Pisang Peak Climbing is one of the most well-known among the trekking peaks in Annapurna region in Nepal which lies on the way to the highest pass of the world. Pisang Peak rises above from Pisang village and yak grazing land in a consistent slant of ice and snow to the final summit. Pisang peak (6091m) is the most popular and easy trek among the trekking peaks in Nepal. The high point of the Pisang Peak offers exceptional views of the Annapurna I, II, IV, III, Gangapurna, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal and other smaller peaks. After we go up to the Pisang Peak, we move down to Muktinath one of the famous Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage sites of Nepal.
Pisang Peak climbing begins from Besisahar from the Valley of the Marsyangdi River. The path takes you through enormously diverse animals and vegetation. The most significant juncture of the track meets at Dharapani while trekking through Larkya La. The path from here demands walk to the Pisang Peak. The trek will now take you to a place from where you can seize the view of an entire vista of the Annapurna Himalaya Range. The trail then rises up from the Manang valley to reach the top of the Thorung Pass at 5416m. The edge takes you to the final snow slope, which is quite vertical but not difficult to reach the pinnacle.
G.K. Majestic Trek invites Mountaineers with little experience in climbing and lets you enjoy the combined trekking of the popular classic Annapurna circuit trekking with Pisang Peak to have the experience of climbing on the Himalayas in Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m).
Day 02: Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathmandu – Bahundanda (1310m)
Day 04: Bahundanda – Jagat (1290m)
Day 05: Jagat - Dharapani (1920m)
Day 06: Dharapani - Chame (2630m)
Day 07: Chame - Pisang (3190m)
Day 08: Pisang to Upper Pisang (3,810 m) 1-2 hrs
Day 09: Upper Pisang to Base Camp (4,380 m) 3-4 hrs
Day 10: Base Camp to High Camp ( 5,400m/17,712ft) 3-4 hrs
Day 11: Summit Pisang Peak (6,091m/19,980ft) & hike back to Upper Pisang (7-9 hrs)
Day 12: Climbing Reserve Day
Day 13: Pisang - Manang (3520m)
Day 14: Acclimatization day at Manang (3,500m/11,482ft)
Day 15: Manang - Ledar (4250m)
Day 16: Cedar - Thorung Phedi (4500m)
Day 17: Thorung Phedi - Muktinath (3800m)
Day 18: Muktinath – Marpha (2713m)
Day 19: Martha – Kalopani (2530m)
Day 20: Kalopani- Tatopani (1190m)
Day 21: Tatopani – Ghorepani (2850m)
Day 22: Ghorepani - Poon Hill (3200m) – Tadapani
Day 23: Tadapani – Ghandrung
Day 24: Ghandrung – Pokhara
Day 25: Pokhara City Tour
Day 26: Pokhara - Kathmandu
Day 27: Departure
Starting Elevation: Bahun Danda (1310m.)
When to Go: October to early December; March and April
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m).
After onset to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel by the representative of Gorakhakali Travel and Tours. You will be briefed about the plans trekking. You have a free afternoon in the hotel you can relax.
Day 02: Kathmandu.
After having breakfast, we have sightseeing around Kathmandu city. You will visit Swayambhunath Stupa well-liked as ‘Monkey Temple’ and here we can see an eye-catching view of Kathmandu valley from the hillock. Visiting Pashupatinath temple, renowned as Hindus most holy temple is an additional mark to walk around in Kathmandu. And, getting a glimpse of famous places for art and architecture recruited in UNESCO World Heritage List like Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square will be an important one. After accomplishing the sightseeing plan, our qualified and trained guide will brief you about the trek. Also, you will be prepared with all the essential equipment for trekking. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Bahundanda (1310m).
Taking approximately 8 hours we will drive through Prithvi Highway with an outstanding sight of Marsyangdi River. We will then get to our destination Bahundanda for today where we will spend the night.
Day 04: Bahundanda – Jagat (1290m).
Soon subsequent to the vertical V-shape form of Marsyangdi valley, we will walk on the snaky peak path through Syange downward the bank for some time. The path gets fixed into the steep cliff-face in around 200-300m on top of the river bed. Finally, after approximately 4 hours of complete trek, we move down to the rock village of Jagat. Overnight in Jagat.
Day 05: Jagat - Dharapani (1920m).
On this day we will tumble downward until we will reach the river and after that start to climb yet again all the way through a forest. We will get there to Chamje, which is noticeable by a grand cascade on the converse bank. We go on a rising and falling path on top of the river with a thrilling crossover via the suspension bridge. We will move down to a lush riverbank which takes us to Tal. Then we will notice gorge getting narrower and the trail becomes high and blow. Before the pathway drops once more to the river, we have a small part of cliff walking. We move all the way through a suspension bridge yet again and go up the short distance to arrive at Dharapani. We will complete the trek in approximately 5 hours. Overnight in Dharapani.
Day 06: Dharapani - Chame (2630m).
The well-known Dudh Khola originated from the south facade of Manaslu, come into on the reverse bank as we traverse the slight plain from the village. The Marsyangdi then veer off to the left side and as Annapurna II comes into our site. We will we reach to Bagarchhap. With the stunning sceneries of Annapurna II (7939) and Manaslu, we will go on our walking to the woods of Fir and stony path. Later, we get there to the administrative headquarter and capital of Manang district, Chame in the shore of a river. We will walk for about 5 hours. Overnight in Chame.
Day 07: Chame - Pisang (3190m).
We will begin our trek with the dazzling sight of Lamjung Himal [6893m] in the break of sunrise from where we will move ahead to reach Pisang. Near Brathangs village, an incredible waterfall can be viewed. Pisang falling in the lap of the Pisang Peak is one of the popular peaks to mount. And the east mountain of Annapurna II, as well as the northeast peak of Pisang, rewards us. Ultimately, we will be captured by the sight of long mani wall next to the bridge and lower community of Pisang. Overnight in Pisang.
Day 08: Pisang to Upper Pisang (3,810 m) 1-2 hrs.
We will today take a tiny hike to Upper Pisang, which will let you go around an hour and for the remaining time we travel around the monastery and familiarize yourself. Overnight at Upper Pisang.
Day 09: Upper Pisang to Base Camp (4,380 m) 3-4 hrs.
From Upper Pisang village, the track ascends all the way through small wood and grazing land to reach Kharka (4,380m) which is regarded as the best set for setting the base camp. It is in a plane alpine part along the fine worn trail. Overnight at tented camp
Day 10: Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m/17,712ft) 3-4 hrs.
We will escalate to the southwest edge of Pisang Peak to arrive at the high camp where we will put our overnight camp at the elevation of 5400m. It is likely to have snowfall at the high camp from ending of November to end of March. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 11: Summit Pisang Peak (6,091m/19,980ft) & hike back to Upper Pisang (7-9 hrs).
From the High Camp, on this day, the well distinct ridge will lead you to the last snow slope which is fairly steep and more demanding to arrive at the summit. Our mountain climbing guide will fix the rope and show the way to summate the Pisang peak. We then go back to the Base Camp then to Upper Pisang for overnight.
Day 12: Climbing Reserve Day.
Today is a day rest and an extra day in case if the climate gets bad or if anyone does need to get ready longer for any cause. It is fundamental to have this day. Overnight at Upper Pisang.
Day 13: Pisang - Manang (3520m).
With around 4 hours walk we will acquire the opportunity to experience the magnificent path with the pastures for yaks, horses, and cattle. The track even offers a number of fantastic views of the peak of Annapurna. After the short hike from Pisang community the path move away and one rise towards the Nawal for the most excellent view of Annapurna range. In the middle of flapping prayer flags which decorate the houses, we will stay overnight.
Day 14: Acclimatization day at Manang (3,500m/11,482ft).
We will have a day rest for acclimatization in Manang. The troubles and ways to be in safe hands about high elevation sickness will be briefed by your guide. One can take a trip around to see the sights of the town. Gangapurna Lake comes into view which is pleasant. We can also walk around mountaineering school which provides essential mountaineering training set by Nepal Mountaineering Association. Overnight in Manang.
Day 15: Manang - Ledar (4250m).
We will depart from Manang where the scene is alike to Tibetan plateau. The trek of more or less 3 hours seems to be slower, however, takes a long time to cover up shorter way because of the difficulty in breathing with the wonderful views of Annapurna en-route. In addition, we can observe Peak 29 and Himchuli at the back. Climbing all the ways through the path, we go to the summer village of Gunsang where we traverse Gundon Khola by means of a wooden bridge and to end with arriving at a small village of Ledar. Overnight in Ledar.
Day 16: Ledar - Thorung Phedi (4500m).
Leaving Ledar, we climb steadily to an edge prior to moving down to the Marsyangdi going across via a roofed wooden bridge. After a little rise up the peak path on the right shore, we have a thin trail Crossway an unstable slope and then drop down to Thorung Phedi. We will today walk for about 3 hours. Overnight in Thorung Phedi.
Day 17: Thorung Phedi - Muktinath (3800m).
This is one of the exciting days of our trip and we will begin trekking in the early hours in the morning after finishing our breakfast. The day will be additionally hectic as the stroll will proceed for 7-8 hours. We will climb to the top of the Thorung La Pass lying at an elevation of 5416m which is the highest point for the whole trek. We will notice the landscape changing vividly from snow-white mountains to brown-yellow regions which resemble barren region. The drop will take us the tone of the famous spot in Nepal Muktinath which includes the shrine of Lord Vishnu God of Salvation. And this temple is regarded as the best illustration that shows a link and harmony amid Hinduism and Buddhism. Overnight in Muktinath.
Day 18: Muktinath – Marpha (2713m).
We will now walk downward to the vivid Kali Gandaki valley. After going across through Khingar and Jharkot, the rustic community with archetypal Tibetan architecture, we follow a path towards Jomsom where we will be rewarded with wonderful scenes of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri. Jomsom is a gigantic city extensive along banks of the river, Kali Gandaki River. Similarly, we carry on strolling through apple orchards to reach Marpha. We will trek for approximately 6 hours. Overnight in Marpha.
Day 19: Marpha – Kalopani (2530m).
We will follow the west face of the river, and then we will pass through dazzling Thakali Villages with big paved streets and decorated houses. We pass all the way through the waterway in Koketanti for lunch. After that, we will walk on the stone path all the way through grazing terrain to Kalopani and pine woods. Kalopani is a very beautiful town burrowing underneath the Dhaulagiri Icefall. And the whole trek last for 5-6 hours. Overnight in Kalopani.
Day 20: Kalopani- Tatopani (1190m).
Today we will walk for about 6-7 hours to reach Tatopani from Kalopani. The path today will allow you observe nearly all downhill, typically through orchards and meadows, but infrequently on the street built by humans up to Muktinath. Rukse Chhahara which is very close to an enormous waterfall will be our spot for lunch. We continue downhill to the lowest valley on the earth to the town of Tatopani (hot water) where we can enjoy cleansing ourselves in the hot springs by the stream. Overnight in Tatopani.
Day 21: Tatopani – Ghorepani (2850m).
We will Trek from Tatopani to reach Ghorepani. In Ghorepani you can observe health post, authorities check outpost, school, colleges, stupa, and temple. We will stay in Ghorepani just because Ghorepani would be the most important site to go to Poonhill. Ghorepani literally means "horse water" and it is certainly a watering stop for the mules, horses, and ponies that put up with loads in the middle of Pokhara and Jomsom. Here you can find the good lodge for overnight.
Day 22: Ghorepani - Poon Hill (3200m) – Tadapani.
We begin our trek in the very early hours at 4 am to Poonhill (3195) with the aid of a stick and lights. And we can take pleasure from the panoramic vistas of mountains, stunning sunrise from the eye level. After around an hour, we will trek down to Ghorepani and move to Tadapani. Tadapani means “Far water” since water is brought from far distance to this community. We climb all along the ridges and all the way through rhododendron and pine woods to Deurali and move down to reach Banthanti before reaching the zigzag way of Tadapani. Overnight in Tadapani.
Day 23: Tadapani – Ghandrung.
From Tadapani, the climbing trails fall down throughout the woods then terraced regions to the Khumbu Khola. Also, the trails fall down steeply from Tadapani, all the way through forests, a small vertical way down among rocks direct way to a stream, then the drop continues quietly passing over a stream, to end with the way will takes us to Ghandrung. Ghandrung is a huge Gurung community at 1940 m is the next largest Gurung village in Nepal. There generally are tidily terraced areas located each over as well as under this town. There is a bigger handicraft factory to the top of Ghandrung. The sights of Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, seen from here are outstanding. Overnight at Ghandrung.
Day 24: Ghandrung – Pokhara.
Today, we will head straight downward slope by taking the path of a village to terraced regions to Syauli Bazaar, taking around 2 hours. Also, on the way, you can observe great views Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre as well. From Syauli Bazaar, this path fixes to Modi Lake until we arrive at Nayapul. We will take our lunch at Birethati. Then taking around 20minutes walk we will reach Nayapul, We will drive to Pokhara from Nayapul.
Day 25: Pokhara City Tour.
We will today have a city tour in Pokhara. This valley also famous as "Magic Land" will offer a lot to make a memorable moments of your life like- boating in Fewa Lake, visiting David Falls, Mahendra Cave, KI Singh Bridge, Bindabasini temple, Sarangkot for stunning sunrise views; Karma Dubgyu Choling Nyeshang Monastery located at the apex of the hill and many more. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 26: Pokhara - Kathmandu.
Today we will go away this charming city Pokhara and return to busy Kathmandu city. Returning back to the capital, we will move to our hotel. We can do some shopping in Thamel or we also have options for going around Kathmandu for sightseeing which we have missed on the 2nd day of our trip. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 27: Departure.
Today you will head off from this wonderful Himalayan homeland, Nepal. We look forward to meeting you again.
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- Star Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara and Teahouse and Tent while on Trek.
- Breakfast Lunch & dinner with Tea or coffee while on Trek
- Freshly cooked Full board meals prepared by our cook man while on Pisang peak expedition.
- Responsible trekking in the mountain with one trekker: One porter quantitative relation policy.
- Accommodation in Tented while on the Pisang peak climbing.
- Half day guided city tour with world heritage entrance fees.
- Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.
- Pisang Peak rising expeditions allow Royalty and alternative government tax.
- Climbing Clinic Course at base camp.
- All required Personal and Group Climbing gear.
- We provide all tenting gear as well as - tents for a member, eating tent with table and support chair, room tent with utensils, staff, porter and restroom tents on the whole trip.
- Professional native intimate Trek Leader / Guide trained in geographical region.
- Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) / Gamow Bag (A life-saving device just in case of Acute Mountain Sickness) or chemical element together with the excellent attention Kit.
- Map of Pisang peak climbing.
- Well-experienced climb guide with all his allowance and expenses.
- Trekking cook, room employees, Trek Asian and different support employees whereas on Pisang peak mounting.
- Porters to hold all personal gear and cluster instrumentation on Pisang peak Trek.
- Proper Insurance for all staff including porters.
- Warm vesture and trekking gear for workers together with porters: Gortex jacket, Gortex trousers, fleece jacket and pant, trekking shoes, woolen hat, gloves, socks, glasses etc.
- Pisang Peak climbing certificates issued by the respective body of Nepal Government.
- Comprehensive pre - departure information and trip dossiers.
- Trekking permit, National park entry fees required for the Pisang peak expedition.
- G.K.Majestic Trek special dinner before your departure.
- International airport taxes, ticket, trekking equipment and medicine as well as while on the trek.
- All expenses of personal nature & most have travel insurance & Nepali Visa cost.
- Any kinds of electrical items charge while on the trek. And take a bath with hot water.
- Mineral water, sweet, candy, bar bills (Hard & soft drink) massages body and laundry.
- Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
- Tips for Guide & Porters.
- All things which you need without includes section.