Pikey Peak Climbing

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Trip Grade: Technical Challenging
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About Trip:

Pikey Peak Trek in the famous Everest region is one of non touristic Eco trekking route of Nepal. This trekking trail provides the opportunity to explore the famous Everest region trekking away from the madding crowds of the Gokyo valley and Everest base camp trekking trail. The name of the peak comes from the name of a Sherpa Clan deity. Sherpa people hold different celebration during month of July to worship their clan god, the eastern Chyabo Pikey, as Pikey Hlapchen Karbu in the celebrations. From the Pikey Peak you can enjoy the breath-taking sunrise and sunset views. this trekking offers the excellent vistas of the haughty peaks of the central and eastern Himalayan range of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Annapurna, Gauri Shanker, Lhotse, Numbur, Khatang, Karyalung, Shishapangma, Mera Peak, Thamserku, Lhotseshar, Nuptse and a small portion of Ama Dablam. It also offers the unique Sherpa culture and picturesque landscapes.

Pikey Peak Trek commences with the scenic flight from Kathmandu to Phaplu, a Himalayan settlement. Rumjatar and Jiri are also other alternative entry points to trek to the Pikey Peak. In this trek you pass through the beautiful settlements of various ethnic groups, forest of rhododendron, valleys etc enjoying the beautiful landscapes and scenery. in this trek you can visit the ancient Buddhist Monastery of Thupten Chholing as well as enjoy the unique Sherpa culture with their friendliness. During the trek you cross places like Junbesi, Phaplu, Taksindu, Beni, Dudhkunda, Taksindu and back to Salleri. Pikey Peak trek is the camping trek as there are no lodges and tea house on the way. The best seasons to go for Pikey Peak trek are spring and autumn season.

Trip Highlights

Glorious views of the giant Himalayan peaks -- Mt. Everest, Makalu, Annapurna ranges, explore typical Sherpa community and culture.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing

Day 03: Fly to Phaplu and trek to Salleri

Day 04: Salleri to Ghunsa

Day 05: Ghunsa to Pattale

Day 06: Pattale to Jhapre

Day 07: Jhapre to Pikey Peak Base camp

Day 08: Climb Pikey Peak and trek to Junbeshi

Day 09: Junbesi to Phaplu

Day 10: Flight to Kathmandu

Day 11: Leisure day in Kathmandu.

Day 12: Departure.

Cost includes:

  • Airport pickup and drop
  • Tent and teahouse stay in trek
  • Conservation permit
  • Royality of Peak
  • Hotel in Kathmandu as your requirements.
  • An experienced licensed holder Guide and required porters
  • Food, drinks, salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, accommodation, and local tax for guide and porters
  • First Aid kit.
  • Transpotation by bus, car or by flight,
  • Climbing Equipments
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees
  • All necessary transportation while sightseeing
  • All needed Government fee.

Cost excludes

  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Your travel insurance.
  • International flight and departure tax)
  • Any expense of personal nature Nepal entry Visa fee (USD $40 for 30 days and USD 25 for 15 days Visa, You will get a visa open your arrival.
  • Any kinds of Bar bills
  • Tips and Donetion

Note

Although it can be customized by request to accommodate your specific needs. The above itinerary is only a guide line; it might change due to fluctuating weather conditions, availability of lodging and campsites, unforeseen political, trail and environmental or any other factors beyond our control. In this happen, your Nepal Hiking Adventure guide/leader will choose the best way to the final decision on the best alternative after consulting with the group. 
At last if the itinerary will be not suitable for you please do let us know and will make a tailor-made on it. The itinerary will be very flexible from our side if clients want to change will be possible.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu After you arrive in Tribhuvan international airport in Kathmandu you meet our representative. They transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02Kathmandu valley sightseeing This day you will go for sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley. In the morning after having breakfast you go visit Buddhist and Hindu temples Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, which reflect the local culture and tradition of Nepalese society. Then in the afternoon you visit Kathmandu Durbar square and Patan durbar square. In the evening you will return to the Hotel.

Day 03Fly to Phaplu and trek to Salleri This day early in the morning you take flight to Phaplu and then trek to Salleri. From phaplu it takes 4 hours to reach Salleri. You can see the local market in Salleri and enjoy a visit to local monasteries such as Chewang monastery. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 04Salleri to Ghunsa This day we head to Ghunsa walking uphill and downhill. We pass through the some small villages of Tamang, Magar and Sherpa as well as forest of rhododendron and pine. On the way we can experience some of the Tamang, Magar and Sherpa cultureas well as enjoy the views of beautiful view of mountains and landscapes.

Day 05Ghunsa to Pattale Today is little bit difficult as we walk for 7/ 8 hours. On the way we can visit monasteries, mani walls and Buddhist stupa at Kerung. Kerung is the mixed settlements of Tamang, Magar, Sherpa and others and we find the mixed culture of them. En route we enjoy the mesmerizing view of the mountains.

Day 06Pattale to Jhapre This day we get closer to Pikey peak. We enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. In jhupre we visit monasteries and a Buddhist Stupa and enjoy the cultural show performed here

Day 07Jhapre to Pikey Peak Base camp Today we reach the base camp of the Pikey peak and prepare for the climbing the peak. we enjoy the surrounding view from the base camp.

Day 08Climb Pikey Peak and trek to Junbeshi This day we climb the peak. While climbing the peak we can enjoy the sunrise view and mountain peaks. We can see view of mountains from Kanchenjunga to Dhaulagiri including Everest. After climbing the peak we descend down to Junbesi valley.

Day 09Junbesi to Phaplu This day we return back to Phaplu.

Day 10Flight to Kathmandu Early in the morning we take flight back to Kathmandu.

Day 11Leisure day in Kathmandu. It's also spare day in case of bad weather in Phaplu.

Day 12Departure. The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.