Pisang Peak Climbing

Trip Description:

The most popular peak in the Annapurna Range, Pisang offers tremendous views of the entire region comprised of timeless peaks, high passes, scenic lakes, farmland and everything in-between. The difficult climb offers challenging ice and rock walls combined with a hanging glacier making for a rewarding and exhilarating test. It is on the way to the highest pass of the world and offers good scope for exploration. The western flank of the mountain is guarded by a hanging glacier and offers considerable challenge. The western end of the ridge has huge rock slabs, which make it difficult to climb. A German Expedition made the first ascent of Pisang Peak in 1955 and since then it has been something of considerable remark. Trekkers with little experience in climbing can combine the popular classic Annapurna circuit trek with Pisang Peak climbing to have the taste of climbing in Himalayas in Nepal. The peak rises above from Pisang village and yak pastures in a uniform slope of ice and snow to the final summit pyramid. Pisang peak is considered one of the technical climbing peaks among of the climbing peaks in Nepal.

Firstly, we departure to Besisahar from Katmandu and start trek enroute common Annapurna Circuit trails and reach Pisang in a 5 days. 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 and little difficult to reach the summit. Summit of the peak  offers truly splendid views of the Annapurna group including Tilicho Peak, Annapurna II and IV, Ghangapurna and the Glacier Dome. Pisang Peak is indeed a "sightseeing peak. Descent is made on the same route. After a successful summit, we continue our trek to Manang valley and continue further up to Thorong Pedi. We will cross a highest pass of the world, Thorong pass at early morning and will arrive Muktinath, another part of the Annapurna. We descend further down through scenic Jharkot village, Kagbeni, a gate way to Upper Mustang and reach jomsom, a capital of Mustang where a small airstrip has on the bank of Kaligandaki River from where we take an early morning flight back to Pokhara and the trip ends.

Day to Day Itinerary:

DAY 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. 1,350m and transfer to Hotel
DAY 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Climb
DAY 03: Kathmandu to Besisahar by Bus-(7-8hours) 850m/2,790ft
DAY 04: Besisahar to Bahundanda-(5-6hours) 1,310m/4,298ft
DAY 05: Bahundanda to Chamje-(5-6hours) 1,430m/4,690ft
DAY 06: Chamje to Dharapani-(5-6hours) 1,950m/6,396ft
DAY 07: Dharapani to Chame-(5-6hours) 2,630m/8,628ft
DAY 08: Chame to Upper Pisang-(5-6hours) 3,700m/12,136ft
DAY 09: Acclimatization day-3,700m/12,136ft
DAY 10: Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp-(3-4hours) 4,380m/14,370ft
DAY 11: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp-(3-4hours) 5,400m/17,712ft
DAY 12: Summit to the Peak and back to Base Camp-(7-9hours) 6,091m/19,980ft
DAY 13: Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang Valley-(5-6hours)3,450m/11,316ft
DAY 14: Manang to Yak Kharka-(3-4hours) 4,110m/13,480ft
DAY 15: Yak Kharka to Thorong Pedi-(3-4hours) 4,600m/15,092ft
DAY 16: Cross Thorong la in morning and back to Muktinath-(8-10hours) 5,416m/17,765ft
DAY 17: Trek down to Kagbeni-(3-4hours)
DAY 18: Trek to Jomsom-(3-4hours) 2,800m/9,184ft
DAY 19: Early morning flight to Pokhara-(25min flight)8,20m/2,690ft
DAY 20: Drive to ktm-1,350m/4,428ft
DAY 21: Depature from Ktm or visa extension as per requirement.


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Expedition in Nepal

Trip Facts

Activities: Climbing and Expedition

Trip Duration: 21 Days

Altitude: 6,091m/19,980ft

Accommodation: hotel in ktm/Lodge & tent in trekking

Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and pokhara,Full board of meal in Trekking/Climbing

Transportation: Comfortable vehicle and flight

Group Size: Min 2 people

Country: Nepal (Annapurna region)

Trip Start from: Kathmandu

Trip Ends at: Kathmandu

Trip Grade: Easy- Moderate

Per day walking/Hiking: 4- 6 hrs

Type of Trip: Private group Departures & Group joins departures

Best Travel season: Mid September- December & Mid February –June

ROUTE: Kathmandu- Besisahar-Manang- Pisang peak Expedition- Thorong la Pass( 5416m)-Muktinath Temple- Jomsom - Pokhara- Kathmandu