Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak (6092 m.) is considered as one of the easier climbing peaks among the trekking peaks in Annapurna Region of Nepal. The Pisang Peak has majestically stood up above the village of Pisang and has formed the shape of pyramid in the summit. Pisang Peak lies on the way to the highest pass of the world "Throng La Pass" and offers very good scope for exploration.

    What's Included?

  • All airport transfers.
  • Assistance at the International airport by Himalayan Wonders's representative.
  • 4 nights on 3/4 star Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  • 1 night on 3/4 star Hotel accommodation in Pokhara on B/B basis.
  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Local English-speaking Guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Gov. Licensed guides and porters during the trekking and climbing.
  • Transport by Bus to Besi Sahar and Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • All trekking and camping equipments i.e. camp furniture, kitchenware, dining and guest tents.
  • Full Board basis while trekking and climbing.
  • Trekking Permit (National Park fee), TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System).
  • Climbing permit for Pisang peak (6,091m).
  • Nepalese Government Royalty.
  • 10kg baggage allowance during ascending and 20kg baggage allowance descending.
  • All wages, equipments, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs.
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
  • Satellite phone carrying by our Guide and available for members cost of US$ 4 per minute.
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and kitchen crew up to base camp.
  • All necessary paper work, office Service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Our service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Complete pre-departure information, flight reconfirmation and visa extension (if necessary).
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant.
* Travel Insurance is required on all Treks (read more)
* No Extra Fees for Solo Travelers (read more)

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu airport and Hotel transfer.

Day 2

We meet all other expedition members and the leader, conduct initial briefing and preparations and we will have an opportunity to do last minute shopping in Kathmandu.

Day 3

We take 7hrs scenic drive from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar (823m). We will stop several times during the trip to try some local cuisine; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 4

We trek 6hrs from Besi Sahar to Bahundanda (1305m); Before Bahundanda we catch glimpses of Manaslu; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 5

We trek 6hrs from Bahundanda to Chyamche (1430m) along subtropical sections of Marsyangdi River Valley; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 6

We trek 6hrs from Chyamche (1410m.) to Dharapani (1860m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 7

We trek 6hrs from Dharapani to Chame (2670m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 8

We trek 5hrs from Chame to Pisang (3100m),; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 9

Acclimatization rest in Upper Pisang; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 10

We trek 5hrs Upper Pisang to Pisang Peak Base Camp (4573m); camping.

Day 11

We trek 6hrs from Pisang Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5030m); camping.

Day 12

We do acclimatize here if we feel uncomfortable. If we feel well, we are going to attempt the summit(6091m); camping.

Day 13

This is our scheduled summit day; from the summit we will return to the Base Camp; camping.

Day 14

We trek from Pisang Peak Base Camp to Manang (3540m.); Manang has airport and it is possible to fly out to Pokhara for people with limited time; teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 15

Trek 6hrs from Manang, to Thorong Phedi (4450m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 16

Trek 7hrs from Trong Phedi to Muktinath (3800m) via Thorong-La pass (5,416m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 17

Trek 5hrs from Muktinath to Jomsom via Kagbeni(2895m); teahouse accommodation or camping.

Day 18

WE take 20mins flight from Jomsom to Pokhara; hotel accommodation.

Day 19

We take 7hrs scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. We will stop several times during the trip to try some local cuisine; alternatively there is 25mins flight available from Pokhara to Kathmandu; hotel accommodation.

Day 20

Full Day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (DurbarSquare, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath) and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.

Day 21

Transfer to the airport for final departure, or alternative join other activities.

Travel Insurance

Proof of travel insurance is mandatory before starting the trek. Standard policies often only cover medical evacuation to 4000m so make sure the policy you get covers up to 6000m. We usually suggest World Nomads which costs around $125. You only need to be covered on the policy for the days you will actually be trekking.

    Extra Costs and Exclusions

  • Nepal entry visa ($40 USD).
  • Sleeping Bag Rental $12 and Down Jacket $12 if needed.
  • All the meals are included on the trek but we only include breakfast while you are in Kathmandu.
  • We suggest a tip for the guide and porter after the trek - Plan on a at least $80 (more will be appreciated).
  • We don't include drinking water on the trek which you can buy a number of places for between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp). A better solution is to buy water tablets in Kathmandu for around $2 and treat the water (your guide can help you find the good places to fill your water bottle).
  • The other things not included on the trek are like Wifi, charging batteries and hot showers. Wifi is available in some tea houses for $3 to $5 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few for around $4 and charging costs about $1.50 an hour.
  • Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc. You are responsible for extra hotel nights ($30/night) and meals in Kathmandu for any extra days in Nepal due to flight delays.

Solo Travelers

We generally don’t charge solo travelers any extra fees. Solo travelers can expect their own hotel room in Kathmandu but will need to share a room with other group members during the trek. If availability allows we will arrange private rooms on the trek as well upon request.

If you are a solo travelers and planning and not joining one of our group treks you will be charged an extra $10 a day for a porter.

Cancellation Policies

We understand things happen and plans change and will refund your deposit minus a $150 cancelation fee. Once we have booked your flight between Kathmandu and Lukla your deposit is non-refundable. If your travel dates change we can generally reschedule you at no extra charge, but please provide at least 7 days advance notice.
The following are what we advise you obtain in the way of equipment and gear before trekking in Nepal, and are meant to keep you mobile and comfortable in a range of expected weather conditions. Trekking gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu at cheaper prices, remember Nepal is the home of Mount Everest, there is plenty of choice and our staff can assist you with the necessary arrangements. Except for your day pack, all luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 33lbs/15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking portion of the trip can be checked in the hotel’s storage room for no extra cost.


  • Ice Axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Screw gate
  • Descended abseil device
  • Prussic Loops
  • Plastic Mountaineering Boot


  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Head torch

    Upper Body

  • Cotton T-shirts or Thermals
  • Fleece jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down jacket

    Lower Body

  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Water Proof Pants


  • Thin inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Comfortable Hiking boots


  • Gloves


  • Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Trekking Poles (Optional)
  • Water bottle or camel bag
  • Toiletries
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The basics

What is trekking peak?

Trekking Peaks are the mountain which can be approached in a day to the summit from their base camp including return to the basecamp. Trekking peaks are generally between 5000m to below 7000m. The climbing permits for these peaks can be obtained from Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). These peaks are also called NMA Trekking Peaks.

What are physical fitness criteria to climb a peak in Nepal?

To climb high elevation peak the health and fitness is a paramount criteria. The level of fitness required is proportional to peak elevation and route difficulty and length.

Who can go?

I have never climbed before. Can I go for peak climbing?

There is always first time for everything including peak climbing. There are non-technical peaks, which can be climbed safely by a fit trekker and even slightly technical peaks can be attempted by a novice climber with a professional climbing guide.

Who can climb a peak?

There are no restrictions to obtain climbing permit and anyone with appropriate fitness and skills can attempt a peak climbing. Climbing difficulty varies for different mountains and routes. Non-technical climbs can be attempted by a fit trekker with little or no climbing experience. For technical climbs one needs to have an appropriate level of climbing experience.

Is there any age limit for trekking Peaks Climbing?

Children below 18 are Restricted for Peak Climbing in Nepal. Is this incorrect?


What type of insurance should I have? Where can I obtain a policy?

Travel insurance is mandatory and obtaining for the days you are trekking is your responsibility. We suggest World Nomads as it covers Helicopter and medical evacuation up to 6000m. Some standard policies only cover up to 4000 meters for evacuation so please confirm with your insurance company if you purchase it from another company. If you get to Nepal and don't have insurance already we can help you purchase it for a reasonable price before you start the trek.

What is climbing permit?

Climbing Permit for trekking peaks is a legal document issued by the Nepal Mountaineering Associationauthorizing the climber to attempt the climb on designated peak or route. Attempting a climb without permit is illegal.

Do I need climbing permit?

Yes climbing permits are required to climb any peak above 5000m and it is illegal to do so without a climbing permit.

Do I need travel insurance?

Yes the rescue insurance is required while climbing.

Which is the best season for peak climbing?

In general August to November and March to May are two climbing seasons in Nepal.

Do I need to join in a climbing group?

There is no legal requirement to join the climbing group however climbing solo is an unsafe practice. It is recommended to hire the guide even for simple routes.

About the trek

How much time is generally required for trekking peak?

It varies for different peaks and weather condition. Generally most of trekking peaksrequire one or two days to summit from the basecamp. The access time varies also and depends on peak location and peak elevation.

How difficult are the trekking peaks?

It depends on the Trekking Peak. There is a variety of peaks available ranging from non-technical through easy technical to difficult and very difficult technical routes.

Room and board

What are the sources of drinking water supply during Peak Climbing?

On most of treks bottled water is available. There are also purified filtered water stations in many lodges. The boiled water will be also available in the lodges and from the camp kitchen.

Where do we eat our meals?

On popular trails we will stay in lodges and guest houses and the meals will be cooked for you with continental menu meals often available as well as soups and noodles and rice dishes; on some routes there will be a limited choice and on some more remote routes only local Nepal Dal Bhat and curry or instant noodle soups will be available. In the basecamp your Sherpa guide will prepare meals for you from instant dry meals.

Health and safety

What problems can arise on altitude?

At high altitude your cardio-pulmonary system is affected by low oxygen density and you can suffer from general breathing difficulties to Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) as well as your skin is susceptible to sunburn if not protected by cloths or sunblock. The AMS is preventable through appropriate trekking pace and undertaking acclimatization.

Practical matters

Is there any communication while we are on trekking?

It all depends on the area with most of the trekking routeshaving local VHF Phones; increasingly more places get mobile coverage of varied capacity; in remote communication is not available or very limited so the only option would be a satellite phone.

What type of shoes or boots should I wear?

You need comfortable trekking shoes preferably with Gore-Tex style lining for ultimate comfort and thick vibratim soles to have comfortable walk on rocky paths. On snow routes you will also require crampons, climbing harness and on many climbs the iceaxe.

What is the cost of Peak Climbing?

The cost depends on peak you wish to climb and the number of climbers in the group. The cost of the climb consists of trekking cost, transportation costs (airfare or surface transportation), equipment and staff requirements, climbing duration and permit costs. Please consult us.

Do you have any extra charges for solo travelers?

We generally don't charge solo travelers any extra fees. Solo travelers can expect their own hotel room in Kathmandu but will need to share a room with other group members during the trek. If availability allows we will arrange private rooms on the trek as well upon request. If you are going solo and not joining one of our group treks you will be charged an extra $10 a day for a porter.

Can I get a refund if I don't finish the trek?

Its sometimes the case that trekkers finish ahead of schedule or they end up stopping the trek early for health or personal reasons. If this is the case please understand that we can not offer any refunds for unused days on the trek. Please understand that our costs are the same as we have an obligation to pay our guides and porters for the time they have committed.

What is your cancellation policy? How about other terms and conditions?

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