"In life, there's always a mountain to conquer." Pemba Jangbu Sherpa

Pikey Trek

The Pikey Trek is a comfortable trekking route among the others treks with pikey peak (4,068m) being one of the tallest mountains of Solu (lowland of Everest region). Name of the Pikey is taken from the two names of the Sherpa people. It is well known for its majestic sunrises, Himalayan range, Sherpa culture and their traditions. This trail begains way through Jiri, Shivalaya, Bhandra, Namkheli, Ngaur to reach the Pikey Danda(Hill) Chyangba village, Bhitta kharka and Phaplu.

The Pikey Trek is renowned for its sunrise and sunset and magnificent views of the Himalayan range of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjungha, Gauri Shankar, Lhotse Shar, Numbur, Khatang, Karyalung, Annapurna, Nuptse, Amadablam, Shishapangma, Thamserku and Mera peak etc. The pikey Trek Base Camp trekking is one of the most popular trekking trails of the Everest region, probably one of the lower elevation view points to see the Mt. Everest (8,848m). It is famous for because of having marvelous Himalayan scenery including the mountains range, the Rhododendron flower, Magnolia and wild orchids and the festival season in August that includes a cleansing ritual: thousand of devotees walk to the lake for the festival from village all around Solukhumbu. 

This trek is approximately 12-13 days in length and start from Jiri.   The main highlight of this trail is observing local monasteries; the Chewang monastery will be the best opportunity to explore spiritual paths. Also you could be able to observe different culture, languages, life style of the Tamang, Magar and Sherpa's. Dramatic scenery of mountains, Main walls, Buddhist Stupas , Landscape, Himalayan floras and faunas, an ancient monasteries and splendid high altitude vegetation etc  are the main attraction of this trail. While trekking passing through Pikey peak you will be able to experience sunrise views surrounded by mountain peaks like Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri and including Everest.

Itinerary

Day 1 –Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to Hotel on BB
Day 2-Kathmandu full day city tour with guide overnight at Hotel on BB
Day 3-Drive to Patle over night at tea house on full board
Day 4-Trek to Japre over night at tea house
Day 5-Trek to Pikey peak base camp over night at tea house
Day 6- Visit climb Pikey peak and back to Junbeshi over night at Lodge
Day 7- visit Thuptenchilling monastery back to Junbeshi over night at Lodge
Day 8- Trek down to Phaplu over night at lodge
Day 9-Flight or drive back to Kathmandu over night at Hotel on BB
Day 10 –Free extra day in Kathmandu over night at Hotel on BB
Day 11-Final departure transfer to Airport
Price per person: Please contact:  info@iamtreks.com

Service Includes:

  • Airport Pick up Drop
  • 4 nights hotel in KTM on B/B
  • One full day sightseeing with English speaking guide
  • Drive Kathmandu to Patle by private Jeep
  • Flight or Drive from Phaplu to Kathmandu
  • All night normal lodge during the trek including Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
  • 1 Sherpa guide and one assistant guide for each 5 member
  • 1 porters per each two member to carry luggage
  • Trekking permit, National park fee
  • All Nepali staff  insurance
  • Farewell dinner

Service excludes:

  • Lunch & dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • Personal Equipment
  • High risk medical insurance
  • International air ticket
  • Flight over weight charge (if the luggage is more than 15 kg)
  • Alcoholic beverages & telephone calls
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Kathmandu entrance fee during sightseeing

Best Season:

Spring – Jan- Feb- Mar- Apr- May
Autumn – Sep- Oct- Nov- Dec