Pikey Peak Trek for 9 days

Views from Pikey Peak

Joanna and Mate Borsos at Pikey Peak
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The ‘Pikey Peak Trek’ is a newly opened Home-stay style trekking in the lower Everest region. It is quite remote area where a few trekkers do trekking each year. Pikey Peak is also culturally rich trekking where you can see ancient monasteries, Mani walls and Stups etc. This trek offers majestic views of Everest, Kanchenjanga, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Mera Peak, Gauri Shanker and Nambur Himal to the North and deep valleys dropping away into the clouds to the South from Pikey Peak at 4067m. You can enjoy the breath-taking Sunrise and Sunset views from Pikey Peak. The legend: Sir Edmund Hillary himself claimed it his favorite view of Everest from Pikey Peak. The Sherpas believe that their clan god is living at Pikey Peak where the locals get to gather to worship/praying during the month of July.

Dhudh Kunda is a scared Lake in the lower Everest region. There is Shaman dance festival at the Lake in the full moon August each year.

There can findĀ  different types of Rhododendrons that blooms in the forest in April/May. This trek is also rich in Himalayan flora and fauna etc.

The ‘Pikey Trek’ begins with a bus ridge from Kathmandu to Jiri to Shivlaya in a day. Then, trek to Pikey Peak is lined with beautiful settlements and breath-taking views. All fun ends after fly out to Kathmandu from Phaplu Airport.

 

  • Trekking Facts
  • Itinerary
  • Cost
  • Enquiry
  • Trekking Gears
  • Trek Departure

High light of the Pikey Peak Trek:
Duration : 8 Nights/9 Days (2 days by bus and 7 walking).
Trek start/end : at Jiri/Shivalaya and at Phaplu Airport.
Grade : Moderate difficulty.
Trek style : Home- stay and teahouse.
Activities : Trekking/hiking.
Trek season : October to June.
Highest elevation : Pikey Peak 4067m.
Ethnic group : Majority of Sharpas, Tamang, Jirel and Chhetris.
Culture : Hundusim and Buddisum.
Himalayan Scenery : Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Kanchenjanga, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Gari Shanker, Number Himal, Dhaulagiri and Annapurnas etc.
Lakes : Dhudh Kunda Lake.

Itinerary of Pikey Peak Trek:
Day 1: International Airport pick up in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Trek briefing, preparation and visit Boudhanath Stupa in the afternoon.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Jiri to Shivalaya by bus 6-7hrs.
Day 4: To Bandar 2190m/6hrs.
Day 5: To Gomba Danda 2980m/7hrs.
Day 6: To Pikey Peak Base Camp 3640m/5hrs.
Day 7: To Pikey Peak to see Everest and many other mountains around and then to Banjyang 3500m/2hrs.
Day 8: To Juni Besi 2700m/5hrs and visit village.
Day 9: Visit to Thupten Chholing (ancient monastery) 3000m and back to Juni Besi 3 to 4hrs.
Day 10: To Phaplu 2469m/4-5hrs.
Day 11: Fly out or drive to Kathmandu.
Note:- Please enquire about our custom itineraries.

We offer Teahouse package organize services on private or group joining basis. Please inquiry for cost.
Cost includes :
1) International Airport pick up and departure.
2) Two nights accommodation (Standard double or twin bed room with breakfast) at 2* Hotel at Thamel (Tourist center)/Kathmandu. Note:- The accommodation in Kathmandu can arrange/book according to client choice Hotel type. The clients have to pay differences if needed.
3) Everest National Park hiking entry fees.
4) Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card (Trekking permit).
5) Kathmandu to Jiri to Shivalaya by bus.
6) Teahouse meals for clients: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea or coffee during the trekking days. Meals can be selected from Menu and will have enough while on trekking.
7) Accommodation during the trekking days.
8) Nepali Staffs: An experience trek guide and necessary porter.
9) Three times meals and daily salary for guide and porter.
10) Phaplu to Kathmandu flight or bus tickets for clients and guide.
11) Phaplu to Kathmandu bus tickets for porter.
12) Insurance of guide and porter.
Cost does not include :
1) Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
2) Personal trekking equipment of clients.
3) Snack, Juice, Coca, Fanta, Sprite, Beer, Whisky, Boil and Mineral water during the trekking days.
4) Personal Insurance of clients such as medical, emergency evacuation (helicopter rescue USD6000-8000), flight and trek cancellation etc.
5) Expenses for personal nature: Hot showers, laundry, donations, museum entry fee, movie/film watching, postage, telephone calls and email/Internet etc.
6) Attach bath room during the trekking days. If the clients want attach bathroom where is possible, there have to pay differences between common and attach bathroom.
7) Tips for guide and porter.
8) Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan etc. (City tour guide and transportation can arrange on request of clients).

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Trekking gears for Pikey Peak Trek:
Hiking boot, sleeping bag and some other good trekking stuff require for Pikey Peak Trek. We will be sent a detailed equipment list upon trip booking.
Note: We have sleeping bag and down jacket renting facilities without fixed deposit for our clients.

Upcoming Trip Departure for Pikey Peak Trek:
Trip Departure Date: 5th of December 2017.
Trip Booking Available: Book this trip now as spaces are available.