Pisang Peak lies in the Annapurnas, off the Annapurna Circuit Trail. It takes around six days of following the Annapurna Circuit to reach the village of Pisang where Pisang Peak climbing starts. This is a more difficult climb than some, partly because of its remoteness and the fact it is a steep and technical climb. For this climb, we recommend you are more physically fit and have some previous climbing experience. Pisang Peak comes in at an altitude of 6,092m
Pisang Peak Climbing Itinerary
- From Pisang Village to Pisang Peak Base Camp
- Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m)
- Summit Pisang Peak from High Camp, then back to Base Camp
- One day is reserved in case of bad weather on the summiting day
After the climb, you can continue to trek towards Mustang via the Thorong La Pass, and head down through interesting villages to reach Jomson and fly to Pokhara, or trek down to Beshisahar and drive back to Kathmandu.
The Cost Includes
- Domestic airport pick up and drop off
- Peak Climbing Permit
- Government licensed holder trekking guide and climbing guide
- Porter service during the trekking and climbing
- Climbing gears (boot, helmet, rope,etc)
- Accommodation in tea house during the trek and tented accommodation during the climbing
- Three times meal in a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking and climbing
- All cooked meals when camping with complimentary hot water, tea and coffee
- Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
- Staff insurance and necessary ground transport for support staff
The Cost Excludes
- Food and accommodation in Kathmandu
- Any kinds of hard and soft drinks in the mountain
- personal expenses; Hot shower, wifi, laundry laptop charging
- Travel insurance
Early in the morning we will drive for 6 hours to Besishar, have our lunch and take Jeep for 3 hours to Dharapani. After we will drive via Jeep, passing many villages like Jagat, Chamcha, Tal, and so forth. We will also cross a lot of suspension bridges and view waterfalls. On the way, there is Marsyandi Hydropower, green hills. We will reach Dharapani and stay overnight.
Trek to Chame from Dharapani takes 6-7 hours on walking. There is the roadway too, but we will hike as to feel the refreshing nature. 40% of our hike is on-road. We will pass through the forest, crossing the suspension bridges. Similarly, Villages like ChariKharka, Timang, and Koto is on the way.
Moreover, you will be amazed by the view of Manaslu and other mountains along with monasteries. Walking on the uphill trail and flat road we will reach Chame, the headquarter of Manang. We can find all the facilities in Chame.
It takes 6 to 7 hours to reach Pisang from Chame. Crossing villages like Bhartang, Dhikur Pokhari, etc. we will reach Pisang. Dhikur Pokhari is a big village where people are engaged in apple farming. Walking through the way which is mostly uphill and slightly flat, we will pass through forest and cross suspension bridges. The people here have Tibetan culture with a distinct tradition and dress. The monasteries and prayer flags throughtout are astonishing.
Similarly, we can have the view of Avalanches sometimes, so we need to be careful too. After reaching Pisang if the weather favors we can see Annapurna ranges. Moreover, there is the option to trek after reaching Pisang, either you may hike up to Upper Pisang 100m up or else down to Lower Pisang 100m down.
Usually, this day is named as the rest day by numerous individuals of the trekking organization. but it is to be called as acclimatization day because we will trek to the other places of this vicinity as a side trip. Preparing for the next day and enoying the scenic panoramas of Annapurna, Gangapurna, Tilicho, we will spend our day. stay overnight in Tent.
Ascending through the wood of sparse and following the path of Kharka, we will reach to Pisang Base Cap.
Walking for about 4-5 hours, we will trek to high camp from Pisang Base Camp. We will spent ur night there in the tent camp.
Today we will be trekking to Pisang peak summit from the High camp. Walking through the well-defined ridge and lastly, at the snow slope, we will reach our destination. The climb is technical and steep. Preparing our equipment with the help of the team we will climb the summit. After that, we will decend down to base camp and spend our night in tent.
Today, we will head towards Manang from Pisang. Starting our walk to reach Ghyaru for 3 hours, we will be facing a 1-hour flat trail and the remaining uphill. If the weather is clear, we can see the view of Pisang, Annapurna ranges closely. Likeise, we will move towards Nyawal from Ghyaru walking for about 2 hours. After reaching Nyawal, you will see many monasteries, prayer flag, and the distinct Tibetan People. You may feel like you are in a different world. On the way, we will pass through the small bushy area, enjoying the view of many peaks. Similarly, we will head towards Manang, walking for about 3 hours. Manang is a big village od Annapurna area. Every kind of facilities like massage, shop, wifi, electricity is found there. Passing the villages Barkha and Humdin Airport we will reach our destination. Stay overnight.
Acclimatization implies the day when we remain at where we arrived last time and make some side outings of that place. Today, we will hike for about 1 hour up to Gangapurna Lake (3,800m). From there the view of Annapurna ranges, Chu La ranges can be seen. After that, we will descend crossing the suspension bridge and straight forward and get back to Manang.
Crossing the stream and climbing uphill to the Tenki village passing the Marsyangdhi valley from Manang we will turn northwest to the valley of Jarsang Khola. Further, the trail follows small village of Ghunsa, meadows where horses and yaks gaze. Crossing the wooden bridge and passing ancient old Mani wall we will reach our destination Yak Kharka. Stay overnight there.
We will pass through Yak Kharka along with a view of Annapurna ranges and reach Ledar. We will head towards Thorang Phedi from Ledar. It takes about 3 to 4 hours on foot to reach throng Phedi. On this day, we will be crossing many suspension bridges throughout the landslide area. The trail is up and down with less oxygen due to the rise in elevation. Also, there are only three tea houses in Thorang Phedi, and the accommodation is a bit poor compared to other regions.
At 3 am we will hike towards High camp in the uphill trail. Similarly, from there, we will head to Thorang La pass and Muktinath all the way downward. After reaching on the destination the view of Thorang peak and other mountains will welcome us. Though it's a stressful day as we have to walk 10 hours, the trek will be enjoyable.
Passing through the village Thang along with Sherpa monasteries, we will drive to Jomsom. The route almost flat.On the way, we see the fantastic view of mountain ranges. After reaching Jomsom we will stay there overnight.
Say our last goodbye to the beautiful place we will fly back to Pokhara today.
Today is the farewell day when we will say goodbye to the beautiful place and, drive back to Kathmandu.