‘adventure around scenic Manang valley with exciting climb on top stunning Pisang Peak’

 

Highlights:

“An overwhelming experience with an adventure on most stunning mountains of Himalaya Glorious panorama from the summit of Pisang Peak of Northern Annapurna Himalaya
A great adventure with cultural exploration around interesting traditional mountain villages
Grand views of snow capped peaks on daily walks towards picturesque and high Manang Valley
Climb of great courage and skill to the top of stunning Pisang Peak with grand scenery
Walking into lovely alpine forest of tall rhododendron-magnolia-pines and fir tree lines
From warm sub-tropic to cool alpine zone and ending at arctic zone of ice and glaciers”

Pisang Peak Climb Profile:

Trip Mode:                          Hotel- Lodge with camping for few nights from Pisang village onward.
Trekking grade:                 Moderate & Adventurous
Climbing grade:                 PD + (‘Per Difficule’ French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification)
Activities:                            Exciting flights- cultural and scenic trek with adventurous climb.
Trek & Climb duration:   15 Nights & 16 Days (with drive and flight to Pokhara).
Total Trip:                            20 Nights & 21 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu).
Best Season:                      March to June and September to December months when days are clear during
early autumn / falls.

Introduction:

Pisang Peak Climb, an adventure of a lifetime experience where walk takes you in the midst of beautiful Manang valley and beyond for exciting climb on top 6,091 m / 19,984 ft high at Pisang Peak.

Pisang Peak, a striking looking dome shaped mountain above the end of scenic Manang valley close to Damodar Himal range of mountains with Chulu’s towards west and north with views of massive Annapurna Mountain range.

Adventure to Pisang Peak Climb, leads you on the best scenic areas of Himalaya region around famous and popular Annapurna Circuit trekking route, listed as world top ten adventure destination by renowned guide books and travel magazines.

Certainly a unique country with never a boring moment on daily walks in the comfort of nice and friendly local lodges that’s found in every villages on route trekking, as from Pisang village onward for few days in tents with full camping facilities of different kitchen unit of cook-kitchen staff along with guides and porters.

Starting with exciting drive from Nepal capital Kathmandu city and heading towards north mid west on busy main highway for some hours and then towards our trekking point at Syange village around Lamjung district.

Walk follows raging Marsyangdi River heading higher past Jagat-Tal and Dharapani interesting villages to reach at Chame, headquarter town of Manang areas, and then walk continues through lovely alpine woodland with grand views of Annapurna-Manaslu with Pisang peak on reach at windswept Pisang village.

At Pisang with acclimatization days heading towards our main highlight and goal of the adventure on Pisang Peak Climb, graded as PD + taken from widely used and popular French / Swiss Alpine Climbing classification.

Although a straightforward climb but with some technical difficulties in few sections towards its summit top at 6,091 m / 19,984 ft high, we have reserved days for acclimatization and preparations and out expert guides will make necessary effort guiding you to the top of Pisang Peak.

Enjoy the spectacular panorama of mountains that circles you at the top, feeling in high spirit descend safely back and head towards main Manang village with interesting walks with views and visiting Braga old monastery.

From Manang village walk leads to cross high and scenic Thorang-La pass at above 5,416 m with tremendous views and then downhill towards holy Muktinath Temple premises to reach at Kaligandaki River valley in Jomsom, the administrative town of Mustang district.

After last overnight stops in Jomsom, next early morning smooth short flight of 22 mins reaches you at picturesque Pokhara by the serene Phewa Lake with views of massive Annapurna Himalaya with mesmerizing and exciting adventure on Pisang Peak Climb.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 01:            Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02:            In Kathmandu optional tour and preparation for Pisang Peak Climb.
Day 03:            Drive to Syange 1,140m via Besisar – 06 hrs.
Day 04:            Trek to Dharapani 1,920m – 05 hours.
Day 05:            Trek to Chame 2,670 m – 06 hours.
Day 06:            Trek to Pisang village 3,300 m – 05 hrs.
Day 07:            At Pisang village with rest day and acclimatization.
Day 08:            Trek to Pisang Peak base camp 4,380 m – 04 hrs.
Day 09:            Trek and climb to High / Advance Camp 5,400 m – 03 hrs.
Day 10:            Rest day to scout the area and for acclimatization.
Day 11:            Ascent of Pisang Peak and return to base camp.
Day 12:            Reserve and contingency day.
Day 13:            Trek to Manang 3,540m- 04 hrs.
Day 14:            Trek to Yak Kharka 4,210m – 04 hrs.
Day 15:            Trek to Thorang- La High Camp or Phedi 4,450m – 04 hrs.
Day 16:            Cross Thorang La 5,416m | 17,769ft and trek to Muktinath 3,800 m-06 hrs.
Day 17:            Trek to Jomsom 2,715 – 04 hrs.
Day 18:            Fly to Pokhara 860 m afternoon free for individual activities.
Day 19:            From Pokhara drive to Kathmandu 1,345 m – 06hrs.
Day 20:            In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Day 21:            International departure homeward bound.

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