• Duration 12 Days / 11 Nights
  • Price from $2700 / person
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • Max Altitude 5896 Meter

Paldor Peak Climbing trip can be started from three different places. Our standard itinerary begins from Balche followed by a jeep/bus ride from Kathmandu. Paldor Peak lies at the south-east end of Ganesh Himal range at the junction of the Tiru and Karpu Dandas (ridges) at the head of Melung Khola, a tributary of Trisuli River. As the peak is below 6,000m, it provides a satisfying and non-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 all the Ganesh Himal peaks, Langtang Lirung (7,227 m) and Manaslu (8,156 m) as well as the mountains of Tibet including Shishapangma (8,013 m).

This peak can be climbed from North East, South East, West and South West 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. Trekking to Paldor is one of the best and famous trekking routes in Ganesh Himal region. The route lies in Ganesh Himal region and it links Langtang and Manaslu section of Great Himalaya trail. In this region you get to view stunning tranquil lakes, beautiful waterfalls, great Himalayan landscapes and lush green farming terraces. You also get an insight into the lifestyle and culture of the local Tamang and Gurung majorities. The trek begins from Gyangsang and ends at Syabrubesi or either you start the it from Syabrubesi and end the trekking in Darkha Phedi. Paldor Peak Trekking lying in a remote location, it 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.


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This is our standard itinerary. It can be customized or slightly changed if required considering your pace and trekking habit that cause to change of day to day plan

From Kathmandu, you take approx. nine-hours drive to Bhalche - a beautiful village of Tamang settlement. Stop there for overnight stay.

  • Not included
  • Samsara Resort
  • 1300 m
  • Kathmandu

Today, we trek to Gongka Kharka, Walking through a jungle, crossing some small streams river and pasture on the way . Now we approach to Thulo chour a beautiful ground in the heart of the jungle. Where are also some seasonal cow shelter and temporally hut and collecting bamboo to make the basket, take lunch here. Trek through the thick forest of pine rhododendron. Crossing some small springs then step up. We may notice some wild animals such as Himalayan Gray langurs and barking deers.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Camping
  • 2850 m
  • Gongka Kharka

The trail climbs up from the beginning; we hike through thick rhododendron and pine forest, it is a short walk up to make difficult because of altitude and the steep up. We take lunch on the way at Rupchet – a very nice and pristine grazing place. Late afternoon is free and easy, can enjoy the great Himalayan charm of Tibet range & Gosaikunda range, Rupchet is Base camp of Sing la Pass (4900m). The camping site is nice and big ground.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Camping
  • 3500 m
  • Rupche Kharka

From Rupchet, the trail climbs toward Sing La Pass (4900m) that takes some 2 hours to the top; now the view becomes spectacular, we can see Ganesh Range, Manaslu range and Annapurna. We descend down to a very nice place of Machet Kharka – a big group of alpine pasture. Overnight we camp there. 

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Camping
  • 3375 m
  • Machet Kharka

Today, you trek from Yuri Kharka to Somdang via Khurpudanda pass (3,620m). Till Khurpudanda pass the trail moves uphill and you begin to follow a decent path to reach Somdang. From the view point of Khurpudanda pass you can enjoy the spectacular views of Paldor, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Pangsang La, etc. En route you pass through forests. At Somdang you can observe the zinc mines. Today you trek for about five hours.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Camping
  • 3800 m
  • Pangsang

Leaving Pangsang pass we trek down toward Somdang, you continue along the trail to Jasta Khani, which takes about five hours. Today you make a gradual ascent along the path passing through forests until you reach Paigutang Kharka. From here, the trail steeply goes up to Jasta Khani. On the way you cross rocky paths covered by juniper. There is a zinc mine at Jasta Khani as well.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Camping
  • 3700 m
  • Jasta Khani

Today, you trek from Jasta Khani to Paldor Base Camp which takes about five hours. The trail ascends along the rocky glacier path. En route, you can enjoy the views of the Paldor Peak and other rock hills. 

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Camping
  • 4275 m
  • Paldor Base Camp

Today you climb from Paldor Base Camp to High Camp which takes about five hours. As you continue along the trail, it moves through rocky glaciers. En route, you get completely mesmerized by the views of Paldor East and Paldor West. You also get to enjoy the views of green and rocky hills around you.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Camping
  • 5300 m
  • High Camp

Leaving the High Camp, you trek to the Summit of Paldor Peak and return toSomdang, this takes approximately nine hours. At the summit of Paldor, you get panoramic views of Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung, Ganesh I, II, III, Manaslu and along with views of Tibet mountains.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Teahouse
  • 3271 m
  • Somdang

Some 2 hours gradual walk up takes us dramatic Pangsang Pass (3800 m) that provides heart warming view of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Boudha Himal and Himal Chuli with Ruby Valley,  then big down hill walk toward Tipling Villag. After lunch breat there, we continue walk down to Ata Khola and walk some 40 minutes gradual up hill trail takes us to Sertung - the biggest Tamang village in the region. Stay overnight there in a home stay / Lodge. 

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Home stay / lodge
  • 1940 m
  • Sertung

Trekking to Jharlang leaving Sertung, upon reaching Borang village walk on a unsealed road till Dundure.  Stay overnight in basic lodge.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge
  • 1450 m
  • Syabrubesi

In the morning, we take breakfast and ride the bus to Kathmandu. Your guide will tell you reporting time and departure time for the bus ride. Last our hang around at Thamel to chill out. Stay overnight in hotel. "Our paramount concern is your safety" while traveling with Wilderness Excursion. Please note that your leader has the authority to modify or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is supposed necessary due to safety concerns. Our every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary as it is; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous areas, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters etc. can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required. 

  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Not included
  • 1300 m
  • Kathmandu
Customized Trip

What's Included

  • Airport transfers by private transportation.
  • 3 Nights deluxe room in 3 star categorized hotel in Kathmandu with buffet breakfast.
  • Registered experienced trekking and Paldor Peak Climbing guide.
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek. 
  • Tea, coffee, cookies and fresh fruits are served during the trek.
  • Ground transportation to and from Paldor Peak Climbing trip.
  • Tented accommodation on twin shared basis.
  • Porters to carry camping gear and meals from camping. 
  • Guide porters fee with all their expenses. 
  • Trekking and Paldor Peak climbing permit.
  • Local taxes, vat and office service charge.

What's Excluded

  • Meals in Kathmandu except breakfast.
  • Bar beverages bills during the trip
  • Travel insurance, personal trekking and climbing gear. 
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Tips for your guide and porters.


Wilderness Excursion (P) Ltd is a local tour operator so we guaranty small private groups departures any dates that suits your date and time.