- MTADV304Trip Code:
- 18 DaysDuration:
- ChallengingTrip Level:
- 6091 MMax Altitude:
- KathmanduStarts at:
- KathmanduEnds at:
- Kathmandu - Besisahar - Pisang - Manang - Yakkharka - Throngla pass - Jomsom - Pokhara - KathmanduTrip Route:
- April-May, Sep-Nov.Best Season:
- Annapurna Circuit Trek trail
- Pyramidal Mountain
- Less Success Rate and Technical Challenges
- Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri Himalayan Range
- Kathmandu Valley sightseeing
- Scenic flight from Jomsom
Pisang Peak (6091 m) which is also referred as the Jong Ri in local dialect is situated at the most beautiful and diversified trekking route the Annapurna Circuit Trek. The mountain is comparatively less in height but because of the technical difficulty the successful ascent of mountain is very few. The mountain is also a pyramidal trekking peak which borrowed its name from the village of Pisang located at its vicinity. The mountain was first successfully scaled by German Expedition team back in 1955. Mantra Adventure has knitted the itinerary of Pisang Peak Climbing in such a way that climbers will get chance to walk on the Annapurna Circuit Trek trail as well.
The journey of Pisang Peak Climbing follows the trail of Annapurna Circuit Trek until the village of Pisang. Bus drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar and private jeep ride to Chamje is taken place before walking starts. Climbers will meet the Sherpa crew members at Pisang and will be instructed about the difficulties and issues related to Pisang Peak Climbing. Though the mountain seems relatively easier the rope harness and meticulous ascent is mandatory. Climbers should heed the instructions of the Sherpa team leader and guide very well. This will be of great help for the successful ascent and descent. It is believed that in comparison to climbing to the summit the descent is more difficult. From the top of the Pisang Peak climbers can get the rejoicing sights of mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Neelgiri, Himchuli, Lamjung, Manaslu and some Tibetan mountains.
After the success of Pisang Peak climbing climbers will follow the Annapurna Circuit Trek route and starts the voyage of another popular trekking trail. The crossing of Thorong La Pass (5416 m) is highly popular among travelers across the globe. In the other side of the pass you will reach the lower mustang region. Visit of Muktinath and Nunnery before heading to Jomsom provides spiritual beckoning. Flight from Jomsom will take you back to Pokhara. The tour of Pokhara will help you rejuvenate the tired muscles.
Book the Pisang Peak Climbing package with us and experience the thrill of climbing the snow capped mountain. Moreover, enjoy climbing as well as walking in the most diversified trekking trail of Annapurna region.
- DAY - 1Arrival in Kathmandu
- DAY - 2Kathmandu: touring and trek planning
- DAY - 3Drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft): 11-12 hours
- DAY - 4Dharapani to Chame (2,710m/8,891ft): 5 - 6 hours
- DAY - 5Chame to Upper Pisang (3,700m/12,136ft): 5-6hours
- DAY - 6Acclimatization
- DAY - 7Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,380m/14,370ft): 4-5 hours
- DAY - 8Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m/17,712ft): 3-4 hours
- DAY - 9Summit Pisang Peak and back to base camp (6,091m/19,980ft): 8-9 hours
- DAY - 10Contingency
- DAY - 11Pisang Base Camp to Manang Valley
- DAY - 12Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft): 3 - 4 hours
- DAY - 13Yak kharka to Thorang Phedi: (4420m/14501ft): 3-4 hours
- DAY - 14Thorang Phedi to Thorong La (5416m/17764ft), proceed with trek to Muktinath (3,800/12,467ft): 9-10 hours
- DAY - 15Muktinath to Jomsom (2,715m/8,910ft): 5-6 hours
- DAY - 16Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara: 25 minutes
- DAY - 17Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 6 hours
- DAY - 18Final takeoff
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- DAY - 1
Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport, you will be welcomed by a delegate from Mantra Adventure who will drop you off at your lodging. At night an appreciated supper will be facilitated by Mantra Adventure. Overnight in Kathmandu.
- DAY - 2
Kathmandu: touring and trek planning
After breakfast we start our voyage through four stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These incorporate the structurally rich Durbar Square, the holy Hindu sanctuary of Pashupati Nath, the intriguing 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambunath) and Bauddha Nath Stupa which is one of the biggest stupas on the planet. Subsequent to finishing our visit late toward the evening, we drive to Mantra Adventure's office for a concise meeting about our trek and become more acquainted with our group pioneer (guide) and kindred explorers.
- DAY - 3
Drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft): 11-12 hours
We start our drive to Dharapani after breakfast. It is a long adventure by means of wonderful Nepalese townships. Amid the start of our trek, our trail is close by the winding Trishuli River. We likewise go through Pokhara, prominently known as the Lake City before achieving Dharapani which is one of the greatest towns in the Manang valley. Overnight at Dharapani.
- DAY - 4
Dharapani to Chame (2,710m/8,891ft): 5 - 6 hours
Today we arrange a couple of soak forested edges alongside a few avalanches on course to Chame. We ought not neglect to gaze upward however, as we will be welcomed with momentous perspectives of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV (7,525m). We likewise run over little hot springs which should enable us to unwind for some time. Overnight in Chame.
- DAY - 5
Chame to Upper Pisang (3,700m/12,136ft): 5-6hours
A tight soak way through an extremely thick pine timberland will convey us to a sensational bended shake confront, rising 1500m from the waterway. As the trail opens up, we will be encompassed by Himalayan pinnacles the distance to Pisang. We climb around thirty minutes towards a major slope to achieve Upper Pisang. Overnight in Upper Pisang.
- DAY - 6
Today is put aside for acclimatization alone. Investing additional energy at a high height area will ensure that we have a fruitful trek. We spend the entire day resting and investigating the town. Investigating the town and cooperating with local people will enable us to show signs of improvement look at the nearby way of life. For the duration of the day, the perspectives of Annapurna, Gangapurna and Tilicho are our own to wonder about. Overnight in Upper Pisang.
- DAY - 7
Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,380m/14,370ft): 4-5 hours
We start our trek after breakfast towards the Pisang Base Camp. We climb on a trail that goes through a thin backwoods and prairies. The field is utilized for munching yaks and is additionally the best place to set up our camp. The ground is level and falls on a frequented trail. Overnight at the Pisang Peak Base Camp.
- DAY - 8
Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m/17,712ft): 3-4 hours
We climb on the south-west edge and achieve the high camp. In the wake of setting up our camp, we take an interest on a fundamental climbing preparing. Our aides will give preparing on top climbing strategies and the best possible methods for utilizing climbing apparatuses, for example, the ice hatchet, climbing boots and crampons, saddle, ascender, and so on. The preparation will likewise incorporate utilizing ropes to go here and there. In spite of the fact that it is not compulsory to have earlier preparing for Pisang Peak climbing, we emphatically trust that some preparation experience will help your certainty and climbing abilities to build the odds of scaling the summit and to completely appreciate the experience. Overnight at Pisang Peak High Camp.
- DAY - 9
Summit Pisang Peak and back to base camp (6,091m/19,980ft): 8-9 hours
We start our trek at a young hour in the morning after breakfast. The present trail will be for the most part on rough surfaces. The pinnacle is steep; along these lines, there is very little snow. We will require around 20m of rope to get on an edge. Around the summit is around 70 level of incline which will require the utilization of around 200m rope. Both settled rope and principle rope will be utilized. The perspectives of the Annapurna extents and others are phenomenal from the summit. We come back to the base camp for an overnight remain.
- DAY - 10
This is a different day saved for any possibility. In the event that we are not ready to summit the Pisang Peak on the day as arranged because of terrible climate or any unanticipated occasion, this day can be utilized.
- DAY - 11
Pisang Base Camp to Manang Valley
From Pisang base camp we trek towards the enchanting Pisang town. From where we go through Upper Pisang by means of Geru as it ensures extraordinary perspectives of Mt. Annapurna, Pisang Peak, and others. As we stroll close Manang the atmosphere turns out to be more icy and dry. In any case, a short visit to Barge Monastery, the greatest cloister in the Manang District should perk us up. Overnight at Manang.
- DAY - 12
Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft): 3 - 4 hours
From Manang town, the trail crosses a stream, ascensions to the town of Tenki above Manang, and after that keeps on moving out of the Marshyangdi Valley turning northwest up the valley of Jarsang Khola. The trail takes after this valley northward, passing a couple of fields, a clean of juniper trees, as it consistently picks up rise. The trail additionally goes close to the little town of Ghunsa, a group of level mud rooftops just underneath the trailhead. Presently the trail experiences knolls where steeds and yaks brush. In the wake of intersection a little waterway on a wooden extension, the trail passes an old Mani divider in a wonderful glade and afterward achieves another little town of Yak Kharka. Little yet steady climb is the way to maintaining a strategic distance from height issues
- DAY - 13
Yak kharka to Thorang Phedi: (4420m/14501ft): 3-4 hours
It is a tough stroll to Thorang Phedi. In the wake of strolling for quite a while, we cross a suspension scaffold and achieve Ledar town. We climb further and go through transcending precipices before achieving Thorang Phedi, the last town before Thorong La. On this outing we are compensated with a standout amongst other perspectives of Mt. Gundang, Mt. Syagang, Thorung Peak and Mt. Khatungkan. Overnight in Thorang Phedi.
- DAY - 14
Thorang Phedi to Thorong La (5416m/17764ft), proceed with trek to Muktinath (3,800/12,467ft): 9-10 hours
Intersection Thorong La pass, one of the most noteworthy goes on the planet will be our definitive target today. We will be crossing the go from east to west (Manang to Muktinath) which is the simplest and most secure heading. We get up around three in the morning and stroll up the mountain. When we at long last influence it to the best, we to understand that our trip was justified, despite all the trouble. We can take a couple of photographs before making a beeline for Muktinath Valley at the foot of the Thorong La pass. We keep trekking to Muktinath which is a critical place of journey for the two Hindus and Buddhists. Overnight in Muktinath.
- DAY - 15
Muktinath to Jomsom (2,715m/8,910ft): 5-6 hours
Muktinath is a critical journey site for Buddhists and Hindus alike. In the morning, we visit the sanctuary range and a Buddhist religious community found near the sanctuary. After the short visit, we proceed with our trek to Jomsom which is well known for its sweet apples and solid breezes. Indeed, there are even Nepalese melodies that compensation tribute to the solid spout of wind that blows in Jomsom around twelve. In the wake of achieving Jomsom, we can visit its Ecological Museum that gives data on Jomsom's rich culture and the vegetation that are local to the valley. Overnight in Jomsom.
- DAY - 16
Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara: 25 minutes
Today we travel to Pokhara, the lake city in the most punctual conceivable plane. In the wake of checking-in at our inn, we may take a rest or visit the lakeside zone in the region of the Fewa Lake. Here, we can enjoy getting a few gifts or examining some nearby rarities. Overnight in Pokhara.
- DAY - 17
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 6 hours
After breakfast, we say farewell to the excellent lake city of Pokhara and drive towards Kathmandu. Subsequent to achieving Kathmandu we have whatever remains of the day away from work. There will likewise be a goodbye supper facilitated by Himalayan Glacier at night to praise the effective culmination of our excursion.
- DAY - 18
Our expedition in Nepal concludes today. A Mantra Adventure's delegate will drop you off at the Tribhuwan International Airport a couple of hours before the planned flight.
Include / Excludes
- All ground transportation by private car/jeep
- Three-night hotel in Kathmandu with inclusive breakfast
- Kathmandu Valley tour inclusive all entry fees and private transportation with an expert tour guide
- Three times meal (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
- Twin sharing tea house accommodating during the trek
- Tented accommodation during the climb
- One very helpful, friendly and highly experienced guide. Responsible porter (1 porter for 2 people) with their food, salary, accommodation, equipment and insurance
- Seasonal fresh fruits as dessert
- Down jacket and sleeping bag if needed (to be returned after the trek)
- Trekking map
- Pisang Peak Climbing Permit
- Annapurna Conservation Area permits
- TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card. ( please do carry 2 copies of passport size photo for the permit)
- First Aid Kit
- Necessary climbing gear such as ice screw, rope, ice hammers etc.
- All government taxes and office service charge
- International Flight Tickets
- Nepal entry visa, upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu can be obtained easily ( for 30 days tourist visa $40, for 90 days $100) please bring 2 copies of passport size photo
- Personal Travel Medical Insurance
- Meals in Kathmandu ( Lunch & Dinner)
- All kind of liquids hot, cold, and alcoholic beverage
- Hot shower and battery charging during the trek
- Your personal expenses
- Internet, Wi-Fi unless its free and phone calls
- Tips for trekking, climbing staffs and drivers ( tips will be expected but not mandatory)