Itinerary of Ramdung and Pharchamo Peak Climbing
Itinerary of Ramdung and Pharchamo Peak Climbing
Climbing Ramdung and Pharchamo Peaks is an adventurous journey that requires careful planning, preparation, and consideration of acclimatization. Both peaks are located in the Rolwaling region of Nepal and offer stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan landscapes. Here’s a detailed itinerary for climbing Ramdung and Pharchamo Peaks, including altitude and estimated hours for each day. Please note that this itinerary is a general guideline and can be customized based on your preferences, weather conditions, and the advice of experienced guides.
Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu
Arrive in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. You’ll be picked up from the airport and transferred to your hotel. Spend the day resting, exploring the city, and preparing for the trek. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu.
Spend the day resting, exploring the city, and preparing for the Climbing and trek. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Kathmandu To Gongar Khola (1,020 Meters)
Take a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Gongar Khola. The drive offers beautiful views of the countryside and rural villages. Overnight at a local guesthouse in Gongar Khola.7-8 hours drive.
Day 4: Gongar Khola To Simigaon (2,020 Meters)
Start your trek from Gongar Khola and ascend through dense forests of rhododendron and oak. Pass through the picturesque village of Simigaon, known for its traditional Sherpa culture. Overnight in Simigaon.4-5 hours.
Day 5: Simigaon To Dongang (2,800 Meters)
Continue trekking uphill and reach the village of Dongang. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Rolwaling Valley and surrounding mountains. Overnight in Dongang.6-7 hours.
Day 6: Dongang To Beding (3,690 Meters)
Trek through alpine forests and cross several suspension bridges over glacial rivers. Reach the village of Beding, the largest settlement in the Rolwaling Valley. Overnight in Beding.5-6 hours.
Day 7: Beding To Na (4,180 Meters)
Trek along the Rolwaling River and cross the picturesque Yalung Glacier. Reach Na, a small village nestled in the valley surrounded by towering peaks. Overnight in Na.4-5 hours.
Day 8: Acclimatization Day In Na
Spend a day acclimatizing in Na. Take short hikes around the village, visit the nearby monastery, and soak in the local culture. Overnight in Na.
Day 9: Na to Yalung Glacier (4,750 Meters)
After breakfast trek to Yalung Glacier 5-6 hours walking. Stay overnight at the camping.
Day 10: Yalung Glacier to Ramdung base camp (5150 Meters)
Trek to Ramdung Base Camp 6-7 hours walking. Stay overnight at the camping.
Day 11: Ramdung Peak Climb and Return to Yalung Base Camp
Summit Ramdung Peak (5,925 Meters) and Descend back via Ramdung Base Camp Yalung Glacier in 9-10 hours. Overnight in the Camping.
Day 12: Extra Day for Ramdung Climbing.
If weather conditions are bad then we need one more day extra.
Day 13: Yalung Glacier to Na (4180 Meters)
After breakfast trek to Na 5-6 hours walking.Overnight at Na.
Day 14: Acclimatization Day In Na
Acclimatization Day In Na, It is very important to rest in Na because you have another project to climb the Pherchamo peak.
Day 15: Tsho Rolpa Camp (4540 Meters)
Trek to Tso Rolpa 5-6 hours walking overnight at Tsho Rlpo.
Day 16: Drolambu Glacier (4800 Meters)
Tsho Rolpa to Drolambu Glicer is 4-5 hours of walking. Stay overnight at Drolambu Glacier camp.
Day 17: Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass (5,755 Meters),
Start early in the morning and cross the high mountain pass, Tashi Lapcha. Enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas before descending to Tashi Cape. Overnight in Tashi high camp.5-6 hours
Day 18: Summit Pherchamo Peak (6,187 Meters),
Today is the summit day for Pherchamo Peak. Start early in the morning, following the guidance of your experienced climbing guide. Reach the summit and soak in the breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks. Descend back to Nongle, Stay overnight the Nongle. for 10-11 hours.
Day 19: Reserve Day For Summit Attempt (In Case Of Unfavorable Weather)
This day is kept as a backup in case the weather or other circumstances prevent a successful summit attempt on the previous day. If the summit was successful, this day can be used for rest or an additional acclimatization hike. Overnight at Pherchamo Base Camp.
Day 20: Nongle To Thyangpo (4350 Meters)
Nongle to Thyangpo 5-6 hours walking overnight night in Thyangpo camp.
Day 21: Thyangpo To Thame (3800 Meters)
The trail takes you through picturesque valleys and the traditional Sherpa village of Thame. Overnight in Thame.4-5 hours.
Day 22: Thame
Today is your rest day at Thame. The day you can visit Thame Everest Summiter village. Stay overnight at Thame.
Day 23: Thame To Namche Bazaar (3,440 Meters)
Continue trekking downhill from Thame and retrace your steps back to Namche Bazaar. Enjoy the familiar trails and bid farewell to the mountains as you descend. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
Day 24: Namche Bazaar To Lukla (2,800 Meters)
Continue your descent from Namche Bazaar and reach Lukla. Celebrate the completion of your trek and climbing expedition with your guide and fellow climbers 6-7 hours. Overnight in Lukla.
Day 25: Lukla To Kathmandu (1300 Meters)
Take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. Rest and relax, or explore the city’s vibrant streets and markets. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 26: Kathmandu.
Your free and Safty day in Kathmandu Hotel includes breakfast Service.
Day 27: Departure From Kathmandu
Your project Ramdung and Pherchamo Peak Climbing comes to an end. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. Say goodbye to Nepal with unforgettable memories of the Rolwaling region and the Himalayas.
Please note that this itinerary is a general guideline and can be customized based on your preferences and the recommendations of your trekking agency or climbing guide. Ramdung and Pherchamo Peakclimbing requires technical climbing skills and should be undertaken with an experienced guide. It’s essential to acclimatize properly, follow the advice of your guide, and be prepared for unexpected weather conditions or other factors that may affect the trek and peak climbing.
The best time to do Ramdung & Pharchamo Peak climbing is during the spring (April and May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer the most favorable weather and optimal Climbing conditions in the Rolwaling and Everest regions. Spring (April and May): This is the post-winter season when the weather starts to warm up, and the trekking trails become vibrant with blooming flowers and rhododendrons. The temperature is generally mild, with clear skies and excellent visibility. It’s a great time to witness the beautiful landscapes, lush greenery, and panoramic mountain views.
Autumn (September to November): This is the post-monsoon season when the weather is stable, and the skies are generally clear. The temperature is comfortable, making it ideal for trekking and climbing. The autumn months offer breathtaking views of the mountains, including the Rolwaling and Everest ranges, and the overall trekking experience is enhanced by the festive atmosphere during the Nepalese Dashain and Tihar festivals.
Both seasons have their advantages, and the choice ultimately depends on your preferences. If you enjoy seeing colorful flowers and blooming vegetation, spring is a good choice. If you prefer clearer skies and panoramic mountain views, autumn is a great option. It’s worth noting that the Rolwaling and Everest region can be visited year-round, but other seasons such as winter (December to February) and monsoon (June to August) may bring more challenges due to cold temperatures, snowfall, and potential landslides.