Pisang Peak Climbing-
Located in the Annapurna region, Pisang Peak Climbing is a strenuous journey to the Summit of Pisang Peak (6091m), which hosts amazing views of the Annapurna Himalayan Region. Pisang Peak Climbing although non-technical requires prior climbing experience due to its strenuous nature. If you are a mentally and physically strong person who believes that the fear of the unknown can be conquered, then Pisang Peak Climbing is for you.
Just like a typical Annapurna Circuit Trek, the trekking trail of Pisang Peak Climbing starts from the traditional village of Jagat after a drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar. The trek then moves on through various villages to reach Upper Pisang, a beautiful village situated below Pisang Peak (6091m). From Pisang village, you trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp and then climb Pisang High Camp to finally head for the summit. Through rocky ridges covered in ice and snow, it is vital that you maintain your pace and carefulness while ascending to the top. At the summit of Pisang Peak (6091m), you will find yourself surrounded by mesmerizing mountain peaks, including the whole Annapurna range. Afterward, you descend back to Pisang and trek through small villages dotted with ancient monasteries to reach the small town of Manang, which eventually takes you to the tranquil Tilicho Lake. The trek also features traversing across the frozen pass of Thorung La (5416m) that takes you to the holy temple of Muktinath. You then trek down to Jomsom, from where you take a scenic flight to Pokhara followed by a drive to Kathmandu, marking the end of your journey.
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Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, we will pick you up at the airport and will transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay.
Today we will have a short meet-up at our office. Your climbing guide will walk you through the details of the trip and will help you prepare for the same. Any last minute shopping can be done on this day. In the spare time, you can walk through the vibrant streets of Thamel and Basantapur and get to know Kathmandu a little better. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, you prepare to leave Kathmandu to kick-start your journey to the Himalayas. The drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar is pleasant with beautiful countryside sceneries. From Besisahar, the route follows Marsayangdi River on an off-road trail to reach Jagat via Syange. Jagat is a small village with houses made of stone hosting the first glimpses of Lamjung Himal (6983m). Overnight in Jagat.
You start the trek to Dharapani by ascending up to the waterfall above Jagat. The trail then slowly rises alongside the calming Marsayangdi River and takes you through various traditionally built villages to reach Tal, the first village in Manang district. You cross another stunning waterfall in Tal and then ascend through the forest of oak and rhododendron to reach Dharapani, where you will be staying for the night.
Continue to follow the Marsayangdi River upstream while enjoying alluring views of different snow-clad mountains. The trail goes through small villages belonging to different communities and passes natural hot springs and waterfalls to bring you to the village of Chame, situated below the Lamjung Himal (6983m). Overnight in Chame.
You follow the winding road leading you away from Chame and to the village of Upper Pisang. Accompanied by the peaks of Lamjung Himal (6983m) and Annapurna II (7937m), you make a few ascends and descends through the forest to reach the village of Upper Pisang, where the views of Pisang Peak (6091m) and Annapurna III (7555m) await you. Overnight in Upper Pisang.
Your actual peak climbing journey starts today as you leave Upper Pisang and head through the moraine trail on a ridge towards Pisang Peak Base Camp. You cross the forest and reach a pastureland, from where you make a steep ascent to reach Pisang Peak Base Camp. The view of Pisang Peak (6091m) becomes even better here, while the different peaks of the Annapurna range loom over you. Overnight at Pisang Peak Base Camp
From the base camp, you follow the route that comprises of rocks, ice, snow, and crevasses. Although the climb is non-technical, you may have to use the climbing equipment such as ice axe, crampon, rope, and so on. Ascending through the snow-covered ridge, you reach the High Camp, where you will stay for the night.
This is the day you have been waiting for because today you will reach the summit of Pisang Peak (6091m). The trail goes through steep rocky and icy terrain, so ascend carefully. From the summit, you will see all the famous mountains of the Annapurna Region, including the whole Annapurna range. After the successful ascent, you head back to the high camp and then the base camp for the overnight stay.
From Pisang Peak Base Camp, you retrace your way back to Pisang village through the moraines and the pasture. You will have plenty of time upon arriving in Pisang, so you can spend the time strolling around the village and interacting with the locals. You can also visit the temple and monastery located inside the village. Overnight in Pisang.
The trail above from Pisang takes you through the villages of Ghyaru, Ngawal, Julu, Braga, and others to take you to the popular village of Manang. Climbing through the forest with the mountains on the backdrop, you pass small lakes and ancient monasteries on your way to Manang. In Manang, enjoy the views of Gangapurna (7454m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna I (8091m), and many other snow-capped mountains. Overnight in Manang.
You leave the beautiful village of Manang behind and climb to Tengi Manang, from where you leave the main route and follow the trail alongside Khangsar Khola to reach the village of Khangsar. You can visit the monastery there if you want. You then climb up to a cliff and trek past Thare Gompa on a dry terrain to reach Tilicho Base Camp. The mountains look closer and enchanting from Tilicho Base Camp, where you will be staying for the night.
Today you start the hike from Tilicho Base Camp early in the morning. The trail goes through a steep ridge to reach the tranquil Tilicho Lake, situated on the base of Tilicho Peak (7134m). As the sun rises and colors the blue lake golden, you will find yourself taken over by the sheer beauty of the lake. After spending splendid time at the lake, we retrace our way to Siri Kharka via Tilicho Base Camp. Overnight in Siri Kharka.
Leaving Siri Kharka, you ascend along the rocky terrain to reach Old Khangsar. You then make a steep ascend to Ghyanchang and cross the bridge over Thorung Khola. Following Thorung Khola upstream, you cross a long Mani wall and reach the pastureland at Yak Kharka. A steep ascends along the pastureland takes you to the village of Ledar, situated in the foot of Chulu West (6419m). Overnight in Ledar.
Through moraines and rocky ridges, you make your way out from Ledar and into Thorung High Camp. You might get to spot a blue sheep on this trail. Throughout the way, you will be accompanied by the Annapurna massif as well as the many peaks spread all around the trail. Overnight in Thorung High Camp.
Ascending on a steep trail starting from Thorung High Camp, you walk on a snow-covered path to reach the top of the frozen pass of Thorung La (5416m). An amazing host of panoramic views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massifs, Thorung La connects Manang with Mustang district. Descending from the pass, you follow the icy path for a while and then trek through the dry and rocky land to reach Muktinath, a sacred temple of the Hindus. Overnight in Muktinath.
With the views of Nilgiri (7061m), you descend from Muktinath via the settlements of Ranipauwa and Jharkot to cross the Lupra Pass (3772m), which takes you to the Thakali village of Lupra and its ancient Bonpo Monastery. You then descend to Kali Gandaki River and through its bank you arrive in Jomsom, the district headquarters of Mustang. Overnight in Jomsom.
Today you take a morning flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. The short scenic flight gives you glimpses of amazing mountains, deep gorges, and lush hills until landing at the Pokhara Airport. Pokhara is known as the city of lakes and has a lot of places which are famous for their natural beauties. Upon arrival, you can visit some of these famous places like Davis Falls, Mahendra Cave, and the ever so gorgeous Phewa Lake. Overnight in Pokhara.
Leaving Pokhara behind, today you will drive to Kathmandu via the Prithvi Highway. The highway takes you alongside Marsayangdi and Trishuli Rivers and gives you views of green valleys and hills. As you arrive in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel so that you can rest and later head out to enjoy a fun evening in Thamel. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Today is a free day in Kathmandu, so you can spend it as you please. You can go shopping to buy souvenirs for your friends and relatives back home or you can spend the whole day resting at the hotel. You can also choose one from the many one day adventures offered by the company. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
You will be dropped at the airport 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight back home.
- Airport pick up and drive according to itinerary and plan.
- Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara as well.
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara on your demand.
- Pisang Peak Climbing Permit.
- Food (B/D/L) and accommodation during the Trekking.
- Essential Tent, Kitchen utensils.
- Hot drinks- Teak, Coffee, etc during the trekking
- Flight: Kathmandu-Pokhara-Jomson and Jomsom-Pokhara on your demand.
- Trained, Experienced Mountain Climbing Guide.
- Cook and Kitchen Crews.
- Necessary Porters with their wages, accommodation, transporation,
- Climbing Insurance for High Camp crews.
- Permit of Annapurna Conservation Area.
- Land transportations according to program.
- Applicable Nepal government tax.
- Nepal entry visa.
- International flights and airport tax.
- Travel insurance.
- Personal expenses, Hot or Mineral water.
- Laundry service and Bar Bills
- Internet and Battery charge.
- Cold drinks- Coke-Fanta, Juices.
- Alcoholic drinks with mineral water.
- Rescue in emergency.
- Mountaineering Climbing Boots.
- Rope (Main, Fix).
- Ice Axe.
- Eight Figure.
- Climbing Clothes.
- Ice Hammer.
- Climbing Helmet.
- Snow Bar.
- Karabiner (Essential).
- Ice Screw.
- High Protected Ice glasses.