Pisang Peak Climbing - 18 Days

  • Duration: 18 Days
  • Difficulty: Technical Challenging
  • Group: 1 - 10
  • Max Altitude: 6,091m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle

Highlights

  • Pisang Peak Climbing will join Annapurna Circuit Trek.
  • Scenic Drive to Beshi Chamje 
  • Pisang peak climbing is a relatively moderate mountaineering experience.
  • Views from the summit are; Mt. Manaslu (8,163m), Mt. Annapurna II (7,555m), Annapurna IV (7,525m), and snow peaks.
  • The trek visit popular Manang and Mustang.
  • The trek provides you with a close insight into diverse landscapes, flora, and fauna.
  • This trip will cross-world highest pass Thorang la (5,416) and Pisang peak (6,091).

About Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang peak Climbing is wonderful views as well as getting the proper experience for the expedition with leads to explore one of most adventure Annapurna Circuit Trek. This peak located in the north part Manang district in Nepal, which is between the two highest mountains Manaslu and Annapurna. The German team made a first glorious historical ascent on the Pisang peak in 1955. Pisang peak Climbing will be by the rock, ice snow-covered rock, and glacier. This peak rises from yak pastures above the Pisang village in a uniform slope to the final summit pyramid where has unremarkable snow and ice slope. Pisang peak western edge hanging glacier and western huge rock slabs are difficult to climb. The high camp is trail set up by rocky and landscape increasingly barren, as near of South-West Ridge where you find High Camp (5,400m), which is surrounded by the mountain with Himalayan. 

The Nepal government has does promulgated without any peak climbing experience you can't found any expedition above Eight-thousands, so this peak is perfect to get expedition experience. The Pisang peak summit offers surrounded view of Manaslu (8,163m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna II (7,937m), Annapurna IV (7,525m), Annapurna III (7,555m), Himlung (7,126m), Lamjung (6,983m), Khangaru (6,981m), Gangapurna (7,454m), Glacier Dome (7,069m), Tilicho Peak (7,134m), and Peaks. This region's major attractions are sparkling snow-covered peaks and diverse landscapes. Pisang peak Climbing difficulty is a challenge, after the success of the peak summit there is another option to cross the world highest trekking Thorong La Pass (5,416m), so for this trekking and climbing have to be fit and healthy.

Pisang peak climbing Itinerary starts from the long natural drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani. The trek leads through some of the most famous and picturesque villages where provide to see the lifestyle, practices, and norms of the local people. Annapurna region is resided by people from many different communities in which Gurung and Magars are the main ones in the lower parts. From lowland paddy fields the trek elevation high passes through the oak and pine forests. The Pisang peak climbing joins Annapurna circuit trek also, where we cross the world's high Pass Thorong La (5,416m). The trek provides culture; beauty nature, Buddhism religion, Hindu Temple, and 4wd jeep drive adventure. During trekking, the trail descends famously Muktinath temple, exploring the Jomson and Pokhara then finally reach Kathmandu.

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Itinerary

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When you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative will wait for you at the airport, we will display a Himalayan Frozen Adventure with your group name signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our car.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast, we visit around the nearest valley and then can shop for the Ama Dablam expedition trip. You can meet your climbing guide with Himalayan Frozen Adventure staff. We inform you about the nature expedition, equipment, and team composition.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast, we begin the scenic drive to Dharapani, it will be a long journey. The drive will be through the Trishuli River, Pokhara, Besisahar and beautiful Gurung villages. After crossing the Lamjung district we enter the Manang district and we spend our overnight at Dharapani.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1,960m
  • Dharapani

Today, you will trek on a rugged path and ascend to Tyanja (2,360 m). Further, trekking through dense forest, you will reach Kopar (2,950 m). From here onwards, you will trek through conifer forest and reach Chame. Upon reaching Chame, you will get to see amazing views of Annapurna II. 

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,710m
  • Chame

Following a steep and narrow valley trail, you head towards upper Pisang village located at the foot of Pisang Peak. On the way, you get to see the huge Paungda Danda rock face, which is rising 1,500 meters from a river. The trail then descends to Pisang offering superb views of Annapurna South and Pisang Peak.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,700m
  • Upper Pisang

Today we take acclimatization day for altitude fitness. Today whole day explore the village and rest. Some local people will give some technical for climbing. You can found Manang history with local people's lifestyles. We have some amazing views from Pisang Annapurna, Gangapurna and Tilicho. Overnight we stay at Pisang village.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,700m
  • Upper Pisang

Today our trek will be towards the Pisang Base Camp. The trail will through the thin forest and grasslands. Today trek will be Reference with the Himalayan view and flat ground. Finally, we reach the Pisang Peak Base Camp, where we spend our night.

  • Tent
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,380m
  • Pisang Peak Base Camp

Today we ascend the southwest ridge to reach high camp. After reaching the camp, our guide will provide climbing training about using climbing gears as ice axe, harness, and boots crampons, using ropes and up and down. The climbing guide training will make confidence and climbing skills with the successful summit. After training, we'll be ready for tomorrow's climbing. Overnight we spend at high camp.

  • Tent
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5,400m
  • High Camp

After having early breakfast, the climb will be mostly on rocky surfaces, the trail is steep, where has not more snow and glacier. For one ridge will around 20m ropes require and for the whole summit requires 200m ropes need. Summit provides incredible Himalayas views. After exploring and enjoy the Pisang peak then we'll return to high camp. Overnight we stay at High Camp.

  • Tent
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,380m
  • base camp

This day is for bad weather or any unforeseen event. If we have not any problem then this day is not necessary to use.

  • Tent
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,380m
  • base camp

After breakfast, we start our trek to Manang village. Our trail goes Upper Pisang via Geru, where we see Mount Annapurna, Pisang Peak, and others. We visit the biggest Barge Monastery, which is near to Manang. Finally, we reach Manang, where we stay overnight.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,450m
  • Manang

After having breakfast, you will begin trekking and rach Ghunsang village from where you will get to see beautiful scenery and snow-capped mountain views. Further, crossing a river, you will reach Yak Kharka that will welcome you with a superb view of Annapurna III, Mt. Gangapurna, and Chulu Peaks.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,110m
  • Yak Kharka

From Yak Kharka, you ascend and cross a suspension bridge to reach Ledar. Further, the trail moves up through cliffs and reach Thorang Phedi. On the way, you get to see excellent views of Thorong Peak, Mt. Syagang, Mt. Khatungkan, and Mt. Gundang.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,420m
  • Thorang Phedi

Today, the day begins early. You will be crossing the challenging Thorong La Pass. From Thorong Phedi, the trail ascends through a steep and rugged path. Upon reaching Thorong La Pass, you get to see outstanding landscape views. Further, the trail descends to Muktinath Temple, which is a very famous pilgrimage site in Nepal.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,800m
  • Muktinath

You wake up early and visit the temple. After that, you begin descending towards Kali Gandaki gorge. The trail passes by a barren area and takes you to Jharkot. From here, you trek and reach Khingar village, where you get to see Tibetan architecture. Further, you trek along the bank of the Kali Gandaki River and reach Jomsom.


  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,715m
  • Jomsom

Today, you will take a morning flight back to Pokhara after having breakfast. The flight offers breath-taking views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs. Upon landing at the airport, you head to the hotel. You can enjoy exploring the rest of the day.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 830m
  • Pokhara

Today, you will drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. It will be a long scenic drive. After reaching Kathmandu, you head to the hotel. You will have the remaining day to you. You can visit monuments and do shopping. In the evening, you meet other team members over the farewell dinner.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu

Today, you will fly back to your home. One of our team members will move you to the airport as per your flight departure time.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu

Notices

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pick up and drop from Airport to Hotel to Airport by private vehicles.
  • Teahouse/Lodges/Camp tent accommodation during the trek and climbing.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Kathmandu and 1 night Pokhara with breakfast.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trekking and climbing.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Domestic flights (Jomsom to Pokhara).
  • Transportation for Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by Tourist Bus.
  • full day Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with a guide.
  • The Himalayan experienced and knowledgeable English speaking trekking and climbing guides.
  • leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
  • Porter service (2 trekkers/climbers: 1 porter).
  • Seasonal fresh fruits and Supplementary snacks.
  • Guide & Porter costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Himalayan Frozen Adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Group gears and supplies (ice screws, snow bars, and ropes).
  • Camping equipment (dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, table chair, and kitchen utensils).
  • Island Peak Permits and Annapurna Conservation Area’s Permit fee and TIMS card.
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful climbing.
  • All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses.
  • Compressive first aid box.
  • Farewell Dinner.
  • Nepalese visa fee (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All soft and hard drinks.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal trekking and climbing.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

Useful Information

Pisang Peak Climbing Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.


Pisang Peak Climbing Accommodation

Pisang Peak Climbing accommodations are Lodge, Teahouse, and Tent. Around Kathmandu and Pokhara, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. Pisang Peak Climbing, all accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations. At the climbing area, we spend 3 nights at the tent with meals, where we can use natural preservation tent toilet.

  • 2 night at Kathmandu hotel
  • 1 night Pokhara
  • 11 night at the lodge
  • 3 night at tent

Pisang Peak Climbing Meals

At the Kathmandu and Pokhara have included only breakfast. During the Pisang Peak Climbing, all meals will be provided. In the Annapurna region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. During the climbing area, we provide the freshly-cooked food.

  • 2 days breakfast at Kathmandu
  • 1-day breakfast at Pokhara
  • 11 days all meals at the lodge
  • 3 days freshly-cooked food at the tent

Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get the Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get the Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for the Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.


Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Pisang Peak Climbing Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.


Trekking Equipment

Climbing and trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without Climbing and trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy climbing and trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Climbing and Trekking Equipment Lists

Personal Climbing Gears

  • Ice ax
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Tape slings (2)
  • Screwgate karabiners (2 locks, 2 unlock)
  • Descender/eight-figure
  • Plastic mountaineering boots
  • Ascender/Jhumar
  • Helmet

Group Climbing Gears

  • Snow bar
  • Rope
  • Ice hammer
  • Ice screw

HEAD

  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf

FACE

  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass

Hands

  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking & Climbing Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Expedition Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 20 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!