Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Very Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Camping Trek
  • Transport: Public Vehicle & Flight
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge & Camping
  • Group Size: 16
  • Max Elevation: Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m)

Highlights

  • The Tso Rolpa Lake, the biggest glacial lake in Nepal.
  • Crossing Tashi Lapcha Pass.
  • Incredible Himalayan vistas.
  • Frozen streams and icefalls.
  • Namche Bazaar, the major Sherpa hub in Everest region of Nepal.
  • Short thrilling flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.

Description

There are lots of trekking trails in Nepal that are wonderful to trek. The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass trek is an incredibly remote trek. This trek combines Rolwaling valley in Dolakha Nepal and Khumbu region. Trekking to remote locations, this trek offers uncountable ‘wow’ moments and sceneries.

Rolwaling valley trek takes you to the incredible Himalayas and challenging high mountain passes. The quaint mountains hide the beautiful Rolwaling valley. Lying at the foot of Gaurishankar Himal, this valley is a part of Gauri Shankar Conservation Area.

People believe that this mystical valley is a home of a mystic creature called

‘Yeti’. This beautiful trek is a classic combination of Mt. Gauri Shankar, Dorje Lakpa Himal, Mt. Everest, Tso Rolpa Lake, and several other natural wonders.

Tachi Lapcha pass, the highest pass in this trek is a major highlight of this trek. This trek rewards the trekkers with sights of admirable beauty lying beyond the Himalayas. Trekking through the frozen lakes, waterfalls, and glaciers.

The perplexing views of ancient monasteries, quaint villages, wildest trails are overwhelming. This trek is something that you shouldn’t miss. Come quaint your hunger for trekking by trekking in Tashi Lapcha pass.

This trek requires good mountaineering skills and physical fitness. For a beginner, this trek is not a good choice. We have several other destinations for trekking in Nepal. To those who have past high altitude trekking experience, the wild trails of Rolwaling Valley and Tashi Lapcha pass are desperately waiting.

Trek with us. Mount Mania is a renowned trekking agency in Nepal. We have our own history of safe and successful trips and tours in Nepal. If you have any queries, do not hesitate. We are here to assist you. Contact Us.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Drive to Shigati
  • Day 2Trek to Jagat
  • Day 3Trek to Simi Gaun
  • Day 4Trek to Gyalchen
  • Day 5Trek to Beding
  • Day 6Trek to Na Gaun
  • Day 7Acclimatization Day
  • Day 8Trek to Tso Rolpa Lake
  • Day 9Acclimatization Day
  • Day 10Trek to Tashi Lapcha Phedi
  • Day 11Acclimatization Day
  • Day 12Trek to Ngole via Tashi Lapcha Pass
  • Day 13Trek to Thame
  • Day 14Trek to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 15Trek to Lukla
  • Day 16Flight to Kathmandu

What to Expect

  • Airport Pickup and Drop
  • Camping and Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • Local Bus Ticket (Kathmandu to Shingati)
  • Flight Ticket (Lukla to Kathmandu)
  • English Speaking Trekking Guide with Insurance, Transportation, Food and Accommodation
  • Porter with Insurance, Transportation, Food, and Accommodation
  • Cooking Staff and Helper 
  • All Camping equipment like Tents and Kitchen equipment
  • All Necessary Trekking Permits (Gaurishankar Conservation Area Permit, Sagarmatha National Park Permit, TIMS Card, Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Fee)
  • Daily seasonal fresh fruits after dinner 
  • A first aid kit carried by the guide (Oximeter to measure your oxygen and pulse in high altitude) 
  • All Government and Local taxes
  • International Flight Ticket and Nepalese Visa Fee
  • Hotel & Meals in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses (WiFi, Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Water, Shower, and Tea / Coffee)
  • Other costs not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Tips for Guides, Porters, and Helpers

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
20 Oct, 2019 - 04 Nov, 2019AvailableUS$2300
27 Oct, 2019 - 11 Nov, 2019AvailableUS$2300

Useful Information

Best Time of Year for Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

Like the other Himalayan treks in Nepal, the best time of the year for Tashi Lapcha Pass trek is during Autumn. This time of year is when the views are clearest. Also, the sky looks brightest during Autumn. You will love the bright radiance of the sun. The weather and temperature remain calm with lease chances of rain and snow.

Spring is the second best season for Tashi Lapcha Pass trekking. This is the time for nature lovers. The forests at lower elevation will fill with colorful blossoms of wildflowers. You will have a lovely time trekking in mild weather of Spring.

We do not recommend winter and summer treks to Tashi Lapcha trek. This trek will be quite risky for these seasons.

Trekking Grade and Difficulties During Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

Tashi Lapcha is one of the strenuous remote treks in Nepal. For a beginner, this is non-recommendable. If you have years of trekking experiences at high altitude, this is a moderate level trekking.

Some of the major trek difficulties during this trek are:

  • Altitude is one of the major difficulty factors. You will be reaching above at an altitude of 5755 meters. This is higher than Kalapathar, 5555 meters, the highest point on the Everest base camp trek. Be careful, you are prone to altitude sickness at such altitudes.
  • Camp trekking is difficult. You should have all your luggage, tents, foods, and other essential carried. Camping is one of the reasons why the Tashi Lapcha pass is a difficult trek.
  • Rugged and Remote trails. Some portion of the trail is super adventurous. You will have nerve-shaking experiences while walking over rocky cliffs.
  • Weather at high altitudes is unpredictable. Bad weather can hit you at any time while trekking. Keep updated on weather conditions. Also, pack adequate trekking and camping gears. If needed, take help from Packing lists for trekking in Nepal.