Pikey Peak Trek

Trip Facts

  • Duration 9 Days
  • Trip Difficulty easy
  • Max. Altitude 3640 m/11,942 ft
  • Start and End Kathmandu - Kathmandu
  • Best Time March to May, Sept to Nov
  • Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu, Teahouse during the trek

Trip Highlights

  • Off the Beaten Path: Explore less-traveled trekking routes, uncovering hidden gems and untouched landscapes.
  • Cultural Diversity: Immerse yourself in the unique culture and traditions of various ethnic groups, particularly the mountain-resilient Sherpa people.
  • Enchanting Landscape: Revel in the mesmerizing scenery of the Lower Everest region, complemented by the warm hospitality of ever-smiling locals.
  • Cultural Exchange: Experience a profound cultural exchange through homestays, fostering connections with the local communities.
  • Panoramic Peak Views: Marvel at the breathtaking vistas of the highest peaks, including Mount Everest, Mount Makalu, Lhotse, and Choyou.
  • Ancient Monasteries: Visit ancient and beautiful monasteries in the lower Khumbu region, adding a spiritual dimension to your trek.
Pikey peak trek is one of the shortest trek to see the Everest Himalayan Range. Trekkers can see the Mt Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse, Mt Numbur, Mt Dorje Lakpa, Mt Makalu, Mt Kanchenjunga and many other peaks. Moreover from Annapurna range to Kanchenjunga Rnage peaks are visible from this view points. Pikey Peak Trek is a newly introduced but most beautiful trekking route in a rural part of Nepal. It is also known as the lower Everest trekking because it allows seeing all the Mountains of Everest region. The highest point of this trek is around 4000 Meter, 13,120 Feet from the sea level ie Pikey peak viewpoint which allows you to see the Everest, Choyou, Makalu and many other splendid mountains with a very perfect and close view. Pikey peak is one of the best hill station of Nepal which gives magnificent panoramic view of Mountains including Mt. Everest. The pikey peak route is less popular as compared to other trekking routes of Everest but nowadays it has been gaining the popularity and a lot of travelers are noticing these routes as their trekking destination. Looking to the magnificent views of countryside landscape, local cultures, Sherpa people, Monastery you will enjoy the spectacular view of Himalayas. Trek to Pikey peak trekking gives you an excellent view of sunrise and sunset over the mountain. The trek trail passes through the several local villages, a small settlement, sheep shelter, yak shelter, the alpine forest which includes the seasonal rhododendron and different types of flowers where you will certainly enjoy your hike. The trek is suitable for anyone who cannot go to such a high altitude is very appropriate. Looking to the local people their lifestyle and amazing cultures the trek consist for 8 – 12 days including arrival to departures and it also varies with a route that you choose. If you have a short time frame but want to explore the beauty of Everest then you can choose this one which gives you an excellent chance to enjoy the less traffic trekking trails with the superb views of Everest Himalayan Ranges. The view is amazing if the weather is good, every day you will see the numerous peaks but with some distance. Pikey Peak Trek Highlights Here are some pikey peak trek highlights which are mentioned here below while you go to do pikey peak trek. Explore the unpopular trekking routes Find out the different ethnic groups unique culture and tradition including Sherpa people, Sherpa is known as mountain people. Amazing landscape of Lower Everest region. Ever smiling local people hospitality. Cultural exchange due to home stay. Amazing views of the highest peaks such as Mount Everest, Mount Makalu, Lhotse, Makalu, Choyou etc. Visiting different ancient and beautiful monasteries of the lower Khumbu region.

Pikey Peak Trek: A Scenic Journey to the Everest Himalayan Range

Embark on the Pikey Peak Trek, a compact yet breathtaking adventure offering stunning views of the Everest Himalayan Range. Witness iconic peaks such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and more, making it an ideal choice for nature enthusiasts and trekkers seeking a unique experience.

Discovering the Lower Everest: Pikey Peak’s Charm

Unveiling itself as the “lower Everest trek,” Pikey Peak Trek is a recently introduced gem in rural Nepal. Soaring to around 4000 meters, the Pikey peak viewpoint promises a close and perfect view of Everest, Choyou, Makalu, and other splendid mountains. Traverse through the less-explored terrains, encountering local cultures, Sherpa communities, monasteries, and an awe-inspiring panorama of the Himalayas.

A Less-Trodden Path: Pikey’s Rising Popularity

While less popular than traditional Everest trekking routes, Pikey Peak’s allure is on the rise, attracting discerning travelers. Enjoy an 8-12 day trek, witnessing countryside landscapes, the warm hospitality of local people, and the unique lifestyle of Sherpas. Suitable for those avoiding high altitudes, this trek promises an excellent chance to savor the beauty of Everest with fewer crowds and exceptional views.

What's included

  • Airport pickup drop
  • 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu
  • Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
  • Guest house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days
  • An english speaking guide and porter to carry luggage
  • Gaurishankar Conservation Area Permits
  • Seasonal Fruits if possible
  • First Aid Box
  • TIMS Permit
  • All land transportation as per written on above itinerary

What's not included

  • Travel insurance
  • International flights
  • Extra expenses - like beverages and bar bill
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • All things that are not included in inclusion section

Detailed Itinerary

  • Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap, Trek to Sigane or Japre

  • Trek from Japre to Pikey Base Camp

  • Trek from Pikey Peak Base Camp to Chaulakharka via Pikey Peak

  • Trek from Chaulakharka to Shivalaya

  • Drive from Shivalaya to Kathmandu

  • Depart Kathmandu

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