Nepal Holiday Treks and TOurs

Pikey Peak Trekking

Duration
13 days
Max. Elevation
4500m
Group size
2+
Level
EASY
Transportation

All Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle. Kathmandu to Shivalaya and Salary to kathmandu By Local Bus.

Best Season
March, April, May and september, October and November.
Accomodation
  • 2-night twin sharing room in Kathmandu two star Category.
  • Accommodation in the tea house during the trek.
Meals
Three meals a day (including breakfast, lunch and dinner and 3 cups of tea or coffee during the trekking.)
Starts at/ Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Route
Drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya, Bhandar, Namkheli, Ngamor Gumpa, Pikey Dada, Junbesi, Thuptun Chholing Monastery, Ratnagi -la trek down to Ghumne Mera, Basa, Salleri to Kathmandu.

Highlights

      • Analysis of Sherpa, Tamang, and Magar people culture.
      • One of the best view points in Nepal.
      • Analysis famous monastery and Lamastery from the region.
      • The view of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and so many other mountains.
      • Lower khumbu region exploration.  

    Overview

    If you are planning for a short trek near the Everest region, Pikey Peak is less travelled trek route than the other areas which would be best for you. In spite of less travelled trek, nowadays it has gained a lot of popularity. This trek takes you to beautiful area of the world highest peak, Mount Everest and the rugged landscapes of the Everest region. This trek is also known as the Dal Bhat Trek and is one of the best hill top destination that give you stunning views of other neighbouring  peaks of the region such as Mount Dhaulagiri, Kanchanjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, and many more.

    The newly discovered Pikey Peak trekking route to the Everest region lies at an altitude of 4065m which is in the mesmerizing lower khumbu region of Nepal, in Solukhumbu District. Pikey Peak trek provides you eye-catching viewpoint of the Himalayan range. From the apex you can explore Mount Everest, Mount Numbur, and Mount Lhotse. The late Sir Edmund Hillary once said “Pikey Peak is the most impressive place for observance of Mt.”

    Another key fact to remember, that this trek not only offers you with breathtaking mountain views and eye- catching beauty but also the cultural exploration of the Sherpas living in the Everest region. Pikey Peak trek is basically a moderate level short trekking destination in the Everest region. So, if you have a limited time only and still want to explore the Everest region, you can join us at Nepal Holiday Treks and Tours Pvt. Ltd. thamel, Nepal. Once visit us if you want to experience your incredible trip to Pikey Peak Trek.

    Best Season for Pikey Peak Trek

    Trekking to the Pikey Peak is favourable in every season but the best time provides you best experience till the end. And the different seasons will offer you with different landscapes, environment, and experience. So Autum (September, October November) and Spring (March, April, May) both are considered as the best time of the year for Pikey Peak Trek.

    The weather and temperature during Autum are mid and favourable for trekking. The day time temperature ranges between 9-15 degrees in the Everest Region. You will see a slight decrease in temperature as you trek to a higher altitude. It is also known as post-monsoon period so you have to be a bit careful in the month of September as you might have to go with some light rainfall. As always nights are colder but you’ll do goods with some warm gears.
    Spring is the pre-monsoon period as it is the time when nature regenerates flowers bloom during this time. The daytime temperature ranges between 10-20 degrees during this season, so the weather is favourable and surrounded by wildflowers especially rhododendron with colorful hills. You might experience occasional rain in early May.

    Location

    Pikey Peak is situated in the Solukhumbu district of Nepal, in the eastern part of the country. It lies within the Sagarmatha National Park buffer zone, which is home to the world-famous Everest Base Camp trek. The peak itself stands at an elevation of 4,065 meters (13,333 feet) above sea level.

    Best view point: The twin peaky peaks

    The twin Pikey Peaks offer some of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the Himalayas, making them an incredible viewpoint for trekkers seeking stunning vistas without the crowds.Standing at an elevation of 4,065 meters (13,333 feet), the twin Pikey Peaks provide a 360-degree vista of the surrounding Himalayan range. From this vantage point, trekkers can behold the majestic peaks of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, and numerous other snow-capped giants, creating an awe-inspiring panorama that stretches as far as the eye can see.The twin Pikey Peaks are renowned for their stunning sunrise and sunset views. As the first light of dawn bathes the Himalayas in golden hues, and the last rays of sunlight paint the sky in a kaleidoscope of colors, the peaks come alive with a mesmerizing beauty that captivates the soul and leaves an indelible impression on all who witness it.

    Unlike more popular viewpoints such as Kala Patthar or Gokyo Ri, the twin Pikey Peaks offer a quieter and more intimate experience, with fewer trekkers making the journey to this remote location. This allows for a deeper connection with nature and a sense of serenity that is unparalleled in the bustling trails of the Everest region.In addition to their natural beauty, the twin Pikey Peaks hold cultural significance for the local Sherpa community. They are considered sacred by the Sherpas, who believe that the peaks are the abode of the powerful deity of the sky. As such, trekkers often encounter ancient Buddhist stupas and prayer flags adorning the summit, adding to the mystical ambiance of the place.Despite their remote location, the twin Pikey Peaks are relatively accessible for trekkers of all levels of experience. The trek to reach the peaks typically takes around 4-5 days from the starting point in Shivalaya or Phaplu, with moderate elevation gain and well-defined trails leading to the summit.

    Overall, the twin Pikey Peaks offer a truly unforgettable viewpoint that combines stunning natural beauty, cultural significance, and a sense of tranquility that is rare to find in the Himalayas. For trekkers seeking a unique and memorable experience, they are undoubtedly one of the best viewpoints in the region.

    Local culture and tradition

    Throughout your trek in the Pikey Peaks region, you'll have the opportunity to interact with local Sherpa villagers who call these rugged mountains home. Sherpas are renowned for their warm hospitality and welcoming nature, and you'll likely be invited into their homes for tea or a meal, giving you a firsthand glimpse into their way of life.

     The Pikey Peaks region is dotted with ancient Buddhist monasteries and stupas, many of which date back centuries. These sacred sites serve as spiritual sanctuaries for the local Sherpa community, and you may have the chance to visit them and witness traditional Buddhist rituals and ceremonies.

     Depending on the timing of your trek, you may be fortunate enough to witness traditional Sherpa festivals and celebrations. Festivals such as Mani Rimdu, Dumje, and Losar are celebrated with great fervor in the Himalayan region, featuring colorful dances, elaborate costumes, and religious rituals that offer a window into Sherpa culture and tradition.
     The Pikey Peaks themselves hold deep spiritual significance for the Sherpa people, who believe that the mountains are the dwelling place of protective deities. Along the trek, you may encounter sacred sites adorned with prayer flags, mani stones (engraved with Buddhist mantras), and chortens (Buddhist stupas), where locals come to offer prayers and pay homage to the mountains.

    Overall, immersing yourself in the local and cultural traditions of the Pikey Peaks region offers a rich and rewarding experience that deepens your connection to the land and its people. Whether it's sharing a meal with Sherpa villagers, witnessing ancient rituals at a monastery, or gazing upon sacred mountains shrouded in prayer flags, every moment is an opportunity to learn, grow, and appreciate the beauty of Himalayan culture.

    Guide and Porter

    A guide and porter are the helping hands during your trip. They help to make your journey comfortable, easier and more exciting without compromising your safety and comfort. our guides and porters are fully experienced and well educated as well as they have government authorized guide license. Moreover, to make your trip safe and secure,  we provide insurance facility to our guides.  Similarly, they are friendly, helpfiul,  and familar with all the secret gems that are not listed in guidebooks and can make your journey truly unique.

    Notably,  the Nepal Tourism Board has declared that, all trekkers are required to obtain services of licensed trekking guide and to obtain TIMS card through authorized trekking agencies registered with the Government of Nepal.

    Altitude Sickness


    Throughout this trek, you will be trekking in the isolated mountain region for more than a week beginning from the 2000 meters and ascending at the maximum at 4065 meters. As a result, altitude sickness is a real possibility at such a high altitude. When it comes to this illness one should be proactive and notify the guide as soon as the symptoms like headache, nausea, tiredness, etc appear.Travel Insurance
    Travel insurance helps to cover your minor inconveniences such as missed airline connection and delayed luggage all the way to more serious issues including injuries or major illness. So we strongly recommend you to take a travel insurance during your trip.

    Accommodation and Foods


    In lower altitude, the tea houses provide you with single rooms with attached bathroom. But as you trek higher the facilities get limited. Mostly, you will find a twin- sharing room and common rest room.
    Similarly, all the foods will be cooked by the local cook by using local vegetables, so the taste would be very local. It is worth to try cheese, things ( fermented millet beer), honey and local potatoes while you are on trek at Pikey Peak. At the same time you can also have pizza, burgers, bakery products and other items in Lukla and Namche Bazzaar.  However, Dal bhat  are the most common foods.
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    Important Note

    Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show. Hurry up! Adventure is waiting for you and mountains are calling you.

    This trip is fully customization. Importantly, this trip is available on both a fixed departure and a private group basis. Moreover, we can also customize the trip as per your needs, please contact us at Whatsapp (+977-9843770916) or email us at info@nepalholodaytreksandtours.com. Let us know how we can help you, and we will do our best to give you the best customer service you’ll get anywhere else.

    Furthermore, Nepal holiday treks and tours Pvt. Ltd. is a reputable and reliable company serving relentlessly in the field of tourism to fulfill the dreams of diverse adventure seekers around the globe into reality where they can feel most alive. So, we recommend you to reserve seat for yourself by booking with us right away for a wonderful and unforgettable trip experience.

    Trip Itinerary

    On this day you will arrive at Kathmandu. One of the representatives will be welcoming you at the Airport holding your nameplate and then you will be transferred to the hotel in Kathmandu.

    On this day you will drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya, which will take 7/8 hours to reach there. Overnight stay will be at Lodge there.

    We will trek to Bhandar for about 5/6 hours. Overnight stay will be at Lodge.

    We will trek to Namkheli for about 6 hours. Overnight stay will be at Lodge.

    We will trek to Ngamor Gumpa for about 6/7 hours. Overnight stay will be at Lodge.

    Trek to Pikey Dada for about 4/5 hours to see the natural beauty of flora and fauna. Overnight stay will be at Lodge.

    Early in the morning, we will trek to Pikey hill. We can see the panoramic view of Mount Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho -yo, Thamserku Amadamlam many more from this hill. We will trek to Junbesi for about 7 hours. Overnight stay will be at the lodge.

    We will trek to visit Thuptun Chholing Monastery, then from there, we will trek to Chiyaukhok for about 5/6 hours. Overnight stay will be at Lodge.

    We will trek to Ghumne Mera via Ratnagi-la trek for 6/7 hours. Overnight stay will be at the lodge.

    We will trek to Basa for about 4/5 hours. Overnight stay will be at Lodge.

    We will trek to Salleri for 5 hours. Overnight stay will be at Lodge.

    In the morning, we will drive back to Kathmandu, for about 8/9 hours. Overnight stay will be at Kathmandu. At evening you will be served farewell dinner with typical Nepali traditional cuisine.

    Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.

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    Includes

      • All Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.
      • 2-night twin sharing room in Kathmandu two star Category.
      • Accommodation in the tea house during the trek.
      • Three meals a day (including breakfast, lunch and dinner and 3 cups of tea or coffee during the trekking.)
      • A highly experienced, helpful, friendly, knowledgeable, well- English speaking, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and Insurance.
      • Medical support kit box.
      • All applicable government and local taxes as per the itinerary.
      • Gaurishanker National park fees and TIMS Card.
      • Drive to Shivalaya from Kathmandu and back to Kathmandu from salary by local bus.
      • Farewell dinner

    Doesn't Include

      • Nepal Visa Fee
      • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
      • Dinner and lunch in Kathmandu Hotel.
      • Personal travel and health Insurance.
      • Personal Expenses
      • Tips to the crews and driver
      • Equipment ( sleeping bag, down jacket, trekking pole etc)
      • Expenses for beverages, drinking water, desserts, shower, laundry or any other services which are not mentioned by the company.

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