This is an attractive and the most technical climbing peak in the Annapurna region. German expedition team made the first ascent in 1955. This fascinating peak can be seen from the Pisang village, way to the regular classic Annapurna route while we go to the round Annapurna trek from Besisahar after driving from Kathmandu via Jagat-Dharapani-Chame. We turn right side and cross the Marshyangdi River to go in Pisang peak base camp 4700m through Upper Pisang village where we can visit the monastery of Tibetan Buddhists. We continue our trek vertically up to install tented camp in Pisang High Camp 5100m and next early morning, we have to climb up the black slippery rock parts where climbing techniques are essential. Then, we start to climb in snow parts at 45 degrees and reach the top. The climbers can see the panoramic views of Annapurna, Manaslu, Himlung, Kangaroo, and the hidden Nar Phu valley. Either trek can continue for Thorong Pass 5416m or Tilicho Mesokanto pass. Finally, fly back to Pokhara from Jomsom.
Upon arrival meet and assist by Parikrama Treks representative. Transfer to hotel for rest. On the way, one can enjoy the view of the UNESCO world heritage site Pashupatinath Temple
Today you will visit some of the best UNESCO heritage of Kathmandu. We will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, and Bauddhanath. In the meantime, the Parikrama Treks team will complete all the necessary paper works.
Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for a day sightseeing.
Today we will have a long drive to reach Syange. We drive on a Prithvi Highway the pass through several beautiful towns. With a drive of 173 km, we will reach Besi Sahar. If we are lucky we can also get a glimpse of snow-capped mountains in the distance. From Besi Sahar, we change to a local jeep for a 30 km dirt road ride to Bahundanda.
We start this trekking from the pathway of the Annapurna Circuit trekking route. We will hike along the Marshyngdi river towards Dharapani. We walk past the beautiful villages of Jagat, Chamje, and reach Tal village.
Today trail offers beautiful views of Manaslu and Annapurna II making our day joyful. Other than the mountains, the landscape and the lifestyle are fascinating too.
With every step, we are gaining elevation. Our trek for the day takes us to the beautiful village of Pisang. Is the gateway village for the Pisang Peak climbing adventure. The stretch today brings the views of mountain peaks right from Chame. From Chame, one can enjoy the view of Annapurna II and Manaslu.
Today trail will take us to Pisang Peak Base Camp. We will also take a hike of 1000 meters of elevation to reach the base camp. We will have plenty of time to soak into the atmosphere of base camp. Once we settle into our camp, we can take some strolls around.
It is another day of big elevation gain, of another about 1,000 meters, when we trek up to the high camp. The adventurous day takes us up in the mountain where we plod up towards the destination for the day.
Today is the main day as we hike the Pisang Peak Summit. The peak is full of rocky terrain making it a tough challenge for climbers. Our climbing guide with fixed ropes for climbers to climb this peak. Once we reach the top we enjoy spectacular views of the mountains in the vicinity. We enjoy the view and the moments at the top the most before descending all the way back down to base camp.
It's an extra day to compensate for any possible delays on the summit climb. If we do not use this day, we will trek to Manang today.
Today we take our hike to Manang valley passing through the tiny village. When we reach Manang village we will have time to explore around the beautiful village.
Today's trail to Letdar brings us wonderful views of the mountainous landscape. It is completely different than the one in the lower elevation that we walked past. After about five hours of traversing the trail section, we reach our lodge in Letdar Phedi.
We leave Letdar after breakfast and trek towards Thorang Phedi. It is a short trek of about two hours to Thorang Phedi where we take a good rest to proceed towards high camp. The trek to Thorang High Camp will be another good hour of struggling uphill. We will have a spectacular view of the mountains from the high camp and around.
It’s a challenging day today but definitely worth taking it. We start before the break of the dawn higher towards the pass. About three hours of slow-paced struggle towards Thorang La. We will reach a spectacular pass that stands at 5,416 meters above sea level. We spend some moments there taking pictures and enjoying the view around. Later, we descend all the way to Muktinath where there is a beautiful and sacred temple for Hindus.
Today we walk on the landscape of Lower mustang from Muktinath to Jomsom. We start with a descent to Kagbeni and trek along the Kali Gandaki River to Jomsom. Once we reach Jomsom, we can walk around the beautiful town.
We take early morning breakfast and take a flight to Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara transfer to the hotel by your guide. You can rest and relax at this trekkers hub destination in western Nepal.
Today we take a tourist bus ride back to Kathmandu. We will follow the riverbank of Gandaki and Trishuli all the way to Kathmandu.
Our representative will drop you for your next flight to another adventure.
Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a camping or tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience. What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK
CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS
FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS
DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS
FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES
Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;
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