Pikey Peak Everest Trek

Destination: Everest Region
Duration : 12 days
Best Season : Sep - May

Grade : Moderate
Max. Altitude : 4100m

The Pikey Peak Trek gives you the chance to explore a remote and lesser known part of the Everest/Khumbu region. This trekking route, only recently opened to tourists, enjoys a much lower flow of tourists giving you a genuine local cultural experience along with an amazing array of mountain vistas, sunrise and sunset views. The backdrop to the trek includes Nepal’s highest mountains: Everest, Annapurna, Kanchenjunga, and Lhotse, all over 8000 m. The route also allows you to explore the sacred mountain lake Dudh Kunda (Milky Lake) and at the climax of the trek you will climb Pikey Peak at 4068 m, offering you dramatic views of Everest, Makalu and other Himalayan giants. The trek ends at the village of Shivalaya before heading back to Kathmandu. 

 

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel (1300 m/4255 ft)

Day 2 : Sightseeing and trek preparation

Day 3 : Flight to Phaplu (2400 m) and hike to Chiwang 

Day 3: Trek to Gorakhani

Day 4: Trek to Lumsa

Day 5: Rest day, visit monastery

Day 6: Trek to Pikey base camp (3640 m)

Day 7: Climb Pikey Peak (4070 m)

Day 8: Trek to Goli Village (2800 m)

Day 9: Trek to Bhandar (2200 m)

Day 10: Trek to Shivalaya (1790 m)

Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu (about 7-8 hr drive)

PERSONAL BELONGINGS:

- Camera, chargers, personal medical kit, ID/passport, diary /notebook, Nepalese currency etc....

TREKKING GEAR:

- Warm inner layer/base layer set
- Gore-Tex jacket and trouser
- Feather/down or any warm jacket
- Trekking shoes
- Warm socks (several pairs)
- Gloves
- Hat/Cap
- Sunglasses
- Water bottle/camelbak
- Trekking poles

 COST INCLUDES:

- Airport pick-up and drop-off
- 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu
- 3 meals food and lodge accommodation during trek
- Trekking permit/TIMS
- Guide
- Porter
- Staff insurance
- All ground transportation as per itinerary


COST EXCLUDES:

- Meals in city
- Drinks and beverages
- Personal nature expenses
- Medical and rescue evacuation
- Single supplements
- Additional service activities
- Crew tips

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