PALDOR PEAK 5,903 m CLIMBING OVERVIEW
Paldor Peak climbing is the technically stricter peak, listed by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), (Group B) 5,903m. Situated to the north-west of Kathmandu less traffic majestic climbing peak of Ruby Valley-Ganesh Himal trekking region of Nepal.
Paldor lies at the south-east end of the 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. There are several possible ways to the summit – standard routes are West Ridge. On the summit of Paldor Peak, 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.
On our way, we will trek across ancient traditional villages like After Tangjet and Gatlang, with a rich Tamang culture. You also get an insight into the lifestyle and culture of the local Tamang, Sherpa and Gurung majorities. The trek begins from Gyangsang and ends at Syabrubesi or either you start it from Syabrubesi and end the trekking in Darkha Phedi. Paldor Peak Trekking lying in a remote location provides an interesting trekking trail for its climbers. This trek can be extended with Tamang Heritage, Classic Langtang Valley Trek, or and revers the trek via Singla Pass and end the trek at Betrawati in the bank of Trisuli River.
- full camping organize a trip
- Expert mountain guide
- Less tourist, not so crowded
- City sightseeing tour (world Heritage) in Kathmandu
- Once in-a-life you’re climbing experience.
- Glamorous views of Langtang Himalayan ranges, Ganesh Himal ranges, Annapurna and Manaslu ranges include Mt. Fishtail and Himalayan ranges of Tibet side
- Tamang and Sherpa culture and their traditional villages.
- Experience of accommodation in the tent
- One of the short and best itinerary in peak climbing
This peak can be climbed from North East, South East, West, and Southwest Ridge. It was first climbed by Bill Tilman, Peter Lloyd, Tenzing Sherpa, and Da Namgyal during the monsoon of 1949 by the North-East Ridge.
VIEW FROM PALDOR HIMAL PEAK TREK AND SUMMIT
You’ll be able to get pleasure from beautiful views of the Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range, and Manaslu ranges. Paldor peak lies at the south-east of Ganesh Himal head of Pangsang and Syargaping connects with Tiru and Karpu Danda, the MAILING Khola river flow from Paldor maintain join to Trisuli River.
If weather conditions are good. Once up in the peak, the views are exceptional. You will be able to enjoy the rich landscape. View from the Paldor Peak summit, you able to see those mountains highest peaks Annapurna range, Langtang Lirung (7, 227m), Langtang Ri (7,205m), Pabil Himal (7,101m), Lapsang Karpo (7,150m), Ganesh I (7,406m), Manaslu Himal (8,163m) and Ganesh V (6,950m), all highest mountains imposing backdrop to the north-west from the summit and as well as some mountains of Tibet, like Shishapangma (8,013 m).
Kathmandu Arrival and transfer to Hotel
City Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Drive from Kathmandu to Somdang 3258m via syabrubensi
Acclimatization day – Pangshang Kharka 4280m and back to Somdang
Trek to Jastakhani 3700m/4-5 hours
Trek to Lower Paldor Base camp 4280m/3-4 hours
Trek to Higher Base camp 4980m
Trek to High camp 5300m/ 4 hours
Paldor peak 5896m Summit and back to higher Base camp 4980m/7-8 hours
Reservation day / Spare day if weather is bad for summit day
Trek Paldor Base camp to Somdang 3280m/6-7 hours
Drive from Somdang to Kathmandu 1400m by private Jeep 9 hours
Leisure day in around kathmandu
Final Departure from Kathmandu
Date and Cost
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What To Take
Equipment list for Paldor peak climbing
Climbing equipment for Chulu West peak climbing
Helmet, Harness, Ice-axe semi a normal one, Lock carabineers, Unlock carabineers, Quickdraw (2Pic), Tape sling (60cm and 120cm), Auxiliary cord (assistance rope) - 7mm (5mters), Cow’s tail personal safety cord, Belay device (eight, ATC guide or Reverso), Ascender (jumer), Micro Traxion (If you have),Ice screw (10cm and 12cm),Crampons (normal one)
Passport, Money, Credit Cards, Personal Travel Insurance, Passport size photos, Pen & dairy book, the Communication device (laptops, Tap or phone), Camera
Sunglass UV more than 500%,
Note: - if you have eyes problem please consult your doctor because of in Nepal High Mountain has dry air and in the city so much dust
Sunblock cream SPF 25 to 50 (small tube), Lip balm SPF 10 to 15
Note:-depending your skin, please consult your doctor (as our experience some of my clients get allergy from sunblock cream)
Day backpack (15 ltr to 20 ltr), Duct tape (few meters –you can roll-on water bottle or trekking pole), Portable solar charger, Backup power bank, Bathing Suit: Towel, Toothpaste, and brush, floss, mini hairbrush, razor, soap, a mini bottle of shampoo, travel mirror, nail clippers, etc and rain cover
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where and How do I get a Visa for Nepal?
As soon as you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will get a visa on arrival.
- 15 days of Tourist Visa costs USD 30$.
- 30 days Tourist Visa costs USD 50$
- 90 days of Tourist Visa costs USD 125$.
For South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, gratis visa for 30 days is available for the first visit in one visa year.
Nepal Visa For Indian Nationals
Indian Tourist does not require a visa to enter in Nepal. To know more visit: Nepal Immigration
What do I Need to Get Nepal Visa?
- Two Passport-sized photos with a light background.
- Bring Cash USD to get the visa fee.
- Your passport must valid for at least 6 months.
What type of Accommodation Do I Get at Paldor Peak Climbing?
At City: Kathmandu
- Hotel / Resorts ( one room for two people)
- Note: if you need a single room, email us at email@example.com
- For the Single Room, we charge a single supplement.
· Eco Lodges ( a small house with few rooms at remote areas)
- Tented Camp (minimum 2 people in one tent)
- Infinity adventure Nepal provides you v25 model mountaineering Dome Tent.
- For Single Tent, we charge a single supplement.
Does Climbing Guide Need for Paldor Peak Climbing?
Yes, Climbing Guide is very essential for Paldor Peak Climbing because it is not just for being a bit technical, but also due to several reasons like:
- Climbing Rules and Regulations of Nepal Government.
- Provide Climbing Training Before Any Climbing
- Guide Route, Fix Ropes or alpine-style climbing in small group
- Sound Altitude Experience
- Personal Care and Safety, Medical Care
- Crossing Glacier or Ridges (Crevasses Fields) with Ladder
- Help for Using all mountaineering gears and equipment, use of Oxygen, high altitude food
- Provide high mountain rescue techniques at an avalanche.
- Mountain weather forecast
- Speak Fluently English
Is this peak suitable for beginners who don't have previous climbing experience?
It is not a suitable peak for a beginner but you will get two days of advanced climbing training Base Camp then you are allowed to climb. For the beginner please have two more days than our mentioned itinerary. Please inform us as early as possible about the training.
How busy is this Peak?
Comparatively, this peak is not so much a popular peak but it's a very good challenging and technically climbing peak among the mountaineers. It has less human traffic as compared to other peaks. You will rarely meet more than 10 people during your climbing trip.
Which season is the best to summit this peak?
In our vast experience in this field, we recommend a month because our geography and our weather format
West region – mid-April, May, mid-September, October, November and till mid-December
East region – April, May, October, November and till mid-December
The trekking and climbing routes are open throughout the four-season although there will be the problems of weather conditions and other circumstances in some season.
Do I need to bring all the climbing gear and equipment personally?
Most of the climbers use their own climbing gear and equipment so it's better if you have your own. Even if you don't have personal gears and equipment you can rent or buy in Kathmandu.
Note: alpine boot and crampon must be a good size and good condition. Better to bring and have your own. Other related climbing gear you can rent in Kathmandu.
How much weight a porter can carry?
Depending upon the steep hills, slopes, and difficulties and high altitude of the trail one porter can carry 25 to 30 kilograms of weight.
Usually, we provide one porter for one client.
But, We will also provide porter according to the size of your group if needed.
Will my guide be experienced and certified?
We have very experienced guides who highly trained and experienced, have climbed over 6000m to 8000m peaks as well as and have guides experienced for at least 5 years to 18 years. All our guides are certified from IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guides, Nepal Mountaineering Association mountaineering Guide, and trekking guides Ministry of Tourism licensed by Nepal Government.
Can we do this climbing peak with kids?
We take bookings for this peak trip for people over 16 years old.
What is the tipping ratio? Do I have to pay the tip for climbing guides and porters? If yes, how much?
In Nepal cultural wise, the tip is expected by the climbing guides and the porters. There no actual ratio for tipping, however some pay as summit bonus to the guides and porters. We do not have a summit bonus facility so you could give tips according to your satisfaction with the guides and porters. Normally, the climbing guides get USD $200 while porter gets USD $100 each.
Do I need to carry Oxygen cylinder and Gamow Bag (PAC)?
Normally, you don't need to carry an oxygen cylinder and Gamow bag as SINGU CHULI Peak Climbing. In case of your requirements or your health issue, the staff of our company IANEPAL will provide you in case of an emergency.
Trek cost includes / excludes
Documentation: - Climbing permit, national park fees, coordination with a relevant government office. All government taxes are included in the price
Accommodation: - 3-night hotel in Kathmandu 3* Hotel, lodge during trekking and best camping tented at base camp full setup, and one sleeping tent v25 model searing base 2 people base camp
Food: - full board meal during the trek best available hotel/lodges or tea house and climbing
Transport: - Private vehicle Kathamndu-Somdang-Kathmandu, international airport arrival & departure, all land transportation around cities with a private vehicle, Helicopter evacuation for Nepali team, Porter or yaks for this trekking
Communication: - Sat phone with a normal charge for use, Walkie-talkies for mountaineering team, weather report
Expedition team: - Mountain Guide and climbing Sherpas, cook and kitchen boy at base camp, Equipment allowances, Insurence & wages for the Nepali expedition team.
Safety equipment: - First aid kit, Oxy meter, and common climbing equipment in the group.
Whats not included
- PERSONAL equipment for climbing & trekking
- Personal & medical Insurance of expedition
- Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter incase needed
- Personal expenses
- Bar Bills & beverage
- Tips for all group member
- Insurance of member
- Visa & visa extension fees
- Cost of emergency evacuation
- Summit bonus of Climbing Sherpa
- walkie talkie radio set
- sat phone
- Other charges at lodges/tea houses such as showers, internet access or battery re-charging, hot water, extra hot drink.
Cancellation, inclusions and Policies
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RISK AND LIABILITY
IANEPAL will make every effort to ensure that your Expedition be smooth and as pleasant as possible. However, please be reminded that all programs in Nepal are strictly conducted under the rules and regulations of the Nepal Government and Tourism Bureau. Therefore, we shall not be responsible for any changes in the itinerary due to unavoidable circumstances to Government restrictions, landslides, road blockages, flooding, snowfall, political disturbances, illnesses or accidents. Any additional costs that are a result of such circumstances will be borne by you at the very spot.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fully and adequately insured for the duration of your trip. Please ensure that all activities, excursions, and destinations in your itinerary are included in your insurance policy, We advise to valuable clients to have full insurance against Medical, Evacuation, Trip cancellation, lost or damaged baggage, Air delays, etc. for this peak climbing, you must be covered up to 6000m altitude.
Please take a copy of your insurance policy to the pre-trip briefing, as the guide, will need to collect your insurance details. We also ask that you keep a copy of your policy summary (containing policy number and emergency contact number for you insure) in your daysack at all the time, so that we can access the information should wee need to contact the insured on your behalf.
HIGH ALTITUDE SICKNESS
High-altitude illness is due to a decrease in oxygen at high altitude.
Atmospheric pressure decrease as altitude increases but the percentage of oxygen in the air remains constant; as a result, the partial pressure of oxygen decreases with altitude and is at 5500m (18000 feet) is about ½ of that at the sea level.
High-altitude illness is seen in people in people who have recently arrived at high altitude or have just gained altitude, and may start any time from few hours to a few days after ascending. High altitude is arbitrarily defined as altitudes higher than 3.000 m (10.000 ft). people with heart and hung decreases may have difficulty at lower altitudes and, rarely, a healthy, a healthy person will develop altitude illness at as low as 2500 m (8.200 ft).... READ MORE