Rolwaling– Yalung Ri Peak– Tashi Lapcha Pass– 22 Days encapsulates the incredible natural beauty of both Rolwaling Valley and Khumbu Region in Nepal, giving a memorable experience of crossing Tashi Lapcha (5755m). The trekking involves thrill, challenge and strain of moderate class and being physically fit is an indispensable requirement. The price for the trekking differs agency to agency. Some local and international companies have a common price falling between USD $3500 and USD $4000, whereas Himalayan Wild Treks has limited it to USD $3000 for the same as the corporate ethic of it has been to offer the best possible service in the most reasonable price. Trusted, most reliable and one of the most successful trailblazing companies, Himalayan Wild Treks not only offers the most reasonable price but also latest Google map and clients-oriented flexible itinerary for Rolwaling– Yalung Ri Peak– Tashi Lapcha Pass– 22 Days.
Yalung Ri(5630m) is a famous trekking peak existent in the beautiful alpine valley of Rolwaling region in the east northern part of Nepal along the border of Tibet. Some of the peaks which are adjacent to Yalung Ri are Chugmage(6259m), Chobulse(6689m), that are discernible in the proximity. The ascent to Yalung Ri Peak and tracing back to Sengma Kharka(4320m) and hiking to Tso Rolpa Lake is literally euphoric. Situated to a village called Na Gaon in the highland of Rolwaling, Ualung Ri is the most prominent peak among several other peaks existent in the periphery of Yalung La, that opens a door to Upper Rolwaling Region that is to the south of Khare Khola. From Na gaon, we can enjoy an amazing view of Gaurishankar (7134m), where you explore Yalung Glacier along with Ramdung Go(5930m) then venturing into Tso Rolpa Lake en route to Tashi Lapcha Pass which is one of the most challenging alpine peaks, which dissects Rolwaling Region and Khumbu Region and separates Gaurishakar Consservation Area from Sagarmatha National Park allowing the trail to connect to Khumbu Region. With a move further, we arrive at Namche(3440m) en route to Lukla(2860m), the closing point of the entire trekking.
Short trail brief
Technically stating, the trekking starts with a brief sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu (1400m) before driving to Dolakha (1660m), traversing towards Jagat (1440m), Simi Gaon (2036m), Dokhang (2791m), Beding(3740m), Na Gaon (4180m), where a day’s acclimatization is taken. Then onwards, we venture into Ualung Ri Base Camp(4750m), Yalung Ri (5630m) for its ascent. Moving forwards, we trace back to Na gaon and hike to Tso Rolpa Lake (5440m), moving towards Tarkarding Glacier (4800m), Tashi Lapcha Phedi Camp(5010m), Tashi Lapcha Pass (5750m), Thyongmo (4350m), Thame (3820m), en route to Namche (3440m), from where we hike to Lukla (2860m) bringing the trekking to an end.
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Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.
Highlights of Yalung Ri Peak, Tashi Lapcha Pass Trekking– 22 Days
The sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites followed by drive to Sighati gives contrasting experience of city and wilderness . The panoramic landscape from Yalung Ri and crossing Tashi Lapcha fills the soul with indescribable excitement and tranquility of the wilderness. The legends regarding Yeti, a human-like creature in the Himalayas is popular in the region. Moreover, Tso Rolpa Lake, the glacial lake is iconic in the region. The diverse flora and fauna in Sagarmatha National Park and Gaurishankar Conservation Area offers the rarest species of the endangered species of plants and animals. Stunning view of mountain ranges waterfalls and dramatic landscape is truly rewarding. The scenic flight to Kathmandu from Tenjing Hillary Airport at Lukla is unforgettable.
#Rolwaling Yalung Ri Peak Tashi Lapcha Pass Trekking Difficulty
As the trekking includes Rolwaling, Yalung Ri Peak and Tashi Lapcha Pass, you will have to hike across high passes over three thousand meters having to walk six to eight hours a day, which will make the trail difficult. On the other hand, if you are a fresher the feeling of difficulty will be even more. Therefore short hiking, cycling, swimming or wallking can be instrumental prior to the the trekking. The trekking is regarded as strenuous one which offers a great sense of difficulty and adventure. As you hike through uneven trail, meandering through the rivers, hills and jungles the sense of difficulty can increase. Also, it is important that you maintain fitness.
#Rolwaling Yalung Ri Peak Tashi Lapcha Pass Best Season
We don't recommend you a particular season as the best season but give you a clue as to which season most travelers favor when it comes to trekking through Rolwaling Yalung Ri Peak Tashi Lapcha Pass . As most travelers and tourists are found falling for Autumn and Spring, we can suggest you Autumn and Spring as the best seasons. On the other hand, we have Winter and Summer which are thought to be less friendly as compared to Spring and Autumn. We wouldn't recommend you Winter and Summer as they may pose obstacles like rainfall, snowfall and temperature fluctuations. Summer is basically rainy and cloudy whereas the witner can have unpredictable weather pattern.
#Rolwaling Yalung Ri Peak Tashi Lapcha Pass Physical Fitness
It is important that you are physcially capable of walking in the chllenging and uneven mountain terrains to enjoy the trekking to the fullest. If and when you are physcially incapable of walking on the trail that meanders over three thousand meters on a daily basis, you are unlikely to cherish the true adventure the trekking offers. That is why it is very important that you stay physically flexible and comfortable state, which can be maintained by doing physical exercises like swimming, cycling, hiking and other daily exercises. The trekking itself will be kind of a fitness trekking but then the role your physical fitness plays remains vital all the time.
#Rolwaling Yalung Ri Peak Tashi Lapcha Pass Weather
The weather in Rolwaling Yalung Ri Peak Tashi Lapcha Pass may fluctuate in an unpredictable manner. In the summer, the trekking region has a lot of rainfall thereby causing the way muddy and the sky usually remains overcast. In winter the temperature may fall below subzero in the evenings and mornings, which in itself is an obstacle. Autumn weather,however, is famous for its moderate temperature and the peaceful weather. In addition, Spring weather is also popular among the travelers in this region. The spring weather is popular especially for sunshines and blossoms. Look for the weather that supports you unless you are time bound.
#Rolwaling Yalung Ri Peak Tashi Lapcha Pass: How to Reach
Technically stating, the trekking starts with a brief sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu before driving to Dolakha, traversing into the exotic land- Jagat, Simi Gaon, Dokhang, Beding, and Na Gaon, where a day’s acclimatization is taken. Then onwards, we venture into Ualung Ri Base Camp, Yalung Ri for its ascent. Moving ahead from there, we trace back to Na gaon and hike to Tso Rolpa Lake, moving towards Tarkarding Glacier, Tashi Lapcha Phedi Camp, Tashi Lapcha Pass, Thyongmo, Thame, en route to Namche, from where we hike to Lukla bringing the trekking to an end.
Day 01:Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.
Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.
On your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be met and welcomed by our airport representative. You will be greeted traditionally with flower garlands. The representative will then take you to your hotel where you will be served welcome drinks. In the afternoon, you can take a stroll around and visit shops, restaurants and bars. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02:Free day in Kathmandu for preparation of the trip.
Free day in Kathmandu for preparation of the trip. Checking your climbing equipment's, and discussing the climb with the climbing/trekking guide. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu (1350m.) to Shigati via Dolakha (1660m.)
Drive from Kathmandu (1350m.) to Shigati via Dolakha (1660m.) Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 04:Trek from Shigati to Jagat (1440m.) takes about seven hours.
Trek from Shigati to Jagat (1440m.) takes about seven hours. We trek through a normal flat land along the banks of the river and then pass through a rice terraced field. There are a few small village hamlets found on the way which are inhabited by different ethnic communities. You continue to cross jungles covered by orchid, a few rhododendron trees and wild vegetation. You next cross a suspension bridge to reach Jagat, a small town resided in by people from different cultures. You interact with the local folks to get an insight into the hteir life. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.
Day 05:Trek from Jagat to Simi Gaon (2036m.) takes about seven and a half hours.
Trek from Jagat to Simi Gaon (2036m.) takes about seven and a half hours. The first part of your trail follows normally flat path, then it ascends and descends through the jungle. Several places, you cross through suspension bridge. There are numerous villages on your way. You can find small tea house and local shops at some of the places. Steeply climb up to Simigaon, a village inhabited by Buddhist and few Hindus. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.
Day 06:Trek from Simi Gaon to Dokhang (2791m) takes about five hours.
Trek from Simi Gaon to Dokhang (2791m) takes about five hours. You will walk alongside of Rolwaling river. The trail passes through Sherpa villages. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.
Day 07:Trek from Dokhang to Beding (3740m.) takes about six hours.
Trek from Dokhang to Beding (3740m.) takes about six hours. The trek ascends uphill through different varieties of plants and Rhododendron trees. You trek over the suspension bridges over the deep gorges in a few places making the trek even more enchanting. You finally reach Beding is a big Sherpa village. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.
Day 08:Trek from Beding to Na Gaon (4180m.) takes about four hours.
Trek from Beding to Na Gaon (4180m.) takes about four hours. This day you can explore the upper slopes of the valley for Snow Partridge or a visit to the nearby glacier lake. The trek path slightly ascends along the river bank. The place is an open path with fresh air and the charming sound of the river. You can have the panoramic view of the mountains as the trek moves forward. You will also come across the Sherpa village having their own specialties. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.
Day 09:Rest day at Na Gaon for Acclimatization.
Rest day at Na Gaon for Acclimatization. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.
Day 10:Trek from Na Gaon to Yalung-Ri Base Camp (4750m.)
Trek from Na Gaon to Yalung-Ri Base Camp (4750m.) or High Camp (5100m.). Stay overnight at camp.
Day 11:Summit to Yalung-Ri (5,630m) & return to Na Gaon.
Summit to Yalung-Ri (5,630m) & return to Na Gaon. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 12:Trek from Na Gaon to Tso Rolpa Lake (4540m.).
Trek from Na Gaon to Tso Rolpa Lake (4540m.). You will be trekking through the flat and gradually up path. You will be able to witness the beautiful Natural Lake filled with the chilling water of the glaciers. The views of Menlung and Tibetan Side Mountains add glory to your trek. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 13:Trek Tso Rolpa to Trakarding Glacier (4800m.).
Trek Tso Rolpa to Trakarding Glacier (4800m.). Early morning you will walk through the glaciers throughout the day and will be able to experience the new enchanting beauties that would add extra dimensions into your trial. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 14:Trek from Trakarding Glacier to Tashi Lapcha Pedi Camp (5755m.)
Trek from Trakarding Glacier to Tashi Lapcha Pedi Camp (5755m.) The trail will still be ascending through some rock climbing and a gradual walk on the glacier. You will camp into Tashi Lapcha Pedi Camp today. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 15:Climb from Tashi Lapcha Pedi to Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m.)
Climb from Tashi Lapcha Pedi to Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m.) to Tashi Lapcha Cape (5665m.) which is also known as Tashi Lapcha Phuk. You will climb up the Tashi Lapcha Pedi and cross the Tashi Lapcha Pass and trek continue to Tashi Lapcha Phuk. The trial will completely be over the snow. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 16:Trek from Tashi Lapcha Phuk to Thyomgbo (4350m.) takes about five and half hours.
Trek from Tashi Lapcha Phuk to Thyomgbo (4350m.) takes about five and half hours.
Today you will be experiencing a bit easy glacier walking. The trail descends down towards Thyomgbo. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 17:Trek Thyomgbo to Thame (3820m.) Early morning you will trek to Thame.
Trek Thyomgbo to Thame (3820m.) Early morning you will trek to Thame. This trail gradually descends and you will have an added experience of easier trail and will be able to enjoy the natural beauty of the environment. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 18:Trek Thame to Namche Bazaar (3440m.)
Trek Thame to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) The trail descends gently for early one hour to Sanasa (3550m.). Now you have a glimpse of first really good views of the great peaks of the Khumbu including Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. Passing by several villages and numerous tea house, the trail descends steeply to a bridge over the river Dudh Koshi at Phunki Tenga (3250m.) Tyangboche is famous passing by several villages and numerous tea house; the trail ascends steeply to Sanasa where local Sherpa people sell the Tibetan goods. The way from Sanasa to Namche Bazaar has small ups and downs with view of forests, scenery and mountains. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 19:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886m) takes about three hours.
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886m) takes about three hours. Your final day's trekking follows the Dudh Koshi back down to Lukla. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 20:Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu.
Day 21:Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour.
Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 22:Final Departure
As per your flight schedule, our airport representative will transfer you from your hotel to the airport for your final departure.
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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.