Rolwaling Trek with Tashi Lapcha Pass

Trip Facts

  • Cost Start FromContact Us
  • Duration 16 Days
  • Trip Difficulty Strenuous
  • TransportationPrivate Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Trip StyleCamping Trek
  • DestinationNepal
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About Trip

Rolwaling Trek with Tashi Lapcha Pass is an exciting and adventurous trek that leads the trekkers to the isolated area of the beautiful Himalayas. Crossing the Tashi Lapcha High Pass this trek allows the trekkers to cherish the beauty of both Rolwaling and Khumbu Valley of Nepal. Trekkers can experience the enthralling views of the Jugal Himal, Rolwaling range, Gaurishankar, Everest range, Chobabhamre, Pachhermo Peak, and many more while trekking. The wilderness that you experience while trekking along the quaint and untrodden trails is something that any of the trekkers would love to experience once in a lifetime.

The myths about the presence of Himalayan Yeti compels some trekkers to join this rewarding trek. Joining the Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek through Rolwaling valley, trekkers get to visit the marvelous place of Nepal. Located beneath the Gaurishankar range, Rolwaling valley is considered one of the hidden valley of Nepal. Trekkers are rewarded with the ravishing views of unique landscapes, glaciers, and varieties of flora and fauna. Witnessing the eye-catching waterfalls, meandering rivers, glittering glaciers, mystical villages, and ancient monasteries you will love each and every moment of this trek.

Our Rolwaling Trek with Tashi Lapcha commences with a drive to Singatte. From Singatte we pass the charming villages of Jagat, Simigaun, Bedding, and Na Gaon. The small village of Bedding and Na offers you the opportunity to explore the unique and traditional Sherpa culture and tradition. The heartwarming hospitality of gregarious and jovial Sherpa people makes your journey reminiscing and wonderful. You will get to observe the spectacular beauty of Tsho Rolpa Lake and Yalung glacier during your stay at the Na village. Further walking on the slippery glaciers the trail takes you to the Tashi Lapcha Pass(5755m). Crossing the high pass provides the true wilderness off the beaten path trekking experience. The Tashi Lapcha Pass separates the Gaurishankar Conservation Area from Sagarmatha Conservation Area. However, the trail of Tashi Lapcha Pass connects the Rolwaling region with the Khumbu region. Leaving behind the tranquil trails of the Rolwaling region we will move towards the bustling trails of the Khumbu region which is crowded with the trekkers from Everest Base Camp. Strolling around the lively Namche Bazar town we will finally end our Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass trek at Lukla. Thereafter, we will fly back to Kathmandu. 

Overall the trek to Tashi Lapcha Pass is perfect for the one seeking adventure while enjoying the ethereal natural beauty and the exotic Himalayan culture.


Trip facts

  • Trip Duration: 16 Days

  • Destination: Nepal

  • Trip Grade: Strenuous

  • Transportation: Flight/ Private vehicles 

  • Trip Style: Hotel/Lodge/Camping

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Maximum Altitude: 5755m


Best time to do the Rolwaling Trek with Tashi Lapcha Pass

Spring and Autumn are the recommended season for the Rolwaling trek with Tashi Lapcha. During this season the weather is stable and the skies remain clear offering you the stunning views of the Himalayas and the surrounding environment.

Trekking to this region during winter and rainy season, you may have to encounter various risks.


Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trekking Difficulty

The high altitude and the high Tashi Lapcha Pass makes the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek more challenging and thrilling. To accomplish this physically demanding trek, trekkers should have a good physical fitness level. In addition, mental preparedness is more important. Previous trekking experience will be the boon for them.

Climbing towards the higher altitude there is a high risk of getting caught by the altitude sickness. However, taking the proper acclimatization, trekkers can avoid sickness. Experiencing any of the symptoms of altitude sickness such as nausea, loss of appetite, difficulty in breathing, etc trekkers have to immediately descend down to the lower altitude.

It is also recommended to trek this region choosing the best time of the year.

Trip Highlights

  • Fascinating views of the various Himalayas including Gaurishankar, Everest, Makalu and so on

  • Walking through the forest enriched with diverse flora and fauna

  • Trek on the Glacial path

  • Cross challenging Tashi Lapcha Pass

  • A Glimpse of the unique lifestyle of Sherpas and Tamangs.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02:Drive from Kathmandu to Singate(1020m)
  • Day 03:Singate to Jagat(1250m)
  • Day 04:Jagat to Simigaun(2025m)
  • Day 05:Simigaun to Donga(2800m)
  • Day 06:Donga to Bedding(3690m)
  • Day 07:Bedding to Na(4185m)
  • Day 08:Acclimatization Day
  • Day 09:Na to Nyiduk Kongma(4750m)
  • Day 10:Nyiduk Kongma Droluambau Glacier(5205m)
  • Day 11:Droluambau Glacier to Tashi Lapcha Camp(5460m) via Tashi Lapcha Pass(5755m)
  • Day 12:Tashi Lapcha Camp to Thame(3820m)
  • Day 13:Thame to Namche Bazar(3440m) As the trail descends we will cross
  • Day 14:Namche Bazar to Lukla(2800m)
  • Day 15:Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Day 16:International Departure

Cost Includes

  • Airport-Hotel-Airport pick up and drop by car/Van depending on group size.
  • 2 Nights twin deluxe bedroom  in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Government registered, well experienced and friendly helpful guide.
  • All meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies and fresh fruits are served during the trek.
  • All necessary camping equipmets.
  • Accommodation, food, salary, equipment for your guide and porter.
  • all ground transportation is included.
  • Necessary insurance for your guide and porters.
  • Conservation Area Permit and TIMS Cards.
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket, and duffel bag .
  • All transportation, tourist service charge, Vat, tax and Office Service charge

Cost Excludes

  • All bar bills, beverages such as coke, Fanta, sprite, and mineral water.
  • Travel insurance, Nepal Tourist Visa fees, Items, and expenses of personal nature.
  • Sightseeing tour, lunch, and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal Trekking Equipment and rescue operation in case of an emergency.
  • Any expenses which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political trouble, and strikes, etc.
  • Laundry, phone calls, internet, heater charge, and wifi services.
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in KathmanduOur team member will welcome you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and he/she will take you to the hotel.
  • Day 02Drive from Kathmandu to Singate(1020m)After the early breakfast, we will take a drive towards Singate from Kathmandu. The scenic drive passes through the lush green hills of Nepal. Further, you will admire the stunning views of the mountain peak. Stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 03Singate to Jagat(1250m)From Singate the trail moves along the meandering rivers and continuous on flat land. Crossing the lush forest of rhododendron and orchids and suspension bridge we will reach Jagat for a night stay. The view of Gaurishankar(7145m) on the way through the lush forest is outstanding.
  • Day 04Jagat to Simigaun(2025m)Leaving the valley behind today we will ascend up to the Sherpa and Tamang village of Simigaun. We will pass through various terrace fields along the village. We will observe the Buddhist culture visiting the Tibetan monastery located at the hilltop in front of Gaurishankar.
  • Day 05Simigaun to Donga(2800m)On this day the trail leads us through the rhododendron-bamboo forest before entering the Rolwaling Valley. Steadily climbing upwards to Gyalche we will eventually descend down to the river. After reaching Donga we will set up our camp at the bank of the Rolwaling River.
  • Day 06Donga to Bedding(3690m)The trail continues uphill through the forest. It leads us to Bedding from where we can see the highest summit of the Rolwaling range, Melungtse mountain. Bedding is the small village inhabited by Sherpas. We will explore the historical old Buddhist monastery which is located in the center of the village. Further, this Sherpa village also offers Chaang and salted Yak butter tea.
  • Day 07Bedding to Na(4185m)Today we will proceed with our trekking along the riverside trail to Na village. Heading towards the Na village we will get to witness pristine glacial lakes. Trekkers love to see the reflection of snow-peaked mountains and the surrounding environment in the tranquil water of those lakes. Situated just below the Tso Rolpa Glacier, we will cherish the mesmerizing views of Himalaya including Chobutse(6684), Chugimago(6259m), Yalung Ri(5630m).
  • Day 08Acclimatization DayIt is the day separated for acclimatization. We will stay at Na for acclimatization. Apart from taking the rest, if you are interested then we will go for an excursion to the Yalung La Pass. The awe-inspiring view of Ramdun peak ice fall and Tsho Rolpa Glacier makes your trip more exciting. Surrounded by the Himalayan Peaks and glaciers you will get astonished throughout your trip.
  • Day 09Na to Nyiduk Kongma(4750m)After the morning breakfast, we will continue our trek along the south bank. We will climb for a short time before crossing the disordered moraine area. After that, we will descend down to Nyiduk Kongma. Between the Tsho Rolpa and Trakarding Glacier, we will set our camp there.
  • Day 10Nyiduk Kongma Droluambau Glacier(5205m)The trail leads us to Trakading Glacier which is a huge rocky area that gives way to large sections of bluish ice time and again. Further trekking we will encounter the rocky spur beneath Dolumbau glacier from where we will be climbing up to the rocky face. The climb is arduous, however reaching up to the Droluambau Glacier, the views of abundant streams running off the glacier, falling rocks, and collapsing ice from the glacier is truly mindblowing.
  • Day 11Droluambau Glacier to Tashi Lapcha Camp(5460m) via Tashi Lapcha Pass(5755m)Today is the challenging day of our Rolwaling Trek with Tashi Lapcha. Trekking from Droluambau to Tashi Lapcha Pass is risky and steep. However, upon accomplishing the trek we will be rewarded with the marvelous views of Tengi Ragi Tau(6943m), Dragkar-Go(6793m), Bigphero-Go Shar(6729m) along with the backdrop views of several peaks towards and beyond the Tibetan border. Further trekking through the gentle slopes and moraines we will move towards the summit crossing the glacial areas. We will set our camp around 300m down the submit beyond the rocky section.
  • Day 12Tashi Lapcha Camp to Thame(3820m)Making our trek relatively easy today we will descend down to Thame. Just before getting into the small Sherpa village of Thame, we will explore the old monastery located on the hillside. This small Sherpa village is an important trade route for Tibetan traders and their Yak caravans. They use this route to trek across the Nangpa La(5716m) on the Tibetan border to Namche Bazar and beyond. Stay overnight at tented camp.
  • Day 13Thame to Namche Bazar(3440m) As the trail descends we will cross As the trail descends we will cross several villages and monasteries before entering the Namche Bazar. After passing through several villages we then follow the trails of Bhote Koshi River and finally reach the commercial hub of Namche Bazar. We will stay overnight at Namche Bazar.
  • Day 14Namche Bazar to Lukla(2800m)Today the trek continues along the Dudh Koshi River to reach Lukla where we will stay overnight.
  • Day 15Lukla to KathmanduOn this day we will take a scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Day 16International DepartureOur representative will drop you in the international terminal.