Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass - 17 Days

Country
Region
Activity
Group size
1-10
Duration
17 Days Days
Mode
Tea-House, Tent-Camp
Max-Altitude
6,091m/19,980ft
Daily Walking
5-6 hrs
Grade
3
Culture
Sherpa Culture, Tamang Culture, Magar Culture, Gurung Culture, Tibetan Influenced Culture, Mixed Culture
Best season
Autumn and Spring
Best season
Autumn and Spring

Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass 

1. Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

  • Meals:Lunch / Dinner
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Kathmandu
  • Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Thamel

Highlights:

  • Tribhuwan International Airport
  • Evening Walk at Thamel
     

2. Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

  • Duration:Half Day
  • Meals:Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Thamel
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Boudhanath
  • Pashupatinath
     

Highlights:

  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Introduction with group members and trekking crew
  • Equipment checking and briefing about the trek

3. Kathmandu to Chame(2,710 m/ 8,891 ft) via Besisahar(760m/2,493ft)

  • Duration:10-11 hrs (241Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Transportation:Private 4WD Jeep
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Descend:605m/1,984ft

  • Kathmandu
  • Besisahar
  • Tal
  • Dharapani
  • Chame

Highlights:

  • Waterfall
  • Landscapes
  • Marshyangdi Rivers

4. Chame to Upper Pisang(3,300m/10,826ft)

  • Duration:5-6hrs (13Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Ascend:590m/1,935ft

  • Chame
  • Bratang
  • Dhukurpokhari
  • Upper Pisang

Highlights:

  • Apple Garden
  • Apple Agro farm
  • Annapurna IV Panoramic View
  • Lamjung Himal View
  • Buddhist Monasteries
  • Pine Forest
  • Marshyangdi River
  • Wooden Bridge
  • Mani Stones and Mani Walls
  • Prayer Flags and Prayer Wheels
  • Dramatic Curved Rock Faces Above the Rivers
  • Sunset View

5. Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp(4,380m / 14,370 ft)

  • Duration:5-6hrs(10Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Tent-Camp
  • Ascend:1,080m/3,545ft

  • Upper Pisang
  • Yak Kharka
  • Pisang Peak Base Camp

Highlights:

  • Forests
  • Grasslands
  • Yaks Grazing
  • Herbs and Vegetations including Yarchagumba(Caterpillar Fungus)
  • Kharkas-Yak Shelters
  • Marvellous view of Annapurna IV, III and II in front of you
  • Sunset View
  • Pisang Peak
  • High Altitude

6. Acclimatization Day

  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Tent-Camp

  • Pisang Peak Base Camp

Highlights:

  • Climbing Gears Usage Trekking
  • Day Hike – Climber Higher
  • Sleep Lower
  • Self Preparation
  • Mind Makeup for the Peak Climbing
  • Rocky Trails

7. Pisang Peak Base Camp to Pisang Peak High Camp(5,400m / 17,712ft)

  • Duration:3-4hrs(6-7Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Tent-Camp
  • Ascend:1,020m/3,346ft

  • Pisang Peak Base Camp
  • Pisang Peak High Camp

Highlights:

  • Rocky Path
  • Marvellous View of Annapurna Ranges
  • Spectacular View of Marshyangdi River Valley
  • Blissful Nature
  • Glaciers
  • Vertical Peak
  • Adventure and Excitement
  • Climbing Gears Usage Training
  • Sunset View 

8. Pisang Peak High Camp to Pisang Peak Base Camp Via Pisang Peak Summit(6,091m/19,980ft)

  • Duration:7-9hrs(9-10Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Tent-Camp
  • Ascend:691m/2,268ft
  • Descend:1,711m/5,615

  • Pisang Peak High Camp
  • Pisang Peak Summit
  • Pisang Peak High Camp
  • Pisang Peak Base Camp

Highlights:

  • Start Climbing from Midnight
  • Rocky and Stony Exteriors
  • Cautious Trail
  • Climbing Gear Usage
  • Ultimate Destination – Pisang Peak Summit
  • Sceneries Never Seen Before
  • Achievement of a Lifetime
  • Adventure and Excitement
  • Technical Peak
  • Mind Blowing View of Annapurna Ranges

9. Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang(3,550m / 11,646ft)

  • Duration:5-6hrs(10-11Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Ascend:830m/2,725ft

  • Pisang Peak Base Camp
  • Ghyaru
  • Ngwal
  • Bratang
  • Manang

Highlights:

  • Windy and Dry Trails
  • Eye-Catching Sights
  • Local Houses
  • Lifestyle and Culture
  • Blissful Nature
  • Noticeable Change in Landscape
  • Prayer Flags and Prayer Wheels
  • Mani Walls and Mani Stones
  • Rest and Relax

10. Manang to Ledar(4,200m/ 13,779ft)

  • Duration:5 hrs(7-8Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Ascend:660m/2,165ft

  • Manang
  • Ghusang
  • Yak Kharka
  • Ledar

Highlights:

  • Mountains
  • Similar faces with Tibetan Culture
  • Landscapes
  • Glacier Lake
  • Wildlife
  • Typical Villages
  • High Altitude Hike

11. Ledar to Thorong High Camp(4,925m/16,158ft ) via Thorong Phedi(4,420m /14,501 ft)

  • Duration:6 hrs(5-6Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Ascend:725m/2,378ft

  • Ledar
  • Thorong Phedi
  • High Camp

Highlights:

  • Himalayan range view
  • Gorgeous Landscapes
  • Snow Leopard
  • Mountain Thar
  • Blue Sheep

12. Thorong High Camp to Muktinath(3,800m/12,467 ft) via Thorong La Pass(5,416 m / 17,764 ft)

  • Duration:8-9hrs(12-13Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Ascend:491m/1,610ft
  • Descend:1,616m/5,302ft

  • Thorong High Camp
  • Thorong La Pass
  • Muktinath

Highlights:

  • Glacier Walk
  • Panoramic view of Annapurna Ranges
  • One of the most popular and famous Passes in Nepal
  • Achievement of a lifetime ( High Altitude)
  • 108 Taps
  • Jwala Mai(Gas Flame)
  • Pilgrims
  • Nun Leading Monastery

13. Muktinath to Tatopani(Hot Spring)(1,200m/3,937 ft) via Drive

  • Duration:5-6hrs(80Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
  • Transportation:4WD Jeep/Bus
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Descend:2,600m/8,530ft

  • Muktinath
  • Jharkot
  • Kagbeni
  • Jomsom
  • Marphak
  • Kalopani
  • Larjung
  • Ghasa
  • Rukse Chhahara(Waterfall)
  • Tatopani

Highlights:

  • Hot Springs
  • 108 Taps
  • Landscapes
  • Cold Desert
  • Jeep Ride
  • View of Dhaulagiri Mountain and  Annapurna I
  • Pine Forest
  • Ice Fall
  • Thakali Culture
  • Salt Trade Spot

14. Tatopani to Ghorepani(2,860m/9,383ft)

  • Duration:7-8hrs (13-15Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Ascend:1,660m/5,446ft

  • Tatopani
  • Sikha Ghara
  • Chitre

Highlights:

  • Waterfall
  • Typical Nepali Village
  • Mountain Sceneries
  • Rhododendron Forest
  • Pine Forest
  • Foods

15. Ghorepani to Pokhara(810m/2,657ft) via Poon Hill(3,210m/10,531)

  • Duration:7-8hrs (13-14Km Walking) and 1.5hrs (44Km Drive)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Descend:2,000m/6,561ft

  • Ghorepani
  • Poon Hill
  • Ulleri
  • Nayapul
  • Pokhara

Highlights:

  • Sunrise view from Poon Hill
  • Panoramic View of Mountains
  • Dense Rhododendron Forest
  • Bushes
  • Pine Forest

16. Pokhara to Kathmandu

  • Duration:200Km (5-6hrs)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Descend:710m/2,329ft

  • Pokhara
  • Malekhu
  • Dhading
  • Kathmandu

Highlights:

  • Scenic Drive
  • Farewell Dinner in the evening

17. Departure Day

COST INCLUDES

Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass 

COST EXCLUDE

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Nepal Mountain Trekkers is a travel agency formed with the involvement of highly experienced and professional trekkers with an experience of more than two decades in trekking in the Himalayas. Moreover, we do have staffs from all the special parts of the country to provide you with the proper and adequate information and make you enjoy the best of your trip. In our years of experience, none of our clients had any complaint or dissatisfaction from our company and till now all our previous clients highly recommend our team to their friends and family which is the reason behind our dedication and diligence. Once you trek with our team, you will surely think of visiting Nepal time and again with us as our other clients.

In Nepal, the weather is mild and almost cold around the regions of Peak climbing so is of Pisang Peak Climbing region.

Well, the tip for guide and other trekking staffs like porters and drivers is not mandatory but since they contribute their time apart from family to make you enjoy the best of your trip ensuring your safety and satisfaction, we recommend you to contribute some amount of tip for them. In Nepal, it is practised that 10% of the total amount you pay for your trek and tour is contributed as a tip.

Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass can be organized according to your requirement to fit into your availability of time but in general, a minimum of more than two weeks is required to attain success with proper safety and satisfaction.

The trek could be extremely adventurous and exciting for solo trekkers and since you will be walking through off-the-beaten paths, it is somehow risky for the solo trekker and solo female trekkers. You need to be aware and capable of handling several situations in order to prevent from obligations and challenges during the trek and climbing. So, at least a highly experienced and certified trekking guide is needed for this trek even for solo trekkers. 

Since the trail of this trekking is mostly rural, the drinking water available during this trek would be tap water, well water or hand pumps and should be purified prior to drinking them. Hence, you should buy bottled waters or should have water purifying pills or any other equipment to ensure drinking safe water.

a.    Navigation
Map (with protective case)
Compass
GPS (optional)
b.    Sun protection
Sunscreen
Lip balm
Sunglasses, goggles or glacier glasses
c.    Insulation
Jacket, vest, pants, gloves, hat (see Clothing)
d.    Illumination
Headlamp or flashlight (plus spare)
Extra batteries (kept near the body when cold)
e.     First-aid supplies
First-aid kit (see our First-Aid Checklist)
f.    Fire
Matches or lighter
Waterproof container
Firestarter (for emergency survival fire)
g.     Repair kit and tools
Knife or multi-tool
Duct tape or other repair items
h.     Nutrition
Extra day's supply of food
i.     Hydration
Water bottles or hydration system (insulated)
Water treatment system
j.     Emergency shelter
Tent, tarp, bivy or reflective blanket
Equipment Options
Hardware quantities depend on the route.
Rope (dry preferred)
Helmet
Harness (with adjustable leg loops)
Boots (crampon-compatible)
Crampons
Ice axe (with leash)
Belay/rappel device
Pulley
Climbing pack
Route description or guidebook|
Locking carabineer(s)
Nonlocking carabineers
Runners—singles and doubles
Prusik cords
Hand protection (athletic tape, gloves)
Signalling mirror
Crevasse rescue gear
Avalanche transceiver
Shovel
Probe
k.    For Technical or Mixed Routes
Nuts
Nut extraction tool
Hexes
Ice tools (with leashes)
Ice screws
l.    Camming devices
Clothing
Wicking base layers (synthetic or wool)
Fleece jacket or vest
Fleece pants
Insulating jacket (down or polyfill)
Insulating hat, cap, balaclava or headband
Sun-shielding hat or cap
Socks (synthetic or wool) plus spares
Gloves or mittens
Gaiters
Rain jacket with hood (or soft shell)
Waterproof pants or bibs
Bandana or Buff (neck or face gaiter)
m.    Personal Items
Multifunction watch
Two-way radios
Cell phone in a protective container
Camera
Binoculars
Quick-dry towel
Lunch; energy food/gels/chews
Toilet paper
Sanitation trowel
Insulated seat pad
Handwarmer pockets
Permits

All the above-listed items could either be brought by your own or you can buy it or hire it in Nepal. Nepal Mountain Trekkers will provide you with the service of buying and hiring the equipment.

Since Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass is an adventure related activity and it is somehow challenging and risky as well, you would be requiring insurance, climbing permits and special permits like Peak Permit Royalty, and since you would be trekking thru Annapurna Conservation Area, you also require Annapurna Conservation Area Permit(ACAP).

It is better to have previous climbing experience for Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass because without having the technical know-how about mountaineering there would be a high risk during the peak climbing activities. 

About the porter, it is your decision because if you are few in number and you do not have many loads to carry then you can go without the porter as well. Well, the guides are essential to take care of you in each case and to make you explore the best of climbing a peak since the guides owe years of experience in this activity and they are well-known as well as well-trained to handle all kinds of the situation during Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass.

Since peak climbing is an adventure related activities and it is somehow challenging and risky as well, you would be requiring insurance before Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass to cover the expenses in case of emergency.

Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass is somehow arduous activity since climbing a peak and the trails up to there are not so easy, you have to make your way through rugged off-the-beaten paths. But if you are physically fit enough and courageous enough to accept the challenges and at the same time being well-equipped and aware, Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass in is adventurous and exciting rather than difficult.

During Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass, you would be staying overnight at tea-houses or lodges and you will be served with traditional Nepali dishes like Dal-Bhat. Whereas, at the higher elevation you will be staying in tent-camps and eat what is cooked by the crew. 

In the case of emergency, our highly experienced and determined trekking staffs and guides who are the inhabitants of this region and are professional in these fields would guide you with the best instruction according to the situation. They are well aware of every kind of risks and the solutions and they would be in touch with the company along with your trekking session, so there is no reason to worry about, just enjoy the trek. And if the situation is really critical, then there is also helicopter rescue available with us which might be costly if you do not have any insurance to claim it. 

Due to chances of heavy snowfall and obscuring weather in winter and rainfall during the rainy season; autumn and spring are the best seasons for Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass. The sceneries are vivid and you can also enjoy the amazing blossoming of rhododendron flowers along the trail during then.

ATMs and credit cards are accessible only on the major and specific places of Nepal, so during your Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass, you can use ATMs and credit cards only while you are in Kathmandu or district headquarters. 

Due to high altitude, altitude sickness and similar problems might arise during Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass but with proper acclimatization and guidance, you can tackle it.

Except for child, there is no age limit for Pisang Peak Climbing with Thorong La Pass if you are fit enough physically and mentally to cope with the challenges during peak climbing.

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