Located in the Ganesh Himal Region, Paldor Peak (5,896m) is an incredible peak for adventure seekers which situated northwest of Katmandu valley. 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 first 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 fastest 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 through the hills of Helambu and over the Gosainkunda range to Sabru. The return Back to Kathmandu
Destination: Paldor Peak
Trip duration: 23 Days
Grade: Strenuous Plus
Activity: Sightseeing, trekking and climbing
Starts in: Kathmandu
Ends in: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel, camping or lodge (tea house)
Transportation: Flights, private car or tourist bus
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport, transfer to the selected hotel. Over night hotel.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu valley.
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: Rest day at Kathmandu. Evening join the farewell dinner with culture show.
Day 23: Transfer to airport for final departure to your home.
Note: The above information is just a guide and standard pattern of what we provide. The trip can be tailored at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. On adventure trips of this type, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are needed the person in charge will make a decision what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does arise, we do everything we can to reduce its effect, but we cannot be liable for the results of changes or delays.
The cost of each climbing differs as per the size of group, choice of hotel, client's interest of service and amendments in our itinerary. Our prices are very reasonable for the services we cater.
|Group Size||Rate US$||Additional P/P US$|
|1-4 persons||350.00 only|
|5-8 persons||350.00 plus||40.00(per person)|
|9-12 persons||510.00 plus||25.00(per person)|
Note: Maximum number of members in team is 12.
Garbage deposit for all 33 NMA Peaks
An amount of US$250.00 should be deposited to NMA as garbage deposited to get permit to all 33 NMA peaks except the Thorang peak which we have to deposit USD 500 to Nepal Bank Limited.
The refund shall be made as per the provisions made by NMA.
Freshly cook food on full board basis will be provided both on trekking and climbing sections through the best provided lodges and by our experienced and trained cook during the climbing respectively, foods are high level of balance diet, hygiene and safety. Three meals (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian and Indian cusions) will be provided both in lodges and during the camp. Each day dinner and breakfast will be provided in the same lodge/camp you spend the night. Lunch camp will be fixed on a pleasant surrounding…
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Paldor Peak Climbing itinerary is a mixture of lodges and tents accommodations while you are on the mountain. Actually trek part we accommodate on the best lodges/guest house and has been chosen according their eco-friendliness, best location, hygiene and friendly nature. On climbing section will accommodate with comfortable two men camping tent, foam mattress, 4 season sleeping bag. We maintain standard & comfort in every means with best of our knowledge, experiences and costs. All accommodations on trekking/climbing lodge & tent is based on twin share. We provide standard hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast.
Mission Eco Trek is professionals at operating at high-altitude. Each trip we run has a realistic acclimatization programme. Our entire adventure trips are designed to allow gradual height gain, spread over a number of days. High altitude is not predictable sickness, so there is no way of predicting who will suffer from altitude but, for the vast majority of people, a slow ascent to height will produce minimal effects. We can provide 'Gamow Bag' as a precautionary measure as per your request on renting basis. Acclimatizing takes time and there are no safe shortcuts. All trips to altitudes in excess of 3,000 meters carry medicines essential to the treatment of altitude sickness, and our leaders, guides and staffs are well trained to administer them and to know the symptoms.
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