Rolwaling Trek Optional
Highlights of Rolwaling Trek
- Exploring the Tso Rolpa Ice Lake
- Breathtaking scenery of terrace farmlands
- Panoramic snow covered soaring high Himalayan peaks
Brace yourselves for an amazing adventure up in the Himalayas of great Khumbu region of Nepal. Journey will start in an alternative place rather than the regular Khumbu trekking start point. Rolwaling Trek Optional package starts from Charikot and ends at Lukla. By this trekkers will be able to experience glacial lake of Tsho Rolpa as well as splendid Khumbu region of Nepal. Unique Adventure International has knitted the itinerary in such a way that trekkers will be able to gaze at more than 3 dozens of Himalayan Mountains. Test up to the limit in your quest for adventure and thrill in life.
Relish the rural Nepalese hilly and Himalayan villages together with the grandeurs of mountains. Test your physical endurance and perseverance as you will have to cross numerous high passes and trek almost a month around the rugged terrain of Nepal. Crossing of Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755 m) is the most challenging act to do during Rolwaling Trek Optional trip in Nepal. After acclimatization rest in Na journey heads towards Tsho Rolpa Ice Lake. This is also considered as the most vulnerable lake of Nepal which is on the verge of outbursts. However, the possible danger is under control now. After such iconic place trekkers will head to cross the Tashi Lapcha Pass. On the other side of this daunting high pass Thame Valley is situated. This village is also called as the village of Mt. Everest Summiteers. This village is located in the route of Everest Three High Passes Trek as well. Make sure you stroll around the village and gather stories of Everest expedition as well. Finally trip ends at Lukla passing by Namche Bazaar and Phakding.
Book the Rolwaling Trek Optional package with us and explore the vast chunk of Himalayan landscape in Nepal. Relish grand scenery of Langtang and Everest region of Nepal. Your trekking adventure in Rolwaling Trek region will be splendid with our excellent services.
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
After we land at Kathmandu International Airport, you will be greeted by our Nepali representatives who will also explain us about our trek. After the clarification, we are sent to our respective hotels to stay a night.
Day 02 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel
After our breakfast, we will go for the sightseeing Tour to Swayambhunath Stupa, where you can see lots of monkeys and a beautiful view of Kathmandu Valley. This matured stupa is also known as Monkey Temple. After that, we will be visiting Boudhanath Stupa, second biggest Stupa in the world & Pashupatinath Temple, famous Hindu Temple as well. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 03 : Drive to Dolakha, overnight at tented camp
We will drive from Kathmandu to Dolakha today all the way through the Bhotekoshi and Sunkoshi River, taking around seven hours. We will pass the picturesque villages and magnificent mountain views as well as pleasing landscapes and terraced pastures. Dolakha is a village that spreads out of the peak flank, Bhimsen Nath, a Hindu temple lies in the middle of the village. Overnight in Dolakha at tented camp.
Day 04 : Trek to Ratmate, overnight at tented camp
Day 05 : Trek to Pikhuti Bazaar, overnight at tented camp
Day 06 : Trek to Singati, overnight at tented camp
Today our trail moves ahead from Pikhuti Bazaar and passes through gravel way crossing the number of villages of mixed group of people. Also, you have to go across the numerous streams and woods with a range of rhododendron, orchid and other natural plant life. Overnight at Singati.
Day 07 : Trek to Khare, overnight at tented camp
Day 08 : Trek to Gongar (Jagat), overnight at tented camp
After going across Koshi River, today we will climb to Dhunge Patti for around an hour and after that walk to Pisker (1760m) through Aklaigaon. We will have our lunch at Pisker and then move to Jaljale. Go up for around an hour again to reach at Dang Jhale (2450m) then ultimately you will reach Jagat. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 09 : Trek to Simi Gaon, overnight at tented camp
Today, we will trek from Jagat to Simigaon (2020m.) taking around seven and half hours. In the beginning the path follows flat route after that it moves up and down through the forest. Number of villages comes on our way. Steeply making way up to Simigaon, we will reach at a village occupied by few Hindus and Buddhists. Overnight at Simigaon.
Day 10 : Trek to Daldung La, overnight at tented camp
We leave Simigaon and move down by a gentle slope and trek around the ridge by ascending up the steep stony steps. Now we go into the forested area on the edge, with some rising and falling path, very close to the Rolwaling River. After that, we again have steep way up through the woody area with glance of Gaurishankar and after the steep climb, the trail reaches to Daldung-La. Overnight in Daldung La at tented camp.
Day 11 : Trek to Beding, overnight at tented camp
From Daldung La, it takes around 5 hours walk from Daldung La to reach Beding (3653m). As soon as we reach at Beding we set our camp to relax. Overnight at tented camp in Beding.
Day 12 : Trek to Na, overnight at tented camp
Today we will move to Na leaving Beding, a summer meadow on a plain under the gigantic Kang Nachugo (6735 m). It is one of the superb camping places that offers great vistas of Chobutse (6689 m). Overnight at tented camp in Na.
Day 13 : Rest at Na for acclimatization, overnight at tented camp
We have a day rest at Na Gaun today after a long day travel the day before. And also in order to properly acclimatize at the high altitude, we relax today. Alternatively, you can go around for sightseeing at Na Gaun. Overnight at tented camp in Na Gaun.
Day 14 : Trek to Tso Rolpa Ice Lake, overnight at tented camp
We leave Na village and go across the wooden bridge over the Rolwaling River. Now our way have a slightly vertical ascent and will observe several types of edelweiss budding in this area. We will be trekking in between two glaciers and go into the ablation valley and then very quickly see the Tsho Rolpa ice Lake. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 15 : Trek to Glacier Kharka, overnight at tented camp
Day 16 : Trek to Nakle after crossing Tashi Lapcha pass, overnight at tented camp
Day 17 : Trek to Thengpo, overnight at tented camp
Day 18 : Trek to Thame, overnight at guesthouse
Day 19 : Trek to Namche Bazaar, overnight at guesthouse
Today, we will walk beside the river and, after coming across we make our way up through birch and rhododendron forest to Tengboche. From Tengboche, we move down to the bridge above the Dudhkoshi at Phunki Tenga and then we return back to Namche. We walk for around 5 hours. Tonight at guest house in Namche.
Day 20 : Trek to Lukla, overnight at guesthouse
Following the track; we arrive at Lukla scaling different Sherpa villages crossing a suspension bridge above Thado Kosh. For about 45 minutes, we go up to accomplish the whole trail and we reconfirm flight ticket and see off to local porters.
Day 21 : Fly to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
Following the track; we arrive at Lukla scaling different Sherpa villages crossing a suspension bridge above Thado Koshi. For about 45 minutes, we go up to accomplish the whole trail and we reconfirm flight ticket and see off to local porters
Day 22 : Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
Today, our day is separated to do our own stuffs such as shopping in Kathmandu or if we want, we can even stay in our Hotels and rest for the whole day. Tonight, we will be spending our night at the same Hotel
Day 23 : Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination
Today, after the breakfast, we are transferred to Kathmandu airport for our final departure.
What is included?
- Airport transfers.
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast as per the programme.
- Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with hot beverage and snacks whilst on trekking.
- Guesthouse and tented camp accommodation whilst on trekking.
- Gaurishanker Conservation Area permit fees and Sagarmatha National Park entrance permit fees.
- An experienced fluent English speaking guide, trained and licenced by the government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation.
- Highly experienced trekking porter(s).
- Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary & insurance.
- Flight Lukla - Kathmandu.
- All necessary ground transportation.
- All governmental procedure.
- Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant.
What is not included?
- Meals at Kathmandu.
- Personal nature expenses.
- Bar and beverage bills.
- Your Travel Insurance.
- Rescue & Evacuation.
- Gratitude (tip) for staff.
Recommended Gear Lists:
- Good wind/rain jacket
- Warm fleece jacket or jersey
- Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots
- Good -20 Sleeping bag (which can be rented or buy in Kathmandu)
- A comfortable day pack, preferably with a waistband.
- Fleece jacket or pullover
- Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
- Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
- Lightweight gloves
- Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Hiking shorts
- Lightweight cotton long pants
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
- Fleece or wool pants
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
- Thin, lightweight inner socks
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Hiking boots with spare laces
- Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Other necessary equipment:
- Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
- Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
- Basic First Aid Kit (We also provide comprehensive first aid medical kit and Oxymeter)
- Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
- Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
- Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
- Small wash towel
We would like you to know that although we try to follow the program given above, at times local trails or weather conditions may compel us to make slight changes if necessary. The itinerary may also vary slightly subject to our trekkers' acclimatization rates. This odyssey goes into untamed territory above the timberline, so we seek to request maximum flexibility if and when required for the safety of your trip and your life. Thank you so much for your understanding. We value your precious life.
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Quick Fact of the Trip
- Trip Duration : 23 days
- Best Season : Spring & Autumn
- Country : Nepal
- Min Altitude : 1951 meter
- Max Altitude : 5755 meter
- Trip starts : Kathmandu
- Trip ends : Kathmandu
- Group size : Min – 2