Pikey peak trek - 8 Days

Pikey peak trek
550

Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Gauri Shanker, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Khatang, Mt. Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Mera Peak, Rhododendron forest.

Pikey peak trek is probably the best short trek near Kathmandu for the best mountain views including Mount Everest. Pikey peak is also compared with another famous view point, Poon Hill, in Annapurna region. Pikey peak trek is less crowded and provides excellent mountain views. Mountains like Mount Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Gauri Shanker, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Khatang, Mt. Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Mera Peak are visible from the hill. The morning sunrise views are simply breathtaking and unforgettable

Day 1
Arrive at Kathmandu / Meet & Greet

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport. Our Staff member meets you and transfers you to the hotel.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2
Kathmandu Sightseeing and preparation for trekking

Morning wake-up and breakfast in hotel.

Full day sight-seeing in Kathmandu valley to the famous world heritage sites like Pasupatinath temple, Baudhanath and Swayambhunath.

In the evening, free time for leisure and preparation for the trekking.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3
Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap (2932 m): 9 hours

After breakfast, we drive from Kathmandu to Dhap (2932 m) just before 25 kms before from Salleri by jeep. Upon arrival in Dhap, we rest in a simple typical guest house. The guest house offers best local food (Dal Bhat, local breads and seasonal vegetables with hot/cold drinks).

Day 4
Trek from Dhap to Jhapre (2930 m): 5 hours trek

The trek from Dhap to Jhapre (2930 m) is an easy hiking route. We trek about 5 hours to Jhapre village, where we can experience the typical life, culture and tradition of the local people. Upon arrival at Jhapre, we stay in a small guest house, a kind of homestay. We can enjoy the typical Nepali local food (Dal Bhat and Curry or similar meal).

Day 5
Trek from Jhapre to Pikey Base (3600 m): 5 hours trek

Early morning we head towards Pikey Base from Jhapre. We trek basically uphill to Pikey base, passing many stone steps, local people and animals enjoying the natural beauty from Pikey base area. We explore the area for a while and rest our day in a simple guest house. The evening and night can be chill and windy. Our dinner will also be typical Nepali local food.

Day 6
Trek to Pikey hill and head towards Salleri

Early morning we hike to Pikey Peak for about 6 hours. The trail goes mostly uphill stone stairs offering wider range of views. Pikey Peak offers fantastic view of the Himalayan range including Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu with the great landscapes. We see many yaks on our way and during the milk season we can also taste fresh yak milk, yogurt and cheese. After exploring the area for a while, we then ascend towards Salleri to end our trek. We overnight in a guest-house in Salleri.

Day 7
Drive back to Kathmandu

After breakfast we end our trek and drive back to Kathmandu in a Jeep. We take our lunch on our way.

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, we take some rest time for leisure activities and do final preparation for the departure back home.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 8
Farewell and Final departure

After breakfast a staff member will pick you up from the hotel and transfers you to the airport for the final departure. We wish you a pleasant and safe flight back home and hope to see you soon again.

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Price From EUR650 EUR550/person
550
Total 550 EUR

Trip Facts

  • private transportation
  • 2 or more
  • – Dhap – Jhapre – Pikey Base – Pikey peak – Salleri
  • Dhap
  • Salleri
  • 4100m
  • Moderate
  • Hiking & trekking, cultural tour, sightseeing
  • March, April, May, October, September and November