Located between the Annapurna I and the beautiful Manaslu mountain, Pisang Peak Climbing is the most admired climbing adventure among both experienced and beginner climbing enthusiasts. With an elevation of 6091m, the climb to the Pisang Peak is a bit technical. However, when climbing the peak, you will find the climb relatively easy. Thus if you have the urge to conquer any of the Peaks in Nepal with no previous climbing experience, then Pisang Peak Climb is there as the best option.
Boosting the views of the awe-inspiring landscape and strikingly beautiful peaks, the actual climb to the Pisang Peak commences from Besisahar, Chamje, Jagat, or Dharapani. Following the same trekking trails of the popular Annapurna Circuit up to the Upper Pisang, the trail of Pisang Peak Climb rise further above towards the Pisang Base Camp from there. The summit of the Pisang offers you enchanting views of the Annapurna Range, Tilicho Peak, Gangapurna, and many other mountains.
Besides Pisang, the crossing of the Thorong La Pass includes lots more adventure. Where the peaks and high passes fill your journey with adventure and thrill, the village of Manang and Jomsom lures you with the Tibetan Buddhist Culture and Tradition. In addition, a stroll around the area of Muktinath provides you with ample opportunity to soak up in the pristine religious ambiance of the Muktinath temple.
As the trails of Pyramid Shaped Pisang Peak, traverses through the Annapurna Conservation Area, witnessing the diverse flora and fauna is always a plus point of this climbing journey.
Within a duration of around 3 weeks, one can complete the Pisang Peak Climbing in Nepal. By joining our 19 Days Pisang Peak Climb Itinerary, you can gather some beautiful memories for your entire life. If you have any problems with this itinerary plan, we can customize the itinerary plan as per your preference.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu(1350m) and transfer to the hotel
Day 2: Trip Preparation and Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Chamje(1420m)
Day 4: Trek to Dharapani(1960m) from Chamje
Day 5: Trek from Dharapani to Chame(2670m)
Day 6: Head to Upper Pisang(3700m) from Chame
Day 7: Rest Day at Upper Pisang
Day 8: Trek from Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp(4380m)
Day 9: From Pisang Peak Base Camp head further towards Pisang Peak High Camp(5400m)
Day 10: Climb to the Pisang Peak(6091m) summit and return to the Base Camp
Day 11: Trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang(3525m)
Day 12: Trek to Yak Kharka(4090m) from Manang
Day 13: Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi(4535m) Trek
Day 14: Throng Phedi to Muktinath(3800m) via Thorong La Pass(5416m)
Day 15: Trek to Muktinath from Jomsom(2710m)
Day 16: Fly/drive to Pokhara(820m) from Jomsom
Day 18: Fly/Drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara
Day 19: Departure Day
Pisang Peak Climb Difficulty:
Pisang Peak Climb is considered the easy to moderate level peak climb in Nepal. With a good fitness level and proper guidance, one can conquer the Pisang Peak trek. Though the climb is a bit technical, it is easy compared to many other climbing peaks in Nepal. To conquer this climbing peak, previous climbing experience, and training is not mandatory. However, if you have one, it boosts your confidence level.
Due to the high elevation, there is always a risk of getting caught by altitude sickness during the trek. Thus, taking the proper acclimatization rest, you have to drink enough drinking water during the trek. Furthermore, avoidance of smoking and alcohol drinking is always recommended.
Besides the altitude sickness, the unpredictable weather is always there at the higher altitudes to make your journey more daunting. Also, trekking trails are not always flat and include several ascent and descent, so trail difficulty cannot be ignored during the trek. But if you are an experienced trekker who is climbing the Peak for the first time, you will find the climb absolutely easy.
Compared to the other climbing Peak trails, the Pisang Peak Climbing trails serves trekkers with better accommodation and food service. But at the higher altitude of High Camp and Base Camp be ready to spend the night under the tented camps.
Best time for Pisang Peak Climbing:
Pisang Peak Climbing is doable all year round. But, if you ask for the best time, Autumn and Spring are considered the best. The stable weather and moderate temperature let you enjoy the journey without any risk. Further, the unobstructed views of mountains and the surrounding environment make your Pisang Peak Climb more fascinating.
For peace lovers, winter and monsoon trek is also doable. However, the excessive rainfall during the monsoon makes the trails slippery. Thus it is better to avoid the monsoon trek.
Equipment essential for Pisang Peak Climb:
Depending on the season you are climbing the packing list of the Pisang Peak Climbing varies. No matter at which season you are climbing the Peak, make sure to include the following gears and clothing in your backpack.
Wind and waterproof jacket.
Quick Drying underwear.
Warm and normal gloves.
Warm and normal socks.
Comfortable Climbing Boots.
Toiletries( Soap, Sanitizer, Paper Towels, and so on).
Water purifying Pills and water bottles.
Important Documents like Entry Permits.
First Aid kit.
Electronic gadgets like camera, spare batteries, chargers, and so on.
Climbing gears like harness, crampons, ropes, and all other equipment are carried by our climbing guides.
Route: Kathmandu-Chamje-Dharapani-Chame-Pisang-Upper Pisang-Pisang Peak Base Camp-Pisang Peak High Camp-Pisang Peak-Pisang Peak Base Camp-Manang-Yak Kharka-Thorong Phedi-Muktinath-Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu.