Paldor Base Camp Trek

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Paldor base camp trekking

Paldor Base Camp Trek Summary

    1. Base Camp Hike Duration: 11 Days
    2. Paldor Trek Grade: Easy to Moderate
    3. Paldor Base Camp Height: 4,980m / 16,339 feet
    4. Trekking Hour: 6 Hours daily
    5. Trekking Group-Size: 1 – 15 People
    6. Best Time: March, April, May, October, November and December
    7. Trip Mode: Home Stay Trek
    8. Meals on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    9. Transportation: Car/bus

Overview

The Paldor Base Camp Trek is perhaps the nearest base camp hike from Kathmandu town in the Ruby Valley of Ganesh Himal mountain territory. Hike the Paldor route is listed under the virgin wilderness trek destination that purpose to promote off-the-beaten-path trek lovers in Nepal.

Paldor summit climbing at 5,896 meters is the prime attraction of this natural path. Hike mountain Paldor is possible via basic local homestay and also a tent camping renting the best hiking gear from Kathmandu town.

Summit climb is not easier because of the vertical ice and snow climbing route. But, as you touch the summit, Paldor height imparts a gorgeous view of the Ganesh Himal massif, Manaslu range, Langtang range, Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli, Shringi Himal, and many other mountains. Likewise, the Annapurna range includes the Machhapuchhre – fishtail in the Annapurna Himalaya region in the western part of Nepal. For the first time in history, Lan Howell and John Cleare 1974 climbed Paldor peak. Between Tilman’s climb in 1949 and John Cleare climb in 1974, it is likely that Paldor had no other climb. There are mainly southeast ridge routes and Northeast ridges for climbing. So choose your dream climbing ridge with our certified mountain guide.

Together paldor peak hikes, tourists and also view the holy Ganesh Himal Mountain which is one of the famous hiking trails in Nepal. Climb all through the impressive Tamang inhabitants under the shadows of Ganesh Himal to find out the far-off components of the Langtang region.

The Paldor base camp treks are home to multi-wild animals and flowers. They are Himalayan black bears, Musk deer, Himalayan wild goats, snow leopards, and especially birds. The Paldor base camp trekking is possible to complete at any time throughout the year.

How much does Paldor Base Camp Trek Package Cost/Price?

The cost of the Paldor base camp trek package with a Gokyo Treks Agency (local trekking agency) ranges between US$ 725 to US$ 1175. Paldor base camp hike cost will vary according to the group size that you are traveling with. We also have seasonal deals. For example, if you could bring 10+ travelers (besides you) on your trip, you are treated as a group leader. So you can hike the Paldor base camp trek for free.

However, we often arrange private trips in order to avoid group tours with strangers. A private tour gives you a better experience on your hikes. If you value personalization, flexibility, and in-depth experiences, a private trip customized to your personal needs will be the best option.

It is the standard trip package price for 11 days trek. If you are 2 trekkers for Paldor base camp trek cost US$ 875 for 11 days trek according to the given trekking plan. We can modify the trek route and the prices according to your wishes also. Here is the price list for the Paldor treks.

Price Per Person for 11 days hike in Paldor base camp route.

Number of TouristPrice Per Person
1 PersonUS$ 1175
2 PersonUS$ 875
3 PersonUS$ 870
4 to 6 personUS$ 825
7 to 9 PersonUS$ 798
10 and more than 10 PersonUS$ 725

If you’re wondering to know about what is included and what is excluded from this trip price, kindly check on the cost given on a tab button.

Itinerary

Paldor base camp trek itinerary details

Visit Paldor is under the wilderness hiking in Langtang territory. Trek paldor itinerary compared to most hikes in the Langtang zone leading up to the Paldor glacier summit. Paldor base camp trek particular route is designed for world travelers who wish to hike but are walking in a more relaxed manner than take a look at this itinerary.

01 Day Arrival at Kathmandu valley. Transfer to hotel

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you in a private car and transfer you to the hotel in Kathmandu. The owner of the company “Ammar Raj Guni” will meet you and will brief you about Paldor peak climbing – base camp hike information details.

02 Day Overland drive from Kathmandu to Syaprubesi Bazaar, 8 hours

You will drive north of Kathmandu with a Trishuli Highway to Syabrubeshi town. Tourists can pass famous places like Kakani hill station and Ranipauwa Bazaar where you could see the impressive Langtang mountains in close distance. Other attractions are the Battar Bazaar (a shopping center for local people) has a mix of caste people from different communities. Likewise, Chileme Hydropower is a top sightseeing place on Syabrubeshi to go on arrival day.

03 Day Gatlang village Trek (2,238m/7,343 feet) and hike to Parvatikunda, 6 hours

While traveling you experience a portion of the Tamang societies. You can see the landscape from an ideal perspective. On this day you stroll through towns. The social show at Goljung and Gatlang makes your traveling a vital one. Goljung at 6,250 feet is a populated locality and is located in Bāgmatī Zone, Central Region, Nepal. Gatlang is set high on a slope among terraced fields and is a Tamang community that is popular with unique customs and craftsmanship in a magnificent setting. One can visit a Tamang religious community and lovely hikes at Parvatikunda reaching Goljung. The hike to Parvati Kunda takes about forty minutes above Gatlang guest houses. The Parvati Kunda lake is equally popular especially in Janai Purnima when thousands of pilgrims are attracted to the sacred pond and nearby temple.

04 Day Somdang Trekking (3,258m/10,689 feet), 5 hours

Proceed the path across the Khurpu hill station (3,739m), towards the north along the peak and afterward rise steeply toward the west. Our walk will be alongside the forested scenes of pine, fir, and rhododendron partaking in the delightful perspectives on Langtang and Annapurna reaches to a recently built street. Following the street for quite a while, we will make a lofty ascension climbing to Somdang.

05 Day Lari hikes (4,868m/15,972 feet), 5 hours

The hiking path generally starts from fertile land through the rhododendron backwoods and proceeds with the tree, bushes. We will unmistakably see the superb Himalayas specifically being Ganesh Himal (7,422m), Manaslu (8,163m), and other stunning peaks. The path passes along the east side of mount Ganesh Himal until Lari. Reaching Lari, Tourists can see the grand view of the Paldor summit of 5,896 meters.

06 Day: Acclimitaization day

We will do a brief time of paldor climbing. We can partake in the eminent perspectives on high mountains and the glacial masses of this locale. Visit of it’s surrounding village to get to know the local’s daily life.

07 DayPaldor base camp trek (4,980m/16,339 feet), 6 hours

We cross a manganese mine and which will be the last timberline at this tallness. We rise along the rough edges towards the northeast bearing along the moraines beneath the glacial masses of Paldor Peak. The ascension is practically steep along the edge line. On arriving at the intersection of the East and west Paldor icy mass, tourists can hike the Paldor for a glacier excursion.

Paldor Peak climbing / Paldor mountain expedition optional plan

If tourists wish to climb Paldor peak or expedition Paldor mountain then follow the optional itinerary. Regarding the climbing Paldor peak cost will be extra applicable. So, email us your climbing plan for the lowest and most competitive rates. Climbing Paldor peak is a full tent camping basis trip.

01 Day Base camp to High camp (5,200m/17,061 feet), 6 hours

Today, we will start our trip along the precarious moraine slants to the delightful campgrounds. The path keeps on moving alongside the rock fields to a Fang lake. Our campground will be set just toward the east of Fang, partaking in the wonderful perspective of transcending tops, the cold icy masses, and lakes. We will work on utilizing climbing gear for the excess time under the direction of our trip guide.

02 Day Paldor Summit Climbing (5,860m/19,226 feet), 8 hours

We follow the climbing path to the Paldor Glacier in the east. The path is steep with free shakes and hard snow along the journey. We should be mindful so as to appropriately adhere to the guidelines of the aide while summiting the pinnacle. Proceeding with the journey, we will at long last show up at the pinnacle. From the summit, climbers can see the extending perspectives of Machhapuchhre Himal (6,997m), Shisapangma (8,013m), Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Ganesh I, II, III, Manaslu, and the colorful slopes of Tibet. After photography, descend downhill to the base camp to stay overnight in the tent camp.

03 DayReserve day in case of bad weather

This will be a hold day for us. Because of the unfavorable climate, we probably won’t have the option to make the summit climb. On the off chance that such a case emerges on the booked highest point day, we will make the ascension today. If everything is alright then we descend.

08 DayReturn day – Somdang day hikes (3,258m/10,689 feet), 6 hours

Collect the camping waste and pack your climbing gears before you descend. After partaking in the delightful mountain sees, we will follow our steep trail along the moraines to arrive at Somdang village carefully. On the intersection the manganese mine, we can see green vegetation and cascades.

09 DayDescend to Gatlang village (2,238m/7,343 feet), 6 hours (

The steeply sliding path prompting a street and will proceed to the forested scenes driving us to Khumpu Danda. We will again backtrack to a similar way in which we made the rising to Somdang. The path twisting around the Khumbu Danda will take us to our objective, Gatlang Village. Partaking in the neighborhood culture and food, we will track down a reasonable spot for camp set up.

10 DayWalk down to Syaprubeshi Town, 5 hours

You’ll be going downhill towards Syabrubesi today which will take you roughly five hours gazing at the mesmerizing mountain peaks. But the hike today is relatively quick and simple as you return to your starting point. You walk through several small kinds of wood lined with Rhododendron, pines, oaks, and so on as you descend the trails.

11 DayDrive out to Kathmandu by bus, 8 hours

Have a delicious breakfast in the guest house and guide and the entire climbing crew will drop your luggage on the Bus and drive back to Kathmandu enjoying the mountain scenery en route. The Kerung Bus ride back to Kathmandu takes about 7 hours via Trisuli Hydropower. And our trip ends, and we wish you a wonderful journey.

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Cost

How much does the Paldor base camp trek cost?

Impressive wilderness route at Paldor base camp trek cost USD 875 per person is a homestay base trek price on double occupancy basis. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add a 3-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) with an attached bathroom while trekking to possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discounts and attractive complimentary.

Paldor base camp lodge trek Package Price Includes:-

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer with a private vehicle (car/van/jeep/bus) depends upon the members.
  • 2 night’s double bedroom tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan.
  • 10 Breakfast, 9 lunch, 9 Dinner while on the Journey in the mountains.
  • Guest house accommodation while you are on Paldor basecamp trekking days.
  • Langtang National Park entrance permits and their fees
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits and fees
  • Kathmandu – Syaprubesi – Kathmandu Bus transfer (Passenger collection basis trip).
  • English-speaking license holder mountain trekking guide for your base camp trek.
  • Experienced porters (2 guests: 1 porter basis) because each porter carries a maximum of 24 kilograms.
  • Salary, food, accommodation, and travel insurance for all Nepali crew.
  • Seasonal fruits like apples and pomegranates as a dessert after dinner for Paldor base camp trekking.
  • A First Aid medical kit bag.
  • Updated Paldor base camp trek map 1 piece for each guest.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.

Paldor base camp package trek excludes:-

  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and hot showers on paldor hike.
  • Guided sightseeing by a Tour Guide in Kathmandu valley with private vehicles.
  • Visitor personal trekking equipments .
  • Personal nature expenses, any types of drinks, and bar bills.
  • Travel Insurance which covers emergency rescue, evacuation, personal loss, or damage.
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Gratuities for guide and porters [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly]
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above

Group join

We can organize a private Paldor base camp trek starting on any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

FAQ

Question: Do I need the experience for the Paldor base camp lodge trek?

Answer: It is suitable for professional walkers who can walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight day-pack. If you have a little experience before the base camp hike, it would be better.

Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes sure. If you provide us with your flight detail and request us then our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Can I store my luggage/stuff in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes, you can leave your luggage at your hotel or at our office. Store your stuff in the Gokyo Treks agency office is for free.

Question: Is Paldor trekking Safe for the Solo Female Trekkers?

Answer: Absolutely. Nepal is a safe country to travel to for solo travelers; this trek is perfectly safe for solo female trekkers. We have been organizing the trek even for solo female travelers since its establishment.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on the Paldor base camp tent trek?

Answer: We provide you with tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu. Likewise, lodges and camping accommodations check the situation and availabilities of guest houses en route. We recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent them while you are in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect on the Paldor hike?

Answer: The local homestays will cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, curry rice, bread, soups, and fresh vegetables.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along the express Paldor base camp trek?

Answer: Tourists will get a shower at the homestay.

Question: How do I get drinking water on Paldor base camp trekking?

Answer: In some places, you can buy mineral water in plastic bottles. But we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of waste plastic. Instead, buy aqua tablets to purify water as the normal water is available at the campsite en route.

Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

Answer: Very little chance as you are hiking in a tent camping trip. But as you pass through the local house and homestay sometimes you can recharge the battery. We suggest you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your own adapters!

Question: Are there any communication facilities on the Paldor base camp trek group?

Answer: Buy a local Sim Card to get telephone service as well as a 3G DATA PACK.

Question: Can I use credit cards in Trek?

Answer: No!. For base camp trekking, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards do not accept there. You can use a credit card only in a city.

Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last-minute bookings. And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. The rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on Paldor base camp trekking?

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carries a maximum of 24 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12-kilogram luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. If you wish to have a private porter, you might also get it by paying an extra cost.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances for each day, however, you need to prepare to walk for roughly about 5 hours each day.

Question: Do I need walking poles?

Answer: It is better to hike safely with walking poles. Learn how to use trekking poles for balance and stability, whether on the sidewalk or on trails. Walking poles can help prevent slips and falls. They are just recommended but not compulsory.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on your trek.

Paldor base camp trek highlights

  • Determine Ganesh Himal family with langtang Mountains range.
  • Walk through cultivated potato fields, colorful Rhododendron, conifers, and oak trees.
  • Best view of Ganesh Himal range, Manasalu, Langtang, Annapurna South, and Great Himalayan chain
  • Experience the real Nepali hospitality, people, and their lifestyles.

Paldor base camp trek Notes

Hike the Paldor base camp solo is also possible for either a private trip or joining a group. A solo private tour is expensive if you compare the group trek cost. However, the Paldor base camp trek itinerary is subject to change due to a condition beyond our control. This is a Guideline showing tentative camp nights at homestay stops. The physical, technical, and natural conditions may change the above itineraries.

What makes the Paldor base camp trek special?

Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet. You need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, well-trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others.

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