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Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

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Rolwaling Region
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Duration
18 days
Highest Elevation
5,755m / 18,881ft
Ages
0 yrs
Season
Spring/Autumn

Tour Overview

The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trek is a challenging and adventurous trek in the Himalayas of Nepal. The trek takes you through the beautiful and remote Rolwaling Valley, which is home to stunning mountain landscapes, remote villages, and rich Sherpa culture.

The trek starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dolakha, where you begin your journey on foot. You will pass through beautiful rhododendron forests, cross rivers, and hike through remote valleys as you make your way towards the high altitude Tashi Lapcha Pass (5,755m). The Tashi Lapcha Pass is a challenging and technical climb, but the reward is spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, including Everest, Cho Oyu, and Gauri Shankar. After crossing the pass, you will descend into the Thame Valley and make your way to Namche Bazaar, the bustling Sherpa town in the heart of the Everest region. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to explore traditional Sherpa villages, visit ancient monasteries, and experience the unique culture and hospitality of the local people. The trek requires a good level of fitness, experience with high altitude trekking, and the ability to navigate difficult terrain.

Overall, the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trek is a unique and rewarding trek that offers stunning mountain landscapes, rich cultural experiences, and the chance to challenge yourself in the high altitude wilderness of Nepal.

Tour Highlights

  • The unique Tibetan culture and tradition of the local people.
  • The beautiful Tsho Rolpa Lake.
  • High and challenging passes that offer a unique adventure.
  • Breathtaking landscapes that showcase pristine glaciers.
  • Beautiful mountain scenery, which includes the Gaurishankar and Everest Range.
  • Ancient monasteries such as the Nunnery Gompa.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive In Kathmandu
Your adventure begins as you land in Kathmandu, a city of vibrant energy and cultural treasures. The anticipation of the journey ahead fills the air as you step into Nepal.
Day 2: Take A Scenic Drive To Gonggar Via Dolakha (1660m) And Trek To Simigaon (2020m)
Leaving the urban hustle behind, you embark on a scenic drive to Gonggar via Dolakha. The transition from city to countryside is palpable. Your trek begins from Simigaon, surrounded by picturesque landscapes.
Day 3: Trek From Simigaon To Daldung La (3976m)
The trail leads you to Daldung La, offering stunning panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. The gradual ascent introduces you to the rhythm of trekking, as you immerse yourself in nature.
Day 4: Trek From Daldung La To Beding (3690m)
Your journey continues as you make your way to Beding, a village that feels like a world apart. The landscapes and the remoteness of the area create a unique sense of adventure.
Day 5: Enjoy A Day Of Exploration
Today is dedicated to exploration, allowing you to connect with the local culture and natural beauty. The slower pace of the day provides opportunities for meaningful interactions.
Day 6: Trek From Beding To Na (4180m)
As you trek to Na, the landscapes become more rugged, and the towering peaks surround you. The sense of being amidst the mountains is exhilarating.
Day 7: Take An Acclimatization Day To Hike To Ramdung Go (5930m) And Yalung Glacier
An acclimatization day presents the opportunity to venture to Ramdung Go and Yalung Glacier. The high-altitude experience and the breathtaking views contribute to your acclimatization process.
Day 8: Trek From Na To Tsho Rolpa Lake (4540m)
Today's trail leads you to Tsho Rolpa Lake, a pristine alpine jewel. The glacial lake is a sight to behold, surrounded by the grandeur of the Himalayas.
Day 9: Trek From Tsho Rolpa Lake To Trakarding Glacier (4800m)
The landscapes evolve as you trek to Trakarding Glacier. The raw beauty of the surroundings and the glacial landscapes create a surreal atmosphere.
Day 10: Trek From Trakarding Glacier To Tashi Labcha Phedi (5755m)
The ascent takes you to Tashi Labcha Phedi, nestled at a high altitude. The anticipation of crossing the pass adds an element of challenge and excitement to your journey.
Day 11: Trek From Tashi Labcha Phedi To Tashi Camp (5200m) Via Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m)
A defining day arrives as you cross Tashi Lapcha Pass, an achievement that rewards you with unparalleled views. The descent to Tashi Camp is accompanied by a sense of accomplishment.
Day 12: Trek From Tashi Labcha Camp To Thyangbo (4350m)
As you descend, the landscapes transform, and the sense of being amidst the mountains remains strong. Thyangbo welcomes you with its tranquility and beauty.
Day 13: Trek From Thyangbo To Thame (3820m)
Your journey takes you to Thame, a village imbued with Tibetan culture and traditions. The sense of entering a different world adds depth to your trek.
Day 14: Trek From Thame To Namche Bazaar (3440m)
The familiar path takes you to Namche Bazaar, a bustling hub in the Khumbu region. The blend of cultures and the vibrant atmosphere offer a unique experience.
Day 15: Trek From Namche To Lukla (2840m)
The descent continues as you make your way to Lukla. The journey back to the starting point is marked by a sense of completion and the memories of the mountains.
Day 16: Take A Flight From Lukla To Kathmandu And Transfer To Your Hotel
A scenic flight brings you back to Kathmandu, where the city's contrasts are stark after the mountainous landscapes. The city's energy envelops you once again.
Day 17: Keep A Reserve Day For Possible Flight Cancellation From Lukla To Kathmandu Due To Bad Weather, Overnight In The Hotel
Today is kept as a reserve day, acknowledging the unpredictability of mountain weather. The extra day provides flexibility in case of flight cancellations.
Day 18: Depart From Kathmandu International Airport

As your Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek comes to an end, head to Kathmandu International Airport for your departure. Reflect on the incredible landscapes and experiences, carrying with you the memories of this challenging and rewarding adventure in the heart of the Himalayas. Depart with a sense of accomplishment and the beauty of Nepal etched in your memories.

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