Paldor Peak Climbing: 5896 m/19343 ft

19 Days
  • Trip Code: N-PT-18
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Season: From Oct to Nov & April to May
  • Max Altitude: 5896m/19343ft
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Private Car/Jeep/ Coach
  • Trip Grade: Moderate/ Strenuous

Trip Overview

Paldor Peak Climbing is an extensively ascending Peak in Ganesh Himal. Ganesh Himal is a subrange of the Himalayas which placed in the north-central part of Nepal.  This range, spread about 70 km, is between Langtang and Manaslu. From Kathmandu, it lies to the North West direction.

The height of Paldor Peak is 5896m/19,343ft from sea level. In the range of Ganesh Himal, Paldor is located at the southeast end above the intersection of the Tiru and Karpu Ridge (Danda). Nearby this peak the Mailing Khola (Stream) originates. Mailung is one of the tributaries of the Trisuli River.

According to the historical record, Paldor Peak was first ascended by Mr. John Cleare and Ian Howell in 1974. The summit of Paldor Peak grants the spectacular views of high peaks in Ganesh Himal range- Yangra, Ganesh II/NW, Salasungo, and Pabil.

To summit Paldor there are many possible ways. This peak can be climbed from North East, South East, West and South West Ridge. The popular are Southeast Ridge and Northeast ridge routes.

In the south-east route to reach the lowest point of this ridge from the high camp of Paldor’s East, it needs to pass glacier with steep snow and ice slopes.  From the lowest point, the ridge continues with quite steep but without any major difficulties the summit can be done.

Likewise in Northeast ridge route, the trail goes through the path along a moraine from base camp. There is a small lake to the south of the peak named Fang. After the cross a stream flowing from the lake the trail heads toward the East Ridge of the Fang. The glacier at this point is flat and does not contain many crevasses. From this camp follow the Paldor’s East glacier without difficulty and head north toward a col on the Northeast Ridge. Cross a bergschrund and climb a steep snow slope to gain the col then to continue the climb to reach the summit.

Paldor Himal Peak climbing trip starts by the drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (6 to 7 hours). From Syabrubesi the trekking starts following Tamang villages of Tangjet and Gatlang. Afterward, you head northwards along the ridge before dropping into the forest above Mailung Khola.  The moraine filled valley below Paldor is reached from here in another day walk. After Summit you follow the trail that passes villages of Somdang, Narchet Kharka, Sertung, Harlang, Darkha and Khahare Bazaar. From Khahare you drive back to Kathmandu.

Paldor Peak Climbing Trip Note:

Paldor Peak Climbing is the 18-day trip. It can be customized making it long connecting other trek routes of Langtang Region. About cost Excellent Himalaya Trek always offer the best and competitive price for Paldor Peak Climbing. The package price of Paldor Peak Climbing will be different according to your group size (the number of persons you travel together). For the price, you simply send us an inquiry with your group size. We get back to you with the price at the earliest.


Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport, you will be met by our Tour officer. He will escort you to the hotel. O/n at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Four hours guided sightseeing tour of Swoyambhunath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square/ Trip briefing at the hotel/ Preparation for climbing. O/n at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Syabrubesi is 145 km north west of Kathmandu. Driving 6:30 hrs. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Syabrubesi.

Walking 6 hrs. O/n at Mountain Lodge in Gatlang.

Walking 5hrs. O/n at Mountain Lodge or Camping in Yuri Kharka.

Walking 5 hrs via Khurpudanda pass (3,750m). O/n at Mountain Lodge or Camping in Somdang.

Walking 6 hrs. O/n at Camping in Jasta Khani.

Walking 6 hrs. O/n at Camping in Paldor Base Camp.

Preparation of Paldor peak climbing. O/n at Camping in Paldor Base Camp.

Walking 5 hrs. O/n at Camping in Somdang.

Walking 5 hrs. O/n at Camping in Narchet Kharka.

Walking 4 to 5 hrs. O/n at Camping in Sertung.

Walking 5 to 6 hrs. O/n at Camping in Jharlang.

Walking 6 hrs. O/n at Camping in Darkha.

Walking 5 hrs. O/n at Camping in Khahare Bazaar.

Driving 7 hrs. In Kathmandu, you can do last minute shopping in Thamel, the tourist market of Kathmandu. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural shows at an authentic restaurant in Kathmandu. O/n at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Our tour officer will drop you at Kathmandu International airport and see you off. End of Service. Or You may take optional side tours.

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