Paldor Peak

20 Days

Trip Introduction:-

Embark on a journey that takes you magnificent Paldor Peak located at 5896 m high above the seal level and celebrate the unconditionally first-rated thrills of adventure among majestic snow-fed summits.

Paldor Peak Climbing is one of the most spectacular peaks climbing in Nepal. Undertake this adventurous peak climbing located in Ganesh Himal region. The entire Ganesh Himal region is, relatively, less beaten and so is the Paldor Peak. Actually, Paldor Peak Climbing is not as popular on the surface as other peaks climbing like Mera and Island Peak in Nepal but those who have scaled it find the whole journey equally exhilarating. From the summit of Paldor Peak , one can witness the most stupendous Ganesh Himal range and Pabil Himal. Additionally, the other minor and major mountain peaks around will mesmerize us too.

Beside Paldor Peak and majestic mountain range, we also get an opportunity to experience authentic culture and lifestyle of the local ethnic groups including Tamang, Gurung and Magar. Likewise, walking via picturesque traditional settlements, melodious natural water falls, sacred religious sites including lakes, temples and monasteries and various specious of flora and fauna will make our Paldor Peak Climbing more spectacular.

We begin our Paldor Peak Climbing from Syabrubesi after 7-8 hours of drive from Kathmandu. The trail, from Syabrbesi ascends via lush rhododendron and traditional settlements of Tamang people. Also, walk through holy religious sites and natural water falls crossing some of the high passes. You will, finally, get the head of Mailund Khola and scale the Paldor Peak. Celebrating your victory of climbing the peak, you backtrack to Kathmandu with blissful memories you have made throughout the journey.

Paldor Peak Climbing is not considered as highly technical peak climbing, however, prior trekking or climbing experience will be an asset for it. Our professional and experienced climbing leaders will organize your Paldor Peak Climbing ensuring your safety and comfort.

Getting to the Trailhead:-

The only way to get the trailhead of Paldor Peak climbing is drive. We take an early drive to Syabrubesi from Kathmandu. We have two options for drive: private jeep and local bus. You are not going to get any luxury tourist bus drive today. The road passes Kakani, Trishuli Bazar and few hours of drive on the rocky mountain road, finally, takes us to Syabrubesi passing via Dhunche Bazar.

Food and Accommodation:-

Climbers/trekkers are going to spend the nights either in tents or local lodges. Relatively, tented accommodation is more difficult to arrange than local lodge accommodation. The local lodges will be very basic with clean beddings. We arrange the accommodation according to the clients’ choice.


Prepare yourself as highly confident and the person having sound stamina prior to the trekking/climbing. For this, go for various physical exercises including short hiking/trekking or even climbing if it is possible. Shape yourself in a way to battle the challenges. Learn basic skills of climbing and how to handle the equipments. Be with right and reliable climbing/trekking equipments. Choose the right weather condition.

Customize My Trip:-

We understand that your preferences and interests may be different. Tell us about your requirements and what you expect from the tour, and we will help you design a package with comfortable itinerary to best meet your needs. Please submit your details on the Below form. We will contact you within 24 hours with necessary travel information.


Outline Itinerary:-

  • Day 01:  Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 m)
  • Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour
  • Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi – 8-9 hrs
  • Day 04: Trek to Gatlang ( 2238m) 6 hrs
  • Day 05: Trek to Yuri Kharka (3390m) 5 hrs
  • Day 06- Trek to Somdang ( 3270m) 5 hrs
  • Day 07: Trek to Jasta Khani ( 3700m) 5 hrs
  • Day 08: Trek to Paldor Peak Base Camp (4280m) 5 hrs
  • Day 09: Acclimatization at Base Camp
  • Day 10: Climb High Camp – 5hrs
  • Day 11: Rest Day for Acclimatization
  • Day 12: Scale Paldor Peak (5896m) and Walk down to Base Camp- 9 hrs
  • Day 13: Trek Back to Somdang- 7hrs
  • Day 14: Trek to Narchet Kharka ( 3800m) 7 hrs
  • Day 15: Trek to Sertung- 7 hrs
  • Day 16: Trek to Jharlang – 8 hrs
  • Day 17: Trek to Darkha- 7 hrs
  • Day 18: Trek to Khahare Bazaar- 7 hrs
  • Day 19: Drive Back to Kathmandu- 6 hrs
  • Day 20:  Departure

Trip Highlights:-

  • Celebrate the unconditionally first-rated thrills of adventure of climbing Paldor Peak
  • Can witness the most stupendous Ganesh Himal range and Pabil Himal
  • Experience authentic culture and lifestyle of the local ethnic groups including Tamang, Gurung and Magar
  • Enjoy the adventure via picturesque traditional settlements, melodious natural water falls, sacred religious sites including lakes, temples and monasteries and various specious of flora and fauna

Detail Itinerary:-

We will come to receive at the airport and transfer to the hotel. We will briefly talk about the program you have chosen. There is no any other special highlight today. You can take rest of the time in your own way.

We go to visit four major UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu today. These sites include Swyombhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bouddhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple.This visit, today, will offer us astounding information about Nepalese history and civilization.

Catch early morning jeep or local bus to Syabrubesi. Your guide will help you for this. Leaving Kathmandu, we pass Kakani along Pashna Lhamu Highway. It is highway; however, the road is very narrow. Further, passing Trishuli Bazar, the road ascends via picturesque traditional settlements. The final section of the road is a bit dangerous along the Rocky Mountains. We get to Dhunche Bazar and further 15 minutes drive finally takes us to Syabrubesi.

We begin our walk formally today. On the trail, we enjoy this first-day’s walk passing through lush woods and magnificent Tamang people’s settlements. Before we get to Gatlang, we also pass Goljung. You also can visit monastery and a holy lake in Gtlang.

We are heading to beautiful monsoon grazing land, Yuri Kharka. Kharka is pastureland. Again, we enjoy today’s walk passing through lush rhododendron, fir and juniper. The more you ascend, the more you enjoy the walk with incredible landscapes today.

We go all the way up till we get Khurpudanda Pass located at 3620m and the trail goes down to Somdang. Khurpudanda Pass offers magnificent Paldor Peak, Langtang Range and Ganesh Himal range. Somdang is popular for zinc mines and you can observe it today.

Initially, you will undertake a mild ascent until you get to Paigutang Kharka. From Paigutang Kharka, you will climb steep uphill for Jasta Khani. You will enjoy the walk though lush juniper and other vegetations. You can observe zinc mine at Jasta Khani.

Today, you will entirely follow the trail along the rocky glacier. On the way, you will capture astonishing Paldor Peak and other mountains around.

This is rest day at Paldor Peak Base Camp. Our climbing leader will instruct you some important skills of climbing and also teach you how to handle climbing equipments like crampons, ice-axe, rope etc.

You will encounter with rocky glacier path all the way up to High Camp today. Both Paldor Peak East and West are completely visible today. Similarly, the exhilarating setting of the mountain around will fully stun you.

We take a rest for the whole day today. Enjoy the hot drinks, do proper hydration and celebrate beautiful views around.

Following the instructions of the climbing leader, we summit the Paldor Peak. The views of entire Ganesh Himal Range, Manaslu, Langttang Range and Tibetan peaks will just be marvelous. Celebrate the victory for sometime and walk down along the same trail to Base Camp.

First, you walk all the way down to Paigutang Kharka. Next, you will have the trail with mild downhill to Somdang.

The trail, today, is a gradual ascent to Narchet Kharka. The trail passes through lush forest and the incredible landscapes. The views of Ganesh Himal, Lantang Range and Manaslu will be mesmerizing today

Today’s trail is mostly downhill. The trail passes though rhododendron, pine, bamboo and natural water falls. You will first get to Tipling, a large Tamang village. You will observe local people’s life style and farming on the trail. Crossing the bridge across Gorkhen Khola, you will ascend up to Sertung where you will find a beautiful Gurung people’s village.

You will be marveled with magnificent views of Ganesh Himal, natural water falls and traditional settlements within few minutes of walk today. Then, the trails pass through incredible farming areas. Before you get to Jharlang, you pass though Borang where we have lunch today. Jharlang is a big Tamang people’s village.

Initially, you will cross a landslide and pave your way to Darkha. On an ascent, you will capture beautiful Manaslu and Ganesh Himal. Crsooing various beautiful natural waterfalls and terraced farmlands, you will arrive at Darkha, a Brahmin village.

First, you will walk straight down to Darkha Phedi and trek walk along the Aankho Khola until get to Khahare Bazaar. You will find tea shops and few lodges here.

Drive along Aankho Khola for half an hour and cross the bridge. You will ascend up to GolaBhanjyang and drive down to Dhading Besi. Until Dhading Besi, you will drive along the narrow country road. You pass Malkehu and join main highway. Pass Thankot and arrive in Kathmandu. Join our farewell dine in the evening.

Day 20 :

In order to end this trip formally, we drop you to the international airport so that you can catch your flight homewards.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • ll airport/hotel transfers.
  • Kathmandu city tour by private car and driver with an experience tour guide.
  • 03 night’s basic hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • All nights in standard guest house/lodges in mountain.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • An experienced English-speaking Trekking/Climbing guide including his salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.
  • Private porter (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging.
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion).
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS ).
  • All government tax and service charge

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu(and also in the case you return early from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary).
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, tea/coffee, snacks and all kinds of hard and soft drinks).
  • Tips for guides and porters

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Paldor Peak
From $2,850
/ Adult
  • 1-12 Pax
  • 5896m
  • Nepal
  • Hard
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
  • Hotel accomodation in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek.
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