Rolwaling Valley Trekking Trip Fact

Duration

21 Days

Trip Grade

Moderate

Max Height

4580M

Start/End

Kathmandu

Transportation

Private Van/Car

Per day walking

5 to 7 hours

Best Season

Oct-Dec / Mar-May

Activity

Sightseeing/trekking

Trip Overview

This is a moderate type of trek with a glorious view over mountains in the eastern part of Nepal. Rolwaling Valley trek provides an experience of the remoteness of this region, panoramic mountain views, diverse flora and fauna, and rich local Buddhist cultures. There is a Great   Bigu Gompa, habitat by   Sherpa tribes. View of Gaurishankar (7,145m), Melungtse (7,181m), and other mountains, good landscapes; the village of Beding (3,690m) and monastery, the village of Na (4,183m), Tso Rolpa Lake are the main attractions. Trekking to Himals, west of Everest and near the Tibtian border, offers a fascinating experience. Starts in Barabise, passes Tinsang la Pass, and descends to Gomba which houses Buddhist nuns. The trail descends downriver and turns into the Rollwaling Valley, one of the most remote, mysterious, and fascinating places on the trek. Rolwaling Valley is the place where some mountaineers arranged expeditions to hunt yetis in the past. Beding is the last permanent settlement & Na Gaun which is only the summer settlement, is the highest altitude reached in the trek.

Trip Highlights:

  • Splendid view of the mountains Everest, Cho Oyu, Gauri Shankar, Melungtse, Rolwaling Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Yalung Ri, and other snow-capped mountains
  • Exploring the beautiful turquoise Tsho Rolpa Glacier Lake (4580m)
  • The alpine lakes, high pastures, waterfalls, hanging Glaciers
  • An opportunity to Explore Sherpa villages Bedding and the ancient monastery in Na Gaon, unique Tibetan Buddhist culture tradition, and way of life
  • Incredible hospitality and the warm welcome of the local people
  • Walk through rhododendron, and magnolia forests, traditional villages, wooden and suspension bridges
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