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Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang peak climbing in Nepal
Pisang Peak Climbing

From the summit you can see the marvelous views of many mountains like: Tilicho peak (7134m\23405ft.), Annapurna II (7937m\26040ft.) and IV (7525m\24688ft.), Glacier dome (2199m\7214ft.), Gangapurna (7455m\24458ft.), etc . Similarly, you can observe beautiful local villages and culture of Mongolian people during the trail to circuit and get a great chance to explore their traditions, customs, norms and values. Pisang Peak Climbing also offers you the amazing wild life habitat of this region in fascinating jungles of rhododendron, pine and bamboo.  

One of the most popular peaks climbing to the north of Manang valley in Annapurna Region, Pisang Peak(6092m\19981 ft.) Climbing is challenging as you have to pass through some glaciers. Because of it is located in worlds highest pass it is great for exploration.

 

In the west part are the huge rock slabs, making climbers to climb. This climbing has been remarkable since German groups successfully climbed in 1955. The peak’s rise starts from Pisang village. Because of rock slabs, Pisang peak is considered as one of the technical requiring peak of Nepal.

 

Our journey begins from Kathmandu and gradually heading to Besisahar and trek through Annapurna Circuit trails. We reach Pisang village and path ascends following the ways of sparse woods and pasture to Kharka (4,380m\14370 ft.) considered as the best place for setting up the base camp. High Camp is set up at (5,400m\17716ft.); there will be snow at the high camp from end of November to end of March. Following the steep and difficult ways we finally reach the summit. From the summit splendid views of mountains like Tilicho peak(7134m\23406 ft.), Annapurna II(7937m\26040 ft.) and IV(7525m\24688ft.), Glacier dome, Ghangaurna, etc can be seen. After a successful summit, we further head towards Manang valley and reach upto Thorang Phedi. Thorang pass, (5416m\17769ft.) also highest pass of the world is truly meaningful of our whole journey. From there we arrive Muktinath and descend further down through beautiful Jharkot village. After that we reach to jomsom from where we take flight to Pokhara and make an end to our journey.

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2
Details information regarding about the trip for basic preparation and make a permit.

Day 3
Drive Besi Sahar

Day 4
Besisahar to Nagdi

Day 5
Nagdi to Jagat

Day 6
Jagat to Tal

Day 7
Tal to Chame

Day 8
Chame to Upper Pisang.

Day 9
Upper Pisang to Pisang Base camp

Day 10
Acclimatize day

Day 11
Pisang BC - High camp

Day 12
Rest in high camp

Day 13
One extra day

Day 14
High camp - Summit & back BC

Day 15
Pisang BC - Manang

Day 16
Manang rest

Day 17
Manang - Thorong Phedi

Day 18
Thorong Phedi - Thorong Pass - Muktinath

Day 19
Muktinath to Jomsom

Day 20
Fly back from Jomsom to Pokhara.

Day 21
Drive/ Fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 22
Rest day in Kathmandu and join in evening cultural dinner program

Day 23
Drive to airport for departure.

Cost included

  • Full camping trek arrangement
  • Peak permit fee
  • Climbing guide and equipment allowance
  • High altitude tent, ropes, snow bars, gas (high fuel) & high food
  • Staff insurance.
  • National Park entrance fee
  • Airport arrival and departure & all land transfers as per the itinerary

Cost excluded

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Airfare international flights
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Alcoholic beverages, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets
  • Personal climbing equipment and yours Personal Expenses
  • Garbage Deposit (Sharing with other member) if applicable
  • Walkie talkies & Filming permit
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
  • Tips for trekking crew members and gifts, souvenirs, etc
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Useful information

Trekking Group Size

We organize trekking in Kanchenjunga region for any number of people. If the group consists of more than 16 pax, we will split the group and arrange accordingly. We will assign one trek leader, one assistant leader for the group of four pax and porters (one porter between two members ) to carry members luggage. This arrangement ensures that the group can still go ahead as scheduled itinerary despite any member gets sick on the way in the trekking.

Experience and Health Requirements

Kanchenjunga trekking is considered a moderate trek suitable for those who can hike for 5 – 7 hours a day. Obviously hiking in the high altitude will not be so easy rather physically more demanding, however our itinerary is scheduled for the proper acclimatization while gradually gaining the altitude in the trekking. It will be advisable to have some walking and hiking or other outdoor activities for more than two weeks which will contribute to comfortable accomplishment in reaching Kanchenjunga No technical skills or use of crampons are required for this trekking. It is highly recommended for the trekkers to consult with the doctors before coming for this trekking. Trekkers who have asthma, allergy or any other diseases related to hurt, lungs should take more precaution for this trekking.

Travel Insurance

Trekkers need to have traveling insurance which covers the comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and medical treatment costs). Insurance companies in Nepal do not provide travelling insurance for the foreigners and the trekkers need to get the travelling insurance from one of the international insurance companies. Sunrise Adventure Trek will have accident insurance for the trekking staff.

Accommodations

Accommodation in Kathmandu will be arranged on twin sharing basis on BB plan except the extra cost for the single supplement (depending on the room availability ) according to the choice of the standard of the hotels before and after the trekking. Accommodation during the trekking will be arranged at standard teahouses/ lodges with unheated rooms with wooden beds and foam mattresses on twin sharing basis. The trekkers will have to share washing and toilet facilities. If the trekker is a solo traveler, he/she will have to share a room with the trekker of same sex.

Meals

Trekkers are provided three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during Kanchenjunga trekking. They can enjoy wide variety of food from typical Nepali food, Tibetan food to all types of international cuisine (Continental, Italian, and Indian.). Unlike other trekking companies, Sunrise AdventureTrek allows trekkers to choose the food from the menu at the hotel / lodges in the trek. When the group is too big for the hotels/ lodges to provide individual dishes, set menu will be arranged in most places. We use the lodges / hotels which serve hygienic, nutritious and good food for the trekkers for them to get enough energy for the hiking.

Acclimatization

Any trekker can get altitude sickness while trekking in the high altitude despite strong physically fitness. What is important is giving enough time for the proper acclimatization for the trekking. Sunrise Adventure Trek has planned the itinerary with gradual altitude gain giving enough time for acclimatization for the trekkers. Hiking slowly specially in the high altitude help prevent AMS ( Acute Mountain Sickness ). If anyone feels dizzy, suffer palpitation or severe headaches and loss of appetite, he / she will be moved to the lower altitude immediately or arrange the helicopter rescue in the severe case of AMS and the client has to pay for it.

Equipment and Packing List

A variety of clothing is necessary for the Kanchenjunga trek. While choosing the equipment trekkers need give emphasis on two simple aspects: Lightweight and Functional. The items should be lightweight, dependable, and adaptable to a variety of extreme weather conditions. The quality of the trekking equipment you choose has a lot to do with how warm, dry, and safe you will remain. For this reason you have to be critical of quality and the proper fit of clothing.

Clothing

- T – shirts - Hiking shorts - Undergarments - Full sleeves shirts - Long light weight cotton pants - Fleece or wool pants (seasonal) - Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants. - Insulated pants / nylon windbreaker - Light and expedition weight thermal tops. - Fleece jacket or pullover - Waterproof shell jacket - Down jacket - Light warm fleece hat / woolen hat - Sun hat - Lightweight gloves. - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal). Foot Wear - Hiking boots - Light and comfortable camp shoes - Thin, lightweight inner socks. - Thick, warm wool hiking socks Accessories - Down Sleeping bag - Trekking bag / Duffle bag ( to carry for the porter ) - Day pack ( to carry with the trekkers to put the things required during the day time ) - Large plastic bags ( to keep items dry inside the trekking bag ) - Water bottle - Head lamp with spare bulb and batteries - Trekking poles - Personal medicine box - Sunglasses with UV protection. - Books, dairy, pen, walkman and any other game instruments Toiletries and Personal Hygiene - Quick drying small towel - Toothbrush / paste - Soap - Face and body moisturizer - Sun block for lips - Tissues / toilet rolls - Wet wipes - Feminine hygiene products - Anti bacterial hands wash

Trek Leader(s) and Staff

All our trek leaders are well experienced who have led trekking in Kanchenjunga region for more than eight years. Their in-depth knowledge about culture, custom, the geological surroundings as well as their professionalism, sincerity, and their hospitality make your dream of successful trek a enjoyable, memorable event in your life. Although our trek leaders are not highly educated, they are well experienced, professionally trained and posses good leadership skills to operate the trip smoothly. Their smiling faces, loving and caring attitude will make your even a hard walking day a pleasant one. All trekking staff of Sunrise Adventure Trek are locally employed and have the adequate knowledge about culture, ecosystem, flora, fauna, geography, history and the safety measures in running the trips. Their attitude and the efforts will be always concentrated on the less impact of the trekkers to the local culture, custom, nature and the eco system.

Porter Care

We are strongly committed to the porters rights. We make sure that they are well paid and have the proper clothing, foot ware and shelter. We are aware that no porter should be asked to carry a load that is too heavy for their physical abilities and the weight limit should be adjusted for altitude, weather and trail condition. We request our members not to have more than 15 kg weight of luggage to give to the porters. Porters who become sick while in the trekking are treated with high priority just like the other trekking staff or the members. If needed helicopter is sent and rescued in case of sever condition of sickness or accident. All porters are insured for sickness and accident.

Season

Nepal, as a tourist destination is good for all seasons, however, the best seasons for trekking to Kanchenjunga region are Spring (March – May) and Autumn (mid Sept. – mid Dec. ). Trekking in autumn season is noted for clear weather and excellent views of silvery mountains against blue sky. It gets colder towards the end of December. This trek can be done in any month except January and February.

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Trip Facts

  • Trekking, Sightseeing, Himalayan views, culure
  • Nepal
  • 6092 m
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate to Strenuous
  • 5 to 7 hours
  • March to May and September to December
  • Private vehicle, Tourist bus or flight
  • 23 Days
  • Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • 1-18 Pax