Pikey Peak Trek

Trip Facts

  • Cost Start FromUS$ 641 per person
  • Duration 9 Days
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • TransportationTourist Bus / Jeep
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • DestinationNepal
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Lodge + Hotel
  • Min. Age: 10
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About Trip

Pikey Peak Trek is a homestay trek that will take you to the lower Everest region. As you will stay with the locals during the trek, you will get to see the daily lifestyle and culture of locals closely. Moreover, on the way, we will get to see ancient gompas, mani walls, and stupas. Pikey Peak Trekking is the newly opened trek that receives low numbers of trekkers every year. Therefore, this trek is perfect for anyone looking for less crowded trekking trails that will present an outstanding view of the Himalayan landscape. During Pikey Peak Trek, you will get to see panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Gauri Shankar, Mera Pak, and many others. 

Along with breath-taking views and rich culture, you will also get to see gorgeous sunrise as well as sunset view from the Pikey Peak. There is a belief that views from Pikey Peak were Sir Edmund Hillary's favorite. We, Mountain Rock Treks & Expedition has professionally designed our Pikey Peak Trek itinerary. Feel free to contact us for Pikey Peak Trek cost or other information.  

 

Trip Facts

  • Duration: 9 Days

  • Trip Grade: Easy to Moderate

  • Altitude Max: 4,065 m

  • Group Size: 1 to 10

  • Transportation: Public Vehicle

  • Accommodation: Standard Hotel in Kathmandu and Guest House during the trek

  • Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek

 

Pikey Peak Trek route

Pikey Peak Trek begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Bhandara. From Bhandara, we will trek towards Ngaur via Chaulakharka. Next morning, we will ascend to reach the top of Pikey Peak. Spending a night here, we will descend to Junbesi where we will visit ancient Thupten Choling Gompa. Further, the trail gradually drops to Phaplu en route Junbesi and take you back to Kathmandu.
 

Pikey Peak Trek location

Pikey Peak Trek is the short trek in the Everest region that present views of 8 world's highest mountains. It is a small peak where Sherpa visits to fastened prayer flags. Pikey Peak trek happens in the lower Solu Khumbu region. There are both options to fly or drive to the starting point of this trek.

 

Best time to go on Pikey Peak Trekking

Like most of the trek, the best time for Pikey Peak Trekking is during Spring and Autumn. You can also go on this trek in winter, however, you might have to face extreme cold and heavy snowfall. Likewise, monsoon is not a preferable time of the year to go on this trek because of the slippery trail and unclear views.

 

Pikey Peak Trek difficulty

Pikey Peak Trek difficulty is marked between moderate and easy. The trail follows the lower Everest region. You will not find steep or challenging paths in the way. However, 5 to 6 hours of the daily walk makes the journey a little exhausting. 

 

Last Minute Booking / inquires

You can call us ( +9779849023179 - Dipak Pande) and WhatsAppViber WeChat and line available @ 24 hrs or email info@mountainrocktreks.com

Trip Highlights

  • An adventurous journey to the lower Khumbu region
  • Experience rich culture and tradition

  • Stay overnight with locals

  • Visit ancient Thupten Chholing Gompa

  • Reach the top of the Pikey Peak

  • Get to see gorgeous sunrise/sunset

  • Observe eight of the world's highest mountains, including Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, etc

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu (1,370m)
  • Day 02:Kathmandu to Bhandara (2,190m); 7 to 8 hrs drive
  • Day 03:Bhandara to Ngaur (3,350m); 6 to 7 hrs
  • Day 04:Ngaur to Pikey Peak (4,065m); 4 to 5 hrs
  • Day 05:Pikey Peak to Junbesi (2,700m); 5 to 6 hrs
  • Day 06:A visit to Thupten Choling Gompa (2,920m); 5 to 6 hrs
  • Day 07:Junbesi to Phaplu (2,469m); 5 to 6 hrs
  • Day 08:Phaplu to Kathmandu; 8-9-hours drive
  • Day 09:Final Departure or onward for the next program

Cost Includes

  • Pick up and drop off  from Kathmandu international airport by private vehicle
  • 2 night’s standard hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner  during the trek
  • All nights lodges/homestay accommodation during the trek.
  • One English speaking professional guide including his food, salary, accommodation, equipment, medicine & insurance, etc
  • All necessary permits and entry fees for Pikey Peak trek
  • Bus ticket to Bhandara (Trek start point) from Kathmandu
  • JEEP ticket to Kathmandu from Phaplu (trek endpoint)
  • All government taxes & service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Porter to carry your luggage, if you would like to take porter it will cost you US$ 140/porter one porter can share between two trekkers
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu, it will cost you US$ 25/night single room, US$ 30/night double room & US$ 35/night for triple bedroom on BB base
  • Tips for Guide and Porter ( it is expected).
  • International airfare, Nepal visa fee & any kind of insurance

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu (1,370m)You will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport and do all the necessary entries. One of the members from Mountain Rock Treks & Expedition will welcome you at the airport and take you to the hotel. In the evening, you will stroll on the lively streets of Thamel and end your day with delicious welcome dinner organized by the company.
  • Day 02Kathmandu to Bhandara (2,190m); 7 to 8 hrs driveAfter having breakfast, we will begin to drive towards Bhandara. Following a narrow winding road, we will reach Bhandara. On the way, we will also get to see the beautiful scenery. We will spend the night in a lodge.
  • Day 03Bhandara to Ngaur (3,350m); 6 to 7 hrsAround three hours of ascending will take us to Chaulakharka. From here, we will descend through small villages and forests. On the way, we will cross rivers a few time and reach Ngaur for night stay. We will spend the night in a lodge.
  • Day 04Ngaur to Pikey Peak (4,065m); 4 to 5 hrsToday, we will begin trekking early in the morning. The trail ascends to the top of Pikey Peak from where we will get to see breath-taking views of the surrounding. We will get to see stunning views of Himalayan mountains like Mt. Thamserku, Numbur Himal, Mt. Kantega, Mera Peak, Mt. Gaurishankar, and various Everest Himalayan range. We will spend the night in a lodge.
  • Day 05Pikey Peak to Junbesi (2,700m); 5 to 6 hrsWe will wake up early in the morning and ascend to Pikey Peak View Point (4,065 m). From the viewpoint, we will get to see the outstanding Himalayan landscape. After spending some time at the top, we will descend to Junbesi. However, before reaching there, we will cross the Lamjura Pass (3,600 m). We will spend the night in a lodge.
  • Day 06A visit to Thupten Choling Gompa (2,920m); 5 to 6 hrsToday, we will visit the ancient Thupten Choling Gompa. Here, we will get to come across the rich culture and heritage of this region. We will have enough time to explore the village and also see the lifestyle of the locals. We will spend the night in a lodge.
  • Day 07Junbesi to Phaplu (2,469m); 5 to 6 hrsIt is the last day of our trek. Leaving Junbesi behind, we will trek on a dusty trail along Junbesi Khola. Further, we will cross a suspension bridge and reach Beni Ghat. We will then trek through lush forest and farming fields to reach Phaplu. We will spend the night in a lodge.

  • Day 08Phaplu to Kathmandu; 8-9-hours driveAfter a quick breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu today. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner organized by the company and enjoy our last day in Kathmandu. We will spend the night in a hotel.
  • Day 09Final Departure or onward for the next programAfter having breakfast, one of the members of our team will take you to the airport for your flight back to your home.

Depature Dates

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
10 November, 2019 18 November, 2019 Usd 641 $ Available Book Now
22 November, 2019 30 November, 2019 Usd 641 $ Guaranteed Book Now
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    One of the best trekking in Nepal. pikey peak trek is an overland trek to lower Khumbu region. To see a panoramic view of the khumbu region and mountain over 8000 mt. Everest, lotse, makalu, kanchanjanga most recommended this trek.