Pikey Peak Trek - 7 days

Pikey Peak Trek
Price from
US $530 (Offered price)

Normal Price: US $620

Discounted: -US $90

Group Size: 1 or more

Duration: 7 days

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Duration
7 days
Max. Elevation
4065m
Group size
1 or more
Level
EASY
Transportation
Private car/ Public Bus and Four wheel jeep
Best Season
All time of the year
Accomodation
Teahouse Lodge, Guest House, Hotel 
Meals
Three Times Meal in a Trekking and Breakfast at City
Starts at
KATHMANDU
Ends at
KATHMANDU
Trip Route
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Highlights

    • Unique cultural experience and less travelers trail.
    • Amazing Photo opportunity at sunrise or sunset time to climb at pikey peak.
    • you can watch the six highest mountains from pikey peak climb.
    • A peaceful trek in the Solukhumbu region with far fewer trekkers
    • first destination to experience traditional Sherpa, Tamang, and Magar culture.
    • Best view of Mount Everest said Edmund Hillary.
    • Old Buddhist Monastery of Thupten Choling from the 19th century. 

Pikey Peak Trek

In Nepal's Solukhumbu District, Pikey Peak Trek is a well-liked trekking location. It is situated at an elevation of 4,065 meters (13,323 feet) and provides breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest view and the nearby mountains. Starting in Jiri, the journey to Pikey Peak's summit usually takes one week to complete. For those seeking a unique adventure and wishing to discover the Himalayas' natural beauty, this trek is perfect.
As well as passing through several small Sherpa villages, the journey to Pikey Peak's summit involves a series of steep ascents and descents. Trekkers get to see some of the most breathtaking Himalayan panoramas while on the trail, including views of Mount Everest and the nearby mountains. Trekkers also get to experience the distinctive Sherpa culture and way of life along the way.
The best times to hike up Pikey Peak are in the spring and fall when the weather is clear and the skies are unobstructed. Trekkers should dress for cold weather, strong winds, and sporadically falling snow during the hike. It is crucial to pack enough food and water, as well as warm clothing.
One of the most rewarding treks in Nepal, Pikey Peak Trek offers trekkers a singular and life-changing experience. You will never forget this experience because of the breathtaking Himalayan views and distinctive culture and way of life.

Route

To get to Pikey Peak, you must first travel to Phaplu, a small settlement in the Solukhumbu district. You can travel to Junbesi from there in about two hours by bus or jeep. You can travel the trail to Pikey Peak from Junbesi. You travel along a trail that passes through verdant forests, terraced fields, and Sherpa villages. From this trekking route one trail heading to Everest Base Camp which is one of the most popular trekking around the world. 
The three-day trek is quite difficult. You must be equipped with the right tools, including trekking boots, warm clothing, and a sleeping bag, as the route is primarily off-road. For the trek, you'll also need to pack enough food and water.
You'll pass by several Sherpa villages along the way, where you can stop for a rest and take advantage of the friendliness of the community. You'll also have the chance to learn about Sherpa's traditional culture and way of life.
The final portion of the trek is quite arduous physically because of how steep it is. But the breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the surroundings make the effort worthwhile. You'll have a breathtaking view of the mountain range, which includes Mount Everest. Mount Makalu and Mount Lhotse.
Pikey Peak is a spectacular trekking destination and a wonderful way to experience the Nepal Himalayas' breathtaking beauty. You can maximize this incredible adventure with the right planning and direction.

Best Season

Pikey Peak is most accessible from March to May during the spring. The views are clear, and the weather is typically mild at this time of year. Long days and warm enough temperatures make for comfortable hiking. The wildflowers are in full bloom, and the vegetation is lush and green.
Because the weather is still mild and the scenery is breathtaking, climbing is also a great activity during the autumn (September to November). The days are also shorter, and it can get quite cold at night.
Make sure you are weather-ready no matter what time of year you decide to climb Pikey Peak. In the winter, the temperature can drop to -10°C, and the terrain can be very difficult around Khumbu Valley. For a safe and successful summit, appropriate equipment and a good guide are required.
Decide whether to visit Pikey Peak in the spring or the fall if you're looking for a thrilling adventure in the Nepal Himalayas. You'll have an unforgettable experience if you're prepared and have the right tools.

Difficulty

Your level of fitness and experience will determine how challenging the Pikey Peak trek is for you. The trek is regarded as moderate for those who are reasonably fit and have some trekking experience. Depending on the route taken, the trek can last anywhere between four and seven days. The trek starts at 1,500 meters above sea level and rises to a peak at 4,065 meters. Hikers will pass through several villages and take in breathtaking mountain views along the way.
The hike's ascent to Pikey Peak is the most challenging part. Due to its steep terrain, this portion of the trek requires strong stamina and endurance from hikers. On Pikey Peak's summit, snow is a common sight, and the air is also chilly and thin. Carrying warm clothing and a hat will help hikers prepare for the chilly temperatures and windy conditions.
The Pikey Peak trek is a fantastic way to test yourself while taking in the Himalayas' breathtaking beauty. The trek requires some level of physical fitness, but with some planning and willpower, it can be finished relatively quickly.

Accommodation

Campsites are available for lodging while ascending Pikey Peak. These campsites will offer you the ideal location to rest and refuel before the next ascent stage, with the assistance of knowledgeable trekking staff. There is a safe area to pitch tents and cook food at the secure and comfortable campsites. You can find cooking and camping supplies at every campsite, and if you require hot water, you can also get it.
Experienced guides who will make sure you are safe and secure at all times carefully plan and supervise the entire journey. The guides will also give you all the information you require regarding the path, the weather, and any other pertinent data.
The Pikey Peak trek is sure to be an unforgettable experience, whether you're a novice climber or a seasoned pro. You can be confident that you'll have the best chance of succeeding in reaching your peak-climbing objectives with the appropriate accommodations and safety precautions in place. Therefore, schedule your Pike Peak climb right away.

Trek Cost 

The length and difficulty of the climb up Pikey Peak will determine the cost. For a guided trek, climbers typically pay between $500 and $1,500 in 2023 and 2024. The guide, meals, and lodging for the duration of the climb are all included in this price.
It may be less expensive for those who want to reach the summit on their own. The cost of a basic package, which includes the required gear, permits, and food, is about $200. It's crucial to keep in mind that this is done without a guide and that the ascent can be hazardous without the necessary mountaineering expertise and safety measures.
Additionally, depending on the season, different fees may apply to ascending Pikey Peak. Peak climbing season (May–October) is more expensive than off-peak climbing season (November–April).
Depending on the route, duration, and season, the overall cost of climbing Pikey Peak can vary significantly. But it is a priceless experience that is well worth the money.

Important Note

Trek Itinerary and cost can be customized according to your needs and requirements.

Trip Itinerary

When you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, Adventure A One Trek representative welcomes you and takes you to the hotel. You can then take a good rest in the hotel. Later you can explore around yourself if interested, and we will give you the trip brief and introduce the guide.

Accommodation: at a 3-star category hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 


you started your journey with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Phaplu. We drive on the banks of the pristine Sunkoshi River. You can experience the verdant landscape of the hillside, including the terraced farmed hills, majestic rivers, and lush forests. You can also observe the typical lifestyle of the Nepalese people setting up local shops along the highway. It takes around 7/8 hours to reach Phaplu. You will stay overnight at a lodge in Phaplu.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
Accommodation: at a local tea house on a twin/double sharing basis

Today, we trek a 6/7 hour journey mostly descending, the trail passes through dense forests and streams. We pass through the small village of Tragdobuk 2830m/9282ft and reach Junibesi. If you want to explore Junibeshi you can visit the Tibetan Monastery and overnight lodge at Junibesi.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
Accommodation: at a local tea house on a twin/double sharing basis

After an early breakfast, we observe the spectacular mountain vista from the local viewpoint. We start our trek journey on a dusty trail that turns into an uphill path up until Bhulbhule. The trail then becomes steeper and narrower as we climb the forests of Rhododendrons and fir trees. After a few hours’ walk, you will arrive at the small settlement of Lhamjue. You will stay overnight at a lodge in Lhamuje. 

Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
Accommodation: at a local tea house on a twin/double sharing basis

After an early breakfast, we continue our trek leaving Lhamuje, as the trail becomes wide and follows a yak grazing pasture. We continue walking on the rough terrain as we can find long Mani walls along the path. We finally ascend the winding zig-zag roads to arrive at the stunning pikey peak base camp.  Overnight at the pikey peak base Camp.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
Accommodation: at a local tea house on a twin/double sharing basis

Today, After breakfast you can enjoy the mountain vista for one last time and capture the beautiful scenic beauty on our cameras. Then you start the descent on a return trek from pikey peak base Camp. We trek through the rough terrain passing through rhododendron forest and the small settlement of Lhamuje we arrive at the bumpy road Jjhapre. Overnight at Jhapre in a teahouse lodge. 

Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
Accommodation: at a local tea house on a twin/double sharing basis

Today is the last day of the trek. After breakfast in the hotel then start trekking and head to Dhap. You will continue your trek, the trail leads us to great vantage points along the path where you can stop to observe the majestic views of the mountains and take some beautiful pictures. You will walk for around 5 hours on a dusty road and arrive at Dhap. Overnight at Dhap in a Tea house lodge.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
Accommodation: at a local tea house on a twin/double sharing basis

After breakfast in the hotel, you will take a bag in a Jeep and drive back to Kathmandu by 4-wheel Jeep after arriving in Kathmandu your guide will drop you at the hotel and relax. In the evening we would like to join a farewell dinner hosted by Adventure A One Trek to celebrate the successful completion of the trek.  

Food: Breakfast & lunch Included. 
Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

After a wonderful time in Nepal, today you will be transferred to the Kathmandu International Airport to catch your return flight back home. It depends upon your flight time. You have to be at the Airport before three hours. We are hoping to see you next time in Nepal for another Adventure activity. Thank you. 

Food: Breakfast Included. 


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Includes

    • All Necessary Transportation airport pick up and drop
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu at a three-star category hotel with BB. plan.
    • All Necessary legal paperwork for your trekking.
    • Trekking guide and porters every two people get one porter
    • Guide and porter insurance, their salary, food, accommodation, and transportation.
    • Food (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking
    • All the government taxes and the company service Charges.

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare, Travel Insurance, and Nepal Visa Fees.
    • Extra charges of WIFI, hot shower, boiled water, and electricity to charge the devices during the trekking.
    • Laundries and beverages.
    • Tips For guide and porters.

Complimentary

    • Everest Trekking Map.
    • Welcome and welfare Dinner in Nepali Authentic Restaurant.
    • A One Trek company logo print T-shirt, and Trekking Certificate. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Pikey Peak is a 4,065-meter-high mountain located in the Solukhumbu district of Nepal. It is newly become a popular destination for trekkers and climbers, offering stunning views of the Himalayan range, as well as a variety of flora and fauna.

The average time to complete the Pikey Peak climb is around 6-7 days.


The best time for climbing Pikey Peak is between late March June and September to December.

You should bring appropriate clothing and gear for a cold environment, as well as trekking poles and a waterproof jacket. this kind of normal trekking gear is enough for Pikey peak climb.


The highest altitude of Pikey Peak is 4,065 meters above sea level.


Temperatures on Pikey Peak vary greatly depending on the time of year. In the summer months, the temperature ranges from 10-20°C during the day and can drop to -5°C at night. In the winter months, the temperature can be as low as -20°C.

There is no accommodation available on Pikey Peak, but there are tea houses and lodges located along the trekking route.

There are no medical facilities available on Pikey Peak, so it is important to bring any medical supplies that may be necessary on your travel..


It is recommended to hire a guide for a Pikey Peak climb, as they will have knowledge of the terrain, routes, and local customs.


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once in a lifetime experience with Pikey peak climbing

I recently had the pleasure of going on a trek with Adventure A One Treks and its owner, Dhrubba Bhatta. From the moment I arrived, Dhrubba was incredibly friendly and accommodating. He was knowledgeable about the area and gave us a great tour of the mountains. The trek to Pikey Peak was an unforgettable experience. The scenery was breathtaking and Dhrubba was always there to provide us with helpful tips and information about the area. We had an amazing time and I would definitely recommend Adventure A One Treks to anyone looking for an adventure in the Himalayas. Thanks again Dhrubba for the fantastic experience! 5 stars!

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