Pisang Peak Climbing route
Pisang Peak Climbing starts with a long beautiful drive to Chamje, the starting point of the trek. The trail from here passes through picturesque villages like Dharapani, Chame, and Upper Pisang. You will walk through dense forests as well and reach Pisang Peak Base Camp. Further, following the lead of your guide, you reach the top of Pisang Peak. After a successful summit, the trail moves to Manang villages, and passing by Yak Kharka, you ascend to Thorong La Pass. The trail then descends to the holy Muktinath and takes you to Jomsom.
Pisang Peak Climbing difficulty & Altitude Sickness
Pisang Peak Climbing 20 Days is a relatively moderate peak to climb than other peaks. The trail is not challenging, however it does involve serious glacier walking. If you are someone with no previous climbing experience, then Pisang Peak Climbing surely going to be a tough journey for you. The trail before reaching the summit is most difficult. Moreover, you will also cross the challenging Thorong La Pass. You have to be physically fit, healthy, and determined to go on this journey.
Altitude sickness is one of the crucial things you have to look after during Pisang Peak Climbing 20 Days. Altitude sickness or AMS is triggered if your body does not acclimatize with the altitude properly. We have designed our Pisang Peak Climbing itinerary adding adequate rest days, which will keep you away from AMS. Keep yourself hydrated and avoid alcoholic drinks & smoking during the trek.
Best time to go on Pisang Peak Climbing
The best time to go on Pisang Peak Climbing 20 Days is from March to April and September to November. This is the most preferred time to explore the Annapurna region. The stable weather and moderate climate are also perfect for climbing peaks. The temperature during the day time is warm, with chilly nights and mornings. Likewise, you also get to witness a range of flora and vegetation in these two seasons.
Accommodation & Meals
Teahouse will be your accommodation during Pisang Peak Climbing. We will book you the best available accommodation for you on the trail. Do know, as the elevation will increase, the facilities will get limited, basic, and expensive. The rooms are usually sold on the twin-sharing term with a shared washroom. Likewise, you stay overnight in camp during the climbing period. The crew will carry tents and the necessary equipment to the base camp and high camp. You will get branded tents and gears to climb the peak.
The journey includes three meals a day. Dinner and breakfast will be in the same teahouse where you will spend the night, whereas lunch will be given while you stop in villages. Varieties of cuisines like Nepali, Indian, Tibetan, Continental, Italian, etc are available. While climbing, the kitchen will be handled by the team members. You will have different options to choose from to dig in.
Communication & Electricity
Electricity is available everywhere. You might see solar power in the villages at a higher elevation. Charging facilities may not be available in all the teahouses, and some can charge a few bucks for the service. We highly advise you to carry extra batteries with you. Similarly, cellular networks may or may not be accessible throughout the trail. As the elevation will increase, the network will get weaker, same goes for internet/wifi. For safety and report daily activity, the team leader will be equipped with a satellite phone.
Travel insurance is very important to join Pisang Peak Climbing 20 Days. Your travel insurance coverage must include air evacuation, hospital bills, and medical bills. Adding flight cancellation and loss or theft of personal property will be beneficial. No one can predict anything in the Himalayas. Even though we try our best to avoid any possible issues, we cannot control unseen circumstances. Therefore, travel insurance will help you a lot and keep you safe.
Guide & Porter
Our experienced guides and porters are the one who makes Pisang Peak Climbing successful with us. During the journey, you will be accompanied by our professional and active climbers. Our guides and porters have gone through various training and possess skills that are essential for safe climbing. At Adventure Small World, we make sure all our teams get equally treated regardless of their work position.
Climbing in the Himalayas includes a range of movements and activities. We have designed our Pisang Peak Climbing package incorporating every possible measure to keep the environment intact. Likewise, we also run a small organization that funds the education expenses for children from underprivileged mountain families. While traveling with us, you will only be leaving footprints and uplifting the local communities.