Pikey Peak Trek

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destination
Everest Region
duration 11 days
maximum altitude 4100m
trip difficulty moderate
total cost $1550 $1535
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  • Our representative will pick you up from the airport after your landing and escort you to the Hotel. 
  • You can complete the checking-in procedure and enjoy a night’s rest.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Included
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 1400m

  • After breakfast, there will be a briefing between you and our team regarding the information of the trek, trekking route, and necessary equipment required for the trek.
  • Afterward, we will head out for a guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley. We will visit the major landmarks of Kathmandu including Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, and Boudhanath which are all inducted on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Included
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  • Hotels / Lodges

  • Drive towards the east of Kathmandu and pass through Bhaktapur and reach Dhulikhel where we stop briefly to enjoy the first view of the Himalayas.
  • Leave the Kathmandu Valley and drive alongside the Sunkoshi River. After reaching Hilepani, we leave the Sunkoshi River and take the mountain road.
  • Eventually, we reach Patale. Patale is the entry point of our trek in the Sherpa country. It has a spectacular view of mountains like Numbur Himal (6959 m) and Everest (8848 m).
  • Overnight in Patale.
For Meals
  • included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 2850m

  • Enjoy the wonderful sunrise over Everest and head out for our first trek of the tour after breakfast.
  • Dive into the rural lifestyle of Nepal from the get-go and trek alongside the remote villages and lush vegetation to make our way towards Chyangba.
  • On our way to Chyangba, we stop over at Singane for lunch.
  • Overnight in Chyangba.
For Meals
  • included  BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 2500m

  • Ascend gradually through the crop fields and pass through bright Rhododendron forest before arriving at Jhapre Monastery.
  • It is one of the most magnificent monasteries of the region and the view of Numbur Himal and the Everest massif.
  • Walkthrough a pine forest from the monastery and climb a ridge to arrive at Bulbule.
  • Overnight in Bulbule.
For Meals
  • included  BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3350m

  • By a nice ridge path, we gradually climb through pastures to the base camp of Pike Peak. The pathway is full of beautiful Mani-walls (stones engraved with sacred Buddhist formulas).
  • We always have the summit of Everest in our sights. Approaching the refuge, the path climbs steeply. We then have a clear view of the western part of the Himalayas: Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu.
  • The Pike Peak lodge also manages a famous cheese factory during summer.
  • Overnight in Pikey Peak Base Camp.
For Meals
  • included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3400m

  • Start our day with a gradual climb on the ridge of the base camp enjoying the beautiful view of Pikey Peak that stands tall beside us.
  • Once we reach the top of the Pike, our effort is rewarded with a 360 ° panoramic view of the mythical 6 peaks (Kanchenjunga, Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Manaslu, and Annapurna) of the Himalayas which exceed 8000m.
  • Live the moment at the summit of Pikey Peak for about an hour and begin our descent slowly from the side of the ridge.
  • We descend steeply down through the rhododendron forest to Jasmane Bhanjyang (3500 m). After a short break, descend further to reach Lamjura via Lamjura La Pass(3750m).
  • Overnight in Lamjura.
For Meals
  • included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3530m

  • Descend the trail from Lamjura and cross the villages of Taktur and Saling.
  • Make a stop at the spiritual monastery of Selo Gumba to experience the true Buddhist religion.
  • Continue the trek to reach Junbesi for the night’s rest.
  • Overnight Junbesi.
For Meals
  • included  BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 2700m

  • We have a quiet day to rest and to discover the beautiful region of Junbesi. After breakfast, we will walk to Thupten Choling monastery built by Thulchik Rimpoche. We visit its imposing monastic complex there.
  • The monastery is extremely important to the people in the region as it is believed that the monastery was the first of its kind to be built in Nepal. The monastery is also a monastic school where more than a hundred Tibetan refugee monks and nuns live and study.
  • We can also join the monks in their morning prayer and chat with them to better understand their culture, religion, and the way of their living.
  • Head back to Junbesi for the night’s stay.
For Meals
  • included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges

  • Our daily trek begins by crossing the Jubesi River and gradually climbing to Phurten (3000m), a nice viewpoint to admire the Everest massif.
  • Pass through Dudh Kund Khola, the source of Numbur Himal Glacier, and ascend a little further to reach Ringmu.
  • Overnight in Ringmu.
For Meals
  • include BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 2750m

  • We ascend early in the morning from Ringmu to reach Takshindu Danda (3060m). The top of the hill has an excellent view of Kongde and Numbur Peaks.
  • Continue our walk to Chiwang Monastery perched on the mountainside. Founded in 1923, it is one of the three monasteries where the Mani Rimdu (the most important Sherpa religious festivals festival) is hosted.
  • A short walk will take us to the village of Chiwang.
  • Overnight in Chiwang.
For Meals
  • included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 2600m

  • Our final trekking in the trails of the Sherpa county will come to an end today.
  • We descend slowly down the trail to reach the settlement of Phaplu.
  • In the afternoon, we will take a short walk to Salleri, the capital of the Solu Khumbu District, and enjoy a nice dinner with the trekking team for the last time.
  • Overnight in Phaplu.
Altitude
  • 2470m

  • Make our way back to Kathmandu by catching a flight from Phaplu. [Note: The flight from Phaplu can be extremely unpredictable and can be canceled often due to the weather condition in the region. In such a case, we will take ground transportation to Kathmandu which usually takes around 8 to 9 hours.]
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Today will be a free day for you to explore the city of Kathmandu, do souvenir shopping, or rest.
  • In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner for you on your last day in Nepal.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Include.
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges

  • Our representative will pick you up from your hotel (approximately three hours prior to your scheduled flight) for you departure.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Included.
Foe Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges

excludes

  • Personal equipment for trekking
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) for guide & porter
  • Bar & Beverage bills