Pisang Peak lies the head north east from the village of Pisang on the Marsyangdi River. The route up Pisang Peak is via the south west face and west ridge. Normally the base camp will be set at 4380m at Kharka which can be reached by walking through thinly wooded slopes and fields. The High camp will be set at 5100m where there is a high pasture and some collapsed stone walls & most of time snowy. Then from high camp continue straight up to the pinnacle west ridge and then the left edge of the southwest face on snow. For the Final summit to follow the snow crest to reach the Top of Pisang peak.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport, Nepal capital and then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley.
Your sightseeing trip will start in the morning after breakfast. We will provide a private vehicle and professional tour guide. Places we visit Pasupatinath temple, Buddhanath, Monkey (swayambhunath) temple and Kathmandu durbar square. The afternoon includes a final briefing and preparations for the Pisang peak permit. Overnight at hotel (B)
Day 03:-After breakfast at the hotel in the morning drive to Khudi which is some 180 Km.and will take some 6/7 hrs. Along the Trishuli and Marshyangdi River popular rafting rivers of Nepal. Passing through the first Gurung village of this trek in the Khudi at 830meter. If the weather is good then you can see the Himalchulli Manaslu II and peak 29.Overnight in BhulBulle (840m) in the bank of Marshyangdi River . Overnight at Lodge. (B+L+D)
Day 04:- Bhulbulle to Gharmuphant (1140m) 6hrs.
A long suspension bridge crosses the Marshyangdi River and passing through a majestic water fall 60m high that is surrounded by a tropical tree and the path wonder through the small villagers scattered among extensive rice terraces and you will meet as nice picturesque rice field at Ngadi. Continuing towards Marshyangdi river a long suspension bridge that crosses the Ngadi Khola and gently upwards through the scrub forests up to the BahunDanda (1310m.) which means “the Hill of the Brahmins ” the major cast of the Nepal's' midhill. May you are already getting hunger and better make your lunch there. Descend on a steep, slippery trail Then rice field where the water available can be seen. July- October-November is the month they grow rice and millet. March to May you will see & hear the Bird's sounds and newly green leafs of trees. In about 2 ½ hours you get a small Gurung settlement, the flat GhermuPhant opposite of a huge Waterfall where we overnight. (B+L+D)
Day 05:- Trek GharmuPhant to the Tal (1700 m.) 6/7 hours.
Cross a suspension bridge and passing a small local Bhatties and lodges through the rocky cliff at Syange. Now slightly and gradually the trail is hiking up. Enjoy on Walking with the butterflies & birds through the forest till a small Tibetan village Jagat and then the trail descends & crosses a landslide way. It's then a long climb through the forest & a waterfall to Chamje (1410m). Again, Crossing the bridge & climb through the thick Bamboo and Rhododendrons forest to an exposed trail that traverses high above the steep river bank. The trail makes a short descend to Tal bensi at 1590m then makes a steep climb beside the Marsangdi, which has became an underground waterfall beneath huge boulders. Suddenly opens into a large plateau, the Tal (The valley that was once a lake) now you have entered the Manang District and the Buddhist influences apparent from the small white Chorten on a nearby hill. Actually for those few days the chance to see the White Mountains is less but the hilly mountains also attracts you. (B+L+D)
Day 06:- Tal to trek Timang (2510m) - 6 hrs.
We will pass number of nice settlements and villages along the route. Beyond Dharapani (1960m) , the trail passes a school and climbs a spur. Nowadays there is building the new roads toward the Chame, the district headquarter which road we follow somewhere. Bagarchhap, at 2160m , is the small village on the trek with typical Tibetan architecture: closely spaced stone houses, with flat roofs piled high with firewood. Walk to Bagarchhap through a forest of blue pine,spruce, hemlock, maple and oak. In 1995, there was a landslide washed & destroyed the village and killed people. Then the trail goes upwards to Danaque at 2210m . You will walk through a new mani wall & huge prayer wheel and a farm of Apple and peaches garden. Then cross a short bride and walk up steep rocky trail through the old thick forest of Rhododendron , Oak, pine forest & colourful flowers. Be aware! Himalayan langur monkey can come close to you. The big sizes of old trees can really attract you till Timang at 2510m and overnight there. The waterfall in Nepal is always great to see. (B+L+D)
Day 07:- Trek Timang to Pisang valley (3200m) 6/7hrs.
In the morning you can see the spectacular views of Mt. Manaslu Himal just in front of you. Walk on the flat road through the forest and your trail heads to a long wall with many prayers wheels Chame at 2710m . Be sure to walk to the left and spin the wheels clockwise. Chame is the capital of the Manang district situated in the bank of the river Marshyangdi with the view of the Manaslu and Annapurna II . Before to reach Chame, pass the Thachok village with barley field and police check post at Koto. Phone service is available here. Between Chame to Pisang the rainshawdow effect can be seen as the forest become sparser & the density of juniper increases. Cross the bridge at 3040m is the Paungda Danda rock face that arches upwards for more than 1,500m. The trail climbs further to Dhukuri Pokhari with few wooden lodges and Bakery shops then you walk on the flat land into the upper Marshandi Valley & to Pisang, a large sprawling village and Pisang peak. More religious people and has own culture of Tibetan- Manangi. Wheat, Buckwheat, potatoes & beans are produce and Horse is the mail transport of this region. Sheep, goat, cow and yaks are the cattales. (B+L+D)
Day 08: Rest and acclimatization at Pisang
Today you will have a rest day here. Check and set up all the gears for climbing and acclimatized. Enjoy the whole day with very nice magnificent views of all the Annapurna, Gangapurna and Tilicho. (B+L+D)
Day 09: Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,380m) 4 hrs.
Today we start walking up towards Base camp after a day relaxes in Upper Pisang at 3700m. From Upper Pisang village, the path ascends through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka at (4,380m) which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. It is in a flat alpine section along the well-known trail. We fix our camp site here. (B+L+D)
Day 10: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (5,400m) 3-4hr
Today we walked for 4 -5 hours and set up our high camp at the height of 5400m after climbing to a shoulder on the south west ridge. It is likely to have snow at high camp from end of Nov till end March. Overnight at tented camp. (B+L+D)
Day 11: Summit to the Peak and back to Base Camp (6,091m) 8-9hr
Today is the final day or the day most important in our journey. Today is a day to fulfill your dream of Summit on Pisang Peak. From the High Camp, the well-defined ridge leads to the final snow slop which is quite steep and more technical to reach the summit. After a Successful summit, return back to Base camp to Upper Pisang for overnight. (B+L+D)
Day 12: Pisang to Manang
It's about 6-7 hours trail. From upper Pisang the high trail enters pine grooves to reveal views of the small turquoise lake. The trail does a dogleg through the charming village, passing with views of painted Mandalas and dragon mouth spouts. Hike through the fields of grazing yak and wide variety of crops. This large Tibetan settlement provides good views of Annapurna II/III/IV, Gangapurna and Tarkekang. Stay at 3570m. (B+L+D)
Day 13:-Trek Manang to Yak Kharka(4200m. ) 5hrs.
From Manang the landscape is more like Tibetan platuDay 01: Arrrival in Kathmandu Airport, Nepal capital and then transfer to Hotel. (B+L+D)
Day 14:-Trek to Thorong High Camp ( 4600m) 5/6 hrs .
This can be hard night with the lack of enough Oxygen. Ready to wake up in early morning for the next most excited another day at all. (B+L+D)
Day 15:- Thorung La pass- Muktinath 8/9 hours
Start the climbing early in the morning. This is the most awaited another day after you have summited the Pisang peak for your Nepal trip. The top of the Thorung La (pass) 5416 m . is the highest pass of your trek. You can see the great views of Dhaulagiri (8186m), north faces of the Annapurnas, the Kali Gandaki Valley and Throunghtse (6482m).Muktinath is the name of the Hindu God with the meaning of the “God of Salvation”. The Sep- Oct fest is the most interesting and crowded. Apart from this, this is the greatest example of the co-relation and harmony between Hinduism and Buddhism .(3/4 hrs to reach on the Top and walk down4/5 hrs to Muktinath). (B+L+D)
Day 16:- Muktinath Trek to Jomsom (2713m)
The trial descends very quickly to the valley floor more than 5,000 ft. below through a dramatic arid landscape. From Muktinath to Jomsom, we see people from Mustang who comes to sell handicrafts to pilgrims. Among them merchandise is the highly revered mollusk fossil called Shaligram. We will pass some ancient caves and view the impressive white snowcapped mountains. We transit at the significant town Kagbeni. Enjoying the plateau we will reach Jomsom by vehicle or walk to Jomsom and spent the night. (B+L+D)
Day 17: Fly Jomsom to Pokhara (830m)
We take our next flight back to Pokhara and spent a day here. You're free here to feel the moderate climate and sceneries of this Magic land or Dream Land of Nepal. Explore the various interesting places like Phewa Lake, Mahendra Cave, Peace Stupa, David's fall and the various lakes of course. Take a 25 minutes flight. (B)
Day 18: Drive by tourist bus to Kathmandu. At the evening you can have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show, taking some beautiful snaps and making up your mind for the returning journey. You can have a greetings exchanging among friends and with all Nepalese people.6/7 hrs drive. (B)
Day 19: Explore the Kathmandu valley, and You can buy some special souvenirs and enjoy the last day. (B)
Day 20: Final Departure
Fly back to your home country with unforgettable experiences.
B:Breakfast, L:Lunch, D:Dinner
Cost on Pisang Peak Climbing :
Minimum: 2 Person
Price: Euro 1950 per person
•Airport pick up and drop upon arrival and departure
• sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
• In trekking- B/F, Lunch and Dinner -3 times meal per day and overnight accommodation at tea house lodge / tented camp
•Transportation- to/from trek starting & ending point
•Pisang Peak permit fee and ACAP conservation fee.
•Trained trekking guide, climbing Sherpa and porter, necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
•4- Nights hotel in Kathmandu (BB Basis)
• Visa fee for Nepal.
• International airfares, extra baggage and cargo charges
• Meals and extra night (more than stated in itinerary) accomodation in Kathmandu.
• Personal expenses
• Personal expedition equipments.
• Bar and beverage bills.
• Your Travel and rescue Insurance.
• Rescue & Evacuation costs.
• Gratitude (tip) for staff.
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