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.
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.
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.
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.
Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Drive from Kathmandu to Syange via Besisahar Duration: 6-7 hours.
Trek from Syange to Dharapani (1860m) Duration: 5-6 hours.
Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2715m) Duration: 5-6 hours.
Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang (3700m) Duration:5-6 hours.
Day to relax and acclimatize (3700m)
Trek from Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4380m) Duration: 4-5 hours.
Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (5400 m). Duration: 4-5 hours.
High Camp to Summit Pisang Peak (6,091m) and descend to Base Camp.
Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp down to Manang (3450 m). Duration: 6-7 hours.
Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4110 m). Duration: 4-5 hours.
Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Pedi (4600m) Duration: 4-5 hours.
Trek from Thorong Pedi via Thorong La Pass (5416m) to Muktinath (33802m). Duration: 7-8 hours.
Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2750m) via Kagbeni; Duration: 5-6 hours.
Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara (820m) and transfer to the hotel.
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1350 m). Duration: 6-7 hours.