Pisang Peak Climbing - 21 Days

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Pisang Peak (6091m) is situated in the North of Manang Valley from where Annapurna Circuit starts. Pisang is a village from where you can begin your Pisang Peak climbing but you must be fully prepared before you decide to be there. Once you have reached there, you will be gifted with the wonderful views of beautiful sceneries from the peak of the valley of Manang and the range of Annapurna. Pisang Peak is not tricky to climb yet it is supposed as a difficult one because Pisang Peak is known for its sloppy feature that may cause a problem. Pisang peak is considered one of the busiest climbing peaks among the trekking peaks in Nepal. The path ascends through sparse wood and pasture to aKharka at 4420 meters, which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. High Camp is set up at 5450 meters, 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 slope, which is quite steep but not difficult to reach the summit. Descent is made on the same route.

The total duration for the Pisang Peak climbing is 21 days. It can be minimized to 13 days too as per your request. It is famous for sightseeing, trekking, and Peak Climbing. For the transportation, you can go through tourist bus or private car/ taxi or there is the facility of flight too. The best season for the Pisang Peak Climbing is from March-July and September to early November. Pisang Peak is considered to be the most well-liked and admired peak climbing by the trekkers. It is suitable for the beginners in terms of features but it also requires stamina and strength.

Great Nepal Representative welcomes you at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) and you will be transfer to the Hotel. Great Nepal Representative will explain briefly about the travel itinerary upon Airport arrival. Overnight stay at Hotel.

The warm day will be very joyful. After breakfast, you will be transferred to Department Of Tourism (DOT) for trip brefing, permits and necessary documentation. Overnight stay at Hotel.

On the third morning, our trekking staff will arrive at your hotel at 7am to pick you up. After 7/8 hours drive (185 kms) from Kathmandu, along the Prithvi Highway. It is 7/8 hours drive from Kathmandu through Trishuli and later Marshyangdi River to reach Besisahar. Upon arrival at Besisahar, you will view the stunning snow-capped mountain panorama. Besisahar is a little town and also the district headquarters of Lamjung district. Overnight stay at  guesthouse .

After taking hot and heavy breakfast at the guesthouse on the fourth morning, you will start your trek to Bahundanda from Besisahar. You will enjoy crossing few suspension bridges, waterfalls, several ups and downs hill sections, across rice paddies with subtropical forest. Slowly you ascend to Bahundanda (Hill named after a special caste in Nepal known as Brahmins) a village set on a long ridge at 1310m for the overnight. Since it is a dense village from Brahmin caste people where you can enjoy the culture and tradition of that locality. Overnight stay at  guesthouse.

Take delicious organic breakfast and start your trek descend through amphitheatre-shaped rice terraces, along a steep vertical cliff, lush forests and some culturally intriguing villages. Your trek will cross the suspension bridge in the Marshyangdi River and get Jagat where you will take delicious lunch. After lunch take few minutes rest and trek one and half hours further rocky trail walk to reach Chamje. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

After a warm breakfast, stretch your body and start trekking crossing a suspension bridge in Marshyangdi river just right after you left chamje and You will enter to Manang district after walking up hills before to reach tal, after passing fields of corn, barley and potatoes and then through forests of bamboo and Rhododendrons. Just right after the tal, you will across the river and continue walking through the cliffy way right above the river and reach Dharapani. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

You are exploring with more greenery and forested landscapes, along with several landslides on route, don’t stop clicking your camera otherwise you will miss those endless opportunities.Apart from these, you will receive some sensational views of major Himalayan peaks. You will be exposed with typical Tibetan villages en-route before to reach Chame. Chame is districts headquarter of Manang. You can view BeautifulMt. Lamjung and Annapurna II from your hotel. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

You will cross narrow steep path through a dense pine forest. Your trek will follow through the dramatic curved rock face, rising 1500m from the river. As the trail opens up you will be surrounded by Himalayan Peaks all the way to Pisang. You will have an extra half an hour climb towards a big hill to reach Upper Pisang. Overnight stay at gursthouse.

Today you will have a rest day here. You have to check and set up all the gears for climbing and acclimatization. Stroll around and enjoy whole day with very nice and magnificent views of all the Annapurnas, Gangapurna and Tilicho. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Today you start walking up towards Base camp after a day relax in Upper Pisang. The path ascends throughsparse wood and pasture to a Kharka at (4,380m) from Upper Pisang village which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. It is in a flat alpine section along the well worn trail. Overnight stay at tent camp.

You have to walk for 4 -5 hours and set up your high camp at the height of 5400m after climbing to a shoulder on the south west ridge. You may suffer from altitude problem but don’t worry for that, you will digest easily. There will be snow at the high camp from the end of November to the end of March. Overnight stay at tent camp.

This day is planned as acclimatization day in High Camp. If you think you can do it, this day can be used for your summit push. Otherwise will have a rest and preparation for next day. Overnight stay at tent camp.

Today is a day to fulfill your dream to step the Summit on Pisang Peak. From the High Camp,the well defined ridge leads to the final snow slope which is quite steeply and more technical to reach the summit. Our professional guide will fixed the rope and lead you to the successful summit of the Pisang peak. Spend few minutes on the summit and after a successful summit, you will walk down to Base Camp and overnight stay at tent camp.

Today you will trek to Pisang village and continue trek to Manang village walking across the riverside. Here, you will notice a contrast with the landscape and vegetation. The cold, dry climate creates a much harsher environment with incredible views of the towering snow capped Himalayan Peaks. Manang Valley has a rich customs & tradition. You will get endless opportunities to observe a traditional lifestyle of Manangi People (one of the Ethnic Group people of Nepal). Overnight stay at guesthouse.

After warm breakfast, setup your trek to the foot of the pass, Throng Phedi. It is a small place although busy settlement catering to the needs of trekkers and climbers. Thorong Phedi is situated at the bottom of theThorong La and the trails continually step up to Thorong La afterwards. Overnight stay at guesthouses.

You have a long trek today. Stretch your painful muscles and begin a long day trek over the pass. Crossing this fabulous Throng La pass (5,416m/17,769ft) will be an unforgettable experience. However, the problem may arise due to the altitude and snow. You may face problem to cross the pass if it is covered by snow. Our professional guides will wave the flag of green signal then only you will trek through the pass. The views from the trail and from the pass are outstanding high Himalayan scenes. You will enjoy the top with a hot cup of tea/coffee (But not available at Dec – Feb) and enjoy the celebration of successful victory over the the pass. And start a long descent to another part of the Annapurna and reach Muktinath at evening. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Your trek will start with the blessing of Muktinath a holy temple of Hindus. Your trek will follow easy walking day down to Kagbeni. After one hour walk from Muktinath, you will reach Jharkot, a rich village which still have similar culture and tradition like Tibet. Thenafter, you will follow the pleasant walking through the sand bar of Kali Gandaki river. You can give few hours en route to look for fossils on riverside while walking because it is believed that finding a natural fossil from the Kali Gandaki River brings good luck & prosperity in your life. You have to cross the walk before the wind start blowing in Kaligandaki valley. Jomsom is the headquarter of Mustangand it is inhabitant of Thakali people with rich culture and tradition. During the afternoon, you can visit Ecological Museum of the Jomsom which gives you more information of the old traditional culture, tradition, flora and fauna of the valley. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Though you will not feel easy to leave your blanket and warm bed, it is your compulsion to do so becauseyou are boarding to Pokhara. Pack your bags early in the morning and get ready for the Trans Himalayan flight to Pokhara. The flight transit through between two high peaks Annapurna and Dhaulagiri . You will get endless opportunities to capture wonderful views of surrounding Himalayas. You will land on the lap of Pokhara which has many Lakes and caves. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Today we will have an early scenic drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. Our drives of today is very much natural drive which comes through the cultivated lands,Local villages and engage together with rafting river at the lunch time. And we will arrive Kathmandu at afternoon. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Today you will be going for sightseeing around the world heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Durbar square, Swoyambhunath and Patan Durbar Square. Later in the evening, a farewell dinner will be served in a Traditional Nepali Restaurant where you will be able to enjoy authentic cuisine with cultural program as a celebration of your completed trek. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Our representative will escort you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way to home, you have plenty of time to plan for your next adventure tour in the wonderful Himalayan country. 


  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in a three star hotel or same category in Kathmandu; Breakfast included.
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in three star hotel or same category in Pokhara. Breakfast included.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara by private tourist vehicle.
  • All your standard 3 Meals during the lodge to lodge trek and Camping with a cup of tea or coffee.. ( B-L-D).
  • Lodges, Guesthouses and tented accommodation during the trek (Twin sharing and occasionally dormitory room at guesthouse and Tented camp stay from Pisang Peak Base Camp and above).
  • Licensed English speaking guide.
  • Climbing Sherpa from Base camp to the summit and back to the Base Camp.
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage and camping equipment during the trek .
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • Annapurna Conservation Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
  • Pisang peak climbing permit (6091 m).
  • Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call.
  • Garbage deposit fee.
  • Group climbing equipment (Climbing fixed and dynamic Rope, Camping Tents and Kitchen equipments)
  • Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara including Airport Departure Tax.
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Farewell dinner in typical nepali restaurant with cultural dance show on second last day.
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses.


  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks except the itinerary.
  • Personal trekking and Climbing Equipment (See the trekking equipment page).
  • Expenses of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones And Internet expenses
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations,
  • Additional staffs if required extra from itinerary.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Oxygen Cylinders, Masks, Hoses and Regulators. We will provide the same, usage of Oxygen Cylinders, Masks. Hoses and Regulators will be charged extra.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver.

All of our SET DATE tours are GROUP TOURS and you will share the adventure with others. From experience we have learned that most trekkers enjoy the company of others and sharing the excitement adds to the adventure. If your travel plans match up with our pre-planned dates this is great way to save a bit of money and get the same experience.

If your planned arrival and depart dates do not match our pre-planned excursion dates, ALL of our itineraries can be fully customized to meet your time frame, active level, interest, and budget. Customized plans are private tours and prices may be a bit higher. Simply let us know when you plan to arrive and depart and we will be happy to quote you a fully private and customized itinerary.

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Trip Facts

  • Duration: 21 Days
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous Strenuous
  • Country: Nepal
  • Region: Annapurna
  • Elevation: 6091m (19,983ft)
  • Coordinates: 28°38'53"N, 84°11'16"E
  • Best Season: Spring/Autumn
  • Group Size: 2-12 Pax
  • Trip Start/Ends: Kathmandu
  • Trek Style: Tea House + Camping
  • Transportation: Domestic Air/ Land transportation

Trip highlights

  • Trek through varied ecosystems, diverse cultures, and amazing landscapes of world famous Trekking trial 'Annapurna Circuit' 
  • Crossing the Thorung- La Pass over 5416 meters
  • Breathtaking view of Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt. Manaslu 8163m, Mt. Annapurna 8091m 
  • Scenic mountain flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Climb one of the less technical Trekking Peak of Nepal

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