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Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

Pic from Tashi Lapcha pass during Khumbu and ROlwaling trek

Overview

Trip Highlights:
  • Khumbu Rolwaling via Tashi Lapcha pass trek provides lifetime experience of moderate trekking and adventurous Himalayan pass Tashi Lapcha 5755m
  • Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek offers to explore world’s popular Khumbu valley by using less beaten and adventurous trekking trail.   
  • Generally, Khumbu Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha pass trek suits for adventure lovers who don’t want to use busy and rush trekking trail of Khumbu and want to have off the beaten as well as challenging trekking experience. 
Trip Introduction: 
Challenging and adventurous Tashi Lapcha Pass trekking in Everest and Rolwaling is a remote and less beaten trail to have awesome trekking experience, located west part of Everest Khumbu Valley. The trek offers mysterious landscapes, amazing mountain scenery, rich cultural villages as well as flora and fauna.  The trek also offers spectacular views of world’s highest Mt. Everest, Mt. Gauri Shankar and many other snowcapped peaks. 

Rolwaling and Tashi Lapcha pass trek journey with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition Team starts after a day drive from Kathmandu to Gangor Khola. We gradually gain altitude level day by day with safe acclimation days. The trail follows some adventurous glaciers, Mountain Lake Tsho Rolpa, follows the bank of Tama Koshi River, following the various villages such as Shimigaun, Beding, Na etc before crossing the Tashi Lapcha adventure.
 
Tashi Lapcha Pass 5755m is a challenging and technical pass located at the base of Parchamo Peak. Most of the time, the pass always have snow. Generally, we recommend this pass trekking for those peoples who have previous trekking experience. As the pass is quite technical, we always provide experienced trekking and climbing leader to make your adventure holiday successful. 

After crossing the Tashi Lapcha Pass, our journey leads to Khumbu valley via Thame. Safely descend walk to Namche Bazaar [Kingdom of Khumbu] and then Lukla to have a fly to Kathmandu from the wonderful memory of Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha pass trek with NGT.  

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1,345m/4411ft] and transfer to Hotel. 
Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Gongar Khola [1,350m/4428ft] via Jiri Charikot [7-8 hrs drive] 
Day 04: Trek to Simigaun [2,000m/6560ft] [4-5 hrs Trek]
Day 05: Trek to Dovan [2,850m/9348ft] [5-6 hrs Trek] 
Day 06: Trek to Beding [3,690m/12103ft] [5-6 hrs Trek] 
Day 07: Trek to Na Village [4,180m/13710ft] [3-4hrs Trek]
Day 08: Rest at Na Village for acclimatization and local hike.
Day 09: Trek to Kabuk at Tsho Rolpa Lake [4,560m/14956ft] [4-5 hrs Trek] 
Day 10: Trek to Drolambu Glacier [4880m/16006ft] [5-6 hrs Trek] 
Day 11: Trek to Tashi Lapcha Camp & Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass [5,755m/18876ft] [6-7 hrs Trek]
Day 12: Trek to Thyangbo Kharka[4320m/14169ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
Day 13: Trek to Namche Bazaar [3,450m/11316ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
Day 14: Trek to Lukla [2,800m/9184ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
Day 15: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 16: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 17: Transfer to International Airport for departure.

Note: The above itinerary outline can be easily tailor-made according to your preference, purpose of visit, and length of stay.  Contact us to customize this trip as per your requirement 

Additional Information

Accommodations: 
In our Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek we provide three star rated hotel accommodation in Kathmandu. In Kathmandu accommodation status can easily upgraded or degraded as per our client’s interest, preference or requirements. During the trekking days, your accommodation will be arranged in comfy tea house lodges and camping in tents where teahouse services are not available.  During the camping days, our crew will make sure that you are provided with best accommodation in camping tents with comfy sleeping bags and mattresses.

Meals:
We provide (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek and BB Plan in Kathmandu. Wide varieties of foods are made available in the menu Nepali, Continental, Tibetan, Indian, Italian etc when in Katmandu and in comfy teahouses. During the camping period, wide varieties of food are not available but our camping crew members will make sure that you are provided with healthy and hygienic food (breakfast, lunch and dinner). During the trekking days dinner and breakfast will be served at the same teahouses where overnights are spent. And en-route we make a short stop for lunch then continue trekking towards designated destination. 

Physical Conditions and Experience Required: 
Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is an adventurous trekking trip that demands ability to walk 6 to 7 hours per day in high altitudes carrying a light private bagpack. Trekking in harsh mountain trails we will be crossing Tashi Lapcha Pass at 5,755 meters. Hence high level of physical fitness is required for completing the whole trip. Mountaineering technical skills are not required for Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek. However previous camping and high altitude trekking is a merit for the trek. 

Best Season for Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek:
3 months in autumn (September, October & November) &  3 months in spring (March, April & May) These 6 months are considered best time for doing Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek. Favorable weather conditions for trekking and mesmerizing mountain views is how we can define the best trekking season. The trek can also be done during December, January and February. However weather conditions can vary a little. June, July and August is the monsoon season and is highly affected by rain.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1,345m/4411ft] and transfer to Hotel. 
Our airport arrival and departure representative will be at Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be transferred to hotel and our staff will help you until check-in procedure ends at Hotel. Either you can have rest at Hotel or visit NGT’s office. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition Team. 
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner.  

Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu
Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for a day sightseeing. 
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan 

Day 03: Drive to Gongar Khola [1,350m/4428ft] via Jiri Charikot [7-8 hrs drive] 
Today we take a drive leaving Kathmandu and head towards Gongor Khola. The scenic drive offers the view of the surrounding environment and the daily activities of the local people. The drive takes around eight hours to reach Gongor Khola - the starting point of the trek.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 04: Trek from Gongar Khola to Simigaun [2,000m/6560ft] [4-5 hrs Trek] 
From Gongor Khola we follow the trail that heads along the normal path before ascending and descending through the forest. We walk along the river bank and then cross the suspension bridge before climbing up a steep uphill that leads to the Sherpa village of Simigaun.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]
 
Day 05: Trek from Simigaun to Dovan [2,850m/9348ft] [5-6 hrs Trek] 
We follow our trail passing through more Sherpa villages, enjoying the magnificent views of Gaurishankar just above the Rolwaling Valley. The trails now head through a beautiful pine forest where we make a climb on to a rocky ridge. A gradual descend towards Rolwaling Khola leads us towards Dovan.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 06: Trek from Dovan to Beding [3,690m/12103ft] [5-6 hrs Trek] 
Continuing on our trail, today we walk along the bank of Rolwaling Khola. We walk through rhododendron and pines filled forest, enjoying the inspiring views of Gaurishankar. After crossing the suspension bridge we ascend to an open plain where the Sherpa village of Beding is situated.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 07: Trek from Beding to Na Village [4,180m/13710ft] [3-4hrs Trek] 
Today we have a short and easy trekking day. Following the trail we make an easy gradient through fir trees. As the valley becomes broader and flatter, we continue our trek to reach Na Village. Na is scattered village where there are plenty of tea houses and offers good camping options.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]
  
Day 08: Rest at Na Village for acclimatization and local hike.
We take a day rest at Na Village for acclimatization. Besides, Na provides a couple of good day hike options. We can head up the valley to a small kharka and follow the trail to Yalung Peak Base Camp which is five hours return trip. Or, we can climb to the end of Tsho Rolpa lake for the views of Kang Nachago above Na which takes four hours for return trip.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 09: Trek to Kabuk at Tsho Rolpa Lake [4,560m/14956ft] [4-5 hrs Trek] 
We start our trek by climbing a decent gradient to a bridge over the Tsho Rolpa outflow. We follow the main trail that ascends an ablation valley to the south. Along the trail we pass through Chhukyima where there are couple of tea shops that are run by locals of Na Village. Continuing on our route, we trek towards the end of the valley and climb a steep uphill for a magnificent view of the lake and surrounding peaks. A gradual descent from there leads us to Kabuk.
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 10: Trek to Drolambu Glacier [4880m/16006ft] [5-6 hrs Trek] 
We start early today because our trail leads through the crossing of the glacier which is best before the sun gets stronger. We cross the plateau to the further eastern corner above the glacier before descending a loose earth trail towards the southern edge of Trakarding Glacier. From here the trail climbs up to reach the northern side of the glacier. Once on the north side, we follow the trail that leads to the snout of Drolambu Glacier.
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 11: Trek to Tashi Lapcha Camp & Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass [5,755m/18876ft] [6-7 hrs Trek]
We make an early start for the crossing of the challenging Tashi Lapcha Pass. Following the trail that goes over the glacier, we climb a natural ramp that heads for the crossing of the pass. The pass is a rocky ridge often snow covered and icy. We have magnificent views of surrounding peaks from the top of the pass. From the top of the pass the high camp is beneath an overhanging rock-face about 100 m down from the summit.
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 12: Trek to Thyangbo Kharka[4320m/14169ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
The trail descends down rocky slopes to the campsite of Ngole. From there we continue to descend vigorously down to reach Thyangbo Kharka. Thyanga Kharka has a few tea houses and good camping sites. 
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 13: Trek from Thyangbo Kharka to Namche Bazaar [3,450m/11316ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
From Thyangbo Kharka we follow an easy two-hour trail towards Thame. From Thame we walk the trail along Bhote-Khosi River. Descending gently towards Phunki Tenga, we continue on our route by crossing a bridge over Dudh Koshi. Passing through several villages and teahouses along the route finally reaches Namche Bazaar - The Sherpa Capital.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 14: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla [2,800m/9184ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]
The last day of our trek leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote- Koshi River. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring us to Lukla for our overnight stay.
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 15: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
We take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Enjoy the scenic mountain flight after the wonderful trekking experience with Nepal Guide Treks.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan 

Day 16: Free day in Kathmandu 
You would surely like to see as much of Kathmandu as possible. An early start is practical to visit the temples of Kathmandu. Also, walking around the shopping area of Thamel is worth spending quality time at Kathmandu. We will have a final meal together in the evening.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: BB Plan + Farewell Dinner

Day 17: Transfer to International Airport for departure.
Our representative will drop you at the International Airport as per your flight schedule.

Date & Price

The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

Check our assured departure schedules given bellow:

Start Date End Date Price in USD Availability Booking
November 25, 2017 December 11, 2017 $ 2498 OPEN Book Now !
March 3, 2018 March 19, 2018 $ 2498 OPEN Book Now !
March 17, 2018 April 2, 2018 $ 2498 OPEN Book Now !
March 26, 2018 April 11, 2018 $ 2498 OPEN Book Now !
April 5, 2018 April 21, 2018 $ 2498 OPEN Book Now !
April 12, 2018 April 28, 2018 $ 2498 OPEN Book Now !
April 20, 2018 May 6, 2018 $ 2498 OPEN Book Now !
May 4, 2018 May 20, 2018 $ 2498 OPEN Book Now !

Avabillity Options

OPEN: This date is available and open for bookings. Go for it!

GUARANTEED: Guaranteed departure. Seat Available.

LIMITED: Guaranteed departure, Limited seat. You can send booking request for availability.

FULL:This date is currently unavailable. Please contact us if you are interested in traveling on this date.

Your Program Duration = 17 Days

All the Prices are in USD Per Person basis.

Service includes

  • Airport Arrival and transfer to Hotel
  • 4 nights ‘Day 01, 02 & Day 16, 17” stay in Kathmandu with BB Plan
  • All land transportation by private vehicle
  • Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu including Private Vehicle, all entry fees & experienced city guide 
  • All meals [B/F, Lunch & Dinner] During Trekking period 
  • Tea House Lodges & Camping Accommodation during Trekking
  • Sagarmatha National Park Fee & TIMS [Trekkers Information Management System] fee. 
  • Gauri Shankar Conservation Fee & all necessary permits for Himalayan Passes 
  • Highly experienced Sherpa Guide for this technical pass trek 
  • Required Number of Porters
  • Lukla – Kathmandu flight Tickets   
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary & Insurance.
  • General First aid Kids 
  • All tax, vats and necessary paper works
  • Airport Drop

Service does not includes

  • Personal nature expenses
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks
  • Rescue & Evacuation
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff

Useful Info

Accommodations: 
In our Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek we provide three star rated hotel accommodation in Kathmandu. In Kathmandu accommodation status can easily upgraded or degraded as per our client’s interest, preference or requirements. During the trekking days, your accommodation will be arranged in comfy tea house lodges and camping in tents where teahouse services are not available.  During the camping days, our crew will make sure that you are provided with best accommodation in camping tents with comfy sleeping bags and mattresses.

Meals:
We provide (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek and BB Plan in Kathmandu. Wide varieties of foods are made available in the menu Nepali, Continental, Tibetan, Indian, Italian etc when in Katmandu and in comfy teahouses. During the camping period, wide varieties of food are not available but our camping crew members will make sure that you are provided with healthy and hygienic food (breakfast, lunch and dinner). During the trekking days dinner and breakfast will be served at the same teahouses where overnights are spent. And en-route we make a short stop for lunch then continue trekking towards designated destination. 

Physical Conditions and Experience Required: 
Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is an adventurous trekking trip that demands ability to walk 6 to 7 hours per day in high altitudes carrying a light private bagpack. Trekking in harsh mountain trails we will be crossing Tashi Lapcha Pass at 5,755 meters. Hence high level of physical fitness is required for completing the whole trip. Mountaineering technical skills are not required for Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek. However previous camping and high altitude trekking is a merit for the trek. 

Best Season for Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek:
3 months in autumn (September, October & November) &  3 months in spring (March, April & May) These 6 months are considered best time for doing Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek. Favorable weather conditions for trekking and mesmerizing mountain views is how we can define the best trekking season. The trek can also be done during December, January and February. However weather conditions can vary a little. June, July and August is the monsoon season and is highly affected by rain.

Reviews

Awesome Rolwaling Trek wow!!!

It was my fourth trek to Nepal with Nepal Guide. Before this trip, I trekked Annapurna Base Camp, Everest Base Camp and Dhauagiri Circuit Trek. I was seeking for quite challenging trek so Nepal Guide recommended me to do Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek. First I was afraid, but our guide and porters was experienced, they worked very well to make our trip successful. 
Daniel and Alex from Austria 


Challenging Trek with Best Guide

Beautiful scenery, adventurous pass, amazing landscape, great peoples, experienced guide, wonderful flight, price affordable company “Nepal Guide Treks” – we gained lifetime achievement wow wow!!!!!
We will surely return Nepal again and again gonna miss you all Nepalese people 
Thank you so much Nepal Guide Team 
Marco and Tom from Switzerland  


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