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Pisang Peak Climbing

About Trip

Pisang peak lies above the Pisang village of the Annapurna region. The beginning climbers prefer to go for climbing the Pisang peak and Thorung la Pass trek. It is a world renowned trip, which includes a soft peak climbing. After exploring the religious fascinations in Kathmandu, the excursion begins with a drive to Bhulbhule and the trek embarks.

Climbing the Pisang peak has been adjoined with multiple features. This peak does not require previous peak climbing experience. The base camp is set around 4380 meters, where you can acclimatize and get the instructions from the climbing guide. High camp is set around 5400 meters. It is a great chance to use the climbing skills. It is always better to not underestimating the Mountains. So you need to have a good physical fitness. It is a short climb from the high camp and after all you touch the summit of the Pisang Peak (6091m). Exploration of the Annapurna region peaks is breathtaking. Descending from there, again you join the main trail of Annapurna circuit and cross over the Thorung La (5416m).  

Pisang Peak Climbing is not only a climbing trip; rather the world class trekking over the Thorung La pass is superb. This connects the Annapurna and Mustang region. The natural diversity and ethnic cultural aura are wonderful. Please, contact Adventure Club Treks for organizing this trip with professional climbing guide, kitchen team and outstanding management.(Note: peak climbing is really an adventurous act, so physical fitness, acclimatization and proper rest should not be undermined. We always emphasize on these aspects along with hygienic foods, so we manage a good kitchen team for all the groups. Also, it is better to manage extra day, which is useful, if the weather is bad).

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)

Day 02:Kathmandu : Sightseeing and trip preparation

Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani via Besisahar (1,960m) : 10 -11 hours

Day 04:Trek Dharapani to Chame (2,710m) : 5 - 6 hours

Day 05:Trek Chame to Upper Pisang (3,700m) : 5-6 hours

Day 06:Rest and Acclimatize Day

Day 07:Trek Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,380m) : 6 hours

Day 08:Trek Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m) : 4 hours

Day 09:Summit to Pisang peak and return to Pisang Base Camp (6,091m) : 10 hours

Day 10:Trek Pisang peak base camp to Manang valley (3440m) : 5 -6 hours

Day 11:Trek Manang to Yak Kharka (4350m) : 3-4 hours

Day 12:Trek Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4420m) : 4 hours

Day 13:Trek Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3850m) via Thorong La (5416m) : 7-8 hours

Day 14:Trek Muktinath to Jomsom (2,800m) : 5 hours

Day 15:Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara : 25 minutes

Day 16:Drive back to Kathmandu: 6-7 hours

Day 17:Transfer to airport for your onward destination.

What is Included

  • All airport transfers from arrival to departure.
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a standard twin shared room at a three-star hotel in Kathmandu on B/B basis
  • 1 nights’ accommodation in a standard twin shared room at a two-star hotel in Pokhara on B/B basis
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Tented accommodation during the climb
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu including temples’ / monuments’ entrance fees and private vehicle
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
  • Welcome and farewell dinners.
  • Government licensed, English speaking guides trained in wilderness first aid
  • Well-experienced Climbing guide with all his allowance and expenses.
  • Assistant trekking guides walking with the group to support as necessary (1 assistant guide for 4 trekkers)
  • Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Kathmandu – Beshisahar  transportation by private vehicle and Beshisahar – Dharapani by public jeep
  • Domestic flight (Jomsom-Pokhara)
  • Pokhara - Kathmandu transportation by tourist bus
  • Insurance covering all staff and porters as per state law
  • Staff costs including their Salary, food, accommodation, transportation, domestic airfare and medicine.
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipments
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Complimentary Adventure Club Trek T-shirt, duffel bag, first aid kit and trekking map
  • Travel and rescue arrangement (helicopter evacuation is available if needed - at an additional cost)
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Pisang Peak climbing permit
  • All government and Local Taxes

What is not Included

  • Nepal entry visa: 
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmand and Pokhara.  
  • Personal expenses (alcoholic drinks, bottled water, cold drinks)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Personal travel insurance and medical bills.
  • International air fares/ flights (Fares and flights can be arranged upon the request).
  • Hot shower during the trekking
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Insurance with helicopter evacuation
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)

Important Note:

The above information is a guide and standard template of our services. Our trips can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), you will be welcomed by a representative from Adventure Club Trek. After sorting out your custom formalities (visa and so on), you will be then transferred to your respective hotel in Adventure Club Trek’s private vehicle and give you some time to freshen up. After this, you will attend an orientation about your trek led by the trekking leader over a welcome dinner. Overnight at hotel. Meals: Dinner Included,

Day 02Kathmandu : Sightseeing and trip preparation The exciting day begins with a cultural tour to various mediaeval sites in Kathmandu. You will drive to visit the UNESCO listed world heritage sites - Pashupatinath Temple (the biggest Hindu shrine), Boudhanath (largest Buddhist Stupa in Nepal), Swayambhunath (a fine Buddhist stupa at the hill top of Kathmandu) and the Kathmandu Durbar Square (an open museum and abode of Kumari). Coming back from the sightseeing, you will take part in a short briefing and trip preparation. Overnight at hotel. Meals: Breakfast Included,

Day 03Drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani via Besisahar (1,960m) : 10 -11 hoursWe begin our drive to Dharapani after breakfast. It is a long journey via beautiful Nepalese townships. During the beginning of our trip, our trail is alongside the winding Trishuli River. We also pass through Pokhara, popularly known as the Lake City before reaching Dharapani which is one of the biggest villages in the Manang valley. Overnight at Teahouse. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner included.

Day 04Trek Dharapani to Chame (2,710m) : 5 - 6 hoursToday we negotiate a few steep forested ridges along with several landslides on route to Chame. We should not forget to look up though, as we will be greeted with remarkable views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV (7,525m). We also come across small hot springs which should help us relax for a while. Overnight at Teahouse. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included.

Day 05Trek Chame to Upper Pisang (3,700m) : 5-6 hoursA narrow steep path through a very dense pine forest will bring you to the dramatic curved rock face, rising 1500m from the river. As the trail opens up you will be surrounded by Himalayan Peaks all the way to Pisang. You will have an extra half an hour climb towards a big hill to reach Upper Pisang .Overnight at Teahouse. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Day 06Rest and Acclimatize DayToday you will have a rest day here. Check and set up all the gears for climbing and acclimatized. Enjoy the whole day with very nice magnificent views of all the Annapurnas, Gangapurna and Tilicho. Relax day. Overnight at Teahouse.. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included.

Day 07Trek Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,380m) : 6 hours Today we start walking up towards Base camp from Pisang. The trail leads through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka at (4,380m) which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. The rest of the time we spend on packing the things and learning some climbing skills. Overnight at tented camp. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included.

Day 08Trek Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m) : 4 hours Walking 4 -5 hours, we reach to the high camp from base camp. The trail lies on the south west boulder of the peak. We are already on the snow prevailed location, where we set a high camp to climb the Pisang peak. Then we keep busy ourselves in climbing practices. Overnight at tented camp. Overnight. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included.

Day 09Summit to Pisang peak and return to Pisang Base Camp (6,091m) : 10 hours The important day of the trip, we begin climbing up early in the morning. The route is normal, but the final ascend is steep and technical slope. But the guide fixes rope and you follow it. Taking sufficient snaps, we descend to the base camp and celebrate the successful climb. Overnight at tented camp.. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Day 10Trek Pisang peak base camp to Manang valley (3440m) : 5 -6 hours As we begin the trek today, we head towards Pisang and then walk through the dry part of Manang district. As we walk further, there are two routes and they meet in Mugje. The southern route goes through the Humde airstrip and has less climbing up and down. In comparison to the south, the northern route via Ghyaru with a superb scenes. But it is quite challenging trail. Exploring the hidden valley known as Braka, we reach to Manang, which is a Tibetan influenced village. Overnight at Teahouse. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Day 11Trek Manang to Yak Kharka (4350m) : 3-4 hours Leaving Manang, we walk further to Yak Kharka, which is dominated by the cattle grazing meadows. From Tengki Manang, we walk towards Ghusang (3950m). Taking the snaps of Mani walls and a monastery, we cross a bridge at Ghyanchang Khola and following the Throng Khola, we reach to Yak Kharka. The vegetations begin to get sparser throughout the higher region. Overnight at Teahouse. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Day 12Trek Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4420m) : 4 hours Not a long excursion, but the thin air region is tough to deal with. We continually ascend for a couple of hours after having a breakfast and descend towards the River. After crossing the River, we climb up towards Thorung Phedi. If you are acclimatized enough, we can proceed to the High camp. However, Phedi is a shelter for almost the trekkers. Overnight at Teahouse. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Day 13Trek Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3850m) via Thorong La (5416m) : 7-8 hours We have a grand walk today and it is our testament to prove ourselves as fit trekkers. We begin the trek early in the morning to avoid the unfavorable weather. If we walk quite late, there is also the risk of continual rock falling and the strong wind blow. About after five hours, we reach at the top of Thorong La (5416m). The eye-catching sceneries of the snowy peaks are outstanding. Mt. Annapurna, Manaslu, Yakwakang, Thorung Peak and the surrounding panoramas are awesome to view. Then we descend through the steep trail. After a couple of hours, we walk through the wide trail over barren hill side. Then we reach to Muktinath temple, which is one of the popular pilgrimage destinations of Hindu and Buddhist devotees. Overnight at Teahouse. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Day 14Trek Muktinath to Jomsom (2,800m) : 5 hours After our visit to the holy temple of Muktinath, we make our way to Jomsom. Overnight at Teahouse. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Day 15Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara : 25 minutesEarly in the morning, we take a picturesque Himalayan flight with the views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Fishtail, Himchuli and others. Then transfer to the hotel. As your choice, we take you for the sightseeing tour. Davis falls, Mahendra cave, international mountain museum and the world peace Stupa are some of the wonderful sights to see. Then you can enjoy boating on the Phewa Lake. Overnight at hotel. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included

Day 16Drive back to Kathmandu: 6-7 hours Early morning, we will drive back to Kathmandu for about 6 hours and you will transfer to the hotel. Getting refreshed, you will be invited for the farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant hosted by Adventure Club. Overnight at hotel. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner included

Day 17Transfer to airport for your onward destination.Adventure Club Trek will manage a farewell drive to the international airport for your final flight departure.Meals: Breakfast included

Trip Note

Flight Delay in Jomsom 

Twin Otter is the primary mode of transport from the airstrip at Jomsom. This service is fairly dependable. Sometimes, flights may be cancelled due to mountain weather conditions or other technical problems. In such case, Adventure Club Trek  will organize the alternative available road transportation to ensure you are on schedule for your international flight.

The expense of the road transport will be managed from the reimbursement received from the flight ticket after the deduction of cancelation charge. So please note that there will be no refund of the flight from Jomsom to Pokhara, if the alternative road transportation is consolidated.

NOTE: Your safety is of the utmost concern whilst you are travelling with Adventure Club Trek. We will make every effort possible to follow the original itinerary but we reserve the right to change that itinerary if a segment of it becomes a safety issue. Certain mountain regions are remote, natural disasters can happen, weather conditions can decline and there can be illness or an injury. To avoid dangerous situations we may occasionally have to make changes to the itinerary to ensure everyone’s safety. That having been said, Adventure Club Trek will strive to provide you with the best possible trekking experience and to keep your safety our number one priority. We thank you for your understanding.

Pre-Trip Meeting

Prior to all the treks and expeditions, Adventure Club Trek hosts a pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The primary purpose of meeting is to provide an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about the forthcoming trek and to introduce other team members. The meeting covers topics as diverse as personal equipment and acclimatization and usually involves a hike and some skills training. Pre-trip meeting is very important in order to have a better preparation of the trekking.

Best Time to Trek /climb

Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and Spring (March to May) are the best time to trek in the Himalayas and summit Pisang Peak. During these seasons the sky is clear which means that we can fully enjoy remarkable views of the mighty Himalayan vista.


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  1. 17 Days
  2. Strenuous
  3. 2-12 People

Trip Code:ACT 74


Activities:Cultural Excursion, trekking and climbing

Best month::March to May and Sept to Nov

Max. Altitude:6,091m/19,980ft

Trek Style:(Teahouse/ Camping)

Accommodation:Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Teahouse during trekking and tented camp during climbing

Meals :Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara. All meals during the trek and climb

Transportation:Private vehicle &jeep/ Tourist coach and Flight

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