Those people who wish to experience an isolate part of Nepal one should make an exceptional trek to the Rolwaling valley, one of the most appealing regions of Nepal. Ensconced in the shadow of the Rolwaling Himal, this remote Himalayan valley lies on east of Kathmandu The most popular villages in the Rolwaling valley. Beding (3510m) and Na Gaun (4120m). Trekkers may spend a few days in the Rolwaling area ascending to the Na Yak pastures at 4700m. Here trekkers are greeted by a spectacular panorama of the Gauri Shanker and Menlungtse Peaks.
Above Na Gaun, the trail meanders up to a high lake named Chodalpa (4540m) and up to the lateral moraines of the Rolwaling glacier below the Rolwaling icefall (5181m). After two days of rugged glacier walking one reaches high Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m). On the other side of the Tashi Lapcha, the trail drops down into Thame village (3790m) on the Khumbu valley. From here, one can trek to the Everest Base camp, then fly out to Kathmandu from Lukla.
Trip Duration: 19days
Maximum Altitude: 5755m
Trek Grade: E
Start from: Dolkha/Charikot (drive)
End at: Lukla (flights)
Best Season: April-Jun, Sept-Nov.
||Drive to Dolakha (5 hrs). Camp.
||Trek Dolakha to Piguti (920m). (4 hrs). Camp.
||Trek Piguti to Suri Dobhan (1,030m) (5 hrs). Camp.
||Trek Suri Dobhan to Jagat (1,150m) (5-6 hrs). Camp.
||Trek Jagat to Simagaun (1,990m) (5 hrs). Camp.
||Trek Simagaun to Kharka (2,900m) (6 hrs). Camp.
||Trek Kharka to Beding (3,690m) (4 hrs). Camp.
||Rest day at Beding for better acclimatization. Camp.
||Trek Beding to Na (4,180m) (5 hrs). Camp.
||Rest day at Na to explore the surrounding. Camp.
||Trek Na to Chhyugima Lake (4,540m) (7 hrs). Camp.
||Trek to Tashi Lapcha Base Camp (5,010m) (5 hrs). Camp.
||Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass (5,755m) (5 hrs)
You must start out early because during the latter part of the day it is in constant danger of rock falls. The strain and degree of difficulty are constantly rewarded, the magnificence of the omni-present mountains. On the approach to the Tashi Lapcha (5,755m), the northern skyline is constantly dominated by the summit of Mt. Gauri Shankar (7146 m.), for a long time confused with Everest and thought to be the highest mountain in the world. This trek takes you through a demographic cross section of Nepal that can not be sampled on any other trek.
||Trek to Ngole (5,110m) (5 hrs). Camp.
||Trek to Thame (3,820m) (5 hrs). Camp.
||Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) (5 hrs). Camp.
||Rest / Spare day at Namche. Camp.
||Trek Namche to Lukla (2,840m). Camp.
||Flight: Lukla - Kathmandu. Hotel Overnight.