‘adventure around remote Ganesh Himal within scenic Mid West Himalaya’

 

Highlights:

 

“Adventure on least trekked and ventured region around Ganesh Himal of Mid West Himalaya
Panorama of Langtang – Ganesh- Jugal Himal to Manaslu and Annapurna range of mountains
A great adventure on remote areas of Mid West within Tamang cultural farm villages
Scenic and exciting drives both ways to and from Kathmandu within Ganesh Himal
Trek and climb on top stunning Paldor Peak within Ganesh Himal with exciting adventure
From alpine woodland to barren and scenic country towards arctic zone of ice and glaciers ”

 

Paldor Peak Climb Profile:

 

Trip Mode:                              Hotel- Lodge and Camping after Gatlang village.
Trek grade:                             Moderate & Adventurous
Climbing Grade:                      PD ‘Per Difficule’ A French-Swiss alpine climbing classification.
Activities:                                Exciting drive- cultural and scenic walks with adventurous climb.
Trek & Climb duration:           12 Nights & 13 Days (with both ways drive)
Total Trip:                               16 Nights & 17 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu).
Best Season:                           April to June and September to November months when day is
mostly clear during early autumn / falls.

 

Introduction:

Trek and climb of Paldor Peak & Mt. Ganesh Himal Area with an adventure on the less visited region of west Langtang and Ganesh Himal country.

Sherpa Climbing offers this unique adventure ‘on off the beaten tracks’, away from main trekking trails and as well for human habitants for some days till the walk ends at Trisuli Bazaar around warmer areas of Nuwakott district.

Truly a fascinating and scenic trek and climb of Paldor Peak tucked within massive Ganesh Himal which is also known by local name as Yangri Khang, this huge and massif Ganesh Himal which can be seen from Kathmandu valley on a clear day.

Paldor stands at 5,896 m and 19,457 ft high one of the smaller peaks of Ganesh Himal massive the climb grade as PD ‘Peu Difficile’ of less technical effort and a straight forward climb to its summit top, where one has to be well equipped use of crampons, ice axe are necessary while climbing over glaciers.

The climbing grade used from French /Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification System which is popular and used world-wide on this type of peak challenge.

This wonderful adventure starts with an interesting drive from Kathmandu to reach Ganesh Himal areas for the classic climb on top Paldor Peak, drive leads past many farm, rural villages and towns and reaching at Dhunche town of above 1,965m.

Dhunche a major and headquarter town of Rasuwa district where Langtang National Park starts from here heading down to Tamang village of Syabrubesi.

From Syabrubesi begins our adventurous walks into complete wilderness in the harmony of mountains and pristine nature.

Walk leads past some areas of Tamang Heritage Trail around Tamang village into enchanting forest lined with rhododendron, pines, firs, oaks and magnolia to reach at Somdang village 3,270 meters high.

Somdang last human settlement offers views of Mt. Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung 7,246 m, Lenpo Gang 7,083m, Dorje Lakpa 6,990 m and massif Mt. Shisapangma 8,027m on Tibetan side and as far to Annapurna and Manaslu range of mountains.

Walk continues reach our main destination at Paldor Peak base camp having rest days and acclimatization before the climb on top Paldor Peak.

At Paldor peak base camp with time for hike with impressive views of snow capped mountains and rolling green hills that surround you at base camp.

Paldor Base Camp located beneath massive and towering Mt. Ganesh Himal at 7,422 m / 24,350 ft, the highest peaks range is Yangra or Ganesh I, Ganesh Himal located over green valleys and clearly seen from Kathmandu.

Our climb leads over moraine and ice with rocks and boulders to high camp at 5,150 m / 14,435 ft high, here with rest and acclimatization, and then heading towards summit where our expert guides will maintain routes on fixing ropes where necessary for safe and successful climb of Paldor Peak.

After a vigorous adventure on top Paldor Peak at 5, 896 meters high with magnificent panorama of surrounding high mountains from Langtang Lirung 7,246 m, Lenpo Gang 7,083m, Dorje Lakpa 6,990 m and massif Mt. Shisapangma 8,027m on Tibetan side.

View towards Mt. Annapurna 8,091 m with Mt. Manaslu 8,163 m, after a marvelous experience heading back to Trisuli with an alternative route reaching at warm areas of Trisuli bazaar for the drive to Kathmandu on concluding our remarkable and memorable adventure on Paldor Peak Climb.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 01:            Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02:            In Kathmandu optional tour and preparation for Paldor Peak climb.
Day 03:            Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m via Trisuli Bazaar – 06 hrs.
Day 04:            Trek to Gatlang 2,438 m – 05 hrs.
Day 05:            Trek to Somdang 3,270 m – 06 hrs.
Day 06:            Trek to Paldor Base Camp 4,500 m – 05 hrs.
Day 07:            At Paldor Base Camp rest and acclimatization.
Day 08:            Climb to High Camp 5,150 meters – 04 hrs.
Day 09:            Summit of Paldor Peak 5,896 m and return to Base Camp.
Day 10:            Spare and contingency day in case of unfavorable bad weather.
Day 11:            Trek to Pansing Bhanjyang Phedi 3,822 m – 06 hrs.
Day 12:            Trek to Rupchet 4,000 m – 06 hrs.
Day 13:            Trek to Saline 2,500 m – 05 hrs.
Day 14:            Trek to Deurali 1,500 m – 05 hrs.
Day 15:            Trek to Trisuli Bazaar and drive back to Kathmandu – 05 hrs.
Day 16:            In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Day 17:            International Departure homeward bound.

PERSONAL CLIMBING GEAR FOR PALDOR PEAK EQUIPMENT LIST:

 

Plastic Boot                                         a pair
Crampons                                            a pair
Ice Axe                                                  one
Harness                                                one
Carabineer or Karabiner                   two each
Snow Gaiters                                       a pair
Snow / Sun Glass                                one each
Warm Gloves                                       a pair
Wind Proof Jacket & Trouser           a set each
Down Jacket                                        one each
Down sleeping bags                            one each with inner linear
Main Ropes                                          200m (50 m per person) as per the peak chosen
Ski Pole (optional)                              one each

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