On first arrival reaching the soil of Himalayan country Nepal at Kathmandu international Airport, received by our guide and staff for short transfer to you hotel in the hub of Kathmandu city at Thamel, an interesting area where trekkers can find all needful items in the shops and stores at Thamel. Check into your rooms after a rest then down at meeting place in the hotel lobby or foyer for group briefing where our guide or leader will provide you with information of the treks with other necessary queries to make your stay with us enjoyable. Evening welcome dinner is organized in nice authentic Nepalese restaurant with country cultural program to entertainment you along with nice dinner.
Scenic Pike Hill Trek
Day 01 Welcome to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02 In Kathmandu for trek preparation with option for tour at places of interest.
In Kathmandu spare and free day at leisure for scenic Pike Hill trek preparations with options for tour around Kathmandu, as this city steeped with historical and ancient religious sites of both Hindu and Buddhism religions, an exciting tour to catch glimpse of Nepalese cultures as it were hundreds of centuries and within World Heritage Sites.
Day 03 Drive to Shivalaya via Jiri about 7 hours jeep ride.
Morning interesting overland journey towards east of Kathmandu valley past towns and farm villages on former Kathmandu-Lhasa highway, as drive climbs to nice Charikot town facing views of Jugal Himal and Mt. Gaurishankar and then descend to Tama Kosi. From the river a long winding climb to reach on top Jiri outskirt, with short downhill to reach at Jiri an interesting and impressive town. After short refreshing stop in Jiri, drive continues off from main motor-road, where climb leads to a hill reaching a high ridge with scenic views of surrounding landscapes and snow peaks. From the ridge long downhill to Shivalaya village for overnight stop, a nice and moderate size village with number of lodges for travelers located by the bank of a river.
Day 04 Trek to Bhandar (Chyangma) about 5 hours.
From Shivalaya morning starts with climb up on a hill past villages and farm terraces into a cool shade of rhododendron-oaks-pines forest to reach at Deurali, possible lunch stop and then long descend for few hours to reach at Bhandar village for overnight stop, walking past large Stupa and villages. Bhandar also called Chyangma a village of mix tribes Tamang, Newar, but predominantly Sherpa people.
Day 05 Trek to Goli about 5 hours.
Morning walks starts downhill into farm villages to reach low warm area near Likhu River and then heading few short ups over terraced farm fields to reach at Goli, a moderate size farm village.
Day 06 Trek to Nagur Gompa about 5 hours.
Walk begins with cool morning on the trail to Pike Hill as route leads with climb within forest of rhododendron, pines and oaks trees then walk into spread-out small farm areas, after hours of climb on winding uphill path, then reach at Nagur a small place within lovely forest surrounding for overnight stop.
Here with time to visit its old and important monastery ‘Nagur Gompa’ with excellent views of hill landscapes and distant peaks towards north.
Day 07 Trek to Pike Hill Base about 4 hours.
Short day walk to reach at the bottom or base of Pike Hill as route follows into dense forest within summer pasture for domestic cattle of the villages, the area around sparsely populated with remote and lonely farm village and hamlets as walk heads to the bottom of Pike Hill a wide place with small farm village. As this trek slowly gaining popular at present few small nice lodges been established to accommodate trekkers and visitors to Pike Hill top.
Day 08 Trek to Pike Hill top (4065m) and trek to Loding about 6 hours.
Start early morning with packed lunch climb into dense forest covered by rhododendron, magnolia-pines-firs-oaks and birch trees with few short down and more ups and then steep climb to reach our major highlight to the top of Pike Hill at 4,065 m high, rewards you with glorious panorama of Jugal Himal range of peaks includes Gaurishankar-Melung Tse-Numbur with Mt. Everest and adjoining peaks of Khumbu with Mt. Makalu in the far east. After an enjoyable time facing fantastic mountains views downhill to Loding village for overnight stop after an exciting scenic and good long day walks.
Day 09 Trek to Phaplu about 5 hours.
Morning starts with ups and short descend within dense cool alpine forest to reach around Sherpa villages, after a short break walk on gradual winding trail facing great views of surrounding beautiful landscapes and with short downhill to reach lovely Sherpa large village and town of Salleri. From here few hours of good walks lead to another Sherpa village at Phaplu a village with small airstrip where flight operates frequently to Kathmandu in good weather condition, and on reaching at lovely Sherpa village in Phaplu transfer into best available with time to explore around village of immense interesting culture and custom of Buddhism.
Day 10 Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Morning short walk head to Phaplu small airstrip for scenic short flight back to hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu, and then transfer into your respective hotels, with afternoon free at leisure for individual activities’
Day 11 In Kathmandu free for individual activities.
We have reserved this spare and contingency day in Kathmandu in case of flight delay sometimes lead can get cancelled due to bad unfavorable weather conditions, if all goes well as per our standard itinerary enjoy this free day at leisure or one join in for another enjoyable and interesting tour of Kathmandu, Patan or Bhaktapur cities.
Day 12 International departure for home ward bound.
After a marvelous adventure and experience in Nepal with glorious moments around high Himalaya on Scenic Pike Hill trekking , with last day in the country of high mountains and colorful culture, our staff and guide transfers you to airport for your flight back home or to next port of call.