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Pikey Peak Trek

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Duration Duration
8 Days
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
4067 m
Activities Activities
Scenic hike
Destination Destination
Nepal
Start/End Point Start/End Point
Ktm- Ktm
Transportation Transportation
Airport Transfers, Local transfers
Grade Grade
Easy
Nature of Trip Nature of Trip
Lodge to lodge trek
Meals Meals
7 B | 6 L | 6D
Group Size Group Size
1-16 People
Best Seasons Best Seasons
Sept - Dec, Feb- Jun
Accommodation Accommodation
2N in 3* hotel, 5N in teahouse lodge

Overview of Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak Trek is one of the least discovered routes in the Everest Region. The trek is short and trailhead and endpoint are in a day drive access from Kathmandu.  A physically fit hiker can complete the entire itinerary within 4 Days. However,  a trekker can complete the trek comfortably in 6 days without the stress.  The trek allows you to visit several Buddhist sites (monasteries, gompas, and stupas). Likewise, this is the best trek to explore the Everest region with limited time. Furthermore, this is the favorable trek of Sir Edmund Hillary as well.

The trails of Pikey Peak Trek provides amazing views of the Number Himal range and Mt. Everest. Many previous travelers have claimed that the trail offers the best view of Mt. Everest. Take your time to think and decide to explore this unmatched scenery by adding a few more days to your travel plan. This is well-suited trekking destinations for the people who don’t want extra physical excursion.

Highlights of Pikey Peak Trek

  • Best View of Mt. Everest, and surrounding peaks
  • Easy & Short Everest View Trek
  • Explore unmatched scenery from the Pikey Peak

Pikey Peak Route Map

Pikey Peak Trekking trail Map

Best Time to visit

Spring and Fall is the best season to trek in the Himalayas in Nepal. Therefore, spring and fall would be the best time to go for Pikey Peak Trek. However, it can be done even during the months of winter.  It is always best to avoid this trek during the monsoon as it gets wet in this region.

Where to start?

The Pikey Peak trekking is a circuit trail that circumambulates the pikey peak region. Travelers can start the trek from three alternative trailheads. The first option is to drive from Kathmandu to Dhap and start hiking. As a second alternative, directly fly to Phaplu from Kathmandu and start trekking. Thirdly, you can drive to Junbesi from Kathmandu.  While starting from Phaplu or Junbesi, trek concludes at Dhap whereas starting at Dhap concludes at Junbesi making an anticlockwise circuit. Here, our standard itinerary follows the program with Kathmandu- Junibesi drive and start trekking to conclude at Dhap. Then driving back to Kathmandu

Choosing: Fly or Drive

If you have a short time and want to do a short trek in the Everest region, this would be the best choice. Since this is less explored by the trekkers, it is a unique trek. Relatively, flying to Phaplu is a time saver idea. Then your trek starts from Phaplu. Driving to the trailhead lets you experience the off-road driving in the mountain roads of Nepal. The road to Junbesi is a dusty adventurous that intersects with the classical route to Everest Base Camp is various points. It is a scenic journey offering the mountain views, interacting with the valleys, and several settlements of the lower Solukhumbu region.

Oriental Journeys and Peaky Peak Trek

If you are looking for a short trek in the Everest region, Pikey peak trek would be a great choice. If you are running with short on time and want to take the experience of the trek in the Everest region, Oriental Journeys will manage this trek without any bothers. Besides this, this is the best trek to get a beautiful view as well. We provide the itinerary which allows for a more leisurely pace without having an extra physical challenge.

Pikey Peak Trek - Accommodation

DaysHotel/LodgeCategoryPlace
01, 07Hotel Samsara Resort3 starThamel
20-06Lodge / TeahouseTourist Standarden-route

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Pikey Peak Trek - Detail Itinerary

01

Day 01: Land in Kathmandu and drive to Hotel

A representative from Oriental JOurneys receives you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and escorts to your hotel in Thamel. Attend the introduction session and trip briefing. You will meet with your guide during the session. Discuss about your queries, essential gears that you have carried. Overnight in the same hotel.

02

Day 02 : Drive from Kathmandu – Junbesi (2,675m), 7 hours

Your trip to Pikey Peak Trek starts with a day-long drive from Kathmandu. Most of the section of the path is off-road. It is dusty and muddy when it rains. It is one of the most scenic drives in Nepal that intersects with the Classical trail to the Everest Base Camp is may parts. Visit 19th Centuries famous Thupten Choeling Monastery in a short break. Overnight at Junbesi.

03

Day 03: From Junbesi to Lamjura (3500m), 7 hour

After the breakfast start your trek to Lamjura. Encounter with local sherpa settlement on the trailside. It is a pleasant walk through the pine forest.

04

Day 04; Lamjura – Pikey Peak (4065m), 5 hours

It is an about 5 hours trek from Lamjura to Pikey Peak. On the way take a glimpse of Mt. Everest, Number Chuli, Thamserku, Kangtega, Khatang, Kanchenjunga, Manaslu, Gaurishankar including many other small peaks.

05

Day 05: Pikey Peak – Jhapre (2,830m) 6 hours

Observe the silver lining mountains during sunrise. Walkthrough the grassy ridge of Bhulbhule and descends through the rhododendron forests. Encounter small settlements and pastures on the way.

06

Day 06: Jhapre – Dhap (2,928m) 5 hours

After breakfast, we will continue along a dusty road leading us to Sigane. Again the trail continues along the bumpy roads to Dhap. today is an easy hiking day, we trek about 5 hours to Dhap village. The trail is scenic with the view of Mt Everest and Numbur Himal through the Rhododendron forest. Visit local monasteries on the way. Overnight at Dhap

07

Day 07: Drive from Dhap to Kathmandu (1360 meters), 7 hours

The drive to Kathmandu begins after breakfast. It is approximately 6-7 hours of driving distance from Dhap to Kathmandu. The first section of the road continues through the dense forest crossing several small villages. The driving route follows BP Highway from Ghurmi. Take a pause at the lunch place and enjoy your highway meal.  Have a rewarding dinner with the Oriental Journeys team in a cultural restaurant in Kathmandu.

08

Day 08: Fly back home

Today is the final day of your trip to Nepal. You have either option to extend your trip. Choose a cultural sightseeing tour in Kathmandu to get the cultural insight of Nepal or select other tours of your interest. A representative from Oriental Journeys escorts you to the Tribhuvan International Airport. You will fly home with a wonderful memory of Pikey Peak trekking.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Transfer
  • 3-star Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek
  • All meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Welcome/farewell dinner
  • Ground transportation facilities as per the itinerary during the trek
  • An experienced English speaking government licensed holder trekking leader
  • An assistant trekking leader for a group size is of 4
  • Porter service ( 2 trekkers -1 guide)
  • Staff cost including salary, insurance, equipment, domestic flight fare, food, and accommodation
  • Oriental journeys provides company t-shirt and trekking map
  • Trekking permits (National park and TIMS permit)
  • Medical kit
  • All government taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses
  • Alcoholic Beverage drinks, phone, and Laundry
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance, Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects.
  • Hot Shower
  • Entrance Fees any kind of Temples, Monastery during the trek, etc
  • Tips and Gratuities

Pikey Peak Trek - Fixed Departure Cost & Dates


There is no fixed departure trip for this month. You can request for a private group trip.

20 % OFF

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Duration Duration
8 Days
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
4067 m
Activities Activities
Scenic hike
Destination Destination
Nepal
Start/End Point Start/End Point
Ktm- Ktm
Transportation Transportation
Airport Transfers, Local transfers
Grade Grade
Easy
Nature of Trip Nature of Trip
Lodge to lodge trek
Meals Meals
7 B | 6 L | 6D
Group Size Group Size
1-16 People
Best Seasons Best Seasons
Sept - Dec, Feb- Jun
Accommodation Accommodation
2N in 3* hotel, 5N in teahouse lodge

Pikey Peak Trek is one of the least discovered routes in the Everest Region. The trek is short and trailhead and endpoint are in a day drive access from Kathmandu.  A physically fit hiker can complete the entire itinerary within 4 Days. However,  a trekker can complete the trek comfortably in 6 days without the stress.  The trek allows you to visit several Buddhist sites (monasteries, gompas, and stupas). Likewise, this is the best trek to explore the Everest region with limited time. Furthermore, this is the favorable trek of Sir Edmund Hillary as well.

The trails of Pikey Peak Trek provides amazing views of the Number Himal range and Mt. Everest. Many previous travelers have claimed that the trail offers the best view of Mt. Everest. Take your time to think and decide to explore this unmatched scenery by adding a few more days to your travel plan. This is well-suited trekking destinations for the people who don’t want extra physical excursion.

Highlights of Pikey Peak Trek

  • Best View of Mt. Everest, and surrounding peaks
  • Easy & Short Everest View Trek
  • Explore unmatched scenery from the Pikey Peak

Pikey Peak Route Map

Pikey Peak Trekking trail Map

Best Time to visit

Spring and Fall is the best season to trek in the Himalayas in Nepal. Therefore, spring and fall would be the best time to go for Pikey Peak Trek. However, it can be done even during the months of winter.  It is always best to avoid this trek during the monsoon as it gets wet in this region.

Where to start?

The Pikey Peak trekking is a circuit trail that circumambulates the pikey peak region. Travelers can start the trek from three alternative trailheads. The first option is to drive from Kathmandu to Dhap and start hiking. As a second alternative, directly fly to Phaplu from Kathmandu and start trekking. Thirdly, you can drive to Junbesi from Kathmandu.  While starting from Phaplu or Junbesi, trek concludes at Dhap whereas starting at Dhap concludes at Junbesi making an anticlockwise circuit. Here, our standard itinerary follows the program with Kathmandu- Junibesi drive and start trekking to conclude at Dhap. Then driving back to Kathmandu

Choosing: Fly or Drive

If you have a short time and want to do a short trek in the Everest region, this would be the best choice. Since this is less explored by the trekkers, it is a unique trek. Relatively, flying to Phaplu is a time saver idea. Then your trek starts from Phaplu. Driving to the trailhead lets you experience the off-road driving in the mountain roads of Nepal. The road to Junbesi is a dusty adventurous that intersects with the classical route to Everest Base Camp is various points. It is a scenic journey offering the mountain views, interacting with the valleys, and several settlements of the lower Solukhumbu region.

Oriental Journeys and Peaky Peak Trek

If you are looking for a short trek in the Everest region, Pikey peak trek would be a great choice. If you are running with short on time and want to take the experience of the trek in the Everest region, Oriental Journeys will manage this trek without any bothers. Besides this, this is the best trek to get a beautiful view as well. We provide the itinerary which allows for a more leisurely pace without having an extra physical challenge.

Day 01: Land in Kathmandu and drive to Hotel

A representative from Oriental JOurneys receives you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and escorts to your hotel in Thamel. Attend the introduction session and trip briefing. You will meet with your guide during the session. Discuss about your queries, essential gears that you have carried. Overnight in the same hotel.

Day 02 : Drive from Kathmandu – Junbesi (2,675m), 7 hours

Your trip to Pikey Peak Trek starts with a day-long drive from Kathmandu. Most of the section of the path is off-road. It is dusty and muddy when it rains. It is one of the most scenic drives in Nepal that intersects with the Classical trail to the Everest Base Camp is may parts. Visit 19th Centuries famous Thupten Choeling Monastery in a short break. Overnight at Junbesi.

Day 03: From Junbesi to Lamjura (3500m), 7 hour

After the breakfast start your trek to Lamjura. Encounter with local sherpa settlement on the trailside. It is a pleasant walk through the pine forest.

Day 04; Lamjura – Pikey Peak (4065m), 5 hours

It is an about 5 hours trek from Lamjura to Pikey Peak. On the way take a glimpse of Mt. Everest, Number Chuli, Thamserku, Kangtega, Khatang, Kanchenjunga, Manaslu, Gaurishankar including many other small peaks.

Day 05: Pikey Peak – Jhapre (2,830m) 6 hours

Observe the silver lining mountains during sunrise. Walkthrough the grassy ridge of Bhulbhule and descends through the rhododendron forests. Encounter small settlements and pastures on the way.

Day 06: Jhapre – Dhap (2,928m) 5 hours

After breakfast, we will continue along a dusty road leading us to Sigane. Again the trail continues along the bumpy roads to Dhap. today is an easy hiking day, we trek about 5 hours to Dhap village. The trail is scenic with the view of Mt Everest and Numbur Himal through the Rhododendron forest. Visit local monasteries on the way. Overnight at Dhap

Day 07: Drive from Dhap to Kathmandu (1360 meters), 7 hours

The drive to Kathmandu begins after breakfast. It is approximately 6-7 hours of driving distance from Dhap to Kathmandu. The first section of the road continues through the dense forest crossing several small villages. The driving route follows BP Highway from Ghurmi. Take a pause at the lunch place and enjoy your highway meal.  Have a rewarding dinner with the Oriental Journeys team in a cultural restaurant in Kathmandu.

Day 08: Fly back home

Today is the final day of your trip to Nepal. You have either option to extend your trip. Choose a cultural sightseeing tour in Kathmandu to get the cultural insight of Nepal or select other tours of your interest. A representative from Oriental Journeys escorts you to the Tribhuvan International Airport. You will fly home with a wonderful memory of Pikey Peak trekking.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Transfer
  • 3-star Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek
  • All meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Welcome/farewell dinner
  • Ground transportation facilities as per the itinerary during the trek
  • An experienced English speaking government licensed holder trekking leader
  • An assistant trekking leader for a group size is of 4
  • Porter service ( 2 trekkers -1 guide)
  • Staff cost including salary, insurance, equipment, domestic flight fare, food, and accommodation
  • Oriental journeys provides company t-shirt and trekking map
  • Trekking permits (National park and TIMS permit)
  • Medical kit
  • All government taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses
  • Alcoholic Beverage drinks, phone, and Laundry
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance, Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects.
  • Hot Shower
  • Entrance Fees any kind of Temples, Monastery during the trek, etc
  • Tips and Gratuities

There is no fixed departure trip for this month. You can request for a private group trip.

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