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Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trekking is actually the combination Rolwaling Valley Trek and Khumbu Valley Trek that provides the amazing wilderness experience in the remote Himalayan region of Nepal. Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is considered one of the most challenging treks to the Rolwaling Valley of Nepal and it requires expedition style camping trek with full logistic support. If you want to challenge yourself with one of the most invigorating treks in Nepal, Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is going to be an ideal option for you. Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek offers a great opportunity for the short climb to the summit of Pachhermo (6273) as well.
We organize Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trek in a fully planned manner, which is supported by crew members as a part of standard program. Rolwaling Tashi Lapch Pass Trek actually begins from Shigati. Rolwaling valley is popular as one of the seven hidden valleys of Himalayas. During the trek, we pass through various beautiful Sherpa and Tamang villages an route. Actually, Rolwaling is the east-west valley below Gaurishankar. We explore Beding and Na which are the last Sherpa villages of Rolwaling valley. After crossing the famous Tashi Lapcha Pass at the elevation of 5755m, we descend to the Khumbu Valley and Lukla marks the end of this trek. The safety and satisfaction of our clients is of paramount concern. Chomolungma Adventures warmly welcomes you all for this challenging as well as rewarding wilderness trekking in Rolwaling Valley.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to Hotel
Day 02: Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley and Pre-trip Preparation
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Dolakha to Shigati (950m) and trek to Suri Dobhan – 8 Hours
Day 04: Trek from Suri Dobhan to Jagat (1440m) – 6 Hours
Day 05: Trek from Jagat to Simigaun (1990m) – 5 Hours
Day 06: Trek from Simigaun to Kharka (2900m) – 6 Hours
Day 07: Trek from Kharka to Beding (3690m) – 4 Hours
Day 08: Trek from Beding to Na (4180m) – 5 Hours
Day 09: Trek from Na to Tso Rolpa Lake (4588m) – 7 Hours
Day 10: Trek from Tso Rolpa Lake to Trakarding Glacier (4588m) – 4 Hours
Day 11: Trek from Trakarding Glacier to Tashi Lapcha Base Camp (5010m) – 5 Hours
Day 12: Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m) – 5 Hours
Day 13: Climb to Pachermo (6272m) and then trek to Thengpo (4372m) – 6 Hours
Day 14: Rest Day at Thengpo
Day 15: Trek from Thengpo to Thame (3820m) – 5 Hours
Day 16: Trek from Thame to Namche (3440m) – 5 Hours
Day 17: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840m) – 5 Hours
Day 18: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 19: Final Departure
Day 01 :
Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to HotelThe representatives from World Sight Journeys will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival. We then transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay.
Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley and Pre-trip PreparationToday, we spend the whole for the sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley. You will have the full day guided sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley covering the major cultural attractions which have also been cited as The World Heritage Cultural Sites. After having breakfast in the morning, we visit Pashupatinath, which is considered the holiest temple of Lord Shiva. We then head to Bauddhanath, which is also known as Little Tibet and also is one of the oldest and largest Buddhist Monastery in the world. Following the Bauddhanath Monastery, we visit Swayambhunath, the Monkey Temple, which is equally revered by Hindus and Buddhists. Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the west of Kathmandu. After exploring the Swayambhunath Stupa, we drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur) Durbar Square. If time allows, you can explore the city. Finally, you will have dinner at hotel and stay there overnight.
Drive from Kathmandu to Dolakha to Shigati (950m) and trek to Suri Dobhan – 8 HoursToday, we head northeast of Kathmandu via Bus on the Friendship Highway connecting Kathmandu to Lhasa. We leave the Friendship Highway on Lamosangu as take another way to Jiri. We eventually reach Shigati. From Shigati, we trek to Suri Dhobhan where we stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Trek from Suri Dobhan to Jagat (1440m) – 6 HoursFrom Suri Dhobhan, we trek along the river continuing on the flat land. Crossing several streams and jungles on the way, we eventually cross the suspension bridge to reach the small town of Jagat. We stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Trek from Jagat to Simigaun (1990m) – 5 HoursFrom Jagat, we first follow the normal flat path and then ascend and descend through the jungle. Following the trail through river bank, we cross the suspension bridge over the river and take a steep climb to the Sherpa village of Simigaun. We stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Trek from Simigaun to Kharka (2900m) – 6 HoursPassing by few more Sherpa settlements, we move from Simigaun. We will enjoy the fascinating views of Gaurishankar above the Rolwaling Valley. Continuing towards the Rolwaling valley, we climb rocky ridge with the beautiful forest of pine. We again descend to the river of Rolwaling Khola where we stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Trek from Kharka to Beding (3690m) – 4 HoursToday, we ascend uphill through different varieties of plants and Rhododendrons. Continuing along left bank of Rolwaling Khola, we walk along the deep river valley and eventually arrive at a tributary river from Gaurishankar. En route, we will get to see awe-inspiring views of Gaurishankar as well. Following the trail further through relatively flat terrain, we finally arrive at the Sherpa village of Bedding where we stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Trek from Beding to Na (4180m) – 5 HoursWe will have an easy walk along the northern bank of the Rolwaling River. Passing across the summer village of Beding, we will get to see several Yaks grazing and people busy in their fields of buckwheat and barley. Continuing the trail, we arrive at a monastery. Trekking little further will bring us to the summer village of Na where we stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Trek from Na to Tso Rolpa Lake (4588m) – 7 HoursFrom Na, we trek through the leveled plain and then gradually ascend to witness the Himalayan Lake filled with the chilling water of the glaciers. We can witness the awesome vista of Menlung and Tibetan Side Mountains on the way to Tso Rolpa. Trekking along the right bank of the river and crossing the river to climb up the lateral moraine of Glacier, we eventually reach Tso Rolpa. We stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Trek from Tso Rolpa Lake to Trakarding Glacier (4588m) – 4 HoursWe head towards Treading Glacier early in the morning. We explore then surrounding and beauty of the lake throughout the day. We stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Trek from Trakarding Glacier to Tashi Lapcha Base Camp (5010m) – 5 HoursToday, we walk through the high slopes above the glacier and further up along the center of hard rocky glacier. Trekking steadily to the lowest point of icefall, we then climb to the easiest point to gain the Drolambau glacier. Continuing further downhill from Drolambau Glacier, we camp at Tashi Lapcha Phedi Camp at the bottom of Tashi Lapcha. We stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m) – 5 HoursWe continue our trek to Tashi Lapcha Pass today. We can witness the beautiful views of senior Khumbu peaks from the top of the pass. We then descend some hundred meter downhill trek and setup our camps for overnight stay.
Climb to Pachermo (6272m) and then trek to Thengpo (4372m) – 6 HoursToday, we start climbing to Pachhermo. Continuing through the snow slopes, we make the final ascent to Pachhermo which sometimes can require fixed ropes as well. We can witness the magnificent and awe-inspiring views of Khumbu peaks including Everest and Makalu from the top of Pachhermo. After spending memorable moment at the summit, we descend to the Col and then to Thengpo. We stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Rest Day at ThengpoIn case of bad weather, we can take this day as Contingency day. This can be taken as acclimatization day as well. We stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Trek from Thengpo to Thame (3820m) – 5 HoursToday will relatively easy walk for us as we walk from Thengpo to the Thame. We can explore a very old and interesting monastery at the end of Thame. We can also get the glimpse of first really good views of great Khumbu peaks including the Everest. We stay overnight at tented accommodation.
Trek from Thame to Namche (3440m) – 5 HoursFollowing the trail along Bhotekoshi River for about a couple of hours, we descend gently at first and then steeply to a bridge over the Dudh Koshi at Phunki Tenga. We pass through several villages and numerous teashops on the way and finally arrive at Namche Bazaar where we stay overnight at local lodge.
Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840m) – 5 HoursFrom Namche, we return back to Lukla. With this, we mark end of our trekking. We stay overnight at guesthouse.
Flight from Lukla to KathmanduWe get the scheduled morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. The flight is going to be very scenic and adventurous. On arriving Kathmandu, you can take your time to go for your last minute shopping or you can choose to explore the city even more. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Final DepartureToday, you take the returning flight to your hometown. Our representatives will assist you to reach the airport. You return to your home with an unforgettable travel experience in Nepal.
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
- Standard accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included..
- Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
- All your standard Meals during the trek.
- Best available Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
- Local licensed English and other native language speaking Guide.
- The required number of local staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine for all trekking staffs.
- Conservation areas, national parks permits and TIMS.
- All our government taxes.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
- Your travel insurance.
- Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
- Personal trekking Equipment.
- Tips for trekking staff–Tipping are expected.
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
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