Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak Trek
Activity
Trekking
Destination
Nepal
  • Trip Grade
    Easy To Moderate 
  • Max Altitude
    4302 Meter
  • Group Size
    Min. 2 Pax 
  • Meals
    B.L.D 
  • Accommodation
    Teahouses 
  • Best Time
    March to May & Sept - Dec 
Featured Trip
All Inclusive Price: $990USD

Trip Overview

Are you looking for a thrilling trek near the Everest Region? Then, Pikey Peak Trek is the best trip for you to explore! This expedition offers a breathtaking panorama of the snowcapped peaks of Nepal. Pikey Peak Trek also boasts the privilege of learning the Sherpa culture quite closely.

Pikey Peak is one of the highest hills that lie in the Solukhumbu region. This trek offers a close view and the landscape of the great Himalayas. Pikey Peak Trek is still one of the least popular treks in the Everest Region of Nepal. However, it is one of the favorite destinations of Sir Edmund Hillary to admire the beauty of the majestic Mount Everest. Pikey Peak Trek is a 9-day journey in the Everest region. This adventure is adored by many, and they find it quite rewarding.

Pikey Peak Trek is unlike other treks in the Everest region since it is not crowded with other trekkers yet. It is fairly peaceful as there are no fancy teahouses in the lower parts of the region. It is a remarkable journey that showcases an authentic picture of the rural villages on the foothills of the great peaks. As this is an underrated trekking trail in Nepal, the Pikey Peak is basically free of traffic. Thus, this is the best way to have a pure and raw conversation with the indigenous people since it is a trendy trekking destination involved in fields other than tourism. Furthermore, the trail explores the ancient Buddhist monastery of Thupten Chholing and also savors the unique culture of the Sherpa community. The adventure prevails along the beautiful Sherpa villages offering opportunities to converse with the locals and learn about their traditions, practices, values, and norms.

Apart from being rich in culture, the marvelous mountain views along the trekking trails are the highlights of this excursion. The Himalayas that can be seen from here are Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Mera peak, Gauri Shankar, and many more. The splendid sunrise and sunset views amidst the Himalayas of Nepal are one of the most fascinating scenes we can witness on this trek. The Himalayas and the culture aren’t the only intriguing element of this journey since the biodiversity of this region is just as pleasing as the mountains. This adventure also involves walking through a lot of lovely woodlands to make the trip more pleasant.

Predominantly, Pikey Peak Trek is a newly found trekking destination in Nepal, so this place is still unrecognized by a lot of travelers. Thus, trekkers get a golden chance to delightfully indulge in nature’s unspoiled beauty.

Highlights of Pikey Peak Trek

  • Opportunity to witness the glorious panoramic view of the Everest range
  • The golden sunrise and sunsets amidst the phenomenal mountains
  • Journey through the ancient and ethnically-rich towns
  • Auspicious chance to have a heart-to-heart conversation with the locals
  • Flourishing venture to learn about the unique lifestyle and culture of the Sherpa people
  • Indulge in an assortment of the local delicacies of the Sherpa community
  • Explore the significant religious shrines and the Buddhist monasteries
  • Pleasant walks through the mystical woodlands
  • Peaceful trekking trails since it is still underrated by the travelers
  • Enjoy this relatively new and short trekking destination with its unspoiled natural beauty.

Pikey Peak Trek Difficulty

The Pikey Peak Trek is easy to moderate since it is attainable by all age groups. It also does not require any prior trekking experience. Because of the journey’s gradual progression, there should be plenty of time to become accustomed to the new and varied altitude. Additionally, the tallest peak you can reach on this route is 4,065 meters, which is a dynamic elevation. Likewise to that, the 9-day trip advances steadily.

Likewise, the daily height coverage and walking hour are also appropriate and provide sufficient time to adapt to the ascending altitude. Despite the mild effort of the trek, it remains vital to prepare properly beforehand. Therefore, making prior arrangements facilitates a smooth journey without any doubt.

Best Time For Pikey Peak Trek

The finest seasons in Nepal for the Pikey Peak trip are spring, fall, and winter. The spring season, which lasts from March through May, features pleasant weather and gorgeous mountain views. Although not just for the Pikey Peak, autumn is undoubtedly the most suitable season for trekking here. The mountain vista is spectacular in the autumn due to its superb weather and bright skies. Autumn in Nepal stretches from September to November, which coincides with the country’s peak travel period.

On the contrary, winter brings gorgeous views of the mountains covered with snow. Even if the weather can be challenging, it is nonetheless feasible to trek to Pikey Peak in the winter. The summer/monsoon season is also the least complex among the other seasons. The Pikey Peak hike entails hiking at a lower elevation where monsoon rain is expected; as a result, rain and muddy terrain can make the journey more stressful. Either way, you can climb up Pikey Peak in the monsoon or summer if that hurdle isn’t a major issue.

Alternative Treks

Pikey Peak is ideal for either rookie trekkers or advanced trekkers. In general, family trips are the best option too. Meanwhile, the Everest Base Camp Trek, which takes trekkers to the foot of the Himalayas, is worth trying out if one wants to travel through the highly populated area of the Everest region. NHT incorporates the Everest Panorama Trek or Everest Gokyo Lake Trek.

Regardless of the trip, you undertake, they are all worthwhile the climb.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu

Day 02: Drive to Dhap, Trek to Japre

Day 03: Trek to Pikey Base Camp

Day 04: Sunrise at Pikey Peak and Trek to Loding

Day 05: Trek from Loding to Junbesi and Explore Thubtenchoeling Monastery

Day 06: Trek from Junbesi to Taksindu

Day 07: Trek from Taksindu to Phaplu and Explore Chiwong Gompa

Day 08: Drive from Phaplu to Kathmandu

Day 09: Farewell/Departure

Cost Includes

  • All ground transports in private vehicles including airport transfers
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Full board meals with tea or coffee during the trek
  • Twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Seasonal fruits during the trek
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • Duffle bag for the trekking
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
  • Nepal Hiking Team T-shirt, trekking map, and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Government taxes & office service charge​

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Optional tours and activities during free time
  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • All kind of cold drinks during the trek
  • Hot shower during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Cost & Dates

  • Small Group Journey
  • Private Journey

Start Dates are your arrival date in Nepal and End Dates are the returning date from Nepal.

The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.

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Reviews

Rachel and MeganUSA

We had an unbelievable adventure completing the Mardi Himal Trek in January 2023. Our guide Rajendra (Raj), and porter Rajesh  were professional, fun, energetic, and knowledgeable about not only the trek we were on but about many others in the area.

Tamar NitzanUSA

I'm so happy I went with Nepal Hiking Team. From the moment I arrived at the hotel, I knew I made the right choice. The hotel was in a great area. Bars, restaurants, clubs, shops were all within a 10 minute or less walk from the hotel.

I was doing

LachlanAustralia

I completed the 14 day Annapurna Circuit early December 2022, thank you so much to Surya and Rabin, who both went out of their way to make this trip, that I'd been planning so long,and  memorable. They were always checking in with me during the hike

Rick BelliveauPortland Oregon USA

Namaste! I highly recommend Nepal Hiking Team for your trekking adventure in the beautiful Himalayan Mountains of Nepal. This was my first trip to Nepal and additionally my first ever muli-day trek. Annapurna Base Camp Trek became a dream of mine about

JulesSydney, Australia

Posted on Nov 22 | Trip Advisor Review

We completed the 15-day Manaslu Circuit trek with Nepal Hiking Team in late November 2022.

The scenery of the Manaslu region is stunning and far more beautiful than we had imagined. The weather was excellent!