Pikey Peak Everest Cultural Trek | Dudhakunda Lower SoluKhumbu Trek

Pikey Peak Everest cultural Trek

Honestly this is one of the best treks in Nepal to explore the magnificent Himalayan panorama. During this trek we will be able to see many mountain from the view point of Pikey Danda and from other places as well.

  • Trip Fact - 9 days
  • Trip Code: HST-OB-09
  • Trek Start/End: Phaplu
  • Grade: Moderate/Difficult
  • Trek start / end Elevation: 2469 m.
  • Highest Elevation: 4065 m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 People
  • Best time: September, October, November, December, February, March, April
  • Mode of Trek: Teahouse / Tent
Pikey peak everest cultural trek

Pikey peak Everest cultural trek is one of the best treks in Nepal in terms of witnessing the best view point. According to Sir Edmund Hillary favorite Everest view that can be seen from Pikey danda the viewpoint at the elevation of 4065M above the sea level.

Honestly, this is one of the best treks in Nepal to explore the magnificent Himalayan panorama. During this trek, we will be able to see many mountains from the view point of Pikey Danda and from other places as well. This trek goes through the lower elevation of Solukhumbu district. We can be able to see several different ethnic group people their culture, custom, tradition and the way of living.

Pikey peak Everest cultural trek offers you to get close to mountain and people. During this trekking, we will see the lifestyle, custom, culture and tradition of Magar, Tamang, and Sherpa people.  We start our trek at Phaplu2470M which is subalpine climatic zone so we can see many different kinds of flora and faunas. This trek goes through the classical Everest Base camp route for few days.

For the trekkers who prefer to walk lower elevation, like to explore people and culture, love to see the panoramic mountain view this trek would be your perfect choice. During this trekking, we got so many hides & seek with mountain from the beginning days to the end. We will pass through many Monastery and Lamasery during the treks. During this trekking, we cross the pass called Lamjura-La pass at the elevation of 3530M. We traverse through Rhododendron, pine, juniper and fir forest for the most part whereas the pastureland above 3500M will be barren without trees.

Pikey peak Everest cultural trek most appreciating factor of this trek is we can see so many high mountains from one place that is Pikey danda. And another good factor about this trek is this is the less visited trekking route or we can say off track trek.  We can see many different architectures and the way of building the house and shelter that can resist both heat and the freezing cold. And another important factor that we explore during this trek is culture, custom, the tradition of several different ethnic groups.

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Pikey Peak Everest cultural Trek Highlight

 
  • Scenic mountain flight Phaplu.
  • Exploration of Sherpa, Tamang and Magar people culture.
  • One of the best view points in Nepal.
  • Explore famous Monastery & Lamastery from the region.
  • The view of Mt Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga and so many other mountains.
  • Lower Khumbu region exploration

Pikey Peak Everest cultural Trek Itinerary

Arrival in Kathmandu International airport. Meet Himalayan Smile Treks representative,transfer to hotel. Orientation program. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Fly 25 m Kathmandu to Phaplu. After tea and coffee in Phaplu. Trek to Saleri. We will catch early morning flight for this journey. It takes 30 minute roughly and as we reach Phaplu we have some refreshment and the leader will brief about the trekking. After the refreshment we trek to Salleri which is roughly 1hrs walk. After having launch at Salleri we can go to visit the town. Overnight at mountain lodge.

The trail goes downhill and uphill again this day and it goes through the several villages so, we can see the activities of local people. We will reach Pattale. 7 hrs walk. Overnight at Mountain lodge or Local Home stay

The trail goes through the inclined pastureland terrain for most of the time. Jhapre is 2820M above the sea level so, we have to be prepare for both cold and altitude.6 hrs walk. Overnight at Mountain lodge or Local Home stay.

The trail goes upward towards the Pikey Peak our final goal of the trip. The trail is pleasant that goes through the ridge of barren pastureland. We can see vast range of landscape if the weather visibility is clear. We spent overnight at Pikey danda. 6 hrs walk. Overnight at Mountain lodge or Local Home stay

After watching the sunrise and the magnificent mountain view we trek down towards Junbeshi which would take around 5 hours . We will spend overnight at Junbeshi. 5 hrs walk. Overnight at Mountain Lodge or Local Home stay

The trail goes downhill towards Phaplu. Walk is pleasant though its downhill. This day we will walk through Pine, fir and juniper forest. The scenery is awesome along the way. 6 hrs walk. Overnight at Mountain Lodge

Morning fly Phaplu to Kathmandu. After arrival in Kathmandu domestic airport and transfer to Kathmandu hotel We will have leisure time for shopping and more sightseeing.Overnight at Kathmandu hotel:

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