Pikey Peak is situated at the Lower region of Solukhumbu district at an altitude of 4070 m and so does the Pikey Peak Trekking. From Pikey peak, one can get the grand view of nature, can experience the traditional livings of different ethnic groups like Sherpa, Chhetri, Tamang, and Gurung. Tourists can taste the verities of local cuisines and observe some rare plants and animals. Likhupikey Rural Municipality of Ward no. 1 of  Solokhumbudistrict and Pikey region of Ward No 8 of Solu Dudh Kunda rural Municipality is considered as the most important places of natural and biological variety. Tourists can observe the best view of the highest peak of the world Mt. Everest in the short trek.

From Pikey peak, one can get the grand view of mountain peaks like Dhaulagiri, Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, AmaDamlam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Numbur, Gaurisankhar, Langtang to the far west. Additionally, Pikey peak rewards tourists with one of the best sunrises and sunset views. It offers dense forests of Sunpati, Pine, Rhododendron whereas attraction of birds and animals like
Lophophorus, Crimson Horned Pheasant, tiger, wild bear, Panda, Ghoral and so on. Similarly, Chauri Ghai, Nak, yak, and cow can be found anywhere in this area.

Tourists can have a pleasing view of nature’s unique scenes, villages and living way of Sherpa, Tamang, Chhetri, Gurung, and Sunmuwar. To reach Pikey peak, bus or jeep ride from Bamtibhandar of Ramhechap district -the Okhaldhunga dhap-Khinji Phalate -Salleri of Solukhumbu district and then trek can be followed. Other alternative can be a flight to Paplu airport of Solukhumbu district.
The villages belonging to Likhu Pikey rural municipality include villages like Chaulakharka, Gole.

Similarly, other villages of Solududhkunda municipality like Kerung, Tapting, Tamakhani, Gorakhani, Salleri, and Junbesi also lies at Likhu Pikey rural municipality. Likewise, other villages
of Okaldunga district and Ramechhap district such as Patale, Kiji Demba and Bamtibhandar are also the part of Likhu Pikey Peak Trek.

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
It’s a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. And as your plane hits the tarmac, our waiting support team will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. Welcome drinks will be served and overnight at your hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Bamti Bhandar
Bamtibhandar, which is situated in the northern Part of Ramechhap district from Kathmandu, is at a distance of 235km.From Kathmandu. Bamti Bhandar is known as the settlement of Sherpa, which lies at an altitude of 2990 m above sea level. About 7/8 hours of bus/ jeep ride, one can easily reach Bamtibhandar. Nepalthok or Khurkot can be reached for lunch if one can have a bus journey from early 6 am in the morning. There are 10/12 local hotels available for tourists at Bamti Bhandar. Kathmandu to Bhandar takes 7/8 hours driving and then overnight at lodge.

Day 03: Bhandar – Namkheli
Namkheli can be reached after 7- 8 hours of walking from Bamti Bhandar, Ramechhap district. It takes about 2-3 hours to reach Thadakhola for Lunch after taking the Break Fast from the Bamti Bhandar. Next, after crossing Likhukhola situated at the border of Solukhumbu and Ramechhap, (border of province 1 & 3) following Chaulakharka–Lelepu, Namkheli can be reached after 3 hours of hike. we can see a very nice view of Numbur Himal from this route. Bhandar to Namkheli 7/8 hours walking and then overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Namkheli – Golla
It takes around 3-4 hours to reach Golla (2900 m) from Namkheli. Golla is considered to be Sherpa language which is called as Gumba dada in Nepali.There are 2/3 hotels at Golla for tourists. Travelers can stay and have lunch and visit 3 Gompas at Golla named as Orgen Sanang Chholing Gompa, Pema Dechen Choling Gompa and Guru Padma Sambhav Gompa. Gale caste of Sherpa are the inhabitants of Golla. Namkheli to Golla takes 7/8 hours walking and then overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Golla – Pikey Base Camp
We walk in the jungle. If you come in the spring you will see a lot of Rhododendron flowers. You have the chance to see many wild birds and animals. You can see a great view of many snow-capped mountains. Three hours trek after early morning breakfast from Golla following Lamomane-Dallemane-Muktumje through the dense forest will lead to Naur dada which consists of 4/5 hotels. During the trek, one can observe beautiful villages of Koshinasha, Golla and Gupchuka. After having lunch from Naaur dada 2-3 hours of uphill trek will lead to reach Pikey Basecamp which is situated at an elevation of 3600m and have accommodation facility of 2/3 hotels.

Day 06: Pikey Base Camp – Pikey Peak – Junbesi
We get up early in the morning with warm clothes and climb up Pikey Peak (4070m.).It is about one hour walking to get to Pikey Peak. You will see the best sunrise and magnificent view of the Himalayas like Dhaulagiri, Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, AmaDamlam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Number, Gaurisankhar, Langtang to the far west and others mountains. After this unforgettable view, We will see all the mountains from here as well. After that, we hike down to Jarsabhanjyang for breakfast. Then start the trek towards Junbesi. We can be reached Taktor(Lunch Place) after 2/3 hrs hiking from Jarsabhyanjyang. After taking lunch we can be reached 2/3 hrs Junbesi from Taktor. Junbesi is considered to be Sherpa’s most beautiful villages, which lies at the height of 2990m. above sea level. There are 1 ancient Buddhist Monestry. It was the Point old famous route of Everest Trekking Route. there are 8-/10 well-facilitated hotels operated by local Sherpas. Pikey base Camp to Junbesi takes 7/8 hours hiking and then overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Junbesi –Thupten Chholing- Junbesi
Thupten Chholing is a celibate Buddhist monastery located in the high and remote mountains of Nepal. Founded by His Holiness Thrulsik Rinpoche in the 1960s after fleeing Tibet, it is an independent and autonomous institution. Consequently, Thupten Choling has been able to remain authentically traditional and hidden from the outside world. Due to its remoteness and increasing population, the 700 resident monks and nuns live with dwindling resources, no public health facilities, and have little chance of sustaining themselves in the long run unless their limited resources are managed wisely. After breakfast, we will take a hike of the Thupten Chholing Monastery 2800m. Explore the monastery and meditate with nuns. Rest of the day is to on your own to explore. Today, we will hike about 4/5 hours, we will have lunch at Thupten Chholing Monastery. Overnight in Junbesi at Lodge.

Day 08: Junbesi – Chiwang-Phaplu
After the morning breakfast, trek for 3 hours to reach Chiwong monastery. The chiwong monastery is situated at an altitude of 9,000 feet on the cliff of Chiwong hill about 3 hours walking distance from Phaplu airport also, Solu Khumbu district, At one time Chiwong Monastery echoed with the prayers and scholastic activities of many monks and nuns who resided here. Chiwong Monastery has the privilege to host the Dza-Rong-Phuk Sangey Ngawang Tenzing Jangpo from 1955-1958. His Holiness Thrulshig Rinpoche has lived in this monastery from 1960-1967. Chiwong monastery Celebrates Mani Rimdu festival full moon of October every year. The Mani Rimdu Festival is a colorful occasion that takes place in the most spectacular of settings in the foothills of the Himalayas. Performed by the monks of Chiwong monasteries, it depicts the victory of Buddhism over the ancient ‘Bon’ religion. Phaplu is situated at an altitude of 2400m. There are airport, hospital, and nursey. There are 8/10 hotels for tourists. It is also possible to sightseeing round Salleri Bazer, headquarter of Solukhumbu district after eating lunch at Phaplu. Junbesi to Phaplu takes 5/6 hours hiking and then overnight at lodge.
Day 09: Phaplu – Kathmandu
After the morning breakfast at Phaplu, Kathmandu can be reached through 8 hours car/ jeep ride or 40 minutes of flight.

Day 10: Depart Kathmandu
It was a great adventure with you in the mountains. Hope you had an experience of a lifetime. One
of the representatives from your Organizing Team will drop you at the airport about 3 hours before
your flight. We hope to see you again. Have a safe flight back home.

Cost Include

  • Pickup and drop at hotel.
  • All accommodations in lodges/Tea Houses During the Treks run by Nepalese family. twin sharing
  • Airport tax.
  • National park entrance fee.
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) . National Park Entry Permits
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples; if you are only 1 people, not including porter, you have pay additional charge $150 USD for porter).
  • One skilled English speaking guide and Porter.
  • Your main course Breakfast, Lunch and dinner during the trekking.
  • All Transportation.
  • 2 Night’s Standard Accommodation 3 star hotel in Kathmandu (on the arrival day and after the Trekking). Hotel Thamel or similar category
  • Land Transportation Kathmandu to Kathmandu

 Cost Exclude

  • Personal Equipment for Trekking: sleeping bag, down jacket, trekking shoes, sun glass, sunscreen, gloves, hat ,personal towels, hiking shirt, hiking pant
  • Lukla government tax 20 USD per person. You can pay this directly at Lukla.
  • Your personal Travel insurance. Covers helicopter rescue, medical bill.
  • Your Personal Equipment for Trekking. (Sleeping bag(-15), down jacket, Trekking shoes, sun glass, sunscreen, Gloves, trekking stick.
  • If there is early arrival or late departure other than the trek date, and If you are back to Kathmandu early from the trek due to any problem or rescue, the extra accommodation is not included.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the Alcoholic and non-Alcoholic Drinks, Tea, Coffee.
  • Sweet things like Chocolate and desert.
  • Hot Shower during the Trekking.
  • Tips for the Guide and Porter as per your interest, how you are happy with them.
  • All that are not mentioned in the cost includes.

Required documents for the trek.

  • Valid passport, airline tickets.
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport)
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash to exchange into Nepalese currency for purchasing goods, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler’s checks, etc.
  • 3 PP size pictures to issue permit.
  • High altitude Insurance.

Required equipment for the trek

Trekking equipment

  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • A warm sleeping bag cable of keeping you warm in temperature -15 degree.
  • Trekking shoes
  • Torch light
  • Trekking stick

Clothes

Since this trek will take you to the high altitude area, the climate during the morning and night will be cold. So you will have to carry warm clothes. The recommended cloths for the trek are:

For Upper body:

  • Head scarf, also useful for dusty conditions
  • Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
  • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof with breathable fabric jacket
  • Down vest
  • Jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable
  • 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves.
  • 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves
  • 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal)

Lower Body

  • Non-cotton underwear briefs
  • 1 pair of Hiking shorts
  • 1 pair of Hiking trousers
  • 1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
  • 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
  • 1 pair of waterproof shell pants, breathable fabric
  • 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
  • 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
  • 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, broken in )
  • 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
  • Cotton socks (optional)
  • Gaiters (winter only), optional, low ankle high version

Things you need to prepare for Heli trip:

  • Warm wind proof jackets and warm clothing
  • Goggles and sunglasses that provides 100 % UV rays protection
  • Sun Screen Cream 20 or higher protection.
  • Camera, External storage memory for your camera.

Medicine

You will have to carry some medicine for headache, fever, handi plast, bandage, pain killer, stomach ache, diarrhea, dimox etc. as there might not be medical shops in the middle of the trekking route.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
It’s a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. And as your plane hits the tarmac, our waiting support team will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. Welcome drinks will be served and overnight at your hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Bamti Bhandar
Bamtibhandar, which is situated in the northern Part of Ramechhap district from Kathmandu, is at a distance of 235km.From Kathmandu. Bamti Bhandar is known as the settlement of Sherpa, which lies at an altitude of 2990 m above sea level. About 7/8 hours of bus/ jeep ride, one can easily reach Bamtibhandar. Nepalthok or Khurkot can be reached for lunch if one can have a bus journey from early 6 am in the morning. There are 10/12 local hotels available for tourists at Bamti Bhandar. Kathmandu to Bhandar takes 7/8 hours driving and then overnight at lodge.

Day 03: Bhandar – Namkheli
Namkheli can be reached after 7- 8 hours of walking from Bamti Bhandar, Ramechhap district. It takes about 2-3 hours to reach Thadakhola for Lunch after taking the Break Fast from the Bamti Bhandar. Next, after crossing Likhukhola situated at the border of Solukhumbu and Ramechhap, (border of province 1 & 3) following Chaulakharka–Lelepu, Namkheli can be reached after 3 hours of hike. we can see a very nice view of Numbur Himal from this route. Bhandar to Namkheli 7/8 hours walking and then overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Namkheli – Golla
It takes around 3-4 hours to reach Golla (2900 m) from Namkheli. Golla is considered to be Sherpa language which is called as Gumba dada in Nepali.There are 2/3 hotels at Golla for tourists. Travelers can stay and have lunch and visit 3 Gompas at Golla named as Orgen Sanang Chholing Gompa, Pema Dechen Choling Gompa and Guru Padma Sambhav Gompa. Gale caste of Sherpa are the inhabitants of Golla. Namkheli to Golla takes 7/8 hours walking and then overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Golla – Pikey Base Camp
We walk in the jungle. If you come in the spring you will see a lot of Rhododendron flowers. You have the chance to see many wild birds and animals. You can see a great view of many snow-capped mountains. Three hours trek after early morning breakfast from Golla following Lamomane-Dallemane-Muktumje through the dense forest will lead to Naur dada which consists of 4/5 hotels. During the trek, one can observe beautiful villages of Koshinasha, Golla and Gupchuka. After having lunch from Naaur dada 2-3 hours of uphill trek will lead to reach Pikey Basecamp which is situated at an elevation of 3600m and have accommodation facility of 2/3 hotels.

Day 06: Pikey Base Camp – Pikey Peak – Junbesi
We get up early in the morning with warm clothes and climb up Pikey Peak (4070m.).It is about one hour walking to get to Pikey Peak. You will see the best sunrise and magnificent view of the Himalayas like Dhaulagiri, Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, AmaDamlam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Number, Gaurisankhar, Langtang to the far west and others mountains. After this unforgettable view, We will see all the mountains from here as well. After that, we hike down to Jarsabhanjyang for breakfast. Then start the trek towards Junbesi. We can be reached Taktor(Lunch Place) after 2/3 hrs hiking from Jarsabhyanjyang. After taking lunch we can be reached 2/3 hrs Junbesi from Taktor. Junbesi is considered to be Sherpa’s most beautiful villages, which lies at the height of 2990m. above sea level. There are 1 ancient Buddhist Monestry. It was the Point old famous route of Everest Trekking Route. there are 8-/10 well-facilitated hotels operated by local Sherpas. Pikey base Camp to Junbesi takes 7/8 hours hiking and then overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Junbesi –Thupten Chholing- Junbesi
Thupten Chholing is a celibate Buddhist monastery located in the high and remote mountains of Nepal. Founded by His Holiness Thrulsik Rinpoche in the 1960s after fleeing Tibet, it is an independent and autonomous institution. Consequently, Thupten Choling has been able to remain authentically traditional and hidden from the outside world. Due to its remoteness and increasing population, the 700 resident monks and nuns live with dwindling resources, no public health facilities, and have little chance of sustaining themselves in the long run unless their limited resources are managed wisely. After breakfast, we will take a hike of the Thupten Chholing Monastery 2800m. Explore the monastery and meditate with nuns. Rest of the day is to on your own to explore. Today, we will hike about 4/5 hours, we will have lunch at Thupten Chholing Monastery. Overnight in Junbesi at Lodge.

Day 08: Junbesi – Chiwang-Phaplu
After the morning breakfast, trek for 3 hours to reach Chiwong monastery. The chiwong monastery is situated at an altitude of 9,000 feet on the cliff of Chiwong hill about 3 hours walking distance from Phaplu airport also, Solu Khumbu district, At one time Chiwong Monastery echoed with the prayers and scholastic activities of many monks and nuns who resided here. Chiwong Monastery has the privilege to host the Dza-Rong-Phuk Sangey Ngawang Tenzing Jangpo from 1955-1958. His Holiness Thrulshig Rinpoche has lived in this monastery from 1960-1967. Chiwong monastery Celebrates Mani Rimdu festival full moon of October every year. The Mani Rimdu Festival is a colorful occasion that takes place in the most spectacular of settings in the foothills of the Himalayas. Performed by the monks of Chiwong monasteries, it depicts the victory of Buddhism over the ancient ‘Bon’ religion. Phaplu is situated at an altitude of 2400m. There are airport, hospital, and nursey. There are 8/10 hotels for tourists. It is also possible to sightseeing round Salleri Bazer, headquarter of Solukhumbu district after eating lunch at Phaplu. Junbesi to Phaplu takes 5/6 hours hiking and then overnight at lodge.
Day 09: Phaplu – Kathmandu
After the morning breakfast at Phaplu, Kathmandu can be reached through 8 hours car/ jeep ride or 40 minutes of flight.

Day 10: Depart Kathmandu
It was a great adventure with you in the mountains. Hope you had an experience of a lifetime. One
of the representatives from your Organizing Team will drop you at the airport about 3 hours before
your flight. We hope to see you again. Have a safe flight back home.

Cost include and exclude

Cost Include

  • Pickup and drop at hotel.
  • All accommodations in lodges/Tea Houses During the Treks run by Nepalese family. twin sharing
  • Airport tax.
  • National park entrance fee.
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) . National Park Entry Permits
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples; if you are only 1 people, not including porter, you have pay additional charge $150 USD for porter).
  • One skilled English speaking guide and Porter.
  • Your main course Breakfast, Lunch and dinner during the trekking.
  • All Transportation.
  • 2 Night’s Standard Accommodation 3 star hotel in Kathmandu (on the arrival day and after the Trekking). Hotel Thamel or similar category
  • Land Transportation Kathmandu to Kathmandu

 Cost Exclude

  • Personal Equipment for Trekking: sleeping bag, down jacket, trekking shoes, sun glass, sunscreen, gloves, hat ,personal towels, hiking shirt, hiking pant
  • Lukla government tax 20 USD per person. You can pay this directly at Lukla.
  • Your personal Travel insurance. Covers helicopter rescue, medical bill.
  • Your Personal Equipment for Trekking. (Sleeping bag(-15), down jacket, Trekking shoes, sun glass, sunscreen, Gloves, trekking stick.
  • If there is early arrival or late departure other than the trek date, and If you are back to Kathmandu early from the trek due to any problem or rescue, the extra accommodation is not included.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the Alcoholic and non-Alcoholic Drinks, Tea, Coffee.
  • Sweet things like Chocolate and desert.
  • Hot Shower during the Trekking.
  • Tips for the Guide and Porter as per your interest, how you are happy with them.
  • All that are not mentioned in the cost includes.

Before You Book

Required documents for the trek.

  • Valid passport, airline tickets.
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport)
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash to exchange into Nepalese currency for purchasing goods, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler’s checks, etc.
  • 3 PP size pictures to issue permit.
  • High altitude Insurance.

Equipment List

Required equipment for the trek

Trekking equipment

  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • A warm sleeping bag cable of keeping you warm in temperature -15 degree.
  • Trekking shoes
  • Torch light
  • Trekking stick

Clothes

Since this trek will take you to the high altitude area, the climate during the morning and night will be cold. So you will have to carry warm clothes. The recommended cloths for the trek are:

For Upper body:

  • Head scarf, also useful for dusty conditions
  • Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
  • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof with breathable fabric jacket
  • Down vest
  • Jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable
  • 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves.
  • 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves
  • 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal)

Lower Body

  • Non-cotton underwear briefs
  • 1 pair of Hiking shorts
  • 1 pair of Hiking trousers
  • 1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
  • 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
  • 1 pair of waterproof shell pants, breathable fabric
  • 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
  • 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
  • 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, broken in )
  • 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
  • Cotton socks (optional)
  • Gaiters (winter only), optional, low ankle high version

Things you need to prepare for Heli trip:

  • Warm wind proof jackets and warm clothing
  • Goggles and sunglasses that provides 100 % UV rays protection
  • Sun Screen Cream 20 or higher protection.
  • Camera, External storage memory for your camera.

Medicine

You will have to carry some medicine for headache, fever, handi plast, bandage, pain killer, stomach ache, diarrhea, dimox etc. as there might not be medical shops in the middle of the trekking route.

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