If you would like to experience a real challenge along with your Himalayan adventures, then join us for peak climbing in Nepal, theworlds’ greatest destination for exploring the mountains. The Himalaya offers the best option for getting naturally high and achieving your dreams while strengthening your mountain skill set and resume.
Ramdung Peak is for people feeling fit and looking for a thrilling adventure in the Himalaya. This impressive trekking summit located in remote Rolwaling, west of the famous Khumbu Region. The mountain landscape and scenic views will offer the chance to experience the dreams of a lifetime by peak climbing in the Himalaya. At 5925 m/19,439 ft it Ramdung Peak is technically challenging compared to other trekking peaks. Although this peak requires no previous experience in mountaineering, we will offer training in necessary skills. It will be a physical challenge and is suitable for people feeling acclimatized and fit. The peak is just south of the Tashi Laptcha pass, and from the summit you will have a thrilling viewpoint of peaks of Nepal and Tibet and the valleys below them.
The panorama includes Everest and much more.The route to the Ramdung Peak first travels through remote Rolwaling with its scenic villages and forested terrain. We head towards the Tashi Laptcha and the break away from that route at Na. We ascend through yak pastures to the highlands were we set up a base camp and a high camp. From this high camp, the route climbs to the summit where the triumph of our accomplishment is rewarded with unimaginable views!
We will continue the tour with a trek over the challenging Tashi Laptcha pass at 5,416 m/17,769ft then get a taste of the world famous Everest Region. We will have non-stop, marvelous mountain views and village scenery as well as insight into the Buddhist culture and monasteries along the way.
The climbing itinerary is designed with careful attention by our professional climbers to safeguard a gradual rate of ascent with proper acclimatization. Ramdung Peak and Tashi Laptcha is a camping trek, and we will have porters to carry supplies, a dining tent, sleeping tent and more for your comfort. The Himalaya Hikes chef will preparedelicious meals and the camp will be a cozy place to reminisce about of the day’s highlights over food and drink, under the heavenly stars.
The best seasons to climb Ramdung Peak are March to May and September to early December. We have no fixed departure dates, just let us know your preferred schedule and we can accommodate accordingly.
We look forward leading you to the thrill of a lifetime standing atop a Himalayan peak!
Day 1:Arrive Kathmandu (1350 meters/4450 ft) at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)
Day 2:Half day sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley
Day 3:Drive to Singati (950 m/3120 ft)by way of Lamosangu and Charikot
Day 4:Trek to Jagat (1430 m/4767 ft)
Day 5:Trek to Simigaon (2010 m/6700 ft)
Day 6:Trek to Daldung La (3970 m/13,025ft)
Day 7:Trek to Beding(3700 m/12300 ft)
Day 8:Rest and acclimatization Day
Day 9:Trek to Na (4180 m/13935 ft)
Day 10:Trek to Yaglung Glacier (4740 m/15,550 ft)
Day 11:Rest and acclimatization Day
Day 12:Trek to Ramdung High Camp (5150 m/16,895 ft)
Day 13:Trek to Ramdung Summit (5925 m/19,439 ft)and return to Yaglung Glacier
Day 14:Trek to TshoRolpa(4560 m/15200 ft)
Day 15:Trek to Glacier near TashiLapcha Base Camp (5410 m/18030 ft)
Day 16:Traverse Tashi Lapcha pass (5755 m/19185 ft) to high camp (4900 m/16335 ft)
Day 17:Trek to Thame (4900 m/16335 ft)
Day 18:Trek to Namche Bazaar Note: The Ramdung Peak Trek meets the gateway to Everest exploration at Namche Bazaar, and if you are interested, then we can begin following a journey deeper into the Khumbu.
Day 19:Trek to Lukla
Day 20:Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla
Day 21:Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 22:Transfer to Kathmandu’s international airport (TIA) for departure home
Day 1Arrive Kathmandu (1350 meters/4450 ft) at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)
Day 2Half day sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley
Day 3Drive to Singati (950 m/3120 ft)by way of Lamosangu and Charikot
Day 4Trek to Jagat (1430 m/4767 ft)
Day 5Trek to Simigaon (2010 m/6700 ft)
Day 6Trek to Daldung La (3970 m/13,025ft)
Day 7Trek to Beding(3700 m/12300 ft)
Day 8Rest and acclimatization Day
Day 9Trek to Na (4180 m/13935 ft)
Day 10Trek to Yaglung Glacier (4740 m/15,550 ft)
Day 11Rest and acclimatization Day
Day 12Trek to Ramdung High Camp (5150 m/16,895 ft)
Day 13Trek to Ramdung Summit (5925 m/19,439 ft)and return to Yaglung Glacier
Day 14Trek to TshoRolpa(4560 m/15200 ft)
Day 15Trek to Glacier near TashiLapcha Base Camp (5410 m/18030 ft)
Day 16Traverse Tashi Lapcha pass (5755 m/19185 ft) to high camp (4900 m/16335 ft)
Day 17Trek to Thame (4900 m/16335 ft)
Day 18Trek to Namche Bazaar Note: The Ramdung Peak Trek meets the gateway to Everest exploration at Namche Bazaar, and if you are interested, then we can begin following a journey deeper into the Khumbu.
Day 19Trek to Lukla avoid problems with your final departure from Nepal. We can also arrange helicopter at your request at around USD 500-1000 per person, depending on demand and capacity. Of course, there is also a good probability that no delays will occur and we will be happy to arrange other activities with your extra time!
Day 20Fly to Kathmandu from LuklaPlease note : Flights from Kathmandu-Lukla, Lukla-Kathmandu often get delayed and may cause delays from a few hours to a day and more. We will do our best to avoid problems, and re-schedule flights. However, we must inform you of the possibility of delays and even cancellations. We have scheduled extra time for such situations and suggest that you also include 1-2 days cushion at the end of your journey to
Day 21Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 22Transfer to Kathmandu’s international airport (TIA) for departure home
You are advised to consider the following equipments as essentials while packing for the Peak.
Personal Climbing Gears:
• Ice axe
• Screw gate Karabiners (2 lock, 2 unlock)
• Plastic Mountaineering Boots
• Helmet ( Optional)
• Hiking boots
• Trekking trousers and pants
• Under Garments
• Hiking shorts
• Fleece jacket or pullover
• Waterproof jacket
• Sun hat or scarf
• Warm hat
• Sunglasses with UV protection
• Thermal gloves
• Thermo rest
• Headlamp or head torch with spare bulbs and
• Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic
• Trekking Poles
• Basic First Aid Kit
• Water bottles
• Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers, Tooth
• brush/paste etc)
• Ear Plug (who know some people on group may
• Face and body moisturizer
• Feminine hygiene products
• Tissue /toilet roll
• Anti bacterial hands wash
• Reading book & note book
• Walkman or any other music gadgets
• Swimming customs (for the hotel pool in
• Extra clothes to wear in Kathmandu, when you
• come back from Trek
• The gears in the list below are also provided by
• Himalaya Hikes as a part of your package but if you
• prefer to use your own private piece, we encourage
• you to bring your own.
• Down vest and/or jacket
• 4 or 5 season sleeping bag rated to - 20 degrees
• Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
• Carry mat
Group climbing gears
• Snow bar
• Fix rope
• Climbing rope
• Ice Hammer
• Ice Screw
Note: Available to hire/rental through HH
The above itinerary should be taken only as a guide line; since we will be trekking on some of the most remote terrain on earth, it could change due to weather, availability of clean water and campsite, trail or any other unforeseen conditions. In the event of this happening, your senior guide will make the final decision after consulting with the group.
Your Sherpa Crew
At Himalaya Hikes, our Sherpa crews are critical to the success of your treks & climbs that you do with us. We us professionally trained Sherpa guides & sirdars who are just not hikers & climbers on the mountains but have been trained to perform this task with a lot of common sense & guile. We ensure that they are confident & experienced in leading ventures into some of the most isolated parts of Nepal. Most of our guides were born in these parts & have relatives living on other parts of the regions where they were born in.
We know that locally born staffs are a vital cog in that wheel of sometimes dangerous adventure where anything can happen.
Trekkers benefit a lot from local guides who have the local knowledge that can give you deep insights into the local culture where you understand the lifestyles of communities of the areas you hike through. Your travel is also directly supporting local communities, creating employment & giving back to the local folks as you travel through their districts & regions.
All of our local crew, guides, sirdars & porters all have critical first aid training & even possess the abilities to save your life in the most serious of conditions. At Himalaya Hikes, we always make sure that our mountain crews are highly motivated & never compromise on the facilities they deserve.