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, Pharchamo, Ramdung, Langtang, Jugal 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.
|Food and drinks/ Beverage bills|
|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|
|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|
|Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms|
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.
Yesyou can get a visa on arrival. The rates are as follows-
MultipleEntry – 15 Days – 25$
MultipleEntry – 30 Days – 40$
MultipleEntry – 90 Days – 100$
Absolutely, Nepal is safe. Nepal is considered one of the safest countries to travel.Chances are Nepal is more safe than your own home country .
Yes, the food and water are hygienically standard during trekking. Our experienced guides check the food before preparing in the kitchen to make sure its Okay.You will get boiled water in the lodges, you can also buy sealed water or purify water using tablets.
Your guide will be a Nepalese but fluent in English. They are carefully selected with the appropriate experience, attitude and leadership skills. We can also provide French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Spanish speaking guides.
Yesyou can bring your medication. Please make sure to put it in your original packet and bring your prescription with you.
The tourist police office is located near Nepal Tourism Development Board’s office.They are well trained and fluent in English to assist foreigners. You can always call 100 for police assistance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To enhance your experience in Nepal, we give you the possibility to add one or more extra activities to this travel package. The step of adding these is available in the "Book now" process.
Do not hesitate to check each extra activity. They can be booked also separately.
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