The Rolwaling valley trek is unique of the spirited backwoods trek of Nepal. This trek starts from Dolakha, near Charikot, an eight-hour drive from Kathmandu. And it delivers an involvement the aloofness of this region, idealistic mountain views, varied flora and fauna and rich local values. This hike needs a good ambulatory practice and a good bodily form. There is the technical route in Tashi Lepcha Pass. One should have a summits mounting permit for this way.
Rolwalling trekking region lies in the west of Everest and close the Tibetan border, offers an attractive experience which flinches from Barabise, passes Tinsang la pass and descends Bigu Gomba which is communities of Buddhist nuns. The track inclines Bhotekosi River and goes into the Rollwaling valley, one of the most remote, secretive, and enthralling places in the Rolwaling trekking.
The terrestrial is full of the stories of the yeti, the mysterious snowman in the world and it is the place where some hikers arranged an expedition to hunt yetis in the previous. Bedding is the last permanent settlement & Na Gaun which is only the summer settlement, is the highest altitude reached in the trek. From the village of Na (4,183m) the trail ascends through the grass-covered valley to Tso Rolpa then traversing the moraine on the north side of the valley onto the snout of the Tram Bau Glacier, which feeds the Rolwaling river. The route up Pachhermo peak 6,273m is highly clefts. In Sherpa Language Biku means “Seed”. There is Sherpa village. View of Gaurishankar (7,145m), Melungtse (7,181m), other mountains, a good site; the village of Beding (3,690m) and monastery, the village of Na (4,183m); Tso Rolpa lake are the main attractions of Rolwaling trekking tour.
Destination : Rolwaling Valley Trek
Group Size : Min = 02
Minimum altitude : 1400 m.
Maximum altitude : 5755 m.
Grade : Strenuous
Season : Spring and Autumn
Accommodation : Lodge/ Hotel, Tea house
Duration : 19 Days.
Entry : Kathmandu
Exit : Kathmandu
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof shell pants
Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags-for keeping items dry insidetrekbag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash.
Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, our trip guide will take to for historical shrines sightseeing in Kathmandu valley such as Boudhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, it is one of the major Buddhist monuments in the world, where we perceive Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries nearby the stupa than visit Pashupatinath temple: the most famed Hindu temple in the country, positioned on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you grasp Hindu holy men (sadhus) pondering, pilgrims bathing and sporadically funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu Durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple, Goddes Kumari, the fable of Kathmandu valley and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at Kathmandu in Hotel.
Early breakfast, then travel by guide towards Charikot a hill town with panoramic view of Mt. Gaurishanker, Melungatse and added high snowcapped mountain range. The road is improving in recent years.
This is an interesting drive through the foothills of the Himalaya. An interesting drive from Kathmandu, the drive permits through many rural villages and town, with the occasional view of the mountains.
Work over strewn villages and terraces. The trail is very well defined and used by porters and shepherds.
Walking through a Bhote Koshi river, pass a fir communities and villages working through a forest give you a chance to see a Gauri Shankar Himal (7145m). You pass through rice terraced. There are small villages on your way which are inhabited by a mixed community. Several times, you cross the jungles shielded by orchid, few rhododendron trees and wild vegetation.
The first part of your trails follows normally flat path, then it rises and inclines through the jungle. Numerous places, you need to pass through postponement bridge. There are numerous villages on your way. You can find small teashops and local shops at some of the places. Steeply climb up to Simigaon, a village colonized by Buddhist and few Hindus.
From here trek to the Rolwaling valley, Working Through a stunning rhododendron forest; the path progressively climbs towards Gyalche. Ultimately, we descend back down to the river and begin the campsite on the Rolwaling Khola.
The trek now ascends uphill through different varieties of plants and Rhododendron trees. You trek over the suspension bridges over the deep gorges in few places making the trek even more enchanting. You finally reach Beding which is a big Sherpa village.
From this mountain village the preceding enduring settlements for many days till Thame and Namche Bazaar in Khumbu of Everest area, as the walking progress you can feel the increasing altitude and the cold chill from the surrounding high mountains.
Today a short walking of 3-4 hours ensuring the Rolwaling River, taking slowly on these high-altitude landscapes with its beautiful views of the surrounding high mountains and valleys. Na valley opens out glaciated U-shape. On reaching to overnight camp at Na which is a sprinkled village and a temporary settlement of the villagers of Bedings people, it is a summer cropping meadow and potatoes are grown. There is an unevenly built monastery here.
Na rest day and acclimatization day, Outing towards Yalung Pass and glacier views overnight at Homestay.
Above Na Gaun, the trail wanders up to a high lake named Thso Rolpa (4540m) and up to the side moraines of the Rolwaling glacier.
From camp the path crosses the moraine above north side from the lake, enduring right along the moraine, occasionally passing rocks overhangs, as the gait follows high slopes above the glacier to avoid the lower section, but additional up we have to trek along the centre on the solid rocky glacier to our camp below the Drolambu ice-fall.. Around this section, there is some threat sometime of rock falls. The middle moraine providing a route up the glacier, we then stop for the overnight on finding a suitable campsite where the glacier flattens out, here we will be bounded by superb high mountain scenery in this wild and impressive place.
The Teshi Lapcha La goes through these mountains by the foot slopes of Patchamo. The descent on the other side is steep and very rough through rock fields.
From this camp in the Khumbu area, walk follows east the trail from here is well noticeable and remains its long lineage down the upper reaches of the Thame Khola to Thengpo, with admirable views of Mt.Ama Dablam, Mt.Makalu and Lumding Himal above the Thame Khola, after an hour or more inward at dozen or so Sheppard’s huts that makes this place Thengpo with wide pasture field, two hours of gradual descend will bring to the end of walk at Thame Village and our first hint of trekkers civilization since Beding. There is a very old interesting Monastery at the upper end of the village. At Thame, the old trade route over the Nangpa-La into Tibet branches north follows another Bhote Koshi, which joins the Dudh Kosi further down.
Today it is an enjoyable walk to Namche Bazaar, a fascinating rich Sherpa town-village and a significant trading centre for a weekly Saturday Market, fresh foodstuffs are brought up from lower villages to barter or sell. An enjoyable walk through the green forest brings at Namche Bazaar after 3-4 hours trek.
The descent from Namche to the Dudh Koshi can be the firmest stage of the entire trek. The trail descends over the ridge past rocky cliffs and scattered pines to the tiny village of Toktok. The trail drops steeply and runs level throughout the day.Enjoying the lush greenery around and passing through the unbelievable mountain scenery and local Sherpa village arrival in Lukla. You’ll have time to stroll around the local areas.
As per the flight time, (sometimes the flight delays due to bad weather and other technical reason). Check-in for the scenic flight to Kathmandu with panoramic views of high mountains during 30 minutes flight.
It’s is a free day in Kathmandu valley. You are welcome to have some shop and enjoy the local streets and life of people. You can have a reduce walk the streets and view the normal living of Nepalese. Also, you can buy some memories and gifts for back to your home. Full day leisure can be accompanied by some performing and sound time in the hotel.
Today is free or last-minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you’ll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.