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Spiritual Pikey Peak Spiritual Trek

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Day 1 Welcome to Kathmandu

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal!
Upon arrival, our representative will meet you at the airport, and transfer you to your hotel.

Accommodation Meals
4-star hotel -/-/D
Day 2 Kathmandu Sightseeing

Morning visit to Pashupatinath, a revered Hindu temple tracing its origins to 400 BC. Located on the banks of the sacred Bagmati River, its pagoda-style architecture pays homage to Lord Shiva. Have a private Vedic astrology chart reading performed by a local Hindu priest.

Continue to Kopan Monastery to engage in insightful conversations with resident monks and nuns, and experience a private guided meditation session. Witness the daily rituals and enjoy a nourishing vegetarian meal. Absorb the wisdom and inner stillness, carrying it with you as you return to Kathmandu.

Accommodation Meals
4-star hotel B/L/D
Day 3 Drive to Japre

Morning drive to Japre, where picturesque drive takes you through the beauty of the landscape along the river and gradually ascend into the clouds. Once you reach Japre, check into the lodge, and meet your Lama monk guide, who will accompany you along the trek to spiritual discourses and practises.

Accommodation Meals Altitude Drive
Simple Lodge B/L/D 2,820 m 8-10 hrs
Day 4 Trek to Pikey Base Camp

Start the hike, ascending a grassy ridge that offers breathtaking views. Pass through forest trails, immersing yourself in nature's tranquillity until reaching Pikey Base Camp, where stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas await you. Proceed to Tolu Gompa, a sacred monastery that holds deep spiritual significance. Explore the monastery and immerse yourself in its serene ambience, connecting with the spiritual energy of the place.

Accommodation Meals Altitude Trek
Lodge B/L/D 3,640 m 4-5 hrs
Day 5 Trek to Serlo Monastery

Rise early and hike along the trail towards Pikey Peak base camp, aiming to catch the breathtaking sunrise. Weather permitting, the summit provides awe-inspiring panoramic views ranging from Annapurna to Kanchenjunga, with a glimpse of the majestic Mount Everest. Continue your journey along the trail, following the scenic ridgeline and traversing through forests until reaching Serlo Monastery. Perched atop Junbesi Village, this monastery is a prominent spiritual hub in the Phaplu region, dating back to the 1400s. It serves as a meditation centre, imparting Buddhist teachings to both monks and travellers.
The rest of the day can be spent exploring the area or enjoying leisurely activities. You have the opportunity to partake in a puja led by the monks, and special discourse and lectures, enriching your spiritual journey.

Accommodation Meals Altitude Trek
Monastery B/L/D 3,640 m 3-4 hrs
Day 6 Serlo Monastery

Spend the day living the life of a monk! Join the morning puja at the monastery and in spiritual discussions and meditation practices guided by resident monks, gaining insights into the life of a Buddhist monk in the mountains. In the afternoon, explore the surrounding monasteries and villages, delving into the cultural richness of the area. Take part in a private hour-long meditation session and embrace moments of contemplation, self-reflection, and connection with Buddhist traditions throughout the day. Let the peaceful atmosphere and wisdom of the monks inspire your spiritual path, fostering inner peace and tranquillity.

Accommodation Meals Altitude
Monastery B/L/D 3,640 m
Day 7 Trek to Junbesi

Participate in the morning puja engage in a meditation session and embark on a full-day tour of the monasteries in the Junbesi area. Begin by visiting Junbesi Monastery, founded by His Holiness Trulsik Rinpoche in the 1960s as a sanctuary for Tibetan refugees. This independent and autonomous monastery is steeped in Tibetan Buddhist traditions. Next, explore Thupten Choling Monastery, an expansive complex resembling a small village with 500 nuns and monks living there. Its grandeur leaves a lasting impression, showcasing the rich spiritual heritage of the region. Take the opportunity to further explore the village at your own pace, immersing yourself in its unique charm and cultural nuances.

Accommodation Meals Altitude
Hotel B/L/D 2,675 m
Day 8 Drive to Phaplu

Drive to Phaplu, taking a detour to Chiwong Monastery, established in 1923 by Sangey Lama community and is renowned for hosting the grand Mani Rimdup festival - a celebration shared by only three monasteries in all of Nepal. Join the monks for chanting, and have a private discourse with a resident monk for unique spiritual insights

Optional: Extension to Dudh Kunda

Accommodation Meals Altitude Drive
Deluxe Lodge B/L/D 2,400 m 2-3 hrs
Day 9 Phaplu Sightseeing

Embark on a guided village walk, immersing yourself in the daily life of Phaplu. Visit local schools, interact with students and gain insights into the educational system. Explore local workshops and witness traditional handicrafts. Enjoy the serene sunset views from a vantage point, capturing the beauty of the mountainous landscape.

Don't miss the chance to sample the famous yak cheese, a delicacy cherished by the local community.

Accommodation Meals
Deluxe Lodge B/L/D
Day 10 Fly to Kathmandu

Say goodbye to your Lama monk guide as you conclude your spiritual journey and return to Kathmandu. Flight schedules are weather-dependent; if unavailable, a 7-9 hour scenic drive back to Kathmandu will be the alternative.

Accommodation Meals Altitude Flight
4-star hotel B/L/- 1,400 m 30 min
Day 11 Kathmandu Sightseeing

Visit Bhaktapur at Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at ancient temples, intricately carved palaces, and the 55-Window Palace. A guided stroll through Bhaktapur's narrow lanes to explore traditional Newari architecture and learn about the city's fascinating past, from its medieval roots to the present day. Participate in a pottery class and get guidance from skilled artisans, to mould and shape clay, delving into the age-old craft that defines Bhaktapur's artistic heritage. Visit a local yoghurt factory and learn about the traditional process of producing Juju Dhau, Bhaktapur's famed sweet yoghurt.

Next, visit Boudhanath, Nepal's largest stupa and another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Participate in a private Solka Puja, a traditional prayer ceremony, conducted by the monks at Guru Lakhang Monastery. Experience the spiritual essence of Buddhism as you take part in pujas and engage in Kora, a meditative walk around the stupa. End the experience with a delicious farewell rooftop dinner overlooking the Boudhanath Stupa.

Accommodation Meals Altitude
4-star hotel B/L/D 1,400 m
Day 12 Depart

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

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When to travel

Nepal in January
Colder temperatures and minimal rainfall or snowfall. Ideal for treks amidst snow-covered Himalayas or exploring sun-soaked Southern Terai.
Nepal in February
Crisp weather prevails. Perfect for trekking, wildlife safaris, and cultural exploration.
Nepal in March
The prime trekking season begins as spring blooms. Pleasant temperatures invite trekkers and nature enthusiasts. Rhododendron blooms add vibrancy.
Nepal in April
Warm and dry. Ideal for trekking and witnessing Nepal’s diverse flora. Festival offer a cultural richness.
Nepal in May
Pre-monsoon warmth. Excellent for high-altitude trekking and enjoying lush landscapes.
Nepal in June
Monsoon onset. Rainy, especially in lower regions. Trekking limited, but landscapes are lush.
Nepal in July
Monsoon peaks. Greenery thrives. Best for cultural experiences, less for trekking.
Nepal in August
Monsoon persists. Green landscapes, cultural festivities continue.
Nepal in September
As the monsoon wanes, the second prime trekking season begins. Excellent for trekking. Clear skies unveil stunning mountain vistas.
Nepal in October
Post-monsoon clarity. Peak trekking season. Festivals celebrate culture and spirituality.
Nepal in November
Crisp autumn air. Ideal for trekking, wildlife safaris, and cultural exploration.
Nepal in December
The winter begins and temperatures get colder. Great for treks, cultural experiences, and Himalayan vistas.

A note on price

Tour prices will fluctuate depending on the time of year you are traveling and group size. International flights not included.
Please ask one of our Travel Designers for an accurate quote.

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