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Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak Trek
Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak trek is the newly opened trekking destinations in Solukhumbu Region. Pikey peak is one of the tallest” Hills” in the Solu. The name Pikey is derived from the name of a Sherpa Clan deity. During the month of July, the locals hold different celebrations to worship their clan god.
This peak offers a majestic view of the Everest Himalayan Range and Numbur Chuli. The trail passes through beautiful settlements and you can visit the ancient Buddhist Monastery of Thupten Chholing and enjoy the unique Sherpa culture. During the festival season in August cleansing rituals at the sacred lakes are performed with several important Shamans.
The Pikey Danda is most popular for its sunrise and sunset views and one can enjoy the glorious sight of the peaks beyond the Kathmandu Valley to the plains along with the Himalayan range of Mt. Everest, Makalu, and Annapurna. This trekking has to be organized as camping style however also small lodges and the possibility of homestay has started on this route.

 

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

Namaste!

On your arrival in this land of Himalayas, Nepal, one of our team members will receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and transfer you to the hotel in Thamel.

We will introduce you with the guide who will lead you to Pikey Peak. He will also assure things to bring for this beautiful trek, Pikey Peak.

If time permits, you can stroll around the streets of Thame and enjoy the beauty of this prime touristic destination of Nepal where tourists do not forget to pave their way.

Day 02: Drive Kathmandu to Dhap Bazaar (2,850m)

We will drive to Dhap Bazaar, the eastern part of Nepal, early in the morning. We will be riding along the bank of Sunkoshi river which meets Tamang Koshi. It is a unique drive of its type where you will get an opportunity to give a quick glance to countryside Nepal and the lifestyle of locals. Before the evening, we will be in Dhap Bazaar.

Day 03: Trek from Dhap to Jhapre (28,15m)

Well, Jhapre is the starting point for Pikey Peak Trek. Following a dusty course, we will reach Sigane. By late noon we will be in Jhapre.

The site is a popular vantage point from where you will get a spectacular view of the world’s tallest peak—Mt. Everest, 8,848m.—along with Numbur Himal (mountain). The gompas and stupas are other key attractions of this place.

Day 04: Trek from Jhapre to Pikey Peak Base Camp (3,640m)

We will be walking for roughly five hours to reach Pikey Peak Base Camp. Early walk toward the base camp will reveal you the glory of mountains as sunrays hit the snow-capped peaks.

Few hours of walk-on the dusty path followed by an uphill climb will lead us to Bhulbule. The trail from this place (Bhulbule) is uphill and passes through rhododendron forests to arrive at Lhamuje.

Crossing pasture lands, we proceed ahead. It will lead us to Mani wall followed by a winding course toward Pikey Base Camp. The view of mountains from the camp is awesome.

Day 05: Trek to Junbeshe (2,680m) via Pikey Peak Base Camp (4,065)

Relatively, it is a long walk of roughly over 6 hours. The trail is uneven and rocky. The major attractions of this package are unveiled at this point of Pikey Peak. You will observe a number of peaks— Mt. Everest (8848m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Manaslu (8163m), Gaurishankar (7134m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Number Chuli (6959m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m) and Khatang (6853m) here.

The trail from Pikey Peak is downhill till Junebesi. We will pass through a few settlements to get in Junebesi. Monasteries are the attraction of this place.

Day 06: Rest Day/Hike to Thuptenchholing Gompa (2,920m)

What a lovely day it is as you will get an opportunity to spend a day in a land of unique culture and traditions. Despite being the rest day, we will visit Thuptenchholing Gompa. It is one of the oldest gompas of Khumbu region that was established in the 19th century. After exploring the local areas, we retrace the path to Junebesi.

Day 07: Trek from Thuptenchholing Gompa to Phaplu (2,380m)

Following the trail along the bank of Junebesi river, we head toward Phaplu. Beni Ghat is one of the popular villages of this area where we reach after crossing a suspension bridge. The walk continues for a couple of hours to arrive at Phaplu.

Day 08: Fly from Phaplu to Kathmandu (25 minutes)

Here ends our Pikey Peak Trail. We will catch the flight to Katmandu early in the morning. It is a scenic flight of nearly 35 minutes. Upon your arrival in the capital, we will transfer you to the hotel.

You will have ample time to roam around Thamel. We will offer you a farewell dinner this evening and share your Pikey Peak Trek experience.

*Notewe request you have a spare day for this trek as the flight from Phaplu is unpredictable due to unavoidable circumstance, weather.

Day 09: Back to your destination 

Here ends your Pikey Peak Trek and with it, your Nepal stays as well. We will drop you in TIA three hours prior to scheduled flight. See you next season for another trip in a different destination as Nepal is a country with more than 100 trekking trails!

Include

  • Airport Pick up and Drops by car/van.
  • 2 Night’s Standard Hotel in Kathmandu twin sharing basis with breakfast(on the arrival day and after the Trekking).
  • Domestic Flight Ticket  Phaplu to Kathmandu.
  • All accommodations in lodges/Tea Houses During the Treks.
  • Daily Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) During the Trekking.
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana, and grapes.
  • Gauri Shankar National park fee.
  • Oxygen bottle and Medical Supplies (First aid kit will be Available).
  • Sleeping bag, Down jacket and Duffie bag. ( Refundable)
  • Trekking T-shirt, Trekking map and Waterdrop.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers) with Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance).

Exclude

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears.
  • Tips for trekking staffs.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

Equipments list

1. Water Bottle

3. Day-pack or Backpack

4. Trekking Shoes or Hiking Boots

5. Swiss Knife

6. Torchlight or Flashlight

7. Hand Sanitizer

8. Trek Pants or Trousers

9. Cap or Hat

10. Sunscreen, Sunblocks, and Lipbalms

11. Hiking Pole

12. Smart-phone or Compact Camera

13. Power-bank

14. Sunglasses