Around Annapurna and Pisang Peak Climb

This is very beautiful trekking and climbing peak which is located in Annapurna region. German Expedition made the first ascent of Pisang Peak in 1955 and since then it has been it has grown in popularity.The classic Around Annapurna trek combined with Pisang Peak climbing is a great way to have the taste of climbing in Himalayas in Nepal. The peak rises above from Pisang village and yak pastures in a uniform slope of ice and snow to the final summit pyramid. A unique trek and demanding adventure climbing can be suitable only for the fit individuals wishing to take on an adventure of a lifetime.

Firstly, we departure to Besisahar from Katmandu and start trek enroute common Annapurna Circuit trails and reach Pisang in a 6 days. To reach the base camp from Pisang village, the path ascends through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka 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. The well defined ridge leads to the final snow slop which is quite steep and little difficult to reach the summit. Summit of the peak offers truly splendid views of the Annapurna group including Tilicho Peak, Annapurna II and IV, Ghangapurna and the Glacier Dome. After a successful summit, we continue our trek to Manang valley and continue further up to Thorong Pedi. We will cross a highest pass of the world, Thorong pass at early morning and will arrive Muktinath, another part of the Annapurna. We descend further down through scenic Jharkot village, Kagbeni, a gate way to Upper Mustang and reach jomsom, a capital of Mustang where a small airstrip has on the bank of Kaligandaki River from where we take an early morning flight back to Pokhara and the trip ends.

 

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 02: Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathmandu to drive - Bensisahar (760m)
Day 04: Bensisahar - Ngadi (830m)
Day 05: Ngadi to Jagat (1,300m)
Day 06: Jagat to Dharapani (1,860m)
Day 07: Dharapani to Chame (2,670m)
Day 08: Chame to Pisang (3,200m)
Day 09: Pisang - Pisang Peak Base Camp (4,420m)
Day 10: Pisang Peak Base Camp - high camp (5,450m)
Day 11: High Camp - Climb to the Summit (6,091m) and return to Base Camp
Day 12: Pisang Peak Base Camp - Pisang (3,200m)
Day 13: Manang (3,540m)
Day 14: Letdar (4,200m)
Day 15: Thorung Phedi (4,450m)
Day 16: Thorung la pass to Muktinath (3,760m)
Day 17: Jomsom (2,713m)
Day 18: Fly from Jomsom - Pokhara
Day 19: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 20: Transfer to the airport for departure

Trip Facts

Best Period: Mar to May & Oct to Nov
Time Period: 19 Nights / 20 Days
Trek Period: 15 Night / 16 Days
In Kathmandu: 04 Nights
In Pokhara: 01 Night
Flights: 02 Ways (Jomsom / Pokhara / Kathmandu)
Trek Type: Strenuous
Highest Altitude: 6,091m
Warning: Altitude Sickness
Trek Start Point: Bhulbhule
Trek End Point: Jomsom
Accommodations: Hotels in Kathmandu / Lodges on trek / Camping while climbing section
Trek Cost: Details of cost upon request

Features

National Park: Annapurna National Park (7,629 sq. kms)
Mountains: Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Yaka Khawa, etc.
Pass: Throng la Pass (5,416m)
Rivers: Marshyangdi Khola and Kali Ghandaki River
Villages: Jagat, Dharapani, Chame, Pisang, etc.
Tribes: Brahmins, Chettris, Newars, Gurungs, Magars, Thakalis, Manangays (Lobas) and the Tibetans
Forests: Of Rhododendron and Pine
Landscapes: Varying from temperate valleys to snow clad mountains

Maps

Map of Around Annapurna Trek and Pisang Peak Climbing