Tashi lapcha pass trekking
The Tashi Lepcha pass trekking is in the Rolwaling region, a very challenging trekking trail of Nepal. Wilderness Tashi Lepcha pass trek route combines Rolwaling with Khumbu valley provides an opportunity to explore the remote parts of Himalayas.
Moreover, Tashi Lepcha is located at an altitude of 5755m above sea level and during the journey, you can experience the views of Jugal Himal, Rolwaling range, Gaurishanker, Mahalangur, Parchamo peak, and Chobabhamre. This trek is combined with climbing Pachermo (6,272 m/ 20, 572 ft) peak which is another adventure on your journey.
Diverse flora and fauna, rich local culture and heritage are the other highlights of Tashi Lepcha pass trekking. Along the journey, there are some blue ice and craves on the pass, so sometimes it is technically very difficult.
Why people choose Tashi Lepcha pass trek route?
Tashi Lepcha pass trek is perhaps most dramatic and picturesque scenery in the Nepalese Himalaya. You will have face to face the view of Beautiful mountains through forests, hills, and quaint and tiny villages. This trail is a part of the Great Himalayan Trail (GHT) of Nepal. Furthermore, it is a great sense of anticipation builds as you trek up the glacier valley, passing through intriguing tiny Buddhist villages and monasteries. The trek includes all meals, road-head transport, services of English speaking local trekking guides, and porters to carry the luggage. You will only need to carry a day-pack and you can walk at your own pace.
Tashi Lepcha pass trekking or Rolowaling highlights and Himalayan Sights
Abundant flora and fauna, Crossing the pass over Tashi Lepcha pass, Gaurishankar, Jugal Mountain, Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Majestic Thamserku ..etc. Scenic Lukla flights, Divers in flora and fauna and rich locals lifestyle and culture.
Tashi Lepcha pass trek difficulty
Rolowaling pass trek is suitable for young walkers looking for something a little more challenging route. It does require your basic trekking experience. If you are healthy and can walk about 5 hours daily, you can complete this trekking however, daily jugging or walking exercise is useful before your departure. Our program always includes rest days and build up gradually, in order to acclimatize to the altitude. Along the routes, you can walk at your own pace, with plenty of stops for resting.
Tashi Lepcha pass trekking covers
Rolowalling valley, Tashilapcha pass, Pachermo (6,272m/ 20,572 ft), Namche Bazaar – Lukla
Best season to explore Tashi Lepcha pass trekking
April, May, June, September, October and November.
Tashi leptse pass trek itinerary detail
Our rolling trek or Tashi Lepcha pass trekking is a classical trek with 17 days itinerary compared to most walks in this region. The particular route is designed for globe trotters who wish to hike in a more relaxed manner than take a look at this itinerary. However for travelers who wish to do this route quickly but are walking with limited time wise than ask us for tailor-made itinerary.
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within B/B plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.
Day 02 : Kathmandu city – World Heritage sites(1,348m) sightseeing, 6 hours.
All aspects of gear and conditions are discussed to make sure you’re fully prepared for the trip, and any last-minute questions answered. After lunch, we explore this medieval capital. We visit Boudhanath, also known as little Tibet. Then we visit Pasupatinath, holy temple of Hindu where the cremation takes place by the holy river Bagmati. Later we visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and Syambhunath Stupa. And transfer to the hotel.
Day 03 : Drive to Shigati Bazaar. Trek to Suri doban, 1 hour
Traveling on the Friendship Highway, which connects Kathmandu to Lhasa, we head toward Jiri to our trailhead at Shigati. Our trek begins with a short hike to Suri Doban where we fix our tent camp for tonight.
Day 04 : Trek from Suri Doban to Jagat (1440m/4,723 feet), 6 hours walk
Our journey begins on a trail through dense forests of rhododendron and orchids to Jagat.
Day 05 : Trek from Jagat to Simigaun (1990m/6,527 feet), 5 hours
Many times of ascending and descending journey along the banks of the Rolwaling river take us through a narrow valley to a suspension bridge across which a steep climb takes us to the hillside village of Simigaun.
Day 06 : Trek from Simigaun to Kharka (2900m/9,512 feet), 6 hours
The sun rises over the majestic Gaurishankar this morning as we ascend a forested ridge-line above the Rolwaling Valley. Gradual descent to the river banks takes us Kharka where we fix our Tent for overnight stay.
Day 07 : Trek from Kharka to Beding (3690m/12,103 feet), 4 hours
Views of Gaurishankar continue to impress us as we follow the Rolwaling Khola, arriving at a tributary from which we ascend to an open plain where the Sherpa village of Beding is located.
Day 08 : Trek from Beding to Na (4180m/13,710 feet), 5 hours
A pastoral scene unfolds around Beding where fields of buckwheat and barley are punctuated by grazing mountain yaks. To our left, a stunning ridge line formed by Bamango, Cheking, and Konyklemo stands to be admired. Passing an impressive monastery, we reach our overnight stop at Na.
Day 09 : Trek from Na to Tso Rolpa Lake (4588m/15,048 feet), 7 hours
Crossing an expansive plain we ascend to the glacial waters of Tso Rolpa Lake. Beneath the soaring peak of Menlung, we encounter our first glimpse of the Trakarding Glacier. As we arrive here on the ground of Tso Rolpa, we fix our tent for overnight stay.
Day 10 : Trek to Trakarding Glacier (4,800m / 15,744 feet), 4 hours
An amazing day of exploration awaits around the rocky moraine of Trakarding Glacier. Otherworldly rocks and ice formations surround us in a landscape of fascinating variety.
Day 11 : Trek to TashiLapcha base camp (5,010m / 16,432 feet), 5 hours
Following a high trail above Trakarding Glacier, we descend across an expanse of ice and rock for an amazing 360-degree panoramic view at the base of Drolambau glacier. As you reach on the Tashilapcha base camp, you can explore around.
Day 12 : Trek across Tashi Lapcha pass (5,755m / 18,876 feet), 5 hours
The epic crossing of Tashi Lapcha pass will leave you breathless, with jaw-dropping high mountain scenery along the way. Following a path cut beneath a massive rock overhang, we reach our camping spot in time for an unbelievable sunset.
Day 13 : Climb Pachermo (6,272 m/ 20, 572 feet). Trek to Thengpo 4,370m/14,337 ft: 8 hours.
Ascending snow-covered slopes to a ridge-line above TashiLapcha, we reach the summit of Parchermo. Amazing views from the summit reward us including a vast expanse of the Khumbu region. We descend downhill to Thengpo place to stay overnight.
Day 14 : Discovering around ! Reserve day
This extra day is included to ensure a successful summit of Pachermo in case of unfavorable weather conditions. We’ll take care to ensure our team members are properly acclimatized for the ascent.
Day 15 : Trek from Thengpo to Thame (3,820m/12,530 feet), 5 hours
An easy descent to Thame will reward us with spectacular views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, AmaDablam, KusumKangari, and Thamserku. Also, visit an ancient monastery above Thame.
Day 16 : Trek from Thame to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286 feet), 5 hours
The day begins with a gradual descent and then becomes steep before a bridge crossing over the Dudh Kosi to PhunkiTenga. A verdant green change of scenery unfolds on our journey to Namche Bazaar.
Day 17 : Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla.
The final descent to Lukla is steep and rocky, but the oxygen-rich air will bring great comfort. Descending into the lush jungles against the roar of the Dudh Koshi below, we’ll leave the Himalayan giants behind us and stop for our final rest in Lukla.
Day 18 : Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
A morning flight will bring us back to Kathmandu. You’ll be escorted from Tribhuvan airport to your hotel. Enjoy the sights and sounds of bustling Thamel for the evening and reminisce upon an amazing journey.
Day 19 : Drive to Kathmandu
Morning we’ll drive back through the scenic countryside and during the route will stop for breakfast & lunch. It takes 7 hours back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu, the guide will transfer to the hotel and rest of the day relax or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at the hotel.
Day 20 : Final departure day
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
How much does Tashi lapcha pass trekking cost?
Tashi lapcha pass trek cost include:
- Kathmandu International airport transfer
- 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu valley within BB Plan basis
- Tented accommodation / Lodge trekking with full board meals during the trekking days.
- Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) each day serve with hot drinks while on trekking.
- Kitchen and cooking equipment for the trekking .
- Domestic Flights: (Lukla to Kathmandu) as a one way fares with required airport tax
- All land transfer as per given itinerary
- Gaurishankar Conservation permits and their entrance fees
- Pachermo peak climbing permits (permits issuing by NMA) and their entrance fees
- Sagarmatha national park entrance permits and their entrance fees
- Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local Guide.
- Professional cook, Sherpa, Kitchen Staffs and necessaries porter as required.
- All program according to itineraries on full board.
- Trekking equipment and other facilities to Nepali trekking staffs.
- Insurances for all trekking crew
- Medical Kit Bag on every trip.
- Kathmandu to Shigati Bazzar transfer by Bus.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
- After trekking, you will get an attractive gift souvenir from company
- A special gift from our company.
Tashi lapcha pass trekking Cost Exclude :
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
We can organize private rolowalling trekking or Tashi Lepcha pass trek combine with pachermo peak climbing Trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Freequently Asked Questions
Question: Is pick up service available if my arrival day in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights’ details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need the experience to do Tashi Lepcha pass trekking?
Answer: Actually for Rolowalling Tashi Lepcha pass trek is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight day pack. For tashi lapcha pass trek, if you have about the little experience would be better.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Tashi Lepcha pass trekking?
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and Tented accommodation during the trekking routes. However we recommend you to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in Tashi Lepcha pass trekking?
Answer: During the tented camping/lodge basis trekking, our professional cook prepare a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with Tashi Lepcha pass trekking?
Answer: As you are in camping trekking, we provide you a hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Tashi Lepcha pass trekking?
Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotels and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you with boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in the campsite/along the way.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: During the local lodges here will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.
Question: Is there any communication facilities on Tashi Lepcha pass trekking?
Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?
Answer: No! So, for the trek routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.
Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 25 % advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on Tashi Lepcha pass trekking?
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porter carries maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to the gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Do I need walking polls for Tashi lapcha pass trek?
Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 to 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.
Tashi Lepcha pass trekking Note:
The above itinerary is subject to change due to conditions beyond our control. This is a Guideline showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical, and natural conditions may change this above itinerary.
“What makes Tashi lapcha pass trekking special ?”
Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained, and licensed local guides who knows the destination much better than others.