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Pisang peak climbing

Pisang Peak is one of the famous trekking peak in Annapurna is rises opposite of Annapurna II (7937). Mt. Manaslu 8163 m, Mt. Annapurna II 7937 m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Gangapurna 7455m, Tilicho peak 7134m etc are the main attraction from Pisang Peak.

We start from Chame after 5/6 hours drive from Kathmandu to Beshishaar and next day drive about 6/7 hours to Chame. After 2 days drive we start to hike up the beautiful valley of Pisang Village. This trek offer you the Himalayan landscape, mountain scenery and the variety of ethnic Nepalese cultures. Vegetation will be change every day because of landscape and gaining altitude. Oak & pine forests are main attraction on the way.  The path ascends through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka at (4,380m) which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp to reach the base camp from Pisang village.  High Camp will set up at 5,400m climbing to a shoulder on the South-West Ridge. The well-defined ridge leads to the final snow slop, which will be quite steep but not difficult to reach the summit. Pisang Peak rises above from Pisang village and yak pastures looks like a pyramid slope of ice and snow to the  summit.  The magnificent views can be seen  from the summits. Same way descent ; you will  back to  Pisang Village.

After the summit the Peak we have two choices;

  1. From Pisang village we continue into high desert, on the approach to the Thorong La Pass (5416 m). It is famous pass in Annapurna region trek. The trek will end at Jomsom. We will take a flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
  2. From Pisang village we can descending to Chame and drive back to Pokhara / Kathmandu. It is depend on your time limit and interest. 

Additional Info

Day to day itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Trivuwan international airport in Kathmandu. We will transfer to hotel, Pisang peak climbing briefing with officially arrangements and Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02:  Drive to Beshishahar  overnight at Lodge

Day 03:  Chame (2713m) and then overnight at Lodge.

Day 04: Chame to Lower Pisang (3185m) and then overnight at Lodge.

Day 05: Rest day for acclamatization.

Day 06: Lower Pisang trek to Pisang peak Base Camp (4573m) and then overnight at Tent.

Day 07: Pisang peak base camp to Pisang peak High Camp (5030m). Climbing guide will teach you how to fix the rope, some climbing tips than make training nearby Pisang peak base camp and overnight at pisang peak high camp at Tent.

Day 08: Morning, start going to the top. After camp 1, go up in the gully, traverse to the right, up on a wide stone field, cross the bridge to the glacier. Always beware of the crevasses. You are nearly halfway. Have a good trip to the top of the pisang peak 6091m and safely down. you will see panoramic Himalayan views of the Mt. Manaslu 8163m, Mt. Annapurna II 7937m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Gangapurna 7455m, Tilicho peak 7134m,Pisang peak 6091m etc .The same day descend to the Pisang Base Camp and overnight at Tent.

Day 09: Pisang Peak base camp trek to Manang (3540m) and then overnight at Lodge.

Day 10: Manang acclimatizing day.

Day 11: Manang to Yak kharka (4210m,4/5 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

Day 12: Yak kharka to Thorung phedi (4450m,3/4 hours walking)Thorung High camp (4800m) and then overnight at Lodge.

Day 13: Thorung Phedi to Muktinath (3800m,7/8 hours walking) via Thorung High camp (4800m) and Thorung La Pass(5416m) And then overnight at Lodge.

Day 14: Muktinath to Jomsom (2850m,4/5 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge

Day 15: Jomsom to Pokhara by flight (30 minutes) and transfer to selected Hotel in Pokhara & sightseeing tour in pokhara

Day 16: Free day either at village or Pokhara

Day 17: Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus (200km, 6/7 hour driving) and overnight at selected Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 18: sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

Day 19: Free day or shopping at Kathmandu & evening farewell dinner at Nepali restaurant

Day 20: Departure to international airport to fly your home country or extend your trip.

Trekking & climbing in Annapurna region

Group size of the Trek
Minimum 2 person
Maximum 8 person

Trek & climb features :

  1. Trekking peak
  2. spectacular mountain views of Mt. Manaslu 8163m, Mt. Annapurna II 7937m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Gangapurna 7455m, Tilicho peak 7134m etc.
  3. Oak & Pine forest
  4. Yak pastures
  5. Mixed Buddhist & Tibetan  culture & practices.

Grade : Technical

Elevation: Max. 6091 Meters. (Pisang Peak summit)

Accommodation : Tea House &Tented camp

Food: Continental

Equipment List

The requirement of equipment is diffrent for each trek. these are common requirment of personnel things for most of our treks. Please feel free to ask for advice we will provide you the best suggestion.

Clothing and Equipment Check List

  1. Alpine Climbing Harness
  2. Crampons
  3. Ice axe
  4. Ascender
  5. Multi-LED Head Lamp
  6. Karabiners
  7. Rappel device
  8. Ski poles
  9. Slings
  10. Climbing helmet
  11. Clothing

Upper Body:

  1. One T-shirt Icebreaker Merino 150 or lightweight 200.
  2. Two long Icebreaker Merino 150 or lightweight 200 shirts.
  3. One polar fleece pullovers, medium weight.
  4. One polar fleece jacket.
  5. One Gore-Tex waterproof and breathable jacket with large hood to accommodate climbing helmet.
  6. Lightweight down jacket for chilly days in base camp or warm layer when stopping for short breaks.
  7. One very warm goose-down (duvet) jacket with hood or a down/duvet suit if you prefer, for high altitude use.


  1. One pair lightweight poly-liner gloves.
  2. One pair mittens, consists of 1 Goretex over mitt matched with the very warm polar fleece mitt liner


  1. Warm hat wool or synthetic that covers your ears
  2. Balaclava
  3. Scarf or neck sleeve
  4. Face mask
  5. Ball cap or brimmed sun cap
  6. Glacier Sunglass with side shields
  7. Lower Body:
  8. One pair walking shorts for trekking
  9. Two pair Icebreaker Merino 150 or lightweight 200 thermal bottoms
  10. One pair Icebreaker Merino 200 weight thermal bottoms
  11. One pair polar fleece trousers
  12. One pair Gore-Tex trousers or bibs. Waterproof/breathable with full side zips
  13. One pair of Goose-down (duvet) trousers or bibs. You may prefer a down (duvet)


  1. One pair One-Sport Millet climbing Overboots or equivalent (with Aveolite liners; good quality plastic shells with inner boots; avoid tight fit with heavy socks.)
  2. One pair sturdy leather or synthetic (Gortex) hiking boots with good ankle support for the walk to advanced base camp
  3. Two Pair of liner socks. Polypropylene or wool
  4. Two pair lightweight trekking socks, poly or wool
  5. Light Icebreaker Merino wool or cotton socks for in town.
  6. Rucksacks and Travel Bags:
  7. One medium rucksack (50-70 litters / 3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for airplane carry).
  8. One large (120 L / 7500 cubic inch) duffle kit bags for clothing and equipment. Must be durable for use on pack porter.

Sleeping Gear:

  1. For high altitude, one down (duvet) sleeping bag (rated to –25 C (-30 F). For the high camp, you can sleep in your down (duvet) clothing inside your sleeping bag;

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Price Include :

  1. Pick & Drop to Airport / Hotel in Kathmandu & required places
  2. Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing with Tour guide.
  3. Food (Breakfast , lunch & dinner with tea -coffee ) in Trekking guest houses .
  4. Accommodation in trekking area guest houses twin sharing bases on the trek .
  5. English speaking Government licenses holder trekking guide & Supporters
  6. Staff food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine are included in trekking.
  7. Primary First Aid Kits (For the first aid treatment purpose such as bandage , some medicine......)
  8. Trekking permits & TIMS for Conservation area /Restricted area & all the necessary official documents for trek.
  9. Transport ; trek start to ending point by private car/van/ Bus.

Price Exclude :

  1. Nepal entry visa fee and necessary documets
  2. Flight fare domestic and international .
  3. Food in Kathmandu or other cities .
  4. Airport Tax in Domestic & International Airpot & other taxes.
  5. Personal insurance , equipment ,medical and travel insurance during the trek
  6. Entrance fees for sightseeing/Monument /donation and some personal expenses.
  7. Helicopter rescue charge in case of Emergency .
  8. Staff tips and other personal expenses
  9. Expenses burden due to Natural disaster ; such as bad weather , land slide


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