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Pisang Peak Climbing Itinerary (18 Days) - Route | Permit | Cost | Height | Best Season

Posted By: Simran Subba , July 2021

Climbing Pisang Peak The Annapurna Himalaya range's Pisang Peak (6091m) is one of the most admired hiking peaks. Pisang Peak climbs rise on a steady ice and snow slope over Pisang hamlet and yak pasture to the ultimate summit. Among the hiking peaks in Nepal, it is regarded as one of the natural climbing peaks. 

The Annapurna region's Pisang Peak provides plenty of opportunities for exploring. A hanging glacier guards the mountain's western slope, which presents a significant obstacle. Huge granite slabs defend the western end of the ridge, making it difficult to climb. In 1955, a German expedition became the first to summit Pisang Peak.

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Pisang Peak, regarded as an easy climbing peak, takes climbers on an exciting tour through various ecosystems, civilizations, and breathtaking vistas. Along the way, you'll see breathtaking waterfalls, lush green paddy fields, dry deserts, oak woods, and the world's deepest valley, among other natural wonders.

Pisang Peak climbs in a consistent slope of ice and snow from Pisang hamlet and yak pastures to the ultimate summit pyramid. A hanging glacier guards the mountain's western slope, posing a significant difficulty. Huge granite slabs defend the western end of the ridge, adding to the difficulty of the ascent.

Highlights of the Pisang Peak Climbing

  1. [6091m/19983ft] is the highest point on the mountain.
  2. Cross the treacherous Thorong La Pass, which rises to 5416m/17764ft.
  3. On the Trans-Himalayan route, discover the rich Buddhist culture, quaint communities, beautiful scenery, and amazing mountain vistas.
  4. A scenic adventure flight is a great way to spend some time. [6091m/19983ft] is the highest point on the mountain.
  5. Cross the treacherous Thorong La Pass, which rises to 5416m/17764ft.
  6. On the Trans-Himalayan route, discover the rich Buddhist culture, quaint communities, beautiful scenery, and amazing mountain vistas.
  7. A scenic adventure flight.

The altitude of the Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Mountain was a well-known and popular climbing peak in Nepal's Annapurna region. The altitude of Pisang Peak, which is located in the north of Manag Valley, is 6,091 meters above sea level. While trekking for the Pisang Peak Climbing, you will be able to see Muktinath as well as Annapurna, Tilicho, and Gangapurna.

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Pisang Peak Climbing Difficulty

Making a 6000 m excursion is not simple, and you will face several challenges. Depending on the person, the challenges might be severe or pleasant.

Depending on the person, the challenges might be severe or pleasant. Altitude sickness, route difficulty, weather and temperature, lodging, and other challenges are all frequent in this Pisang Peak Climbing. However, you do not need to be concerned about these issues. Because with appropriate strategy and preparation, you can conquer them. To finish this ascent, you'll need a lot of willpower and energy.

Pisang Peak Climbing Best season

Pisang Peak may be visited at any time of the year. Spring, Autumn, Monsoon, and Winter are the four seasons. Trekkers choose spring and autumn to visit Pisang Peak due to the good weather conditions.

The main seasons of the year are spring and autumn. Nature fills the valley with its splendor all around throughout these seasons. Because there are no risks of rain or snowfall, the walks are pleasant. The sky are also clear, allowing for the greatest views of the peaks and landscapes.

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The days are bright and hot during these seasons, while the nights are pleasant. The weather and temperature in the highlands are ideal for hiking.

Winter and Monsoon are other viable options, although they come with their own set of challenges. These are snowy and rainy seasons. As a result, the trip may be exciting and challenging due to the chilly weather and slick paths. However, because these are the periods when the roads are less busy, they are ideal for peace seekers.

Pisang Peak Climbing Cost

The cost of climbing Pisang Peak varies depending on several things throughout your trip. The cost of Pisang Peak Climbing, on the other hand, is determined by the climbing package you select and the business with whom you want to go on this adventure. The trip costs USD 1,850.00 per person, based on our 18-day Pisang Peak Climbing program.

Pisang Peak Climbing Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu   

Welcome! To Nepal's Kathmandu. With your nameplate, an Asian Heritage Treks & Travel representative will greet you at the airport. After arriving at Nepal's airport, you will be transferred to your accommodation. You will pass past the Open Cremation Place (Pashupatinath temple), Royal Palace Museum (Narayanhity), Garden Of Dream, and Thamel on your route from the airport to the hotel. Your hotel will be located in the heart of the Touristic Hub.

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Day 2 Drive towards Besi Sahar [ duration 820 m]  

We will begin our Annapurna hiking after verifying that everyone is in top physical shape and has all of the essential equipment. We'll begin by driving to Dumre via the Kathmandu-Pokhara Highway, then take a difficult road along the Marshyangdi River, passing through low-lying settlements and rice fields. As we leave Kathmandu behind, the scenery, as well as the way of life of the locals, changes dramatically. We will arrive in Besi Sahar after a six-hour automobile journey. We will trek up to Bhulbhule, which is a short distance away, from Besi Sahar, the seat of Lamjung district.

Day 3 Drive to Syanje/Chamje - Trek to Tal [1700 m]

We will drive up to Syangey/Chamje from Besi Sahar (local buses are available). After that, we'll hike down the route to the Marshyangdi Khola's banks, passing through rice fields and subtropical woods. We'll descend to a grassy riverside after passing through a series of rock-strewn paths. To get to Tal, we'll cross the suspension bridge below Chamje and ascend two difficult parts of the trail. Gurungs and Tibetans both live in Tal.

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Day 4 Hike to Dharapani [1920 m] 

The route grows more rough and twisting as we progress. Then we'll approach Karte, a highly wooded hamlet. After passing across a suspension bridge and passing through waterfalls and cliffs as it cuts through the slope, we will arrive in Dharapani.

Day 5 Walk to Chame [2630 m]

We'll leave the hamlet through a narrow field and come across the Dudh Khola, which starts on Manaslu's south face and then veers to the left. As we approach Bagarchhap, a Bhotia town with colorful prayer flags flowing in the air, the Annapurna II's sinuous paths become evident. We'll travel through Dhanakyu before arriving at a thunderous waterfall as we continue rising through pine and oak woods.

The Marshyangdi River enters a gorge further on, and the paths follow a rocky route. We can take a break and enjoy the beauty of the beautiful Manaslu. When the hard ascent is over, we'll continue on a gradually ascending route among lovely rhododendrons. Before approaching a pine forest, we'll cross a brook.

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We will be treated to an amazing vista of Annapurna II as we approach the picturesque village of Kotho. The trail continues on until it reaches the entrance of Chame, which is marked by a huge white gate with a corrugated iron top. The administrative center of the Manang district is Chame. In Chame, there is power, a wireless station, schools, stores, health clinics, a post office, police checkpoints, hotels, lodges, and banks. The hot springs are the main draw of this location.

Day 6 Ascend to Pisang [3190 m]

We'll leave for Pisang after a morning of stunning views of the incandescent Lamjung Himal [6893 m]. Along the way, we'll cross a big suspension bridge over the Marshyangdi and pass by residences and lodges on the river's northern bank. Our hiking trail winds through a barley field on its way to Teleku, which is located at an elevation of 2775 meters. We will visit a wonderful apple orchard along a bridge at 2840 meters as we depart undulating mountain ranges. The beautiful hamlet of Bratang appears as you cross the bridge. Bratang was formerly a Khampa village, according to legend. In this location, a stone memorial to a Japanese climber has been erected. The valley transforms from a V-shape to a U-Shape after leaving the wooded settlement.

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The Annapurna mountain range rises out in front of us. Continue on to the south side on our steep rock-strewn slopes and cross a long suspension bridge at 3040 meters. We can see the Paungda Danda rock, which towers magnificently over 1500 meters above the river, from our vantage point on the bridge. We will be able to get spectacular views of Annapurna II on the east and Pisang Peak on the north-east as we travel. We'll enter the settlement of Pisang after crossing a bridge.

Day 7 Leisure Day at Pisang           

Today we spent the day at Pisang Village acclimating. We may spend the entire day taking leisurely walks about the hamlet, taking in the wonderful mountain and scenic vistas. Gaining altitude during the day is the greatest option. We'll return to our lodging at the conclusion of the day and get a nice night's sleep.

Day 8 Hike to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4420 m)    

The trail passes through Upper Pisang and is a hard rise. You'll pass through pine woods and other native plants along the way. The views of the Annapurna range expand on you as you go down the route. Finally, you'll arrive at the Pisang Peak Base Camp, where you'll spend the night camping.

Day 9 Hike to High Camp (5450 m)

The journey begins at Base Camp and continues along a rocky glacier trail to High Camp, where you will spend the night. The enticing panoramic vistas of the Annapurna range, Chulu East, Chulu Far East, Nawal peak, Tilicho peak, and several more nameless summits and peaks will fascinate visitors.

Day 10 Rest Day at High Camp

We'll stay here for a day to acclimate and adjust to the higher altitude. We also go for a brief walk around the camp to warm up for the 6000-meter ascent the next morning.

Day 11 Ascend to the Summit (6091 m) and return to Base Camp

Today will be the most memorable day of the trip. The trek to Pisang Peak will begin early in the morning. The weather, on the other hand, will have a significant impact on the time of our ascent. You will be able to see the Annapurna range, Chulu East, Chulu Far East, Nawal peak, Tilicho peak, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and other peaks as you climb to the summit of Pisang peak.

Day 12 Trek to Pisang [3190 m]

The route to Pisang village descends sharply from the Base Camp. The Annapurna range will be your constant companion during the descent to Pisang, where you will spend the night.

Day 13 walk to Manang [3520 m]

We'll rejoin the main path and continue on our way to Manang. As we continue walking through the cultivated fields, we will come upon the town of Bryaga, which is home to a magnificent monastery. We will be able to enjoy beautiful panoramas of the Annapurna range - Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna [7455 m], and Tilicho Peak [7134 m] - as we descend down to Manang. We'll spend the night in the walled villages of the hospitable Manang people. Manang is a beautiful medieval village with just over 500 homes with flat roofs.

Day 14 Wallk to Thorung Phedi [4500 m]

We'll gradually ascend to a ridge before descending to the Marshyangdi's headwaters and crossing it on a covered wooden bridge with spectacular views of Manaslu, the Annapurna, Tilicho Peak, and the Great Barrier. To get to Letdar for lunch, we'll travel north-west up the Jarsang Khola, passing through scrub juniper and alpine grasses. We'll continue on the east side of the Jarsang Khola from Letdar before crossing the river on a covered bridge. Thorung Phedi, a solitary stone structure built among near-vertical cliffs, is reached through a route that climbs onto scree slopes high above the river.

Day 15 Trip to Muktinath [3800 m]

We'll begin our trip by crossing the Thorung La [5416 m] first thing in the morning. The route will grow steeper as it proceeds, but it will be well-defined. The steep route eases after 4 hours of steady climbing, and we soon come upon chortens and prayer flags along the mountain pass. We will reach a height from where we will be able to see beautiful views of the Kali Gandaki valley and the virgin highlands of Mustang. We shall descend to Muktinath in the midst of Himalayan grandeur. We may have great views of Dhaulagiri from Muktinath. The moraines eventually give way to grassy slopes before a delightful trek to Muktinath through the Jhong Khola Valley. Hindus consider Muktinath to be an important pilgrimage place. It is well-known for its temples and shrines.

Day 16 Hike to Jomsom [2713 m]

We will go from Muktinath to Jomsom. The path first passes across dry territory in the same geographical and climatic zone as Tibet before descending into the beautiful Kali Gandaki valley. We'll follow the valley floor for the majority of the way to Jomsom after passing through Jharkot and Khingar, which are Tibetan-style settlements. We are rewarded with spectacular vistas of both Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri along the way. Jomsom is a sprawling town on both sides of the Kali Gandaki River. The final night of our journey was spent in Jomsom.

Day 17 Fly to Kathmandu via Pokhara

We fly to Pokhara first thing in the morning. It's a breathtaking fly through the Kali Gandaki Gorge, with vistas of both the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna peaks. After that, we fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 18 Day of departure

You will be picked up and driven to Kathmandu by our representative. You will be advised and supported with your onward travel plans, as well as a private van drive to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours before to your departure schedule and fly back to your home/other travel destination.


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