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Pikey Peak Trek

14 days
Pikey Peak Trek

Trip Facts

Trip duration: 14 Days

Grade: Strenuous Grade Trek

Activity: Trekking and Cultural Tour

Start and End: Kathmandu - Kathmandu

Trek type: Tea House

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge (tea house)

Transportation: Flights, private car or tourist bus

Maximum Altitude: 3640m

Minimum Altitude: 17405m

Route Map:

The Pikey Peak Trek is a new trekking destinations in Everest region that offers spectacular panoramic view of the Himalayas like Mt. Everest, Mt. Manaslu, Mt Kanchenjunga, Mt. Gaurishanker and many more. The word "Pikey" derived from the name of a Sherpa Clan deity and the local people celebrate to worship their clan god in July. The peak is most popular for its sunrise – sunset view. The trail offers a great chance to explore the culture of Tamang, Magars, Chhetri, Brahmin and Sherpa villages. The ancient Buddhist stupas and monasteries, temples, stunning flora and fauna and beautiful landscapes are the attractions on the trail.

The Pikey Peak Trek begins with a full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley. The next day, we drive to Jiri Bazaar from Kathmandu about 8 hours far by private vehicle. Our actual trek to Pikey Peak starts from Jiri where we follow the trail route following Tabe Danda – Pirti – Khiji bazaar –Chupalu Bhanjyang – Tanklung Bhanjyang – Pike Base camp – Goli Gumpa – Bhandar – Mali Village – Jiri.

Trek Info

Trekking Group Size

Trekking Group is termed for the group of people with every individuals who go for a trip. A minimum of 2 people and maximum number of 12 is highly recommended as the size of the group. This planning ensures complete safety of the trekkers and convenience as well. However, with conditions applied, the group size can be customized as per the request of our clients.

[Note: Crew members are not counted within the trekking group size. This exclusive group of crews include one leader, assistant leaders and porters. One assistant leader for every 4 trekkers and one porter for every 2 trekkers]

Meals and Accommodation

During your stay in Kathmandu city, at the initial and the final stages of the trip, you will be residing at a 4 star hotel. The meal facilities in our Cost Includessection takes account of only breakfast facilities at this particular hotel. During the trek, breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served including varieties of snacks, cold drinks, and hot chocolate especially during the mountain part.

As mentioned above, accommodation will be facilitated at a 4 star hotel in Kathmandu. Whereas, during the trek, you will be staying at standard teahouses, lodges and camps, on twin sharing basis, that is determined by the viability of accommodation facilities at overnight stops.

Qualification

As a general idea, health condition in a good state is highly recommended for any kind of tour. As, Everest Pikey Peak Trek is categorized under Strenuous Level, one should have the ability to walk for at least 5 – 6 hours a day, and 8 – 9 hours in some of the days. The highest altitude that we climb in this particular trek is 3,640m/11,942ft. Trekking in higher altitudes requires more physical effort. If you have any kind of medical condition, we urge you to receive a counsel from medical experts and formally inform us before applying for this trip.

Previous trekking experience is further admired. Even if you do not possess any, our crew members will always be there to guide for your safety concerns. We believe that you are strengthened with a positive attitude and a strong determination towards this trip.

Trekking Staffs

Taking every aspects in consideration, we have come up with a squad of perfectly skilled crew members who have been recruited especially for their respective fields. You will be guided by fluently English speaking professional experts and team leaders who have gone through all possible circumstances that might occur ruining your trekking experience. Boosted with knowledge of ecology, geography, wild lives, flora and fauna, culture and history, you will be directed with maximum possible efficiency.

We wish you a happy, convenient and safe journey!

Best Season

The Best Season to go for Everest Pikey Peak Trek is between autumn [September to November] and spring [March to May]. This particular timespan provides you an efficient trekking experience with provisions of remarkable views of the environment around.

Equipment

This part is analytically the most important of all. It is a must to gain knowledge about equipment required for a well-planned trekking tour. These gears not only adds convenience to your trip but, also, is totally responsible for its completion. We have formulated a clean list of equipment required for trekking in Nepal.

Insurance

We, personally, do not sell any kind of insurances to our clients. We are, however, concerned about your safety as much as you do. Therefore, we advise you to plan a travel insurance policy before going for any of our trips. Unfortunate events such as sickness, medical issues, injuries or any kinds of accidents are possible measures that can ruin your trip or can even add threats to your life.

We can suggest some of the reputed insurance companies that can come in handy to you. You better be careful while you choose a company and select insurance plans that includes emergency air ambulance rescue service, medical expenses and compensation for trip cancellation, as we do not provide any kind of refunds. Please, formally, provide us a copy of your insurance plans before going for the trip

[Note: We won’t be liable for any kind of the mentioned life-threatening accidents under any circumstances]

Permits and Fees

No special fees or permits is required for trekking in this region as trekkers do not need to climb any of the peaks. Only an entrance fee is charged to gain access to Everest National Park [US $ 33 per person]. For trekking to the east of the main Everest region, an additional permit is required to enter the Makalu – Barun National Park [US $ 28 per person]. These fees can be paid at the National Park desk in Thamel or directly at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu [Tel: 00977-1-4222453, 00977-1-4223590] or Pokhara [Tel: 00977-1-521167]

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel.

Day 02: Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley and preparation for the trek.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Those bazaar via Jiri 1740m ( 7/8hrs drive)

Day 04: Trek from Those bazaar to Tabe Danda 2875m (5/6hrs)

Day 05: Trek from Tabe Dana to follow Pirti 1820m (6/7hrs)

Day 06: Trek from Pirti to Khiji Bazaar 1610m ( 6/7hrs)

Day 07: Rest day at Khiji Village, today we will explore the village and know their culture and people.

Day 08: Trek from Khiji Bazar to Chupalu Bhanjyang 2520m ( 5/6hrs)

Day 09: Trek from Choplu Bhyanjyang to Taklung Bhanjyang 3420m ( 5/6hrs)

Day 10: Trek from Taklung to Pike Base camp 3640m ( 4/5hrs)

Day 11: Pikey peak to Goli Gumpa 2800m ( 6/7hrs)

Day 12: Trek from Goli Gumpa to Bhandar 1800m ( 6/7hrs)

Day 13: Trek from Bhandara to Mali Village 2220m ( 6/7hrs)

Day 14: Trek from Mali village to Jiri and drive to Kathmandu.

Cost Info

Cost Include

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu 3star categories
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader or guide and Sherpa porters to carry including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper work TIMS card and trekking permits
  • Sleeping bags and Duffel bags
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring small denomination USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Rescue insurance
  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing entrance fees
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
  • Tips for guides and porters

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Pikey Peak Trek

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