Pisang Peak Climbing (17 days)
Pisang Peak ClimbingA complete trek encircles the famous Annapurna massif with Pisang Peak-6091m climbing. The trek offers great variety, from sub-tropical plains in the Himalayan foothills, through the trans-Himalayan, Manang and Mustang region. The trip goes through Thorong-La Pass-5416m between in two valley of Manang and Jomsom, the Kaligandaki valley (probably the deepest gorge in the world) makes this trek an excellent trip in Nepal that has diverse culture and traditional values.
Your trekking preparation:
This trek is considered as a non-technical trek and suitable for average people. If you are moderately fit and have a sense of adventure will enjoy this trek. The program is designed to acclimatize you gradually and not expected high altitude sickness. However you are requested to check your altitude fitness and the itinerary.
We suggest you to strengthen your knee muscles and prepare for several days of steep descents. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, biking or aerobics is recommended, but mostly hiking on steep hills or running up and down steps are preferable.
Please note that the following program is prepared in the fact basis however can be change in some circumstances but adjustments will have to made during the trekking. We request you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself.
As the trek is designed for camping arrangement, everything is handled by our team of porters, sherpas and cooks who carry the equipment, assemble and dissemble the camp and have hot meals waiting for you at every food break.
Day to Day Itinerary:
Day 01: Drive to Besishahar by private bus or van -823m (approx. 7 hr) Over night Camp
Day 02: Trek to Bahundada-1311m (6-7 hrs) and over night camp
Day 03: Trek to Chamje-1433m (5-6 hr) and over night camp
Day 04: Trek to Dharapani -2164m (5-6 hr) and overnight camp
Day 05: Trek to Chame-2713m (5-6 hr) and overnight camp
Day 06: Trek to Pisang village-3185m (4-5 hr) and overnight camp
Day 07: Rest day at Pisang for acclimatization
Day 08: Trek to Pisang Base Camp-4000m (4-5 hr) over night camp
Day 09: Trek to Pisang High Camp-4500m (4-5 hr) over night at High Camp
Day 10: Climb Pisang Peak-6191m summit and return to Pisang Base Camp
Day 11: Trek to Manang-3305m (4-5 hr)
Day 12: Rest at Manang and over night at Camp
Day 13: Trek to Yak Kharka-4000m (5-6 hr)
Day 14: Trek to Thorung Phedi-4500m (4-5 hr)
Day 15: Trek to Muktinath-3798m crossing over the Thorung-La Pass-5416m, Over night at Camp
Day 16: Trek to Jomsom Via Kagbeni -2713m (6-7 hr) Overnight at Camp
Day 17: Flight from Jomsom to Kathmandu via Pokhara.
The cost includes the following services:
Land Transfer Kathmandu-Besishahar by chartered bus
3-meals per day prepared by our experienced cook
Camping gear (two-person tents, foam mattress, kitchen tent, dining tent and toilet tent)
Supporting field staff including professional trekking guide, cook, kitchen boy, Sherpa, porters or pack animals as well as their necessary insurance, meals and allowances
Peak permit fee and climbing Sirdar
Domestic airfare (Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu) including airport tax
Annapurna conservation area entrance permit
Cost does not include:
Meals and accommodation while in Kathmandu
Kathmandu airport departure tax
Personal equipment sleeping bag, Down jacket, waterproof jacket, kit bag etc.
Equipment allowance (Legally each expedition must provide an equipment allowance for all Sherpa guides and porters, This allowance is necessary for brand new equipment
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips, gifts, souvenirs, etc.