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Pikey Peak Trekking 9 Days

Price Start
USD 999  Per Person
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Activity Level

Trekking/ Sightseeing ?

Group Size
1-12
Trip Code:
NLTT-PPT
Accommodation:
Camping/ Tea House
Maximum Altitude:
4070 m
Season:
September/October/November/ March/April/May
Meals:
Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Destination:
Nepal/Lower Everest Region
Duration:
8-10
Grade:
Moderate to Strenuous
Transportation:
Bus/ Local Transport
Trip Attraction:

Pikey Peak, Everet Panorama

No of People Price
1-2 $999
3-5 $949
6+ $899

Trip Highlights

–   Explore a variety of mountain region cultures and traditions.

–  Visit Buddhist monasteries that hold great significance to the people of that area.

–  A beautiful panoramic view of Mt. Annapurna to Mt. Kanchanjungha.

–  Walk through beautiful forests, valleys, and rivers.

–  Beautiful sunrise over majestic Pikey Peak.

Lower Everest Pikey Peak Trekking comes at the Lower region of Solukhumbu district at an altitude of 4070 m. With Lower Everest Pikey Peak Trekking, one can get a grand view of nature, can experience the traditional living of different ethnic groups like Sherpa, Chhetri, Tamang, and Gurung. Tourists can taste the realities of local cuisines and observe some rare plants and animals in Lower Everest Pikey Peak Trekking.

Tourists can observe the best view of the highest peak in the world Mt. Everest in the short trek. From Lower Everest Pikey Peak Trekking, one can get a grand view of mountain peaks like Dhaulagiri, Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, AmaDamlam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Numbur, Gaurisankhar, Langtang to the far west. Besides, Lower Everest Pikey Peak Trekking rewards tourists with one of the best sunrises and sunset views.

What does it offer?

It offers dense forests of Sunpati, Pine, and Rhododendron whereas attraction of birds and animals like Lophophorus, Crimson Horned Pheasant, tiger, wild bear, Panda, Ghoral, and so on. Similarly, Chauri Ghai, Nak, yak, and cow can be found anywhere in this area.

Tourists can have a good view of nature’s unique scenes, villages, and living ways of Sherpa, Tamang, Chhetri, Gurung, and Sunuwar. To reach Pikey peak, a bus or jeep ride from Bamtibhandar of Ramhechap district -the Okhaldhunga Dhap-Khinji Phalate -Salleri of Solukhumbu district, and then a trek can be followed. Another alternative can be a flight to Paplu airport in the Solukhumbu district.

The villages belonging to Likhu Pikey rural municipality include Chaulakharka and Gole. Similarly, other villages of Solududhkunda municipality, like Kerung, Tapting, Tamakhani, Gorakhani, Salleri, and Junbesi, also lie in Likhu Pikey rural municipality. Likewise, other villages of Okaldunga district and Ramechhap district, such as Patale, Kiji Demba, and Bamtibhandar, are also part of Likhu Pikey Peak Trek. Here is a list of options for Lower Everest Pikey Peak Trekking.

Itinerary

It’s a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. And as your plane hits the tarmac, our waiting support team will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. Welcome drinks will be served overnight at your hotel.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,400m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Chuplubhanjyang is situated at an elevation of 3150 m and takes 6/7 hours of bus/jeep ride to reach there from Kathmandu. Khijiphalate is located at a distance of 168 km from Kathmandu, the northwest part of the Okhaldhunga district. If one can stay at Khijiphalate, there is the option for hotels, but another alternative is to hike for 1 hour to reach Chuplubhanjyang, where we can visit stone mane and Bouddha. There are 3-4 hotels available at Chuplubhanjyang.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,471m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After a 6-7 hours hike from Chuplubhanjyan, the northern part of Okhaldunga, following Tholedemba Taklung(3420m) can be reached easily. After early morning breakfast from Chuplubhanjyang, one should move onwards with packed lunch as there is no facility of hotels on the route before going. There is only one hotel at

Taking, so it is recommended to carry 1-2 tents.

 

Traveling from Taklung, one can experience the beautiful villages of Solukhumbu and Okhaldunga, along with Mt. Gaurishankar and Mt. Number. Yak and Chauri cattle on route sides can always be seen. One can visit the ancient Buddhist Monastery in Guangdong when traveling from here.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,420m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Pikey Base Camp is located at an altitude of 3,600m. above sea level and can be reached after a 6- 7 hours hike from Taklung. Tiny tea houses are available on the route to base camp, whereas there are three hotels at base camp for food and lodging. During the spring season (Mid-March to Midday), one can see spectacular displays of rhododendrons.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,600m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We get up in the morning with warm clothes and climb Pikey Peak (4070m.). It is about one hour’s walk to get to Pikey Peak. You will see the best sunrise and magnificent view of The Himalayas like Dhaulagiri, Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, AmaDamlam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Number, Gaurisankhar, Langtang to the far west, and other mountains. After this unforgettable view, we will also see all the hills from here. After that, we hike down to Jarsabhanjyang for breakfast.

 

Then start the trek towards Junbesi. We can be reached at Traktor (Lunch Place) after 2/3 hrs. hiking from Jarsabhyanjyang. After lunch, we can be called 2/3 hrs—Junbesi from Traktor. Junbesi is considered to be Sherpa’s most beautiful village, which lies at the height of 2990m. above sea level. There is one ancient Buddhist Monastery, and itd it was the Point old famous route of Everest Trekking Route. There are 8-/10 well-facilitated hotels operated by local Sherpas. Pikey base Camp to Junbesi takes 7/8 hours of hiking and then overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,700m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Thupten Chholing is a celibate Buddhist monastery located in Nepal’s high and remote mountains. Founded by His Holiness Thrulsik Rinpoche in the 1960s after fleeing Tibet, it is an independent and autonomous institution. Consequently, Thupten Choling has remained authentically traditional and hidden from the outside world.

 

Due to its remoteness and increasing population, the 700 resident monks and nuns live with dwindling resources and no public health facilities. They cannot sustain themselves in the long run unless their limited resources are managed wisely. After breakfast, we will hike the Thupten Chholing Monastery at 2800m.

 

Explore the monastery and meditate with nuns. The rest of the day is on your own to explore. Today, we will hike for about 4/5 hours and have lunch at Thupten Chholing Monastery. Overnight in Junbesi at Lodge.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,700m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After the morning breakfast, trek for 3 hours to reach Chiwong monastery. The Chiwong monastery is situated at an altitude of 9,000 feet on the cliff of Chiwong hill, about 3 hours’ from Phaplu airport also Solu Khumbu district; at one time, Chiwong Monastery echoed the prayers and educational activities of many monks and nuns who resided here.

 

Chiwong Monastery has the privilege of hosting the Dza-Rong-Phuk Sangey Ngawang Tenzing Jangpo from 1955-1958. His Holiness Thrulshig Rinpoche lived in this monastery from 1960-1967. The Chiwong monastery celebrates the Mani Rimdu festival during the full moon of October every year. The Mani Rimdu Festival is a colorful occasion in the most spectacular settings in the Himalayas’ foothills.

 

Performed by the monks of Chiwong monasteries, it depicts the victory of Buddhism over the ancient ‘Bon’ religion. Phaplu is situated at an altitude of 2400m. There are an airport, hospital, and nursey. There are 8/10 hotels for tourists. It is also possible to sightsee around Salleri Bazar, the headquarters of Solukhumbu district, after eating lunch at Phaplu. Junbesi to Phaplu takes 5/6 hours of hiking and then overnight at the lodge.

 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,413m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After the morning breakfast at Phaplu, Kathmandu can be reached on 8 hours car/ jeep ride or 40 minutes flight.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,400m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

It was a great adventure with you in the mountains. We hope you had an experience of a lifetime. One of the representatives from our Organizing Team will drop you at the airport about 3 hours before your flight. We hope to see you again. Have a safe flight back home.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,400m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Price & Dates

What's Included

  • Airport pickup and drop services in a private vehicle
  • All grounded transports are included (optional flight with extra costs)
  • Food all along the trip (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • One licensed and experienced English-speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of guide and porter during the trip
  • First Aid Medical Kit carried by the guide
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map (in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • All the required permits and paper works
  • Mobile SIM Card that works all over Nepal and a map of the trekking region
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant

Optional Addons

  • Porter

What's Not Included

  • International airfare
  • Visa charges
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc.
  • Food and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicopter
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Tips for guides and porters

Did You Know?

~ It is best to trek Pikey Peak from September to December and February to May.

~ Pikey Peak was Sir Edmund Hillary’s favorite viewpoint.

~ Sherpas are also called the “Kings of the Himalayas.”

Cultural Exploration

You will come across numerous ethnic villages of Sherpa, Tamang, Chhetri, Gurung, and Sunuwar.

Sighted Peaks

From Lower Everest Pikey Peak Trekking, one can get a grand view of mountain peaks like Dhaulagiri, Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, AmaDamlam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Numbur, Gaurisankhar, Langtang to the far west.

What is the total distance covered during the Pikey Peak trekking in 9 days?

Pikey Peak trek comes at the lower altitude of Everest Base Camp. The total distance covered in this trek depends upon the route you take. Moreover, there are multiple paths you can choose, each having its own pros and cons. To plan a suitable Pikey Peak Trek for you, do consult with Nepal Lion Trek.

What is the difficulty level of the Pikey Peak trekking route?

Pikey Peak trek is classified as one of the moderate treks here in Nepal. Pikey peak Trek settles in somewhat of a low altitude compared to other great treks. However, you need to walk 5-7 hours per day on rugged terrain. The terrain has steep ascents and descents. Therefore, a basic level of fitness is expected from the trekkers. Moreover, a prior trekking experience may be a great help in this trek.

What are the major highlights of the Pikey Peak trekking route?

Even though comparatively being a short trek, and not taking you to those extreme altitudes. The views are pretty amazing for a trek like this. It’s always about the experience and Pikey Peak Trek does provide you with a thriller experience. Some of its highlights are mentioned below:

  1. Stunning views of the Himalayas
  2. Ancient Monasteries
  3. Traditional Sherpa Village
  4. Unique flora and fauna
  5. Chance to witness the local culture and hospitality

What permits are required for the Pikey Peak trekking?

Pikey Peak Trek lies in the Sagarmatha National Park, thus entry to that park is necessary. In addition, a TIMS card (Trekker’s Information Management System) is a must while trekking in Nepal. These permits are available at Nepal Tourism Board here in Kathmandu. However, the Sagarmatha National Park permit can also be bought at the entrance.

Moreover, if you trek with a trekking agency like Nepal Lion Treks, we will manage all of your permits and documents. With providing you with the best overall experience.

What is the elevation of Pikey Peak and what is the maximum altitude reached during the trek?

The Pikey Peak trek takes you to an elevation of 4065 meters (13370 feet). Which is the summit of Pikey Peak. This will be the highest altitude you will reach on this trek. Even though when compared to other treks, the altitude seems low. Crossing the 4000 meters mark is always risky. Moreover, precautions for altitude sickness should be taken properly.

What is the cultural significance of the Pikey Peak region?

Pikey Peak region is one of the more popular treks when it comes to cultural significance. The Sherpa people, who are known for their mountaineering skills and their unique culture is one great thing you get to experience. Also, you will get a chance to visit many traditional Sherpa villages and ancient monasteries. In addition, Thupten Choling Monastery is one of the most important monasteries in the region.

What are the safety measures to be taken during the Pikey Peak trekking?

Even though being a short trek and gaining comparatively less altitude in this trek. Things can get out of hand if not managed properly. Thus, there are various safety measures out there, but the more important ones are:

  1. Carry enough Water and food for the hike.
  2. Wear comfortable sturdy hiking boots
  3. Wear warm clothes
  4. Trek with a great guide and a great trekking agency
  5. Focus on Acclimatization
  6. Carry a first aid kid with basic medical supplies

Trekking is a fun activity, but it is full of challenges and risks. Thus, in any trek, your safety comes first. Acknowledging that Nepal Lion Treks has helped many conquer their dreams in a safe way. With the best guides in the country, to really flexible itinerary and price. You can count on us for a perfect experience.

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Pikey Peak Trekking 9 Days

Trip Duration 8-10 days
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