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Ramdung Expedition

Overview

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    Trip Type Peak Climbing
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    Duration 21 Days
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    Trip Grade Moderate
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    Group Size Min. 4, Max. 10
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    Max. Altitude 5900m
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    Destination Nepal

Ramdung peak is one of the most beautiful smaller peaks in Nepal. In terms of an altitude it is 5900m high, yet it is done in an expedition style, requiring to establish a base camp and high camp. It is situated in the Rolwaling valley and it is a recommended peak for those who wish to climb a reasonably easier but much interesting Himalayan peak.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Trek through the pristine Rolwaling‘ the sacred hidden valley’
  • Climb the Ramdung 5900m.
  • Panoramic view of the Gaurishankar Mountain Range
  • View of Mount Everest 8848, ChoOyu 8201, and Shisapangma 8013m. from the summit of Ramdung
  • Itinerary

    Day: 1

    Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

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      Destination Arrival
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      Accommodation Hotel
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      Meals Dinner
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      Altitude: 1300m

    Day: 2

    Sightseeing and preparation in Kathmandu

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      Destination Kathmandu
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      Accommodation Hotel
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 1300m
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      Time: 4 hours

    Day: 3

    Drive to Chetchet , then trek to Simigaon

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      Destination Simigaon
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      Accommodation Lodge
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 2036m
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      Time: 9 hours drive, 3 hours walk

    Day: 4

    Trek to Kyalje

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      Destination Kyalje
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      Accommodation Lodge
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 2600m
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      Time: 5 hours

    Day: 5

    Trek to Beding

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      Destination Beding
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      Accommodation Lodge
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 3700m
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      Time: 6 hours

    Day: 6

    Rest day in Beding

    In Beding for rest and to acclimatize. In the morning visit Rolwaling Monastery and then short hike above Beding.

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      Destination Beding
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      Accommodation Lodge
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 3700m
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      Time: 4 hours

    Day: 7

    Trek to Na

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      Destination Na
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      Accommodation Lodge
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 4200m
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      Time: 3 hours

    Day: 8

    At Na

    Hike to Tso Rolpa Lake 4600m, the largest glacial lake in the world.

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      Destination Na
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      Accommodation Lodge
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 4200m
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      Time: 4 hours

    Day: 9

    Trek to Yalung BC

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      Destination Yalung Base Camp
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      Accommodation Camp
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 4800m
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      Time: 4 hours

    Day: 10-12

    Yalung Base Camp

    At Base Camp to acclimatize and prepare to establish camp 1.

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      Destination Yalung Base Camp
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      Accommodation Camp
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 4800m
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      Time: 3 days

    Day: 13

    Move to Camp 1

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      Destination Camp 1
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      Accommodation Camp
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 5200m
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      Time: 1 day

    Day: 14

    Summit and descend to Camp 1

    From the Camp 1 launch summit attempt. Summit and descend to Camp 1.

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      Destination Summit
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      Accommodation Camp
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 5900m
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      Time: 1 day

    Day: 15

    Descend to Yalung Base Camp

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      Destination Yalung Base Camp
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      Accommodation Camp
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 4800m
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      Time: 4-5 hours

    Day: 16

    Trek to Na

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      Destination Na
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      Accommodation Lodge
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 4200m
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      Time: 3 hours

    Day: 17

    Trek to Dong-gang

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      Destination Dong-gang
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      Accommodation Lodge
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 2790m
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      Time: 5-6 hours

    Day: 18

    Trek to Simigaon.

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      Destination Simigaon
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      Accommodation Lodge
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 2036m
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      Time: 5-6 hours

    Day: 19

    Trek to Chetchet and drive to Kathmandu. 10 hours

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      Destination Kathmandu
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      Accommodation Hotel
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 1300m
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      Time: 10 hours

    Day: 20

    Rest and free day

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      Destination Kathmandu
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      Accommodation Hotel
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      Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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      Altitude: 1300m
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      Time: 1 day

    Day: 21

    Airport Transfer for departure

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      Destination Departure
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      Meals Breakfast
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      Altitude: 1300m

    Altitude Graph

    Inclusion

    Service Included in the Price

    1. Trekking and Climbing Permits
    2. Trekking and expedition meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
    3. Hotel in Kathmandu: 4 nights in Hotel Annapurna- twin sharing on BB
    4. One English speaking local climbing guide
    5. climbing Sherpa (1:2 sherpa to client ratio)
    6. Porters
    7. Cook and kitchen helper
    8. Insurance of guide, Sherpa, cook, helper, and porters
    9. Airport pick up and drop
    10. Bus transfer ( Kathmandu-Chetchet-Kathmandu)
    11. Medical kit & emergency medical oxygen
    12. Group climbing rope
    13. Tents and camping equipment
    14. Welcome dinner in Kathmandu
    15. Company service charge
    16. Value Added Tax

    Exclusion

    Service not included in the Price

    1. Meals in Kathmandu
    2. Member insurance (evacuation and medical)
    3. Alcoholic beverages & soft drinks such as mineral water, coke
    4. Personal trekking and climbing gear
    5. Tips to guide, Sherpa and porter
    6. Extra night hotel in Kathmandu and single supplementary room

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