Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak Climbing

Duration
19 days
Destination
Nepal
  • Trip Grade
    Very Strenuous 
  • Max Altitude
    6092 m
  • Group Size
    Minimum 2 Pax
  • Best Time
    April - May and Sept - Nov 

Trip Overview

Bless yourself with the fascinating views of mountains and Manang valley as you rise above the summit of Pisang Peak!

If you are looking forward to climbing a peak in Annapurna region of Nepal then Pisang peak climbing is the most opted expedition journey in that particular region of Nepal. Pisang peak is a pyramid shaped peak that spreads uniformly above the yak pastures and village of Pisang. The steeply sloped peak made up of ice rocks is quite technical to climb. However, it offers the best views of Annapurna panorama, Tilicho peak, Gangapurna and other glaciers in the region along with the isolated Manang valley. The climbing journey is spiritual in a sense we encounter various monasteries, stupas, chortens and above all pass Muktinath on our way.

If you want to experience the raw appeal of mountains by climbing up to its peak, then learn to handle ridges and fixed ropes as you traverse through the sloppy rock faces of Pisang peak. Though the climb is challenging and demanding, the spectacular views that your eyes perceive as you summit the peak is nothing less! It is a reward to your hard earned effort. Climbing up the peak is not just limited to peak climbing, it is an experience where you will enjoy staying on tent and eating the self-cooked food. It is an opportunity to tackle with what comes by. Your climbing journey depends on the weather condition and may vary from 8 to 12 hours. For climbing up the Pisang peak, you need to be physically fit and should be aware of few climbing techniques.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

Day 02: Trek Preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Synge/Jagat (1100m) Duration: 8 hrs

Day 04: Trek to Dharapani (1960m) Duration: 6 hrs

Day 05: Trek to Chame (2630m) Duration: 5 hrs

Day 06: Trek to Upper Pisang (3,700m/12136ft) Duration: 8 hrs

Day 07: Day for relax and acclimatize

Day 08: Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,380m/14365ft) Duration: 4 hrs

Day 09: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (5,400m/17712ft) Duration: 4 hrs

Day 10: Summit to the Peak (6191m/20305ft) and back to Base Camp, duration: 9 hrs

Day 11: Trek to Manang (3,450m/11316ft) Duration: 6 hrs

Day 12: Trek to Yak Kharka (4,110m) Duration: 3 - 4 hours

Day 13: Trek to Thorong Phedi (4,600m) Duration: 3 - 4 hrs

Day 14: Trek to Muktinath (3800m) crossing over Thorong La Pass (5416m) Duration: 7/8 hrs

Day 15: Trek to Jomsom (2600m) Duration: 5 hrs

Day 16: Fly back to Pokhara

Day 17: Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 18: Leisure Day

Day 19: Farewell

Cost Includes

  • Airport / hotel / airport pick up & transfer by private car
  • Four nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • A night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
  • Kathmandu city tours, including, tour guide and private vehicle
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
  • Pisang peak climbing permit
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek and tented accommodation during the climbing
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porter (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • Kathmandu – Beshisahar  transportation by private car and Beshisahar – Syange by public jeep
  • Jomsom - Pokhara airfare including departure tax
  • Pokhara - Kathmandu transportation by tourist bus
  • Nepal Hiking Team duffle bag, down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
  • Nepal Hiking Team T - shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit
  • Annapurna conservation permit fee
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • General climbing equipment such as rope, ice screw, snow bar etc
  • Tea/coffee, boiled water will be provided during the climb
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Optional tours and activities during free time
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Garbage deposit fee US$ 250.00 (Refundable)
  • Drink including: water, coke, fanta, alcoholic beverage, snacks and other personal expenses
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Cost & Dates

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.

Reviews

Bogdan Ilie, USA My wife and I were lucky to have chosen Nepal Hiking Team to plan our trip. We opted for a private guide and had a porter as well. We waited at the airport, and we were dropped off there as well when we left Nepal. Our guide, Ram, made sure that our trip was organized flawlessly and that we were doing well and happy at all times. He chose the best available teahouses, and we were allowed to chose the food from the menu in all of them (there seem to be agencies that say you can either choose dal bhat or pay out of pocket). We were even served, during dinner, sliced apples carried by the porter. Ram was very knowledgeable, and he shared information related to mountain peaks, vegetation, and animals. As we saw, his English skills are excellent. Above all, he is friendly and has a positive attitude, so we enjoyed talking and interacting with him. The porter, Bhola, was also very friendly. He looked like he was 50 kg but carried 55-65 kg easily. Overall, it was a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime experience to which Ram, Bhola, and Nepal Hiking Team contributed substantially. One of the owners, Ganga, even offered free rides to do the PCR tests or other purposes. We couldn't have hoped for better treatment from this agency. Note: Read Original Review on Trip Advisor (Click Here)
Lucie H, UK In May this year - some friends and I joined the NHT For 16 days. Every fine detail was considered, with our guides and porters going above & beyond to ensure we were comfortable and happy. Their knowledge and experience created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for us all. I have no hesitation in recommending Nepal Hiking Team to anyone! They made this experience perfect, thank you, guys.  
Mike, USA I went with my girlfriend to the Everest Base Camp with a guide and porter from Nepal Hiking Team. Right from the pick-up from the airport, we felt like valued clients, and we were made to feel very welcome and relaxed in an otherwise hectic city. From the moment the trek started, our guide Bheg ensured we were comfortable and constantly checked on our physical state throughout each day and provided advice and assistance where we needed it. Overall, the experience was one I'll never forget, primarily because I proposed at the top and because the Nepal Hiking team made the experience as stress-free and as organized as possible, all with a smile on their face at all times. I highly recommend NHT.
Megan Y., China Ganga, Balaram, and the team were fantastic; even when we had a 24-hour flight delay, they re-scheduled everything without fuss or fee. We had an excellent driver for just us (and guide where we had them). We even changed things along the way, and whether the driver, guide, or agent, they were more than willing to help and be flexible. :) The trip took in some hiking, some sightseeing, some relaxing, the jungle, and for each occasion and location, we were provided a specialist guide for the event/location. The hotels they chose for us were precisely our requirements based on the activity we were experiencing on any given day. Balaram even met us many times in person to round off the experience and ensure all was well and take honest feedback in person - the personal touch makes you feel even more appreciated and welcome as a customer. We would recommend anyone contact the team if they are planning a trip to Nepal. Thank you, guys, for a memorable vacation.
Jonathan, USA The team NHT provided the best possible service. They were attentive in every aspect in the months leading up to the trek through emails and were responsive and thorough in addressing my questions and concerns. During our tour, Bheg (our guide) and our porter were there to take care of our (myself and one other trekker) needs and always smile and graciously. I have used other more expensive and well-known trekking teams in the Himalayas in the past and would rank NHT on an equal or higher plain. Bheg has many years of experience, as did our porter, and was very competent in their roles and Bheg in his knowledge of the area and the trek. Though our porter did not speak very much, Bheg was kind enough to translate when asked, and our porter was equally attentive in assisting Bheg and us to ensure a successful trek. Very competitive price and an excellent team and experience. I highly recommend them.