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Pikey Peak Trek Cost

Pikey Peak Trek Cost

Pikey Peak in the recent times has seen a lots of trekkers owing to its short duration, lower budget and comfortable trekking experience. This trek can be completed within merely 6-7 days including trip to/from Kathmandu. Amazing landscape, easy accessibility and easy going trekking experience makes this trek different from the other commercial treks in Nepal.

If you are looking to  Pikey Peak Trek and   wondering how much it might cost, here we have bifurcated all the cost for Pikey Peak related factors to provide you detailed insight into the matter.

Pikey Peak Package Cost

The cost of Pikey Peak package might differ from one trekking company to other. The variation comes from what is being offered in the package itself. Carefully analyses the inclusion sections of a trekking package and you will know what is being provided for the cost you’re paying.

As A Local Agency Nepal, Adventure great Himalaya treks and expedition’s Pikey Peak package cost start from USD 500 as a baseline offering. You will be provided with every transportation, guidance, meals, accommodation and permit requirement for this trek in the said amount.

The cost of such packages are usually determined by number of pax in your group and time of the year. Higher the number of pax, lower the transportation cost and peak season (Spring and Autumn) package cost are relatively higher than what it would be in off-seasons(Winter and Summer).

Ground Transportation Cost

 

The starting point of Pikey Peak trekking is at Dhap Bazaar. This place is only accessible via roadway unless you wish to fly to Phaplu or Rumjatar airport that don’t have regular scheduled flights.

The distance from Kathmandu to Dhap Bazaar measures 225 kilometers. You will have to take a local jeep or private vehicle for this travel.

Additionally, for your return journey you will return form Phaplu to Kathmandu via roadway. Roundtrip cost for ground transportation might cost anywhere between $205 to $270 depending on the type of transportation you choose.

Pikey Peak Permits Cost


Pikey Peak lies inside the jurisdiction of Sagarmatha National Park (SNP) and you will need to obtain SNP permit for this trek. This can be obtained in Kathmandu before you depart for your trekking journey.

The National park permit requires a payment of NPR.3000 per trekker (NPR.2000 for SAARC nationals). Another permit required for this trekking is Trekkers Information Manangement System which costs NPR 2000 per pax(NPR.1000 for SAARC nationals). Both of these permits can be obtained in Kathmandu before your departure.

Accommodation Cost in Pikey Peak


The trail to Pikey Peak is dotted with teahouses that are built by Sherpa people living in the area. Throughout the trekking trail, you will encounter small hamlets that will serve as overnight stops for you.

The structure of these accommodations are basic with limited amenities provided. The average accommodation cost in Pikey Peak trekking is about $7 to $10 per night for a twin or double room .  The Lodge / Tea House Offer WiFi and Hot Showers costs extra (usually $1-2)

Meals Cost :

Pikey peak trek is New trekking trail so you can;t find good food there, There is No menu and No choice, The Lodge will offer you Nepali Meal Dhal bhat, Fried Noodle, egg friend rice etc, It  costs about $8- $10 per meal .

Guides and Porter Cost


Hiring a trekking guide can be beneficial if you don’t know the route properly and have linguistic issues. A trekking guide for Pikey Peak can cost from $25 to $35 daily depending upon the years of experience of the guide.

A guide can help you navigate the trail properly and provide assistance   in any matter whatsoever during the trekking period. Trekking guides assigned by Adventure great himalaya treks and expeditions are locals of the Pikey Peak area and are highly informative about the terrain and surrounding geography.

If you need porter to carry your loads for Pikey Peak, they charge about $18 to $ 20  daily. One porter can only carry up to 25 kilos of loads of upto 2 trekkers.  Another option can be Porter cum guide( Cost USD 22 Per day)  who will carry your load (Upto 25 kilos for 2 pax) and also lead the trekking pathway at the same time.

Gears and Equipment Costs

There are several costs that you will incurr in buying equipments and gears for the trekking. Since, you will traverse to higher altitude areas, it is paramount to have proper gears that are durable and made to withstand the weather.n Here are lists of gears and equipments with their average cost in Nepal.

 

Trekking Boots: $40 to $200

Backpack: $60 to $300 [Can differ based on capacity and quality]

Sleeping Bag: $30 to $160 [Depending on the temperature rating and features]

Down Jacket: $70 to $300

Trekking Pants and Shirts: $30 to $65

Thermal Layers: $15 to $45

Trekking Poles: $10 to $30

Headlamp: $30 to $60

 

How to minimize your cost of Pikey Peak Trek?


1) Travel in a group

As a general rule of thumb, if you travel in a higher numbered group the cost of accommodation and transportation lowers. Also, you can share the cost of the trekking guide if you are in a group.
There are varieties of transportation facilities available like Cars, Jeep, Vans and Buses. Higher the number of people in a group, lower the cost of travel.

2)  Look for last minute deals
Usually trekking agencies post their departure dates many months or even years before. If you happend to find any last minute deals with these agencies, they might let you fit in for a minimal cost that what you would usually pay for. Check our fixed departure dates for this season to get such offers.

3) Off-season travel
In the off seasons, usually summer and winter time the temperature and weather of the trekking region is disturbed. Summer months bring in heavy rainfall with higher temperature all across. The trails are muddy and mostly inaccessible during these times. Similarly, in winter, the temperature falls to negative and there is significant snowfall in higher areas.

4) Local Transportation
Private transportation for transfer will cost higher than local transportation. You can opt to travel on local buses and jeeps for your journey which will significantly lower the cost of your travel.

Conclusion


Pikey Peak trek is a one a kind short trek in Nepal that can be completed within a week. If you want to have a perfect trekking experience that is budget friendly, fits your time frame and is easy going, you would not want to miss on Pikey Peak trekking.

Adventure Great Himalaya Treks and Expedition is a trekking company intercepted over a decade ago. You might want to check our Pikey Peak trekking package to get more insight into what we offer and what our past clients feel about us.

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