Pisang Peak

Pisang Peak

  • 16 Days
  • Peak Climbing
  • 6091m

Trip At Glance

accommodation

Hotel and Tent

Height:

6,091m

Best Season:

Autumn and spring

Grade:

Challenging

Activity:

Climbing / Trekking

Treks Type:

Teahouse

Transportation:

Private/Public bus

Duration:

16 days

Trip Overview

Pisang Peak is another peak in Nepal that is accessible for climbing and is situated between Annapurna I and Manaslu. With a height of 6,091m, it is one of the most well-known and straightforward climbing locations in Nepal. Pisang Peak, located at the northern edge of the Manang Valley, is referred to as Jong Ri. This Pisang peak climbing can be your start-up for your mountaineering journey ahead. Thus, this magnificent peak was first climbed by a German expedition team in 1955. Ever since its first ascent, it has become popular among climbers. 
Similarly, the peak is also renowned as the “trekkers' peak” because of its trails. The journey towards this peak is completed in 3 days. Therefore, after the avalanche in 2005, the old southwest face route of Pisang Climb was covered. As a result, the west ridge was used to create the new path.

Highlights of Pisang Peak Climbing

  • Excellent combination of trekking and climbing.
  • Stand at the height of 6,000m and above
  • Jaw-dropping view of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, etc.
  • Travel across Nepal's highest pass; throng-la pass (5,416m).
  • Walk through the trails of the Annapurna Circuit.
  • Explore one of the most famous religious sites in Nepal at its highest elevation, Muktinath Temple.
  • Witness Nepal's traditional trading routes include Manang and mustang.
  • Discover diverse ethnic groups of upper Pisang.
  • Pass the dispersed communities in the villages of Chamje, Dharapani, Koto, and Chame.
  • Tour around the diverse landscape of Nepal.
     

Pisang Peak Route Overview

Your journey to ascend Pisang Peak starts from the Gurung village of syange. The trail walks alongside the Marshyandi River bay, along with the beautiful waterfall. Similarly, the trail goes through Dharapani (1860m), Chame (2715m), Upper Pisang (3700m), and Pisang Peak Base Camp (4380m). When you arrive at the Pisang Peak High Camp (5400m), you will then be guided towards the Pisang Peak Summit (6091m). After that, you'll be traveling in the direction of Annapurna Circuit Trek, Manang Valley, Yak Kharka, and Thorong Pedi (4600m). Meanwhile, you will now arrive in Muktinath (3800m), where your religious visit to the Muktinath temple will take place. Similarly, you’ll reach Jomsom (2800m), Thorong Pedi (4600m), and finally the highest pass in Nepal, Thorong La Pass (5,416m). After returning to Muktinath By foot from Thorong La Pass, you'll fly to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu. Therefore, this climb offers you an incredible walk through natural beauty.

Pisang Peak Climbing Difficulties

The challenges that each climber encounters when climbing a peak are different. Some people might experience significant challenges, while others might not. Making it to the 6000 meters just isn't an easy task. Altitude sickness, route difficulty, weather and temperature, accommodations, and other issues are some of the major challenges encountered when climbing Pisang Peak.
However, when you're well prepared, you don't need to worry about these challenges. Because with careful planning and preparation, you can conquer the peak as well. To finish this climb, you must possess strong determination and enough endurance. 


Best Time to Climb Pisang Peak

Among the four distinct seasons are winter, monsoon, autumn, and spring. Autumn and spring are the best times of the year for peak climbing. Winter, monsoon, autumn, and spring are the four distinct seasons, and autumn and spring are the best times of the year for peak climbing.
It is indeed the busiest time of the year on the trails. During these seasons, the valley welcomes the splendor of nature all around us. In addition, it is the only season without snowfalls and rain while walking on the trails. Thus, the skies are really clear, giving you the best view of all the possible peaks and surroundings. 
Similarly, it's warm and sunny during the day and mild at night. Peak climbing is quite pleasurable under these conditions and temperatures. whereas the monsoon and winter might be challenging seasons due to excessive rain and snowfall.
 

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1 : Arrive at Kathmandu (1350m) and transfer to hotel.

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
1350

Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 2 : Drive from Kathmandu to Syange (1140m) via Besisahar (823m) Duration: 6-7 hours.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1140

Drive from Kathmandu to Syange via Besisahar Duration: 6-7 hours.

Day 3 : Trek from Syange to Dharapani (1860m) Duration: 5-6 hours.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1860

Trek from Syange to Dharapani (1860m) Duration: 5-6 hours.

Day 4 : Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2715m) Duration: 5-6 hours.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
2715

Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2715m) Duration: 5-6 hours.

Day 5 : Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang (3700m) Duration:5-6 hours.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
3700

Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang (3700m) Duration:5-6 hours.

Day 6 : Day to relax and acclimatize (3700m)

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
3698

Day to relax and acclimatize (3700m)

Day 7 : Trek from Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4380m) Duration: 4-5 hours.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Tent/Camping
Elevation
4380

Trek from Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4380m) Duration: 4-5 hours.

Day 8 : Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (5400 m). Duration: 4-5 hours.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Tent/Camping
Elevation
5400

Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (5400 m). Duration: 4-5 hours.

Day 9 : High Camp to Summit Pisang Peak (6,091m) and descend to Base Camp.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Tent/Camping
Elevation
6091

High Camp to Summit Pisang Peak (6,091m) and descend to Base Camp.

Day 10 : Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp down to Manang (3450 m). Duration: 6-7 hours.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
3449

Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp down to Manang (3450 m). Duration: 6-7 hours.

Day 11 : Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4110 m). Duration: 4-5 hours.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
4110

Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4110 m). Duration: 4-5 hours.

Day 12 : Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Pedi (4600m) Duration: 4-5 hours.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
4599

Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Pedi (4600m) Duration: 4-5 hours.

Day 13 : Trek from Thorong Pedi via Thorong La Pass (5416m) to Muktinath (33802m). Duration: 7-8 hours.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
5416

Trek from Thorong Pedi via Thorong La Pass (5416m) to Muktinath (33802m). Duration: 7-8 hours.

Day 14 : Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2750m) via Kagbeni; Duration: 5-6 hours.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
2750

Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2750m) via Kagbeni; Duration: 5-6 hours.

Day 15 : Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara (820m) and transfer to the hotel.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
820

Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara (820m) and transfer to the hotel.

Day 16 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1350 m). Duration: 6-7 hours.

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
1350

Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1350 m). Duration: 6-7 hours.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Best available twin-sharing lodge accommodation during the trek and tented accommodation during the climbing
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Jomson- Pokhara)
  • English speaking, trained and experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Info Trekking Nepal’s T-shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Pisang Peak climbing permit
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • General climbing equipment such as rope, ice axe, ice screw, snow bar etc.
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • All government and local taxes

What Is Excluded?

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses 
  • Personal climbing equipment

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