Pisang Peak Climbing – 4 Days
Pisang Peak Climbing – 4 Days Overview
Pisang Peak Climbing is the most popular peak to climb in the Annapurna region and is located in the northern part of Nepal in Manang district. This peak is almost a perfect pyramid of ice and snow and was first climbed by the German expedition in 1955. The peak lies at the elevation of 6091m and the base camp itself lies at the height of 4200m. On your way to Pisang peak, you can witness beautiful cultural villages of Manang, mustang, holy temple Muktinath along with one of the highest mountain pass Thorang La. This place also offers us beautiful views of Lamjung Himal and Mt Manaslu along with distinct wildlife and vegetation. Pisang peak is an easy trek and climb. However once you start climbing up from base camp the trails are rocky, and increasingly barren landscapes. After the high base camp, the temperature is extremely cold and filled with snow.
This 4 days Pisang peak package take you around 4-5 days when started from Pisang. This trek cost you around 2000$, however the cost usually depends on mode of transportation, foods and accommodation and number of days you take.
Highlights of Pisang Peak Climbing – 4 Days
- Climbing over 6000m expedition.
- Explore two beautiful Manang and Mustang valleys.
- Visit the holy and sacred Muktinath Temple.
- Diverse flora and fauna of Annapurna Conservation Area
- Walk through the Annapurna circuit.
Best time to visit
Pisang peak can be climbed at any time of the year. However spring and autumn are the best seasons to trek Pisang peak. The temperature is bearable, the trails are in the best condition and nature blooms beautifully. The atmosphere is very clear and you can see an astonishing view of mountains and hills. You can still trek in winter and monsoon season but have to be more careful. These seasons are a season of rainfall and snowfall. The trails can be slippery and muddy making it a little difficult to trek.
Travel insurance- you can always purchase your own travel insurance. It usually costs around 150$(15000 NRS) good for 30 days. It is important to mention or cover high altitudes since trekkers sometimes really need to be evacuated from a helicopter. Travel Insurance depends on the details you have provided that’s why it’s important to notify them earlier about the altitudes you will be reaching.
Visas/passports – foreigners other than Indians need to have valid visas and passports prior to visiting Nepal. The passport must hold a minimum of 6 months of visa validity from their date of arrival. They can have the Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport
Clothing and equipment
|Trekking shocks||Torch lights|
|Water proof pants||Sunglasses|
|Water proof jackets||Beanies and gloves|
|Warm shirts and t shirts||Medicines|
|Thermal tops and bottoms||Toiletries|
|Fleece jacket||Safety kit|
|Down jacket||Hand sanitizers|
|Trekking pole||Water bottles and water purifier|
|Raincoats||Trashbag and tissue papers|
|Duffel bags||Power banks|
|Climbing rope||Ice axe|