Paldor Peak (5,923m) is located in the Ganesh Himal, northwest of Kathmandu. The name Ganesh is taken from the elephant-headed Hindu god of good luck, probably the most popular goddess in the Kathamndu valley. The peak offers stretching views from Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail) in the Annapurna range, all the way to the peaks of the Khumbu region along with the Mt. Shisapangma and the brown hills of Tibet. This peak can be climbed from North East, South East, West and South West Ridge. It was first climbed by Bill Tilman, Peter Lloyd, Tenzing Sherpa and Da Namgyal during the monsoon of 1949 by the North-East Ridge. In this region, Paldor peak is one of the best and famous trekking routes. Beside, stunning views of Ganesh himal ,lakes, beautiful waterfalls, great Himalayan landscapes and lush green farming terraces, you can also get a distinct lifestyle and culture of the local Tamang and Gurung majorities.
The trek begins from Betrawati which takes about 5-6 hours drive from Kathmandu. You end your trekking in Arughat and again drive to Kathmandu.