Pikey Peak Trek is an ideal trek for those who want a taste of the Khumbu region then. Pikey peak is a one of the tallest “Hills” in the Solu. The name Pikey is derived from the name of a Sherpa Clan deity. Lying just to the south of the Everest Trail we pass through authentic Sherpa villages. From the Linkhu Khola we steadily climb through terraced fields, then rhododendron and magnolia forest. We now leave villages behind us and ascend further through hemlock firs to the cheese factory at Ngaur. The following day the summit of Pikey Peak reveals panoramic views of the Rolwaling Himal, Everest and Makalu.
Pikey trekking is popular for the superb Himalayan scnery including the Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Gaurishanker, Mt. Numbur, Mt. Kantega, Mt. Thamserku, Mt Karylung as well as Rhododendron flower, Magnolia, wild orchid and during the festival season performs cleansing ritual at its sacred lakes with this festival thousand of devotees + hundreds of Shamans walks to the lake for the festival, from the village of all around Solukhumbu region.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu(1350m)
Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, a representative from Matterhorn Treks & Expedition will transfer to your hotel; we will brief about your trip activities. You’ll have rest of the day at leisure & Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing (1350m)
Sightseeing in Some of landmarks that are the World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhu Nath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddha Nath. You can also make your last minute buying of personal items and preparation for the next day.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03:Kathmandu to Bamti Bhandar Bamtibhandar, which is situated in the northern Part of Ramechhap district from Kathmandu, is at a distance of 235km.From Kkathmandu.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 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 04: 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 & Ramechhap, (border of province 1 & 3) following Chaulakharka–Lelepu,Namkheli can be reached after 3 hours of hike. we can see very nice view of Numbur Himal from this route.Bhandar to Namkheli 7/8 hours walking & then overnight at lodge.
Day 05: 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 Gomp, Pema Dechhen Choling Gompa and Guru Padhma Sambhav Gompa. Gwale caste of Sherpa are the inhabitants of Golla. Namkheli to Golla takes 7/8 hours walking and then overnight at lodge.
Day 06: 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 07: Pikey Base Camp – Pikey Peak – Junbesi: start 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 Budhist 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 08: Junbesi –Thupten Chholing- Junbesi: 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.
Day 09: Junbesi – Chiwang-Phaplu: After the morning breakfast, trek for 3 hours to reach Chiwong monastery. 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,
Chiwong monastery Phaplu is situated at an altitude of 2400m.There is airport, hospital and nursey. There are 8/10 hotels for tourists. It is also possible to sightseeing around 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 10: Phaplu – Kathmandu: After the morning breakfast at Phaplu, Kathmandu can be reached through 8 hours car/ jeep ride or 35 minutes of flight. Once you arrived in Kathmandu your guide will transfer you to Hotel.
Day 11: Kathmandu
This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure at your own or can be extends your extra trip with us on additional cost or time to explore the Thamel for last day shopping & evening Matterhorn Treks & Expedition will take you for Farewell dinner. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12: Departure from Kathmandu.
Matterhorn treks & Expedition will transferred to the International Airport your departure flight to your onwards destination
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