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Pisang Peak

Trekking Peak Climbing

Pisand Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak is also commonly referred to as "Jong Ri" or "Chuli" among the local communities in Nepal. These alternative names are often used interchangeably when discussing this prominent mountain in the Annapurna region.

Pisang Peak Climbing is a thrilling expedition in Nepal's Annapurna region, offering both seasoned mountaineers and trekkers a challenging and rewarding adventure. This journey takes you through diverse landscapes, from lush forests to high-altitude terrain, ultimately leading to the ascent of Pisang Peak, which stands at 6,091 meters (approximately 19,983 feet) above sea level. This peak is renowned for its technical challenges, especially in adverse weather conditions, making it a demanding yet exhilarating climb.

In 1955, a German expedition achieved the first successful ascent of Pisang Peak. This achievement comes with significant challenges, particularly in the upper part of the ridge, situated above the high camp at 5,200 meters. This section features imposing rock slabs, making the climb demanding, especially in adverse weather like rain or snow.

While Pisang Peak may not be the ideal choice for those lacking extensive mountaineering experience, alternative peaks like Island Peak or nearby Chulu Far East provide more approachable options. Nevertheless, for those who dare to ascend its heights, Pisang Peak's summit unveils an unparalleled reward: breathtaking panoramic views that encompass the enchanting Manang Valley and the majestic Annapurna Range.

Join the ranks of adventurers who have been captivated by this formidable peak since its historic ascent by the German expedition. Pisang Peak Climbing promises an unforgettable mountaineering experience set against the awe-inspiring backdrop of Nepal's Himalayan landscape.

Pisang Peak

Pisang Peak Highlights & Attractions

Starting Price

USD 3,500.00


22 Days


Hotel, Lodge & Tent

Max. Altitude


Best Season

Autumn & Spring


4-9 Hours

Trekking Grade


Group Size

2-15 Pax

Trip Itinerary

  • 01 Arrival at Kathmandu (1300m).

    Upon your arrival at the airport, our company representative will warmly greet you and ensure your smooth transfer to the hotel. It is at the hotel where you will have the pleasure of meeting our team. In the evening, around 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., we will organize a pre-trek briefing. This gathering provides an excellent opportunity to familiarize yourself with the other members of your group before we all proceed to enjoy a delightful dinner. The welcome dinner will feature authentic Nepalese cuisine accompanied by captivating cultural dance performances, immersing you in the rich cultural traditions of Nepal.

  • 02 Full day Guided Tour in Kathmandu valley with City Tour Guide

    Today, you will have the opportunity to explore Kathmandu with our experienced city tour guide. Our itinerary includes several remarkable sites:

    • SWOYAMBHUNATH, also known as the Monkey Temple, is perched atop a hill and can be reached by climbing a long set of steps. From there, you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Kathmandu.
    • BOUDHANATH STUPA is adorned with traditional Gompas adorned with vibrant prayer flags. It serves as a focal point for Sherpas and Tibetans who partake in the spiritual practice of circumambulating the stupa (koras).
    • PASHUPATINATH, a sacred Hindu temple, is situated on the banks of the Bagmati River and features Ghats where cremation ceremonies take place, offering a unique glimpse into Hindu rituals.
    • KATHMANDU DURBAR SQUARE, one of the ancient capitals of the Kathmandu Valley, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This vibrant square showcases a harmonious fusion of Hindu and Buddhist temples, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the region.

    With our knowledgeable guide, you will gain insights into the historical, religious, and architectural significance of these iconic landmarks. Prepare to be captivated by the unique charm and spiritual ambiance of Kathmandu.

  • 03 Kathmandu to Khudi Khola (790m)

    We embark on an early morning journey towards Khudi Khola, marveling at the sight of picturesque terraced farms and charming huts along the way. Upon reaching the intersection at Dumre, located ahead of Pokhara and Lamjung, we veer northward towards Besisahar. A short, half-an-hour drive from Besisahar brings us to Khudi, which serves as the launching point for our trek. Alternatively, we have the option to alight at Besisahar and trek for an hour along a spacious trail to reach Khudi.

  • 04 Khudi Khola to Sirung (1,804m)

    On our first day of trekking, we encounter a variety of exciting features, including suspension bridges, enchanting waterfalls, and a diverse terrain encompassing rice paddies and a lush subtropical forest. The initial part of the walk is relatively gentle, gradually transitioning into steeper trails. As we progress, the majestic mountains that were visible from Khudi appear much closer. Along the way to Sirung village, we pass through a vibrant Tamang settlement called Taranche, offering a glimpse into the local ethnic culture. Once in Sirung, we are treated to breathtaking, up-close views of the magnificent Nyadi Chuli and Manaslu mountains.

  • 05 Sirung to Jagat (1,314m)

    We depart from Sirung and embark on a pleasantly moderate trail towards Jagat. Leaving behind the picturesque terraces of the village, we enter a lush forest adorned with ferns and woodland. Along this enchanting forest path, we have the pleasure of encountering a diverse array of bird species. Our journey also takes us through several charming small villages and a handful of ancient temples, adding cultural richness to our adventure. We traverse a suspension bridge over Sangu Khola at Mipra and once again at Syange, spanning across the majestic Marshyangdi River. A delightful waterfall graces the vicinity of the bridge, offering a captivating sight. From here onwards, our path follows the majestic course of the Marshyangdi River, with one more bridge to cross before we arrive at our destination, Jagat.

  • 06 Jagat to Dharapani (1,943m)

    The trail from Jagat begins with a descent until it reaches the river, followed by a captivating journey through a lush forest. As we continue onwards, the path gradually ascends, leading us to a cliff with sharp edges that overlooks the riverbank. Along the way, we are treated to the breathtaking sight of the majestic Annapurna mountain ranges, with the charming village of Chyamje nestled amidst this glorious backdrop. Crossing a suspension bridge, we face a steep and physically challenging ascent towards Sattale, where the path becomes slippery. Carefully navigating through a series of trails strewn with rocks, we eventually descend to a serene grassy riverbank that guides us towards Tal. Moving away from Tal, the terrain becomes rugged and winding, leading us to the steeply-forested village of Karte. As we continue our journey, meandering alongside captivating waterfalls and cliffs, we ultimately arrive at Dharapani after crossing another suspension bridge.

  • 07 Dharapani to Chame (2,670m)

    The trail continues along a natural path, meandering through fields, pastures, and bushes until you reach yet another suspension bridge. Once you cross the bridge, you begin the climb towards the road, which soon leads you to Bagarchhap. As you enter Bagarchhap, you pass through an entrance chorten, adding a touch of cultural significance to your journey. From Bagarchhap, it is only a short distance to the first houses of Danaque, a long village stretching over a kilometer, where you can find several lodges for accommodation. Continue following the trail until you reach the river and cross it using a quaint wooden bridge. Afterward, follow the road for approximately an hour to reach the old village of Koto, where you can admire charming old wooden houses. In just 20 minutes from Koto, you will already come across the first lodges of Chame, marking your approach to the next destination.

  • 08 Chame to Upper Pisang (3,300m)

    This trail is truly magnificent, guiding you through a dense pine forest and picturesque meadows that often provide stunning views of the opposite riverside, adorned with breathtaking waterfalls. After trekking for three kilometers, you reunite with the road and, within 30 minutes, arrive at the charming lodge settlement of Bhratang, nestled amidst enchanting apple orchards. Continuing from Bhratang, the trail meanders through a delightful pine forest alongside the Marsyangdi River. After approximately 20 minutes, the path is skillfully carved out from solid rock, with ongoing expansion work taking place. The valley takes a graceful turn to the left, forming a polished enormous rock wall reminiscent of a soup bowl. To proceed, you cross the river via a suspension bridge and ascend through a dense forest. After an hour from the bridge, you reach the expansive lodge settlement of Dhukur Pokhari, stretched out along the trail. This section of the trail provides awe-inspiring views of Annapurna II, IV, and III and comes highly recommended for its natural beauty. It eventually leads you to the captivating old village of Upper Pisang, further enhancing the scenic journey.

  • 09 Acclimatization day

    Today, we're focusing on acclimatization as we prepare for our climb up Pisang Peak. At Upper Pisang, part of our carefully planned itinerary, we're giving our bodies time to adjust to the higher altitude. We've already reached 3,300 meters, and there's more to climb, so acclimatization is crucial to avoid altitude sickness. We'll enjoy the beautiful views of the Annapurna range and Gangapurna while getting ready for the next part of our journey. During this time, we'll also take short walks to explore the Upper Pisang Region. Tonight, we'll stay in Upper Pisang, getting a good rest before our early departure for the next stage of our trek.

  • 10 Upper Pisang To Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,380m)

    Today, we are making steady progress toward our primary objective: reaching the Pisang Peak Base Camp. Nestled at an elevation of 4,380 meters, this marks a significant stride toward our ultimate destination. Departing from Upper Pisang, we'll face a demanding ascent, accompanied by a substantial gain in altitude. Be prepared for rugged and steep terrain as we navigate through sparsely wooded areas and the enchanting pastures of Kharka. As the day comes to a close, we'll find comfort in our well-appointed tented camps, complete with a dedicated kitchen team and all the essential utensils to ensure a satisfying dinner and a restful night's sleep, as we gear up for the adventures that lie ahead.

  • 11 Pisang Peak Base Camp to Pisang Peak High Camp (5,400m)

    Today, our journey takes us to the Pisang Peak High Camp, a 4-5 hour trek from our current location at the Pisang Peak Base Camp. This significant move brings us closer to our ultimate goal—the summit of Pisang Peak itself.

    As we ascend, we'll reach an elevation of 5,400 meters, navigating through challenging and rugged terrain. The demanding climb to the Pisang Peak High Camp will take approximately 4-5 hours, setting the stage for our summit attempt the following day.

    To ensure a successful Pisang Peak summit experience, meticulous preparations are key. Upon reaching the High Camp, our experienced guides will meticulously inspect and prepare all climbing gear and equipment. As evening falls, you'll find comfort in our tented camps at the Pisang Peak High Camp, resting up for the upcoming summit bid.

  • 12 Summit Pisang Peak (6,091m). Trek back to Base Camp

    Today marks the apex of our Pisang Peak climbing expedition, a moment we've eagerly anticipated throughout our journey from Kathmandu to Pisang Peak High Camp. At this juncture, we stand on the threshold of our ultimate objective—the Pisang Peak Summit.

    The path ahead from the High Camp presents us with steep snow slopes, necessitating the application of advanced technical climbing skills to ascend to the summit. Our seasoned Sherpa guides, well-versed through professional training and enriched by extensive experience, will adeptly navigate the intricate nuances of the ascent. With their steadfast guidance and support, you'll embark early in the morning on your quest to conquer the Pisang Peak Summit. Following a pause to revel in the awe-inspiring vistas and savor the mountain's magnificence from the summit, our descent will begin, guiding us back to the Pisang Peak Base Camp.

  • 13 Contingency day

    A contingency day, often referred to as a buffer day, constitutes a crucial element in the framework of every mountaineering or climbing venture, Pisang Peak Climbing included. This invaluable day functions as a protective measure against unforeseen hurdles, encompassing adverse weather patterns, altitude-related issues, and any unexpected events that might impede the meticulously planned itinerary.

    In the context of the Pisang Peak Climbing expedition, the placement of a contingency day is a matter of strategic importance. Typically, it is scheduled to follow the summit day or situated at a juncture where its utilization would yield the greatest benefits, primarily in terms of securing the safety and triumphant accomplishment of the ascent.

  • 14 Pisang Base Camp to Manang (3,520m)

    With the successful conquest of Pisang Peak, our primary objective, it is time to retrace our steps. We shall follow the familiar trails that guided us to the Pisang Base Camp, directing us back to the captivating Manang Valley. This valley is celebrated not only for its awe-inspiring mountain panoramas but also for its vibrant and culturally enriched traditions, creating an enchanting backdrop for your overnight stay.

    After a 5-6 hour trek, you will find yourself in the picturesque embrace of Manang Valley, where you can once again indulge in the breathtaking vistas of the Annapurna Range. Rest for the night awaits you in the cozy comfort of a local tea house nestled in the heart of Manang Valley.

  • 15 Manang to Ledar (4,250m)

    From the picturesque town of Manang, our trail takes us on a breathtaking adventure as we embark on a remarkable ascent of approximately 1,200 meters towards the famous Thorong La pass. We make our way steadily through the captivating region of Tenki, gradually bidding farewell to the mesmerizing beauty of the Marshyangdi Valley. Continuing our trek along the enchanting Jarsang Khola Valley, we are rewarded with awe-inspiring views and a sense of wonder. Finally, we reach the charming village of Ledar, nestled at an impressive altitude of 4,250 meters. Here, we are greeted by a more sparse yet captivating landscape, where the transition in vegetation reminds us of the immense beauty and challenges that lie ahead on our remarkable journey.

  • 16 Ledar to Thorong La Phedi (4,450m)

    The trail ahead presents a series of ups and downs, offering a diverse terrain to traverse. As you make your way, you will come across a sturdy suspension bridge, allowing you to cross over a flowing river. Along the path, you'll encounter two small teashops, providing a welcome opportunity to rest and rejuvenate. Approximately 20 minutes after passing the teahouses, you will encounter a challenging stretch where you must navigate a landside and stone fall area. Take caution and proceed with care during this 15-minute section. Following the landslide stretch, the trail continues at a similar level for approximately 15 minutes, leading you to the two lodges of Thorong Phedi, situated at an elevation of 4,550 meters. These lodges offer a well-deserved respite and serve as a base for further adventures on your journey.

  • 17 Cross Thorong La Pass (5,416m). Trek to Muktinath (3,760m)

    It is highly recommended to commence the climb early in the morning, as this day holds immense significance and excitement for your Nepal trip. The pinnacle of our journey awaits us at the majestic Thorong La pass, towering at an impressive altitude of 5,416 meters, marking the highest point of our entire expedition. As we reach this summit, we are rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views that make this moment truly unforgettable.

    Muktinath, a sacred place renowned in both Hinduism and Buddhism, takes its name from the Hindu God symbolizing "God of Salvation." In Buddhism, it carries the profound meaning of "Nirvana." The Sep-Oct festival period brings a vibrant energy, making it a particularly fascinating and bustling time to visit. Moreover, Muktinath serves as a remarkable testament to the coexistence and harmonious relationship between Hinduism and Buddhism, showcasing the rich cultural and spiritual heritage of the region.

  • 18 Muktinath to Jomsom (2775m)

    Our journey today is a lengthy descent from Muktinath to Jomsom, marking the final day of our trek. Descending is generally smoother than ascending. Our route takes us to Lubra Danda, where we ascend briefly before descending to the charming Lubra village, known for its picturesque Thakali charm. Along the way, the breathtaking vistas of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tukuche, and other snow-capped peaks surround us in a truly awe-inspiring fashion. The trail then transforms into a wide and level path, guiding us steadily to Jomsom, the district headquarters of Mustang, as we follow the gusty Kali Gandaki River valley.

  • 19 Jomsom to Pokhara (820m)

    In the early morning, we will embark on a short and scenic flight to Pokhara, where we will be treated to breathtaking views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, as well as the world's deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki. The stunning landscapes will leave us in awe. Throughout the day, we can relax at the hotel or take a leisurely stroll around the enchanting Lake Side area, where we can immerse ourselves in the captivating panorama of mountains and charming natural beauty. There are various interesting places to explore, such as the intriguing Mahendra Cave, the mesmerizing David's Fall, and of course, the numerous beautiful lakes that adorn Pokhara's landscape.

  • 20 By Private Bus: Pokhara to Kathmandu

    Following a satisfying breakfast, we bid farewell to the stunning lakeside city of Pokhara and embark on a scenic drive towards the bustling capital, Kathmandu. Once we arrive in Kathmandu, the remainder of the day is at our leisure. We can choose to unwind and relax or take the opportunity to indulge in some souvenir shopping, exploring the vibrant markets and selecting mementos of our incredible journey.

  • 21 Free day in Kathmandu for self-visit and shopping

    Today, we will transfer to Kathmandu International Airport for our departure. After enjoying a hearty breakfast at the hotel, we will gather our belongings and make our way to the airport. We will ensure that we reach the airport well in time to complete all the necessary formalities and board our flight. Before we bid adieu to this enchanting country, take one last look at the breathtaking views of the Himalayas and take a moment to appreciate the warm hospitality and kindness of the Nepalese people. This marks the end of our tour, and we hope you had a memorable and enjoyable time in Nepal.

  • 22 Transfer to Kathmandu International airport for departure

    Today, we will transfer to Kathmandu International Airport for our departure. After enjoying a hearty breakfast at the hotel, we will gather our belongings and make our way to the airport. We will ensure that we reach the airport well in time to complete all the necessary formalities and board our flight. Before we bid adieu to this enchanting country, take one last look at the breathtaking views of the Himalayas and take a moment to appreciate the warm hospitality and kindness of the Nepalese people. This marks the end of our tour, and we hope you had a memorable and enjoyable time in Nepal.

Included in package cost
  • Airport pick up and drop off on a private vehicle.
  • A warm welcome dinner at a typical and authentic Nepalese kitchen with a cultural dance.
  • Full-day sightseeing in Kathmandu with English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Hotel: 4 nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and 1-night Hotel accommodation in Pokhara at twin sharing a room on BB plan.
  • Completely lodges trekking which includes Breakfast, Lunch, dinner, and room during the whole trekking period.
  • Comfortable twin-sharing tented accommodation with all necessary camping and kitchen equipment, availability of mattresses, toilet tents, showers, dining tents, tables, chairs, and more..
  • Appropriate high-altitude food for all climbing crew at base camp and higher altitudes, as required.Necessary fixed and dynamic ropes during the climbing period.
  • Permit: Climbing Permit of Pisang Peak, Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP>, and TIMS Card entrance fees.
  • Climbing equipment charges for a climbing guide to ensure professional guidance and safety.
  • All the monuments and entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • Domestic Flight: Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Land transportation: From Kathmandu to Khudi Khola and from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • Trekking Staffs: Highly experienced, trained, and government-licensed Mountain Guide, Assistant Guide, and Porter (1:1 Porter) including daily wages and accommodation.
  • First aid and medical kits
  • Accident, medical, and helicopter insurance for Nepalese staff.
  • All government taxes and official charges.
Not included in package
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu The cost of meals during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara are not included in the package.
  • Rescue/emergency and insurance cost: While accidental and medical insurance for the Nepalese staff is included, your personal rescue and emergency insurance are not covered in the package.
  • Beverages, hard drinks, and alcohol: The package does not include the cost of beverages, alcoholic drinks, or any other personal refreshments.
  • A garbage deposit for Pisang Peak is required, and it will be refunded upon proper waste disposal as per guidelines.
  • Nepal entry visa fee and airport tax during departure: The visa fee for entering Nepal and any applicable airport taxes during departure is not part of the package. You'll need to arrange and pay for the entry visa and any airport taxes as required.
  • Personal equipment and personal expenses: You are responsible for providing your personal trekking equipment and any other personal expenses not mentioned in the package.
  • Tips: While tips for the trekking and climbing staff are at your discretion, it is customary to offer gratuities as a token of appreciation for their services.
  • Extra charges due to natural calamities: If there are unforeseen circumstances like political unrest, flight cancellations due to weather conditions, landslides, or any other natural calamities, any additional expenses arising from these situations should be borne by the trek participants themselves.

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