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Climbing Paldor Peak, Ganesh Himal range

Join local guide Jyamchang on this unique traverse to the summit of Paldor Peak, in the impressive Ganesh Himal range. Discover this fantastic area in Nepal, starting off at Kathmandu.

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Himalaya

19 Days

Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov

Fit

Intermediate


Description

Join me for this 19-day ascent program to Paldor Peak (5,896 m), one of the popular summits in the Ganesh Himal range. This is an intense but accessible program, as well as very rewarding experience. Get ready to experience Nepal, out of the beaten tracks.

As a local guide, what I enjoy the most is sharing my culture and the history of my country with my guests. This is what brings me the most joy about being a Nepali IFMGA certified mountain guide.

To begin this program, we will need to drive from Kathmandu to Sabru Bensi, in the Trisuli valley. This takes between 6 and 8 hours. Once there, we begin the trekking itinerary to Sabrubesi across the Langtang Khola.

The main route across the glacier is crevassed. On reaching the col there are two options either climb the straightforward ridge using ropes, or continue around to the crevassed back for easier 45 degree inclined ridge.

The Paldor Peak summit is easy to reach, if weather conditions are good. Once up in the peak, the views are exceptional. You will be able to enjoy the rich landscape, featuring the Ganesh Himal peaks, Langtang Lirung (7,227 m) and Manaslu (8,156 m) ,as well as some mountains of Tibet, like Shishapangma (8,013 m).

On our way, we will trek across ancient traditional villages like After Tangjet and Gatlang, with a rich Tamang culture.

Note that the price for the tour is a full-board package and includes: NMA climbing permits, all the logistics from your arrival to your departure from Kathmandu.

Have a look at the detailed itinerary below for more details. Note that this itinerary can vary. I can adapt it to your wished and time availability.

Interested in Climbing Paldor Peak, Ganesh Himal range? Request your booking! Have a look at other programs in this area, like the Everest Base Camp 16 Day Guided Trek and Climbing Mount Lhakpa Ri in Tibet.

Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu

  • Meeting at the Kathmandu International Airport

  • Transfer to the hotel

Day 2: Kathmandu

  • Preparation day: checking of permits

  • Briefing of the itinerary

Day 3: Kathmandu - Sybru Bensi

  • Drive from Kathmandu to Sybru Bensi (1,503 m)

  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours

Day 4: Gatlang via Goljung

  • Trek to Gatlang (2,340 m) via Goljung

  • Duration of trek: 6 hours

Day 5: Yuri Kharka

  • Trek to Yuri Kharka (3,280 m)

  • Duration of trek: 5 hours

Day 6: Somdang via Khurpudanda pass

  • Trek to Somdang (3,260 m) via the Khurpudanda pass (3,750 m)

  • Duration of trek: 5 hours

Day 7: Jasta Khani

  • Trek to Jasta Khani (3,700 m)

  • Duration of trek: 6 hours

Day 8: Paldor Base Camp

  • Trek to the Paldor Base Camp (4,280 m)

  • Duration of trek: 6 hours

Day 9: Acclimatization day-

Resting day

Day 10: Paldor High Camp

  • Trek to the Paldor High Camp (5,300 m)

  • Duration of trek: 5 hours

Day 11: Summit day: Paldor Peak

  • Ascent to the Paldor Peak summit (5,896 m)

  • Trek back to base camp

Day 12: Somdang

  • Trek to Somdang (4,305 m)

  • Duration of trek: 7 hours

Day 13: Narchet Kharka

  • Trek to Narchet Kharka (3,800 m)

  • Duration of trek: 7 hours

Day 14: Sertung

  • Trek to Sertung (3,270 m)

  • Duration of trek: 7 hours

Day 15: Jharlang

  • Trek to Jharlang (1,600 m)

  • Duration of trek: 7 hours

Day 16: Darkha

  • Trek to Darkha (1,557 m)

  • Duration of trek: 7 hours

Day 17: Khahare Bazaar

  • Trek to Khahare Bazaar (720 m)

  • Duration of trek: 7 hours

Day 18: Kathmandu

  • Drive to Kathmandu (1,350 m)

  • Duration of drive: 7 hours

Day 19: Departure

  • Transfer to the Kathmandu International Airport

  • End of program

 

Details

Accommodation

Hotels (Kathmandu Royal Singi and Manaslu With B/B), and camping

Meeting point

Kathmandu International Airport

About the guide

Hi! I'm Jyamchang, IFMGA/NNMGA certified mountain guide. I work together with a team of certified and professional mountain and trekking guides. If I'm not available to guide you, one of my colleagues will take great care of you.

I come from the East part of Nepal, between Makalu (8,470m) and Kangchenjunga (8,586m). I am IFMGA/UIAGM fully certified since 2009.

I have 20+ experience of climbing in the Himalaya. I’ve climbed Mt Everest (7 times), Mt Cho Oyu in Tibet (2 times), Mt Ama Dablam (8 times), Baruntse (2 times), Island peak (15 times), Lobuche (10 times), Pokhalde (10 times), Mera peak (10 times), Mehera peak (5 times), Chulu far east (3 times), Mt Shishapangma until camp 3, Manaslu until 7200m, and Chulu West, Lhakpa ri and other another few more times.

I also have extensive experience of climbing in Europe: France, Italy, UK and Norway (where I work for three months during the summer as a glacier guide).
I'm also a technical mountain rescue coordinator for the 8000's.

It will be my pleasure to guide you through your journey whether for trekking, peak climbing or any mountaineering expedition. Get in touch and let's discuss about the purpose of your trip.

Languages

Nepali | English

Certificates

NNMGA | IFMGA

Residence

Kathmandu


What people are saying about Jyamchang Bhote Guiding Team

Robbert Roodsant

5.00

May, 2022

Beautiful trip and climb to Merapeak. Excellent guide!

Marius P.

5.00

November, 2021

I had Jyamchang as a guide for two expeditions, Himlung Himal in 2020 and Everest in 2021. Both were successful and it was great going on the mountain with him. I really appreciated his dedication and continuous care for the clients, together with his pride in maintaining a good level of service and the eagerness to succeed that got us to the summits.

Mark Templer

5.00

July, 2021

Mr. Jyamchang Bhote was amazing. Very skilled and very patient. Had all the equipment we needed. Great spot for training. Definitely worth the money.

Neil Hershman

5.00

May, 2021

Jyamchang is an excellent guide with western leadership experience but local Sherpa values. He always prioritizes safety and I trust his decision making during critical moments. He’s become a friend over the course of our many climbs together and I highly recommend him and his local company High Himalayan!

Franz Eder

5.00

April, 2021

I would like to add that the outfit high Himalayan was very professional in handling logistics and also integrating its porters and guide into the trip and making it a group experience.There team went out off there way to make sure everyone made it to there destination in the evening and was save. Great job and will be looking forward to do another trip with them.

Manne Jimenez

5.00

November, 2018

Really nice company very good logistic and well organized with a really professional and friendly UIAGM mountain guide. Super thankful to high Himalayan climbing expedition pvt.ltda. for the first successfully alpine climb expedition to Ama Dablam in this autumn 2018, cheers mate!

Martin

5.00

October, 2018

After a year and a half of planning, a new attempt was made on Ama Dablam. This time a third person joined the climbing party. Acclimatisation on Lobuche gave us a foretaste of what the numerous pitches on Ama Dablam's steep terminal slopes would feel like. Good weather conditions and a swift Alpine style climb to C1, C2 and finally the summit concluded this project. Thank you so much Jyamchang for guiding us up there! The timing of the climb (before Autumn's commercial expeditions), choice of porters and additional logistics were once again very professional.

Ina Charlotte

5.00

August, 2018

This company made my trip to Nepal and Himalaya to a great and memorable journey! The guide is professional, friendly and everything was well organized. I went to Himalayan Alpine Mountaineering course who is a great way to experience both trekking and climbing in Himalaya.

Caleb Hans Zimmerman

5.00

July, 2018

I give High Himalayan and Jyamchang my highest recommendation. Jyamchang is everything you want out of a guide -- knowledgable, thoughtful, driven, and careful. He has a genuine love for climbing and works hard to keep costs low for his expeditions and his clients. You cannot go wrong with Jyamchang and his team.

Eva Bjørkeng

5.00

May, 2018

These guides are professional and really friendly. They do their best to make you trip special and memorable. I would trust them to take care of me if something happened. At our hike in the Everest region they managed to solve every small and larger problems that showed up. If I ever go back these are the people I would have with me again.

Lene Kristin Mo

5.00

May, 2018

Professional, competent and friendly guide who always takes great care of the clients. We were a group trekking and climbing during 21 days in the Everest region with the company. We were a group of friends who all knew the guide on beforehand, and knew how good he is at his work. We were very pleased with the experience we had. I can recommend the company for everyone who wants a great experience in the Himalayas.

Siham et Noémie

5.00

October, 2017

Excellent guide, à la fois attentionné et motivant. Il a su s'adapter à notre rythme tout en nous stimulant suffisamment pour qu'on atteigne nos objectifs quotidiens. Il nous faisait un briefing journalier avec le programme du lendemain et ses difficultés éventuelles et une vérification de notre adaptation à l'altitude (pouls, saturation en oxygène). Dès le premier jour, il a tout pris en charge tant du point de vue de l'organisation des transports que des hôtels sans faux pas.

Martin

5.00

May, 2017

As some famous mountaineer once said about his Sherpa climbing partner, Jyamchang belongs to a new generation of Nepali guides who really love to climb. For them, mountaineering isn’t just about business. And that’s the reason why we got along very well whilst attempting the ascent of Ama Dablam in April 2017. We were lucky enough to be able to meet beforehand in Chamonix for a thorough check-up of the equipment and a briefing on the various logistics. I found him to be that kind of straight-to-the-point, smiling and organized person I was hoping to have as a guide and partner for an ambitious climb above 6000 meters, which I had only performed once before (on Island Peak). We met at the airport in Kathmandu and joined a good friend of mine and his trekking guide, who accompanied us during the acclimatization trip across the 3 passes and on to EBC. This gave us plenty of time to get our bodies accustomed to altitude. Jyamchang and I performed a daily health check-up to monitor the effects of altitude, a routine which I found to be very professional. We had agreed during our first Skype discussions that we were going to climb alpine style. That is minimum logistics, no fixed ropes etc. The idea of climbing a difficult mountain such as Ama Dablam without these facilitating artefacts strongly appealed to me, and I appreciated that Jyamchang pushed for this approach of the climb. This was not just pulling the client to the top of the mountain and then collecting the summit bonus. Unfortunately, due to poor weather conditions the day before summit day, we were unable to reach the summit. However, I found that Jyamchang’s attitude during the difficult descent with rapidly degrading weather conditions, and another party that we had to help descend, was again showing a professional and competent approach to the mountain environment. All in all, we had a great time in the beautiful surroundings of the Khumbu valley and may be climbing together again in a future expedition. I can strongly recommend Jyamchang for trekking and climbing elsewhere in the world (Jyamchang also guides in Norway). Martin, 32 - Belgium

Alexander

5.00

March, 2015

It has now been two weeks since our departure from Kathmandu and we have had time to reminisce about the impressions Himalaya left us with. Everything from the fascinating streets of Kathmandu and the nerve wrecking flight to Lukla to the majestic views every step along the trek to Everest Base Camp and the Kalla Pathar height, are experiences we never will forget. Mid-February gave us the perfect combination of clear skies, not too cold weather and the least amount of tourists. We would recommend this period to all who have the same preferences. However, we are both confident that the experience would not have been the same without our guide Jyamchang from Highhimalayan. Jyamchang proved to have enough experience to always make the correct choices, both in respect of routes as well as accommodation. In addition, he gladly shared his thorough knowledge about the Himalayas and Nepalese history, which made the trek most educative. Safety was always in focus. For instance, throughout the journey we had the pleasure of daily summaries and check-ups on how we coped with the altitude, which even left us with enough knowledge to plan our next high altitude trek on our own. We also noted that we were the only trekkers with this kind of luxury and that the other guides seemed to use Jyamchang as the go-to guide for any and all types of questions. With his extremely positive attitude and big smile, it was like a dream being met each morning with a warm cup of “wake-up” tea! Thi!? In short, we are left with a truly magnificent experience and would like to thank Jyamchang for his contribution in making it so. We give Jyamchang our very best recommendations.

Randi Skaug

5.00

April, 2004

Jyamchang is very experienced. He travels safe and is a wonderful person to be around.


Prices per person

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Group porters

- Mountain guide expenses

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner




 

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