Pisang Peak Trek

Trip Overview

Pisang Peak is an amazing trekking package in Annapurna Region of Nepal. Pisang Peak is often considered as an easier climbing peak. It is located in the northern part of Manang district of Nepal. Lying in between Manaslu and Annapurna I, trek to Pisang Peak is considered to be moderate. This peak magically stands up above Pisang village forming the shape of a pyramid. The view from the summit is breath-taking and eye-catching. The panorama views of the nearby mountain will attract every trekker.

The 18-day trek to Pisang Peak will begin shortly after your arrival in Kathmandu. Considered as easy climbing peak, Pisang Peak consists of a rugged mountainous trail that has a lot to offer to you. On ascent, you will be breathing in a complete distinct aura at higher altitude. The snow-peaked mountains and white flowing water you captivate your soul. The trek will offer you with an opportunity to encounter varied eco-system, landscape, lush forest and splendid views of Annapurna range. Visit Muktinath will be a shining perk of this trek. The visit to Muktinath temple is remarkably wonderful. People have humongous religious belief on Muktinath Temple. From Kathmandu, we will drive to Dharapani and begin our trek heading toward Pisang peak and summit the peak within 9th days of the trek.

The trek to Pisang Peak Is an adventurous trek that will be a fantastic experience.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2: Trek preparation in Kathmandu

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani

Day 4: Dharapani to Chame

Day 5: Chame to Upper Pisang

Day 6: Acclimatization day

Day 7: Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp

Day 8: Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp

Day 9: Summit Pisang Peak and back to Base Camp

Day 10: Contingency

Day 11: Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang Valley

Day 12: Manang to Yak Kharka

Day 13: Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi

Day 14: Thorang Phedi Thorang La

Day 15: Muktinath to Jomsom

Day 16: Jomsom to Pokhara

Day 17: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 18: Final Departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu This is the day you arrive in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. You will be greeted by a representative from your trekking company and taken to your hotel. You can spend the rest of the day exploring the city, relaxing, or preparing for your trek.

Day 2: Trek preparation in Kathmandu On this day, you will meet with your trekking company and your guide to discuss the trek and finalize any preparations. You may also have some free time to explore Kathmandu further or rest before starting the trek.

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani After breakfast, you will take a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani, which is the starting point of the trek. The drive will take around 8-9 hours and will take you through beautiful countryside and picturesque villages.

Day 4: Dharapani to Chame On this day, you will start your trek by walking from Dharapani to Chame. The trail will take you through lush forests, past waterfalls and streams, and through traditional Nepali villages. Chame is the district headquarters of the Manang district and is a great place to rest and refuel before continuing the trek.

Day 5: Chame to Upper Pisang This day’s trek will take you from Chame to Upper Pisang, a small village with stunning views of the Annapurna range. You will pass through apple orchards and picturesque villages, and may even catch a glimpse of local wildlife like monkeys and eagles.

Day 6: Acclimatization day On this day, you will take a break from trekking to acclimatize to the altitude. You can explore the village, relax, and prepare for the rest of the trek.

Day 7: Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp Today, you will start your climb to Pisang Peak by trekking to its base camp. The trail will take you through rugged terrain and will require some scrambling and rock climbing.

Day 8:Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp On this day, you will continue your climb by trekking to Pisang Peak’s high camp. The trail will become steeper and more challenging, and you will need to use ropes and other climbing gear to navigate the terrain.

Day 9: Summit Pisang Peak and back to Base Camp This is the day you will summit Pisang Peak, which is a challenging but rewarding climb. You will start early in the morning and climb to the summit, where you will enjoy stunning views of the surrounding mountains. After spending some time at the summit, you will descend back to base camp.

Day 10: Contingency This is a contingency day, which means it can be used in case of bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Day 11: Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang Valley On this day, you will leave Pisang Peak Base Camp and trek to the Manang Valley. The trail will take you through beautiful forests, past streams and waterfalls, and through traditional villages.

Day 12: Manang to Yak Kharka Today’s trek will take you from Manang to Yak Kharka, which is a small settlement at an altitude of around 4,000 meters. The trail will take you through rugged terrain and will require some steep uphill climbing.

Date & Cost

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Cost Included

  • All the ground transportation as per itinerary.
  • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan at 3 stars level.
  • Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking and climbing.
  • Seasonable local fresh fruits as available.
  • Twin sharing comfortable and clean private room during the trek.
  • Trip Map.
  • Domestic flight tickets with airport tax.
  • An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking trekking /climbing guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek (2 trekkers:1 porter).
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
  • All necessary camping gears like two men tent, kitchen tent, kitchen equipment, mattress while climbing period.
  • Climbing permit.

Cost not Include

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (costs roughly USD 12 to USD 15 per person per day) (Except welcome dinner).
  • Normal personal equipment.
  • Personal climbing equipment(Joomer, carabiner lock, carabiner unlock, Harnex belt, Eight finger, helmet, gaiters, Boots, crampons).
  • Nepal Visa fee (visa charge USD 40 and 4 passport photographs for the visa and permit).
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, excess baggage charges)
  • All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping and laundry, shower etc.

Before You Go

  1. Physical fitness: Trekking to Pisang Peak requires a good level of physical fitness, so it’s important to start preparing well in advance. You can start by incorporating regular exercise into your daily routine and gradually increase the intensity as you get closer to your trek.
  2. Altitude sickness: The trek to Pisang Peak involves trekking at high altitudes, which can cause altitude sickness. It’s important to acclimatize properly and listen to your body’s signals. If you experience symptoms of altitude sickness, you should inform your guide and take appropriate measures to avoid any further complications.
  3. Equipment: Make sure you have all the necessary equipment and gear for the trek, such as sturdy trekking boots, warm clothing, sleeping bags, and a good quality backpack. You can consult with your trekking company to ensure you have everything you need.
  4. Permits: You will need to obtain permits for the trek to Pisang Peak, including the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card. Your trekking company can help you with the permit application process.
  5. Travel insurance: It’s important to have travel insurance that covers trekking at high altitudes, medical emergencies, and evacuation in case of any unforeseen circumstances.

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