Activities: Trekking & Peak Climbing Tour
Trip Duration: 20 days
Trip Grade: Strenuous
Destinations: Paldor Peak Summit
Accommodation: 3 star level hotel in Kathmandu and tea houses / Camping
Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
Transportation: Domestic flight and private/ public vehicles
Group Size: 01 -16 people
Best Time: Spring & Autumn Season
Attractions: Himalayas, villages, people, culture, national parks etc.
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: Arrive in Kathamdu. Transfers to Hotel and Welcome Dinner.
Day 02: Visit in Kathmandu
Day 03: Bus: KTM/Trisuli (4h) then trek until Harkapur.(3h-1170)
Day 04: Harkapur/Maygang.(6h-2150m)
Day 05: Maygang/Verjai Gaung.(6h-1680m)
Day 06: Verjai Gaun/Jharlang.(6h-1600m)
Day 07: Jharlang/Sertung.(7h-2300m)
Day 08: Sertung/Chauri Kharka.(6h-2900m)
Day 09: Chauri Kharka/Col de Pangsang La (3800m)/Somatang.(7h-3100m)
Day 10: Acclimatizing
Day 11: Somtang/Paldor Base camp.(7h-4400m)
Day 12: Visit in the glacier
Day 13: Base camp/High camp. (5h-5100m)
Day 14: High camp/Paldor Peak/Base camp.(7h-5928m)
Day 15: Base Camp/Somthang. (6h-3100m)
Day 16: Somthang/Gatlang.(6h-1500m)
Day 17: Gatlang/Shyabrubensi. (5h)
Day 18: Bus: Shyabrubensi/Kathmandou
Day 19: Visit in Kathmandu
Day 20: Depart.
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