Paldor Peak

Paldor lies at the south-east end of Ganesh Himal range at the junction of the Tiru and Karpu Dandas (ridges). While it is under 6,000m, it provides a satisfying and non-to-difficult climb. The main route across the glacier is crevassed and takes some finding. On reaching the col there are two options. Either climb the straightforward ridge using ropes, or continue around to the crevassed back for a simpler, 45 degree, ridge. In good conditions making a traverse of the mountain is possible.
From the summit there are excellent views of the Ganesh Himal peaks, Langtang Lirung (7,227m) and Manaslu (8,156m) as well as the mountains of Tibet including Shishapangma (8,013 m).
 
The quickest approach to Paldor is from Syabrubesi after a 6 to 7 hour drive from Kathmandu. Here the trail meets the Langtang Khola. After crossing the Langtang Khola, the route leads via Tamang to the heritage villages of Tangjet and Gatlang. It then heads northwards along the ridge before dropping into the forest above Mailung Khola to join up the newly built road that leads to an army post. The moraine filled valley below Paldor Peak is just a day’s walk from there. An even more exciting approach is the trek from Sundarijal (on the outskirts of Kathmandu valley) through the hills of Helambu and over the Gosainkunda range to Syabrubesi. We are happy to advise you on your options and plan the trip according to your ideas.

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our company representative will meet and welcome you to Nepal and then you'll be transferred to your confirmed hotel. Once you finish the check-in procedure, you can rest & relax at the hotel. Later you will be accompained by the office staff for a short tour of Thamel to make you familiar with some good restaurants, ATMs, money changer and other necessary places you might need during your stay in Thamel.

The very next morning, after breakfast you will leave for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You can visit the sacred Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and essentially enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square reflecting the ancient Nepalese culture which is the highlights of our guided tour. A visit to Patan City will enchant you with its famous fine arts and historical architecture. On return to your hotel, you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner and perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous streets. Finally, day ends with a Authentic Nepalese Dinner in Nepali Cultural Restaurant.

We spend a day preparing the final documents, gears & equipment check and so on. You can go for final shopping if something is missed before leaving out for the mountain.

We take 8 hrs a scenic drive from Kathmandu along Trishuli River Valley to Syabrubesi (1503m) North of Kathmandu via Dhunche village. Overnight Camping/Lodge.

We trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang via Goljung. 5-6 hrs trek. Overnight in Teahouse.

4-5 hrs trek. Overnight Camping/Teahouse.

4-5 hrs trek. Overnight Camping/Teahouse.

5-6 hrs trek. Overnight Camping.

5-6 hrs trek. Overnight Camping.

Overnight Camping.

4-5 hrs clim. Overnight Camping.

6-7 hrs climb & back to base camp. Overnight Camping.

We are a team deeply committed to maintaining ecosystems at home and around the world. Therefore, before leaving the base camp, we clean the area. The mountains are our home and we believe that it is unwise to disregard its value by not preserving it. After completion, trek down to Somdang.

5-6 hrs trek. Overnight Camping/Lodge.

4-5 hrs trek. Overnight Camping/Lodge.

4-5 hrs trek. Overnight Camping/Teahouse.

4-5 hrs trek. Overnight Camping/Teahouse.

4-5 hrs trek. Overnight Camping/Teahouse.

6-7 hrs drive. Overnight in Hotel.

Leisure day at Kathmandu followed by farewell dinner & celebration. You can ask your guide to take you on a sightseeing trip inside Kathmandu Valley. On this day you can go to the various museums around the valley including the Narayanhiti Museum which earlier used to be the residence of the last king of Nepal. You may also go to the hilltop of Nagarkot. After some sightseeing around the world heritage sites in the valley, you will have a farewell dinner and enjoy with your Nepali friends and guide. You might even make plans for extending your stay for Chitwan jungle safari, rafting activities, and more with your guide.

Finally it’s SEE OFF TIME. There is nothing to do but trade emails with your travel companions and organize your photos. You will be picked from Hotel by representatives of Wongchhu Peak Promotion staff and dropped at Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours earlier than your flight time with a hope to see you again. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle
  • Ground Transportation
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast
  • Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with expert tour guide and private vehicle
  • Government license holder experienced, climbing & trekking guide (trained in
  • Wilderness First Aid & altitude sickness), porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis), cook, helpers with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine
  • Local transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek by Tourist bus/Private Car/Van and Flights depends on Clients requirement and budget
  • Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
  • Daily Meals for trekking and camping (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • All camping gears (waterproof dining tents, kitchen gears, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, shower tent, etc) with High-quality tents.
  • High altitude climbing food, fuel, Gas, etc.
  • Permits for Expedition
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • Above the Wongchhu Peak Promotion duffel bag
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Welcome/Farewell Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal trekking and climbing gear
  • Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast and farewell dinner)
  • Alcohol and Beverages during the trek and climbing season
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, shower, etc.)
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation & any medical costs

Boots, Crampons, Gaiters

  • Light Hiking Boots
  • 8000m Climbing Boots
  • Gaiters
  • Crampons

Climbing Tools

  • Ice Axe
  • Seat Harness
  • Locking Carabineers
  • 2 folding – ski pole

Technical Clothing

  • Polypro or Capaline long underwear (4sets)
  • Pile jacket and pants (pants must have full separating side zips)
  • Gore Tex shells (top and bottoms must have full separating side zips)
  • Down jacket (medium & heavy weight)

Mitts & Gloves

  • Light synthetic gloves (Capaline or polypropylene)
  • Wool (or pile) mitts & Gore-Tex overmitts

Socks

  • Wool or pile socks

Headgear

  • Head lamp (spare bulbs & batteries)
  • Glacier sun glasses
  • Wool or pile hat

Sleeping

  • Sleeping bag (expedition quality) rated -15 &40 f
  • Sleeping pads

Camping

  • Backpack
  • Pee bottle
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen (maximum block)
  • Lip sunscreen

Traveling

  • Large duffel bag (provided by Wongchhu Peak)
  • Toiletry bag
  • Travel Clothes
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Small day pack for trekking days

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Trip-Code: WPP-005-PDC
Destination: Nepal
Region: Langtang
Altitude: 5896 M
Season: Spring/Autumn
Difficulty: Moderate
Accommodation: Hotel, Tea House & Tent
Duration: 21 Days

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