Destination : Pike Peak Amazing Short Trek
Group Size : Min = 01
Minimum altitude : 1400 m.
Maximum altitude : 3600 m.
Grade : Easy
Season : Spring and Autumn
Accommodation : Home stay, Tea house
Duration : 6 Days.
Entry : Kathmandu
Exit : Kathmandu
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof shell pants
Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags-for keeping items dry insidetrekbag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash.
First day of our Pike Peak Amazing Short Trek, Early morning, our guide will meet you in your hotel lobby area in Kathmandu, and then will drive you to bus station to Drive from Kathmandu Jiri and Jiri to Dhap (2900m) by sharing bus or jeep or private jeep. Take about 10 to 12 hours drive and stay at Dhap. Very simple guest house or Tea house.
We start our Pike Peak Amazing Short Trek, from Dhap to Jhapre (2930m): Today is an easy hiking day, we hike about 5 hours to Jhapre village, in route we will taste of local product, small village and experience rural life style. Overnight stay in home-stay with family and interaction with local rural life.
Morning, we start hike from Jhapre to Pike Peak Base (3600m). Today we trek generally uphill to pike base, passing thousands of stone steeps, interact with local people, domestic animals and enjoy with the natural landscapes from Pike hill top. Overnight stay in guest house / home stay.
This morning, first we trek to Pike and trek to Junbashi (2390m). We will wake up early morning and hike about 1.30 hours up to Pike peak top – this is our destination, to see the view of sunrise and best view of Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8848 Meters) and more Himalayan ranges. Hike back to Base of Pike, then we trek to Junbashi village (hike, about 1.30 hours). On the way we will visit cheese factory to taste local yak cheese. Overnight at guest house.
Trek from Junbashi to Salleri (2360m). Junbashi is a well known Sherpa village. We visit popular Monastery and trek to Salleri. In route we pass much more prayer flags and prayer wheels with carving stones walls (Hike about 4 to 5 hours). Upon arrival in Phaplu, will take you to the guest house, and will explore Tibetan monastery near village. Overnight at guest house in Phaplu.
At the end day of our Pike Peak Amazing Short Trek, We drive back to Kathmandu by local jeep/bus (12-15 hours). Transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, will then drop you back to your hotel. Trip end.