Pisang Peak climbing
Pisang Peak is an easy climbing peak in Nepal roughly placed in between giant Annapurna I and Mount Manaslu both over eight-thousand-meter mountains. It is considered one of the busy climbing peaks among the trekking peaks in Nepal.
To reach the base camp from Pisang village, the path ascends through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka at 4420 meters, which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. High camp is set up at 5450 meters, climbing to a shoulder on the South-West Ridge. There will be snow at the high camp from the end of November to the end of March.
The best season for Pisang peak climbing is from March to May and September to November month. It does not require previous experience of other peak climbing but physically fit and previous trekking experience is helpful to get success. Nepal Highpoint Trekking provide a very professional team which is also the main reason to get your climbing success.
Day1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
One of our representatives will receive you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. After your time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, we all meet our office for a briefing about the trip. Meeting with the trekking guide and discussing necessary matters and we will process for the trekking permits.
Day 2: Preparation for the Program and sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
After your breakfast, one well experienced city tour guide will pick you from your hotel and leave for a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You will visit Pashupatinath Temple (Hindu temple), Swayambhunath temple (Buddist temple), UNESCO World Heritage sites. After you return to your hotel, you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner stay overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (760m/2,493ft) 7 hours
The journey starts very early in the morning after your breakfast, our guide will meet you at the hotel as per departure time. Today our target is to the Besisahar through Prithivi highway. After that the road turns towards north to Besisahar. We will pass through the bank of Trishuli River and then through the bank of Marshyangdi River. This is an excellent drive which has interesting scenery of the Mountains, Rivers, waterfalls and Jungle as well as farm terraces and villages on the mountains. Stay overnight at the lodge at Besisahar.
Day 4: Trek to Bahundanda (1,398m/45,86ft) 6 and half hours
This is the first day of walking; we start walk very early in the morning after breakfast. This is an easy walk through the dusty road towards north of the valley and reaches Bhulbhule before crossing the suspension bridge over Marsyangdi River. We can view Mt. Manaslu and Nagdi Chuli including many waterfalls and Gurung village. Finally, we will reach Bahundanda for overnight stay.
Day 5: Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje (1,410m/4,625ft) 5-6 hours
We start our walk after breakfast at the lodge itself, the trail drops steep down to the bottom of the hill and a few up downs to Syange to cross the suspension bridge. You can have a view of the waterfall at Syange. Then the trail continues leads few uphill and few down hills to Chamje. We stay overnight at Chamje.
Day 6: Trek from Chamje to Bagarchhap (2,080m/6,824ft) 6 and half hours
The day begins with the trail drops down to the river to cross the bridge and continue climbing up along the river bank to Tal Phedi. Tal is a first village of Manang District which is located on the bank of the Marsyangdi River. After experience of tal village with tibetian culture, the walk continues up and down to Dharapani village and continues up to Bagarchhap for stay.
Day 7: Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame (2,720m/8,923ft) 5 hours
We wake up early in the morning and have breakfast, then we start walking with slight climbs up to Danaque from where you will enjoy the view of Mt.Manaslu. Then passing through the old village of Tyanja we walk through the pine forest to Chame which is the district headquarter of Manang. Stay overnight at the lodge.
Day 8: Trek to Pisang (3,060m/10,039ft) 5 hours
Today’s walk leads uphill to the narrow valley to cross a metal bridge over the River and climb up to Dhukure Pokhari. This is a wide valley from where you will see the valley where you will have to walk further to get on the top of the high pass of Thorang La. After an easy walk you will get into Pisang overnight.
Day 09: Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp-(3-4hours) 4,380m/14,370ft
After relaxing in upper Pisang, we will take a hot breakfast and walk towards the base camp. We will move along the trail through sparse woods towards pasture called Kharka. This is the best place for setting up tents. On progressing through the trail along the levelled ground we will be at the foot of Pisang Peak.
Day 10: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp-(3-4hours) 5,400m/17,712ft
Leaving the Pisang Peak Base Camp we will move further up slowly and steadily. It will take about 3 to 4 hours to reach the High Camp for us. After reaching The High Camp of Pisang Peak, we will quickly set up camp and make necessary arrangements of climbing equipment. Our climbing experts will check thoroughly if everyone is well acclimatized for climbing the summit. We will spend some time at the camp then explore the surrounding areas. Stay overnight in tent.
Day 11: Summit to the Peak and back to Base Camp-(7-9hours) 6,091m/19,980ft
Today is the celebration day, you fulfill your dream of Summit on Pisang Peak. From the High Camp, the well-defined ridge leads to the final snow slope which is quite steep and more technical to reach the summit. The climbing is quite steep and technical. Our Guide will fix the rope and lead you towards the summit of Pisang Peak. On reaching the summit, we will have the best views of Tranquil and delicate mountains like Annapurna, Tilicho Peak, and Glacier dome. After a Successful summit, you will walk down to Base Camp and stay overnight in a tent.
Day 12: Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang (5-6hours) 3,450m/11,316ft
After successful submitting to Pisang peak, we plan for another trip to Muktinath. The cold, dry climate creates a much harsher environment. Incredible views of the towering Himalayan Peaks. Manang is a great Mt. Valley which has a rich customs & tradition and gives you an opportunity to observe a traditional lifestyle of Manangi People. Overnight stay at lodge.
Day 13: Trek to Lader (4,230m/13,877ft) 5 and half hours
Today, you will enjoy the panoramic views of Annapurnas, Gangapurna and many more peaks on route. This is an easy day compared to other trekking days due to the altitude which is very essential to climb a short distance. Stay overnight at the lodge at Lader.
Day 14: Trek to Thorong Phedi (4,450m/14,599ft) 4 hours
After an easy walk the walk drops down to the river to cross a wooden bridge and climbs up to the Phedi through the cliff. Once you are at Phedi, if you feel not tired you can continue to the high camp to make it easy the next day or you can decide once you are there with the help of our trek leader.
Day 15: Trek to Muktinath to Thorong La (3,760m/12,335ft) 8 hours
Today’s trip to cross Thorang la pass which starts early morning before sunrise. If you stop at Phedi you start an hour earlier so that you can get to the top of the pass before 10 am which is the perfect time before the wind blows violently. After short photo break on the top, you drop long way down to Muktinath.
Day 16: Trek to Jomsom (3,500m/11,482ft) 6 hours
Today is the last day of your walk, we pass through the Kaligandaki valley and leads through the bank of the holy river where you may find Fossils called Shaligram a part of Lord Bishnu. Finally reach Jomsom and overnight at the lodge.
Day 17: Fly to Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu
Wake up early morning and transfer to the airport to catchup first flight to Pokhara. It is a scenic flight over the deepest Gorge in the world and between the high Himalayas of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You continue to drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara. Or If you would like to spend your time in Pokhara we would help to for further arrangements of accommodation. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 18: Departure day
Today is the last day of the trip, If you would like to extend your holiday with us, we will help you if you require otherwise we will assist you to the airport as per your flight departure time.
- Airport Pick up and Drop as per itinerary by private car/van
- All the standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking period.
- Peak Climbing permit fee
- Local Guesthouse accommodation during trek and tented accommodation in the climbing period
- Experience and helpful trekking guide during the trek and friendless porters
- Expert climbing guide
- First aid medical kit
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all staff
- Round trip domestic airfare as per itinerary
- General climbing equipment (rope, ice-crew, snow bar, etc.)
- TIMS card fees – Trekking Information Management System
- All the government tax
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu Hotel
- Nepal Visa
- International Airfare
- Your Travel Insurance
- Personal climbing equipment
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
- Tips for Trekking guide, porters, Drivers
- Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the Price Include section
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
- Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
- Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
- Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
- Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler’s checks, etc.
- Cost of trip is depends on service you choose
- We can customize trip duration according to your holidays
- Trip dates are flexible.
- No hidden fees, flexible payment options
- Cost depends on number of PAX.