Grade

Easy

Geography

Hill/mountains

Location

Solukhumbu/Okhaldhunga

Max altitude

4070m

Religions

Buddhist/Hindu

Ethnic People

Sherpa/Magar

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge/Camp

Transportation

Flight/Tourist Bus/Private Vehicle

Minimum Pax

2pax

$1,459 $849

Pikey Peak Trek

The trek takes you through the peaceful and rejuvenating trails which are decorated by beautiful rhododendron, oak forests, and rocky mountainous slopes. The trail takes you through the high altitude vegetation and beautiful Sherpa settlements to one of the best vantage points of the Mt.Everest (8848m), Pikey Peak (4068m). The Pikey Peak trek delightful blend of euphoric mountain sceneries and ancient Buddhism. This trek is one of the untouched but beautiful short trek in Nepal.

 

Pikey Peak Trek Highlights

  • Majestic view of sunrise and sunset over the mighty Everest (8848m) and other mountains from Pikey Peak (4068m)
  • Witness ancient Buddhist monasteries, stupas, and Mani walls
  • Remarkable opportunity to explore various floras and faunas in the Himalayas
  • Observe Sherpa lifestyle and culture on the trek

 

Pikey Peak Trek Overview

The trip begins after your arrival in Kathmandu. The next day, we shall indulge in some sightseeing in the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. After visiting these sites and completing all the necessary paperwork, we head out on the road to Shivalaya. From there, we trek through the Deurali village and observe amazing views of the Gaurishankar Himal (7134m). After resting at Bhandar, we walk along the banks of the Likhu Khola to reach the small village of Goli. As we trek through the lush greenery and old monasteries, we arrive at Ngawal.

The people here follow Buddhism and will gladly teach you the myths about it. From Ngawal, we head to the summit of the Pikey Peak (4068m). The road is difficult but it is rewarding. From the peak, relish at the sight of mountains like Everest (8848m), Gaurishankar (7134m), and Lhotse (8414m). From Pikey Peak, we descend to Jhapre and visit the monastery there. After visiting the yak factory and monastery, we descend down to Patale via the Phokte Danda. Catch a bus at Patale and head back to Kathmandu where the peaky peak short trek shall come to an end.

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  • Location
  • Grade
  • Days
    12
  • Nights
    11
  • Geography
    Hill/mountains
  • Location
    Solukhumbu/Okhaldhunga
  • Max altitude
    4070m
  • Religions
    Buddhist/Hindu
  • Ethnic People
    Sherpa/Magar
  • Accommodation
    Hotel/Lodge/Camp
  • Transportation
    Flight/Tourist Bus/Private Vehicle
  • Minimum Pax
    2pax
Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m) and transfer to the hotel
We will greet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to a hotel. Today, you can explore the beautiful streets of Thamel and nearby areas. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2
Guided Sightseeing tour at Bhaktapur & Patan
Today after breakfast, we will go for sightseeing in Bhaktapur and Patan. We will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square. Here, you will be able to witness the historical monuments, unique temples, and Newari culture. These durbar squares are mostly famous for its unique architectural designs. In Bhaktapur, you can also try a special delicious yogurt “Juju Dhau”. After sightseeing, there is a pre-trip meeting in the hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 3
Kathmandu to Shivalaya (1790m), 210 km; 8-9 hours’ drive
Today, we will drive to Shivalaya through Jiri. The road is a little scary and bumpy as it mostly passes through high cliffs with no guard rails and the roads are rocky with numerous twist and turns. We shall take a quick break in Jiri for lunch. Later, we cross numerous hills, rivers and beautiful villages to reach Shivalaya, a small village located in the banks of the Khimti Khola. Overnight in Shivalaya.
Day 4
Shivalaya to Bhandar (1800m); 4 hours
After an early morning breakfast, we will begin our trek to Bhandar. The trail ascends steeply to Kharsubaas and then to Deurali village which is a beautiful Sherpa settlement. The village consists of many Buddhist stupas, Mani walls and it offers a stunning view of the Gaurishankar Himal (7134m). From here, the trail descends till Bhandar. The trail mostly passes through terraced fields and lust green forest of rhododendron and magnolia. Overnight in Bhandar.
Day 5
Bhandar to Goli (2800m); 5 hours
Today, we will continue our trek from Bhandar and aim to reach Goli. The trial initially descends till Likhu Khola. After crossing the river, the trial ascends steeply to the Goli village. It is a Buddhist village which hosts a stunning panoramic view of Cho Oyu (8188m) Gaurishankar (7134m), and Lhotse (8516m). Here, we will explore this beautiful village and experience the lifestyle and culture of local people. Overnight in Goli
Day 6
Goli to Ngwal (3280m); 4-5 hours
We will continue our trek through lust green forest of rhododendron, pines, magnolia, etc. Along the way, we will pass by small Sherpa settlements, beautiful old monasteries, stupas, etc. The views of Numbur and Mahalangur ranges are magnificent along the trek. In Ngwal, we will visit some old monasteries, stupas, and learn about the unique lifestyle of the inhabiting Sherpas. Overnight in Ngwal.
Day 7
Ngwal to Pikey Peak, (4068m); 4 hours
Finally, we shall head to the Pikey Peak (4068m) today. We will continue our trek through the dense forests and as we climb ahead, the forest becomes thinner and finally we will leave the forest behind as we reach near our destination. The view of the mighty Everest (8848m), along with other mountains like Gaurishankar (7134m), Lhotse (8414m), Cho Oyu (8188m), etc. seen from the Pikey Peak is incredible. Overnight in Pikey Peak.
Day 8
Pikey Explore
Today, we will get up early to view the majestic sunrise over the mountain ranges. The whole day we will explore the nearby areas whilst enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of the Mt. Everest (8848m) and numerous other mountains. We will also view sunset over these beautiful mountain ranges. The Sherpa culture on display at the surrounding areas is also interesting to witness Overnight in Pikey Peak.
Day 9
Pikey to Jhapre (2820m); 5 hours
From Pikey the trail descends through rocky mountainous roads to beautiful rhododendron and pine forest to the Lamachay village and then to Bhulbhule. From here, the trail descends to Jhapre, a small settlement of Sherpa and Magar. In Jhapre, we will visit an ancient Buddhist monastery called the Jhapre monastery. Later, we shall watch a traditional and cultural performance. Overnight in Jhapre.
Day 10
Jhapre to Patale (2849m); 4 hours
Today, we will trek to Patale which is a village that boasts the mixed settlement of Sherpa, Magar, and Tamang ethnic groups. The trail goes uphill and downhill through dense rhododendron forests and beautiful small settlements. We shall make a quick stop at the Phokte Danda. The route to Jhapre offers a great view of Solu Okhaldhunga border. Along the way, we will also witness various animals and birds like yaks, dzo, Tahr, Danphe, etc. Overnight in Patale.
Day 11
Patale to Kathmandu (1310m); 8-9 hours' drive
After having breakfast, we will enjoy a scenic drive back to Kathmandu, which marks the end of this incredible Pikey Peak Trek. The road back to Kathmandu is filled with beautiful green valleys, numerous small villages, rivers, etc. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, head back to your hotel. If you have spare time, you can go souvenir hunting in Thamel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 12
Departure at the international airport for you next destination
We will drop you off at the Tribhuvan International Airport for your final departure. We hope to see you again. Goodbye!


Included
  • Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle
  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu at 3-star category hotel with breakfast in twin sharing basis
  • Private Helicopter for the tour to the Everest.
  • Breakfast at Everest View Point Hotel
  • All the permits needed for the tour including Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee
  • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses during the trip.
  • Private vehicle during the Kathmandu sightseeing
  • All the government taxes and service charges
 
Not Included
  • Alcohol or Beverage
  • Camera and other non trek accessories
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EQUIPMENT FOR TREKKING.
  • 1 pair strong hiking boots/ sports shoes
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 down jacket/all-weather Anorak
  • 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 water and windproof jacket
  • 2 pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
  • 2 T-shirts /1 medium sized towel
  • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 liter
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
  • 2 pairs light socks
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Cotton headscarf/bandana
  • Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
  • Sunglasses and Sunhat
  • Money Belt
  • Water purification tablets/solution
  • Sun block Cream(30-50)
  • Personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Toilet paper
  • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)
Note: Due to the different seasons in Nepal, trekkers are requested to inquire before preparing equipment.  

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