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Pisang Peak
Pisang Peak
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Activity: Trekking and moderate climbing
Starting from: Beshishar
Ending at:  Jomsom
Grade:     Alpine grade D
Location: Longitude 84° 11' 25", Latitude: 28° 38' 57''
Highest access of the trek/climb:  Thorong –La (5415m), Pisang peak summit (6091m)
Culture:  Hinduism & Buddhism
Himalayan sights:  Annapurna range, Lamjung Himal, Dhaulagiri etc…
Mode of trekking/Climbing:  Tea House+Camping or Camping only
Most attraction of the trek/climb: Follow the Annapurna circuit trail, high Pisang valley, ascent of Pisang Peak etc…
Departures: March |April | May |September |October |November | December

Pisang peak rises from the yak pastures above the Pisang village on the way to the classic Annapurna circuit route in a uniform slope to the final summit pyramid which is an undistinguished snow and ice slope, comprising a curve ridge and made up of steeply tilted rock, towering above the valley. The whole western flank of Pisang Peak, which is guarded by glacier, might offer you a considerable challenge, first a traverse of the whole summit ridge, which connects, to a more northern summit before curving back west.  This peak offers spectacular climbing ranks the finest trekking peaks of Nepal. The fist ascent of this peak was made solo in 1955 by J. Wellenkamp(Germany). Upon ascension we again follow the famous Annapurna round route via Thorong-La (5,400m) to Jomsom and then take a panoramic mountain scenic to Kathmandu via Pokhara.

 

 

 

Day Outlined itinerary
1 Arrive Kathmandu, meet South Asia Trekking representative and transfer to Hotel. 
2 Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
3 Cross-country drive Kathmandu to Pokhara road. Turn off at Marshyangdi river and continue to Beshishar (823m) then to Bhulbhule
4 Trek to Shyange
5 Trek via Chamje and Taal to Dharapani (1,882m). 
6 Trek Bagarchhap, Koto at the junction with the Naar Phu region to Chame (2,700m). 
7 Trek to more open valley at Pisang (3,150m). 
8 At rest in Pisang. 
9 Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4380m). 
10 Move to High Camp. 
11 Ascent of Pisang Peak (6091m) and descend back to BC. 
12 Trek to magnificent village and monastery at Manang (3,520m). 
13 At rest in Manangand local exploration. 
14 Trek via several villages to Yak Kharka (4000m). 
15 Trek towards the bottom of Thorong La to Thorong Phedi (4420m). 
16 Early morning starting to cross Thorong-La (5416m) and trek to Muktinath (3,800m). 
17 Trek via the Kaligandaki Gorge to Jomsom (2715m). 
18 Morning flight Jomsom/Pokhara and connection flight to Kathmandu.  
19-20 At leisure in Kathmandu. 
21 Transfer to airport for international departure.

E-mail us for cost & further details

Cost includes:

  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing bed & breakfast basis,
  • Internal flight tickets,
  • Climbing peak permit & other necessary permits,
  • Professional Sherpa Guide (Sirdar) & assistant Sherpas depending on number of member backed by full crew member of kitchen staffs,
  • Summit bonus for climbing sherpas,
  • Daily wages, insurance, cloth, food, shelter of staffs and porters,
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during entire trip,
  • Complete camping equipments & all common climbing equipments: snow-bar, ice-screw, ropes, snow shovel,
  • Transport of all food supply & equipments from the trip starting point to the ending point as per itinerary,
  • Airport-hotel-airport transfers,
  • First Aid Medical Kit (only for staffs),
  • O2 or hyperbaric chamber for emergency use,
  • Emergency helicopter rescue evacuation arrangements,

Cost excludes

  • Air travel to/from Nepal,
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu,
  • Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
  • Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations,
  • Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose

TRIP EXTENSION IDEAS
While in Nepal there are various interesting and exciting options to pursue either before or after your trek or tour.

Everest Mountain Flight-After trekking in the region why not take the opportunity for a close-up view of the world's highest and most famous mountain from the air! The flight lasts about an hour and takes you from the Kathmandu valley, over the Khumbu region and culminates with the unforgettable view of Everest herself.

Exciting option of Rafting & Chitwan National park–One of the oldest and popular National Park in Nepal and in whole Asia, one can find more than 43 species of mammals in the park. The park is especially renowned for the endangered one-horned Rhinoceros, the Royal Bengal Tiger and the fresh water Gharial Crocodile along with many other common species mammals, reptiles and over 450 species of birds. You can take an extension trip from 2 to 4 days.

Bungy Jumping-Imaging a bridge over a 160m from tropical gorge with the Bhote Koshi, one of the world’s wildest rivers raging below…Now Jump.

This may be the most spectacular Bungy Jump on the planet. This remarkable 500ft. (160m) drop into the Bhote Koshi River gorge on the Nepal / Tibet border is the longest free fall in the world.

A drive of 3 hours (100km) from Kathmandu to within 12 km of the Tibet border to reach the Ultimate Bungy Jump spot. The unlimited Bungy Jump takes place on a 166m wide steel suspension bridge over the Bhote Koshi River, altitude about 3600ft.

Nagarkot- The ridge (2174 m) offers possibly the best display of the Himalaya including if you are lucky, a glimpse of a dark shape in the back that is Everest - while remaining in the proximity of the valley. Sunrise view from here is truly magnificent.

Dhulikhel- The small quiet town, known for its traditional crafts, lies 30 km east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 1470 m. Climb a little to see the mountains, from Cho Oyu in the east to Himalchuli in the west. It is a small Newari town where ancient cultures are still religiously maintained. It’s easy access, stunning sunsets and the many side treks make it a popular destination.

Please Note: If you want to extend your stay in Nepal it is essential we are informed as soon as possible after your booking.

Pisang Peak climbing trip Personal Gear list
Majority of the gears especially the technical equipments are also available for hiring from us.

•    1 climbing  Harness
•    1 pair of climbing boot.
•    1 pair of Gaiters
•    1 pair of technical Crampon
•    1 pair of Ski or trekking poles
•    1 Ice-Axe. (60 cm)
•    1 Jumar (Ascender)
•    1 Belay device: ATC or figure 8.
•    Karabiners: 2 Screw-gate (locking) and 2 regular twist-locks.
•    1 sleeping bag 4-5 season rated,
•    1 Therma-Rest foam pad
•    1 Foam pad
•    Camera gear
•    1 Water bottle
•    Two sets of high quality Sun glasses
•    1 Swiss Army knife
•    1 Daypack (ruck sack) 34-40 liter
•    Some Compressions stuff sacks
•    1 Headlamp with spare batteries and bulbs
•     1 Large duffle bags with lock
•    1 Woolen warm hat
•    1 Good sun hat
•    Neck gaiter
•    Suns cream
•    Lips cream (2 sticks).
•    1 pr heavy wool mitts.
•    1 pr over mitts (Gore-tex) double liners
•    1 pair of fleece/ wind stopper glove
•    1 Fleece jacket
•    4 T-shirts
•    2 Cotton pants or trekking pants
•    1 wind proof jacket
•    3-4 pieces of regular lightweight underwear
•    2 Long underwear.
•    2 Long-sleeved shirts
•    1 Down Jacket
•    Gore-Tex Shell Pants
•    1 Light hiking boots
•    1 pair of sandle or Sport shoes or low top shoes.
•    2 pair new wool or Pile climbing socks
•    Some lightweight socks.

Pisang Peak Group climbing equipments (ropes, snow bar, ice-hammer, ice-screw, tent etc) are provided by SOUTH ASIA TREKKING

Health Consideration / Medicine
Though our Sherpa Guide/Leader will carry a comprehensive medical kit for purpose of using during the Pisang Peak trip if any staffs felt sick, you should carry your personal medication as prescribed by your doctor. Or a Personal Medical Kit such as: Diamox, ciprofloxacin, anti fungal cream, anti-inflammatory cream/ointment, Antiseptic, Diarrheal medicines, Antibiotic drops, Indigestion medicines, Painkillers, Oral Rehydration Solution, DRESSING AND WOUND CARES

Immunization
At least six weeks before the departure you will need to consult your doctor to work out an immunization schedules relevant to the Himalayas. You should normally be immunized against Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A, Cholera, though you must also contact your doctor for necessary immunization details.

Vaccinations against the following diseases may be useful, although they might be difficult or expensive to obtain. Your doctor will let you know if they are appropriate:
•    Rabies
•    Meningitis
•    Japanese Encephalitis.

Dental Checks
It is most important that you have a through dental examination before the expedition and have any necessary treatment carried out. Dental treatment on the mountain is likely to be drastic and traumatic!

Detailed information regarding Pisang Peak climbing personal gear list & other information will be sent you upon booking the trip.

All Pisang Peak Climbing material ©South Asia Trekking

 

Day 1:    Arrive Kathmandu, meet South Asia Trekking representative and transfer to Hotel.
Day 2:    Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Day 3:
    Cross-country drive Kathmandu to Pokhara road. Turn off at Marshyangdi river and continue to Beshishar (823m) then to Bhulbhule
Day 4:   Trek to Shyange
Day 5:   Trek via Chamje and Taal to Dharapani (1,882m).
Day 6:    Trek Bagarchhap, Koto at the junction with the Naar Phu region to Chame (2,700m).
Day 7:    Trek to more open valley at Pisang (3,150m).
Day 8:    At rest in Pisang.
Day 9:    Trek to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4380m).
Day 10:    Move to High Camp.
Day 11:    Ascent of Pisang Peak (6091m) and descend back to BC.
Day 12:    Trek to magnificent village and monastery at Manang (3,520m).
Day 13:    At rest in Manang and local exploration.
Day 14:    Trek via several villages to Yak Kharka (4000m).
Day 15:    Trek towards the bottom of Thorong La to Thorong Phedi (4420m).
Day 16:    Early morning starting to cross Thorong-La (5416m) and trek to Muktinath (3,800m).
Day 17:    Trek via the Kaligandaki Gorge to Jomsom (2715m).
Day 18:    Morning flight Jomsom/Pokhara and connection flight to Kathmandu.  
Day 19-20:    At leisure in Kathmandu.
Day 21:    Transfer to airport for international departure.

Cost Includes

•    Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing bed & breakfast basis,
•    Internal flight tickets,
•    Climbing peak permit & other necessary permits,
•    Professional Sherpa Guide (Sirdar) & assistant Sherpas depending on number of member backed by full crew member of kitchen staffs,
•    Summit bonus for climbing sherpas,
•    Daily wages, insurance, cloth, food, shelter of staffs and porters,
•    Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during entire trip,
•    Complete camping equipments & all common climbing equipments: snow-bar, ice-screw, ropes, snow shovel,
•    Transport of all food supply & equipments from the trip starting point to the ending point as per itinerary,
•    Airport-hotel-airport transfers,
•    First Aid Medical Kit (only for staffs),
•    O2 or hyperbaric chamber for emergency use,
•    Emergency helicopter rescue evacuation arrangements,


Cost Excludes

•    Air travel to/from Nepal,
•    Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu,
•    Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
•    Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations,
•    Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose

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