Pisang Peak is one of the most popular trekking and climbing peak of Annapurna region. The 6092m Pisang Peak is on the trail of popular Annapurna circuit trekking. The technical but non expedition trekking peaks in Nepal lies just above the Pisang village of Manang. The easiest climbing peak in Annapurna is suitable for those who are beginners in climbing peak. Adventurer with little experience of climbing can join on Pisang Peak climbing holidays. After the successful summit of Pisang Peak, trekkers can continue Annapurna Circuit trek, it takes 20 days to complete both Pisang Peak climb and Annaprna circuit trek crosses the adventure pass Thorong La.
The 3 days Pisang peak climbing from Pisang ascends through sparse forest and pasture to Pisang Peak Base camp (4380m.The high camp is set up at 5400m will be snow from the end of November to the end of March. From high camp we climb in a uniform slope of ice and snow to the summit of pyramid shape Pisang Peak, it offers fabulous view of Manang valley and the Annapurna Himalayan range. Though it is quite steep to climb Pisang peak but it is not difficult to reach the summit.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Welcome and receive at Kathmandu airport on arrival to Nepal and transfer to Hotel. Introductory program and briefing about the trip.
Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing tour
Visit many historically and architecturally important monuments of ancient Nepal. Spend free afternoon for buying left trekking and climbing gear/equipment.
Day 3: Kathmandu-Besisahar (7- 8 hour drive)
An early start to reach Besisahar (850m), the starting point of the trek. Your adventure begins! Overnight in Besisahar (830m).
Day 4: Besisahar to Bahundanda trek (6-7 hours, 1310m)
Your first day`s walk involves crossing a few suspension bridges, waterfalls, several up and down hill sections, across rice paddies and subtropical forest. The villages and people are an interesting mix. Overnight in Bahundanda
Day 5: Bahundanda to Chamje trek (6 hours, 1410m)
Trek through amphitheatre-shaped rice terraces, along a steep vertical cliff, lush forests, and some culturally intriguing villages. Overnight in Chamje
Day 6: Chamje-Dharapani trek (5-6 hours, 1960m)
Today you enter the Manang district after passing fields of corn, barley and potatoes, and then through forests of bamboo and rhododendrons. Overnight in Dharapani
Day 7: Dharapani-Chame trek (6-7 hours, 2710m)
Today you will negotiate a few steep forested ridges, along with several landslides on route. Remember to look up though, as you will be treated to some sensational views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV (7,525m). Small hot springs relief your long day trek. Overnight in Chame
Day 8: Chame-Pisang trek (5-6 hours, 3700m)
A steep, narrow path through a very dense forest will bring you to the dramatic curved rock face, rising 1500m from the river. As the trail opens up you will be surrounded by majestic Himalayan Peaks. Overnight in Pisang
Day 9: Day for relaxation and Acclimatization
Today you will have a rest day here. Check and set up all the gears for climbing and acclimatized. Enjoy the whole day with very nice magnificent views of all the Annapurnas, Gangapurna and Tilicho. Relax day. Over night at lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp trek ((3-4 hours, 4380m)
Today we start walking up towards Base camp after a day relaxes in Upper Pisang. From Upper Pisang village, the path ascends through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka at (4,380m) which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. It is in a flat alpine section along the well worn trail. Overnight stay at tent.
Day 11: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (3-4 hours, 5400m)
Today we walked for 4 -5 hours and set up our high camp at the height of 5400m after climbing to a shoulder on the south west ridge. There will be snow at the high camp from the end of November to the end of March. Overnight at Tent.
Day 12: Summit to the Peak and back to Base Camp-(7-9hours; 6,091m)
Today is a day to fulfill your dream of Summit on Pisang Peak. From the High Camp, the well defined ridge leads to the final snow slop which is quite steep and more technical to reach the summit. Our guide will fixed the rope and lead you to the successful summit of the Pisang peak. After a Successful summit, you will walk down to Base Camp and stay overnight at tent.
Day 13: Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang Valley (5-6hours; 3,450m)
Today you will trek to Pisang village and continue trek to Manang village walking across the riverside. Here, you will notice a contrast with the landscape and vegetation. The cold, dry climate creates a much harsher environment. Incredible views of the towering Himalayan Peaks. Manang is a great Mt. Valley which has a rich customs & tradition and gives you an opportunity to observe a traditional lifestyle of Manangi People (one of the Ethnic Group people of Nepal). Overnight stay at lodge.
Day 14: Manag-Yak Kharka trek (3-4 hours, 4110m)
Today is a short walk up to Yak Kharka, a small settlement set at 4,110m/13,484ft. Gradual ascent is the key to avoiding altitude problems. Overnight in Yak Karka (4,110m).
Day 15: Yak Kharka to Throng Phedi trek (3-4 hours; 4600m)
Make your way to the foot of the pass, Throng Phedi. A small although busy settlement catering to the needs of trekkers and climbers that use this point as a base camp. Overnight in Throng Phedi (4,600m).
Day 16: Throng Phedi to Muktinath trek (3780m, 6-7 hours)
An early start is important to begin a long day`s trek over the pass. Crossing this famous Throng La pass (5,416m) will be an unforgettable experience. The views from the trail and from the pass itself are outstanding high Himalayan scenes.
Day 17: Muktinath to Kagbeni trek (3-4 hours)
Descend gradually through fields and poplar groves, then into the Kali Gandaki river valley. We reach Kagbeni, where old palace of Mustang King.
Day 18: Kagbeni to Jomsom trek (3-4 hours)
Follow the valley southwards to Jomsom. The Kali Gandaki valley here is called the Thak Khola, from the ethnic group the Thakalis, the main inhabitants of this area.
Day 19: Jomsom to Pokhara
Early morning fly to Pokhara and rest and exploration day in Pokhara.
Day 20: Drive and fly back to Kathmandu.
Free day relaxation and shopping in Kathmandu.
Day 21: Kathmandu airport.
As per the return flight schedule, transfer to airport and fly back home or to your next destination with beautiful memories of your Nepal trip
Pisang Peak Climbing Outline Itinerary via Tatopani and Ghorepani
Day 1: Drive Kathmandu-Besisahar-Bulbulle (840m)
Day 2: Bulbulle-Bhahundanda-Syage/Jagat (1300m)
Day 3: Darapani (1860m)
Day 4: Chame (2651m)
Day 5: Pisang (3300m)
Day 6: Rest day at Pisang for acclimatization
Day 7: Pisang Base Camp (4380m)
Day 8: High Camp of Pisang Peak (5400m)
Day 9: Summit Peak (6091m) & return to Base Camp
Day 10: Manang (3540m)
Day 11: Yak Kharka.
Day 13: Thorong Phedi (4450m).
Day 14: Muktinath (3760m) - Thorong La (5416m)
Day 15: Marpha (2670m)
Day 16: Lete (2480m)
Day 17: Tatopani (1190m)
Day 18: Ghorepani (2860m)
Day 19: Visit Poon Hill (3193m) & trek to Ulleri (1960m)
Day 20: Trek to Nayapul & drive to Pokhara
Day 21: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus