Rolwaling valley situated between the Everest and Langtang region is rich in cultural heritage. Rolwaling trekking is one of the strenuous trek that takes us in to the wilderness part of Nepal. Rolwaling area offers splendid views of Himalayan peaks such as Mt. Everest, Langtang, Jugal Himal, Mt. Gauri Shanker, Shishapangma, Cho Oyu and other several peaks. The primary attraction of Rolwaling trek is the beautiful Tsho-Rolpa Lake.
The pure camping trek starts from Barhabise and heads up to the base camp of Rolwaling range. Interaction with Tamang, Jirel, Thami (endangered ethnic people) and Sherpa people provides interesting pleasure during the trek. The trekking trail is passes through many pristing glaciers, high passes and snow fed lakes. The Rolwaling trek is one of the difficult treks in Nepal as it passes through rough and off beaten trail which requires technical climbing experience as well as well- equipped and experienced guides.
Trekking Group Size
Trekking Group is termed for the group of people with every individuals who go for a trip. A minimum of 2 people and maximum number of 12 is highly recommended as the size of the group. This planning ensures complete safety of the trekkers and convenience as well. However, with conditions applied, the group size can be customized as per the request of our clients.
[Note: Crew members are not counted within the trekking group size. This exclusive group of crews include one leader, assistant leaders and porters. One assistant leader for every 4 trekkers and one porter for every 2 trekkers]
Meals and Accommodation
During your stay in Kathmandu city, at the initial and the final stages of the trip, you will be residing at a 4 star hotel. The meal facilities in our Cost Includessection takes account of only breakfast facilities at this particular hotel. During the trek, breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served including varieties of snacks, cold drinks, and hot chocolate especially during the mountain part.
As mentioned above, accommodation will be facilitated at a 4 star hotel in Kathmandu. Whereas, during the trek, you will be staying at standard teahouses, lodges and camps, on twin sharing basis, that is determined by the viability of accommodation facilities at overnight stops.
As a general idea, health condition in a good state is highly recommended for any kind of tour. As, Everest Rolwaling Trek is categorized under Strenuous Level, one should have the ability to walk for at least 5 – 6 hours a day, and 8 – 9 hours in some of the days. The highest altitude that we climb in this particular trek is 5,930m/19,455ft. Trekking in higher altitudes requires more physical effort. If you have any kind of medical condition, we urge you to receive a counsel from medical experts and formally inform us before applying for this trip.
Previous trekking experience is further admired. Even if you do not possess any, our crew members will always be there to guide for your safety concerns. We believe that you are strengthened with a positive attitude and a strong determination towards this trip.
Taking every aspects in consideration, we have come up with a squad of perfectly skilled crew members who have been recruited especially for their respective fields. You will be guided by fluently English speaking professional experts and team leaders who have gone through all possible circumstances that might occur ruining your trekking experience. Boosted with knowledge of ecology, geography, wild lives, flora and fauna, culture and history, you will be directed with maximum possible efficiency.
We wish you a happy, convenient and safe journey!
The Best Season to go for Everest Rolwaling Trek is between autumn [September to November] and spring [March to May]. This particular timespan provides you an efficient trekking experience with provisions of remarkable views of the environment around.
This part is analytically the most important of all. It is a must to gain knowledge about equipment required for a well-planned trekking tour. These gears not only adds convenience to your trip but, also, is totally responsible for its completion. We have formulated a clean list of equipment required for trekking in Nepal.
We, personally, do not sell any kind of insurances to our clients. We are, however, concerned about your safety as much as you do. Therefore, we advise you to plan a travel insurance policy before going for any of our trips. Unfortunate events such as sickness, medical issues, injuries or any kinds of accidents are possible measures that can ruin your trip or can even add threats to your life.
We can suggest some of the reputed insurance companies that can come in handy to you. You better be careful while you choose a company and select insurance plans that includes emergency air ambulance rescue service, medical expenses and compensation for trip cancellation, as we do not provide any kind of refunds. Please, formally, provide us a copy of your insurance plans before going for the trip
[Note: We won’t be liable for any kind of the mentioned life-threatening accidents under any circumstances]
Permits and Fees
No special fees or permits is required for trekking in this region as trekkers do not need to climb any of the peaks. Only an entrance fee is charged to gain access to Everest National Park [US $ 33 per person]. For trekking to the east of the main Everest region, an additional permit is required to enter the Makalu – Barun National Park [US $ 28 per person]. These fees can be paid at the National Park desk in Thamel or directly at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu [Tel: 00977-1-4222453, 00977-1-4223590] or Pokhara [Tel: 00977-1-521167]
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, you will met by our representative and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 02: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu valley including Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath, Swyambhnath and Kathmandu durbar square and briefing about the trek by trekking guide. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Charikot (1980m.) by bus via Lamosangu (750m.). Overnight at camp
Day 04: Drive from Charikot, Dolakha to Shingati (950m.) takes about three and half hours, overnight at camp
Day 05: Trek from Shingati to Jagat (1440m.) takes about seven hours. Overnight at camp
Day 06: Trek from Jagat to Simigaon (2020m.) takes about seven and half hours. Overnight at camp
Day 07: Trek from Simigaon to Daldung La (3976m.) takes about seven hours. Overnight at camp
Day 08: Trek from Daldung La to Beding (3690m.) takes about seven and half hours. Overnight at camp
Day 09: Rest day at Beding for acclimatization. Hike around the camp and enjoy with beautiful mountain views, overnight at camp
Day 10: Trek from Beding to Na (4180m.) takes about four hours. Overnight at camp
Day 11: Rest Day at Na for preparation for Ramdung Go (5930m.). Overnight at camp
Day 12: Trek from Na to Tso Rolpa Lake (4540m.), overnight at camp
Day 13: Trek Tso Rolpa to Trakarding Glacier (4800m.). Overnight at camp
Day 14: Trek from Trakarding Glacier to Tashi Lapcha Pedi Camp (5755m.) Overnight at camp
Day 15: Climb from Tashi Lapcha Pedi to Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m.) to Tashi Cape. Overnight at camp
Day 16: Trek from Tashi Cape to Thyomgbo (4350m.). Overnight at camp
Day 17: Trek from Thyomgbo to Thame (3820m.), overnight at camp
Day 18: Trek from Thame to Namche Bazaar (3440m.), overnight at camp
Day 19: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.) takes about six hours, overnight at teahouse
Day 20: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu which takes about 35 minutes. Free day for shopping in the evening farewell dinner in Nepali restaurant
Day 21: Our representative will drop you to the International Airport (TIA) to assist you for your final departure to your destination or alternatively the next destination.
The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements
- All airport/hotel transfers
- 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu
- All accommodation and meals during the trek
- A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide
- Domestic flights Lukla - Kathmandu and airport departure taxes
- An experienced English-speaking trek leader or guide and Sherpa porters to carry including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
- All necessary paper work TIMS card and trekking permits
- Sleeping bags and duffel bags for trekking
- A comprehensive medical kit
- All government and local taxes
- Nepal Visa fee (bring small denomination USD cash and two passport photographs)
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Excess baggage charges
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
- Rescue insurance
- Kathmandu valley sightseeing entrance fees
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
- Tips for guides and porters