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Paldor Peak Climbing

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Name of Peak: Paldor Peak

Best Season: September to December & March to May

Accomodation: Camping

Grade: Modearte

Maximum Height: 5,896m.

Transport: Car/Bus

Duration: 23 Days

Duration: 22 days

  • Overview
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Trip Highlight

Paldor Peak 5,896m is located in the Ganesh Himal.
This peak can be climbed from North East, South East, West and South West Ridge.

Paldor Peak 5,896m is located in the Ganesh Himal, northwest of Katmandu. The name Ganesh is taken from the elephant-headed Hindu god of good luck, probably the most popular goddess in the Kathamndu valley. It was Frist climbed by John Cleare and Ian Howell in 1974. Between Tilman's ascent in 1949 and Cleare's expedition of 1974 it is possible that Paldor had no other ascents. Since then the mountain has received more attention and many new routes added. Paldor is one of the best and famous trekking in Ganesh Himal region. This peak can be climbed from North East, South East, West and South West Ridge.

The quickest approach to Paldor and Ganesh Himal is from Sabru near Dunche in the Trisuli valley which can be reached in a 6 to 7 hours drive from Kathmandu. From here the trail crosses the Langtang Khola to Sabrubesi. After crossing the Bhote Kosi River the route leads via Tamang villages of Tangjet and Gatlang, and then heads northwards along the ridge before dropping into the forest above Mailung Khola to pick up the newly built road that leads to an army post. The moraine filled valley below Paldor is reached from here in another days walk. A more interesting approach is the trek from Sundarijal (on the outskirts of Kathmandu valley) through the hills of Helambu and over the Gosainkunda range to Sabru. The return Back to Kathmandu.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathamandu (1320m.) transfer to hotel

Day 02: Rest day at preparation for the Climbing

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Sabru (2,720m)

Day 04: Sabru to Gatlang 2,240m

Day 05: Gatlang to Jarsadands

Day 06: Jarsadands to Khurpudanda pass 3,620m

Day 07: Khurpudanda pass to Somdang (3,270m)

Day 08: Somdang to Paldor Base Camp (4,280m)

Day 09: Paldor base camp to High camp

Day 10: Rest day at High camp for acclimatization

Day 11: Summit Paldor Peak (5,896m) to back Base Camp

Day 12: Base camp to Somdang

Day 13: Somdang to Khurpudanda pass

Day 14: Khurpudanda pass to Jarsadands

Day 15: Jarsadands to Gatlang

Day 16: Gatlang to Syaphru besi

Day 17: Syaphru besi to Dhunche

Day 18: Dhunche to Ramche

Day 19: Ramche to Betrawati

Day 20: Betrawati to Trisuli Bazaar

Day 21: Drive from Trisuli Bazaar to Kathmandu

Day 22: It is our day to explore this lively and exotic city. Our guide will take us to visit the World Heritage Sites of the valley and some other historically and culturally important places of the valley. In the evening we serve a farewell dinner.

Note: Itinerary can be customized according to your needs and length of stay.

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