- Trekking in Rolwaling Valley
- Simple and easy trek suitable for beginners
- Rolwaling Valley, ethnic group’s village, Hindu and Buddhist Culture, and Himalayan View
- Overnight in eco-lodge and homestays
- Sightseeing in UNESCO World Heritage Sites
At a glance
Rolwaling Trek is a section of the Himalaya in east–central Nepal along the Tibet border. Rolwaling trek includes Melungtse 7,181 m and Melungtse II 7,023 m inside Tibet and Gauri Shankar 7,134 m on the Nepal border with some 50 additional peaks over 6,000 m, all widen from the Nangpa La pass where the Mahalangur part initiate, southwest to the Tamakosi River. The Labuche Himal section increase beyond the Tamakosi to the northwest. Rolwaling Himal is circumscribed on the south by the Rolwaling Valley which includes several small villages, and Beding the main town in the area. Access to the valley and the mountains of the range is made on foot through an established trail system starting at Charikot 80 km east of Kathmandu. A western-style trek from Charikot to Beding will normally take seven to ten days. The Rolwaling trek is one of the most difficult treks in Nepal and requires technical climbing experience and a well-equipped and experienced.
Rolwaling trek is about three weeks and very strenuous, so you have to be under the close guidance of the Namaste Treks & Expedition. Furthermore, The views of the mountain range are vibrant and upgrade with the spectacular views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam, Khumbila, Thamserku, Kwangde Ri, Kusum Kanguru, Gauri Shankar, Kangtenga, Ramdung, Yalung Ri, Pharchamo and other Himalayan ranges. Moreover, this trekking would be very excellent and you will explore the off the beaten trail of Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
In accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to extend a warm welcome to you in our beautiful country for the beautiful trip. After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section, we will lead you to our vehicle to drop you off in our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure, you will be on your own and you can do whatever you want to do for refreshment. But we definitely will be happy to guide you around the city. We will do sight-seeing around Katmandu valley. The vacation spot for sightseeing consist of Swoyambhunath – the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square – to see the temple of Living Goddess and different medieval architectural wonders, Pashupatinath – to immerse into Hindu loss of life rites on the financial institution of a holy river, and Boudhanath – a large Buddhist shrine regarded as the largest in the world.
Day 02: Drive to Dolakha
After the morning breakfast, we will commence our trip to charming sight of each Mt. Langtang and Mt. Everest. Heading North-east from Kathmandu, we will bypass via gravel street accompanied with scenic excessive inexperienced hills, white mountains views and go exclusive villages of blended community. The narrower street winds alongside in a maze of twists, turns, loops and hairpin corners earlier than we arrive at lovely metropolis of Dolakha. We will test in into the motel for the in a single day stay.
Day 03: Drive to Shigati
Waking up early, we will take quick tour of the well-known temple of Dolakha- Bhimeshwor Temple. This temple is stated as one of the most famous at some stage in the usa Nepal. The idol in the temple is stated to resemble three exclusive gods: Bhimeshwar in the morning, Mahadeva in the course of the day and the Narayana in the evening. After quick go to round the non secular temple of Dolakha, we will take three and half of hour pressure to Shigati. While dirving thru the gravel road, you pass by thru numerous streams and jungle with types of orchid, rhododendron and different herbal vegetation. We will set up our first camp right here for the in a single day stay.
Day 04: Trek from Shigati to Jagat
From these days we will start our trekking journey. After a breakfast, we commence our trek via ordinary flat land alongside the facet of the river. Passing via the rice terraced field, we crisscross the stressful river via the suspension bridge. After a whilst of walk, we come throughout few hamlets and villages inhabited with the aid of blended community. On the way, we want to pass the jungles included with the aid of orchid and few rhododendrons. While passing via the forest, you will be in a position to witness the superb view of the Gaurishankar (7145 meter). Crossing the suspension bridge, we arrive at the closing vacation spot for the day, Jagat- a small city with humans of distinctive ethnicities.
Day 05: Trek to Simigaon
Waking up early in the serenity of Jagat village, we will take a brief stroll round the village earlier than breakfast. After a rapid tour round this small village, we will begin our hike following regular flat course in the commencing & then ascend and descend via the jungle. Walking out of the jungle, our trail follows the river bank. As we cross ahead to our destination, the valley starts offevolved to slim till we pass the suspension bridge over the river. A quick steep uphill climb after the crossing suspension bridge reaches the Sherpa village of Simigaon. This village inhabited by way of Buddhist and few Hindus, is unfold on the terrace on the mountainside.
Day 06: Trek to Daldung La
Commencing on our trek early, we come throughout few greater Sherpa settlements. As we begin our trek early, you can have the charming view of Gaurishankar Himal mendacity simply above the Rolwaling valley. Walking with the astonishing view of the Mt. Gaurishankar, we march ahead to the Rolwaling valley. From the ridge of the Shimigaon, our path climbs a rocky, wooded ridge with stunning pine forest. Hiking on the ascending and descending path, playing the serenity and splendor of the place, we sooner or later arrive at Yak Naka. This location is a brief Yak shed. This Yak shed are essentially used to put together cheese and butter. An hour stroll from this vicinity reaches Daldung La.
Day 07: Trek to Beding
From Daldung La, our trail progressively ascends uphill thru stunning forested valley of rhododendron bushes and alpine vegetation. Along the way, you will have an unfolding view of mountain surroundings inclusive of Gaurishankar surrounding us. Crossing the forest, our trail continues alongside the left financial institution of Rolwaling Khola to the deep river valley, and ultimately arrive at a tributary river from Gaurishankar. Trekking on the suspension bridge over the deep gorges in few locations make this trekking experience even extra enchanting. From the tributary the path rises in addition greater to an effortless and relative flat terrain of Beding. A brief and enjoyable stroll of the flat terrain reaches Beding- a massive Sher village positioned by way of the river. Arriving here, you can see the Rolwaling’s best possible summit Melungtse I (7181 meter). At the centre of the village, you can see the ancient historic Buddhist Monastery. We will set up the camp at the financial institution of the river for the in a single day stay.
Day 08: Acclimatization Day at Beding
As we are already in the excessive altitude, it is very vital to take a day off to relaxation and acclimatize earlier than going to the greater altitude region. Taking a day of, to acclimatize helps your physique regulate with the excessive altitude surrounding and additionally reduces the opportunity of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). On this day, we will have a day hike to Malung La Pass (5616 meter) or even greater to acclimitaze our body. Reaching at the pinnacle ridge of Malung La ignore you will have excellent panaromic views of greater than 15 snowy peaks, glacier and the herbal wooded area in the bending valley below. At the late evening, we will return to camp at Beding for the in a single day stay.
Day 09: Trek to Na
The hike to Na from Beding is exceedingly brief and easy. Beginning our hike, we will convenient stroll alongside the northern financial institution of the Rolwaling river. The path is huge open with clean air and the charming sound of the Rolwaling river makes your time out worthwhile. As we pass forward, we come throughout few summer season village of Beding. Along the way you can see the human beings busy in their fields of buckwheat and barley. Our trek passes the monastery and follows the valley till we arrive at the summer time village of Na. This village is positioned simply under the Tsho Ropla Glacier Lake.
Day 10: Rest Day at Na and hike to Yalung La
Another day to relaxation and acclimatize. On this day we can relaxation at the camp or take a quick hike to Yalung La Pass. The hike to the Yalung La skip is a regularly steep up climb. Reaching at the pinnacle ridge of the camp, you can have the superb view of the Tsho Rolpa Glacier Lake. Apart from the lake, you can get the beautiful views of Yalung glacier to the east, Ramdung Peak (5930 meter) to the south, Yalung Ri (5630 meter) to the west and breathtaking Himalayan summits to the north.
Day 11: Trek from Na to Tsho Rolpa Lake
The trek nowadays starts thru the flat levelled route which step by step ascend to witness the Himalayan lake stuffed with chilling water of glacier. Tsho Rolpa lake is one of the largest glacial lake in Nepal. This lake is located between the Langtang and Everest Region. The views of Menlung and Tibetan Side Mountains add glory to the unfolding vista. We will camp at the tenting facet of Tsho Rolpa for overnight.
Day 12: Trek from Tso Rolpa to Trakarding Glacier
The hike these days will be comparatively challenging, as we want to stroll thru the glaciers at some point of the day. Beginning our day early, we head in the direction of the Trakarding Glacier on a rocky path. The path slowly ascends via some rock mountain climbing and then progressively walks on a glacial moraine, which every so often passes rock overhangs. Throughout the warfare on a rocky path, you will ride the new mesmerizing splendor which will truly add more dimensions into your trail.
Day 13: Trek from Trakarding Glacier to Tashi Lapcha Phedi Camp
Today we will be trekking from Trakarding Trakarding glacier to Tashi Lapcha Phedi camp multiplied at 5,755 meters. The path usually ascends thru rocks and glacier. The stroll follows excessive slopes above the glacier to keep away from the decrease section, however similarly up we ought to trek alongside the centre on the hard-rocky glacier. Steady stroll leads us to the lowest factor of the ice fall and then hiking to the best factor to achieve the Drolambau glacier. From right here we will descend toward the Tashi Lapcha Phedi Camp placed at backside of Tashi Lapcha. The 360-panoramic view of excessive mountains from right here is amazing. After we attain Tashi Lapcha Phedi Camp we will camp for the night.
Day 14: Trek to Tashi Cape via Tashi Lapcha Pass
Today we will climb up in the direction of Tashi Lapcha bypass from the place you will get the ideal view of Khumbu Peaks. After we arrive at Tashi Lapcha pass, we now simply want to head towards Tashi Cape. For us to attain Tashi Cape we want to go Tashi Lapcha Pass. Snow round path will be thick stopping us from distinguishing the proper and protected path. After on foot previous thick snow we will attain a factor from the place we will begin gradual downhill stroll toward Tashi Cape. We will camp at Tashi Cape for the overnight.
Day 15: Trek o Thyomgbo
After waking up we will bring together our tenting equipment’s and begin our trekking in the direction of Thyomgbo. The path nowadays will be a lot less difficult than we skilled before. We will descend toward Thyomgbo on foot on the glacier gradually.
Day 16: Trek from Thyomgbo to Thame
Today we will trek down to Thame. The path steadily descends and you will have an brought journey of less difficult trail. You will be capable to revel in the herbal splendor round you. A gradual and convenient descend takes us to Thame Village. Here at thame village, there is ancient and captivating monastery which is positioned at the top quit of the village. from right here you can get the remarkable views of mountains such as Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. We will camp for the in a single day stay.
Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar
From thame, we will comply with the ancient change route over Nangoa-la whilst as properly following the Bhote Koshi river. The path descends progressively for some time. Then it is steeply downhill till we attain to a bridge over the Dudh Koshi river at Phunki Tenga. From right here we will hike previous via exceptional village and ascend towards Sanasa – A location the place Sherpa human beings promote Tibetan goods. From right here we will go previous thru wooded area and graduall up and down trails to attain Namche Bazaar. We will be staying at resort for the in a single day stay.
Day 18: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla
We trek all the way again to Lukla nowadays to finish the trekking journey. We trek previous Monjo and Phakding villages; come across the Dudh Koshi River alongside the path and ultimately attain Lukla. As the last day of the trek, we can have fun the lovely adventure. We see off our trekking potters right here these days thanking them for all the assist they supplied to make our time out possible.
Day 19: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
We wake up early for our flight lower back to Kathmandu. We say goodbye to the serene and remarkable mountains and board the flight to come again to the town civilization. The relaxation of the afternoon in Kathmandu will be at leisure. Walking round the streets of Kathmandu; memento shopping; discovering rubdown or enjoyable at the lodge can be effortless methods to spend time. We are taking you for the farewell dinner to have fun the profitable completion of Everest base camp trek tonight.
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