Standing at 6093 metres, the spectacular Pisang Peak offers a challenging climb which rewards you with a fantastic sense of achievement and on top of that, amazing views over the Annapurna region, and some of the highest mountains in the world! With a mix of ridges and fixed rope climbing, its advised that you have some previous mountaineering experience to enjoy this mountain and that you have a good level of fitness.
Depending on mountain conditions, the climb can take anything from 8 hours to 12 hours from Upper Base Camp. The terrain is mixed and exposed in areas and sections involve climbing and traversing really exciting rock faces and fixed ropes.
Pisang Peak is a great experience of Himalayan mountain climbing, and you’ll enjoy 2 nights in tented base camps with our friendly and experienced mountain guides who will guide you through the 3 day expedition from the pretty Upper Pisang Village.
At Base Camp, you’ll not only wake up to tasty food cooked by our guides, but mountain views that will simply take your breath away!
It’s recommended that you have your own equipment, this includes insulated boots, Jumar, abseil device, climbing helmet, crampons, ice axe and alpine harness. Some of these items can be hired, so speak to us to confirm what we can help to provide/loan.
One thing is guaranteed, when you reach the summit of Pisang Peak, you really will feel like you are on top of the world!
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||TIA Kathmandu|
|HIGHEST ALTITUDE||6039 m|
Important Note: Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Epic Adventures. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
Arrival in Kathmandu – 1,300m/4,264 ft
Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek
Kathmandu- Besisahar, 800m/2624ft. & Trek to Khudi Altitude: 830m/2,723ft Distance of walking: 6-7 hrs walks
Khudi- Ghermu Altitude: 1330m/4,363 ft Distance of walking: 5-6 hrs walks
Ghermu- Taal Altitude: 1675m/5494ft Distance of walking: 6-7 hrs walks
Taal- Chame Altitude: 2670m/8757ft Distance of walking: 6-7 hrs walks
Chame – Pisang Altitude: 3,300m/10824ft Distance of walking: 5-6 hrs walks
Pisang to Upper Pisang (3,810 m/12,497ft) 1-2 hrs Altitude: 3,810/ 12497ft Distance of walking: 1 hrs
Upper Pisang to Base Camp Altitude: 4380m/14360ft Distance of walking: 3-4 hrs walks
Pisang Base Camp to Pisang High Camp Altitude: 5400m/17712ft Distance of walking: 4-5 hrs walks
Pisang Peak Summit and Hike back to Upper Pisang Summit of Pisang peak- 6091/19980ft Distance of walking: 8-9 hrs walks
Climbing Reserve Day
Upper Pisang to Manang (3,500m/11,482ft) 4-5 hrs Altitude: 3500m/11482ft Distance of walking: 5-6 hrs walks
Manang: Rest & Acclimatize Altitude: 3,500m/11,482ft Acclimatization Day
Trip to Tilicho Lake via Khansar & Tilicho Base Camp Altitude: At Tilcho lake 5180m, Khansar 3735m and Tilcho Base Camp 4150m
Khansar – Yak Kharka Altitude: 4,110m/13,484ft Distance of walking: 3-4 hrs walks
Yak Kharka – Thorong Phedi Altitude: 4,450m/14596ft Distance of walking: 3-4 hrs walks
Thorong Phedi – Thorong- La Top- Muktinath Altitude: 3,800/12,467ft & Thorong-La 5,416m/17,765ft Distance of walking: 7-8 hrs walks
Muktinath-Marpha Altitude: 2,670m/8,760ft Distance of walking: 6-7 hrs walks
Marpha- Ghasa Altitude: 2,120m/6,955ft Distance of walking: 6-7 hrs walks
Ghasa- Tatopani Altitude: 1,200m/3937ft Distance of walking: 4-5 hrs walks
Tatopani- Ghorepani Altitude: 2,850m/9,350ft Distance of walking: 5-6 hrs walks
Morning, Hike to Poon Hill (3210m/10,528ft), Trek to Tadapani Altitude: 2,710m/8,891ft Distance of walking: 4-5 hrs walks
Tadapani to Ghandruk Altitude: 1,990m/6,529ft Distance of walking: 5-6 hrs walks
Ghorepani- Nayapul & drive back to Pokhara Altitude: 820m/2700ft Distance of walking: 4-5 hrs walks Distance of Drive: 1 hrs drive
Pokhara- Kathmandu Distance of driving: 5-6 hrs drive