Pisang Peak Climbing
Pisang Peak (6091m) climbing lying in the Annapurna region in Nepal towers from Pisang village and the peak is equipped by a hanging glacier to the western part which is by far challenging. Also, the summit of the Pisang Peak bestows you outstanding views of the Annapurna I, II, IV, III, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal and several other smaller peaks. Also we will move down to Muktinath one of the famous Buddhist and Hindus pilgrimage spots in Nepal.
Pisang Peak climbing starts on from Besisahar from the valley of the Marsyangdi Khola. The trail also lets us spot a range of animals and vegetation. Also, the track reaches Dharapani and we will walk through Larkya La pass. The base camp lies at an altitude of 4200m in a plane alpine part along the ragged track. Our walk will now take us to a set from where you can grab hold of the entire panorama of the Annapurna peak range. The trail then climbs from the Manang valley to arrive at the top of the Thorung Pass (5416m). The edging takes us to the final snow slant, which is quite perpendicular but it is not difficult to reach the summit of the Pisang peak. This rewarding Pisang peak today has been renowned among several adventure seekers.
Physically as a climber you must to have a good physical condition and guts to go for climbing Pisang peak. The final peak of the Pisang peak is seen enclosed by snow all over the year.
Duration: 19 days
Maximum altitude: 6,092m
Accommodation: Hotel /Lodge and Camping
Transportation: Private Car or Van or Bus
Pisang Peak is equipped by a hanging glacier to the western part which is by far challenging. And, the summit of the Pisang Peak bestows you outstanding views of the Annapurna I, II, IV, III, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal and several other smaller peaks.
A lot of people want to go for Pisang Peak just because the route takes the trekkers all the way through magnificent sceneries. The trek will take you to Muktinath, one of the holiest places for both Buddhists and Hindus in the lower region of Mustang.
The best season to go for Pisang Peak is October and November though it can be preferred throughout the year. Spring is also good choice because of warmer temperatures. Talking about summer, some trekkers prefer to go but this the season when the place will have lots of leeches.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (1300m)
Upon your entrance in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative at Kathmandu International airport and then you will be transferred to hotel. You can relax for the rest of the day and in the evening you can enjoy dinner with Nepali cultural dance. overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing Pashupatinath, Bauddhanath, Monkey temple, Basantapur Durbar, Patan Durbar and Back to Hotel
Today, you will be visit different world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; the world’s biggest Stupa, Boudhanath; Swoyambhunath Stupa which is also known as the monkey temple; the sacred temple of Hindu, Pashupatinath; and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square where you will also visit Kumari broadly known as Living Goddess in Basantapur, Kathmandu. You will also go around Patan Durbar Square which is rich in historical art and architecture. Overnight at hotel again.
Day 03: Drive to Besisahar (830m)
Today, we will drive for around 7 hours all along the Kathmandu-Pokhara Highway to arrive at Dumre and then once more follow the paved road next to the Marsyangdi River to arrive at Besisahar, district headquarter of Lamjung. You can observe some of gigantic peaks, natural sceneries adjacent to the valley. It is actually known for being the center to provide the daily usable commodities all around villages. Overnight at Besisahar.
Day 04: Besisahar to Bahundanda (1,310m)
We depart from Besisahar and trek for about 6 hours to reach at Bahundanda. You can take pleasure from the beautiful sceneries and explore the local Gurung culture. You will take your lunch at Ngadi and then again follow the vertically upward track to Bahundanda walking for around 2 hours. The main occupants of this set are Brahmins. Overnight at Bahundanda.
Day 05: Bahundanda to Chamje (1,410m)
Chamje which is set at an altitude of 1430m can be reached trekking for about six hours from Bahundanda. The track to Chamje is vertical which moves down first and then goes all along flat path until we go across the stream. The trail then ascends again and goes across the hillside high over the river before arriving at the village of Lali Gaun. Further on from this point, we will follow the zigzag mountain path all the way through Syange. En-route, you will catch the glance of stunning waterfall and cross path through cliffs. After that you will descend to a stone village known as Jagat over 1330m from sea level. From here the track leading to Chamje has small ups and down and we also pass through the forests. Overnight at Chamje.
Day 06: Chamje to Dharapani (1,960m)
From Chamje, we will trek through a suspension bridge above the intense Marsyangdi River. Then we have a steep climb for the next 2-3 hours to reach to Tal. It is the community located on the valley at the side of the Marsyangdi River. In addition, the trek moves following the upstream to the Dharapani which passes through the rocky tracks and cross few suspension bridges then you will arrive at dharapani, a large village where we stay overnight.
Day 07: Dharapani to Chame (2,710m)
With the stunning vistas of Manaslu and Annapurna II (7939), today we will walk to the forest of Firs. Later, we get there to the capital and headquarter of Manang district, Chame set on the bank of river. Today, we will walk for around 5 hours.
Day 08: Chame to Pisang (3,700m)
Leaving Chame, we will walk for 5 hours and here you can spot the stunning views of Lamjung Himal and move to Lower Pisang. Close to Brathangs village, an astonishing waterfall can be seen. Plus the east peak of Annapurna II as well as the northeast peak of Pisang can be seen which is arresting. Ultimately, we will be captured by the sight of mani wall next to the bridge and lower Pisang. Overnight at Lower Pisang.
Day 09: Pisang to Upper Pisang (3,810 m)
We, today make our way up to Upper Pisang taking about an hour. And the remaining time we travel around the monastery and become accustomed with the environment at higher altitude. Overnight at Upper Pisang
Day 10: Upper Pisang to Base Camp (4,380 m)
From Upper Pisang, the track today moves up through small wood and grazing land to a Kharka (4,380m) which is regarded as the finest place for setting the base camp. It is in a plane alpine section by the side of the fine worn trail. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 11: Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m)
We will today escalate to the south-west ridge of Pisang Peak to arrive at High Camp where we will make our overnight camp at the height of 5400m. Over night at tented camp
Day 12: Summit Pisang Peak (6,091m) and hike back to Upper Pisang
Departing from the High Camp, on this day, the trail leads you to the last snow incline which is quite vertical and more demanding to reach the peak. Upon our arrival at the summit the summit of the Pisang Peak you will see the outstanding views of the Annapurna I, II, IV, III, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal and several other smaller peaks. This is the most important day of our entire trek. We will then return back to Base camp to Upper Pisang for overnight.
Day 13: Upper Pisang to Manang (3,500m)
We will today walk for 4 hours and experience the superb path with the fields for yaks, horses and cattles. The track even bestows several incredible views of the peak of Annapurna. After little trek from Pisang village the track deviate and we have one more climb to the Nawal for the supreme view of Annapurna. We stay overnight today at Manang once we reach there.
Day 14: Acclimatization day in Manang and visit old Manang village and monastery
Today we will have a rest day in Manang to be properly acclimatized. One can go around seeing the sights of the town. Gangapurna Lake which is really pleasant can be observed. Here you can also visit Mountaineering school which offers basic mountaineering training approved by Nepal Mountaineering Association. Overnight at Manang again.
Day 15: Trek to Yak kharka (4018m.)
From Manang we head off for Yak Kharka (4018m) which takes around 5 hours. We ascend slowly through Tenki Manang and leave off the Marsyangdi Valley. And then walk along the Jarsang River then eventually we will reach at Yak Kharka. Overnight at guest house in Yak Kharka.
Day 16: Trek to Thorung la Phedi (4450m.)
We today ascend gradually to a point prior to moving down to the Marsyangdi crossing through an enclosed wood bridge. After a short climb up the mountain trail on the right shore, we have a fine trail transversely an unstable slope and then drop down to Thorung Phedi. Overnight at Thorung la Phedi.
Day 17: Cross Thorung la pass (5416m.) trek to Muktinath (3800m.)
This is the most significant day of the entire trek and we will start early in the morning since we need to walk for 7-8 hours. We will go up to the top of the Thorung la Pass (5416m) which is the top point of the trek. We will also see the landscape changing vividly from snowy mountains to some desert. Then, the way down takes us to the famous Hindu temple” God of Salvation”, Muktinath and is also sacred place for Buddhists.
Days 18: Jomsom to Pokhara to Kathmandu
We take a flight from Jomsom to Pokhara which takes us all the way downward to the Kali Gandaki Valley with majestic views of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri. We then fly to Pokhara, where we move on to a further flight back to Kathmandu.
Day 19: Final Departure
You will drive to airport by our representative and take the flight to reach your destination from Kathmandu.