Pisang Peak Climbing
Situated towards the North Manag Valley, Pisang Peak stands tall at the height of 6091m. The trek towards Pisang Peak is considered quite tricky and adventurous due to its slippery trail. It has caused problems to the climbers in the past year but the thrill of it is the same reason behind many climbers flocking to reach Pisang Peak. Climbers are required to have a guide and carry all their climbing gears.
Apart from the thrill and satisfaction of reaching the summit, Pisang Peak climbing as an entire package is filled with sightseeing and trekking. The lush forests, the culturally diverse communes along the way and the brilliant white Annapurna mountain range are what attracts climbers to Pisang Peak.
The trail towards Pisang Peak passes through the Pisang Valley. Pisang valley provides a clear and serene view of the trek towards the peak. Upon reaching the Pisang peak, the fascinating views of Manang valley and the Annapurna range are distinctly visible. It is noted to one of the most liked and climbed peaks in Nepal. It is suitable for beginners as well as for climbers who want to experience some adventure.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathmanu- Besisahar- Bhulbhule
Day 04: Bhulbhule- Chamje (1410m)
Day 05: Chamje to Dharapani(1960m)
Day 06: Dharapani to Chame (2675m.)
Day 07: Chame to Pisang (3100m.)
Day 08: Pisang to Pisang Base Camp
Day 09: Pisang Base Camp to Pisang High Camp
Day 10: Summit to Pisang peak and back to Pisang Base Camp
Day 11: Pisang Base Camp to Pisang
Day 12: Pisang to Manang (3440m.)
Day 13: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4350m.) takes about three and half hours.
Day 14: Trek from Yak Kharka to ThorongPhedi (4420m.) takes about 3 and half hours.
Day 15: Trek from ThorongPhedi to Muktinath (3850m.) via Thorong La (5416m.) Pass and it takes about seven hours.
Day 16: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus that takes about seven hours.
Day 17: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara takes about 35 minutes.
Day 18: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu takes about seven hours.
Day 19: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour.
Day 20: Departure
Arrival in Kathmandu
Today we arrive in the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. We will be arriving at the tribhuvan International Airport from where we will be escorted to our hotel by our airport representative. We will be warmly welcomed into our hotel with garlands and a drink. We will spend the rest of the day strolling around the streets or savoring the distinctive Nepali cuisine.
Sightseeing around Kathmandu
Kathmandu, the capital of the beautiful country of Nepal, is regarded as one of the most ethnically diverse cities. Furthermore, there are many UNESCO World heritage sites which are packed with architectural delights, including the Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square and the Bhaktapur Durbar Square which is worth visiting. We may also go on to visit the Syambunath as well as the BoudhanathStupa and observe the Pashupatinath Temple form a distance where foreigners are prohibited due to cultural reasons. We will also prepare and discuss about the upcoming climb with our tour guide. We will stay in our hotel at night.
Kathmanu- Besisahar- Bhulbhule
Today, we will embark of a beautiful drive via the Trishuli River and into the depths of foliage into Besishar and commencing our day in Bhulbhule. After our breakfast at the hotel, we will leave for Bhulbhule. This drive will leave us tired as it is estimated to take around eight hours. Wewill spend the night in Bhulbhule at a lodge.
Bhulbhule- Chamje (1410m)
Today, we will begin our trek. We will pass along the Marshyangdi Valley to a steep V-shaped area. Upon following the winding path through the mountains, we will reach Syange at 1100m which is studded with a beautiful waterfall and then climb in an inclined slope to a cliff face. The trail will lead toslight ups and does before commencing in Chamjethrough the forests. We will stay overnight at a lodge there.
Chamje to Dharapani(1960m)
Today, we will trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1960m.) which is estimated to take about six hours. The trail begins with descend to the river and after passing a suspension bridge. After that, we will climb to Sattale at 1550 m on a steep pathwhich is very dangerous. We will carry on asurging path above the river. After climbing a zigzag path to the top of the hill, we will get to see the level, plain of Tal at 1700 m sitting before us. We will now descend to a verdant riverbank which will take us to Tal. Tal has various hotels and teahouses. Here we get torelish the adventurous waterfalls. Beyond Tal, lies the valley narrows. The trail then becomes high and snaky and in numerouspartscut from the rock itself. We move towards Karte (1900m.) and walk towards the trackthat drops again to the river. We will then pass through a suspension bridge and climb the petite distance to the stone Mani, which marks the entrance to Dharapani (1960m.). We will stay overnight at lodge.
Dharapani to Chame (2675m.)
Today, we will trek from Dharapani to Chame (2675m.) which is estimated to take about five and half hours. As you cut through a narrow field from the village, the DudhKhola, originates from the south face of Manaslu, enters on the opposite bank. The Marshyangdi then veers to the left and as Annapurna II becomes visible ahead, you arrive at Bagarchhap, a Bhote village with prayer flags fluttering in the breeze around Buddhist monastery. We will now carry onclimbing through lush green forests of pine and oak. We will then enter Danaque (2210m.). The trail moves on through flat level until Chameis reached. Chame has many government offices, shops and hotels and is the administrative headquarters for the Manang district. We will have our meal and stay overnight at lodge.
Chame to Pisang (3100m.)
Today, we will trek from Chame to Pisang (3100m.) which is estimated to take about five hours. We will then get a vista of LamjungHimal (6893m) glitteringthrough the morning sun. We will then set off for Pisang. However, the mountain gradually vanishes as we begin to climb the path up the valley. Along the way we will pass through a huge apple orchard then continue through a fir and pine forest. We will then climb to a high, rocky area. The valley is then seen to be tremendously steep-sided as we track the path to Bhratang (2950m.). We will now move through a pine forest, after which the valley changes from a V-shape to a mild U-shape. It goes on to open up a wonderful vista before us. The east peak of Annapurna II as well as Pisang Peak (6091m.) is clearly visible to the north-east. We will carry on towards our trail until we come to a long Mani wall by a bridge and then the lower village of Pisang. We will stay overnight at lodge.
Pisang to Pisang Base Camp
Today, we will trek from Pisang to Pisang Base Camp which is estimated to take about six hours. We move towards a steep ascent after passing through Upper Pisang. Along the route we get to pass through the lush forests of pine and local vegetation which instantly catches the eye. We will now be welcomed by the Annapurna. The vista is very mesmerizing as it surrounds us. We will stay overnight in camp.
Pisang Base Camp to Pisang High Camp
Today, we will trek from Pisang Base Camp to Pisang High Camp which is known to take about four hours. We will now trek along stony glacier track towards High Camp. We will be moving along with the fascinating panoramic views of mountains and peaks including Annapurna range, Chulu East, Chulu Far East, Nawal peak, Tilicho peak and many others. We will stay overnight in camp.
Summit to Pisang peak and back to Pisang Base Camp
Today, we will finally summit to Pisang peak and back to Pisang Base Camp. Upon reaching the summit of Pisang peak, we will get closer and clearer panoramic vistas of the Annapurna range, Chulu East, Chulu Far East, Nawal peak, Tilicho peak, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan mountains, Kang Guru Peak, Gyaji Kang peak, Tilje peak, Kuchubhro peak and many more. We will be filled with pride and satisfaction upon reaching there. We will stay overnight in camp.
Pisang Base Camp to Pisang
Today, we will trek from Pisang Base Camp to Pisangwhich is estimated to take about four hours. The trail steeply moves downwardsto Pisang. The vistas of Annapurna range follows us along. We will stay overnight at lodge.
Pisang to Manang (3440m.)
We will be trekking from Pisang to Manang (3440m.) which is estimated to take about five and a half hours. The trail then climbs a steep ridge which gives us a chance to see the Manang valley and Tilicho peak (7145m.). We will then be crossing the significantlycondensed flow of the MarshyangdiKholathrough a wooden bridge to the miniature village of Mungji. Mungji is cultivated on both sides below a rockymountain;we get to see the village of Bryaga. Large Chortens and Mani walls abound and the tall peaks of the Himalaya spread out before us - Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna [7455m] and, to the rear, Tilicho Peak [7145m]. Stay overnight at lodge.
Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4350m.) takes about three and half hours.
Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4350m.) takes about three and half hours. Now the trail ascends gently all the way to Yak Kharka passing through the Gunsang (3960m.) village. En route, you can see panoramic views all the day. Stay overnight at lodge.
Trek from Yak Kharka to ThorongPhedi (4420m.) takes about 3 and half hours.
Trek from Yak Kharka to ThorongPhedi (4420m.) takes about 3 and half hours. Leaving Yak Kharka, you climb gradually to a ridge before descending to the headwaters of the Marshyangdi and crossing via a covered wooden bridge. After a short ascent up the mountain path on the right bank, you follow a narrow trail across an unstable spree slope and then descend to ThorungPhedi. Stay overnight at lodge.
Trek from ThorongPhedi to Muktinath (3850m.) via Thorong La (5416m.) Pass and it takes about seven hours.
Trek from ThorongPhedi to Muktinath (3850m.) via Thorong La (5416m.) Pass and it takes about seven hours. You start early today for your crossing of Thorung La [5416m]. The trail becomes steep immediately on leaving camp but as this trail has been used by local people for hundreds of years the path is well defined. The gradient then eases and after around 4 hours of steady climbing you reaches the chorten and prayer flags of the pass. The views are dramatic to say the least, from the snow-covered mountains above, to the head of the Kali Gandaki valley below and the brown and purple hills of Mustang which are spread out before us. The descent to Muktinath is a knee pounding 1600m but it's compensated for with excellent views of Dhaulagiri. Eventually the moraines give way to grassy slopes before a pleasant walk along the JhongKhola Valley to Muktinath and its shrines and temple. Stay overnight at lodge.
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus that takes about seven hours.
Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2713 m.) takes about 5 hours. Today we continue down for early two hours and then walk through the flat path till we reach Jomsom. Stay overnight at lodge.
Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara takes about 35 minutes.
Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara takes about 35 minutes. The flights are available during the morning time. The strong breeze blows during and after and frequent change of the weather prevents the flight being landed and taken off in the afternoon. Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu takes about seven hours.
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu takes about seven hours. While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, you head up to Damauli, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. From Naubishe you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to capital city of Kathmandu.
Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour.
Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
As per your flight schedule, our airport representative will transfer you from your hotel to the airport for your final departure.