Pisang Peak is among the most demanded peak as a route for trekking. Explorers find the geographical diversity of this peak an adventurous and challenging one. Mountain climbers who crave to conquer mountain summits prefer challenging routes to easier ones. Trekking routes with wide range of altitudes and ups and downs add more taste to the adventure.
This peak raises high above the Pisang village with a beating altitude. This impressive and enduring mountain peak is all surrounded with snowflakes and frozen glaciers making the route a more gorgeous one. This route also overlaps the route to the highest pass in the world.
The first accent to the summit of this peak was made in 1955 by a German mountaineering team. Since then, this trekking trail has been famous to explorers worldwide. Trekkers from all over the world aim to conquer the Himalaya ranges of Nepal among which Pisang peak fall under.
After departure from Kathmandu we reach Beshi sahar from where our trek starts. The Annapurna circuit trail leads our way to Pisang village. The Base Camp lies at an altitude of 4,380 meters. This spot is considered the best one to build up the Base Camp whereas the High Camp is built at 5,400 meters above the sea level. Beyond this point, the adventurous and most challenging part of the climb takes us to the summit of the peak which provides unbelievable views of the Annapurna range including Tilicho, Gangapurna and the Dome glacier.
A successful climb to the summit of the Pisang peak provides you an enduring feeling of being a professional mountaineer.
Pisang Peak Climbing Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport [T.I.A] and pick up by our private vehicle and transfer to the Hotel. Stay overnight
Day 02: Guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley [1,338m/4,389ft]. You will be provided with the opportunity of visiting some of the major attractions of Kathmandu such as Pashupatinath, Boudha, Soyambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square and so on. Back to hotel in the evening and stay overnight
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar [850m/2,790ft] by Bus takes 7-8hours. Teahouse overnight
Day 04: Trek from Besisahar to Bahundanda [1,310m/4,298ft] takes 5-6hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 05: Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje [1,430m/4,690ft] takes 5-6hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 06: Trek from Chamje to Dharapani [1,950m/6,396ft] takes 5-6hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 07: Trek from Dharapani to Chame [2,630m/8,628ft] takes 5-6hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 08: Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang [3,700m/12,136ft] takes 5-6hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 09: Day for relax and acclimatize
Day 10: Trek from Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp [4,380m/14,370ft] takes 3-4hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 11: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp [5,400m/17,712ft] takes 3-4hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 12: Summit to the Peak and back to Base Camp [6,091m/19,980ft] takes 7-9hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 13: Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang Valley [3,450m/11,316ft] takes 5-6hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 14: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka [4,110m/13,480ft] takes 3-4hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 15: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Pedi [4,600m/15,092ft] takes 3-4hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 16: Cross Thorong la in morning and trek back to Muktinath [5,416m/17,765ft] takes 8-10hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 17: Trek down from Muktinath to Kagbeni takes 3-4hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 18: Trek from Kagbeni to Jomsom [2,800m/9,184ft] takes 3-4hours. Camp or teahouse overnight
Day 19: Early morning flight to Pokhara [820m/2,690ft] takes 25 minutes or continue trek to Pokhara. Hotel overnight
Day 20: Drive or Fly back to Kathmandu [1,350m/4,428ft]. Hotel overnight
Day 21: Final departure