Rolwaling Valley Trekking– 22 Days is a trekking package that operates in the east northern part of Nepal that shares the border with Tibet. Rolwaling and Gaurishankar, prominent mountains in the regions along with Tso Rolpa Lake in addition to a vast range of alpine flora and fauna make the trekking phenomenal. The price for the trekking differs agency to agency. Most of the local and international trekking agencies have common margin falling between USD $2500 and USD $3000 whereas, Himalayan Wild Treks, whose objective is to offers quality service at reasonable price has limited the cost to USD $2300 for the same. Furthermore, Himalayan Wild Treks, one of the most reliable trekking agencies in Nepal offers the most reasonable cost, latest map associated with Google, and client-oriented flexible itinerary for Rolwaling Valley Trekking– 22 Days.
Nestled between Gauri Shankar Himal and Rolwaling Himal, Rolwaling Valley Trekking is traditional trading route with Tibet. The stronghold of Sherpa ethnic group, the land is studded with monasteries and prayers flags Tibetan Buddhism being the major religion. Situated at the east central part of Nepal along with the Tibetan border, the trekking encompasses Malung Tse (7181m), Gaurishankar (7134m) and 50 other peaks over 6000 meters that spreads between Nagla Pass and Tamakoshi River. Trekkers love exploring beautiful Tso Rolpa lake (4580m) in Rolwaling Valley while the Sherpa settlement at Beding offers the unique Sherpa culture and tradition with warm hospitality.The legends regarding yeti sightings here are frequent topic of the talk here. Nestled between Langtang range and Everest range, Rolwaling range is phenomenal for its deep fissures, serrated mountains, and incredible views of Mount Langtang, Mount Everest, and Mount Gaurishankar and it is classified as a strenuous trekking. Eric Shimpton is credited for the first exploration of the region. Flora and fauna galore for juniper, fir, conifer, pine, rhododendron, Artemisia, Paris Poliphylla and musk deer, black bear, wild hare, squirrels, leopard and tigers, Rolwaling Valley in Nepal, is reputed for remaining one of the least trodden trekking trail.
Technically stating, the trek starts with a sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kahtmandu (1400m) prior to a drive to Barabise, hiking to Kabre (819m), Dolongsa (2431m), Bigu Gompa (2310m), Chilanka (1923m), Kurlang (1890m), Syalu (1500m),Simi (2000m) ,Forest Camp (2800m),Beding (3,694m), en route to Na (4100m) where a day’s rest is taken then we hike towards Yalung Pass enjoying glacier views en route to Tsho Rolpa Glacier Lake. Continuing ahead, we traverse towards Beding (3690m) Gyalche (2990m) ,Simi Gaun (1990m),Jagat (1550m), Singati Bazar (990m), and to Dolakha (1650m) from where a drive to Kathmandu that brings the trekking to a formal end.
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Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02 Full day Kathmandu city tour 5 heritage sites.
Day 03 Kathmandu – Drive to Barabise – Trek to Kabre (819m/2,687ft), 3-4 hrs drive & 3-4 hrs trek
Day 04 Kabre – Dolongsa (2431m/7,976ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 05 Dolongsa - Bigu Gompa (2,310m/7,579ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 06 Bigu Gompa – Chilanka (1,923m/6,309ft), 4-5 hrs trek
Day 07 Chilanka - Kurlang (1,890m/6,201ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 08 Kurlang - Syalu (1,500m/4,921ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 09 Syalu - Simi (2,000m/6,562ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 10 Simi - Forest Camp (2,800m/9,366ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 11 Forest camp – Beding (3,694m/12,119ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 12 Beding – Na (4,100m/13,451ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 13 Na rest and acclimatization day. Excursion towards Yalung Pass and glacier views
Day 14 Na rest and acclimatization day. Excursion to Tsho Rolpa Glacier Lake
Day 15 Na – Beding (3,690m/12,106ft), 5-6 hrs
Day 16 Beding – Gyalche (2,990m/9,810ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 17 Gyalche – Simi Gaun (1,990m/6,523ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 18 Simi Gaun – Jagat (1,550m/3,773ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 19 Jagat – Singati Bazar (990m/3,317ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 20 Singati Bazar – Dolakha (1’650m/ 5,413ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Day 21 Dolakha – Kathmandu (1,317m/4,321ft), 6-7 hrs drive
Day 22 Final departure
Highlights of Rolwaling Valley Trekking
The scenic drive to Barabise after a brief sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu is reinvigorating. Tracing through the least beaten wilderness passing by natural fissures and serrated mountains in the Langtang region is literally phenomenal. The meandering Tamakoshi River that flows parallel to the path is stunning. Tso Rolpa Lake, a pristine lake in the silence and tranquility fills the soul of travelers with sense of spirituality. The view of Mount Gauri Shankar ,Mount Langtang and Mount Everest is truly captivating. The trail provides natural and cultural beauty of Nepal. It also provides the best breathtaking vista of Langtang and Everest Region in addition to unique Sherpa culture and tradition.
#Rolwaling Valley Trekking Difficulty
Rolwaling Valley Trekking proves to be difficult in the lack of physical fitness and background climbing experiences. The difficulty may raise if you are obese and are prone to altitude sickness. Most of the trail consists of uneven trail with innumerable ups and downs where you will have to painstakingly walk. As you ascend, the oxygen level gets thinner causing complexity in breathing. You will need to adapt to the newer climatic zone that requires acclimatization. Walking six to seven hours a day is considered normal. You will need physical stamina to go through the technical and geographical difficulty.
#Rolwaling Valley Trekking Best Season
Autumn and Spring are the best seasons for the Rolwaling Valley Trekking. As Autumn and Spring are the two trekking seasons in Nepal that are most frequented by the tourists the world over. Spring has earned reputation for the blossoms of the flower. Autumn is second best season other than the Spring. For the clearest weather and the most peaceful atmosphere, tourists the world across easily fall for Autumn. Unless you are an intrepid trekker who is not finicky about the weather hostilites, you can always do Rolwaling Valley Trekking all year round. Winter and Summer are not as friendly as Spring and Autumn.
#Rolwaling Valley Trekking Physical Fitness
It is important that you are physically fit to do any trekking in Nepal or elswhere around the world. Physical fitness is one of the most salient essentials for trekking. You are not expected to be super fit like fitness connoisseurs or fitness fanatics but you have to feel comfortable about your weight and size of the body because walking on the uneven terrain can prove to be excessively strenuous if you are obese or overweight. For the fitness consider morning walk, swimming, cycling or rock climbing prior to the actual commencement of Rolwaling Valley trek. Keep in mind that you can avoid altitude sickess keeping yourself in a good physical shape.
#Rolwaling Valley Trekking Weather
Weather is something you should take into consideration when it comes to trekking in any mountain area of Nepal. As for Rolwaling, the best weather you could cherish is mostly found in Autumn and Spring. In terms of crystal clear sky, panoramic view and mild temperature, the weather in the months March, April, May, September, October, November are the months that are known for the best weather. Besides, there are Winter and Summer months which are known for unfriendly weather. The summer weather is often rainy and cloudy wheras the winter weather may turn out to be extremely cold in the mornings and evenings.
#Rolwaling Valley Trekking:How to reach
Technically stating, the trek starts with a sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kahtmandu prior to a scenic drive to Barabise. Then onwards we start hiking to Kabre, Dolongs, Bigu Gompa, Chilanka, Kurlang, Syalu, Simi, Forest Camp , and Beding, en route to Na where a day’s rest is taken. Therafter, we hike towards Yalung Pass. On the trail we enjoy glaicer views en route to Tso Rolpa Glacier Lake. Continuing ahead, we traverse towards beautiful rustic settlements Beding, Gyalche, Simi Gaun, Jagat, Singati Bazar, and to Dolakha from where a drive to Kathmandu that brings the trekking to a formal end.
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What to Bring ?
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.