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Pikey Peak Trek: A Short Trek with Great Views of Everest - 9 Days

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What to Expect
If you're short on time or want to opt for a shorter itinerary, it's best to fly both in and out of Phaplu, the starting point for the trek. If you have more time or want to save on costs, you can drive to Phaplu by jeep or bus (if you're on a shoestring budget). It's a very scenic drive that takes around 7 hours but be warned that driving is the most 'adventurous' option: roads in Nepal are not well-maintained can be quite bumpy and services will be limited along the way. (There's not a significant difference in time traveling via public or private transport, it's more the comfort level.)

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu4593 ft (1400 m)-

Day 2: Drive to Dhap, Trek to Japre9580 ft (2920 m)4 hours

Day 3: Trek from Japre to Pikey Base Camp11,942 ft (3640 m)6-7 hours

Day 4: Sunrise at Pikey Peak, Trek to Loding8,251 ft (2515 m)8-9 hours

Day 5: Trek from Loding to Junbesi, Visit Thubtenchoeling Monastery 4-5 hours

Day 6: Trek from Junbesi to Taksindu9711 ft (2960 m)5-6 hours

Day 7: Trek from Taksindu to Phaplu, Visit Chiwong Monastery8067 ft (2459 m)5-6 hours

Day 8: Flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu4593 ft (1400 m)-

Day 9: Departure
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Important Information
Departure Point
Mega Mount Trekking & Expedition Pvt.Ltd.
Thamel,Kathmandu
Departure Time
Early Morning Drive to Jiri
Duration
24h
Return Details
Phaplu to Kathmandu
Inclusions
  • Transfer from Airport – Hotel – Airport: Car, Van, Hi-ace or Coaster in a private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, Two nights on Twin share Bed and Breakfast Basis.
  • Accommodation during Trek ; local lodges 13 nights (Full board meals with twin-share rooms ,beds with comfortable foam mattress and pillows)
  • English speaking experienced Sherpa guide (Govt. Trained/License Holder)
  • One Sherpa guide-assistant if group size is more than 4 Trekkers.
  • Porters: One porter for 2 Trekkers basis.
  • Trek Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation.
  • Personal insurance for Nepalese staff.
  • First aid medicine kit.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Fee, TIMS permits & all required permits or Official Documentation.
  • One way airfare between Phaplu to Kathmandu (Airport Tax Included)
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Your Personal Travel Insurance.
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee.
  • International round-trip airfare.
  • Lunch & Dinner in cities - allow $ 10 to 14 for per meal in Tourist restaurants.
  • Beverages (soft drinks, mineral water and beer)
  • Excess baggage charge(s) (Domestic Flights)
  • Tips for guide, porters and driver (customary)
  • Any personal expenses not mentioned in above services.
  • Additional night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early return from Trek (due to any reason) than the planned itinerary.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • If you're looking for a short trek in the Everest region near Kathmandu, this is a great (less discovered) route. If you're feeling very fit or are just short on time, this can be done in 3-4 days. But, a more leisurely 6-day trek allows for a physical workout without the stress, and a chance to visit a number of Buddhist sites (monasteries, gompas, and stupas). Both itineraries provide amazing views of the Numbur Himal range and Everest. But is it the best view of Everest in Nepal? You'll have to see for yourself.
  • Take your time enjoying the unmatched scenery by adding a few more days on the Pikey Peak trek. This itinerary allows for a more leisurely pace and is well suited to trekkers who don't want the extra physical challenge that the 3-day option requires.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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