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Pikey Peak Base Camp Trek

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  • Availability
    Anytime

  • Trip Duration
    11 days

  • Trek Difficulty
    Moderate

  • Group Size
    Private and Group Tour

  • Maximum Altitude
    4067M

  • Guide Language
    English

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Quick Overview

  • Start From Kathmandu
  • End At Kathmandu
  • Duration: 11 days
  • Best Season: Sep-Dec, Feb-June

Introduction

Pikey Peak Trek is newly discovered and one of the best hilltop to see the majestic view including mighty Everest, Kanchenjunga along with other mountains in the Ramechap district of Nepal. The trek trail to Pikey Peak is less traveled than the other trekking in the Everest region that takes you to beautiful areas in Everest Region inhabited by Sherpa people. Interacting with local Sherpa people as you pass through several villages is the best opportunity to get some insights into the unique culture and practices of Sherpa people living in those areas. The historical monasteries, stupas and other ancient monuments that you come across on your way to Pikey peak gives you an amazing feeling. The view of the Himalayas: Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Gauri Shanker, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Thamserku, Mera peak, throughout this trek are spectacular.  Standing at an elevation of 4067 meters, Pikey Peak is a moderate trek suitable for all kind of trekkers. 

Pikey Peak Trek starts with a scenic drive to Dhap Bazaar from Kathamandu. The trail passes through many settlements and rhododendron forests to the Pikey Danda. Pikey Danda is the main highlights of this trek which provides the best sunrise and sunset view over snow-clad mountains.  Pikey peak is famous for its tranquil landscapes, rich Sherpa culture, and majestic mountain views. Months of September – December, and February – June are the best time of the year for Pikey Peak Trek.

Trek Highlights

  • Unique culture and tradition of Sherpas
  • Majestic mountains: Everest, Kanchenjunga, Mount Dhaulagiri, Lhotse, Makalu
  • Mesmerizing sunrise and sunset view
  • Pikey Danda- famous viewpoint
  • A short and moderate trek
  • Historical monasteries and other monuments

Food

During Pikey Peak Base Camp Trek, you will have an option to select the food from the menus in which Nepalese, Chinese, Western and Indian foods are available. The foods will be all home-cooked, hygienic, fresh, tasty and nutritious. You'll get the best dishes available at the teahouse or lodge including popular Nepali Bhat, Pasta, Cereals, Eggs, Noodles, Potatoes, Vegetables, Fried rice, Soup, etc and other Nepali food, Chinese Food, American food, Indian food, Continental food, etc. We recommend you to have lemon tea, hot lemon, garlic soup, green tea, ginger tea, etc to stay away from high-altitude problems. You'll have different and varieties of food options during your stay in Kathmandu.

Accommodation

Accommodations during the Pikey Peak Base Camp are at teahouses which are necessarily teahouses but where you'll feel like a home and get a chance to explore rich Nepali culture and tradition. All the teahouses are run by locals and provide all the basic facilities including a hot shower at a low extra charge. You'll find all the room simple and comfortable usually with two beds with mattress blanket and pillows. Some will have an en-suite bathroom but most have shared bathrooms with the squat toilet in mountain areas. During your stay in Kathmandu, accommodation is more luxurious. We stay at hotels with a single room and attached bathrooms,  24 hours hot water, power,  TV, and laundry facility.

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu , alt. 1300m
 Day 2: Trip preparation day
Day 3: Drive to Patale dada alt 3500m
Day 4: Trek to Japre alt 2945m
Day 5: Trek to Pikey peak base camp , alt. 3640m.
Day 6: Hike to pikey viewpoint( alt. 4070m) for sunrise view
Day 7: Trek to Junbesi , alt. 2300m.
Day 8: Trek to Taksindu dada alt.2600m
 Day 9: Trek back to Phaplu visit Chwang monastery alt 1900m
Day 10: Fly or drive back to Kathmandu , alt. 1300m.
Day 11: Departure
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu , alt. 1300m

Arrival day in Kathmandu, where you will be received by our representatives with a warm welcome and take you to the respective hotels in the bustling city of Kathmandu valley, Thamel. After all the hotel check-in process, You'll meet our guide who'll brief with information regarding your trip to Pikey Peak base camp. Overnight stay.


 Day 2: Trip preparation day

This is your trek preparation day in Kathmandu which is going to be a busy day because of numerous options for short and interesting tour which leads you around beautiful and historic sites of the valley. We'll take you to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Swayambhunath. Overnight at the same hotel.


Day 3: Drive to Patale dada alt 3500m

We leave Kathmandu behind the early morning for our trip to Pikey Peak where we will take a private or local bus from Kathmandu to Patale Dada. Scenic drive to takes you to Patale Dada for overnight stay.


Day 4: Trek to Japre alt 2945m

We kick off our trek early morning and continue along the bumpy roads to Jhapre. It is a famous vantage point to view the mountains situated in the northern region of Nepal. We can see the mighty Everest (8,848m) and the Numbur Himal and also visit gompas and stupas in the village. Overnight at a lodge.


Day 5: Trek to Pikey peak base camp , alt. 3640m.

 The walk goes along uphill stone stairs and the more you go high we will have wider views. We can have a beautiful Himalayan range view including the world's highest Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu and others. You'll also see several Yak grazing fields and you can also test fresh yak milk, yogurt, and cheese. Overnight at Pikey Peak base camp.


Day 6: Hike to pikey viewpoint( alt. 4070m) for sunrise view

This happens to be the most important and beautiful day of our Pikey Peak base camp trek where you'll explore around Pikey Peak base camp at 4,067 and go to viewpoint for spectacular view of mountain ranges including Kangtega (6685m), Khatang (6853m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Number Chuli (6959m), Gaurishankar (7134m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Thamserku (6608m), Manaslu (8163m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), and Langtang. Overnight stay.


Day 7: Trek to Junbesi , alt. 2300m.

We follow the dusty trail downhill along the Junbesi Khola until reaching a steel suspension bridge. We cross the bridge and we will reach Beni Ghat and continue our walk along the trail filled with scenic pleasures to reach Junbesi and also visit Thuchuncheli Monastery. Overnight stay.


Day 8: Trek to Taksindu dada alt.2600m

We can also observe the Sherpa cultural dance performance on request at Taksindu Dada. It is an easy downhill walk, that takes us to the beautiful settlement of Taksindu Dada. Overnight stay.


 Day 9: Trek back to Phaplu visit Chwang monastery alt 1900m

This is probably the last day of our walk where we'll walk downhill towards Phaplu and also visit Chwang Monastery along the way. The trail is easy and scenic so, we'll try to enjoy every bit of our trek. We'll celebrate the success of our trek at Phaplu with tasty local food and Sherpa cultural program. Overnight stay.


Day 10: Fly or drive back to Kathmandu , alt. 1300m.

Early morning scenic flight to Kathmandu takes approximately about 30 minutes from Phaplu. You can relax at the Hotel or do sightseeing around the Thamel market in your free time before you head back to your next destination. Overnight stay.


Day 11: Departure

Our airport representative will drop you to the airport for your flight back home as per your flight schedule.


Cost Includes

  • Airport peak and drop.
  • Domestic flight to Kathmandu –Lukla – Kathmandu (Around flight)
  • Three times meals a day on the trek (breakfast, lunch &, dinner)
  • After each meal a cup of tea or coffee.
  • Accommodation twin sharing base best place in town
  • Experience English speaking guide.
  •  porter. (Two people one porter) each porter carry 25kg .
  • Everest national park entrance fee.
  • Rural municipality entrance fee.
  • Treated drinking water.
  • All the Ground transportation.
  • First aid kit.
  • Down jacket (refundable after trek (if needed only) 
  • Duffle bag
  • Last night dinner at nepali kitchen with cultural dance show.
  • Nature explore t- shirt.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal insurance
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Trekking equipment
  • All type of beverage
  • Extra expenses like    internet , buttery  charge, hot shower, laundry during the trek.
  • Tipping for staff.
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