Rolwaling Trek rewarded trekking in Nepal situated on the other side of Everest region trekking passing through the scattered thin settlements with traditional lifestyle in the Himalayas. Exploring this hidden Himalayan valley is a challenging yet rewarding experience because of its touristic environment. Also known as Home of Yeti, Rolwaling Trekking gives us amazing opportunities to explore the highlighted mountain views of Melungtse I (7181 m), Gauri Shankar (7134 m), Dorje Lakpa, Melungtse II (7023 m), Tashi Lapcha and 50 other peaks and mountains of more than 6000 meters of height. The footprints of Yeti was first photographed in 1951 by Eric Shipton in Rolwaling peak.There are more than one Rolwaling Trekking routes. These routes pass through the culturally rich settlements and alpine forest that is rich in diverse floras and faunas. Rolwaling is called ‘The Grave’ by the Tamang ethics due to its geographical features.
Trekking in Rolwaling valley is perfect for those tourists who wish to explore the least crowded area where natural grandeurs and local life has still been preserved in its original form. There are cascading waterfalls, ancient monasteries, terraced fields, verdant forest and some of the best vantage points for mountain viewing. Himalayan Nepal Trek organizes Rolwaling trek itinerary as a 29-days package. This is the full camp trek that begins from Barhabise which is located to the northeast of Kathmandu. Cross Tingsangla Pass, and lower down to Bigu Gompa which is noted for having the remains of last Rimpochen of Bhutan. Beding is the last permanent village in Rolwaling.Cross Tashi Lapcha and enter the Khumbu valley. Continue your walk through the home of legendary Sherpas to Lukla and board a flight back to Kathmandu. Trekking to Rolwaling is one of the adventure treks in Nepal. Contact us for a special offer on Rolwaling Trek cost.
Day 01: Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu 1,310m welcome by Himalayan Nepal Trek then direct transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Patan, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath stay at hotel
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Barhabise (800m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 04: Trek from Barhabise to Karthali (1500m) 5/6 hrs stay at the tent.
Day 05: Karthali to Dolangsa (2500m) 5/6 hrs stay at the tent.
Day 06: Dolangsa to Thingsang La (3319m) 6/7 hrs stay at the tent
Day 07: Thingsang La to Rupthang (2200m) 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 08: Rupthang to Bigu Gompa (2500m) 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 09: Bigu Gompa to Loting (1900m) 6/7 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 10: Loting to Chilankha (1800m) 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 11: Chilankha to Chyarsapa (1900m) 6/7 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 12: Chyarsapa to Laduk (2000m) 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 13: Laduk to Bilang (1900m) 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 14: Bilang to Yarsa (1750m) 6/7 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 15: Yarsa to Orang (1900m) 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 16: Orang to Thadi (1800m) 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 17: Thadi to Gongar (1200m) 6/7 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 18: Gongar to Chhetchhet 6/7 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 19: Chhetchhet to Simigaon 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 20: Simigaon to Kyalche 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 21: Kyalche to Dongyang 5/6 hrs overnight at tent
Day 22: Dongyang to Beding (3700m) 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 23: Beding to Na Yalung La (5200m) 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 24: Yalung La to Na Tashi Lapcha 5/6 hrs overnight at the tent.
Day 25: Tashi Lapcha to Namche (3440m) 6/7 hrs overnight at lodge.
Day 26: Namche to Lukla 6/7 hrs overnight at lodge.
Day 27: Lukla Kathmandu Flight around the 30-minute transfer to hotel on BB plan
Day 28: Free day in Kathmandu, Evening together farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant & stay at hotel on BB plan
Day 29: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1310m), Transfer to hotel (B.B.)
Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will proceed through custom and visa formalities and then a representative from Himalayan Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. will receive you. You will be transferred to the luxurious hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast plan. You will get briefing regarding your trek package and then enjoy the delicious meal before spending your night in a hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing tour
Early in the morning, you will be provided with half day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour during which you will visit UNESCO enlisted cultural heritage sites of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath including the holy Narayanthan Temple which is also known as Budhanilkantha Temple. Located in a tranquil atmosphere, you can witness the giant form of Lord Vishnu reclining on a snake bed at the middle of a lake in Budhanilkantha.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Barhabise (800m)
Head east and follow Araniko Highway to Barabise. The route is scenic with beautiful views of terraces, rice fields, mountains and Sunkoshi River. It usually takes 6-7 hrs of driving to reach Barabise from Kathmandu.
Day 04: Trek from Barhabise to Karthali (1500m)
Rolwaling Trek starts from Barabise Bazaar. We follow the ascending trail from Barabise Bazaar to Karthali which is a developing town that is connected with Barabise by a gravel road. Farming is the main occupation of locals.
Day 05: Karthali to Dolangsa (2500m)
From Karthali, follow the trail with a scenic view of Sunkoshi River all the way up to the ridge. Moving further, we will reach Dolangsa Gompa from where we can get panoramic views of Gaurishankar Mountain and Rolwaling valley. Dolangsa Gompa is one of the chief local gompas.
Day 06: Dolangsa to Thingsang La (3319m)
Leave Dolangsa and descend to the meadow and then arrive at Thingsang La which is also known as Tinsing La. It is a short walk from Dolangsa to Tingsang Kharka. A couple of hours of climbing will take us to the top of Thinsang La which offers awe inspiring views of Rolwaling Valley and some of the Tibetan mountains.
Day 07: Thingsang La to Rupthang (2200m)
Lower down from Thingsang La and continue walking through the forest of pine to arrive at Rupthang. We will stay overnight at a campsite nearby the dispersed settlements in Rupthang. There will be plenty of opportunity for mountain views.
Day 08: Rupthang to Bigu Gompa (2500m)
An early morning trek from Rupthang will take us to the holy Bigu Gompa. The remains of last Rimpochen of Bhutan is believed to have been enshrined in a new chorten in the courtyard of this gompa. You can also ask for special worship from nuns by offering a small donation.
Day 09: Bigu Gompa to Loting (1900m)
Leave the campsite that is set up nearby yak herders’ place and then descends to 600ft to arrive at the river. Cross the suspension bridge and make it to Loting where we will stay overnight. Get views of Amatal River and Bigu Gompa.
Day 10: Loting to Chilankha (1800m)
We will descend to Samling Khola River that exists in 1710m. From the river, we will follow the escalating trail to Chilankha. The trail is scenic where you can witness Gaurishankar Mountain throughout the way.
Day 11: Chilankha to Chyarsapa (1900m)
After having quick breakfast, we will follow the escalating path and arrive at a valley. Climbing to the spur, we will arrive at the clear area where we will prepare our camp and stay overnight.
Day 12: Chyarsapa to Laduk (2000m)
Walking through the pine forest, we will arrive at Laduk. A ridge above Laduk offers a view of Singati which is located at the confluence of Sangawa Khola and Tamakoshi River. Stay overnight at Laduk. It takes 6hrs of a trek to reach Chyarsapa to Laduk.
Day 13: Laduk to Bilang (1900m)
Enter the forest area. Cross the pine woods. We can get the opportunity of wildlife views. Follow the winding trail to Gyalsung Danda ridge that locates above the river. Descend from the ridge to Bilang village for overnight stay.
Day 14: Bilang to Yarsa (1750m)
6hrs of a trek from Bilang will take us to Yarsa located at 1750m altitude. This is an alpine meadow that is rich in Himalayan herbs. We can see cattle grazing in the region. Stay overnight at Yarsa.
Day 15: Yarsa to Orang (1900m)
5 hrs of a trek from Yarsa through the terraced field will take us to remote Orang village. Stay overnight at Orang which lies at 1900m altitude.
Day 16: Orang to Thadi (1800m)
Take the descending trail from Orang. Arrive at the river. Follow the escalating path and make it to the ridge. Continuing further, we will arrive at Thadi village. Stay overnight at Thadi village.
Day 17: Thadi to Gongar (1200m)
Move in and out of settlements at Yarsa and Orang. Climb few ridges and take the steep downhill trail to arrive at the confluence point of Gongor River and Tama Koshi River. Continuing further, we will reach Gongor village.
Day 18: Gongar to Chhetchhet
From Gongar, lower down to the western edge of Tamakoshi River. Continue walking for another 3hrs with views of lofty mountains and we will arrive at Chhetchhet where we can view a cascading waterfall. Stay overnight at Chhetchhet.
Day 19: Chhetchhet to Simigaon
Crossing Tamakoshi River over a suspension bridge, we will follow the escalating trail through pine woods to the village of Simigaon. We will stay overnight at a camp that exists nearby Gompa. The camp site offers a scenic view of Gaurishanker Mountain.
Day 20: Simigaon to Kyalche
Moving further through Rolwaling valley, traverse the rhododendron forest and follow the winding path to Kylache which is also known as Gyalche. Set up the camp nearby the river bank and stay overnight at Kyalche.
Day 21: Kyalche to Dongyang
Begin the trek from the bank of Rolwaling River. Move further through tea houses and climb the forested valley that offers breathtaking mountain views. Arrive at Dongyang for an overnight stay.
Day 22: Dongyang to Beding (3700m)
Leave Dongyang and make it to Beding. Enjoy the view of Melungtse Mountain (7181 m) from Beding. Melungtse is the highest peak in Rolwaling valley. Beding is a remote village inhabited by Mongolian people. Remember to take the taste of Chang (barley beer) and yak butter tea.
Day 23: Beding to Na Yalung La (5200m)
A brief walk from Beding will take us to Na Yalung La. This is a small yet pretty summer settlement area which is inhabited only during the summer season as it is extremely cold during winter. Yalung La summit offers spectacular views of Chobutse (6685 m) and Chugimago (6259 m) peaks.
Day 24: Yalung La to Na Tashi Lapcha
Get the views of Yalung Glacier towards the east, Ramdung Peak (5930 m) towards the south, Yalung Ri (5630 m) towards east and Tibetan peaks towards the north. Move further through the meadow to a base of Tashi Lapcha where we will stay overnight.
Day 25: Tashi Lapcha to Namche (3440m)
Follow the trail that is decorated with prayer flags and arrive at Tashi Lapcha. This is a technical pass. Climb the pass by fixing ropes and cables at several points. Enjoy the view of Solu region from Tashi Lapcha and enter Everest Khumbu region by lowering down to Namche Bazaar where we will stay overnight.
Day 26: Namche to Lukla
Follow the descending trail from Banker and cross rhododendron forest to arrive at suspension bridge over Dudhkoshi River. Follow the river for few hours and you will reach Phakding. Continue walking through Phakding and you will reach Lukla in a couple of hours where you will stay overnight. You can get to see mountain views throughout the trek.
Day 27: Lukla Kathmandu Flight
Due to the weather condition, there exist the chances of flight cancellation in Lukla. If the weather remains fine, you will catch early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and arrive at Kathmandu in 30min from where you will be escorted to the hotel in Kathmandu. Enjoy the Farewell dinner amid the typical Nepal culture show and stay overnight at a Hotel.
Day 28: Free day in Kathmandu, Evening farewell dinner
You can spend the day on your own. Go for shopping in Thamel or you can also choose any of the day tour packages.
Day 29: Departure!!!
After last minute preparation, you will be accompanied to Tribhuvan International Airport 3hours before the scheduled flight. Safe Journey!!!
The representative will be there outside the Terminal Hall with Himalayan Nepal Trek logo along with your name thereon. You’ll then be transferred to your hotel.
We use a mix of native buses and taxis, non-public mini buses for city sightseeing and airport pickups and generally land cruisers for journeys into the mountains. The selection of auto will depend upon the scale of your group.
We book a hotel as per your preference but basically, we use 3* standard rooms in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We serve you twin sharing rooms and King bed for a couple. We use Lodges throughout the trek with twin bed room and sharing.
Safety is our first priority; our team puts best effort to minimize the risk. We take care of any emergency that may occur within the path. First aid kit, oxygen bag and eventually emergency rescue via chopper are always ready just in case of an emergency. Besides we manage threat with rest days and our staffs will be there to advise you.
Weather condition may invite the requirement of some equipment like crampons, trekking poles, raincoat etc. So, we tend to request you to carry only need types of equipment. Down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, lightweight bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, wind proof jacket etc.
Common to experience some discomfort before you become absolutely acclimatized to the altitude. Most treks are suitable for anyone who is moderately matched. No previous experience is needed. Some cardiovascular physical fitness programs like regular walking, running, swimming and hiking are necessary to increase the performance. Participants with pre-existing medical condition or diseases should look for a medical recommendation before considering a trek.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner each day, as per itinerary, is enclosed. Continental, Nepali and Sherpa food from the menu.
Hot shower is available during the trek at your own expense about $5
Electricity will not always be available, particularly in additional remote areas. Carry a second set of charged batteries with you.
During the trek, it’s not possible to get a connection every where but there are certain places throughout the trek wherever you get the surplus over internet and telecommunication. We offer you satellite phone as per your preference. You can use our guide cell phone to communicate if you don't have your own number, they welcome you anytime.
You can rely on credit cards in Cities however once we tend to begin trek we solely use the cash. Ensure that you just take spare Nepalese rupees. Dollars, Euros, and Pounds will be accepted.
15 to 20 US$ every day will be enough to shop for bottles of water, chocolates, gifts and more.
You can buy bottle of water on a trek otherwise you can bring purifying tablets and filter to avoid extra expenses of day
You can leave you stuffs in Katmandu with Himalayan Nepal Trek with out any extra charge.
A valid Passport
Passport size photos for trekking permits
Copy of Travel insurance if you've got
Emergency contact numbers for family contacts.
Visa fees are:
US$ 25/40/100 for 15 days/30 days/90 days multiple entries that are collectible solely in USD money. The maximum number of days should be included in the section about extending a trek.
Our company ensures all of our trekking staff: Guides, Cooks, Sherpa’s and Porters.
15kg of baggage per person and porter carries 30Kg. you need to carry a small day bag with personal belongings, camera, water, windproof jacket, glass and sun cream and rain clothing etc.
We cannot predict the atmospheric condition in the Himalayas, weather pattern keeps on changing through the day. Nights are very cold and days are higher primarily trekking in Nepal we tend to recommend during March-May and September- Gregorian calendar month. March – could that is spring season is extremely counseled, the weather is clean and favorable, we will see flowers like a shrub and a lot of Beside mountain chain Kingdom of Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
10 participants in a group – free trekking packages for one leader.
18 participants in a group – free trekking package for 2 persons.
27 participants in a group – free trekking packages for 3 persons.
Definitely, need a rest day to bring back our strength and maintain latitude adoption in the Himalayas.
We recommend you the following tours just before or after the trek. Tours are basically for few days to relax and jump around the cities to get closer look towards the culture and lifestyle of Nepal. All the following packages contain the cultural show which is very interesting and memorable.