• Pisang Peak Annapurna Region

Pisang Peak Annapurna Region

Trip Overview

Trip Facts

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: Adventure
  •    Destination: Annapurna Region
  •    Activities: Peak Climbing & Trekking
  •    Accommodation: Good Hotel in Kathmandu
  •    Meals: Included during the trek
  •    Maximum altitude: 6091m
  •    Group size: Minimum pax 2
  •    Best Season: Spring and Atum

Pisang peak (6,091 m) lies just north of the Manang Valley which the famous Annapurna Circuit passes through. While sometimes offered as a three-day excursion from the village of Pisang, this can only be done if properly acclimatized.

he climb since 2005 approaches via the West ridge. The upper part of the ridge, above the high camp at 5,200 m, is guarded by huge rock slabs which make it difficult to climb, especially in wet or snowy conditions. Inexperienced climbers may feel more comfortable on island peak or nearby Chulu Far East.

Naturally there are fabulous views to be seen from the summit over the manang valley and the Annapurna Range. A German expedition made the first ascent of Pisang peak in 1995.

 

Detail Itinerary

Days 01: Arrival at Kathmandu; transfer to the Hotel

Days 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley

Days 03: Drive to Bensisahar

Days 04: Trek to Bahundanda

Days 05: Trek to Chyamje

Days 06: Trek to Dharapani

Days 07: Trek to Chame

Days 08: Trek to Pisang

Days 09: Trek to Pisang base camp

Days 10: Acclimatization at Base camp

Days 11: High camp

Days 12: Summit up to Pisang peak and back to base camp

Days 13: Trek to Pisang

Days 14: Trek to Danaque

Days 15: Trek to Chyamje

Days 16: Trek to Ngadi

Days 17: Trek to Bensisahar

Days 18: Drive back to Kathmandu

Days 19: Rest day in Kathmandu

Days 20: Departure on your own destination

Cost Details

What is included?

  • Pickup and drop, Airport.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in a 3-star hotel, including breakfast too.
  • Accommodation during the trek, both in a tea house or camp
  • Meals throughout the trekking period
  • Transport throughout the trek, but not air-transport.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • Porter service
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Soul Himalaya Treks   t-shirt and trekking map
  • All necessary paper work and charges
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Medical kit

 

 

What is not included?

 

  • Airfare to and from Kathmandu to your country 
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters

Gear list

Climbing harness

  • Ice axe
  • crampons
  • Mountaineering boots
  • AscenderDescender/Abseil device
  • Rope
  • Snow bar
  • Ice hammer
  • Helmet (optional)

Clothing

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Fleece jacket with wind-Stopper
  • Waterproof shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket (can hire here in Nepal also)
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Sunglasses with UV protection

Accessories

  • Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees Fahrenheit
  • Trekking poles (sticks)
  • Headlamp
  • Trek bag-pack (provided by soul himalaya treks and tours 
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Daypack (approximately 2,500 to 3,000 cubic inches)
  • Thermo-rest sleeping pad
  • Water bottles
  • Small wash towel

Toiletries

  • Quick drying towel (medium sized)
  • Soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Nail clippers
  • Small mirror
  • Tissue paper/ toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial Hand wash
  • Extras/ luxuries
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Binocular
  • Reading book
  • Journal & Pen
  • Pencils and small notebooks

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Trip Higlights

Pisang peak (6,091 m) lies just north of the Manang Valley which the famous Annapurna Circuit passes through. While sometimes offered as a three-day excursion from the village of Pisang, this can only be done if properly acclimatized.