Nepal Pikey Peak Trek Add-On Details

Nepal Pikey Peak Trek Add-On Details

The Small World, our Nepal project partner, has offered a trek as an Add-on opportunity.  If you are interested, it would cost $ 400 per person.  This includes all meals, accommodations, guide and porters.

To learn more or to sign up for this add on trek, please email: trips@surfforlife.org

Please note that the add-on is not tax deductible nor eligible for a match. 


Nepal Pikey Peak Trek Photos

Pikey Peak Trek is a great, lesser known trek in lower Everest Region.  It is said to have the best views of Mount Everest and it is rumored that Sir Edmund Hillary claimed it to be his favorite trek.

It is in a less traveled area that offers one of the best Nepal trekking experiences, with great Himalayan views.  You will not only see the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest, from Pikey Peak, you'll have views of many of the Himalayn peaks that are over 26,000 ft/8000m, including Mt. Kanchenjunga (28,169/8,586m), Mt. Lhotse (27,940 ft/8,516m), Mt. Makalu (27,838 ft/8,485m), Mt. Cho Oyu (26,906 ft/8,188m), Gauri Shankar, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Numbur, Khatang, Karyalung, Mera Peak, and Thamserku. You will also get to witness breath-taking sunsets and sunrises with views over these towering peaks.

Week 1 Add-on Dates: Saturday, May 16 to Tuesday, May 19

Week 2 Add-on Dates: Saturday, May 23 to Tuesday, May 26


Day to Day Itinerary - Saturday to Tuesday

Day 01 - Saturday:  Trek to Jasmane Banjyang. 

After the final breakfast, the group will be driven from the project site to the start of the trek.  From there you will trek to Jasmane Banjyang through beautiful villages and pine forests. The group will overnight in a tea house.  It will be about 5 hours of walking.

Day 2 - Sunday: Trek to Pikey Peak and then to Junbeshi. 

This day holds the highest point of the trek.   You will climb along a rocky ridge to the Pikey Peak (4,065 m). The top unveils a wide range view of the snowy peaks from Dhaulagiri in the west till Kanchanjunga in the west.  Views of Mt Everest, Thamsherku, Numbur Himal, Kangtega are the highlight. From the apex, the group will climb down to Lamjura pass and on to Junbesi. The day’s walk is one of the best for viewing the alpine landscape, viewing the Himalayas and wil include walks through Buddhist landmarks of Mane walls and Stupas.  It will also include a visit to a local monastery at Junbesi.

Day 03 - Monday: Trek from Junbesi to Phaplu

The trail from Junbesi descends down the Junbesi River and crosses the suspension bridge to the town of Benighat at the confluence. The day’s walk is scenic and continues unveiling new vistas and an opportunity of cultural immersion.

Day 04 - Tuesday:  Flight to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

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