Ramdung Peak Climbing
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Ramdung Peak Climbing Summary
- Ramdung Peak Climb Periods: 14 Days
- Ramdung summit High Altitude: 5,925m /19,440 feet
- Trekking hours: 6 Hours daily
- Group-Size: 2 – 8 People
- Best Time: April, May, October, November and December
- Trip Mode: Lodge + Tent Camp
- Meals for Trek plus climb: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- Transportation: Car/Plane/bus
Ramdung peak climbing is one of the top common trekking peaks in the Rolwaling region of Gauri Shankar Conservation. Many climbers speak peak Ramdung is a Ramdung-Go, located at 5925 meters. The peak was first explored by Bill Murray in 1952 via rolowaling range.
Expedition Ramdung is popular as a Ramdung Go peak climbing situated with Yalung La in 17,421 feet. It is opened for climbing under the National mountaineering association in 1975. NMA declares to climb Ramdung peak in a group B category mountains. The Ramdung summit offers a gorgeous view of Tashi Leptsa and ultimately Tso Rolpo lake (4525m).
The Ramdung peak climbing itinerary covers the highlights of the Rolowalling range with Gauri Shankar foothills. The special climbing itinerary goes with the secret geological landscapes, villages, and glaciers. Climb to Ramdung Go enchants you with a magnificent view of the epic mountains via remote off-the-beaten treks to Tso Rolpa glacial lake.
In addition, the Scottish Himalayan expedition team climbed those three peaks located near the pass. They are Yalung Ri (5,630m/18,471 feet), Chhugyima Go (6,259m/20,534 feet), and Ramdung Go (5,925m/19,434 feet) in 1952.
We have designed the Ramdung peak climbing itinerary to allow you gradually step ascend and proper adaptation. The best season to climb is either April to the end of May or early September to early November months. If the schedule is not suitable for you, we design another itinerary as per your request and the duration of the climbing vacation.
How much is the Ramdung peak Climb Package Cost/Price?
The cost of the Ramdung peak climbing package with a Gokyo Treks Agency (local climbing operator agency in Nepal) ranges between US$ 2150 to US$ 2798. Of course, the Ramdung peak climb cost will vary according to the group size you are climbing to and the service you choose. However, the given package price includes transportation, a guide, porters, hotels and food accommodation and climb permits, facilities.
It’s a standard climbing package price for 14 days climb. If you are 2 people Ramdung peak climb cost US$ 2380 for 14 days for summit climbing as per the given plan. We can modify the climbing itinerary and the prices according to your wish. Here is the price list for the Ramdung peak climb.
Price Per Person for 14 days Ramdung peak climb.
|Number of Tourist
|Price Per Person
|4 to 6 person
|7 to 9 Person
|10 and more than 10 Person
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.
The Ramdung peak climbing itinerary details.
Our Ramdung Go peak climbing 20 days itinerary is a sample plan. Climbing travelers, who wish to go up to the Ramdung Go summit by taking a normal plan or want to have a private customized plan? email us your thoughts.01 DayArrival at Kathmandu valley. The cultural heritage site of Kathmandu city Tour, 6-7 hours.
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, we will receive you with a private vehicle and move to a hotel in Thamel Kathmandu. Visit the prime cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu valley with a professional Tourist Guide. It’s a private tour with a Local Guide. The tour includes the Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath, and a historical Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening, pre-trip conversation with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip.
After breakfast, we have almost a long day adventure overland drive from Kathmandu to Singati Bajar at 900 meters. We continue to drive further to Gonggar Khola which is situated at an altitude of 1,440 meters passing via Jagat. During the drive, Tourists can see the wonderful views of the surrounding natural wonders of the valley including the daily activities of locals for their survival.
Gongor Khola is a gateway to exploring Ramdung go expedition. From here, the trail enters into the dense forest with several ups and downs. We hike along the Gongar river bank and head for the crossing of a suspension bridge before climbing a steep uphill. The trail escort further to Sherpa village in Simigaun.
Today we hike passing through Sherpa local communities. We will have glimpses of Gaurishankar Himal just above the Rolwaling valley. We continue to follow the tranquil trail that goes through the charming rainforest and then make a steep ascent over the rocky ridge. From the top, we will make a gradual descent to reach all the way to Rolwaling Khola and continue hikes until Dovan.
The trail that goes along the edge of Rolwaling Khola through thick rhododendron and pine-filled forest with a beautiful view of Gaurishankar. We head towards the crossing of a suspension bridge before ascending up to an area of Bedding village.
Today is a rather easy and short trekking day amongst others. After some hours of hikes, the valley becomes wide, and flat as we approach Na village. Na is a tiny village with scattered guest houses, despite that they have good camping grounds for adventure-seeking trekkers.
Rest at Na Village for acclimatization or hikes to the village. Today, we take a rest day at Na Village for either acclimatization or exploration around Na village. Nature lovers can hike for some hours longer above the village to catch the best scenery. We do climb to the end of Tsho Rolpa lake for the splendid views of Kang Nachago above Na, which takes 4 hours for a round trip hiking.
We have gradual ascent over the rocky glaciated trail. Continue to trek using crampons to walk over the slippery and icy sections of the trekking journey. Some hours of hiking takes us a good campsite near Yalung Glacier where we set up a campsite to stay overnight.
We climb gradually over to Yalung Danda and from there a steep ascent along the rocky glacier will lead us to Ramdung base camp. While on hikes, the Tourist can achieve a super view of mount Gaurishankar, Melungste, Yalung, and several snowy peaks across the border to Tibet. Thus, we set up Tent camping at Ramdung base camp and check gear, health condition, oxygen level…etc.
Early in the morning, we start Ramdung Peak climbing with the aim to achieve the summit before 12 O’clock. After midday, there are obstacles by a strong wind which makes the trail adventure. Moreover, following the footsteps and guidance of our experienced climbing experts, we overcome minor technical sections towards the Ramdung summit. Once at the top, we are rewarded with stunning views of the tallest Everest, Gaurishankar, Melungste, and Yalang peaks. After the summit, climb and descend downhill to Yalung Glacier at Ramdung base camp to stay overnight.
After a successful Ramdung expedition, we retrace our footsteps gradually descending over the icy and slippery trail, using crampons. We descend all the way to Na to stay overnight.
We make our descend trail to a bridge over the Tsho Rolpa outflow. Continue to follow the main trail that ascends an ablation valley to the south. Along the trail, we pass a couple of tea shops at Chhukyima of Na Village. We trek towards the end of the valley and climb a steep uphill for a magnificent view of the Tsho Rolpa lake and surrounding peaks. Travelers can see the captivating perspective of the majestic Gauri Shankar mountain over the lake.
Today we hike close to the Tamakoshi river toward the beginning of the day with the different bird sounds (exceptionally Danphe and Munal) and the perspective on the silver-sparkling mountains. Following over two hours of walk, you will arrive at Dongang and a further 1 hour of trip to Kalche. And then to Surmuche. Continue to follow a similar preliminary on our second-day journey. Nevertheless, we can remain for the time being at Simi Gaon or Chechet as well, despite that it is smarter to travel down to Gongar Khola to get the principal transport of Kathmandu.
Today we will return a drive to Kathmandu through a similar course we drove before to arrive at Chechet, It’s around seven hours of excursion to Kathmandu from Gongar Khola with a similar dusty and uneven street. Trip finish.
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How much does Ramdung peak climbing package price?
The Ramdung peak climbing package price US$ 2380 is a standard trek price on a double occupancy per person basis. For the deluxe and luxury trekking and climbing plan, we add a 3-5 star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu with breakfast. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS.
Ramdung peak climbing package Price includes:-
- Kathmandu international airport pick up on your arrival with a private car/van.
- Single night double bedroom accommodation in a Tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.
- Kathmandu City Tour Guide service with a private car transfer as per the given plan.
- NMA Registered Professional Mountain Climbing Guide [salary, equipment charge, Bonus, transport, and Insurance] for Ramdung peak climbing.
- 13 Breakfast, 13 Lunch, 12 Dinner during the trekking and climbing days
- Tent camping accommodation during the trip days
- Adventure overland Bus drive from Kathmandu to Gongar Khola and return.
- Government license holder – Professional Trekking Guide for a complete trip.
- Required a number of porters during the trek (one porter = one guest basis) because our porter can carry a maximum of 24 kg of your bag pack.
- Ramdung peak climbing permit fees, Gauri Shankar conservation entrance permit fees.
- Tent accommodation with unlimited food while on your Ramdung Mountain climbing journey.
- Group climbing equipment including harness, ropes.. etc.
- Well-paid salary, food, accommodation, and insurance of Nepalese Guide, Sherpa, cook, and porters.
- Gokyo Agency’s duffel bag (50 liters capacity), and trek poles if Necessary – return after the trek.
- First aid medical kit including Oximeter to check your Oxygen level, Pulse rate to monitor every day to prepare for high altitude risk.
- In a worst case, help with all Helicopter Rescue and evacuation arrangements (but not the rescue bills).
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.
Ramdung peak climbing package price excludes:-
- Nepal entry visa fee.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and hot showers during the trekking.
- Trekking and climbing equipment (personal) and Clothing.
- -10 comfort fresh Sleeping bag rental cost per piece US$ 2 per day.
- Personal nature expenses, any types of drinks on trekking (except climbing days), and bar bills.
- Travel Insurance which covers emergency rescue, evacuation, personal loss, or damage.
- Any donation and monument entrance fees.
- Gratuities for guide and porters [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly]
We can organize private Ramdung peak climbing starting on any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Question: Is pick-up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?.
Answer: Yes sure. Provide us with your flight details and request for pickup. Our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need experience in Ramdung peak climbing?.
Answer: Peak Ramdung is located on the wilderness hiking route on the lap of the Rolowalling mountains. A climbing trip is best suited for professional hikers who can walk roughly 5 hours with a lightweight daypack. Yes, it requires basic mountaineering skills.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect to climb Ramdung go peak?.
Answer: We provide you with tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu. And double occupancy accommodation en route. We serve guest house accommodation in possible places and tent camp accommodation in other places. The rooms during the hikes are clean beds with a nice mattress with a blanket. However, we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you. Otherwise, you may rent climbing gear while you are in Kathmandu gears renal store.
Question: What kind of food can I expect on the Ramdung peak climb?.
Answer: Our professional cook cooks a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, rice, bread, and soups. Moreover, dinner and breakfast are provided in the same guest house you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going. However, for climbing days our professional cook will prepare climbing food served with hot drinks such as tea/coffee.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with climbing and trekking?.
Answer: As you are staying at guest houses, they have a shower on pay. Likewise, as you are staying overnight camping outdoors, we serve you hot water in a bucket, so you take a bucket shower.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Ramdung peak climbing?.
Answer: We recommend you bring aqua tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available at the campsite or at streams along the journey.
Question: Can I charge my camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: We have very few chances to recharge the battery while ongoing. We advise you to bring solar panels if possible and an additional pair of batteries for an emergency. Remember to bring your own adapters.
Question: Are there any communication facilities for Climbing Ramdung peak?
Answer: Yes ! only some places.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?
Answer: No. You need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in bigger cities or in luxury hotels.
Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payments terms?.
Answer: Our climbing tours 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 concerning the down payment, we prefer a 20% advance deposit (not refundable) of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Kathmandu.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on express Ramdung to go peak climbing?
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, every porter carries a maximum of 24 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: At Ramdung hiking 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 have to be prepared to walk for roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Where can I organize my personal climbing gear?
Answer: If you have those climbing gear at your home bring them along with you. If you don’t have them, you can rent them either in Kathmandu or at Name Bazaar.
Question: How much additional money do I need daily?.
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.
Ramdung peak climbing highlights
- The best view of Ramdung, Yalung la, Tashi leptsa pass, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse,..etc
- Ramdung summit offers the best scenery of all Rolowaling Range and Khumbu mountains and miraculous landscapes.
- Sherpa Buddhism, ancient Buddhist monastery, Local sherpa people and their lifestyles.
- Glacial Tsho Rolpa lake and the river valley.
Notes for Ramdung peak climbers!
The information stated above is just a guide and standard template that we provide you. However, the trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific conditions. Local politics, landslides, local flight cancellation, weather, transport, or a multitude of other factors that are out of our control can result in a change of schedule during on trip.
It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially modified. If modifications are necessary the leader will determine the best alternative option, taking into attention the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do the entirety we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be accountable for the outcome of changes or delays.
“What makes Ramdung Go peak climbing special?”
Possibility for adventure peak climbing is scattered all over this planet. You just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and pleasure are our concerns. We are a team of professional, experienced, well-trained, and licensed local guides who know the objective much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local communities and help to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.
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