Pikey Peak Trekking Route in Lower Everest region of Nepal
05 May

Pikey Peak Trekking Route In Lower Everest Region Of Nepal

Pikey Peak Trekking route is an interesting trekking route combination of Nature, Culture, and breathtaking landscapes located lower Solu region of Nepal. Exploring pure Sherpa culture, Buddhist Monasteries, Mani Wall, and Stupas are the trip highlights. Besides of Cultural touch, the Breathtaking Mt Everest view can be experienced along the Pikey Peak trekking route

Here, we would like to describe day by day Pikey Peak trekking itinerary, I believe this information helps you not to miss any major place to visit and enjoy this wonderful Pikey Peak Trekking In Nepal.

Numbur Himal View
Numbur Himal View from Pikey Peak Trekking Route, near Junbesi Village.


Pikey Peak Trek Itinerary;

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, receive at the airport, and transfer to hotel.
Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, arrive at the airport, and transfer to the hotel heart of Kathmandu City. After Check in at your Hotel and refreshing and resting, we will introduce with trek guide and trek meeting evening, and stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Drive to Kadeni (2,820 m) | 8 hrs stay overnight at tea house.
After an early breakfast, we start our journey to Dhap and continue to Kadeni driving through the mid-hilly region of Nepal. You will travel in a private vehicle and drive along the Sunkosi River. En route, you will get to see the amazing view of the river and hilly landscapes during your journey to Kadeni via Dhap. It is a long drive that takes about 8 hours from Kathmandu to Dhap and about 45 minutes dirt road to Kadeni. You will stay cozy and friendly lodge at Kadeni with a super view of Mt Everest from the tea house in clear weather.

Beautiful local tea house at Kadeni 2820 meters.
Beautiful local tea house at Kadeni 2820 meters. 

Day 03: Trek to Lhamuje 3500 m) | 4-5 hrs stay overnight at tea house.
After breakfast today we start our first day of the trek, Today’s destination is Lhamuje. It is a wonderful hike through the local village of Jhapre, Bhulbhule, and finally arrived at Lhamije hill located elevation of 3500 meters. Along the way, we will experience beautiful views of Snowcapped Himalayan peaks, old traditional Buddhist mani walls, and stupas. 

Jhapre Village en route to Pikey Peak Trek.
Jhapre Village en route to Pikey Peak Trek.

Jhapre village is the last settlement along the Pikey Peak Base Camp route before reaching the Junebesi. Trekking through the lovely rhododendron forest and yak grazing field led us to Lhamuje hill elevation of 3500 meters our destination for today, It is about 4 to 5 hours of easy walking to Lhamuje stay overnight at a Tea house. 

Trekking en route to Lamuje Pikey Peak
Trekking en route to Lhamuje, Pikey Peak. 

Day 04: Trek to Pikey Peak Base Camp (3,640 m) | 5 hrs stay overnight at tea house. 
After having breakfast, we start our day to pikey peak Base Camp leaving Lamuje Hill behind. Following the beautiful pine forest and rhododendrons forest, we will walk through the Yak grazing Kharkas. We will pass several old Buddhist traditional mani walls and stupas finally steep uphill trail leads us to Pikey Peak Base Camp located elevation of 3640 meters, it is about a 5-hour easy walk to Pikey Peak Base Camp stay overnight at the tea house.

Pikey Peak Base Camp
Pikey Peak Base Camp 3640 meters.

 

Day 05: Hike to Pikey Peak viewpoint and trek to Jasmane Bhanjyang stay overnight at a tea house.
Early morning hike to Pikey Peak viewpoint to explore the breathtaking Himalayan views. Pikey Peak View Point is located on top of Pikey Peak Base Camp, It is a stairs trail from Pikey Base Camp to Pikey Peak Top. It is always better to get to the top of Pikey Peak View Point before sunrise because sunrise from the backdrop of Himalayan peaks reflects the shadows that make views misty, Reaching before sunrise pikey peak viewpoint, it is a great opportunity to explore the clear Himalayan vista. 

Breathtaking Himalayan Panorama View Pikey Peak View Point.
Breathtaking Himalayan Panorama Views from Pikey Peak I viewpoint elevation of 4056 meters.

It takes about one and a half hours to get to Pikey Peak viewpoint from Pikey Peak Base Camp. Pikey Peak has 2 different viewpoints, Pikey Peak I elevation of 4056 meters, and Pikey Peak II 4068 meters. Most visitors have attempted the Pikey Peak I viewpoint which is much easier and near to Pikey Peak Base Camp. Pikey Peak I viewpoint to Pokey Peak II viewpoint distance is about 15 – 20 minutes distance. Pikey Peak I viewpoint is always busy and crowded so it is always perfect to be at Pikey Peak II viewpoint because fewer people and fewer crowds. 

From Pikey Peak View Point, you are rewarded with the spectacular panorama of mountain ranges from East Kanchenjunga to Ganesh Himal in the west. From the Pikey Peak View Point, we can also see Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Everest, Numbur and Gaurishankar. After soaking in the view, you descend back to the base camp and have breakfast. After having breakfast trek to Jasmane Bhanjyang and stay overnight at tea house.

Jasmane Bhanjyang en route to Pikey Peak Trek
Jasmane Bhanjyang En route to Pikey Peak Trek.

Day 06: Trek to Junbesi village (2700 m) and stay overnight at a tea house.
After breakfast start our journey to Junebesi from Jasmane Bhanjyang over the Pabu Danda pass 3841 meters. During our journey from Jasmane to Pabu Danda breathtaking yak grazing hillsides and Khumbu Himalayan views are the highlights. Crossing the Pabu Danda downhill trail leads us through the beautiful pine and rhododendron forest toward Taktor where the route joins the old Everest trail from Jiri. The continued easy trail led us to Junebesi Sherpa village one of the most beautiful villages in the lap of Mt Numbur Chuli. 

Pabu Danda pass 3841 meters
Pabu Danda pass 3841 meters connecting Pikey Peak to Junbesi Sherpa Village.

Junebesi village is one of the beautiful places, dominating my Sherpa culture with peaceful environments. Decorated by a lovely Buddhist Stupa, Buddhist Monastery, and Mani wall. Junebesi village is Facilitated by a health post, school, and security post. It is a wonderful way to experience Sherpa culture and their daily lifestyle in peaceful environments with pristine nature around them. 

Junbesi village.
Junbesi Village, A wonderful Sherpa Village in the Lower Solu region of Nepal. 

Day 07: Side trip to Thupten Chholing Gumba via Mopung Valley and back to Junebesi stay overnight at tea house.
After Breakfast, today we are exploring Thupten Chholing Gumpa one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries and the largest Tibetan refugee settlements in the lower Sol region of Nepal. Following the Junebesi Khola, with a beautiful valley via Mopung Valley lead us to beautiful Thupten Chholing Gumpa. We will pass by the local village, and the lovely valley lead us to the beautiful Mophung Valley and Thupten Chholing Gompa, Tibetan refugee Camp at Thupten Chholing monastery. 

Thupten Chholing Gompa
Monks and Nuns are chanting at Thubten Chholing Monastery.

Thupten Chholing is one of the largest Tibetan refugee Camps in Nepal. Thubten Chholing Monastery was established by Late Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche established in 1960, In this Thupten Chholing monastery more than 500 Tibetan refugees monks and nuns live under the care of late Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche. Lama School, Meditation cave, Refugee Camp, wonderful Buddhist monastery, wonderful Buddhist stupas, and prayer wheels are the highlights of Thupten Chholing.

Traditional Mani Stone and Buddhist Prayer Wheel
Traditional Mani Stone and Buddhist Prayer Wheel at Thubten Chholing Monastery.

Day 08:
 Trek to Phaplu (2,380 m) stay overnight at Phaplu at Tea House.
After breakfast, you embark on the final day of the trek. So, enjoy the serene views as much as possible. You descend through lush vegetation and reach a suspension bridge toward Phaplu. Phaplu has an airstrip but no regular flights operating because Phaplu is connected by road and driving excess connects Phaplu with major cities. 

Traditional Local House Phaplu.
Traditional Local House Phaplu. 

Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu from Phaplu | 7-8 hrs stay overnight at Kathmandu at Hotel.
Today, you will depart to Kathmandu after having breakfast from Phaplu. We will drive via the Salleri headquarters of Solukhumbu district, Patale, and Dhap, here in Dhap we will join the road we drove a week before and continue driving to Kathmandu Capital of Nepal. it is about an 8 - 9-hour drive from Phaplu to the Capital city of Kathmandu. 

Pikey Peak Trekking Route in Nepal.
Pikey Peak Trekking Route in Nepal. 


Day 10:
 Departure.
After breakfast, we will transfer you to the Airport for your departure to your home country. We believe you enjoyed the week-long Cultural, Natural, and breathtaking landscape views while on your journey to Pikey Peak Trekking in Nepal with Visit Himalaya Treks. 

Rhododendrons flowers are my background en route to Pikey peak Trekking In Nepal.
Rhododendrons flowers are my background en route to Pikey Peak Trekking In Nepal.


Pikey Peak Trek Conclusion:
Pikey Peak Trek is one of the short and easy-moderate trekking holidays in Nepal combination of Culture, Nature and breathtaking landscapes. We have shared our previous post attraction of the Pikey Peak in the lower region of Everest. We believe you enjoy the reading and continually we will share more interesting and helpful information through our Blog Post. Please keep reading and following us. 

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