Pikey-Peak-Trek

Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak trek a wonderful trekking to explore the Mt. Everest and other several peaks from the lower part of Solukhumbu. This Pikey trek is a newly opened trekking route takes you to the height of Pikey Peak, a view point in lower Everest region. The name Pikey is derived from the name of a Sherpa Clan deity.

Pikey trekking follows the different villages of Sherpa people with many Buddhist Monasteries. Among them Thupten Chholing is one of them. The locals preforms different celebrations and worship their clan god in the month of July. In august many worship and religious programs are performed here.

Pikey Danda is the major highlights of this trek from where you can enjoy the majestic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam and many mountains of Mahalangur Himalayan range. Besides these, you will enjoy the glorious sights of many peaks beyond the Kathmandu valley along with Annapurna, Manaslu and Langtang Himalayan ranges in the western part.

Best Time to Visit & Trekking Style

Pike trekking is possible by camping, by staying in lodges and by staying in a locals homestay. Trekking in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to December) is best time. The sunrise and sunset view from the Pikey peak is world famous. Pikey danda (Peak) is considered as one of the best sightseeing place in Nepal among the top five place.

Itinerary

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Phaplu airport (2470m) and trek to Salleri 2390m- 5 Hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 02: Trek from Salleri to Kerung to Pattale (2840m)- 7 Hours. Stay overnight at home-stay/lodge.

Day 05: After breakfast, trek from Pattale to Jhapre 2820m, takes about 6 Hours, Stay overnight at home-stay/lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Jhapre to Pikey Peak (4065m) it takes about 6 hours, Stay overnight at home-stay/lodge.

Day 07: Trek from Pikey Danda to Junbesi village (2700m) 5 hours, Stay overnight at home-stay/lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Junbesi to Thupten Chholing and trek back to Junbesi. Stay overnight at home-stay/lodge.

Day 09: Trek from Junbesi to Phaplu (2470m) – 6 Hours. Stay overnight at home-stay/lodge.

Day 10: Fly from Phaplu to Kathmandu which takes about 35 minutes. Overnight at Hotel.

Cost Include

  • Airport pickup and drop off
  • Kathmandu – Phaplu – Kathmandu flight ticket
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trek
  • Home-Stay/Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Necessary permit and TIMS card
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • Porters to carry bags

Cost Exclude

  • Any meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Personal gears
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Travel insurance.
  • International air fare to and from Nepal.
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver

Trip Name: Pikey Peak Trek

Trip Cost: US$1160

Duration: 12 Days

Highest Elevation:  4065m

Culture: Hindu & Buddhist mix

Highlights:  Stunning landscapes and beautiful settlements, unobstructed sunrise and sunset views, views of majestic Himalayan Range, Thupten Chholing Gompa

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