Pikey Peak 9 days

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  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 1+ years old
  • max group size 40
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Maximum altitude 4066 meters
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Trek up to the peak early morning for beautiful sunrise views
  • Explore the unique culture and traditions of Sherpa people
  • Get amazing views of some of the highest peaks in the world
  • Visit ancient monasteries of the region
Pikey Peak trek is a newly discovered and less traveled trekking route in the Everest region. It is perfect for anyone who wants a shorter trek in the rugged landscapes of the Everest region without skimping on the amazing Himalayan views. Also known as the "dal bhat trek", in our opinion, it is a fantastic hilltop destination that includes panoramic views of Mount Everest and other neighboring peaks of the region. This trek not only offers trekkers wonderful mountain views and scenic beauty but also the cultural exploration of the Sherpas living in the Everest region.

At a maximum altitude of just 4067 meters, this route is suitable for both experienced as well as beginner trekkers. Pikey Peak Trek is basically a moderate level short trekking destination in the Everest region.

The trip includes an experienced, English-speaking guide and porter, all accommodations and most meals. See the what's included and itinerary sections for more details.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Jack
  • From Ukraine
  • On Sep 26 2020
5 - Excellent
Best Holiday in the Himalaya
“Pikey Peak was one of the most memorable trekking experience for me. I would like to thank to Alpine club of Himalayas Sujan and Pasang who helped me make it to the top, bringing me to taste local cuisine, shopping for appropriate trekking clothing, money changer in Kathmandu.I would highly recommend Alpine and team to my friends and families just like somebody recommend them to me.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 2: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek preparation
  • Day 3: Drive to Dhap, trek to Japre
  • Day 4: Trek to Pikey Base Camp
  • Day 5: Sunrise at Pikey Peak, trek to Loding
  • Day 6: Trek from Loding to Junbesi, visit Thubtenchoeling Mona
  • Day 7: Trek from Junbesi to Taksindu
  • Day 8: Trek from Taksindu to Phaplu, Visit Chiwong Gompa
  • Day 9: Flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
  • Airport transfers by private vehicle
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, including breakfast
  • Guided tour of Kathmandu City with expert tour guide and private vehicle
  • Licensed, experienced, trekking guide
  • Porter (one for 2 trekkers)
  • All accommodation in tea houses during the trek
  • Necessary trekking permit
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • Duffel bag for use on trek
  • Local ground transportation from Kathmandu to trek start point and trek finish point to Kathmandu
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Participation gifts (t-shirt for gents & pashmina shawl for ladies) including trekking certificate
  • Flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu including departure taxes
  • All necessary paperwork, office service charge and government taxes
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Some meals in Kathmandu, as per itinerary
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International airfare
  • Extra expenses such as alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers, internet usage, etc
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal trekking gear
  • Any expense for early returnin due to sickness, injury, or any other reason
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staff
  • Entry fees to sites on Kathmandu city tour
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CANCELLATION

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?

    In response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. Please check the government travel pages and advisories of your home country and the official website of the Nepal Tourism board here.

  • What happens if someone gets altitude sickness, does the rest of the group continue on?

    It depends on the situation. Sometimes, altitude sickness can be treated and the trekker may wish to continue. If not, the rest of the group can continue on if they want and the sick person can descend.

  • How does it work with a porter?

    Generally, the porter will pick up the baggage in the morning and drop it at the hotel in the evening. You will not always be walking with your porter or have access to your bag during the day, while trekking. 

  • Is a visa on arrival available?

    Typically, yes. However, in response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. It may be necessary to obtain a tourist visa in your own country before travel. For updated information on visas, please check the Nepal Tourism Board and the Government of Nepal Immigration websites.

     

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