: 2,920M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 8
    Flight to Kathmandu.

    At 07:00 AM: We will walk to the Phaplu airport from where we get on a scenic flight back to Kathmandu. Enjoy an aerial view of the snow peaks. On your arrival, our representative will transfer you to the hotel.  You will get shopping time in Kathmandu and we will have a farewell Nepali dinner together.
    Elevation: 1,350M

    Meal: Breakfast and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 9
    Trek to Phaplu

    At 07:00 AM: Today we will follow the descending trail along the Junbesi Khola until reaching a steel suspension bridge. After crossing the suspension bridge we will reach Benighat. We will continue our walk along the trail filled with scenic pleasures before reaching Phaplu.
    Elevation: 2,380M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 10
    Departure
    You will be free until your flight time; we will drop you at Kathmandu Airport 3 hour before your flight.

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

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COST TABLE

INCLUSION

    • All arrival and departure at Kathmandu airport as mentioned.
    • Private transfer as mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Flight to Kathmandu as mentioned in the itinerary.
    • 2-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per the trek itinerary.
    • Daily breakfast throughout the trip.
    • Lunch and Dinner from trek start day to trek end day.
    • All necessary paper works. (National Park Entry Permits and TIMS Card)
    • English speaking licensed trek guide.
    • Porter during the trek. (Can carry 20KG Baggage of 2 people)
    • Lodge or Tea house accommodation during the trek.
    • One local SIM card (returnable) during your stay.
    • All government and local taxes.
    • Guide and Porter’s salary, food and accommodation during the trek.
    • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your traveller’s insurance company.
    • Sleeping bag, duffle bags and trekking route maps – if necessary.
    • Farewell Nepali dinner on your last night.
EXCLUSION

    • Personal expenses.
    • Donation at the Monastery.
    • Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fee.
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Nepal visa cost. (You will require 2 passport size photos and 30 USD)
    • International flight ticket.
    • Travel health insurance. (Recommended)
    • Tips for the guide, porter and driver.
    • Sweet things like dessert/chocolate.
    • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
    • Hot shower/batteries charge/heater during the trek.
    • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in including section.
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