Ramdung peak climbing is one of the top common trekking peaks in the Rolwaling region. Many climbers speak peak Ramdung is a Ramdung-Go, located in 5925 meters. The peak was first explored by Bill Murray in 1952 via rolowaling range.
The Ramdung peak climbing itinerary covers the highlights of the Rolowalling range with Everest massif. The special climbing itinerary goes with the secret geological landscapes, villages, and the glaciers. Climb to Ramdung Go enchants you with a magnificent view of the epic mountains including Everest. Remote off the beaten treks and climbing route takes you to the beautiful glacial Lake of Tso Rolpa.
Expedition Ramdung is equally 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) etc.
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.
According to our past climbers, we have design the Ramdung peak climbing itinerary guardedly to allow for step by step ascending 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 duration of the vacation.
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 with taking a normal plan or want to have a private customized plan? email us your thoughts.01 Day Arrival at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.
Visit the prime cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu valley with professional Tourist 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 adventures overland drive about 9 hours to reach at Gongar River. During the drive, Tourists can see the great views of surrounding natural wonders 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 leads 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 beautiful jungle 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. Some hours of hikes, the valley becomes wide, and flat as we approach towards Na village. Na is a scattered village of little tea houses, however they have good camping grounds for adventure-seeking trekkers.
Rest at Na Village for acclimatization or hikes to to teh 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 sceneary. We can climb to the end of Tsho Rolpa lake for the views of Kang Nachago above Na which takes 4 hours for a round trip.
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, we reach at a good campsite near Yalung Glacier where we set up campsite.
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 gears, 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 of strong windy 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, Yalang peaks. After the summit, climb descend downhill to Yalung Glacier to stay overnight.
Today, 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 will make a decent go up 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. A gradual descent from there will lead us to Kabuk for stay overnight.
We start early today to cross the glacier which is best before the sun gets stronger. We cross the plateau to the further eastern corner above the glacier before descending a loose earth trail towards the southern boundary of Trakarding Glacier. Furthermore, the trail climbs up to reach the northern side of the glacier to leads continue to the snout of Drolambu Glacier.
We make an early start for the crossing of the challenging Tashi Lapcha Pass. Following the trail that goes over the glacier. The pass is a rocky ridge often snow-covered and icy. We will have magnificent views of encircling peaks from pass top. We will make a gradual descent to reach the Tashi Lapcha Camp.
Today, the trail that descends down the rocky slopes to the campsite of Ngole. From there we will continue our downhill journey all the way achieve Thyangbo Kharka. Thyanga Kharka has a few tea houses and offers good camping sites to adventure trekkers.
From Thyangbo Kharka, we follow an easy two-hour trail towards Thame valley. From Thame, we walk the classical trail along Bhote-Khosi River. Passing through several villages and tiny teahouses, we reach at Namche Bazaar in the afternoon.
Today, we go all the way downhill walking through the several villages to Lukla airport. We travel through the epic trail that connects to Mount everest foothills. Lukla Bazaar is a gateway to exploring mount everest and more tallest Mountains in Earth in a row. Our guide will go to the airlines counter to reconfirm the return flight to kathamndu for next morning.
We board our early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu terminal. Upon arrival at kathmandu tribhuvan international airport, we arrange a return transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, go for shopping or request us to discover Kathmandu as a guided trip on additional cost.
Drop you in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) onward your final destination flight. Trip ends. Wish you your wonderful trip back to home.
How much does Ramdung peak climbing cost?
The Ramdung peak climbing cost US$ 6,799 is standard trek price on a double occupancy per person basis. But of course, the trip price will vary according to group size. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3-stars category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and Tourist standard accommodation with the attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
Ramdung peak climbing cost includes:
- Kathmandu international airport picks up on your arrival in TIA by private vehicles.
- 2 nights Twin sharing Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan.
- Government license holder – Professional Trekking Guide for complete trip
- Professional Mountain (NMA REGISTERED GUIDES) Climbing Guide for Ramdung peak climbing .
- Domestic flight tickets Lukla to Kathmandu with applicable airport taxes
- Adventure overland Bus drive from Kathmandu to Gongar Khola on day 3.
- 3 meals each day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the trekking and climbing days
- Lodge accommodation + Tent camping accommodation during the trekking and climbing days
- Required number of porters during the trek.(one porter = one guest basis) because our porter can carry maximum 25 kg of your bag pack.
- Ramdung peak climbing permits fees, Climbing guide bonus and climbing guide’s insurance
- Tent accommodation with unlimited trek-climbing foods while on the Himalayan journey.
- Kathmandu City Tour Guide service with a private car transfer for day 02 (No foods).
- Well paid salary, food, accommodation and insurances of Nepalese staffs.
- Sagarmatha National Park entries permits and TIMS permits and as well as their fees.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
Ramdung peak climbing cost exclude :
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- trekking and climbing equipment (personal) and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note: TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
We can organize private Ramdung peak climbing starting at 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 your flight details and request for pickup. Our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need experience for Ramdung peak climbing?.
Answer: This trip is suitable for expert trekkers who can walk roughly about 5 hours daily with a lightweight daypack. If you have some hiking experience something above 3000 meters, you can do this trip..
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on climb Ramdung peak?.
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and normal room during the hikes. The rooms are a clean cozy bed with nice mattresses and blankets. However, we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you. Otherwise, you may rent it while you are either in Kathmandu or in Lukla Bazaar.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in Ramdung peak climbing?.
Answer: All the lodges along the trek routes they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
Moreover, the 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 you will have climbing food serve with hot drinks such as tea/coffee preparing from our professional cook.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with climbing and trekking?.
Answer: Guest house trekking all the lodges they have a shower which you can get it on pay.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Ramdung peak climbing?.
Answer: There are hotels and shops where you can buy bottled mineral water. However, we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. We recommend you to bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in the campsite along the way.
Question: Can I charge my camera or other batteries on my trip?.
Answer: We have a 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: Is there any communication facilities on Climbing Ramdung peak?.
Answer: You can acquire telephone services as well as internet services.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?.
Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger cities or in luxury hotels.
Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments 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 concerning the down payment, we prefer 20% advance deposit 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 peak climbing?.
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, every porter carry maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?.
Answer: When hike in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Where can I organize my personal climbing gears?.
Answer: If you have those climbing gears at your home bring them along with you. If you don’t have them, you can rent it either in Kathmandu or at Name Bazaar.
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 trek.
Ramdung peak climbing highlights
- The best view of Ramdung, Yalung la, Tashi leptsa pass, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku ..etc
- Ramdung Go peak 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 life styles.
Ramdung peak climbing Note:
As 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 entirety we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be accountable for the outcome of changes or delays.
“What makes Ramdung 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 is our concern. 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 helps to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.
Trip Price : US$ 6,799 Per Person
- Duration: 20 Days
- Altitude: 5,925m /19,440 feet
- Trek hours: 6 Hours
- Group-Size: 2-8 People
- Best Time: Oct – May
- Trip Mode: Lodge + Tent Camp
- Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Transport: Car/Plane/bus
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