- Destination: Nepal
- Activities: Trekking
- Trip Grade: Moderate
- Departure from: Kathmandu,Nepal
- Arrival on: kathmandu,Nepal
- Max Attitude: 5755m
- Group size: 1-12 people
- Best Seasons: Jan - May & Sept - Dec
Rolwaling Village Trekking is a less trodden, serene and remote trekking trail in the mysterious Rolwaling Valley of Nepal. The region is nestled between the Everest and Langtang Himalaya ranges and below the Gauri Shankar Himal. Needless to state, the perfect mountain views from this valley are alluring. Abundant with alpine lakes, hanging glaciers, high moraines, pastures, snowy mountain views and waterfalls, the Rolwaling Village Trekking is a difficult endeavor that covers high altitudes.
Maximize your chances of successfully completing this trek with ease, with the expert group of guides and porters of Asian Alpine Treks and Expedition. Largely closed to trekkers, this recently opened trail is home to endangered and globally threatened animals, which we might spot on the way. The trek starts from Dolakha and traverses through villages of Beding, Na and the Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m) which offers views of the Mt. Melungtse, Mt. Dorje Lakpa, Mt. Tashi Lakpa, and other peaks like Everest, Rolwaling, Langtang, Gauri Shankar and much more. The views from atop are extremely mind-boggling and will certainly remain embedded in minds for a long time to come.
Explore the azure blue waters of the Tso Rolpa Lake, the icy Trakarding Glacier, and Drolambu Glacier, the flora and fauna, unique vegetation, Tibetan-like people and the warm hospitality of ethnic inhabitants in the Rolwaling Village Trekking.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264ft]
Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by our representatives. After completion of official formalities, we pick our luggage and head towards a 4 star category hotel where you will be transferred to stay overnight.
Day 02:Full day Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparations
You will be woken up with a morning call along with bed tea and breakfast. Today, we will enjoy sightseeing around Kathmandu the entire day including visits to some of the major places of the city such as Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudha and so on. These sites have been listed as World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO. We get back to our hotel in late evening and stay overnight
Day 03:Kathmandu – Dolakha – Shigati [950m/3,116ft] – Suri Dovan
From Kathmandu, we head out to the Friendship Highway [Kathmandu – Lhasa]. While in the highway, we take another route to Jiri at a junction in Lamosangu. Hours later, we arrive in Dolakha , from where we drive further to Shigati and then finally trek to Suri Dovan where we stay overnight
Day 04:Suri Dobhan – Jagat [1,440m/4,723ft]; 5 – 6 hours
We trek along the banks of a river and follow the trail through the flat land. We come across various land formations such as rivers, streams and even forests. We cross a suspension bridge and trek further to Jagat. Stay overnight in Jagatr
Day 05:Jagat – Simi Gaon [1,990m/6,527ft]; 5 hours
We follow the path along the bank of the river and cross a suspension bridge at the end of the day that takes us to Simi Gaon. Stay overnight in Simi Gaon
Day 06:Simi Gaon – Kharka [2,900m/9,512ft]; 6 hours
The path is constant at the initial stage but later we experience a few ups and downs. Continuing our walk through the deep valley, we come across a river; one of the tributaries of Gauri Shankar. We then come to place of Sherpa settlements on the bank of the river. Overnight in Kharka
Day 07:Kharka – Beding [3,690m/12,103ft]; 4 hours
We go through various forests of oak and rhododendron. We continue our walk through the banks of Rolwaling River. Entering a flat terrain after a couple of hours of trek, we decide to spend our night here in Beding
Day 08:Beding – Na [4,180m/13,710ft]; 5 hours
We still get attached to the banks of this river and realize that the river has been quite familiar to us by now. We cross the pristine village of Beding and continue our walk through the cultivated fields of wheat and rice. We then come across a holy monastery of Buddhist and finally arrive at the village of Na. Stay overnight
Day 09:Na – Tso Rolpa Lake [4,588m/15,048ft]; 7 hours
The initial stage of the path is flattened but later gains elevation gradually. We get blessed by the first views of the Himalaya Lake filled by fresh water of the Himalaya glaciers. Watching these beauties around, we arrive at Tso Rolpa Lake to stay overnight
Day 10:Tso Rolpa – Trakarding Glacier [4,800m/15,744ft]; 4 hours
With an early breakfast, we head towards the Trakarding Glacier and walk past through it. The rocky path comprises of altitude fluctuation that might delay our speed of trekking. We camp overnight by the laps of this beautiful glacier
Day 11:Trakarding – Tashi Lapcha Base Camp [5,010m/16,432ft]; 5 hours
We make a steep climb to the higher regions and avoid the lower regions now. We experience some difficulties at a section that is all filled with rocky formations. As we cross it and make our move, we get surrounded by superb views of mountain peaks that pleases your heart. We spend our night at Tashi Lapcha Base Camp
Day 12:Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass [5,755m/18,876ft]; 5 hours
This beautiful pass makes it uncontrollable to resist the urge of taking pictures. However, with pain and vain in the heart, we cross the pass and head to the other side
Day 13:Pachermo [6,272m/20,572ft] – Thengpo [4,370m/14,337ft]
We make a climb again through the body of outstanding Pachermo. The snowy land takes us to the final ridge, where may be we will required use of the fixed ropes. From a viewpoint in Pachermo, we get lost in incomparable views of the Khumbu peaks including Everest, Makalu and several others. We spend our night in Thengpo
Day 14:Acclimatization Day
We spend this valuable day with rest. Acclimatization is very important in certain intervals of days. This idea prevents us from getting victimized by Acute Altitude Sickness that can cause serious problems to our health.
Day 15:Thengpo – Thame [3,820m/12,530ft]; 5 hours
After enough rest and acclimatization, most probably we have restored our level of energy and stamina to help fight against the altitude. However, the path today is a bit easier and is likelier to soothe the desire of watching beautiful geographical formations
Day 16:Thame – Namche Bazaar [3,440m/11286ft]; 5 hours
It’s a long way down to Namche Bazaar. We descend down and make a steep climb at a section. We then experience some of the ups and downs through the path that ultimately takes us to Namche Bazaar. Teahouse overnight
Day 17:Namche – Lukla [2,840m/9317ft]
This is the climax of our Rolwaling Valley Trek. We steeply descend down through the cold land trying to freeze our shoes. With enough speed, we arrive in Lukla at expected time where we stay our night in a teahouse
Day 18:Lukla – Kathmandu
The trip is over now. However, we can plan another trip the very next day or wish to visit the country if any chance favour. We take off from the Lukla airstrip and make a short scenic flight to Kathmandu
Day 13:Free day in Kathmandu
You will be offered with a leisure day in the Kathmandu city this day. You can either go for a short sightseeing tour around the city or even do shopping as per your interest. We get back to our hotel in the late evening and enjoy a cultural show along with a farewell dinner in our hotel.
Day 13:Final Departure
With unforgettable memories taken, we declare an end to our beautiful holiday in Nepal. Our representatives will escort you to the airport before 3 hours of scheduled flight time.
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