Pikey Peak Trek - 13 Days from Kathmandu

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03 June, 2020
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  • Trip Duration13 Days
  • Difficulty LevelEasy-Moderate
  • Best SeasonMarch/ April/ May/ Sep/ Oct/ Nov
  • Max Altitude4070 m

Overview

Pikey Peak Trek - 13 Days from Kathmandu is one of the newly opened and less crowded trekking routes in the lower part of Everest region, offers the best opportunity to explore the unique lifestyle of mountain people, landscape and a magnificent Himalayas range of Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Ama Dablam, Mera peak, Gura Shanker, and many other surrounding peaks as well as vegetation valley on the lower altitude area of the journey.

Everest Pikey Peak 13 Days Trek is a very famous trek for the startling sunrise view over the top of the Himalayan mountain ranges of Everest, Kanchenjunga, and Makalu, from the Pike Peak, one can see the various spectacular Himalayan ranges over the eight thousand meters and many surrounding peaks over the 6000 meters.

The ultimate Pikey Peak Trek - 13 Days from Kathmandu is one of the best options for the trekkers to face to face the tallest peak on earth Mount Everest (8848m) even from the low altitude without any risks of getting altitude sickness, in away. It’s a very fascinating trek where you will experience the unadulterated  culture of Sherpa and Rai people as well their lifestyle in the mountain,

Pikey Trek starts from Kathmandu with a short but scenic mountain flight to Phaplu (you can also take a local bus/jeep from Kathmandu to Bandar via Shivalaya) takes you to the foothill of Everest Himalayas following through the stunning local villages of Sherpa and Rai ethnic group, the lush and depth valleys and green forests along the way are awesome, during the trek, you will also get an opportunity to experience the unique Sherpa culture and lifestyle of the mountain people, ancients Buddhist monasteries and Tibetan culture along the way will give you the extraordinary joy of the journey.

Best time to go for the Pikey Peak Trek is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best and favorable months with crystal clear view, Normally, The temperature is moderate with the clear sky in the day and view is breathtaking. 

Come and join a great adventure trip with Alpine Ramble Treks, the trip can be personalized as per your time and references ensuring your high level of safety and security during the trek, Book Online Now!

Highlights

  • Scenic drive through the hills
  • Breathtaking Sunrise and Sunset view over the Himalayas from Pikey peak.
  • The warm hospitality of unique Sherpa people and their Culture
  • Adorable mountains view of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, Makalu, and many more.
  • Ancient Buddhist monasteries,
  • Green rhododendron forests valley.

Complimentary benefits of this trek

  • Airport pick up and drop off services - (Airport- Hotel- Airport) 
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, down jacket, etc. on return basic
  • Duffle bag for porters to carry
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART company T-shirt

Trip inclusion

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop by car.
  • Meals on the full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
  • An experienced and Knowledgeable English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide.
  •  All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for porter and guide.
  • Sagarmatha national park permit.
  • 2 nights -3star tourist hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast
  • TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System.
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, down jacket, etc. on return basic
  • Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  • Assistant guides a group size of more than 5 people in a group.
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu both way flight ticket
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies 
  • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every day 
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART company T-shirt
  • Compressive first aid box.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by travel insurance)
  • All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition, etc.
  • Personal expenses such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower, etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

Above the information is for a guide and standard pattern of what basically, we provide. the trip can be customized at your request and interests to accommodate your specific requirements. 

 

Thank you for joining us (your local adventure travel partner ) “Alpine Ramble Treks”! We will do everything within our means to take care of you and ensure an enjoyable and unforgettable trip of a lifetime in Nepal Himalayas, Wishing you all the best and keep your adventure spirit alive!

Trip Info

Personal Travel Insurance

We highly recommended a compressive travel insurance package to all our clients, the insurance must cover helicopter rescue and evacuation expense at Height altitude for the trekkers to Everest view, it will be assisted adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, and any kind of illness will be covered. Alpine Ramble Treks kindly ask for any of our travelers to send the reliable travel insurance copy through the email once you book the trip with us.  

Health and Fitness requirements 

Pikey Peak Trek is an exciting and spectacular moderate trekking destination in the world. It’s an exceptional trekking route for travelers who wish to enjoy and explore the Himalayas and beautiful landscape on this planet. This trek basically starts from low land to high land as you are hiking in these areas than you have to be fit both physically and mentally by yourself. Every day trek prefers about 4/5 hours approx. As you hiking up to the high altitude than you have to prepare by physically and mentally to succeed the trip, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to step with your wealth health. Our first priority is your safety and security entire the trip. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek that would be easy, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting gym, etc.

Accommodation during the Trek

Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying at the best hotel basically 3-4 stars, on a twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking is very basic where you will get the room with pillows, a warm and nice blanket, attach bathroom if it’s available with comfortable beds during the Pikey Peak Trek, if you are single you get the single bedroom as well with hygienic food, The Menu for food and accommodation have fixed by local management community.

Passport and Visa

All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months prior validity from return date Nepalese visas can be obtained from the immigration office or Consulate in your country or arrival in Kathmandu Airport.

Last-minute booking


Concerning your desirable interested for any trip with us we even accept the last minute booking. You can book a trip directly by calling or sending a message anytime. But eventually, Last minute booking may not acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet trip.

Meals and Drinking Water

The Pikey Peak Trek route has numerous tea houses along the way and every single tea houses have the menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals on the Menu; you could pick up any kinds of a meal as you like to have during the trek, we would highly recommend the vegetable items instead of Meat because the meat in the mountain can be effected some time because it may not be used to it for the new travelers in this region. But some places provide you with typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has a well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh, and nice testy foods. The variety of drinks and every lodge have safe drinking water or mineral bottles of water you could buy. If you buy a water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from the tap and purify yourself this will be cheaper and help to control the plastic pollution as well. The water you could buy everywhere in the Everest region at a reasonable price but the price would go high when you go to high altitude areas. We also recommend you to buy boiled water instead of cold which keeps your body warm.

Extra personal expenses on trekking

During the trek, all the food are included (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks) which will be provided by the company, behind the schedule of our package the meals and accommodations in Kathmandu will have to be arranged by yourself.

Possible Flight Delay in Kathmandu and Lukla: 

Sometime, the flights (To Kathmandu from Lukla) may be canceled due to the changing in unpredictable weather conditions around in the mountains. In such conditions, we Alpine Ramble Treks kindly request all the travelers to make a plan while putting at least 2/3 possibility spree days for the Pikey Peak Trek. In such a case, we will charter a Helicopter to secure you are on schedule for your international flight. The helicopter can easily fly up to 1500m visibility.  You will be given the cancellation of domestic flights and a receipt upon payment of Helicopter so that you may claim the amount from your travel insurance (Travel insurance is mandatory before joining Pikey Peak Trek) 

Equipment lists for Pikey Peak Trek

Head

  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf
  • Headlight

Face

  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass
  • Face wipes and towels

List for Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • And warm Globes

Body clothing

  • Down or fiber-filled jacket (the company will be provided in rent)
  • Down or fiber-filled jacket (the company will be provided in rent)
  • 2 pairs of hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying, possibly thermal tops for the treks
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks, preferably a cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • The proper Trekking Boots
  • socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers and Thermal bottle
  • Water peals
  • Umbrella
  • Walking  pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Camera
  • Cell Phone
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Watch
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

 

Best Season

Best season for Pikey Peak Trek is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best months for the Everest base camp trek. The temperature is moderate in these seasons and we guarantee amazing view and breathtaking scenery throughout the trek. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best option.

Hotels in Kathmandu

Alpine Ramble Treks will provide you with standard level hotel services with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choices. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choices to book the hotels like 5 stars categories: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels, we will be glad to help according to your plans. 

Responsible for Tourism

Our experienced field staff/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role of following the rules. 

  • please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
  • please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
  • please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
  • please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.

We Alpine Ramble Treks involved in Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitive of both travelers and communities.

Trip fixed departure dates and Cost

Alpine Ramble Treks Pvt.Ltd would be customized your trip itinerary according to your wish and budget. Please do not hesitate to contact us for your interest. For more detail please email us [email protected]alpineramble.com

Booking and payment process

Alpine Ramble Treks (P) Ltd. is a government authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. The company registered number is 178805/074/075 we are also associated with various local tourism sectors in order to process the trip booking with Alpine Ramble the percent of full trip payments can be made with required documents such as passport, travel insurance copies and flight details to Nepal with a two weeks period from the booking date.

Our respected traveler can be made the Payment through the Online directly from our website, bank transfer, western union or any other remittances, the remaining can be paid on your upon arrival in Kathmandu Hotel or office.   

Your safety is of paramount concern whilst traveling with Alpine Ramble Treks, come and enjoy the trip, for booking through the Online Click here  "BOOK YOUR TRIP"  

FAQs

Yes, Visitors can get - On Arrival visa very easily at the Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu, Nepal. 'On Arrival' visa procedure is very quick and simple. You can expect some queues during peak Tourist season.

  • Ascend Slowly
  • Avoid Alcohol, Cigarettes & Tobacco
  • Proper Acclimatization Rest and walk slowly
  • Drink plenty of water - at least 3 liters of a day
  • Eat Well and Plenty- mostly soups items like garlic, ginger, etc
  • Use the Diamox as per Doctor's instructors if AMS symptoms grew 
Yes, you could choose to own your departure dates according to your time and schedule if the published Departure dates are not suitable for your travel plans, we will help you to customize the trip Itinerary on your own time and preferences. 

Apparently, the hiking would be at least 4-6  hours per day

Yes, The trekkers should have to have registered trekking permits of Sagarmatha National Park Permit and TIMS (Trekker's Management Systems) and they are all helped and provided by Alpine Ramble Trekks- it's all are included on our package program.

Of course, yes, you can!  This trekking tour can be done by anyone from 8 years young to 75 years old with a reasonably fit by physical and mental. However, this trekking tour will be guided by a highly experienced and knowledgeable guide who helps you to accomplish the trek with great help and support thoroughly.

Yes, Our Guide and Porters are all insured and they have trekking climbing insurances for trekking to any mountain in Nepal.

 

The Highest Point of our trek is 5545 meters (KALAPATHAR)  above the sea level 

Everest base camp elevation is 5364 meters 

The answer is absolutely Yes, we have been trekking many times with a solo female trekker and all of the trekking tours have successfully done by supporting the help of our friendly and experienced Guides and sherpa team.
 

Yes, travel insurance is mandatory for trekking to the Everest region. -your travel insurance must cover medical and emergency repatriation inclusive of helicopter rescue and evacuation expenses at high altitude for individual trekking members, please kindly provide us your insurance to us at the time of booking your trip or later - before your trip get started. Alpine Ramble will help and assist you to buy travel insurance for potential unforeseen events or altitude sickness during the trek.

Yes, on upon arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, you’ll be received and welcomed by one of our Alpine Ramble crews and transfer to the respective hotel
 

Yes, almost every teahouse has Wifi offer with a little charge 

Yes, we will help you to exchange your current very easily 

Yes, The laundry and Hot shower (more likely bucket shower at the higher point of the trek) services are available with small charge 

Yes, we have a safe place to store your luggage at our Hotel or office.

The best season of the year for this trek is Autumn ( Spe- Dec) and Spring ( March-May) with the clear sky and great views- the temperatures are moderate, you can also do the trek in other months as well with less crowded. 

 

Yes, Kathmandu has plenty of shops offering the best prices for trekking gears.

The travelers need to be paid 10% of the full trip cost in advance and remaining of the funds for trekking can be made on arrival in Kathmandu. For the booking of your trip please go through the section of "BOOK YOUR TRIP" and click there to make your reservation, it's instant booking confirmation. 

 

Yes, you can be paid either way. However, we recommend you to pay in cash for the remaining of your tour balance, paying by credit card charge you 4 % extra as serving fee by the bank. Any amounts of cash are acceptable! 

Yes, Three meals of a day including breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided during the trek in the mountain and foods you will be eating as per menu- offers a wide verity of meals including local and western continentals. 

Yes, Or guide will be taking a first aid kit with basis medicines including Diamox. However, we would recommend you to take some medicine by yourself.