Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak Trek Quick Facts

Trip Code: NTGT 01

Trip Duration: 09 Days

Trip Grade: Moderate

Trip Type: Group or Private

Accommodation: Hotel and Tea House

Group Size: 2-14 Pax

Max. Elevation: 4,065 m (Pikey Peak)

Trip Route: Kathmandu – Dhap – Jhapre – Pikey peak – Jas Bhanjyang – Junbesi- Salleri – Kathmandu

Activity: Trekking and Hiking

Trip Cost: $900 – $1200 (depend on your group size, time and service type)

Best Time: February – May & September – December

Transportation: Local Bus/Private Jeep/Plane (depending upon group size and budget)

Start in: Kathmandu

End in: Kathmandu

Trip Highlights

  • Exploration of the Sherpa culture, festival and village.
  • Beautiful sunrise or sunset from Pikey peak.
  • 360-degree views of Mt. Everest, Makalu and other 8000m mountains.
  • Explore the monasteries of lower Khumbu region.
  • Eco-friendly trek.
  • Short and easy trek near Kathmandu valley.
  • Pristine nature, diverse geography and bio-diversity.
  • Enjoy local cuisine Dal Bhat.
  • Experience the wilderness.

Pikey Peak Trek – Least Visited Trekking Destination Near Kathmandu Valley

Pikey peak trek, a less visited trekking trail in solukhumbu area is a short trek near Kathmandu valley.

The trekking trail through the green lush forests, cultural villages lead to the highest peak of the lower Everest region Pikey Peak.

Pikey Peak Elevation/Height/Altitude

This beautiful destination resides at an altitude of 4065m from the sea level.

The trek is rewarded with the spectacular mountain views including the top of world Mount Everest and beautiful panorama of the ethnic Sherpa villages.

This newly explored Eco trekking route has become popular to nature and adventure lovers throughout the world.

Pikey peak trek is an ideal trek for short timers who have not much time for Everest trekking.

There is no any age limit to get to Pikey peak as it can be done within a week with 4-5 hours hike a day. Either you are above 50 or in a family, the trek is best to experience the pristine nature and Himalayas.

Pikey peak trek is best to have a perfect wilderness and cultural experience of lifetime with authentic local cuisine Dal Bhat and explore the nature.

Pikey Peak – Best time to Trek

Autumn and spring seasons are ideal time to trek Pikey peak whereas you can explore this destination even in winter and monsoon.

Some preparations and with proper equipment, you can do it any time in Nepal. This is one of the most highlighted trekking trail for Visit Nepal 2020.

Pikey Peak Trek Accommodation

Pikey peak trek is fully a tea-house trek. You will stay a overnight in a fully equipped tea house own by local people. The services are basic with good service.

The tea house provides you a room in a twin sharing basis. You may have to pay for the extra services like hot showers, laundry, wifi, extra blankets and boiled drinking water. But the costs are reasonable.

How to book pikey peak trek online?

You can directly send email for booking Pikey Peak trek. Visit our trip booking page, fill up the form and submit. We will reply to you as soon as we receive your email. Visit Pikey peak in 2020 with Nepal Tour Guide Team.

Enjoy your time experiencing the Nepalese authentic culture, Himalayas and the virgin nature on Pikey Peak Trekking.

Communicate with our trip executive for further information or booking this trip here.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. Refresh and preparation of trekking.

Today is your arrival day. We will be staying at the arrival gate of the Kathmandu airport to welcome you holding your name card. You’ll be transferred to hotel and rest of the day is free for your preparation for the next day.

Day 02: Drive to Dhap. (2932m)
This is on a shared jeep that starts from Kathmandu at around 05:30 hours  and will take around six to eight hours to reach Dhap. Once there we stay in a lodge.

Day o3: Hike Dhap to Jhapre (2829m)
This is a five to six hour walk. Usually a trekking day starts after breakfast at the lodge and we walk a few hours before stopping for lunch at a local place, before continuing on. At Jhapre we sleep in a homestay sort
of lodge.

Day 04: Hike Jhapre - Pikey Peak (4065m)
Today is our climb day and it will take about six hours to reach our camp site. We stay overnight in the Pikey Peak Base Camp.

Day 05: Hike Pikey Peak – Jas Bhanjyang ( 3100m )

We start our trekking after the breakfast and  reach Jas Bhjanjyang after 5 hrs of walk. We stay overnight at this place for the night.

Day 06: Hike Jas Bhanjyang  - Junbesi ( 2700 m)

Today we do the 5 hrs walk to the Junbesi. A portion of the trek is in the old trail to Everest. We are back in lodges for the night in Junbesi.

Day 07: Hike Junbesi - Salleri (2300m)
We start our trekking after breakfast and continue for 4 hrs to reach Salleri. We can take rest for the day from our  pretty tiring journey.  Overnight stay at local tea house.

Day 08: Drive Salleri to Kathmandu
On this day we drive to Kathmandu for about eight hours.

Day 09: Departure day

Today we bid our farewell and drop you to airport for your onward journey with lots of happy memories. End of Service.

Cost Includes

    • All surface transportation as per  the itinerary in a Jeep on a sharing Basis.
    • All accommodations in the trekking region in a local tea house with BB plan
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu as per the itinerary in a 3 star category hotel with BB plan
    • TIMS card , National Park Entry permit and all necessary paperwors.
    • An Experienced English Speaking Trekking guide during the trek and all his expenses.

Cost Excludes

    • Launch and Dinner
    • Porter.( Not Necessary)
    • Travel insurance
    • All other personal expense like drinks, Beverages etc
    • Trekking gears.
    • Tips ( Not necessary)
    • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
    Equipments  we need in trekking
    • Duffel or Shoulder straps bag or suitcase.
    • Warm wool or synthetic clothes , hat that covers your head and ears from cold during trek (only in winter season(January, February and December)
    1. Goggles for sunbeam dust and wind.
    2. A neck warmer  for extra warmth if you feel you will need it and is for winter season (January, February and December). Optional pair of  warm gloves (This is required if your are travelling in winter season  January, February and December).
    3. Woolen t-shirt for warmth.
    4. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket (During in rainy season from June to September.
    5. 1 Pair cotton pants (loose jeans/khakis), 1 Pair shorts.
    6. 2 Pairs lightweight long underwear/thermals (During the trek in  winter January, February and December).
    7. 2 pairs of liner socks, synthetic or capilene.
    8. 1 Pair light camping shoes or sneakers..
    9. 1 Pair sandals (Optional).
     

Pikey Peak Trek Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are some frequently asked questions answered to clear you about Pikey Peak Trek.

Who will pick me up upon my arrival in Kathmandu?

One of our airport representatives will come to pick up you on Kathmandu airport.

What kind of accommodation can I expect on Pikey peak trek?

The accommodation in Kathmandu will be three-star budget hotel. During trekking, you will have either tea-house or homestay. If you wish, we can arrange tent accommodation during trek.

What kind of food can I expect during my trek to Pikey peak?

The food will be dal bhat during your trek. In some places, you can get the international food. The food will be organic and locally cooked.

How difficult is to trek Pikey peak?

This is moderate type of trek so you may not difficulty during trekking.

If you are trekking in Nepal for the first time, you may feel difficulty for first 1-2 days. Afterall, trekking will be easy.

Do I need any trekking experience for Pikey peak?

If you are physically fit, you can do it. But a hiking experience can be additive.

Is this trekking expensive?

This is cost friendly trek. The cost depends upon what services you choose. The average cost per day is about $90.

Do I need any permits for this trek?

No. Trekking permits are not required for this trek.

 

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