Arrival Kathmandu (1,345m.) In Nepal welcome to Success Treks member Pickup and then drive to your hotel transfer.
Very warm 'Namaste' (welcome in Nepali) for your great journey with us. We will meet at the Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport and would drive to your hotel. As you get ease and freshen up after your long fight, we humbly request you to visit at our office for a briefing about your program. You will have meeting with your trekking guide and discuss about the equipment needed for the trekking and we will process for the trekking permits. If you arrive at night we will have same discussion in next day morning after your breakfast.
Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and the valley.
The next morning after breakfast you will leave for a full day sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu valley. You can pay your homage visiting center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Temple (for Hindus) and Swyambhunath (for Buddhists). These are very ancient and historical pride of Nepal importantly enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square reflects the uniqueness and diversity in Nepalese culture. On journey back to hotel, you can travel around the local areas, gullies and lifestyle. You can perhaps take relaxed walk through the famous streets.
Drive Kathmandu to Besi Sahar (8,20m.) via private transfer Local jeep to drive Dharapani (1,860m.) 6/7 Hours.
Kathmandu to drive by Loacl bus/ Local Jeep private vehicle Jeep/ bus to Besi Sahar (820m.) to drive Dharapani (1,860m.) About 6 to 7 hours, about hours drive. Passing through many small villages on the way will fascinate you with snippets of every day living in these lowland villages. If you reach Besi Sahar at lunch time, it's possible to take a bus or hike along the road to Dharapani day. From Besi Sahar we will see some of mountain peaks, natural sceneries surrounding the valley and the daily activities of local people.
Trek to Chame (2,670m.) 5/6 Hours.
Descend on a steep, rocky trail past golden amphitheatre-shaped rice terraces. A climb over a ridge leads to the pleasant village of Kanigaon (1170m). The end of the town offers the best view of the huge waterfall across the Marsyangdi. A steep and slippery trail runs up and down through paddy fields, passing through tiny Tibetan villages, the trail ascends through the rhododendron forest to Chame (,670m.) About 5 to 6 hours trekking then we stay overnight at Lodge camp.
Trek upper Pisang (3,300m.) 5/6 Hours.
There's a long, peasant and mostly level walk in forests. The pine-scented trail rounds a bend to reveal the first views of dramatic Paungda Danda rock face, a tremendous curve slab of rock. The trail follows through the river valley with good views along the way of Pisang peak and Annapurna II at Pisang. Crossing the river to its left bank you reach your lodge at the village of Pisang. Pisang marks the beginning of the region upper portion of the Manang district.
Rest day in Upper Pisang.
Today you will have a rest day here. Check and set up all the gears for climbing and acclimatized. Enjoy the whole day with very nice magnificent views of all the Annapurna, Gangapurna and Tilicho.
Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (5,400m.) 4/5 Hours.
Today we walked for 4 to 5 hours and set up our high camp at the height of (5,400m.) After climbing to a shoulder on the south west ridge. It is likely to have snow at high camp from end of Nov till end March. Overnight at tented camp.
Weather day and Perparation Climbing Gar.
Today rest and weather day at high camp.
Summit day Pisang Peak (6,091m.) back to Upper Pisang (3,300m.) 9/10 Hours.
Today is the final day or the day most important in our journey. Today is a day to fulfill your dream of Summit on Pisang Peak (6.091m.) From the high camp, the well defined ridge leads to the final snow slop which is quite steep and more technical to reach the summit. After a successful summit, return back to Upper Pisang (3,300m.) About 9 to 10 hours we stay overnight at Lodge camp.
Trek to Manang (3,540m.) 5/6 Hours.
It's about 5 to 6 hours trail. From upper Pisang the high trail enters pine grooves to reveal views of the small turquoise lake. The trail does a dogleg through the charming village, passing with views of painted Mandalas and dragon mouth spouts. Hike through the fields of grazing yak and wide variety of crops. This large Tibetan settlement provides good views of Annapurna II/III/IV, Gangapurna Manang (3,540m.) we stay overnight at Lodge camp.
Rest day Visit Manang Valley.
Rest day at Manang vallage and visit popular place and Tibetten and like sherpa cultural Gumpa, Monster Stone mani wall etc and back to same place we spend overnight at Manang.
Trek to Ledar (4,200m.) 4/5 Hours.
Manang trek to Ladar the trail continues to climb out of the Marsyangdi Valley. The trail follows this valley north, passing a Goths as it steadily gains elevation. You have left the large trees below; the vegetation now consists of scrub juniper and alpine grasses. It's fun to see large yaks grazing. The view of Annapurna III is excellent we reaching Ladar (4,200m.) About 4 to 5 hours trekking then we stay overnight at Lodge camp.
Trek to Thorung Phedi (4,525m.) 3/4 Hours.
From Ledar trek to Thorung Phedi to the trail climbs along the east bank of the Jarsang Khola, then descends and crosses the stream on a wooden bridge at 4,310m. Blue sheep, and even snow capped leopards, sometimes magically appears. The crow like bird choughs, large lamer geiers and Himalayan griffons circles you overhead. Overnight at Phedi.
Trek via Thorung-La pass (5,416m.) Muktinath (3,760m.) 7/8 Hours.
The trail becomes steep immediately after leaving Thorung Phedi, switch backing up moraines and following rocky ridges as it ascends to the Thorung-La pass (5,416m.). You can see the long Great Barrier ridge, Tibet like region of Manang, as well as the Annapurnas, Gangapurna and the heavily glaciated peak of Khatung Kang (6,484m.). The trail descends crossing meadows steeply down to Muktinath (3,760m.) One of the most popular pilgrimage sites for both Hindus and Buddhists.
Trek Back to Jomsom (2,720m.) 5/6 Hours
The trial descends very quickly to the valley floor more than 5,000 ft. below through a dramatic arid landscape. From Muktinath to Jomsom, we see people from Mustang who comes to sell handicrafts to pilgrims. Among them merchandise is the highly revered mollusk fossil called Shaligram. We will pass some ancient caves and view the impressive white snow capped mountains. We transit at the significant town Kagbeni. Enjoying the plateau we will reach Jomsom by vehicle or walk to Jomsom and spent the night.
Fly/ Drive From Jomsom to Pokhara (8,20m.) transfer you Hotel.
We take our next flight/drive back to Pokhara and spent a day here. You're free here to feel the moderate climate and sceneries of this Magic land or Dream Land of Nepal. Explore the various interesting places like Mahendra Cave, David's fall and the various lakes of course. You can buy some special souvenirs and enjoy the valley. Spend your night on the beautiful beaches. (You can stay longer for short tours such as drives at National parks, rafting, Tibet tours, mountain biking etc).
Pokhara to Kathmandu, Take a 25 minutes flight or Drive 6/7 Hours.
Take a flight or drive by tourist bus/Private vehicle to Kathmandu. At the evening you can have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show, taking some beautiful snaps and making up your mind for the returning journey. You can have a greetings exchanging among friends and with all Nepalese people.
Final Depature Success Treks Member Drop you Airport.
We will take you to the International Airport for your convenience. Wish you a happy journey in the traditional and cultural way of us Nepalese and Good-Bye with a hope to see you again.
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Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Success Travels & Treks. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
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Photos of the Trip
In Nepal Pisang peak climbing is trekking peak and considered one of the easy climbing peaks among the trekking peaks in Nepal . To reach the base camp from Pisang village, the path ascends through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka at 4,420m. which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. Pisang Peak Climbing is an easy non-technical scramble at a reasonably high elevation allowing easy way to achieve the elevation goal of over 6,000m. The scramble is on an average slope of 40 deg with short sections of 50 deg on rock and snow. The views from Pisang Peak Summit are absolutely stunning on the entire Annapurna range including Mt: Annapurna I (8,091m.), Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Mt: Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and entire magnificent Grand Barrier from Tilicho Peak to Roc Noir.