Pisang Peak Climbing, 19 Days
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Pisang Peak Climbing, 19 Days

Days: 19 / Difficulty: 5 of 5 (Very Strenuous)
Min Group Size: 1 / Max Group Size: 8

Pisang Peak Climbing takes us through one of the most famous and classical trekking routes in the Annapurna region leading us to the beautiful Manang Village culminating to the summit of the Pisang Peak. The diverse landscapes and the sparkling snow-covered peaks are the major attractions of this region. The climbing journey further amazes us as we get an awe-striking view atop the Thorong-La pass (5416m) and leads us to sacred pilgrimage sites of Buddhists and Hindus alike.

Our journey to Pisang Peak starts by a scenic and long drive from Kathmandu to Chamje. We continue further to Dharapani followed by an ascent leading to Pisang village, resting at the foot of the glorious mountain. The trail is difficult to ascend from Base Camp and needs some technical knowledge and few prior practices to ascend the summit. The trail passes through the dense alpine forests and the ever-smiling beautiful villages. The Pisang peak is a pyramid-shaped peak so we ascend in the south-east direction and is suitable for true adventure lover with a good fitness level. We can enjoy the magnificent views of Annapurna and Chulu ranges from the Pisang Peak summit. Pisang Peak Climbing leads us to the small villages inhabited by the diverse ethnic group, rich with ancient culture. We will get the chance to see the dramatic change in landscapes from rice and barley fields to the alpine forests and then to the dry, cold and arctic climatic zone. We will encounter many waterfalls and rivers flowing in our ways like Bhotekoshi, Kali Gandaki and Marsayangdi. All in all, Pisang Peak Climbing in Nepal is an extraordinary journey that not only offers us a taste of mountaineering experience but leads us to religious and cultural domains inheriting rich customs and practices.  

We, Swiss Family Treks and Expedition are delighted to offer you this enthralling travel package. We offer the best of the services and are reliable in the delivery of our promises in every front of the trip. Our English-speaking guides will lead you throughout the journey with expertise and caution. We offer great accommodation and transportation services and additionally allocate reserve days in case of domestic flight cancellations or delays to make every step of your travel as pleasant as possible. 

Facts of the Climbing

Trek Region
Annapurna Region
Type of Trek
Trekking and Climbing (Private Trip)
19 Days
Highest Elevation
6,091m (19,984 ft)
Very Streneous
Full board during the trek
4* Hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara & Lodge, partly tented camp during the trek
Best Season
Spring (March-April-May) & Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov)
Transportation by
Domestic Flight & Private Vehicle

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Pisang Peak Climbing Itinerary 
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1338m

On your arrival at Kathmandu Valley, one of our staff will pick you up from Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at a 4-star Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Full day guided Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley
Today, we will visit some of the religiously adorned sites in the valley namely being Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Swayambhunath Stupa. These places have also been enlisted as world heritage sites by UNESCO. All of these places resemble their rich religious heritage. Following a successful tour around the valley, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight at a 4-star Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Chamje 1430m/8-9 hours by 4W land cruiser 
In the early morning, we will leave our hotel in a 4W land cruiser to Chamje. It is a long day-drive of about eight to nine hours along the path following the Trishuli and Marsayangdi rivers. We can enjoy the beautiful scenic mountain views of Lamjung Himal (m), Peak 29 (m) and Manaslu (8163m) on our way. Overnight at a Lodge in Chamje.

Day 4: Trek from Chamje to Dharapani 1,860m/6 hours
Crossing a suspension bridge over the Marsayangdi River, we will enter the Manang district. The suspension bridge arrives just after leaving the village Chamje. The trail continues to the farmlands of corn, barley, and potatoes before entering the forests of rhododendron and Bamboo leading us to Tal. We will climb uphill right above the river to reach Dharapani. Overnight at a Lodge in Dharapani.

Day 5: Trek from Dharapani to Chame 2,670m/6 hours
Today, the trail continues through the forests and some small settlements before reaching Chame. The beautiful panoramic views of snowcapped mountains can be enjoyed en route to Chame. We will cross few landslide areas, typical Tibetan villages, and a few hot springs. On reaching Chame we can see the beautiful Lamjung Himal (6983m), Annapurna II (7937m), and Annapurna IV (7,525m). Overnight at a Lodge in Chame.

Day 6: Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang 3,700m/6 hours
We will walk through the dense rhododendron and pine forests following the Marsayangdi River up to the village Bhratang. From here, the trail continues through the dense alpine woodland surrounded by high mountain peaks to Dhukur Pokhari. It is a small settlement area with a few teahouses and lodges. We will have our lunch here and then descend to lower Pisang. The trail follows an uphill climb for a while to lead to Upper Pisang. Overnight at a Lodge in Upper Pisang.

Day 7: Acclimatization Day
Today will be our rest day at Pisang Village. We need to acclimatize to the thinning air at this altitude. Taking short hikes and exploring the area with short walks help us to acclimatize to the high elevation. We can spend our day by strolling around the village and knowing about the local lifestyle. Beautiful views of Annapurna (8091m), Gangapurna (7454m), and Tilicho (7134m) can be enjoyed from most the areas in the village. Overnight at a Lodge in Upper Pisang. 

Day 8: Trek from Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp 4,380m/5 hours
After proper rest at Upper Pisang Village, we will head north, ascending and passing through the meadows and sparse woodlands. The grasslands are used for grazing the local cattle in the summer and is known as Kharka. It is also best-suited for camping and offers great views of the surrounding areas. Our team member will set up the camp and you can rest your legs for the night. Overnight at a tented camp in Base Camp.

Day 9: Trek from Base Camp to Pisang Peak High Camp 5,400m/4 hours
Today we will climb south ridges leading over rocks, ice, and glacier to the bottom of Pisang Peak. The trail is only used by the trekkers and cattle herders. On reaching the Base Camp our trekking guide will provide us with some training on using the climbing gears such as the harness, ice axe, climbing boots, crampons, ascender and so forth. The trek leader will also help you understand the basics of peak climbing. Overnight at the tented camp in High Camp.

Day 10: Summit to the Pisang Peak 6,091m and back to Base Camp 4380m/9 hours
We begin our climb early in the morning as mountain winds can get strong during the day. The trail is mostly steep along the rocky ridgeline and needs technical knowledge to ascend. Our trekking guide will fix the ropes where necessary. On reaching the summit we can see the magnificent views of the whole Annapurna Range, Chulu range, Damodar peaks and Manaslu (8163m). After marveling the view atop the Pisang peak, we will descend along the same route to Base Camp. We must be careful while descending as the ridge is highly sloppy and the descent can get rather dangerous. Overnight at a tented camp in Base Camp.

Day 11: Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang 3,540m/6 hours
We will descend through the forested landscapes to the barren environment of Manang. We can clearly see the drastic change in the environment and vegetation while walking to Manang. On our way, we can see the beautiful Annapurna II (7937m) and Annapurna III (7555m), Gangapurna (7454m), Chulu (6584m) and Pisang peak (6091m). We will mostly follow a downhill route until reaching the flat valley of Hongde village. Before entering the Manang Valley, we will visit the old Buddhist Braga monastery with old historic paintings and old Buddhist relics. An hour walk from here will lead us to Manang Valley. Overnight at a Lodge in Manang.

Day 12: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka 4,050m/5 hours
Leaving the beautiful Manang Valley we will climb up to the village Tenki which is situated just above the Manang valley. From here the trail continues through the Marsayangdi Valley to Jharsang Khola. The trail continues through the forested landscapes of junipers to the small settlement village called Ghunsa. The ascending trail finally opens to a meadow from where we will cross a small wooden bridge and a large Mani wall before reaching Yak Kharka. Overnight at a Lodge in Yak Kharka.

Day 13: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi 4,525m/5 hours
The trail continues climbing uphill to the village Ledar village. We will climb further and cross a few cliffs before reaching the Thorung Phedi. It is the last village before reaching Thorung-La pass (5416m). Trekkers are served with the beautiful views of Annapurna and Chulu mountain ranges on the way to the village. Overnight at a Lodge in Thorung Phedi.

Day 14: Trek from Thorung Phedi to Muktinath 3760m/10 hours via Thorung-La 5,416m
Today we will leave Thorung Phedi early in the morning and climb to the Thorung-La pass which is the largest pass in the world. Climbing the Thorung–La pass, we are treated with the mesmerizing panorama of the Annapurna and Chulu massifs. Enjoying the beautiful views, we will start to descend to Thorung Phedi retracing the same path and then to Muktinath which is just below the Thorung-Phedi. Muktinath is a famous pilgrimage site for both Buddhist and Hindus. Overnight at a Lodge in Muktinath.

Day 15: Trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni 2810m/4 hours
Today we will descend to Kagbeni. A short walk from Muktinath for about half an hour will take us to the village Jharkot which is a settlement area reflecting the Tibetan influenced culture in this region. The village is also a beautiful site for enjoying the diverse landscapes of this region. We will further descend to Kagbeni. Overnight at a Lodge in Kagbeni.

Day 16: Trek from Kagbeni to Jomsom 2,720m/4 hours
Today, we will descend to Jomsom following the route along the bank of Kaligandaki River. We will start our trek in the early morning before the dry wind starts blowing in this region. Jomsom is the headquarters of Mustang with the high Thakali populace. If time permits, we will visit the ecological museum which provides information about the culture, tradition, flora, and fauna found in this region. Overnight at a Lodge in Jomsom.

Day 17: Early morning flight from Jomsom to Pokhara 820m/30 minutes
We will fly back to Pokhara from Jomsom. A short and a scenic flight over the green and dry valleys will finally take us to Pokhara. We will transfer you to the Hotel and you can spend the rest of the day around the Lakeside area. The streets of Pokhara are known to provide great entertainment and hospitality. Overnight at a 4-star Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 18: In the morning hike to World Peace Stupa, afternoon fly back to Kathmandu
Today, we will take a short hike to Shanti Stupa, also known as World Peace Pagoda, which is situated at Anadu Hill. It is a Buddhist pagoda style monument and is a reputed viewpoint that offers scintillating views of the snow-laden peaks of Annapurna massifs and numerous other peaks. After the short hike, we will drive to Pokhara airport. From there we will catch a scenic flight to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu, you can shop for souvenirs around the local marketplaces. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 19: Departure from Kathmandu
After breakfast at hotel, we will drive you back to Tribhuvan International Airport for your scheduled flight.

All inclusive Trek and Peak Climbing Cost for single person; USD 5810
All inclusive price on 2 persons basis; USD 3765 per person

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Customize Your Peak Climbing: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at snftnepal@yahoo.de

Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.

Price starts from/Adult Status *
USD 3,765
EUR 3.510
SFr 3.483
GBP 2.937
AUD 5.610
CAD 5.007
Trip is available
* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.

Our Pisang Peak Climbing Package Cost includes:
* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
* 3 nights deluxe accommodation with breakfast at 4* Hotel Kathmandu Guest House in Kathmandu.
* 1 night deluxe accommodation with breakfast at 4* Hotel Temple Tree Resort in Kathmandu.
* Kathmandu city/sightseeing tour as per the above itinerary and entrance fees.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot/cold filter water during the trek.
* Lodge to lodge and partly Tented Camp accommodation on sharing basis during the trek and climbing period.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, 1 cook and porters (1 porter for 2 people), their food & accommodation, salary, equipment & insurance.
* Camping Equipment (Tents, Kitchen Utensils and Mattresses).
* Climbing Equipment (Snow Bars, Main and Fixed Rope, Ice Screw, Rock Pitton etc).
* All transportation by private vehicle.
* Domestic flight from Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu and airport tax.
* Annapurna Conservation Area Permit and all necessary permits.
* Peak Climbing permit, Garbage deposit.
* Peak Climber’s (Sherpa) equipment charge.
* First Aid Medical Kit box and necessary emergency equipment.
* Office Service charge.
* Government Tax. 

Our Pisang Peak Climbing Package Cost doesn't include:
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu and Pokhara other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipment.
* Personal Climbing Equipment (Climbing Boot, Harness, Crampons, Ice Axe, Ascender/Descender, Carabiners Lock/Unlock, Tape Slings, Prusik loops/rope, Climbing helmet).
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...

                                       Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

Pisang Peak Climbing, 19 Days


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