Pisang Peak Climbing

Trip Overview Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak (6091m) is situated in the North of Manang Valley from where Annapurna Circuit starts. Pisang is a village from where you can move for Pisang Peak but you must be fully prepared before you decide to be there. Once you have reached there, you will be gifted with the wonderful views of beautiful sceneries from the peak of the valley of Manang and the range of Annapurna. Pisang Peak is not tricky to climb yet it is supposed as a difficult one because Pisang Peak is known for its slippery feature that may cause a problem.
The total duration for the Pisang Peak Climbing is 13 days. It is famous for sightseeing, trekking and Peak Climbing. For the transportation you can go through tourist bus or private car/ taxi or there is the facility of flight too. The best season for the Pisang Peak Climbing is from March-July and September to early November. Pisang Peak is considered to be the most well liked and admired peak climbing by the trekkers. It is suitable for the beginners in terms of features but it also requires stamina and strength.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour
Day 03: Drive to Beshisahar & trek to Bhulbhule
Day 04: Trek to Jagat (1340 m)
Day 05: Trek to Dharapani (1940 m)
Day 06: Trek to Chame (2710 m)
Day 07: Trek to Pisang (3240 m)
Day 08: Acclimatization day in Pisang
Day 09: Trek to Kharka (Pisang Peak Base Camp) (4380 m)
Day 10: Acclimatization day
Day 11: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (5400 m)
Day 12: Trek to Peak Summit (6091 m)
Day 13: Return to Pokhara/ Trek to Manang i.e. continue Annapurna Circuit Trek.
 

Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

 

As soon as guests arrive in Kathmandu, they are welcomed with generosity. After making them comfortable, they are then transferred to the hotel. Then they will be explained briefly about the program upon their arrival. Overnight stay at a hotel.

 

Day 02: Preparation for the trek and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour


Kathmandu Valley is rich in its culture and sculptures. So, our first target is to visit the several world heritage sites, monuments, temples in the capital city of Kathmandu. The Durbar Square of Patan and Basantapur, Pashupatinath and Swyambhunath Temples, among others, are the most famous places for sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Beshisahar & trek to Bhulbhule

On the third morning, we take breakfast at the hotel in Kathmandu and start our journey with a drive to Besisahar along the Prithvi Highway. It is a 5-6 hours drive from Kathmandu along first Trishuli and later Mayshyangdi River. Besisahar is a little town and also the district headquarters of Lamjung district. We then trek to Bulbule and stay at a guesthouse overnight.


Day 04: Trek to Jagat (1340m)

When we are done with the breakfast at the guesthouse on the fourth morning, we will start our trek to Jagat from Bhulbhule. It is a short and mild trek which takes around 4 hours of hiking to reach the village of Jagat. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 05: Trek to Dharapani (1940m)

After having breakfast in the morning, we resume the trek through jungle. Once we cross Chame, the trail goes along the banks of Marshyangdi River typically climbing before reach your destination in Tal. From here, we go into Manang district continuing all the way through rice, barley and potato fields and pine forests past the village of Kodo taking us to Dharapani, it is one of the villages in the Manang valley. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Chame (2710m)

The trail climbs to Tyanja at about 2360m, then moving on through the forest near the river, to Kopar which is at 2590m. When we reached there we are rewarded by the fine views of Annapurna II. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 07: Trek to Pisang (3240m)

The day starts through deep forest in a step and narrow valley, crosses a river on a long bridge at 3040m. From there the trail joins to climb to Pisang which sprawls between 3200m and 3300m.Once you have reached there you will be gifted with the wonderful views of beautiful sceneries from the peak of the valley of Manang and the range of Annapurna. Pisang Peak (3240m) is not tricky to climb yet it is supposed as a difficult one because Pisang Peak is known for its slippery feature that may cause a problem. Overnight stay at a guest house.

Day 08: Acclimatization day in Pisang

On the eighth day of the itinerary, we stay and take rest in Pisang for acclimatization purpose. Pisang is good for viewing the tall mountain peaks and the local culture and the surrounding village. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Kharka (Pisang Peak Base Camp) (4380m)

On day 9, we will be trekking to Kharka (Pisang Peak Base Camp) located at the altitude of 4380 meters. This is different trek than the previous one. It requires more stamina and energy. So, you should be prepared for that mentally and physically. Overnight stay at a guest house.

Day 10: Acclimatization day

Day 10will be another day for acclimatization as you will be tired and exhausted from the earlier day’s trek. Besides acclimatization and rest, you can also explore more regions in Kharka on the day. There are lots of things that you can explore in Kharka and without any doubt you will be fascinated with its surrounding. Overnight stay at a guest house.


Day 11: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (5400m)

The next day, you will move for the trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (5400m). This is the most beautiful place around Pisang. Before you trek towards Pisang Peak High Camp, it is good to study something about the features of Pisang Peak High Camp so that you can enjoy this adventurous trek. Overnight stay at a tented camp. 


Day 12: Trek to Peak Summit (6091m)

Trek to Peak Summit (6091m) will offer the most speculator view of the high mountains. It will be one of the memorable Peak climbing moments for you as you scale the summit of the Pisang Peak. If you are dying to trek in Peak Summit but you do not have time or strength you can use the mountain flight too. Overnight stay at a tented camp.


Day 13: Trek to Pisang & return to Pokhara/ Trek to Manang

On the 13th day, you will start the return trek to Pokhara from the Pisang Peak. Continue through the drier upper part of the Manang district, this district doesn’t get any rain during the time of the monsoon due to the Annapurna Range. People of this region are yak herders and raise crops for the part of the year. Leaving Pisang we have alternative trails north and south of the Marsyangdi River which meets up again at Mungji. From Mungji, the trail continues past the picturesque but partially hidden village of Bryanga at 3475m to nearby Manang. Overnight stay at a guesthouse. From there, you can continue with the Manang trek or else return to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu.