Climbing Pisang Peak (6,091 m) is a moderately difficult mountaineering challenge. This program is combined with trekking a part of the renowned Annapurna Circuit, which is why it is gaining a popularity among aspiring mountaineers. Pisang Peak does not demand high resilience or good mountaineering skills. If you are one with a desire to climb Nepal’s peaks, that alone would suffice in the first place.
Our route is through the the Annapurna Circuit from Beshishahar to the village of Pisang. From here, the base camp can be reached on a single day, at an altitude of about 4,400 meters. The base camp for Pisang Peak is laid out in a pasture. From here we move up to the First High Camp (5,400 m) at a saddle in South-western ridge. The final ascent, consisting of steep inclinations of ice and snow up to the summit is done by following the same ridge. Although this part is challenging, ascent up Pisang peak is relatively undemanding. From the top of the peak you can enjoy astounding views of peaks of the Annapurna range. Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna and Glacier Dome – all are visible from one single spot of joy. Later in the day, you descend to the base camp and begin the journey onwards.
On your way back, you can trek in the beautiful valley of Manang over the world’s highest pass, Thorang-La (5,416 m). From there, descend to Muktinath and then to Jomsom from where you can catch a flight to Pokhara.