Pisang Peak Climbing

Trek and climb of most striking and majestic peak around high beautiful Manang valley

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Group Size: Minimum 02
  • Trip Type: Trekking & Climbing
  • Best Season: March - June | Sept- Dece
  • Trip Meals: As Per Itinerary Package
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Teahouse & Tent
  • Max Elevation: 6,091m | 19,983ft

Highlights

  • An adventure on high and beautiful Manang valleValley a climb of majestic-towering Pisang Peak
  • Trek and climb the most striking trekking peak with a grand vista of high Annapurna Himalayan peaks
  • A great combination of cultural walks and adventurous climbs around lovely traditional villages in route
  • From green forested country and traditional Buddhist culture villages to the arid and arctic mountainous zone

About Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak (6,091m) is a popular climbing peak located in the Annapurna region along the circuit Annapurna trail. The peak is also known as Long Ri and is one of Nepal's most popular climbing peaks in Nepal’s Himalayas.

Are you looking for trekking and Climbing Pisang Peak in the Annapurna region?

We at Nepal Spirit Adventure have been organizing Pisan peak climbing and trekking in the Annapurna circuit with decades of experience with the best offers of personalized, customizable, and affordable tour packages for trekking in Nepal. Let’s join us for your great successful climbing trip because we have experienced Sherpa guides and have been working for 10 years.

A beautiful dome-shaped Pisang Peak stands high (6,091m/19,984ft) located above Manang scenic valley and Pisang village. Pisang Peak Climb is a highly technical trekking peak in Nepal where Nepal Spirit expert guides will make your dream into reality with a successful and safe climb. We will provide the best Sherpa climbing guide who has climbed many peaks of Nepal including Pisang Peak and has been on major expeditions as well.

Pisang Peak Climb offers an awesome panorama of Mt. Annapurna’s II, III, and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tilicho, and Manaslu Mountain range.

The Climb to Pisang Peak is done after much preparation with practice and proper acclimatization days en route to high camp. Our guide and leaders will brief and offer full information on the climb with the technical skills required in a few sections of the climb.

Pisang Peak Climbing grade rated as PD + (as per French / Swiss Alpine Climbing System) meaning ‘Per Difficult’ walking on rocks and glaciers with technical difficulties in some sections of the climb.

Climbers and trekkers, please note that climbing Pisang Peak requires technical climbing know-how and physical and mental toughness. It is also necessary to have a strong mindset while walking in these regions of the mountains.

This grading system is popularly used worldwide on alpine peak climbing, so most of the smaller trekking peaks in Nepal Himalayas use as per this system on alpine or trekking peak climb.

After an enjoyable climb of Pisang Peak rest of the journey will be much easier altitude-wise after the climb above 6,091 m high. The walk leads to scenic Manang village and crosses the high Thorang-la pass of 5,416 m to reach the Mustang area at the holy Muktinath area and to Jomsom town.

Jomsom is a scenic flight to Pokhara city and its picturesque valley, a famous and popular touristic spot in all Himalaya regions, concluding this marvelous and fantastic Pisang Peak Climb with a drive back to Kathmandu. You can also take a direct bus service from Jomsom to Kathmandu as well but it will take approximately 22 hours bus ride from Muktinath-Jomsom.

The best time to climb of Pisang Peak is during the spring (March-May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. The spring season is pleasant due to the lack of snow and precipitation, and clear skies offer spectacular views of the mountain and scenery.

Itinerary

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On arrival in Kathmandu international airport received by Nepal Spirit airport representative with a transfer to respective hotels downtown in the hub of Kathmandu city, refreshment and rest of time lookup around the old market in Kathmandu it is depending on your flight arriving hours. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle

In Kathmandu free day for individual activities and trek peak climbing preparations, on this day once can book for half day sightseeing tour at places of interest around Kathmandu-Patan or Bhaktapur cities, afternoon free for individual activities and brief details of Pisang peak climbing climbing as well as introduction with guide, look up your personal climbing equipment overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Starting this wonderful adventure with an interesting overland drive towards Nepal mid west, leading to Beshishar town (headquarter of Lamjung district). From here transfer to another vehicle and continue to drive on dirt road passing villages of Khudi, Bhulbhule, and Ngadi following the Marsyangdi River upstream. Drive continues through rice terraces fields and villages to Syange a small village for an overnight stop in the comfort of a nice lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse
  • Transportation: Bus

From Syange our walk begins with climb leaving Marshyangdi River behind reaching Jagat village, a farm village with many lodges for trekkers. After Jagat walk leads on a winding path to Chamje, and back at Marysangdi River crossing to east side into a forested area, with superb views of Annapurna and Manaslu mountain ranges. As the walk continues reaching a nice village at Tal Besi, from here another 3 hours walk leads to our overnight stop at Dharapani village. Dharapani a nice village located on a junction of the Annapurna circuit and Manaslu trekking trail.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

After Dharapani walk leads into rhododendron and pine forest passing villages of Bagachap and Danque, then at Timang village with more Buddhist cultured village including views of Mt. Manaslu 8,163m / 26,781ft. From Timang village a few hours trek leads to Koto and then to Chame town for an overnight stop, Chame a large major town of Manang area and a headquarter town of the district.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

From Pisang onwards walk leads close to mountains through alpine forests of rhododendron and pine trees, following 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 tea houses and lodge overlooking Chulu’s and Pisang peak, with a possible lunch stop, and then descends to lower Pisang village for an overnight stop.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

Pisang village an ideal spot for acclimatization before heading higher to climb Pisang Peak climb, spending a day here helps you with altitude in this nice Tibetan like a traditional village, optional hike around upper Pisang village and visit the monastery. Pisang village offers magnificent views of Mt. Annapurna with a range of mountains including Pisang Peak which towers above this village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

After a nice stop with acclimatization days at Pisang village, morning walk leads to a climb at upper Pisang village with a panorama of mountains and Manang valley, our climb uphill continues reaching to set first camping of this adventure around isolated areas at Kharka a summer grazing. At Kharka with the best available place to set up base camps for Pisang Peak climb, with wonderful views of Annapurna massif mountain range and Damordar peaks.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

An extra camp to make climbing safe and accessible, today after packing climbing equipment, morning a gradual climb on southwest ridge, then ascend for an hour further up to establish high camp at about 5,400 meters, afternoon free at leisure checking gears and to marvel the surrounding panorama with sunset view over the high snow-capped mountains night stay in tent accommodation.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tent

The highlight and aim of this great adventure starting very early before dawn, climbing on snow slopes with few steep and technical sections to reach the summit of Pisang Peak; where our guide has made the route safe with ropes fixed to assist this great climb, after final ascent to the summit top, with great spirit and feeling high, marvel the surrounding overwhelming views and descend back to base camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tent

Nepal Spirit Adventure reserves an extra day as a contingency in case of bad weather conditions which can occur sometimes, as the Himalayan weather pattern can be unpredictable so an extra day will make it safe to adjust the itinerary days for a successful climb. If all goes well as per the planned itinerary days we can use this extra day in Manang village or on the way back to Syange making a short day walk while enjoying the great scenery along the way.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Tent

Today a short walk of few hours to Manang village as the walk leads above Hongde village with the only airstrip of frequent flight to and from Pokhara, walk leads with views of Manang valley and snow-capped peaks of Pisang – Chulu’s Mid and East peaks with Annapurna II - A-IV, Gangapurna including Tilicho peak. From this scenic spot a short downhill to reach Manang valley on the main trekking trail. Walk along the bank of Marshyangdi River passing Braga village to reach the upper Manang village. At this village visit old Braga monastery with old Buddhist relics, ancient wall painting, and frescos and stunning views of Annapurna Himalaya, from here an hour walk reaches Manang village. Manang a large prosperous village, houses are built up in traditional Tibetans style with rich culture and traditional lifestyle.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

After a good rest at Manang, walk towards Ghunsang village with short uphill to reach at Yak Kharka, an interesting walk with views of snow-capped mountains, on crossing a small stream reaching Yak Kharka for an overnight stop, a small settlement with views of Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Chulu Peaks.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

Morning walk leads to more high elevation getting closer at the base of Thorong-la after crossing a bridge with a climb along the riverbank of Jarjung, finally walk leads at Thorung Phedi, here depending upon the physical conditions of the clients, if all goes well an hour steep climb to Thorang High Camp for an overnight stop.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

One of the highlight and big days of this adventure! After early breakfast walk leads to a long climb to Thorang-la on a steep winding path to reach Thorung La Pass at 5,416 m / 17,700 ft. The highest point of the adventure with views of snowcapped peaks, and then with long descends to reach holy Muktinath around Lower Mustang area. On reaching Muktinath for an overnight stop, this is a holy spot for both Hindus and Buddhists the word Muktinath literally means ‘the place for Nirvana or Liberation.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

After Muktinath, a walk is much easier on moderate trails with big drop downhill to Kaligandaki river valley on the flat river bed of Kaligandaki to reach famous Jomsom, headquarter town of Mustang district with a small airstrip above Kaligandkai River. At Jomsom check into a nice lovely lodge for the last overnight stop of this adventure, and celebrate last night dinner among crews and other members. This area from Jomsom-Kagbeni to Marpha famous for apples and its products like juice-cider and potent brandy. Around this area also popularly called Apple Pie Trail.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

Early breakfast then transfer to Jomsom airport for scenic short flight of 25 minutes to Pokhara, during airborne awesome views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiris and Annapurna range of mountains with rolling hills and villages, On reaching Pokhara airport transfer to respective hotels by the lake Phewa, afternoon free for individual activities or just relax and enjoy the views of the Annapurna Himalaya.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Morning overland drive to Kathmandu after a wonderful time on climb of Pisang Peak and around Annapurna Circuit trekking after 5-6 hours of nice scenic ride reaching Kathmandu, then transfer to your hotels with afternoon free at leisure for individual activities and shopping souvenirs. (option of a flight back to Kathmandu of 30 mins).

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Last day in Nepal, after a wonderful adventure Pisang Peak Trek & Climb on Annapurna Circuit route with grand service of Nepal Spirit Adventure, as per the flight time transfer to the international air terminal for your departure homeward bound or to next respective countries.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transportation: Private Transfer
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Cost Details

  • Private vehicle service for both international & domestic arrival and departure
  • 3-Star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast, room twin sharing basis
  • Bust transportation from Kathmandu to Dharapani
  • Annapurna conservation permit and TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Special climbing permit for Pisang Peak
  • Experience climbing Sherpa guide including his daily wages and insurance
  • One porter for every 2 clients including his daily wages and insurance
  • Lodge accommodation on the trek and tent accommodation during the climbing session
  • Trek & Climbing food: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner with a cup of tea/coffee during the trek
  • Nepal Spirit Adventure's trekking & climbing mountaineering equipment for the and climbing part- very high quality for climbing & kitchen, dining, toilet, mattresses, sleeping bags, and down jackets
  • Airfare from Jomsom to Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • One-night 3-star hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Nepal Spirit Adventure exclusive medical kit
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters bottled or boiled water, shower, heater and p calls, etc
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Travel insurance & Rescue operation
  • Personal trekking & climbing equipment
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Food and extra nights hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara (due to an early return from a trek, or an extended stay in Nepal)
  • Additional trips or tours in Kathmandu
  • International flight tickets

Dates & Prices

Departure note

Online published departure date is guaranteed for departure, private trips can be organized at any time of the year just contact us

 

Departure DateStatusPriceNote  
23 Apr, 2024 - 11 May, 2024AvailableUS$2250Confirm
27 Apr, 2024 - 15 May, 2024AvailableUS$2250Confirm

Useful Information

Upon Arrival in Nepal

On arrival in Nepal at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, our airport representative or staff will receive you with a warm welcome with garland / Khada (Buddhist ceremonial silk scarf) and then transfer you to your respective hotel. Afternoon or evening time we will review and discuss much information regarding your trip itinerary and included/excluded services as per the trip itinerary chosen, at the same time introduce your guide who will help you with the final preparation for your trek.

Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara 

We provide 3*** stars tourist standard hotels in Kathmandu, and Pokhara with accommodation based on twin sharing basis with breakfast. If you are trekking in groups joining a basis, you will share a room with someone of the same gender from your group. If you prefer a single room supplement in Kathmandu and on-route trekking, you can request the single supplement (which will be at an extra cost besides the trip price stated). We can also help you to book at different deluxe star category hotels on request for more details and information please feel free to contact us.

A Typical Tea House (Lodge/Climb) Trekking Day

A typical trekking day means walking from morning to late afternoon. Each morning after packing your bags and then having a good breakfast, we will set off for day walks to our next designated overnight stop.

We suggest that you carry a small day pack to put your water bottles, sunscreen cream, hats, raincoat, camera, and warm jumper just in case the weather changes to cold, while the rest of your belongings that you don’t need for the day goes in large duffel/kit bags for porters to carry. The walk will last for 3 to 4 hours in the morning until lunch at midday. We stopped for one hour to have lunch and rest before heading to our overnight destination in the comfort of a tea house/lodge in the villages.

At the end of the day after checking in the lodge, rest (read books, write your diary) or explore the village. After lunch, you will be walking for 3 to 4 hours, normally reaching the overnight stop around 3 to 4 PM. Our guide will provide you with the best accommodation available in Tea houses and lodges. Some days complete day walks by lunchtime at designated overnight stops, where you will be free after lunch in the afternoon.

After tea and coffee breaks, one can spend time exploring around a village or just relax and do some washing the laundry. The dinner will be served around 6 to 7 P.M. the dining room (Restaurant) inside the tea house/lodge. For dinner as per the menu or recommended by your guide must be ordered one hour in advance. After dinner evening will be spent often playing cards or discussing the day’s topic and events or writing a diary if we are habitual of it before heading off to bed for good sound sleep.

Accommodation Trekking & Climbing Period

We provide accommodation in a tea house (mountain lodge). A Tea House is a combination of a guest house, restaurant, and social hang-out. The rooms are with twin beds and little additional furniture like small tables or chairs. Blankets are generally provided (we recommend that you carry your own sleeping bags).

Most bathrooms are common with squatting (Asian) toilets or of Western comfort with sitting toilets. Most Tea Houses / Lodge have running water facilities. Most of the lodges have hot water for showers but with an extra charge for using hot showers. During climbing, we provide a twin shared tent.

Trekking & Climbing Food

During the trekking session, full board meals are included (breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as tea or coffee provided). We provide food from these local lodge/tea houses as per choices on the menu. Breakfast and dinner provided at the same tea house/lodge while lunch would be on the trail. Every Tea House serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice and lentils), as well as a variety of different food items, such as rice, seasonable vegetables, noodles, potatoes, and soups. Some lodge serves Western foods such as pizza, pasta, and French fries. During the climbing period, our cook provides mostly high-altitude and Nepali food.

Safe Drinking Water in Trek & Climb

Along the trek, safe drinking water is very important while we are on high altitude journey. We recommend that one should drink at least 3-4 liters of water a day (this helps from de-hydration and altitude problems AMS). As long as possible we recommend you buy sealed packed mineral water and can buy from every local shop and lodges.

Remember! River, spring, and tap water are free, we should not recommend you directly drink it even water looks very clean, can not drink it by adding water purification pills or filters then will be suitable to drink.

You can buy also boiled water from every lodge. Boiled water and sealed packed water cost 1-2$ dollars per letter and its cost also depends on where we are from the sea level. So, you need to prepare and pack the extra cost for all the table drinks.

Health & Fitness Required

Health and physical fitness is the most important part of travel and in participating in trek and hiking. If you do not have previous trekking experience as required, you can start with morning walking exercise or cycling for weeks or months before/after booking the trip with us, if you have previous trekking and climbing experience it will add a plus point to the trek chosen, most of the trek is nontechnical effort walks.

The highest height gain on this trip is at 6,091m above sea level. The walk involves lots of ups and downs, walking through local villages, farmlands, terraces, and riverside as long as you have energy walking for 4- 6 hours a day, and if you are qualified for the trek but still require moderate health and fitness. We strongly advise travelers to consult their medical doctor before traveling do a regular check-up and hand the report to us while booking a trip with us.

Our Experience Trekking Guides & Staff with Safety

Nepal mountainous country walk takes you to a remote region, you must be accompanied by experienced and qualified guides and leaders for a safe journey and making the trip a success. We at Nepal Spirit Adventure employ native trekking guides and porters who are trained and qualified for this type of trip and have worked with us for a long time.

Our guide provides you with much local information and offers you advice on how to use your free time and coordinate day-to-day events of the tour, although (sometimes) he might need you to understand that if things do not go according to our plan set. Our trek guides are fully trained and licensed by the Nepal Government and certified by TAAN and the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

All our trekking and climbing guides are well qualified and highly experienced with 9- 10 years on this job. We provide training for our staff yearly on medical and climbing, with their efficiency, and cheerful attitude, providing help, information and the needs of the guests of nationalities.

Assuring that all our trips are well managed by an expert team of tourism professionals all our guides have a good knowledge regarding the culture and customs of the routes on trekking and tours, share experience and cultural insights of the country that’s missed out in travel guide books. During your time with us, you will have time to learn Nepali phrases and other cultural aspects during the journey.

As we organize varied treks in Nepal Himalaya, on group trekking we provide a trek leader with an assistance leader on each trekking depending upon the size of the groups.

This ensures safe travel with us as our guide/assistance guides get any health medical problem, we still have other main guides and leaders to run the trip smoothly as per our standard itinerary. To make the trip enjoyable we provide one guide to support and carry your bags among two people with one Sherpa helper in certain conditions.

Caring Porter

Our porter is fully equipped with warm gear and insured on each trip by the company. We take care of our staff/porter's welfare as well as the client’s safety.
We closely work with (the PAC) Porters Association International Act. We allow a maximum load to be carried by our porter of 20 to 25 KG and make sure that your trekking duffel-kit bag should not be more than 20 KG.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is a must and necessary that you are insured when booking trips with Nepal Spirit Adventure. Insurance protections should cover Travel / Medical sufficiently as well as emergency and immediate rescue evacuation by any means of transportation including helicopters on medical grounds. As well as covering against loss or theft of your belongings and valuables please make sure the insurance covers all the activities that you will be undertaking during your stay in Nepal such as trekking and climbing including other trips and adventure sports.

Nepal Spirit Adventure holds no responsibility and liability in case of loss, theft, or damage of your belongings. We also let you know that Nepalese insurance companies do not have a travel insurance policy for foreign nationals. They have this policy only for Nepalese nationals. We advise you when you travel to Nepal please bring your insurance documents.

Re-charging batteries of Electronic Items on The Trek

We can recharge your batteries and devices with electricity or solar power sources. In Nepal, 220 240 volts 50 MHZ (50 Cycles per Second) power is supplied. Just need to have a plug adaptor in case of socket fitting, which you can buy in Kathmandu before the trip since the plugs in Nepal might be different. You might have to pay a small amount of fee/hour for using recharging facilities.

High Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness often known as acute mountain sickness (A.M.S.) in general may occur when people ascend too quickly normally at altitudes of over 3000 m. Most people will feel some effects of altitude, shortness of breath, and possibly light-headedness, which is fairly common. Acute mountain sickness is very different and normally involves a severe headache, sickness, and loss of awareness.

In almost every potential case there are enough warning signs to take appropriate action. When symptoms of altitude sickness develop, please tell your trekking guide. He will advise you to deal with your problem. Generally, overexertion and dehydration contribute to altitude sickness. So drink at least 3-4 liters of water every day besides tea and coffee which act as diuretics.

Group Size

We organize any route of Nepal trek and peak climbing with a fixed departure basis or private trip, the minimum group size would be two and the maximum group size is ten or more on request. We can also organize a private trip for a solo person with a single supplement cost. Otherwise, join our estimated group departure dates available online market or ask us for your suitable flexible dates, we will open group dates on the same date.

Trekking & Climbing Season

Nepal has two best seasons for trekking Everest Three High Passes, as this trip is very adventurous and challenging, we always recommend that you book this kind of trip at the right time of the year as possible.

Trekking in Nepal is possible at any time of the year, depending on the area of the trekking area chosen. In Nepal, you can trek anywhere in any four seasons (Spring-Summer-Autumn / Fall or Winter), but the most popular trekking seasons are Spring and Autumn times. Nepal Spirit Adventure offers you to consider the following advice on the outstanding aspects of each season.

Autumn (September- October- November)
Autumn is one of the best seasons for trekking in the Himalayan region offers excellent weather and outstanding mountain views, the weather is clear and we can guarantee that you can witness fantastic mountain views and panorama.

This season is the peak time for trekking in Nepal Himalaya and you can also witness several Hindu festivals such as 15 days long Dashain, the biggest festival for all Nepalese, celebrating with a triumph of good over evil, and shortly afterward the 5 days long Tihar or Dipawali (Festival of Lights) follows.

Winter (December-January- February)
In winter snowfall times at higher elevations, the snowline descends considerably, and the weather is cold. So it is an ideal time for trekking at lower elevations below 3,000m in the foothills of Nepal with great views of the Himalayas, it can get cold at night and in the mornings, but during the day temperatures are mild when it is sunny.

Spring (March-April- May)
Spring is one of the best seasons for trekking in the Nepal Himalayas. Many visitors travel to Nepal in the spring as trekking is fine in all Himalayan regions. The meadows and forest will be in full bloom with riots of colors of wildflowers especially rhododendron the, national flowers of Nepal, which come in great varieties from bush to tall trees. The weather is warmer at lower elevations and higher elevations over 4,000m visibility is excellent and the temperature is quite moderate.

Summer (June-July- August)
During summer trek is warm and sweaty in the wet summer months, and also constitutes the monsoon season which can continue up to mid-September. Summer is a good time for keen botanists and forest researchers as the higher valleys and meadows blossom with flowers and lush vegetation. It is not generally recommended to trek during the summer season except in the arid rain shadow areas like Upper Mustang, Dolpo, and Kailash.

Nepal Himalaya will be in the grip of wet monsoon season starting from mid-June to early September months, although morning is often clear for a few hours for the views of sunrise and mountains, it can rain heavily almost every day, and a cloud hangs around mid-morning, with frequent rain and occasional thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening times. The advantages of trekking in the summer months trekking along with few crowds of trekkers and on the quiet trail.