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PK Peak Trek


The PK Peak trek is a mesmerizing and culturally rich adventure that takes trekkers to the Pikey Peak, standing at an altitude of 4,068 meters (13,347 feet) in the Solu Khumbu region of Nepal. This trek offers a unique blend of natural beauty, panoramic mountain views, and an authentic cultural experience. Starting from Phaplu or Jiri, the trek also winds through picturesque villages, terraced fields, and dense forests, allowing trekkers to immerse themselves in the serene landscapes of the Solu Khumbu region. The trail offers stunning vistas of snow-capped peaks, including Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and Annapurna, among others. The Pikey…

The PK Peak trek is a mesmerizing and culturally rich adventure that takes trekkers to the Pikey Peak, standing at an altitude of 4,068 meters (13,347 feet) in the Solu Khumbu region of Nepal. This trek offers a unique blend of natural beauty, panoramic mountain views, and an authentic cultural experience.

Starting from Phaplu or Jiri, the trek also winds through picturesque villages, terraced fields, and dense forests, allowing trekkers to immerse themselves in the serene landscapes of the Solu Khumbu region. The trail offers stunning vistas of snow-capped peaks, including Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and Annapurna, among others.

The Pikey Peak itself is a highlight of the trek, providing a breathtaking panoramic view of the Himalayan range, including the majestic Everest. Watching the sunrise or sunset from the summit of Pikey Peak is also a truly magical experience that leaves trekkers in awe of nature’s grandeur.

One of the unique aspects of the Pikey Peak trek is the opportunity to experience the rich Sherpa culture and traditions. Along the trail, trekkers pass through Sherpa villages, where they can interact with the friendly locals, visit ancient monasteries, and witness traditional ceremonies. This cultural immersion adds depth and meaning to the trek, creating a profound connection with the local way of life.

The Pikey Peak trek is suitable for trekkers of various fitness levels, as the trail can be customized to accommodate different preferences and time constraints. It offers a less crowded and off-the-beaten-path experience compared to other popular trekking routes in Nepal.

Accommodation during the trek is typically in teahouses, providing comfortable lodging and warm hospitality. The local cuisine, including Sherpa delicacies, adds to the cultural experience of the trek.

 

Trip Highlights


The PK Peak trek offers several highlights that make it a captivating and rewarding experience. Here are some notable highlights:

  1. Panoramic Mountain Views: The trek provides breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayan range, including iconic peaks like Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and Annapurna. The sunrise or sunset from the summit of Pikey Peak is a particularly awe-inspiring moment, with the golden rays of light casting a magical glow over the snow-capped mountains.
  2. Authentic Sherpa Culture: The trail passes through Sherpa villages, offering a unique opportunity to immerse in the rich Sherpa culture and traditions. Trekkers can visit ancient monasteries, witness traditional ceremonies, and engage with the warm and friendly Sherpa people. This cultural immersion provides insights into their way of life, beliefs, and Buddhist practices.
  3. Off-the-Beaten-Path Experience: The Pikey Peak trek is a less crowded and more serene trekking route compared to popular trails in the Everest region. It allows trekkers to enjoy the tranquility of the Solu Khumbu region, away from the hustle and bustle of more frequented areas.
  4. Diverse Landscapes: The trek offers a diverse range of landscapes, from lush forests and terraced fields to alpine meadows and rugged terrains. Walking through these varied terrains adds excitement and keeps the trek engaging throughout.
  5. Cultural Encounters: The trek provides ample opportunities to interact with the local communities and gain insights into their daily lives. From experiencing the warm hospitality of teahouses to learning about Sherpa traditions and customs, trekkers can forge meaningful connections with the local culture.
  6. Wildlife and Flora: The Solu Khumbu region is home to diverse flora and fauna. Along the trail, trekkers may encounter various bird species, including the colorful Himalayan monal, as well as other wildlife like musk deer and Himalayan tahr. The region’s rich biodiversity adds to the natural charm of the trek.
  7. Phaplu or Jiri Starting Point: The trek can be initiated from Phaplu or Jiri, offering the flexibility to choose the starting point based on personal preferences or logistical convenience. Both routes offer their own unique landscapes and cultural experiences.

The Pikey Peak trek is a remarkable journey that combines stunning mountain vistas, cultural immersion, and peaceful nature exploration. It allows trekkers to experience the lesser-known gems of the Solu Khumbu region while creating lasting memories of the majestic Himalayas and the warm Sherpa hospitality.

Itinerary Expand All


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 over night at your hotel.

From Kathmandu Valley; Dhap (2900 m) is situated at the distance of 230 km. If journey will start at early 6 am, one can reach Nepal Thok for lunch. It takes around 7-8 hours of bus or jeep ride to reach Dhap. 3-4 hotels are available for food and lodging.

 

After a drive of 6-7 hours, one can reach Japrey which is 2930 m high from the sea level. Throughout the journey, Chauri gai can be seen. Similarly, long stone mane can be seen in different places. During spring season (Mid-March to Mid- May), one will be able to see forest painted by Rhododendron magnificently.

PK Base Camp located at an altitude of 3600 m above sea level can be reached after the journey of 6- 7 hours hike from Jiprey. Small tea houses are available in the route to base camp whereas there are 2 hotels at base camp for food and lodging. During spring season (Mid-March to Mid- May), one will be able to see spectacular displays of rhododendrons.

We get up early in the morning with warm clothes and climb up PK 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, Nupatse, Numbur, 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 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.

Thupten Chholing is a celibate Buddhist monastery located in the high and remote mountains of Nepal. Founded by His Holiness Thrulsik Rinpoche in the 1960’s 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.

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, 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 is airport, hospital and nursey. There are 8/10 hotels for tourists. It is also possible to sightseena 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.

After the morning breakfast at Phaplu, Kathmandu can be reached through 8 hours car/ jeep ride or 40 minutes of flight.

 

 

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.


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Date & Costs



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Dec 22, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

US$ 800

Dec 31, 2020 - Jan 09, 2021

US$ 800

What's Included


Airport Pick-up and Drop Off,
Licensed and trained trekking guides,
potters for carrying goods and supplies,
3 Nights Accommodation in the 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with B & B. (Bed & Breakfast)
All accommodation during the trek.
All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
Transportation to and from trail head.
All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
National Park/Conservation Area entry Permit, Equipment such as sleeping Bag, tents And Mattresses, Cooking Equipment, Camp site charges, Insurance, and equipment for the staffs.
Coordination of quick Rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
Trekking staffs wages etc.

What's Excluded


International Airfares,
Travel/Trekking Insurance,
Excess baggage charges More than 16kg and hand bag more than 5 kg in domestic flights.
Visa fees.
Airport Departure Taxes.
Drinks (Cold and Alcoholic) Rescue charge.
Tips for The staffs.
Expenses of Personnel nature and Permit and Liaison officer fee (where Applicable.
Meals during stay in the Kathmandu.
Domestic Ticket Phalpu To Kathmandu.

Trip Information


The PK Peak trek is a fantastic choice for those seeking a captivating adventure that combines stunning mountain views, cultural immersion, and a peaceful escape into nature. It allows trekkers to explore the lesser-known gems of the Solu Khumbu region while embracing the warmth and beauty of the Sherpa culture. Whether it’s the breathtaking vistas from Pikey Peak or the encounters with the local communities, this trek promises a memorable and fulfilling journey in the heart of the Himalayas.

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Trip Facts


Duration 9 Day(s)
Activities Trekking
Group Size 1 to 20
Best Season March to May, September to November
Start/End Point Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Difficulty Level Moderate
Max Altitude 4076M
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