Pikey Peak Trek Difficulty

Are you wondering whether you can do the Pikey Peak trek or not? If yes, here you will know all information regarding the most popular Pikey Peak trek difficulty level.

Indeed trekking to Pikey peak is an easy to moderate journey. Because Pikey peak is not a high altitude trek where the maximum elevation is 3660m. The Pikey peak trek is one of the best treks in Nepal to capture Everest’s view attempting fewer efforts(physically and financially).

As the maximum elevation of Pikey Peak trek is just 3660m, isn’t it an easy pissy trek?

Let’s analyze pikey peak trek difficulties according to its trail structure, maximum elevation, teahouse availability, and accessibility of the route.

Pikey Peak trek distance

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

Pikey Peak Trek height(maximum elevation)

The maximum height of the Pikey Peak trek is 3660m. It is the elevation of Pikey Base Camp. We will stay 1 overnight at Pikey Peak Base Camp. So since the maximum altitude is 3660m, trekking to Pikey peak is considered as easy treks in Nepal.

Easy to get there and away

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

Same as back to Kathmandu at the end of the trek, 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 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 trek Pikey Peak at wintertime.

Final Words

Since Pikey peak trek is the best easy trek to see the amazing scenery of Everest, you can do this trek without getting any physical difficulties. A  healthy person who can walk 4-5 hours each day can make the journey to Pikey Peak.

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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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