• Pikey  Peak

    Pikey Peak

  • Pikey  Peak

    Pikey Peak

  • Pikey  Peak

    Pikey Peak

  • Pikey  Peak

    Pikey Peak

  • Pikey  Peak

    Pikey Peak

Pikey Peak Trekking

Trip Overview

Trip Facts

  •    Country: NEPAL
  •    Trip grade: MODERATE
  •    Destination: LOWER EVERST REGION
  •    Activities: TREKKING & SHERPA CULTURAL TOURS
  •    Accommodation: HOME STAY AND TEA HOUSE
  •    Meals: INCLUDE DURING THE TREKN
  •    Maximum altitude: 4100M
  •    Group size: MINIM 5/MAXIMUM 10
  •    Best Season: ATUM & SPRING

 

Pike peak Trek

Pike peak trek (4090 m) is newly opened trekking route of the khumbu region which is Known as high Solu. It is an ideal trek for those who want to explore the Solu Khumbu region which is just lying to the south of the Everest trails from where we pass through Sherpa villages. This trekking presents you a trek that involves enjoying mountains views, visit high altitude lake, the trekking is known as one of the most beautiful trekking trails in the Everest region which is offering 360 degrees of the mountains panorama. This trekking is another popular trekking route of the Jiri to Everest base camp. The trek lies in quite a remote area where we can see only a few numbers of tourists. There are a few numbers of trekking routes which is recently found where you can enjoy the culture and traditions of the Sherpa’s village.  Pike peak trek is a place of Tamang and Sherpa village, cultural heritage, Buddhists monastery, Rhododendron forest and the wonderful views of mountains.

Pike peak trekking is one of the beautiful trekking areas as it provides inspiring views of sunrise and sunset. It is an off beaten trek trail. During the journey, we visit to Sherpa villages then from Linkhu Khola we climb through terraced fields exploring rhododendron and magnolias forest. From pike peak, trekkers will view high mountains such as Mt.Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt.Kanchanjunga and Mt. Lhoste and other peak like AMa dablam, Mera peak, Kantega and kusum kanaru.This major source of attraction in this trek is the holy white lake, Dudh kunda situated just beneath Mt.Numbur Pike Peak (4070 m) is an off beaten trekking area but one of the easiest peaks among other peak.

 

Detail itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel
  • Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing and preparation for the Tour
  • Day 3: Drive to Kathmandu to Bandara
  • Day 4: Trek from Bhandar to Namkheli
  • Day 5: Trek from Namkheli to Nguar Gumba
  • Day 6: Trek from Nguar Gumba to Pike Base camp
  • Day 7: Excursion day at pike base camp
  • Day 8: Trek from pike base camp to Kunikhope
  • Day 9: Trek from Garma to Phaplu
  • Day 10: Flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu
  • Day 19: Farewell

 

Important note:

  • Your safety is of paramount concern while travelling with soul Himalayan treks. please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns .Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary ; however , since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions , we cannot guarantee that will not deviate from it. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to the plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Included

  • Airport picks up s and drops in private vehicle
  • Good hotel accommodation during the trek
  • All meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek
  • Farewell dinners    
  • All ground transportation on the comfortable private vehicle as per the
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced English speaking and government likened trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Power service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staffs cost including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Soul Himalaya trek bag/duffel bag, t-shirts and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permit (national park permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local tax

Excluded

  • Personal equipment for trekking
  • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (tips) for guide and porter
  • Bar and Beverage bills

Gear list

Upper body layers

  • Walking t-shirts -2 merino wool, capilene or synthetic fabric over cotton t-shirt which is quick dry
  • Sleeping t-shirt -1 it can be cotton.
  • Thermal base layers top-1weight long sleeved t-shirt of merino wool or polyester, capelin or polar Tec power dry.
  • Insulating layers -1 mid weight fleece that can be worn over other layers
  • Fleece vest optional-advisable for those who feel cold
  • Rain jacket -1 essential
  • Down jacket -1 essential it’s very cold above 4,000 meter

Lower body layers

  • Underwear-enough for trek (notice you can wash along them along the way)
  • Hiking ttousers-2 quick dry and light weight trousers no cotton, but zip offs are good.
  • Sleeping trousers 1 light weight yoga style evening sleeping, but no jeans.
  • Trekking shorts-1 if no zips off trousers below the knee for ladies.
  • Rain pants-1 advisable
  • Thermal long johns 1 for evening or sleeping

Packs and bags

  • Duffle bag packs 1 to store excess luggage in at hotel. Soul Himalaya provides duffel bags for the duration of the trek. These are easier for the porters to carry.
  • Day pack with rain cover-1 to carry your personal items during the treks e.g. Camera and chocolate, water.
  • Sleeping bag-1 3 season (4 season oct-feb)
  • Compression stuff sack -1 for sleeping bags

Footwear or Shose 

  • Trekking boots – 1 must be well worn and comfortable with ankle support.
  • Socks-3 good and warm enough and worth spending money on quantity socks.
  • Flip flops or camp shoes-1 light weight for evening use.

Miscellaneous items

  • Water bottles -2 (one or two liters) Nalgene or sig style or a bladder. Bladder is preferred
  • Water purification drops – 1 it is cheap and easy to buy in Kathmandu (pious)
  • Lip balm- 1 with SPF 30 greater
  • Bandana – 1 this useful for a variety of purposes.
  • Baseball head (cap) it is useful for sun during the hiking.
  • Warm woolen hat-1 it is very useful evening and morning when we hike above the 3500m.
  • Flash light or head torch-1 head light is best as it leaves your hand freehand extra batteries
  • Personal first aid kit -1 include any prescribed medication (should be your all personal medication).
  • Travel towel-1 light weight and compact.
  • Wash kit-1 travel items for the trek.

Accommodations

  • In Kathmandu, we will have a 3-star hotel room which will be shared in a twin-share basis and will have a supplement of breakfast alongside. The rooms will have attached bathrooms and will have all the facilities that will at least help you have a semi-urban experience judging from where you come. But, during the trek, we will have to forfeit the luxury of a 3-star hotel in the pursuit of what nature has in store for us and travel through the wildlands in local teahouses, which will be very comforting as well but just not luxurious enough in terms of the facilities provided.

Meals or Foods 

  • We can have a myriad a local and international cuisines to choose from during the trek though the list of meals will not be as elaborate as you might think, but still we do have options and they surely do taste awesome. We are very careful for providing you with food that is both hygienic and heavy for sustaining your energy throughout the trek. All kinds of meal fall under the package costs during the trek except for when you stay in Kathmandu where we will only be able to offer the breakfast. And, we will also end our lovely soulful trekking experience with a lovely farewell dinner at the end of our trek in Kathmandu.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

  • Though it might seem very daunting in the face of it, but we are pretty sure an average human being with average walking capability will be able to complete the trek with no trouble. Our guides are very supportive in terms of your walking abilities during the trek and if needed, s/he will change the entire trek stuructre for you as well. (But, that will come alongside its own repercussions, like longer trekking days). Walking in higher altitude will surely be more tiresome than in lower altitude but the transition between the two will be as smooth as possible. We do recommend to consult with your personal doctor before making the trip though just to make sure.   consult your doctor(s) before the trip.

Best Time to Travel

  • The best seasons for the trek would be Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). Though we are perfectly willing to guide you through in this trek in anytime of the year that you find feasible, these are just suitable months.

Trip Start Dates and Cost

  • We have a perfectly customisable trip flexibilty depending upon your preferred dates.

Additional Information

  • We will be more than happy to discuss whatever aspects you find confusing in mail or directly in phone if you prefer.

Visa Information 

  • Tribhuvan International Airport is the only international airport of Nepal. Immigration Office, TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) under Department of Immigration has been facilitating tourists flying to Nepal by providing Visa on Arrival. 'On Arrival' visa procedure is very quick and simple. You can expect some queues during peak Tourist season. If you wish to skip those queues, you can also consider getting Visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions stationed abroad prior to your arrival. Choice is yours.
  • If you have obtained visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions, then you must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter into Nepal.
  • Visas obtained on Arrival at the Entry and Exit points are 'Tourist Visas'.  They bear multiple Re entry facility. Tourist Visa 'On Arrival' is the only entry visa to Nepal. If you are visiting Nepal for the purposes other than Tourism (sightseeing, tour, travel, mountaineering, trekking, visiting friends and families), you should still get ' Tourist Visa' to get into the country.  However, you must change the category of visa as per your purpose and length of stay in Nepal from Department of Immigration by producing required documents.
  • Nationals of designated countries are requested to acquire Visa prior their arrival from their nearby Diplomatic missions (Embassies/consulates) of Nepal Government.  
  • Please follow these simple procedures for Tourist Visa on Arrival at the airport (TIA)  if you have not acquired Visa prior to boarding the plane.  
  • You can visit online information for visa:
  •  http://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/content/visa-information.html             
  • For tourist visa application link:
  •  http://ttp://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa  

Detail Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel

Upon our arrival in Tribhuvan international airport (TIA), you will be greeted by our staff member of the soul Himalayan travel & treks by some traditional khata and flower. Our staff will drove you to hotel and you can take rest when you finished check –in procedure. you can have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight. You will be invited to visit our office for briefing about your program. You will have meeting with your trekking guide and discuss about the equipment needed for the trekking and we will process from the trekking permits. If you arrived late at night we will have same discussion in next day morning after your breakfast.

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing and preparation for the Tour

In next morning, after your breakfast you will leave for a full day sightseeing tour around a Kathmandu valley. You can visit landmark including the world heritage site like Kathmandu Durbar square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pasupati Nath, the famous “monkey temple” (Swayambhu Nath) and Buddhists shrine (Boudha Nath). In the afternoon there will be the pre-trip discussion where we can meet our treks. You can also make your last minute buying of personal items for the journey.

Day 3: Drive to Kathmandu to Bandara

On the third day we will start our trekking towards Bhandara from Katmandu. We pass through beautiful riversides, jungle and villages and it takes almost 5/6 hours to reach Bhandara from Kathmandu valley and spend overnight in this place.  

Day 4: Trek from Bhandar to Namkheli

On this day, you will trek from Bhandar to Namkheli.The trial goes down for hour brings us to Likhu Khola, boundary of solukhumbu district and sagarmatha zone. We should cross the river and after reaching Namkheli, we can see the view of Numbur Himal. Stay over Namkheli lodge.

Day 5: Trek from Namkheli to Nguar Gumba

On this day, we will slowly start our trekking towards Nguar Gumba aget having breakfast early in the morning. It takes almost 4/5 hours to reach Nguar Gumba from Namkheli which lies at the height of 3350m from the sea level and we will spend one night in Nuguar Gumba village.

Day 6: Trek from Nguar Gumba to Pike Base camp

After having breakfast early in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards pike base camp after spending one night at Nguar gumba.we will pass through lush forest of rhodendron which takes almost ¾ hours to reach pike base camp.

Day 7: Excursion day at pike base camp

This day is only for explore day in the pike base camp after having breakfast in the morning. After exploring pike base camp, we will back to base camp which takes 4 to 5 hours to reach base camp and spend overnight in this place.

Day 8: Trek from pike base camp to Kunikhope

After early breakfast we trek to towards to Kunikhope. It takes almost 5 to 6 hours to reach Kunikhope from base camp which is at the height of 2820m from the sea level and spend overnight at lodge of kunikhope village.

Day 9: Trek from Garma to Phaplu

After having breakfast early in the morning we will slowly start our trekking towards to Phaplu. It takes almost three hours to reach Phaplu from garma which is at the heigh of 2469 m from the sea level and spend overnight at the local lodge of Phaplu.

Day 10: Flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu

We will fly back to Katmandu early. It takes thirty-five minute to get back to Kathmandu. If we get early in Kathmandu, then you can do some shopping in Kathmandu valley.

Day 19: Farewell

Today you will say goodbye to the soul Himalayan treks and tour. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing too. A representative from soul Himalayan treks will take to the airport approximately 3 hours scheduled flight.

Important note:

Your safety is of paramount concern while travelling with soul Himalayan treks. please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns .Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary ; however , since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions , we cannot guarantee that will not deviate from it. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to the plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

 

Cost Details

What is included?

?

  • Airport picks up s and drops in private vehicle
  • Good hotel accommodation during the trek
  • All meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek
  • Farewell dinners    
  • All ground transportation on the comfortable private vehicle as per the
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced English speaking and government likened trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Power service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staffs cost including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Soul Himalaya trek bag/duffel bag, t-shirts and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permit (national park permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local tax

What is not included?

  • 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

Gear list

Upper body layers

  • Walking t-shirts -2 merino wool, capilene or synthetic fabric over cotton t-shirt which is quick dry
  • Sleeping t-shirt -1 it can be cotton.
  • Thermal base layers top-1weight long sleeved t-shirt of merino wool or polyester, capelin or polar Tec power dry.
  • Insulating layers -1 mid weight fleece that can be worn over other layers
  • Fleece vest optional-advisable for those who feel cold
  • Rain jacket -1 essential
  • Down jacket -1 essential it’s very cold above 4,000 meter

Lower body layers

  • Underwear-enough for trek (notice you can wash along them along the way)
  • Hiking ttousers-2 quick dry and light weight trousers no cotton, but zip offs are good.
  • Sleeping trousers 1 light weight yoga style evening sleeping, but no jeans.
  • Trekking shorts-1 if no zips off trousers below the knee for ladies.
  • Rain pants-1 advisable
  • Thermal long johns 1 for evening or sleeping

Packs and bags

  • Duffle bag packs 1 to store excess luggage in at hotel. Soul Himalaya provides duffel bags for the duration of the trek. These are easier for the porters to carry.
  • Day pack with rain cover-1 to carry your personal items during the treks e.g. Camera and chocolate, water.
  • Sleeping bag-1 3 season (4 season oct-feb)
  • Compression stuff sack -1 for sleeping bags 

Footwear

  • Trekking boots – 1 must be well worn and comfortable with ankle support.
  • Socks-3 good and warm enough and worth spending money on quantity socks.
  • Flip flops or camp shoes-1 light weight for evening use.

Miscellaneous items

  • Water bottles -2 (one or two liters) Nalgene or sig style or a bladder. Bladder is preferred
  • Water purification drops – 1 it is cheap and easy to buy in Kathmandu (pious)
  • Lip balm- 1 with SPF 30 greater
  • Bandana – 1 this useful for a variety of purposes.
  • Baseball head (cap) it is useful for sun during the hiking.
  • Warm woolen hat-1 it is very useful evening and morning when we hike above the 3500m.
  • Flash light or head torch-1 head light is best as it leaves your hand freehand extra batteries
  • Personal first aid kit -1 include any prescribed medication (should be your all personal medication).
  • Travel towel-1 light weight and compact.
  • Wash kit-1 travel items for the trek.

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Trip Higlights

Pikey Peak trek is the newly opened trekking destinations in Solukhumbu Region.

Pikey peak is a one of the tallest" Hills" in the Solu.

The name Pikey is derived from the name of a Sherpa Clan deity.

360 view point from the top of pike peak 4100m