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Overview

"Catch us on an unforgettable trip to Pisang Peak– one of the ‘most spectacular trekking peaks’ in Nepal. Conveniently located in the Annapurna region, the climb can be easily combined with a trekking tour of the region."

Pisang Peak (6092 m.) is considered as one of the easier but technical climbing peaks among the trekking peaks in Annapurna Region of Nepal. The Pisang Peak has majestically stood up above the village of Pisang and has formed the shape of pyramid in the summit. Pisang Peak lies on the way to the highest pass of the world “Thorong La Pass” and offers very good scope for exploration.

For Pisang Peak Climbing the trekking starts from drive via Besisahar to Dharapani and trek in the Valley of the Marsyangdi River toward Chame. The diversity of flora and fauna along the trail of this Annapurna Region until reaching the Pisang peak are incredible. Firstly, we departure to Besisahar from Kathmandu and take 4/WD to Dharapani then start trek enroot common Annapurna Circuit trails and reach Pisang in 3 days. A Kharka at 4380m is considered the best place for setting up the base camp for Pisang Peak to ascent. The paths toward the summit of Pisang Peak ascend through wood and pasture and ultimately reach to the Kharka. The high camp for this Pisang Peak Climbing is set up at (5,400m) climbing to a shoulder on the South-West Ridge. There will be snow at the high camp from the end of November to the end of March. The well-defined ridge leads to the final snow slope, which is quite steep and little difficult to reach the summit of Peak Pisang.

The summit of the Pisang Peak offers truly splendid views of the Annapurna Range like Tilicho Peak, Annapurna II and IV, Gangapurna and the Glacier Dome. Thus indeed, it is a peak of Sightseeing of snow-capped mountains of the Area. After a successful summit, the descent is made through same route and trek continued to Manang valley and proceeds further up to Throng Pedi, cross a Thorong La pass 5416m and approach to Muktinath, the another part of the Annapurna Region. Next Day you will descent trek to Jomsom to wait for an adventurous 20 minutes flight back to Pokhara.

Hence Team Snowy Horizon offers full board package for this Pisang Peak climbing as a unique adventure including climbing permit from NMA and all other necessary logistics form arrival up to departure from Kathmandu. Upon your request we do also offer only base camp service of this peak climbing where the climber may arrange all required logistics for above the base camp. Yet, the company provides the peak permit. The route of this trekking and climbing lies in Annapurna Region is also known as Annapurna Conservation Area.

We invite both the climbers requiring full board service or base camp service for this Pisang Peak Climbing. Our service includes the proper maps of the trekking and climbing route, hygienic high altitude food cooked freshly by our experienced cooks, experienced and professional trekking and climbing Sherpa’s and guides, sufficient and quality logistics, properly arranged arrival and departure transfers, well managed accommodation and tours to Kathmandu and Pokhara Valley.

Day-to-Day Itinerary: (Option 1)

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu-Transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Permit issue, preparation, last minute shopping and briefing.

Day 03: Drive to Besisahar (760m-6/7 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 04: Jeep drive to Dharapani (1650m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2670m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang (3300m-6 Hrs.); lodge.  

Day 07:Trek from Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4573m-5 Hrs.); camping.

Day 08:Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5030m-5 Hrs.); camping.

Day 09: Attempt the summit of Pisang Peak (6091m-10 Hrs.); and back to BC; camping.

Day 10: Contingency day for bad weather condition.

Day 11: Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang (3540m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Manang to Chame (6 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 13: Drive to Besisahar via Dharapani by sharing jeep (6 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu – 7 Hrs.; transfer to Hotel.

Day 15: Final departure to your port of destination.

Day-to-Day Itinerary: (Option 2)

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu-Transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Permit issue, preparation, last minute shopping and briefing.

Day 03: Drive to Besisahar (760m-6/7 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 04: Jeep drive to Dharapani (1650m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2670m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang (3300m-6 Hrs.); lodge.  

Day 07:Trek from Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4573m-5 Hrs.); camping.

Day 08:Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5030m-5 Hrs.); camping.

Day 09: Attempt the summit of Pisang Peak (6091m-10 Hrs.); and back to BC; camping.

Day 10: Contingency day for bad weather condition.

Day 11: Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang (3540m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Manang to Ledar (4050m-6 Hrs.);lodge.

Day 13: Trek from Ledar to Thorong Phedi (4540m-5 Hrs.) / High camp (4880m-7 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 14: Trek via Thorong-La Pass (5416m) to Muktinath (3710m); lodge.

Day 15: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m-5 Hrs.) via Kagbeni; lodge.

Day 16:Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (20 minutes), explore Pokhara city;Hotel.

Day 17:  Drive to Kathmandu (7 Hours), hotel transfer

Day 18: End of the Program/Fly to your destination.

Day-to-Day Itinerary: (Option 1)

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu-Transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Permit issue, preparation, last minute shopping and briefing.

Day 03: Drive to Besisahar (760m-6/7 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 04: Jeep drive to Dharapani (1650m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2670m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang (3300m-6 Hrs.); lodge.  

Day 07:Trek from Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4573m-5 Hrs.); camping.

Day 08:Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5030m-5 Hrs.); camping.

Day 09: Attempt the summit of Pisang Peak (6091m-10 Hrs.); and back to BC; camping.

Day 10: Contingency day for bad weather condition.

Day 11: Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang (3540m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Manang to Chame (6 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 13: Drive to Besisahar via Dharapani by sharing jeep (6 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu – 7 Hrs.; transfer to Hotel.

Day 15: Final departure to your port of destination.

Day-to-Day Itinerary: (Option 2)

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu-Transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Permit issue, preparation, last minute shopping and briefing.

Day 03: Drive to Besisahar (760m-6/7 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 04: Jeep drive to Dharapani (1650m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2670m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang (3300m-6 Hrs.); lodge.  

Day 07:Trek from Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4573m-5 Hrs.); camping.

Day 08:Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5030m-5 Hrs.); camping.

Day 09: Attempt the summit of Pisang Peak (6091m-10 Hrs.); and back to BC; camping.

Day 10: Contingency day for bad weather condition.

Day 11: Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang (3540m-5 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Manang to Ledar (4050m-6 Hrs.);lodge.

Day 13: Trek from Ledar to Thorong Phedi (4540m-5 Hrs.) / High camp (4880m-7 Hrs.); lodge.

Day 14: Trek via Thorong-La Pass (5416m) to Muktinath (3710m); lodge.

Day 15: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m-5 Hrs.) via Kagbeni; lodge.

Day 16:Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (20 minutes), explore Pokhara city;Hotel.

Day 17:  Drive to Kathmandu (7 Hours), hotel transfer

Day 18: End of the Program/Fly to your destination.

Full Board Service Cost : Please contact us by email or call us 

Cost Include

  • All arrival and departure transfers to and from Airports.
  • Assistance at the airports by Snowy Horizon’s representative.
  • Necessary surface transport as per itinerary.
  • 3 Nights hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on BB Plan.
  • 1 night Hotel accommodation in Pokhara on BB plan.
  • Experienced trekking guide (s) and 1:1 porter (s) during the trekking carrying 30kg maximum weight.
  • Experienced and certified peak climbing Sherpa as per required.
  • Surface transportation for Kathmandu-Besishahar-Dharapani & VV or Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • Jomsom-Pokhara flight tickets to all members and guide and surface to the porter (s).
  • Base camp camping equipment like camp furniture, kitchenware, tents, etc.
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) and sharing teahouse accommodation during trekking.
  • 3 meals a day (BLD with tea or coffee) and sharing tented camp accommodation during climbing at BC.
  • Necessary high altitude food for climbing member and Sherpa for high camps.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area entry fees and TIMS (Trekkers’ Information management system) card.
  • Climbing permit for Pisang Peak from Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
  • All wages, equipment, medical and accidental Insurances for the involved staffs.
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
  • Required fixed and dynamic rope during climbing period through climbing Sherpa.
  • All necessary paper works, and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation.
  • Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu.
  • Snowy Horizon Special Gifts (T-shirt/Pashmina etc.).
  • Our service Charges.

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara except farewell dinner.
  • Items of personal nature, like phone calls, Internet use and laundry expenses.
  • Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical Kit, personal trekking gears.
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various unforeseen situations.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses.
  • International airfares, medical and travel insurance.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival).
  • Filming, Walkie-Talkie, satellite phone and Drone Camera filming permits.
  • Tips, gifts, and souvenirs.
  • Any other item not mentioned in “Service Include” section.

Notes

  • Cost defers on Hotel Category for Hotels in Kathmandu.
  • The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame of the clients.
  • Cost will be re calculated if the itinerary is changed or modified.
  • Additional activities may be added as per request with nominal additional cost.
  • For any kind of changes please contact us by email or call us.
Trip Facts
  • Grade: Strenuous
  • Elevation: 6091m (19,970ft)
  • Location: Annapurna Region
  • Coordinates: 28°38'53"N, 84°11'16"E
  • Season: Spring (February-May) and autumn (September-December)
  • Duration: 15-18 days (typically)
  • Group Size: 02-15 person per Group
Peak Climbing FAQs

Yes climbing permits are required to climb any peak above 5000m and it is illegal to do so without a climbing permit.

On most of treks bottled water is available. There are also purified filtered water stations in many lodges. The boiled water will be also available in the lodges and from the camp kitchen.

Trekking Peaks are the mountain which can be approached in a day to the summit from their base camp including return to the base camp. Trekking peaks are generally between 5000 m to below 7000 m. The climbing permits for these peaks can be obtained from Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). These peaks are also called NMA Trekking Peaks.

Yes the rescue insurance is required while climbing.

Children below 15 are Restricted for Peak Climbing in Nepal.

The cost depends on peak you wish to climb and the number of climbers in the group. The cost of the climb consists of trekking cost, transportation costs (airfare or surface transportation), equipment and staff requirements, climbing duration and permit costs. Please consult us.

You need to obtain travel insurance before you arrive to Kathmandu. Your insurance should cover rescue insurance and it should allow the expense of helicopter supported medevac. Nowadays such policies are readily available through many airfare booking agents. Try ihi.com if you cannot find your insurance.

There is no legal requirement to join the climbing group however climbing solo is an unsafe practice. It is recommended to hire the guide even for simple routes.

It varies for different peaks and weather condition. Generally most of trekking peaksrequire one or two days to summit from the basecamp. The access time varies also and depends on peak location and peak elevation.

During the access trek you will be accommodated in a lodge/teahouse; once in the basecamp you will be assigned a tent and your climbing Sherpa will prepare high altitude food; all your climbing gear and food for the climb will be carried by the porter up to the base camp.

There are no restrictions to obtain climbing permit and anyone with appropriate fitness and skills can attempt a peak climbing. Climbing difficulty varies for different mountains and routes. Non-technical climbs can be attempted by a fit trekker with little or no climbing experience. For technical climbs one needs to have an appropriate level of climbing experience.

It depends on the Trekking Peak. There is a variety of peaks available ranging from non-technical through easy technical to difficult and very difficult technical routes.

It all depends on the area with most of the trekking routeshaving local VHF Phones; increasingly more places get mobile coverage of varied capacity; in remote communication is not available or very limited so the only option would be a satellite phone.

There is always first time for everything including peak climbing. There are non-technical peaks, which can be climbed safely by a fit trekker and even slightly technical peaks can be attempted by a novice climber with a professional climbing guide.

In general August to November and March to May are two climbing seasons in Nepal.

At high altitude your cardio-pulmonary system is affected by low oxygen density and you can suffer from general breathing difficulties to Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) as well as your skin is susceptible to sunburn if not protected by cloths or sunblock. The AMS is preventable through appropriate trekking pace and undertaking acclimatization.

A licensed, trained and experienced Climbing Sherpa Guide will lead you while Peak Climbing.

You need comfortable trekking shoes preferably with Gore-Tex style lining for ultimate comfort and thick verbatim soles to have comfortable walk on rocky paths. On snow routes you will also require crampons, climbing harness and on many climbs the ice axe.

On popular trails we will stay in lodges and guest houses and the meals will be cooked for you with continental menu meals often available as well as soups and noodles and rice dishes; on some routes there will be a limited choice and on some more remote routes only local Nepal Dal Bhat and curry or instant noodle soups will be available. In the basecamp your Sherpa guide will prepare meals for you from instant dry meals.

To climb high elevation peak the health and fitness is a paramount criteria. The level of fitness required is proportional to peak elevation and route difficulty and length.

Climbing Permit for trekking peaks is a legal document issued by the Nepal Mountaineering Associationauthorizing the climber to attempt the climb on designated peak or route. Attempting a climb without permit is illegal.