The Ramdung Peak Climbing trip combines an ascent of Ramdung Peak (5925m) with a trek through the Rolwaling Valley. The ascent and the trek are both excellent challenges for experienced trekkers and mountain climbers and introduce you to incredible views, glacial lakes, Sherpa culture, and both off-the-beaten-path and well-loved trekking trails.
Ramdung Go Peak Climbing Trip Highlight.
The Ramdung Peak Climbing trip is technically straightforward but does require good planning and plenty of training and acclimatization time before attempting the summit of Ramdung Go Peak.
Ramdung Peak Climbing Route
Ramdung Peak Climbing trip follows much of the same route as the Rolwaling Valley trek but incorporates the peak summit too. Ramdung peak Climbing trip starts with a day’s drive to Jagat, via Dolakha, Charikot, and Jagat northeast of Kathmandu and to the edge of the Gaurishankar Conservation Area. Start our journey the next day, following a river, through the flat and forested terrain. The ascent doesn’t really begin until the second half of the second day when you reach the foot of Dongang (2791m).
Follow the Rolwaling River up to the valley. Views of Gaurishankar (7134m) will start to appear ahead of you. The path becomes quite flat again, but the trekking days become shorter as you enter higher elevations, and time will be made for acclimatization and rest days.
Spend a day training for the mountain climb, refreshing your skills, and practicing with your gear, before trekking to Ramdung Base Camp (5040m). Head towards the Ramdung Glacier and the Ramdung High Camp (5350m), where you will stay the night before pushing to the summit very early in the morning the next day. The peak is at 5925m so you can’t stay very long at the top, but there will be time to catch the glorious views before descending back to Base Camp.
After some much-needed rest, head towards Tsho Rolpa Lake (4580m). This is one of the biggest glacial lakes in Nepal and has become considerably bigger over the last few decades because of glacial melting. It is breathtakingly beautiful, with crystal clear waters and surrounded by snow-capped peaks. This trip includes a full of camping trek, a first part of the trek is more remote and will require camping with full supporters cook, helpers, and porters.
Ramdung Peak Climbing trip itinerary;
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu. (1335 meters).
Day 02: Free day & Trek preparation.
Day 03: Drive to Jagat (1150 meters).
Day 04: Trek to Simigaon. (1996 meters).
Day 05: Trek to Dongang (2791 meters).
Day 06: Trek to Beding. (3740 meters).
Day 07: Acclimatization day.
Day 08: Trek to Na. (4183 meters).
Day 09: Acclimatization day.
Day 10: Trek to Ramdung Base Camp. (5040 meters).
Day 11: Acclimatization day and training day.
Day 12: Trek through Ramdung Glacier and to high camp. (5350 meters).
Day 13: Summit Ramdung and back to base camp.
Day 14: Trek to Tsho Rolpa Lake. (4580 meters).
Day 15: Trek back to Beding village 3694 meters.
Day 16: Trek back to Dongang (2791 meters).
Day 17: Trek Back to Simigaon. (1996 meters).
Day 18: Trek Back to Jagat. (1150 meters).
Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 20: Free day at Kathmandu.
Day 21: Departure.
A representative from Visit Himalaya Treks with the company’s display board will greet you outside the arrival terminal and transfer you to your Hotel. The trek leader will meet the group for a meeting and provide a detailed briefing on the trek. All the required information regarding the trek would be provided.
A full day sightseeing in Kathmandu City, Boudhanath stupa, Pasupatinath temple, and trek preparation stay overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, a private vehicle (Jeep/bus) will pick you at your hotel and we drive to Jagat via Dolakha, Charikot, Singati to Jagat about 9 hours drive stay overnight at Camp.
Trek continues on a nice flat land in the morning and the starts to undulate through yet another forest. After passing through several suspension bridges and small villages, a final steep climb ends the day trek at Simigaon. (6 hours)
Slowly but steadily the elevation of the trek rises and leads us further into Rolwaling Valley. More Sherpa Villages appear en route and changes in vegetation also start to appear along the trail. A climb in the afternoon is followed by a descent that ends at Dongang. (6 hours)
The trek still continues on the ascend mode and follows Rolwaling River depper into the valley. Gauri Sankar (7134 meters), one of the sacred mountains starts to appear with the uphill. The climb turns into an easy terrain near Beding, one of the biggest civilizations of the valley. The day is a bit shorter as the trek enters into the higher elevations. (4 hours)
It is an easy and relaxing day to prepare and acclimatize for the challenging days ahead. After Breakfast climb Yalung Ri view Point for via Gaurishankar Temple. Afternoon visit village and Monastery stay over nighta at Camp.
The day starts with following Rolwaling River once again and more easy climbs follows. The day is another easier day as the trek quickly ends before noon at Na. (4 hours)
After breakfast side trip to around Na village, some of the beautiful side trip can be done around Na Village.
A steep climb throughout the day takes us directly above 5000 meters to Ramdung Basecamp. its quite long jump of Altitide but with good rest from day earlier help us to adjust ober Ramdung Peak Base Camp stay overnight at Camp.
A brief trek in the morning leads to Ramdung Glacier and more training follows on the glacier for training stay overnight at Camp.
The trek slowly moves towards high camp and crossed through the Ramdung Glacier. (5 hours)
The push for the summit starts very early in the morning, mostly it starts before 3-4 a.m. in the morning. The climbing guide will fix all the safety lines wherever necessary and will be close taking care of you. A steep long ascent finally ends at the top and after a short stay at the top to enjoy the panorama of mountains; we head back to high camp and return to base camp. (9-10 hours)
The trek returns to the main trail and heads towards Tashi Labtsa. The day ends at Tsho Rolpa, one of the many beautiful glacial lakes of the country. (5-6 hours)
The day starts with following Rolwaling River once again and more easy climbs follows. Ascending and descending through the Naa village lead our trail to Beding village stay overnight at Camp.
Trek back to Dongang following the same trail we walked earlier stay overnight at Camp.
Trek back to Simigaon following the same trail we walked earlier on our way up stay overnight at Camp.
Trek back to Jagat following the same trail we walked earlier on our way up, this is last day of the trek, stay overnight at Camp.
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu via Araniko high way, arrive in Kathmandu, and transfer to Hotel stay overnight at Hotel Kathmandu.
Free day at Kathmandu stay overnight at KTM.
A representative from Visit Himalaya Treks Pvt. Ltd. will check your flight tickets and transfer you to the airport before two hours from your flight with a hope of seeing you again in the future.
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