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Hongde Peak Climbing Featured

Hongde (HONG) is a climbing peak in the Damodar mountain range of Chharka Tongsong/ Barhagau Muktiksetra municipality of Dolpa and Mustang district in Nepal. The mountain peak has an elevation of 6556m and can be located at latitude 28.843 longitude 83.4992. The summit of Hongde Peak offers stunning views of mount Ghyun Himal I 6099m, Chulu East 6584m, Cheo Himal 6650m, Bhrikuti 6476m, Jijang 6111m, and more.

 

The Region

The region habitats vegetation of Pine and Hemlock forests, White Fir, Juniper, Birch and Rhododendron, scrub and alpine plant communities are common at the higher altitude.

The park is home to the Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Himalayan Tahr, Marten, Himalayan Mouse Hare (Pika), and over 118 species of bird including the Impeyan Pheasant, Snow Cock, Blood Pheasant, and Red-billed Cough.

 

The Package

Hongde Peak climbing expedition is 18 days challenging adventure trip. The expedition starts from Kathmandu where you will make essential backpacking and preparation. Your guide will brief you on the necessary trip details.

Suggested Itinerary

  1. Arrival in Kathmandu
  2. Preparation
  3. Flight to Pokhara and drive to Marpha, Arubari 4000m
  4. Acclimatization day
  5. Arubari to Low Camp 4960m
  6. Acclimatization day
  7. Low Camp to Thapa Bhanjyang 5240m
  8. Thapa Bhanjyang to Hongde peak base camp 5200m
  9. Acclimatization day
  10. Hongde peak base camp to high camp 5760m
  11. Acclimatization day
  12. Hongde peak Summit day 6556m
  13. Hongde peak high camp to base camp
  14. Base camp to Thapa Bhanjyang
  15. Thapa Bhanjyang to Arubari
  16. Arubari to Jomsom 2743m
  17. Jomsom to Pokhara by flight and consecutive flight to Kathmandu
  18. Continue onwards

Climbing Route

 

Trails

There are two trails you can follow to summit Hongde Peak. The first trail passes from Jomsom, Syang, Marpha, Thapa Bhanjyang, and to the base camp of Hongde Peak, this route is 24.9 Km and the climbing route is 8.4 Km.

The second trail passes from Beni, Galeshwar, Baishari, Tatopani, Lete, Larjung, Marpha, Thapa Bhanjyang to the base camp of Hongde Peak, this route is 78.2 Km and the climbing route is 8.4 Km.

Costs

Spring Season $6500

Autumn $6000

Winter/Summer $6000

 

The package will include:

  1. Kathmandu – Pokhara – Jomsom flight tickets
  2. Pokhara – Marpha – Jomsom jeep drive
  3. 10 camping days, 3 nights in Kathmandu in a 3-star hotel, 4 days in a teahouse
  4. 2 climbing guides, a cook, and 2 porters
  5. Peak climbing royalty and required permits
  6. Necessary climbing gears
  7. 3 meals and drinks during the expedition
  8. Required tents, sleeping bags, and mattresses
  9. Staff salary and insurance

The package will exclude:

  1. Any personal expenses
  2. Health and travel insurance
  3. Emergency helicopter evacuation (We can arrange immediately on your behalf)

 

Help Centers Nearby

Police post: Marpha 17.7 Km

Army Post: Jomsom 24.9 Km, Ghansa 32.9 Km

Health Post: Marpha 17.7 Km

Tourist Police Post: Jomsom 24.9 Km

Nearest Settlement: Marpha 17.7 Km

Please contact us for customized trip details.

 

  • 15-20 Days
  • 6501m +
  • Moderate