Fixed Departure 20 Days Rolwaling Trekking l Tea House ,Cost & Itinerary 2018

Overview

The Rolwaling trek is an off beaten trekking destination due to its difficulty and closeness to Himalayas and region is geographically strenuous and landlocked. The Rolwaling trek takes places in Rolwaling valley dominated by a Rolwaling Himalayan range consists of 50 mountain peaks of 6000 and 7000 meters among them Mount Gaurishankar of 7134 meters, Mount Melungtse of 7181 meters, Mount Melungtse-II of 7023 meters are famous ones. The Rolwaling Himalayan range extends from the Nangpa La Pass from where the Mahalangur Mountain starts at the southwest of Tamakoshi River.  The Rolwaling valley lies between the Everest Himalayan range and Langtang Himalayan hence it has the both the views of Langtang and Everest Himalayas from the single place and at the same time. The travelers are welcomed by Mount Gauri Shankar when entering the Rolwaling valley as it is the closest mountain to Rolwaling valley. The mysterious snowman called Yeti is said to live in Rolwaling valley which lies on borders of Nepal and China. There are several traditional villages in the Rolwaling region that are inhabited by Sherpa civilization, Tamang Civilization, Rai Civilization, Limbu civilization, Gurung civilization living in their traditional lifestyle. The Rolwaling valley is a valley of mixed diverse nature of semi-desert landscapes and lush natural vegetation.
The Rolwaling trek begins from Charikot village of Dolkha district from where the travelers walk through the trekking trail following the Tamakoshi River. The travelers pass through the traditional mountain villages of Jagat, Lamabagar, Simi Gaon, Bedding, and finally to Gaurishankar village

development committee where the Rolwaling valley resides. The travelers stay at Gaurishankar village do some sightseeing and hiking in the Rolwaling valley to places like Tso Rolpa Lake, beautiful banks of Tamakoshi River and encompassing Himalayas.

Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Dolakha

Day 02: Drive to Shigati

Day 03: Trek to Jagat

Day 04: Trek to Simigaon

Day 05: Trek to Daldung La

Day 06: Trek to Deding

Day 07: Rest Day

Day 08: Trek to Na

Day 09: Rest day at Na

Day 10-11: Climb to Ramdung Go Peak

Day 12: Trek to Tso Rolpa Lake

Day 13: Trek to Trakarding Glacier

Day 14: Trek to Lapcha Pedi Camp
We will continue along a steep rock trail that may require some basic rock climbing. We continue on top of the glacier leading to Lapcha Pedi Camp to rest for the night.

Day 15: Tashi Lapcha Pass

Day 16: Trek to Thyomgbo

Day 17: Trek to Thame

Day 18: Trek from Thame to Namche Bazaar

Day 19: Namche Bazzar to Lukla

Day 20: Lukla to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

Rolwaling Trekking Day By Day Detail Itinerary  2018

Day 01: Drive to Dolakha
We will take a scenic drive passing through the Kathmandu valley enjoying the sights of local villages, powerful rivers and traditional terraced rice fields on the way to Dolakha. We will stop to visit the locals in the towns of Lamosangu and Charikot before arriving in Dolakha to make camp for the night.

Day 02: Drive to Shigati
We continue along a gravel road passing through a chain of diverse local cultures each with their own traditions and culture before passing through a dense forest and making camp for the night under the starlight sky.

Day 03: Trek to Jagat
We will begin our trek with a long hike to Jagat passing along a flat river trail through terraced rice fields and charming small villages. We continue through a dense rhododendron forest before crossing the suspension bridge to the mixed cultural town of Jagat to rest for the evening.

Day 04: Trek to Simigaon
The trail follows a relatively flat path through a scenic jungle as we pass through several quaint villages home to teahouses and traditional markets. The trail then makes a steep ascent to the spiritual town of Simigaon known for its diverse religious practices. We will take time to speak with the locals to learn more about their mysterious religious practices.

Day 05: Trek to Daldung La
We will slowly move into Sherpa territory along an uphill trail of diverse vegetation and jungle scenery. We then reach the Daldung La Pass to rest and enjoy the timeless panoramic views of mountain peaks looming over the greenery of the lowlands before making camp for the night in a nearby flatland.

Day 06: Trek to Deding
We continue uphill through the forest over a series of suspension bridges leading to a deep scenic ridge known for its views of the surrounding area. We continue to the Sherpa village of Beding to enjoy a traditional meal and make camp for the night.

Day 07: Rest Day
We will spend a day resting for the strenuous climbs to come while exploring the local scenery. You have the option of taking a hike to a particularly scenic location offering timeless views of the valley below.

Day 08: Trek to Na
We take a short hike to the village of Na passing along a riverside trail offering the chance to explore some untouched glacial lakes known for their purity, which reflected the mountain scenery in the tranquil waters. As we continue we will stop at a scenic vantage point overlooking the lakes before making camp near the traditional Sherpa village during the evening.

Day 09: Rest day at Na
We will take another rest day to prepare for our strenuous climb to Ramdung Go. The day is spent either relaxing or exploring the town visiting a few of the traditional vantage points before returning to camp during the night.

Day 10-11: Climb to Ramdung Go Peak
We will spend the next 2 days slowly making our way up to the scenic Ramdung Go Peak. These days are the most strenuous of the trip but offer unbelievable panoramic views from a place that truly feels like the top of the world. After enjoying the sights, we will return to Na for the night.

Day 12: Trek to Tso Rolpa Lake
We will begin along a flat path that begins to rise to the natural glacier fed Tso Rolpa Lake. We will take time to explore around the lake before continuing to a scenic ridge offering wonderful sunset views over the mountains.

Day 13: Trek to Trakarding Glacier
We continue along the glacier side path learning more about the traditional glacier formations in Nepal and the impact they have had on the local flora and fauna. We make camp near the glacier for the night relaxing under the clear star filled sky.

Day 14: Trek to Lapcha Pedi Camp
We will continue along a steep rock trail that may require some basic rock climbing. We continue on top of the glacier leading to Lapcha Pedi Camp to rest for the night.

Day 15: Tashi Lapcha Pass
The trail gradually rises to the pass known for its scenic views of the entire range from the Tashi Cape. The trail is typically made of dense snow and makes for a slow but relaxing walk through the natural mountain scenery.

Day 16: Trek to Thyomgbo
We continue our hike across the glacier before slowly descending to the traditional town of Thyomgbo where we will take time to chat with locals before resting for the night.

Day 17: Trek to Thame
After an early breakfast, we will continue along the path leading to Thame. Todays hike is a relaxing downhill path offering excellent views of mountain formations directly ahead.

Day 18: Trek from Thame to Namche Bazaar
We will pass through the highest settlement in the region through the town of Pangboche before reaching the peaceful village of Tyangboche. This town is home to the largest monastery in the region before continuing down a steep trail along the Dudh Kosi River through a region famous for wildlife including goats, leopards and pheasants. We will pass the army base of Namche before continue back to the Bazaar for a much earned night of rest and relaxation.

Day 19: Namche Bazzar to Lukla
We continue down a steep trail through rocky terrain through the same path we took previously while enjoying contrasting views of the other side of the Himalayan Range. Passing through a series of small villages we will see prayer stones and flags along the way before our arrival in Lukla.

Day 20: Lukla to Kathmandu 
We will fly back to Kathmandu where you can relax in the hotel or continue to explore the city. Today is a great thmel andu meme to do some shopping or exploring the countless temples and markets of the city. We will meet for a celebration diner during the evening to mark the completion of your journey.

Include/Exclude

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
  • Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the in trekking
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • Rolwaling trek trekking map.
  • One ways domestic flight from Lukla/ Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag  ( Nepal Planet Treks and Expedition )and, if necessary etc.
  • All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and Vat.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals your self Kathmandu (L+D).
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa ( You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipment’s.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.

Equipment List

Rolwaling Trek – Spring and Autumn 2018 Trekking gear list :

Jeans or slacks
Towel and toilet kit
Underwear
Gloves or mittens
Sleeping bag, warm to 20 degrees F, either down or fibrefill (or you can rent one in Kathmandu)
Parka, down or fibre fill; a ski jacket is ok
Sweater, wool shirt or acrylic pile jacket
Duffel bag, canvas or nylon, without a frame (for porters to carry)
Daypack or rucksack, waterproof, for you to carry
Water bottle 1 liter or 1 quart; be sure that it does not leak
Flashlight
Walking Boot

Health & Safety 2018 Rolwaling Trek :

Your safety and well-being are of paramount concern to Nepal Planet Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. For that reason, the trek leader has the authority to change or cancel any part of the trek if it is deemed necessary for safety reasons. Nepal Planet Treks will make every effort to keep to the planned itinerary; however, we simply cannot guarantee it. Changes to the itinerary can occur due to weather conditions, the health of a team member or unexpected natural disasters. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please understand that these events are a possibility.

It is imperative that participants with pre-existing medical problems or conditions make these known to Nepal Planet Treks when booking. Medical and evacuation expenses are the responsibility of the participant and must be covered by your personal travel insurance. It is also important that you consult your doctor for vaccinations and other medical requirements for your trip. Nepal Planet Treks reserves the right to require a medical certificate prior to booking your trip

Nepal Guide Info Organized Rolwaling Trek is part of the Himalayan east-central Nepal along the Tibet border. Rolwaling Trek encompasses Melungtse(7,181m), Melungtse II(7,023m) inside the Tibet border and Gari Shankar(76,134m)on the Nepal border with some 50 traditional peaks over 6000m, all broaden from the Nangpa La pass where the Mahalangur part novice southwest to the Tamakosi River. The Lobuche Himal part that increase in the distance of the Tamakosi to the North-West. Rolwaling Himal is surrounded in south side by the Rolwaling Valley which consists of several small villages; Bending is the main town of this area. Abscess to the valley and the mountains range is made up foot through an established trail system commencing at Charikot 80 km east side of Kathmandu. A western style trek from Charikot to Beding will take approximately 7-10 days.
Rolwaling trek is fully camping trek begins from Bahrabise (800m) North-East side of the Kathmandu nearby China/Tibet boarder. This Trek is fully specialized on the purpose to see the scenic views of exotic nature, cultural beauty of Nepal. This trek will follow rough and tough Himalayan route. So that it is not a family trek. Rolwaling consist of massive views of Mt. Melungtse(7,181m), Mt. Tashi Lapch and Mt. Dorje Lakpa. Twod days trek across rugged glacier, we will reach to Tashi Lapcha Pass (5,755m). We will continue to pass the trail then descends to Thame Viallage, Tenzing Norgay’s hometown in the Khumbu valley. Comparatively, It is one of the most arduous treks among the others trek which requires technical climbing experience and mountaineering knowledge. But Nepal Planet Treks and Expedition will provide you well-equipped, best service and experienced staff to achieve your dream.

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