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Pikey Peak Trek

6 Days, Moderate
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Grading:
4068m
Activities

2 Days drive

4 Days Trekking

Best Season

September - May

Meals

6 Breakfast

6 Lunch

5 Dinner

Accommodation

5 Nights at Lodge

Transportation

Jeep / Bus / Flight

PRICE STARTS FROM

USD 425 349

Per Person

X =

We Offer Group discount

No of PAX Price / PP
More than 10 349
5-9 375
2-4 399

Overview

Pikey Peak Trek is newly introduced trek in Solukhumbu. Dhap , Jhapre, Pikey Peak , Junbensi , Thupten Chholing Gumpa, Phaplu are major places of this trek. You will have the most beautiful sunrise and Himalayas view of Numbur , Thamserku and Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Annapurna, Manaslu, Kanchanjunga and Dhaulagiri etc. Many Buddhist mane walls, stupas, chhorten, Monasteries, sherpa people life style and culture , flora and fauna are other attractions of this trek.

Poon Hill Trek

  • Kanchenjunga – Annapurna Himalayas view with Numbur , Thamserku and Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Annapurna, Manaslu, Kanchanjunga and Dhaulagiri) as far as the eyes can see.
  • Sherpa culture and life style
  • Buddhist Mane walls, Stupas, Chhorten, Monasteries
  • Less touristic area trek
  • Rhododendrons trees and flowers

Pikey Peak Trek Details

Pikey Peak Trek starts after a drive from Kathmandu to Dhap. Dhap is the trek starting point. You will trek from Dhap to Jhapre on the first-day trek. On the second day, Trek to Pikey Peak Base Camp. Next morning,  you will wake up early in the morning 30 minutes climb to Pikey Peak 4068m for the best sunrise and Himalayas view from Kanchenjunga to Dhaulagiri range.

After this beautiful view, you will come back to the Lodge in Base Camp and trek down to Junbensi. Junbensi is the classic trekking route Jiri -Everest Base Camp Trek which is classic Everest Base Camp Trek. You will hike to the most popular Thuptenn Chholing Gump in the area. You will be blessed by the Rinpoche Lama. From Junbensi, you will hike to Phaplu. You will drive or fly back to Kathmandu from Phaplu.

If you are looking for a less touristic area, a short trek, and the scenic Himalayas view from Kanchenjunga to Dhaulagiri ranges, Pikey Peak Trek will be the best choice for you. Himalaya Trip organize 6 Days Pikey Peak Trek.

Hotel in Kathmandu

If you want to include the Hotels in Kathmandu, It is possible to include them. For flexibility, you may book your own accommodations Hostel to 5 star Hotel in Kathmandu and you can stay more than one night in Kathmandu before and after the trek at your preferred place.

Porter option

This is a short trek from Kathmandu. We take the necessary things during the trek with you. The rest of the luggage, you will leave at your Hotel in Kathmandu. If you are okay with a 5-6kgs backpack, you do not need a porter for this trek.  If you cannot carry your backpack, you have the option to hire a porter with the cost of an extra US$120 per porter. You can share a porter between 2-3 people.

Outline

Day 01: Drive Kathmandu – Dhap (2932m)

Day 02: Trek Dhap – Jhapre 2820m

Day 03: Trek Jhapre – Pikey Peak Base Camp 3640m

Day 04: Hike to Pikey Peak and trek to Junbensi 2700m,

Day 05: Hike to Thupten Chholing Gumba and trek to Phaplu (2469m)

Day 06: Drive Phaplu – Kathmandu

Daily Itinerary

Whats Included?

  • Trekking permit
  • One English speaking government certificate holder trekking guide.
  • Kathmandu - Dhap and Phaplu - Kathmandu by public bus or Jeep.
  • All meals (6 Breakfast, 6 Lunch, and 5 Dinner) with 5 Nights Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Guide's: food, lodge, flight, insurance, equipment, salary etc.
  • Fingertip Pulse Oximeter, we use every day to check your oxygen level and pulse in your body to minimize high risk.
  • Himalaya Trip T-shirt.
  • Local fresh fruit like orange, banana, apple etc.
  • 13% Government VAT and official charge.

Whats not Included?

  • International airfare and visa fee (15 days for USD$25 and 30 days for USD$40).
  • Hotel and meals in Kathmandu.
  • All the drinks such as: tea, coffee, coke, beer, mineral water etc.
  • Your Trekking Gears and Personal shopping.
  • Hot Shower, Battery charge, Boiled water, WIFI etc.
  • Tips for the guide .

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Essential Infos

Do you have a packing list ?

This is a short trek in Everest region. You do not need any special gears.

I recommend you , Sleeping bag, Trekking boots, Trousers, Socks ,warm jacket, T-shirts (two or three) and long-sleeved shirt, Sunscreen (SPF 20+) , Backpack, Torch (flashlight),Camera ,memory card and battery charger( spare batteries) ,Quick- drying towel, Toilet Paper, warm hat, gloves, thermal underwear , sun glass, water bottle etc.


What kind of food do we expect during this trek ?

The Lodges have Menu; you will have your own choice. The foods are hygienic. But it is not like cities foods. Non-veg food are not recommend. It is not fresh and hygienic .

  • Breakfast: Simple Breakfast (Eggs any item has, toast or Tibetan Bread, Pancake, Muesli, Oat Porridge etc.)
  • Lunch: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetable, Papadam,Tomato Hot spicy, Chicken curry optional), Macorani , Spaghetti, Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumpling, Pizza, Friend Rice, Fried Noodles, French fries etc.
  • Dinner: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetable, Papadam,Tomato Hot spicy or pickle, Chicken curry optional), Macorani , Spaghetti, Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumpling, Pizza, Friend Rice, Fried Noodles, French fries etc.
  • Dessert: Fresh Fruit (Apple, orange, pomegranates, Banana with any seasonal fruit) serve as sweet dessert.

Note: All the drinks soft, hot, hard drinks are not included.


When is the best time to do this trek ?

We organize this trek all the months. But if you are planning to do this trek at the best time. We recommend you following time.

  • Winter (December – February): This is coldest time of the year. It will be snow during this time. But you can still do this trek.
  • Spring (March – May): This is best time to trek on Pikey Peak trek. You will have wonderful weather with warm temperature. You will also have chances to see the Rhododendron flowers.
  • Summer (June – August): This is monsoon in Nepal. There is chances of raining every day and it will be cloudy and risk of landslide. The rain poncho or rain jacket is needed.
  • Autumn (September – November): This is another best time to do Pikey Peak trek. After the raining season. It will be fresh and clear weather will be appear. It will be warm temperature.



Important Note

Available of the trip

We organise small group private trip. If you are 2 or more people in your group, you may book any dates.

Travel Insurance

The travel insurance is need in case of any emergency. It is recommend to have.  If you are doing short  and low elevation trek, you can do normal insurance. But if you are doing high altitude or adventure trek, you should have emergency rescue.

Last Minute booking

Normally, trekkers plan the trip before 3-9 months.  Some trekkers decide the trip in last minutes. It is also possible to book your trek at last minutes. For the Last minutes booking, you need to make a full payment.

Tipping

Tipping is highly expected. Our staffs try their best during the trip. After the trip, Tipping is expected. It is not fixed amount or percentage. We recommend the tipping according to their services.

Safety

When you are travelling, the safety is most important. For the safety of our clients, we trained our guide and porters. They are all register trekking / Tour  / Climbing guide and experience porters.

Extra personal expenses

For the extra expenses, it is good to bring USD / Euro / Pound Sterling or ther currency. You may change to Nepali Rupees (NPR) at Tribhuwan International Airport or near your Hotel in Kathmandu. You will use only Nepali rupees during the trip.

Nepal visa

Accept few countries , you will get on arrival Nepal’s Visa at the Tribhuwan International Airport or Nepal board. I recommend to fill up Nepal Visa online form and bring it with you. It will be faster and easy for you and visa fee is recommended to bring cash US dollar. You can’t pay by using credit card.

Trip extension or Itinerary Disclaimer

We organize small group private trip. The trip extension is possible but you have to figure out when you booking the trip.

Group joing and Fixed departure

Most of the time, we have small group private trip. Group joining or fixed departure will be available only at the clients request. 

Luggage store

You are not taking all the lugguage on the trek. You will take only necessary gears on the trek and rest of the gears, you will store at your Hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara or in our office in Kathmandu. All the Hotels have free luggage store services. It is more convenient to store at your Hotel.

Responsible travel

  • Ask permission to photograph people.
  • Do not remove or purchase antiques, it is illegal.
  • Avoid wearing revealing clothes and avoid outward displays of physical affection.
  • Do not anything to disturb environment or wild animals.

Domestic flight

Normally, domestic flight is not on time. If you have international flight with domestic connection flight. It is always better to keep some gaps.

Trek Booking

For the Booking, we need passport copy, passport size photo by email or What's App  and 20% deposit.

Why Himalaya Trip ?

  • Fast response
  • Small group private trek
  • Safety is top priority
  • Recommended on TripAdvisor
  • Tailor made itinerary
  • Seasonal package
  • 200 plus  trekkers take service every year
  • 30-40% repeated customer

 

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