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Pisang Peak Climb - 19 Days

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Pisang Peak Climb - 19 Days

US $ 1900per person

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Trip Duration

19 Days

Max Altitude

6091 M

Trip Grade

strenous

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Pisang Peak Climb takes you to the summit of Pisang Peak (6091 meters), otherwise known as Jong Ri. Located in the Annapurna region of Nepal, Pisang peak is a comparatively easier climbing peak in Nepal.
Being on the top of this peak provides you an incomparable feeling and the magnificent landscapes of Mt. Manaslu (8163 meters), Mt. Annapurna II (7555 meters), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525 meters), Gangapurna (7455 meters), and Tilicho Peak (7134 meters).
As a part of this trek, you will also be visiting the holy Muktinath and beautiful Jomsom. Muktinath is one of the most famous and venerated pilgrimage sites located in the mountainous region of Nepal. Muktinath homes temple as well as a monastery and is considered very sacrosanct and is visited by both Buddhist and Hindu devotees. Muktinath at 3802 meters, is a wonderful sight for sore eyes with glowing mountains in the background.
You will trek past several villages like Syange, Dharapani, Upper Pisang as you approach the apogee of Pisang Peak. Trekking down from Pisang Peak, we will trek to some major highlights like Thorong Base Camp, Muktinath, and Jomsom and also take overnight stops in these places.
Thorong La Pass at 5416 meters is another major attraction of this tour given the mesmerizing view seen from this amazing viewpoint. This Pisang Peak Climbing itinerary adjusted by Greater Himalaya is quite flexible and allows you to make subtle changes at your convenience.
 

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Arrival: Kathmandu Nepal > Departure: Kathmandu Nepal

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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (TIA) and transfer to Hotel.

Namaste! Welcome to the country of mountains and temples. Following your advent in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, one of our team members (representative of Greater Himalaya) will pick you up. You will be escorted to a room of a 3-star category hotel where you shall stay for 2 nights. Take your time, be refreshed in the hotel, and meet us at the dinner party hosted to welcome you and other trekkers.

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Day 2: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley (UNESCO sites) and trek preparation

You can go about exploring the rich UNESCO World heritage sites of Kathmandu valley today which will provide you a cultural and traditional glimpse of Nepal. You shall go on a sightseeing tour across Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Swayambhunath with a proficient guide. We will also complete any other pending tasks related to Pisang Peak Climbing. You will be escorted to the hotel room for a night's stay.

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Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Syange (1,130 meters) and overnight in Guest house

After breakfast in Kathmandu, we will head for Syange alongside the Trishuli River. We will pass through some beautiful and pristine Nepali countryside villages as we drive towards Syange located at 1130 meters. We will pass Pokhara- the lake valley of Nepal and arrive at Syange which will take us about 9 hours. Overnight stay at a guesthouse

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Day 4: Trek from Syange to Dharapani (1,860 meters) and overnight in Lodge

Trekking out of Syange, we will follow paths amidst terraced farmlands, rhododendron forest, pastures, hills, etc. We will trek for about 5 to 6 hours to arrive at Dharapani located at 1860 meters. En route, we will also cross Tal and Karte village eventually reach one of the biggest villages lying in Manang valley. Overnight stay at a lodge in Dharapani.

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Day 5: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,710 meters) and overnight in Lodge

As we depart from Dharapani via some steep forest ridges, we will be greeted with stunning views of some Annapurna mountains and Lamjung ranges. We will trek past a Tibetan village called Bagarchhap, which will lead us to a dense rhododendron forest. We will continue trekking which will bring us to Marshaundi river and then to Koto village. The trekking trail is quite easy on us from here to Chame. Overnight stay at a lodge in Chame.

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Day 6: Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang (3700 meters) and overnight in Lodge

Today, we shall follow a steep path through a pine and rhododendron forest. As we approach Pisang, the mountain peaks get clearer. Trekking for about 5 hours will lead us to Upper Pisang located at 3700 meters. Overnight stay at Upper Pisang.  

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Day 7: Acclimatization day in Upper Pisang

We will spend a spare day in Upper Pisang, exploring the viewpoints in the vicinity of Upper Pisang. We will acclimatize properly so that we won’t have altitude problems trekking higher. The views of Mount Annapurna, Pisang, Gangapurna, etc. are dominant throughout the day today. We shall stay overnight in Pisang.

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Day 8: Trek from Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,380 meters) and overnight in Camp

We will trek uphill on a trail that passes through a thin forest and meadows. As we trek through these grazing lands, we might even witness some yaks. We will set up a camp in the region in Pisang Peak Base Camp. Overnight stay at a tented camp in Pisang Peak Base Camp.

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Day 9: Trek from Pisang Base Camp to Pisang Peak High Camp (5,400 meters) and overnight in Camp

We will trek even higher on the southwest ridge as we leave for Pisang Peak High Camp. Trekking for about 4 hours will bring us to Pisang Peak High Camp located at 5400 meters. We shall stay overnight at a tented camp in Pisang Peak High Camp.

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Day 10: Climb to Pisang Peak (6,091 meters), trek back to Pisang Peak Base Camp, overnight in Camp

Today we will gather our trekking and climbing gear and after getting properly equipped, we will head for Pisang Peak Summit. From Pisang High Camp, we will climb a ridge which will eventually lead us to the final steep snow slope. With the help of ropes, ice axes etcetera, we will try to attempt to Climb Pisang Peak. The Pisang Peak will provide you magnificent panoramas of majestic mountains like Annapurna range, Pisang Peak, Tilicho Peak etcetera plus the glaciers and distant mountains. We will stay overnight in Pisang Peak Base Camp in a tented camp.

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Day 11: Contingency Day

This is the day reserved to summit Pisang peak if we could do it the earlier day due to unforeseeable events. If we are right on schedule, we will just move forward with this trek.

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Day 12: Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang (3,450 meters) and overnight in lodge

From Pisang Peak Base Camp, we will descend to Pisang and take a route of Upper Pisang via Geru. As we trek to Manang, at 3450 meters, we will be welcomed with mesmerizing views of Pisang Peak, Mount Annapurna and so much more. As we approach Manang, you will witness the vegetations and surrounding getting drier as well as colder. In Manang, we will pay a visit to the biggest monastery of Manang- Barge Monastery. Overnight stay at a lodge in Barge.

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Day 13: Trek from Manang to Letdar Phedi (4,130 meters) and overnight in lodge

As we depart from Manang, we will cross a stream via a suspension bridge and ascend to Tenki village. The trekking trail will eventually bring us out of Marshyangdi valley and pass through pastures and juniper trees. We will ascend a steep hill and pass Ghunsa Village. We will also come across animal grazing pastures and pleasant meadows as it takes us to Yak Tharka village. From Yak Tharka, we will trek a while and cross a stream via a suspension bridge to finally arrive at Letdari Phesu (4130 meters) after 5 hours of trek. Overnight stay in a lodge in Letdar Phedi

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Day 14: Trek from Letdar Phedi to Thorang High Camp (4,880 meters and overnight in lodge

We will trek from Letdar Phedi at 4130 meters to Thorong High Camp at 4880 meters. We will ascend looking at Chulu West following the edge of Jarsang Khola. We will arrive at Thorang High Camp after trekking for about 6 to 7 hours. Overnight stay at a lodge in Thorang High Camp.

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Day 15: Trek from Thorang High Camp to Muktinath (3,802 meters) via Thorang La (5,416m) and overnight in lodge

Today is another taxing day of trekking for about 8 to 9 hours. We will head towards Muktinath from Thorong High Camp via Thorong La Pass at 5416 meters. Thorong la Pass is one of the highest and adventurous passes which will visit en route. Trekking to this alpine pass is not easy, but the accumulated views of snow-covered mountains, Kali Gandaki valley, alluring hills of Mustang, etc. is definitely going to make up for it. We will trek down from Thorong La Pass after enjoying home a handful of moments there and arrive at Muktinath. Muktinath houses an alpine temple and Buddhist monastery and is an important pilgrimage site of Nepal. Overnight stay at a lodge in Muktinath.

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Day 16: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,750 meters) and overnight in lodge

After savoring the morning views of Muktinath with the Himalayas in the background and having breakfast, we will depart Muktinath and head towards Jomsom. Jomsom is known for apples, breezes/ strong winds, and tourist-friendly facilities. We will trek past Kagbeni village and Kali Gandaki gorge making way towards Jomsom. You can explore the local streets and perhaps even visit the Ecological museum of Jomsom. Overnight stay at a lodge in Jomsom after trekking for 5 to 6 hours.

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Day 17: Jomsom to Pokhara flight and transfer to hotel

We will take a fight from one tourist hub of Nepal (Jomsom) to another (Pokhara). After the brief flight (35 minutes), you will land at Pokhara airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the time, you can get indulged in exciting activities like Paragliding, Bungee jumping, boating etcetera. Sightseeing across the famous places of Pokhara like lakeside, Davis falls, etc. is another more serene option for you today. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pokhara.

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Day 18: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

After breakfast in Pokhara, you will depart from Pokhara in a tourist bus or a private vehicle. The 7-hour drive from Pokhara is scenic as you drive through the beautiful forest while looking at hills, perennial rivers, occasional glimpses of mountains, waterfalls, and people in the way. In Kathmandu, you can rest a while after checking in at the hotel. Later today, we shall pick you for a farewell dinner

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Day 19: Final departure day of Pisang Peak Climbing

One of the representatives of Greater Himalaya will escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport via tourist bus or private vehicle. We will see you off as you take a flight back to your home country.

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The difficulty of Pisang Peak Climbing

For starters, an expedition of about 6000 meters is not an easy task. However, Pisang Peak Climbing is also not a Herculean task and with proper planning, preparations and caution, you can take this trek.

The difficulty of Pisang peak Climbing depends upon person to person and their preparation for this tour. The attributes like weather, distance, altitude sickness, trekking experience, physical fitness level of trekkers highly fluctuate the difficulty level of this trek.

This trek requires you to gain 600 to 700 meters of altitude per day on average. Plus, you will be going to a much higher altitude and lower altitude than your body is generally used to as a result, altitude sickness can really hit you. You will have to choose an itinerary that allows you to acclimatize to the higher altitudes so that you are immune to altitude sickness. Picking a good season with favorable weather is just as important so that Pisang peak Climbing is not very difficult for you.

A person with no prior trekking experience and below-average physical fitness level is likely to find this trek as strenuous. However, with some trekking experience in other low altitude treks, experience walking in uneven topography, protection against altitude sickness, decent physical fitness, and beforehand preparation, this trek is going to be enthralling for you.

 

Best time for Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak Climbing is available throughout the year and the overall best time for climbing Pisang Peak varies from person to person. Just like almost other treks in Nepal, Pisang Peak Climbing also experiences 4 main seasons i.e. Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter. Among these seasons, Spring (March, April, and May) and Autumn (September, October, and November) are considered the best time for Pisang Peak Climbing.

Spring and Autumn season is considered the ideal time for Pisang Peak Climbing given its great offers. The great offers of these peak seasons include great views of mountains, comfortable weather, clear skies, sharp valleys etcetera. In the spring season, the trekking trail is even more colorful with blossoming rhododendron.

Summer and Winter seasons are regarded as seasons for Pisang Peak Climbing due to few hurdles. Slippery trails, rainfall, poor views, etc. are some obstacles for Summer. Cold weather, closed-off trails, and lodges are the hurdles for winter. However, despite these problems, these seasons also have good offerings like less crowded trails, etc.

 

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