Himalayan Yoga Academy

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Why Pikey Peak Yoga Trek

About the Trek :

Pikey peak trek is newly discovered trekking route in lower Everest region. It is short and easy trek that takes you to the Sherpa Buddhist villages of Khumbu region. Depending upon your walking strength and the service you choose, this trekking can be done from 4-8 days.Yoga is the attracting factor of this Pikey Peak Yoga Trek.

The name Pikey is derived from the name of a Sherpa Clan deity. During the month of July the locals hold different celebrations to worship their clan god. This peak offers a majestic view of the Everest Himalayan Range. 

The trail passes through beautiful settlements and you can visit the ancient Buddhist Monastery of Thupten Chholing and enjoy the unique Sherpa culture. During the festival season in August cleansing rituals at the sacred lakes are performed with several important Shamans.

The Pikey Danda (hill in Nepali) is most popular for its sunrise and sunset views and one can enjoy the sight of seven 8000-metre peaks: Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Everest, Lhotse, Manaslu, Annapurna and Shishapangma in Tibet and numerous other peaks like GauriShanker, Lhotseshar, Nuptse, AmaDablem, Mera and Thamserku. The trekking is organized in teahouses.

Trip Highlights of Pikey Peak Trek

  • Exploring the unique culture and tradition of Sherpa people.
  • Amazing views of some of the highest peaks in the world such as Mount Everest, Mount Kanchenjunga, Mount Dhaulagiri, Lhotse, Makalu, etc.
  • Visiting different ancient and beautiful monasteries of the region.
  • Trekking up to the Peak Peak for beautiful sunrise views.

 

GEAR LIST | What to bring on this Trek?

Think only safety. Safety from the rain, the cold, the heat and the altitude. So simply put the bare essentials would be

  • RAIN - a rain jacket and if required during monsoon, rainproof pants
  • COLD - layers of clothings - thermals, tee shirt, fleece, windstoppers and down. Sleeping bag and liner for the night
  • HEAT - Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses

 

Upcoming Dates:- 1st December, 2019

                          1st April 2020

Daily Schedule

You will be welcomed and received on your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. You will then be transferred and checked into Yoga Center. The trip briefing will take place at some time in the evening. You will be informed about the briefing time on your arrival by our representative.

05:00 - 05:15 pm – Herbal Tea
05:15 - 06:45 pm – Bhakti Yoga (Prayer/Chants), Spinal Asana/ Suryanamaskar; Yoga-nidra, Mudra, Dhyana Yoga (Meditation)
07:00 - 07:30 pm – Dinner and Herbal Tea
07:30 - 08:30 pm – Bhakti Yoga (Prayer/Chants), Trataka (Concentrated Gaze) and Discussion

08:30 – 09:45 pm – Evening walk, Vajrasana, Self-study & Practice
10:00pm – Bed Time (Lights out)

In Morning, we will have a yoga session. Then after breakfast, we will depart from Kathmandu at around 08:30 hours and will take around 6 to 8 hours to reach Dhap. Once we reach there, we will escort to our lodge. Evening Meditation Class followed by Dinner

In Morning, we will have a yoga session. Then after breakfast, This is a 5 to 6 hours of walk. Usually a trekking day starts after breakfast at the lodge and we walk a few hours before stopping for a lunch at a local place, before continuing on.At Jhapre Evening Meditation Class followed by Dinner. We sleep in a homestay sort of lodge.

In Morning, we will have a yoga session. Then after breakfast, Today is our climbing day and it will take about 6 hours to reach our campsite. We stop at the cheese factory and this might take some additional time. Today we camp and the crew will be carrying tents. This is an alpine style with dry food and a trim crew. Evening Meditation Class followed by Dinner. We sleep in a home stay sort of lodge.

Morning sunrise and Everest views from Pikey peak. We will have yoga in this beautiful viewpoint. After breakfast, Today is our longest walk and this will be around 8 hours to Junbesi. A portion of the trek is in the old trail to Everest. We are back in lodges tonight. Evening Meditation Class followed by Dinner.

In Morning, we will have a yoga session. Then after breakfast, this is a shorter trek day and will take only 4 to 5 hours to reach the airport village at Phaplu. If we reach early, we can even go up to the Tibetan Monastery above Phaplu and return back.Evening Meditation Class followed by Dinner. Overnight at the lodge.

In Morning, we will have a yoga session.Then after breakfast, this is on a shared jeep that starts from Phaplu in the morning and will take around 8 to 10 hours to reach Kathmandu.

05:00 - 05:15 pm – Herbal Tea
05:15 - 06:45 pm – Bhakti Yoga (Prayer/Chants), Spinal Asana/ Suryanamaskar; Yoga-nidra, Mudra, Dhyana Yoga (Meditation)
07:00 - 07:30 pm – Dinner and Herbal Tea
07:30 - 08:30 pm – Bhakti Yoga (Prayer/Chants), Trataka (Concentrated Gaze) and Discussion

08:30 – 09:45 pm – Evening walk, Vajrasana, Self-study & Practice
10:00pm – Bed Time (Lights out)

and can have discussion about the trip experience Stay in Yoga Center.

06:00 am – Wake up and Ushapan (Early Drinking water)

06:30 - 07:00 am – Jala Neti (Nasal Cleansing) and Herbal Tea
07:00 - 08:45 am – Bhakti Yoga (Prayer/Chants), Warm up exercise, Suryanamaskar, Yogasana, Bandha, Pranayama, Shanty Path (Peace Mantra)
09:00 - 10:00 am – Breakfast and Herbal Tea
Today is our last day of the Nepal Yoga Trek, so we will transfer you to airport for the departure or to city.

What's included?


  • Yoga Classes
  • Transportation (Sharing Jeep)
  • Accommodation teahouses
  • Guide and Porter
  • All food, drinks, Lodge, salary, Insurance, medical equipments, all transport for guide, and porters.
  • Trekking Permits
  • All Nepal Government Taxes

What's not included?

  • Any bar bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, and cold drinks), cigarettes, client’s personal insurance, any kind of unforeseen expenses.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations, etc that is beyond our control.
  • Tips for Guide and Porter (Tips are not compulsory but expected).
  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Any other personal expenses