Nepal - Rolwaling Trekking (21 days) Book Now

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The Rolwaling trek is located in the eastern part of Nepal which provides magnificent views of the mountains such as Mt. Melungtse, Mt. Tashi Lapcha, Mt. Everest,  Gauri Shanker, PharchamoRamdungLangtangJugal Himal and Mt. Dorje Lakpa. One can also get to see the varieties of flora and fauna, rivers, streams, and lakes. Experience the culture and heritage of the local people and the local food in the totally remote Himalayan environment. The indigenous Sherpa says the meaning of "Rolwaling" valley is "the grave" because the valley is located in between the foot of two vertical peaks covered by snow. This trek is very suitable for the people who want to spend some time in a remote place by involving in trekking without the disturbance of other people.

The trek starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Barabise, from Barabise the trekking starts and guides you through Kabre, Dolongsa, Bigu Gompa, Chilangka, Shalu, Simigaon, the Forest camp, Beding, Na, Chetchet, Chetre, Dolakha and Charikot, from where you will drive back to Kathmandu.

Included in the Cost

 
  • All land transportation by private vehicle.
  • 2-night accommodation in 4-star hotel at Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • Accommodation throughout the trek on room only basis in the best available hotel, lodge or camp.
  • National park entrance fee, Trekking permit and TIMS card.
  • All Camping equipment.
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter) (one porter can carry 18 kilos of luggage and share between two clients.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • First aid kit .
  • All government and local taxes. 


 

Not Included in the Cost

Food and drinks/ Beverage bills
Entrance Fees
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
International Flights
Extra costs for upgrading rooms and services at hotels
donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind

Recommended gear list:

Good wind/rain Jacket
Warm fleece jacket or Jersey
Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots.
Good (-20) Sleeping bag (which can be rented or bought in Kathmandu)
Sun hat or scarf
Sunglasses with UV protection
Hiking shorts
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

FAQ

Answer

Nepalis a landlocked country which has borders with India & China. You can either fly in or enter by land borders that are attached to China or India.

  • Day 1

    Arrival in kathmandu (1400 m)

  • Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport, our representative will meet, greet and transfer you to your booked hotel. Our representative will give you a briefing for your respected tour. You can rest and relax for the remaining time or stroll around the streets of Thamel. Overnight accommodation will be in a Hotel.

  • Day 2

    Kathmandu to Barabise (819 m), Driving duration: 4 to 5 hours

  • After breakfast in the hotel, you will start the day with a pleasant drive along the Arniko Highway to Barabise. You can have beautiful views of green hills with rivers and streams at some places during the drive. Barabise is a quite developed village, compared to other villages in the surrounding area, as it is touched by the Araniko Highway. Upon arrival in Barabise, check-in to the lodge, have some rest and later on explore the area. overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

  • Day 3

    Barabise to Kabre (1605 m), Hiking Duration: 6 hours

  • Today, you will start walking after having your breakfast in Barabise. You will walk over a steep path behind the town of Barabise going through rice and mustard fields. As you complete the steep trail, you will reach a ridge from where you can see beautiful views of the surrounding areas along with the Sun Koshi river. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 4

    Kabre to Dolongsa (1945 m), Hiking Duration: 7 hours

  • After having breakfast, we will start today's trek to Dolongsa. You will start walking through small settlements and Rhododendron forests.During the trek, you can see many birds enjoying their environment. Overnight accommodation will be in a Local lodge.

  • Day 5

    Dolongsa to Bigu Gompa (2310 m), Hiking Duration: 7 hours

  • Today, you have to walk over a very steep trail to climb the pass (3320 m) which reflects breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Everest. You will have some time to explore the Pass area and let the views sink in before you will descend through a magnificent forest to the lone monastery of Bigu Gompa. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 6

    Bigu Gompa to Chilangka (1923 m), Hiking Duration: 8 hours

  • After having your breakfast in Big Gompa, we commence a trail that descends until you reach Samling Khola. After Samling Khola, you will start to ascend to reach Chilangka. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 7

    Chilangka to Kulong (1890 m), Hiking Duration: 7 hours

  • Today, you will have a gentle walk along the hillside for most of the day with some ascends and descends. On some parts of the trail you can spectate the excellent views of Gauri Shanker Himal (7145m). The trail finally takes you to Kulong, where we will spend the night. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 8

    Kulong to Shalu (1500 m), Hiking Duration: 6 hours

  • After having your breakfast in Kulong, you will start today with an easy trek mostly going downhill to the village of Jagat. The trail will take you along the Bhote Koshi River. In Jagat, you can have some rest, observe the impressive views and learn about the surroundings from you guide. From Jagat, it is an easy walk upstream to Shalu. Overnight accommodation  will be in a lodge.

  • Day 9

    Shalu to Simigaon (2000 m), Hiking Duration: 7 hours

  • In the beginning, the trek starts with an easy walk along the river until we cross the Bhote Koshi. From here, we continue our climb through a forest before entering the more open Bhote Koshi to Simigoan, where the trail is more steep and difficult. As you reach Simigaon, you will check in to the Lodge and have some rest. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 10

    Simigaon to Forest Camp (2800 m), Hiking Duration: 7 hours

  • Today, you will start the day with a short steep climb and enter a beautiful mixed forest of moss and Rhododendron as we climb higher. Then, the trail descends to our campsite which is located just besides the Rolwaling River. Overnight accommodation will be in a camp.

  • Day 11

    Forest Camp to Beding (3694 m), Hiking Duration: 8 hours

  • Today, after breakfast, you will continue your climb through the forest before entering the more open Rolwaling Valley. The valley takes you to Ramdung and later on Beding, where we will spend the night. Being is the largest settlement in the Rolwaling Valley. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 12

    Rest day in Beding

  • Today is you free day in Beding. You can spend the the day roaming around the area and enjoying the scenic beauty of the slightly different and enjoyable combination of nature. You can use this day to soak up the natural beauty of Nepal and find your inner peace while being in the mountains. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 13

    Beding to Na (4100 m), Hiking Duration: 7 hours

  • You will take your breakfast in Beding and start walking to reach Na. Today your trek will be quiet difficult as you have to reach a place at a higher altitude than that of the days before. On the way, you can explore the heart touching the beauty of Nature. You will continue walking upwards along the valley through Rhododendron forest to the summer settlement of Na. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 14

    Rest day in Na (4100 m)

  • Today is your acclimatization day in Na. You can rest for some time as you have gained altitude the day before. After some relaxation time, you can explore the upper slopes of the valley for Snow Partridge or visit  the nearby glacier. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 15

    Na to Forest Camp (2800 m), Hiking Duration: 7 hours

  • After having you breakfast in Na, you will start walking to return back to the Forest Camp. You will continuously descend going though beautiful forests. Overnight accommodation will be in the Forest Camp.

  • Day 16

    Forest Camp to Chetchet (1500 m), Hiking Duration: 6 hours

  • Today, we take a different route down though a forest to reach Simigaon. From Simigaon, the trail steeply  descents to the Bhote Koshi River. From the river we will trek to Chetchet where we will spend the night. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 17

    Chetchet to Chetre (1100 m), Hiking Duration: 6 hours

  • After having your breakfast in Chetchet, you will leave the place and head towards Chetre. You pass through some interesting villages of medieval manifestation and can explore their culture and traditions. In the villages, you will get many possibilities to make photographs, so you can catch a once in a lifetime memory. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 18

    Chetre to Dolakha (950 m), Hiking Duration: 6 hours

  • Today, you continue your trek passing through the valley which has now become the Tama Koshi valley. Today's trek will take you through some very beautiful forests before you reach Dolakha. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 19

    Dolakha to Charikot (1200 m), Hiking Duration: 7 hours

  • After having you breakfast, you will start the day with a steep climb which leads you to Charikot; the headquarters of the Dolakha district. In Charikot you can find facilities like Internet access, a hospital, high-class hotels other than the tea houses, groceries and many more. Stroll around the village and explore how the local live in such an environment. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 20

    Charikot to Kathmandu, Driving Duration: 6 hours

  • After having your breakfast in Charikot, we drive back to Kathmandu. During the drive you can enjoy the scenery of Nepal one last time and on the way, a few stops will be made to have refreshments and lunch. Upon you arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will assist you and transfer you to your hotel. Explore the streets of Thamel in the evening and try one of the many cuisines or enjoy yourself in one the many bars or pubs. Overnight accommodation will be in a hotel.

  • Day 21

    Departure

  • Today is your last day in Nepal. Have your breakfast and later on our office representative will come to receive you at the hotel and they will transfer you to the Tribhuwan airport to catch the flight to your onwards destination according to your flight time. Have a safe journey onwards.

Trip Grade

Moderate

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