Rolwaling Valley trekking is a remote adventure on the mysterious land of Rolwaling valley embellished with settlements of various ethnic groups, beautiful waterfalls, pasture fields, rhododendron forest, icy cold glaciers, mountain lakes and stunning views of majestic peaks.
Tashi Labsta often spelled and pronounced Tashi Lapcha Pass Trekking – is one of the challenging quests to the Himalayas to test the strength and experience of any hiking enthusiast with wonderful chance to explore the grandeur of nature and Himalayas of Rolwaling and Khumbu region.
Rolwaling Valley lies in the mid-eastern range of the Himalayas, located between the Langtang and Everest range and popularly known as “one of seven hidden valleys in the Himalayas” with its legendary tales of mysterious snowman “Abominable Yeti”. Other than the adventure of Tashi Labsta Pass (5755m) — Tsho Rolpa Lake (4580m/15026 ft) is one of the major attractions for any travelers to witness biggest glacial lake, yet unspoiled featuring superb scenario of the mighty Himalayas and awe-inspiring landscapes.
Rolwaling Valley to Everest through Tashi-Labsta Pass trekking starts with a beautiful drive to Singati Bazaar, and then walking towards the tranquil Tsho Rolpa Lake for further ascend to 5755m Tashi Labsta Pass and then descend to Thame village and Namche Bazaar until we reach Lukla to catch our flight to Kathmandu.
Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu : Picked Up from the airport and transfer to the Hotel Drive: 30 minutes | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Welcome Dinner
Day 2Free Day in Kathmandu Optional: Join our free walking tours – starts at 10am – Walk to Monkey Temple – Visit National Museum – Kathmandu Durbar Square – finish before 4pm
Walk: 1.5 hours | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Breakfast
Day 3Drive from Kathmandu to Singati Bazaar (950m / 3116 ft.)Drive: 7-8 hours | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 4Trek from Singati Bazaar to Jagat (1150m / 3772 ft)Walk: 5 – 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 5Trek from Jagat to Simi Gaon (2020m / 6627 ft)Walk: 6 – 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 6Trek from Simi Gaon to Dokhang (2791m / 9156 ft)Walk: 6 – 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 7Trek from Dokhang to Beding (3740m / 12270 ft)Walk: 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 8Trek from Beding to Na (4180m / 13713 ft)Walk: 4 – 5 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 9Rest and acclimatization day at Na Village (Visit Ramdung Go and Yalung Glacier) Walk: 4 – 5 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 10Trek from Na to Tsho Rolpa Lake (4540m/14895 ft)Walk: 4 – 5 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 11Trek from Tsho Rolpa Lake to Trakarding Glacier Camp (4735m/15534 ft)Walk: 6 – 7 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 12Trek from Glacier Camp to Tashi Camp (5010m/16437 ft)Walk: 3 – 4 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 13Cross Tashi Labsta (5755m/18881 ft) and trek to Thayngbo (4350m / 14271 ft) Walk: 8 – 9 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 14Trek from Thayngbo to Thame (3820m / 12532 ft)Walk: 3 – 4 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 15Trek from Thame to Namche Bazaar (3440m / 11286 ft) Walk: 4 – 5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 16Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m/9318 ft)Walk: 7 – 8 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 17Morning Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to HotelFlight: 25 min. | Drive: 30 min | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Dinner
Day 18Free Day in Kathmandu (Contingency Day)Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Breakfast
Day 19Final Departure | Other Travel Plan
FREE WALKING TOUR: This is an optional walking adventure on the outskirts of Thamel area, which will surprisingly take you to popular Buddhist shrine – Monkey Temple (original name Swayambunath Stupa) and Kathmandu Durbar Square (House of Virgin Living Goddess) after a quick peek at the National Museum. It is around 6km walk, takes 1.5 hrs walk starting and ending from/to Thamel. It is a guided tour; however the entrance fees to these heritage sites must be pay by travelers themselves. [Monkey Temple – Rs 200, Kathmandu Durbar Square – Rs 1000, National Museum – Rs 150]. We start at 10am in the morning (after breakfast) and finish before 4pm (time can vary).
SAFETY CONCERN: Your safety is our top concern while organizing outdoor and adventure plans. Our leaders and crew members are experienced professionals who will make sure that the trip is safely in course. We truly understand the need of information flow and risk management to provide the best experience. Our trekking arrangement includes the proper clothing, supplies of equipment and gears, high altitude prevention measures and remedies to provide the carefree adventure in the Himalayas.
STANDARD TRIP: Standard itinerary and route plans are typically designed considering the necessary number of days to complete the trek for average fit travelers and level of altitude gain on the trek (and multiple other factors) which can be modified as per the interest, time, experience and budget plan of travelers. On the given adventure plan, we have included the most important items necessary for the trip and the cost for it and quoted to provide a general idea of the cost of the trip with minimum number of days required to complete the trip.
CUSTOMIZE TRIP: We can organize a trip to every style and provide our service as required by the travelers. There are few items like leader, permits etc, which are mandatory to provide from the agency whereas there are also several alternatives to design the trip as suited. Any customization of the standard itinerary will change the trip price accordingly. We always like to hear what you have to say. We are always happy to assist your valuable travel holidays in your manner with the best information that suits your way of traveling.
ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU
We need to have 4 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu (before and after the trip) for preparation, rest, and contingency. We provide twin sharing room at Hotel Nepalaya on BB Plan for your trip. If you choose to book your own accommodation in Kathmandu, 50 USD per person is discounted from trip price.
If you prefer to select your own accommodation, then you are free to do so and find a place suitable to your interest. Alternatively, you can suggest a name, and we shall book that place for you.
GROUP SIZE: All of our adventure trips are accompanied by specialized local leaders, guides, porters and assistant guides (as required) who will always ensure your safety and comfort at every part of the journey. We found that the group size of 8 is the optimal size to run these trips, however we can organize a trip plan for any group size upon the request.
Group of More than 8: We also have a good experience of handling big groups of volunteers, employees, students, and able to organize a trip plan upon request. Please kindly submit your group size information, and we will garnish a proper trip plan and price for you.
It is your travel plan; you can choose what you want to do, of course with a lot of information first. Feel free to submit and share your travel ideas, and we shall get back to you with more thoughts in no time.