Pikey Peak Trek 9 Days

US$
780
per person
  • pikey peak trek viewpoint
  • early in the morning walking edge of pikey peak viewpoint
  • along the way to pike peak basecamp from Jhapre camp
  • old monastry at Jhapre gaun
  • Jumbesi sherpa village
  • pikey peak trek viewpoint
  • early in the morning walking edge of pikey peak viewpoint
  • along the way to pike peak basecamp from Jhapre camp
  • old monastry at Jhapre gaun
  • Jumbesi sherpa village
9
Days
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US$ 780
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At a Glance

Duration

9 days

Destination

Nepal

Trip Difficulty

Easy

Max altitude

4067m/13344 ft

Group Size

1-11 Pax.

Activity

Trekking,hiking & sightseeing

Accommodation

Hotel in Kathmandu, lodge & tea houses during the trek.

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner during the trek

Vehicle

Private car/bus/jeep and flight

Overview of Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak trek is newly discovered and is said to be the best point to witness East to west Nepalese  Himalayas view including Mt. Everest,holds significance as Sir Edmund Hillary claimed it to be his favorite spot to enjoy the view of Mt.Everest.It shows one of the best hilltops to see the stunning views of Four peaks  over 8000m- Mt.Everest range ,Mt.Kanchenjunga ,Mt.Lhotse,Mt. Makalu along with nearby  Lumber Himal range and numerous other beautiful himalaya peaks in the distance. The name Pikey is derived from the local sherpa clan deity symbolizing  the sky over nature.

As Pikey peak trek is newly introduced trekking route in  lower Khumbu region ,it is inhabited by maily the sherpa ,tamang,rai and magar people . This trek offers a unique experience of short and moderate trek,allowing travelore to enjoy majestic mountain view in a less crowded environment while interacting with local communities and learning about their unique culture and practices.The Pikey peak trail route is covered with the lush forest of rhododendron ,oak ,pine and also with different historical monasteries,stupas and other ancient monuments.You will walk through numerous village perched on ridge tops surrounded by terraced fields.

Located in the heart of Lower Khumbu this trek takes you  to the elevation of 4067m .Ideal for individuals with limited time who wish to witness Mt.Everest and prefer an easy trek,Pikey Peak promises mountain views from very first day of the hiking,depends upon the weather.Reaching at the summit provides a 360 degree view of different mountain ranges.

For those who prefer  not to take a flight from Lukla but still desire to reach Everest Base Camp ,Hiking to Pikey Peak can serve as the alternative way as well as the acclimatization exercise before reaching to The Everest region and high passes 

Pikey Peak will get you the grand view of mountain peaks like:Manaslu,Annapurna ,langtang ,lirung ,Ganesh Himal and Dhauligiri to the west and  Mt Everest ranges ,Kanchenjunga ranges  and Makalu to the east.

Itinerary

01

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel (Alt.1300m)

One of our representatives will pick you up from the airport and transfer to your hotel by private car/Jeep and Bus as per the group size. Today you will have a short brief about the following program.

Duration

30 minutes

Max altitude

1300m/4265 ft

Meals

Breakfast

Accommodation

Hotel

02

Day 02 Trip preparation day

After a warm breakfast at the Hotel you will go for the half day sightseeing of famous landmarks such as Swayambhunath temple and Kathmandu durbar square and after that we will check your gears and make the final preparation for the trek.

Max altitude

1300m/4265 ft

Meals

Breakfast

Accommodation

Hotel

03

Day 03 Dive to Dhap From Kathmandu. (3200m) , 6-7 hours.

Early in the morning you will drive to Dhap from kathmandu. Jeeps will be ready to pick you up around 4 am in the morning ,strategically avoiding the heavy traffic in the Kathmandu Valley and rules of local governments they have to go in the morning before day starts.

Generally it takes 6-7 hours with few breaks for toilets and lunch. Along the way you will cross beautiful landscapes , hills, local villages and rivers , traces , domestic animals and many more. You might feel a bit chill once you reach Dhap as you are close to the mountains and its situated at an elevation of 3200m. Overnight at Dhap.

Duration

6-7 hours

Max altitude

3200m/10498 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

04

Day 04 Trek from Dhap to Jhapre , 4 -5 hours (Alt. 3250m)

Today, you will have a first view of Mount Everest range including numerous peaks such as Lumbur Himal , Mera peak , Thamserku , Kusum Kangaru. After breakfast, you will start your day.

The trail to Dhap is an easy gradual ascending through the thick forest and local villages. After a couple of hours trek from Dhap you will reach Deurali where you can stop for the hot tea. Continuing, we trek to Jhapre for 2 more hours, gradually ascending.

In the meantime you can also enjoy the beautiful trancees and sherpa and magar villages like Kerung , Gora , Tapting ,and many more. Moreover if the weather stays clear you can see good views of Mount Everest range and 100s of beautiful peaks.
Overnight at Jhapre.

Duration

4 -5 hours

Max altitude

3250m/10662 ft

Meals

Breakfast

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

05

Day 05 Trek from Jhapre to Pikey peak Basecamp ,6 -7 hours (Alt.3670m)

Early in the morning you will have a great chance to see the sunrise view over the Mount Everest and Lumbur Himal range. Today you will trek 6 to 7 hours to Pikey peak basecamp. The trail mostly ascends to the Hilepani for 3 hours before lunch and after lunch 3 more hours to pikey peak basecamp.

Along the way you will trek through the edge of hills from where you can see the amazing view of the Himalayas such as Everest , Kanchenjunga , Makalu, Lotse , Nuptse and more continually if the weather stays clear.
You will stop for lunch at Hile Pani or Boudha dada (Alt.3500m) as the trail goes gradual ascending and at lunch stop and after it is gradual flat through the jungle and the last final 1 hour steep ascending to Pikey basecamp.

Overnight at Pikey peak basecamp.

Duration

6 -7 hours

Max altitude

3670m/12040 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

06

Day 06 Trek from Pikey peak Basecamp to Pikey peak Summit (4065m) and Trek back to Jase bhanjyang,4-5 hours.

Today is the most highlight day of this trek. Early in the morning you will hike to Pikey peak viewpoints for the sunrise view over the Himalayas east to west of Nepal including Mt. Everest, Lotese , Makalu , Kanchenjunga and Numbur Himal , Gaurishankar to the east and Mt. Ganesh Himal , Annapurna , Manaslu and Dhaulagiri in the distance to the west of Nepal.

Probably pikey peak is the best viewpoint to see many Himalaya ranges from the same place. You can see almost half of Nepal from here. Early in the morning before sunrise you will hike to viewpoints . It is a 45 minutes to 1 hour hike to the viewpoint through the edge of hills . early in the morning it might be chilly but when you reach the top for the viewpoint you shall be rewarded with stunning views and landscapes with sunrise.

You will have a great time taking good photos, making videos and enjoying the views. After that, you will descend to Jashe Bhanjyang for a hot lunch and drinks.

It is a short day trek with great views. Afternoon you have free time and rest and relax at the Jashe Bhanjyang.

Duration

4-5 hours

Max altitude

4065m/13336 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

07

Day 07 Trek from Jashe Bhanjyang to Jumbesi. 4 -5 hours. (Alt. 2300m)

After breakfast you will start your day. Today is another short trek day. At The beginning of the day you will ascend a couple of hundred meters up the hills ,again you will have a great view of the day from this viewpoint , and one more hour descend to Taktor through the black pine forest , rhododendron , Bamboo and where we stop for hot drinks. We will trek 2 more hours to reach Jumbesi for lunch and tonight we will stay here.
Afternoon you can visit around the Jumbesi sherpa villages or visit Thuptuncheli 2 more for exploring the old Tibtain inhabitation and old market, monastery.

Overnight at Jumbesi.

Duration

4 -5 hours

Max altitude

2300m/7545 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

08

Day 08 Trek back to Phaplu , 4-5 hours trek (Alt.2500m)

It is your last day of this trek. You can start late in the morning as you will trek 4-5 hours to Phaplu through the old sherpa town and crossing the monasteries and temples.

Tonight you will stay at Phaplu.

Duration

4-5 hours

Max altitude

2500m/8202 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

09

Day 09 Drive or fly to Kathmandu Alt.1300m (by drive 7-8 hours) fly time (30 minutes)

Early in the morning you will drive to kathmandu. It is a long day’s drive. It might take more than a given time as when you enter into the Kathmandu valley it may have more traffic .

By flights it is only 30 minutes from Phaplu and it saves your time. If you want to hide the long drive. Your trek ends here.

Duration

7-8 hours

Max altitude

1300m/4265 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

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Inclusion/Exclusion

What's Included?

  • Airport pickup, and drop by private (Car/ Jeep /Bus as per group size).
  • Three nights Hotel in Kathmandu 3- starter level before trek and ends of the trek including breakfast.
  • Three times meals a day on the trek ( Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
  • Hot drinks (Tea or Coffee).
  • Seasonal fresh fruits.
  • Ground transTransportation.
  • Accommodation on the trek ( normal twine-sharing rooms).
  • Professional guide.
  • Porter (each 2 people 1 porter and weight limited is max 25kg).
  • Permits.
  • TIMS card.
  • Duffle bag for keeping your goods during the trek (refundable after the trek).
  • Down Jacket for a cold place (Refundable after trek ).
  • Nature Explore Trek T-shirt gift.
  • Basic medical Kitbag.
  • Treat drinking water.
  • Trekking Map.
  • All trip necessary trip arrangements.

What's Excluded?

  • International airfare.
  • Personal insurance (encase of emergency only).
  • Trekking equipment.
  • Extra nights Hotels, and food in Kathmandu.
  • Bar menu.
  • Personal expenses such as WI -Fi, extra snacks, laundry, Hot shower, battery charges etc…
  • Not mentioned in the Itinerary or above included section.
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter.

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Pikey Peak Trek FAQ'S

Q

How long is pikey peak trek?

Pikey peak duration can vary on the specific itinerary chosen by the trekkers and the starting point of the trek.However on average ,it takes 6 to 8 days to complete .This trek is relatively short and less crowded compared to some other trek in Everest region.

Q

What mountains can you see from Pikey Peak?

From pikey peak ,you can enjoy views of various mountain ranges,including:Mount Everest(8848m),Kangchenjunga(8,586m)Makalu(8,485m),Lhotse(8,516m),Manaslu(8,163m),Gauri Shankar(7,134m),Numbur(6,959m).

Q

What is the altitude of the summit of pikey base camp?

Pikey Base Camp is situated at an altitude of approximately 3,640m(11,942 feet) above sea level.Pikey Peak itself is a nearby summit that stans at an elevation of 4,065m(13,335 feet).

Q

Is altitude sickness a concern on the Pikey Peak trek?

Pikey peak trek is not extremely high,but altitude sickness can still be a concern.Pikey peak stands at an elevation of 4,065m(13,335 feet).Altitude sickness,also known as acute mountain sickness(AMS),can occur when ascending to higher elevation too quickly,without giving the body enough time to acclimatize..Symptoms of altitude sickness may include headaches,nausea,dizzines,fatigue and shortness of breath.

Q

Is Wi-fi available on the trek?

Some tea houses along the route may offer Wi-fi services,but the quality and availability can vary.

Q

Is it necessary to hire a guide for the Pikey peak trek?

Well it’s not mandatory ,hiring a guide can enhance the trekking experience ,providing local knowledge ,and navigating the terrain.

Q

Are there tea houses along the Pikey peak trek route?

Yes,there are the facilities of teahouses and lodges along the route,providing accommodation and meals for the trekkers.

Q

Is pikey peak suitable for beginners?

Pikey peak is a relatively moderate and short trek ,making it suitable for beginners. Preparing the body cardiovascular before embarking on the trek will contribute to a more comfortable trekking experience.

Q

Which is the best season for Pikey Peak trek?

The best time for the pikey peak trek is during the spring (March-May) and autumn(September-November) season when the weather is clear and the view are stunning.

Q

What is the weather like during the Pikey Peak trek?

Weather conditions can vary,but in general,it is cold ,especially in the early morning and evening.Daytime temperatures can be more moderate.

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