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Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trekking In Nepal

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trekking In Nepal

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Overview for Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trekking In Nepal


  • Trip Code: CT-10062
  • Package: Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trekking In Nepal
  • Duration: 20 Day(s)
  • Trip Level:
    Beginner
    Requires no prior experience and fits for people with basic physical ability
  • Group Size: Min. 2- Max. 12
  • Start At: Kathmandu
  • Ends At: Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Domestic flight/ Private vehicles
  • Accommodation: Hotel | Guest House
  • Best Season: March- April- May- Aug- Sep- Oct- Nov.
  • Trip Route: Sigstte- Jagat- Beding- Malung Kharka- Nyiduk Kongma- Drolumbau Glacier- Tashi Laptsa Pass- Thame- Lukla- Kathmandu

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Shigatte
  • Langtang Range
  •  Everest Range
  • Gaurishankhar Range
  • High mountain Passes and glaciers
  • Several Sherpa villages with its unique culture and lifestyle
  • Namche Bazzar
  •  Scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass trek in Nepal is one of the more difficult treks in Nepal which are best suited for adventure fanatics. The Rolwaling trek is a combination of journey across Rolwaling valley and Khumbu region of Nepal that takes travelers through remote locations and high mountain passes of Nepal which is challenging but is filled with amazing views of the Himalayas. Enchanting views of the Himalayan ranges such as Gaurishanker range, Mt. Melungtse, Mt. Tashi Lapcha, Mt. Dorje Lakpa and other several mountain peaks of the Himalayas can be witnessed during this trek in Nepal. The Rolwaling region lies amidst the Langtang range and the Everest range in Nepal. The trekking route to Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha goes between mighty Himalayan Mountains and is filled with beautiful natural landscapes, waterfalls, and the old Buddhist monasteries.

The rarely touched and remote valleys of Rolwaling lies beneath the Gaurishankhar range. The travel to Rolwaling is filled with splendid scenery, tranquil mountain passes, and the charming Sherpa villags of Nepal which adds more mystery and charm at the same time in spite of its isolation. The Rolwaling trek region is also famous for its rumors about the mysterious creature called Yeti. Many research and documentaries has been done in this region for the sole purpose of unlocking the mysteries about this Himalayan creature. This trekking to hidden valley of Himalayas starts with a drive to Shigatte from where we'll be passing through several Sherpa villages of the Everest region. We'll also be passing through Rolwaling glacier, Tso Rolpa, and the Tashi Lapcha Pass and the views during our trek through this trail are truly incredible. Later we'll be spending some time at the town center of Everest region, Namche Bazzar which is amazing village with many facilities at the foot of the Himalayas. We'll be taking a flight from Lukla to Kathmandu on the way back which is an amazing experience in itself.

The trekking to Rolwaling in Nepal is one of the more challenging treks in Everest region that falls under off the beaten trek in Nepal. Good fitness and endurance capacity is required from travelers in order to overcome this trekking challenge in Nepal. However an amazing and well experienced trekking guide in Nepal is provided for you who'll be there with you during your journey all along. The cost of Rolwaling trek is more expensive that other treks in Everest region of Nepal because of its remoteness. It is still highly recommend trekking in Nepal by many trek fanatics and adventure lovers because of its unique off the beaten trails that lets travelers immerse themselves into the solitude of the Himalayas. Best time for Rolwaling trek is during the Spring and Fall seasons.

Trip Itinerary of Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trekking In Nepal


01

Arrival in Kathmandu

Altitude: 1,350 m/ 4,428 ft (Kathmandu) 

A company representative from Core Treks will come to pick you up at the airport. After that we'll be taking you to your hotel. After taking some rest we'll meet you at our office or at your hotel and have a short briefing session regarding our travel. Feel free to ask any question you might have regarding the trek. If you want to explore the city we might as well walk around the street of Thamel and it's even possible to do some last minute shopping. There're no further activities for the day so you might as well check into the hotel.

Meal Included: No Meals

 

 

2

Trek Preparation & Sightseeing 2 places.

We'll be talking more regarding our trip on this day. We'll need your original passport as travelers need a permit in order to make this trek in Nepal. After finishing that we'll be doing a bit of a sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu valley. We'll be visiting two world heritage sites located at Kathmandu, namely Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Temple (also known as Monkey Temple). In the evening we'll be doing final preparation for our trek.

Meal Included: Breakfast,

3

Kathmandu to Sigatte

Altitude: 1020m/ 3,345 ft. (Sigatte)
Drive approx.  7 hours by jeep 

After having our breakfast, we take a jeep and drive towards Sigatte from Kathmandu. We'll be there to pick you up from your hotel. During this drive, we'll be passing through the lush green hills of Nepal and later the views of the mountain peaks will accompany us throughout the trip. Later we'll be reaching to our campsite that sits on the bank of the Tama Koshi river. We'll be setting up the camp where we'll stay overnight.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

4

Sigatte to Jagat

Altitude: 1,250m/ 4,100 ft. (Jagat).
Walk approx. 5 hours

Our trek starts from this way as we follow through the trails deep into the Bhote Koshi valley. We'll be walking through some dense and verdant rhododendron forest, terraced fields, hamlets and some small villages along the way. The magnificent view of the Gauri Shanker mountain can be seen during our trek today. Later we reach to Jagat where we'll be setting up our camp as we'll be done for the day.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

5

Jagat to Simigaon

Altitude: 2,025m/ 6,643 ft. (Simigaon).
Walk approx. 5 hours

Upon having breakfast, we head towards the east leaving the valley behind. The trail today makes a steep climb towards the village of Simigaun, which has a mixed settlement of Sherpa and Tamang community. The region is influenced by Buddhist culture and that can be apparent during our journey. We then set up our camp at Simigaun as we come to an end of our trip for the day.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

 

6

Simigaon to Donga

Altitude: 2,800m/ 9,1 ft.85 (Jagat).
Walk approx. 5 hours

We'll be entering the Rolwaling valley on this day as we follow the trails through a rhododendron and bamboo forest. Our trail gradually climbs towards the Gyalche from where it descends down to the river. Upon reaching Donga, the bank of the Rolwaling River, we set up our camp beneath the Gaurishanker mountain.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

7

Donga to Beding

Altitude: 3,690 m/ 9,12,105 ft. (Beding).
Walk approx. 5 hours

We begin our trek by climbing uphill through a forest. Our trail takes us to Beding village from where we can see the Melungtse mountain which is the highest summit of the Rolwaling range. We'll be making Beding our stop for the day. The small Sherpa settlement in this place has old and historical Buddhist monastery and the village is also famous for its yak butter tea and barley beer. You might want to try this, it's pretty interesting!

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

8

Acclimatization Day at Beding.

We'll be spending this day resting and acclimatizing our body at Beding. We'll be hiking up to the Malung La pass from where breathtaking views of more than fifteen mountain peak can be seen along with glaciers and passes.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

9

Beding- Na

Altitude: 4,185m/ 13,750 ft. (Na).
Walk approx. 5 hours

We resume our trek along the riverside trail as we head towards the Na village. We'll be passing through some amazing glacial lakes which is a sight to behold. The Na village lies below the Tsho Rolpa Glacier from where amazing sight of the Himalayan peaks such as Chobutse, Yalung Ri, and Chugimago can be seen.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

10

Acclimatization day at Na.

Another day set apart for acclimatization. We'll be taking rest for the most part but we can also conduct an excursion to the Yalung La pass if you're up for it. Views of the Ramdun peak ice falls and Tsho Rolpa glacier lake can be seen from the top which is beautiful. We'll be surrounded by Himalayan peaks and glaciers all around.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

11

Na to Nyiduk Kongma

Altitude: 4,750m/ 15,582ft. (Na).
Walk approx. 5 hours

Today we continue our trail along the south bank. After a bit of a climb we'll be crossing a disordered maraine aream from where we'll be descending to Nyiduk Kongma. We'll be setting up our campsite in a sandy amphitheater between Trakarding and Tsho Rolpa glaciers.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

12

Nyaiduk Kongma to Drolumbau Glacier

Altitude: 5,205m/ 17,075 ft. (Drolumbau Glacier).
Walk approx. 6 hours

After having our breakfast, we head toward Trakarding glacier which is a huge rocky area which gives way to large sections of blue ice time and again. We then trek towards a rocky spur beneath Dolumbau glacier from where we'll be climbing up the rock face. The trail is challenging but upon reaching Drolumbau Glacier, the views of countless streams running off the glacier, collapsing ice from the glacier, and the falling rocks are very impressive.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

13

Drolumbau Glacier to Tashi Laptsa Pass to Camp

Altitude: 5,755 m/ 18,820 ft. (Tashi Laptsa pass). & 5,460m/ 17,912 ft. (Camp) 
Walk approx. 7 hours

We've come to the difficult part of our trekking journey. The route from Drolumbau Glacier to Tashi Lapcaha pass is tricky and pretty steep. We'll be gradually crossing the Pass but the view from the pass is truly spectacular and makes our hard trek totally worth it. Views of the several mountain peaks can be witnessed towards and beyond the Tibetan border. We then continue our walk through slopes, moraines, and cross glacial areas. We then set up our camp around 300 meters below the summit beyond a rocky section.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

14

Camp to Thame

Altitude: 3,805m/12,482 ft. (Thame).
Walk approx. 6 hours

Our trek today is relatively easy as we descend towards the village of Thame. We'll also be visiting an old monastery that lies of the hillside before entering the Thame village. The Thame village is an important route for the Tibetan traders who trek across the Nangpa La on the Tibetan border to Namche Bazzar and beyond. We'll be setting up our camp and spend overnight at Thame.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

15

Thame to Namche Bazzar

Altitude: 3,440m/11283 ft. (Namche Bazzar).
Walk approx. 4 hours

This trek is relatively long however the trail is much easier as we start going downhill. The decrease in elevation also helps regaining more energy and stamina. We will be reaching to Namche Bazzar after a long walk that will be all for the day as we ponder upon the amazing journey we've traveled and enjoy the night in the town of Namche Bazzar.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

 

 

16

Namche Bazzar to Lukla

Altitude: 2,800m/9,184 ft. (Lukla).
Walk approx. 6 hours

This would be the last day of our trekking. We'll be descending down towards Lukla from where we'll be taking the flight to Kathmandu the next day. The trail from Namche Bazzar to Lukla will be much easier as it is going downhill and lesser altitude. As we reach to Lukla, we can relax, laugh about the journey, and celebrate the victory of accomplishment.

Meal Included: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

17

Lukla to Kathmandu

The flight usually is held during morning hours. The flight will be 35 minutes long to reach from Lukla to Kathmandu and our travel comes to an end. After landing, travelers are taken back to the hotel where you shall stay overnight. Core treks will host a dinner this night where guests will be able to taste the traditional Nepali cuisine along with some cultural dance at the venue.

Meal Included: Breakfast, & Farewell Dinner

18

Departure

Our travel journey has now come to an end as we say our goodbyes and take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours prior to your flight time. We'll come to pick you at your hotel and a representative will drive alongside you up till the departure gate at the airport.

Meal Included: Breakfast,

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


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The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trekking in Nepal is considered as a beginner level trek which means that is requires no prior mountaineering experiences whatsoever. Anyone with a moderate level health condition is eligible to trek to the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha. 

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Yes, it is completely safe to trek to the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha in Nepal. All the safety precautions are informed to our travelers during our short training session held by travelling experts. Be sure to attend the session as the professionals will also be discussing about the emergency measures and some informative points about the location. 

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During the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trekking in Nepal, you can expect a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Shigatte to begin with. Then beautiful Langtang and Everest range with more high mountain passes and glaciers, Sherpa villages with its unique culture and lifestyle, the infamous Namche Bazaar and a scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.

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The food is generally our traditional Nepali lunch which is Dal (Lentil Soup), Bhat (Boiled Rice), Tarkari (Veggies), and Achar (Pickle).

For the accommodation there are specially Hotels & Lodges, Tea houses, and Camping facilities. However due easy accessibility of hotels & lodges throughout the trial, camping is usually avoided (unless needed) during the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trekking in Nepal. 

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To book the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trekking in Nepal, CoreTreks offers you a number of booking options including:

  • Online booking,
  • Wire transfer OR,
  • Cash on arrival

We recommend you to go through our booking policy before you head to the payment. In case of further inquiries please feel free to contact us.

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Additional Information


Useful Links: 

Here are some links to useful information to help you plan your trip better:

  1. Travel Insurance
  2. Trek Packing List 
  3. Responsible Tourism 
  4. Free Travel Guide (New)

CoreTreks is always striving for customer satisfaction and quality services. At the same time, we do not compromise on our responsibilities. We discourage any activities that harm the surroundings as well as the people. Nepal is a country of respect, hence we encourage travelers to greet people and show respect to the culture and traditions. 

Altitude Sickness: 

Symptoms of Altitude Sickness may start once you reach 1500-2000 meters and upwards. If you gain altitude rapidly without letting your body adapt to the thin oxygen at higher altitudes, you are most likely to suffer from Altitude Sickness. But if you plan for acclimatization days to your itinerary, you are good to go. 

The itinerary includes acclimatization days to avoid Altitude Sickness. The sickness is common at high altitudes. Please note that sickness is a topic to be taken very seriously. Here are some few extra preventions: 

  • Avoid climbing rapidly, give your body some time to adjust 
  • Drink more water, not less than 5 liters a day 
  • Eat more, eat often, and eat healthily 
  • Listen to your body, do not ignore symptoms 
  • Do not skip acclimatization days 
  • Be prepared in case of an emergency 

Safety and Security 

A comprehensive Travel Insurance is mandatory while trekking with CoreTreks. However, there are a few measures that you can implement to ensure safety: 

  • Secure your belongings 
  • Do not flash cash or jewelry 
  • Have an emergency plan 
  • Do not trek alone 
  • Only choose authorized trekking agencies 

Trekking Equipment 

CoreTreks will provide you with the essentials such as a Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bags, a duffle bag, a t-shirt, a trekking map, a self-sufficient medical first aid kit, and more. These are to be returned after completion of the trek. 

Personal mountaineering gears are not included but we will provide you with a list of equipment necessary for your trek. 

Walking Hours 

On average, walking time per day is 5-6 hours below 3,000m. For altitudes higher than 3,000m the average walking time is 3-5 hours per day. The walking hours may vary according to conditions but do not exceeds 6 hours mark per day. 

Hiring a Porter/Guide 

An experienced guide will be provided for a group of 1-5. A group consisting of 6-12 individuals will be provided with 2 professional guides. The package also includes a porter for every 2 individuals. 

All our guides are licensed and well-experienced. They have been guiding with CoreTreks for almost a decade. Guides come in handy whenever you need some quick information, and to enhance overall trekking experience. 

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From: United States | On: 17 Apr, 2018
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We had an amazing trek to Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha in Nepal. I was really excited about the trip since a month ago. I’m glad that we finally completed the trip. I always wanted to visit Nepal because of the mountains I used to hear about.

 

It was a lifetime experience to scope out high mountains passes and glaciers. The famous Namche Bazar turned out to be more than what I expected. The accommodation facility is really comfortable.

 

Thanks to CoreTreks and the team as this trip would not be possible without you guys. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a trip to Nepal.

 

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