Pikey Peak Trek - 07 Days

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Pikey Peak trek is a week hiking short trip. The trek is getting popularity for in-experienced hiker in Nepal.

Pikey peak trek is also compared with another view point Poon Hill in Annapurna region near Pokhara. Pk peak trek is less crowded excellent with spectacular mountain views.

Mountains like Mount Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Gauri Shanker, Lhotse, Khatang, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Mera Peak are visible clearly from the atop 4100m high.

The morning sunrise views are mind blowing, breathtaking and unforgettable. Pikey peak, rich in culture, tradition and beautiful landscapes lies in lower part of the Solu Khumbu.

Pikey Peak Trekking – Best Season of the Year

From September to December on Autumn and from February to June on Spring season are the best months for Pikey Peak trek.

During this time, you will have excellent mountain views including Mount Everest, ethnic cultural experience, cool weather and outstanding surrounding views. Besides, you will encounter the wild animals and flowers blooming around the trail.

Trekking during winter season and monsoon season can be difficult for families and old age people but if you are trekking enthusiast, you can do it. You can enjoy the snowfall and play with snow if you love it during winter season.

Pikey Peak Trekking Cost

The trekking costs as per the package you choose. We have budget, normal and luxury pikey peak trekking packages. Please contact us via email for details.

Pk Peak Trek Difficulty

You will be hiking to the highest elevation Pikey Peak (4070m) which is easy and takes 2-3 hours to reach atop from base camp. As this is short and easy trek, everyone can do it easily with our guide support.

Pikey Peak Trek Guides and Porters

Our guides for pikey peak trek are experienced and local people. They know everything about the places to visit, hotels and local culture. They are trained by the Government and bear a trekking license.

Pikey Peak Ultra Marathon on April

Okhaldhunga Tourism Development Committee is to organize half ultra-marathon on April 6 on the 21 kilomters route of Pikey Peak.

According to the organiser, the trail race will kick off from the altitude of 4,200 m on Pikey Peak and will go through the scenic Tholedemba ridge before culminating in Khijiphalate Bazaar at an altitude of 2,500 m at Khijidemba Rural Municipality in Okhaldhunga district on April 6.

The aim of the ultra marathon will be to promote the short and easy trek, Pikey Peak Trek.

More than 50 national and international athletes are expected to tak part in the marathon. The top three athletes in both men and women categories will receive NRs 50,000, Rs 40,000 and Rs 30,000 respectively, according to Sherpa.

Pikey Peak Video

Day 1
Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap

Day 2
Trek from Dhap to Jhapre

Day 3
Trek from Jhapre t Pikey Peak Base

Day 4
Hike to Pikey Peak and hike to Jase Bhanjyang

Day 5
Trek to Junbeshi

Day 6
Trek from Junbeshi to Salleri

Day 7
Drive back to Kathmandu

Trip Cost Includes

  • Ground Transportation by local jeep/bus
  • English speaking guide and porter
  • Entrace fees, entry fees and trek permit
  • Lodge/home stay with full board meal

Trip Cost Excludes

  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals beyond itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver
  • Kathmandu monument entrance fees
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Pikey Peak Trek Faqs

How difficult is to trek Pikey Peak?

Pikey peak trek is a non touristy trekking route and the best for beginners. The daily walking will be easier. You will walk around 4-6 hours a day during trekking. While, ascending to the Pikey peak (4070m), you may feel challenging, but your guide will make you comfortable for you.

How high is Pikey Peak?

Pikey peak is at an altitude of 4065m high from sea level.

When is the best time to trek Pikey Peak?

As this is the short trek near Kathmandu valley, Pikey peak can be done all around the year. But, Autumn and Spring are the best time for experiencing the best sunrise views, clear skies, festivals and rhododendron flowers.

What is the highlights of pikey peak trekking during Autumn in Nepal?

Trekking to Pikey peak during Autumn season (September, October and November) is the good time for Everest view. This is the time of Nepalese greatest festivals like Teej, Dashain, Tihar and Chhath. So, there is a heady mix of nature with culture.

Autumn is the time where there will be neither hot nor cold. So, weather at that will be good to walk. The skies are blue and clear sunny days to explore the scenic mountains and nature.

Is is possible to trek Pikey Peak during winter?

December, January and February are the winter months in Nepal. As pikey peak is lower altitude trek, it can be done even in winter. But, there will be snowfall during the mid-winter in January. So, if you like adventure and want to play snow, visit Pikey peak in winter. There will be possibilities of ski trek during winter in Nepal.

How it is to trek Pikey peak during Spring?

This is the second most popular time for trekking in Nepal. March, April and May falls in Spring season. Pikey peak trek during spring will be good to experience the rhododendron trail and Buddhist festivals. The skies are clear enough to view the mountains. Flights to Phaplu are regular as weather is clear.

Is is possible to trek Pikey Peak during Monsoon?

Pikey peak trek can be done even in Monsoon. June, July and August falls during Monsoon in Nepal. There will be no risk of worm, mosquitoes, flood and landslide. But, you need to carry rain gear during Monsoon Trekking in Nepal.

Why should I Trek Pikey Peak?

If you are adventure lover and want to witness Mount Everest without trekking to Everest Base Camp, this trek is perfect. You can enjoy the buddhist culture, visit around the buddhist monasteries and sherpa village.

Pikey peak trek is a short trek so this is best for student groups, families, old page people and honeymoon couples.

Is there any age limit for pikey peak trekking?

No, there is no any age limit for this trekking. If you are physically and mentally fit, you can do it. But for the children below 18 years of age are required to trek accompaied by their parents. For the people of 50+ and children, we suggest to trek with a licensed guide.

Is any trekking permit required for pikey peak trek?

No, you need’t to acquire any permit for this trek.

What is the general duration of this trek?

As this is short and easy trek, the duration of the trek is from 6-10 days depending upon how if you are and what services you choose. If you go and return by flight, the trek length can be shorter.

What are the sources of drinking water supply during trek?

On most of the trekking destination, bottled water is available. You can buy it on a minimum cost. You can use the stream/tap water applying water purification methods.

Should I required any trekking insurance for Pikey Peak Trek?

Yes, you need to acquire travel insurance before departing to Nepal for Pikey Peak Trek. Travel insurance during trekking is a must while we are in trouble. Travel insurance may cover our medical, immediate evacuation, baggage and many more

What trekking equipments are needed during Pikey Peak trekking?

You need to bring a good trekking gears and equipment while trekking to Pikey peak. For this, you may hire or buy them in Kathmandu. If you need any assistance on finding the best trekking shops in Thamel, please consult with us. We will help you making a good choice.

Here are the packing lists to include in your backpack

1 pair rucksack/backpacks
2 pair lightweight trousers
Sunglasses
1 small daypack (20-30l)
Trainers
Money belt
Sunhat / warm hat
Mosquito repellent
1 Torch / flashlight
1 Swiss army knife
1 Swimming costume
1 pair shorts
Underwear (including thermals)
Personal medication / first aid kit
1 Washing kit
1 pair of strong walked-in mountain boots
1 four-season sleeping bag (comfortable to -15c)
1 down jacket / All-weather anorak
1 water bottles (1 ltr.)
1 pair waterproof gaiters / over trousers
1 Inner sleeping sheet
1 Medium sized towel
1 Fleece/warm sweater
1 Sweatshirt/light sweater
2 Long sleeve cotton or (polypropylene) shirts
Warm waterproof gloves
3 Pair heavy wool sock, 2 pairs light socks
Cotton headscarf/bandana
Waterproof pack cover
Sunblock / lotions
Water purifying tablets (if you don’t want to buy bottled water)

Is Pikey Peak trek is risk of altitude sickness?

While trekking in Himalayas, there might be risk of getting altitude sickness. If you are not a experienced hiker, you may have. Even, experienced trekker and hiker may have altitude sickness. But, don’t worry, our guide will be there to help you in any matters related to your health and safety. Please consult with our guide if you feel any AMS symptoms.

What type of accommodation available in Pikey Peak?

Generally, most of the trekking is based on tea houses where the accommodation will be basic. You will be staying in a tea house with a sharing room, no heating, no showers and common bathroom. Wifi and communication will be only accessed in few guest houses. You need to pay extra for wifi and hot showers, but this will be in small amount.

But, in Kathmandu before departure to trekking and after, you will have choices to stay in Super luxury hotels to budget guest houses. Most of the hotels in Kathmandu have the basic amenities like air conditioning, television, free wifi and hot/cold showers with private bathroom. 

How is food during Pikey Peak Trek

Generally, Nepal has a variety of different foods. You can expect the dishes as per your choice during trekking. But, in Pikey peak, Very commonly, most of the tea houses, community home-stay, lodges and guest houses offer Dal Bhat. Dal Bhat is very popular in Nepal as national food and most of the trekker love to eat it. Dal Bhat is a mixture of lentil soup and rice, a healthy food in Nepal. Dal Bhat power, 24 hour is a popular proverb in Nepal.

How to book Pikey Peak Trek?

You can book pikey peak trek through online by submitting booking form from our website. After submitting booking form, you need to pay 25% of the total cost as advance. This advance money goes for pre-booking your hotels, flights, transportation and other paper works before your arrival in Nepal. Rest of money, you can pay while you are in Nepal.

Pikey Peak Reviews

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  1. Fantastic Trip
    Aashish Sharma18th December, 2018

    We were looking for short treks near Kathmandu and googled for it. In the results we found Treks Booking, Thank you hari for everything. Our guide Ram was nice guy, helpful and knows everything about the trek. We would highly Recommended.

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Trip Facts

  • Bus, Jeep
  • 2-12 People
  • 4067m
  • Everest
  • Moderate
  • Dhap
  • Salleri
  • Tea House, Homestay
  • All the Year Around

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Saru Giri
Saru Giri
14:49 02 Feb 19
unexpected experience . Excellent and well organised services with good facilities and safety awesome trek .Staffs were very friendly and helpful with full knowledge about places . Really appreciate for their effort. Thank you so much guys for beautiful experience.Already looking forward for next trekking and will choose this company again and again . And of course highly recommend for this company to all trekking lovers.read more
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buddhiraj kandel
16:49 31 Jan 19
One of the best trekking partner in Himalayas of Nepal. I find quality of services and best information about trekking and different beautiful places of Nepal. Thank you for your incredible services.read more
saroz bhattarai
saroz bhattarai
17:37 08 Dec 18
A place for everything. The company has a good reputation for Manaslu and pikey peak trekking.
SUJAN TECHNO
SUJAN TECHNO
14:41 08 Dec 18
Thats awesome !! It helps to trekkers who want to trek in nepal. Trekking is the most important part which grows up national and international tourists day by day. Most of the people want to visit Nepal so , it help them.read more
Meghnath Bhandari
Meghnath Bhandari
16:36 16 Nov 18
Guys are giving the best service in the city and their service is awesome as every tourist expect
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