Gorakhani Pikey Peak Khiji Phalate Trekking

The Pikey Trek is renowned for its sunrise and sunset and magnificent views of the Himalayan range of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjungha, Gauri Shankar, Lhotse Shar, Numbur, Khatang, Karyalung, Annapurna, Nuptse, Amadablam, Shishapangma, Thamserku and Mera peak, etc. The pikey Trek Base Camp trekking is one of the most popular trekking trails of the Everest region, probably one of the lower elevation viewpoints to see the Mt. Everest (8,848m). It is famous for because of having marvelous Himalayan scenery including the mountains range, the Rhododendron flower, Magnolia and wild orchids and the festival season in August that includes a cleansing ritual: thousand of devotees walk to the lake for the festival from the village all around Solukhumbu.

This trek is approximately 12-13 days in length and starts from Jiri. The main highlight of this trail is observing local monasteries; the Chewang monastery will be the best opportunity to explore spiritual paths. Also, you could be able to observe a different culture, languages, lifestyle of the Tamang, Magar, and Sherpa’s. The dramatic scenery of mountains, Main walls, Buddhist Stupas, Landscape, Himalayan floras and faunas, ancient monasteries and splendid high altitude vegetation, etc are the main attraction of this trail. While trekking passing through Pikey peak you will be able to experience sunrise views surrounded by mountain peaks like Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri and including Everest.

 

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our company representative will meet and welcome you to Nepal and then you'll be transferred to your confirmed hotel. Once you finish the check-in procedure, you can rest & relax at the hotel. Later you will be accompained by the office staff for a short tour of Thamel to make you familiar with some good restaurants, ATMs, money changer and other necessary places you might need during your stay in Thamel.

From Kathmandu Valley; Dhap (2900 m) is situated at the distance of 230 km. If journey will start at early 6 am, one can reach Nepal Thok for lunch. It takes around 7-8 hours of bus or jeep ride to reach Dhap. There are 3/4 hotels are available for food and lodging.

After 6-7 hours of trek from Dhap, Gorakhani(2930 m) can be reached. There are 2-3 hotels for food and lodging. Long stone mane can be observed on the trekking route. Gorakhani is known as the settlement of Sherpa & Tamang.

Start trek early in the morning after having breakfast or carrying packed lunch. 6-7 hours of trek will lead to reach Pikey Base Camp which is located at an altitude of 3600m. Small tea houses are available in the route to base camp whereas there are 3 hotels at base camp for food and lodging. During spring season (Mid-March to Mid- May), one will be able to see spectacular displays of rhododendrons.

We get up early in the morning with warm clothes and climb up Pikey Peak (4070m.). it is not necessary to take much with us as we return later to collect our main rucksacks. It is about one hour walking to get to Pikey Peak. You will see the best sunrise and magnificent view of the Himalayas like Dhaulagiri, Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, AmaDamlam, Lhotse, Nupatse, Numbur, Gaurisankhar, Langtang to the far west and others mountains. After this unforgettable view, wecome back to Pikey Base camp for breakfast.Taking the morning meal from the camp, 5-6 hours of trek following the route Lamuje- Chading – Manipang through dense forest will lead to reach Taklung. Throughout the trekking, Chauri gai can be easily seen. Small tea houses are available for having lunch in the route to Taklung. Taklung is located at altitude of 3420m. above sea level. Only one hotel is available at Taklung for accommodation so camping trek is highly preferred. Long stone mane can be seen at different places on the route. During the spring season, blossomed rhododendron forest is the major attraction of the trek.

Chaplubhangyang considered as Sherpa village is situated at an elevation of 3150m. above sea level. It can be reached after 6-7 hours of trek from Takllung following Thole Demba. As there are no hotels on the route towards to Chuplubhangyang, pack lunch must be carried after starting trek. There are 4/5 hotels available at Chuplubhangyang for fooding and accommodation during the trek.one can have spectacular view of villages of Solukhumbu and Okhaldunga along with panoramic view of Mt. Gaurishankhar, Numbur along others. Yak and Chauri cattle on our sides can always be seen throughout the trek. When traveling, an ancient gompa at Guangding,also a Bouddha at Chuplubhangyang.

Kathmandu is 168 km far from Khijiphalate, Kathmandu can be reached through 8 hours by Jeep or bus.

Leisure day at Kathmandu followed by farewell dinner & celebration. You can ask your guide to take you on a sightseeing trip inside Kathmandu Valley. On this day you can go to the various museums around the valley including the Narayanhiti Museum which earlier used to be the residence of the last king of Nepal. You may also go to the hilltop of Nagarkot. After some sightseeing around the world heritage sites in the valley, you will have a farewell dinner and enjoy with your Nepali friends and guide. You might even make plans for extending your stay for Chitwan jungle safari, rafting activities, and more with your guide.

Finally it’s SEE OFF TIME. You will be picked from Hotel by representatives of Wongchhu Peak Promotion staff and dropped at Tribhuvan International Airport

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 4 nights Kathmandu in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide, Transportations, and entrance fees
  • Transportation cost from Kathmandu -Dhap - Chuplubhangyang - Kathmandu
  • Food and Accommodation during camping trekking (full board service – breakfast, lunch, and dinner + hot water)
  • An experienced English speaking trekking & climbing guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food, and lodging
  • All necessary paper works (National Park Fee )
  • TIMS (card)
  • Wongchu Peak Promotion Trekking duffel bag, Cap and trekking map
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Insurance for Nepali Staff
  • Special Welcome and Farewell Dinner
  •  Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  •  If required to change from airplane to helicopter to/from Phaplu due to weather issues, the additional cost of the helicopter will be shared amongst clients.
  •  Personal trekking and climbing gear
  • Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast and farewell dinner)
  •  Alcohol and Beverages during the trek and climbing season
  •  Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, shower etc.)
  •  Emergency Medical Evacuation & any medical costs.
  • Tips for guides and porters

Equipment

Quantity

Waterproof Hiking shoes

1 pair

Changing shoes / sandal

1 pair

Shocks

3 pairs

Warm trousers

2 piece

Warm pants

2 pairs

T – shirts

5 piece

Long underwear

1 pair

Sweater

1 piece

Warm fleece Jacket

1 piece

Baseball hat

1 piece

Warm hat

1 piece

Waterproof pant and jacket

1 pair

Good gloves for trek and climb

2 pair

Sleeping bag

1 piece

Personal back pack

1 piece

Duffel bag

1 Piece

Sun glass

1 piece

Sun block cream

1 piece

Head lamp / torch

 

Water  bottle -1 liter bottle

2 piece

Trekking poles

1 pair

Tooth brush and tooth paste

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Extra  batteries for head lamp/ torch and camera

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Extra film rolls/ memory cards (if digital camera )

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Battery charger ( if digital camera)

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Towel

1 piece

Lip guard

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Personal first aid kits

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Rain coat

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Trip-Code: WPP-001-PPT
Destination: Nepal
Region: Everest Khumbu Region
Altitude: 4070 M
Season: Spring / Autumn
Difficulty: Easy
Accommodation: Camping, Tea House
Duration: 9 Days

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