Ramdung Peak Climbing

USD 7,500
  • Activities
    Ramdung Peak Climbing
  • Max Elevation
    5,925 m at Ramdung Peak
  • Trip Duration
    21 Days
  • Trip Grade
    Technical Adventure
  • Lodging
    Tea House + Camping Trek
  • Meals
    Full Board on Trek & BB Plan on City
  • Transportation
    Private vehicle & flight
  • Communication
    Available
  • Group Size
    Minimum 2
  • Best Season
    Autumn and Spring
  • Per Day Walk
    Approx. 4 - 7 hours

Trip Highlights of Ramdung Peak Climbing:

  • Peak Summit is at Ramdung Peak 5925m/19722ft.
  • Cross the challenging Tashi Lapcha Pass 5,755m/18876ft.
  • Witness Splendid summit panorama that ranges from Langtang to Everest.
  • Explore the less beaten Rolwaling region & popular Khumbu region in one trek.
  • Enjoy Scenic flight Lukla-Kathmandu

Trip Introduction:

Ramdung Peak Climbing in Nepal 5925m is one of the popular trekking peaks in Rolwaling region. Ramdung peak is also known as Ramdung-Go. The peak was first explored by Bill Murray in 1952.

The peak is technically straightforward which demands careful logistical planning and adequate acclimatization before the climbing. Ramdung Peak Climbing with Nepal Guide Treks is an excellent opportunity for climbing the Ramdung Peak while exploring the less beaten Rolwaling region as well as popular Khumbu region in one trek.

Ramdung Peak Climbing in Nepal with Nepal Guide Treks starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Gongar Khola via Jiri Charikot. From Gongor Khola we begin our adventurous journey passing through Rhododendron, Oaks and Pines filled forest and along with traditional villages towards Na village.

After spending a good acclimatization day at Na we continue on our trail towards Ramdung Base Camp. Fully acclimatized and properly equipped we head off for climbing the summit with the guidance of experienced climbing experts recommended by Nepal Guide Treks. The climb to the summit is less technical compared to other trekking peaks. However, the altitude and remoteness of the peak guarantee a certain level of challenges.

Following the directions of the climbing experts, we head towards the peak summit. Once at the top we have an excellent view of Everest,Melungtse, Gaurishankar and other surrounding peaks. After accomplishing the summit of Ramdung Peak we descend back to Na village. We head for the crossing of the challenging Tashi Lapcha Pass 5755m and then a pleasant walk all the way down to Lukla.

The wonderful experience at Ramdung Peak Climbing in Nepal with Nepal Guide Treks ends with a scenic flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu.

Please Visit: Peak Climbing Gears and Equipment and Essential Tools & Gear for Trekking

  • Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] and transfer to Hotel.

    Our airport arrival and departure representative will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will then be transferred to the hotel and our staff will help you until check-in procedure ends at Hotel. Either you can have rest at Hotel or visit NGT’s office. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition Team.

    Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
    Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner.  

  • Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu

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    Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for day sightseeing.

    Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
    Meals: BB Plan 

  • Day 03: Drive to Gongar Khola [1350m/4428ft] via Jiri Charikot [7-8 hrs drive]

    After breakfast, we will take a scenic drive from Kathmandu towards Gongor Khola which takes approximately about eight hours. During the driving journey, we can have great views of surrounding natural wonders including the daily activities of local people for their survival while we drive over the zigzag hilly roads passing through several local villages and towns.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 04: Trek from Gongar Khola to Simigaun [2000m/6560ft] [4-5 hrs Trek]

    Gongor Khola is the starting point of the trek. From here we will follow the trail that enters into the dense forest with several ups and downs. We will trek along the river bank and head for the crossing of a suspension bridge before climbing a steep uphill that leads us to the Sherpa village of Simigaun.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 05: Trek from Simigaun to Dovan [2,850m/9348ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

    Our forward trekking journey from Simigaun passes through several villages inhabited by Sherpa local communities. During our trek, we will have glimpses of Gaurishankar Himal just above the Rolwaling valley. We continue to follow the trail that goes through beautiful pine forest 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 trekking until we reach Dovan.

    Accommodation: 
    Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 06: Trek from Dovan to Beding [3,690m/12103ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

    After having our breakfast, we will follow the trail that goes along the bank of Rolwaling Khola. We will trek through thick rhododendron and pine-filled forest with great views of Gaurishankar Himal. We head towards the crossing of a suspension bridge before ascending up to an area with open fields and the Sherpa village of Bedding.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 07: Trek from Beding to Na Village [4,180m/13710ft] [3-4hrs Trek]

    Leaving Beding we will trek an easy gradient through fir trees. Today is a rather easy and short trekking day. After a while of trekking, the valley becomes broad and flat as we approach towards Na village. Na is a scattered village that has an abundance of tea houses and offers good camping grounds for adventure-seeking trekkers.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 08: Rest at Na Village for acclimatization and local hike.

    Today we will take a day rest at Na Village for acclimatization and exploration around Na village. 
    There are several good day hike options that Na has to offer to its visitors. We can either head up the valley to a small kharka and follow the trail to Yalung Peak Base Camp which is five hours return trip. Or, we can climb to the end of Tsho Rolpa lake for the views of Kang Nachago above Na which takes four hours for a return trip.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 09: Trek from Na to Yalung Glacier [4750m/15580ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

    Leaving Na, our forward trekking is a gradual ascent over the rocky glaciated trail. We will continue to trek using our crampons to walk over the slippery and icy sections of the trek. After a few hours of tiring trek, we will arrive at a good campsite near Yalung Glacier where we will camp for our overnight stay before heading higher up.

    Accommodation: Tented Camp
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 10: Trek from Yalung Glacier to Ramdung Base Camp [5150m/16892ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

    We will follow the trail that climbs gradually over to Yalung Danda and from there a steep ascent along the rocky glacier will lead us to Ramdung base camp. During our climbing trek, we will have magnificent views of Gaurishankar, Melungste, Yalung and several snow-topped high peaks across the border of Tibet. We will set up our camp as soon as we reach the base camp and make necessary checks regarding our health conditions and climbing gears for the successful climb to the summit of Ramdung Peak.

    Accommodation: Tented Camp
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 11: Summit Ramdung Peak [5925m/19722ft] & back to Yalung Glacier [8-9 hrs Climb]

    Fully equipped and properly acclimatized we start early with the aim to achieve the summit before noon as the strong winds after midday can create obstacles for climbing the peak summit. Following the footsteps and guidance of our experienced climbing experts, we will overcome minor technical sections and head towards the summit of Ramdung Peak. Once at the top we are rewarded with stunning views of Everest, Gaurishankar, Melungste, Yalang and other surrounding high peaks. After spending some quality time at the top we will descend following the same route back to Yalung Glacier for our overnight camping.

    Accommodation: Tented Camp
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 12: Trek from Yalung Glacier to Na Village [4-5 hrs Trek]

    After having achieved the summit of Ramdung Peak, we will retrace our footsteps gradually descending over the icy and slippery trail, using crampons we head back all the way to reach the village of Na for the overnight stay.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 13: Trek to Kabuk at Tsho Rolpa Lake [4,560m/14956ft] [4-5 hrs Trek]

    We will make a decent climb to a bridge over the Tsho Rolpa outflow. From there, we continue to follow the main trail that ascends an ablation valley to the south. Along the trail, we pass through Chhukyima where there are a couple of teashops that are run by locals of Na Village. We trek towards the end of the valley and climb a steep uphill for a magnificent view of the lake and surrounding peaks. A gradual descent from there will lead us to Kabuk.

    Accommodation: Tented Camp
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 14: Trek to Drolambu Glacier [4880m/16006ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

    We start early today because our trail leads through the crossing of 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 edge of Trakarding Glacier. From here the trail climbs up to reach the northern side of the glacier. Once on the north side, we follow the trail that leads to the snout of Drolambu Glacier.

    Accommodation: Tented Camp
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 15: Trek to Tashi Lapcha Camp & Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass [5,755m/18876ft] [6-7 hrs Trek]

    We make an early start for the crossing of the challenging Tashi Lapcha Pass. Following the trail that goes over the glacier, we will climb a natural ramp that heads for the crossing of the pass. The pass is a rocky ridge often snow-covered and icy. We will have magnificent views of surrounding peaks from the top of the pass. We will make a gradual descent from the top to reach the Tashi Lapcha Camp.

    Accommodation: Tented Camp
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 16: Trek to Thyangbo Kharka[4320m/14169ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

    Today we start our trek by following the trail that descends down the rocky slopes to the campsite of Ngole. From there we will continue our downhill journey all the way towards Thyangbo Kharka. Thyanga Kharka has a few tea houses and offers good camping sites to adventure-seeking trekkers.

    Accommodation: Tented Camp
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar [3450m/11316ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

    From Thyangbo Kharka we follow an easy two-hour trail towards Thame. From Thame, we walk the trail along Bhote-Khosi River. Descending gently towards Phunki Tenga, we continue on our route by crossing a bridge over Dudh Koshi. Passing through several villages and teahouses along the route finally reaches Namche Bazaar – The Sherpa Capital.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 18: Trek to Lukla [2,800m/9184ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

    The last day of our trek leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote- Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring us to Lukla for our overnight stay.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge 
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 19: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

    We take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Enjoy the scenic mountain flight after the wonderful Ramdung Peak Climbing experience with Nepal Guide Treks.

    Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
    Meals: BB Plan 

  • Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu

    You would surely like to see as much of Kathmandu as possible. An early start is practical to visit the temples of Kathmandu. Also, walking around the shopping area of Thamel is worth spending quality time at Kathmandu. We will have a final meal together in the evening.

    Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
    Meals: BB Plan + Farewell Dinner

  • Day 21: Transfer to International Airport for departure.

    Our airport representative will drop you at the International Airport as per your flight schedule.

    Check out equipment lists requires for Peak climbing.

What's included?
  • 4 Nights stay in Kathmandu with BB Plan
  • Lukla-Kathmandu flight
  • All ground transportation by the private vehicle including airport arrival and departure transfer
  • Climbing and trekking permits for Ramdung Peak Climbing & Trek around Everest Khumbu region
  • Tea House + Camping combined accommodation during the trek – as per itinerary
  • All meals during trek & climb– Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Experienced trekking & climbing guide
  • The required number of porters
  • All necessary climbing gears
  • Kitchen equipment and camping equipment during the climbing period
  • General first aid kids
  • Insurance, clothing, and salary for staffs
  • All government taxes and necessary paperwork
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
What's not included?
  • Medical/personal high risk insurance (suggest have rescue coverage policy as well)
  • International airfares and departure tax.
  • Personal climbing gears.
  • Major meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Tips

The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

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Accommodations:
While you stay in Kathmandu before starting the trip you can find standard to deluxe hotels and resorts for your accommodation which you can choose as per your affordability. During the trekking period (apart from few days in camping accommodations) there are several tea house/lodges available. While we are in Ramdung Peak Base Camp and a few other places where we need to set up tented camp accommodation. So we will provide all tea house accommodation at available places and camping accommodation at the places where tea house/lodges are not available. Accommodation can be Single, Double, Triple or twin sharing basis as per your requirement.
Meals: 
We usually provide every adventure package trips with inclusive of all meals – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner including the package trip of this Ramdung Peak Climbing. Basically, we offer BB plan in Kathmandu that’s why one can choose varieties of meals around in town. We will have dinner and breakfast in the same teahouse/camp where we stay overnight and will be en-route lunch way to next destination since we have to leave our accommodation after breakfast to continue the trek. You can enjoy the taste of varieties of cuisines; Nepali food, Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Italian etc by choosing in the menu. During the camping period; our kitchen team will prepare hygienic foods to serve you. There might not be several choices of foods during the camp as in the tea houses and restaurants; you have to understand that our crew have to carry all camping gears and kitchen equipment from available places but we are sure we will provide as much services and facilities as we can do to make your adventure holiday awesome.
Physical Conditions and Experience Required: 
Every Peak Climbing is a technical adventure activity in Nepal which requires previous trekking experience and technical skills about peak climbing gears to have a successful summit. While comparing other peaks with Ramdung Peak, this is a medium category in terms of peak climbing – neither too hard nor too easy. The trip also contains an adventurous high mountain pass; Tashi Lapcha at 5755m would be amazing. Sometime, walking in high altitudes might attract by high altitude sickness, a slow and steady walk would be the perfect solution. We suggest every adventure seekers who are planning to come to Nepal for trekking adventure to do daily around an hour physical workout (jogging, hiking, cycling, gym, etc) prior to a couple of weeks. Previous trekking experience and knowledge about peak climbing are highly required for this peak climb.
Best Seasons for Ramdung Peak Climbing:
Peak Climbing in Nepalese mountain is seasonal. Basically 3 months in autumn – September, October & November and 3 months in spring – March, April & May are the perfect time for this Ramdung Peak Climbing. During the time, the weather would be clear, sunny and warm in the Himalayas thus we can have great views of mountains. Nevertheless, some adventure-seeking clients who do like crowed environment also can choose December, January and February months for this trip. Monsoon season three months (June, July and August) will be ruined by rains.
How to Get Nepal Visa?

Immigration Office at Kathmandu Airport Facilitating Tourist Visa on arrival.

Visa Fees:

Two Weeks – 30 USD

One Month (Four Weeks) – 50 USD

Three Month (90 Days) – 125 USD

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GLIMPSES OF   Ramdung Peak Climbing

Drolambu Glacier 4880m, during Ramdung Peak Climbing
Namche Bazaar of Sherpa County
Ramdung Peak Base Camp
Ramdung Peak Climbing
Tso Rolpa Glacier Lake with surrounding splendid views

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