Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Tea House Trek & Climbing
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Bus
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Tea House Lodge, and Camping
  • Group Size: 2
  • Max Elevation: 5896m


  • Summit Paldor Peak, one of the peaks allowed for climbing in Nepal
  • Panoramic view of Ganesh Himal (7,422m / 24,350ft, also known as Yangri Khang), Langtang Lirung (7,246m/ 23773 ft ), Langtang Ri ( 7,205m/23,639) Lapsang Karpo (7,150m/23,458 ft), Dorje Lakpa (6,990m/22,933ft ), Shisapangma (8,027m/26,335 ft), Pabil Himal (7,101m/23,297 ft ), along with Annapurna and Manaslu Range
  • Introduce Tamang Heritage
  • Access to Langtang National Park as the Paldor Peak Climbing trail goes through Langtang National Park
  • French/Swiss Alpine Classification System Grade: Paldor Peak as PD ‘Per Difficule’
  • Climbing Skills executing and developing

Paldor Peak with a height of (5,896 m/ 19,344ft) lies southeast of Ganesh Himal (7,422 m / 24,350ft) range marking the junction of Tiru and Karpu Danda Ridges at the head of the Mailung Khola, one of the tributaries of Trishuli River. Paldor Peak trails move through Langtang National Park with fewer people and chaos such that an option to Everest Region Trek. Paldor Peak is the perfect destination for peak climbing who want something different than the most popular Everest Region and Sagarmatha National Park. Nevertheless, Langtang Region Trek carries the fame and name for being recognized by travelers for its nature, environment, and unique traditions and culture.

Experiences and Difficulties: Paldor Peak Climbing

As per different sources, Paldor Peak was 1st climbed during the monsoon of 1949 by Bill Tilman, Peter Lloyd, Tenzing Sherpa, and Da Namgyal through North-East Ridge. Paldor Peak can be climbed from North East, South East, West, and southwest Ridges. Since the Paldor Peak is less than (6000m/ 19,685 ft), climbers feel easier to the summit. Paldor Peak Base Camp will be set in a valley at (4600 m/ 15092 ft). elevation just below the merger of Paldor East and Paldor West glaciers whereas; Paldor High Camp will be set at around (5200 m/ 17060 ft). The distance between High Camp and Paldor’s top is not large which makes it easier and less strenuous in comparison to Mera Peak Climbing.

Besides, Paldor Peak is one of the closest ones to Kathmandu Valley which can be ascended in less period but foreign travelers need to acclimatize to the high elevation which demands a slow and steady walk along with a rest day at a different stop.

Though Paldor Peak is less than 6000m / 19,685ft in height, it is regarded as a technical peak filled with adventure, learning, and developing skills. Physical fitness is the basic criterion for peak climbing as one has to walk miles for days as well as cope with rising elevation. Additionally, the knowledge of basic skills such as walking with rope, and crampons, traversing through a crevasse, descending with jumar, and use of ice axes will be added advantages.

Grade of Paldor Peak Climbing

As per the French/Swiss Alpine Classification System: Paldor Peak is graded as PD ‘Per Difficult’ which means little difficulty with less technical effort and a straightforward climb to its summit. Usually, Peak climbing is for improving the skills and training oneself to accomplish higher mountains so Paldor Peak performs that function very well. The new trekkers interested in climbing can go ahead for summiting Paldor Peak under the proper guidance of experienced and liable guides. Nepal Adventure Team has been arranging different treks, tours, and peak climbing and knows how and what to guide as per the level of climbers.

Overall Paldor Peak Climbing Journey

Paldor Peak Climbing enables you to develop climbing skills as well as enjoy Himalayan habitats, locals, flora, fauna, glaciers, and mountains. Paldor Peak Climbing is the wholesome journey of wrapping out the unspoiled natural elements, variety of landscapes, and innocence of ancient cultured locals. The view of massif Ganesh Himal (7,422m / 24,350ft, also known as Yangri Khang), Langtang Lirung (7,246m/ 23773 ft ), Lenpo Gang (7083m/ 23,238ft), Dorje Lakpa (6,990m/22,933ft ) Shisapangma (8,027m/26,335 ft) as well as Annapurna and Manaslu range will be accompanying you in Paldor Peak Climbing journey. The trails go through Langtang National Park which is home to several species and famous for excessive red panda encounters.

You will be driving to Syabrubesi and then, starts an adventurous walk into the wilderness and harmonic surrounding. After crossing the Langtang Khola, the walk will lead you to Tamang village (Tamang is one of the ethnic groups), trails of Tamang Heritage Trek-7 Days, shrines, gompa, woods of pines, firs, rhododendron along with warm villages as Tangjet Gatlang, Yuri Kharka, Somdang, Jasta Khani. The route heads the northern side along the ridge above the Mailung Khola and moraine-filled valley just below Paldor Peak. Paldor Peak Climbing is the right escape to too-crowded trails and an introduction to a new horizon of natural and cultural beauty. You can check the Paldor Peak Climbing itinerary prepared by the Nepal Adventure Team which can be customized/changed as per your requirements. 

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Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Kathmandu Arrival (1400m/4593 ft)
  • Day 2Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Preparation for Paldor Peak Climbing
  • Day 3Drive to Syabrubesi (1550m/ 4921 ft) – 6/7 hours
  • Day 4Trek to Gatlang (2238m/ 7,343 ft) via Goljung, 5-6 Hours
  • Day 5Trek to Somdang (3270m/ 10,728 ft) via Khurpu danda la pass (3620m11,877 ft) 7/8 hours
  • Day 6Trek to Jasta Khani (3700m/12,139 ft) – 6 hours
  • Day 7Trek to Paldor Peak Base Camp (4280m/ 14,042 ft) - 5 hours
  • Day 8Acclimatization and basic training for Paldor Peak Climbing at Paldor Base Camp (4280m/ 14,042 ft)
  • Day 9Trek to High camp (5300m/ 17,389 ft) – 3/4 hours
  • Day 10Summit Paldor Peak (5896m/ 19,344 ft) and Trek back to Paldor Base camp (4280m/ 14,042 ft)
  • Day 11Trek from Paldor Base camp to Jasta Khani (3700m/12,139 ft) – 5 hours
  • Day 12Trek from Jasta Khani to Somdang (3270m/ 10,728 ft) – 5 hours
  • Day 13Trek from Somdang to Gatlang (2238m/ 7,343 ft) - 6 hours
  • Day 14Trek from Gatlang to Syabrubesi (1550m/5085 ft) – 4 hours
  • Day 15Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu (1400m/ 4593 ft) – 6 hours
  • Day 16Final departure

What's Included

  • Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at a typical restaurant, and dance performance
  • Kathmandu to Syabru Besi to Kathmandu by Local bus (If you require Private Jeep will provide)
  • 03 Nights 3 star level Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB plan basis
  • 06 Nights Tea/House Lodge and Camping for 06 nights during a trip
  • All full board meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Tea/coffee) during the whole trip
  • Seasonal fruits and salads during trekking and camping
  • An experienced trekking guide, climbing Sherpa, assistant Sherpa, Cook, porters(1 for 2 trekkers) and their salary, travel, insurance, etc
  • Optional supply: Down jacket, duffel bag, and sleeping bag (to be returned afterward)
  • NAT company T-shirt, Trekking route maps, and Appreciation Certificate
  • Langtang National Park fee (Permit) and Local Government Charge
  • Paldor Peak Climbing permit
  • TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System)
  • Best quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group climbing types of equipment
  • First aid medical kitbag
  • All government VAT and Local Taxes
  • Nepal visa fees, International flight
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips to guide and porter


Useful Information

Paldor Peak Climbing Transportation

Paldor Peak Climbing is mostly about trekking and climbing with basic climbing skills. Yet you will be driving up to Syabrubesi, a small town in the Langtang region, for 6-7 hours. The roadway is smooth and bumpy as some miles are pitched and some are off-road through the uphill. Usually, the climbers will catch up on the regular public bus.

On request, we can also arrange a jeep to Syabrubesi. Due to the uphill off-road path, only buses and jeeps are available to reach Syabrubesi. Besides, for your pick/drop to and from the hotel and airport private vehicle is arranged as per the number of pax. Private vehicle is used for your sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley

Client Reviews

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    Rating Review by: Rajesh Patel, India

    Unforgettable Journey to Paldor Peak

    Ascending Paldor Peak was a dream come true! The majestic beauty of the Nepalese landscape unfolded before my eyes as I pushed myself to conquer this incredible summit. The journey was tough, but the camaraderie among fellow climbers made it all worthwhile. An absolute must-do for adventure seekers!

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    Rating Review by: Luca Santos, Italy

    Thrilling Adventure!!

    Scaling Paldor Peak was nothing short of incredible! From navigating challenging terrain to witnessing breathtaking sunrise views from the summit, every moment was pure magic. The sense of achievement upon reaching the top was indescribable, and I couldn't have asked for better guides and teammates. A Himalayan adventure that exceeded all expectations!