Pikey Peak Trek !

Overview

Many people say Pikey Peak Trek offers best view of Everest Region including Mt. Everest. Legendary climber Sir Edmund Hillary also mentioned this trek is his favorite. It might be surprised for us but it’s perfect way to enjoy the whole range of Everest without scaling to high. Pikey Peak Trek is also called as lower Everest region Trek , that leads through some of fabulous rural settlements in Solukhumbu area. Though, this trail has been opened recently for trekking allows different option to explore the incredible Himalayan region. The views you can enjoy from Pikey Peak is simply awesome as some people describe, it offers even better views of while Everest region than Base camp trail. You can enjoy most of the top Mountains namely Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Gauri Shanker, Mt. Thamaserku, Mt. Kanchanjunga, Mera Peak & Mt. Annapurna- Dhaulagiri in a distance.

Pikey Peak is leisurely 5 to 6 days trek is good option of all section of people who can walk few hours daily on a hilly trail with mild elevation. No fears of extreme altitude, freezing cold and too long to manage the time. The views of the Himalaya is simply fascinating throughout the trip. Sunset/ Sunrise views from the top of Pikey Peak over the Mountain is truly stunning. The beautiful village, colorful Monasteries, Sherpa people & their lifestyle, free flowing small rivers, blooming wild flower will give you a best trekking experience into the world’s famous Himalayan region.

Itinerary
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Arrival in Kathmandu at anytime according to your flight schedule. Upon arrival, you will be greeted & welcome by our representative at arrival exit gate & transfer to Hotel, a briefing will be given on following day program. We do not have any specific activities planned for today. Later check in, refresh & enjoy looking around nearby area on own, O/N hotel in Kathmandu

In the morning our guide will meet you at hotel & deliver the trip briefing, check your trekking gears, necessary stuffs & help to arrange if anything missing. You can interact & ask any information if you have. He will be happy to share his knowledge. Later  proceed for guided cultural tour around the historical UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu: Kathmandu Durbar Area-the former Royal palace complex that holds several Temples, Monuments  & old Palace with full of traditional arts & cultural marks. Kumari Temple (The living Goddess residence) is major highlight of this area. Next we visit Bouddhanath Stupa– probably the biggest Stupa of its kind in the world. We can find large Tibetan population around the stupa as people consider this as Tibetan Stupa. More than 50 Tibetan Monasteries lies nearby this Stupa & offers wonderful atmosphere around the area.  Later we visit Swyambhunath Stupa– is another highly respected Buddhist site in Kathmandu. Located over a ridge in the north- west corner of city, Swayambhunath (Self- existed) Stupa offers breathtaking views of Kathmandu Valley, green hills & mountains in the distance. Widely popular as Monkey Temple among foreigner, a large number of Monkey make their home around the Stupa & surrounding Jungle; O/N hotel in Kathmandu

The day will start early Jeep (SUV) drive from Kathmandu to Dhap. This long (approx 8/9 hrs) drive will pass several village, rivers, woodland & hills before reaching Dhap. We will stay first overnight here after a day long drive throug the windy road; O/N at Local lodge

This morning we tie our boot and kick off the wonderful Trek towards Japre. After couple of hours you will start seeing the awesome views of Himalayan range as Numbur Himal on your sight. Continue walking through some village, will arrive at Jhapre which offer beautiful view of Mt. Everest & Number; O/N at Local lodge

Today we move further ahead to Pikey Peak. Fabulous views of Mountains is continues as we walk past the Rhododendron forest. The whole area will be blooming with flowers if you make this trip on spring. There are couple of lodges for O/N stay

We try to get up early & set off towards Pikey Peak (4070 m.) to get the incredible Sunrise through the Himalaya. It will take about an hour to get on the top. As you reach on top, the vista of Himalaya namely: Mt. Everest, Makalu, Gaurishanker, Lhotse, Numbur, AmaDablam, Nuptse, Kanchenjunga, Langtang & Dhaulagiri will take your heart away. Simply you can’t describe the scenery that you experienced on the top. That’s way many agreed mountain view at Pikey Peak is probably the best of their experience. It’s worth spending a few moment on top, capturing awesome pictures.
Later, walk down to the lodge for breakfast then continue walking towards Junbesi. You will walk past many beautiful village and Buddhist Monasteries before reaching at Junbesi- a popular village in the area; O/N at Local lodge

Today we stay at Junbesi. Will make a day trip to Thupten Chholing Monastery- a very famous Buddhist holy place which houses hundreds of Nuns. You can explore, interact & meditate along with Nuns. That would be a fantastic experience you can have apart from Trekking. Later back to Junbesi and rest of the day on you own; O/N Local lodge

Today is the last day of hiking over the hills. We proceed towards Phaplu via Chiwang Monastery. The Monastery is another famous Buddhist site in the region having long history behind. During the Mani Rimdu festival, a gala celebration will take place and many monks & followers will make their way to Chiwang Monastery. Later, continue walking down to Phaplu, where you will stay a overnight before flying to Kathmandu next day; O/N at Local lodge

 

After breakfast; will catch our flight & fly back to Kathmandu from Phaplu in 40 min. You can also hire a SUV/ Car the drive to Kathmandu in about 8/ 9 hours. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, rest or relax on own; O/N at hotel in Kathmandu

Breakfast at hotel, enjoy till airport time & transfer to Airport on time for your final departure. Your wonderful Nepal holiday has come to the pleasant end, fly home with great memories to cherish through the lifetime…

The above itinerary is just a guideline and standard suggestion what we normally offer. This trip can be customized according to your request. Let us drop a few lines with your requirements. We are here to customize as per your needs.

WHAT’S INCLUDED
  • All land transportation by Bus/ Jeep/ Car/ Etc. as per itinerary
  • 3 night standard accommodation in Kathmandu on double sharing BB basis
  • Guided Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu per itinerary
  • TIMS, National Park entry fee, local tax & necessary documentations
  • Flight ticket from Phaplu to Kathmandu for guest & guide with airport taxes
  • All foods (3 meals a day from Day 03 to 08 & Breakfast on 09th morning) in the Mountain only
  • Local lodging during the trekking (Twin sharing bed, occasionally dormitory style)
  • Warm Sleeping Bag each participants as supplement during the trekking
  • An experience, licensed, English speaking trekking guide & 1 Porter for each two participants
  • All expenses of Guide & porter, including their Salary, foods, accommodation, gears, trekking stuffs & insurance
  • Daily Breakfast at City hotels
  • First aid Medical kit
  • All tax, toll, necessary ground fees, etc...
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International airfares
  • Nepal entry Visa fee & personal insurance (must), please ask with us for insurgence detail
  • Single supplement charges applicable if required
  • Entrance/ monuments fees in Kathmandu
  • All Hot/ cold drinks, Laundries, Telephone etc.
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Any extra expenses incurred due to unforeseen causes, such as emergency helicopter evacuation, landslide, flight cancellation, illness, weather hazards etc.
  • Personal expenses and tip to the crew (Expected)
  • Any other expenses or activities not mentioned above as included in price
Trip Information

This is just a template itinerary we offer on our site. Since, there are couple of route on this trek; we are happy to modify the trip according to your interest & choice. Please feel free to write if you wish to shorten, extend or adding more places of interest. We take no time to modify at the best of your interest & comfort.

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Pikey Peak Trek !
$1,000.00 In stock
Based on 13 Reviews from Trip Advisor
Duration 10 Day(s)
Start From Kathmandu
End to Kathmandu
Best Season January, 
February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November & December
Country Nepal
Region Lower Everest Region
Group Size 02- 12
Altitude 4070 M.
Trip Level Moderate
Accommodation Hotel, Guest house, Lodge
Transportation Car/ Jeep/ Bus/ Flight
Culture Tamang, Sherpa, etc...
Attraction Mt. Everest & Several other Mountains | Culture | Landscape | People | Village
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