Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass
Destination
Nepal
  • Trip Grade
    Challenging 
  • Max Altitude
    5755 m
  • Group Size
    4 - 20 People 

Trip Overview

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is a beautiful journey that combines the glory of both Rolwaling valley and Khumbu region of Nepal. This exciting and challenging trek takes you to a remote location and lets you experience the beautiful views of Himalayas with the challenge of crossing high mountain pass. The wilderness that lies in the quaint mountains and remote trail is something that you will enjoy as you walk along the way to Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass.

The untouched and unexplored valleys of Rolwaling that lies beneath the Gaurishankar range is mystical. The classic combination of mountain views with alluring scenery, charming villages and tranquil mountain passes makes this place lively despite of its isolation. The panoramic views of mountains like Mt. Gauri Shankar, Dorje Lakpa, Mount Everest, Tso Rolpa Lake, etc. that this trek offers is splendid. The breath-taking beauty that lies in the waterfalls, glaciers and ancient monasteries adds to the splendour of this region. Many research has been made about a mysterious creature called Yeti and the researches has gone in vain however it is believed that a wild creature that looks like human i.e. Yeti lives in this region. The local people have reported about the Yeti many times.

Rolwaling valley is also considered as one of the hidden valleys in Himalayas. Lying between the snow-capped mountains on either side, the valley is a wild place burrowed in between quaint and majestic mountains. Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek starts with a drive to Shigatte from where we pass various villages like Jagat, Simigaun, and Donga to Beding. We open up to the valley of Rolwaling as we reach near the villages of Beding and Na.  We enjoy our days exploring the villages and walking all the way up to Yalung Base Camp. Leaving Na village, we ascend up to Tso Rolpa and then to Rolwaling glacier that lies just below the Rolwaling glacier. We further ascend to Tashi Lapcha Pass from where the views of mountains, passes and the mountainous landscape looks amazing. We further descend down our trail to Namche via Thame and make our way to Kathmandu via a flight from Lukla.

Therefore, Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek in overall is an exciting off the beaten trek that is strenuous that requires trekker with good fitness and endurance capacity. You can also customize your trek by adding any expedition experience to your normal trekking journey. For this, you have to bring your climbing equipment on your own. If you think you can endurance all the difficulties that nature can bring then join Nepal Hiking Team to taste the grandeur that Mother Nature beholds.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

Day 02: Preparation for trek and Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Sigatte (1020m/3345ft) Duration: 7-8 hrs

Day 04: Sigatte - Jagat (1250m/4100ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 05: Jagat - Simigaon (2025m/6643ft), 5-6 hrs

Day 06: Simigaon - Donga (2800m/9185ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 07: Donga - Beding (3690m/12105ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 08: Beding Rest and acclimatization day: Malung Kharka hike: 5-6 hrs

Day 09: Beding - Na (4185m/13750ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 10: Na Rest and acclimatization day – Yalung La hike: 4-5 hrs

Day 11: Na - Nyiduk Kongma (4750m/15582) Duration: 5-6hrs

Day 12: Nyiduk Kongma - Drolumbau Glacier (5205m/17075) Duration: 5 -6 hrs

Day 13: Drolumbau Glacier - Tashi Laptsa pass (5755m/18820ft) and decent to Camp at (5460m/17,912ft) Duration: 6 -7 hrs

Day 14: Camp - Thame (3805m/12482) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Day 15: Short and easy hike to Namche Bazar (3440m/11283ft)

Day 16: Relax and hike to Everest view hotel

Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) Duration: 7 hours

Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 19: Leisure Day

Day 20: Farewell

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Four nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu including tour guide, entry fees and vehicle
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) prepared by our expert cook
  • Twin sharing tented accommodation during the trek
  • An experience guide, required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment
  • Trekking equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, table with chairs, kitchen utensils, and other necessary equipment during the trek)
  • Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu including departure taz
  • Nepal Hiking Team duffle bag, down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
  • Nepal Hiking Team T - Shirt (yours to keep)
  • Safe drinking water, boiled/iodine tablets.
  • First aid medical kit bag
  • All necessary permits for trek
  • All government and local taxes
  • Office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa:
  • All cold drinks such as: alcoholic beverages, mineral water, Coke, Fanta, juice, etc.
  • Personal shopping and laundry, phone, internet bill etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for trekking crews

Cost & Dates

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.

Reviews

Hareth Alsaadi, Phillipines I went for Everest base camp trip by mid-Dec 2021. I was a little worried as I never went trekking in my entire life.. however, i did a lot of research and came across Nepal Hiking Team so I decided after much thought to go with them Initially, I was in contact with Ganga the CEO of the company... i was highly satisfied with his interaction and communication with me right from the beginning.. i had so many questions and concerns regarding the trip and he was able to guide me and answer me all my inquiries... the on-boarding process was smooth and easy.. when i arrived in Nepal I found everything ready starting from the person picking me up from the airport, the hotel, some equipment for the trek, full introductory meeting on what to expect from the journey, all ground transportation, and even before i left Nepal after the trek.. a PCR staff was provided and came to my hotel... As for my trekking guide Prakash. i am truly happy that i had him as my guide.. a very spectacular human being.. he was more than a guide.. he was a great companion as well.. he ensured that i was having a good time.. continuously shared his expertise of mountains, Sherpa people, and Nepalese culture.. he always went the extra mile to support me... even at days when it was tough for me to continue due to altitude sickness.. he encouraged me and inspired me not to give up on this lifetime journey.. he always puts health and safety first.. Despite all the challenges of Everest Base Camp trek.. but i am very glad i did it... and i did it with an excellent group of people.. Nepal Hiking Team.. i highly recommend them for anyone intends to go trekking in Nepal. Read this review on trip advisor (click here)
Peter, United States of America My friend and I recently spent 2 weeks in Nepal, guided by the Nepal Hiking Team. Our original trek was canceled by an international company,  and the Nepal Hiking Team stepped in flawlessly. Ganga answered all of our questions, had our safety as his top concern always, was flexible, and was gracious with his hospitality. From Kathmandu, Pokhara, to the various tea villages, all the way to ABC, our Nepal Hiking Team was phenomenal. Our guide Arjun and porter Prem were first class, helping us navigate and learn about the terrain, giving us sage advice, and also making sure we had a great time (thanks for the wine!). I felt truly connected with them and it was hard to leave! A massive thank you to the entire team. Let's summit one of those monsters together soon!
William Belue, USA Nepal Hiking was incredible starting with the airport pick up all the way to drop off at the end of the trip. I had a scenario in which the airline lost my luggage and NHT arrange for my boots to be delivered via helicopter. This alone speaks to the level of care they provide their clients. Our guide, Bal, was one of the most knowledgeable people I’ve had the opportunity to meet and his attention to detail truly made this experience for me. The accommodations, food, gear, etc all blew my expectations out of the water. If you are looking for a guided Nepal experience, please look no further. I met other trekkers along my journey who were paying more and receiving less. This trip was a surprise birthday present and I am already planning my next trip back. Read this review on TripAdvisor (Click Here)
Ahmed, USA Joined recently for an Everest Base Camp tour and it was simply spectacular! The team was well equipped with all logistics and planning and Ganga did a fantastic job with communication before and during the trip too. As for the trip itself, it far exceeded expectations as we got lucky with great clear weather and really enjoying our hiking. Our tour guide Bal was excellent as he had a lot of previous experience, very knowledgeable, friendly, and a fun person. The accommodations and food were good too. Overall I would highly recommend Nepal Hiking Team to others. Note: Read this review on Tripadvisor (Click here)  
Dave, USA Had a truly great time in the mountains with the Nepal Hiking Team. Arrived from the Pacific Northwest with my boomer mom to trek to Everest Base Camp. (Made it.) Our group included four other ladies who’d met in college and were reconnecting. Was tough going at times but the NHT crew led us well. Our guides and porters were professional, kind, generous, and attentive. Their work was difficult—carrying our extra stuff, monitoring our conditions as we gained altitude, maintaining morale if/when it flagged, teaching us about Nepali and Sherpa culture, and showing us the way—and they all performed legendarily. Ganga and Raj put a lot of thought into making our trek enjoyable. They took great care of my mom and were very proactive with those who faced any altitude-related issues. I’m no world traveler or experienced backpacker, but this trip felt particularly fun and special. It awakened in me a far greater curiosity for travel. The mountain experience—organized by Ganga and led by Raj and his team of guides and porters—will be a cherished memory. Our NHT crew were all good people. I enjoyed their company and guidance immensely. We fly home this evening from Kathmandu and I’m already excited to return with friends, family, or solo. I look forward to trekking with NHT, Ganga, and Raj again. Read this review on Tripadvisor.