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Rolwaling Trekking

Rolwaling trekking Fact
  • Trip Code : HST-OF-18
  • Trek Start from : Barabise
  • Trek End at : Lukla
  • Grade : Moderate/Difficult
  • Trek start Elevation : - m.
  • Highest Elevation : 5755 m.
  • Group Size : Minimum 2 People
  • Best time : September, October, November, December, February, March, April
  • Mode of Trek : Tent
  • Trek Duration : 22 days

Rolwaling trekking you will get an opportunity to be in Rolwaling as well as Khumbu region. These are two famous mountain regions of eastern Nepal. Rolwaling trekking offers Romantic Mountain views, diverse flora and fauna and rich local cultures. One feature of Rolwaling trekking is it requires a good walking experience and a good physical form because here trekkers have to cross adventurous 5755m mountain pass called Tashi Lapcha. The cross of this high pass provides truly wilderness off the beaten path travel experience. In the past this trekking was only allowed for members of expedition group. Now it is opened for all people. Another attraction of Rolwaling trekking is enchanting Rolwaling valley. The small Sherpa villages of Beding and Na in this valley provide experience of unique and traditional Sherpa culture. Trekkers discover dense forests and lots of waterfalls when walking through this valley. While proceeding to Tashi Lapcha pass trekkers see the great view of Mt Gauri Shanker (7146m). This mountain was also once thought to the highest mountain in the world. People believe highly celebrated and mysterious animal yeti has made his home around Mt Gaurishanker. But entire research expeditions have so far unsuccessfully attempted to find him. After passing Tashi Lepcha you will arrive to Khumbu region and do trekking few days. You finish your trekking at Lukla. From Lukla you fly back to Kathmandu.

Rolwaling Trekking Highlights

  1. Great view of Gauri Shankar, Everest(8848m), Makalu(8463m), Nuptse (7896m), Amadablam (6812m). Thamserku (6800m), Kusum Kangru( 6369m), Island Peak (6189m) other high mountains.
  2. Adventurous high pass Tashi Lapcha (5755m)
  3. Walking through the steep terraces and dense forest
  4. Beautiful Sherpa villages Beding and Na with unique life style and culture
  5. Many stunning glaciers and ice falls
  6. Diverse Himalayan flora and fauna.

Rolwaling Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Upon arrival in Kathmandu international airport, transfer to the hotel. Orientation of the trip. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Drive to Barabise. O /n at camp.

Day 03: Barabise to Dolangsa (2400m). O /n in camp.

Day 04: Dolangsa to Yarsa (3050m). O /n n camp.

Day 05: Yarsa to Loding (1750m). O /n in camp.

Day 06: Loding to Chayarsa (2000m). O /n in camp.

Day 07: Chayarsa to Manthale (1100m). O /n in camp.

Day 08: Manthale to Simigaon(2100m). O /n in camp.

Day 09: Simigaon to Gyalche (2800m). O /n in camp.

Day 10: Gyalche to Donga (3680m). O /n in camp.

Day 11: Full day in Donga for acclimatization. O /n in camp.

Day 12: Donga to Na via Beding Trek (4200m). O /n in camp.

Day 13: Na to Tsho Rolpa (4500m). O /n in camp.

Day 14: Tsho Rolpa to Tashilapcha Phedi. O /n in camp.

Day 15: Full day in Tashilapcha Phedi for rest and acclimatization. O /n in camp.

Day 16: Tashilapcha Phedi  to Tashilapche cross. O /n in camp.

Day 17: Tashilapche cross to Thyangbo Kharka the First village on Everest region. O /n in camp.

Day 18: Thyangbo Kharka  to Thame. O /n in camp.

Day 19: Thame to Monjo via  Namche bazaar. O /n in camp.

Day 20: Monjo to Lukla. O/n at hotel in Lukla.

Day 21: Fly back to Katmandu. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 22: Transfer to Kathmandu International airport for your onward journey.

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Note: The above itinerary can be customized according to your preferences. If you want to make any changes please write here.

A typical trekking day on a Camping:

A typical trekking day means hiking from morning to afternoon only. Each morning after packing bags and having a good breakfast, we set off on the day’s walk. All we need to carry is a small day pack containing water bottle, sun cream, hat, raincoat, camera and warm jumper just case. Rest of your materials will carry by porters. You just need to pack your belongings before the breakfast. The walk will be 3-4 hours in the morning until for lunch in midday. The lunch will be prepared in the grassland beside the Trail. In between your get sufficient time to roaming with villagers, take photographs and enjoy the flora and fauna. After that walk will gradually shorter. We usually reach camping spot in time for afternoon tea but this is not a fixed schedule. But evening camp will set near village area.  Remaining period of afternoon can be spent by exploring the village or simply relaxing with a good book. Local food will provide at dinner by cook and kitchen crew and they were fully aware of food hygiene and green travel.

After dinner, the evening will often be spent playing cards and reliving the day’s adventures or writing diary if you habitual of it before heading off to bed for well-earned sleep.

Essential Trek Info


Overnight at tent during trekking

While in camping trekking we provide you private medium size of tent which is enough for two people. Although you'll be sleeping on foam mattresses placed on the ground, we are fully conscious of well earn sleep while camping cause hiking up to 5/6 hrs per day need peaceful sleep. So we select tent according to size of person so that s/he have enough space for sleep.

Meal during the camping Trekking

In camping trekking you will have breakfast and dinner in the tent. Lunch will be taken at the trail side at camp site. The camping chef will prepare meal for you. You will serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice and lentis) local vegetable, noodles, French fries, pasta, soup as well as variety of combination of western and local cuisine. We assure that foods are fully hygiene, tasty meal and kitchen crew is fully aware of general cleanliness and personal hygiene.

Safety drinking water in camping

We suggest you to drink boiled filter water. For boiled water ask to guide or camping crew or bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water available in the camp site. Although mineral water is available in most places which is better choice and there is no provision to dispose of the plastic bottles, but we encourage the guest to do what they can protect the environment.

Shower and toilet facilities in camping trekking

In camping trekking toilets tent is usually we fix nearby camp site. You suggest having your own toilets paper during whole trekking period. Hot shower means a bucket of hot water only but availability of hot water can ask to your guide or camping crew. For ecological reasons please try to limit your use of hot water. For shower we will provide you shower tent. Please not that at higher altitude and in colder seasons there is rare chance to have enough hot water for all the trekkers. If the water is frozen then ask your guide to get warm bowl of water.

Re charge and Electrical items in camping

We highly recommend you to bring Solar panel by yourself for batteries re-charge. Normally we will set the camp nearby village. In some village you can recharge your batteries with electricity or solar power sources. In Nepal 220 - 240 volt 50 MHZ (50 cycles per second) power is supplied. Just need to have a plug adaptor in case of socket fitting, which you can buy in Kathmandu before the trip since the plug in Nepal might be different. You might have to pay small amount fee for recharging facilities.

Trekking Team (Guide, Porter)

We offer you an experienced trekking guide. He is in charge of your overall trekking. This is the person you should go to with all problems, concerns and questions. He is well trained in all aspects of trekking, high altitude medicine, first aid and emergency procedure. More

Equipment

We suggest you to bring following equipment when you come to Nepal for trekking. The list can be adjusted according to your needs, name of trekking and time of your trekking. More

Weather & climate

Weather and climate varies as per season in Nepal. Autumn (mid-September to end-November)
Autumn is the most popular time to trek. During this time, the weather is clear with mild to warm days and cold nights. However, in the higher altitude, the nights drop into freezing temperature. More

Risk & Liabilities

We are committed to providing the best services which will give you a once in a life time journey in this connection, we perform our duties honestly and seriously to make your journey very smooth and pleasant.More

Health & Veccinations

For trekking Nepal you don't need to be a mountaineer with rippling muscles. If you are reasonably fit, have a spirit of mountain journey and like walking, you are always qualified for any trekking in Nepal. You do not need any previous experience. More

Passport and Visa

All foreign nationals, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Nepalese visa can be obtained from Nepalese Embassy or consulate in your home country or it can also be obtained at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu upon your arrival. More

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