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Pisang Peak Climbing (6,091m)

Pisang Peak Climbing Autumn 2015 and Spring 2015

Pisang Peak with the altitude of 6092m is one of easier trekking peaks in Nepal. The Pisang Peak Climbing is a great climbing objective for trekkers doing Annapurna Circuit either full version or half version to Manang. Pisang Peak Climbing can be an exciting extension to trekking and an accessible introduction to snow climbing experience converting the trek in to a safe but exciting climbing adventure. The Pisang Peak is located in the Annapurna Region along with several other small ‘trekking peaks’. The peak is one of the smallest trekking peaks which can be climbed easily and is famous among novice climbers for this region. Our Pisang Peak Climbing itinerary allows enough acclimatization and climbing preparation for the ascent of the Pisang peak summit.

Pisang Peak Climbing is an easy non-technical scramble at a reasonably high elevation allowing easy way to achieve the elevation goal of over 6000m. The scramble is on an average slope of 40deg with short sections of 50deg on rock and snow. The views from Pisang Peak Summit are absolutely stunning on the entire Annapurna range including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Machhapurchhe (Fishtail), and entire magnificent Grand Barrier from Tilicho Peak to Roc Noir.

The access to Pisang Peak Climbing Adventure is situated at along the Annapurna Circuit Trek which is a world class long distance trek with stunning views along picturesque River from Besisahar to Manang and the opportunity to experience diverse Marsyangdi cultures of different Nepalese ethnic groups living in mutual respect and harmony. The trek for Pisang Peak Climbing starts at subtropical area and reaches high altitude meadows and if continued past Manang over the Throng La Pass to Muktinath village. You will experience Tibetan type of cultures and architecture along the way. So altogether this is probably the most diverse Trekking Peak Climbing in Nepal from cultural and nature aspects as well as the diversity of activities of Himalayan Expedition.

Check out our fixed and flexible itineraries for Pisang Peak Climbing or just send us an email and we’ll tailor make an itinerary based on your requirements in short.

Our Pisang Peak Climbing Services

In the Base Camp: Snowy Horizon Treks & Expedition provides very professional, helpful and friendly service from Kathmandu to the ABC as well as during the climb. Our objective is to provide a good quality, helpful, safe, friendly, stress free and comprehensive service to maximize summit opportunity.
In the Base camp our cooks and helpers will prepare and serve three delicious freshly cooked and plentiful meals a day and will ensure that hot and cold drinks are available 24hrs a day. In the Base Camp we provide spacious expedition quality personal tents for all our clients both with full board or base-camp service only. In the base camp we also provide dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet facilities and portable shower facilities and tent accommodation for our staff.
In the Base Camp we provide access to communication including satellite telephone and internet access, solar panels to charge your batteries and UHF/VHF hand held radios on the mountain to maintain communications between ABC and high camps.
Our Leader and camp manager as well as climbing Sherpas have an extensive experience of multiple Everest climbs. They will ensure cooperation with other companies and Base Camp organization. The Base Camp is a cooperative to ensure contribution from all operators to the task of route fixing and to ensure the safety of climbers from ABC to the summit.
Full Board: For our full board climbers we set up intermediate facility at camp 2 (6750m); this will include personal tents for full board clients, kitchen and dining tents and the toilet facility. We provide a personal climbing Sherpa guide to help the clients to reach the summit. Personal climbing Sherpa will set up camp 1, 2 o three as necessary including food provisions, fuel and oxygen and will guide and assist the client on the summit day. We provide the climbing Sherpa with appropriate radio communication to the climbing route.

Approach to Base Camp

The approach trek starts in Besi Sahar (823m) after long but scenic 7hrs drive from Kathmandu. We trek to Bahundanda (1305m) and we catch glimpses of Manaslu just before descending to the village.
We continue through picturesque villages along the Marsyangdi River valley progressing from subtropical vegetation zone to alpine meadows near Upper Pisang. There are spectacular waterfalls along and we experience diverse village cultures.
The access trek to the Pisang Peak Base Camp starts at Upper Pisang (3300m). After 7 days trekking with a slow and progressive elevation gain and acclimatization day at Upper Pisang village we are ready for the climb. We start with a trek to the Base Camp, were we gain 1300m over 3.9km on the average climbing slope of 30deg.

Climbing Routes

We will attempt the summit with the intermediate camp at 5030m with one day available for acclimatization. The High Camp is 1.2km away from the Base Camp with 550m of elevation gain on an average climbing slope of 35-40deg on a mix rock-snow route. It is a well protected scramble on a broad Southwest shoulder.
The distance from the High Camp to the summit is 2.5km with the elevation gain of 1060m. From High Camp the climbing angle increases to 40-45deg for about 650m and we gain 300m in elevation before it levels to 30deg for some 350m. For next 900m we will climb the slope of 50deg and we will gain elevation of just over 500m before the slope angle flattens to 20deg for last 500m of the summit West Ridge.
From the summit we down climb to the Base Camp.

Testimonials

Naya Kanga Peak Climbing 07th March-2011

Naya Khanga Peak climbingI planned to climb Naya Kanga Peak in March and Snowy Horizon helped me a lot - I got a great guide who has done an impressive List of ascents of high mountains. He was a real fighter when it came to struggle against a hell lot of snow - yet we had to give in before reaching the High Camp. Anyway, this hasn't been the fault of anybody involved. I had a good time, felt safe and secure and can recommend Snowy Horizon to anybody who looks for a challenge in Nepal Himalaya. I would like to many thanks Mr. Rishi Bhandari and his company working team.... .Read More

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Pisang Peak Climbing Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport and Hotel transfer;

Day 02: We meet all other expedition members and the leader, conduct initial briefing and preparations and we will have an opportunity to do last minute shopping in Kathmandu

Day 03: We take 7hrs scenic drive from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar (823m). We will stop several times during the trip to try some local cuisine; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 04: We trek 6hrs from Besi Sahar to Bahundanda (1305m); Before Bahundanda we catch glimpses of Manaslu; teahouse accommodation or camping

Day 05: We trek 6hrs from Bahundanda to Chyamche (1430m) along subtropical sections of Marsyangdi River Valley; teahouse accommodation or camping

Day 06: We trek 6hrs from Chyamche (1410m.) to Dharapani (1860m); teahouse accommodation or camping

Day 07: We trek 6hrs from Dharapani to Chame (2670m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 08: We trek 5hrs from Chame to Pisang (3100m),; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 09: Acclimatization rest in Upper Pisang; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 10: We trek 5hrs Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4573m); camping

Day 11: We trek 6hrs from Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5030m); camping

Day 12: We do acclimatize here if we feel uncomfortable. If we feel well, we are going to attempt the summit(6091m); camping

Day 13: This is our scheduled summit day; from the summit we will return to the Base Camp; camping

Day 14: We trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang (3540m.); Manang has airport and it is possible to fly out to Pokhara for people with limited time; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 15: Trek 6hrs from Manang, to Thorong Phedi (4450m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 16: Trek 7hrs from Trong Phedi to Muktinath (3800m) via Thorong-La pass (5,416m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 17: Trek 5hrs from Muktinath to Jomsom via Kagbeni(2895m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 18: WE take 20mins flight from Jomsom to Pokhara; hotel accommodation.

Day 19: We take 7hrs scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. We will stop several times during the trip to try some local cuisine; alternatively there is 25mins flight available from Pokhara to Kathmandu; hotel accommodation.

Day 20: Full Day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (DurbarSquare, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath) and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.

Day 21: Transfer to the airport for final departure, or alternative join other activities


Alternative Option from Day 17 to complete Full Annapurna Circui:

Day 17: Trek 6hrs from Muktinath to Marpha (2667m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 18: Trek 6hrs from Marpha to Ghasa (2013m). Your trail descends steeply through forests to Ghasa, the last Thakali village and the southern-most limit of Tibetan Buddhism; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 19: Trek 5hrs from Ghasa to Tatopani (1189 m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 20: A rest day in Tatopani to enjoy the natural hot springs. After several days of trekking, it is a welcome relaxing for most of our clients.

Day 21: Trek 6hrs from Tatopani to Beni (1050m) and then drive to Pokhara (70km)

Day 22: We take 7hrs scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. We will stop several times during the trip to try some local cuisine; alternatively there is 25mins flight available from Pokhara to Kathmandu; hotel accommodation.

Day 23: Full Day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (DurbarSquare, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath) and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.

Day 24: Transfer to the airport for final departure, or alternative join other activities

Itinerary A : 22 September Autumn 2015 Departure Schedule

Sep22/Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport & transfer to hotel(1350m)

Sep23/Day 02: Rest and prepare day for assignment & briefing.

Sep24/Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (823m.) which takes about six hours.

Sep25/Day 04: Trek from Beshi shahar to Bahundanda (1305m) and it takes about six hours.

Sep26/Day 05: Trek from Bahundanda to Chyamche (1430m.) which takes about six hours.

Sep27/Day 06: Trek from Chyamche (1410m.) to Dharapani (1860m.) and it takes about six hours.

Sep28/Day 07: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2670m.) which takes about five and half hours.
Sep29/Day 08: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3100m.), which takes about five hours. With Lamjung Himal (6893m) sparkling in the morning sun, you set off for Pisang.

Sep30/Day 09: Rest day in Pisang for acclimatizing.

Oct01/Day 10: Trek from Pisang to Pisang Base Camp (4573m), which takes about five hours. overnight in the camp

Oct02/Day 11: Trek from Pisang base camp to High camp (5030m), which takes about six hours. overnight in the camp.

Oct03/Day 12: We do acclimatize here if we feel uncomfortable. If we feel well, we go for attempting the summit(6091m)
Oct04/Day 13: Today, we ascent the summit ascent(6091m) and return to the Base Camp

Oct05/Day 14: Trek from pisang peak base camp to Manang (3540m.) This takes about five and half hours.

Oct06/Day 15: Trek from Manang, to thorong Phedi (4450m), which takes about six hours.

Oct07/Day 16: Trek from Trong Phedi to Muktinath (3800m) via Thorong-La pass (5,416m), which takes about seven hours.
Oct08/Day 17: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom via Kagbeni(2895m.) which takes about five hours.

Oct09/Day 18: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara, which takes about 20 minutes.

Oct10/Day 19: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus that takes about seven hours. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes .Overnight at Hotel

Oct11/Day 20: Full Day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (DurbarSquare, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath) and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.

Oct12/Day 21: Final departure ,or alternative Join other activities

Alternative Option from Day 17 to complete Full Annapurna Circui:

 

Oct08/Day 17: Trek from Muktinath to Marpha (2667m.), which takes approximately six hours.

Oct09/Day 18: Trek from Marpha to Ghasa (2013m) which takes about six hours. Your trail descends steeply through forests to Ghasa, the last Thakali village and the southern-most limit of Tibetan Buddhism.

Oct10/Day 19: Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani (1189 m.) which takes about five hours.

Oct11/Day 20: A rest day in Tatopani to enjoy the natural hot spring bath. It is believe that one who takes bath get rids of skin diseases. After several days of trekking, it is a great idea to take bath at hot spring and relax

Oct12/Day 21: Trek from Tatopani to Beni (1050m) which takes about six hours and then drive to pokhara(70km

Oct13/Day22: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus that takes about seven hours. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu that takes about 25 minute's .Overnight at Hotel.

Oct14/Day 23: Full Day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (DurbarSquare, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath) and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.

Oct15/Day 24: Final departure ,or alternative Join other activities

 

Itinerary A : 22 March Spring Departure Schedule

Mar22/Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport and Hotel transfer;

Mar23/Day 02: We meet all other expedition members and the leader, conduct initial briefing and preparations and we will have an opportunity to do last minute shopping in Kathmandu

Mar24/Day 03: We take 7hrs scenic drive from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar (823m). We will stop several times during the trip to try some local cuisine; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Mar25/Day 04: We trek 6hrs from Besi Sahar to Bahundanda (1305m); Before Bahundanda we catch glimpses of Manaslu; teahouse accommodation or camping

Mar26/Day 05: We trek 6hrs from Bahundanda to Chyamche (1430m) along subtropical sections of Marsyangdi River Valley; teahouse accommodation or camping

Mar27/Day 06: We trek 6hrs from Chyamche (1410m.) to Dharapani (1860m); teahouse accommodation or camping

Mar28/Day 07: We trek 6hrs from Dharapani to Chame (2670m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Mar29/Day 08: We trek 5hrs from Chame to Pisang (3100m),; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Mar30/Day 09: Acclimatization rest in Upper Pisang; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Mar31/Day 10: We trek 5hrs Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4573m); camping

Apr01/Day 11: We trek 6hrs from Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5030m); camping

Apr02/Day 12: We do acclimatize here if we feel uncomfortable. If we feel well, we are going to attempt the summit(6091m); camping

Apr03/Day 13: This is our scheduled summit day; from the summit we will return to the Base Camp; camping

Apr04/Day 14: We trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang (3540m.); Manang has airport and it is possible to fly out to Pokhara for people with limited time; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Apr05/Day 15: Trek 6hrs from Manang, to Thorong Phedi (4450m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Apr06/Day 16: Trek 7hrs from Trong Phedi to Muktinath (3800m) via Thorong-La pass (5,416m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Apr07/Day 17: Trek 5hrs from Muktinath to Jomsom via Kagbeni(2895m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Apr08/Day 18: WE take 20mins flight from Jomsom to Pokhara; hotel accommodation.

Apr09/Day 19: We take 7hrs scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. We will stop several times during the trip to try some local cuisine; alternatively there is 25mins flight available from Pokhara to Kathmandu; hotel accommodation.

Apr10/Day 20: Full Day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (DurbarSquare, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath) and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.

Apr11/Day 21: Transfer to the airport for final departure, or alternative join other activities

 

Alternative Option from Day 17 to complete Full Annapurna Circui:

Apr07/Day 17: Trek 6hrs from Muktinath to Marpha (2667m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Apr08/Day 18: Trek 6hrs from Marpha to Ghasa (2013m). Your trail descends steeply through forests to Ghasa, the last Thakali village and the southern-most limit of Tibetan Buddhism; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Apr09/Day 19: Trek 5hrs from Ghasa to Tatopani (1189 m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Apr10/Day 20: A rest day in Tatopani to enjoy the natural hot springs. After several days of trekking, it is a welcome relaxing for most of our clients.

Apr11/Day 21: Trek 6hrs from Tatopani to Beni (1050m) and then drive to Pokhara (70km)

Apr12/Day 22: We take 7hrs scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. We will stop several times during the trip to try some local cuisine; alternatively there is 25mins flight available from Pokhara to Kathmandu; hotel accommodation.

Apr13/Day 23: Full Day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (DurbarSquare, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath) and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.

Apr14/Day 24: Transfer to the airport for final departure, or alternative join other activities

 

Cost Include

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from Airport both Domestic and International with other necessary surface transport as per itinerary.
  • Assistance at the International airport by Snowy Horizon’s representative while arriving and departing.
  • 4 Nights accommodations at 3/4 Star hotels in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  • 1 Nights accommodations at 3/4 Star hotels in Pokhara on B/B basis.
  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu (Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhnath and Durbar Square).
  • Local English-speaking Guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Necessary staffs including experienced guides and porters during the trekking and climbing.
  • Private Tourist vehicles will be available for transportation as per Itinerary.

  • All trekking and camping equipments like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tents, guest tents, etc.
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) along with available accommodation at Hotel/Lodge/Guest Houses or tents for members and staffs during trek and climbing in twin sharing basis.
  • Per person 30kg baggage allowance during trekking-up carrying by porter or Yak and 20kg baggage allowance while returning from Base Camp after climbing the peak.
  • Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee) and TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Climbing permit for Pisang peak (6,091m).
  • Required Experienced, Trained and Government Licensed Climbing Guide(s) during Climbing Period as per the size of group.
  • All wages, equipments, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs.
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
  • Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call.
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and above as required.
  • Required fixed and dynamic rope during climbing period.
  • Emergency Oxygen and mask regulator.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal
  • Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and visa extension procedure services (if necessary)
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu before departure.
  • Snowy Horizon Special Gifts (T-shirt/Pashmina etc.)
  • Our service Charges

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones And Internet expenses
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations,
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Oxygen Cylinders, Masks, Hoses and Regulators. Though Snowy will provide the same, usage of Oxygen Cylinders, Masks, Hoses and Regulators will be charged extra
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Airfare of international flights.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival)
  • Ice fall Garbage Deposit fees (Sharing with other member) if applicable.
  • Wake talkies & Filming permit.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” SECTION

 

Note:

  • The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern, which we provide you. This Climbing/Expedition itinerary can be modified according to your time and requirements.
  • The Itinerary may be changed after understanding by both agency and client. Additional activities could be added or reduce as per client's request before confirming the trip. Price for reduced activities (service) could be deducted and additional activities (service) could be added as per mutual understanding.
  • Please Read Our Conditions: How to Book Pisang Peak Climbing?

Price For the Trip:

  • The cost of the peak/mountain Expedition depend group size, Category of the trip (full board / base camp Service), your desire (budget), Duration of the trip, categories of Hotel accommodation (budget to 5 star) in Capital city and parts of mountain, Climbing service above the base camp, the number of climbing guides and porters, kitchen crew, mode of transport you prefer will direct affect and same peak/ mountain climbing expedition can be higher and lower prices.
  • For those reason Please mail us for up to date prices for Pisang Peak Climbing