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Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak Trek

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US$ 565 per/person

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Pikey Peak Trek - Overview

Key Information

Trip Starts:

Kathmandu

Trip Finishes:

Kathmandu

Trek Difficulty:

Medium

Destination:

Everest Region

Highest Elevation:

4065m

Trekking Hours:

8-9 Hrs

Accommodation:

Lodge / Tent / Hotel

Trip Duration:

7 Days

Number of Pax:

Max 12 Nos.

The Pikey Peak Trek is an emerging and remarkable trekking trail situated in the lower Everest region. Despite its recent discovery, it remains relatively unexplored by tourists.

Pikey Peak trek offers a magnificent viewpoint from which one can behold breathtaking views of renowned Himalayan peaks, including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Annapurna, Gaurishankar, Lhotse, Nuptse, Numbur, Sishapangma, Thamserku, and Mera Peak.

This Pike trek presents a unique opportunity for brave adventurers and researchers alike to experience the unspoiled beauty of the Everest region while immersing themselves in its rich cultural heritage.

Renowned mountaineer Edmund Hillary, the pioneering conqueror of Mount Everest, claimed that the most pleasing views of the towering Everest can be witnessed from the viewpoint of Pikey Peak, towering at an elevation of 4,067 meters in Solukhumbu, an area all around the lower part of Mount Everest. Unlike the challenging and demanding Everest Base Camp Trek, the ascent to Pikey Peak is relatively less strenuous, making it an accessible and exhilarating alternative for those seeking to enjoy the delicious flavors of the Everest region.

This captivating experience can be accomplished within a span of merely one week, providing a quick yet unforgettable journey to experience the stunning landscapes of the Everest region.

Why Pike Peak Trek?

This Pikey Peak trekking lets you learn about the Sherpa culture and enjoy the stunning views on the trail. The Sherpas are renowned for their consistently genuine smiles and kindness, establishing a well-deserved reputation.

Additionally, this expedition presents an exceptional opportunity to immerse oneself in the lifestyles of various ethnic groups in Nepal, including Tamang, Chhetri, Gurung, and Rai. Also, this journey allows for the exploration of diverse local cuisines and the observation of rare flora and fauna, enhancing its significance as a site of natural and biological diversity.

Moreover, the path is filled with many monuments like stupas, and you’ll also see lots of colorful Tibetan prayer flags everywhere.

Lastly, notable highlights of this particular trek is the absence of concerns related to altitude sickness, as the maximum elevation reached during the journey is a mere 4070 meters above sea level. Also, there is no need to worry about flight cancellations or delays, as the trek can be accessed by driving from Kathmandu to the starting point known as Dhap.

Similarly, upon reaching the endpoint of Phaplu, one can conveniently return to Kathmandu by car.

Best Time for Pikey Peak Trek

If you're planning a trek to Pikey Peak in Nepal, timing is everything. The best seasons to embark on this adventure are autumn (September to December) and spring (February to June).

Autumn paints Nepal with a vivid palette of colors, as it coincides with major festivals in the country. The weather during this time is perfect for trekking, with clear skies and comfortable temperatures. The crisp air allows for stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas.

Spring is another fantastic choice. As the country awakens from its winter slumber, vibrant flowers bloom, creating a breathtaking landscape. The Pikey Peak Trail comes alive with colors and fragrances, making it a joyous journey for trekkers.

Avoid trekking during monsoon (June to August) due to heavy rainfall, which can lead to landslides and floods. Additionally, winter (December to February) can be harsh, with extremely cold temperatures. Check the availability of tea houses at higher altitudes if you plan a winter trek, as some may close during this season.

Pikey Peak Trek Cost

Pikey Peak trek cost depends on the sevices you want to choose during the trek. The cost of the Pike trek goes to accmodation and food during trek, salary and wadges to trekking guides and porters. Trekking permits and TIMS card also the cost factors.

The cost is highly infuence by the group size of the trekking. Single traveler cost more and group cost will be less.

Pikey Peak Trek Itinerary Expand All Close All

You'll start a long 8-hour drive covering about 250 kilometers to reach Phaplu, where you will have the opportunity to explore the local market and visit local monasteries such as Chewang monastery. Afterward, you will spend the night at a local residence.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2425

Today, the walk towards Phaplu can be undertaken, requiring approximately five hours to complete. The path follows a small, calm stream, and you can enjoy delicious local food along the way. Subsequently, accommodation for the evening can be sought at a home-stay or lodge, providing a warm and hospitable environment for relaxation.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2830

Begin the trek early in the morning, crossing Junbesi Khola and ascending uphill. From the summit, one can observe the breathtaking panorama of Everest, Thamserku, Kantega, and Mera Peak. Upon passing Ringmo Khola, the path ascends to Ringmo Village. Continuing from Ringmo, you will ascend Lamjura La Pass (3500m), an excellent representation of Sherpa architectural design.
Furthermore, you trek uphill for one hour to reach Lamjura top, offering optimal views of Everest and neighboring peaks in the region. Accommodation for the night will be provided at the teahouse.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3640

Today, you can observe high altitude vegetation, including Himalayan flora and fauna. Additionally, centuries-old monasteries, Buddhist stupas, and mani stones are also visible. The herding of yaks can be witnessed in various locations, while one can enjoy the unique landscapes and scenery that accompany this journey. Moreover, this specific region offers the potential for marathon and mountain bike races. Accommodations for the night can be found in home-stays or lodges.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3810

In the early morning, we ascend Pikey Peak to appreciate the panoramic mountain views one final time and capture the stunning scenery through photography. Subsequently, we commence our descent on a return trek from the base camp of Pikey Peak.

Moving through the tough land, we navigate through rhododendron forests and the quaint village of Lhamuje. Eventually, we reach the uneven paths leading to Jhapre. This part of the path might be tough, especially for beginners. Ultimately, after several hours of trekking, we reach Jhapre, where we will spend the night at a lodge.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2800

Today marks the conclusion of our trek. After breakfast, we commence our journey from Jhapre to Dhap. The trail is uneven and rough, guiding us through various viewpoints that offer breathtaking views of the mountains. We pause at these points to appreciate the beauty and capture some photographs. Upon reaching Sigane, the path becomes dusty until finally arriving at Dhap. Our accommodations for the night will be at a lodge in Dhap.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2915

After breakfast, take jeep ride back to Kathmandu. In the evening, join Himalaya Heart trek and Expedition for a dinner to celebrate the successful completion of the trek.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick up & drop off on your arrival and departure
  • Basic lodge accommodation during the trek
  • A professional trekking guide and necessary number of porters [one porter in between two people]
  • Trekking Entry permit and TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System)
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner during trek
  • Road transportation
  • Emergency rescue arrangement (Makes sure your insurance will cover it)
  • Insurance for guide that includes their emergency rescue
  • Necessary equipment for guide & porter
  • First aid kits

Trip Cost Excludes

  • International flight fare and travel insurance
  • Alcohol and any drinks on the trip
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • All expenses of a personal nature e.g. toilet paper, medicines, and confectionery etc.
  • Private transport if needed
  • Any other cost raised by unforeseen circumstances

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