Pokalde Peak, popularly known as “Dolma Ri” delivers a stupendous trekking experience in the southwest part of the prominent Everest Region. The 5,806 metered peak magnificently lies in the Khumbu Region just twelve kilometers southwest of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. The peak astonishingly offers some unbelievable sights of Makalu (8,463m), AmaDablam (6,812m), and Pumori (7,161m).
It is relatively considered as one of the easiest peaks to ascend without any technical obstructions. In spite of trekking at the 5,800 meters altitude, it is undoubtedly a famous commercial trekking peak where thousands of beginners come to relish its remarkable beauty and get to experience the unique Sherpa culture and lifestyle. The first historical ascent was achieved on April 15, 1953, crossing Kongma La Pass (5,535) meters marking as one of the significant trails which are even trekked today. Additionally, one can cherish some rare sights of snow leopards patrolling in the snowy landscape, Mahalangur HimalayanRange, and historical Tengboche Monastery.
Best Seasons to climb Pokalde Peak
The most favorable seasons to climb Pokalde Peak are Autumn (October-November) and Spring (March-May) as the weather remains clear and mild in these times.