Gorakhani Pikey Peak Khiji Phalate Trekking (9 days)


Trip Facts

Trip Code
HWN099
Trip Duration
9 Day(s)
Activities
Hiking, Trekking
Start Point
Kathmandu
End Point
Kathmandu
Max Altitude
4070m
Group Size
1-12 Pax
Best Season
Mar-May, Sept-Nov
Difficulty Level
Demanding
Accomodations & Meals

  • 2N 3-Star Hotels in Kathmandu
  • 6N Teahouses (Trek)
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 6 Lunches
  • 5 Dinners
  • Water (Pay extra on the trek)
Locations Covered

  • Kathmandu
  • Dhap
  • Gorakhani
  • Pikey Base Camp
  • Taklung
  • Chuplubhanjyang

Overview


Pikey is situated at the Lower region of Solukhumbu district at an altitude of 4070 m. From Pikey peak, one can get the grand view of nature, can experience the traditional livings of different ethnic groups like Sherpa, Chhetri, Tamang, and Gurung. Tourists can taste the verities of local cuisines and observe some rare plants and animals. Likhupikey Rural Municipality of Ward no. 1 of Solokhumbu district and Pikey region of Ward No 8 of Solu Dudh Kunda rural Municipality is considered as the most important places of natural and biological variety. Tourists can observe the best view of the highest peak of the world Mt. Everest in the short trek. We get up early in the morning with warm clothes and climb up Pikey Peak (4070m.). it is not necessary to take much with us as we return later to collect our main rucksacks. It is about…

Pikey is situated at the Lower region of Solukhumbu district at an altitude of 4070 m. From Pikey peak, one can get the grand view of nature, can experience the traditional livings of different ethnic groups like Sherpa, Chhetri, Tamang, and Gurung. Tourists can taste the verities of local cuisines and observe some rare plants and animals. Likhupikey Rural Municipality of Ward no. 1 of Solokhumbu district and Pikey region of Ward No 8 of Solu Dudh Kunda rural Municipality is considered as the most important places of natural and biological variety. Tourists can observe the best view of the highest peak of the world Mt. Everest in the short trek.

We get up early in the morning with warm clothes and climb up Pikey Peak (4070m.). it is not necessary to take much with us as we return later to collect our main rucksacks. It is about one hour walking to get to Pikey Peak. You will see the best sunrise and magnificent view of the Himalayas like Dhaulagiri, Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, AmaDamlam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Numbur, Gaurisankhar, Langtang to the far west and others mountains. After this unforgettable view, we come back to Pikey Base camp for breakfast. Taking the morning meal from the camp, 5-6 hours of trek following the route Lamuje- Chading – Manipang through the dense forest will lead to reaching Taklung. Throughout the trekking, Chauri Gai can be easily seen. Small tea houses are available for having lunch in the route to Taklung. Taklung is located at an altitude of 3420m. above sea level. Only one hotel is available at Taklung for accommodation so a camping trek is highly preferred. Long stone mane can be seen at different places on the route. During the spring season, blossomed rhododendron forest is the major attraction of the trek.

Itinerary Expand All


It’s a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. And as your plane hits the tarmac, our waiting support team will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. Welcome drinks will be served and over night at your hotel.

From Kathmandu Valley; Dhap (2900 m) is situated at the distance of 230 km. If journey will start at early 6 am, one can reach Nepal Thok for lunch. It takes around 7-8 hours of bus or jeep ride to reach Dhap. There are 3/4 hotels are available for food and lodging.

After 6-7 hours of trek from Dhap, Gorakhani(2930 m) can be reached. There are 2-3 hotels for food and lodging. Long stone mane can be observed on the trekking route. Gorakhani is known as the settlement of Sherpa & Tamang.

Start trek early in the morning after having breakfast or carrying packed lunch. 6-7 hours of trek will lead to reach Pikey Base Camp which is located at an altitude of 3600m. Small tea houses are available in the route to base camp whereas there are 3 hotels at base camp for food and lodging. During spring season (Mid-March to Mid- May), one will be able to see spectacular displays of rhododendrons.

We get up early in the morning with warm clothes and climb up Pikey Peak (4070m.). it is not necessary to take much with us as we return later to collect our main rucksacks. It is about one hour walking to get to Pikey Peak. You will see the best sunrise and magnificent view of the Himalayas like Dhaulagiri, Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, AmaDamlam, Lhotse, Nupatse, Numbur, Gaurisankhar, Langtang to the far west and others mountains. After this unforgettable view, we come back to Pikey Base camp for breakfast.Taking the morning meal from the camp, 5-6 hours of trek following the route Lamuje- Chading – Manipang through dense forest will lead to reach Taklung. Throughout the trekking, Chauri gai can be easily seen. Small tea houses are available for having lunch in the route to Taklung. Taklung is located at altitude of 3420m. above sea level. Only one hotel is available at Taklung for accommodation so camping trek is highly preferred. Long stone mane can be seen at different places on the route. During the spring season, blossomed rhododendron forest is the major attraction of the trek.

Chaplubhangyang considered as Sherpa village is situated at an elevation of 3150m. above sea level. It can be reached after 6-7 hours of trek from Takllung following Thole Demba. As there are no hotels on the route towards to Chuplubhangyang, pack lunch must be carried after starting trek. There are 4/5 hotels available at Chuplubhangyang for fooding and accommodation during the trek.one can have spectacular view of villages of Solukhumbu and Okhaldunga along with panoramic view of Mt. Gaurishankhar, Numbur along others. Yak and Chauri cattle on our sides can always be seen throughout the trek. When traveling, an ancient gompa at Guangding,also a Bouddha at Chuplubhangyang.

Kathmandu is 168 km far from Khijiphalate, Kathmandu can be reached through 8 hours by Jeep or bus.

It was a great adventure with you in the mountains. Hope you had an experience of a lifetime. One of the representatives from Himalayan Windows Team will drop you at the airport about 3 hours before your flight. We hope to see you again. Have a safe flight back home.

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What's Included


  • Airport Pick up and Drop Services
  • 2 Nights standard accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • All necessary permits such and TIMS, National Park Fee
  • All nights’ Camping or Lodge or tea house accommodation while trekking
  • 3 times meals in a day such as Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Trekking Gears such as Duffle Bag, Walking sticks during trekking ( needs to be returned)
  • Medical Kit First-Aid Bag
  • English Speaking Professional license holder Local Guide
  • Private land transportation and flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu
  • One porter for every 2 trekkers including his entire expenses
  • Staff insurance, Salary, necessary equipment, Food, and accommodation
  • Rescue Arrangements but Not the bills.

What's Excluded


  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Extra Night in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, or early arrival from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary
  • Any drinks such as hard or soft
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Rescue operation charges
  • International Airfare To and From Kathmandu
  • Tips for Supports staff and etc.

Customer Reviews


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John UY . Jul 24, 2019
3 Country Tour - Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan

Hassle-free is the word. If you plan to visit these countries? Anup at Himalayan Windows is the guy you need to see. Almost a year of planning and he was on top of things every single time. Any questions? He answers. Any suggestions? He answers. Better yet? You don’t need to plan anything. Have him plan it for you! He even booked us a fine dining restaurant in which my…

Hassle-free is the word. If you plan to visit these countries? Anup at Himalayan Windows is the guy you need to see. Almost a year of planning and he was on top of things every single time. Any questions? He answers. Any suggestions? He answers. Better yet? You don’t need to plan anything. Have him plan it for you! He even booked us a fine dining restaurant in which my wife was really surprised! Thanks for that one, sir! Our only interest was Bhutan and they offer everything including visas. Then, he was kind enough to suggest Tibet and we were like, why not? Since it’s a neighboring country and we haven’t visited it either. We ended up booking the 3 Country tour. Including Nepal yes! Nepal was very entertaining and with our very educated guide Anish! He knew his stuff. Smiling fella! Minus the rain coz we missed our helicopter ride to see up close and personal the all-mighty Mt Everest. But don’t get me wrong. Even if Anup knew that our helicopter ride would be canceled he still showed up, at 6 am! He kept trying and calling constantly if there could be any possibility that we could do the tour but sadly no. That is customer service at its finest. Haven’t encountered such customer service like his. 5 stars on that! Tibet was something else. Altitude sickness yes but we managed. Karma our guide was very accommodating and will give us time to wander around on our own. Knows how to manage time especially visiting the Potala Palace. When he said he’ll meet us at 7 am. He was at the hotel right on the dot. Talk about punctuality! Bhutan was magical! The moment when you land. Everything is just a breeze. Even immigration was very friendly! I have no complaints! Sangay our guide was great! We felt like we weren’t tourists. More like friends. He explained everything perfectly. He even told us to roll down our windows coz of the fresh air. The hike to Tiger’s Nest is no joke but Sangay was there all the way. We have no negative feedback the whole time we were there in the kingdom of Bhutan. A must place to visit! Our only concern was the breakfast at Shambhala Palace in Tibet. To us, it was a cool experience to have Tibetan breakfast such as the tsampa but to the others, they might not be able to enjoy it. Fewer choices of food but that didn’t bother us. Eggs, toast coffee, and tea. No continental breakfast here but we were happy about it. The hotel is nice though! Loving the touch of every piece of furniture they have. Hi-tech shower! When we had dinner they have to fetch it from the other hotel coz the cook wasn’t there anymore. They didn’t say the kitchen is closed. They still provide. We were shocked! We felt bad for the guy delivering the food to us but we gave him a decent tip. Wish we knew all their names coz they were all very nice to us from the beginning when we arrived greeted with a smile and the day we left. The security guard even gave us bottled water on the way back to Nepal. We will surely miss those hardworking folks over there! Keep smiling! One word. Anup will do anything to make your trip a memorable one coz ours was. Even side trips such as having breakfast and having us tried all the dishes or snacks that we wanted to try! Also, even if we were at other Countries he keeps in touch thru WhatsApp just to make sure everything was still in order. He even kept on checking the helicopter ride when we were away! Thumbs up, sir! Hope your business will continue to grow and may you have more customers and friends to come! You are indeed an amazing travel consultant. Thanks again for having us and making our trip a memorable one! Thank   you all, Mr and Mrs. Uy
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Trip Information


PAYMENT & CANCELLATION 

Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance can be paid 3 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.

Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS 

Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.

Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. Nepal visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross country tours.

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Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.

Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.

BEST TIME TO VISIT 

Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share the climate from high mountains to the low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon season.

Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.

TRAVEL INSURANCE 

HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Nepal Tour and Trekking Do I Need A Visa To Enter Nepal? Yes, all the foreigners, Except Indians need a Nepalese visa in order to enter Nepal. Most of the nationals can get the on-arrival visa at the TIA airport, however, it is advised to consult with your nearby Embassy or Consulate of Nepal. What do I need to get my visa? You need to… Read More »

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