Pisang Peak Climbing - 20 Days

About Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak Climbing offers an adventurous venture in the Annapurna region. The Pisang Peak Climbing package is designed to lead you to the top of one of the most famous peaks of Nepal. The trail follows the classic trekking route of the Annapurna region. Enjoying diverse cultures and stunning landscapes, you traverse the region. Pisang Peak Climbing 20 Days is an ideal climbing peak in Nepal for climbers with less experience.

The perfect pyramid shape of Pisang Peak has attracted thousands of climbers over the years. From the top of the peak, you can see panoramic views of numerous Himalayan mountains. Mountains like Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Lamjung Himal (6,983m), Tilicho Peak (7,134 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m), etc can be seen throughout the trail. We have designed our Pisang Peak Climbing itinerary including picturesque Manang village, challenging Thorong La Pass, and the sacred Muktinath Temple.

No doubt, Pisang Peak Climbing is a once in a lifetime journey that will take you deep into nature and its wonders. Become part of this journey with us, and we will make sure you are enjoying every second of the trip. To know about Pisang Peak Climbing cost or any other information, feel free to contact us anytime.

Variation & Custom Itinerary

If you are looking to extend your trip in the Annapurna region, then Annapurna Base Camp Trek or Nar Phu Valley Trek will be best to add. These two are the very famous trails in the Annapurna region. Moreover, Nar Phu Valley Trek is one of the less-traveled trails and offers less-crowded & raw trekking experience. If you are thinking of tailor-made the itinerary then contact us anytime.

Highlights

  • Scenic drive to Chamje
  • Pass by picturesque mountain villages
  • Trek through lush forests, where you get to see diverse vegetations
  • Experience the daily lifestyle of locals
  • Get to observe diverse culture and traditions
  • Summit Pisang Peak
  • Explore gorgeous Manang village
  • Cross challenging Thorong La Pass
  • Visit the holy Muktinath Temple
  • Scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Witness striking landscapes and Himalayan mountains views

Itinerary

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One of the members from Adventure Small World will welcome you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. He/she will take you to the hotel and help you with check-in. You will have a few hours to rest depending upon your arrival time. Later, in the evening, you meet with other team members over the welcome dinner.

  • Hotel
  • Welcome dinner

The day begins with a warm delicious breakfast. After that, you meet with your tour guide in your hotel lobby and go on a guided sightseeing tour of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You will visit Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Monkey Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening, you prepare for the trek and check all the gears for final packing.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only

After having breakfast, you begin driving towards Chamje. The drive will be long and scenic. You get to see beautiful views of lush green hills, colorful terraced farms, rivers, and small villages on the way.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

From Chamje, the trail ascends to Dharapani. Walking through the forested path, you pass by small villages and streams to reach Dharapani.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

The trail moves along steep forested ridges from Dharapani. On the way, you pass by a few landslide areas. You can see stunning views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV while trekking towards Chame. Further, passing by small hot springs, you reach Chame for night stay.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Continue trekking on a narrow steep path that passes by dense pine forests. You will come across a huge curved rick face, which is rising 1,500 meters from a river. From here, the trail gradually ascends to Upper Pisang offering striking views of snow-capped Himalayan mountains.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Today is a rest day in Upper Pisang. You take this break between the trek to make sure your body properly acclimatizes with the altitude. It is very important to have ample rest days in between the journey to have a successful trip. You spend the day exploring around the village and hiking to nearby viewpoints.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

After having breakfast, you begin ascending towards Pisang Peak Base Camp. The trail ascends through thin forests and grassland, where you can see yaks grazing. You will set up the base camp on one of those grasslands.

  • Camp
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

From the base camp, you climb on the southwest ridge to reach the Pisang Peak High Camp. As the distance from the base camp to high camp is short, you will have enough time to rest and gain your energy for the final climbing. Your team leader will also give you short training on basic climbing techniques that will help you boost your confidence.

  • Camp
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Today is a big day because you will be pushing towards the summit of Pisang Peak. From the high camp, you gradually ascend towards the summit. Your team leader will fix the rope where required. It will be a steep climb. From the top of the peak, you can see surreal views of the surrounding. After spending some time at the summit, you descend to the base camp to spend the night.

  • Camp
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Before leaving the base camp, you will clean it and pack all the wastes to carry it to the lower elevation for proper decomposition. The trail descends to Pisang village via Geru village. You can see wonderful views of Pisang Peak, Annapurna range, and other mountains on the way. You will see a change in the climate and environment as you will get closer to Manang. Here, you will go on a short visit to the ancient Barge monastery.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Crossing a stream, the trail ascends to Tenki village and further moves out of Marshyangdi Valley. Walking in the northwest direction, you reach Jarsang Khola Valley. The trail passes by a few pastures and scrub of juniper. You then reach Ghunsa and trek through meadows. After crossing a wooden bridge over a small river, you reach Yak Kharka.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

From Yak Kharka, the trail slowly ascends to Thorong Phedi. You will cross a suspension bridge and reach Ledar village. The trail further climbs to a cliff and reaches Thorang Phedi from where you can see outstanding views of Thorong Peak, Mt. Gundang, Mt. Khatungkan, Mt. Syangang, etc.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

It is going to be a tough trekking day today. Leaving Thorong Phedi, you ascend to Thorong La Pass. The trail ascends on a steep and rugged path to take you to the top of the pass from where you will see breath-taking views. Further, you descend to the holy Muktinath temple. It is one of the very important pilgrimage sites in Nepal for Buddhists and Hindus.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

You wake up early in the morning and visit the temple. After that, you continue trekking towards Jomsom. The trail offers superb landscape views. Passing by small villages on a narrow trail, you come across lovely apple orchards. You trek through Marpha and Kagbeni before reaching Jomsom.

  • Teahouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

You take a morning flight that will take you to Pokhara. The flight offers stunning aerial views of the Himalayan mountains. Upon landing at the airport, you move to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore around and relax.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only

Today is an extra day in Pokhara. You can do paragliding or rafting. Visit the famous tourist sites and end your day spending time on the tranquil Fewa Lake, enjoying a gorgeous sunset.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only

After having breakfast, you drive or fly back to Kathmandu. Both ways offer beautiful views. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you move to the hotel.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only

It is the last day of yours in Kathmandu. Enjoy this day visiting monuments and exploring local markets. Do shopping and dine in lovely restaurants. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner with the team members.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast and farewell dinner

It is time to say goodbye to each other as you will fly back to your home today. Depending on our flight departure time, one of our team delegates will drop you at the airport.

  • Breakfast only

Useful Information

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

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.

Environmental Contribution

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.