Pisang Peak

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Annapurna Region
duration 20 days
maximum altitude 6091m
trip difficulty moderate
total cost $3500
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  • Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu looking forward to a long and exciting journey.
  • Prior to your arrival our respective representative will be waiting for you at the terminal.
  • Then pick you up from there and drop you off at the hotel. Before helping you check into your room there will be a brief introduction.

  • Today you begin your Pisang Peak Climbing journey. You wake up early and catch the comfortable Jeep or Bus after having your breakfast. 
    You start by heading out of the crowded city of Kathmandu and driving along the Prithvi Highway. Driving along the sides of the Trishuli river while viewing the beautiful landscapes is quite amazing and following the routes, you will see many small settlements and towns on the way. 
    Viewing them you reach Dharapani, a small village inside the Marsyangdi Valley. A few years back, the roadways were available only till Besisahar but nowaday reach all the way to Chamje, Dharapani, till Manan. We will stay overnight at Dharani 

  • From Dharapani, you will be going to Chame today. Most of the trails for this day are messed up because of the landslide. As you walk away from Dharapani, you pass a village and can see how people live in a remote area.
  • Then you will slowly go uphill until you reach Bagarchhap. This is a village in the style of old Tibet. Then, when you cross it, you enter a rhododendron forest that is lush and green.
  • As you leave the forest, you walk along the Marshaundi river until you reach Koto. The famous Nar Phu valley can be reached from this village. From here to Chame, the main administrative center of Manang, the trails are usually easy.
  • You spend the night here.

  • From Chame, you're going to Upper Pisang today. The first step of today's hike is to move toward Bharatang. You can get there by taking the trails that run along the Marshyangdi River.
  • And go up a trail after crossing a suspension bridge over a river. You get to Dhikur Pokhari by going up the trails. From here, you can go into a beautiful pine forest. Then you reach Pisang by going through a small group of people.
  • A small town on the bank of the Marsyangdi River. From this village, you can see the beautiful Pisang Peak and Annapurna II. You spend the night here.

  • You will get used to the altitude in Upper Pisang on the seventh day of your trip. Acclimatization is very important when going to a high altitude. People believe that it helps the body adjust to the current weather. This is done to stop altitude sickness.
  • You eat breakfast early in the morning these days. Then get your gear and practice climbing in places nearby. After practicing, you can explore the beautiful village and learn more about their culture and traditions. From this spot, you can see Mt. Gangapurna, Mt. Annapurna, and Tilicho Lake.
  • You spend the night in one of the lodges.

  • You get up early and have a great breakfast before leaving the village. Today, you might be a little bit excited because you'll be going to Pisang Peak Base Camp.
  • At first, you follow the path through the thick forest to Kharka. This is a great place to set up tents. It lets you see the beautiful landscape and valleys in a mesmerizing way. You will remember how beautiful nature is.
  • As you walk along the trails and over flat ground, you reach the base of Pisang Peak. You spend the night here.

  • Another day, and another big climb. You are going to Pisang Peak High Camp today. Today, you will gain about 1000 m in height. The Base camp is a few hours' walk away.
  • On the trails today, you'll be going up and down a lot and following narrow paths. When you get to High Camp, you set up your tent and make other preparations for climbing Pisang peak.
  • The people who know how to climb will check everyone carefully. To see if they are ready to reach the top of the mountain or not. You can look around the area or get some rest before your big day.
  • You sleep here for the night.

  • This day is full of exciting things to do. You will be very happy because the big day has finally come. You will be giving in to Pisang Peak today. You must be getting butterflies in your stomach just thinking about getting to the top.
  • You will walk along the ridge until you reach the last snow slope. The climb is both hard and steep, so be careful as you walk. The guide will set up the rope and show you how to get to the top.
  • Getting to the top will make you both nervous and very happy. After all the trouble, you finally get to where you want to go. You'll never forget how powerful it felt to do all of the highlights.
  • You can see beautiful sights like Mount Annapurna, Glacier Dome, etc. After looking around and taking pictures, you go back to Base Camp. You spend the night here.

  • From Pisang Peak Base Camp, you are going to Manang today. The majority of the trek will be spent walking along the river. All along the way, you will see beautiful things.
  • After an exciting few hours of travel, you reach Manang. This is a beautiful valley that is known for its history and culture. You can look around the stone houses in the valley.
  • You spend the night here.

  • From Manang, you're going to Yak Kharka today. As you leave the pretty town, you go up the hill. The climb gets more difficult as you go up. As you walk along the trails, you'll see alpine landscapes with dense forests and plants.
  • By following the trails, you can get to Yak Kharka, which is a summer pasture. There are only a few places to live in this small village. It is also a place where people on the Annapurna Circuit can stop and rest.
  • You spend the night here.

  • Today, you walk from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi. Today, you will start your walk early in the morning. As you leave small towns, you have to go down a steep hill to get to the river. From there, you go uphill.
  • You can see beautiful views of Mt. Syagang, Mt. Khatungkan, Mt. Gundang, and many other mountain peaks. When you get to Thorong Phedi, the base camp for Thorong La Pass, you can see these views.
  • This village is in Manang. It is at the foot of the Thorong La Pass. You can look around and take pictures to remember the places.
  • You spend the night here.

  • Today, you'll get up early because you'll be crossing Thorong La Pass on your way to Muktinath. This is a very important day because you'll be crossing one of the hardest passes.
  • From the pass, you can see Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and many other peaks in a beautiful way. The prayer flags and some of the tea houses also make this place look nice. Your goal will be to get over the pass before noon.
  • You get to the pass by walking through rocky paths and thick forests. You should be careful because there is a strong wind there. After looking at the beautiful landscapes and mountains for a while, we move on.
  • From there, we trek down to Muktinath. This building is a holy place for Buddhists and Hindus. A lot of people come to this temple every year.
  • You sleep here for the night.

  • You get up early today and take a tour of the temple. You can bathe in the 108 water jets and see the eternal flame. People say that if you bathe in the holy water that comes out of the 108 fountains, your sins will be forgiven.
  • After taking pictures and enjoying the view as you walk around the temple, you head toward your destination. From here, you will be hiking to Jomsom today.
  • The Thakali people live in the beautiful village of Jomsom. It is one of the main places to stop on the way to Upper Mustang and Muktinath. You spend the night here.

  • Today, you will fly from Jomsom to Pokhara early in the morning. It takes about 30 minutes to fly there from here. When you get on the plane and look out the window, you see beautiful places.
  • Pokhara is a lovely city and one of Nepal's most popular tourist destinations. This is a great place for both tourists and locals to get away. During your stay, you can go to a lot of great places.
  • Phewa Lake, Bat Cave, Mahendra Cave, and many others. A walk around the lake in the evening is quite a draw. In the late evening, there are a lot of stalls and people walking around on the streets.
  • You spend the night here.

  • You will be going back to Kathmandu from Pokhara today. You will be leaving this beautiful area, but you will make great memories with you. After getting up, you eat breakfast and get on the bus.
  • Follow the routes along the Prithvi Highway, which takes you through small towns and villages. As you walk back to Kathmandu, you can watch the beautiful hills and the Trishuli River.
  • When you get to Kathmandu, you will be taken to your hotel. You spend the night there.

  • Well, today is the sad day when you have to leave us and go back to your home country. Depending on when your flight is, the staff will drop you off at Tribhuwan Airport.
  • We hope you had a good time with us and that our service was what you were looking for. We're going to say goodbye, and we hope you'll remember this trip well.


  • Airfare to and from Kathmandu to your country
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg of luggage, the 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 launch 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

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