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Pikey Peak Trek Featured

Pikey peak is a panoramic hill station in the lower Solukhumbu region at an altitude of 4065m above sea level. The peak is popular for the view of the world’s tallest mountains viz Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Numbur, Cho Oyu, Gaurishankar, and Langtang Lirung. Pikey peak trek is a 9 days long village trek that starts from Kathmandu following a jeep ride to Dhap Bazaar along the river Sunkoshi and Tamakoshi. From the Dhap Bazar, the trail passes through the timeless villages of Jhapre to the Pikey peak base camp. You will summit the Pikey peak during the sunrise gazing at the dramatic mountain vistas of the Himalayas. Your trek will continue through the awe-inspiring sceneries of landscapes through the beautiful settlements and farm fields to Junbesi. The trail is new to tourists where you can still experience traditional Sherpa culture that is prospering in itself with drinks, delicacies, and music. Besides the simple life of the village, you will also see a wide variety of aromatic medicinal plants and orchids above 3500m. You will trek through several Yak grazing meadows and lush green Oak and Rhododendron forests in a misty atmosphere that can be a life-changing journey for many. On this trek, you will also get the rare privilege of exploring the 400 years old Thupten Chyoling monastery, Yak cheese factory, and traditional home distilleries. Your trek will conclude at the Phaplu Bazar following a 35 min twin otter flight back to Kathmandu. Time until your departure you can explore the fascinating 7 world heritage sites in Kathmandu. Your guide will invite you for the farewell dinner from the team of Alpine Club of Himalaya concluding your 9 days long Pikey peak trek.

Cost: USD 1200 per person

Start/End: Kathmandu

Suggested Itinerary

  1. Arrival in Kathmandu and trek preparation
  2. Kathmandu to Dhap Bazar 2850m on a 7 hours jeep drive
  3. Trek to Jhapre village 2815m
  4. Trek to Pikey peak base camp 3640m
  5. Summit the Pikey peak and descend to Junbesi 2680m
  6. Explore the Thupten monastery, home distilleries, and Yak cheese factory
  7. Trek from Junbesi to Phaplu
  8. Take a flight back to Kathmandu
  9. Trek concludes with your flight departure from Kathmandu

Package Includes

  1. Food and accommodation
  2. Jeep drive and a flight ticket
  3. Trekking guide

Package Excludes

  1. Personal expenses, hard and soft drinks
  2. Travel insurance

This trek can also be extended to Dudh Kunda lake for additional 5 days. Please contact us to customize this trek.

 

  • 09-13 Days
  • 4001m-5000m
  • Baggage Locker
  • Dawn Jacket
  • Nepal Sim Card
  • T-shirt
  • Tea House
  • Trekking Pole

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Rookie 3 ratings

Moderately challenging village trek with views of Everest

(5/5) By Jen Collins on 25 January, 2022

A relatively new tourist destination that still holds it true identity. Most go trek if you want to gaze at the mount Everest without flying to Lukla.

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