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Pikey Trek

  • Duration:
    09 Days
  • Trek Starting Point:
    Dhap
  • Trek End Point:
    Phaplu
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Max-Altitude:
    4065 m
  • Min Pax:
    01 Pax
  • Accomodation: Hotel in Kathmandu & Tea house during Trek
  • Meals: Breakfast in KTM & all meals during the trek

Trip Introduction

Pikey Trek is a wonderful journey where it leads you to beautiful Solu areas which are the southern part of Khumbu and Everest region, on this walk visiting lovely Sherpa and other mix hill tribe villages with grand views of snowcapped peaks with Everest.

Pikey Trek begins with an exciting overland drive to Jiri from Kathmandu heading North East with super views of the mountain range as the drive leads past Charikot town to reach at famous Jiri, also known as Switzerland of Nepal due to its beautiful location on a green valley with great views of mountains and rolling hills.

Walk leads past Jiri town following the same classic route of Everest for few days on the main trail till Lamjura a high pass in the midst of beautiful forest surrounding, from here our walk leads to our highlight of the adventure on top of Pikey Hill with super wide views Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft) Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft) Tharmarsarku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft) Kwangde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft) Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) and many other smaller unnamed peaks with Numbur peak.

After a delightful moment on top of Pikey, our walk concludes on reaching a nice Sherpa village and town at Phaplu for the flight back to Kathmandu with a glorious moment on Pikey Trek.

Outline Itinerary

    • Day 01
    • Arrival day in Kathmandu (1300m)
    • Day 02
    • Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap 7-8 hours (2932m)
    • Day 03
    • Trek from Dhap to Jhapre 5-6 Hours (2829m)
    • Day 04
    • trek from jhapre to Pikey Peak Base camp 5-6 houre (3640m)
    • Day 05
    • Trek from Pikey peak base camp to Junbesi 6-7 hours(2700m)
    • Day 06
    • Hiking Day in Junbeshi
    • Day 07
    • Trek from Junbeshi to Phaplu 4-5 hours(2469m)
    • Day 08
    • Drive or Flight back to Kathmandu
    • Day 09
    • Final Departure
    • Day 01
    • Arrival day in Kathmandu (1300m)

      On this day you will be landed at the Capital City of Nepal-Kathmandu (1300m/4265 ft). It is the only International Airport of Nepal. You will be received by Sherpa Himalaya Representative.

      Then with a brief introduction you will be welcomed by flower Garland. You will be Taken to your Hotel where you can rest and freshen up to keep away Jet Lag. You will get a nearby location map from hotel reception and you can explore around.

      Overnight at KTM Hotel

    • Day 02
    • Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap 7-8 hours (2932m)

      Today we will drive early in the morning from Kathmandu to Dhap. The drive will be 8-9 hours long.

    • Day 03
    • Trek from Dhap to Jhapre 5-6 Hours (2829m)

      We will start our drive early in the morning after breakfast. Today our destination will be at Jhapre. The trail will be 5-6 hours long. The trail will be easy through the forest with normal uphill Trek.

      Overnight at Jhapre

    • Day 04
    • trek from jhapre to Pikey Peak Base camp 5-6 houre (3640m)

      Today we will Trek upto Pikey base camp. We will climb slowly up towards Bulbule. It is a grassy ridge. On the trail you will encounter some small local shops. You can also see amazing view of Mt. Everest

    • Day 05
    • Trek from Pikey peak base camp to Junbesi 6-7 hours(2700m)

      We will head towards summit early in the morning after having breakfast. We will make a gradual trail upward. You will encounter many prayer flags on the rocks.

      The Pikey peak summit is at 4065m. It will take around 2 hours to reach there. You will be provided with panoramic view of Annapurna, Everest and also Kanchanjunga range mountains.

      After staying sometime at the summit we will Head towards Junbesi.

      Overnight at Junbesi

    • Day 06
    • Hiking Day in Junbeshi

      Today is a rest day in Junbeshi. You can explore this beautiful small town. You will see one of the oldest monastery there too.

      You have also option to Hike upto Thuptencholing Gumba. A large settlement  of Monks and Nun. Its a completely different place there. Making a hike there will be a worth. It will take 1-2 hours normal uphill hike.

      Overnight at Junbeshi

    • Day 07
    • Trek from Junbeshi to Phaplu 4-5 hours(2469m)

      Today will be the last day of our Trek. Now after our breakfast we will descend down to Phaplu. It will take 3-4 hours of Trek.

      Due to recent construction there is the availability of roads straight from Junbesi to Phaplu.

      Overnight at Phaplu.

       

    • Day 08
    • Drive or Flight back to Kathmandu

      Today we will drive or fly back to Kathmandu.

      You will be picked by Sherpa Himalaya representative and dropped to Hotel.

      After this beautiful and adventurous Pikey Trek, you can have a proper rest at your hotel.

    • Day 09
    • Final Departure

      Today morning you Sherpa Himalaya representative will be there at your hotel for last meet. You will be dropped at airport considering airport time.

      Sherpa Himalaya will thank you for amazing time together and handover Buddhist Scarf (Kha-tak) which symbolizes peace, prosperity, Long life and Harmony to everyone and certificate for your completion of Pikey Trek with Sherpa Himalaya.

      With a hope to see all the beautiful people again, a warm Namaste and a hand wave.

      Thank You for your co-operation with Sherpa Himalaya

Cost Include:
  • All transfer from Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport
  •  2 nights Hotel in Kathmandu. (B&B) 3 star level Hotel
  • Tea house, accommodation during the trek.
  •  All Meals ( Tea, Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Trekking Duffel Bag by company
  • Experience Trekking guide
  •  Assistant “Sherpa ” (For 4 Trekkers =1 Assistant Sherpa)
  •  Required Number of Potters (2 Trekkers:1 Potter)
  •  Insurance for Nepali Staff
  • All Government and Local Taxes
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu Last Night
Cost Exclude:
  • Nepal Visa fee (please bring two passport photographs and cash on USD Denomination)
  • Personal, Travel and rescue insurance
  • International airfare to and from Nepal
  • Excess baggage charges for Air travel
  • Extra night stay in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the trip(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Breakfast, lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu if you return early from the trip
  • Extended activities and destinations
  • All cold drinks during the trek (mineral water, cola, beer and Bar-bills)
  • Hot Shower During the Trek
  • Battery Charge ( All electronic devices) WI-FI (internet)
  • Tips for guides and porters (Nepali)Tips for Guide and Staff
  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter (in case needed)
  • Trekking

    • Hiking-Poles
      Hiking Poles
    • Trekking-windproof-jacket
      Trekking Wind Proof Jacket
    • Trekking-water-bottle
      Water Bottle
    • Trekking-T-shirt
      Trekking T Shirt
    • Trekking-sun-cream
      Sun Cream
    • Trekking-sunglasses
      Sun Glasses
    • Trekking-socks
      Socks
    • Trekking-sleeping-bag
      Rain Coat
    • Trekking-Shoes
      Trekking Shoes
    • Trekking-Rain-coat
      Rain Coat
    • Trekking-Pant
      Trekking Pants
    • Trekking-inner-thermal
      Inner Thermal
    • Trekking-Head-Lamp
      Head Lamp
    • Trekking-Hat
      Hat
    • Thin-Trekking-Gloves
      Thin Gloves
    • Thick-Trekking-Gloves
      Thick Gloves
    • Trekking-Flips-Sweater
      Flip Sweater
    • Trekking-Down-Jacket
      Down Jacket
    • Trekking-Bag
      Trekking Bag
    • Portable-Charger
      Portable Charger
    • sun-glasses
      Sun Glasses

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