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Everest Pikey Peak Trek

Trip Overview

Everest Pikey Peak Trek is the newly opened trekking destination near the lower Khumbu region.  Pikey Peak Trekking is the best alternative to overcrowded trekking around the Everest Region. The trail follows the less crowded area with beautiful forest and high ridges enjoying the panoramic Himalayan scenery including Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Manaslu, Annapurna and many other snow covered peaks, mountain glaciers, green pine and rhododendron forests, highly culture influenced villages, holy monasteries, prayer walls and Holy lake dukunda. You can see breathtaking sunrise and sunset views from the top of this peak.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02:  Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap (2900m)

Day 03: Trek from Dhap to Jhapre (2930m)

Day 04: Trek from Jhapre to Pikey Peak (3600m)

Day 05: Trek to Pikey Peak to Junbeshi (2390m)

Day 06: Trek from Junbesi to Phaplu (2380m)

Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu(1400m)

Day 08: Departure

 

 

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

We will welcome you at the airport and drop you to the hotel. 

Day 02:  Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap (2900m)

Today you will drive from Kathmandu to Dhap by Bus for 8-9 hours passing through rhododendron forest. You will explore Dhap town in the evening.

Day 03: Trek from Dhap to Jhapre (2930m)

Today, you'll start the easy trek for about 5 hours to Jhapre village.The trail follows a road under construction for the first couple of hours perched above a deep valley with nice views of Everest and Numbur Himal. We will visit local Monastery.

Day 04: Trek from Jhapre to Pikey Peak (3600m)

We will wake up in the early morning to view the first golden rays of the sun falling on the silver lining of snow-capped mountains. Relishing the view, we will start walking uphill to Bhulbule. The trail climbs through the Rhododendron forest coming to Yak pasture. Cross the long Mane wall and climb further to Pikey peak base camp.

Day 05: Trek from Pikey Peak to Junbeshi (2390m)

Climb along the rocky ridge to the Pikey peak (4,065 m). The top unveils wide range of the snow peaks from Dhaulagiri in the west till Kanchanjunga in the west. View of Mt Everest, Thamsherku, Numbur Himal, Kangtega is the highlight. From the apex climb down to Lamjura pass and further to Junbesi.

Day 06: Trek from Junbesi to Phaplu (2380m)

Today we will follow the descending dusty trail along the Junbesi Khola until reaching a steel suspension bridge. On crossing the bridge we will reach Beni Ghat. We will continue our walk along the trail filled with scenic pleasures before reaching Phaplu. We can explore the area as we bid farewell to the Rolwaling region.

Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu(1400m)

Today you will drive back to Kathmandu by jeep for 9/10 hours.

Day 08: Departure

Today we will drop you to the airport and wave you goodbye.

Equipment List

Document List:

  • Valid passport
  • 2 extra passport size photos
  •  Photocopies of passport and visa form 
  • Dollars in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport
  • Credit cards, bank/ATM/cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines

Accessories:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Headlight with batteries
  • Water bottles
  • Toiletries
  • Small wash towel                 

Personal Clothing items:

Head:

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • warm fleece hat
  • Black Sunglasses

Upper Body:

  • T-shirts
  • Weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket 
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down vest or jacket 

Hands:

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Lower Body:

  • Underwear
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof pants

Feet:

  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers or sandals)

Personal Hygiene:

  • Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get a sunburn
  • toothpaste/brush set;
  • hand sanitizer gel
  • 1 synthetic towel

Medical Supplies:

  • First-Aid kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills (Imodium) 
  • Anti-headache medication (Aspirin or Ibuprofen)
  • cold medicine.
  •  antibiotics for stomach infection
  • anti-altitude sickness medication: Diamox (Acetylzolamide)
  • water purification tablets

Useful Info

This trek can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at mountainsunvalley@gmail.com

FAQ

Do I need experience for pikey Pikey Peak Trekking?

Pikey Peak Trekking is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight daypack. For this trekking – yes, you need to have experience in high altitude – somehow about 3000 meters above sea level.

What kind of accommodation can I expect on Jiri to pikey peak lodge Trek?

We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu. And during the trekking routes, you will have a homestay accommodation and tent accommodation along the routes. We recommend you to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.

What opportunities will I have for a shower along Pikey Peak Trekking?

Guest house trekking all the lodges they have a shower which you can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying however if you are in camping trekking – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.

Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

As a lodge trek there are more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters!

Who will carry my luggage on Phaplu to Pikey Peak Trek?

We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, our every porter carry maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.

 

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  • The trip can be easily booked
  • We provide budget friendly trips
  • We provide the best price in comparision
Duration 6 days
Transportation Flight/ Jeep/Bus
Group Size 2-16
Difficulty Moderate
Max Elevation 4060m
Accomodation TeaHouse/Camping
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