We are met at the airport by our local team and then transferred to our hotel. Briefing presenting the progress of the trek, then free time. In case of arrival in the morning, free day of rest or the possibility of making free visits for those who wish (not included). It is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in Nepalese culture, to test the local gastronomy.
Have breakfast and then you have the whole day to explore the best Kathmandu Sightseeing spots with your guide. You can visit and explore one of the most famous Shiva temples, Pashupatinath, recognized as the monkey temple; Swyambhunath, largest Stupa in the world, also called Boudhanath Stupa; and finally the Royal Palace, Kathmandu Durbar Square. The next day, you will begin your trek on the Annapurna Circuit, so you have to check your equipment to make sure that you are ready for your adventure and climb. Have dinner and stay overnight in the same hotel at Kathmandu
Wake up early in the morning then breakfast. Transfer to the bus station. The journey will be by local jeep and will last approx. 9 hours.
This route will allow you to discover the Kathmandu Valley, Bhaktapur, Banepa then Dhulikhel. You will cross rice fields landscapes and you will soak up the local life all along the road. From Pattale, you can contemplate the splendid view of the Himalayan range.
Homestay Trip: 240 km, around 8 to 9 hours’ drive. The road between Kathmandu and Pattale will run between the mountains so it can belong.
After a warm breakfast Breakfast, we will departure for the first day of walking. That’s it, here you are in the Solukhumbu region, the land of the Sherpas! You climb up to Phokte (3200m) to enjoy the sunrise over the Himalayas. A beautiful picture is offered to you between the Nepalese hills from where you can see in the distance the mountains of Numbur, Dudhkunda, a sacred mountain, and several other peaks.
Arrival at Kerung village (2,400m), visit the monastery, and lunch stop. You continue with a big descent towards Sisakhola. Another 1.5 hours walk to reach the pretty little Sherpa village of Salnasse. A night with the locals.
Today is the second day of walking to Tapting to a traditional Sherpa village. The continuation of this walk will lead you to Solnasa inhabited mainly by the Magar ethnic group. You will then meet at sherpas in the village of Lumsa. Arrival in the afternoon at Dimli, We will have Lunch with a Sherpa family.
Meal and overnight at the inhabitant where you will live in a traditional house to the rhythm of the Sherpa family and learn more about the customs of these people who came a long time ago from eastern Tibet.
The third day of walking, Today we go up towards the base camp of Pike peak. Walk along Lumsa Khola River. we will stop for lunch then continues to Pike base camp. The site is very soothing with a splendid point of view.
You will start the day early in the morning with a gradual climb to the summit of Pike Danda (4,070 m). You will appreciate the panoramic view of the Himalayan range: Annapurna II, Everest (8,848 m), Lhoste (8,501 m), Makalu (8,483 m), Nuptse (7,864 m), Ama Dablam (6,856 m), and Thamserku (6,608 m)…
You will descend to the Col to Jasmane Bhanjyang. Homestay lunch stop. You will continue the descent through the Taktar valley before continuing towards Junebesi. The village is a large Sherpa village built around a monastery and a school built by Hillary, the winner of Everest.
After breakfast, you will go up the Junebesi Khola valley to reach the monastery of Tubten Chöling. One of the largest Nyingma pa (red cap) monasteries in the Himalayas.
You will visit the monastery, meeting with nuns and monks. In the afternoon, you climb the hill – covered with prayer flags – overlooking the monastery (view of the Numbur / Khatang Massif). Return to the monastery and share the daily life of the monks.
Climb a ridge above the monastery, walk in the forest. We will Passing a small pass, the Shingare La (3,400m) overlooking the snow-capped Mera Peak and Thamserku. Descent to Ringmo.
The short climb to reach Trakshindo on a ridge then we enter a beautiful forest of conifers and giant rhododendrons. The very nice trail before reaching a ridge where many clearings allow you to admire the Himalayan chain of the Everest region. View of the summit of Everest from the stupa of Purano Buddha. Wide track to descend. Phaplu, numerous shops, and small antiport.
After breakfast, you will leave the mountain, its villages and its welcoming populations to return to Kathmandu and find the Nepalese family. Dinner with family.
We will drive you back to Tribhuvan International Airport for your scheduled flight to your destination
In a standard category hotel (base: double room) in Kathmandu and Pokhara, during the rest of the trip in a tent (3-person tents for 2 people) or in a lodge depending on the trip. The lodges in Nepal are very comfortable random. In general, conditions are quite good around the Annapurnas and the Everest region. On the other hand, in Mustang, in the Manaslu, Tsum valley, and in the region of Kangchanjung or Makalu, they can be very rudimentary to the point of being a dormitory sometimes even a kitchen. lodges can look like a refuge or sometimes a bed and breakfast from home. Most of the time it is a family house with double, triple, or dormitory rooms. Toilets and showers are always separate.
In the cities, many restaurants allow us to discover the typical local cuisine. Meat is scarce in the high mountain, the Nepalese are generally vegetarians. The basic ingredients are rice, pasta, lentils, potatoes, and vegetables. Snacks are included during the trek (cereal bars, dried fruits, etc.).
For camping trek accommodation: during the trek, breakfasts and evening meals are prepared by the kitchen team. They are taken under the mess tent. Depending on the profile of the stages (length of the day’s walk and/or presence of water), midday snacks will be served hot or cold in the form of picnics.
For tea house trek accommodation: meals are prepared by the cooks of the lodge and are taken in the dining room. Here is a typical one-day menu:
breakfast: eggs, toast or chapati, or Tibetan bread or pancakes, or pancakes, butter/jam, tea or coffee lunch: the main course, tea or coffee. dinner: soup, main course, fruit (fresh or canned), tea or coffee
NB: Hindus and Buddhists are most often vegetarians. We, therefore, eat very little meat or fish. The dishes are pasta, rice, potatoes, lentils, etc.
DRINKS: during the trek, tea is served with meals (two cups of tea per meal). Additional cups of tea and other beverages, including mineral water, are the responsibility of the participants. You can fill your gourds with water in the lodges, but it is essential to treat them with purifying tablets.
Notes: Costs may prone to change in itinerary. So costs will be recalculated if the trekking/tours days get modified.
About Accommodations/Meals: All Meals on full board basis will be served during Manaslu / Narpu Valley trekking. During trekking; three meals a day will be served according to the tea house/lodge/ homestay menus. Everyday’s dinner and breakfast are taken in the same place that we stay the night. Lunch will be taken in a tea shop on the way. Please know that the Manaslu region does not have a well-established tourist infrastructure as like as Annapurna or Everest region (and this is the main beauty of this region). I.e. variety of foods will not be available or possible on menu. We mainly eat Tibetan bread, dal bhat, tsampa porridge, fried potato, and other simple local organic foods.
From : 1500$
Duration : 14 days
Grading : Easy
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Duration : 13 days
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Duration : 19 days
Grading : Moderated
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Grading : Non technical
Peaky Peak Trekking
Peky peak trail will allow you to discover authentic Nepal. You will travel from Sherpa villages to Sherpa villages in the lower Solu region. In the Landscapes of mountains and forests, rhododendrons are in bloom in spring. View of the Himalayan peaks including Everest from Pike Peak at 4000m.
we will live an extraordinary experience by staying with locals and sharing their daily life and their cuisine based on local and varied products. As we are close as possible to the Sherpa, Tamang, and Newar people. We will enter the Buddhist and Hindu cultures in an atmosphere of conviviality and sharing.
peaky peak Short Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m)
Day 02:Visit Kathmandu Valley (1300m)
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu (1,300 m) to Pattale (2,840 m). 8-9hours
Day 04: Trek from Pattale to Salnasse (2,300 m).5-6hours
Day 05: Trek from Salnasse to Dimil (2,900 m).5-6hours
Day 06: Trek from Dimil to Pike base camp (3,650 m). 6hour
Day 07: Trek from Base Camp (3,650m) – Pike peak (4,070m) – Junbesi (2,750m). 7-8hours
Day 08: Trek from Junbesi to Thupten Chöling Gompa (2950 m). 6hours
Day 09: Trek from Tupten Chöling – Shingrare The (3 400m) to Ringmo (720m). 6hours
Day 10: Trek from Ringmo to Phaplu.
Day 11: Drive from phaplu to Kathmandu (1300m) 8-9hours
Day 12: Departure from Kathmandu (1300m)