Parchamo Peak Climbing –
Parchamo Peak (6187m\20298ft.) Climbing is considered as one of the best ways to explore the Rolwaling region and the Khumbu region of Nepal. Parchamo trek provides you a great chance to explore the panoramic views of mountains like Cho Oyu (8188m\26864ft.). Mt Amadablam (6812m\22349ft.), Thamserku (6608m\21679ft.), Kusum Kanguru (6369m\ 20895ft.) Next, along with the unique culture of Sherpa and other ethnic people. People following their own traditions in both Khumbu and Rolwaling regions. You can also explore the amazing wild animals like wild yaks, spotted deer, musk deer, red panda, etc. in beautiful forests of pine and bamboo.
Parchamo Peak climbing (6187m) or Parchemuche Peak is a trekking peak that lies to the south of Tashi Lapcha and gives you amazing views of many mountains. This peak climbing also explores the least explored part of the Rolwaling region and Khumbu region. The Northwest ridge rises relatively flat and crevassed with a glacier despite, it extends from Tashi Lapcha Pass. The west ridge forms a uniform snow slope which is broken by crevasses.
Although, small seracs rising from the rocky lower walls above the Drolambau Glacier. Parchamo peak 6187 m (20298 fits) can be combined with more challenging Randumg Go Peak to make the climbing experience more exciting. The first summit to this peak was made by Dennis Davis and Phil Boutbee in 1955. From then on, numerous climbers have successfully attempted the peak.
Parchamo Peak Climbing details
We initiate our trek from Kathmandu by taking an amazing flight to Lukla in the Everest region. This flight is one of the highlights of the trip and you won’t forget the experience. From Lukla, we start our trek and reach Phakding only to trek to Namche Bazaar. Similarly, Namche Bazaar is a popular trade hub for Everest region trekkers and climbers. We continue our trek to Thame and then to Thengpo Kharka from where we trek again to Ngole. Along the trail, you experience the amazing Himalayan views and learn why Nepal is called the country of Himalayas. From Ngole, it is all the way to High Camp – we take rest at the High Camp and learn basics about the climbing. The next day, we summit the Pharchamo Peak.
At last, once we \climb Pharchamo peak then a successful summit rewards us with breathtaking views of mountains. You can sea mount Tengi Ragi Tau, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kusum Kanguru and many more. The returning route is the same and once we are in Kathmandu, we organize a small gathering to celebrate the successful summit with the team.
Daily Outline itinerary-
- Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
- Kathmandu – Lukla (flight- 35 min) – Phakding (trek) (2652m) 3 – 4 hrs
- Phakding – Namchhe Bazaar (3440m) 5 – 6 hrs
- Acclimatization Day at Namchhe Bazaar
- Namchhe Bazaar to Thame (3820m) 3 – 4 hrs
- Thame – Thengpokharka (4230m) 4 – 5 hrs
- Thengpokharka – Ngole (5100m) 4 – 6 hrs
- Ngole – High Camp (5640m) 3 – 4 hrs
- High Camp – Summit (6178m) – Base Camp ( 5100m) 6 – 7 hrs
- Spare Day/Contingency Day
- Base Camp – Thame ( 3820m) 4- 5 hrs
- Thame – Namchhe 3440m) 2 – 3 hrs
- Namchhe Bazaar-Lukla (2800m) 6 – 8 hrs
- Fly Lukla – Kathmandu