19 days
Trip Level
Group Size
6091 m

A German expedition team made the first ascent of Pisang Peak, situated north of Manang valley in the famous Annapurna region. It is а way to the world’s highest passes since it offers the full range of Himalayan scenery. So, the climbers require good physical condition. The famous Annapurna Circuit with Pisang Peak climbing is owing to а real taste of peak climbing in Nepal.

Pisang Peak climbs through the west ridge on the top of High Camp at 5200 meters. Even though а shielded huge rock slabs make it challenging to rise in wet or snowy conditions and considered a technical climbing peak among the other trekking peaks of Nepal. Additionally, you may see fabulous views of the down valley of the Manang and the Annapurna Range from the summit of Pisang peak.

Pisang Peak Expedition begins as a classic trail of Annapurna Circuit Trek from Bensi Shahar. Then continues to walk along the Marshyangdi Valley River, passing different medieval villages, forests, waterfalls, and beautiful landscapes. The Annapurna region has the wealthiest bio-diversities and many trekking trails, either shorter or longer and higher or lower regarding altitude. Besides that, you will explore the hidden paradise of Nar and Phu’s medieval villages. Similarly, a grand traverse of Kang – La offers 360 degrees of spectacular scenery. On the other hand, it helps to get proper acclimatization before leaving to make the summit of Pisang Peak.

Pisang Peak Climbing: Highlights

Summit the Pisang Peak and scale the two significant passes: Thorong-La and Kang- La pass
Exploration of pilgrimage significant to both Hindus and Buddhists at Muktinath

Spectacular scenery, really admirable but a lifetime experience
an incredible flight over the giant Himalayas from Jomsom to Pokhara


Expedition Itinerary

Days itinerary Altitude Timing
1. Arrival in Kathmandu 1350 m
2. Free day & trek preparation
3. Kathmandu to Ngadi by local bus 920 m 7h00
4. Trek to Jagat 1400 m 6h00
5. Jagat to Darapani 1960 m 6h30
6. Trek to Chame 2650 m 6h15
7. Chame to Upper Pisang 3700 m 6h30
8. Acclimatization day!
9 – 11 Climbing period
12. Pisang Peak base Camp to Manang 3500 m 5h30
13. Trek to Yak Kharka 4110 4h00
14. Yak Kharka to Thorong high camp 4800 m 5h00
15. Trek to Muktinath via Thorong – La 5416 m 3800 7h00
16.  Jomsom 2800 m 6h00
17. Jomsom to Pokhara by plane
18. Pokhara to Kathmandu
19. Leisure day!
20 Final Departure



Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will greet and welcome by our agency’s representative in front of Arrival gate with Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.

Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit heritage site of Kathmandu valley, followed by pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing where you meet trek guide and others team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment and nature of peak climbing and others necessary information

Day 3: Kathmandu – Bulbule – Ngadi (1000 m) 7 hours by bus and 2 hours walk.

A picturesque drive in low land from Kathmandu to Bulbule 900m 7 hours by bus passing through several villages, landscapes, forest, and rivers. Then adventure footsteps begin here. Then, Trek to Ngadi (1000M) 2 hours walk. (Lodge)

Day 4: Ngadi – Jagat (1400m) 5 hours walk. (Lodge)

This is the second day of the journey. You will head to Namche after the breakfast. The trail leads you the northern valley of the Dudh Koshi River valley passing by several beautiful villages with their vibrant culture, peaceful forests and crossing over several bridges along the trail. Finally, you will get Namche.

Day 5: Jagat – Dharapani (1970m) 6 hours walk. (Lodge)

Early morning, trek to Dharapani from Jagat. An easy walking trail along the road until Chamje and cross a suspension bridge, after it going up with bit zig-zag trails passing through the forests, bamboo and rhododendron to Taal. Then, easy walk along the river get Dharapani.

Day 6: Dharapani to Chame 2,630m 5h00 walk

Today, walking along steep forested landscapes to reach in Timang where you can enjoy a spectacular view of Mt. Manaslu and other major Himalayas like Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal, and Nathi Chuli. Night at the lodge.

Day 7: Chame to Upper Pisang (3,700m.) 5h30 walk

An easy walking till Swargadwari after crossing the bridge a steep trail through a dense pine forest will bring to the spectacular amphitheater-shaped rock in Swargadwari, rising about 1000m from the river. At the same time, you will be surrounded by Himalayan peaks. Night at the lodge.

Day 8: Acclimatization day!!!

The rest day for acclimatization purpose. You have an opportunity to explore the village and monasteries. Enjoy the whole day with magnificent views of the Himalayas and check all the gears for climbing. Night at the lodge.

Day 9: Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp-(3-4hours) 4,380m.

Today, Trek up to the Base Camp, a Steep path from upper Pisang to a Kharka. It is considered the best place to set up base camp. Night at the tent.

Day 10: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp-(3-4 hours) 5,400 m.

Other 3-4 hours walk to set up the high camp after ascending. Today we walked for 4 -5 hours and set up our high camp at the height of 5400 m. after climbing to a stand on the south-west ridge. In the November to March, there will be snow at the high camp. Night at Tent.

Day 11: Summit to the Peak and back to Base Camp(7-9 hours) 6,091 m.

Today is having an important effect on the day of the summit on the peak. From the High Camp, The guide will generate the route up to the summit. The end of slop snow which is steeper and consider more technical to reach the summit of Pisang peak. After victorious on the summit. Your dream fulfills here and back to Base Camp. Night at the tent.

Day 12: Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang(5-6 hours) 3,450 m.

As usual in the morning, from Base Camp heading toward Manang passing through the Upper Pisang village where you can see a big difference between landscape and vegetation and remains breathtaking scenery of immense Himalayas. A classic trail of Annapurna Circuit Trek, Manang where you have an opportunity to observe customs, tradition, and lifestyle of Manangi people (an ethnic group of Nepal). Night at the lodge.

Day 13: Manang to Yak Kharka (3-4hours) 4,110m.

Glimpse of the Himalayan scenery approach in front of eyes. Gradually climb up to Gunsang. Easy walk to Yak kharka (a grazing place of Yak). Night in the lodge.

Day 14: Yak Kharka to Thorong Pedi (3-4 hours) 4,600 m.

Easy walk from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi but small places and bustling settlement to cater the trekkers. It is located lap of Thorong-La. Night in Lodge.

Day 15: Thorong Phedi –Thorong la (5416 m)- Muktinath-(8-10 hours) 5,416 m.

It is important to early start to reach the Thorong-La pass because of long day walk and will be windy in the late morning. It is an incredible experience of life while on the pass. It may cause hindrance crossing this greatest pass of Thorong-La if it is covered by snow and altitude. The views from the trail and pass are outstanding Himalayan scenery. After the pass, it starts long descend to Muktinath. Muktinath is the popular religious site for both Buddhist and Hindu. Night at the lodge.

Day 16: Muktinath – Jomsom (2800 m) 6h30

It is an easy walk down to Kagbeni and highly recommends walking from Lubra valley to avoid dust caused by road. Super views of Tilicho peak, Nilgiri, and Dhaulagiri range from Lubra valley. Kagbeni, a gateway of upper Mustang you get an opportunity to explore the Tibetan culture and monasteries then continue walking along the Kali Gandaki River to Jomsom.

Day 17: Jomsom – Pokhara by plane. (Hotel includes)

Early morning get to prepare all the baggage flight to Pokhara by plane. Wonderful Himalayan scenery of giant Himalayas Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif can see from the plane.

Day 18: Kathmandu – Pokhara by tourist bus (hotel includes)

A picturesque drive along the Prithvi High way to Kathmandu passing by several lowland villages, forests, rivers and get Kathmandu in the afternoon.

Day 19: Final departure.

Free time in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport two hours before the departure of your flight home.


DEPARTURE/RETURN  Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.
Domestic flights, Airport/Hotel transfer
Accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Accommodations and meals during the trek
All necessary documentation and permits
All ground transportation (as per mention itinerary)
Professional guide and porters
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fees
Meals in City
Personal Expenses
Travel Insurance
Tips Guide and Porters

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Pisang Peak climbing
Pisang Peak Climbing in Annapurna
Pisang Peak Climbing & Trekking
A popular Peak in Annapurna, Pisang Peak
Pisang Peak climbing
Pisang peak in the background

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