10 Days: Experience Mountain Views with Pikey Peak Trek Nepal

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Overview:

Pikey Peak Trek offers an insightful view of the Everest Region including Everest Mountain. The view of Himalaya is fascinating throughout the trip. You can enjoy sunset/sunrise views from the top of the mountain which is stunning. Beautiful village, colorful Monasteries, Sherpa people & their lifestyle, and free-flowing small rivers will give you a great experience.

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  • Hiking
  • Trekking

Itinerary (10 days):- 

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrival in Kathmandu at any time according to your flight schedule. Upon arrival, you will be greeted & welcome by our representative at arrival exit gate & transfer to Hotel, a briefing will be given on the following day program. We do not have any specific activities planned for today. Later check-in, refresh & enjoy looking around the nearby area on your own.

Day 2: Trekking preparation - Cultural Tour in Kathmandu 

In the morning, our guide will meet you at the hotel & deliver the trip briefing, check your trekking gears, necessary stuff & help to arrange if anything missing. You can interact & ask for any information if you have. He will be happy to share his knowledge. Later proceed for a guided cultural tour around the historical UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu: Kathmandu Durbar Area-the former Royal palace complex that holds several Temples, Monuments & old Palace full of traditional arts & cultural marks. Kumari Temple (The living Goddess residence) is a major highlight of this area. Next, we visit Bouddhanath Stupa– probably the biggest Stupa of its kind in the world. We can find a large Tibetan population around the stupa as people consider this as Tibetan Stupa. More than 50 Tibetan Monasteries lies nearby this Stupa & offers a wonderful atmosphere around the area. Later we visit Swyambhunath Stupa– is another highly respected Buddhist site in Kathmandu. Located over a ridge in the northwest corner of the city, Swayambhunath (Self-existed) Stupa offers breathtaking views of Kathmandu Valley, green hills & mountains in the distance. Widely popular as Monkey Temple among foreigners, a large number of Monkeys make their home around the Stupa & surrounding Jungle.

Day 3: Kathmandu Drive to Dhap (2900 m)

The day will start early Jeep (SUV) drive from Kathmandu to Dhap. This long (approx 8/9 hrs) drive will pass several villages, rivers, woodland & hills before reaching Dhap. We will stay first overnight here after a day-long drive through the windy road.

Day 4: Trek Dhap to Japrey (2930 m)

This morning we tie our boot and kick off the wonderful Trek towards Japre. After a couple of hours, you will start seeing the awesome views of the Himalayan range as Numbur Himal on your sight. Continue walking through some village, will arrive at Jhapre which offers a beautiful view of Mountain Everest and Numbur.

Day 5: Trek Jiprey to Pikey Base Camp (3600 m)

Today we move further ahead to Pikey Peak. Fabulous views of the Mountains are continued as we walk past the Rhododendron forest. The whole area will be blooming with flowers if you make this trip in spring. There are a couple of lodges for O/N stay.

Day 6: Trek Pikey Base Camp – Pikey Peak (4070 m) – Junbesi (2990 m) 

We try to get up early & set off towards Pikey Peak (4070 m.) to get the incredible Sunrise through the Himalaya. It will take about an hour to get on the top. As you reach on top, the vista of Himalaya namely: Mt. Everest, Makalu, Gaurishanker, Lhotse, Number, AmaDablam, Nuptse, Kanchenjunga, Langtang & Dhaulagiri will take your heart away. Simply you can’t describe the scenery that you experienced on the top. That’s why many agreed Mountain View at Pikey Peak is probably the best of their experience. It’s worth spending a few moments on top, capturing awesome pictures.

Later, walk down to the lodge for breakfast then continue walking towards Junbesi. You will walk past many beautiful villages and Buddhist Monasteries before reaching Junbesi- a popular village in the area.

Day 7: Trek Junbesi –Thupten Chholing (2800 m)- Junbesi 

Today we stay at Junbesi. Will make a day trip to Thupten Chholing Monastery- a very famous Buddhist holy place that houses hundreds of Nuns. You can explore, interact & meditate along with Nuns. That would be a fantastic experience you can have apart from Trekking. Later back to Junbesi and rest of the day on your own.

Day 8: Trek Junbesi – Chiwang- Phaplu (2400 m)

Today is the last day of hiking over the hills. We proceed towards Phaplu via Chiwang Monastery. The Monastery is another famous Buddhist site in the region having long history behind. During the Mani Rimdu festival, a gala celebration will take place and many monks & followers will make their way to Chiwang Monastery. Later, continue walking down to Phaplu, where you will stay overnight before flying to Kathmandu the next day.

Day 9: Fly Phaplu to Kathmandu 

After breakfast; we will catch our flight & fly back to Kathmandu from Phaplu in 40 min. You can also hire an SUV/ Car the drive to Kathmandu in about 8/9 hours. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, rest or relax on own; O/N at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Fly back home

Breakfast at hotel, enjoy till airport time & transfer to Airport on time for your final departure. Your wonderful Nepal holiday has come to the pleasant end, fly home with great memories to cherish throughout the lifetime…


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