Scenic Pikey Hill Trekking - 12 Days

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Scenic Pike Hill Trekking a marvelous country to enjoy fabulous views and panorama of high Central and Eastern Himalaya range of massive mountains that includes famous peaks of Langtang, Jugal, Gaurishankar, Melung-Tse with Mt. Everest as far to Mt.Makalu in far eastern horizon.

Scenic Pike Hill Trekking certainly a most beautiful spot where adventure takes you far and beyond main flow of trekkers and local farm villages into sheer wilderness of dense enchanting forest of tall rhododendron, magnolia, oaks, birch, firs with blue pines. In spring time Pike Hill turns into paradise when wild-flowers are in bloom with national flower the rhododendron of various species from tall trees to bushes, a trek of great beauty and charm visiting local rural farm villages within rolling green hills and valley with ever present views of high white snow capped peaks.

Scenic Pike Hill Trek with various routes to reach on the highest spot of the adventure at above 4,065 m/13, 414 ft high, Rock Everest Treks and Expedition have designed and set the itinerary to make the best of wonderful views and to explore local cultures of great immense interest.

Starts with exciting overland journey from Kathmandu to reach eastern region of Dolkha and Ramechap areas past nice town of Jiri, often known as Switzerland of Nepal which you notice green valley and high hills with lovely woodland in the shade of high Gaurishankar Himal.

From Jiri drive continues over dirt road to reach at nice valley of Shivalaya where walk begins heading due east through many farm villages and well tended fields and terraces then on remote and far from main trails and villages to reach at the base of Pike Hill. Walk starts early morning to catch the sunrise over panorama of high snow capped
mountain range in the midst of enchanting forest of tall tree lines, enjoy amazing views of high mountains with towering Mt. Everest.

After an enjoyable time on the highest top of the adventure return journey takes you downhill within farm villages to reach at Sherpa village of Phaplu where next early morning scenic short flight brings you back at Kathmandu, with mesmerizing experience and adventure on Scenic Pikey Hill Trekking.

Seasons for Scenic Pike Hill Trekking:

Nearly all months of the year except the wet months of monsoon season from mid June to mid September, the best times March to May with mid September to December months.

March to May lively during spring season with wild flowers in full blooming times especially the national flower of Nepal the Rhododendron with magnolia and other wild-flowers makes a pretty pictures to capture.

Days are longer with much sunlight hour cold in the morning and night times as well in shady area, late afternoon can get cloudy but with clear morning till mid noon for excellent views of peaks and walks, expect snow, expect some snow sometimes during the best time also around high hill at Pike.

Mid September to December months in autumn and fall to pre winter seasons most days are clear for spectacular mountain views and pleasant short walks, expect cold with freezing temperatures during morning and night times can get snowed on route walks to top of Pike Hill sometimes.

Short outline Itinerary:

Day 01: On first arrival at Kathmandu-Nepal international airport 1,320 m, received by Rock Everest Treks guide or staff for transfer to hotel.

Day 02: In Kathmandu for trek preparation with option for tour at places of interest.

Day 03: Drive to Shivalaya 1,765 m via Jiri 1,900 – 07 hrs journey.

Day 04:  Trek to Bhandar (Chyangma) 2,190 m – 05 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Goli 2,978 m -05 hrs.

Day 06:  Trek to Nagur Gompa 3,355 m -05 hrs.

Day 07:  Trek to Pike Hill Base 3,400 m – 04 hrs.

Day 08: Trek to Pike Hill top 4,065 m and trek to Loding 2,480 m – 06 hrs.

Day 09: Trek to Phaplu 2,460 m – 05 hrs.

Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

Day 11: In Kathmandu free for individual activities.

Day 12: International departure for home ward bound.

Please Note:

From Phaplu one can take overland journey taking more than 6-7 hours if flight does not operates or gets cancelled for Kathmandu.

Since 2019 October most flight to Phaplu or Lukla and back operates from a Ramechap town Manthali airport, flying in out from Phaplu airport for Kathmandu where route has changed by Nepal Government Civil Aviation Authority.

Started form April and October 2019 onward, flights back to Kathmandu resume from Manthali town airport which is the main headquarter of Ramchap district Province No: 03 of Nepal.

Where drive from Manthali town airport to Kathmandu takes approx: 5 hrs which is about 154 k.m. approx 500 miles distance from the capital Kathmandu where drive takes you on B.P. Highway (a newly built tarmac road).

  • An enjoyable walk around southern side of Everest to scenic and high Pike hill top.
  • Grand mountain panorama of Central and Eastern Himalaya range with Mt. Everest.
  • Walk within enchanting forest of rhododendron, oaks, magnolia, pines and fir trees.
  • Explore remote interesting farm villages of Solu area seldom visited by trekkers.
  • Away from main popular trekking trails into pure wilderness of pristine nature.
Day 1
On first arrival at Kathmandu-Nepal international airport 1,320 m, received by Rock Everest Treks guide or staff for transfer to hotel.

On first arrival reaching the soil of Himalayan country Nepal at Kathmandu international Airport, received by our guide and staff for short transfer to you hotel in the hub of Kathmandu city at Thamel, an interesting area where trekkers can find all needful items in the shops and stores at Thamel.

Check into your rooms after a rest then down at meeting place in the hotel lobby or foyer for group briefing where our guide or leader will provide you with information of the treks with other necessary queries to make your stay with us enjoyable. Evening welcome dinner is organized in nice authentic Nepalese restaurant with country cultural program to entertainment you along with nice dinner.

Day 2
In Kathmandu for trek preparation with option for tour at places of interest.

In Kathmandu spare and free day at leisure for scenic Pike Hill trek preparations with options for tour around Kathmandu, as this city steeped with historical and ancient religious sites of both Hindu and Buddhism religions, an exciting tour to catch glimpse of Nepalese cultures as it were hundreds of centuries and within World Heritage Sites.

Day 3
Drive to Shivalaya 1,765 m via Jiri 1,900 - 07 hrs journeys.

Morning interesting overland journey towards east of Kathmandu valley past towns and farm villages on former Kathmandu-Lhasa highway, as drive climbs to nice Charikot town facing views of Jugal Himal and Mt. Gaurishankar and then descend to Tama Kosi. From the river a long winding climb to reach on top Jiri outskirt, with short downhill to reach at Jiri an interesting and impressive town.

After short refreshing stop in Jiri, drive continues off from main motor-road, where climb leads to a hill reaching a high ridge with scenic views of surrounding landscapes and snow peaks. From the ridge long downhill to Shivalaya village for overnight stop, a nice and moderate size village with number of lodges for travelers located by the bank of a river.

Day 4
Trek to Bhandar (Chyangma) 2,190 m - 05 hrs.

From Shivalaya morning starts with climb up on a hill past villages and farm terraces into a cool shade of rhododendron-oaks-pines forest to reach at Deurali, possible lunch stop and then long descend for few hours to reach at Bhandar village for overnight stop, walking past large Stupa and villages.

Bhandar also called Chyangma a village of mix tribes Tamang, Newar, but predominantly Sherpa people.

Day 5
Trek to Goli 2,978 m -05 hrs.

Morning walks starts downhill into farm villages to reach low warm area near Likhu River and then heading few short ups over terraced farm fields to reach at Goli, a moderate size farm village.

Day 6
Trek to Nagur Gompa 3,355 m -05 hrs.

Walk begins with cool morning on the trail to Pike Hill as route leads with climb within forest of rhododendron, pines and oaks trees then walk into spread-out small farm areas, after hours of climb on winding uphill path, then reach at Nagur a small place within lovely forest surrounding for overnight stop.

Here with time to visit its old and important monastery ‘Nagur Gompa’ with excellent views of hill landscapes and distant peaks towards north.

Day 7
Trek to Pike Hill Base 3,400 m - 04 hrs.

Short day walk to reach at the bottom or base of Pike Hill as route follows into dense forest within summer pasture for domestic cattle of the villages, the area around sparsely populated with remote and lonely farm village and hamlets as walk heads to the bottom of Pike Hill a wide place with small farm village.

As this trek slowly gaining popular at present few small nice lodges been established to accommodate trekkers and visitors to Pike Hill top.

Day 8
Trek to Pike Hill top 4,065 m and trek to Loding 2,480 m - 06 hrs.

Start early morning with packed lunch climb into dense forest covered by rhododendron, magnolia-pines-firs-oaks and birch trees with few short down and more ups and then steep climb to reach our major highlight to the top of Pike Hill at 4,065 m high, rewards you with glorious panorama of Jugal Himal range of peaks includes Gaurishankar-Melung Tse-Numbur with Mt. Everest and adjoining peaks of Khumbu with Mt. Makalu in the far east.

After an enjoyable time facing fantastic mountains views downhill to Loding village for overnight stop after an exciting scenic and good long day walks.

Day 9
Trek to Phaplu 2,460 m - 05 hrs.

Morning starts with ups and short descend within dense cool alpine forest to reach around Sherpa villages, after a short break walk on gradual winding trail facing great views of surrounding beautiful landscapes and with short downhill to reach lovely Sherpa large village and town of Salleri.

From here few hours of good walks lead to another Sherpa village at Phaplu a village with small airstrip where flight operates frequently to Kathmandu in good weather condition, and on reaching at lovely Sherpa village in Phaplu transfer into best available with time to explore around village of immense interesting culture and custom of Buddhism.

Day 10
Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

Morning short walk head to Phaplu small airstrip for scenic short flight back to hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu, and then transfer into your respective hotels, with afternoon free at leisure for individual activities’

Day 11
In Kathmandu free for individual activities.

We have reserved this spare and contingency day in Kathmandu in case of flight delay sometimes lead can get cancelled due to bad unfavorable weather conditions, if all goes well as per our standard itinerary enjoy this free day at leisure or one join in for another enjoyable and interesting tour of Kathmandu, Patan or Bhaktapur cities.

Day 12
International departure for home ward bound.

After a marvelous adventure and experience in Nepal with glorious moments around high Himalaya on Scenic Pike Hill trekking , with last day in the country of high mountains and colorful culture, our staff and guide transfers you to airport for your flight back home or to next port of call.

Cost Include

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private vehicle.
  • Two night hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Bus sharing Land transport as per the itinerary.
  • All your stander Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Tea House hotel accommodation during the trek.
  • A highly experienced, helpful and friendly government license holder Guide, his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine.
  • A Strong Porter among the two trekkers ( one porter sharing among two member ) including all his expenses including full insurance during the trek.
  • National Park permits.
  • TIMS (trekkers’ information management System.)
  • Medical supplies, first aid kit box, including Oximeter and pulse meter checker.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (paid by your Travel Insurance company). If in case.
  • Sleeping bag, down Jacket, Duffel bag and walking Poles (if you don’t have your own, To be return after trip completed).
  • All ground transportation.
  • All our government taxes.
  • Official expanse

Cost Exclude

  • Your travel insurance. (Compulsory)
  • International air fare.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Extra night hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Activities in Kathmandu.

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Trip Facts

  • Private vehicle/ aeroplane
  • 2+
  • 4065m
  • Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Moderate
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek.