Rolwaling Himal Trek (22 days)
Rolwaling Himal TrekRolwaling valley is the neighboring valley of the Solo Khumbu (Mt Everest region). Similar in culture to the Sherpa people of the Everest region without the crowds. A land of wonderful Himalayan views, mystery and superstition. According to the legend, a monastery named Kher Shambala mysteriously disappeared into the earth. In addition, the locals commonly report sightings of the “Yeti”.
Your trekking preparation:
This trek is considered as a non-technical trek and suitable for average people. If you are moderately fit and have a sense of adventure will enjoy this trek. The program is designed to acclimatize you gradually and not expected high altitude sickness. However you are requested to check your altitude fitness and the itinerary.
We suggest you to strengthen your knee muscles and prepare for several days of steep descents. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, biking or aerobics is recommended, but mostly hiking on steep hills or running up and down steps are preferable.
Please note that the following program is prepared in the fact basis however can be change in some circumstances but adjustments will have to made during the trekking. We request you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself.
As the trek is designed for camping arrangement, everything is handled by our team of porters, sherpas and cooks who carry the equipment, assemble and dissemble the camp and have hot meals waiting for you at every food break.
Day to Day Itinerary:
Day 01: Drive to Barhabise (80 Km east from Kathmandu) O/N camp at Suna Khari-1600m (2 hr)
Day 02: Trek to Dolangsa-2500m (6 hr)
Day 03: Trek to Bigu Gompa-2510m (6-7 hr)
Day 04: Trek to Laduk-1900m (7 hr)
Day 05: Trek to Gongar-1400m (6-7 hr)
Day 06: Trek to Simigaon-2500m (6 hr)
Day 07: Trek to Dongma Gaon-3300m (6-7 hr)
Day 08: Trek to Beding-3695m (6 hr)
Day 09: Trek to Nagaon-3800m (6-7 hr)
Day 10: Rest at Nagaon
Day 11: Trek to Yalung-Ri Base Camp-4200m (4 hr)
Day 12: Trek to Yalung-Ri Base Camp-4200m (4 hr)
Day 13: Trek to Glacier Kharka-4750m (6 hr)
Day 14: Trek to Tolumba-5036m (5 hr)
Day 15: Trek over to Tashilapcha-5739m (7 hr)
Day 16: Trek to Thanpo-4320m (6 hr)
Day 17: Trek to Thame-3900m (6-7 hr)
Day 18: Trek to Namche Bazar-3440m (4 hr)
Day 19: Rest at Namche
Day 20: Trek to Phakding-2600m (6 hr)
Day 21: Trek ends at Lukla-2865m (3 hr)
Day 22: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. Trip ends…
The cost includes the following services:
Land Transfer Kathmandu-Barghabise by chartered bus
Trekking permit and conservation area entrance fee
3-meals per day prepared by our experienced cook
Camping gear (two-person tents, foam mattress, kitchen tent, dining tent and toilet tent)
Supporting field staff including professional trekking guide, cook, kitchen boy, porters or pack animals as well as their necessary insurance, meals and allowances
Domestic airfare (Lukla – Kathmandu)
Cost does not include:
Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
Personal equipment sleeping bag, Down jacket, waterproof jacket, kit bag etc.
Kathmandu airport departure tax
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips, gifts, souvenirs, etc.