Pikey Peak Trek

  • Pikey Peak Trek

Overview

Sir Edmund Hillary once said that Pike Peak top is the most astounding place to gaze at Mt. Everest. Really Pikey Peak Trek offers panoramic view of mountains as far as Mt. Dhaulagiri and Kanchenjunga. The area is full of green lush forests and grassy meadow hills and is photographer’s paradise. Situated in lower Solukhumbu region at the periphery of Mount Everest Himalayan range this viewpoint is also famous for sunrise and sunset. Unique Adventure International is few trekking agency in Nepal which expertly sells this trekking package. Be at the divine hill top which acquired its name “Pikey” from Sherpa Clan scriptures. Witness the overwhelming masses of snowcapped mountains and rejoice the swashbuckling lower Khumbu.

Journey of Pikey Peak Trek is categorized under short trekking route in Nepal. Trekkers take the scenic flight to Phaplu Airport. Trekkers will trek past forests of rhododendron, coniferous, pines and multiethnic villages. Sherpa, Rai, Chhetri, Brahmin and others reside on these parts of Khumbu region. Trekkers get some glimpses of attractions that one can see while doing Jiri Everest Base Camp Trekking. Thupten Chholing Monastery is the sacred place of are where one can rest their soul for mental enlightenment. Presence of holy lakes and prayer spots (Deuralis) offer the spiritual beckoning as well. During research visit of Pikey Danda our travel planners found out that pictures taken from this trekking trail in Nepal is incomparable to other trekking regions of Nepal. During months of august and spring the place blossom in different colors with flowers like rhododendron, orchids and magnolias. If trekkers can’t risk the high altitude destinations yet wants to rejoice Himalayan vistas then this is an ideal trekking package to choose.

Join our team for Pikey Peak Trek and see the delightful Himalayan range along with alluring lower Khumbu locale as seen by Sir Edmund Hillary. Unique Adventure International ensures quality logistics support and unblemished hospitality.


 

Itinerary Details

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to hotel

After you reach in Kathmandu, you will be picked by our airport representative at the Tribhuvan International Airport and after that you will be transferred to the particular hotel. You will briefly know about your tour and check in to the hotel. 

Day 02 : Fly to Phaplu and trek to Chayalsa, overnight at guesthouse 

We fly to Phaphlu, Himalayan foothills and then start our trek into the Solu region. The views from the flat surface are astonishing since it offers vivid views of terraced hills and the gigantic Himalayan. Also, you can see superb sight of Sherpa communities, go around the local market in Salleri and visit local monasteries including Chilsa monastery. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 03 : Trek to Kerung, overnight at guesthouse 

Today, on our way to Kerung, you can see Tamang, Sherpa and Magar culture. And, you can also enjoy the views of striking sceneries of higher peaks and landscapes. Going around monasteries and Buddhist stupa at Kerung is the fascinating part. 

Day 04 : Trek to Jhapre, overnight at guesthosue 

After trekking for about six hours from Kerung, you arrive at Jhapre. En route to Jhapre you will see wild orchids, stunning landscapes all along the Solu Okhaldhunga border. Here too, you will visit around monasteries and Buddhist stupa. The cultural performance in Jhapre is worth watching.

Day 05 : Trek to Pikey base camp, overnight at guesthosue 

This is the highest point of the trek and you can see plants and animals found in Himalayan region. Also, you will see centuries aged monasteries, mani stones, Buddhist stupas and more. Moreover, this particular area is suitable for marathon and mountain bike race. 

Day 06 : Climb to Pikey peak and continues trek to Jase Bhanjyang, overnight at guesthosue 

We today walk down where we will witness picturesque landscape. Here, you can see yaks grazing and get a chance to drink fresh and tasty yak milk. Trekking ahead we arrive at the saddle called Jase Bhanjyang and from here you can take a shortcut which in an will let you arrive at Junbesi.

Day 07 : Trek to Junbensi, overnight at guesthouse 

Today, we head off to reach Junbesi. On the way we trek up to Pikey Peak where you will witness sunrise view and Himalayan range from Kanchenjunga to Dhaulagiri as well as Everest. After you pass the Pikey peak you trek down all the way through distinctive landscape to Junbesi valley.

Day 08 : Trek to Phaplu, overnight at guesthouse 

After visiting Thuptenchholing Monastery and observing typical Tibetan medicinal therapy at Junbesi village, you trek to Phaplu which takes around six hours. Here you can taste tasty local food and drink and participate in Sherpas cultural program.

Day 09 : Fly back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

You return back to Kathmandu taking scenic flight. This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure and either relax at hotel or explore the Thamel and overnight at hotel.

Day 10 : Departure on your own destination

Our airport representative will shift you to the airport from the hotel for your way back to home country.

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • Airport pick up and drop off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu (International and domestic both).
  • Pre-trek briefing.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast as per the programme. 
  • 1 professional and friendly, A class government licensed and well English speaking mountain guide.
  • 1 well experienced English speaking assistant guide if the group size exceeds 5+ persons.
  • Well experienced and equipped trekking porter/s (one porter carry for 2 guest's luggage, 25 kgs - 30kgs).
  • Food during the trek (full board with breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits).
  • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek.
  • All necessary trekking permits. 
  • Internal flight Kathmandu - Phaplu - Kathmandu for guest and guide inclusive with all taxes and transfers.
  • In worst case, assist with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Unique Adventure sleeping bag and down jacket, duffel bag, area trekking map.
  • First aid medical kit, Oxymeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • All applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations.
  • All organisational requirements.

What is not included?

  • Nepal visa (can obtain at the airport or immigration counters at the borders: USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days and two passport size photographs is required).
  • Your international flight to and from Nepal.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed whilst trekking).
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet/e-mail, etc.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Tips for guide, porter, driver.

Info

Recommended Gear Lists:

  • Good wind/rain jacket
  • Warm fleece jacket or jersey
  • Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots
  • Good -20 Sleeping bag (which can be rented or buy in Kathmandu)
  • A comfortable day pack, preferably with a waistband.
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • T-shirts
  • Underwear
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Other necessary equipment:

  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit (We also provide comprehensive first aid medical kit and Oxymeter)
  • Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
  • Toiletries
  • Small wash towel

Note

All conditions stated in the itinerary are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

Trip Price

US $ 1,190 per person

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Quick Fact of the Trip

  • Trip Duration : 10 days
  • Best Season : Spring & Autumn
  • Country : Nepal
  • Min Altitude : 2469meter
  • Max Altitude : 4065meter
  • Trip starts : Kathmandu
  • Trip ends : Kathmandu
  • Group size : Min - 1

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