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Ramdung peak climbing

Ramdung Peak Climbing

Difficulty: Challenging
Max Altitude: 5925m
Duration: 14 days
Cost: $2300
Season: Spring/Autumn
Accommodation: Hotel/Camping
  • Overview
  • Detail Itinerary
  • Cost Info

Highlights

  • Marvelous and unbelievable views from Ramdung Peak
  • Settled at the very ravishing Rolwaling valley of Everest
  • The splendid Tsho Rolpa glacial lake
  • Outstanding mountain views and glacial routes
  • Himalayan panorama from Langtang to Everest
  • Beautiful Sherpa villages, ethnic groups and their lifestyles

Ramdung peak in Nepal is one of the most admired climbing peaks in the Rolwaling region, stands at an altitude of 5,925 m to the south of Na. The Ramdung peak is also known as the Ramdung Go, which is situated on the border of Khumbu and Rolwaling valley in the eastern side of Nepal. The Ramdung peak was first climbed in 1952 by Bill Murray and secondly in 1955 by the members of the Merseyside expedition. After this Ramdung has been climbed numerous times and became an ideal destination for commercial trekking and climbing.

Ramdung peak is one of the clusters of peaks bounded by the Yalung la which gives access to upper Rolwaling from the south via the Khare Khola. The Ramdung Peak Climbing delights you with superb views of the mountains such as Everest, Melungtse, Gaurishankar and takes you to the beautiful ice glacial Lake of Tsho Rolpa which is one of the biggest glacial lakes in Nepal.  

The trekking towards the base camp of the Ramdung peak will be amusing as we will pass through several beautiful passes and wonderful traditional villages. Autumn and spring season is considered as the best season for the peak climbing activities at the Ramdung Mountain, according to the suitable time and condition. In addition to being adventurous, Ramdung peak climbing is a bit strenuous; therefore physical fitness is strongly demanded. Nature Lovers Treks and Tours is organizing the peak climbing at the Ramdung peak with the better arrangements of guides and other necessary things. The trekking through the beautiful trekking trail of the region along with the team members of the Nature Lovers Treks and Tours will be mesmerizing as well as lifetime memorable.

Ramdung peak climbing outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,400 m, Hotel

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Gonghar and trek to Simigaon 2,000 m, BLD, Camping

Day 03: Trek from Simigaon to Dongang 2,790 m, BLD, Camping

Day 04: Trek from Dongang to Beding 3,690 m, BLD, Camping

Day 05: Acclimatization Day in Beding, BLD, Camping

Day 06: Trek from Beding to Na 4,180 m, BLD, Camping

Day 07: Trek from Na to Camp I (Base Camp) 5,000 m, BLD, Camping

Day 08: Trek from Base Camp to High Camp (Ramdung La) 5,700 m, BLD, Camping

Day 09: Climb to Summit (Ramdung Peak) 5,925 m and back to Tsho Rolpa Lake 4,530 m, BLD, Camping

Day 10: Trek from Tsho Rolpa Lake back to Beding Village 4,180 m, BLD, Camping

Day 11: Trek from Beding to Daldung La 3,900 m, BLD, Camping

Day 12: Trek from Daldung La to Manthali 1,000 m, BLD, Camping

Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu, BD, Hotel

Day 14: Final Departure to International Airport, B, Flight.

Ramdung Peak Climbing Detailed Itinerary
BLD denotes Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,400 m, Hotel

Welcome to the incredibly diverse historical city Kathmandu. As you exit the airport you will be received by our office staff at Kathmandu International Airport. You will then be transferred to the hotel and our staff will help you until the check-in procedure ends at Hotel. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Gonghar and trek to Simigaon 2,000 m, BLD, Camping

After breakfast at the hotel, we will take a scenic drive from Kathmandu towards Gonghar Khola which takes approximately about eight hours. During the driving journey, we will pass through the lush green hills, forests, fast rivers and exclusive glimpses of Himalayas. This drive also offers great views of natural wonders including the daily activities of local people for their survival. After reaching Gonghar Khola, you will trek to Simigaon along the riverbank passing through a suspension bridge before climbing a steep uphill that leads us to the Sherpa village of Simigaun.

Day 03: Trek from Simigaon to Dongang 2,790 m, BLD, Camping

From Simigaon, we will trek towards Dongang, which takes about seven to eight hours. The main trekking trail offers the best panoramic view of the trekking region including beautiful Sherpa Villages and the varieties of plants and Rhododendron trees. We spend the night at camp.

Day 04: Trek from Dongang to Beding 3,690 m, BLD, Camping

We will trek towards the Beding, which takes about seven to eight hours. The trek continues on the ascend mode and follows Rolwaling River deeper into the valley. Gaurishankar, one of the sacred mountains starts to appear with the uphill climb. The climb will be much easy after reaching near to Beding, one of the biggest civilizations of the valley. We spend the night at camp.

Day 05: Acclimatization Day in Beding, BLD, Camping

Today we stay at Beding for acclimatization and expedition around Beding village. Acclimatizing is the key for a successful trek and its importance cannot be stressed enough. We will make short treks around the region to view Gaurishankar and other peaks which are plenty in this region. We can also observe the lifestyle of the inhabitants during the expedition. Overnight in Beding village.

Day 06: Trek from Beding to Na 4,180 m, BLD, Camping

From Beding, we trek to Na Gaun which will take around three to four hours. As soon as we reach Na Gaun, we set our camp to relax. Overnight at tented camp in Na Gaun.

Day 07: Trek from Na to Camp I (Base Camp) 5,000 m, BLD, Camping

After breakfast, we will trek to the Base Camp which will take around five hours. The trek offers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers like Yalung, Trakarding and Ramdung glaciers. Overnight in Base Camp tent.

Day 08: Trek from Base Camp to High Camp (Ramdung La) 5,700 m, BLD, Camping

On this day we wake up early in the morning to see the splendid sunrise view, as the radiant light reflects on the white snowcapped mountains; the scenery becomes mesmerizing. We will trek past Ramdung La pass (5,665 m) which offers enchanting views of the panoramic mountain ranges. As we reach the High camp, eagerness grows about the summit the next day. Overnight in High Camp.

Day 09: Climb to Summit (Ramdung Peak) 5,925 m and back to Tsho Rolpa Lake 4,530 m, BLD, Camping

Early morning, we will trek towards the summit of the Ramdung peak. From the summit of the Ramdung peak, we can get the excellent views of Everest, Gaurishankar, Melungtse, numerous other mountain ranges and a number of glaciers. After taking some pictures of our achievement of climbing, we will descend to Tsho Rolpa, a beautiful high altitude glacial lake which gives a wonderful view of the Langtang Himal and Pachermo Himal. The night will be beautiful in a company of beautiful stars in the sky. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 10: Trek from Tsho Rolpa Lake back to Beding Village 4,180 m, BLD, Camping

On this day we trek back to Beding village through similar paths, with magnificent views of Rolwaling Himalayan range, Pachermo and a mountain fondly called as Tilicho’s brother. With the images of Tsho Rolpa still fresh in our head, we will reach Beding and take some rest to relax our tired legs. Overnight in Beding.

Day 11: Trek from Beding to Daldung La 3,900 m, BLD, Camping

Trekking to Daldung La from Beding, we will take a different route from Thangthing Kharka. We will walk through the bushes and forests and ultimately arrive at Daldung La for the overnight camp.

Day 12: Trek from Daldung La to Manthali 1,000 m, BLD, Camping

From Daldung, we will lose considerable altitude and make our way to Manthali. Manthali is a beautiful valley cut by the Tamakoshi River and is a big town compared to the ones we went through in our trek. This is the end of our climbing journey in the beautiful Rolwaling region. Overnight in Manthali.

Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu, BD, Hotel

On this day, we will drive back to Kathmandu from Manthali via bus. With the views of the hills, jungles, occasional mountains and rivers, we will make our way to Kathmandu and reach the hotel. After that, we will relax for some time and then stroll around the markets later this day. Farewell dinner will be served by Nature Lovers Treks and Tours’ team to congratulate all for the successful climbing.

Day 14: Final Departure to International Airport, B, Flight.

Our office staff will drop you off at the airport as per your flight schedule. Thank you for choosing Nature Lovers Treks and Tours as your travel planner and we hope you had a lovely time with us. It was our honor to serve you, and it would be our pleasure to continue serving you. Goodbye. 

Ramdung Peak Climbing cost breakdown

Cost Include

  • Airport pickup, drop and other transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Tented camping accommodation throughout the trek and climb with full freshly cooked meals
  • Tea/coffee, snacks and seasonal fruits plus salads
  • Complimentary farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural performances
  • English speaking, experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, equipment and insurance
  • Duffel bag, down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Company t-shirt, certificate of appreciation and route maps
  • All necessary paperwork and permits
  • Best quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group climbing equipment
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal visa fee and International flight (airfare)
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses of any kinds
  • Personal climbing gears and equipment
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips to the staffs, mandatory
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