Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak (6091meter high) rises above from Pisang village and yak pastures in a uniform slope of ice and snow to the final summit pyramid. Pisang peak is considered to be one of the easy climbing peaks among the trekking peaks in Annapurna Region of Nepal. It is on the way to the highest pass of the world and offers good scope for exploration. The western flank of the mountain is guarded by a hanging glacier and offers considerable challenge. The western end of the ridge has huge rock slabs, which make it difficult to climb. A German Mountaineering team climbed it the first the Peak in 1955 and since then it has been something of considerable remark. Trekkers with slight experience of peak climbing can combine the popular typical Annapurna Circuit Trekking with Pisang Peak climbing to have the taste of mountain climbing in Himalayas in Nepal. 

We start our expedition after driving to Besisahar from Kathmandu and follow the popular Annapurna Circuit Trek trails and reach Pisang in 5 days. To reach the base camp from Pisang village, the path ascends through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka at (4,380m) which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. High Camp 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 slop which is quite steep and little difficult to reach the summit. Summit of the peak offers truly splendid views of the Annapurna group including Tilicho Peak, Annapurna II and IV, Gangapurna and the Glacier Dome. Pisang Peak is indeed a sightseeing peak. Descent is made on the same route. After a successful summit, we continue our trek to Manang valley and continue further up to Throng Phedi. Popular Annapurna Circuit high pass, Throng La and will arrive Muktinath, another part of the Annapurna Round. We descend further down through scenic Jharkot and Kagbeni Villages a gate way to Upper Mustang and reach Jomsom, a capital of Mustang distric where a small airstrip has on the bank of Kaligandaki River from where we take an early morning flight back to Pokhara and the trip ends. We Wilderness Excursion Pvt. Ltd operate excellent Pisang Peak Climbing expedition combined with Annapurna Circuit Trek in most competitive price.

Itinerary

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Cost Includes:

  • Airport-hotel-airport pick and drop by private car/van
  • 3 nights room in peace, clean and standard hotels in Kathmandu, B and B basis.
  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with tour guide with private car/van
  • Government registered, fluent English speaking and friendly guide and porters.
  • All meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies and fresh fruits during the trek.
  • Group first aid kit and water purifier pills.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight and airport taxes
  • All ground transportation during the trip in Nepal.
  • Food, accommodation, salary and insurance of your guide and porters.
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek and group medical kit
  • Camping equipments and all other gears during the expedition. 
  • Trekking Permit, TIMS Card, Peak Climbing Permit and Garbage Deposit.
  • Government tax, vat and office service charge etc.

Cost Excludes:

  • Hard drinks, beverages such as coke, fanta, mineral water
  • Hot shower and hot water, laundry, internet, phone calls and toiletries.
  • Personal travel insurance and personal trekking and climbing gear.
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
  • Gratitude and tips for your guide, porter and driver.

Dates & Prices

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  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Difficulty Strenuous
  • AccomodationLodge and Camping
  • Transportation: Local Bus, Jeep
  • Max Person: 12
  • Min Person: 1
  • Best Season: Spring and autumn
  • Max. Altitude : 6091m
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