Unexplored Pikey peak

Unexplored Pikey peak

Nepal


If you're looking for a short trek in the Everest region near Kathmandu, this is a great place to explore. If you're fit or have very limited time, this trek is best to hike in more leisurely 7-days. This trek allows a physical workout without the stress, and a chance to visit a number of Buddhist sites (monasteries, gompas, and stupas). We have include one night in Thupten Choling monastery so you can be a part of the monastery member and can observe closely to their daily life and chanting and doing puja in the monastery. This itinerary provide amazing views of the mountain range and Everest. It is the best view of Everest in Nepal. Many people say that the view of Mount Everest from the Pikey Peak is one of the best in Nepal. That’s a bold statement, but Sir Edmund Hillary himself claimed it to be his favorite, and we're inclined to agree. This trek can be done in 7 days to more. Take your time enjoying the unmatched scenery by adding a few more days on the Pikey Peak trek. This itinerary allows for a more leisurely pace and is well suited to trekkers who don't want the extra physical challenge.

Tour Package Overview

Ascent/Descent : 1550m ascent Kms : 200 kms drive Duration : 8-9 hrs drive

Leaves Kathmandu at 5.30 am. Drive is scenic passing by agricultural fields, river and can observe the daily village lives.

Ascent/Descent : 88 m descend Kms : 8 kms walk Duration : 5 hrs walk

Early morning walk for 25 minutes’ to view point for sunrise and mountain views, we can view Dughkunda, Mera Peak, Lotse, Cho Yo and Everest. Where there is a temple for both Hinduism and Buddhism. After enjoying the magnificent views we can eat breakfast and get ready for the walk to Jhapre. We follow the road however we hardly see any vehicles. We can skip road for about 40%. After two hours gradual/gentle downhill walk through the rhododendron and pine forest we can stop at the first village Siganay for a short tea break. Then continue for three more hours uphill and gentle walk reach to our destination Jhapra. It is a small settlement of Sherpa and Magar ethnic groups. It has monastery attach to the guesthouse. We can enjoy sunrise and mountains view (Dudhkunda, Pongday, Makalu, Mera Peak, Cho Yu, Everest, Tsumsherko and Kanchanjunga range).

Ascent/Descent : 828 m ascent Kms : 17 kms walk Duration : 7 hrs walk

After enjoying sunrise and mountains view and breakfast we can start the trek for 2.5 hrs gradual uphill through rhododendron and pine forest take us to Bulbule where we can have a short break for the tea. Then 45 minutes gradual uphill and gentle walk can reach at Lamachay village and where we can stop for lunch. After crossing stupa further zigzag steep climb for an hour through the rhododendron and pine forest. Then gentle and gradual uphill we reach to our destination Pikey B. C. There are only 4 households. It is interesting to visit cheese factory. We can view sunset and can view Langtang Peak, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Annapurna mountains.

Ascent/Descent : 91 m ascent Kms : 5 kms walk Duration : 4 hrs walk

Early morning for an hour and half hour steep climb reach us Pikey Peak for sunrise and can view panoramic mountain views from Manaslu to Kanchanjunga range (Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Pongday, Dudhkunda, Everest, Cho Yu, Thamserko, Mera Peak, Makalu and Kanchanjunga, out of 14 highest mountains above 8000 meters peak in the world we can view 7 highest peaks from the Pikey Peak (4067 m). We can enjoy sunrise, panaromic mountain views, and villages around and can relax for couple of hours. Slowly we can walk steep downhill for two hours passing by jasmine flowers (high mountain incense). Then we can reach to Jase Bhanjyang. It is located in the valley. There is only two teahouses. We can spend the night there. Teahouses have cows and yaks so can observe handmade hard and soft cheese, butter milk, butter and yogurt.

Ascent/Descent : 629 m descent Kms : 20 kms walk Duration : 7 hrs walk

At first 30 minutes steep climb and an hour gradual uphill take us to the top of 3900m then steep and gradual downhill for another 1.5 hours follow by 2 hours gentle walk reach us to Junbesi village (2700m). It is a Sherpa village and where we can pass by several choten and stupas, Mopung village, agricultural fields and a river for 2 hours further gradual uphill reach us to the Thupten Choling Monastery. We can be a part of the monastery family to observe chanting at the monastery, eating monastery meal and can sleep at the monastery area. It is very interesting the nuns and monks can chant and do worship together at the monastery, this is the unique of this monastery. It is 85 years old monastery. About 300 nuns and 100 monks live there.

Ascent/Descent : 451 m descent Kms : 9 kms walk Duration : 5 hrs walk

We follow the road though hardly see any vehicles gentle walk along the river and the beautiful views of the villages other side of the walk. After 4 hours gentle walk we can climb gradual uphill for 30 minutes take us to our final destination Phaplu. Phaplu is a small Sherpa village where we can see airport. We can enjoy and relax rest of the day.

Ascent/Descent : 1119m descend Kms : 290 kms drive Duration : 10 hrs drive

Early morning drive starts and takes about 10 hours to reach to Kathmandu, depending upon traffics.


Price Includes: Guide, assistants, 3 meals per day, afternoon tea & snacks, accommodation for the duration of the trek (2 persons per room). However, during high season one room per two clients may not be always available. If this should happen we request our clients to be flexible and share a triple or room with four beds. Annapurna Park entry and TIMS fees, staff insurance, transport to and from the trailhead, two nights' accommodation pre and post the trek and a complimentary massage after the trek from Seeing Hands, a blind organization. (proud to introduce one of our product) and can supply 75 liters backpack for the main trekking stuff, light crampons, gaiters and trekking map. Assistant- (maximum weight to carry is 10 kg for female assistant guide and 13 kg for male assistant guide). Doesn't include: Soft beverages, air tickets & client insurance.


  • Pamoramic Mountain view
  • Off beaten trail
  • Cultural experiance
  • Views of Everest, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu & Kunchanjunga range

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