Multi-day trip

From Kathmandu: Pikey Peak 9-Day Trek with Accommodation

Activity provider: Alpine Club of Himalaya

From Kathmandu: Pikey Peak 9-Day Trek with Accommodation

Activity provider: Alpine Club of Himalaya

From US$ 1,299 per person

Be among the few to hike along the Pikey Peak Trek, a newly discovered trekking route in the Everest region on this 9-day hike. Discover beautiful areas in Everest inhabited by Sherpa settlements.

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Duration 9 days
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Live tour guide
English
Optional audio guide
English
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the unique culture, tradition, cuisine, and territory of Sherpa people
  • Take in amazing views of some of the highest peaks in the world such Everest
  • Visit many ancient and beautiful working monasteries and villages of the region
  • Enjoy a challenging but approachable trek up to the peak for beautiful sunrises
  • Immerse yourself in the unique and beautiful local flora and wildlife of Nepal
Full description

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft) Greeting you upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu will be a representative from Alpine Club of Himalaya who will provide transportation to the hotel. Rest or stroll around the streets of Thamel, a tourist hub in Kathmandu for some souvenirs.

Enjoy a welcome dinner hosted by the Alpine Club of Himalaya in the evening. Savor traditional Nepalese cuisine as you are introduced to the local food culture. Relax overnight in Kathmandu as you prepare for the exciting journey ahead. Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek preparation Enjoy a hearty breakfast before embarking on a tour of several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Marvel at these landmarks, some of which are World Heritage Sites.

Visit renowned sites including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhunath), and Buddhist shrine (Boudhanath) which is one of the largest stupas in the world.

Engage in a pre-trip discussion at noon where you will meet the trek leader and team members. Consult with the knowledgable guide or ask any questions you may have about the trek. Spend the night in Kathmandu. Day 03: Drive to Dhap, Trek to Japre Start the day with a lengthy and scenic 9-hour drive from Kathmandu to Dhap. Embark on the trek starting at a ridge line south of Dhap, and take in the dramatic peaks of the Numbur Himal section of the Himalayan Range as you near Sigane. Follow the trail from Sigane to reach a village called Japre (2920 m/9580 ft), perched above a deep valley with scenic views of Mount Everest and Numbur Himal. Marvel the architecture and history of the gompa and stupa at the place where you will rest your head for the night. Day 04: Trek to Pikey Base Camp Ascend the trail after Japre and arrive at a grassy ridge at Bhulbhule. Explore the mysterious nameless lodge and take in majestic views of the Everest range a this spot. After the short rest at Bhulbhule, continue along the trail as it splits to Pikey Peak. Pass some weathered yak houses and a fascinating long mani stone wall. Admire the beautiful forested trail as it contours the hillside below Taklung Danda. Day 05: Sunrise at Pikey Peak

Trek to the village of Loding, located close to the Gaurishankar Conservation Area. Day 06: Trek from Loding to Junbesi

Visit the historic Thubtenchoeling Monastery where nearly 1000 monks and nuns live and worship. Day 07: Trek from Junbesi to Taksindu Hit the trail bound for Taksindu and cross the river at the bottom of town then climb through the forest up to Salung. From here there are more views of Mount Everest (8848 m/ 29,028 ft), Chamlang (7319 m/ 2,4012 ft), and Makalu (8481 m/ 27,824 ft). Enjoy even more gorgeous views out across the valley to Chiwong Monastery and down towards Phaplu. Day 08: Trek from Taksindu to Phaplu

Visit Chiwong Gompa in the small village town that is below a towering cliff. Day 09: Flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu Bid farewell to the mountains and board the vehicle for the drive back into the Kathmandu Valley.

Includes
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Private guided tour of Kathmandu city
  • Trekking guide and porters
  • Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Daily meals
  • Trekking permit
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee
  • Group medical supplies
  • T-shirt or Pashmina shawl
  • Flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu and the departure taxes
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International airfare
  • City tour sightseeing entry fees
  • Alcohol, hot and cold drinks
  • Showers
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal trekking gear
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Pets
  • Drones
  • Alcohol and drugs

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