Pisang Peak Climbing

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Pisang peak climbing

Trip Summary

    1. Pisang Peak Climbing Duration: 12 Days
    2. Climbing Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
    3. Pisang Peak Summit: 5,663m / 18,580 feet
    4. Walking Hour: 6 Hours daily
    5. Group-Size: 2 – 12 Climbers
    6. Climb Best Time: April, May, October, November and December
    7. Trip Mode: Guest House
    8. Foods on Trip: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    9. Transport: Car/Plane/bus

Overview

The Pisang peak climbing is a mind-blowing, less challenging mountain that locates in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Majestic Pisang peak is situated near Humde Airport in Manang District in between Annapurna and Mount Manaslu.

Magical Pisang Peak is a pyramidal trekking peak above Pisang village. The summit offers an excellent view of Mount Manaslu (8,163m), Mt. Annapurna II (7,937m), III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Tilicho Peak, Manaslu as well as numerous other peaks. Furthermore, Pisang Peak itself is 6,091 meters, the most popular climbing Peak among the trekking peaks. A German Expedition climbed for the first time in 1955.

Moreover, the climbing itinerary covers perhaps the most underline scenery of local people’s lifestyles, pristine rivers, wildlife, and of mystical Annapurna range within Pisang peak base camp hikes.

Hikes around the Annapurna, you can see the tallest Annapurna summits, Gurung villages, splendid landscapes, lush green forests, and some of the oldest local inhabitants along the trip which has a great opportunity to experience the local Magar and Gurung community hospitality. In addition, climbing the Pisang summit is a great adventure but the acme provides an excellent view of almost the top summits highlight of the Annapurna territory.

How much is the Pisang peak Climb Package Cost/Price?

The cost of the Pisang peak climbing package with a Gokyo Treks Agency (local climbing operator agency in Nepal) ranges between US$ 1825 to US$ 2350. Of course, the Pisang peak climbing cost varies according to the group size you are traveling to and the service you choose.

It is the standard climbing package price for 12 days climb. If you are 2 people Pisang Peak climbing US$ 1998 for 12 days for summit climbing according to the given trekking plus climbing plan. We can modify the climbing itinerary and the prices according to your wish. Here is the price list for the Pisang peak climb.

Price Per Person for 12 days for Pisang peak climb.

Number of TouristPrice Per Person
1 PersonUS$ 2350
2 PersonUS$ 1998
3 PersonUS$ 1975
4 to 6 personUS$ 1930
7 to 9 PersonUS$ 1895
10 and more than 10 PersonUS$ 1825

If you’re wondering to know about what is included and what is excluded from this trip price, kindly check on the cost given on a tab button.

Itinerary

The Pisang Peak Climbing itinerary detail

The particular route is designed for globetrotters who wish to Thorong la pass hiking combined with Pisang peak climbing. However, if you are planning with limited time-wise and want to descend to Besisahar? try this itinerary.

Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu valley

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you in a private vehicle and transfer you to the hotel in Kathmandu. Our agent will brief you on Pisang peak climb information.

Day 2 Bus drive to Besisahar (760m/2,493 feet) – Dharapani (1,810m/5,937 feet), 10 hours.

Early morning, guide will come at 7.00 am in the morning to pick you up. We have 7 hours of driving to Besishar, 185 kilometers far from Kathmandu valley. On arrival at Besisahar, you will witness stunning snow-caped mountain scenery. Besisahar is a gateway to exploring Annapurna where to start lodge basis Annapurna circuit trek.

Local jeep drive starts from Besisahar to Dharapani. It is a local jeep ride on a passenger collection basis. Want to rent a private jeep drive? (cost is USD 150 additional). However, the driving distance between Besisahar to Dharapani is 330 km and takes about 5 hours roughly. The length of time is depending on the road condition and traffic. The day begins with the off-road drive with a local jeep following the Marsyandi Rivers steadily uphill. We make a trail verse crossing a wide, flat valley. The trek journey starts up and down to Dharapani at 1,890 meters.

Day 3Trek to Chame (2,630m/8,629 feet), 5 hours.

Stone entrance Chorten typical of the Tibetan influenced villages. Bagarchhap is the typical flat-roofed stone house of local Tibetans design along with the village surrounded by apple Orchards and maize fields.

Trek continuing through forest, but near the river, to Kopar at 8,495 feet. As we reach the Chame, the headquarters of the Manang district, you can get a fine view of Annapurna II you approach Chame & two small hot springs by the town. Along with the circuit trek route, tourists can introduce a local community said to have migrated from Tibet a long time past, noticeable from their different features.

Day 4Pisang village trek (3,300m/10,827 feet), 6 hours.

The day starts through deep forest in a steep and narrow valley, crosses a river on a long bridge. Continuously cross another bridge at 9,971 feet, from where the view of the soaring Paungda Danda rock face really begins to appear. From there the trail joins to climb to Pisang, which sprawls between 3200 to 3300 meters. Undergo manages lifestyles and that night we stay at Upper Pisang.

Day 5Acclimitization day at Pisang. Hikes at Pisang village.

Today, we can walk around Pisang village and watch the local’s tradition and interacting with local farmers.

Day 6Pisang Base Camp trekking (4,380m/14,371 feet). Overnight at Tent Camp, 6 hours.
Today, we walk to the foothill of Pisang peak and set up our tent accommodation at Pisang base camp. The Journey goes through the scattered pine forest passing majestic landscapes. The length of the journey takes about six hours roughly.

Day 7Acclimatization day in Pisang peak base camp. Overnight at Tent Camp.

You can rest to acclimatize your body before ascending to high camp. But you can exercise to use climbing gears with your professional climbing guide to save your time.

Day 8Pisang High Camp (5,400m/17,717 feet). Overnight at Tent Camp. 7 hours.

Today, you can go Pisang peak high camp which is located around seventeen thousand feet. High camp is a superior place to experience the great landscapes of Marshyangdi river valley. Climbers can also enjoy the time having an impressive view of Annapurna massive.

Day 9Pisang Peak Summit day (6,091m/19,985 feet) and descend to base camp, 9 hours.

Today is a tough day to get Pisang summit as you need to start your climbing around 2:30 am at night. Reaching the pinnacle, you will have a great view of the splendid mountains and the green valleys. Your descending down to Pisang peak base camp is simply breathtaking.

Day 10Descend from Pisang to Besisahar by jeep, 5 hours.

After a successful ascending of our Pisang peak climbing, we descend Besisahar with the same way that we used on our ascending with a private jeep. Pisang to Besisahar journey is roughly 79.8 kilometers with Besisahar – Chame highway takes about four or five hours. Sometimes, it takes even longer to 6-7 hours because of the highway road conditions.

Day 11Overland drive out to Kathmandu town, 8 hours

After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu which takes about 7/8 hours by bus over Trisuli Highway. And transfer to a hotel in Kathmandu with a breakfast plan. In the evening, gather with us for Nepali traditional food as dinner.

Day 12Final departure to the Kathmandu international airport.

Drop you to the International Airport kathmandu for your onward destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.

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Cost

How much does Pisang peak climbing cost?

The Pisang peak climbing cost US$ 1998 is the standard trek price on a double occupancy basis. Many climbers are demanding to go Pisang peak climbing 1 night 2 days package after Pisang village. Gokyo Treks Nepal agency is aware with those issues and If guest requests for such service, we can arrange climbing permits, guide, food and climbing gears to attempt the summit.

For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add a 3/5-stars category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu with breakfast. Likewise, standard lodge accommodation with attached bathroom/toilet on possible places along the trek routes. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discounts and attractive complimentary.

Adventure Pisang peak climbing package price includes:-

  • Kathmandu international airport pick up on your arrival in Kathmandu airport with private vehicles.
  • 2 nights double bedroom accommodation in Tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.
  • A highly experienced, helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable, English-speaking well trained, Government license holder climbing Sherpa Guide [salary, Transport, and insurance].
  • Local jeep drive starts from Besisahar to Dharapani and also from Pisang to Besisahar on the return [shared].
  • Everyday Foods (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the trekking and climbing days.
  • Guest House accommodation during the trekking and Tent accommodation while on climbing days
  • Required a number of porters during the trek.(one porter = 1 guest basis) because each of our porters can carry a maximum of 24 kilograms of your bag pack.
  • Pisang peak climbing permits fees, Annapurna conservation permits, and TIMS permit and their fees.
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check heart rate, pulse, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude (with guide).
  • Group climbing equipment including harness, ropes… etc.
  • In a worst case, help with all Helicopter Rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Tent accommodation with unlimited climbing foods while on peak climbing time
  • Well paid salary, food, accommodation and insurances of Nepalese climbing crew.
  • Agency’s Certificate of appreciations after the successful climbing
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.

Pisang peak climbing package price excludes:-

  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and hot showers during the trekking.
  • Trekking and climbing gears for each foreigner (personal) and clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks, and bar bills.
  • Travel Insurance which covers emergency rescue, evacuation, personal loss, or damage.
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Gratuities for climbing staff [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly]
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above

Group join

As checking Pisang peak facts, the climbing tour is possible to complete within 12 days, if you wish to go express to Pisang peak climbing. However, we can organize a private Pisang peak Climbing combined with Thorong la trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

FAQ

Question: Is pick-up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?.

Answer: Yes sure. Provide us with your flight details. Our agent will come to pick up you at TIA, Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Can I store my luggage/stuff in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes, you can leave your luggage at your hotel or at our office. Store your stuff in the Gokyo Treks agency office is for free.

Question: Is Pisang peak climbing Safe for Solo Female climbers?

Answer: Absolutely. Nepal is a safe country to travel to for solo travelers; Pisang peak is perfectly safe for solo female climbers. We have been organizing the trek and climbs even for female travelers since its establishment.

Question: Do I need experience with Pisang peak climbing?.

Answer: Pisang climbing trip is the best outfit for professional hikers who can walk roughly about 4 or 5 hours daily with a lightweight daypack. If you have some walking experience with something above 4000 meters higher altitude then it helps you. But special mountaineering skills are not required.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on climbing Pisang peak?.

Answer: We provide you with tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu. Likewise, a normal room with a shared toilet basis en route. The rooms are clean with a comfortable bed – mattress and blankets. Despite that, we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent them while you are in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect on Pisang peak climbing days?

Answer: The guest houses en route have attached restaurants where you can get your meals. As you commence your climbing trip leaving the main trail then you will have meals and accommodation in a tent camping. Climbing cook cooks a delicious range of vegetarian foods such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, rice, bread, soups, and seasonal fresh vegetables.

Dinner and breakfast are provided in the same place you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going. However, for climbing days you will have climbing food and hot drinks en route.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with climbing and trekking?.

Answer: At Pisang trek route lodges have a shower which you can get on pay. Or if you are in a camping climbing, we serve you bucket water so you take a bucket shower.

Question: How do I get drinking water on Pisang peak Climbing?.

Answer: During the trekking route, there are all places hotels, and shops where you can buy bottled mineral water. But we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of this plastic waste. We recommend you buy aqua tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in the campsite along the trail.

Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

Answer: During the guest house trekking there will be chances to charge the battery on pay. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your adapters! And we recommend you take extra batteries along with you.

Question: Are there any communication facilities on Pisang peak climbing?

Answer: In this trek route, you can get telephone services as well as internet services.

Question: Compare the Pisang peak vs Kilimanjaro peak climbing and hiking?.

Answer: According to our climbers says, climbing up Mt Kilimanjaro sounds like an incredible encounter. We get the sense it’s more a test of patience, stamina or endurance, and high mountain altitude sickness rather than something that is physically challenging. It is great to hear why you think climbing Mt Kilimanjaro is an incredible challenge.

However, Climbing Pisang peak is a better adventure than Kilimanjaro as it is located in the depth of Marshyangdi river valley. The trip starts with a fly and goes up to 20,300 feet within a short span of time.

Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?.

Answer: No. You need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards don’t accept in mountain lodges. Credit cards accept only in bigger cities to pay for restaurants and lodges.

Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?.

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last-minute bookings.

And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Kathmandu.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on express Pisang peak Climbing?.

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, every porter carries a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: When walking/trekking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances for each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.

Question: Do I need walking poles for Pisang peak base camp?.

Answer: It is better to hike with walking poles. Learn how to use trekking poles for balance and stability, whether on the sidewalk or on trails. Walking poles can help prevent slips and falls. They are just recommended but not compulsory.

Question: Where can I organize my personal climbing gears?.

Answer: If you have those climbing gears at your home bring them along with you. If you don’t have them, you can rent them at the Thamel gears shop.

Question: How much additional money do I need daily?.

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for lunch/dinner in Kathmandu. It depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on your trek.

Pisang Peak Climbing Review

The great Pisang peak climbing

Rated 5 out of 5
November 10, 2018

We were a group of 3 Germans (me, my wife, a daughter) and we started on October 20th from Kathmandu to Pisang peak climbing tour. Ammar made almost everything reservation for our trip such as flight tickets, private coach, private jeep (of course we paid extra cost), hotel reservation, and booked clean rooms along the trek.

Ammar welcomed us at Tribhuwan international airport (TIA), and picked us up to the center point of Thamel. Meeting our mountain guide Pasang, we arranged all the hiking gears together.

3 of our other porters recruited from the agency also. They recognized almost all lodges and the local people. They were strong, friendly, and easy-going.

Furthermore, Ammar´s rates are quite decent, much cheaper comparing others. Don´t hesitate to ask further questions, I am happy to answer, and had a good time there. Best wishes, and namaste from – Gehard sommer & Family Thuringia, Germany

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Karl Sommer & Family Thuringia, Germany

Response from Gokyo Treks Nepal

Thanks alot for your time to review us your recent Pisang peak climbing with our guide Nawang Sherpa, hope we serve you again.

Pisang peak climbing highlights

  • Discover the best Himalayan view in 360 deg angle from Pisang peak summit.
  • Best view of Mt Annapurna, Fishtail, Hiunchuli and Gangapurna ..etc
  • Challenging Pisang peak summit offers the best Mountain scenery in of all Annapurna region.
  • Local Gurung and Magar communities, hospitality, and their daily lifestyles.

Pisang peak climbing Notes

The climbing Pisang peak information stated above is just a standard template guideline that we provide you. However, the climbing travel plan is possible to modify at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport, or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary en route.

It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. When a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

“What makes Pisang peak Climbing special?”

Opportunities for adventure peak climbing are scattered all over this planet. You just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and succession is our concern.

We are a team of professional, experienced, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local communities and help to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.

From US$ 1998

0% Off US$ 1998See Group Discount
No. of peoplePrice Per Person
1 USD 2350
2 USD 1998
3 USD 1975
4 - 6 USD 1930
7 - 9 USD 1895
10 + USD 1825
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