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Pokalde Peak

Pokalde Peak

Peak Climbing In Nepal
Polhaldel ake
Pokhalde Peak
Pokhalde Peak

Trip Facts

Duration : 12 Days Max-Altitude : 5806 M Program Type : Tea House Best Season : Sep to Jan, March to August Per Day Walking : 5/6 Trek Grade : Grade 4:

This is challenging and technical Trekking, climbing of Nepal, you most have to physically fit and mentally prepare, off the beaten trails, camping or challenging high passes Treks, at this level can he arranged for periods of 18 to 32 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft. or climbing 6540m.

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No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $1800
2 Paxes $1600
2-4 Paxes $1550
4-6 Paxes $1500
6-10 Paxes $1460
10-15 Paxes $1420
15+Paxes $1420

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Overview

Pokalde Peak Trek Package Itinerary

Pokalde Peak is Rising to an impressive elevation of 5,806 meters above sea level, Pokalde Peak is a captivating mountain situated in the Khumbu region, just a few miles east of Everest Base Camp. Although its best views are obscured by the Lhotse Ridge, the summit offers an impressive panorama of Mount Makalu, Ama Dablam, and Pumori. Also known as Dolma Ri Peak, Pokalde Peak is relatively easy to summit during the Khongma La Pass trek.

A Non-Technical Climb:

Reaching the summit of Pokalde Peak trek does not require any special climbing equipment or technical expertise. While it can be easily accessed without ropes, trekkers should be cautious as loose rocks may pose challenges during ascent, especially in poor weather conditions.

An Ultimate Mountaineering Experience:

For adventurers dreaming of standing atop the icy peak, the Pokalde Peak climbing package offers an ultimate mountaineering experience without excessive difficulty or hassle. The trek through Kongma La Pass provides easy access to Everest Base Camp, making it a popular choice for those seeking a thrilling yet manageable summit.

In the Lap of Khongma La Pass:

Pokalde Peak is situated at a height of approximately 5,806 meters, nestled in the lap of the Khongma La Pass. As one of the easiest mountains to climb in the Khumbu region, it is a favored destination for trekkers undertaking the famous Three Passes trek.

Why is Pokalde Peak sometimes referred to as “Dolma Ri”?

People often refer to Pokalde Peak as “Dolma Ri” due to its association with a sacred pilgrimage route in Khumbu. The term “Dolma” is derived from the name of the female deity “Dolma or Tara” in Buddhism, which is considered a symbol of compassion and protection. “Ri” means “mountain” in the Sherpa language.

The name “Dolma Ri” likely gained popularity among trekkers and climbers in the Everest region because it resembled the sacred mountains and pilgrimage sites associated with the deity Dolma or Tara in Sherpa culture. As the mountain is situated in the Khumbu region near Everest Base Camp, it might have attracted religious significance for some, leading to its alternative name “Dolma Ri.” However, officially, the peak is recognized as Pokalde Peak, which is more commonly used in the trekking and mountaineering community.

Choose Your Route:

Climbers can take two routes to reach the top of Pokalde Peak—via Pokalde and Kongma La ridge above the Khumbu glacier, or through Dughla. Each side offers unique views and characteristics, making the trek diverse and captivating.

Nepal Wilderness Trekking: Your Adventure Partner:

Nepal Wilderness Trekking offers guided treks to Pokalde Peak trek (Dolma Ri) and Kongma La Pass at a competitive price. Their expert guides ensure a comfortable and thrilling experience throughout the journey. Embrace this enthralling trek and witness the most picturesque scenery with the adrenaline rush of a lifetime!

Pokalde Peak Trek Itinerary:

The Pokalde trek journey commences with a short and thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The trek follows the conventional Everest Base Camp route, passing through picturesque settlements like Phakding and Namche Bazaar.

Experience the heart of the Everest region in Namche Bazaar, where you’ll learn about Sherpa culture and lifestyle. Continuing from Namche, the trail leads through the charming villages of Tengboche and Dingboche, eventually reaching Lobuche. Along the way, witness the breathtaking transformation of landscapes—from lush meadows to desolate mountains and rocky terrain.

Best Time to Trek and Climb Pokalde Peak:

The best time to climb the Pokalde Peak is from March to May (Spring) and from September to November (Autumn). During these seasons, the weather is clearer, providing excellent visibility of the peaks. The pre-and post-monsoon periods minimize the risk of rain, ensuring a safer climb.

While the winter months are doable, proper preparation for cold weather is necessary. The views of the mountains during December are crystal clear, and the reduced number of tourists offers a tranquil climbing experience. However, the monsoon season is not recommended due to the risks of slippery paths, landslides, and delays caused by recurring rains.

Pokalde Peak Climbing Difficulty:

Though Pokalde trek is considered an easier climb compared to others, it still requires substantial physical endurance and strength. While no technical expertise or crampons are needed, trekkers should be aware of potential dangers and employ appropriate techniques during the ascent.

Climbing Highlights:

  • Pokalde peak trek Traverse through charming towns and gorges along the Khumbu Valley.
  • Explore the ancient Tengboche Monastery, a vibrant center of Buddhist culture.
  • Witness the majestic Mahalangur Himalayan range in the Khumbu region.
  • Be captivated by verdant landscapes, glistening waterfalls, and exotic flora and fauna.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture and experience their traditional lifestyle.
  • Summit Pokalde Peak, stands at an impressive elevation of 5,806 meters above sea level.

Experience the Pokalde Peak trek, a remarkable journey that offers breathtaking landscapes, cultural encounters, and the exhilaration of conquering a lofty summit.


Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly to Lukla early in the morning (2827 meters. 35 minutes flight) trek to Phakding (2/3 hours walking) Stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3443 meters. 5/6 hours walking) overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 03: Rest day in Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization.
  • Day 04: Trek to Tengboche (3820 meters.5/6 hours walking)stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 05: Trek to Dingboche (4230 meters. 4/5 hours walking) Stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 06: Trek to Lobuche (4900 meters. on the way Summit to Pokalde Peak Via kong ma la pass 5535 M. 6/7 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 07: Visit Everest Base Camp (5450 meters. 3 hours walking) early in the morning and trek back to Gorakshep, stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 08: Visit Kalapattar (5545 meters. Early in the morning for the best Everest view) and trek back to Pheriche (5 hours walking stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 09: Trek Back to Tengboche (3820 meters. 4 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 10: Trek Back to Namche Bazaar (3443 meters. 5/6 hours walking) overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 11: Trek back to Lukla (3/4 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu  (35 minutes flight) your guide and porter will depart you at the Lukla airport and finish the trek.

Cost Included

  • Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu air tickets.
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu).
  • Accommodation on tea houses as per the itinerary
  • Everest National Park Entry Permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit
  • climbing guide and climbing gears
  • Experienced English speaking, Government licensed holder guide
  • experienced Sherpa helpers (porters) 1 porter for every 2 pax
  • Guide, and Porter meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • insurance, equipment for guide and porter 

Cost Excluded

  • Hotel in Kathmandu 
  • Personal climbing gears and trekking equipment
  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter.

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