Rolwaling Valley Trek

RolwalingOur walking through a scheduled and one of the most beautiful parts of Nepal starts here. We trek through the Rolwaling valley, celebrated as one of the seven hidden valleys in the Himalayan, past beautiful Sherpa and Tamang villages. Rolwaling is the East -West valley below Gauri Shanker (7145m) just south of Tibetan border. Beding and Na is the last Sherpa village of this valley, where more than 20 good Sherpa climbers, have conquered Mt. Everest and numerous other 8000m peaks. We cross over the Tashi Lapcha pass (5755m) and visit Thames, Tenzing Norgay's hometown, and enter the Khumbu valley, the land of the Sherpas which lies at the foot of Everest.

Great views of Mt. Gauri Shanker, Mt. Dorje Lhakpa and Mt. Tashi Lapcha all along the trail. This trek also offers a great opportunity for short climbs of peaks like Ramdong Go (5930m) and Pharchamoro (6187m). This trek being strenuous, technical climbing experience and good mountaineering gear are essential.


Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel. Pre-trek briefing by Nepal Sherpa Treks staff.

Day 2: Sight-seeing of Kathmandu: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Return to the hotel.

Day 3: Katmandu to Dolakha (1650m) by bus.

Day 4: Dolakha to Shigati (1020m).working through scattered villages and terraces.

Day 5: Shigati to Gongar (1350m). Working through a Bhote koshi river, Pass a fer hamlets and villages working through a forest give you a chance to see a Gautishankar Himal (7145m)

Day 6: Gongar to Simigaon (2020m).Today the path slowly gains altitude on an impressive slope, and later crosses terraces. Arrive at Simigaon a Sherpa village

Day 7: Simigaon to Donga (2800m). From here trek to the Rolwaling valley, Working Through a gorgeous rhododendron forest, the path steadily climbs towards Gyalche. Eventually, we descend back down to the river and establish the campsite on the Rolwaling Khola.

Day 8: Donga to Beding (3690m). Gradually climbed the valley with good mountain scenery.

Day 9: Beding to Na (4180m). A short walk will take us to Na. A tiny alpine hamlet only inhabited during summer months a majestic view of impressive peaks with Chobutse (6685m) and Chugimago (6259m)

Day 10: Na. Acclimatization day. We can have a rest or can do a Yalung la pass.

Day 11: Na to Nyiduk Kongma (4750m). We climb up to the dam that holds back the Tsho Rolpa Lake.

Day 12: Nyiduk Kongma Drolumbau Glacier (5200m).

Day 13: Drolumbau Glacier to Tashi Lapsa pass (5755m) Camp at 5200m

Day 14: Camp to Thame (3800m). An easy and pleasant descent. Just before

Day 15: Thame to Namche Bazar (3440m).

Day 16: Namche Bazar to Lukla (2800m). Descent through the forest and working continue along the Dudh Koshi River.

Day 17: Flight from Lukla - KTM, transfer to hotel.

Day 18: Kathmandu free day, evening culture show with nepali dinner

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