Trip Grade Moderate
Duration: 9 Nights/10 Days
Max. Altitude: 4067M
Destination: Nepal
Region: Lower Khumbu
Activity: Trekking & Hiking
Theme: Solidarity Travel

WhatsApp

+9779841027075

Email us at

[email protected]

Trip Cost per person Starting Form

$   $

Book Now

Pikey Peak Ethical Trek | Travel For Social Cause

Pikey Peak Ethical Trek’ is an exclusive trekking package lead by local supporting team (all of your trekking team will be from locals) to offer once in a lifetime experience to our valued clients with the slogan of “Travel for social cause”. This trek is designed to provide job to local people who are jobless. All of your team including trekking guide will be from Pikey Peak region. We believe that locals from Pikey Peak region know about the region better than anyone. Also local people have to be benefitted from this trip. In this trip you’ll sleep and eat in local house and it will be a lifetime experience for you to experience the locality and get golden opportunity to interact with local people. This trip will allows you to know the insight story of Pikey Peak region.

 

In association with local people from Pikey Peak region, Trekking Experts is organizing this ‘Pikey Peak Ethical Trek with a social cause to give job to local people where we go. Trekking Experts aimed to raise certain amount of fund and donate this amount to locals of Pikey Peak. The fund raised by this trip will be use for empowering socially excluded, poor and helpless people of Pikey region. Trekking Experts will help them to use this fund for their income generation, skill development, education and health support. Also, Trekking Experts will donate 25% of its profit generated by this trip to locals to help needy women of remote area of Pikey region. Previously, Trekking Experts has conducted one of the most effected programs called ‘Healing Haku’ to help earthquake victims of very remote areas-Haku (in Langtang region). It is an extended program of ‘Healing Haku’ project.

 

Pikey Peak Trek is a newly discovered trekking route in Solukhumbu region of Nepal. Trekking around Solukhumbu provides you the glimpses of 8000 meters mountains and nature in low attitude. Trekking Experts offers you this special Pikey Peak Trekking. Pikey Peak Trek takes you to beautiful areas in lower Solukhumbu area inhabited by Sherpa communities. This trip allows you explore flora and fauna and untouched culture in Pikey region. Along with this, the trek offers you with some of the magnificent views of the Himalayan range such as Mount Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu and many more. Being a newly discovered trekking route, it offers an off-beat and solitary trekking experience. Pikey Peak Trek is designed to minimize the risk of altitude mountain sickness by limiting the daily gain in altitude. The Pikey Peak trail route is covered with lush forests of rhododendron, oak and pine. You will walk through numerous villages perched on ridge tops surrounded by terraced fields. If you are looking for a short trek near the Everest region, Pikey Peak Trek would be best for you. The Pikey Peak lying at the height of 4067 meter may not be very difficult especially for an experienced trekker.

Trip Highlights

Travel for social cause
Trekking holidays for locals led by locals
Golden opportunity to know insight story of local people
Explore the unique culture and tradition of Sherpa community
Amazing views of some of the highest peaks in the world such as Mount Everest, Mount »Kanchenjunga, Mount Dhaulagiri, Lhotse, Makalu, etc.
Visit different ancient and beautiful monasteries of the region
Trekking up to the Peak for beautiful sunrise views
 

Why this trip?

Remote areas, mountains, hills and ethnic groups of remote areas are the attraction point for tourists in Nepal. Every year thousands of tourists travel to remote areas for their trekking. But local people of trekking areas get benefit from tourists rarely. Tour operators, local operated by people from other places get benefits. Most of remote areas, there are only basic accommodation available and tour operators organize tented camp treks. Local people won’t get any benefit from tented camping treks; they only get lots of trash there. In order to help local people by giving jobs to them, Trekking Experts deigned and offers this ‘Pikey Peak Ethical Trek’. In this trip, Trekking Experts will give job to guide from local, porters from local and also uses their services by buying their food, accommodation while trekking. Trekking Experts also will contribute 25% of its profit generated from this trip for local people of Pikey Peak.

Itinerary

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan airport Trekking Experts representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. Upon arrival at hotel, our tour manager will brief you about trekking information and other necessary information. And then you’ll free time to explore Kathmandu. Dinner will be booked at the hotel.

  • Hotel Yak & Yeti*****
  • Dinner
  • Hours Walk
  • 1310 meter

Day 02: Kathmandu –Japre (alt. 2920m) After earlier breakfast at the hotel, today you’ll drive to Dhap. Drive to Dhap will take about 8/9 hours. From Dhap, you’ll trek to Japre. From a ridgeline south of Dhap, you'll start the trek, and as you near Sigane, the trail from Sigane follows a road under construction for the first couple of hours. The first village you reach is called Japre (2920 m), perched above a deep valley with nice views of Everest and NumburHimal. There’s a pretty little gompa and stupa here, and this is your stop for the night.

  • Local Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3 Hours Walk
  • 2920 meter

After breakfast at lodge at Japre, today you’ll head to Pikey Peak Base Camp. The trekking trail initially follows a dusty trail which later leads on an uphill trail to Bhulbule. From here the trail becomes steeper and climbs through the rhododendron forests and small settlement of Lhamuje. From Lhamuje, the trail become wider and follows a pasture where you can see grazing Yaks. Further you will walk through a long Mani Wall and ascend along the winding road to Pikey base camp. Here you can visit Yak Cheese factory and relish the magical view of mountains around.

  • Local Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 6/7 Hours Walk
  • 3640 meter

Very early morning today, you'll follow a gradual trail to the view of point of Pikey Peak which is situated at around 4065m from the sea level and you’ll find place covered with prayer flags. The views from this view point will be breathtaking. If the weather is clear, you'll be rewarded with panoramic views of mountain ranges like Mt Everest, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Thamserku, Kantega, Langtang etc. From the top of Pikey Peak, you'll follow a ridgeline which starts flat and then steepens as you enter the forest to Jase Bhanjyang, where breakfast you’ll have breakfast. And then you'll continue your walk down to Loding, which passes through some steep sections in the forest. At Loding, you'll have a couple choices for accommodation which are both simple and charming.

  • Local Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 7 Hours Walk
  • 2515 meter

After breakfast at Loding, you'll start the day by heading down to Jase Bhanjyang. From there, there are a few options for the descent to Junbesi. The most likely is a stunning shortcut trail that leaves the ridge shortly after Jase and descends steeply through spectacular old growth forest to Taktor. This path meets the Everest Base Camp trail coming from Jiri. The tea houses from here are a little more developed, and you're likely to meet a few other tourists for the first time. From Taktor, it is a couple of hours on a lovely trail to Junbesi. Junbesi is a traditional Sherpa village sitting at an altitude of 2675 meters and is the cradle of Sherpa culture and architecture. The Sherpas consider the Solukhumbu a sacred valley. In this remote part of Nepal that borders Tibet, Buddhism flourishes and there are numerous Buddhist monasteries along the way.

  • Local Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5/6 Hours Walk
  • 2675 meter

After breakfast at Junbensi lodge, you trek to Taksindu with crossing the river at the bottom of town and climb through the forest up to Salung, from where there are views of Mount Everest (8848 m), Chamlang (7319 m) and Makalu (8481 m), weather permitting. There are also gorgeous views out across the valley to Chiwong Monastery and down towards Phaplu. Continue on the trail, contouring and then dropping down to a stream before a short climb up into Ringmo, famous for its apple orchards and interesting apple products such as apple rakshi (alcohol), cider and apple pie. From here, there's a final short climb to Taksindu La, from where there are again great mountains views, and then a short descent to the Taksindu Monastery and your lodge. The Taksindu Monastery was built in 1946 and is usually open early morning or late afternoon. Please make sure to leave a donation if you visit.

  • Local Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5/6 Hours Walk
  • 2960 meter

After breakfast at Taksindu, you’ll leave the main trekking route again and take a beautiful path down to Phaplu through the forest. There's also the option of hiking up to Chiwong Gompa, perched high on a cliff overlooking the valley. This monastery was founded in 1923 and has magnificent celebrations for the Mani Rimdu festival in autumn. Continue on down into Phaplu and celebrate the completion of a great trek at your cozy tea house.

  • Local Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5/6 Hours Walk
  • 2459 meter

After breakfast at Phaplu, you’ll take a flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport, you’ll be received by Trekking Experts’ representative and will drop you to hotel. Then you’ll have free time relax at hotel.

  • Hotel Yak & Yeti*****
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Hours Walk
  • 1310 meter

After enjoying a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, we’ll be met by our city tour guide for our day trip to a few of the Kathmandu valley’s most spectacular and important sights and some vibrant, colorful markets. With a meld of three ancient capitals and their associated palaces, temples and markets of Kathmandu has a lot to offer culturally and historically. However, we’re mindful not to overload you on your first day so will ensure the day has a good balance between sightseeing, exploring and relaxation time. The exact itinerary may change depending on the local conditions but we shall most likely visit: - Pashupatinath, one of the most important temples in South Asia to the Hindu God, Lord Shiva; - One of the three Durbar (Palace) Squares, a complex of palaces and temples which was formally the social, religious and administrative focal point of the ancient city. - Boudhnnanath Stupa, a wonderful Buddhist site centred on a huge Stupa topped with the all-seeing eyes. If possible we’ll come here in the early evening to soak up the atmosphere of hundreds of Tibetan and Sherpa peoples walking their devotional khora. And after tour back to hotel. Evening farewell dinner at local authentic Nepalese restaurant. Overnight at Hotel

  • Hotel Yak & Yeti*****
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Hours Walk
  • 1310 meter

Depending on your flight time, you’ll be transfer to airport before 3 hrs of flight time.

  • Breakfast
  • Hours Walk
  • meter

Date & Cost

Dates
Arrival-Departure
Duration
No. of days
Availability
Space
Trip Cost
USD in per person (twin Sharing)
Condition Apply*

Pick Your Own Date

Dates Start Dates End Trip Cost (twin Sharing)
$ $
Condition Apply*

What’s Included

3 nights in Kathmandu at Hotel Yak & Yeti or similar five star-hotels on twin sharing basis with full board service (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 6 nights in local lodges during the trekking on twin sharing basis in common rooms with full board service (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu at the end of the trip with typical Nepalese food

All airport/hotel/airport transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle Ground transfer for Kathmandu sightseeing by private air-conditioned vehicle Kathmandu-Dhap ground transfer by air-conditioned private vehicle Phaplu-Kathmandu flight with airport taxes 15 kg baggage per person for trek

TIMS Fee All monument entrance fees during Kathmandu sightseeing

1 English speaking experienced trekking guide 1 porter for every two members to carry personal baggage 1 assistant guide for every 5 members English Speaking city guide for Kathmandu sightseeing

Comprehensive First Aid Kit Comprehensive Trekking Map and Kathmandu Valley Map

What’s Not Included

All personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, telephone calls, laundry services etc. Medical and travel insurances International airfare and taxes Nepal Visa fees Emergency helicopter rescue charges Tips for trekking crew

Gallery

What Other Travelers Say About This

View More Reviews

Quick Inquiry

    Your Guide/Leader