Pikey Peak trek

Overview

The Pikey Peak Short Trek offers a unique perspective of the Himalayan region, presenting stunning views of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, along with other majestic mountains like Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, and Kanchenjunga. This trek, often considered one of Nepal’s best-kept secrets, provides an opportunity to explore Sherpa culture, visit ancient Buddhist monasteries, and enjoy the warm hospitality of the local people. With its moderate difficulty level and a duration of just one week, the Pikey Peak Trek is accessible to trekkers of various skill levels, making it an ideal choice for adventurers seeking breathtaking vistas and cultural immersion in a shorter time frame.

Trek's Highlight

  • Spectacular views of Mount Everest and other Himalayan peaks from Pikey Peak and Pattale
  • Exploration of Sherpa culture and hospitality in the lower Everest region
  • Visits to ancient Buddhist monasteries adorned with prayer flags and colorful writings
  • Opportunity to trek along less-traveled routes and discover hidden gems of the Himalayas
  • Moderate difficulty level suitable for trekkers with varying levels of experience
  • Short duration of just one week, making it accessible to those with limited time
  • Enjoyable trekking experience with daily walks of 5 to 6 hours amidst stunning natural landscapes

Itinerary

We start our journey from Kathmandu with a scenic drive, enjoying beautiful views along the way. Upon reaching Pattale Danda, we settle in for an overnight stay.

Begin the day with a sunrise view at Pattale before trekking towards Jhapre. Take in the stunning vistas of the Numbur Himalayan Range. Explore Jhapre village and its local Gompa before resting overnight in Jhapre.

Today's trek takes us through forests and villages to Pikey Peak Base Camp. Visit the Yak Cheese Factory and enjoy mountain views before staying overnight at the base camp.

Early trek to Pikey Peak summit for sunrise views and panoramic sights of Mount Everest. Descend to Junbesi via Lamjura La pass and overnight in Junbesi.

Explore Junbesi village and visit the historic Thuptenchholing Gompa monastery. Return to Junbesi for an overnight stay.

Scenic trek to Salleri or Phaplu, enjoying the landscapes along the way. Overnight in Salleri or Phaplu, depending on the chosen route.

Conclude the trek with a scenic flight or drive back to Kathmandu, ending our memorable journey.

Includes

  • Arrival and Departure Transfer to/from Hotel as Per Itinerary by Private Car
  • Twin/Double Bed Room Sharing 3* Standard Category accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Daily Breakfast at Hotel in Kathmandu as per Itinerary
  • Best available Local lodge/Teahouse accommodations During the trek
  • Private Jeep transfer to/from Salleri/Pattale Danda
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner During the Trek
  • Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • English Speaking Professional Guide
  • Heritage Entrance Fees as Per itinerary
  • Entrance and Permits Fees - TIMS and Pikey Route Trek Permit Fees
  • An Experienced Trekking Guide and Required Number of Porters as per Group size
  • All Wages, Insurance, Equipment, and Cost for Guide and Porters
  • Welcome/Farewell Dinner
  • All applicable Taxes

Excludes

  • International airfares and airport tax to/from Kathmandu
  • Nepal Visa Fees
  • Personal Trekking Equipment and clothing
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, liquor, room service, phone bills, bar bills, etc.
  • Tips for Guide/Porter/Driver
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Any cost occurs from any unfavorable conditions such as landslides, bad weather, flight cancellation, etc.
  • Any expenses not in the 'Includes' section
Is Pikey Peak Trek suitable for beginners?

The Pikey Peak Trek is considered to be of moderate difficulty, making it accessible to trekkers with varying levels of experience. While the trek involves daily walks of 5 to 6 hours, the terrain is not overly challenging, making it suitable for beginners who are physically and mentally prepared.

What is the best time to do the Pikey Peak Trek?

The best time to do the Pikey Peak Trek is during the spring (March-April) and autumn (mid-September to mid-November) months. These periods offer stable weather conditions, clear skies, and breathtaking scenery, making for an enjoyable trekking experience.

What type of accommodation can I expect during the trek?

During the trek, you will stay in local lodges or teahouses along the trail. These accommodations provide basic amenities such as a bed, meals, and sometimes shared bathroom facilities. They offer an opportunity to experience the local hospitality and culture firsthand.

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Pikey Peak trek