Pikey Peak Trek Difficulty

You might be wondering “How difficult is Pikey Peak Trek”. If yes, on this page you will know all information regarding the most popular difficulty level. Nonetheless, you’ll get information on what things you should know before depart for Pikey Peak Journey.

Indeed, Pikey Peak Trek is a moderate journey. Because its maximum elevation is 4065(Base Camp). Hence as the maximum elevation is above 4000m, is considered as moderate difficult trekking.

This 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.

Pikey Peak Trek Difficulty
view on the way to Pikey Peak

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 itinerary 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 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, How difficult is Pikey Peak Trekking?

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

Since the maximum altitude is 3660m, trekking to Pikey peak is considered easy trekking. For more information about hiking to Pikey peak or Pikey Peak Trek Difficulty, 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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