‘an adventure around beautiful Rolwaling valley and climb of remote striking peaks’

 

Highlights:

“Adventure on least trekked and ventured region beyond scenic Rolwaling valley into hidden areas
Grand panorama of Mt. Gaurishanker –Melung Tse –  and Jugal Himal range of mountains
A great adventure within remote areas of Jugal Himalaya around high cultural Sherpa villages
Scenic and exciting drives both ways to and from Kathmandu within Rolwaling areas with amazing views
Trek and climb on top stunning Ramdung Go Peak beyond beautiful Rolwaling valley
From alpine green woodland to barren and scenic country towards arctic zone of ice and glaciers ”

Ramdung Go Peak Climb Profile:

Trip Mode:                              Hotel- Lodge and Camping.
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:           13 Nights & 14 Days (with treks and drive both ways)
Total Trip:                               17 Nights & 18 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu).
Best Season:                           April to June and September to November months when day is
mostly clear during early autumn / falls.

Introduction:

 

Ramdung Go Peak Climb, located within beautiful and scenic Rolwaling Valley around North Mid Eastern Nepal Himalaya, beneath massive range of Jugal Himal with major peaks of Gaurishanker and Melung Tse with Phurbu Gyachu and Jobo Garee peaks (7,181m).

The climb to its summit of less technical difficulty graded as PD means ‘Per Difficule’ from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification, however full climbing equipment required for the climb

The peak which is below 6,000 m, with straight forward climb encountering few technical difficulties and efforts to reach its summit at above 5,925 m and 19, 552 ft high.

Rolwaling valley covers top most mountain range linking with Khumbu areas of Everest region towards east via high pass of Tashi-Labtsa, where few trekkers, climbers and adventurer seldom venture within these remote and isolated areas of scenic and beautiful Rolwaling valley.

Ramdung Go Peak climb leads you to adventurous walks beyond Rolwaling valley within southern rim enclosed by other peaks of Chukyima go 6,259 m, Tabayabyum 5,558 m, and Yalung Ri 5,630 m.

The climb is undertaken after much rest for acclimatization and full preparation around Rolwaling valley before the final ascent to its summit.

Starting our adventure taking an exciting overland journey towards east of Kathmandu valley heading towards Nepal North Mid East Himalaya past scenic town of Charikot located in Dolkha district.

Our drive continues on leaving the main highway of Kathmandu and Jiri, then heading due north to reach at Gongor, which is situated on route Tibet border and Rolwaling valley by the raging glacial Tama Kosi River.

From Gongor small farm village walk leads higher past Sherpa farm villages and into pristine alpine forested areas reaching a wide and exposed scenic Rolwaling valley at Beding village for rest and acclimatization days.

At Beding explore villages of Sherpa community the Highlanders of Himalaya with strong Buddhism culture and traditions visit its old monastery of great interest in the shade of Mt. Gaurishanker and Merlung-Tse peaks with other series of peaks that surrounds this scenic valley.

Adventure continues heading at the end of the valley rim at Na Gaon and beyond towards Ramdung Go peak base camp for our main highlight and goal of the trip, the climb is done with full support of our camping crews and expert Sherpa guides.

On reaching the summit top enjoy panorama of mountains and dramatic views of surrounding hills and peaks and heading back on the same route towards Tama Kosi River valley for the drive to Kathmandu, after a marvelous and exciting adventure on Ramdung Go Peak Climb.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 01:            Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02:            In Kathmandu optional tour and preparation for Ramdung Go Peak climb.
Day 03:            Drive to Gongar 1,400m via Charikot -07 hrs journey.
Day 04:            Trek to Simigaon 2,000 m – 05 hours.
Day 05:            Trek to Dovan 2,500 m – 06 hours.
Day 06:            Trek to Beding 3,693m – 05 hours.
Day 07:            Rest day for acclimatization and short hikes.
Day 08:            Trek to Na gaon 4,183m – 04 hours.
Day 09:            Trek to Ramdung Peak Base Camp 5,100m – 06 hrs
Day 10:            Climb Ramdung Peak and to Base camp – 08 hrs.
Day 11:            Reserve or contingency day in case of unfavorable bad weather.
Day 12:            Trek back to Beding goan – 07 hrs.
Day 13:            Trek to Dovan – 05 hrs.
Day 14:            Trek to Simigaon – 05 hrs
Day 15:            Trek to Gongor with afternoon free.
Day 16:            Drive back to Kathmandu – 06 hrs.
Day 17:            In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Day 18:            International Departure homeward bound.

PERSONAL CLIMBING GEAR FOR RAMDUNG GO 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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