Pikey Peak Trek

Review Overview
Best Trek in Nepal
SUMMARY
5.0

Pikey Peak Trek – 7 days short, easy and unexplored trek with the best panoramic view of Mt. Everest from the hilly mountain of Khumbu region. Pikey peak is a seasonal snowy hill where local Sherpa people go for short hiking trips and to hang the prayer flag on the top. The Pikey named from the name of local Sherpa CLAN deity it represents the sky over nature. During the monsoon time, Sherpa people celebrate their CLAN god worship ceremony held by Buddhist Lama and group of Monks. In the monsoon time, they leave their domestic animals to feed hygiene grasses. Visiting small Sherpa’s farmer village, painted Buddhist monasteries and the rhododendron forest most highlighted. The trek is a good combination for Nature and Culture exploration.

Pikey Peak is one of the most popular short trek destinations of Nepal among the tourist and Nepalese hiking community.  With 7 days easy hiking, you can have the best view of Himalayas from Dhaulagiri in the west to Mt. Kanchenjunga in the east including Everest. By the easy transportation access, you can go to Pikey Peak Trek. Less touristic and very simple accommodation from the local hospitality, this pikey peak trek is getting more popular. In the good visibility weather time, the Pikey Peak (4,060m) offers the best sunrise and sunset panoramic view of Everest. And more Himalayas range with the deep green valleys. Explore the tea house along the trekking route of Pikey Peak.

Main Features of Pikey Peak Trek are:

  • Panoramic perspective of Mount Everest, Dhaulagiri and Kanchenjunga
  • Discover Sherpa culture and the worshipping ritual of CLAN God
  • Visit Buddhist monasteries
  • The best views of green deep valleys, rhododendron forests and green valleys
  • Find tea shops along the route to your destination

How to Reach Pikey Peak

Pikey Peak Trek begins from Kathmandu and we travel for about 7-8 hours to arrive at Dhap (2,900m). From Dhap we walk toward Jhapre which is a stunning local village, on our route towards our final destination. From Jhapre we trek forward towards Pikey Peak Base (3,600m) in which we can enjoy the beautiful natural beauty and a picturesque hill region. The hike will take us to Pikey Peak (4,060m) to get to Jase Bhanjyang for 2 hours and finally reach our destination. Enjoy a stunning panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Dhaulagiri and Kanchenjunga from Pikey Peak. After enjoying a good time on Pikey Peak, hike back to Junbeshi (2,390m) Village. Junbeshi village is the home of Sherpa residents. From Junbeshi trek toward Salleri and visit the popular monastic site. From Salleri drive back to Kathmandu.

Best time to visit Pikey Peak

The autumn months (September to December) and spring (February to June) are the best times of the year for hiking Pikey Peak. The seasons are known for beautiful weather and spectacular views. The autumn season brings joy to Nepal because the main celebration of Nepal is celebrated in this time of year. Also, the spring season is a time of celebration with various flowers blooming across the nation.

Pikey Peak Trek is suitable for those who want to experience the Himalayan mountains and the authentic local life in a just a few days.