Pikey Peak Trek – an Amazing Local Adventure Trek

Pikey Peak Trek

Overview

Venture on this less crowded and newly discovered trekking trail, explore rural countryside, authentic culture of Sherpa people and witness majestic Mt. Everest from the apex of Pikey Peak. You can find Pikey Peak Trek as a perfect choice for a short and easy trek in Nepal in the lower Everest region to capture the most breathtaking Mt. Everest, the top of the world and other towering mountain summits above eight thousands meters.

Begin your half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley. Visit to some UNESCO World Heritage Sites and prepare for the next day trip. Now, go to experience the rewarding Pikey Peak Trek with a long drive to Dhap from Kathmandu. Dhap is the trailhead of Pikey Peak Trek.

Ascend via picturesque traditional settlements and lush rhododendron; be refreshed with serene wilderness and prayer flags, celebrate the unspoiled nature and age –old civilization on the trail to Pikey Peak Base Camp. Arrive at Pikey Peak Base Camp and hike up to the apex of it early in the morning. You will marvel at witnessing stunning sunrises and mountain giants include Makalu, Kanchenjungha, Everest and many numerous towering peaks. Trekkers who have been at the top of the Pikey Peak say that Pikey Peak is the best vantage point to capture Mt. Everest in the lower Everest region.

On returning, you will visit holy and historical monasteries, enjoy warm hospitality of Sherpa people and organic local food items. Pass via Junbesi and arrive at Phaplu, take another long jeep ride to Kathmandu to end your Pikey Peak Trek.

Highlights

  • Spectacular walk into Less crowded and unspoiled nature
  • Core Wilderness into the lush forest
  • Holy mani walls, monasteries and colorful prayer flags
  • Authentic Sherpa culture and civilization
  • Stunning sunrise and majestic mountain summits include Makalu, Kanchenjunga and Everest

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, pick up from airport and drop to hotel.

Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport via international flight. Or optionally, you can use roadways from India and Tibet to enter Nepal. Our representative will greet you upon your arrival and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu Half day sightseeing and preparation for hiking.

Begin this Kathmandu Half-day Sightseeing after breakfast. The professional tour guide and the driver will receive you from the hotel where you stay and transfer to the UNESCO World Heritages sites including Monkey Temple,Pashupatinath Temple and  Boudhanath. After this exploration, you will spend your free time for the next day’s trip.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Dhap by Sharing Jeep – 9 hours.
Leave the hotel after breakfast early in the morning. You will be accompanied by your guide. We slowly leave Kathmandu and get onto the mountain road along B. P. Highway. We will see the mighty Koshi river on the side. The drive now takes us into the green hills covered by pine and rhododendron. Finally, arrive at Dhap bazaar ( Town). Overnight at Dhap Bazar at lodge.

Day 04: Trek to Jampre(2,920 meters/9,581 feet) – 4/5 hours.

Leave the lodge after breakfast. You will have a professional guide to provide the best possible information on the trail. We past the village called Sigane before getting to Jampre. On the trail, we see Mt. Everest and Numbur Himal today. Pass through lush rhododendron and other various species of woods, arrive at the place called Jampre and overnight at a lodge at Jampre.

Day 05: Trek to Pikey Base Camp (3,640 meters/11,942 feet) – 6/7 hours.

We rise early in the morning and celebrate magnificent sunrise and mountain views. Have breakfast and prepare for the walk up to Pikey Peak Base Camp. We will celebrate today’s walk via lush rhododendron and beautiful yak pastures. Pass through holy mani walls and cheese factories at the same time. Capture some alluring snow-fed mountain summits too. Finally,  we arrive at Pikey Base Camp. Overnight at lodge at Pikey Peak Base Camp.

Day 06: Climb to Pikey Peak(4,302 meters/14,114 feets) with sunrise view then trek down to Loding (2,515 meters/8,251 feet) – 7/8 hours.

 We rise early in the morning and get ready to climb Pikey Peak, the most awaited destination of this trek. Next, we climb the apex of Pikey Peak. The top offers us astonishing views of giant mountain summits including Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Mt. Everest, Numcur Himal and other majestic snow-fed peaks. We capture the moments and marvel at witnessing such a stupendous view of towering snow-fed mountain peaks; we further trek to the place called Loading through picturesque country landscapes and lush forest. Overnight at lodge at Loading.

Day 07: Trek to Junbesi (2,675 meters/ 8776 feet) via Thubten choling Monastery – 4/5 hours.

Have breakfast and prepare for today’s trek to Junbesi. You will trek via picturesque traditional settlements of Sherpa people. We will also encounter manu mani walls and colorful prayer flags. The mountain views we see today from the trail will equally be magnificent. Arrive at Junbesi, a beautiful town in the lower Everest region and explore. Thubten Choling Monastery, a popular Buddhist pilgrimage site in Junbesi.. Overnight at lodge at Junbesi.

Day 08: Trek to Phaplu (2,413 meters/7,918 feet) – 4/5 hours.

Today’s walk is the last day’s walk to Phaplu from Junbesi. Trek via spectacular traditional settlements and serene towns of the lower Everest region. The lush forest, wilderness, and the cool wind refreshes you tremendously till you get Phaplu. Arrive at Phaplu and wait for the next day’s jeep ride to Kathmandu. Optionally, you can fly to Kathmandu from Phaplu airport.  Overnight at lodge at Phaplu.

Day 09: Phaplu to Kathmandu by Sharing Jeep – 10/11 hours.

Trek via awe-inspiring landscapes, Sherpa traditional settlements and winding rivers till we get to the main highway. Get B.P. Highway and drive back to Kathmandu. Attend farewell dinner in the evening. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Departure to next destination

We will drop you to the Tribhuvan International Airport or any other destination you want in Kathmandu valley for your departure to the next destination. Have a great time ahead.

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