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Pikey Peak Trail

Pikey Peak Trail

Pikey Peak Trail Trek Nepal

Overview

Trip Highlights:

  • Splendid excursion to Sherpa’s trail Nepal – Newly opened trekking trail in Nepal 
  • Explore the fabulous Everest and lower Khumbu region with the alternative and dramatic trail
  • Tantalizing sunrise and sunset view from one of the tallest pikey hill over the Himalayan range 
  • Experience the unique Sherpa culture, religion and Himalayan valleys

Introduction:
Pikey Peak trail
is the newly opened trekking route in lower Khumbu region, combination of Chyabe east to west which offers dramatic exploration of Everest. The trail follows the less crowded area from Jiri, Chaulakharka, Ngaur till reach to Pikey hill. From the Pikey peak, one can see the various spectacular mountains over 8,000 meters including Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Manaslu, Annapurna and many other snow covered peaks.  The peak is popular for its breathtaking sunrise and sunset views and one can take pleasure in the magnificent sight of the peaks beyond the Kathmandu valley to the plains along with lots of Himalayan range. 

The Pikey peak trail trek in Nepal with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition heads through Everest and Khumbu region trail which is one of the lower places to see Mt. Everest 8,848m. While making your memorable holiday, the adventurous pikey peak trail follows rhododendron forests, highly culture influenced villages, mountain glaciers, splendid uphill and downhill trails with the combination of Himalayan scenery.   

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Phaplu [2470m/8101ft] & Trek to Salleri [2390m/7839ft] [2-3 hrs Trek]
Day 03: Trek from Salleri to Ghunsa [2250m/7380ft] via Dorpu [5-6 hrs Trek] 
Day 04: Trek from Ghunsa to Pattale [2840m/9315ft] via Kerung [7-8 hrs Trek]
Day 05: Trek from Pattale to Jhapre [2820m/9249ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
Day 06: Trek from Jhapre to Pikey peak [4065m/13333ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
Day 07: Trek from Pikey peak to Junbesi [2700m/8856ft] [4-5 hrs Trek] 
Day 08: Trek from Junbesi to Thuptenchholing [ 3100m/10168ft] and Trek back to Junbesi [3-4 hrs Trek]
Day 09: Trek from Junbesi to Phaplu [2470m/8101ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
Day 10: Fly from Phaplu to Kathmandu 
Day 11: Final Departure from international airport. 

Note: The above itinerary outline can be easily tailor-made according to your preference, purpose of visit, and length of stay.  Contact us to customize this trip as per your requirement 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] and transfer to hotel.
Our airport arrival and departure representative will be at Tribhuwan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be transferred to hotel and our staff will help you until check-in procedure ends at Hotel. Either you can have a rest at the Hotel or visit NGT’s office. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition Team. 
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner.  

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Phaplu [2470m/8101ft] & Trek to Salleri [2390m/7839ft] [2-3 hrs Trek]
From Kathmandu we will take a filght to Phaplu which takes approximately around 35 minutes. After landing at Phaplu we will start our trek to Salleri where we can wander around the busy local market and make visits to fascinating monasteries such as Chewang Monastery.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner.  

Day 03: Trek from Salleri to Ghunsa [2250m/7380ft] via Dorpu [5-6 hrs Trek] 
Leaving Salleri we will follow the trail that passes through several cultural and traditional villages inhabited by Tamang, Magar and Sherpa tribe communities of Nepal. During the trek we will have good views of surrounding mountains and beautiful landscapes. We will continue our trekking until we arrive at Ghunsa.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner] 

Day 04: Trek from Ghunsa to Pattale [2840m/9315ft] via Kerung [7-8 hrs Trek]
Today we will trek on a moderate trail that passes through several monasteries and beautifully painted mani walls. At Kerung we will make visit to some of the ancient monasteries and take a look at the Buddhist stupa. Along our trekking route we will get chance to interact with local peoples mainly with Tamang, Magar and Sherpa community backgrounds. We will trek until we arrive at Pattale.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner] 

Day 05: Trek from Pattale to Jhapre [2820m/9249ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
From Pattale we will trek exploring the rich flora and fauna of the region. The area is rich with wild orchids offering trekkers an awesome feeling for trekkers while trekking. Our further trekking passes through additional monasteries and Buddhist stupas. After arriving at Jhapre, we will spend some time watching the traditional and cultural local performance in Jhapre which is definately one of the best ways to understand the culture of the region.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner] 

Day 06: Trek from Jhapre to Pikey peak [4065m/13333ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
Leaving Jhapre we will follow the trail that heads higher up into the alpine vegatation. Gradually ascending we will trek through monasteries dating bak to hundreds of years, Buddhist stupas and mani walls. We will continue to trek through several yak herding open fields with good views of surrounding environment. We will camp at a good camping site near the base camp of Pipek peak.
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner] 

Day 07: Trek from Pikey peak to Junbesi [2700m/8856ft] [4-5 hrs Trek] 
Pikey peak base camp is one of the best spot to witness the morning sunrise view. We will wake up early for the magnificent sunrise view over Himalayan Ranges from Kanchenjunga to Dhaulagiri as well as mount Everest. After spending a quality time in the morning, we will follow the trail that is an easy downhill trekking through the scenic landscapes and scattered settlements to arrive at Junbesi.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner] 

Day 08: Trek from Junbesi to Thuptenchholing [ 3100m/10168ft] and Trek back to Junbesi [3-4 hrs Trek] 
From Junbesi we will make an uphill climb towards Thuptenchholing where we will visit Thuptenchholing monastery and observe the traditional Tibetan medicinal therapy. From the top we can enjoy the whole Junbesi valley down below. After spending few hours at Thuptenchholing we will head back to Junbesi. We can also observe the Sherpa cultural dance performance on request at Junbesi.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 09: Trek from Junbesi to Phaplu [2470m/8101ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
From Junbesi we will start our trek follow the trail that is an easy downhill walking . This is the last day of our trek, therefore we will take it easy and try to enjoy every bit of our trek. At Phaplu we will celebrate the end of our trek with tasty local food and Sherpa cultural program.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner] 

Day 10: Fly from Phaplu to Kathmandu
Today we will take a scenic flight from Phaplu back to Kathmandu that takes approximately about 30 minutes. After arriving at Kathmandu, you can relax at the Hotel or do sightseeing around Kathmandu valley before heading back to your destination.
Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge
Meals: BB Plan + Farewell Dinner 

Day 11: Final Departure from international airport. 
Our Airport representative will drop you at the Airport as per your flight schedule. 

Date & Price

The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

Check our assured departure schedules given bellow:

Start Date End Date Price in USD Availability Booking
September 29, 2017 October 9, 2017 $ 1055 OPEN Book Now !
October 12, 2017 October 22, 2017 $ 1055 GUARANTEED Book Now !
October 23, 2017 November 2, 2017 $ 1055 OPEN Book Now !
November 3, 2017 November 13, 2017 $ 1055 OPEN Book Now !

Avabillity Options

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Your Program Duration = 11 Days

All the Prices are in USD Per Person basis.

Service includes

  • Airport arrival and departure transfer by private vehicle
  • Hotel/resort accommodation in Kathmandu with BB Plan
  • All required land transportation by private vehicle as per mentioned in itinerary
  • Flight from Faplu to Kathmandu
  • Experienced trekking guide and required number of porters
  • Staffs food, clothing and insurance
  • Tea House lodges accommodation during trekking
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during Trekking
  • All required trekking permits and fees 
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • All government TAX/VAT, applicable service charges and necessary paperwork

Service does not includes

  • Personal nature expenses
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks
  • Rescue & Evacuation
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff

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