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Pikey Peak Trail - Trek : 09 Days

This 13,500 feet Pikey peak entwines with the Chyabe across east to west. The name Pikey comes from the two titles of the Sherpas. The month of July is a time of great celebration as the locals worship their clan god, the eastern Chyabo Pikey, as Pikey Hlapchen Karbu in the celebrations. This is a trail through Jiri-Chaulakharka-Ngaur- to reach the Pikey Daanda (Hill) area. Another trail leads from Pikey Daanda to Phaplu through Paanch Pokari and Tamakhani located north east from the district centre Salleri. The Pikey Daanda is most popular for its sunrise and sunset views and one can enjoy the glorious sight of the peaks beyond the Kathmandu Valley to the plains along with the Himalayan range of Mt. Everest, Makalu and Annapurna.

Facts of the Trek
Duration: 09 Days
Trek type: Tea House
Minimum Pax: 1 +
Mode of travel: Flight
Grade: Moderate

DDay 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Phaplu which takes 35 minutes. Trek from Phaplu to Salleri and it takes about four hours. You see the local market in Salleri and enjoy a visit to local monasteries such as Chewang monastery.

Day 02: Trek from Salleri to Ghunsa via Dorpu and it takes about six hours. On the way you can experience of Tamang, Magar and Sherpa culture. Not only this you can also enjoy the views of beautiful sceneries of mountains and landscapes.

Day 03: Trek from Ghunsa to Pattale via Kerung which takes about eight hours. You can visit monasteries, mani walls and Buddhist stupa at Kerung. Here you find the mixed settlements of Tamang, Magar, Sherpa and others. The panoramic views mesmerize you completely.

Day 04: Trek from Pattale to Jhapre and it takes about six hours. You can see wild orchids on the way. Here you can view beautiful landscapes along the Solu Okhaldhunga border. There are monasteries and Buddhist stupa in Jhapre. The cultural show performed here is worth of watching.

Day 05: Trek from Jhapre to Pikey which takes about six hours. This day you experience high altitude vegetation and can see Himalaya flora and fauna. You find centuries old monasteries, Buddhist stupas and mani stones. The yak herding can be seen at different places. You are accompanied by unique landscapes and sceneries. This particular area is feasible for marathon and mountain bike race.

Day 06: Trek from Pikey to Junbesi and it takes about five hours. The trail goes from Pikey to Junbesi via Pikey peak. While trekking up to Pikey peak you can see sunrise view and mountain peaks from Kanchenjunga to Dhaulagiri including Everest. After you cross Pikey peak you walk down through unique landscape to Junbesi valley.

Day 07: Trek from Junbesi to Thuptenchholing and trek back to Junbesi which takes about four hours. You visit Thuptenchholing Monastery. At Thuptenchholing you can observe traditional Tibetan medicinal therapy. Taking a tour to Junbesi village will add long lasting experience. Here you can taste local food and drink. Around this area you can enjoy Sherpa cultural show performed on request.

Day 08: Trek from Junbesi to Phaplu and it takes about six hours. This day you can enjoy delicious local food and participate in cultural program.

Day 09: Fly from Phaplu to Kathmandu which takes about 35 minutes.

Services Included
National Park entry permit, Trekking permit, transportation to and fro, Accommodation in lodges during the trek, Food: three meals a day, A guide & required number of porter(s), Essential equipment.
Services Excluded

Personal expenses, Insurance, Tips, Emergency evacuation by Helicopter, Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade etc.

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