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Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak Climbing Overview

Key Information

Duration:

16

Grade:

Moderate

Best Season:

March to May and September to November

Maximum altitude

6091

Accommodation

Lodge

Transportation

car / flight

Pisang Peak, also fondly referred to as Jong Ri, stands proudly amidst the majestic Annapurna I and Manaslu peaks, nestled within the breathtaking Manang district. Its ascent holds a historic significance, as it was conquered for the first time by a German Expedition team in 1955. Since then, Pisang Peak has emerged as a beloved gem, enticing adventurers from across the globe to its challenging yet rewarding slopes.

Embark on an enthralling 15-day journey with Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks, where every step unveils a new facet of the Himalayas. Trekking through diverse landscapes, cultural treasures, and rich biodiversity, you'll find yourself immersed in a captivating tapestry of experiences.

The ascent of Pisang Peak is a testament to human triumph, offering a straightforward yet exhilarating climb. While categorized as an easy peak in the Himalayas, a reasonable level of fitness and robust health are prerequisites for this adventure. Upon reaching the summit, be prepared to be spellbound by the close-range panoramic vistas of Annapurna, Chulu Range, Manaslu, and other towering peaks, creating an indelible memory of triumph.

Highlights of Pisang Peak Expedition with Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks:

Adventurous Summit: Conquer a 6,000-meter class peak, marking a significant milestone in your mountaineering journey.

Panoramic Views: Revel in awe-inspiring vistas of the Himalayan panorama from the summit, a visual feast for the soul.

Thorong La Pass: Traverse the high mountain pass of Thorong La (5,416 meters/17,769 feet), an exhilarating feat amidst breathtaking surroundings.

Spiritual Sojourn: Explore the sacred Muktinath Temple, a revered pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists alike, adding a spiritual dimension to your adventure.

Cultural Exploration: Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures of the Manang and Mustang regions, encountering the warm hospitality of Gurung and Tibetan communities along the way.

Annapurna Circuit: Embark on a memorable journey through the picturesque Annapurna region, tracing the legendary Annapurna Circuit.

Traditional Villages: Pass through charming villages like Chamje, Dharapani, and Chame, offering glimpses into traditional mountain life.

Local Interactions: Engage in friendly exchanges with locals, enriching your journey with authentic cultural insights.

Enchanting Landscapes: Traverse bamboo and rhododendron forests, cross pristine rivers like the Marsyangdi, and soak in the enchanting natural beauty at every turn.

Join us at Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks and embark on a voyage of discovery, where each moment is infused with the spirit of adventure, camaraderie, and the untamed beauty of the Himalayas.

Pisang Peak Climbing Itinerary

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Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Welcome to Kathmandu, the vibrant heart of Nepal! Upon your arrival, you'll be greeted by our friendly team and transferred to your hotel where you can unwind and prepare for the exciting journey ahead.

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Today is dedicated to final preparations for the trek. After a hearty breakfast, you'll have the opportunity to explore Kathmandu's cultural treasures, from ancient temples to bustling markets, before retiring to your hotel for a peaceful evening.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2650

Embark on a scenic drive to Besi-Sahar followed by a local jeep ride to Chame, where the trek truly begins. Get ready to immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of the Himalayas as you settle into your lodge for the night.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3200

Today's journey leads you to Pisang, situated at 3200m above sea level. Along the way, you'll be captivated by the changing vistas and the warmth of local hospitality at your lodge.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
4836

Ascend to Pisang Base Camp, a gateway to adventure at 4836m. Marvel at the towering peaks around you as you settle into your tented accommodation, ready for an unforgettable experience.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
4836

Enjoy an extra day at Pisang Base Camp, allowing for flexibility in case of inclement weather. Take this opportunity to relax or explore the surroundings at your leisure.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
6091

Today is the culmination of your journey as you ascend Pisang Peak at 6091m. Experience the thrill of reaching the summit before descending to Ghyaru Village, where comfort awaits you at your lodge.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3540

Descend to Manang at 3540m, a picturesque village nestled amidst towering peaks. Immerse yourself in the local culture and unwind at your lodge after a rewarding day of trekking.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4020

Traverse to Yak Kharka, a serene pastureland at 4020m, where yaks graze peacefully against a backdrop of majestic mountains. Unwind and rejuvenate at your lodge amidst nature's tranquility.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4100

Press on to Thorong Phedi, a vital stop before crossing the formidable Thorong La Pass. As you prepare for the challenge ahead, take solace in the comfort of your lodge amidst the rugged terrain.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3800

An early start sees you conquering the legendary Thorong La Pass at 5416m, an achievement to cherish for a lifetime. Descend to lower altitudes, reveling in the sense of accomplishment.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2720

Descend further to Jomsom at 2720m, a charming town famed for its scenic beauty and cultural richness. Relax and reflect on your adventure as you settle into your lodge for the night.

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
827

Embark on a scenic flight to Pokhara, a tranquil oasis nestled beside the serene Phewa Lake. Spend the day at leisure, unwinding in the comfort of your hotel with bed and breakfast provided.

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Bid farewell to Pokhara as you embark on a scenic drive back to Kathmandu. Reflect on the memories made during your Pisang Peak Adventure Expedition, knowing that the spirit of the Himalayas will forever be with you.

As you depart, carry with you not only photographs and souvenirs but also the intangible treasures of friendship, resilience, and a deep connection to the natural world. Know that the Himalayas will always welcome you back with open arms whenever you choose to return.

Safe travels, dear adventurer. Until we meet again amidst the towering peaks and winding trails of Nepal, may your path be blessed with adventure, joy, and boundless discovery.

Pisang Peak Climbing Cost Includes?

  • Airport Pick-up and Drop-off: Welcoming you at the airport and dropping you off after your adventure.
  • 3 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: Comfortable lodging in Kathmandu to start your journey refreshed.
  • Pisang Peak Climbing Permit: Allowing you access to the breathtaking Pisang Peak.
  • National Park Entry Permit: Ensuring compliance and preservation of the natural beauty.
  • All Land Transportation: Seamless travel as per the itinerary, ensuring your comfort and convenience.
  • Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara: Enjoy a scenic flight, included with your climbing guide.
  • Accommodation in Tea Houses and Tented Camps: Cozy stays along the route, blending adventure with comfort.
  • Three Meals a Day: Enjoy hearty breakfasts, satisfying lunches, and dinners, accompanied by a warm cup of tea or coffee during your trekking.
  • Experienced Climbing Guide and Porter Services: Knowledgeable guides and reliable porters to assist you throughout your journey.
  • Transportation, Meals, Accommodation, and Insurance for Staff: Ensuring the well-being and security of our dedicated team.
  • Trekking Camping Equipment: Tents, mattresses, dining tents, and kitchen gear, provided as necessary.
  • Fixed Rope for Climbing: Essential equipment provided for your safety during the climb.
  • Garbage Deposit Fees: Contributing to environmental conservation efforts.
  • Official Paperwork and Government Taxes: Handling all necessary documentation and taxes so you can focus on your adventure.
  • Airport Transfers: Hassle-free transportation to and from the airport.

Pisang Peak Climbing Cost Excludes?

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara: Giving you the flexibility to explore local cuisine at your leisure.
  • Client’s Insurance: We recommend securing your insurance for added peace of mind.
  • Personal Expenses and Bar Bills: Any additional expenses beyond the included services.
  • Trekking Equipment and Personal Expenses: Alcoholic beverages, phone usage, and laundry services.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance: Coverage for unforeseen circumstances such as accidents or health issues, trip cancellations, loss, theft, or damage to personal effects.

Pisang Peak Climbing Altitude Profile

Pisang Peak Climbing FAQs

While there is no specific age restriction, participants should be in good physical health and have the stamina to endure the rigors of high-altitude climbing. It's recommended to consult with a healthcare professional before undertaking the expedition.

Pisang Peak Climbing is a popular mountaineering adventure located in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Pisang Peak stands at an elevation of 6,091 meters (19,983 feet) in the Himalayas.

Pisang Peak Climbing is recommended for experienced trekkers with some prior climbing experience. While it's not the most technical climb, familiarity with basic mountaineering skills is beneficial.

The best time for Pisang Peak Climbing is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally stable and clear, offering excellent climbing conditions.

Typically, the Pisang Peak Climbing expedition takes around 16 to 20 days, including acclimatization and trekking days. However, the duration may vary depending on factors like weather conditions and the chosen route.

Climbers need to obtain the necessary permits, including the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card. Additionally, a climbing permit for Pisang Peak is required from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).

Essential equipment includes climbing boots, crampons, ice axe, harness, helmet, ropes, and appropriate clothing for varying weather conditions. It's recommended to carry a comprehensive gear list provided by experienced guides.

Yes, altitude sickness can be a concern during Pisang Peak Climbing due to the high elevation. Proper acclimatization, hydration, and gradual ascent are crucial to minimize the risk. Experienced guides are trained to manage altitude-related issues.

Pisang Peak Climbing is considered moderately challenging. It involves technical sections such as snow and ice climbing, requiring prior mountaineering experience and physical fitness.

Yes, reputable trekking agencies like Himalayan Adventure Intl offer experienced guides and porters who are familiar with the terrain and can assist climbers throughout the expedition.

Yes, Pisang Peak Climbing can be combined with treks such as the Annapurna Circuit or the Annapurna Base Camp trek, offering a comprehensive Himalayan adventure experience.

Accommodation along the trekking route typically includes tea houses or lodges in the lower elevations. However, during the climbing phase, tents are used for accommodation at higher altitudes.

Yes, travel insurance that covers high-altitude trekking and mountaineering activities is mandatory for Pisang Peak Climbing. It should include coverage for medical emergencies, evacuation, and trip cancellation.

The cost of Pisang Peak Climbing varies depending on factors like the duration of the expedition, group size, services included, and the trekking agency chosen. It's advisable to inquire directly with Himalayan Adventure Intl for specific pricing details.

Safety is a priority during Pisang Peak Climbing. Experienced guides conduct thorough briefings, monitor weather conditions, provide necessary equipment, and implement proper rescue procedures in case of emergencies.

Pisang Peak Climbing Additional Information

Are you yearning for an exhilarating adventure amidst the breathtaking vistas of the Annapurna Region?

Look no further than Pisang Peak Climbing—an extraordinary expedition that promises an unforgettable experience. Over the course of 2 to 3 weeks, you'll delve into the heart of this majestic region, encountering a fusion of natural wonders and cultural delights.

Pisang Peak Climbing stands as a beacon of excitement, catering to climbers of all skill levels. Whether you're a novice or seasoned enthusiast, this 6000-meter expedition offers an ideal introduction to the world of climbing. Set against the backdrop of awe-inspiring mountain ranges, this journey promises thrills and triumphs at every turn.

Best Time to Visit Pisang Peak:

While Pisang Peak welcomes adventurers year-round, the optimal times to visit are during the enchanting seasons of Spring and Autumn. These peak periods offer ideal trekking conditions, with clear skies, comfortable temperatures, and blooming landscapes. Whether you prefer the vibrant hues of spring or the crisp air of autumn, these seasons promise an unparalleled Himalayan experience.

While Winter and Monsoon present their own set of challenges, they offer a unique allure for those seeking solitude amidst the mountains. Though cold weather and occasional snowfall may add a layer of thrill to your journey, the tranquility of these seasons provides a serene backdrop for exploration.

Navigating Pisang Peak Climbing:

Undoubtedly, embarking on a 6000-meter expedition poses its share of challenges, from altitude sickness to unpredictable weather patterns. However, with careful planning and preparation, these obstacles can be overcome. Armed with determination and endurance, you'll navigate through the difficulties, emerging triumphant atop Pisang Peak.

At Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks, we are committed to ensuring your safety and comfort every step of the way. From expert guides to well-appointed accommodations, we strive to make your Pisang Peak Climbing experience as seamless as possible.

Embark on this extraordinary journey with us, and discover the magic of the Himalayas like never before. Pisang Peak awaits—let's conquer new heights together.

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