Pisang Peak Climbing 2023

Pisang Peak Climbing 2023

Facts of the Trip

Elevation: 6091m

Location: Annapurna Himal range

Duration: 18 days (subject to change)

First Ascent: A German Expedition made the first ascent of Pisang Peak in 1955.

Best Season: Autumn and Spring (fair weather in Nepal)

Accommodation: Guest house and Camping

Climbing Route: western side

Grade: Mountaineering III

Transportation: By Tourist bus and Jeep

Group Size: O1 to 15 Pax

Major Activity: Trekking and Mountaineering

Trip Map: Click Here

Pisang Peak (6091 m) located in Annapurna region offers good scope for exploration. The western flank of the mountain is guarded by a hanging glacier and offers considerable challenge. The western end of the ridge is guarded by huge rock slabs, which make it difficult to climb. A German Expedition made the first ascent of Pisang Peak in 1955.

Pisang Peak rises above from Pisang village and yak pastures in a uniform slope of ice and snow to the final summit pyramid. Pisang peak is considered one of the less height peaks among the trekking peaks in Nepal. To reach the base camp from Pisang village, the path ascends through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka at 4,380 meters (14,366ft) which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. High Camp is set up at 5,400 meters (17,715ft) 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.

Asian Hiking Team is a well-organized Pisang Peak climbing with all necessary documents, permits, equipment and experience climbing Sherpa etc. Trekking into Pisang peak base camp starts from Besi sahar, however now a day seasonal road to Chame and one day hiking to Pisang. A full day exploring upper Pisang the continues walk to Pisang peak base camp. After Summit, either return from the same way or continue the trek to Thorong-la pass and take flight or drive from Jomsom or trek to Nayapul. Our itinerary starts from Besi Sahar and ends your trek in Jomsom then fly or drive to Pokhara.

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel, overnight at hotel (BB).

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu & Prepare for Trip, overnight at hotel (BB).

Day 03: Drive to Besisahar continues drive to Nyagdi 980 m, overnight at Guest house/Hotel (B/L/D).

Day 04: Nyagdi to Jagat (1314 m) 5–6 hours, overnight Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 05: Jagat to Dharapani 1943 m 5.30 hours, overnight Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 06: Dharapani to Chame 2713 m, 5 hours, overnight Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Option: There are seasonal road from Besi sahar to Chame or Pisang or Manang as well. If you have short time frame, directly drive to Chame and start your trekking also possible. We mentioned to start walking from low altitude.

Day 07: Chame to Upper Pisang 3115 m, 5 hours, overnight Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 08: Pisang – Pisang Peak Base Camp, Tented Camp.

Day 09: Pisang Peak High Camp, Tented Camp.

Day 10: Early morning climbing the Pisang Peak (6,092 m.) back to Base Camp. Tented Camp.

Day 11: Pisang Base Camp – Ghyaru 3,673m. – Manang Village, 3,500 m, Tea house Lodge.

Day 12: Trek to Manang 3500 m, overnight at Guest house/Hotel (B/L/D).

Day 13: Trek to Thorong Phedi 4450 m, overnight at Guest house/Hotel (B/L/D).

Day 14: Cross Thorong La 5416 m and trek to Muktinath 3800m, overnight at Guest house/Hotel (B/L/D).

Day 15: Trek to Marpha 2664m. 5hrs, overnight at Guest house/Hotel (B/L/D).

Option: There are road from Muktinath to Pokhara. it is possible to drive directly to Marpha or directly to Tatopani or Pokhara through Beni by Jeep or Bus. You can make treks shorter or longer, let us know. But our itinerary here recommend continue trekking all the way to Nayapul and a short drive to Pokhara.

Day 16: Marpha/Jomsom to Pokhara drives to Pokhara, overnight at Guest house/Hotel (B/L/D).

Day 17: Pokhara to Kathmandu (Fly/Drive), overnight at Guest house/Hotel (BB).

Day 18: Last minute, transfer to the airport for your onward journey or next trip.

Note:  If you have a short time frame. It is also possible to return the same way after the summit.