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Pike Peak Trek

Pike Peak Trek

Everest Region
climbing to pike peak
Pike peak trekking
Pike peak summit

Trip Facts

Duration : 8 Days Max-Altitude : 4645 Program Type : cambing Best Season : Sep-Nov, march-may Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : bus and flight

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All price inclusive
$ 850 $ 640
USD per person

Group Price

No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $850
2 Paxes $720
2-4 Paxes $700
4-6 Paxes $680
6-10 Paxes $660
10-15 Paxes $640
15+Paxes $640

Number of Travellers

Overview

Pike Peak Trek 8 days Package Itinerary

Pike Peak Trek is a relatively lesser-known trekking route located in the Solu Khumbu region of Nepal. It is a challenging trek that takes you through remote Sherpa villages, dense forests, and alpine meadows. Pike Peak (4,065m) is the highest point of the trek, and it offers stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan range, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and Annapurna.

The Pike Peak Trek in lower Khumbu is an off-the-beaten-track trek in Nepal; this is where Hillary and Tenjin sherpas used Trails early in their Everest expedition. This is a spectacular (less traveled) route. A short Pikey trek provides an opportunity to explore Buddhist monuments such as gompas and stupas.

Pikey Peak offers wonderful views of mountains over 8,000 meters including Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Manaslu, Annapurna, and many other snow-covered peaks. and sunset and one can enjoy the superb views of the mountains beyond the Kathmandu Valley to the plains, as well as many Himalayan peaks.

The top of Pike Peak measures 4,065 meters in height, and this trek still attracts few visitors per year. This trekking also includes Tamang, Newar, Sherpa, Dalit, and Jirel indigenous villages, Buddhist cultural heritage, and Buddhist gompas. The local communities are heavily involved in agriculture, so this trekking offers many cultural experiences in the region below Everest and many adventures.

The itinerary for the Pike Trek begins in Dhap and ends in Phaplu. drive back to Kathmandu. If you have more time, then continue to Everest base camp and fly back from Lukla after Pike Peak. This is also an adventure if you have more time.

We have an 8-day trekking itinerary for the Pike Peak tea house trek, where there are tea houses along the trails nowadays, so a long time before was only camping and used to be well-equipped with all camping equipment for personal use, now normal equipment will be fine.

Pikey Peak trekking is led by Nepal Wilderness Trekking PVT with a professional local guide and porters team who have in-depth knowledge of the region with nature trails, mountains, people, cultures, and flora and fauna. Compared to the itinerary overview, our package cost is competitive; there are no hidden costs other than those listed in blogs.

Best time to do Pike Peak trek:

The best time to do the Pike Peak Trek in Nepal is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. During these times, the weather is generally stable and the skies are clear, offering spectacular views of the Himalayas.

In the spring, the weather is mild and the rhododendrons are in full bloom, adding a beautiful touch of color to the already stunning landscape. However, this is also a popular time for trekking to pike peak, so the trails can be quite busy.

In the autumn, the skies are clear, the temperatures are cool, and the crowds are thinner, making it a great time to enjoy the trek in peace. The views of the mountains are particularly stunning during this time, with the crisp and clear autumn air offering excellent visibility.

It’s best to avoid trekking in the monsoon season (June to August) due to the heavy rains and risk of landslides. In the winter months (December to February), the higher altitudes can be particularly cold and snowy, making it difficult to trek.

Pikey Peak Trek Highlights:

The Pike Peak Trek in Nepal is a beautiful and relatively less crowded trekking route that offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and traditional Sherpa villages. Some of the highlights of this trek include:

Spectacular Views: The Pike Peak trek offers panoramic views of some of the highest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, and Annapurna.

Less Crowded: Unlike some of the more popular trekking routes in Nepal, the Pike Peak trek is relatively less crowded, allowing you to enjoy the beauty of the region in peace.

Traditional Sherpa Villages: Along the way, you will pass through traditional Sherpa villages where you can experience the local culture, traditions, and way of life.

Beautiful Landscapes: The trek takes you through beautiful forests, lush green landscapes, and stunning mountain vistas.

Ancient Monasteries: The region is home to several ancient monasteries and temples, including the Thupten Chholing Monastery, where you can learn about Buddhism and its influence on the local culture.

Dhap to Phaplu Route: The Pike Peak trek begins in Dhap (Hile), which is often referred to as the “Switzerland of Nepal,” and ends in Phaplu, a town famous for its airstrip.

Overall, the Pike Peak trek is an excellent way to explore the natural beauty and cultural richness of Nepal while enjoying some of the most stunning views in the world.


Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1: Drive to Dhap (Hile) at 2840m and trek to Jhapre at 2,820m/9,249ft in 10 hours
  • Day 2: Trek to Pike Base Camp, 3,640 m/11,939 ft, 6-7 hours
  • Day 3: Climb to Pike Peak (4090 m) and descend to Jase Bhanjyang (4 hrs, 3,550 m/11,644 ft)
  • Day 4: Trekking to Junbesi, a distance of 2,700 meters (8,856 feet), approximately 5-6 hours
  • Day 5: Trek around Thupten Chhorling Monastery and rest day at Junbesi (3 hrs, 2,700 m/8,856 ft)
  • Day 6: Trek to Taksindu, 2,930 m/9,610 ft, 6-7 hours
  • Day 7: Trek to Phaplu (3-4 hours, 2,469 m/8,098 ft)
  • Day 8: Drive to Kathmandu by Bus or sharing jeep.

Cost Included

  • Kathmandu -Dhap  by bus
  • Phablu - Kathmandu by Bus or Share jeep 
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, and other European foods are available three times a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
  • Accommodation in tea houses according to the itinerary
  • Kitbag for storing your belongings
  • Sleeping bag for a comfortable night's sleep on a trek in minus-25 degrees
  • Everest National Park Entrance Trekking Permit
  • TIMS Entrance Permit
  • Experienced English-speaking, Government licensed holder trekking guide
  • Experienced Sherpa helpers (porters) 1 porter for every 2 pax
  • Guide, and Porter meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal wilderness trekking after a successful trek

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare for international flights
  • Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal entry visa fees vary by duration (15 days - $25-30, 30 days
  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu before and after our journey
  • Personal equipment for high and cold temperatures
  • Emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation are covered by travel insurance
  • All beverages, Soft and caffeinated table drinks such as coke, beer,
  • Drinking water/mineral water, Dessert, etc. Hot shower, laundry
  • Tip for guide and porter
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Normally 8 days trek start from Kathmandu and end in Kathmandu,
pike peak 8 days camping trek is $1000 per person with full board package.
pike trek is moderately difficult where you need physically and mentally prepared. It needs energy to walk for 5-6 hrs daily. With good gear and guide you can do this trek.
maximum height 4645 m

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