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Pisang Peak Climbing | 21 Days

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At a Glance:
Tour Code: CEPPC022 Style: Trekking Peak up to 6500m
Grading: Maximum Altitude: 6041m
Transport: Private Duration: 21 Days
Start in: Kathmandu |Airport End in: Kathmandu |Airport
Price: US$ 3200 per person
Trip Description

Pisang Peak climbing is an unforgettable and very popular peak among the trekking peak on the way to the highest pass of the world along with the good scope for exploration which lies just north of the Manang Valley. Pisang Peak stands at elevation of 6091 meters above from Pisang Valley and lush green Yak  pastures in a uniform slope of ice and snow to the final summit pyramid. Among the all trekking peaks of Nepal, Pisang Peak is considered as one of the busy and challenging climbing peak. A German expedition made the first ascent of Pisang Peak in 1955 and since then it has been something of considerable remark.

This interesting climb starts from Besisahar in the valley of the Marsyangdi river. The trail leads you through vastly constrasting flora and fauna towards the spectacular views of Mt. Manaslu and Lumjung Himal. The massif of Manang valley is really reach in unique culture and landscape. The path ascends through sparse forested areas and pasture lands to Kharka  to reach the base camp which is considered the ideal place for setting up Base Camp. There will be snow at the high camp from the end of November to the end of March. The well defined ridge leads to the final snow slop which is quite steep and little difficult to reach the summit. Summit of the peak offers truly splendid views of the Annapurna group including Tilicho Peak, Annapurna II and IV, Ghangapurna and the Glacier Dome.

Outline Itinerary
  • Day 1: Arrival and transfer to hotel
  • Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Climb
  • Day 3: Drive to Besisahar 7-8hours(850m)
  • Day 4: Trek from Besisahar to Bahundanda 5-6hours(1,310m)
  • Day 5: Bahundanda to Chamje 5-6hours(1,430m)
  • Day 6: Trek to Dharapani 5-6hours(1,950m)
  • Day 7: Dharapani to Chame 5-6hours(2,630m)
  • Day 8: Chame to Upper Pisang 5-6hours(3,700m)
  • Day 9: Acclimatize day at Pisang(3,700m)
  • Day 10: Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp(4,380m)
  • Day 11: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp 3-4hours(5,400m)
  • Day 12: Summit to the Peak and back to Base Camp 7-9hours(6,091m)
  • Day 13: Trek to Manang Valley 5-6hour(3,450m)
  • Day 14: Manang to Yak Kharka 3-4hour(4,110m)
  • Day 15: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Pedi 3-4hours(4,600m)
  • Day 16: Cross Thorong la in morning and back to Muktinath 8-10hours(5,416m)
  • Day 17: Trek down to Kagbeni 3-4hours
  • Day 18: Trek to Jomsom 3-4hours(2,800m)
  • Day 19: Fly to Pokhara (8,20m)
  • Day 20: Back to Kathmandu/ leisure/ reserve day in case of flight cancel/Hotel
  • Day 21: Drive to Airport for return flight
Highlights of the tour:
  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour
  • Spectacular view point of the Himalaya
  • Explore unique culture of Manang valley
  • Base camp training and preparation
  • Scenic flight from Jomsom to Lukla
What's Included:
  • Airport pick up and drop
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • All sightseeing trip as mentioned
  • All entry fees during sightseeing
  • All Hotel accommodation
  • All transport on private coach
  • Meals as mentioned
What's Not Included:
  • Meals other than mentioned
  • Drinks and bar bill
  • Tipping
  • Personal insurance
  • Other things not mentioned
  • Nepales visa 40$ for 30 days multiple

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to hotel

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Traditional welcome by our airport representative. Your guide briefs about your further programme. Typical Nepali dinner served in the evening

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Climb

You will be taken for sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley to explore the vibrant city after breakfast at your hotel. Drive to famous Buddhist Stupa Swayambunath, also known as Monkey temple, on the hill of Kathmandu Valley where you can see stunning view of mountains and Kathmandu valley. This temple attracts Buddhists and tourists from around the world. Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible from far and wide. Next is Pashupatinath, the temple of Lord Shiva. This is probably the most famous temple for Hindu in Indian Sub-continent. There is crematorium beside the temple where dead bodies are burnt to ashes. After exploring Pashupatinath you will visit fascinating sights of Patan Durbar Square, one of the most glorious examples of traditional Nepalese architecture, full of centuries old temples and palaces.

Day 3: Drive to Besisahar 7-8hours(850m)

After early breakfast scenic drive to Besishahar. Take fresh air and enjoy the staggering beauty of an area surrounded by high hills. Next you will trek to Nadi Bazar. On your trail you can see beautiful scenery Marsyangdi valley. You can see spectacular views of Himalayas. Overnight in Nadi Bazar.

Day 4: Trek from Besisahar to Bahundanda 5-6hours(1,310m)

Today is the first day of your trek which will begin from Bahundada. By crossing a few suspension bridges you will get an opportunity to explore beautiful waterfalls.  Following the several ups and downs hill sections, across rice, paddies and subtropical forest, you will reach the Gurung village. Then after furthermore walking you eventually ascend to Bahundanda(Hills of Brahmins). Overnight at Bahundanda lodge.

Day 5: Bahundanda to Chamje 5-6hours(1,430m)

After finishing a hot breakfast you will start your next trekking to Chamje from Bahundanda. The trail descend through amphitheatre-shaped rice terraces along with a vertical cliff, lush forests, and some more culturally intriguing villages. Gradually walking up after crossing the Marsyangdi River on a suspension bridge you will reach Jagat. Following the river to the stone village of Jagat you will ascend to Chamje. Overnight at Chamje .

Day 6: Trek to Dharapani 5-6hours(1,950m)

Today you will start your trek to Dharapani by crossing a suspension bridge in Marsyangdi River. After walking uphills you will enter Manang district. On the way you can enjoy the fields of corn, barley and potatoes. Continueing the path get an opportunity to explore the forests of bamboo and rhododendron flowers. Trek through the cliffy way right above the river and reach Dharapani. Overnight at lodge.

Day 7: Dharapani to Chame 5-6hours(2,630m)

Today you are heading to Chame from Dharapani through the sensational views of Himalayas. You will reach Bagarchap, a Tibetan village, within the first hour of today's trek. Next Dangyung, a samll Tibetan settlement. The trek continues through dense forest, cross bridges over tributaries and the foot of a waterfall. You ascend steep stone steps to reach Chame.

Day 8: Chame to Upper Pisang 5-6hours(3,700m)

Today your trek starts to upper Pisang. On the way you can visit the local villages which has a long Mani wall and interact with the local peoples. You can also visit and sightseeing the upper Pisang's medieval village which is an amazing place. Evening dinner and night stay in a local lodge.

Day 9: Acclimatize day at Pisang(3,700m)

Make fit yourself for the further journey. This day is for acclimatization. Physically prepare yourself to adapt in different climate. We recommend you to stay active even in a rest day as it is good for upcoming trek. In the evening if you wish then you can explore surrounding of Pisang.

Day 10: Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp(4,380m)

Early morning after breakfast, your adventurous trek to Pisang Base Camp begins after acclimatization in Upper Pisng. The way slowly descends through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka from Upper Pisang, which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. Spend your night at tent.

Day 11: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp 3-4hours(5,400m)

Trekking to Pisang High Camp is very adventurous and exciting along a rocky glacier path. You will get an opportunity to explore panaromic views of Annapurna range, Chulu East, Chulu Far Eest, Nawal Peak, Tilicho Peak and many other mountains and peaks. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 12: Summit to the Peak and back to Base Camp 7-9hours(6,091m)

Today is main challengind and adventure day. Early morning after breakfast, set out climb to Pisang Peak. Experience the majestic close up views of Annapurna Range, Chulu East, Chulu Far East, Nawal Peak, Tilicho Peak, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal along a Tibetan mountains, Kang Guru Peak, Tilje Peak, Kuchubhro Peak and many more. After a successful summit climbing trek down to Base Camp. Overnight in tented camp.

Day 13: Trek to Manang Valley 5-6hour(3,450m)

walking across the riverside, today you will leave Pisang village and continue trek to Manang village. continue through the drier upper part of the Manang district which provide you incredible views of the towering Himalayan Peaks. Manang is a great Mt. Valley which has a rich customs & tradition and gives you an opportunity to observe a traditional lifestyle of Manangi People (one of the Ethnic Group people of Nepal). Over night stay at lodge.

Day 14: Manang to Yak Kharka 3-4hour(4,110m)

Early in the morning, after breakfast, your adventurous trek to Yak Kharka begins. The way slowly descends through the Manang village. The houses are made up of clay and stone. Tare Gumba, a thousand year old popular monastery, is on the way. You will be passing through Thorang Khola and the valley. Finally you will walk further for Yak Kharka where you will spend the night.

Day 15: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Pedi 3-4hours(4,600m)

This trek is bit uphill and downhill through Letdar village. Early in the morning you will leave Yak Kharka and follow the Kone Khola Valley. You will climb up from Letdar and continues to get great views of Annapurna. After climbing for a while the trail suddenly descends to the river and wooden bridge. On the way to Thorang Phedi you can explore a small teahouse. You will finally reach Thoran Phedi. Overnight at a lodge in Thorong Phedi.

Day 16: Cross Thorong la in morning and back to Muktinath 8-10hours(5,416m)

Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists. It is situated at an altitude of 3,710 metres at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass. This trek is long from east to west which is snowy and cold. The trail is steep instantly after leaving Phedi. After ascending 5 to 6 hours you will reach the top of the pass full of prayer flags, chorten and stone cairn built by trekkers. You will be exploring the majestic scenic view from the trail and the pass. You will get an opportunity to get the majestic view of Thorung peak, Annapurna, Gangapurna, Khatung Kang and Kali Gandaki valley. From here on, the trail crosses meadows, drops into a deep gorge and follows a wide trail into Muktinath. Dinner in the evening and stay night in a lodge.

Day 17: Trek down to Kagbeni 3-4hours

Today you will trek down to Kagbeni from Muktinath which is more easy than other day trek. After a short walk arrive Jharkot where you can explore unique culture and traditon like Tibet. It is probably a best village to overview the landscapes and combination of dry hills with green field. Trek further down to Kagbeni and spend Overnight at Lodge.

Day 18: Trek to Jomsom 3-4hours(2,800m)

Today your destination is Jomsom which lies at an altitude of 2800 meters. The trek begins with the downhill to dramatic Kali Gandaki Gorge. This trek is little bit long so you have to start trekking early morning. Leaving Muktinath you will follow the undulating path to Jomsom which will ascend to beautiful Lupra village. Here you can explore Bampo monastery and the close watch to the lifestyle and culture of the villagers. On the way you can see close up views of mountain Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. After that our tour guide will take you to Kaagbeni(trek through wind). Evening dinner and night stay in a lodge, Jomsom.

Day 19: Fly to Pokhara (8,20m)

Today after breakfast you will be taken to airport for Pokhara flight. On the flight you can view scenic beauty and panaromic himalayas. After reaching Pokhara you can rest in hotel or you can explore surronding of a beautiful Pokhara city. Overnight in Pokhara hotel.

Day 20: Back to Kathmandu/ leisure/ reserve day in case of flight cancel/Hotel

You will be heading back to Kathmandu today. It’s a leisure time in Kathmandu, where the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing or relaxing. This is an extra day in case of bad weather. Free time to explore Kathmandu before transferring to the airport for flight back.

Day 21: Drive to Airport for return flight

Your final day in Kathmandu is a free day. You do as you like. Many people take the time for shopping others enjoy exploring the cultural sites of the city. Our local guide can advise you on the best shops in the area. Farewells! Our airport representative will travel with you to the airport.

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