About Pikey Peak Trek

Pikey Peak trekking is a popular trekking route in the Solukhumbu region.  Being popular, this trekking route is gaining an increasing number of trekkers every year.  If you love to trek in the Everest region and want fewer trekkers, then this Pikey Peak trek might be a good option for you.  While trekking in this region, you will get a mesmerizing view of mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Gaurishankar, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Lhotse, Khangteka, Khatang, Number Chuli, Thamserku, Karyolung, Dorje Lakpa, Dhaulagiri, and many other snow-capped mountains.  Along with this, you will be trekking through beautiful Sherpa, Tamang, Rai, and Magar community village where you will get a chance to learn their local culture and lifestyle. During this Pikey Peak Trek, we will be staying on the lodges and teahouses in the local community where you will be greeted by the local people here and you will get an opportunity to experience the local customs.

Throughout the Pikey Peak trek, you will get a chance to see beautiful monasteries, not to mention Mani wall, beautiful stone inscriptions, and prayer wheels and flags.  Remember to walk keeping these things towards your right side. We’ll have an adventurous but a peaceful trek with less crowded areas in our route. Pikey Peak Trek is a perfect trek for the trekkers who love to be around peaceful nature. Pikey Peak is one of the tallest hills in Solu region. Pikey Peak hosts a stunning view of aforementioned Himalayas. Pikey Peak is also famous for beautiful sunrise and sunset views from the top of the hill. We will be trekking through beautiful rhododendron, wild orchid, and magnolia forest.  Different species of flora and fauna are well preserved here in this trail which is the bonus for all the nature-loving trekkers. The trekkers will not be disappointed with this thrilling trek to the top of Pikey Peak.

High Camp Adventure’s team has made such an itinerary that you will get a chance to extensively explore the area in these 11 days. You will be trekking through different villages like Shivalaya, Bhandar, Nagaur Gompa, Junbesi, Phaplu, and many other beautiful places in Pikey Peak trek.  If we trek during the festival season, we will be able to get a chance to see monks performing different rituals in the monastery. It is also a great opportunity to indulge yourself and explore the beauty that nature has to offer.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 2Drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya (1,790m).
  • Day 3Shivalaya to Bhandar (2,200m).
  • Day 4Bhandar to Namkheli (2,300m).
  • Day 5Namkheli to Ngaur Gompa (2,800m).
  • Day 6Ngaur Gompa to Pikey Peak (4,070m).
  • Day 7Pikey Peak to Junbesi (2,700m).
  • Day 8Junbesi to Thupten Chholing Monastery (2,920m) and back to Junbesi.
  • Day 9Junbesi to Phaplu (2,470m).
  • Day 10Fly from Phaplu to Kathmandu.
  • Day 11Departure.