Introduction: Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions trek & climb to Pisang Peak at 6, 091 meters, one of the classic and promising trips in the worlds popular route Annapurna Circuit or Around Annapurna the famed trekking area since the early 1970’s it is widely trekked and most exciting trek in the whole Himalaya range and probably in this globe offering grand views of the three highest 8000m mountain range from Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Manaslu mountain range, including arrays of over 7000 to 6000m snow capped peaks.
The trail follows the river Marsyangdi all the way to its source at the glacial lake in Manang and beyond, journey passes through rural farm villages, terraced farm fields and traditional villages from the sub-tropic, climate to the arctic landscape, Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions to Pisang Peak in the Annapurna Circuit (Around Annapurna) adventure leads to the top of the high peaks with time to acclimatize with its professional climbing guides help and support you to the top of the summit on this fabulous adventure and return journey via Thorungla the highest point after Pisang Peak 6,091 meters top, the trekking highest at 5,416 meters / 17,740 ft. From here the trail descends most of the way to Jomsom passing through the holy site of Muktinath. Muktinath This grand trip follows the world’s deepest gorge of Kali Gandaki River valley to Jomsom, and finally ending at Pokhara one of the most scenic places in the Himalaya before reaching at Kathmandu after completing this wonderful adventure with high experience which is truly awe some with Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions Trek & Climb of Pisang Peak.
Note: Climb of Pisang South-West Face and Ridge.
The first ascent was made solo by J.Wellenkamp in 1955 during a German expedition to Annapurna. This same expedition also made an ascent of Chulu East. From upper Pisang village ascend a path through sparse wood and pastures to a kharka (Shepard shelter) at 4,380 meteres (14,370ft). Which provides a good site for base camp, a faint trail continues onn open hillside, following a ridge and climbing to a shoulder on the south-west ridge at 5,400m/17,716ft a suitable site for high camp. Under some conditions this may be under snow. Above, a well defined ridge leads to the final snow slope which leads quite steeply although without difficulty to the summit. Descent is made by the same route.
Trip Highlights: “On the northern Annapurna with Thorang-la, serene rhododendrons-firs and hemlocks forest, traditional and cultural villages, Buddhist and Bon religion, on the Trans-Himalayan Caravan Route, picturesque scenery, climb of scenic Pisang peak, from sub-tropic-alpine to arctic zone.”
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Syange via Beshishar 823m. 6 – 7 hrs journey.
Day 04: Drive to Dharapani 1,860m. 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Chame 2,715m. Approx. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Pisang 3,185m. Approx. 6 hrs.
Day 07: Rest day at Pisang for acclimatization.
Day 08: Trek towards Pisang Base Camp at 4,380m.
Day 09: Trek and climb to High Camp at 5,400m.
Day 10: Climb of Pisang peak and return to BC or to Pisang village.
Day 11: Trek to Manang. 3,350m. Approx. 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Yak Kharka 4,130m. 3 – 4 hrs trek.
Day 13: Trek to Thorung High Camp 4,740m. Approx. 4 – 5hrs walks.
Day 14: Trek to Muktinath 3,800m. via Thorang-la 5,415m. Approx. 6 – 8 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Jomsom 2,730m. 4 – 5 hrs walk.
Day 16: Fly to Pokhara an afternoon free.
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu with an afternoon free.
Day 18: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.