Pisang Peak Climbing

  • Trip Price: $2110 pp
  • Total Duration:20 Days
  • Trip Grade: Very Strenuous
  • Max Elevation:6091 M
  • Max Group Size:Min. 2 Person
  • Best Time:March - May & Sep - Dec
  • Start Point:Chamje
  • End Point:Jomsom
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  • The deepest gorge of the world- Kaligandaki gorge
  • Conquer the Pisang peak
  • Traverse through some astonishing villages with amazing landscapes all around
  • Pokhara city, Manang village, Pisang village, Kagbeni, Jomsom and many more
  • Muktinath temple – the spiritual center for Hindu and Buddhists
  • Thorong La pass – the highest pass of the world
  • Stunning views of mountains like Mt. Himlung, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Khangaru, Mt. Annapurna II, Mt. Annapurna IV, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Tilicho Peak, Glacier Dome, etc.
  • Airport transfers – pick up and drop
  • All ground transportation
  • Your accommodation in a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast plan
  • Your accommodation in best guesthouses available (on twin sharing basis) during the trek with breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the trekking journey
  • Accommodation in tented camps at the Pisang Peak Base Camp and High Camp where guesthouses are not available 
  • All paper works 
  • National park and heritage sites entry tickets
  • Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS), trekking permits and climbing permits
  • A licensed, English speaking, experienced and professional trekking guide, climbing guide along with a porter (1 for two clients)
  • All the costs of guide and porter including accidental insurance
  • Duffel bag, sleeping bags (to be returned to us after the trek)
  • Heaven Himalaya T-shirts, route map and a travel completion certificate
  • All applicable government taxes and service charges. 
  • First aid kit
  • Meals (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • International airfare
  • Visa costs
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal refreshment items like cold drinks, snacks, etc.
  • Personal utility items like laundry, telephone expenses electricity charges, etc.
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Tips for guides and porters

Overview

Dissolve into the picturesque beauty of mountains in the Annapurna region via Pisang Peak climbing! Do you think that just a trekking activity around the Himalayas is not so fun? Have you already tried Annapurna Circuit Trek and are looking forward to a more challenging journey in the Annapurna region in Nepal? If yes, then what about Pisang Peak Climbing? It can be a perfect way to add an adventure factor to your trekking activity! Pisang peak rises tall over an elevation of 6091 meters just above the Pisang village, a stopover on the route of Annapurna Circuit Trek. Located in the northern section of Nepal in Manang district, Pisang peak is a popular climbing peak that lies between two majestic peaks – Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Makalu. From the Pisang village, the peak shines like a pyramid of ice and snow. Moreover, the top of the peak offers some fantastic views of Annapurna panorama that includes the mountains like Mt. Himlung, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Khangaru, Mt. Annapurna II, Mt. Annapurna IV, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Tilicho Peak, Glacier Dome and many more. 

The route to Pisang Peak

It starts with a scenic drive along the highway route to Chamje. Then, we start trekking along the lush countryside landscape to Dharapani. Further, we ascent all the way up to Pisang village. It is a beautiful village that lies on the foot of the glorious Pisang peak. From the village, we walk up to Pisang Base Camp and acclimatize ourselves for the climb ahead. Using the climbing gear, we follow the lead of our climbing leader and make our way up to the summit of Pisang Peak. From the peak we descend down to Pisang and follow the trail of the Annapurna Circuit to Thorong La Phedi. We cross the Thorong La pass and trek to Muktinath for spiritual vibes in the temple with amazing views of mountains in the backdrop. 

Why Pisang Peak climbing in Nepal is so popular?

Pisang peak climbing as a whole is a journey with diversity. With this trek, one can explore the diverse culture, diverse people, diverse flora and faunas in the Annapurna region of Nepal. During the journey, we pass through some stunning locations enriched with diverse ecosystems, cultures and amazing landscapes. Moreover, it offers some diversified forms of gorgeous nature like mountains, rivers, valleys, forests, farmlands, waterfalls, etc. 

Is Pisang Peak climbing difficult?

Though the Pisang peak in the Annapurna region is one of the lower altitude climbing peaks in Nepal, it is technically a bit challenging. From the Pisang Peak High Camp, we climb up a trail full of rocky fragments, sediments, pitches and rocky slabs covered with snow. Our leader and supporting crew will tie ropes on the route. We will follow the footsteps of the leader with the help of our climbing gear. The final ascent up the summit is steep and exposed to snow, therefore the climb can be a bit tough sometimes! However, a bit of practice, preparation and self-confidence is enough to accomplish our climb up to the Pisang peak. 

Heaven Himalaya for Pisang Peak Climbing

Amongst, the various peak climbing offered by Heaven Himalaya Treks and Expedition, Pisang Peak climbing is one of the most cherished climbing journeys to the Annapurna region. It is moderately easy and helps to discover all of the Annapurna regions at once. The trek organized by us is very reliable. From food, accommodation, transport to other kinds of services, you will feel the difference. Our friendly and experienced staff will make your journey even more comfortable and memorable. 

Itinerary Expand all

A representative from our team will be waiting for you at the arrival terminal of Kathmandu airport. Make sure that you look after a person with your nameplate! The representative will welcome and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. As you check into the hotel, the representative will give you a short synopsis on our plans ahead. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu

Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu includes a guided tour around the art historical and cultural monuments around the Kathmandu city that has been listed under the UNESCO world heritage site charts. Today, after breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up for a city tour ahead. The tour starts from Kathmandu Durbar Square, a historical palace that dates back to the 16th century during the Malla reign in the medieval period of Nepal. The palace is a huge complex with a palace, courtyards, and temples. The structure is beautifully crafted with various wood, metal and stonework. We explore the periphery of the palace and visit a museum inside the palace. After exploring the palace, we head to Swayambhunath stupa, a large stupa placed on a hilltop surrounded by various Buddha statues and monasteries. Next, we drive to Pashupatinath temple, an oldest Hindu temple with many temples and statues that dates back to ancient times. At Last, we head to Boudhanath stupa, a huge stupa placed on a three-layered Mandela. We visit all these beautiful heritage sites and end our day with a drive back to your hotel. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu

Get set for an overland drive along the highway route to Chamje! Early in the morning, after breakfast, we set off for a drive from Kathmandu to Chamje. Initially, we follow a highway route along the Trishuli River full of lush and scenic views of countryside landscapes. Then afterward, we follow a route along the Marsyangdi River. The drive for the day goes along a zig-zag hilly path. The drive today is an opportunity to explore the countryside of Nepal, local people and their rural lifestyle. We pass Besisahar and drive further to Chamje. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Chamje.

It is the first day of our trek where we walk. Moving ahead with our trekking journey, we follow a beautiful trail that passes terraced farmlands and the dense forests of rhododendron to enter into the Manag region. On the way, we pass some villages like Tal, Karte, etc. and traverse through the landslide affected area to Dharapani. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Dharapani.

Leaving Dharapani, we follow a trail to Chame with some amazing views of Mt. Manaslu on sight. We pass a few landslides affected area and pass some villages on the way to Chame. The villages on the way are similar to that of the Tibetan village. We can notice the strong dominance of Tibetan Buddhist religion, culture and lifestyle in those villages. It is an easy walk along with few villages and pine forests to Chame. Chame is the headquarter and administrative center of the Manang district that offers some incredible views of Lamjung Himal and Annapurna II. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Chame.

From Chame, we follow a steep and narrow path through the dense forests of pine and rhododendron. The trail takes us to a dramatic rock face that is curved and rises 1500 meters from the river. Further, we continue to Pisang. Today, the trail blesses us with some magnificent views of Himalayan peaks. From Pisang village, we can see the Pisang peak rising right over us. After reaching the Pisang village, we move uphill for around half an hour until we reach the Upper Pisang. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Upper Pisang.

For any successful climbing or trekking activity, proper acclimatization is a must. It helps our body cope with the rising elevation and increases our chances of a successful trip. Today, we explore the Upper Pisang and trek higher enjoying the classic views of mountains like Annapurna, Gnagapurna and Tilicho peak. In the evening, we get down to Upper Pisang for the night. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Upper Pisang.

After breakfast in Upper Pisang, we head towards Pisang Peak Base Camp. We climb up through the trail and pass various alpine trees and vast grasslands on the way to the base camp. It’s a wonderful experience to observe the pastures with yak’s grazing in it. We select some great locations within the flat pastures of base camp to set up our tents. Tonight, spend your time at a tented camp in Pisang Peak Base Camp.

Leaving the base camp, we ascent up higher along the southwest ridge to reach the high camp. After reaching the high camp, the support crew member shall set up the tents and camps. Meanwhile, you can practice the use of climbing gear. You can also take some climbing tips from the climbing leader. The use of ropes, crampons, ice axes, harness, etc. are a must for a peak climbing journey. The practice today shall help to boost your self-confidence for tomorrow so practice as much as you can but do not tire yourself because it’s your big day tomorrow. Tonight, spend your time at a tented camp in Pisang Peak High Camp.

As it’s the peak climbing day, we start our day very early. We ascend steeply through the rocky surfaces using the rope that is fixed on the ridge. We follow our team leader to the summit of the peak. From the top, we will be astonished by some extraordinary views of mountains in the Annapurna region. After spending some wonderful time at the peak, we capture some pictures and get down to the base camp. Tonight, spend your time at a tented camp in Pisang Peak Base Camp.

It’s an extra day just in case if we couldn’t accomplish the climb on Day 12. An extra day in any trekking or peak climbing journey is highly recommended.

Today, we leave the Pisang Base Camp and head towards the Manang valley to join the route of Annapurna Circuit. Two routes take us to Manang from Pisang. Amongst the two routes, we follow a route that passes through Geru in Upper Pisang. The route is more scenic with some admirable views of Annapurna Himal and Pisang Peak in the backdrop. As we open up to the Manag valley, we can feel the change in surroundings. The climate becomes cold and dry. On the way, we visit the Barge monastery which is the largest monastery in the Manang district. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Manang.

Today, we cross a bridge over a tram and ascend towards Tenki village that lies just above the Manang village. Moving onwards, we continue up to move out of the Marsyangdi valley and turn northwest. We pass various pastures and small juniper trees on the way and climb up towards the village of Ghunsa. Leaving Ghunsa, we follow a trail full of meadows, rivers ad mani walls to another small village called Yak Kharka. It is also a large meadow that marks the end of the tree line area. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Yak Kharka.

Today, we head towards the foot of the Thorong La pass. It is a small but busy place that caters the need to trekker who climbs up the Thorong La pass. After breakfast in Yak Kharka, we continue through the trail that climbs uphill to Ledar village. From Ledar, we climb up and pass a few cliffs uphill to Thorong La Phedi. The place offers some majestic views of Annapurna Himal and Chulu mountain ranges. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Thorong La Phedi

We wake up early and finish our breakfast for a climb up to Thorong La pass. It is the highest pass in the world at an elevation of 5416 meters. We climb up the pass and treat our eyes with some astonishing views of mountains in the Annapurna and Chulu mountain range. After enjoying the mountain views, we descend to Thorong La Phedi and start moving ahead towards Muktinath. Muktinath is a popular pilgrimage site in the region that offers some stunning views of mountains in Annapurna panorama. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Muktinath

Leaving Muktinath, we descend along the bank of the Kali Gandaki River to the Jomsom. It’s a beautiful day walk with astonishing views of wild landscapes, mountains, valley, rivers and many more. As we reach Jomsom, we can visit an ecological museum in Jomsom if interested. Enjoy the great hospitality of local people in the guesthouses of Jomsom. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Jomsom.

After breakfast, we will be transferred to Jomsom airport to catch an early flight to Pokhara. We enjoy the flight with some wonderful views of mountains in the region. Further, we check into a hotel in Pokhara and rest for a while. Then we get ready to explore the lakeside area. We stroll along the bank of Phewa Lake and spend some quality time boating in the serene lake water. In the evening, we can spend our leisure time in the restaurants and clubs in Pokhara. Good food, live music and a relaxed mood after such a long day trek are sure to keep you delighted. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Pokhara

Today, after breakfast at the hotel, we get into our ride for a drive back to Kathmandu. We follow the same scenic route along Prithvi Highway to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to a hotel in Kathmandu. Tonight, spend your time at the hotel in Kathmandu.

It’s a free day in Kathmandu. You can explore the narrow gulley of Thamel, visit the shops, purchase some souvenirs or visit any places of interest. You can also explore some shopping malls around the valley. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu

Today, fly home from Kathmandu or continue your travel to some other destinations around the globe. You will be dropped at the airport, three hours before your scheduled flight. We hope you had a great time with us. Thank you, Have a safe journey home.

 

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Reviews

Best Days of My Life

I and my colleagues visited Nepal back in the year 2017. I was not an experienced hiker but anyway chose Annapurna Base Camp Trek with a trekking agency in Nepal. It was like a challenge for me to trek to the 4000 m altitude, but Mr. Ram helped us in every way possible. He was there from the start of our trekking journey in Pokhara to our end days in Kathmandu. Ram kept pushing me forward and even waited for me to catch the other team. He guided me from choosing plain food to meditating. Although I was a victim of altitude sickness and couldn't enjoy the trek to the fullest, I am very grateful to have chosen him.

Annapurna Base Camp is a beautiful place in the Himalayas. The Gurung Village, Poonhill, Pokhara every place was just outstanding.
I have now developed a hiking attitude, and I have been training for the EBC trek now. I can't wait to visit the Himalayas again.

Charlotte Brown,
TrustPilot Indonesia

Perfectly Organized Upper Mustang Trek

All thanks to Mr. Ram for organizing the Upper Mustang, trekking perfectly from beginning to end. I, along with my bunch of friends, had a delightful experience with the Heaven Himalaya team. For us, it is the best trekking agency in Nepal. The guides and porters were very flexible and took care of everything around us.

I recommend everyone to try these young guys to go hiking in Nepal.

Helen Seka,
Google England

Wonderful Trekking Experience

My wife and I visited Upper Mustang and were lucky to have chosen Heaven Himalaya. We had a wonderful experience trekking in Upper Mustang. As soon as we landed in TIA, we were welcomed by Ram. He was very easy and responsive to work with. He explained all the queries we had and gave a brief description of the tour. As we were watching videos and reading blogs about Upper Mustang, we had a lot of expectations about the place and the trekking agency we were working with. We had a private 18-day tour with a porter. And to be honest, we found everything beyond our expectations. The hills, mountains, monasteries were all amazing, especially Lo Manthang is a great place to visit. Our guide was also equally supportive and friendly. The team made our trek more enjoyable. While writing this, it reminded me of the days we had on the trails. Thank You again for the wonderful experience. Best wishes to Jason and Esha. We will definitely love to return and probably do the Everest base camp Trek this time.

Jason Lee,
Google England

Trip of a lifetime- Annapurna Circuit Trek

Heaven Himalaya Team offers a magnificently arranged trekking involvement in Nepal. Ramhari answered instantly to all my messages. They make a solid effort to make your vacation in Nepal an extraordinary one and genuinely went well beyond my desires.

I couldn't remember the name of the guide but my boy, you were more than amazing. I wish you good luck in the days to come.

Everything from pickup to trekking in the mountains was very professional with excellent service.

So, I strongly suggest everyone and will trek with Heaven Himalaya again in the future.

Glorious Experience in EBC Trek

We did an EBC trek with Ram and his team back in April 2019, and it was a glorious experience. Ram is a very knowledgeable, resourceful, and very helpful guide. 2 of us got unwell during the trek, and he was very prompt and took care of us in any way that was available.

We enjoyed our chat and his sense of humor along the trail and at the teahouses. He even got us a special breakfast and pickle salad at Namche Bazaar and always fulfilled the strange request with our dietary needs. EBC trek is amazing. With Ram, it is even more spectacular. Thanks for the amazing trip. Looking forward to island peak climb in the future.

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Brisbane, Australia

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