Pisang Peak is a popular short peak located in Manang valley at the mid-western region of Nepal. Surrounded by the great Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Langtang and Manaslu, the scenery adds to the charm of the trip.

At 6,093 meters, the spectacular Pisang Peak offers a challenging climb for both the amateur and experts. With the concoction of rocky ridges and snow, you would require a fixed rope climbing for it.

Depending on the weather condition, the ascent may take around 8 to 12 hours from Upper Base Camp. The terrain is mixed and exposed in areas, and few sections may involve climbing through rocks.

It is a tea-house and camp trip. Camping will be applicable from the base camp to the Upper base camp. Pisang is a small village comprising of handful of inhabitants. Most of the inhabitants belong to Tamangs, one of the hill tribes.
You should be equipped with your own gears and equipment, like; insulatedboots, Jumar, abseil device, climbing helmet, crampons, ice axe and alpine harness. Many of the equipments can be purchased or hired at Kathmandu.

Is This Trip for me?
Trip Difficulty: Challenging

Requires prior experience of high-altitude trekking. The altitude may get over 6000 m and may require some climbing skills, such as; cramponing, ice-axing etc.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport. Star Standard meals at Kathmandu!

Day 1 Arrive in Kathmandu/Transfer to Hotel
Day 2 Drive from Kathmandu to Chame via Besi Sahar 7-9 hours
Day 3 Trek from Chame to Pisang 5-6 hours
Day 4 Trek to Upper Pisang 1 hour
Day 5 Rest Day / Acclimatization
Day 6 Trek to Pisang Base Camp 4,380m (14,360 ft) 4-5 hours
Day 7 Trek to Pisang High Camp 5,400m (17,712 ft) 9-10 hours
Day 8 Summit Day: Ascent Pisang Peak and climb back to Base Camp 5-6 hours
Day 9 Trek to Manang village 5-6 hours
Day 10 Rest Day / Acclimatization
Day 11 Trek to Yak Kharka 3-4 hours
Day 12 Trek to Thorong Phedi 3-4 hours
Day 13 Trek to Muktinath via Thorong La Pass 7-8 hours
Day 14 Trek to Jomsom via Kagbeni 4-6 hours
Day 15 Drive to Pokhara 1-2 hours
Day 16 Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 17 Depart from Kathmandu

  • Arrival airport pick and drop.
  • Dinner in one of the finest diners in Kathmandu before and after the trek.
  • 2 Nights at ★★★ hotel in Kathmandu.
  • 1 Nights at ★★★ hotel in Pokhara.
  • Entire land commute during the trip
  • Domestic flight fare, airport tax and domestic transfer.
  • Standard Tea-house/ Lodge during the trek.
  • (B,L,D) Meals during the trek.
  • 1 Climbing Guide (Licensed & First Aid Trained) and Porters
  • Mountain climbing and other permit
  • Tents
  • Duffel  Bag
  • Climbers’ Certificate (Issued by Government)
  • Arrangement of Rescue/Medical Helicopter service; covered by your Insurance agency.
  • Visa & Processing Fee
  • International flight fares
  • Meals other than during the trek and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Mineral water and refreshments during the trek
  • Travel insurance (Cover Helicopter evacuation and Trip Cancellation charges)
  • Guide/Porter Tipping
 Group Climbing Gear
  • Rope, Harness, Ice-axe, Carabineers, Crampons
  • F-8, Jumper, Helmet, Ice-Bar, and Ice-screw, Climbing permit
  • Tent, foam mattress, sleeping bags, PAC
  • Bottled Oxygen, Mask etc


Everest trek proved to be a challenge for me. I never had trekked to such great height before, however, the proper acclimatization and sound health helped me reach the base camp at no time.

Thanks to the team of Caravan Outdoors, specially to Hom Rana, for making the trip successful. The tea-houses were clean and standard, likewise the hotel in Kathmandu. Fabulous trip and well organized overall. ~Rob Ellington (NSW, Australia)

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The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

NOTE: During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

Responsible Tourism

Being a responsible tourism stakeholder, we strive to offer our utmost help to the under-privileged and impoverished community. We work along with the Pioneer Foundation, a non-profit entity based in Kathmandu.

Currently, we help raise fund and donate it to help build schools and shelters at the Earthquake stricken regions of Central Nepal province. You can join the cause help donate or volunteer to teach at the primary level schools. Visit Community Center for more information.

  1. Arrival in Kathmandu At your arrival in Kathmandu, a member of our team will greet and receive you at the airport. You will be transferred to your hotel. Our representative will brief on your arrival about the trip. The rest of the day is yours. The evening we be spent enjoying complimentary local dinner one of the finest local diner with cultural program.
  2. Drive from Kathmandu to Chame via Besi Sahar After a herty breakfast, you will drive from Kathmandu towards Besisahar. From Besisahar towards Chame, the road can be rough, therefore, the ride could be bumpy.Chame is the administrative Headquarter of Manang district located beside the Marshyangdi river.
  3. Trek to Pisang The first day of the trek is easier. For the first half an hour, you can walk with esae, After crossing Bhratang, the path may become steeper and narrow. From here, the entire view of Annapurna range can be seen.
  4. Trek to Upper Pisang Today, you can take a small hike to Upper Pisang, It will take around an hour. For the rest of the day you can wander around or explore the surrounding monastery. The climbinjg guide will brief you about the upcoming climb and organize group meeting.
  5. Acclimatization Day You can acclimatize today or take a shortest hike possible to keep yourself active.
  6. Trek to Pisang Base Camp Today, you will head towards the Pisang Peak Base Camp. From Upper Pisang village, the path ascends through sparse wood to the Kharka. Here, the guide will helpo set up a base camp for overnight. It is in a flat alpine section along the well -worn trail.
  7. Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp You hike towards a shoulder on the south west ridge of Pisang Peak for 3 to 4 hours to reach high camp. Here, you can setup your overnight camp. There will likely be snowfall at high camp from the end of November till March.
  8. Summit Day Today, you will approach for the summit. From the High Camp, the well defined ridge leads to the final snow slop which is quite steep and more technical to reach. The guide and the staff will fix the rope and lead you to the successful summit of the Pisang Peak. After a Successful summit, return back to Base camp or Upper Pisang.
  9. Trek to Manang village From here, you will trek to Manang via Geru. The panoramic views of the mountain peaks, such as Annapurna, Pisang and others will definitely excite you. You can make a brief stop at Barge village for a quick lunch and explore the Barge monastery, the largest Buddhist monastery of Manang village.
  10. Rest Day Today is the rest day. You can also choose to explore the Manang village or hike to Gangapurna Glacier Lake, which may take an hour of uphill hike.
  11. Trek to Yak Kharka Today, you leave Manang and make your way towards Yak Kharka. The trail crosses a stream, climbs to a village of Tenki above Manang then continue through meadows where horses and yaks graze to reach yak Kharka. Overnight at Yak Kharka.
  12. Trek to Thorong Phedi Thorong Phedi is a small busy settlement catering to the needs of trekkers who must have to stay overnight before heading towards the Thorong La Pass. You can stay overnight at Thorong Phedi for the safe and sound sleep.
  13. Trek to Muktinath via Thorong La Pass Today, it can be a tough day. You will have to cross the Thorong la Pass at 5,416 meters, one of the highest passes in Nepal. Early start is essential thus we would start our walking in the morning approx. of 4 to 4.30 depending on seasons and weather conditions. It may take about 4 to 5 hours to attempt the top, initial first hour is pretty tough as it is straight up hill till to high camp, then gradual walk onward, however, each minute is hard and memorable. Altitude can be a problem, so slow and continuous walking is required. From here, you can descend all the way down to Muktinath
  14. Trek to Jomsom via Kagbeni The view of the Kaligandaki River can be mesmerizing. A short descend bring you to the Jharkot village which is one of the most typical thakali villages in the area. Further descend will bring you to the village of Kegbani where we will stop for lunch. It is a charming, beautiful old city and one of the principal gateways to Upper Mustang.
  15. Drive to Pokhara You can drive to Pokhara and spend rest of the day exploring the beautiful lakeside city.
  16. Drive to Kathmandu You can drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. The ride may take about 6-7 hours,
  17. Depart from Kathmandu You will be transferred to the Airport to catch your flight back home.
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Trip Length 17 days
Climb Length 01 day
Activities Trekking, Climbing
Max. Altitude 6,093 meters (19,990 ft)
Trek Style Tea-house (Lodges), Camping
Meal Full board on trip
★★★★★ Hotel Standard BB Lodges on Trail
Transportation Private Vehicle, Domestic Flight
Best Month February, March, April, May, September, October, November
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