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Pikey Cultural Trail

Pikey hill (4065m) is a giant hill in the Solu. The hill derives its name from the local Sherpa deity. If you want to explore the Sherpa culture, this package

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Starts from: Flight:  KTM - Phaplu
End at: Flight:  Phaplu – KTM
Activity: Trekking and sightseeing
Grade: Easy trek
Duration: 10 days
Altitude: 4065m

Pikey hill (4065m) is a giant hill in the Solu. The hill derives its name from the local Sherpa deity. If you want to explore the Sherpa culture, this package is the best for you .On the top  of Pikey we can take in the beauty of the the Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Mera, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Karyolung, Gaurishankar, Annapurna, Lhotse, Khatan and Numbur peaks.  

The starting and ending point of this trek is Phaplu. Phalpu is a major tourist attraction because it also offers non-trekking activities such as paragliding, mountain biking, bird watching, pilgrimage and meditation. Before our trek ends in Phaplu, we visit Junbesi, the beautiful Sherpa village which is also home to the Thuptenchholing Monastery. From Junbesi we trek to Phaplu where a flight to Kathmandu awaits us.

Day 1 Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport.Upon arrival we meet, assist and Transfer to Hotel. 
Day 2 Flight from Kathmandu to Phaplu (2,469m) and trek to Salleri (2,390m). Overnight in Salleri.
Day 3 Trek to Ghunsa (3430m). Overnight in Ghunsa.
Day 4 Trek to Pattale (2840m) via Kerung. 
Day 5 Trek to Jhapre (2820m). 
Day 6 Trek to Pikey (4065m). 
Day 7 Trek to Junbesi (2700m). 
Day 8 Trek to Thuptenchholing (2920m) and back to Junbesi (2700m). 
Day 9 Trek to Phaplu. 
Day10   Flight from Phaplu to the International Airport in Kathmandu. 

Cost includes

  • ††Transfers from International and Domestic airport to your hotel
  • One night stay at the Hotel in Kathmandu
  • All government taxes and Everest National Park entry fees 
  • TIMS CARD (Trekking Management System)
  • Required number of experienced English speaking guides and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipments, food and accommodation), 
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services 
  • Necessary ground transportation via tourist bus/local bus
  • Flight ticket: Kathmandu - Lukla -Kathmandu for guide
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bag (if necessary we provide)
  • Trekking maps 
  • Rubbish care to clean up the environment
  • Emergency first aid kit carried by the support staff 
  • Domestic flight 

Cost excludes

  • All meals in Kathmandu city
  • Tips to guides and support staff 
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies)
  • Internal flight tickets
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetozolomide e.t.c)
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses 
  • Personal trekking equipments


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