Dolakha, Lukla, Rolwaling

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

Rolwaling trek is one of the hidden gorges, which is in between picturesque and grandiose mountains. This trek begins with a drive to Gonggar via Dolakha.  From there we villages like Simigaon, Bedding, and Na Gaon with an amazing view of Mount Gaurishankar (7134m).

Rolwaling valley is also considered as one of the hidden valleys in Himalayas. Lying between the snow-capped mountains on either side. Besides, the valley is a wild place burrowed in between quaint and majestic mountains. Rolwaling Trek starts with a drive to Shigatte from where we pass various villages like Jagat, Simigaun, and Donga to Beding. We open up to the valley of Rolwaling as we reach near the villages of Beding and Na.  We enjoy our days exploring the villages and walking all the way up to Yalung Base Camp. 

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is a striking journey that sums up the beauty of both Rolwaling valley and Khumbu region of Nepal. This thrilling and inspiring trek leads you to a faraway location and lets you acknowledge the lovely views of the Himalayas with the difficulties of crossing the high-mountain pass of Tashi Lapcha (5755m). This trek is an amazing mixture of the quiet and quaint paths of the remote Rolwaling region with the bustling trails of the Khumbu region. This trek involves steep climbing, lots of patience, and rock climbing, thus, is a thrilling and adventurous journey in the Himalayas. 

Tour Highlight
  • Trek through most famous mountainous trekking route.
  • Explore rich cultural heritage of Nepal
  • Indulge yourself in the close up views of the mighty Himalayas.
  • Explore the rich diversity of flora and fauna in the hills.
  • Test your endurance at some serious altitude.
  • Immerse yourself in the culture and tradition of the people from the Himalayas.

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Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

Upon Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, You will be met and greeted with a traditional welcome by TravHill representatives and be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu. Welcome drink followed by orientation along with the necessary documentation will be carried out by your guide. Evening is free to explore as own. Overnight stay at your hotel.



Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After breakfast your tour around Kathmandu will commence where you will be accompanied by a guide of your lingual preference. The tour will include a visit to the following places:
  • Boudhhanath: A major Buddhist stupa located at the north eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
  • Pashupatinath: The most revered temple by Hindus in Nepal, the temple carries a significance of mystical proportions and is a site to many important life events of Hindus.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar Square or the Palace Square is ancient courtyard the then Malla Kings of Kathmandu Valley which is abundant is breathtaking architecture.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.


Kathmandu- Sigatte, 1025m, 8-9 hours drive

We take a jeep from Kathmandu to Sigatte. We pass the scenic green hills and views of white glittering mountains will keep you engaged all along the way. On our way, we pay our visit to Bhimeswor Temple in Dolakha. After an hour’s rough road drive, we reach to our campsite on the bank of the Tama Kosi River. Overnight at tented camp

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Sigatte- Jagat, 1250m, 5-6 hours trek

The trial follows deep into the Bhote Kosi’s valley. We pass a flat river through terrace fields, hamlets and picturesque villages. We walk through a dense rhododendron forest and cross a suspension bridge to Jagat. The views of the Gaurishanker (7145m) on the way through forest is mind-blowing. We can see the area adorned with prayer flags and chortens though it is a Hindu settlement area. Overnight at tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Jagat- Simigaon, 2025m, 5-6 hours trek

After two and a half hours walk, we leave the valley and continue to the east. The trial makes a steep ascent to Simigaon, a Sherpa and Tamang village. We pass various terrace fields along the village. Tibetan monastery perched above the houses on top of the hill in front of Gaurishanker marks the Buddhist lifestyle of the area. Overnight at tented camp

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Simigaon- Donga Trek, 2800m, 5-6 hours

Today, we pass through a rhododendron-bamboo forest and enter the Rolwaling valley. The path steadily climbs towards Gyalche and eventually descends back down to the river. We set up our camp on the bank of Rolwaling Khola, a narrow green belt beneath Gaurishanker. Overnight at tented camp

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Donga-Beding, 3690m, 5-6 hours Trek

We continue uphill through the forest with an excellent mountain scenery surrounding us. Upon our arrival at Beding, we can see Melungtse I (7181m), Rolwaling highest summit. Beding is a small village well known amongst Everest summiteers.

This Sherpa village offers you Chaang (barley beer) and salted yak butter tea as its popular recipe. You can see an old historical Buddhist Monastery in the center of the village. We set up a camp in bank of the river in Beding for an overnight halt. Overnight at tented camp

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Beding Rest and acclimatization day: Malung Kharka hike: 5-6 hrs

Today is a day set aside for acclimatization. We can hike to the Malung La pass (5616m). It will help with acclimatization. The spectacular views of more than fifteen snowy peaks, glaciers and the natural forest in the Beding Valley can be rewarding. Overnight at tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Beding - Na (4185m/13750ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs

We take a short walk from Beding along the riverside trial to the village of Na. It is an opportunity to explore the untouched azure glacial lakes which reflects the beautiful mountains in its tranquil water. Na village is situated just below the Tsho Rolpa Glacier Lake in a beautiful valley. The views of the peaks like Chobutse (6685m), Chugimago (6259m) and Yalung Ri (5630m) from here are pretty impressive. We set up a camp at a vantage point near the Sherpa village. Overnight at tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Na Rest and acclimatization day – Yalung La hike: 4-5 hrs

Today is yet another day set aside for acclimatization. We can either take a rest or go for an excursion to the Yalung La pass. We climb up steadily as the path takes us to a vast amphitheater at 4900m which is situated just below the pass. The view of Ramdun peak ice fall which furrows with streams is amazing. This is also an excellent place to view the Tsho-Rolpa glacier lake. We get stunning views in every direction: Yalung Glacier in the east, Ramdung Peak (5930m) in the south, Yalung Ri (5630m) in the west and some of the breathtaking Himalayan views to the north along the Tibetan border. Overnight at tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Na - Nyiduk Kongma (4750m/15582) Duration: 5-6hrs

We climb up to the dam that holds back the Tsho-Rolpa lake to prevent it from splitting the thin moraine and destroying the valleys below. We continue along the south bank. (The ancient route, marked on all maps, following the northern bank and passing through Chobu, which no longer exists. In fact, the moraines bordering the lake have all collapsed into it.) And after a 300m climb, we cross a disordered moraine area and scramble down the height we walked up. We set a campsite in a sandy amphitheatre, between the Tsho Rolpa and Trakarding glaciers. Overnight at tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Nyiduk Kongma - Drolumbau Glacier (5205m/17075) Duration: 5 -6 hrs

Our trial heads towards the Trakarding glacier. Trakarding is a huge, impressive rocky area that gives way to large sections of bluish ice from time to time. We struggle towards a rocky spur, beneath the Dolumbau glacier and climb up a rock face . We set up a rope for the porters to help them to scramble up the 160m before accessing the campsite area. The fantastic panorama with the Trakarding glacier below and the great glacial wall of the Drolumbau glacier to the north is indeed an incredible spot. The views of countless streams running off the glacier, falling rocks and collapsing ice from the glacier are interesting. Overnight at tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Drolumbau Glacier - Tashi Laptsa pass (5755m/18820ft) and decent to Camp at (5460m/17,912ft) Duration: 6 -7 hrs

The route to Drolumbau glacier is tricky and fairly steep but our efforts will be rewarded by the spectacular views of Tengi Ragi Tau (6943m), Bigphero-Go Shar (6729m), Dragkar-Go (6793m) with the views of various peaks towards and beyond the Tibetan border in the background. We progress through moraines and gentle slopes, cross glacial areas and head towards the summit. We set up a camps 300m below the summit beyond an impressive rocky section. Overnight at tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Camp - Thame (3805m/12482) Duration: 5-6 hrs

Today’s walk is relatively easy as we make a descend to Thame. We visit a picturesque monastery perched on the hillside just before entering the tiny Sherpa village of Thame. Thame is an important route for all the Tibetan traders and their yak caravans as they trek across the Nangpa La (5716m/18,752) on the Tibetan border to Namche Bazaar and beyond. Overnight at tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Short Hike up to Namche Bazaar

Short and easy hike to Namche Bazar (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 3-4 hrs. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Short Hike to Everest View Hotel

We will hike to Syangboche Airport (3700m), supposed to be the highest airport in the world, then continue climbing to Everest View Hotel for great panoramic views of the Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. On the way back, we visit Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery. Overnight at guesthouse.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Trek to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) Duration: 7 hours

The trek continues along the Dudh Kosi River to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla, where you will catch your return flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at guesthouse.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


Fly back to Kathmandu

Have Breakfast and fly back to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel. Farewell dinner in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Have Breakfast. Free Day for your own OR if you want to go for any short plan around Kathmandu, you can check our Optional Ad Ons Section. Overnight at Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast only


Final Departure

After Breakfast – free time till departure –  A representative from TravHill Dot Com will transfer to Airport for onward destination with sweet memories of Nepal. We will drop you to Kathmandu Airport 3 hours before your flight time.

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Four nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu including tour guide, entry fees and vehicle
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) prepared by our expert cook during the trek
  • Twin sharing tented accommodation during the trek
  • An experience guide, required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment
  • Trekking equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, table with chairs, kitchen utensils, and other necessary equipment during the trek)
  • Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu including departure taz
  • Sleeping bag during the trek
  • Safe drinking water, boiled/iodine tablets.
  • First aid medical kit bag
  • All necessary permits for trek
  • All government and local taxes
  • Office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa:
  • All cold drinks such as: alcoholic beverages, mineral water, Coke, Fanta, juice, etc.
  • Personal shopping and laundry, phone, internet bill etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for trekking crews
  • Extra Activities other than mentioned in cost inclusion section
Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek