Pikey Trek: Trip Cost: US$1350

DESCRIPTION:

Pikey trek is a comfortable trekking route in Solu village with Pikey Peak 4,068m. in lowland of Everest Region. The name Pikey is derived from the two names of the Sherpa people. The Pikey trek is well known for majestic sunrises, the Himalayan range and of course sherpa culture.This trail through winds its way through Jiri, Chaulakharka and Ngaur, to reach the Pikey Danda (Hill) area. This trek is most popular for its sunrise and sunsets and views of the Himalayan range of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjungha, Annapurna, Gauri Shankar, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse, Amadablam, Numbur, Khatang, Karyalung, Shishapangma, Mera Peak and Thamserku. This  trek is popular for the wonderful Himalayan scenery including the mountains range as well as Rhododendron flower, Magnolia and wild orchids.  Festival season is in August which includes a cleansing ritual; thousand of devotees walk to the lake for the festival from village all around Solukhumbu. You can also observe traditional Tibetan medicinal therapy, taste local food and drink here and enjoy a  Sherpa cultural show performed on request

Trip Highlights:

Duration

13 Days 

 

Max. Elevation 

3050m. 

 

Destination 

Nepal 

 

Fitness Level 

Easy

 

Category 

Lodge Trek 

 

Group Size 

2-12 People 

 

Best Season 

Sep-Nov, Feb-Jun

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 03: Kathmandu- Drive to Jiri-Bhandara 2220m./8hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namkheli 2300m./6hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Ngamor Gompa 2800m./6hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Pikey Hill 4070m./6hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Junbesi 2675m./6-7hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Thuthungcheli Monastrey-Chyauhok 3050m./6hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Ghumaune Mera 2500m./6hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Basa 6hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Salleri 5hrs.
Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu 9hrs.
Day 13: Departure
Note: Above itinerary can be customized as per our guest specific requirements and can make shorter or longer. We are very flexible to update. (Better to Make extra days for Flight cancellation due to weather If incase).

Includes:

Airport  pick up and drop by tourist car
Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant
Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by tourist vehicle
3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide
Trekking Permit and  TIMS permit
Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)
Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks
First Aid Kit and Trekking Duffel Bag for Porters
Tea House accommodation during the trek
All necessary land transport by tourist vehicles
Nepali staff salary, food, accommodation, Insurance, equipments.
Sleeping Bags and Down Jacket (to be return after trek)
Government Taxes and paper works.

Excludes:

International air fare and Nepal Visa Fee
Food in Kathmandu  accept Breakfast
Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, Bar bills)
Temple/Monastery entrance fees
Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek
Travel Insurance and rescue flights
Late arrival and late departure extra night
Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on..)
Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

Equipments:

Day pack for your personal important things
Good Trekking Boots & Camping shoes/sandal
Socks-polypropylene, Down Jacket
Fleece-shirts, trekking trousers
Shorts, Swim wear, Sun Hat, Woolen cap
Nylon Windbreaker, Gloves, Snow Gaiters
Sleeping Bag, Rain cost
Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
Toiletries/soap, Toilet paper, Sun block
Travel Towel, Wet-wipes
Personal Medication, Sunglasses
Camera & lenses, Memory cards
GPS Tracking Units may be helpful, Altimeter
Book/music player/pack of cards
A plastic bag for waste, Energy/snack bars
Trekking stick and, water bottle

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