Pisang Peak (6,091m) is one of the most beautiful peaks in Nepal which is situated in the western part of this Himalayan Country. Pisang Peak climbing is a part of the greater Annapurna region, thus it provides magnificent views of the most of the western Himalayans.
The Pisang peak climbing is not as difficult as other peaks of the region. Any enthusiastic peak climber with little knowledge and experience of peak climbing can definitely climb up the summit. The journey to the base camp of the Pisang Peak is equally mesmerizing as well. The journey goes along the off the beat trial, across the green meadows, mountain deserts, enchanting forests, yak grazing lands. The journey offers beautiful view of high green hills, snow-capped peaks, glaciers, mountain people and their culture, tradition and life style.
Starting from the small hill town of Besi sahar, the trek follows the mail trail of Annapurna circuit which is itself a diverse journey, offering the beautiful view of Manaslu and other Himalayan range.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, meet and greet at the international airport and transfer to hotel. Short briefing of trip. Check in to hotel and rest for refreshment .Overnight at Hotel, Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour – B
After breakfast, pick up from hotel and head towards the Kathmandu sightseeing tour, especially UNESCO world cultural heritage sites which includes Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square for the experience of beautiful fusion of religion, culture and history. These heritage monuments reflect the centuries old culture, arts and architecture of Nepal which are medieval charms of Malla Dynasty. After tour, drop off to hotel and make a preparation for Pisang Peak Climbing including all trekking permits and equipment. Overnight at Hotel, Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu – Bhulbhule (1,280m, 05-06 hrs) via Beshi Shahar – B/L/D
After breakfast, pick up from hotel and drive to Beshi Shahar which is approximately 05-06 hrs long and scenic. This is a beautiful town in the mid hills of Nepal and also the gate way to Annapurna Circuit Trekking. Drive further to Bhulbhule for about 01 hour by a local public vehicle. Overnight at Tea house, Bhulbhule.
Day 04: Bhulbhule – Trek to Jagat (1,300m, 05-06 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the trek to Jagat for about 05-06 hrs .The trail is relatively easy which passes through small villages, forest, crosses suspension bridges over Sangu Khola and Marshyangdi River then reaches Jagat. There will be plenty of stop overs for necessary breaks including lunch break. Overnight at Tea house, Jagat.
Day 05: Jagat – Trek to Bagarchhap (2140m, 05-06 hrs) via Dharapani – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the trek to Bagarchhap for about 05-06 hrs via Dharapani having the experiences of mountain nature and culture. Overnight at Tea house, Bagarchhap,
Day 06: Bagarchhap – Trek to Chame (2,650m, 05-06 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the trek to Chame for about 05-06 hrs; headquarter of Manang. It is famously known as the district beyond the Himalayas in Nepal. It is an awesome place on the lap of Annapurna II (7937m) for the breathtaking views of majestic Himalayas. Overnight at Tea house, Chame.
Day 07: Chame – Trek to Upper Pisang (3,700m, 05-06 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the trek to Pisang for about 05-06 hours. The trek is steep ascent and passes through dense pine forest. This is a hot spot to have the great view of Pisang and Chulu Peaks. Overnight at Tea house, Pisang.
Day 09: Upper Pisang – Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,380m, 04-05 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the trek to Pisang Base Camp. The trek ascends that passes through a thin forest and grasslands. The pasture is used for grazing yaks and is also the best place to set up the camp. The ground is flat and falls on a frequented trail. Set up the camp and overnight at the tented camp, Pisang Peak Base Camp.
Day 10: Pisang Peak Base Camp – Trek to High Camp (5,400m, 03-04 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, the trek ascends up the south-west ridge and reaches the high camp. After setting up the camp, participate on a basic climbing training. Our guides will provide training on peak climbing techniques and the proper ways of using climbing gears such as the ice axe, climbing boots and crampons, harness, ascender, etc. The training will also include using ropes to go up and down. Although it is not mandatory to have prior training for Pisang Peak climbing, it is strongly believed that some training experience will boost the confidence and climbing skills to increase the chances of scaling the summit as well as to enjoy the experience fully. Overnight at tented camp, Pisang Peak High Camp.
Day 11: High Camp – Summit Pisang Peak and back to base camp (6,091m, 08-09 hrs) – B/L/D
This is the longest and highlight of this trip as the victory of Army in war. Early in the morning after breakfast, start the climbing and summit Pisang Peak that goes on the mostly rocky surfaces. The peak is steep, therefore there is not much snow. That will require around 20m of rope to climb on a ridge. Around the summit, is around 70 degree of slope which will require the usage of around 200m rope. Both fixed rope and main rope will be used. The views of the Annapurna ranges and others are extraordinary from the summit so enjoy the view and take a picture. After summiting the peak climb down to the base camp and overnight at tented camp, Base camp.
Day 12: Pisang Peak Base Camp – Trek to Manang Valley (3,450m, 05-06 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the trek to Manang.The trek passes through Upper Pisang via Geru which guarantees outstanding views of Mt. Annapurna, Pisang Peak, and others. As the trek reaches closer to Manang the climate becomes more cold and dry. However, a short visits to Barge Monastery, the biggest monastery in the Manang District should cheer up. Overnight at Tea house, Manang.
Day 13: Manang – Trek to Yak Kharka (4,110m, 06-07 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the trek to Yak Kharka for about 06-07 hrs. It literally means the Yak pasture land, offers the magnificent Mountain View and beautiful atmosphere. Overnight at Tea house, Yak kharka.
Day 14: Yak Kharka – Trek to Thorong Phedi (4,400m, 04-05 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the trek to Thorong Phedi for about 04-05 hrs; the base of the Thorong-la Pass. Enjoy and relax in the cool mountain environment. Overnight at Tea house, Thorong Phedi.
Day 15: Thorong Phedi – Trek to Thorong La Pass (5,416m, 04-05 hrs) – Trek to Muktinath (3,800m, 03-04 hrs) – B/L/D
It is another long day and also the highlight of this trip which is approximately 07-08 hrs. Wake up early in the morning, start the adventure trail trip towards the highest pass; Thorong La pass (5,416m). A slow pace uphill trek takes about 04-05 hours to reach the pass. After reaching on the top, everyone feels great and the view from there makes everyone forget all the effort and difficulties went to make it. Then, the trek starts descending down to Muktinath for about another 03-04 hours. Muktinath is an important pilgrimage place for both Hindus and Buddhists. Overnight at Hotel, Muktinath.
Day 16: Muktinath – Trek to Jomsom (2,800m, 04-05 hrs) – B/L/D
After breakfast, start the nice downhill trek for about 04-05 hours to an exceptionally beautiful mountain town; Jomsom. Explore the town and Overnight at Hotel, Jomsom.
Day 17: Fly Jomsom – Pokhara (25 min fly) – B
After breakfast, fly to Pokhara in the morning which is 25 minutes long. It is a beautiful and adventurous flight through the series of mountain peaks in Annapurna region. After arrival in Pokhara, transfer to hotel. Check in to hotel and rest for refreshment. Explore the natural and adventurous wonders of Pokhara; a beautiful Lake city, which includes boating in Phewa Lake, visits to Taal Barahi Temple (situated on a small island in Phewa lake), Devis falls, Gupteshwor cave and adventurous activities like Para gliding, Ultra-light Flight and Zip Flyer on an extra cost. Enjoy the free time going boating, taking massage and exploring the lake side. Overnight at Hotel, Pokhara.
Day 18: Drive Pokhara – Kathmandu (200 km, 06-07 hrs) – B/D
After breakfast, pick up from hotel and drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus for about 06-07 hours through the scenic highway. After reaching Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. Check in to hotel and rest for refreshment. In the evening, Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance performance. Overnight at Hotel, Kathmandu.
Day 19: Leisure Day – B
This is a leisure day so enjoy the free time by shopping at souvenir shops or hanging around Thamel (tourism hub city). Overnight at Hotel, Kathmandu.
Day 20: Departure – B
Leisure until departure. Transfer to International airport terminal to board the flight.
1. Pick up and drop off service from Airport and Hotel by private vehicle.
2. Welcome drinks (non-alcoholic) and farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural dance show.
3. All accommodation in 3-star category Hotels on bed and breakfast basis in Kathmandu and Pokhara whilst Tea house accommodation on full board basis (all meals) during the trek and Tented camp during the climbing.
4. Sightseeing in Kathmandu with private vehicle and Tour guide.
5. All Heritage monuments entrance fees.
6. Kathmandu – Beshi Sahar overland transportation by Public vehicle, Besi Shahar – Bhulbhule by Local public vehicle, Jomsom – Pokhara by Domestic fight and Pokhara – Kathmandu by Tourist Vehicle.
7. All the necessary trekking permit fees (ACAP + TIMS), peak climbing fees, official service charges, government and local taxes.
8. Highly experienced, friendly, government license holder guide and porter with salary, accommodation, food, transportation and insurance.
9. Sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag, trekking poles and climbing eqipments(camping tent, climbing rope) (to be returned after the completion of trekking).
10. Medical supplies (First aid kit carried by Trekking leader).
11. Arrangement of helicopter service (for the rescue of emergency situation), which will be paid by Travel insurance company.
1. Nepalese visa fee.
2. International airfare.
3. Trekking, medical and travel insurance (Compulsory).
4. Lunches and Dinners not mentioned above.
5. All personal expenses(phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower etc).
6. All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
7. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Tea house early arrival or late departure,early return or late return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
8. Tips for the guide, porter and driver (tips is expected).