Pisang Peak Climbing

21 Days 20 Nights
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Pisang Peak Climbing is one of the popular peaks climbing activity in Nepal and rises opposite of Annapurna II (7937). Pisang Peak lays roughly in between the giants’ Annapurna I and Manaslu both over eight thousand’s mountain.

Pisang Peak rises above from Pisang village and yak pastures in a uniform slope of ice and snow to the final summit pyramid.

Pisang peak climbing is considered as the easy climbing peak in Nepal. To reach the base camp from 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. High Camp is set up at 5,400m 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.

The well-defined ridge leads to the final snow slop, which is quite steep but not difficult to reach the summit. Descent is made on the same route.

Highlights

Kathmandu
- Pashupatinath
- Boudhanath Stupa
- Swayambhunath Stupa
- Kathmandu Durbar Square

Pokhara
- David's Fall
- Gupteswar Cave
- Phewa Lake
- Taal Barahi

Trekking
- Pisang Peak High Camp-(3-4hours) 5,400m/17,712ft
- Summit to the Peak (7-9hours) 6,091m/19,980ft
- Manang(gangapurna lake,View of Gangapurna,Beautiful manang Village,Forbidden city)
- Thorong la (5416 m)One of the highest pass in the world
- Muktinath(Holy site for hindu & buddhist)
- View of mt.Dhaulagiri,Tukuch,kali Gandaki river
- Kagbeni(Traditional village,700 years old buddhis monastery)Border for upper and lower mustang
- Tatopani(Natural hotspring)
- Ghorepani Poonhill(Sunrise and panoramic view of Annapurna Range)

Accomodations

Trekking
- Lodge

Peak Climbing
- Tent Camping

Itinerary - Pisang Peak Climbing
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Day 1
Arrival Kathmandu. 1,350m/4,428ft
(Dinner)

Arrival in Kathmandu, Sports Tour &Travl will officially greet and meet you at Airport & transfer you to your kathmandu hotel. You will have leisure time, followed by an evening welcome dinner at a typical Nepalese Restaurant. Trip Briefing.

Overnight in Katmandu (1,350m/4,428ft).

Day 2
Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Climb
(Breakfast)

After breakfast we start tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. The day will also be for finalizing official procedure and other necessary arrangements. You will be also briefed on the nature of expedition, equipments and team composition. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites; including the historic Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambunath) and Buddhists shrine (BouddhaNath) which is one of the large Stupas in the world. In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members.

Day 3
Kathmandu to Besisahar by Bus-(7-8hours) 850m/2,790ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Early start to make the bus journey around 8 hours to Besisahar (850m), the starting point of the trek. Your adventure begins! Passing through many small villages on the way will fascinate you with snippets of every day living in these lowland villages. you will reach Besisahar in evening.

Overnight stay at lodge.

Day 4
Besisahar to Bahundanda-(5-6hours) 1,310m/4,298ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Day first of your walk involves crossing a few suspension bridges, waterfalls, several ups and downs hill sections, across rice paddies and subtropical forest. The villages and people are an interesting mix. You eventually ascend to Bahundanda over night, a village set on a long ridge at 1310m.

Overnight at lodge.

Day 5
Bahundanda to Chamje-(5-6hours) 1,430m/4,690ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

After breakfast, we descend through amphitheatre-shaped rice terraces, along a steep vertical cliff, lush forests, and some culturally intriguing villages. We start gradually walking up after crossing suspension bridge in the Mayshyangdi River and get Jagat where we will step for lunch. We will have one and half hours further rocky trail walk to reach Chamje. Spend the night at Chamje.

Day 6
Chamje to Dharapani-(5-6hours) 1,950m/6,396ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Today you will cross a suspension bridge in Marshyangdi river just right after you left chamje and You will enter to Manang district after walking up hills before to reach tal, after passing fields of Corn. Barley and potatoes and then through forests of bamboo and Rhododendrons. Just right after the tal, you will across the river and continue walking through the cliffy way right above the river and reach Dharapani at late afternoon.

Overnight at lodge.

Day 7
Dharapani to Chame-(5-6hours) 2,630m/8,628ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Today you will negotiate a few steep forested landscapes, along with several landslides on route, remember to look up though, as you will receive some sensational views of major Himalayan peaks. Today you will encounter some typical Tibetan villages enroute before to reach Chame. Chame is districts headquarter of Manang. Beautiful views of the Mt. Lamjung and Annapurna II can be seen from your hotel.

Overnight at lodge.

Day 8
Chame to Upper Pisang-(5-6hours) 3,700m/12,136ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

A narrow steep path through a very dense pine 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 Himalayan Peaks all the way to Pisang. You will have an extra half an hour climb towards a big hill to reach Upper Pisang.

Overnight at lodge.

Day 9
Day for relax and Acclimatize-3,700m/12,136ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

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.

Overnight at lodge.

Day 10
Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp-(3-4hours) 4,380m/14,370ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Today we start walking up towards Base camp after a day relax 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-(3-4hours) 5,400m/17,712ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

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/19,980ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

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/11,316ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

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
Manang to Yak Kharka-(3-4hours) 4,110m/13,480ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Today we start trek after breakfast and leave the trail off to Tilicho Lake on the left corner and continue a short walk up to Yak Kharka, a small settlement set at 4,110m/13,484ft. we will have a gradual ascent towards a little hill and way goes more right behind the hill and reach yak kharka.

Overnight in Yak Karka (4,110m/13,484ft).

Day 15
Yak Kharka to Thorong Pedi-(3-4hours) 4,600m/15,092ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Make your way to the foot of the pass, Throng Phedi. A small places although busy settlement catering to the needs of trekkers and climbers. It is situated at the bottom of the thorong la and the trails continually step up to Thorong la afterwards.

Overnight in Throng Phedi.

Day 16
Cross Thorong la in morning and back to Muktinath-(8-10hours) 5,416m/17,765ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

An early start is most important to begin a long day trek over the pass. Crossing this fabulasThrong La pass {5,416m/17,769ft} will be an unforgettable experience. However, the problem may arise due to the altitude and snow. It may causes problem to cross the pass if it is covered by snow. The views from the trail and from the pass itself are outstanding high Himalayan scenes. We will enjoy the top with a hot cup of tea/coffee (But not available at Dec - Feb) and enjoy the celebration of success at the pass. And start a long descent to another part of the Annapurna and reach Muktinath at evening.

Overnight in Muktinath (3,800/12,467ft).

Day 17
Trek down to Kagbeni-(3-4hours)
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Today we will have easy walking day down to Kagbeni. After 30 minute walk from Muktinath, we will arrive Jharkot, a rich village which still have similar culture and tradition like Tibet. It is probably a best village to overview the landscapes and combination of dry hills with green field. We trek further down to Kagbeni and spend

Overnight at Lodge.

Day 18
Trek to Jomsom-(3-4hours) 2,800m/9,184ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Today we will have pleasant walking through the sand bar of Kali Gandaki river. You can give an hour enroute to look for fossils on riverside while walking because finding a natural fossil from the Kaligandaki River brings good luck in your life. We will make this walk before the wind start blowing in Kaligandaki valley. Jomsom is the head quarter of Mustang and it is inhabitant of Thakali people with rich culture and tradition. You can rush your afternoon to visit Ecological museum of the Jomsom which gives you more information of the old traditional culture, tradition, flora and fauna of the valley.

Overnight stay at lodge.

Day 19
Early morning flight to Pokhara-(25min flight)8,20m/2,690ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

We pack our bags at early morning and get ready for the Trans Himalayan flight to Pokhara. The flight transit through between two high peaks Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and give us a wonderful opportunity to enjoy with best views of surrounding Himalayas. We have full afternoon at Pokhara to enjoy with its natural side and over night stay at hotel in pokhara. You can also take 45 min flight back to kathmandu at same day connection from Jomsom if you do not have time to explore in Pokhara Valley.

Day 20
Depature to ktm-1,350m/4,428ft
(Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Today we will have an early scenic drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. Our drives of today is very much natural drive which comes through the cultivated lands,Local villages and engage together with rafting river at the lunch time. And we will arrive kathmandu at afternoon. We will host last farewell dinner on typical Nepalese restaurant in evening and over night stay at Kathmandu Hotel.

Day 21
Final Departure
(Breakfast)

If you have further trip booked with us you may proceed for this or if you are taking a final flight back to your country, we will transfer you to the airport for your onward destination.

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Trip Cost Includes - Pisang Peak Climbing

• Deluxe Hotel Marshangdi or similar category hotel at Kathmandu
• All ground transportation by private vehicles
• All accommodations in deluxe hotel / tent / camp and all meals during the treks
• Down jacket, 4 seasonal sleeping bag & Mountaineering gears (down jacket, sleeping bag and mountaineering gears are to be returned after trip completion)
• Welcome & farewell dinner
• All porterages costs
• English Speaking sherpa, and assistance Trek leader help each individuals while on trek
• All necessary paper works and permits
• Travel & Rescue arrangements
• Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
• All government and local taxes if necessary


Trip Cost Does Not Include - Pisang Peak Climbing

• Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)/ International airfare to & from home city/
• Excess baggage charges
• Lunch & evening meals in Kathmandu
• Persanal Mountaineering gears
• Travel and rescue insurance
• Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
• Tips for guides and porters
• Optional trips and sightseeing if extend


It is a condition of joining any of our trips that be protected against comprehensive expenses potential to incur due to medical issues or accidents (to include air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs). Please be noted that we don't arrange or sell insurance.

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