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Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek (High Glacier Lake In Rolwaling Valley)

4.8 (51)
Rolwaling Region
20+ booked
17 days
Highest Elevation
4,540m / 14,895ft
0 yrs

Tour Overview

The Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek is a challenging yet rewarding adventure that takes you deep into the heart of the remote Rolwaling Valley in Nepal. The highlight of the trek is the stunning Tsho Rolpa Lake, a high-altitude glacier lake surrounded by snow-capped peaks, including the towering Gauri Shankar Mountain. This trek is ideal for those seeking a unique and off-the-beaten-path trekking experience that combines breathtaking natural beauty with fascinating cultural encounters.

The trek begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dolakha, followed by several days of trekking through dense forests, terraced fields, and remote villages. Along the way, you'll encounter friendly locals and witness their traditional way of life. The trail gradually ascends towards Tsho Rolpa Lake, passing through rugged mountain terrain and breathtaking landscapes. You'll cross high mountain passes, including the challenging Daldung-La Pass, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

At Tsho Rolpa Lake, you'll have ample time to explore the area and take in the spectacular views. You can hike around the lake, climb to higher viewpoints, or simply relax and soak in the serene atmosphere. The lake's pristine waters are surrounded by high glacier walls, which make for a truly unforgettable sight. Overall, the Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek is a must-do for adventure seekers and nature lovers who want to experience the raw beauty of Nepal's mountain wilderness.



Tour Highlights

  • Visiting the historical Dolakha Bazaar and the picturesque village of Beding with its beautiful scenery.
  • Enjoying stunning views of terraced farmlands
  • Encountering the Sherpa people and immersing in their unique traditional culture
  • Discovering the beauty of Tsho Rolpa Ice Lake
  • Being awed by the panoramic snow-covered peaks of the soaring Himalayas


Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu
Your Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek begins with your arrival in the vibrant city of Kathmandu. After a warm welcome, you'll be transferred to your hotel, where you can unwind and prepare for the adventure ahead.
Day 2: Drive From Kathmandu To Dolakha (1660m)
The journey starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dolakha, a picturesque town nestled in the mountains. You'll be introduced to the beautiful landscapes of Nepal along the way.
Day 3: Trek From Dolakha To Singati (950m)
Your trek officially commences as you leave Dolakha behind and follow the trail to Singati. The trek takes you through lush forests and offers a taste of rural life in the region.
Day 4: Trek From Singati To Jagat (1440m)
Today's journey leads you to Jagat, a charming village surrounded by rolling hills and friendly locals. The trek offers serene landscapes and a glimpse into the traditional way of life.
Day 5: Trek From Jagat To Simigaon (2020m)
As you continue your trek, you'll pass through picturesque villages and enjoy breathtaking mountain views. Simigaon welcomes you with its warm hospitality and stunning natural beauty.
Day 6: Trek From Simigaon To Daldung-La (3976m)
Your trek takes you higher into the mountains as you ascend to Daldung-La. The altitude change is noticeable, and the trail offers panoramic vistas of the surrounding peaks.
Day 7: Trek From Daldung La To Beding (3690m)
Today's journey leads you to Beding, a remote village perched in the high-altitude valleys. The rugged terrain and traditional houses add to the charm of this hidden gem.
Day 8: Trek From Beding To Na (4180m)
Your trek continues as you make your way to Na, a village nestled amidst the towering peaks of the Rolwaling Valley. The mountain scenery becomes increasingly impressive.
Day 9: Trek From Na To Tsho Rolpa Lake (4540m)
The highlight of your trek, today's journey takes you to the high glacial Tsho Rolpa Lake. The pristine beauty of the lake and the surrounding glaciers is a sight to behold.
Day 10: Exploring The High Glacial Tsho Rolpa Lake
A day to explore and immerse yourself in the natural wonder of Tsho Rolpa Lake. You can hike around the lake, enjoy the serenity of the glacial environment, and take in the breathtaking views.
Day 11: Trek From Tsho Rolpa Lake To Beding (3690m)
Leaving the high-altitude beauty behind, you'll trek back to Beding, where you can reminisce about your time at the glacial lake and enjoy the warmth of the village.
Day 12: Trek From Beding To Shakpa (2250m)
As you descend from the higher altitudes, you'll trek to Shakpa, offering a change in scenery and a chance to interact with the local communities.
Day 13: Trek From Shakpa To Manthali (1070m)
Your journey continues as you make your way to Manthali, a town nestled in the lower valleys. The landscape transforms as you descend.
Day 14: Trek From Manthali To Pikhuti (920m)
Today's trek takes you through charming villages and offers a glimpse into the rural lifestyle of the region. Pikhuti is your destination for the day.
Day 15: Trek From Pikhuti To Dolakha (1660m)
As you near the end of your trek, you'll return to Dolakha, where your journey began. It's a time to reflect on your adventure and the incredible landscapes you've encountered.
Day 16: Drive From Dolakha To Kathmandu And Transfer To Your Hotel
A scenic drive brings you back to Kathmandu, offering time to relive your trekking experiences while enjoying the landscapes of rural Nepal. You'll return to your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 17: Depart From Kathmandu International Airport
As your Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek comes to an end, you'll bid farewell to Nepal, carrying cherished memories of your adventure. Depart from the Tribhuvan International Airport, taking with you the spirit of exploration and the stunning natural beauty of the Rolwaling Valley in your heart.

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