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Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Nepal

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Nepal

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Nepal Overview

Key Information

Duration:

17 Days

Grade:

Moderate / easy

Best Season:

Feb, March, April, May and Sept, Oct, Nov and Dec

Maximum altitude

5200 m

Accommodation

Tent

Transportation

Private Vehicle

Introduction: Nestled in the heart of the majestic Himalayas, the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek in Nepal beckons adventurous souls to explore its untamed beauty. This off-the-beaten-path trek is a hidden gem, offering a blend of challenging terrain, pristine landscapes, and a cultural tapestry that captures the essence of Nepal's remote wilderness.

Section 1: The Enigmatic Rolwaling Valley The trek begins with a mesmerizing ascent into the Rolwaling Valley, a secluded haven surrounded by towering peaks. Remote villages dot the landscape, providing glimpses into the traditional lifestyle of the Sherpa people. As you traverse ancient trails, the valley unfolds, revealing cascading waterfalls, lush forests, and the awe-inspiring panorama of the Gauri Shankar Range.

Section 2: Tashi Lapcha Pass - Conquer the Challenge The trek reaches its pinnacle at the Tashi Lapcha Pass, a formidable high-altitude crossing that rewards intrepid trekkers with unparalleled views of the surrounding peaks, including the iconic Mount Everest. The journey to the past is a test of endurance and perseverance, but the sense of accomplishment upon reaching this lofty vantage point is truly incomparable.

Section 3: Encounter Local Culture The Rolwaling region is steeped in Sherpa culture, and the trek provides opportunities to interact with local communities. Trek through charming villages, visit ancient monasteries and immerse yourself in the warmth of Sherpa hospitality. Gain insights into their unique way of life, preserved for generations amidst the rugged beauty of the Himalayas.

Section 4: Flora and Fauna Extravaganza Nature enthusiasts will be captivated by the diverse flora and fauna that thrive in the Rolwaling Valley. The trail winds through rhododendron-filled forests, alpine meadows, and pristine glacial lakes. Keep a lookout for elusive wildlife, including Himalayan thars, red pandas, and a variety of bird species, adding an extra layer of excitement to the trek.

Section 5: Practical Tips for Trekkers For those seeking the thrill of the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek, adequate preparation is essential. Proper acclimatization, sturdy trekking gear, and a seasoned guide can make all the difference. The trek is best undertaken during the pre-monsoon and post-monsoon seasons when the weather is relatively stable, ensuring a safer and more enjoyable experience.

The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is an odyssey that transcends the ordinary, offering a unique blend of adventure, culture, and natural splendor. As you traverse the rugged landscapes and conquer challenging altitudes, you'll discover the allure of Nepal's hidden treasures, leaving you with memories to last a lifetime. Embark on this epic journey and unlock the secrets of the Himalayas in the heart of Rolwaling.

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Nepal Itinerary

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Food
Bed and Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Welcome to the enchanting land of Nepal! Upon landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, our dedicated representatives will warmly receive you and ensure your comfortable transfer to a luxurious 2-3-star hotel in Kathmandu. After settling in, take a leisurely evening stroll around the vibrant local markets to get a taste of the city's atmosphere. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
2020

Embark on an exhilarating journey after breakfast as we drive to Gonggar via Dolakha. Admire the picturesque views of Sunkoshi and Bhote Khosi rivers along the way. After reaching Gonggar, trek through a Sherpa village and a rhododendron forest to reach Simigaon, where the majestic Mount Gaurishankar (7134m) welcomes you. Overnight stay in Simigaon.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
3791

Navigate a descent to a steep trail, passing through a rhododendron forest with awe-inspiring views of Mount Gaurishankar. Trek along the Rolwaling River, climb uphill and reach Dongang, a serene village. Overnight stay in Dongang.

 

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
3690

Traverse through lush rhododendron forests with ascents and descents, reaching Nyamare village. Enjoy panoramic views of Mount Gaurishankar as you trek to Beding, the largest Sherpa village in the Rolwaling region. Explore the Gompa and the holy Gaurishankar Temple. Overnight stay in Beding.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
4180

After breakfast, ascend along the Rolwaling River, passing through Dhogre and arriving at Na Gaon on the bank of the Rolwaling River. Overnight stay in Na.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
4180

Take another day for acclimatization. Explore the icy and slippery trail of Yalung Base Camp, enjoying stunning views of snowy peaks and glaciers. Return to Na Gaon for the night.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
4540

Embark on a journey to Tsho Rolpa Lake, the largest and most renowned lake in Nepal. Traverse the moraines of Rolwaling Glacier and revel in the tranquility of the deep blue lake reflecting the surrounding hills and snowy peaks. Overnight at a tented camp by the lake.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
4800

Experience a challenging trek through the icy trail of Trakarding Glacier, offering panoramic views of Rolwaling Kang, Takargo, Jabou Ri, and more. Overnight at a tented camp near Trakarding Glacier.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
5755

Navigate uphill through rock climbing and glacier walking, reaching Tashi Lapcha Phedi via Drolambau Glacier. Experience the beauty of snow-covered landscapes. Overnight at a tented camp in Tashi Lapcha Phedi.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Tent
Elevation
5200

Embark on a steep climb to Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m), separating Rolwaling from Khumbu. Enter Sagarmatha National Park and descend to Tashi Camp. Overnight at a tented camp.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4350

Enjoy a relatively easier glacier walk, descending from Tashi Camp through Ngole and Parchemuche Tsho. Marvel at the beauty of Pasang Lhamu Chuli and Cho Oyu. Overnight at a tented camp/lodge in Thyangbo.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3820

Early morning, traverse the Yak pastureland and arrive at the temporary huts of yak herders. Descend slowly, following a small stream, and reach Thame. Visit Thame Monastery and savor the views of the surrounding mountains. Overnight in Thame.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3440

Descend slowly to Samde, enjoying views of Khumbu's majestic peaks. Cross villages, monasteries, and Syangboche before arriving at the vibrant Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Namche.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3840

Bid farewell to Namche and trek alongside the Dudh Koshi River, passing through picturesque villages. Reach Lukla, crossing Larja Dobhan and Jorsalle. Overnight in Lukla.

Food
Bed and Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Take an early flight over spectacular mountain peaks to Kathmandu. After landing, relax at the hotel and explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

A contingency day in case of flight delays or cancellations from Lukla. Utilize the day to explore the surroundings, meet locals, and savor traditional food. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Farewell to the beautiful land of Nepal! Our team will ensure your timely transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure. We hope you cherish the memories of this incredible adventure and look forward to welcoming you again!

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Nepal Cost Includes?

  • 3 times Airport Pick up and Drops
  • All ground Transportation above the program
  • Flight fair from Lukla / Kathmandu
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner) including a cup of tea or coffee each mealtime
  • Recommended Accommodation on Lode or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
  • 3 night hotel in Kathmandu
  • An English Speaking Guide
  • Necessary Porter 1: 2 (one porter for two Guest) the porter will carry 20 KG. 25 KG of your luggage during the trekking
  • All Government and local taxes
  • National Park Fees
  • (TIMS) Trekkers Information Management System
  • First Aid kit
  • General equipment for Porter.
  • Guide and porter salary
  • Guide and Porter insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per Demand Please ''inform us''

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Nepal Cost Excludes?

  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks, phone, and Laundry.
  • Flights in the Everest region are very dedicated even in the best season due to bad weather and the company is not responsible in this case, we can process another alternative way out at extra cost.
  • Hot shower on Lodge trekking
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance. Trip Cancellation costs accident or Health, Loss of Theft or Damage, and personal effects.
  • Entrances Fees enter into Monastery and Temples
  • Tips 

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Nepal Altitude Profile

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Nepal Additional Information

Nepal, a land of majestic mountains and enchanting landscapes, has long been a magnet for trekkers seeking unparalleled adventures. While popular routes like the Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Circuit attract crowds, there lies a hidden gem in the Rolwaling Valley – the Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek. This less-explored route promises a unique blend of challenging trails, breathtaking scenery, and the expert guidance of Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks. In this article, we'll delve into the mystique of the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek and explore why it's a must for avid trekkers, especially during the best season.

The Rolwaling Valley:

Nestled between the Everest and Langtang regions, the Rolwaling Valley is a pristine wilderness that has remained relatively untouched by mass tourism. The valley, adorned with alpine meadows, dense forests, and picturesque villages, serves as the gateway to the Tashi Lapcha Pass. Trekkers embarking on this journey with Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks are in for an unforgettable experience that combines physical challenge with the tranquility of remote landscapes.

Tashi Lapcha Pass:

The Tashi Lapcha Pass, standing at an elevation of 5,755 meters (18,881 feet), is a formidable mountain pass that connects the Rolwaling Valley to the Khumbu region. The trek to and across the pass is a thrilling adventure, offering panoramic views of towering peaks, including Gauri Shankar, Melungtse, and the iconic Everest. This challenging ascent, accompanied by the crisp mountain air and the crunch of snow beneath your boots, adds a sense of accomplishment to the journey.

Best Season for the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek:

Choosing the right time to embark on the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is crucial for a rewarding experience. The best season for this trek is generally during the pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) periods.

  1. Spring (March to May): During spring, the trail comes alive with vibrant rhododendron blooms, creating a breathtaking tapestry of colors against the backdrop of snow-capped peaks. The weather is relatively stable, offering clear skies and pleasant temperatures, making it an ideal time for the trek.

  2. Autumn (September to November): This season boasts crystal-clear skies and stunning visibility, providing trekkers with unobstructed views of the surrounding Himalayan giants. The temperatures are moderate, and the trail is at its most stable, ensuring a safer and more enjoyable trek.

Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks:

The success of any trek depends significantly on the expertise of the guiding team. Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks, with its years of experience and a team of seasoned professionals, ensures a safe and memorable journey through the Rolwaling Valley. Their commitment to responsible and sustainable tourism practices adds an extra layer of satisfaction for trekkers seeking an authentic Himalayan experience.

The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered by adventurous souls seeking a challenging and rewarding trekking experience in Nepal. With Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks as your guide, the journey becomes not only about conquering mountain passes but also about immersing yourself in the raw beauty and cultural richness of the Rolwaling Valley. Choose the best season, pack your gear, and get ready for an expedition that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
  • Spend the day exploring the vibrant streets and preparing for the trek.

Day 2: Kathmandu to Dolakha to Singati

  • Drive from Kathmandu to Dolakha and then to Singati, the starting point of the trek.
  • Acclimate to the altitude and enjoy the scenic drive.

Day 3: Singati to Jagat

  • Begin trekking through picturesque villages and terraced fields.
  • Reach Jagat, a charming village, and immerse yourself in the local culture.

Day 4: Jagat to Simigaon

  • Trek through dense forests and cross suspension bridges.
  • Arrive in Simigaon, a traditional Sherpa village, and interact with the locals.

Day 5: Simigaon to Kelchey

  • Trek uphill, passing through alpine meadows and enjoying panoramic mountain views.
  • Reach Kelchey, a quaint village surrounded by towering peaks.

Day 6: Kelchey to Beding

  • Trek along the Rolwaling River and enter the Rolwaling Valley.
  • Arrive in Beding, a Sherpa settlement, and marvel at the stunning landscape.

Day 7: Acclimatization Day in Bedding

  • Rest and acclimate to the higher altitude.
  • Explore Bedding and enjoy the cultural richness of the region.

Day 8: Beding to Na Gaun

  • Continue the trek through the Rolwaling Valley.
  • Reach Na Gaun, surrounded by snow-capped peaks and glaciers.

Day 9: Na Gaun to Tso Rolpa Lake

  • Trek to the mesmerizing Tso Rolpa Lake.
  • Camp by the pristine lake and enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings.

Day 10: Tso Rolpa Lake to Drolumbau Glacier

  • Hike to the Drolumbau Glacier, crossing rocky terrains.
  • Experience the raw beauty of the glacier and the surrounding peaks.

Day 11: Drolumbau Glacier to Tashi Lapcha Base Camp

  • Trek to Tashi Lapcha Base Camp, surrounded by towering peaks.
  • Prepare for the challenging Tashi Lapcha Pass crossing.

Day 12: Tashi Lapcha Base Camp to Thengpo

  • Cross the high-altitude Tashi Lapcha Pass.
  • Descend to Thengpo, a village with stunning mountain views.

Day 13: Thengpo to Namche Bazaar

  • Trek through rhododendron forests and reach Namche Bazaar.
  • Explore the bustling market and celebrate the completion of the trek.

Day 14: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

  • Descend to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region.
  • Reflect on the incredible journey and enjoy a farewell dinner.

Day 15: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

  • Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
  • Spend the day at leisure or explore more of the city.

Cost:

The cost of the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek includes:

  • Experienced trekking guide and support staff
  • All necessary permits and entry fees
  • Accommodations in Kathmandu and during the trek
  • Three meals a day during the trek
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu)
  • Transportation to and from trek starting/ending points
  • Camping equipment and kitchen crew for high-altitude camps

(Note: The cost may vary based on group size, customizations, and additional services requested.)

Services:

  1. Experienced Guides: Our knowledgeable guides ensure a safe and enjoyable trek, providing insights into the local culture and geography.

  2. Accommodations: Comfortable accommodations in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek, offering a blend of comfort and local charm.

  3. Catering: Nutritious and delicious meals prepared by our experienced kitchen crew, catering to a variety of dietary preferences.

  4. Safety Measures: Comprehensive safety measures, including acclimatization days, first aid kits, and experienced staff trained in mountain rescue.

  5. Logistics Support: Seamless logistics support, including permits, transportation, and domestic flights, allows you to focus on the trek itself.

Embark on the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek for an awe-inspiring journey through the heart of the Himalayas, where every step reveals the beauty of nature and the warmth of Nepalese hospitality.

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