When you are thinking of talking a trekking of hiking trips, Nepal is always the best destination in the world for taking these adventures. And when you think about Nepal, the first that comes to mind is Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world. Located in the northern part of Solukhumbu within Sagarmatha National Park, Trekking in Nepal everest is considered once-in-a lifetime trekking destination in the world. There are also other alternative destinations in the district which are largely overshadowed by the glory of Mount Everest. Among them, the Peekey trek, the Rumjatar to Jiri via Peekey trek and the combined Peekey Dudhkunda trek hold great potential in the area which lies in the southern part of the district are less frequented by tourist. The peekey Peak ( 4070M ) is sirtuated 250 Kilometers to the east of Kathmandu and has lot of to offer to it’s visitors, particularly the landscape and experiencing the local Sherpa culture and their hospitality. Some trekkers prefer the high altitude of Khumbu area, while other enjoy walking in lower areas. Which are home to a large of fauna and flora and ethnic cultures in the backdrop of giant Himalayan Peaks.
The major attraction of the area are its villagers and their traditional life, delicious Sherpa food, festive Buddhist Monasteries and Shrines, the dense forests of pine and juniper, the varieties of rhododendron , and the colouful bird including Danfe- the national bird of Nepal.
Peekey is a perfect area for those with less time and wishes to experience varied trek- see Everest in full scale, enjoy deep blue sky, visit typical villages, and experience the mountain climate without seasonal barriers ! Each season of the year has its own feel- that makes a trip to this area worthwhile. The trek begins from Shivalaya which can be reached after a drive of two hours on rough from jiri the gateway of Everest before Lukla airstrip.