Pharchamo Peak Climbing - 18 Days

  • Duration: 18 Days
  • Difficulty: Technical Challenging
  • Group: 1 - 10 person
  • Max Altitude: 6,187m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle


  • Fantastic glacier path peak climbing in Nepal.
  • Least crowded trekking peak.
  • Walk along the Rolwaling and Khumbu Valley.
  • Explore the traditional culture and local lifestyle.
  • mesmerizing mountain views of Mt Everest (8,848,86m), Nuptse (7,896m), Makalu (8,463m), Kusum Kanguru (6,369m), and more peaks.
  • Summit the Pharchamo Peak 6,279m.
  • Crosses the Tashi Laptcha and Glacier passes.


About Pharchamo Peak Climbing

Peak climbing in Nepal, the Pharchamo Peak is a fantastic glacier path climbing in Nepal which lies in the beautiful Khumbu valley and south of Tashi Lapcha Pass. It's a more technical and difficult trekking peak than Pisang peak and Yala peak, therefore you need all the mountaineering equipment and 400-meter ropes, and an experienced guide. Pharchamo Peak (6,187m) exists to the south of Tashi Lapcha Pass which links the Rolwaling region to the Everest Region. 

This trekking peak touches the Rolwaling region to Everest Region of still in the ancient period valley, the route leads through the north-east of the icefall from Tashi Lapcha Pass and Pharchamo base camp to Tashiphuk top. Basic mountaineering experiences such as glacier travel, ice-ax arrest, use of ascender, and rappelling are REQUIRED for participation in the Pharchamo Peak Climb when you pass the Trakarding Glacier the Pharchamo mountain is really attractive. This is one peak that looks like a straightforward snow peak and the scenery is outstanding as well as offers wonderful views of Gaurisankar, Melungtse, and many other glacier peaks.

Pharchamo Peak Climbing is the best option to get the experience of Mount expedition, the technically crevasses and glacier is the main route of this climb When you take some experience of (rated PD+) technology, then peak climbing will not be challenging. The peak covers the north-by-northwest ridge of Tashi Lapcha, crevassed glacier, and Drolambau Glaciers.  Top of this Pharchamo Peak offers mesmerizing mountain views of Mt Everest (8,848,86m), Nuptse (7,896m). Views of Amadablam (6,812m), Thamserku (6,800m), Gaurisankhar (7,134m), sland peak (6,189m) Makalu (8,463m), Kusum Kanguru (6,369m), and more peaks.

Officially, we start the Pharchamo Peak trekking itinerary from Kathmandu Valley and takes a scenic local jeep drive to Gongar Khola. Then trek route goes through Simigaon, Dhokang, Bedding, and Na with enjoying the amazing natural landscapes, wide mountain views, traditional culture of the local community, their lifestyle, and flora and fauna. From Na, you walk through the difficult path of Trakarding Glacier, Pachermo High camp (Tashi Puk) via Tashi Lapcha passes, and summit the Pachermo Peak (Pharchamo) 6279 meters. After the summit of the Pachermo Peak, the trail descends to Thame, Namche Bazaar, Lukla, and flight back to Kathmandu.


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  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1350m
  • Kathmandu
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1350m
  • Kathmandu
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 950m
  • Singgati Bazaar
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1990m
  • Simigaon
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2890m
  • Dongang
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3693m
  • Bedding
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4183m
  • Na
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4183m
  • Na
  • Tent Camp
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4500
  • Chyukyoma
  • Tent Camp
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4850m
  • Trakarding Glacier
  • Tent Camp
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5010m
  • Tashilapcha Phedi
  • Tent Camp
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5755m
  • High camp
  • Tent Camp
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 6279m
  • high camp
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3820m
  • Thame
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3440m
  • Namche Bazaar
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2800m
  • Lukla
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 1350m
  • Kathmandu

Important notices

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pick up and drop from Airport to Hotel to Airport by private vehicles.
  • Teahouse/Lodges/Camp tent accommodation during the trek and climbing.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trekking and climbing.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Domestic flights (Lukla to Kathmandu).
  • Transportation for Kathmandu to Gongar Khola by local jeep.
  • full-day Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with a guide.
  • The Himalayan experienced and knowledgeable English-speaking trekking and climbing guides.
  • leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
  • Porter service (2 trekkers/climbers: 1 porter).
  • Seasonal fresh fruits and Supplementary snacks.
  • Guide & Porter costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Himalayan Frozen Adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Group gears and supplies (ice screws, snow bars, and ropes).
  • Camping equipment (dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, table chair, and kitchen utensils).
  • Pharchamo Peak Permits and Trekking route Permit fee and TIMS card.
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful climbing.
  • All government, Local taxes/ vat, and official Expenses.
  • Compressive first aid box.
  • Farewell Dinner.
  • Nepalese visa fee (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All soft and hard drinks.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal trekking and climbing.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

Useful Information

Pharchamo Peak Climbing Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.

Pharchamo Peak Climbing Accommodation

Pharchamo Peak Climbing accommodations are Lodge, Teahouse, and Tent. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. Pharchamo Peak Climbing, all accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage a room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. A single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations. At the climbing area, we spend 3 nights at the tent with meals, where we can use natural preservation tent toilet.

  • 2 night at Kathmandu hotel
  • 11 night at the lodge
  • 5 night at tent

Pharchamo Peak Climbing Meals

At Kathmandu have included only breakfast. During the IPharchamo Peak Climbing, all meals will be provided. In the Everest region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. During the climbing area, we provide freshly-cooked food.

  • 2 days breakfast at Kathmandu
  • 11 days all meals at the lodge
  • 5 days freshly-cooked food at the tent

Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get a Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get a Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for a Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing at high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Pharchamo Peak Climbing Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.

Trekking Equipment

Climbing and trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without Climbing and trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy climbing and trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Climbing and Trekking Equipment Lists

Personal Climbing Gears

  • Ice ax
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Tape slings (2)
  • Screwgate karabiners (2 locks, 2 unlock)
  • Descender/eight-figure
  • Plastic mountaineering boots
  • Ascender/Jhumar
  • Helmet

Group Climbing Gears

  • Snow bar
  • Rope
  • Ice hammer
  • Ice screw


  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf


  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass


  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking & Climbing Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Expedition Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 30 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!