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Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek - (16 days)

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Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek

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Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek - 16 days
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  • Overview
  • Duration 16 days Days Group Size Min. Pax. (02) - Max. Pax. (14)
    Grade moderate Max Altitude 4070 m
    Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
    Accommodation 3***based hotel in Kathmandu with B.B plan, Teahouse accommodation while trekking
    Meals Three meals a day and tea/coffee.
    Transportation Airport Pick up drop by privet vehicle in Kathmandu.

    Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek

    Pikey Peak and Arun valley trek is a special non touristic of the Everest region, although a bit unpopular and less done trek compared to Everest base camp trek and Annapurna base camp trek of the west.

    Pikey peak offers a magnificent sunrise view and a panoramic vision of more than dozen of snowy peaks lining up from east to west altogether. Enjoy and experience the phenomenal and beauty of nature Nepal has to offer.

    Outline Itinerary - Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek

    Day 01: Kathmandu to Dhap (2932m)
    Drive Time: 8 to 9 hrs

    Day 02: Dhap to Jhapre (2820m)
    Trekking time: 4 to 5 hrs

    Day 03: Jhapre to Pikey Base Camp (4065m)
    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs

    Day 04: Pikey Base Camp to Loding (2484m)
    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs

    Day 05: Loding to Salleri (2379m)
    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs

    Day 06: Salleri to Kaku (1806m)
    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs

    Day 07: Kaku to Waku (1700)
    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs

    Day 08: Rest day at Waku

    Day 09: Waku to Sotang (1557m)
    Trekking time: 6 to 7hrs.

    Day 10: Sotang to Bung (1900 m)
    Trekking times: 4 to 5hrs.

    Day 11: Bung to Saanam (2850)
    Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs

    Day 12: Saanam to Jaubari (2040 m)
    Trekking time: 7 to 8hr.

    Day 13: Jaubari to Gothebazar (775m)
    Trekking time: 6 to 7hrs

    Day 14: Gothebazar to Katikeghat (300m)

    Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs

    Day 15: Katikeghat to Tumlingtar (460m)
    Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs.

    Day 16: Tumlingtar to Kathmandu
     

  • Detail Itinerary
    • Day 01 Kathmandu to Dhap (2932m)

      Drive Time: 8 to 9 hrs
      We begin our journey with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dhap.

    • Day 02 Dhap to Jhapre (2820m)

      Trekking time: 4 to 5 hrs
      Today we embark on our trekking journey; if the weather clears we can get the glimpse of Numbur Himal chain from the starting. We descend to Sigane and move uphill to Jhapre. Overnight at Jhapre.

    • Day 03 Jhapre to Pikey Base Camp (4065m)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs
      After the breakfast, we will be heading towards Pikey Base Camp via Bhulbhule; we go along and amidst the beautiful rhododendron forest on the foothill of Taklung Danda, passing through some stone Mani walls & prayer flags on the way

       

    • Day 04 Pikey Base Camp to Loding (2484m)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs
      We rise early today so as not to miss the best sunrise view from the Pikey Peak; the highlight of this trek. One can get the glimpse of the mountains like Manaslu and Dhaulagiri from the west and Everest, Thamsekhu, Kanchenjunga, Numbur, Mera Peak, Gauri Shankar and many more of the eastern Himalayan peaks. After this we will move down and starts for Loding.

    • Day 05 Loding to Salleri (2379m)

      Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs
      From here, we climb down towards Solu Khola (river), get across on a suspension bridge and prepare to fire up to Salleri.

    • Day 06 Salleri to Kaku (1806m)

      Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs
      We again make an ascent to Ratnangey danda for about 3 hours, mountains peaks like Everest, Mera Peak, Thamserkhu, kusum Khangkaru etc comes into display. We then descend through a sparse forest followed by the villages, the trails goes along the terraced farmlands all the way down to Kaku.

    • Day 07 Kaku to Waku (1700)

      Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs
      Today’s trail takes us to the next hill or neighboring village of Waku. The path is slope at the beginning for around 1 hour and then we have to move down to Dudhkosi Khola for another hour. We get across on suspension bridge and ascend to Waku through pine forest trail.

    • Day 08 Rest day at Waku

      An early morning sunrise at Waku is worth every hardship you faced while climbing up to the region. As the rays of the sun hit the mountain peaks, the gigantic Himalayas appear to be more appealing. The region is famous for its hospitable Sherpa people who treat their guests with warmth. We explore every trail of Waku today and admire the incredible ambiance of the place.

       

    • Day 09 Waku to Sotang (1557m)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7hrs.
      We climb up the trail from Waku which takes us through the scattered villages of Rai settlements passing through lush green forests at Sotang. The way of life and way of life of local people here merit encountering. Overnight at a lodge. 

    • Day 10 Sotang to Bung (1900 m)

      Trekking times: 4 to 5hrs.
      After an early morning breakfast, we make our way to Bung. The trail ascends up passing through firs, shrubs and sparse rhododendron forests. Bung is another region that has scattered whitewashed Rai settlements. We enjoy the pleasant walk to Bung and stay overnight at a lodge.

    • Day 11 Bung to Saanam (2850)

      Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs
      We make our way up from Bung. The day is again followed by dense rhododendron forests which grow alongside a few Mani walls and Stupas, making the area appear even more beautiful. After every step further up, you get a glimpse of the peak of Solu Khumbu at a far distance. Walking past damp forests, we reach Saanam. Overnight at a lodge. 

    • Day 12 Saanam to Jaubari (2040 m)

      Trekking time: 7 to 8hr.
      We take our leave from Saanam early morning and start with a positive and energetic attitude as the climb is a little tedious today and demands hours of climbing. You come across a few ridge walks and slopes before reaching Jaubari. The strenuous walk is rewarded with an amazing view of the green steep hills and valleys. 

    • Day 13 Jaubari to Gothebazar (775m)

      Trekking time: 6 to 7hrs
      En route Gothebazaar, we pass through many bamboo houses where Rai people and few people from other ethnic groups live as a community. We walk across gentle trails crossing a few rice paddies set on the bank of Arun Koshi River as we reach Gothebazar.

    • Day 14 Gothebazar to Katikeghat (300m)

      Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs
      After a light meal, we take our leave from Gothebazar and stumble upon a trail that takes us to Katikeghat. The trail descends down passing through the banks of rivers alongside high rice terraces and Rai people settlements. We stay overnight at a lodge. 

    • Day 15 Katikeghat to Tumlingtar (460m)

      Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs.
      We head out from Katikeghat. From here, we walk past Mangmaya Khola along the soft yet cool breeze as we finally reach Tumlingtar, also known as the gateway to Makalu region. Stay overnight at a lodge. 

    • Day 16 Tumlingtar to Kathmandu

      Fly from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu

  • Trip Includes/Excludes
    • Arun Valley and Gaurishankar National park entry permits 
    • TIMS Card
    • English speaking trekking guide
    • 1 porter between 2 trekkers
    • Transport by land
    • Insurance for staff
    • Airports pick up and drop

     

    • Personal equipment for trekking gear
    • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
    • Emergency rescue evacuation
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities (tips)
    • Bar bills, mineral water on trek
  • Departure Dates
  • No departure dates as of now
  • Tour Notes
  • If you are interested to go Pokhara and paragliding, boating or cycling let us know. Also, if you would like to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go rafting or visit Chitwan National Park.

    Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best arrange it for you.

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Overview - Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek - (16 days)

Duration 16 days Group Size Min. Pax. (02) - Max. Pax. (14)
Grade moderate Max Altitude 4070 m
Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
Accommodation 3***based hotel in Kathmandu with B.B plan, Teahouse accommodation while trekking
Meals Three meals a day and tea/coffee.
Transportation Airport Pick up drop by privet vehicle in Kathmandu.

Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek

Pikey Peak and Arun valley trek is a special non touristic of the Everest region, although a bit unpopular and less done trek compared to Everest base camp trek and Annapurna base camp trek of the west.

Pikey peak offers a magnificent sunrise view and a panoramic vision of more than dozen of snowy peaks lining up from east to west altogether. Enjoy and experience the phenomenal and beauty of nature Nepal has to offer.

Outline Itinerary - Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek

Day 01: Kathmandu to Dhap (2932m)
Drive Time: 8 to 9 hrs

Day 02: Dhap to Jhapre (2820m)
Trekking time: 4 to 5 hrs

Day 03: Jhapre to Pikey Base Camp (4065m)
Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs

Day 04: Pikey Base Camp to Loding (2484m)
Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs

Day 05: Loding to Salleri (2379m)
Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs

Day 06: Salleri to Kaku (1806m)
Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs

Day 07: Kaku to Waku (1700)
Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs

Day 08: Rest day at Waku

Day 09: Waku to Sotang (1557m)
Trekking time: 6 to 7hrs.

Day 10: Sotang to Bung (1900 m)
Trekking times: 4 to 5hrs.

Day 11: Bung to Saanam (2850)
Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs

Day 12: Saanam to Jaubari (2040 m)
Trekking time: 7 to 8hr.

Day 13: Jaubari to Gothebazar (775m)
Trekking time: 6 to 7hrs

Day 14: Gothebazar to Katikeghat (300m)

Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs

Day 15: Katikeghat to Tumlingtar (460m)
Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs.

Day 16: Tumlingtar to Kathmandu
 

Detail Itinerary - Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek - (16 days)

  • Day 01 Kathmandu to Dhap (2932m)

    Drive Time: 8 to 9 hrs
    We begin our journey with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dhap.

  • Day 02 Dhap to Jhapre (2820m)

    Trekking time: 4 to 5 hrs
    Today we embark on our trekking journey; if the weather clears we can get the glimpse of Numbur Himal chain from the starting. We descend to Sigane and move uphill to Jhapre. Overnight at Jhapre.

  • Day 03 Jhapre to Pikey Base Camp (4065m)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs
    After the breakfast, we will be heading towards Pikey Base Camp via Bhulbhule; we go along and amidst the beautiful rhododendron forest on the foothill of Taklung Danda, passing through some stone Mani walls & prayer flags on the way

     

  • Day 04 Pikey Base Camp to Loding (2484m)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs
    We rise early today so as not to miss the best sunrise view from the Pikey Peak; the highlight of this trek. One can get the glimpse of the mountains like Manaslu and Dhaulagiri from the west and Everest, Thamsekhu, Kanchenjunga, Numbur, Mera Peak, Gauri Shankar and many more of the eastern Himalayan peaks. After this we will move down and starts for Loding.

  • Day 05 Loding to Salleri (2379m)

    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs
    From here, we climb down towards Solu Khola (river), get across on a suspension bridge and prepare to fire up to Salleri.

  • Day 06 Salleri to Kaku (1806m)

    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs
    We again make an ascent to Ratnangey danda for about 3 hours, mountains peaks like Everest, Mera Peak, Thamserkhu, kusum Khangkaru etc comes into display. We then descend through a sparse forest followed by the villages, the trails goes along the terraced farmlands all the way down to Kaku.

  • Day 07 Kaku to Waku (1700)

    Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs
    Today’s trail takes us to the next hill or neighboring village of Waku. The path is slope at the beginning for around 1 hour and then we have to move down to Dudhkosi Khola for another hour. We get across on suspension bridge and ascend to Waku through pine forest trail.

  • Day 08 Rest day at Waku

    An early morning sunrise at Waku is worth every hardship you faced while climbing up to the region. As the rays of the sun hit the mountain peaks, the gigantic Himalayas appear to be more appealing. The region is famous for its hospitable Sherpa people who treat their guests with warmth. We explore every trail of Waku today and admire the incredible ambiance of the place.

     

  • Day 09 Waku to Sotang (1557m)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7hrs.
    We climb up the trail from Waku which takes us through the scattered villages of Rai settlements passing through lush green forests at Sotang. The way of life and way of life of local people here merit encountering. Overnight at a lodge. 

  • Day 10 Sotang to Bung (1900 m)

    Trekking times: 4 to 5hrs.
    After an early morning breakfast, we make our way to Bung. The trail ascends up passing through firs, shrubs and sparse rhododendron forests. Bung is another region that has scattered whitewashed Rai settlements. We enjoy the pleasant walk to Bung and stay overnight at a lodge.

  • Day 11 Bung to Saanam (2850)

    Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs
    We make our way up from Bung. The day is again followed by dense rhododendron forests which grow alongside a few Mani walls and Stupas, making the area appear even more beautiful. After every step further up, you get a glimpse of the peak of Solu Khumbu at a far distance. Walking past damp forests, we reach Saanam. Overnight at a lodge. 

  • Day 12 Saanam to Jaubari (2040 m)

    Trekking time: 7 to 8hr.
    We take our leave from Saanam early morning and start with a positive and energetic attitude as the climb is a little tedious today and demands hours of climbing. You come across a few ridge walks and slopes before reaching Jaubari. The strenuous walk is rewarded with an amazing view of the green steep hills and valleys. 

  • Day 13 Jaubari to Gothebazar (775m)

    Trekking time: 6 to 7hrs
    En route Gothebazaar, we pass through many bamboo houses where Rai people and few people from other ethnic groups live as a community. We walk across gentle trails crossing a few rice paddies set on the bank of Arun Koshi River as we reach Gothebazar.

  • Day 14 Gothebazar to Katikeghat (300m)

    Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs
    After a light meal, we take our leave from Gothebazar and stumble upon a trail that takes us to Katikeghat. The trail descends down passing through the banks of rivers alongside high rice terraces and Rai people settlements. We stay overnight at a lodge. 

  • Day 15 Katikeghat to Tumlingtar (460m)

    Trekking time: 7 to 8hrs.
    We head out from Katikeghat. From here, we walk past Mangmaya Khola along the soft yet cool breeze as we finally reach Tumlingtar, also known as the gateway to Makalu region. Stay overnight at a lodge. 

  • Day 16 Tumlingtar to Kathmandu

    Fly from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu

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Departure - Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek - (16 days)

No departure dates as of now

Trip Includes/ Excludes - Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek - (16 days)

  • Arun Valley and Gaurishankar National park entry permits 
  • TIMS Card
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • 1 porter between 2 trekkers
  • Transport by land
  • Insurance for staff
  • Airports pick up and drop

 

  • Personal equipment for trekking gear
  • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (tips)
  • Bar bills, mineral water on trek

Tour Notes - Pikey Peak and Arun Valley Trek - (16 days)

If you are interested to go Pokhara and paragliding, boating or cycling let us know. Also, if you would like to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go rafting or visit Chitwan National Park.

Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best arrange it for you.

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