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Pikey Cultural Trail Trekking

Pikey Cultural Trail Trekking Pikey cultural trekking lies lower part of Everest trekking region of Nepal. Pikey Hill (4,065 m) is one of non touristic eco trekking area .It offers to see you breathtaking sunrise and sunset views during good weather. The trail passes through some of the most beautiful Sherpa’s unique settlements of lower Everest region area. The trail starts at Phaplu and passes through Kerung, Pattale, Jhapre, Pikey peak, Lamajura, Junbesi and ends at Salleri. Pikey is named from Sherpa clan deity. It is a good time to take a trip to Pikey during the month of July; local people hold celebrations to worship their clan god, the eastern Chyabo Pikey, as Pikey Hlapchen Karbu. There are other interesting possibilities of undertaking tourism activities at Pikey such as paragliding, mountain biking, birdwatching, pilgrimage and meditation. From here the trail descends through dense forest finally meeting the Everest trail at Beni.From Pikey one can also trek to the Dudhkunda trail. Rumjatar and Jiri are other alternative entries to Pikey Cultural Trail. As mentioned above, after reaching Pikey one also has the option of taking the Dudhkunda Cultural Trail via Taksindu. The trail passes through Junbesi, Phaplu, Taksindu, Beni, Dudhkunda, Taksindu and back to Salleri. This trek goes through beautiful settlements and landscapes. One of the most beautiful Sherpa Junbesi villages is on the way from Pikey to Dudhkunda. One can also visit the famous Thuptenchholing monastery on the way.

 

Trip Facts

 

Trip duration - 13 days

Trek Duration - 9 days

Max. Altitude - 4065 m

Group Size - Min-1

Trekking From – Phaplu

Trekking End – Phaplu

Grade – Moderate

Transportation – Flight

Type – Teahouse

Culture – Buddhist and Hindu religon.

Himalayan Sights – Spectacular views of the World’s Highest Mountain of Mount Everest Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest), Makalu, Kanchenjunga.

Attraction of the trek – Thuptenchholing monastery.

Activity – Trekking and Cultural excursion

Highlights of trip - beautiful Sherpa Junbesi villages

 

Detail Itinerary of Pikey Culural Trail Trekking

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m.)
You will be received by our representatives and will be transferred to hotel. After checking into our rooms, stay Overnight in hotel Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour.
Half day Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour of three places: Kathmandu: Swayambu Nath Stupa, famous hindu Temple of Pashupatinath and buddhist pilgrims of Bouddhanath Stupa, Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Salleri
Fly from Kathmandu to Phaplu and trek to Salleri.


Day 04: Salleri to Dorpu to Ghunsa

Trek to Ghunsa via Dorphu.


Day 05: Ghunsa to Kerung to Pattale

Trek to Pattale via Kerung.


Day 06: Pattale to Jhapre

Trek to Jhapre.


Day 07: Jhapre to Pikey Base Camp

Trek to Pikey Base Camp.


Day 08: Pikey to Junbesi

Trek to Junbesi.


Day 09: visit Thuptenchholing at Junbesi


Day 10: Junbesi to Phaplu

Trek to Phaplu.


Day 11: Phaplu to Kathmandu.


Flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu.


Day 12: Bhaktapur & Patan sightseeing tour


Day 13: Final Departure from Kathmandu.


The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. Pikey cultural trek can be modified according to your time and requirements.

 

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Two nights standard accommodation in Kathmandu (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu – Dhunche
  • Ground transportation from Dhunche – Kathmandu.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Food while you are in Kathmandu .
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.
 
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