Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trekking

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Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha pass trekking leads us through one of the most remote and beautiful parts of Nepal, past picturesque Sherpa, Tamang and Chhetri villages with their typical terraced fields, through dense, gloomy primeval forests and overbroad ridges with wonderful views.

Rolwaling Trek via Tashi Lapcha Pass is the adventurous trip that crosses one of the most exciting passes of the Nepal Himalaya, Tashi Lapcha at 5,755 meter high; to enter into Khumbu Valley has made this trek popular to all adventurers for many years since the Rolwaling Valley was opened. The Rolwaling valley is steep-sided and covered in thick forests; therefore the climbs are sheer upright. But this is going to be one of the finest watershed crossings ever made in the entire Himalaya. One of the highlights of the trip is the camp beside Bigu Gompa, which is an unusual and beautifully situated nunnery. Further walking through the summer pasture lands and narrow valleys that opens up into a wide bowl; give us our first taste of open mountain scenery - totally unique and mystical.

As we leave the Rolwaling Valley after having climbed the highest point of this adventure, we may feel although the trek is only just beginning. Trekking back way we continue down traversing into the Thame Valley and onto Namche Bazaar and then to Lukla for the scenic panoramic flight to Kathmandu and visit some highlights of world heritage sites in Kathmandu. 


  • Explore and enjoy the picturesque Sherpa and Tamang villages with their typical terraced fields, through dense, gloomy primeval forests and overbroad ridges with wonderful views. 

Outline Itinerary

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Day 1:Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,264 ft)

Upon your landing, in the Kathmandu air terminal (KTM) you will be welcomed by Alpine Eco Trek Team. You will be then exchanged to a nearby hotel. After registration, you can either take a rest, stay nearby in the city, visit our office; everything relies on your interests and condition.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1,350m

We begin a guided visit to four of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, the Buddhist altars of Boudhanath and Swayambhu. The day will likewise be for settling official methodology and other essential plans. You will be likewise informed on the idea of the campaign, hardware, and group synthesis. You can likewise make your very late purchasing of individual things as you will head the Himalayas tomorrow.

  • Accommodation:Kathmandu
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1,350m

Drive from Kathmandu (1350m.) to Dolakha to Shigati (950m.) Trek to Suri Dobhan. From Kathmandu, we head upper east on the Friendship Highway which interfaces Kathmandu with Lhasa. A Lamosangu, we leave the Friendship Highway and take another approach to Jiri. Prior to the engine capable street used to be just up to Dolakha. Be that as it may, these days as a result of the Tamakoshi hydropower development works, we can drive up to Shigati. From Shigati we trek to Suri Dobhan for our medium-term stay.

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Shigati
  • Maximum Altitude:950m

Trek from Suri Dobhan to Jagat (1440m/4723 ft): 5/6 hrs. Trek along the stream, and after that proceed on the level land. We cross a few streams and wildernesses with assortments of orchid, rhododendron and other vegetation. Cross the suspension extension to reach Jagat, a community with individuals of various ethnicities.

  • Accommodation:Camp
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Jagat
  • Maximum Altitude:1440 m

Trek Jagat to Simigaun (1,990m/6527 ft): 5 hrs. At first, we pursue the ordinary level way, at that point the trail climbs and dives through the wilderness. The trail pursues the stream bank. As the valley limits, we traverse the waterway. A lofty ascension takes us to the Sherpa town of Simigaon, spread on the patio of the mountainside. The town is for the most part possessed by Buddhists and there are additionally a couple of Hindus.

  • Accommodation:Camp
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Simigaun
  • Maximum Altitude:1990 m

Trek Simigaun to Kharka (2,900m/9512 ft): 6 hrs. We go by a couple of more Sherpa settlements. On a reasonable morning, the perspectives on Gaurishankar over the Rolwaling Valley is interesting. From the edge top at Simigaun, we proceed towards the Rolwaling Valley. The trail climbs a rough, lush edge with wonderful pine timberlands. Plummet again to the stream of Rolwaling Khola.

  • Accommodation:Camp
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Kharka
  • Maximum Altitude:2900 m

Trek Kharka to Beding (3,690m/12,103 ft): 4 hrs. Our trail climbs tough through various assortments of plants and Rhododendron trees. Proceed along the left bank of the Rolwaling Khola. Proceeding with the profound stream valley, we land at a tributary waterway from Gaurishankar. Appreciate the unfurling perspectives on the Gaurishankar. The trail rises further until we run over a simple and generally level landscape. At long last, we touch base at the Sherpa town of Beding situated by the river.

  • Accommodation:Camp
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Beding
  • Maximum Altitude:3690 m

Trek Beding to Na (4,180m/13710 ft): 5 hrs. A simple stroll along the northern bank of the Rolwaling River starts our present trek. We go over the late spring town of Beding, a few yaks nibbling and individuals occupied in their fields of buckwheat and grain. The Cristine shaped by the 6000ers, for example, Chekigo, Bamango, and Konyklemo ascend on the prompt left of the town. We touch base at a religious community accepted to be a reflective spot of the Buddhist Guru Padma Sambhava. Strolling along the valley floor, we, at last, achieve the late spring town of Na encompassed by potato fields.

  • Accommodation:Camp
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Na
  • Maximum Altitude:4180 m

Trek Na to Tso Rolpa Lake (4,588m/15048 ft): 7 hrs. At first trek through the leveled plane and continuously rise to observe the Himalayan Lake loaded up with the chilling water of the icy masses. The perspectives on Menlung and Tibetan Side Mountains add brilliance to the unfurling vista. We trek along the correct bank of the stream and afterward cross the waterway to ascend the rough horizontal moraine of the Glacier. We at that point stroll to Tso Rolpa for the night.

  • Accommodation:Camp
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Tso Rolpa Lake
  • Maximum Altitude:4588 m

Tso Rolpa to Trakarding Glacier (4800m/15744 ft): 4 hrs. Early morning trek to make a beeline for the Trakarding ice sheet. Stroll past the icy masses for the duration of the day and investigate the magnificence of the encompassing. The trail will, in any case, be rising through some stone climbing and a steady stroll on the ice sheet moraine, once in a while passing rocks overhangs.

  • Accommodation:Camp
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Trakarding Glacier
  • Maximum Altitude:4800 m

Trek to Tashi Lapcha Base Camp (5,000m/16432 ft): 5 hrs. The walk pursues high inclines over the icy mass to maintain a strategic distance from the lower segment, however further up we need to trek along the middle of the hard rough ice sheet. The consistent walk drives us to the absolute bottom of the icefall and after that moving to the simplest point to pick up the Drolambau ice sheet. Here we will be encompassed by eminent high mountain landscape. Proceeding with further downhill, we camp at Tashi Lapcha Pedi Camp at the foot of Tashi Lapcha, encompassed by completely gaudy mountains over 6000m with a 360-degree panorama.

  • Accommodation:Camp
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Tashi Lapcha Base Camp
  • Maximum Altitude:5000 m

Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass (5,750m/18876 ft) : 5 hrs. Continue trekking to Trashi Lapcha Pass (5755m). From the pass, the perspective on senior Khumbu tops is brilliant. Somewhere in the range of hundred meter downhill trek under the overhanging rock, we camp at a heavenly area, with glorious nightfall views.

  • Accommodation:Camp
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Tashi Lapcha Pass
  • Maximum Altitude:5750 m

Ascension Pachermo (6272 m/20572 ft) – Thengpo (4370 m). We climb again to the neck of Trashi Lapcha and from that point we begin the rising of Pachermo. The snow slants lead us to the last edge, some of the time requiring fixed ropes. From the Pachermo summit, appreciate the awesome perspectives on the Khumbu tops including Everest, Makalu among others. Plunge to Col then to Thengpo. The Pachermo climb takes around 5 to 6 hrs and afterward, another 3 to 4 hrs slide takes us to Thengpo.

  • Accommodation:Camp
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Pachermo / Thengpo
  • Maximum Altitude:6270 m and 4370 m

Spare Day there is no such assurance that we can get a significant great climate particularly on our arranged day for the Parchemo summit, so this day is utilized as a possibility. On the off chance that climate turned out to be incredibly troublesome, we astutely need to defer the program of destroying the pinnacle. Once in a while, someone in the gathering may get a few issues in acclimatizing all around ok; at that point, the day can be utilized in that condition too.

  • Accommodation:Camp
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Pachermo / Thengpo
  • Maximum Altitude:6270 m and 4370 m

Trek to Thame (3,820m/12530 ft): 5 hrs. Today you will encounter somewhat simple strolling, the stroll from here will be charming almost the whole way to Thame. A slow plummet conveys us to Thame Village, the primary trace of human progress since Bedding. There is an extremely old and intriguing Monastery at the upper end of the town. Presently you have a look at first great perspectives on the incredible pinnacles of the Khumbu including Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kusum Kangaru.

  • Accommodation:Guest House
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Thame
  • Maximum Altitude:3820m

 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 5 Hrs. At Thame, the old exchange course over the Nangpa-la into Tibet branches North, after the Bhote Koshi, which by chance is the 2-3 stream so named on this trek. The trail dives delicately at first and afterward steeply to an extension over the waterway Dudh Koshi at Phunki Tenga. Going by a few towns and various bistros, the trail rises steeply to Sanasa where neighborhood Sherpa individuals sell the Tibetan products. The path from Sanasa to Namche has little high points and low points with the perspective on woodlands, view, and mountains.

  • Accommodation:Guest House
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Namche Bazaar
  • Maximum Altitude:3445 m

Trek Namche to Lukla (2,840m). The trail plunges steeply descending so we have to walk gradually and leveled out as our precarious legs ceaselessly fight the rough landscape. In the wake of traverse the quick streaming Dudh Koshi and its tributaries the trail turns out to be progressively level and regular. In spite of the fact that we are venturing to every part of a similar course down, we feel totally various perspectives. We snap a blend of open fields, rhododendron, and pine backwoods, and out there snow secured tops. We stroll through the Sherpa towns’ seeing noteworthy confidence in Buddhism and culture of petition stones and supplications banner while we stroll through the towns. On landing in Lukla, we extend those sore legs and review the encounters of the most recent few weeks. We experience the zenith of a fabulous trek on a cheerful note with everybody back sheltered and sound with a grin on their faces.

  • Accommodation:Guest House
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Lukla
  • Maximum Altitude:2850 m

Lukla to Kathmandu by a scenic flight. We fly back to Kathmandu after our long mountain venture. The early morning flight drops us at Kathmandu. You can rest and unwind for the duration of the day in your hotel. If interested, take a few presents home from Nepal for companions and relatives, visit some close-by shops or adventure out in Thamel for normal Nepalese products which can be helped by Alpine Eco Trek's guides or you can do it without anyone else’s help as well. In the event that you need to investigate some other zones of Kathmandu set aside the effort to do that today.

  • Accommodation:hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1350 m

After breakfast, we will drop you off at the airport, farewell, fly back home. See you some day in the future for another adventure trek. 


    • All necessary airport pick up and drop.
    • Standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
    • Sightseeing tour as per above program.
    • Transfer by a local bus to trekking starting point.
    • Necessary flights from Lukla to Kathmandu.
    • Restricted area permits with conservation fee.
    • All meals (B/L/D) during the trekking period.
    • Accommodation (Camping + Teahouse) during the trekking period.
    • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs.
    • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance.
    • All necessary grounded transportation.
    • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
    • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
    • Fare well and Our service charges with VAT and Local / Government Taxes.
    • Personal nature expenses.
    • Bar bill and all kind of drinks.
    • Rescue & Evacuation.
    • Gratitude (tip) for staff.
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    Useful Information

    Equipment and Packing List Gears are pretty much essential for your great trip. Please contact us for the comprehensive packing list for this trip.

    Permits and Formalities

    A trek to a restricted area must be arranged as a fully equipped organized trek through a registered trekking agency using tents, Sherpa staff, cooks and porters. We arrange the permit through a series of applications, guarantees, and letters, a process that requires a couple of working days. You may not trek alone; there must be at least two members in each group. For some areas, there is a limit to the number of trekkers per season.


    How can I book Rowaling Trekking?

    When you confirmed the trip, we need a photocopy of your passport and a 20% down payment of the total price for advance flight tickets and hotel booking and permit process. For the details, please contact us.

    Can I do Rowaling Trekking?

    Rowaling trek is suitable for any walker looking for something more challenging and energetic. It does not require that you have any previous trekking or mountaineering experience. Although, daily jugging or walking exercise is recommended and you need to be in the good physical condition and able to walk for 6 -7 hours daily.

    Can I join a group for Rowaling Trekking?

    Yes, you can join with a group, if we have a group for this trek then you would be able to join in and enjoy your trekking with an existing group. We can arrange a small group trekking trip to suit your requirements. Please contact us for group departure dates.

    Do I need to join with group?

    It is not necessary that you need to follow our fixed group departures, because a private trip departs every day upon your request which is best suited to couples, families and small groups of friends. We are happy to organize your holiday according to your selection of the starting date.

    Do you also offer Tailor-made Departures?

    Yes, we do offer Tailor-made Departures, if our holiday trips are not perfect or the group treks are not convenient as per your travel plan.

    What kind of accommodation I can have during the trip?

    In Kathmandu, we do provide standard accommodation and during the Rolwaling trekking, we provide you tent accommodation and local lodges. Local lodges are more like hotels, with hot showers, western food, and private rooms (twin sharing). In this arrangement overnight halts with dinner and breakfast will be in Tea-houses (Lodges) and lunches in local restaurants en route. Furthermore, as you will be staying in locally owned lodges you will be benefiting and interacting with the local community. It will give you a true feel for the Nepalese people and their lives.

    What kind of meals I can have during the trip?

    All Meals on a full board basis will be provided during the trekking. Freshly cooked food is served at all times (western, continental and Nepali meals are available in all places). Three meals a day will be provided.

    What kind of equipment do I need to bring with me?

    Rolwaling trekking is an exciting and adventure trip. We trek up to 5755m walking through villages, green hills, and white snow paths so you need to have the right equipment with you. Click here to have more info.

    Do I have a pre-departure meeting?

    Yes, at first, our staff will receive you at the airport and transfer to the hotel and our trek leader will brief you regarding the trip. The briefing will cover the itinerary and introduce your trek Leader.

    Can I charge camera batteries along the trek?

    Some places can find electricity to charge the batteries but not reliable so please bring some extra charged batteries.

    Is someone going to meet me at the airport? Are transfers included?

    Yes, one of us will come to the airport to pick you up. We will be displaying a placard of our company with your name on it. Airport transfer is included. 

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