Trip Highlight:

"Scenic walks around Solu area with hike on top Pike Hill for grand views of peaks Explore undisturbed and pristine Sherpa villages of southern Everest of great interest Exciting journey from old route from Jiri town with pleasant and scenic mountain views Adventure on least ventured region within serene surrounding with glorious scenery Visit traditional Sherpa villages blended with local culture of Buddhist religion Into lovely alpine green woodland of tall rhododendron-magnolia and pine trees Stunning panorama from Pike Hilltop of world’s high mountains with grand views of Everest Ending our wonderful adventure at Phaplu with short scenic flights back to Kathmandu”.

Brief Trip Profile:

Mode of Trekking: On Hotels and Lodge on walks.

Trekking Grade : Moderate with Ups and Downs and touch of altitude.

Highest Altitude : On top Pike Hill above 4,067 m high.

Activities : Sightseeing tour, exciting drives with scenic flights and trekking.

People and Culture : Populated by Sherpa and other mix tribes Rai-Magar-Tamang with Hindu Brahmins and Chettries of both Buddhism and Hindu religion with varied colorful culture and custom.

Area of Trekking : Nepal Mid-East around scenic Solu of Southern Everest region.

Trekking duration : 07 Nights and 08 Days (Jiri to Phaplu with drives and flight).

Total Trip : 11 Nights and 12 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu).

Season : Almost all year round except the monsoon months of June to mid September, March to May wild-flowers rhododendron and magnolia in full bloom.


Mountain Challenger Treks & amp; Expeditions presents an exclusive country walks and hikes on remote and isolated areas of Solu within South of Everest around Nepal Mid-East Himalaya. A marvelous short adventure of week duration, where all types of travelers can join in this lovely walks to scenic and beautiful Pike Hill Everest Panorama Trekking, it will be a great enjoyable holiday for you all, specially family, school / college groups to Corporate Executives where you can release yourself into fresh and clean mountain air. Pike Hill Everest Panorama Trekking, leads you to fascinating walks full of views of snow-clad peaks with high rolling green hills covered by tall rhododendron (national flower of Nepal), magnolia, hemlocks, oaks, pines and fir trees with birch on higher altitude areas. An enjoyable scenic and cultural country walk that takes you to lovely farm villages of Solu areas and visiting its old important monasteries on route to high Pike Hilltop within a serene environment, as well on undisturbed pristine countryside least trekked and explored by other foreign visitors. Pike Hill Everest Panorama Trekking, where you can enjoy marvelous views and its tranquil surroundings away from mainstream trekking routes, completely within serenity and bliss in the harmony of mountains and green hills of Southern Everest around Solu district. Pike Hill Everest Panorama Trekking begins with an interesting overland drive from Kathmandu to reach the nice large town of Jiri, often known as Switzerland of Nepal due to its picturesque scenery of green hills, serene woodland, a verdant valley with snow-capped peaks. Heading further from Jiri to start the walks through nice farm villages enriched with old traditional custom, as our route heads into remote areas away from villages and human settlement into enchanting woodland with a climb up to Pike Hill at 4,067 m high. On top Pike Hill within the dense alpine forest with an eye-catching panorama of central Himalaya range of peaks that includes Langtang-Jugal Himal with Dorji Lakpa, Gaurishankar, Melung-Tse, Number with Mt. Everest and Makalu towards eastern horizon. After a lovely and exciting time on top Pike Hill walk leads towards main villages and town of Solu at Salleri and Phaplu where short scenic flights on smaller aircraft bring you back to Kathmandu with amazing time and adventure on Pike Hill Everest Panorama Trekking.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Reach Kathmandu 1,340 m via respective airlines and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: In Kathmandu with a sightseeing tour around world heritage sites.

Day 03: Drive to Jiri 1,900 m - 06 hrs journey.

Day 04: Drive to Bhandar (Chyangma) 2,195m and trek to Goli 2,980 m - 05 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Nagur Gompa 3,350 m -05 hrs.

Day 06: Trek to Pike Hill Base 3,400 m - 04 hrs.

Day 07: At Pike Hill Base for ha like to Pike Hilltop at 4,067 m.

Day08: Trek to Loading village 2,484 m - 04 hrs.

Day 09: Trek to Phaplu 2,470 m - 05 hrs.

Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel with a free afternoon.

Day 11: Free and contingency day in Kathmandu and for individual activities.

Day 12: International departure for homeward bound.

Day 01: Reach Kathmandu 1,340 m via respective airlines and transfer to hotel.

On arrival at Kathmandu and Nepal International airport received by our Mountain Challenger staff and guides for short transfer and drive in the heart of Kathmandu city to your respective hotels. After checking into your rooms meet at briefing hall where our guide or leader will brief regarding Pike Hill Everest Panorama trekking. Include information of hotels, lodge and do’s and don’ts with group welcome dinner in a nice authentic Nepalese Restaurant with various Folk programs of Nepal as entertainment.

Day 02: In Kathmandu with a sightseeing tour around world heritage sites.

Morning after breakfast, our city guide will take you for an interesting sightseeing tour in and around Kathmandu city, where Kathmandu valley teeped with ancient historical, religiousmonuments which is listed on world heritage sites. Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square (old Malla and Shah Royal courtyard) with resident of virgin ‘Goddess Kumari’ and other places of great interest, from here heading to oldest landmark of Kathmandu and Nepal at Swayambhunath Stupa, believed to be more than 2,600 years old a Buddhist dome shaped with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. After an exciting and enjoyable tour back to the hotel with free afternoon preparation for Pike Hill Everest Panorama treks.

Day 03: Drive to Jiri 1,900 m - 06 hrs journey.

An interesting drive towards east of Kathmandu on Nepal-Tibet/ China Friendship highway for few hours, on reaching at Khalichaur at Bhote Kosi River, leaving the main highway as the drive leads on winding uphill road to Charikot, a nice town of Dolkha distirct with views of Gaurishanker and Melung tse and as far towards Langtang and Everest on east directions. From this town downhill to Tama Kosi River and climb back to reach at Jiri a nice hill town, regarded as Switzerland of Nepal, due to it beautiful location of hills and valley cooler climate and views of snow-clad peaks.

Day 04: Drive to Bhandar (Chyangma) 2,195m and trek to Goli 2,980 m - 05 hrs.

After a wonderful stop and overnight at Jiri, a short drive leads to start our walks from a nice village Bhandar, as drive leads to Shivalaya village and farm areas to reach at Bhandar village, this place is also called Chyangma village, the area around of mix tribe of people with Tamang, Newar, but predominantly Sherpa people. Our first day walk starts on dthe ownhill into farm villages to reach low warm areas near Likhu River and then with few short ups over terraced farm fields to reach at Goli, a moderate size farm village.

Day 05: Trek to Nagur Gompa 3,350 m -05 hrs.

Starting morning walk on route Pike Hill as our route leads to a climb into fthe orest of rhododendron, pines and oaks trees then through many small farm lands and hamlets, after few hours of climb uphill on wa inding path, and then reaching alpine areas with sa teep high climb to reach at Nagur within lovely forest surrounding for an overnight stop. Here with time to visit its old and important monastery ‘Nagur Gompa’ with excellent views of hill landscapes and distant peaks towards north. 

Day 06: Trek to Pike Hill Base at 3,400 m - 04 hrs.

Today a short day to reach at the base of Pike Hill base following forethe sted path with grazing summer pasture for chattels of nearby local villages, the area with the least human settlement as walk heads at the b ttom of Pike Hill base around a wide field with small farm village. As this trek is slowly growing popular at present few small nice lodges has been established to accommodate trekkers and visitors to Pike Hill top.

Day 07: At Pike Hill Base for hike to Pike Hill top at 4,067 m.

A free day for early morning hike equipped with packed lunch the climb into dense forested areas full of rhododendron, magnolia-pines-firs-oaks and birch trees with few short down and more ups to climb and then reaching our main destination on top Pike Hill located above 4,067 m high. After catching breathe from the climb, then enjoy the glorious panorama of Langtang- Jugal Himal range of peaks includes Gaurishankar-Melung Tse-Numbur with Mt. Everest and adjoining peaks of Khumbu with a view of Mt. Everest and as far to Makalu in the east. Enjoying fantastic time and views at Pike Hill head down to its base and bottom of the hill for rest and overnight stop.

Day 08: Trek to Loading village 2,484 m - 04 hrs.

Today a short and delightful walks within serene forest areas past few cattle herders temporary huts and shelters, as walk progress eaching a moderate size farm village at Loding for an overnight stop after an exciting scenic and good long walks of the day. 

Day 09: Trek to Phaplu 2,470 m - 05 hrs.

Morning walk leads with ups and short downhill through dense cool coniferous forest reaching Sherpa villages, with short break continue to walk on the gradual winding path with grand views of surrounding landscapes and then with short downhill to reach at lovely Sherpa large village and town of Salleri. From here a few hours of good walks leads to another Sherpa village at Phaplu with small airstrip the flies frequently to Kathmandu in good weather. On reaching at lovely Sherpa village at Phaplu transfer to the best available with time to exp- lore the village and immerse with the local culture.

Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel with free afternoon.

Early morning get transferred to Phaplu small air terminal after checking in the board in a smaller plane Dornier or Twin Otter aircraft, as the flight take-off with amazing views of the mountain range of peaks with green hill landscapes as the plane lands at Kathmandu airport and then transfer back to your hotel, with a free afternoon at leisure. 

Day 11: Free and contingency day in Kathmandu and for individual activities.

A free and spare day in Kathmandu for contingency, in case of flight delay and cancellation at Phaplu, which happens sometimes due to Himalayan unpredictable weather. o be safe with ean xtra day in Kathmandu, if all goes well as per our itinerary days, enjoy the rest day with individual activities or join in for another exciting sightseeing tour around Kathmandu- Patan or Bhaktapur.

Day 12: International departure for homeward bound.

Last day in Nepal, a country of high mountains and varied colorful culture, as per your international flight time, our staff transfers you to athe irport for final departure homeward bound with fabulous and unique memories and adventure on Pike Hill Everest Panorama Trekking.

Cost Details

  • Airport pick up and drop. 
  • Hotel in  Kathmandu two nights.
  • Meals (Breakfast + Lunch+ Dinner and Tea items) during trekking.
  • Accommodation (Tea house / Hotel / Lodge) while on the trek.
  • Well trained Trekking Guide & Airfare – Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu (round trip).
  • All Ground transportation.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets if necessary.
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • All government taxes.
  • Permit for Khumbu Pasang Lamu rural municipality entry. 
  • Client Travel insurance.
  • Alcoholic, beverage.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected).
  • individual expenses of personal nature.
  • Donation for a local school, community poor people, if client want.

No fixed departures.

Trip Review

Starting from$1,500

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