Pisang Peak Climbing 19 Days
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- Fixed DATES: 2017 / 2018
Hotel/Lodge & Tented Camp
Sep-Dec & Feb-Jun
Outlined Itinerary for Pisang Peak Climbing 19 Days
- Airport pickup and drop by private car
- One full day Kathmandu city tour by private car
- Tent and teahouse stay in trek
- Conservation permit, TIMS Card
- Royality of Peak climbing (climbing permit)
- 3 night Hotel in Kathmandu
- One night hotel in pokhara after your treks.
- Three meals a day Lunch, Breakfast, and dinner
- Mountain accommodation with guest house and camping tent
- An experienced licensed holder Guide and required porters and sharpa
- Food, drinks, salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, accommodation, and local tax for guide and porters,
- Transportation by bus, car or by flight,
- Medical kit box
- Climbing Equipment’s as your require
- All government tax, and local charge
- All necessary transportation while sightseeing
- Welcome and farewell dinner in kathmandu
- Personal climbing equipment
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and pokhara
- Your travel insurance
- International flight and departure tax
- Any expense of personal nature
- Nepal entry visa fee US 30
- Any kinds of Bar bills
- Tips to guide and staff
Pisang Peak is considered one of the easy climbing peaks among the climbing Peaks in Nepal but requires technical knowledge. To reach the base camp from Pisang village, the path ascends through sparse wood and pasture to a kharka(Animal Shed) at 4,380m which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. High camp is set up at 5,400m climbing to a shoulder on the south west Ridge. There will be snow at the base camp and high camp from the end of November to the end of March.
The trek after the wonderful Pisang peak climbing finally leads to the top of Thorungla reaching the highest point of this trek. From here the trail descends most of the way to Pokhara passing through the holy site of Muktinath. Muktinath holy water spouts is one of the sources of the Kali Gandaki River as well. This grand trek follows the world's deepest gorge of Kali Gandaki River valley and passing the villages of Jharkot and Kagbeni to Jomsom for the sweeping scenic flight to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu. The dramatic deep valleys, Buddhist Culture and mountain scenery is the reason for this wonderful trek, and the experience is truly mind blowing.
Once at arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport you will be received by our staff and will escort you to the Hotel, our guide will give you a brief orientation of the Hotel, Kathmandu, Climbing, Trekking, Do's and Don't and other related information that you might require while in Nepal. Evening joined to welcome dinner for Nepali tropical restaurant.
After your first night in Kathmandu, finished your breakfast starting your city tour with government trainee lenience holder guide sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest. Just like pashupati temple, boudhanath temple, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu durbar square , evening prepare your climbing and trekking equipment over night hotel in Kathmandu.
Travel by Bus to Pokhara on the scenic highway. This is an interesting drive through the foothills of the Himalaya. The road has been greatly improved in recent years. Behishar a large town and its the district headquarter of Lamjung area. The first day of this journey following the wide dirt motor able road for an hour or two, the drive continues through the busy bazaar of Beshishar and crossing few streams with short up's and downs. On reaching Khudi over night at this village.
After a good first day trek, today's early morning after breakfast walk begins with an easy winding path from khudi ,all the way fallow from the Marsyangdi river valley. From here the trek descends passing through the farm terraces then reaching at Syange village after crossing a long suspension bridge; with a short break here walk continues on the gradual path for a short while, then climbing higher above from the river valley, the steep climb lasts for an hour. Once on the top of the ridge a magnificent view of the raging waterfalls can be seen on route to Jagat. From here another hour of pleasant walk brings you to the overnight halt at Jagat.
From this village Jagat, a gradual walk leads through the terraced farms coming to Chamje village, from Chamje a short walk leads to a suspension bridge over the raging Marsyangdi river, after the crossing the bridge it's another steep climb for another 2-3 hours till Tal is reached, the village is situated on the gorge-valley by the side of the river Marsyangdi. Leaving Tal the walk gets easier on the gentle path till to a bridge, from here a short climb to a small place with few teahouses, the walk winds on the up and downhill path coming to a large bridge, after the bridge another hour of great walk brings to the village of Dharapani.
From Dharapani the vegetation, people and the landscapes changes and the air will gets cooler, the trail then climb through forests to Bagarchhap, the first village on the trek with typical Tibetan architecture. After a pleasant cool morning walk the altitude slowly gains then reaching the apple country at Dhanaqi and the alpine region passing through farm, orchards and beautiful pine forest with views of Lamjung and Annapurna II peaks, the trail follows the river Marsyangdi upstream passing by the villages of latamanang and Koto before Chame. From Koto, half hour of easy walk brings to the village town of Chame for the overnight stop. Chame an important place of Manang region, and the district headquarters.
The walk from here follows the other side of the river on the northern bank, after leaving Chame, the path passes through pine woods and small villages with few ups and downs till you reach the orchard village of Bratang. From here continue on the gradual path up to a bridge, from the bridge a short steep climb through the pine forest brings you at the top of the ridge of Pisang village. After walking past the tree lines a great view can be seen of Pisang peak and the Chulu peak with Pisang village below, from this ridge a gentle descent for an hour brings to the windswept village of Pisang.
An important rest day and to acclmatise for the climb to Pisang Peak and for the trek beyond to Thorangla pass, a leisure day or for energetic people can go for a day hike around.
From the village of Pisang head towards North passing the upper village through sparse wood and pastures to a kharka or the Shepard's shed as this spot provides an excellent campsite for the base camp after the strenuous climb of 3-4 hours.
From the Base camp a faint path leads to an open area at the hillside following a ridge and climbing to a shoulder on the South-West Ridge which provides a suitable site for the high camp. Under some conditions this area may be under snow. Afternoon free to sort the gear for the climb.
Early morning set for the climb from here the route leads above a well defined ridge to the final snow slope which leads quite steeply although without difficulty all the way to the top of Pisang summit. After a wonderful time at the top return to the base camp, time permitting descend all the way to Pisang village.
From Pisang onwards the walks leads with the constant view of the high snow capped peaks. The walk climbs steeply up for half an hour, after a short gradual walk from the Pisang village then reaching the top of a small hill. This grand spot offers a dramatic views of the valleys, Hongdre village with it's short air-strip and the great peaks of Gangapurna, Annapurna II, III, Tilocho, and on the right Chuli east, on the back Pisang peak. The walk from here is on the downhill and gradual path all the way to Hongdre, from Hongdre the trek is more or less flat on the wide trail most of the way to Manang, adding a slight touch of altitude as you near to the village of Braga and Manang, here with time to spend the morning visiting Braga Monastery. The largest in the district, it has an outstanding display of statues, thangkas and the religious manuscripts. From here it is only an hour walk to Manang for the overnight stop.
After a wonderful time at Manang, the trail from here leads to a slow climb for an hour, after the last village of Manang, the track gently winds up offering inspiring views of the Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Tiloche and the close up views of Chuli's peaks from mid and west as the trail heads up in the barren windswept terrain's with juniper bushes as the only surviving vegetation around this region, coming to a small settlements of Yak-Kharka for the overnight with time for a short hike around.
The trail from here leads to a slow climb up, after the last settlement of Ledar, the track gently winds up offering grand views of the Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Tiloche and the close up view of Chuli peaks as the trail heads up in the barren windswept terrain's, then slowly reaching at ThorangPehdi Depending upon your fitness if all is well here at lunch time continue the climb on the zig-zag track towards Upper Phedi or High Camp where there is few teahouses or lodge reaching here makes the walk easier start for the next day and shortens the hour of walking towards the pass.
Starting early after breakfast, so that you can reach the top of the pass on time before the cold wind starts and to catch the best of the magnificent views of the northern Annapurna, Damudhar,Bhirkuti and Dhaulagiri range of mountains. The trail from High Camp follows on the winding scree, gravel path the walk in the beginning can be quite strenuous on the steep zig-zag path for an hour, on reaching at the height of 5,416 meter at Thorang-la, an impressive view of the stunning high Himalayan scenery can be seen from the top of this pass. The descent is steep and rough, but one can have excellent views of the Dhaulagiri 8,167 m. A long descend to the sacred village of Muktinath, on reaching at the bottom there's about two or three teahouses for refreshment, after a break here continue for another hour to Muktinath the holiest of all holy places, during auspicious time according to Hindu & Buddhist calendar this place is full and busy with pilgrims from Nepal and India.
After Muktinath, journey carries on with a 1,200m of descent to the Kaligandaki river valley floor, with a brief stop at Ekalebhatti meaning a lonely teahouse, at present it's a small settlement with 3-4 teahouses. From here onwards the valley gets very windy in the afternoon time, the walk from here follows the gentle trail for another two hours till the large town of Jomsom is reached. Jomsom, headquarter of the Mustang region with a small airstrip just above the Kaligandaki River.
The flight time to Pokhara, as per the schedule make way to the terminal for security check, this scenic flight from Jomsom takes about 25 minutes to Pokhara, a panoramic view of the snow capped peaks can be seen from the plane. On reaching Pokhara transfer to Hotel near the scenic Phewa Lake with time to relax and to browse the local market area.
Early morning starting 7:00 Am starting your travel back to Kathmandu, after 7-8 hour drive will reaches you to Kathmandu. back to the Hotel over night in Kathmandu
Today as per your international flight time, keep your ticket, and your passport handy. Our staff will take you to the airport for your final departure from this amazing country, Nepal.
- 2017 Fixed Departures
- 2018 Fixed Departures
What is trekking peak?
- Trekking peaks allow you to climb to your chosen summit and back in a day from each Base/High Camp. The routes we use are chosen for their objective safety and sometimes involve easy angled snow slopes, straightforward ridges and occasionally minor scrambling. Trekking peaks are generally between 5000m to below 7000m. The climbing permits for these peaks can be obtained from Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). These peaks are also called NMA Trekking Peaks.
Who can climb a peak?
- There are no restrictions to obtain climbing permit and anyone with appropriate fitness and skills can attempt a peak climbing. Non-technical climbs can be attempted by a fit trekker with little or no climbing experience. For technical climbs one needs to have an appropriate level of climbing experience.
I have never climbed before. Can I go for peak climbing?
- There is always first time for everything including peak climbing. There are non-technical peaks, which can be climbed safely by a fit trekker and even slightly technical peaks can be attempted by a novice climber with a professional climbing guide.
What are physical fitness criteria to climb a peak in Nepal?
- To climb high elevation peak the health and fitness is a paramount criteria. The level of fitness required is proportional to peak elevation and route difficulty and length.
What is climbing permit?
- Climbing Permit for trekking peaks is a legal document issued by the Nepal Mountaineering Association authorizing the climber to attempt the climb on designated peak or route. Attempting a climb without permit is illegal.
What if I need medical assistance at some point during the trip?
- Part of the cost of your trip includes medical and evacuation insurance (view Insurance Options). In case of emergency, our staff is well trained to facilitate medical treatment and emergency transport.
What does the cost of the trip cover?
- Every climbing peak includes comprehensive medical and evacuation insurance (view Insurance Options), all domestic travel, all housing accommodations on the trek, all scheduled meals, permits, entrance fees, guide/porter services, and a final farewell dinner at the conclusion of the trip
What risks are associated with the types of climbing that Imperial Nepal organizes?
- The adverse effects of altitude are the most common risk associated with trekking. In case of altitude sickness, guides will lead individuals down the mountain and seek medical care. Common injuries associated with walking or hiking of any kind (i.e. sprained ankles or strained muscles) may also pose a risk.
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