Pisang Peak Climbing involves trekking in the famous Annapurna region and summit of Pisang Peak. Additionally, we also visit Muktinath and trek in the beautiful Manang region of Nepal. Our 18-day journey begins in Kathmandu where we meet our climbing leaders/guides and fellow climbers. We drive to Dharapani the next day and begin trekking from there. We enjoy views of Annapurna, Tilicho and Gangapurna on our trek leading to Pisang Peak and summit the peak on the ninth day of our journey. The views of the Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri and other Himalayas from the top are magnificent. On our way back we follow the route that leads us to crossing Muktinath which is an important pilgrimage site for Nepalese people. We cross Thorong La Pass which is the highest mountain pass in the world to reach Muktinath. Our Pisang Peak itinerary also includes the beautiful Jomsom region which will be a worthwhile experience. From Jomsom, we fly to Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu from there, ending our amazing trip in Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft): trip preparation
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft): 11-12 hours
Day 04: Dharapani to Chame (2,710m/8,891ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 05: Chame to Upper Pisang (3,700m/12,136ft): 5-6hours
Day 06: Acclimatization
Day 07: Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,380m/14,370ft): 4-5 hours
Day 08: Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m/17,712ft): 3-4 hours
Day 09: Summit Pisang Peak and back to base camp (6,091m/19,980ft): 8-9 hours
Day 10: Contingency
Day 11: Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang Valley (3,450m/11,316ft): 5-6 hours
Day 12: Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft): 3 – 4 hours
Day 13: Yak kharka to Thorang Phedi: (4420m/14501ft): 3-4 hours
Day 14: Thorang Phedi to Thorong La (5416m/17764ft), continue trek to Muktinath (3,800/12,467ft): 9-10 hours
Day 15: Muktinath to Jomsom (2,715m/8,910ft): 5-6 hours
Day 16: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara: 25 minutes
Day 17: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 6 hours
Day 18: Final departure
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As you are picked from Tribhuwan International Airpot, Kathmandu you will be accommodated in a three-star level Hotel with Bed and Breakfast. We accommodate on the basis of twin shared room. A single room can be also accommodated upon your request. Your room will be facilitated with attached restrooms in the Kathmandu. During the Trekking premises, in some places, they only have a shared washroom and restroom. As you reach higher elevation single rooms may be difficult to manage.
During our Trek Authentic Nepali food is available and more common. You will also get international Cuisine such as Continental, Italian, Indian, etc. Breakfast-Dinner will be served as per lodge menu where we stay overnight. Lunch will be served on the trail of Next destination. During Trek, all meals will be provided whereas, only breakfast is served in Kathmandu. Sherpa Himalaya will serve you special last day dinner.
Weather in Nepal is quite a favorable. For trekking we have two peak season; Spring & Autumn. Autumn season starts from September to November whereas Spring season starts from March to May. Beside this two season, you can Climb in Nepal in other months too but it is quite cold in January and rainy in the month of July & August.
We will provide an experienced Climbing guide having fluency in English or any other language. 1 Climbing Sherpa Guide is entitled to every 3 members and 1 porter as per required. In every group, 1 Climbing guide is provided whereas Climbing Sherpa guide (assistant) is provided as per the size of the group. The proper management of Sherpa guides help in safety and make convenient while climbing. Even though if any member gets sick on the way to peak it will not affect the whole team and the rest team can successfully reach the peak.
When it comes to summit a Peak Climbing Gears plays a very vital role and it is very important. It is the main thing that helps you to determine whether you can make the peak success or not. Proper quality to Gears makes you very easy in climbing whereas it also helps you stay away from cold and prevents frostbite and other problems.
Fixed rope, Tent, Kitchen stuff, Main rope, Snow bar, Ice screw, Rock pittan, and Ice hammer, etc are the gear which is provided by the Company.
These are the gear that you should purchase:
Climbing boot, Crampons, Harness (safety belt), sunglasses, Jumar, Figure of eight, Helmet, Ice axe, Carabiner (2 lock/ 2 unlock), Gloves, Windproof Gortex, Sleeping Bag Jackets, Pants, Water bottles, Thermos, Sun cream, Hat, Down jackets, Inner thermal coat, some prusik, warm Socks (New), water bottle, Tape slings (2)