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24-day trek to climb Pisang Peak Climbing Itinerary and Cost

24-day trek to climb Pisang Peak is a famous trekking peak climbing in Annapurna, Pisang Peak climbing itinerary is best for beginner to advance climbers. Spring from March to May and Autumn from September to December is an ideal time of Pisang Peak climb. Also, known as Jong Ri peak(Pisang Peak) is technically difficult. A well-preparedness is necessary to climb Pisang Peak offers a good view of Annapurna mountain range, glaciers, Manang and Pisang valley. Please email us at and call or message on WhatsApp at + 977 9851023742 to know more about Pisang Peak Climbing information.

Trip Facts

Peak Name: Pisang Peak Climbing

Peak Duration: 24 Days

Peak Difficulty: Medium/ Hard

Peak Season: Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/May

Peak Altitude: 820m- 6091m

Peak Cost: USD 1800-USD 2350.

Group Size: 1 - 12 people

Peak Package: Standard

Mode of Transfer: Bus/Jeep/Flight

Start/End of Peak: Kathmandu /Pokhara

Pisang Peak Climbing in Nepal

  • Pisang Peak Climbing
  • 24 Days Itinerary
  • Cost Details
  • Climbing Equipment
  • FAQs

Pisang Peak at 6092 m is a pyramidal climbing peak of Annapurna trek region. Pisang Peak climb and trek is very popular among adventure trekkers. From Pisang, we ascends through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka at 4,380m which is the best place for setting up the base camp. High Camp is set up at 5,400 m climbing to a shoulder on the South-West Ridge.Snow at the high camp from the end of November to the end of March is there. The well-defined ridge leads to the final snow slope, which is quite steep but not difficult to reach the top and climbing down on the same route.

Pisang Peak is an easy peak climbing in Nepal, encounter the diverse landscapes, silent woods and beautiful plateau. It is possible to climb Pisang Peak with little experience of climbing. Annapurna Circuit Trek with Pisang Peak Climb offers a great climbing experience in Nepal. Pisang Peak is opposite of Annapurna II (7937) lies roughly in between the giants’ Annapurna I and Manaslu both above 8000m mountain. Pisang Peak rises above from Pisang village and yak pastures in a uniform slope of ice and snow to the summit.

Pisang Peak Trek offers rugged mountain scenery and variety of ethnic Nepalese cultures. Starting in the lowland paddy fields, the trek steadily gains altitude passing through oak and pine forests and eventually emerging into the  high desert. The descent is equally amazing and varied.

Pisang peak climbing difficulty
Pisang Peak Climbing, the most popular trekking peaks in Nepal offers a good peak climbing experience in Himalayas of Nepal. This is a moderate level difficulty trek/climb. It could be challenging for the first-timers and novice climbers. If you are physically fit with prior trekking experience is helpful.Our experienced and friendly guide will help you with tips and techniques to climb and proper usage of climbing equipment on pre-climbing training day. If you are physically fit with high-altitude trekking experience and determine to climb Himalayan peak, then Pisang Peak is the mountain for you.

Climbing Season
Spring from March to May and Autumn from September to November are considered a good seasons to climb Pisang Peak. Novice climbers and elite climbers alike prefer this seasons to climb Pisang Peak. The weather remains balmy throughout the day and allows for a successful ascent to the top. Climbing during monsoon and winter is not recommended due to poor visibility and unpredictable weather.

Meals on climbing Pisang Peak
During the Pisang Peak Climbing, all meals-breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served to you. You will be staying at a local tea house in the mountains during trekking. The tea house offers a wide array of western and local food delicacies. You will stay overnight at a tented camp at a higher altitude above Pisang Peak Base Camp. Your climbing cook will prepare food for you.

During Pisang Peak Climbing, you will have three types of accommodations. In Kathmandu, we recommend you to stay at a 3-star hotel. During your trek, you will stay overnight at best available local teahouses. Tea houses offer basic rooms with twin beds. You can opt for a single room, but it will be extra cost. During climbing, we offer tent accommodation and assign a single tent to you with foam mattresses.

Day 01: Arrive in Nepal
Upon arrival at Nepal Airport, Our trip and trek representative will assist you at Nepal airport and transfers to the hotel. Overnight at hotel on BB basis.
Day 02: Preparation day for climbing, trekking
Our expert guide will assist you at your hotel and explain in detail about the expedition. Rest of leisure time; sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel on BB basis.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Besisahar (820m).
Our expert trekking guide with vehicle will assist you at your hotel and around 6 hours drive takes you to the district headquarter of Lamjung (Besisahar) via Dumre. Overnight at the lodge.
Day 04: Besisahar to Bahundanda (1310m).
After the breakfast the journey to Bahundanda starts. The first part of journey passes through the flat level along the Maryangdi River to Khudi and then Bhulbhule. Overnight at lodge.
Day 05: Bahundanda to Chamche (1385m).
After the breakfast, the journey to Chamche continuous. At first the trail descends down towards Ghermu and then climb through the forest to Chamche. Overnight at the lodge.
Day 06: Chamche to Bagarchap (2160m).
The journey begins through the trail of rocks to Tal which is known as the initial village of the Manang district. The journey continuous with up and downs till Dharapani at an altitude of 1900m. We then reach the Bagarchap, that offers the stone paved huts/houses in ancient design of the tibetian.
Day 07: Bagarchap to Chame (2710m)
After the breakfast journey begins to Chame. Chame is the headquarter of Manang district.
Day 08: Chame to Lower Pisang (3250m).
After the breakfast, journey starts with the narrow steep path and dense alpine forest. Then we cross the suspension bridge and climb up for an hour to reach Dhukur Pokhari. At Dhukur Pokhari we will have a lunch and continue our journey to Lower Pisang. Overnight at lodge on Lower Pisang.
Day 09: Acclimatization day at Lower Pisang.
On the 9th day of journey, we will rest in Lower Pisang acclimatizing. Overnight at lodge.
Day 10: Lower Pisang to Pisang Base Camp.
Before starting the journey check all the necessary gear and give it to the porter. We will be heading towards the base camp from Lower Pisang through various beautiful trails. Overnight in base camp in tents.
Day 11: Pisang Base Camp to High Camp.
After the breakfast we'll pack up our all gears and head to the high camp. Overnight in tents.
Day 12: High camp to Pisang Peak summit (6091m) and back to Base Camp.
This day trekking begins earlier to explore the Pisang peak and the weather conditions are needed to be kept in mind. After the victory over the Pisang Peak we can celebrate our victory with the immense pleasure of panoramic views of Annapurna Himalayas range and many more. We will return towards the base camp for overnight.
Day 13: Base Camp to Manang (3540m).
On this day we will descent down to Manang village via Nawal village (3680m). Manang is a great Mt. Valley which has a rich customs & tradition and gives you an opportunity to observe a traditional lifestyle of Manangi People (one of the Ethnic Group people of Nepal). Overnight at the lodge.
Day 14: Acclimatization day at Manang.
We spend a day acclimatizing in Manang. The whole day we spend doing some fine day walks and over viewing the magnificent views around the village and the day time is best to gain altitude. At the end of the day, we return back to our accommodation and have a night rest. Overnight at lodge.
Day 15: Manang to Yak Kharka (4050m).
After the breakfast the journey begins leaving Manang behind. The trail ascends gently all the way to Yak Kharka passing through the Gunsang Village. On the way you could see the panoramic view all the day. Overnight at the lodge.
Day 16: Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi (4450m).
After breakfast leaving Yak Kharka, we will descend to the altitude of 4310m. We will be headed towards Thorong Phedi at 4450 meters and can stay at some well built guesthouses. Overnight at Thorang Phedi.
Day 17: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3800m).
We start journey early in the morning to cross the Thorong La Pass (5416m) with aim to climb Thorong La top before 10 am at the latest time otherwise, the weather situation may create a problem as it begin to play very heavy wind by then. After approximately 4 hours continues hike we reach the top of Throung La Pass, the biggest pass in the world that offer a fabulous mountains in surroundings. Spending sometime on top and taking picture then we continue to climb down. After 4 hrs of trekking we will reach to Muktinath a holy place of hindus and buddhist.
Day 18: Muktinath to Marpha (2670m).
After the breakfast the downward journey continuous to Marpha via Jomsom. Jomsom is the administration center of the Mustang district. Jomsom has flight connection from Pokhara for those travelers who wants to fulfill their years dream without hard efforts. After one and half hour hike from jomsom we will reach to Marpha.Overnight.
Day 19: Marpha to Ghasa (2010m).
After the breakfast the journey descends through the valley following the Kali Gandaki River via Tukuche, the trade centre of historic salt trade in the past. Overnight at lodge.
Day 20: Ghasa to Tatopani (1200m).
After breakfast, we set our pace to Tatopani from Ghasa; we will trek through the world's deepest gorge in the Earth at Kopchepani between Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri I. We then continue descending through the Kali Gandaki valley to Tatopani. This place is famous for its hot springs. It is belived that taking bath in hot spring helps you to get rid of skin diseases. Overnight at lodge.
Day 21: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2870m).
After the breakfast leaving the hot spring behind we continue our journey towards Ghorepani via Sikha and chitre. While trekking we cross through the Kali Gandaki River and with the panoramic view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. Overnight at lodge.
Day 22: Ghorepani to Poonhill and Trek to Ulleri (2010m).
Early morning wake up call and hike to poonhill for sight seeing. Back to Ghorepani, lunch at Ghorepani and trek down through the forest of rhododendron to Ulleri. Overnight at lodge.
Day 23: Ulleri to Pokhara (820m) via Nayapul.
After the breakfast trek for three and half hour to Nayapul at an elevation of 1070m. Again around one hour drive by private vehicle brings you to the beautiful city called Pokhara. Rest of the leisure time explore around Lakeside.
Day 24: Back from Pokhara to Kathmandu
From Pokhara we can get to Kathmandu by road 6 hours drive and by air 30 minutes overnight at hotel and next day back to your destination

Option 2: 

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Welcome to Nepal. We will pick you up at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel in Thamel. We will also catchup with the rest of the group before we meet in the evening for our welcome dinner at one of the finest, local Nepali restaurants in Kathmandu. Time for some local dance and some amazing Nepali food.
Day 2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Today we will head out into Kathmandu and visit the cultural and historical sites of the Kathmandu valley. We will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and have lunch at one of our favourite viewpoints in the city. Kathmandu lies at 1300m above sea level so it’s important to get out and about today and let your body acclimatise. In the evening we will grab any last minute items in the trekking hub of Thamel and get an early night ready for the trek tomorrow.
Day 3: Drive to Besisahar (760m/2,493ft,7 hours)
Today we will head to Besisahar. It’s a long day today but massively worth it. The bus will head along the scenic Prithivi highway until we reach the village of Dumre. Take in the views of the rivers, mountains, waterfalls and jungle terrain before we reach Besisahar. Overnight stay at a local lodge.
Day 4: Trek to Bahundanda (1,398m/45,86ft, 6 and half hours)
Your first day of the trek begins with a relatively easy walk through the valley and ends at the village of Bhulbhule. We will then head over one of the many suspension bridges over the Marsyangdi River. Take in the views of Mt. Manaslu and Nagdi Chuli including numerous waterfalls and visit Gurung village. After that the trail leads uphill to Bahundanda for an overnight stay in a local lodge.
Day 5: Trek to Chamje (1,410m/4,625ft, 5-6 hours)
After breakfast, we will head off back onto the trail. The first part steeply drops down to the bottom of the valley where we will then cross and hike up to the village of Syange where we will cross another suspension bridge. There are some awesome waterfall views in Syange so we will stop for a relax and a drink whilst we take in the views. The trail continues uphill towards Chamje. We will stay here overnight at a lodge.
Day 6: Trek to Bagarchhap(2,080m/6,824ft, 6 and half hours)
The trail drops once again, down to the river where we will cross another bridge and continue our climb along the river bank to Tal Phedi. There is a short steep climb to get to Tal. Tal is the first village in the Manang District which is located on the bank of the Marsyangdi River and has some beautiful local Tibetan architecture. The trail then continues up to Dharapani village and continues up once again to Bagarchhap for an overnight stay.
Day 7: Trek to Chame (2,720m/8,923ft, 5 hours)
The trail climbs up towards Danaque village. Here you will once again enjoy and take in the views of 8000m peak, Mt.Manaslu. There are two ways to get into the next village but we will take you through the higher route which has an excellent view of the mountains and pass through the old village of Tyanja. After lunch, we will walk through the pine forest to the village of Chame which are the district headquarters of Manang is. Overnight stay at the lodge. (There is a small hot spring on the banks of the river for some much-needed relaxation)
Day 8: Trek to Pisang (3,060m/10,039ft, 5 hours)
The trail heads upwards through a narrow valley where we will cross another metal bridge & climb up to Dhukure Pokhari. After an easy walk you will arrive at Pisang village for an overnight stay. Once you reach the lodge, and have a relax we will head back out and hike to up to the pretty village of upper Pisang.
Day 9: Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp-(4,380m/14,370ft, 3-4hours) 
Today we make our ascent towards Pisang base camp after a day relaxing in Upper Pisang. From Upper Pisang village, the path ascends through sparse wood and pastures to Kharka at (4,380m) which is where we will set up our camp. It is in a flat alpine section along the trail. Overnight stay at base camp.
Day 10: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp-(5,400m/17,712ft, 3-4hours) 
Today we hike for another 4 -5 hours where we will then set up our high camp at the height of 5400m after climbing to the mountain shoulder on the south-west ridge. There will be snow at the high camp from the end of November to the end of March. Overnight at high camp.
Day 11: Summit of Pisang Peak and back to Base Camp-(6,091m/19,980ft, 7-9hours) 
Summit day! Today is a day you will never forget where you will summit Pisang Peak and reach over 6000m. From the High Camp we will follow the well-defined ridge and then onto the final snow slope which is very steep. We will provide training for this section of the climb if needed. Once the fixed ropes are in place we will ascend and reach the summit of Pisang peak. The views from here are some of best around. After a Successful summit, we will walk back down to Base Camp where we will stay overnight.
Day 12: Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang (3,450m/11,316ft, 5-6hours)
Summit day! Today is a day you will never forget where you will summit Pisang Peak and reach over 6000m. From the High Camp we will follow the well-defined ridge and then onto the final snow slope which is very steep. We will provide training for this section of the climb if needed. Once the fixed ropes are in place we will ascend and reach the summit of Pisang peak. The views from here are some of best around. After a Successful summit, we will walk back down to Base Camp where we will stay overnight.
Day 13: Trek to Lader (4,230m/13,877ft, 5 and half hours)
After breakfast, we will head up to the ridge of upper Manang which heads upwards towards Lader. Take in the views of the Annapurna massif, Gangapurna and many more peaks en route. This is an easy day compared with our other trekking days due to the lower altitude and acts as an acclimatisation day for us. Stay overnight at the lodge.
Day 14: Trek to Thorung Phedi (4,450m/14,599ft, 4 hours)
After a short walk the trail drops down to the river once again where we will cross another of the wooden bridges. After having a short rest at one of the local tea shops the trail continues to the village of Phedi directly through the cliff face. Once you are at Phedi, if the team are doing well at this point we will continue to the high camp to make the next day easier.
Day 15: Trek to Muktinath via Thorung La (3,760m/12,335ft, 8 hours)
Today is the longest day of the entire trek but also one of the best! We will cross the legendary Thorung la pass at 5400m. Depending on whether we stayed at the high camp or back in the village of Phedi, will determine how long this date is. We will hike to the top of the pass where we will relax and stop for some photos and to enjoy the views. We will then drop back down to Muktinath.
Day 16: Trek to Jomsom (3,500m/11,482ft, 6 hours)
The trail descends to the Kaligandaki valley and leads along the banks of the holy river where you may find some Fossils if you look carefully. Once you cross the bridge after Ekle Bhatti, we cross the river where we can take in the views of the mountains and valleys that you have walked through. Finally, we reach the village of Jomsom (windy valley) and have an overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 17: Fly to Pokhara and continue to Kathmandu
The trail descends to the Kaligandaki valley and leads along the banks of the holy river where you may find some Fossils if you look carefully. Once you cross the bridge after Ekle Bhatti, we cross the river where we can take in the views of the mountains and valleys that you have walked through. Finally, we reach the village of Jomsom (windy valley) and have an overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 18: Departure day
Today is the last day of the trip with us. If you would like to extend your trip, we have some options but otherwise, we will transfer you to the airport as per your flight departure time. If your flight is late evening, you can do some last minute shopping or relax in Thamel for the afternoon.

Cost Included:

  • Airport receive and departure transfer
  • All ground and hotel/airport transfers.
  • Bed and breakfast accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on a twin-sharing basis.
  • Full board accommodation in tents on a twin-sharing basis during Pisang Peak trek All costs for Sherpa staff, cook staff and porters.
  • Trekking and climbing permit

Cost Not Included:

  • Nepal Visa fees.
  • Lunch and Dinner meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Any expenses of personal nature as bar bills, laundry,telephone
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Evacuation by helicopter
  • Optional trips and sightseeing tours.
  • Tips for guide, porter and cook.

Climbing Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary climbing equipment with you for climbing in Nepal. The following climbing equipment and gears are recommended before climbing in Nepal. Most of the climbing equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased  in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Pokhara at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15 kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the climbing part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lower Body:
Under Garments
Hiking shorts
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
Upper Body:
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket
Lightweight gloves
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Trekking Poles
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
Nail clippers
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Small mirror
Personal Hygiene:
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)

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