Explore the north-central part of Nepal, the Annapurna region, during the Pisang peak climbing for 15 days. The peak is 6,091 meters above sea level and is situated between Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 m) & Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m). Pisang peak is famous for its easy push to the summit. It is also one of the lowest trekking peaks in the Himalayas, with fewer technical sections. This makes Pisang peak climbing one of the best introduction peaks for first-time climbers.
Pisang Peak is a simple and easy climbing peak in the Himalayas, perfect for beginner climbers. It is one of the best trekking peaks in Nepal given the difficulty level and very rewarding experience.
A German expedition team climbed Pisang peak for the first time in 1955 and successfully reached the top of the summit as per their plan. The Pisang peak climbing itinerary offers an adventurous journey to the participants. They get to enjoy breathtaking landscapes and trek through beautiful villages, observing the daily lifestyle of the locals. The early part of the venture involves trekking through the lush rhododendron forests and crossing bridges and streams. The trail is rich in alpine flora & fauna.
Mountain View during Pisang Peak Climbing
You get to see breathtaking views of western Himalayan mountains like Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Lamjung Himal (6,983 m), Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), Tilicho Peak (7,134 m), etc during the Pisang peak climbing 15 days. The trail is very impressive and offers diverse landscapes.
Pisang Peak Trekking Route
The Pisang peak trekking route stretches up to Piang village. From Kathmandu, you'll drive to Ngadi (760 m) via Besisahar, following Marshyangdi and Trishuli rivers. The next day, you'll trek to Syange (1,211 m), passing by lush forests & rice terraces, along with other small settlements like Khudi (790 m) and Bhulbhule (840 m).
Cross numerous old bridges, walk past beautiful waterfalls and reach Jagat (1,052 m). The trail further goes through pine & rhododendron forests to Chamje (1,410 m). Then go by Sattale and a rocky cliff before making it to Tal (1,700 m) on the fifth day of trekking.
From here onwards, you gradually ascend through villages like Dharapani (1,860 m), Bagarchhap (2,160 m), and Timang (2,270 m). Enjoy trekking through lush rhododendron forests and dense blue pine forests before reaching lower Pisang (3,150 m). From here, you walk on green pastures and a steep, trodden route that leads to the base camp.
Pisang Peak Climbing Route
From the Pisang village, the trail ascends through thin forests and pastures to a place called Kharka (4,380 m). This place is used as the base camp of Pisang peak. You'll spend a couple of nights here acclimatizing and learning basic climbing techniques from the group leader. The next part is to climb to the Pisang peak high camp at 5,400 meters via the southwest ridge. The high camp is covered with snow from late November to the end of March.
From high camp onwards, you'll follow a well-defined steep snow slope that will take you to the top of the summit at 6,091 meters. On the way, the guide will fix the rope wherever needed. Reaching the summit is not difficult, but the elevation makes every step exhausting. After reaching the summit, you'll descend to the base camp and follow a downhill trail to Besisahar via Chame, where the journey ends.
Is Pisang Peak climbing difficult?
Yes, climbing Pisang peak is difficult if we take the factors like high altitude, remoteness of the region, limited facilities, long walking days, etc into consideration. However, if we talk about the technical difficulties, Pisang peak is not that technically challenging. The route above the Pisang peak high camp is full of snowy stony sections along with rocky slabs & handful of crevasses. The final part of the track (just before the summit push) is steep and exposed to intense sun rays and cold & strong wind.
Pisang Peak Climbing with Nepal Gateway Trekking
Among all peak climbing packages, the Pisang peak climbing is no doubt the most doable trekking peak in Nepal. It is easy climbing in the Himalayas, and with the support of our professional crew, the journey becomes more fantastic, safe, and memorable. The trips organized by us are very well maintained and have a high rate of success.
From our Pisang peak climbing itinerary to our attention to little details along the trip makes us a very reliable & trustworthy climbing partner. We are a local trekking/climbing company in Nepal and directly work with the Nepal government & the natives of the Himalayas to provide the best journeys in the Himalayas at a reasonable price.
If you are thinking of climbing a peak in Nepal, then you can consider our Pisang peak climbing 2023/2024 departure. Some climbers also prefer to extend the trip to Muktinath via Thorong La pass to explore the famous Annapurna Circuit trail as well.