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Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 days

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High light of the Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek:
Trek duration:8 Nights/9 Days (2 days by bus and 7 walking).
Trek start/end:At Jiri/Shivalaya and Phaplu Airport.
Trek grade:Moderate difficulty.
Villages :Shivalaya, Bandar, Goli and Juni Besi etc.
Trek style :Teahouse trek.
Activities :Walking-trekking
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.
Lake:Dhudh Kunda Lake.

Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek for 9 days

Pikey Peak Trek is a newly opened teahouse trekking route in the lower section of Everest region. It is a remote area where you meet a few trekkers en-route. It is also the culturally rich trekking area where you can see ancient monasteries, Mani walls, Stupas, temples and Hindu pilgrimage places on the trek. It offers majestic views of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Mera Peak, Gauri Shankar and Numbur Himal to the North and deep valleys dropping away into the clouds to the South from Pikey Peak. You can enjoy the breath-taking Sunrise and Sunset views from Pikey Peak at elevation 4067m.

Sir Edmund Hillary said it is his favorite view of Mt. Everest (8848m) from Pikey Peak at elevation 4067m. We agree to him. The Sherpas believe that their clan god is living at Pikey Peak where the locals get to gather to worship and praying during the month of July. Dhudh Kunda is a scared Lake in the Base Camp of the mountain – Numbur Himal. The Shaman dance festival celebrates at the Lake in the full moon August each year.

There can find 5 different types of Rhododendrons that bloom in the forest in April/May. This trek is also rich in Himalayan flora and fauna etc. You could see yaks grazing around Peak Peak.

This trek begins with a bus ride from Kathmandu to Jiri to Shivalaya in a day. Then, trek to Pikey Peak is lined with villages, ancient monasteries, and breath-taking views of Himalayan scenery. The trek ends at Phaplu – Saleri and travel to Kathmandu by flight or bus. It’s a drive in the scenic hilly region from Phaplu to Kathmandu by bus. There is direct flight operating from Kathmandu to Phaplu Airpot twice a week by Tara and Summit Air.

Itinerary of Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek:

Please check the High Camp Trekking cardboard upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport. Our company representative helps you transfer to the Hotel.

Includes: Bed and breakfast with tea or coffee.
We explain to you about each day trek program and packing list of trekking equipment. We obtain hiking passes and buy bus tickets. We take to you for a tour of the World Heritage Site - Sawayambunath (monkey temple).

Includes: Bed and breakfast with tea or coffee.
We go to the bus station after we had breakfast at 6:00 AM. The bus leaves Kathmandu at 7:00 AM. The road to Shivalaya winds east and north from Kathmandu about 200m via Araniko and Lamosangu - Ramechhap Highway. We pass through villages, paddy fields, Sun Koshi and Bhote Koshi River valley and Jiri when there is driving from Kathmandu to Shivalaya. It is mixed of pitched and dirty road driving which takes 8hrs for 200km.

Includes: Accommodation at teahouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea or coffee.
After breakfast, we register hiking passes at the police check post in Shivalaya. The gradual uphill trails lead us to Dheurali where we take lunch. We could see Mani walls (carving Buddist mantras) and prayer flags in Dheurali. From here, we descend to Bhumdi Bandar through Rhododendron and pine forest.

Includes: Accommodation at teahouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea or coffee.
Today is the longest day of the trek with mixed of down and uphill walking. We descend to Likhu Khola (River) in the morning. The Likhu Khola is in the border of Ramechhap and Solu-Khumbu district - the home of Sherpa ethnic and Mt. Everest. After crossing River, we ascend to Chaula Kharka where we do break for lunch an hour. From here, we continue to ascend to Gomba Danda through villages and Rhododendron trees. There are two monasteries at Gomba Danda which we visit upon arrival.

Includes: Accommodation at teahouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea or coffee.
Leaving Gomba Danda village, we ascend through the Rhododendron forest toward Ngaur (3350m) where has teashop, Govt. owned Yak cheese factory and monastery. From here, you walk gradual uphill through the Pine and Rhododendrons forest to reach Pikey Peak Base Camp. We could see Mt. Gaurishanker, Nambur Himal, Mani walls (carving mantras), prayer flags, birds, wild animal, and yak en-route.

Includes: Accommodation at teahouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea or coffee.
We head up to Pikey Peak viewpoint at 5:00 AM. From Base Camp, it's a gradual uphill walk to reach Pikey Peak in an hour. It is the highlight of the trek because we can see Sunrise and long panoramic views of the Himalayas from Annapurna to Kanchenjunga ranges including Mt. Everest from the top of the Pikey Peak at elevation 4067m. We descend to Base Camp for breakfast and pack the bag. After breakfast, we head to Jasmane Bhanjyang through the Rhododendron forest.

Includes: Accommodation at teahouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea or coffee.
After breakfast, we ascend through the ridge toward Lamajura. We could see close views of Mt. Numbur Himal (6969m) and see the Mt. Everest before short-cut trail branch of to Taktor village through the dense forest of fire birch, pine, and rhododendrons. We pass the Sherpa villages and monasteries en-route and see the daily life of Sherpas from Taktor to Junbesi village. We take a tour to monasteries, Stupas, and school in Junbesi which is a typical Sherpa village.

Includes: Accommodation at teahouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea or coffee.
After breakfast, two hours gradual uphill walk lead us to Thupten Choling monastery which is founded by Trulisik Rinpoche in the 1960s after fleeing Tibet. Now, it is an institution of 700 monks and nuns (80% of whom are Tibetan refugees). His Holiness is very precious, he is one of the Dalai Lama's primary teachers. We back to Junbesi for lunch and afternoon is free time.

Includes: Accommodation at teahouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea or coffee.
Leaving Junbesi, we walk mixed of downhill and uphill through trekking trail and rough road to reach Phaplu. We could see Mt. Numbur Himal, Stupas, mani walks and daily life of local en-route. After lunch, we go to Saleri Bazaar where held Saturday market.

Includes: Accommodation at teahouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea or coffee.
Saleri - Phaplu is connected by road and air transport from Kathmandu. We catch the bus early in the morning. This is a very scenic drive on the middle hills of Nepal. We pass several villages and Himalayan Rivers valleys and take breakfast and lunch en-route. It is a full day driving which gives you more opportunity to see Nepal.

Includes: Breakfast and lunch, and dinner with tea or coffee.
Kathmandu has many interesting cultural Heritage sites. You can do a tour to The Great Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple.
Our company representative drops you in the Kathmandu Airport in time flight back to home.
Trek itinerary can be changed for an interesting side trip and additional acclimatization day if needed while on the trek.

Do you have any questions about Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek starting point - Dhap or Shivalaya? Or, would you like to see how it can be customized to your needs? Please DM us.

The following cost and date are for per person for online booking. If the Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek fixed departure dates do not match for you, please DM us and we will happily customize your trip on the date that you need.

Fixed Departure dates for Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek:
Trip DateTrip NamePriceSpace LeftStatus-
23 Oct 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
30 Oct 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
1 Nov 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person9Open
8 Nov 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Closed
15 Nov 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
22 Nov 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
29 Nov 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
2 Dec 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
9 Dec 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
16 Dec 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
23 Dec 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
30 Dec 2019Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
3 Jan 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
10 Jan 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
17 Jan 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
24 Jan 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
5 Feb 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
12 Feb 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
19 Feb 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
26 Feb 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
2 Mar 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
9 Mar 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
16 Mar 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
23 Mar 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
30 Mar 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
1 Apr 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
8 Apr 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
15 Apr 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
22 Apr 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
29 Apr 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
1 May 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
8 May 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
15 May 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
22 May 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
29 May 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
3 Jun 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
10 Aug 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
23 Sep 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
2 Oct 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
9 Oct 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
16 Oct 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
23 Oct 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
30 Oct 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
1 Nov 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
8 Nov 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
15 Nov 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
22 Nov 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
29 Nov 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
2 Dec 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
9 Dec 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
15 Dec 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
22 Dec 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
30 Dec 2020Pikey Peak (Cultural) Trek – 9 daysTrek price USD660 per person10Open
Cost includes:
  • International & domestic Airport pick up and departure.
  • 2 nights accommodation (standard twin bed room with breakfast) at 2** Hotel in Kathmandu. Note:- The accommodation in Kathmandu can arrange/book according to client choice Hotel type. The clients have to pay differences if needed.
  • Gaurishanker Conservation hiking passes.
  • Kathmandu to Jiri to Shivalaya by public bus.
  • Teahouse meals for clients: 9 Breakfasts, 9 Luches and 8 Dinners with tea/coffee etc. Meals can be selected from menu and will have enough daily.
  • Normal room with twin beds and sharing bathroom at teahouse.
  • Trekking staffs: an experienced guide and porter.
  • Salary and meals for guide and porter.
  • Inusrance of guide and porter.
Cost does not include:
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking equipment of clients.
  • Mineral water, boiled water, coke, Fanta, sprite, fresh or can juice, biscuit, sprite, beer, and whiskey etc.
  • Personal Insurance of clients (medical and emergency evacuation covered).
  • Private bathroom during the trekking days. If the clients want private bathroom, there have to pay differences between common and private bathroom.
  • Horse/Yak renting while on the trek.
  • Tips for guide and porter.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan etc. Note:- Tour guide and transpotration can be arranged on client's request.
  • International flight tickets and Nepal tourist visa (you can obtain tourist visa upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport.

More info for extra cost:

Please read carefully cost includes and does not include above. All the meals are included with tea or coffee while on the trek. We do not include drinking water or boil water which you can buy at teahouse; it is $1 to 3 per liter. You can take water purified tablets or Seripen for a cheaper solution. Wi-Fi, battery charge and hot showers are not included. Battery charge is $1 to 5 per hour per device (you can take power bank for a cheaper solution). The gas shower is USD3 to 5 per head.

We include public bus tickets for traveling to trail head and back to Kathmandu. If you prefer traveling by private jeep or flight, you have to top an additional cost on package.

We do insure for trekking staffs and provide warm enough equipment. We do our best for your safety as well. Although we suggest you buy comprehensive travel Insurance that can cover flight cancellation, medical treatment, and Helicopter rescue emergency evacuation. Please buy the policy that can cover for trekking activity up to 4500m for the days you will actually be trekking.

Inquiry

Trekking eqipment list for Pikey Peak Trek.
  • Comfortable hiking boot. Three pairs of socks. Sandals.
  • Fleece jacket, three T-shirts, two trekking trousers, two drip-dry T-shirts, a woolen/fleece hat, glove, water/windproof jacket and trouser, Sunglass, lip balm, Sun screem (50+), Sun hat, a light scarf, soap/shampoo and trekking towel etc.
  • Sleeping bag (-5 degree centigrade) with hood.
  • Water purifier tablets, 2L water bottle, hiking poles, medical kit and tourch light with spare batteries etc.
  • A down Jacket, one long underwear and snow gaiters for the winter trip from January to February.
  • A few interesting books and a pack of cards.
  • Plastic bag for waste and toiltet papers.
  • A padlock.
  • A day bag (25 to 35L) or rucksack large enough (65 to 75L) size.

Note:- we have a down jacket and sleeping bag renting facilities for our clients. It is per day USD1 per sleeping bag and down jacket.

The following are the reasons for trip booking with us.
  • We are registered on the Nepal Government offices and have authority to operate trek and climb in the Himalayas of Nepal. We are the Taxpayer to Nepal Govt. We are healthy and up to date a local trekking agency based in Kathmandu.
  • You can book the trip on the minimal advance in money and can pay the balance rest of the trip amount upon arrival in Kathmandu.

    Pay method:

    Please read carefully the terms and condition to book a package trip. One you agreed with term and condition; payment is an unavoidable part of the agreement. The following are different methods of trip booking advance payments for your convince.

    1) American Dollar Account:

    Name of the Bank:- Everest Bank Limited, Thamel Branch.
    Name of Account Holder's:- High Camp Trekking Pvt. Ltd.
    Account No:- 03500105200138
    Swift code No:- EVBLNPKA.

    2) If you like to transfer the deposit by Western Union, MoneyGram, and IME, you can use our company owner/manager name:- Norsang Lama.

    Note:- please pay any amount charged to you by the Bank or Western Union, MoneyGram or IME for transferring the booking advance in money to us.
  • Once you booked the trip with us, trip departure is guaranteed. In case you want to postpone trip departure date, do not need to pay an extra fee. We never let you down after we received payment. We do hard work for every single dollar.
  • We organize group joining basis trip. Our package is with all-inclusive prices (no hidden cost). We customize the trip itinerary based on your interesting side trip, holiday's length and activities as you need. Lets us know your holiday's length.
  • Our experienced, trained and professional guide takes good care of the clients. Our guide never tired of your questions about plants, people, and animals and, of course, the mountains. You can feel the difference between having a great trekking guide through our agency.
  • We response to every email/inquiry in less than 24 hours. You can call us anytime at +977-9841876395 (24 hours support team).

Note:- There are more similar to our name of other agencies. Please remember that we are known as High Camp Trekking.

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