Pisang Peak Climbing - 19 Days

Pisang Peak Climbing is one of the most preferred peak climbing destinations in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Pisang Peak stands at a height of 6091 meters above a small village of Pisang. It is a pyramid-shaped mountain lying on the northern border of Manang Valley.

Pisang Peak Climbing is a moderate peak climbing expedition that may not be very challenging. But, it requires some of the technical equipment such as the hammer, rope, ice axe, crampons, harness, etc. As you walk, you will find a huge piece of rock in the western end of the peak with a hanging cracked glacier which makes the peak climbing quite challenging.

For mountaineers, Pisang Peak climbing can be great adventurous activities to do in Nepal. It is a combined trek with Annapurna circuit Trek allowing you to have a better experience of nature as well as the cultural beauty of the Annapurna region. When trekking to the Pisang Peak, you will experience a great change in the landscape, vegetation, climate, settlement, and lifestyles of the Annapurna region. Pisang Peak Climbing can also be a good alternative to Mera Peak Climbing, where you will visit some of the famous places of the Annapurna region such as Lamjung, Manang and Mustang.

Pisang Peak Climbing not only provides you with a thrilling trekking experience but also spectacular views of some of the greatest mountains such as Mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tilicho, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal and other peaks. Like other treks, the best time for the Pisang Peak Climbing would be during Autumn and Spring seasons.

So if you are ready to conquer the Pisang Peak successfully, join us at Nepal Climbing Info (Exciting Nepal). Proving you with a well-experienced guide, we promise to make your journey to Pisang Peak Incredible. So, contact Us if you have any questions or confusions regarding Pisang Peak Climbing.

Day 01 :Pick up from the Int’L Airport, transfer to Hotel.

Day 02 :Preparation day.

Day 03 :Kathmandu to Besisahar by Bus Stay at Banisher (760m).

Day 04 :Besisahar to Bahundanda (1310m).

Day 05 :Trek to Chamche (1430m).

Day 06 :Chamche to Dharapani (1860m).

Day 07 :Dharapani to Chame (2670m).

Day 08 :Chame to Pisang (3200m).

Day 09 :Pisang to Pisang Village (3300m).

Day 10 :Pisang Village to (Yak Kharka) base camp (4380m).

Day 11 :Yak Kharka to High (5400m).

Day 12 :High Camp-Pisang Peak Summit (6091m), O/N in Base Camp.

Day 13 :Base camp to Nawal Village (3657m).

Day 14 :Nawal Village to Manang Village (3540m).

Day 15 :Manang to Lather (4200m).

Day 16 :Lather to Phedi (4450m).

Day 17 :Phedi to Thorong pass (5416m) & Muktinath (3800m) Lodge.

Day 18 :Muktinath to Jomsom (2710m) overnight in Lodge.

Day 19 :Jomsom to pokhara by flight (820m) overnight in Hotel or trek back to Pokhara for 5 days.

Day 01: Pick up from the Int’L Airport, transfer to Hotel.

On the very first day of your trip, you will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport. One of our representatives from Exciting Nepal will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel.

Day 02: Preparation day.

Today is the preparation day for your climbing expedition. You will have a pre-trip meeting with your guide and fellow trekkers at your hotel. The guide will check your climbing equipment if they are sufficient. You will discuss more your climbing expedition so that you will get familiar with the challenges that might come.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Besisahar by Bus Stay at Banisher

Today, early in the morning, our guide will come to pick you at your hotel. You will then catch a bus to Besisahar from Kathmandu. The bus moves towards the west along the Prithvi Highway, following the Trishuli river.

After you reach Dhumre, the bus will take you to the north direction following the Marsyangdi river, towards Besisahar. Overnight at a lodge in Besisahar.

Day 04: Besisahar to Bahundanda

Maximum Height: 1310 meters

Trekking Duration: 6-7 hours

Bahundanda is the ultimate destination of your trek today. From Besisahar, you will follow a dusty road towards Bhulbhule. Along the trail, you will walk through different rice terraces and subtropical forest. After reaching Bhulbhule, you will have some of the great views Mount Manaslu, Himchuli and Nagdi Chuli.

From, Bhulbhule, you will trek towards Nadi Bazar alongside the Marsyangdi river. After reaching Nadi Bazar, you will cross the Nadi river bridge and take a steep to ascend towards Bahundanda. You will explore the settlements of Bahundanda and stay overnight at a hotel.

Day 05: Trek to Chamje

Highest Altitude: 1430 meters

Trekking Duration: 5-6 hours

After exploring the Bahundanda, you will head towards Chamje today. You will descend through the rice terraces to reach Syange, following the river bank of Marsyangdi river. Along the way, you will be able to witness 111 meters long waterfall . from there, you will cross a bridge over the Marsyangdi river and walk along the west bank of the river until you reach Jagat.

From Jagat, you will take a steep climb following the river and reach Chamje. Overnight at a lodge in Chamje.

Day 06: Chamje to Dharapani

Highest Altitude: 1860 meters

Trekking Duration: 5-6 hours

After having your breakfast at Chamje, you will trek towards Dharapani today. First of all, you will cross the suspension bridge over the Marsyangdi river and walk along the forest of the region.

After walking for some time, you will come across terraced farmland at the Manag region. From Manang, you will take a steep climb along the rocky trail that will take you to the village of Tal and Karte. Walking toward different prayer flags and grassy land, you will finally reach Dharapani. Dharapani is a Gurung village where you will stay overnight there.

Day 07: Dharapani to Chame

Highest Altitude: 2670 meters

Trekking Duration: 5-6 hours

From Dharapani, today you will walk through the forest of pine and fir and reach Bagarchhap. Walking through apple orchards and different Tibetan villages, you will take a higher route to Danakyu. Danakyu offers you with great views of the mountain ranges. From Danakyu, you will take a hike towards the village of Timang.

After reaching Timang, you will descend towards the settlement of Latamaro. From Latamaro, you will cross a bridge to reach the village of Thanckok. You will take an ascend from the village and reach a settlement of Koto. Chame is very near to the village. On walking further, you will finally reach Chame, which is the headquarter of Manang district. Overnight you will stay in a lodge at Chame.

Day 08: Chame to Pisang

Highest Altitude: 3200 meters

Trekking Duration: 5-6 hours

You will leave Chame today and walk through the south bank of the Marsyangdi river. The trail today include walking through different fields and apple orchards. The first settlement you will come across today is the settlement of Talekhu. From Talekhu, you will take an ascend towards Bhratang. At Bhratang, you can view the ancient building of Bhratang which is a memorial to Japanese Mountaineer Akira Ochiai at Chemyau Kharka.

After walking for some time, the trail will pass through Swargadwari bridge and then to the beautiful Swargadwari Danda. From Swargadwari Danda, you will walk towards Dhikur Pokhari. From there you will head towards Chauwi Khola which will lead you to Lower Pisang. Crossing a bridge over Marsyangdi river, you will finally reach the settlement of Pisang.

Overnight at a lodge.

Day 09: Pisang to Pisang Village

On this day, you will explore the Pisang Village. You will interact with the local people to know more about their culture and lifestyle. Throughout the day you will get majestic views of Mount Annapurna, Gangapurna and Tilicho. You can visit several monasteries and temples of the region on this day.

At the evening, you can take a hike up to the Upper Pisang for acclimatization purpose. Acclimatization will help you to adjust in the surrounding as tomorrow you will have to trek to a higher altitude. You will return back to the Pisang Village and stay overnight at a lodge.

Day 10: Pisang Village to (Yak Kharka) base camp (4380m).

Highest Altitude: 4380 meters

Trekking Duration: 3-4 hours

After having your breakfast at Pisang village, you will check your gears before trekking to the base camp. You will follow the route to Upper Pisang. After reaching Upper Pisang, you will walk along the trail to sparse wood which is a pasture called Yak Kharka. You will then head towards the Base Camp of Pisang Peak.

Overnight in a tented camp.

Day 11: Yak Kharka to High Camp

Highest Altitude: 5400 meters

Trekking Duration: 3-4 hours

Today you walk towards the south-west ridge of the Pisang Peak. It will take you around 3-4 hours to reach the high camp of Pisang Peak from the base camp. After reaching the high camp, the guide will give you final instructions and training regarding peak climbing. You will arrange the necessary equipment for Pisang Peak Climbing.

Overnight in a tented camp at Pisang High Camp.

Day 12: High Camp-Pisang Peak Summit

Highest Altitude: 6091 meters

Trekking Duration: 7-9 hours

Today is the day when you will finally conquer the Pisang Peak. You will start your peak climbing expedition early in the morning from the high camp. The trail to Pisang Peak involves walking through rocky, icy and hanging glaciers. This might make your climbing experience a bit difficult.

Climbing the Pisang Peak requires technical climbing skill and use of a fixed rope is very important. On reaching the Pisang peak, you will have magnificent views of the surrounding peaks. After enjoying the splendid scenery from the top, you will descend down towards the base camp of Pisang peak.

Day 13: Base camp to Nawal Village

Highest Altitude: 3657 meters

Trekking Duration: 4-5 hours

From the base camp, you will head towards the Nawal Village today. You will descend down to catch the Annapurna Circuit Trail. At first, you will reach the Gyaru Village which is a typical village inhabited by the Tibetan people. You take some break at the Gyaru village and follow the western route to the Nawal village. Along the way to Nawal, you will have some of the great views of the Himalayan scenery. On reaching Nawal village, you can visit some of the monasteries of the village and an old cave, which is just above Nawal village.

Overnight at Nawal village.

Day 14: Nawal Village to Manang Village

Highest Altitude: 3540 meters

Trekking Duration: 4 hours

The final destination for today is Manang Village. You will have quite a short and easy trek to Manang. You will walk through beautiful landscapes and vegetation with the view of Mount Annapurna, Gangapurna, Chulu, Tilicho, and Pisang. Walking further, you will reach to a dryer and colder area of Manang.

Manang is a captivating valley which is rich in customs and traditions. You will get to explore the typical lifestyle of the Manangi people. At the evening, you can explore the Gangapurna Lake and nearby villages.

Overnight at Manang Village.

Day 15: Manang to Lather

Highest Altitude: 4200 meters

Trekking Duration: hours

Today you will leave Manag village and move towards the Northwest direction away from the Marsyangdi river. You will walk through Tangki, Ghusang and Yak Kharka today. After reaching Yak Kharka, you will walk through a rocky landslide area and then cross a bridge over the river. After crossing the river, the trail will take you to the settlement of Lather.

Overnight in a lodge at Lather.

Day 16: Lather to Phedi

Highest Altitude: 4450 meters

Trekking Duration: 4 hours

Today you will walk towards Thorung Phedi. On this day, you will walk through the alpine grasslands with the amazing views of the mountains. You will walk along the Kone river and cross a bridge. From there you will take a narrow path up to the high slope until you reach Thorung Phedi.

The trail to Thorung Phedi is easy as well as rough. On reaching Phedi, you will have amazing views of the landscapes and neighboring peaks.

Day 17: Phedi to Thorong pass & Muktinath

Highest Altitude: 5416 meters

Trekking Duration: 7-8 hours

You will wake up early in the morning and have a light breakfast. After having your breakfast you will trek to Muktinath today. Today is going to be a rough day as you will have to cross the Thorung La Pass. Thorung La Pass is considered one of the most challenging parts of the Annapurna region.

You will walk through steep and snowy trails along with the prayer flags and panoramic views of the snow-clad mountain peaks. On reaching the highest point of Thorung La Pass, you will have some of the great views of the surrounding environment.

After crossing the bridge at Thorung la river, you will descend towards a barren hillside that will lead you to Muktinath. Muktinath is a religious temple that lies in the Mustang district.

Overnight in a lodge at Muktinath.

Day 18: Muktinath to Jomsom

Highest Altitude: 2710 meters

Trekking Duration: 5-6 hours

After exploring the pilgrimage site at Muktinath, you will trek down to Kagbeni today. You will follow the Kali Gandaki river and reach Kagbeni today. On walking a few hours from Kagbeni, you will finally reach Jomsom.

Jomsom is a large town and the headquarters of Mustang Region. It lies just above the Kali Gandaki River and one of the most captivating villages of the Mustang region.

Day 19: Jomsom to Pokhara by flight

Today is the last day of your trip where you will fly to Pokhara from Jomsom. It will take you around 20 minutes to reach Pokhara from Jomsom. On reaching Pokhara, you will explore the beautiful city and then take a flight to Kathmandu.

On reaching Kathmandu, our representative will drive you to the International airport for the final departure.

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Trip Facts

  • 19 Day(s)
  • Moderate
  • 6091m (19985ft).
  • Autumn and Spring
  • Teahouse and Camping
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner