On arrival at Kathmandu international airport terminal Nepal, Adventure Team staff and guide will receive you with a warm welcome and then transfer to respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu around the interesting area of Thamel. After refreshment our guide/leader will brief with information regarding hotels, Nepali culture, tours and Pisang Peak Climb with welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant with folk cultural program.
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines.
Day 2 In Kathmandu sightseeing tour at places of interest.
After breakfast, our city guide will take you on a half-day tour around Kathmandu at places of interest, as Kathmandu valley is steeped in ancient history and culture, full of world heritage sites and monuments, after an enjoyable and interesting time back to the hotel with afternoon free at leisure and preparation for Pisang Peak Climb.
Day 3 Drive to Jagat (1,290 m) via Besishahar (800 m) - 08 hours.
Morning with interesting and scenic long drive towards Nepal mid west, journey leads to Beshishar town then on the dirt road to Khudi, Bhulbhule and Ngadi following the Marsyangdi River upstream, the drive continues through rice terraces fields and villages to Syange, from here with a slow climb leaving the Marsyangdi River behind to reach first overnight stop at Jagat village, a farm village with many lodges for trekkers.
Day 4 Trek to Dharapani (1,920 m) - 05 hours.
From Jagat village start the first walk of this trip on a gradual winding path to Chamje, and back at Marsyangdi River to crossing on the eastern bank and into a forested area, with superb views of Annapurna and Manaslu mountain ranges, as the walk advances on the wide path to a nice village of Tal Besi, Here for lunch break, and then another 2-3 hours walk leads at Dharapani village for overnight stop, Dharapani a nice village situated on the junction of Annapurna circuit and Manaslu trekking trail.
Day 5 Trek to Chame (2,670 m) - 05 hours.
After Dharapani walks along the wide winding trail into serene rhododendron and pine forest passing villages of Bagachap and Danque, then to Tamang village from here onwards into more Buddhist culture village with a grand view of Mt. Manaslu 8,163m / 26,781ft, from Timang village few hours trek leads to Koto and then to Chame town for an overnight stop, Chame a large and major town of Manang area and as well a headquarter of Manang district.
Day 6 Trek to Pisang (3,230 m) - 05 hours.
From here onwards the air gets cooler and fresh as the walk leads close to mountains, morning walk leads through enchanting alpine forests of rhododendron and pine trees, following the Marshyangdi River upstream with short ups and down hills to Bhratang village. From Bhratang village walk follows uphill through alpine woodland to Dhukure Pokhari a small place with few teahouses and lodge overlooking Chulu’s and Pisang peak, with a lunch break here, walk descends to lower Pisang village for an overnight stop.
Day 7 Trek to Manang (3450 m) 4/5 Hours
You begin your trek after breakfast towards the Manang valley from Pisang village. Generally, the Pisang Peak Climbing itinerary will take you to Upper Pisang or Pisang base Camp on day 7 but Nepal Adventure Team will lead you towards the Manang valley for better acclimatization purposes. This will help you summit the Pisang peak with full enthusiasm and full of energy. As you continue walking through the isolated trekking trail, the barren landscape of Manang Valley will let you experience a secluded journey into the remote terrains of Manang valley. In addition, during the trek, you can also visit the famous ancient historically important Braga monasteries where you can discover old and paintings and Buddhist historical artifacts. After some quality time at monasteries, you then continue your journey for about an hour. The cold and dry environment of Manang valley eventually let you know that you reach your today’s destination. overnight at Manang.
Day 8 Manang Acllimatization Day (Ice Lake (4600m) Day Hike) 8/9 hours
Today is the day set aside for acclimatization where you can laze around the Manang valley. If you are interested then you can have a great opportunity to do one of the best side treks of the Annapurna region, the ice lake (Kicho Tal) trek. Before the trek, you have to understand that it will be a challenging yet rewarding 8 to 9 hours of the trek where you can reach the highest frozen lakes in Nepal, which lies under the towering Chulu Peak. Before heading back to Manang valley you can capture the fascinated views of ice lakes on your camera. Overnight at Manang.
Day 9 Trek to Upper Pisang (3356 m) Via Ngawal Village (4573 m) 5/6 hours
Today, you will head towards the Upper Pisang Via beautiful Ngawal village. already mentioned before people tend to walk Upper Pisang from Pisang village but as you are returning from Manang, it takes you about 5 to 6 hours of walk to reach Upper Pisang. You will be walking through the narrow trails surrounded by Himalayan peaks and dense pine forest. During the trek, you will reach Ngawal Village where you will take lunch and continue your treks until you reach Upper Pisang. Overnight at Upper Pisang.
Day 10 Trek to Base Camp (4380 m) 4 hours
After warm breakfast, you will leave the small settlements of Upper Pisang and head north, through the zigzag trail, ascending and passing through the terrain fields and scattered woodlands. Continue walking through the pastures, known as Kharka in Nepal, which is used for grazing yaks, your team member will lookout for the most suitable camping area or flat grounds with a stunning view and will set up the camp. At last, you can take a have great experience of camping and cooking with few people in a secluded area. Overnight at a tented camp.
Day 11 Trek to High Camp (5400 m) 2 hours
A short day but tough due to high altitude, morning walk follows a faint trail where few climbers and Yak herders hardly use this path to high camp, as the walk leads over rocks, ice, and glacier to reach the bottom of Pisang Peak where the high camp is set for the climb. Afternoon our guide will scout the area for a safe accessible route to the summit fixing ropes and making ice ledges where necessary, High Camp situated on a long ridge of Pisang Peak, under some conditions this area may be under snow, afternoon free to sort the gear with preparation for the early morning climb.
Day 12 High Cam to Summit (6091 m) and trek back to Pisang VillageOur target and Big Day! of this adventure starting before dawn climb over moraine and rubble of ice falls, following our lead guide reaching high above on a well-defined ridge towards last snow slope, leading quite steeply without any difficulty but with some technical sections and then climb all the way to Pisang summit with great help and support of our expert guide. On reaching the summit take a rest and admire the beautiful panorama of the whole Annapurna Mountains and towards north and west Chulu range with Damodar peaks as well beyond Chulu peaks, view of Manaslu towards the eastern horizon. After being in the highest spot of this adventure descent by the same route to base camp, as time permits and possible with physical strength after the climb descend all the way to Pisang village.
Day 13 Drive back to besishahar (800 M) 4/5 Hours, by Local JeepToday, you will take a local jeep to Bisishahar from Pisang village. It takes you about 4/5 hours of the scenic drive where you can have an eye-pleasing view of green hills, charming villages, lush green forest, and an adventurous ride. Before leaving beautiful Pisang village it is time to say your farewell to your some of the Pisang Peak Climbing Team member. After arriving at small-town Besishahar, you can stay at your hotel reading a book or stroll around the market in the evening. Overnight at Besisahar.
Day 14 Besishahar to Kathmandu (1350 m) 4/5 hoursAfter a warm breakfast, you will head back to Kathmandu, which means today is the day, you will leave the mountainous valley and end your trek. You will take a local bus from Besisahar to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, you can have the pleasure of souvenir shopping for your family and loved ones. Thamel, a tourist hub of Nepal will be the best place for shopping. There will be a farewell dinner party hosted by the Nepal Adventure Team where you will be served a delicious meal in the evening where you will be celebrating the successful completion of your journey. You can also share your joy or the things you have experienced during the trek. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 15 International departure for homeward bound.Your last day in amazing Nepal as per international flight time our staff will transfer you to the international airport for your flight back home or to the next port of call after a great and remarkable adventure around Annapurna with Pisang Peak Climb with the grand service of Nepal Adventure Team its guides and staff.