Pieky Peak Short Trek

Pikey Peak Short Trek

  • Trip Start

    Kathmandu

  • Trip End

    Kathmandu

  • Group Size

    Min 02 Pax

  • Transportation

    Flight/Land

  • Max Altitute

    4065m

  • Accomadation

    Hotel in Cities + tea houses in trek

  • Best Season

    March- May, Oct- Dec

  • DifficultyLevel2

    Trip Grade

    Moderate
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Pikey Peak Short Trek is one of the great less discovered route in Everest region near Kathmandu. Pikey Peak is a one of the tallest “Hills” in the Solukhumbu region. These trek offer best hilltops to see the Panoramic montain view including Mount Everest, Sherpa culture and the Himalayan scenery. The Pikey named from the name of local Sherpa CLAN deity it represents the sky over nature. The trail passes through the Sherpa’s farmer village marked by prayers flag and Mane walls, well painted Buddhist monasteries, and rhododendron forest following the beaten trail. In the good visibility weather time, the pikey peak offers the best sunrise and sunset panoramic view of Everest and other Himalayas range.

Pikey Peak Trek commence with a long around 8 hour hilly drive to Dhape Bazaar from Kathmandu. The trail passes through the Lower Khumbu region and different village. As the trail goes along you will be welcome with the mountain view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, and Mt. Annapurna. Before heading to Pikey peak top you will pass through the settlement areas of Lhamuje and also visit the Yak Cheese Factor. From the top of Pikey peak you will unveils wide range of the Annapurna, Kanchenjunga and surrounding mountains over serene sunrise. Besides mountain views journey is rich with the thick spread of rich Buddhist culture. Explore Buddhist nunnery and monastery at Thubtenchoeling monastery area. Leaving the main trail, you will also hike up to Chiwong Gompa which was founded in 1923 and in autumn the monastery celebrates the huge Mani Rimdu festival. These trip end with scenic flight back to Kathmandu from Phaplu.

Trekker’s who have already done these itinerary told “the view of Mount Everest from Pikey Peak is one of the best in Nepal”. Where Sir Edmund Hillary himself claimed it to be his favorite. Easy access transport and flight, fewer tourists with simple lodge accommodation, this pikey peak trek is getting more popular. This trek is an easy one and offers a great view- hence, it is gaining popularity in recent time. Best time for Pikey Trekking is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to December). We Aspiration Adventure has been organizing trek in Nepal since long time. we also offers you the opportunity to make additional changes to your itinerary according to your taste, need and budget.

Our 10 Days itinerary allows trekker’s for more leisurely pace and suitable for those who are willing not to take the extra physical challenge. If you are looking for looking for touristic trail then please look at our Kathmandu Namche Bazar Trek or Glimpse of Everest Trek.

Highlights of Pikey Peak Short Trek

  • Explore the less explored trails in the Everest region
  • Enjoy a Splendid excursion to Sherpa’s trail Nepal
  • Sir Edmund Hillary himself claimed it to be his favorite for view
  • Panoramic Sunrise and Sunset view from one of the tallest pikey hill
  • Hospitality of unique Sherpa Culture
  • Views of Everest, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu and Kanchenjunga range (over 8000)

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Detailed Itinenary

Day 01:

Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu

From the beginning of inquiry, you will have travel representative to talk through email, phone call, social media or any desire medium who will give you an honest assessment of this trip and make sure to experienced difference. This personal service and warm welcome will also await at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu, Nepal where Aspiration Adventure English Speaking representative will be on hand all the time waiting with your name plate and transferred to hotel. There will be a Pre-trip meeting, so make sure to ask all the questions. You can take this opportunity to hire or buy any trekking equipment at market or explore the tourist colorful market Thamel Bazaar down Town. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02:

Drive to Dhap Bazaar

Accommodation: Lodge in Dhap Bazaar

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After Breakfast, We will start our journey with a long around 8 to 9 hour drive from Kathmandu. We drive on the B. P. highway to little town of Ghurmi through the Sunkoshi River which joins Tama Koshi River. We will enjoy typical Nepali food and continue the route that diverts from the main highway to higher elevation passing through Rhododendron forest. Overnight at lodge in Dhap Bazaar. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).

Day 03:

Trek from Dhap Bazaar to Jhapre

Accommodation: Lodge in Jhapre

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After Breakfast at Lodge in Dhap, We continue easy walk to Jhapre. As a gentle downhill walk through the rhododendron and pine forest. We will follow the dirt road passing through the village of Sigane. After about 4 hours trek we finally reach to Jhapre and explore around the with local monastery visit. It is a small settlement of Sherpa and Magar ethnic groups. Village also offers nice views of Everest and Numbur Himal. Overnight at lodge in Jhapre. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).

Day 04:

Trek to Pikey Base Camp

Accommodation: Lodge in Pikey Base Camp

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After Breakfast at Japre, the path climbs up to a grassy ridge at Bhulbhule. The trail splits and you will hike generally uphill to Pikey Peak through the Rhododendron forest coming to Yak pasture. You will also pass through the settlement areas of Lhamuje before crossing a long Mani wall. We will visit the Yak Cheese Factory and enjoy the splendid view of snow peaks. Get eady for next early morning hike to Pikey Peak top. Overnight at lodge in Pikey Base Camp. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 05:

Sunrise at Pikey Peak and Trek to Loding

Accommodation: Lodge in Loding

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Begin your day early to catch a nice sunrise at Pikey Peak then hike to Loding. The top unveils wide range of the Annapurna, Kanchenjunga and surrounding mountains over serene sunrise. After spending some time at the top, continue trek towards a nice village of Loding. Overnight at lodge in Loding. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 06:

Trek from Loding to Junbesi and Explore Thubtenchoeling Monastery

Accommodation: Lodge in Junbesi

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After Breakfast at Loding, the trail descends to Junbesi. There are several ways to reach Junbesi we will follow one of the most amazing trail through a steep path and lush forest. We meet the road at Taktor, Everest Base Camp Trail coming from Jiri. Now, you will see the meet other tourists due to more developed teahouse. Leaving the Taktor, we will reach Junbesi n a few hours. It is a traditional Sherpa village that cradle of Sherpa culture and architecture. We will also take short walk to explore Buddhist nunnery and monastery at Thubtenchoeling monastery area. Overnight at lodge in Junbesi. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 07:

Trek from Junbesi to Taksindu

Accommodation: Lodge in Taksindu

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After Breakfast We begin our trek towards Taksindu crossing the river and climb through the forest up to Salung. If weather permits, you will get views of Mt Everest, Chamlang and Makalu. We will descend down to Ringmo a famous place for apple vineyard and its products such as apple wine, apple cider and pi. We will also explore the Taksindu Monastery. Overnight at Lodge in Taksindu.

Day 08:

Trek from Taksindu to Phaplu and Explore Chiwong Gompa

Accommodation: Lodge in Phaplu

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today, It is last day of the trek. We will leave the main trail and follow the trail through the forest. We will hike up to Chiwong Gompa. It was founded in 1923 and in autumn the monastery celebrates the huge Mani Rimdu festival. After Spending time, we descend down to Phaplu. Overnight at lodge in Phaplu. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 09:

Fly from Phaplu to Kathmandu

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Include Meals: Breakfast and Farewell Dinner

After early Morning Breakfast, We will walk to nearby Phaplu Airport for scenic flight back to Kathmandu. The flight duration is approximately about 30 minutes. Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to your hotel. Free time on your own to rest or any sighsteeing activities. In the evening, there will be a Farewell Dinner hosted by Aspiration Adventure at one of the Nepali authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural show to celebrate the successful trekking. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10:

Final Departure

Include Meals: Breakfast

It's your last day in Nepal! Grab hygenic breakfast, then take last-minute shopping and explore around the market or relax at hotel in Kathmandu. You will be advised and assisted for onward travel arrangements to make sure that you arrive at Airport three hours before your flight departs. Our airport representative will drop you to the airport for your International flight as per your flight schedule. We will exchange our good-byes and now you will be leaving Nepal, armed with all the good memories and unforgettable Experience. We know and hope that you will always remember this trip and after return home tell stories of your amazing experiences in Nepal. If you want to explore more of Nepal or the Himalayan countries Bhutan and Tibet, Please do let us know.

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What’s Included

Price Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu.
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast inclusive
  • Teahouses during the trek on a twin-shared basis including all meals
  • All your hygienic organic meals during the trek (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • An experienced, Local Aspiration Adventure English-speaking and government-licensed trekking guide
  • Local Staff and Porter to carry your luggage during the trek. Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Required number of staff including daily wages, medical insurance- transportation allowance-meals and accommodation on trekking
  • Phaplu to Kathmandu Flight with all taxes and transfers inclusive
  • Trek completion certificate (Upon request)
  • Complimentary Farewell dinner at a traditional Nepali restaurant
  • In worst case, assist with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges
  • All necessary Pikey Peak Trekking permits
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Official expenses

What's Not Included

  • Nepal Visa fee.
  • International flights airfares.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Extra night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu than the schedule itinerary
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, alcoholic, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (tipping is expected)

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Accomodation

At Aspiration Adventure, We believe that the accommodation is one of the major factor that enhances your overall travel experience. We will accommodate you in the deluxe 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu. During the trek standard, clean and comfortable lodge. All the Accommodations are on twin sharing basis. However, Single Supplement can be provided upon request at additional cost. Please be informed that Single Supplement are easily available in Kathmandu but during trekking especially in higher altitude may not be feasible to get a single room. Breakfast and dinner will be served from teahouses/lodge menu where we spend the night whereas, lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. In the city, Breakfast will Served whereas, there will be  farewell dinner at end of the trip. Please be Noted that, Upon the extra Cost you can upgrade to luxurious five-star hotel in cities.