Pikey Peak Trek- Great View of Everest

  • Destination Nepal
  • Duration 9 Days
  • Max. Altitude 4000
  • Transportation Jeep, Bus
  • Grade Moderate
  • Group Size 5-6
Title  Description
Destination Pikey peak
Location SoluKhumbu, Nepal
Days 7 (excluding arrival and departure days)
Major attractions Close view of Mt. Everest, 8 eight-thousanders,Colorful rhododendron forest, Sunrise, Sunset, Lovely terrain, Authentic Sherpa culture, Scrumptious meals
Best season to travel Spring, Autumn
Not the best season to travel Monsoon, Winter
Cost USD 300

Details for Peaky Peak Trek

One of the first people to climb Mount Everest, Sir Edmund Hillary considered Pikey peak his favorite. Undoubtedly, those who have the experience of exploring the Pikey peak know about its picturesque worth. Pikey peak is best known for the extremely captivating view of Mount Everest. Additionally, if you trek to Pikey peak at the right time, Pikey peak also offers you a view of Nepal’s 8 eight thousand, immense natural beauty, the best sunrise, and variations of flora and fauna. For someone who is into nature, mountains, vegetation, and adventure, the Pikey peak trek is a must.

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Ok, so trekking to pikey peak was an individual thing earlier however in recent days, Pikey Peak Trek has been a center of attraction for many as a result of which many new trek packages to Pikey peak have been introduced. The major attraction of the Pike peak trek is the close view of Mount Everest, hence this entire trek will take place in the Khumbu region. In addition, the trek will also present you with a scenic view of the lower Khumbu landscape. As mentioned above, the Pikey peak trek is introduced newly so your trekking experience might be very peaceful and you might sense closeness to the wilderness. Besides, you will also get to have a closer look at the indigenous people of the mountains, the authentic Sherpa culture, warm hospitality, and the nomad lifestyle.

The Pikey peak trek is a 7-day long trek and the trek route follows green woods of multicolor rhododendron trees, oak trees, pine trees, and many other uncommon plants. Likewise, the trek will occur in the higher altitudes but no need to worry cause the travel agency will plan the trek such that your body can adapt to the surrounding changes well in no time.

Best Season for Pikey Peak Trek: Spring

Want to get the most out of the Pikey peak trek? Spring is the time you go for it then. Because in spring, the Pikey peak trek route will be full of flowers blooming all over the place, the weather will be clear, and the temperature is just fine so you don’t feel too hot or too cold while trekking, and you get a clear view of mountains as well. Besides, the chances of rainfall are really less.

Itinerary

On the first day, you will arrive in Kathmandu. If you wish, we can arrange a representative to receive and welcome you from the airport. After you are received, you will be taken to your respective hotel. Rest for the day at your hotel and enjoy the courtesy.
Day 2 is when you will start your trek officially. On this day, after you eat your breakfast, you will join our trekker's team. The team will start the journey by driving you from Kathmandu to Phaplu. Drive to Phaplu will take around 7 hours. During the journey, you will be provided with your launch and snacks. Additionally, you will come across so many green terrains, ridges, terraced farmlands in the hills, ever-flowing rivers, and more. Once you reach Phaplu, you will have your dinner and rest for the night.
On the third day, you will start your trekking from Phaplu to Junbesi after lunch. The trekking hour will be 6 to 7 hours long. Junbesi is situated at an elevation of 2700 meters. During the trek, you will come across thick green woods, tiny villages, and indigenous people. Once you reach Junbesi you will have your meals and rest overnight.
After an early breakfast at Junbesi, on the fourth day we will trek to Lamjura situated at an altitude of 3500 meters. We will ascend from Junbesi to Lamjura while taking pictures of the stunning scenery with our cameras. On our way to Lamjura, we shall pass by numerous Mani walls and Chortens. In this village, there is a historic monastery that we will explore, and we will also take in the stunning vista of Numbur Himal to the north. This trek route will be dusty but with time becomes cleaner. Also, the view of mountains starts appearing during this route and gradually you will see the breathtaking mountains. As you move upward, you will trek on a steeper and narrower surface than before. After trekking for around one hour on the steeper surface you will reach Lamjura.
On the fifth day you will finally move towards Pikey peak. The day starts with a hike up Pikey Peak early in the morning along a rocky, steep ridgeline (4065m). In addition to Mt. Everest (8848m), Number Chuli (6959m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m), Khatang (6853m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Manaslu (8163m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Gaurishankar (7134m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), and Langtang, we can also enjoy the breathtaking sunrise view above these mountains. From Lamjura after early morning breakfast, you will trek to Pikey peak base camp which is at 4,070 meters altitude. During the trek, you will also experience a wonderland. Everywhere you will see colorful rhododendron flowers and trees, yak grazing pastures, rough terrain, and picturesque view of mountains. After you trek around 5 hours through all these lush vegetation and zig-zag route, you arrive at the Pikey Peak Base camp. Here you can also find a View Point from where you will be able to see so many snowcapped mountains such as Mt Everest, Thamserku, Kantega, Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri. Besides, there will be some cheese factories that make cheese from yak milk. You can participate in the cheese tasting there. Here you will have to camp for the night.
After spending a night on the Pikey peak camp, you will then trek downwards to Jhapre at an altitude of 2850. Early in the morning, when we wake up, we shall see the first golden rays of the light illuminating the snow-covered mountains. While taking in the scenery, we will continue our journey along a dusty road and rhododendron forests. The track spreads out to show a grassland with grazing Yaks and we descend from the Pikey Base Camp to Jhapre after crossing a substantial Mani wall. This trek will take around 5 hours of time. This trek will basically be the beginning of the return trek to Kathmandu. Once, you reach Jhapre we will stay there overnight, rest, and have authentic meals.
Typically the last day of trekking is going to be the 7th day. On the 7th day, we will trek to Dhap from Jhapre which will start after we have our breakfast in Jhapre. The trek route follows a rough street yet stunning viewpoint junctures from where you can once again enjoy the rejoice of majestic mountains. Once we reach Dhap after a 4-hour-long trek we will rest there and have some fulfilling meals.
After breakfast in Dhap we carry our baggage and move back to Kathmandu via Jeep. The Jeep drive can take around 6 to 7 hours depending upon the road condition and weather. As this is going to be the last day of the trek we will host you a full-fledged dinner at night.
The ninth day will be the last day of your trip and on this day if you wish to return to your homeland, we can provide you hotel to airport transfer.

What’s included?

  • Professional and experienced multi-lingual trek guide.
  • If needed, one porter to help you carry your bags
  • Lodging
  • Travel Map
  • Free meals
  • Wages, housing, and meals of your guide and porter
  • All potential local tax, vat, office service charges, and other taxes, etc.

What's Not Included?

  • International terminal transfers
  • International aviation airfares
  • Travel insurance and Nepal visa fee
  • Gratitude tips for your guides and porters

Equipment Checklist

The equipment mentioned below might come in handy, however, your choice of equipment completely depends upon your requirement and the season you trave

Equipment Required During Pikey Peak Trekking
  • Sleeping bag
  • sunscreen
  • UV-protected sunglasses
  • Torch with additional bulbs and batteries 
  • Neck warmer and Ear Muffs (optional)
  • Toiletries like toothbrushes, toothpaste, tissues, towel
  • Moisturizer for your face, lips, and body 
  • Sanitizer
  • Trekking and Sleeping Trousers
  • Hiking Shorts
  • Sleeping bag
  • Lightweight camp shoes
  • Hiking Boots and Socks
  • Underwear
  • Backpack
  • Warm gloves
  • Wollen cap and head kerchiefs
  • Warm woolen or synthetic hat
  • Baggage keys and lock Map
  • T-shirt
  • Thermal top
  • Rain jacket
  • Down Jacket
  • Warm woolen jacket

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Pikey peak trek cost varies as per the number of people in the group. Thus for a single person in an average group, the Pikey peak trek will cost around $300 for one week.

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