Pikey & Dudhkunda Trek

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Trip Details

Start/End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Duration: 9 days

Difficulty: Medium to Hard

Maximum Elevation: 4,070 m (Pikey Peak)

Best Time: October - November and March - April

Accommodation: Camping

Pikey Trekking is an intriguing route for those aged people and family trekking. On this trip, you can experience remote villages with a mix of Buddhism and Hinduism. We pass monasteries, temples, and pilgrimage places. The highest approach to Pikey Peak (4,070m)offers panoramic mountain views from Kanchenjunga to Annapurna, including the world's highest peak, Mt. Everest.
We continue via the old Buddhist Monastery to a series of beautiful lakes, of which Dudhkunda(4,190M) is the most revered. There are forests of Rhododendrons and pines seamed with plants and shrubs in the middle of the cultural spots and typical village. Bunches of monkeys live happy life. We can spot deer and other animals.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, pick up at the airport and transfer to hotel

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhap Bazaar (2,850 m / 9,350 ft)

Day 03: Trek Dhap Bazaar to Jhapre (2,815 m / 9,235 ft)

Day 04: Trek Jhapre to Pikey base camp (3,640 m / 11,942 ft)

Day 05: Ascend Pikey peak (4,665 m / 15,305 ft) and trek to Jase bhanjyang (3,520 m / 11,548 ft)

Day 06: Trek Jase bhanjyang to Junbensi (4,070 m / 13,353 ft)

Day 07: Trek Junbensi to Phaplu (2,380 m / 7,808 ft)

Day 08: Drive / Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 09: Final Departure, drop at the international airport

Trip Info

Highlights of Pikey & Dudhkunda Trek

  • Visit various monasteries and temples along the trail
  • Stunning panorama of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest with various surrounding peaks
  • Ascend Pikey Peak (4,070 m) the highest point of the Trek
  • Trek along with the beautiful forests of Rhododendrons and pines 
  • Walkthrough the marvellous lakes of Dudhkundi (4,190 m)
  • Experience the magnificent Tibetan-influenced villages of Arun valley

 

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