Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trek provides you an opportunity to explore the beautiful floras and faunas of Khumbu region along with unique culture of local people living there. Here the trek offers you panoramic views of stunning mountains like: Mt. Ghauri Shankar (7145m\23441ft.), Dorje Lakpa (6989m\22929ft.), Mount Everest (8848m\29028ft.) and many more. During the trek you can observe the breath taking views of waterfalls, ancient monasteries and glaciers. This trek also provides you a great chance to explore the famous “Sherpa” culture along with other, Brhamin, Chetri, Gurung etc, their unique traditions and rituals. Amazing wild animals like: musk deer, blue sheep, wild yaks, leopards with beautiful rhododendron forest provides you unforgettable moments.
Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Trek is located in the vicinity of the Everest base camp, and Langtang regions. Views of the Mt. Ghauri Shankar, Dorje Lakpa, Mount Everest, Tso Rolpa Lake, breathtaking waterfalls, ancient monasteries and glaciers add to the joy of trekking in the region. It is supposed that the human-like creature Yeti lives here. Although several expeditions to search for the mysterious creature have been in vain, villagers have been reporting sightings of the great beast every now and then.
Rolwaling valley is also known as the seven hidden valleys in the Himalayas. The indigenous people call the valley “the grave” probably because it is burrowed between enormous snow capped mountains on either side. On the way lie villages belonging to the Sherpas, Tamang and Chhetri communities.
During the trek you would be required to cross many high passes such as the Kongma La, Cho-La and Renjo-la pass. Trekkers would also visit the Na Gaun, a village located at the highest altitude region of the entire trek. The maximum elevation that trekkers would climb to is 5,545m at Kalapatthar. The duration of the trek is 22 days. The trek entails climbing to Gokyo RI peak (5360m) and walking past the quaint Sherpa villages. The trek is full of adventurous journeys into the heart of Nepal’s most remote places.
Likewise, Trekkers are expected to bring their own mountaineering equipment. There is no provision for providing mountaineering equipment during the trek. Those who aren’t physically fit to endure the stress of the journey are advised against going on this trek.
1. How difficult is Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass trek and how can I Prepare?
Trek to Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass is remote and easy type trekking, can be attainable by many people nowadays. Our company provides you a porter and a guide with policy or travel insurance. People with very weak ankles, knee, hearts and lungs may have to suffer much difficulty in trekking.
2. What about the safety measurements and altitude sickness do the guides and porters have their insurance in Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass trek?
Worrying for safety measurements? Our guides having long experience are much professional for handling such issues with various means of safety measurements. For common health issues like: headache, common cold, diarrhea, vomiting, we provide you first aid medicines. In case of being sick in the mountain, Sunrise Adventure Trek will make proper arrangements rescue by helicopter, for this you should have better travel insurance. If our guide and porters may suffer from sickness, they have also travel and medical insurance and we will also rescue by helicopter.
3. What about guide & porter, do they have well training?
Guides and potters provided to our guests had complete accomplishment of several trainings required for their professions by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. Having well experience in tourism sector as a guide or potter, make easy to explain all the information required for trekking and can create very familiar environment to the guests.
4. What about communication system during trek?
As all the porters and guides are well certified by the Ministry of Nepal tourism they can easily understand and speak English language during the trek. On the other hand, we can also provide you guides and potters according to your own understanding language.
5. Do I need to give tips to guide and potter and if how much?
It’s difficult to mention about tipping, but guides and potters do expect the tips at the end of the trip. However, normally people can give minimum 10% of their total payment to the guide and porter.
6. What kind of food, drinking water and accommodation do we have on Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass trek?
Trek to Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass with Sunrise Adventure Trek includes trekking lodges or guest houses as accommodation with twin bed sharing room, if you are in a group and if you are solo traveler, you have private room. Regarding meals, we will have some options to choose like: continental foods, Italian, Indian and Chinese cuisine etc. For drinking water, you can buy the mineral bottles or safe drinking water from hotel either you can bring water tablets.
7. How many hours should I walk per day and what happened if I am a slow walker in the group?
Normally, we have to walk around 5 to 7 hours per day, if you are slow in walk the team leader will professionally manage to you walking with our assistance guide and potter.