18 days
Duration
Demanding
Trip Level
Min 2 person
Group Size
5755 m
Max-altitude

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass trek lies in Gauri Shankar region and bordering with Tibet. Tashi Lapcha pass trek is not only the challenging but a wilderness trek also. The trekking trail was discovered by Eric Ship ton in 1951 during the research footprints of Yeti. The trek offers slightly different experience but equally splendid views of the high Himalayas.

Tashi Lapcha pass trek is enriching in biological diversity, rich in culture, and real experience of local myth. Besides that, it allows exploring the largest glacier lake of Tso-Rolpa and converts into а trade route between Rolwaling to Everest region passing at Tashi Lapcha. Also, the famous trekking peaks enclose Ramdung Peak, Pachermo Peak, and Melungste. It’s the great of both worlds as you’ll get to enjoy the remoter and lesser-visited region of Rolwaling, yet additionally, visit the exceptional and popular Khumbu valley and parts of the Everest base camp trek.

Therefore, the Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is one of the demanding trekking trails. It is due to the rock falling along the trek and several days required to walk along the pristine glacier. Although it is obligatory to have а permit of Pachermo peak even trekking of Tashi Lapcha. The trekker should adequately equip for iceberg and ice work having good knowledge for handling the ice. The best time to tour in this region is spring and autumn season but We can arrange for all the year upon request on camping basis.

Highlights of the Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

Embark the stunning view of the high Himalaya such as Gauri Shankar, Everest, Lhotse and more
Least visited trekking region, explore the Glacier lake of Tso Rolpa

Spectacular scenery, really admirable and lifetime experience
Crossing over 5000 meters Tashi Lapcha Pass, hidden Rolwaling Valley and Monasteries

 

Day by day Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek short itinerary.

1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
2: Free day and trek preparation.
3: Kathmandu – Shigati (950 m) Trek to Suri Dobhan.
4: Suri Dobhan – Jagat (1440 m): 6h00 walk.
5: Jagat – Simigaun (1,990 m): 5h00 walk.
6: Simigaun – Kharka (2,900 m): 6h00 walk.
7: Kharka – Beding (3,690 m): 4h00 walk.
8: Beding – Na (4,180 m): 5h00 walk.
9: Na – Tso Rolpa Lake (4,588 m): 7h00 walk.
10: Tso Rolpa – Trakarding Glacier (4800 m): 4h00 walk.
11: Trek – Tasha Lapcha Base Camp (5,010 m): 5h00 walk.
12: Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass (5,755m) – Thengpo (4370 m): 7h00 walk.
13: Thengpo – Thame (3,820 m): 5h00 walk.
14: Thame – Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 5h00 walk.
15: Namche – Lukla (2,840 m) 7h00 walk.
16: Flight: Lukla – Kathmandu.
17: Free day in Kathmandu
18: Final departure

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Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will greet and welcome by our agency’s representative in front of Arrival gate with Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.
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Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit heritage site of Kathmandu valley, followed by pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing where you meet trek guide and others team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment and nature of peak climbing and others necessary information
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Day 3: Kathmandu – Shigati (950 m) Trek to Suri Dobhan.

This is picturesque journey along the road traversing by cities, villages, rivers, mountain scenery up to Dolakha then rough gravel road to Shingati then walk to Suru Dhobhan.
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Day 4: Suri Dobhan – Jagat (1440 m): 6h00 walk.

This is the beginning day of the adventure is easy to walk at the edge of river. There are several streams and forests different kinds of vegetation like orchids, rhododendron, oaks, and pines. Finally get in small village Jagat inhabitant by multi ethnicity
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Day 5: Jagat – Simigaun (1,990 m): 5h00 walk.

After the breakfast in the morning, the trail leads the easy walk on the plain path, taking several ups and downs through the path of forests. Then, cross over the river by suspension bridge a steep climb rock-face trail takes the village of Sherpa, Simigaun. The inhabitants are mostly Buddhist and situated in the balcony of the mountain.
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Day 6: Simigaun – Kharka (2,900 m): 6h00 walk.

There are several Sherpa villages that need to be passing towards Kharka. We can see the fascinating view of Gauri Shangkar on the ridge top of the village in the morning. The trail gradually goes uphill a rock-face with the beautiful dense pine forest in the Rowling valley. And descend back once to the River then get in Kharka.
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Day 7: Kharka – Beding (3,690 m): 4h00 walk.

We follow the left bank of Rolwaling Khola gradually ascends passing by different verities of vegetation and Rhododendron along the deep valley of the river. Continuing walk along further until coming to an easy and flat terrain. Finally, get the Sherpa village of Beding which situated edge of Rolwaling Khola.
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Day 8: Beding – Na (4,180 m): 5h00 walk.

We follow the trail northern bank of the river, it is an easy walk. We pass across the village, yak pastures and arrive at a monastery where Guru Padma Shambhava was medicated in ancient. And get at last settlement of the region, Na.
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Day 9: Na – Tso Rolpa Lake (4,588 m): 7h00 walk.

At the beginning of the trek, it is easy walking and relatively climbing up to experience the Himalayan glacier with the fascinating view of Melungtse. And continue walking along the river bank to Tso Rolpa.
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Day 10: Tso Rolpa – Trakarding Glacier (4800 m): 4h00 walk.

This is really adventurous day toward Trakarding Glacier. All the day need to walk along the pristine glacier, still, be ascending passing by rock climbing with the hanging glacier.
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Day 11: Trek – Tasha Lapcha Base Camp (5,010 m): 5h00 walk.

The trail follows high and horizontal slopes above the glacier to keep away from the lower section, but continue up have to trek along the hard rocky glacier. The trail leads lower point of the icefall and ascends to the easiest point to get the Drolambau glacier. Then further walk down to Tasha Lapcha Basecamp. It is absolutely surrounded by snow-capped mountains.
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Day 12: Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass (5,755m) – Thengpo (4370 m): 7h00 walk.

Today, an adventure walks to the Tasha Lapcha Pass (5755 m). It is superior views on the top of the pass and descends to some hundreds of meters down by fixing the rope. Then continue to walk down to Thengpo.
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Day 13: Thengpo – Thame (3,820 m): 5h00 walk.

Several days not in civilization since Beding and Na, will be meeting in Thame. Today, it is an easy walk but gradually descending to Thame. It will be enjoyable most of the way with spectacular mountains scenery.
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Day 14: Thame – Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 5h00 walk.

This is the ancient trade route over the Nangpa-La Pass into Tibet. This is an easy walk to Thame with magnificent views of mountains.
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Day 15: Namche – Lukla (2,840 m) 7h00 walk.

Namche to Lukla, a first part of the trail steep descend leads us to River. Then gradually, descending and passing several Sherpa villages, vibrant cultures, landscapes. Finally, get to Lukla.
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Day 16: Flight: Lukla – Kathmandu.

Early morning, 40-minute thrilling flights to airstrip from Lukla to Kathmandu by domestic plane offers a marvelous view of Central Himalayas and as well as beautiful landscape and hills.
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Day 17: Free day in Kathmandu

You have a chance to visit rest of the heritage site of Kathmandu valley or. The day can be as security day if the flight interruption due to weather
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Day 18: Final departure

You will be transfer to airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight to your home country

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN  Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
DEPARTURE TIME Please report at least 2 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
All domestic flight, Hotel/Airport transfer
Accommodations in Kathmandu with breakfast
All accommodations in tents and all meals during the treks
All necessary documentation and permits
All ground transportation (as per mention in itinerary)
Professional guide and porters
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
NOT INCLUDED
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fee (advice to take accurate amount)
Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast)
Personal Expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
Travel Insurance
Tips for Guide and Porters

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