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Pikey Peak Trek, Off Beaten Path

Type

Trekking

Span

9 Days

Accomodation

3 star hotel in Kathmandu and tea house during the trek

Meal Plan

Breakfast in Kathmandu. Full board meals during trek.

Trek to Pikey peak at a glance

At an elevation of 4068m, lies pikey peak trail-the lower Everest region. Pikey peak is a less travelled route in Solu village. As you drive from Kathmandu, the trek starts from Shivalaya, a small town known popularly as the gateway to Everest. 

With this short trek, you will pass by the wonderful cross-section of Nepal. Bless your eyes with one of the most beautiful views of sunrise and sunset. Witness the magnificent views of Himalayan range-Mount Everest, Mount Makalu, Mount Kanchenjunga, Mount Annapurna, Mount Gaurishankar, Mount Lhotse, Mount Lhotseshar, Mount Nuptse, Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Numbur, Mount Khatang, Mount Karyalung, Mount Shishapangma, along with Mera Peak and Thamserku. Alongside, get a glimpse of traditional Tamang & Sherpa villages. An alpine zone of pikey trail fills you with rhododendron, magnolia, wild orchid & bamboo forests. 

Our meticulously researched itinerary is designed for gradual acclimatisation to high altitude to maximise your chances of safely summitting Pikey Peak (4,068m).

Highlights
● Glimpse of traditional Sherpa and Tamang villages
● panoramic views of Himalayas: Mount Everest, Mount Numbur, Mount Lhotse.
● Catch stunning sunrise from Pikey Peak

9 Day(s) Detailed Itinerary

Arrival on:Kathmandu, Nepal
Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Activities:

  • TIA to Kathmandu city, pickup
  • Kathmandu hotel check-in
  • Trek preparation & meet-up with guide
  • Collect all trekking permits & registration at one place
  • Local souvenir

Elevation: 1,400 metres 
Meals Provided: Welcome dinner

 

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

Activities:

  • Visit UNESCO World heritage site- Boudhanath Pashupatinath, the monkey temple Swayambhunath
  • Explore city streets & traditional crafts such as pottery and weaving.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 3: Drive to Dhap, Trek to Japre

Activities:

  • Scenic drive to Dhap
  • On reaching Sigane, you will get a glimpse of Numbur Himal
  • Stopy by little gompa & stupa at Japre

Elevation: 2920 m
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 4: Trek from Japre to Pikey Base Camp

Activities:

  • Uphill climb to the grassy ridge of Bhulbhule
  • Pass by some old yak houses and a long mani stone wall.
  • Hike through Beautiful forested trail below Taklung Danda
  • Adore beautiful Rhododendron flowers on the route

Elevation: 3640 m
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 5: Sunrise at Pikey Peak, Trek to Loding-Jase Bhanjyang

Activities:

  • Start early & follow a gradual trail to the summit
  • Mesmerize the breathtaking views of Annapurna & Kanchenjunga.
  • On reaching the top of pikey peak, pass by forest to reach Jase Bhanjyang
  • Descend until you reach Loading

Elevation: 2515 m
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals Provided:Breakfast, lunch & dinner

 

Day 6: Trek from Junbesi to Taksindu

Activities:

  • Descend down from jase Bhanjyang
  • Steep downhill trail through spectacular old  forest to Taktor
  • Encounter the classic Everest Base Camp trail coming from Jiri.
  • Walk through Beautiful trail till Junbesi-a traditional Sherpa village 

Elevation: 2515 m
Meals Provided: Teahouse
Accommodation: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 7: Trek from Taksindu to Phaplu, Visit Chiwong Monastery

Activities:

  • Chase you way for Taksindu
  • Cross the river at the bottom of town
  • Climb through the forest up to Salung
  • Views of Mount Everest (8848 ), Chamlang (7319 m) and Makalu (8481 m)
  • Visit Chiwong Monastery, Taksindu Monastery

 Elevation:3,020 m
Meals Provided: Teahouse
Accommodation: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 8: Flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu

Activities:

  • Take an early morning flight to Kathmandu
  • Bird's eye view of lower everest region
  • Enjoy mesmerizing mountain views on clear weather

Elevation:1400 m m
Meals Provided: Hotel In Kathmandu
Accommodation: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 9: Final Departure

Activities: 

  • Bid final goodbye to the team
  • Airport Drop off

Meals: Breakfast

 

Inclusion

What's included?
  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • First aid medical kit
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • One porter for two people.
  • Stay in the city at finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu).
  • Trekking permits/TIMS.
  • Upscale Adventures duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
What's not included?
  • Additional meals and drinks
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Extra porter charge.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation

Departures

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please write us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

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