Rolwaling Trek

7 Days
  • Lodge/Homestay
  • Spring & Autumn
  • Guided
  • English
  • 5,755m
  • Lodge/Homestay
  • Spring & Autumn
  • Guided
  • English
  • 5,755m


The Rolwaling Trek is an adventurous journey through the remote and untouched landscapes of the Rolwaling Valley, nestled between the Langtang and Everest regions of Nepal. This off-the-beaten-path trek is renowned for its challenging trails, high mountain passes, and close-up views of stunning peaks like Gauri Shankar and Melungtse. The trek offers a rare opportunity to explore pristine alpine environments, lush forests, and authentic Sherpa and Tamang villages.

Starting from Charikot, the trek follows the Tama Kosi River into the isolated Rolwaling Valley. Trekkers traverse through rhododendron forests, terraced fields, and traditional settlements, immersing themselves in the rich local culture. The challenging high-altitude trails lead to the breathtaking Tsho Rolpa Glacier Lake, the largest glacial lake in Nepal, surrounded by towering mountains.

The Tashi Lapcha Pass, a highlight of the trek, challenges trekkers with steep ascents and descents while offering awe-inspiring views of the Rolwaling and Khumbu regions. The trek concludes in the bustling Namche Bazaar, providing a fascinating transition from the remote wilderness to the heart of the Everest region.

With its rugged terrain, pristine landscapes, and cultural richness, the Rolwaling Trek is a hidden gem for trekkers seeking a unique and challenging Himalayan adventure away from the more frequented trails. The journey promises an unforgettable experience, combining natural beauty with cultural immersion in the secluded corners of the Nepalese Himalayas.


  • Immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of the remote Rolwaling Valley.
  • Witness the breathtaking grandeur of Tsho Rolpa
  • Conquer the formidable Tashi Lapcha Pass
  • Experience the rich local culture by trekking through traditional Sherpa and Tamang villages along the trail.
  • Gauri Shankar Views


Drive from Kathmandu to Simigaon, the starting point of the Rolwaling Trek. Begin the trek, passing through picturesque landscapes and traditional villages.

Trek through lush forests and terraced fields to reach Dongang, a charming village with a unique cultural ambiance.

Continue ascending through alpine landscapes to Beding, a traditional Sherpa village, and soak in the stunning mountain views.

Trek to Na, crossing glacial moraines and enjoying views of Gauri Shankar. Na is the last settlement before venturing into the more remote sections of the trek.

Take a day to acclimatize, explore the surroundings, and prepare for the challenging Tashi Lapcha Pass.

Trek to the mesmerizing Tsho Rolpa Glacier Lake, surrounded by the majestic Himalayan peaks.

Cross the Tashi Lapcha Pass (5,755m) and descend to Thame in the Everest region, completing the trek. The descent offers stunning views of Rolwaling and Khumbu regions.


Cost Includes

  • Airport/Hotel pickup and drop off-service (by car)
  • Trekking Guide (English speaking)
  • Porter (2 person=1porter)
  • Accommodation (shared, tea house)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Permits and Entrance Fees
  • Local Transportation
  • Trekking Equipments

Cost Excludes

  • Personal Gear
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Emergency Evacuation


Is the Rolwaling Trek suitable for beginners?

The Rolwaling Trek is considered challenging, and prior trekking experience in high-altitude environments is recommended. It involves steep ascents, descents, and navigating through varied terrain.

How difficult is the Tashi Lapcha Pass?

The Tashi Lapcha Pass is challenging, involving steep ascents and descents at high altitude (5,755 meters). Trekkers should be physically fit, properly acclimatized, and prepared for the demanding conditions.

Are permits required for the Rolwaling Trek?

Yes, trekkers need the Gauri Shankar Conservation Area Permit (GSCAP) and the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu before starting the trek.

Is altitude sickness a concern on the Rolwaling Trek?

Yes, altitude sickness is a concern, especially when crossing the Tashi Lapcha Pass. Adequate acclimatization, proper hydration, and a gradual ascent are crucial to minimize the risk of altitude-related issues.

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Rolwaling Trek
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