Pachermo Peak Climbing – 18 Days
Pachermo Peak Climbing is one of the most popular Trekkings and Climbing peaks in the Rolwaling region, Pachermo peak climb takes you through Rolwaling region trekking, Tashi Lapsa pass & Khumbu Himalayan trails. Pachermo peak 6187 m lies south of the Tashi Lapsa; when seen from the pass the mountain is really attractive. Challenging and difficult trekking peak in the Rolwaling Himalaya region. It is a straightforward snow peak first climbed in 1955 along a well defined north-by-northwest ridge rising from a relatively flat. But crevassed, the glacier that is still the main route to the summit. The Rolwaling valley is the main access to Pachermo there some very popular trekking trail also you may like Tso Rolpa Lake Trek.
The trekking to the region begins from Gongar Khola, Dolakha district, which is about eight hours’ drive (approx.) from Kathmandu. From Gongar Khola, our trekking heads up to Simigaon crossing suspension bridge, isolated villages of indigenous Tamang and Sherpa Community. Furthermore, the trail ascends ahead to the Daldung La before descending to the village of Beding. Following through the trails in the Rolwaling valley, we will bisect through the Na village and reach the glacial lake of Tsho Rolpa along its lateral moraine which is considered to be one of the major attractions of the Rolwaling region. An extra day at Beding is needed where we camp for acclimatization and once we are ready then we head up to Tsho Rolpa.
Pachermo peak climbing is the very famous doing Rolwaling Tashilapcha La high pass 5755 meters Trekking with magnifications Mountains View of Gauri Shankar (7134m), Everest (8848 m), Makalu (8463m), Nuptse (7896m), Amadablam (6812m), Thamserku (6800m), Kusum Kanguru( 6369m), Island Peak (6189m) the other Himalayas stunning and extremely satisfying views from the summit peak, (Pachermo peak is in group B peak in NMA list)
Nomadic Nepal will arrange every detail of your Tsum Valley Trek; lodge accommodation, guides, food, as well as all the necessary climbing and camping equipment.
Best Season for Pachermo Peak Climbing
The best season for Pachermo Peak Climbing is from March to May (Spring) and from September to November (Autumn). However, winter is also a great time to climb if you are well prepared for the cold weather. In the crisp and cold month of December, the views of the mountains are crystal clear and there are fewer tourists around. The duration of the Pachermo Trip can be lengthened or shortened according to your preference. Nomadic Nepal will arrange every detail of your Pachermo Peak Climbing; lodge accommodation, guides, food, as well as all the necessary climbing and camping equipment.
Highlights of Pachermo Peak Climbing
- climb the remote Pachermo peak with few fixed ropes and anchors to be seen on the route
- experienced Sherpa climbing guides at your side
- technical yet not extreme/ high levels of objective hazard
- experience authentic Sherpa culture in two isolated valleys, Rolwaling and Thame
- visit the busy Sherpa capital of Namche and popular Everest Base Camp trail
Pachermo Peak Climbing Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel and briefing about the trip.
Day 2: Preparation for Papchermo Peak Climbing and excursion around Kathmandu.
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Gongar Khola.
Today, we will start early and drive from Kathmandu to Gongar Khola enjoying the scenic view of Koshi along the way. we will be driving past many countryside villages on a hillside roadway,
Day 4: Trek to Simigaun.
The trail on the opposite side winds high above the river as the gorge closes in we cross a suspension bridge. We’ll make several ascends and descends into the jungle along the course of the Tama Koshi River. Prior to reaching Simi Gaon, we will pass through Gonggar Monastery and the Sherpa village of Kartung. During the trek, spectacular views of Mount Gaurishankar (7134m) can be seen. After some steep walking, we’ll reach the village of Simi Gaon where we’ll rest overnight.
Day 5: Trek to Dongkhang.
Leaving Simigaon, we’ll enter the Rolwaling valley as we trek alongside Rolwaling River. On a early clear morning, we will be able to witness the breathtaking views of Gaurishankar Himal (7134m). Trekking amid rhododendron forests, we will reach Surmuche for a brief rest. Then we’ll trek on a rocky trail to reach Dovan where we’ll rest overnight.
Day 6: Trek to Beding.
Our trail ascends through rocky road following the bank of Rolwaling River gazing into the horizon adorned with the beautiful Gaurishankar Himal (7134m). There are many waterfalls on today’s trail adding allure to the already beautiful landscape. We walk on a flat trail before entering the Sherpa village of Beding, the largest village in Rolwaling valley located by the river. We’ll stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Trek to Naa Gaun.
We will make a brief visit to Gaurishankar Temple which hosts a stunning view of Beding Go (6125m), Dolma Khang (6332m), and Gaurishankar Himal (7134m). Then we exit Beding via the Gompa Gate and ascend alongside Rolwaling River to reach Na Gaon. Na Gaon is situated just beneath the Tsho Rolpa Glacier Lake and is surrounded by some exceptionally noteworthy pinnacles. Na Gaon is also considered the oldest settlement of Rolwaling valley. We’ll stay overnight in Na Goan.
Day 8: Acclimatization day.
This is an ideal place to stop and spend the day around Na Gaon for many reasons. We can either take a good rest or go for a hike to Yalung La Pass (5310m) which hosts an amazing view of Gaurishankar Himal (7134m) along with the surrounding mountains and also gives a full view of Yalung Glacier and Ramdung Glacier. Overnight in Na Gaon.
Day 9: Trek to Chhugima.
The trail continues through as we’ll ascend gradually to find the Himalayan Lake filled with chilling water from the glaciers. The surrounding view of Ladung Himal Range and Mahalangur Himal Range is sure to purify your soul. Tsho Rolpa (also Cho Rolpa) is one of the biggest glacial lakes in Nepal. The lake, which is located at an altitude of 4,580 meters (15,030 ft) in the Rolwaling Valley, Dolakha District, has risen considerably over the last 50 years due to glacial melting in the Himalaya and landscape with nice mountain view.
Day 10: Trek to Drolambau Glacier.
Starting early morning, we will head towards Drolambau Glacier. We’ll walk all the way to the end of Tsho Rolpa and follow the lateral moraines of Trakarding Glacier as we enjoy the view of the surrounding snowy peaks. Still walking along the frozen and slippery path, we reach Drolambau Glacier where we’ll rest overnight.
Day 11: Trek to Noisy Knob Camp
Today, we’ll ascend gradually with a surrounding view of Ladung Himal Range and Mahalangur Himal Range which is supposed to purify your soul for sure. Today will be quite hard to climb and cross the Glacier then before. After crossing the glacier we will reach Noisy knob where we’ll rest overnight.
Day 12: Trek to Pachermo Base Camp via the Tashi Lapsa pass
Today, we will leave the Rolwaling region and head towards the Khumbu region via Tashi Lapsa La Pass (5755m). We will ascend on the bank of Drolambau Glacier on a steep trail covered in moraines. Upon reaching the top of Tashi Lapsa La, we will have a mind-blowing panorama of the Khumbu Himalayas as well as the peaks of the Rolwaling region. From there, we’ll continue our downhill trek to reach Pachermo Base Camp where we’ll camp overnight.
Day 13: Ascent of Pachermo, 6187m & return to BC, (Summit Day)
From Base Camp, the trail steadily becomes steeper with snowy slopes and outcroppings of rock depending on weather conditions (in dry and cold weather there can be hard blue ice which presents a greater challenge). The pointed summit of Pachermo is small with amazing views of the entire Khumbu Region. We make multiple abseils during the descent from the summit and reach the Pachermo Base Camp where we will spend the night.
Day 14: Reserve Day
Since we cannot guarantee favorable weather for the scheduled summit day, we have allowed an extra day in the schedule. If we are unable to summit the Island Peak on due to bad weather or some other reason, such as someone in the group having acclimatization problems, it is useful to have an extra day. If the trip goes smoothly, and we do not need this spare day, we will continue our return journey to Lukla.
Day 15: Trek to Thyangbo Camp
After the successful summit of the pachermo climb, we will be descending a long day of trekking which will take us all the way to Thyangbo Camp. Over there, we will find some tea house where we will stay overnight.
Day 16: Trek to Namche Bazzar
Starting early morning, we will be heading to Namche. On the way, you can visit the monastery in Thame then a long day of trekking will take us all the way to Namche. We will stay overnight there.
Day 17: Trek to Lukla
Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu
End of out Pachermo Peak Climbing Trip.