Pisang Peak Climbing

Duration:
17 Days 16 Nights
Category:
Trip Region:
Annapurna
Grade:
Moderate to Difficult
Highest Altitude:
6091 m
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Description

In the mountains, every step creates a memory and every memory writes a story. Are you willing to make your own story that becomes a memory? Well, Pisang Peak climbing in the western region of Nepal offers you an opportunity to make your story a memorable one. Exploring the ancient culture, traditions, history, art, and lifestyle of Manang is the reward of Pisang Peak. Along with the glamorous view of Annapurna Himalayan ranges, Gangapurna Himal, and Tilicho peaks, the trip is a lifetime opportunity to be exposed in the wilderness of the Himalayas. The Pisang Peak climbing is the best alternative for travelers that are in a deep search for cultural and natural awakening.

This 17-day trip starts on your arrival in the capital city Kathmandu of the Himalayan country Nepal. With the drive to Jagat from Kathmandu, you begin the trek by passing through the forests of pine and rhododendron. You pass the market towns of Dharapani and headquarters of Manang district Chame before reaching the spectacular village of Upper Pisang. Along the way, you will be greeted with spectacular views of the soaring Annapurna and green forests that thrive in wildlife. Spend a day in upper Pisang to learn about the prevailing culture and traditions in these silent parts. From Upper Pisang, you climb the summit of the Pisang peak by making camp stays at Pisang peak base camp and High camp. You will learn the proper usage of trekking equipment in the base camp. The breathtaking view from the summit of Pisang Peak is worth all the tired muscles and hardships of the trek. Descending from the summit, you move towards the base camp and from there, you head to Manang. The views of Tilicho Lake and the Annapurna mountain ranges is simply staggering. You can visit the Gangapurna Lake and learn the tongue of locals during your stay in Manang. With the warm hospitality of Manang valley, you head towards the mighty pass of Thorung La through the settlement of Ledar, Thorung Phedi, and Thorung High camp. The world beyond Thorung La is Mustang district, which holds the revered pilgrimage site of Muktinath. Spend the day by praying in the temple premises and learning the culture involved in Muktinath. Walk down the windy trail that takes you to Jomsom. This ancient townhouses millennia-old monasteries and sites like Dhumba Lake and Leopard Cave. The trip ends as you head back to Kathmandu after flying to Pokhara from Jomsom. The best season to access, this trip is Sep-Nov and March-May.

We provide the trekking and climbing services with the professional guidelines and instructions from our mountaineering experts and technical team. We have been proving ourselves as the leader in the sector of Nepalese travel and tourism development and make your journey an adventurous and memorable story.

Trip Facts
Geography : Hills, Mountains, Grasslands and Plateaus
Location : Manang, Mustang, Kaski
Level of Difficulty : Moderate-Hard
Duration of Trek : 17 days
Max Altitude : 6,091 m
Religions : Buddhism, Hinduism
Ethnic People : Gurung, Thakali
Accommodation : Lodges, camping, Hotel
Transportation : Bus, Airplane
Minimum Pax : 1 person

Trip Highlights
• Climbing the incredible Pisang peak at an altitude of 6,091 m.
• Trek to the high pass of Thorung-La Pass (5,410 m) in the border of Manang and Mustang.
• Visit of the majestic Manang valley, Upper Pisang, Muktinath, and Jomsom.
• Exploration of the splendid culture and tradition of the kingdoms beyond the Himalayas like Manang and Jomsom

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
As you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, a company representative picks you up at the airport. You drive through the streets of Kathmandu exploring the lifestyle of the people. After checking in the hotel, you may spend the day taking some rest before the trip starts. The evening atmosphere around Thamel is amazing. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Jagat 1300m by 4WD private vehicle
This morning, we begin our drive to Jagat after breakfast. The long journey of about 10 hours leads us through the beautiful Nepalese townships, landscapes, and rural life. We travel alongside the raging Trishuli River as we proceed towards Besisahar. From there, we drive to the beautiful market town of Jagat in a 4W drive private vehicle. Overnight at Jagat.

Day 3: Trek from Jagat to Dharapani 1860m
We begin our first day of trekking from Jagat. We go through the trails through the forests and roads crossing the suspension bridges and majestic waterfalls. The villages are settled with Gurung and Tamang inhabitants who are famous for their hospitality. We reach Dharapani after some 5-6 hours of walking. It is one of the must-visit villages in the Manang valley. Overnight in Dharapani.

Day 4: Trek from Dharapani to Chame 2670m
After breakfast, we head towards the headquarters of Manang district called Chame. The trail from Dharapani leads through the forested ridges and waterfalls. The stunning views of Lamjung Himal and Annapurna Himalayas begin to peak their head for our welcome in the majestic Manang. Chame is the major market of Manang where you can also pick up items that you might need for the further journey. Overnight at Chame.

Day 5: Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang 3300m
Today, we enter the heart of Manang district bypassing the forests of pine and juniper. We pass the villages of Telekhu and Bhratang before arriving in Pisang. The Buddhist settled villages are decorated with prayer flags, Mani walls, entrance and exit doors, and ancient monasteries. Passing the wooden bridges and forests, we land in Upper Pisang and admire the view of Annapurna II and other Himalayan peaks. Overnight at Upper Pisang.

Day 6: Acclimatization day
We reserve the day for acclimatization as the altitude is increasing and we must ensure that our health is safe. The village of Upper Pisang is rich in culture and tradition as it displays the ancient arts and Buddhist traditions. We can explore around the village today and get a brief insight into the history, culture, arts, traditions, and lifestyle of the people. The views of Gangapurna and Annapurna accompany us with humble gestures. Overnight at Upper Pisang.

Day 7: Trek from Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp 4380m
After the breakfast, we head towards the Pisang peak base camp ascending through the hills and forests. The trail goes through the thin forests of juniper. We pass yak pasturelands and observe the splendid landscapes and grasslands. After walking for 4-5 hours, we reach the base camp, where we set our camp and stay for the night. Overnight in Pisang Peak Base Camp.

Day 8: Trek from Base Camp to High Camp 5400m
Today, we hike a short distance of 2-3 hours in the high altitude. We start from Pisang peak base camp and ascend the south-west ridge to reach the high camp. We set our camp for the night at the high camp and spend some time preparing for the climb tomorrow. We follow the expert’s instructions and boost our confidence for the big day. As the altitude is high and cold, we maintain proper warming conditions and get a comfortable sleep. Overnight at High Camp.

Day 9: Summit Pisang Peak 6091m and back to Base Camp 4380m
We start early in the morning today because the stormy winds of afternoon ruin the climb and the view. We mostly follow the trail on rocky surfaces before ascending a steep climb. We follow the instructions and use the ropes accordingly to make it to the summit of Pisang Peak. After successfully accomplishing the summit, we enjoy the splendid view of Annapurna Himalayan ranges. We descend from the summit down to the Pisang peak base camp. Overnight at base camp.

Day 10: Trek from Base Camp to Manang 3540m via Ngawal
Today, we descend down from the base camp to Upper Pisang. There are two trails leading to Manang valley from here, and we chose the path through Ngawal. This will give us an opportunity to admire the outstanding beauty of Annapurna ranges, Gangapurna and Tilicho peaks. We visit the monasteries on our way to the ancient kingdom of Manang. The trek to Manang let us explore the Buddhist culture and tradition and the lifestyle of the people. In Manang, you can explore the Gangapurna Lake. Overnight at Manang.

Day 11: Trek from Manang to Ledar 4200m
After breakfast, we walk through the amazing landscapes of Manang. The trail is a gradual walk at the beginning which then sees a steep ascent and a gradual descend. Crossing the rivers and villages of Tenki, Jharsang Khola, and Yak Kharka, we reach Ledar after 5-6 hours walk. The journey passing the grasslands in the company of snowcapped mountains is truly wonderful and adventurous. We spend the night at Ledar.

Day 12: Trek from Ledar to Thorung High Camp 4833m
Today, the walk is uphill to Thorung Phedi and then towards the Thorung High camp. We cross the suspension bridges and cliffs through the barren and landslide-prone region to reach the Thorung Phedi. From the foothill of Thorung La pass, we ascend on a steep walk through the deserted landscapes to the high camp. This is the last stop before crossing the pass. Overnight at Thorung High Camp.

Day 13: Trek from Thorung High Camp to Muktinath 3760m via Thorung La Pass 5416m
We start early in the morning today at around 4:00 a.m. After taking the breakfast, we march our way from the high camp. Thorung La pass is one of the highest passes in the world and leads us through the valley of mountains and steep rocks. The long walk to Thorung La pass rewards us with amazing views of the mountains and Mustang valley. We descend the slopes as we head to Muktinath at the base of the Thorung La pass. We trek to the holy pilgrimage site of Muktinath temple. Overnight at Muktinath.

Day 14: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom 2720m via Lubra 2790m
In the early morning, we visit the religious site of Muktinath temple which is important in both Hindu and Buddhist tradition. There is also a Buddhist monastery located in the vicinity of the temple. We then begin our trek to Jomsom, the district headquarter of Mustang. Jomsom is famous for sweet apples and strong wind and the splendid history and culture it holds. We explore around Jomsom and visit the major parts like the Dhumba Lake and Leopard Cave. Overnight in Jomsom.

Day 15: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara 820m
In the earliest possible airplane, we fly from Jomsom Airport to the gorgeous lake city of Pokhara. The flight takes around 25 minutes to reach Pokhara. We first check in to the hotel and take some rest. After that, we can indulge in sightseeing in the beautiful Pokhara city. Fewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Davis Falls, Mahendra Cave, and Peace stupa are some of the attractions of the city. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 16: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus
After breakfast, we wave goodbye to the heavenly city of Pokhara. We then drive towards Kathmandu through the Prithvi Highway alongside the Marsayangdi River. We reach Kathmandu after driving for 6 hours. After reaching Kathmandu, we check in to a hotel and rest our backpacks. You may spend the last day in Kathmandu by strolling around the city streets and grabbing drinks for the celebration of the successful trip. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu
Our company representative drops you at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) before your scheduled flight time. You drive in a private vehicle exploring the city for the last time before departure. We bid you farewell and wish you good luck with your future and life adventures. We hope to be a part of you in your next journey in the land of Himalayas.

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Cost Details

Our Peak Climbing Package Cost includes;
* Kathmandu Int’l Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private vehicle as per group size.
* 3 nights Accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
* Round trip flight ticket from Jomsom-Pokhara and airport tax.
* 3 Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trekking period.
* Best possible lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek and tented camp during the climbing period.
* 1 experienced helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples), their foods, accommodation, salary, equipment & insurance.
* All ground transportation by private vehicle.
* Annapurna Conservation Area Permit.
* Pisang Peak Climbing Permit and Garbage Deposit.
* Climbing guide/Sherpa equipment charge.
* Camping Equipment (Tents, Mattress and kitchen utensils) during climbing period.
* All necessary other permits.
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Office Service charge
* All Government Tax.

Our Peak Package Cost does not include;
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu and Pokhara other than breakfast in hotel.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Kathmandu, Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipment.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver…

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