• Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak Climbing

Trip Overview

Trip Facts

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: Challenging
  •    Destination: Pisang Peak Climbing
  •    Activities: Trekking and Climbing
  •    Accommodation: Hotel, Teahouse, Camping
  •    Meals: Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners
  •    Maximum altitude: 6091
  •    Group size: 1+
  •    Best Season: Mar-May / Sep-Nov

Pisang Peak is a beautiful mountain peak standing 6091 meters above sea level in the Annapurna region of the Himalaya. Pisang Peak Climbing Adventure takes you to the summit of the beautiful trekking peak near Pisang in the district of Manang.

Although it is a climbing trip, the adventure starts with trekking along the Marshyangdi river valley. You will trek on the Annapurna Circuit Trekking trail. Right from the beginning of the trip, you can enjoy the beautiful nature and view of the mountains in the Annapurna massif.

What you see during Pisang Peak Climbing Adventure

The climbing adventure to the summit of the Pisang peak is one of the most beautiful peak climbing adventures in the Himalaya. As the adventure takes you into the Annapurna region of the Himalaya, you can enjoy the magnificence of the mountains in the region. While you trek along the lower region of the Marshyangdi valley, you can explore the natural magnificence. The higher you reach the more cultural difference you will find.

You will love the adventure for its nature, cultural riches, and thrilling trekking and climbing adventure. Although it is not a highly technical climbing, you will need some climbing skills to reach the summit of the peak. You will find yourself amidst the high mountains in the Annapurna as you are advancing towards the top of the peak.

Reasons this trip becomes an Experience

Nepal Climbing Adventure always strives to offer an adventure traveling experience that you can cherish. While the Pisang Peak Climbing Adventure is beautiful in its all essence, your experience of trekking there becomes even more beautiful with us.

By the time we take you to the base camp and bring you back, we take one step ahead to offer you a beautiful experience. We keep your safety and happiness is our top priority and you will experience the same during the trip.

Trekking and climbing adventure to Pisang Peak with us is traveling in safe hands.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)

Normally, your arrival in Kathmandu is the day one of this trip. We will come to pick you up at the airport as per your flight time and transfer you to the hotel. There are no activities today apart from a trip briefing meeting. The information about the meeting time will be available upon your arrival at the hotel.

You have time to relax and go for any last-minute preparation for the trip. Welcome to Kathmandu!

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu

We have a full day in Kathmandu to explore the heritage sites in the valley. If we have not met for the meeting yesterday, we will meet today after breakfast. If we have met yesterday, we will continue to a full day sightseeing tour.

Your entire afternoon will be busy going around different ancient and medieval heritage monuments in the Kathmandu valley. We will take you to Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath to explore the ancient and medieval magnificence of the valley.

The tour will show you a lot about the culture, spiritual practice, history, and lifestyle of people in the valley. You will have an awesome cultural tour day today. Our city tour guide will make it easier for you to understand what you are looking at to make your experience even better.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 03: Kathmandu – Chamje (1410m)

After a full day in Kathmandu exploring the heritage sites, it is now time to leave for the trek. We will start our long day drive to Chamje early in the morning. Chamje is the starting point of our Annapurna Circuit Trek. It will take us a long day's drive to reach Chamje.

We will take a bus ride to Besisahar that will take us around five hours to reach. And from Besisahar, we will catch a jeep to drive to Chamje. From Besisahar onwards, it is a dirt road drive, which will make the drive slow. After a bumpy dirt road drive, we reach Chamje to stay overnight. We settle into a teahouse and relax after the long day drive.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 04: Chamje – Dharapani (1860m)

It is our first day of the trek in the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Excited, we begin our walking adventure after breakfast. The destination of our walk today is Dharapani in Manang. We follow the Marshyangdi river valley and head towards the destination. We descend and ascend the trail that winds through the mountains.

As we walk the trail, we will come across beautiful scenery of nature, villages, and the mountains. Walking towards the destination, we go past beautiful places like Tal, Koto, etc. before reaching Dharapani. Amazing views of the surroundings as we walk through the trail will make our first day of walk beautiful.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 05: Dharapani – Chame (2650m)

We continue the trek around the Annapurna. Our destination for the day is Chame, the district headquarters of Manang. It is a lovely walking day along the river valley that brings incredibly beautiful views of the surroundings. Peaceful natural surroundings and breathtaking mountains on the Annapurna massif make our daily walk a beautiful adventure.

We eventually reach Chame and settle into a guesthouse to stay overnight.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 06: Chame – Upper Pisang (3700m)

It is another great day in the Annapurna and we are ready to traverse the trail to Pisang today. The walk will take us past several beautiful places with wonderful surroundings. We will reach the elevation over 3000 meters from sea level for the first time on the trek today. Our overnight destination, Upper Pisang, stands at 3700 meters above sea level. We will have to go easy and at a pace to help ourselves adjust with the increasing elevation in the mountains.

Once we reach Upper Pisang, we will check into a teahouse and relax the tiredness of the day.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 07: Acclimatization Day

We will spend a full day today at Upper Pisang for acclimatization. To adapt to the increasing elevation and changing climatic situation, we will go hiking around Upper Pisang. We can enjoy the view of the magnificent mountains in the surroundings that will make the day even more beautiful.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 08: Upper Pisang – Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,380m)

Our trek for the day takes us to the base camp of the Pisang Peak. The walk takes us through the trail that brings us breathtaking views of the mountains and surroundings. We set up our camp at the elevation of 4,380 meters above sea level and spend the day adapting to the climate.

Accommodation: Camping

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 09: Base Camp – High Camp (5,400m)

Although a short day of the trek, we will gain good elevation when we reach the High Camp at the elevation of 5,400 meters above sea level. As we are trekking in the high altitude, our walking pace will be slow. We will make it to the High Camp with enough time in the afternoon to acclimatize.

Accommodation: Camping

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: High Camp – Pisang Peak Summit (6091m) – Base Camp (4,380m)

We are on the summit push day of the Pisang Peak climbing adventure. Our day starts early today towards the top of the peak. We are going to require technical skills of mountain climbing today as we are reaching to the top. Pushing ourselves through the rocky ridge, we head up towards the peak. The final section of the climb is a snowy slope that requires more technical climbing skills. When we stand at the top of the peak eventually, we can enjoy unbelievable and surreal views of the surrounding mountains. It is a wonderful feeling and experience to be standing at the top of a beautiful mountain peak.

After spending some wonderful time at the top, we start our descent towards the base camp to stay overnight. It will be a long and challenging but rewarding day of the adventure.

Accommodation: Camping

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Pisang Base Camp – Manang (3,519m)

After the climb to the top of the Pisang peak, we trek to Manang today. We have started on the trekking journey back again. Our trekking adventure now will take us along the Annapurna circuit trail over Thorong la. We will stay overnight at the beautiful village of Manang today.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12: Manang – Yak Kharka (4035m)

Walking to Yak Kharka from Manang is a short adventure. It will take us around four hours to reach Yak Kharka to stay overnight. Although it is almost 500 meters climb in elevation, we will make it earlier there. Once we reach Yak Kharka and settle into a teahouse, we will have the rest of the day to relax and exploit the beauty of the surroundings.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 13: Yak Kharka – Thorong Phedi (4540m)

We are on another short day trekking on the adventure. Walking to Thorong Phedi from Yak Kharka will take us around four hours. The trail that takes us to our destination winds through the high mountain landscape with a breathtaking view of the mountains. Although a short trek, the walk certainly challenges us as we are traversing the trail at high elevation. Once we reach Thorong Phedi and settle into a guesthouse, we will relax and rest as much as we can since we need to save the energy to walk over the pass tomorrow.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 14: Thorong Phedi – Thorong La (5416m) – Muktinath (3800m)

Today is the most adventurous and challenging day of the trek. We are going to cross a high mountain pass on our walk today. Our day starts early in the morning, much earlier than the break of the dawn. With our breakfast packed, we begin the adventure with our flashlights on towards the top of the Thorong pass. As the elevation increases on the steep trail up towards the pass, our body will struggle to find the pace. But we keep walking slowly and steadily up and will make it to the top of the pass eventually. As the sunrises over the mountains, we will reach the pass and feel the searing happiness.

It will feel like conquering the whole world to reach the pass after that challenging walk through the winding trail up the mountain. We will spend a good time at the top of the pass before descending to Muktinath to stay overnight.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15: Muktinath – Jomsom (2743m)

We are on the final day of the trekking adventure around the Annapurna massif. Our walk today heads towards Jomsom along the Kali Gandaki river valley. Since it is a downhill walk, we will find the day easier than other days of the trek. But the trail along the river valley will get windy as the day progresses to the afternoon.

We will reach Jomsom eventually and check into a guesthouse. We will have a relaxing day at Jomsom as the trek has come to an end.

Accommodation: Guesthouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16: Jomsom – Pokhara (900m)

We have an early morning flight to Pokhara. The flight is a short one of just 20 minutes but it takes us along the river valley and past the massive mountains. Even during this short flight to Pokhara, we can see the breathtaking view of the mountains.

Once we reach Pokhara and check into a hotel, we will have the day to relax. The Lakeside in Pokhara is a beautiful place to hang around and relax after the trek. We can just take a leisurely stroll on the Lakeside or find some relaxing massage or just sit at a restaurant eating and drinking. There are lots of options to spend the day at leisure in Pokhara.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 17: Pokhara – Kathmandu

As we have completed our trekking journey, it’s time now to return back to Kathmandu. We will get ready for the early morning bus ride back to Kathmandu. It will take another seven hours to reach Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 18: Departure Day

The trip has come to an end today. We have to bid farewell for this time hoping to meet again for another adventure soon. We will drive you to the airport for your departure flight as scheduled. 

Meal: Breakfast

Cost Details

What is included?

  • All types of organizational requirements
  • All trekking and climbing paper works and permits
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Accommodation and meals during the whole of the expedition
  • Government and local taxes
  • Reference notes to plan your trip
  • An experienced English speaking climbing guide, assistant climbing guide, Sherpa porters including their salary, insurance, food, lodging and all equipments
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Facilities of Email and satellite phones in base camp
  • Necessary oxygen bottles

What is not included?

  • Nepal Visa fee(bring small denomination cash USD and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation apart from the schedule due to any reasons
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and in case of early return than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for travel guides or porters

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions - Trekking in Nepal

 

Are you a licensed trekking agency?

Yes, we are a licensed company to operate adventure tours in Nepal. We have been organizing tours, Treks, and Expeditions for our valued clients for over two decades. Our long journey and experience in the field have made us pioneer in the industry.  

 

Do the guides speak English and have first aid training?

All of our guides are experienced experts in their job and speak fluent English. Most of them are born in the areas they guide trekkers to and have several years of experience as trekking guides in the mountains. It's mandatory that they are trained in first aid and also carry a first aid kit with them during the trek.

 

How big are the groups?

We always do our best to team up a small group of likeminded people to give them a memorable and insightful adventure travel experience, coupled with an invaluable opportunity to interact with each other in the true spirit that comes with adventure. Our trek groups generally comprise of maximum 12 members. We need a minimum of 2 participants to run our fixed departure dates. For private trips, no minimum or maximum numbers apply.

 

Are permits included in the price of the trek?

Yes. All of the necessary permits for your trek are included in the price and will be arranged for you prior to your trek. For certain restricted regions (like Manaslu and Makalu), you'll need to have a full day in Kathmandu prior to your trek as your trek operator will need your passport for the permit registration. 

 

Do you arrange private treks?

Yes, we do. If you would like to travel independently, or with your friends, families & colleagues you are invited to choose any of the trips at a timeframe that best suits you for any number of people (minimum 1 & maximum 100 at a time). The costs for private trips are generally fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration, and trek style, and is negotiable. We also arrange TREKS FOR A SINGLE WOMAN. If by any chance, none of our fixed group departure dates work for you and you do not have anyone to accompany you, you can still be able to make your preferred trip with us. There is absolutely nothing to worry about if you want to go solo. We assign local guides, porters, etc who you can trust your life with.

 

Do you provide any equipment while trekking?

On all our Camping treks, we provide all the tents, sometimes dome tents, sometimes sturdy A-frames and normally people share one tent between two; a foam mattress each; all the cutlery and utensils, cooking pots, stoves; candles/kerosene lantern, tables, and stools, kitchen tent, dining tent and toilet tent; all the main meals while trekking but not snacks. On Tea house treks there isn’t really a necessity to provide any equipment.  
 
But you are provided a duffel bag if you don’t have one and a down jacket if you haven’t flown in with your own. This is loaned to you and must be returned when the trek is done.   

 

How difficult are the treks?

Classifying the difficulty of a trek is like walking a thin red-line, as it depends on your fitness and experience hiking in the mountains. In the Himalaya, a trek's difficulty depends on the steepness of the trail, the general altitude, and the duration of the trek. Generally, the higher you go the more difficult the trek becomes. For most treks in the lower foothills (Ghorepani, Poonhill, Ghandruk, and Pikey Peak), it's fairly moderate trekking, although some days will be more challenging than others. For higher-altitude treks (i.e. Everest Base Camp, Gokyo, Annapurna Circuit, and Nar Phu), the treks become more challenging as you get going over 5,000m passes with longer days. If you’re an avid walker and enjoy hiking, then there’s no better adventure than trekking.  

 

How long do we walk each day?

Much of our trekking ventures are classified into THREE different categories according to the level of difficulty. Soft Adventure treks are only about a week to 10 days in duration. They generally don't go above 4000 meters and each day, you can expect to be walking for around 4 – 5 hours. While moderate to fairly challenging treks are longer treks that go right into high mountain country. Physically quite tiring, these involve approx 6-8 hours trekking along rocky ridges of high Himalayan peaks. Arduous treks are longer treks that go far beyond the normal haunts of trekkers and tourists. Physically challenging, these may involve 7-9 hours trekking and likely to include unfavorable weather conditions and activities that are not only physically challenging but also tax the mind. These trips are not for greenhorns.   

 

What is exactly 'teahouse' trekking?

Teahouse trekking refers to staying at a small local lodge or mountain hut each night of your trek. The lodges are basic but pretty cozy; enough to shelter you from the bitter mountain winds. They consist of 5-10 rooms with a common area used for eating and hanging out. Most treks in Nepal are teahouse treks where the lodges are run by members of the local community. Bunking out at these teahouses in some of the harshest territories on earth will give you a true sense of what life is in the wild.

 

What do we mean by FOT trek?

On FOT or a ‘Fully Organized Trek’, all meals and sleeping arrangements will be fully organized by the support crew. FOTs are also known as CAMPING TREKS. On camping treks, you will be sleeping in tents. A trekking crew consists of one sirdar, one cook, and kitchen crew, Sherpa assistants, and porters depending on the size of the group. Under the leadership of the Sirdar (local trek leader), the crew consists of several Sherpa assistants who will ensure you don't take the wrong path, a cook and kitchen crew to keep you well-fed with delicious and nutritious meals, and the porters to transport all the gear from camp to camp.  
 
Our main aim is to make the trek as hassle-free and enjoyable as possible. The ratio of both Sherpa guides and kitchen crew to group members is generally 1:4 and the ratio of porters to group members is around 3:1 at the beginning of the trek, but this decreases as food is eaten and loads become smaller. For bathroom facilities, we carry a toilet tent. Your camping staff dig a deep hole in the ground for excrement and cover the hole with soil after nature’s call is done. Camping treks are more expensive than teahouse treks. These treks are generally operated in remote restricted alpine zones that go above the tree-lines. Camping treks can also be used as options for teahouse treks throughout the Himalaya to enjoy the true spirit of adventure!

 

What is security like during trekking?

Security for our clients is always a foremost priority for us. All our guides and other support crew are carefully chosen for your trips. Our guides hold licenses issued by the Nepal Government. They are very honest and reliable. But we would also advise you to take care of your own personal belongings. If you are on ‘camping treks’ please do not leave your bags unattended at any time for your own safety. Take your main bag inside the tent once you reach the campsite. At night, all bags and belongings are kept in the middle of the tent. Your guide assigns a Sherpa on a rotation basis to guard the campsite throughout the night. If you are on a ‘Tea house or GAP trek’ arrangement, you will be sleeping in local teahouses. You need to take sensible precautions yourself at all times. Never leave your baggage unattended and keep your lodge room locked when you go out.

 

What happens if I fall ill during the trek?

If by chance you fall ill during your trek, the first course of action depends on what's wrong with you. If it's altitude sickness, moving to lower altitudes and taking altitude medication will solve most cases; if it's quite severe, your guide will arrange for emergency evacuation by helicopter (be sure that emergency helicopter rescue is covered in your travel insurance). If you have a stomach sickness, bug, or any other types of food or water-related illnesses, your guide will have medication on hand for the most common illnesses.

 

What type of food is served during a trek?

On CAMPING TREKs we provide three delicious, plentiful and nutritious meals daily with a tasty mix of local and western dishes. Your day starts with a king-size breakfast consisting of a choice of porridge, muesli, and cereals followed by omelet, fried, or scrambled eggs with ‘chapattis’ [rounded bread made from wheat] or multigrain-bread. Also included are seasonal fresh fruits.  Lunch is generally a selection of organic salad, cooked vegetable dishes, pasta, and traditional bread. Dinner is a truly hearty 3-course meal - soup, followed by a variety of vegetables, meat, and rice and pasta dishes and completed with a simple dessert [which may include a finger-licking crusty apple pie]. 
 
Ironically, some of the best apple pies in the country are found on these mountains and not in Thamel, Asia’s hub for backpackers; as many tourists would assume. Tea and coffee are also provided at all meals. We use as much fresh organic produce as possible available at some of the villages we hike through and special diets are regularly catered for. The trek leaders maintain very tight controls on health and hygiene in the kitchen with respect to general cleanliness and food preparation and also within the group with respect to personal hygiene. 
 
All foods are well cooked and vegetables are treated by potassium permanganate or iodine. We only serve Boiled water for drinking. Antiseptic soaps and potassium or iodine treated water are provided for washing. Special dietary requirements can always be catered for. On Tea House treks we provide standard breakfast, lunch, and three-course dinner, tea or coffee is also included with each meal. Your guide will help with menu selection and ensure that you get the best value meals possible. Although the food is usually plentiful and delicious, you should be aware that the menu is not normally extensive. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and soupy noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast. There will also be plenty of snacks available such as biscuits, chocolate, and soft drinks and in some areas, you will find fresh fruit in season. You can buy packaged water (bottled mineral water) from local lodges and shop en route or you can also ask your guide to fill your water bottle with boiled water and treat it with water purification pills. Although it's held that gluttony is a sin, nevertheless, we ensure our trekking guests are well fed in as much as they can digest to cope with the arduous trails and the tough elevations.    

 

Do I need to carry my own gear?

You'll carry your daily essentials (sunblock, water, hat, light jacket, and camera) but your porter will carry the bulk of your gear, such as extra clothing and overnight basics. Porters are especially helpful for longer treks where you'll be carrying more gear. For shorter treks (2-3 days), you may opt just to have a guide if you're comfortable carrying your own gear, but hiring a porter is a great way to support the local economy and is quite affordable. It's also the safest thing to do when you’re hiking on the biggest and most rugged mountains on planet earth.

 

How much could porters carry?

Porters typically carry up to 30 kgs max. (To ensure they're not overloaded). For fragile items, such as cameras, it's still best to carry these items yourself. If you have more than 15 kg., please carry the extra weight in your day pack. In the commercial trade, when transporting goods and supplies up into the high mountains, some porters carry up to 100 kgs and get paid less than a fair wage provided by some so-called responsible trekking companies. However, doing things like this weighs on the conscience and we totally avoid such unfair situations. 
 
We know the risk that comes with neglecting our porters and follow all mandatory guidelines as stipulated by the IPPG international porters association.

 

What is the overnight accommodation like?

In cities like Kathmandu or Lhasa, accommodation will be in hotels of your preference. We have a pool of hotels that ranges from luxury deluxe to budget hotels. While on a trek accommodation will depend on the trek style. If you are taking a camping trip then you will be sleeping in tents. Whilst we endeavor to stay in the best possible accommodation along the way, you should be aware that most teahouses, particularly in the smaller villages, are pretty basic but cozy enough to protect you from the harsh elements. The bedrooms are usually very small, the shared bathroom facilities are often outside and meals are served in a communal dining hall. Although simple, the teahouses do provide shelter and warmth and are normally run by friendly local families. Tea house treks are less expensive than Camping treks and are largely suitable for small groups. Usually, during busy seasons if private rooms in smaller villages are fully occupied you might have to bunk out in a dormitory. But then this is what adventure is all about.

 

Can we change the itinerary?

Depending on the prevailing situation, you can modify it to some extent after consulting with your senior guide. However, the date of trek completion should always coincide with the original itinerary. You should keep in mind that this is an adventure trip into some of the most remote regions in the world, where many unforeseen circumstances may contribute to the need for a change in itinerary. In such cases, we or your guide will suggest the best alternative similar to your original itinerary.

 

Is tipping included and if not, how much should I budget?

Tips are always appreciated by your support team after the trip. The amount depends on your budget and appreciation of their work. Guiding on some of the riskiest trails on earth is a tough job and your crew always makes sure they lead from the front. Some trekkers give 10% of the total tour cost as tips. The hat is passed around and the whole group contributes. Most trekkers happily provide tips with big hearts. The choice is yours if you feel they’ve been worth it.
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