Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Average
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Scorpio / Jeep / Hiace / Bus
  • Food: American Plan Basis
  • Accommodation: Hotel & Tea House
  • Group Size: Above 2 Pax

Pikey Peak Trek is a newly opened trekking trail in the lower Khumbu region. Trek to Pikey Peak will allow you to witness stunning views of Mt. Everest along with striking sceneries. The trail is short and easy yet presents some of the best scenic views in Nepal. Along the trail, you will go through several picturesque villages, lovely rivers, dense forests, thrilling suspension bridge, rich forest trail, chortens, and monasteries. Not only this, but the trail also includes many steep ascends and descends that makes this trek even more adventurous. 

You will get to observe a glorious sunrise along with snow-capped mountains, a perfect storybook scenery! During your journey, you will see captivating views of Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Gaurishankar (7,134 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m), and many more.

The people here are generally Rai, Limbu, and Sherpa. All of them practice their own tradition, culture, and lifestyle. Moreover, they also have their own language. On this trek, you will get to visit  Thupten Choling Gompa and other monasteries where you will see ancient sculptures and art. The trail itself includes many chortens, gompas, and prayer walls along the way making a good opportunity to know the customs of the region

Best Time to go on Pikey Peak Trek

Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November) is the best time to go on Pikey Peak Trekking. During Spring and Autumn, the region presents captivating views of the mountain landscapes and trail also become extremely beautiful. Moreover, you can also go on Pikey Peak Trekking during winter but the harsh cold weather might not fit for everyone.

Pikey Peak Trek begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dhap Bazar. From Dhap Bazar, you will trek up to the Pikey Peak through adventurous trail and return back to Kathmandu. No wonder, this trek presents irresistible beauty of the Everest region. Moreover, it is also said that view from Pikey Peak used to be the Sir Edmund Hillary’s favorite view in all of Nepal.

Food, and Accommodation during Pikey Peak Trek

You will stay in 2 or 3 stars hotel in Kathmandu and in lodge/camp during the Pikey Peak Trek. All the rooms will be on twin sharing basis. You will only get breakfast in Kathmandu. There will also be welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. While on the trek the food will be served according to the menu of the lodge. If you stay in camp, food will be prepared and served by the crew members. 

Similarly, drinking water is easily available everywhere. You can carry reusable water bottle and water purification tablets to double check the quality of waters. We highly encourage you not to buy water bottle during the trip as it helps in preservation of the region.

Is Pikey Peak Trek is difficult?

Pikey Peak Trek is a relatively easy journey in the Himalayas. This trek is perfect for to have some trekking experience before going on more tough and challenging treks. 

You don't need to have prior trekking experience to do this trek. However, every day you have to trek for around 5 to 6 hours, which does require good physical fitness, determination, and good stamina. This is a perfect trek for someone especially novice trekkers who wants to taste the beauty of Himalayas but have very limited time on their hands.

Achievement after Pikey Peak Trekking

Pikey Peak Trek will presents you enchanting beauty of Everest region without going on long treks. The whole region is isolated, which will allow you to experience preserved norms and values. Moreover, you will learn to survive in the extreme region, work as a team, and make new friends. You will return with the lifelong memories that will stay with you forever.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact or email Mera Alpine Treks and Expedition for further information and get outstanding superb services. Thank you.

Highlights

  • Beautiful trail covered with rhododendron forests
  • Gorgeous landscapes
  • Ancient Monastery
  • Rich tradition and culture
  • Stunning sunrise long with snow-capped mountains
  • Panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Gaurishankar (7,134 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m), and many more

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival day at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
  • Day 2Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap Bazar
  • Day 3Explore Chagestan and Trek to Jhapre
  • Day 4Trek to Bhulbhule to Pikey Base Camp
  • Day 5Ascent Pikey Peak and Trek to Banjeng or Loding
  • Day 6Trek to Junbesi
  • Day 7Visit Thupten Choling Gompa
  • Day 8Trek to Phaplu
  • Day 9Drive or Flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu
  • Day 10Final Departure Day

What's Included

  • Transportation Service
    Arrival and Departure: Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle and “Welcome Farewell Dinner with Drinks” at Kathmandu.
    Drive / Flight: Drive or flight from Kathmandu to Patale Dhap and Phaplu to Kathmandu. 
     
  • Accommodation & Meal Service
    Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 2 Night standard accommodation in three-star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast, B/B plan basis. (Possible to arrange Single Room)
    Lodge Accommodation during Trek: 7 Night Lodge accommmodation and full board meals a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trekking, AP plan basis. (Possible to arrange Single Room)
    Drinks & Beverage: Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Hot Milk, Juice (Lemon, orange, mango, etc) and unlimited hot drinking water as required.
     
  • Manpower Service
    Guide: An experienced, English-speaking government-licensed guide and assistant guide.
    Porter: Porter for each member to carry their baggage during Trek as per required.
     
  • Government Taxes
    All necessary paperworks and trekking permits
    All government and local taxes during the trek
     
  • Safety and Security
    We Provide one Duffle Bag for each member and full information of Pikey Peak Trek.
    First Aid Medicine Kid and Emergency Heli Rescue Arrangement on the spot
    Pre information about Acute / Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) & High Altitude Cerebral Edema Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, Medication Treatment etc.
  • Lunch & Dinner: Lunch and Dinner at Kathmandu with extra night stay at Kathmandu due to any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet, laundry, any alcoholic beverage, and shopping and personal clothing etc
  • Insurance: Travel and high altitude rescue insurance of member which is bringing from own country by member.
  • Tips: Tips for guide, porter and driver as yourself (Tip is expected).
  • International Round Trip Airfare and Nepelese visa fee and any expenses that are not mentioned in price included part.