Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

$2020 USD




City sight seeing/ Trekking


Everest Region




5755m / at Tashi Lapcha Pass


Teahouse, Hotel


Full board on trek


Private Car / Van / Hiace or Flight: Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu

Best Seasons

Sep-Dec and Mar-May

Group Size




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Trip Highlights of Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley
  • A wonderful drive to Dolokha from Kathmandu
  • breathtaking vista of the high Himalayas, which includes Gauri Shankar, Everest, Lhotse, and more.
  • Tsho Rolpa Glacier Lake, which is the least traveled area for trekking.
  • Waterfalls, lush vegetation and several unique wildlife
  • passing through the secret Rolwaling Valley and  ancient monasteries as you cross the 5700-meter Tashi Lapcha Pass.
  • Rolwaling Himal- a  home to a variety of plants, birds, and animals including red pandas, black bears, and leopard cats.
  • an opportunity to study the historical blending of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Spiritualism.
  • Trail through rocky terrain
  • Coexistence of Tibetan Buddhism and the Bon religion

About Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

A challenging nature trip in Nepal is the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek. Starting in Dolakha and ending in Lukla, this trek. It offers an experience due to the area's isolation, beautiful mountain scenery, varied flora and fauna, and vibrant local cultures. A strong physical condition and previous walking experience are prerequisites for this expedition. Due to its location deep within the steep ice giants of the Khumbu region, the Sherpas gave this deep valley the name "Rolwaling," which means "the cemetery." Our views of Mt. Gaurishanker, Rolwaling Himal, Chobabhamre, Dorje Lakpa, Yalung Ri, and Pachharmo peak will be spectacular from this walk. Tashi Lapcha Pass contains a challenging path. For this route, a mountain climbing permit is required.

The Rolwaling Valley is a remote and isolated valley located in the eastern part of Nepal, near the border with Tibet. The valley is home to the Rolwaling Sherpa people, who have a long tradition of living in the high Himalayas. The Rolwaling Valley is known for its rugged and wild landscape, with high mountain peaks, glaciers, and forests.

The main village in the Rolwaling Valley is called Beding, which is located at an altitude of 3,690 meters (12,108 feet). Beding is a small village with a few guesthouses and lodges that cater to trekkers and climbers. The village is a popular starting point for treks and expeditions to peaks such as Tso Rolpa, Yalung Ri, and Menlungtse.

The Rolwaling Valleyis also home to the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trek, which is a popular trekking route that takes you through the valley and over the Tashi Lapcha Pass, which is located at an altitude of 5,755 meters (18,888 feet). The trek offers stunning views of the Himalayas and a chance to experience the culture and way of life of the Rolwaling Sherpa people. The trek typically takes about 14-15 days to complete and involves a moderate to challenging level of difficulty. It is best to do the trek during the months of September to November and March to May, when the weather is most favorable

Mountains, lakes  and glaciers  can be seen during Tashi lapcha pass trek

The Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek offers stunning views of the Himalayas, including several mountain peaks, lakes, and glaciers. As you trek through the Solu-Khumbu region, you will be treated to breathtaking views of mountain peaks such as Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu, as well as other peaks in the surrounding ranges. Along the way, you will also have the opportunity to see a number of beautiful lakes, including Gokyo Lakes and Ngozumpa Glacier Lake. The trek also takes you past several glaciers, including the Ngozumpa Glacier, which is the longest glacier in Nepal. Overall, the Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is a great opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the Himalayas and to get a glimpse of the rugged, high-altitude landscape of the region

Location and trekking route of tashi lapcha pass trek

The Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is located in the Solu-Khumbu region of Nepal, which is home to the famous Mount Everest. The trek starts in Lukla, a small town located in the Khumbu region of Nepal, and follows a route through the Sagarmatha National Park to the Tashi Lapcha Pass.

The trek typically takes about 10-12 days to complete from Lukla  and involves a moderate level of difficulty. The route follows a series of trails through forests, villages, and high-altitude passes, with overnight stops at various lodges along the way. Some of the major stops on the trek include Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Sagarmatha National Park; Tengboche, a village famous for its Buddhist monastery; and Dingboche, a village located at an altitude of 4,410 meters (14,465 feet). From Dingboche, the trek continues to the Tashi Lapcha Pass, which is located at an altitude of 5,755 meters (18,888 feet). The trek then descends back down to the lower elevations, with stops at Pheriche and Namche Bazaar before ending in Lukla.

There are many things to do during the Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek, including:

  1. Enjoy the stunning views of the Himalayas: The Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including several mountain peaks such as Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu. As you trek through the Solu-Khumbu region, be sure to take the time to soak in the incredible views of the surrounding landscape.

  2. Visit local villages and monasteries: The Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek takes you through a number of small villages and towns in the Solu-Khumbu region, giving you the opportunity to experience the culture and way of life of the local Sherpa people. Be sure to visit some of the local monasteries along the way, such as the Tengboche Monastery, which is one of the most famous monasteries in the region.

  3. Explore the Sagarmatha National Park: As you trek through the Sagarmatha National Park, be sure to take the time to explore the diverse range of plant and animal life that call the park home. The park is home to several rare and endangered species, including the snow leopard and the red panda.

  4. Learn about the history and culture of the region: The Solu-Khumbu region has a rich history and culture, with a long tradition of mountaineering and a deep connection to the natural environment. Be sure to take the time to learn about the history and culture of the region from your trekking guide or by visiting local museums and cultural centers.

  5. Take part in adventure activities: The Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is a great opportunity to engage in a variety of adventure activities, such as rock climbing, mountain biking, and paragliding. Many trekking companies offer these activities as part of their trekking packages, so be sure to ask about them if you're interested


Difficulties and precaution during Tashi Lapcha pass trek

The Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek involves a moderate level of difficulty and is suitable for trekkers with some previous trekking experience. The trek involves long days of hiking at high altitude, with some steep and challenging sections. It is important to be physically fit and well-prepared for the trek in order to enjoy it fully and to reduce the risk of altitude sickness or other health problems.

To prepare for the Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek, it is recommended to do some physical training beforehand, such as hiking, running, or cycling. It is also important to acclimatize properly to the high altitude by taking sufficient rest days and drinking plenty of fluids.

It is also important to be prepared for the possibility of adverse weather conditions, such as cold temperatures, strong winds, and rain or snow. Be sure to bring warm and waterproof clothing and equipment, and follow the advice of your trekking guide at all times.

It is also important to be aware of the risks associated with trekking at high altitude, such as altitude sickness, hypothermia, and dehydration. To reduce the risk of these problems, it is important to drink plenty of fluids, dress in layers, and listen to your body. If you experience any symptoms of altitude sickness, such as dizziness, headache, or shortness of breath, it is important to inform your trekking guide and to descend to a lower altitude if necessary.


Food And Accommodation during Tashi Lapcha pass trek

During the Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek, you will stay in local lodges or teahouses along the way. These lodges typically offer basic but comfortable accommodation, with shared bathrooms and dining rooms. Most lodges also have a common area with a fireplace or wood stove, where you can relax and warm up after a day of trekking.

As for food, most lodges offer a variety of Nepali and Western dishes, such as dal bhat (a traditional Nepali dish made with lentils and rice) and pasta, as well as snacks and beverages. Many lodges also offer vegetarian and vegan options. It is also possible to buy snacks and beverages from local shops along the way, but it is a good idea to bring some non-perishable snacks and a water bottle with you as well.

It is also important to note that the lodges and guesthouses along the Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek may have limited electricity and may not have hot water or other amenities that you are used to. It is a good idea to be prepared for these conditions and to have a flexible attitude towards the accommodation and food during the trek.


Best Season for Tashi lapcha pass trek

The best season for the Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is typically considered to be from September to November and from March to May. These months offer the most favorable weather conditions for trekking, with clear skies, mild temperatures, and little rainfall.

During the autumn months of September to November, the weather is generally dry and clear, with daytime temperatures ranging from 10-15°C (50-59°F) and nighttime temperatures dropping to below freezing. This is a great time to trek, as the clear skies offer excellent views of the Himalayas and the cooler temperatures make for comfortable trekking.

From March to May, the weather is warmer and more temperate, with daytime temperatures ranging from 15-20°C (59-68°F) and nighttime temperatures dropping to around 5-10°C (41-50°F). This is a good time to trek if you prefer warmer weather, although it is still important to be prepared for cooler temperatures at high altitude.

It is important to note that the weather in the Himalayas can be unpredictable and can change rapidly, so it is important to be prepared for a range of weather conditions and to follow the advice of your trekking guide at all times.



Day 1: Touch down at Kathmandu's Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) (1300m)

Namaste & welcome to Mountain Guide Trek of Nepal. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by a representative from Mountain guide Treks (MGT). After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative with a Mountain Guide Treks and Expedition with the Group leader's name display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to Hotel. After check-in, if time allows, you will visit the MGT office to meet your trekking leader as well as other participants and for final preparation for the trip. It all depends upon your arrival time. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 2: Sightseeing and Trek Planning in Kathmandu

After breakfast on the first day, we will begin a sightseeing tour with a knowledgeable tour guide to some of Kathmandu's most revered historical and spiritual sites. Some of these sites, including Durbar Square, the revered Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the well-known "Monkey Temple" (Swayambunath), and the Buddhist shrine (Buddha Nath), one of the biggest stupas in the world, are listed as World Heritage Historic Sites. After returning from the tour, our trek leader and other team members will hold a pre-trip meeting. Mountain Guide Journey will give you a briefing on your trek and give us the chance to talk about any potential problems with our future excursion.

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Dolakha (1660m) 7-8 hrs

Drive through Lamosangu and Charikot to reach Dolakha from Kathmandu. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals)

Day 04: Trek Dolakha to Shigati (950m) 6-7 hrs

Today, we begin our trek from Dolakha and go via Piguti to Shigati. About four hours pass. The path passes through numerous settlements. On this journey, you must traverse numerous creeks and woods. You travel here to admire the numerous orchids, rhododendrons, and other plants. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals)

Day 05: Trek Shigati to Jagat (1440m) 6-7 hrs

From Sigati, it takes roughly seven hours to go reach Jagat. You descend to flat land along the river. You start to notice other little communities along the way that are home to the mixed community. We must repeatedly cross forests on the trail. To go to Jagat, we must also cross the suspension bridge. People from various cultural backgrounds reside in this small village. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals).

Day 06: Trek Jagat to Simigaon (2020m) 5-6 hrs

We travel from Jagat to Simigaon. Nearly seven and a half hours pass. We move forward, following the level road as it rises and falls through the dense bush. The suspension bridges are crossed multiple times. On the trail, there are a lot of communities as well. On the walk, there are little tea shops and neighborhood stores. Then we climb to Simigaon, a little village where both Buddhists and Hindus live. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals).

Day 07: Trek Simigaon to Daldung La (3976m) 6-7 hrs

From Simigaon, it takes about six hours to get to Daldung La. Along the trail, you pass a stunning Sherpa settlement. A variety of plant and animal species can be found along this trail. You continue on an ascending and lowering path after this ascent. You simultaneously take in the beautiful surroundings. If it occurs during the season, you can see the Yak Naka, a transient yak shed. In essence, cheese and butter are made here. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals)

Day 08: Trek Daldung La to Beding (3690m) 6-7 hrs

The Daldung La hike ascends gradually through many plant kinds and rhododendron trees on its way to Bedding. We walk across the high gorge's suspension bridge. The journey is made more enjoyable. Finally, we reach Bedding, a sizable Sherpa village. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals)

Day 09: Trek Beding to Na (4180m) 4-5 hrs

It takes four hours to journey to Na. Today you can search for snow on the valley's upper elevations. The adjacent glacier is another place you can go. Along the river bank, the hike ascends. This area is fairly open, providing clean air and the enchanting murmur of the river. As you continue on your hike, a panoramic panorama of the mountains opens up. We also encounter a Sherpa settlement and investigate their skills. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals)

Day 10: Na Rest Day to Acclimatize

The acclimatization rest day is today. Then the walk continues in the direction of Ramdung Go. On the trek, you may see mountains like Gauri Shanker, Menlung, Yalung, and those in Tibet. At the trail's finish, you will find Yalung Glacier Camp today. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals)

Day 11: Trek Na to Tso Rolpa Lake (4540m) 5-6 hrs

The route from Na continues on to Rolpa Lake. The path that the trail travels through gradually ascends. On the walk, there are numerous natural lakes filled with frightful glacial water. The hike gains even more splendor from the stunning vista of Menlung and Tibetan Side Mountain. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals)

Day 12: Trek Tso Rolpa to Trakarding Glacier (4800m) 5-6 hrs

Early in the morning, we get up and begin the walk to the Trakarding Glacier. Throughout the day, while we explore the area's magnificence, we take walks past the glaciers. This enhances your journey as well. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals)

Day 13: Trakarding Glacier to Tashi Lapcha Phedi (5010m) 5-6 hrs

We continue our trip from Trakarding glacier to Tashi Lapcha Pedi camp. It is located at 5755 meters above sea level. After some rock scrambling on the route, we make a gentle ascent onto the glaciers. At the Tashi Lapcha Pedi camp, we pitched our tent. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals)

Day 14: Tashi Lapcha Pedi to Tashi Lapcha high camp (5500m) via Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m) 6-7 hrs

You will ascend the Tashi Lapcha Pedi and travel through the Tashi Lapcha Pass to the Tashi Lapcha high camp. The entire course will be over the snow, straight up, with a hard descent into high camp. It's a thrilling trek from Tashi Lapcha Pedi to Tashi Lapcha pass. (Stay the night in a tent camp with full meals)

Day 15: Return to Thyomgbo via trek (4350m) 5-6 hrs

Walking through Ngole takes roughly 5 to 6 hours to get from Tashi Lapcha high camp to Thyombo. You take part in the simple glacier walking. The path descends in the direction of Thyomgbo. (Stay the night at a tea house with full board)

Day 16: Trek back Thyomgbo to Thame (3820m) 6-7 hrs

This morning at dawn, we awaken. Then we set off on foot to reach Thame. After ascending, the trail continues on an easy climb. You appreciate the beauty of the surroundings. (Stay the night at a tea house with full board).

Day 17: Trek back Thame to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 4-5 hrs

The trail ascends for an hour as we travel from Thame to Namche Bazaar, reaching Sanasa at an elevation of 3550m. You catch your first glimpse of the Khumbu region's peaks at this point, including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kusum Kangaru. The trail continues to descend steeply in the direction of the Phunki Tenga bridge across the Dudhkoshi River after passing multiple villages and a large number of tea shops. The tough terrain makes you feel really worn out, but the journey also has many of additional attractions, like the sound of birds chirping and beautiful mountain views. This adds excitement to your journey. Along the walk, you start to see a number of villages and tea stores. Once you reach Sanasa, where locals are selling Tibetan items, the trail ascends. There are several ups and downs on the route that leads to Namche market. The dense forest, surrounding area, and mountain views immediately catch your attention while you are traveling along the trail. (Stay the night at a tea house with full board)

Day 18: Trek Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800m) 6-7 hrs.

Today will be our last and longest day of hiking back to Lukla. After a long hike, we will first descend a long way before crossing a bridge and continuing on to Monju and Ten Phakding for lunch. We make our way back while taking in the beautiful, verdant surroundings, spectacular mountain scenery, and the nearby Sherpa town. After a 7-8 hour hike, we arrive in Lukla. You will have time to explore the area, and your guide will confirm your flight reservation once again. You may also enjoy the final celebratory dinner with your crew for an unforgettable journey. (Stay the night at a tea house with full board)

Day 19 : Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu - 30 min

If the weather is good, early in the morning you fly back to Kathmandu after your long mountain journey. After 30 min you will arrive at the domestic airport in Kathmandu. We will send a private Car/van/bus to pick up you to the hotel then you can rest and relax throughout the day in the hotel if you don't have any necessities things to do. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 20: Leisure day in Kathmandu

Today is your leisure day, if interested you could buy some gifts from Nepal for your friends and relatives, you will visit some nearby shops or venture at Thamel for typical Nepalese goods which can be assisted by our guides or you can do it yourself too. If enthralled to explore some other areas of Kathmandu you could take some more time to do that today! Remember, we will be hosting a fantastic celebration "Farewell dinner" at traditional Nepalese restaurant with Mountain Guide Trek staffs for successful completion of the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek! (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 21: Farewell Friend (Final departure to your onward destination)

Today is last day in Nepal for this trip; you are saying good bye to the mountains as journey in Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with travel companions and organize the photos. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight a representative from Mountain Guide Treks will take you to the airport.

(Useful Info: - Please note that often the Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight gets delayed by a few hours or may even be canceled for one, two, or more days due to bad weather conditions)

(Useful Info: - Please note that often the Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight gets delayed by a few hours or may even be canceled for one, two, or more days due to bad weather conditions. Such conditions may happen even in the best seasons. Therefore, in such cases, you must be prepared for long waits both at Kathmandu or Lukla airports, as this can happen either at the start or end of the trek or even both! We do our extreme to avoid such delays, and fix you on next flight. Still, we suggest you to be prepared for possible delays/cancellation, and if possible to come with some extra buffer days (1-2 days) at the end of the trip to accommodate such delays. We also organize Heli rescue in such conditions, if it's available and upon request by our clients. In case, the flight delay/cancellation happens at the start of trip and it goes so long that it disturbs your onward travel schedule, you are free to choose an alternative trip: such a trek in the Annapurna, Langtang, or any other regions. If you are not interested in the alternative trip and would rather wait for the trip, you are welcome to wait in Kathmandu for as many days as it takes to get a flight to Lukla)

Cost Details

  • Service for airport pickup and drop-off.
  • Every land route followed the itinerary
  • 4 nights at a luxurious hotel in Kathmandu on a bed-and-breakfast basis
  • Guesthouse or tent lodging in accordance with the itinerary (sharing in 2 bedrooms) and 3 meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) throughout the trek
  • Flights inside the country (Kathmandu-lukla-kathmandu)
  • Tax on domestic air travel
  • Before your departure from Nepal, there will be a "farewell meal."
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), an assistant trek leader (one assistant guide for every four trekkers, and two porters), as well as the cost of their wages, insurance, gear, flights, meals, and housing.
  • Mountain Guide hikes and Expedition kit pack/duffel bag, down jacket, seasonal sleeping bag (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All required documents and authorizations (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A complete first aid kit.

Entry visa for Nepal: You can simply obtain a visa upon arrival at Kathmandu's Tribhuwan International Airport by paying $40 or equivalent in foreign currency for a 30-day multiple-entry tourist visa. Similar to that, a $100 fee will get you a 90-day multiple-entry tourist visa. Bring two duplicate passport-size pictures.)

  • Airfare for travel abroad
  • Kathmandu or Pokhara for lunch and dinner (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night's lodging in Kathmandu due to earlier arrival, departure, and return from the mountain than the planned itinerary (for whatever reason).
  • Rescue and travel insurance
  • Personal costs (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, water bottle, hot shower during the trekking, etc.)
  • Personal trekking gear and attire.
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fee.
  • Tips for porters and guides.
  • any gift and/or entrance fee for monuments.
  • A greater understanding of how the trip is structured may be obtained from the cost includes and excludes part. We'd come back to you with the trip's actual cost as soon as you informed us of the number of interested travelers and the departure date.


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Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Map


Tourist standard hotel in tea-houses during the trek and Deluxe hotels in City areas Hot Shower and standard clean room with attached bathroom Free Wi-Fi Battery charge Western and Nepali food during the trek

Rolwaling is a deep Himalayan valley that is home to the local Buddhist population and is hidden beneath the enormous snow-capped summit of Gaurishankar (7134m).
Rolwaling, which translates to "valley carved by a plough," is so named because of the sheer rocks that resemble a furrow left by a plough.
The rewarding trees and views are some of the greatest in Nepal, despite the less developed infrastructure and little hiked location.

Rolwaling, situated in Dolokha district of northen Nepal is a deep mountain valley and a home to local Sherpas. The majority of the people living here are Buddhist and it lies that is home to the local Buddhist population and it lies beneth Gaurishankar (7134m). Nepal' standard meridian time zone is calculated on the basis of this mountain summit.  Moreover, Rolwaling route links the travellers to the route to Everest. This is longest route from Kathmandu to Namche. 

 Tsho Rolpa Lake a part of Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek which finally gets connected with Everest route. Tsho Rolpa is the biggest glasical lake situated in Dolokha district of Nepal (Rolwaling Regiion). Most of the itenery packages to Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass, include Tsho Rolpa visit. The visiters can walk upon it when it is frozen and tent their camps around it. 

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