Pisang Peak Climbing-20 Days



Trip overview
Primary Activity: Cultutral tour,peak climbing and crossing high pass to sacred Muktinath and culturally rich Manang valley
Duration : 20 Days Trip Code : HNPPC020
Trip Grade : Strenuous Max-Altitude : 6,091m/20100ft.
Meals : All Meals during trek Accomodation : Hotels/Teahouses/Camps
Group Size : Min:2, Max: 10+ Transportation Flights/Private Vehicles
Trip Start : Kathmandu Trip End : Kathmandu
Route : Kathmandu-Pisang Peak-Manag-Thorang-la pass- Muktinath-Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu
Departure Dates
Best Season : Spring(March/April/May/early June) and Autumn(September-October-November-early December)
Trip Notes / Guideline on Itinerary: Price offered is full inclusive and it is quoted in USD. Trip will only starts when you will arrive to Kathmandu International Airport. The given itinerary is just a standard itinerary and could be customized on request.

Description


Ideal & thrilling extension to Annapurna Circuit Trek- Pisang Peak Climbing
 
A beautiful peak that soars high facing Annapurna II, Pisang Peak is Nepal’s one of the most popular climbing peak. It is popular not only because of climbing adventure associated with this peak. It is popular also because it ideally blends with world’s most popular trekking adventure, Annapurna Circuit Trek.The peak that nestles between two 8000ers Annapurna I & Manaslu is just above Pisang Village.

Uniform slopes of snow with final push that demands technical expertise, Pisang Peak Climbing highlights floral & faunal biodiversity of Annapurna Conservation Area Project. The cultural biodiversity of the region is yet another delightful highlight. The varied landscapes that range from lush vegetation to nival region & towering Himalayan giants are always eye-feasting. Moreover crossing world’s highest pass Thorung La to get to revered shrine Muktinath is the icing on the cake of this adventurous holiday. Cascading waterfalls, rocky mountains, wide & deep valleys like Marsyangdi River & Kali Gandaki River & windswept sections are also few wonderful sights that would remain in trekkers mind & soul forever.

  • Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu (Altitude: 1350/4428 ft. Meal: Dinner)
  • Day 02 Cultural tour in Kathmandu & Preparation Day (Altitude: 1350/4428 ft. Meal: Breakfast)
  • Day 03 - Drive to Besisahar /Syange (Altitude: 830m/2740 ft. Distance: 205km Drive by Public Bus: -8-9 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 04: Trek to Tal Village (Altitude: 1314m/4335 ft. Trek: 6-7 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 05: Trek to to Timang (Altitude: 1943m/6410 ft. Trek: 5-6 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 06: Trek to Chame (Altitude: 2,630m/8680 ft. Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 07: Trek to Pisang (Altitude: 3200 m/10524 ft. Trek: 5- 6 hours Meal: BLD)
  • Day 08: Acclimatization day at Pisang village (Altitude: 3200 m/10524 ft. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 09: Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp (Altitude: 4,380m/14455 ft. Trek: 3/4 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 10: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (Altitude: 5400m/17820 ft. Trek: 3/4 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 11: Summit to the Peak and back to Base Camp- (Altitude: 6,091m/20100ft. Trek: 7/9 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 12: Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang Valley (Altitude: 3540 m/11680ft. Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 13: Trek to Yak Kharka (Altitude: 4,000 m/ 13200 ft. Trek: 5-6 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 14: Trek to Thorong Phedi (Altitude: 4,450 m/ 14685 ft. Trek: 5-6 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 15: Trek to Muktinath via Thorung La pass (Altitude: Thorung-la Pass: 5416 m/ 17873 ft. Muktinath: 3800 m/12540 ft. Trek: 7-8 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 16: Trek to Jomsom (Altitude: 2720 m/ 8976 ft. Trek: 5-6 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 17: Fly to Pokhara (Altitude: 823m/2,700ft Flight: 20 minutes Meal: B)
  • Day 18: Drive to Kathmandu (Altitude: 1350/4428 ft. Drive: 5-6 hrs. Meal: B)
  • Day 19: Time at Leisure (Altitude: 1350/4428 ft. Meal: B/D)
  • Day 20: Departure Day (Altitude: 1350/4428 ft. Meal: B)

Trip Photos and Videos


Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu (Altitude: 1350/4428 ft. Meal: Dinner)

On your arrival in Kathmandu International Airport, one of our representative will pick up you and escort you to the hotel as well as help you to check-in at hotel. After your refreshment, you will be briefed about the next day trip. In the evening, we, the Hiking Nepal will offer you a welcome dinner introducing Nepalese cuisine and culture.


Day 02 Cultural tour in Kathmandu & Preparation Day (Altitude: 1350/4428 ft. Meal: Breakfast)

After your delightful breakfast, you will be introduced with guide and takes you to UNESCO Heritages sites of the valley where you will observe living heritage of Medieval Nepal - Witness the biggest Hindu temple of Nepal, Pashupatinath and capture the sacred moments of Hindu death ritual at Aryaghat in Pashupatinath. Stroll the lively streets of Kathmandu Old Market Asan to Kathmandu Durbar Square and visit the home of The Living Goddess Kumari, Nepalese style of Architecture as well as astonishing wooden carving. A short drive from Kathmandu Durbar Square will take you to a hill top stupa called as “Swyambhu” meaning “self -emerge” and belief that the hill emerged impulsively from the great lake that once covered Kathmandu valley.

After check-in at hotel, get refreshed and relaxed. Then, check your trekking gears and if anything missing, you can move for shopping nearby your hotel or even ask your tour officer to take you at authentic shop. Enjoy the evening at your own and stay overnight at hotel.


Day 03 - Drive to Besisahar /Syange (Altitude: 830m/2740 ft. Distance: 205km Drive by Public Bus: -8-9 hrs. Meal: BLD)

Get ready with Baggage after breakfast for a drive to Syange from where you will begins trekking. Drive along the snaky Prithivi Highway until Dumre followed by a bumpy ride beyond Dumre. After a long drive via Besisahar, you arrive to Syange. Upon arrival at Syange, savor the stunning snow-capped views of Himalayas.


Day 04: Trek to Tal Village (Altitude: 1314m/4335 ft. Trek: 6-7 hrs. Meal: BLD)

Begins trekking along the woodlands of ACAP and savoring the magnificence of Marsyangdi River Valley, You will arrive to Tal. Today’s trek comprises crossing over Marsyangdi River on a suspension bridge quite a few times and the cultural encounter at Jagat is worthwhile watching. The views of cascading waterfalls and Himalayan peaks like Mt. Lamjung (22,291Ft.), Manaslu (26,760 Ft.) and Peak 29 (24,652 Ft.) are tremendous rewards of today’s trek.


Day 05: Trek to to Timang (Altitude: 1943m/6410 ft. Trek: 5-6 hrs. Meal: BLD)

Today’s trek would be more enjoyable as you will walk in the countryside trail dominated by lush vegetation, rivers, and mountains. The cultural aspects during today’s trek are so fascinating. You will walk for 5/6 hours on culturally rich villages like Kharte, Dharapani, Bagarchhap and Danaque before you arrive to Timang for the overnight stay.


Day 06: Trek to Chame (Altitude: 2,630m/8680 ft. Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD)

Starts walking in an ascending trail toward Tyanja at 2,360m, then traverses through forest, on a ridge above the river to Kopar 2,590m. After five hours of pleasant trek, you will arrive at Chame, the headquarters of the Manang district. After check-in at lodge, take your time to click the closer snap of Annapurna II. You can also enjoy bathing in small hot springs in the neighborhood. On today’s trek Tibetan culture comes into your sight as the highland settlements belong to Tibetans who migrated centuries ago.


Day 07: Trek to Pisang (Altitude: 3200 m/10524 ft. Trek: 5- 6 hours Meal: BLD)

Today, you will have a steep walk through dense forest into a narrowed valley. Crossing the raging Himalayan River at two points 2,910m & 3,040m are absolute highlights of the trek. Just crossing a suspension bridge at 3040m, the stunning view of Rocky Hill Paungda Danda feasts catch by the eyes. Beyond here, the course connects towards Pisang on a steep trail. Pisang, nestles between 3,200m and 3,300meters. Stay overnight at local lodge.