Trip Highlights
  • Get humbled by the gracious encounter of pretty villages like village of Na
  • Experience the jaw dropping sites of gorgeous mountain peaks like Ama Dablam, Gaurishankar and many more
  • Explore the unique fragrance of wilderness throughout the trails
  • Gain amazing memories of a lifetimes which includes the encounter of wildlife like Himalayan Thar, Musk deer and others\
  • Enjoy the proud moment after summiting the Pharchamo peak

Parchamo Peak climbing, 6273m is one of the most sought after climbing adventures in the Everest region along with Island peak. This climb to Parchamo peak carries you through the gorgeous Rolwaling valley which is regarded as its entry point being well known for its rocky and steep trails. The Parchamo Peak climb is indeed one of the major attractions of the region which is known for providing magnificent sites of glorious Himalayas like the tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest itself. After undertaking this amazing trek to Parchamo peak, you will surely be left wanting for more flavors of adventure.

“Boost up your adventurous spirit by immersing yourself into one of the most amazing climbing adventure in the Everest and Rolwaling Region.”

Pharchamo Peak climbing adventure details:

The incredible 20 days Parchamo Peak Climb brings you to the southern part of TashiLapcha which is enormously blessed with nature wonders like the gorgeous formation of its landscapes. This great Parchamo Peak expedition has another alternative route apart from Rolwaling valley and that is via Namche Bazaar and Thame. Similarly, on this climbing and trekking of Parchamo Peak, you will be making your way through dark and dense forests beautifully decorated with oaks, pines and rhododendron. You will be encountering various villages on the way like the gracious village of Na. You will be crossing some passes like TashiLapcha Pass which will be connecting you with the Khumbu valley formed of modern houses and well facilitated lodges. The Parchamo Peak trek brings you a closer connection with the existence of different ethnic communities and cultures followed by common mountain lifestyles. Likewise, the climb to Parchamo peak requires some technical skills as the climb possesses some technical aspects which will certainly be assisted by Nepal Nomad’s experienced climbers. The trails to Parchamo Peak will reward you with the great layers and fragrance of wilderness but the moment of highest glory is when you summit the Pharchamo Peak as it is followed by the instant reward of astounding scenarios of snowcapped mountain peaks like Ama Dablam, Cho-Oyu, Thamserku and others.

Parchamo Peak trekking provides you a lifetime experience through its magical paths filled with the sights of rare wildlife like Ghoral, Himalayan Thar, Musk deer and many more. You will be humbled with the gracious sight of Yak caravans. Parchamo Peak stands proudly above the beautiful Thame valley which is still unspoiled from external influence. You will definitely be creating memories for a lifetime after undertaking this great trip to the top of Pharchamo Peak which is indeed a proud accomplishment. You will be passing through various river valleys, magical waterfalls and will definitely experience the beautiful change in the landscapes with various ups and downs. The trip to Pharchamo Valley is likely to take your breath away with the gorgeous scenarios of beautiful valleys like Khumbu Valley situated in the Khumbu region, the great view of beautiful mountain peaks like Gaurisankar, Meluntse and many more. It is certain to be an unforgettable climb with the accumulation of memories of a lifetime.

You cancontact usto know any information about the trip. Nepal Nomad trekking, has been organizing all types of climbing for more than 10 years. You can also meet our experienced climbing and trekking guide. We also provide tailor made Parchamo Peak climbing itinerary that is appropriate according to your date and time.

Itinerary

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When you arrive at Kathmandu airport, one of our members will be there waiting for you carrying your name tag so that it would easy for you recognize us. He/she will drop you to your respective hotel. After some refreshment in the hotel, we will hold a meeting in which we will be talking about our trip and make sure that you clear all your confusion regarding the trip. You will also be introduced to your climbing guide and other members. 

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,300m

Today we will tour around the city. Your tour guide will takeyou to the heritage site sof Kathmandu valley and they are Kathmandu durbar square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath temple. You will be mind blown with the delightfully made sanctuaries with astonishing architecture. You can presumably explore the nearby way of life alongside strict standards and estimations of the individuals of Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Breakfast with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

From Kathmandu, we will be heading for Shigati on a private vehicle which will approximately take us about six to seven hours. We will be staying overnight at Shigati as we spend the remaining day on exploring the beautiful Shigati standing at an elevation of 950 meters. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Shigati
  • Altitude: 950m

We will begin moving towards Jagat from Shigat very early in the morning after having our breakfast. It is likely to take us about six to seven hours of walk to reach an elevation of 1440 meters where Jagat lies. We will be be encountering various tiny villages filled with people of different ethnic backgrounds. As we follow the main trails, we will be led towards the pretty village of Jagat

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Jagat
  • Altitude: 1440m

On the fifth day of our trek, we will be heading for Simigaon from Jagat, lying at an elevation of 2040 meters. We will be moving through gorgeous forests filled with orchids, moss and ferns as well as we can be encountered with beautiful wildlife like Langur Monkeys, musk deer etc. It is likely to take us about four to five hours to reach the beautiful village of Simigaon. People of Simigaon are involved mostly in agriculture to sustain their daily life. We will be staying overnight at simigaon.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Simigoan
  • Altitude: 2050m

On the sixth day of our amazing trek, we will be moving towards Dongar Khola after an early morning breakfast at Simigaon. It will take us about seven to eight hours to reach Dongar Khola as we make our way to Rolwaling Valley. We will be passing through beautiful forest decorated with rhododendron and conifers. The day can be a little challenging as we pass through various Boulders. We will be having our overnight stay at Dongar Khola.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dongar Khola
  • Altitude: 2800m

Beding is our destination for the day. After having a warm breakfast at Dongar Khola, we undertake a seven to eight hours journey from Dongar Khola. We will again be passing through forests and cross various bridges like swing bridge. We will be catching the amazing view of Gaurishankar Himal on our way to Beding standing at an altitude of 4000 meters. We can see yak caravans as we make our way through the Sherpa villages at Beding. We can see pretty mani stones created by travelers and even the locals. On the seventh day, we will be spending our night at Beding.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Beding
  • Altitude: 4000m

Our eight day is separated for resting purpose in order to be prepared for the changing altitude. This is the acclimatization day. You can choose to take a full day rest or can even explore the beauty village of Beding.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Beding
  • Altitude: 4000m

After taking proper rest at Beding, we head towards the Village of Na. It is likely to take us about five to six hours to reach the destination situated at an altitude of 4200 meters. Village of na is also regarded as an Yak grazing spot as most Sherpas living in the region base thei occupation on animal husbandry. We trek to beding in a slow place for accumulating proper acclimatization of the altitude. We will be making our way along an easy trail beside the river. After we reach Na, we will begin to organize for the next day adventure and stay overnight here.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Na
  • Altitude: 4200m

The trip grade of the day depends upon the climate and mostly snowfall, otherwise it would be comparatively an easy walk to Tso Rolpa camp from the Village of Na. It is likely to take us about five to six hours to reach Tso Rolpa Camp. The trails lead our way through curves to Trakarding Glacier. We can get amazing sights of Bigphera Go Shar (East) and Bigphera Go Nup (West) if the climate acts on our favor. We will be staying overnight at Tso Rolpa camp at an altitude of 4500 meters.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tso Rolpa camp
  • Altitude: 4500m

The eleventh day of our amazing trek can be a little challenging as we will facing various ascends on our way to crossing the moraine leading to the pass. The loosely held rocks and some Boulders can make the trail a little tough. However, all the tiredness will be washed away as soon as we reach our camping destination at Beach Camp. We will be setting our camp near the base of Drolambau Glacier. But we need to be flexible as per the unexpected weather patterns. We will be staying overnight at our camp in the Beach Camp. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Trakarding Glacier Camp
  • Altitude: 4700m

Today, we will be heading for Pharchamo Base Camp after an early morning breakfast at Trakarding Glacier. It is likely to take us about four to five hours of walk, however it depends upon the cpndition of the route which is highly influenced by the weather. That is why; the challenges of the day depend upon the weather conditions. We will be climbing several rocks and going through various iced gullies as we move towards Pharchamo Base camp. We will be staying overnight at Pharchamo Base camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Pachermo Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5,100m

We will be heading for the high camp on the thirteenth day of our trek. We will have a warm breakfast at Pharchamo Base camp and then make our way to the high camp. The climb can be a little tough as we will be moving through snow covered region. We will be spending our night at High camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: High Camp
  • Altitude: 5,500m.

Finally on the fourteenth day, we will be heading to ascend Pharchamo peak set at an elevation of 6187 meters. We will be beginning the trek very early in the morning and return to the base camp on the same day. We will start to summit from Tashi Lapcha Camp and start using our technical skills all the way to the top. The views we will be rewarded are certain to take our breath away. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Pharchamo Peak,
  • Altitude: 6187m

Today, we will be making our way towards Ngole from the base camp of Pharchamo. We will be having our early morning breakfast there at Pharchamo base camp and begin the trek to Ngole. We will get magnificent views of gorgeous landscapes on our way to Ngole. It will take us aboutr five to six hours to reach there through the main trail. We will be staying overnight at Ngole.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ngole
  • Altitude: 5110m

On the sixteenth day, we will be heading for Thame from Ngole. It will take us about four to five hours to reach the destination situated at an elevation of 3800 meters. We will be descending through grasslands where yaks can be seen grazing. We will be getting spectacular views of Mt. Thamserku, Ama Dalam etc. if the weather is in our favor. Thame is a village at the junction of Bhote Koshi where we will be settling our camp. We will be staying overnight at Thame.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thame
  • Altitude: 3800m

We will be heading for Namche Bazaar from Thame after an early morning breakfast. On the seventeenth day of our trek, we will be walking for about seven to eight hours to reach Namche Bazaar. We will act according to your flexibility. We will be staying overnight at Namche bazaar at an elevation of 3440 meters.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3440m

Today, we will be making our way towards Lukla situated at an alevation of 2800 meters which is likely to take us about five to six hours of walk. We are coming to the end of our amazing trek and from Lukla, we will be preparing for the flight to Kathmandu. Get ready to receive some pats on the back for your amazing accomplishment. We will certainly be celebrating your amazing summit of Pharchamo peak.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2800m

We will be catching a flight from Lukla to Kathmandu on the Ninteent day of our trip. We will catch an early morning flight to avoid any sorts of climatic hinderance. But you are requested to maintain flexibility on the plan as sometimes unpredicted circumstances can cause the plan to change

  • Meals: Breakfast with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

After having a warm breakfast, our team will prepare transport facilities and escort you to the tribhuvan international airport. We hope you had a wonderful time with us and had an amazing experience. We will be looking forward to conduct another adventure with you. Till then, take care of yourself.

  • Meals: Breakfast with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

A good level of physical fitness and experience of mountain walking is essential for the Parchamo Peak Climbing. Often, there could also be an extended day once negotiating the more difficult sections like a pass or viewing peak. Altitude might vary up to 6000 meters.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Before going to Pharchamo Peak Climbing, we have a tendency to arrange a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office which starts in the evening during the dinner or any time you are comfortable with and introduce your climbing Leader. It is a chance to ask questions about your Pharchamo Peak Climbing and clear all confusing related with it.

Equipment Check List:

Here we have listed some basic equipment that are required for the cimbing. Your equipment weight must be kept down to minimum and your trekking bag should not weight more than 20 kg.

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Climbing Gears:-

Climbing Gears: - Crampons - Tape Slings - Ice Axe – Harness - Ice Hammer - Ice Screw - Screw-gate Karabiners – Eight Figure / Descender - Plastic Mountaineering Boots – Ascender / Jumar– Rope ( Main / Fix) - Snow-bar - Multi-Led Head Lamp

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

Your early morning tea will be served by your Sherpa at 6:30 am. After having a breakfast you should be ready to go for a trekking. Your trekking time will be from three hours to four hours until you will stop for a lunch. For lunch the time period will be one hour. After lunch you will continue your walk for next two to three hours and stop at evening for an overnight stay.

Accommodation:

Lodging options will be limited so we will arrange simplistic family run lodges, a cozy chimney burning fire. Mostly Lodges are on a twin share basis and we suggest you to use your own sleeping bag. You may also have to share the washroom and may not be able to shower Notwithstanding of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rural charm, most are blessed with outstanding views and being household run operations, they offer a great insight into the day-to-day life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining Pharchamo Peak Climbing includes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Pharchamo Peak Climbing is designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

Three meals on full board basis will be provided at Pharchamo Peak Climbing. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.