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It is quite tough trips than others; it goes up to 5000 meters with the side trip of higher. It includes the several nights above the 4000meters where is the level of oxygen is lower and atmospheric air pressure is low, so the traveler must have to fitness in mentally and physically.
Pisang peak is lies in Annapurna Himalaya Range. It is a one of the busiest trekking peaks of Nepal. Pisang peak have edges and rocky face so its goes under the technical peak.
Pisang Peak is one of the popular peak of Nepal in western Himalaya, Annapurna Range. It is almost alike trekking route with Annapurna Circuit trek. It is a tough trip to Annapurna region because of combining features- climbing the peak and crossing the popular pass Thorong La. Pisang peak is categorized under the technical peak from the point of view of climbing, the edge, and rocky face makes the little bit harder.
The journey of Pisang Peak and Thorong La pass begins from the whole day drive toward Beshishahar. Traveling through the Prithvi Highway up to Dumre Bazaar, and turns to Beshishar. Take the right lane and reach Besishahar. The adventure commences from, early morning get up, take breakfast and get ready to trekking. This trek gathers the various information about the caste and culture, religions, vegetative-vegetations. Begins with the Braman family, and get different caste, such as Damai, Kami, Gurung, Thakali. As a whole trekking is dominated by Gurung caste. It is a trekking which starts from below 1000 meters and reaches 6091m, crosses the highest passes 5416m of Thorong La.
The trekking is a natural museum of the Himalayan valley, high Himalaya barren land, waterfalls, lakes, and rivers. The valley from Chame to Ghunsang, which is encircled by snow-capped mountains. The view from Pisang valley, base camp and top of the peaks in a superior view. While starting to climb up it feels that the peaks slowly coming towards the eyes, the awe-inspiring views eliminates all the tiredness.
Reaching the base camp of Pisang Peak and climb up High camp 5445m and finally summit the peak 6091 meters. For mounting the peak reach Cross the Thorong La passes and reaching in Muktinath is another adventure of the trek. Tilicho Peak, Nawal Peak, Chulu East, Chulu Far East, Tibetan Peaks, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Kang Guru Peak, Gyaji Kang Peak, Tilje Peak, and Kuchubhro Peak are most seeing peaks from the base camp to top while climbing and from the summit.
After the pass, there is an another adventure of crossing Thorong La pass 5416m from sea level. By reaching Muktinath, the adventurous tasks will complete. Finally, you reach to Jomsom via Kagbeni, through the bank of Kali Gandaki river. Morning flight from Jomsom to Pokhara with aerial views of the mountains and hilly village.
Our Airports representative welcomes at Airport and transfers to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.
The day beings with a meeting and introducing with the trek and tour guide. About 8 am we organize the meeting in your hotel lobby. The meeting finalizes the preparation of the trek, and your trek guide will suggest over your gears what you have. In meeting you need to bring, original passport, three copies of passport copy size photos, and travel insurance copy. And also we will bring your attention to clear the due amount if any.
The day excursion will start after the meeting and your breakfast; During the tour, you will visit the three main attraction of Kathmandu, these are Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, and Bhaktapur.
Pashupatinath temple is the most popular and important temple of Hindus. The temple is located on the bank of a divine river, Bagmati. It is not only the temple also the open cremation place, where the dead body will burn out with the firewood.
Bouddhanath Stupa is a spiritual place of Buddhism, also the place of meditation. It is one of the biggest stupas in the world. In Bouddhnath you can see meet monks, explore the Thankas, etc.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which is famous for name of fifty-five windows durbar, Nyatpol Temple, and its architect designs mesmerized the peoples. The Lion Gate, Golden Gates, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the handmade pottery factory, water ponds are major visiting sites of the palace.
The evening is your time for reviewing the luggage for trekking and climbing. You can explore the Thamel city and oldest market Ason and Indrachowk.
The journey of Pisang Peak and Thorong La is starting from today. After breakfast traveling to Beshishar with the trekking and climbing crew. It is an about 7hrs drive from Kathmandu to Besishahar (830m), through the Prithvi Highway up to Dumre and turns right lane toward Besishahar following Marshyangdi River.
From Manang Chutara of Besishahar, you leave about 7 AM to reach Bahundanda after breakfast. The beginning trail is almost flat up to Nadi via Khudi and Bhulbhule. Both villages are the inhabitant of ethnic group Gurung.
Nadi is the lunch place, you can enjoy the lunch with Mt. Manaslu. Following lunch, you will reach Bahundada in 3hrs. These 7 hours, you will engage in the topic of cultural activities and exchange the greetings "Namaste" with local people.
After breakfast you will start trek to Chamje, in the beginning, you need to steeply down at Gyarung, a beautiful farmland(rice-field), waterfalls and cross the suspension bridge of Marshyangdi River. The trail follows the river to get stone village Jagat. Afterward, you ascend to Chamje (1400m). You can see the fabulous waterfall just before reaching Chamje. It takes about 6hrs to complete the day.
With following the rocky trail of Marshyangdi river, ascend to Tal (1675m), which is the first village of Manang district. After crossing the wide, flat valley then you climb Dharapani (1890m). Dharapani is a checkpoint and the meeting point from Larkey, La Passes of Manaslu trek. From Dharapani pass Tibetan Style Chorten and continue to Bagarchhap. Bagarchhap is popular for the apple orchard.
The trail ascends to Temang (2360m) walk through the blue pine forest that is parallel to the river. By reaching Thanachowk you will have a lunch. The continuing trials reach to Chame, headquarter of Manang district via Koto. Koto is a point from where we can reach the youngest village of Nepal. From the town, you see the views of Annapurna II and small hot spring. On the route, we also explore the Tibetan cultural, architecture, and tradition.
The day journey begins crossing the Chhorten memory and reaches Bhratang. Entering to the deep forest in the steep and narrow village is the attraction of the day. Cross the suspension bridge to continue trail climbs up through the blue pine forest to get Dhikur Pokhari. You will have a lunch at Dhikur Pokhari and resume to Pisang, along with the flat way you see the towering Paungda Danda with rock face, and then reach Pisang. The day finishes after the 5hrs walk.
Today is the day for rest and acclimatize in high altitude, because the following you need to head off to Base camp. Hike up to Upper Pisang, visit monastery and old village. Back to the guesthouse and get prepared for next day campaigns.
After breakfast left for base camp. It takes about 7hrs to get base camp, the accommodation, and meals in the tented camp from the night until you back to the Pisang village.
This is a day for acclimatization and walk around the camp up to high camp, from where you see the view of Annapurna range, Chulu East, Chulu Far East, Nawal peak, Tilicho peak and many others unnamed mountains and peaks. After short trip back to base camp and ready for following days expedition of 6091m.
Finally, you are in the main goal, early morning get up and ready to start to climb Pisang Peak. First, the guide will check the weather conditions and starts the trip. From the summit of Pisang peak, you will see Annapurna range, Chulu East, Chulu Far East, Nawal peak, Tilicho peak, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, the Tibetan mountains, Kanguru Peak, Gyaji Kang peak, Tilje peak, Kuchubhro peak, and many more peaks, carefully descend to base camp.
Today is the first day after the summiting Pisang Peak. The trail descends towards Pisang village (3300m), which is about 5hrs. The view of Mt. Annapurna make your journey more enjoyable.
Leave Pisang village, here is the option to choose the path either upper or lower. The Northern (upper) trail is quite better than southern trail because of scenery. Whereas the southern trail goes through the Marshyangdi Valley, the lap of Mt. Annapurna IV via Humde Airport. Both trails join at Munji where you will have your lunch. After lunch, you continue to Manang via Bhraka.
Today the trail ascends to the Yak Kharka via Tenki Manang after Marshyandi valley and Jarsang Khola Valley. The Himalayan view from the trail is outstanding, that makes your journey much interesting. Along the path, you will see blue sheep and Yaks. Finally, you reach Yak Kharka (4050m), which take about 5hrs. That is your lunch and overnight place.
Trekking to Thorang Phedi is ascending trail from Yak Kharka until you cross the river and then climb up to Thorong Phedi (4450m) in 5hrs. Before reaching the Thorong Phedi you have to cross a landslide area.
Today trip should have to start early in the morning because after 9/10 AM, cannot cross Thorong La Pass due to the weather conditions and windy. The highest point of the trail is 5416m.
After 4hrs walking steep snowy way, reach to the pass, which is marked by prayer flags and chorten. The top offers a magnificent view of Himalaya range. And another 4hrs takes you to a holy place called Muktinath - a nirvana place. The attractions of Muktinath are 108 waterspouts. Hindu people believed that taking bath on these taps get salvation from sin. Next one is Jwalamukhi Temple is a temple which has an eternal flame fed by natural underground gas. This is a quite long day that takes about eight hours.
The journey of todays is quite easier than previous days. You will heading off to Jomsom by crossing the Jharkot town via Kali Gandaki valley. Kali Gandaki is a holy river and the valley is also known as the windy valley. Jomsom is a not only city of Himalaya, headquarter of Mustang district also the orchard of apple too. The local apple brandy is the special drink of Mustang.
Finally, this morning is last morning in Himalaya, after 20 minutes scenic flight takes you to Pokhara. After checking in hotel and short break, the Pokhara city tour will start. The tour includes Fewa Lake, Devis Waterfall, a museum, a Tibetan refugee settlement, Gupteshwor Cave, and more.
After having breakfast you travel to Kathmandu with the tourist bus. The beginning drives through the Prithivi Highway and the wider view of farmland makes the happy journey. And from the Dumre Bazar, we drive through the same highway that we traveled in started days. Arrived in Kathmandu have farewell dinner in a local Nepali Restaurant.
Your trip concludes and guide will take you international airport for your final departure.
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If you need extra accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara, including breakfast.The price is USD 60 per person per night for single room and USD 75 per night for double (twin sharing) room.
Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travellers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves the severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will everyday advise you about your health conditions, requirements and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid from the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Normal AMS Symptoms
The given altitude symptoms may every trekkers will have experience but no worries these are common.
Minor AMS Symptoms
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that your having symptoms. The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that buildup the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heart beat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be use to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Pisang Peak & Thorung-La pass. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in daytime, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult