Updates Pikey Peak Trek (29th Apr – 6th May 2017)

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INTRO:

A short duration trek to the peak which offers mesmerizing view of Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu and many more.
Pikey Trek is a comfortable trekking route among the others treks. This peak (4,065 m) being one of the tallest mountains of Solu (lowland of Everest region). It’s the best alternative trek for those people who can’t reach Everest Base Camp. Name of the Pikey is taken from the two names of the Sherpa people. The trek is well known for its stunning views of majestic sunrises & panoramic Himalayan views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt.Makalu, Kanchenjungha, Gauri Shankar, Lhotse Shar, Numbur, Khatang, Karyalung, Annapurna, Nuptse, Amadablam, Shishapangma, Thamserku and Mera peak etc. It is famous for because of having marvelous Himalayan scenery including the Rhododendrons, Magnolia and wild orchids and the festival season in August that includes a cleansing rituals. Thousand of devotees walk to the lake for the festival from village all around Solukhumbu. This trail goes through Phaplu, Loding, Jasamane Banjyang to reach the Pikey Danda(Hill), Khamding ( where Wongchu Memorial Hospital is being constructed in the memory of late Wangchu Sherpa whose contribution towards Nepal Himalaya and the Sherpa community is unparalleled), Chyangba village and Kathamandu.

 

TEAM:

AJAY MUDLIAR
UDAY BATHIA
RITESH JAIN
NACHIKET GIRISH DESHPANDE
NEERAJA DESHPANDE

29th Apr 2017:

The first ever GGIM’s batch for Pikey peak has embarked on their journey.

Today the team shall reach KTM and will be received by Peak Promotion team. They will stay at Hotel Holy Himalaya tonight and begin their journey to Pikey peak from tomorrow.

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