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Pikey Peak Trekking

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Trip Overview of Pikey Peak Trekking

Pikey Peak Trekking route was used by the first submitter Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary during there mission of Everest expedition. This route is best known for the hilltop point for viewing the panoramas along with the world’s highest peak Mt Everest. It is situated in Ramechap district of Nepal with an elevation of 4067m. Pikey Peak Trekking is the newly trekking package of Everest region with less crowd.

Pikey Peak Trek has a lot to offer to its visitors. Firstly, it offers the best view of the Himalayas including Mt Everest and provides the experience of Sherpa culture. With the culture and panoramas, the view of Kanchenjunga and Makalu will be an advantage to the travelers. While, following the off the beaten Trail of Pikey Peak, the trail passes through legendary Sherpa village and monasteries. It is also the best sunrise and sunset viewpoint of Everest and many other mountain ranges. The view of the deep green valley from the top of Pikey peak is amazing.

The trek starts with the drive to Phaplu from Kathmandu which takes 8-9 hours. heading from Phaplu we will make our way to Dhap, Jhapre Village, Pikey Base Camp, Loding, Junbesi, and Taksindu. On our way to the trek Thubtenchoeling Monastery, and Chiwong Monastery will be the great experience. With the Traditional Sherpa culture and their overwhelming welcome, the trek provides the view of many mountain ranges along with the deep forests of Rhododendron throughout the trail. The attracting element will be the pleasant Sherpa’s, whose hearts are kind. You will consider it for an entire life. Passing through the lush valleys and rhododendron forests is distinct itself and the sunrise and sunset from the top of Pikey peak is another distinct experience of this trek.

To provide you a check out the coronary heart of the villages of Sherpa humans, their historical way of life and dazzling views of maximum mountains in the world, we provide you an outstanding 10 days Pikey Peak Trekking. Get your luggage packed in your lovely adventure to Nepal with your essential equipment for the panoramic view of the tallest mountain on the earth and other peaks. After coming back, you may get enough time to go to the store, discover and loosen up in Kathmandu.

 


Highlights of Pikey Peak Trekking

  • Duration: 10 Days from arrival to Departure in Nepal
  • Trek Grade: Moderate
  • Max. Altitude: 4067m
  • Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – Mid December are the best seasons.  Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done but visibility can be poor due to rain.
  • Transportation:  Private Car/Van/ Plane/Helicopter
  • Activity: City tour, Trekking
  • Departure Dates: We are able to offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November and December for a group of 1 to 12 people.
  • Equipment rental: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment.
  • Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Your baggage on the trek will be carried by our porters, the maximum weight per trekkers is 15kg including hand carry If you have any items not required on trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu.

Detailed Itinerary of Pikey Peak Trekking

We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. Where you will have your time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have a meeting with your trekking guide and discuss the equipment needed for the trekking and we will process for the trekking permits. If you arrive at night we will have the same discussion in the next day morning after your breakfast.

The very next morning, after breakfast you will be taken for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You can visit the center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and essentially enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath might make you feel calm and peace and visit Patan the city of fine arts and Durbar Square is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments. On the journey back to the hotel, you can explore the local areas, gullies, and lifestyle. After your dinner, you can perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous streets like Thamel and Durbarmarg.

After having our breakfast we will be driving to Dhap from Kathmandu which takes 8-9 hours in reaching Dhap. From Dhap we will start our trek and reach Sigane. Following the trail from Sigane for some hours through the under constructed road we will then reach to Japre Village (2920m/9580ft). The village provides you with the view of Everest and Numbur Himal. We will be staying there overnight.

Early in the morning, after breakfast, we will climb up to Bhulbhule where there is a single lodge that provides a great view of Everest ranges. After some hours of walk, we will follow the Trail of Pikey Peak splitting our trail from Bhulbhule. Then the trail continues to the hillside below Taklung Danda through the forest of rhododendron. Walking for about 2 hours we will reach our destination. We will rest and spend our night there waiting for the morning to climb the Summit of Pikey for Sunrise view.

In the morning, we will follow the trail to the summit with the breathtaking view and prayer flags on the way. You will be amazed will the view from Annapurna to Kanchenjunga if the weather is in your favor. After enjoying our time in Pikey Peak, we will start our trek to Jase Bhanjyang continuing our trek with some rest in Jase Bhanjyang we will walk down to lading. We will be staying there overnight.

After breakfast, we will descend to Junbesi. We will be heading to Junbesi taking the trail of old growth forest to Taktor which is short and meets the Everest Base Camp Trail from Jiri. From Taktor, we will walk for some hours and reach Junbesiwhich is the traditional village of Sherpas. We will be watching the Buddhist monasteries along with the Sherpa culture and architecture spending the rest of our day there.

Early in the morning, we will prepare ourself for the trek. Having our breakfast, we will head towards Salung crossing the river and climbing the forest with the view of Mt Everest, Chamlung and Makalu. Continuing, we will reach to Ringmo. Ringmo is famous for Apple. After, we will make our way towards and reach Taksindu La where we will spend the rest of the day.

Today we will Trek back to Phaplu visiting Chiwong Monastery. The monastery is popular for celebrations of the Mani Rimdu festival in autumn. We will then get back to Phaplu and rest for the day.

From Phaplu early in the morning we will head back to Kathmandu with a drive for about 8-9 hours.

Today is free or last minute you have few hour special shopping for your relatives. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. We will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with expert tour guide and private vehicle
  • Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing and medicine.
  • Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
  • Daily Meals chosen from the Menu (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Necessary trekking permit.
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us in our pre- meeting at our office)
  • Local ground transportation from Kathmandu to to trek start point and trek finish point to Kathmandu.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts (T shirt for Gents & Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
  • Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Any expense for early returning member due sickness, injury or any other reason. No refund will be entertained for any unused service.
  • Extra expense occurred due to unexpected circumstances like cancellation of Internal flights, floods, strike etc.
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
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Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration

    Trip Duration
    10 days

  • Tri Destination

    Destination
    Nepal

  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    2-16

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Accomodation
    Hotel in Kathmandu During trek Tea house, lodges

  • Altitude Icon

    Maximum Altitude
    4067m

  • Trip Difficulty

    Trip Difficulty
    Moderate

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