Where is the Pisang Peak?
Pisang Peak lies north of Manag valley in the Annapurna trekking region of Nepal. Which is situated above Pisang village. It is a famous peak for trekkers, climbers, and mountain lovers who want to experience summiting the peaks with an adventurous mountaineering journey through the famous Annapurna Circuit Trek.
How do I Reach Pisang peak?
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, your journey to the Pisang Peak starts with a 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu valley to the Besisahar by local bus. After that, you will take a local jeep to Jagat which takes you about 4-5 hours to drive from Besisahar. The challenging Pisang Peak journey involves trekking in the famous Annapurna region. Following the Annapurna Circuit Trek route, you will reach beautiful Pisang village and charming Manag Valley for one of the best side hikes to the Ice Lake. After properly acclimatizing, you will be returning to Upper Pisang. In upper Pisang, you will be welcoming new climbing crews, they will take you safely to Pisang Peak Base Camp and High Base Camp where you will experience an organized camping trek. At last, your excitement of climbing mountain peaks will come to an end after reaching the top of Pisang Peak. From Pisang peak, one of the top magnificent spots, you can have breathtaking views of panoramic Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Manaslu.
What is the Altitude of Pisang Peak?
Pisang peak is a popular peak situated at an elevation of 6091 (1,9984 ft) meters above sea level. It is a demanding 6000 meters expedition journey in Nepal that requires technical skill to climb.
How long does it Take to Summit the Pisang Peak Climb?
From the high Base Camp, it takes you about 6-7 hours to successfully complete the Pisang Peak climb. While climbing, you will make sure to walk slowly at your own pace. If any shortness of breath occurs, you will be stopping by to catch your breath. Following all the safety measures within 6-7 hours, you will be at top of the Pisang peak where surrounded by Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, and many other equally beautiful peaks, you will feel the real joy of mountain climbing which will also make you forget the challenging walk.
How Many Days does it Take to Complete the Pisang Peak Climb?
Although there are Pisang peak itineraries that require 18 to 19 days of complete Pisang Peak journey. Nepal Adventure Team provides you with 15 days of the scientifically designed itinerary which involves summiting the Pisang Peak, with trekking to the beautiful Manag valley. Even though we have shorter days to complete the trek, we ensure that you will have sufficient acclimatization and normal walking hours. We are giving the perfect opportunity to those trekkers who have limited time to experience the excitement and joy of peak climbing. If you desired to extend the trip, after the summit we can travel to Thorang La Pass; the highest point of the Annapurna Circuit. From there you can also embark on a sacred journey to one of the most famous Muktinath Temples which is a famous pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists people. As we mentioned before with 18 to 19 days of Pisang Peak itinerary we can propose the appropriate trekking plan in the Annapurna region trek so if you are interested to extend or, reduce the trip you can contact Nepal Adventure Team and you will climbing Pisang Peak as per your preferred days.
How Challenging and Difficult is Pisang Peak Climbing?
Pisang Peak climbing is not that difficult peak to climb but it is quite technical to climb. With proper knowledge of technical equipment such as crampons, harnesses, and ascenders (jumar), and with a few climbing technics, Pisang Peak climbing is achievable. It is preferable for beginners in mountaineering. Talking the trekking route is also not that difficult, following the Annapurna Circuit trek, you can reach the Pisang Pea Base Camp.
Do I Need any Climbing Experience for the Pisang Peak Climb?
Yes, you need basic knowledge of mountain climbing. Before the climbing, our mountaineering expert leader will introduce you to basic mountain climbing technics. We want you to strictly follow the instruction of your guide during the climb because they have more experience and knowledge about mountain climbing. They will also introduce you to some technical equipment where you will get to know your climbing equipment and how to use them while climbing. With some climbing skills like belaying, rappelling, self-arrest, and setting anchors you can grab the beauty of mountain climbing through Pisang Peak climb.
Who are my Guide and Porter for Pisang Peak climb?
As we are one of the most experienced and reliable treks and tour operators in Nepal, we have highly experienced and knowledgeable local Sherpa mountain climbing guides and porters. We have a government license holder, well-equipped, fluent in English guide and porter. Before the climb, your team leader will provide you with pre-climbing training for the Pisang Peak climb. For the Pisang Peak climb route, one team leader and one porter will be assigned to you. But for summiting the Pisang Peak, you will be adding one mountain climbing expert with one porter and one kitchen chef. They will be carrying camping equipment and kitchen utensils during the climb and help you with your comfortable tented accommodation.
Do I Need to Carry my Pisang Peak Equipment and Gear?
No, you don’t have to carry your Pisang Peak climbing equipment and gear. Nepal Adventure Team will provide the best Sherpa porter for you to carry those items.
Are your Guide and Porters fully Equipped and What about Their Insurance?
Yes, our all guides and porters are fully equipped and insured by the Nepalese insurance company. We believe that our staffs are the backbone of our company. Therefore, we always pay attention to their well-being and protect them at any cost. It is compulsory to have insurance for the Trekking and climbing staff's insurance in our company.
What are the Permits Required for Pisang Peak Climb?
There are three types of permits required for the Pisang Peak climb which are listed down below:
- ACAP permit (Annapurna Conservation Area Project)
- TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System)
- Pisang Peak Climbing Permit
Note: Your permits will be taken care of before your arrival in Kathmandu.
What are the Essential Equipment and Gears for Pisang Peak Climb?
Along with some basic mountaineering and climbing skills, as it is technically hard to climb the peak, the right equipment and gears play an important role in successfully attempting the Pisang Peak climb. You can also read more for Nepal Peak Climbing Equipment and Checklist, and get more ideas about essential peak climbing equipment and gears. Which will help you familiarize yourself with mountain equipment and gear before the climb.
Can I Buy or Rent Equipment and Gear in Nepal?
Yes, you can buy or rent equipment and gear in Nepal. We have authentic climbing equipment and gears shop in Thamel, Kathmandu. We will be more than happy to assist you to make sure you are buying only essential equipment and gear. If you are interested in buying essential equipment and gear then contact with Nepal Adventure Team, we will take you to a reliable and trustworthy shopping center for climbing equipment and gear.
Can I do the Private Trek and Climb on Pisang Peak Climbing?
Yes, if you want to do private Pisang Peak Climbing you have to book for private Pisang Peak climb. If you booked a private Pisang Peak climb, then we will prepare a special customized itinerary just for you. We can make your own private Pisang Peak Climbing. but individuals Pisang Peak climbing is not allowed. You have to book through government registered travel company for Pisang Peak climbing.
Do I have to Stay in Tents During Pisang Peak Climb?
Yes, you will be staying in a tent for two nights. During the Pisang Peak climbing, you will set for tented accommodation for two nights where you will be settled with our highly experienced and trained climbing crews. you will be served a freshly cooked meal prepared by our climbing cook and stay comfortably in our camping tent provided by our company.
Do I have to Face Altitude Sickness During Pisang Peak Climb?
Yes, you have to face altitude sickness during the Pisang Peak climb. While climbing or trekking in the Himalayas, it is natural to face altitude sickness problems. Your physical fitness and your age do not affect the likelihood of getting altitude sickness. The reason for altitude sickness while climbing and trekking are the lower oxygen levels in high altitudes.
What Problems do I have to Face at High Altitudes?
When you ascend to moderate, or high altitudes, you can experience Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). While climbing at high altitudes, those who rush quickly to the high elevation can be facing more problems at high altitudes. At high altitudes vomiting, headache, nausea, lethargy, dizziness, cough, disturbed sleep, and shortness of breath be assumed to be altitude sickness. We always suggest you listen to your experienced leader and follow his instructions because your leader is more likely to understand more about the problems that occur at high altitudes. Although your leader is able to notice the trouble related to Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), it is always a better idea to share your problem, so that he/she will be able to lead you to your safety and well-being. Don't forget ignored AMS symptoms which can prevent easily can lead you to a medical emergency.
How to Prevent Altitude Sickness While Climbing Pisang Peak in Nepal?
How altitude sickness will respond to you depends on the duration of the trip, and how seriously you are following the instruction provided by your team leader. Proper acclimatization and your entire trip preparation also take a major role in altitude sickness. The best way to prevent altitude sickness is by taking your time walking slowly with sufficient acclimatization. Other than that, always listen to your climbing leader because he has more knowledge, skills, and experience.
You should follow these steps that will help you to prevent altitude sickness:
- Avoid directly climbing at high altitudes, if possible.
- Always take 2 to 3 days of acclimatization for your body to get used to changes in altitude.
- Remember always stay hydrated
- Eat a high-calorie diet, focus on hygienic healthy food
- Avoid drinking and smoking at any cost during the Pisang Peak climb
- Prepared your body mentally and physically before the trip
- Sleep properly and be head-strong
- Make sure that you are climbing slowly toward the peak.
What Happens if Anything Bad Happens During Pisang Peak Climb? Who is going to help me?
Your safety and well-being always come first as a priority. With our expert Nepal Adventure Team, you will have a secure and successful Pisang Peak climbing experience. However, we can’t deny the fact that Pisang Peak climbing possesses the risk of altitude sickness. In the case of an unexcepted mountaineering emergency, natural disaster, pandemic, and epidemic, we will safely evacuate you as soon as possible by helicopter. Nepal Adventure Team is capable of arranging an immediate helicopter rescue for you to bring you back safe and sound.
Do I Need to Have Travel Insurance? Can I get Insurance in Nepal?
Yes, you need it. Before traveling to Nepal, we request you carry travel insurance with you. Travel insurance doesn’t only cover the risks of traveling but it also helps you to recover emergency medical evacuations to baggage loss or trip cancellations. Yes, you can get insurance in Nepal. We can help also recommend you some health insurance companies.
What is the Best Time for Pisang Peak Climb?
The best season for Pisang Peak Climbing is from March to May (Spring) and from September to November (Autumn). It is possible to climb Pisang Peak throughout the year but, we don’t recommend monsoon season for the Pisang Peak climb whereas winter is not a bad time for climbing.
How is the Tea House Accommodation During the Pisang Peak Climb?
We ensure you provide the best of the best tea house accommodation during the Pisang peak climb. Pisang Peak climbing route offers a comfortable tea house lodge. Talking about the tented accommodation, we will provide our own camping equipment where everything will be organized to a certain and to a kind of standard.
How are the Meals During Pisang Peak Climbing?
We provide hygienically prepared meals during the Pisang Peak climbing. At the tea house lodge, you will be getting carb-rich food that is easy to digest. While climbing the peak you need high-calorie and high in carbohydrates food. When you are at the camping ground, you will be served meals that include a balanced diet of carbohydrates, protein, and fats designed by a nutritionist. Our climbing cooks are trained in hygienic food preparation.
How Long one Must Walk per day During the Pisang Peak Climb?
We need to walk 5-6 hours per day on average during the Pisang Peak climbing. We have designed our itinerary as per gaining altitude where you will be walking slowly with taking enough rest so that you can have a successful summit climbing without any high risks of altitude sickness. Although if sickness occurs from altitude, your basic aid-trained team leader will help you with medical kits.
Why Should I Climb Pisang Peak with Nepal Adventure Team?
Pisang Peak is one of the technically hard climb peaks at 6091 meters at high altitudes which means you have no chance of climbing Pisang Peak without highly experienced reputed tour operators. Possessing decades of experience in climbing and trekking fields, Nepal Adventure Team has gained a reputation as the most reputed tour operator in Nepal. We are a legally registered and licensed holder trek and tour company. We guarantee the best price for treks and tours in Nepal, with safe and secure online payment. We valued your hard-earned money so you won’t find any hidden charges on our amazing treks and tour packages. We have safely designed the Pisang Peak package at an affordable price.
What are the Payment Methods?
We accept bank transfers, money transfers, online payments, and credit cards. Whichever you think is suitable for you, you can use the method to pay. As per our company policies, you have to send us a 20% advance payment to be confirmed but for Pisang Peak climbing you need to send us a 50% advance payment through the reliable payment methods mentioned above. Just Click Here for payment online.