Pikey Peak Trek Difficulty

Are you planning to trekking to Pikey Peak but wondering how hard is it? If yes, on this page you will know all information regarding PIKEY PEAK TREK DIFFICULTY LEVEL. Nonetheless, you’ll get information on what things you should know before departing to Pikey Peak Trekking.

The Pikey Peak trek is one of the best treks in Nepal to capture Everest’s view attempting fewer efforts(physically and financially). Let’s analyze how difficult is pikey peak trek according to its trail structure, maximum elevation, teahouse availability, and it’s accessibility.

Indeed, the Pikey Peak Trek is a MODERATE DIFFICULTY TREKKING. Because it’s maximum elevation is 4065 ( Base Camp ). Hence as the maximum elevation is above 4000m, is considered as moderate difficult trekking. But as the maximum elevation that you will stay overnight is at 3640 ( Pikey Base Camp ) meters which is equal to 11942 feet. Hence, trekking to pikey is moderate difficulty journey.

Landscape on the way to Pikey Peak
view on the way to Pikey Peak

Pikey Peak trek distance

The total distance of the Pikey Peak trek varies between 50 to 60 km ( 31 to 37 miles ). So it means we should walk around 10 km each day if we made 5 days itinerary excluding arrival and departure day.

Pikey Peak Trek height(maximum elevation)

The maximum overnight stay during the Pikey Peak trek is 3660m. It is the elevation of Pikey Base Camp. We will stay overnight at Pikey Peak Base Camp.

Easy to get there and away

We don’t need to have a flight to get to the starting point of the pikey peak. Because we can get either a bus or Jeep to drive Dhap from where trekking starts.

Likewise back to Kathmandu, we can drive Kathmandu by Jeep or Public Bus from Salleri. So it is not a remote trek and no worries about the flight. Thus in terms of the Accessibility of trekking, pikey is easy to get there and away.

Is wintertime difficult to reach Pikey Peak Base Camp?

Since the height of Pikey Peak Base Camp is 3660m and we will find the snow-capped trail above 2600m, it will be difficult to get Pikey Peak Base Camp in wintertime.

Final Words regaring how difficult is Pikey Peak Trekking?

Since the Pikey Peak Trek is the best trek for beginners in Nepal to see the amazing scenery of Everest, you can do this trek without any physical difficulties. A  healthy person who can walk 4 to 5 hours a day can do TREKKING to Pikey Peak. For more information about Pikey Peak Trekking , please contact the Base Camp Hike.

About Author

JayaramJayaram Thapaliya, an executive director at BASE CAMP HIKE. He has trekked to mostly places in Nepal. He has been to Annapurna Circuit more than 10 times. Jayaram is the one who is ready to help you to make wonderful trip in Nepal.

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