Pike Peak Trek is an undisturbed and fascinating trek in the Everest region, lies in non-touristy area. Pike is also the name of the deity of the Sherpa people and their worship. The short Everest trip commences from Phaplu after a scenic flight or the whole day drive from Kathmandu. The trek goes through peaceful trail and offers an occasion to explore the exciting scenarios and refreshing landscape.
The PIKE Trek is one of the most beautiful, off the beaten track, parts of the Himalayas. In the foothills of the Khumbu region. Pike peak is 4065 meters high top and this trekking still has few visitors visit per year, Pike peak is a place of Tamang, Newar, Sherpa, Dalit, and Jirel ethnic villages, Buddhist cultural Heritage, Buddhist gompa, the people of the area of the villages involve agriculture, this trekking is pretty adventures and short culture trek at lower part of Everest region.
- An amazing and refreshing hike experience for the trekkers
- A perfect peak for the starter and mountaineers who want to start with above 4000 meters’ peak.
- Unique local culture in a rarely explored part, but magnificent of Nepal
- Oldest and biggest Tibetan monasteries
- Glorious view of the Himalayas in the Everest region including Mount Everest, the highest.
- Gleaming glacial Dudhkunda lake
The Trip Cost Includes
- Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
- Transportation to and from!!
- Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
- Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
- Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
- First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
- All the required permits and paperwork
The Trip Cost Excludes
- International Airfare
- Visa Charges
- Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
- Your travel and medical insurance
- Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
- Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
- Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
- Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.
Frequently asked Questions
Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.
On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.
The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.
Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.
No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.
Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.
Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.
It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.
For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.