Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek
Tashi lapcha Pass Trek is situated in Rolwaling mountain region in Nepal. It is located in between Rolwaling & Khumbu valley provides an opportunity to explore the remote parts of mountain scenery. The highest altitude of this trek is 5,755m above sea level and you can experience the views of Jugal Himal, Rolwaling range, Gaurishanker, Mahalangur, Parchamo peak and Chobabhamre..etc.
An adventure Tashi lapcha pass is combined with climbing Pachermo (6,272m/20,572 ft) peak, another adventure plus on your journey. So, we recommend only experienced trekkers because there is some blue ice and craves on the pass, so sometimes it is technically very difficult.
Furthermore, the diversity in flora and fauna, rich in local culture and heritage are the other highlights of this trek. As Rolwaling tashi lapcha pass trek escapes from the well-trekked trails to explore the untouched ridges and valleys below Gaurishankar Himalaya range and combines a wide variety of scenery, passing through charming, tranquil villages, while we enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Gaurishanker and Jugal Himal.
As soon we crossed this high pass, We descend downhill walking to Khumbu valley passing by Thame village. Descend downhill walking to Lukla bazaar and fly out to Kathmandu from the wonderful memory of Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha pass trek. However, if you don’t like to descend downhill walking than you might continue your trek to Everest base camp or gokyo valley as you like. This trek can be done in any time (except winter) during the year.
Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek itinerary details
It is a tough classical trek with 17 days itinerary compared to most walks in this region. The particular route is designed for world travelers 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 1 Arrival at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.
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 Pashupatinath, 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 hotel.
Traveling on the Friendship Highway, which connects Kathmandu to Lhasa, we head toward Jiri to our trail head at Shigati. Our trek begins with a short hike to Suri Doban where we fix our tent camp for tonight.
Our journey begins on a trail through dense forests of rhododendron and orchids to Jagat.
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.
The sun rises over the majestic Gaurishankar this morning as we ascend a forested ridge-line above the Rolwaling Valley. A gradual descent to the river banks takes us Kharka where we fix our Tent for overnight stay.
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.
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.
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.
An amazing day of exploration awaits around the rocky moraine of Trakarding Glacier. Other worldly rock and ice formations surround us in a landscape of fascinating variety.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The day begins with a gradual descent and then becomes steep before a bridge crossing over the DudhKoshi to PhunkiTenga. A verdant green change of scenery unfolds on our journey to Namche Bazaar.
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 DudhKoshi below, we’ll leave the Himalayan giants behind us and stop for our final rest in Lukla.
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.
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 guide will transfer to the hotel and rest of the day relax or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at hotel.
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 trek cost?
Rolowalling trek is available now on USD 2,995 is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. In this price, we offer you Tourist Standard accommodation in Thamel, Kathmandu and of course the trip price will vary according to group size. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, 3-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) with Tented accommodation along the trekking and climbing, so let us know. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
Tashi lapcha cost include:
- Kathmandu International airport transfer
- 2 Nights in twin sharing Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan.
- Tented accommodation / Lodge trekking with full board meals during the trek.
- Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) each day serve with hot drinks while on trek.
- 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.
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 lapcha pass with pachermo peak climbing Trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Question: Is pick up service available if my arrival day in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flight 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 Rolowalling tashi lapcha pass trek?
Answer: Actually for this kind of trekking is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight daypack. For this trekking, if you have about the little experience would be better.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Rolowalling tashi lapcha pass trek?
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and Tented accommodation on trek route. 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 this trek?
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 Tashilapcha pass trek?
Answer: As you are in camping trekking, we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Rolowalling tashi lapcha pass Trek?
Answer: We provide you boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in 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!
Question: Is there any communication facilities on around Rolowalling tashi lapcha pass short 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 trekking 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 Rolowalling tashi lapcha pass short trek?
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carries maximum of 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 a 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 ?
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 Lapcha Pass Trek highlights
- Discover world’s highest Mt. Everest, Mt. Gauri Shankar and many other snow capped peaks
- Remote area excursion, only Tented camping trek possible, Off the beaten path trekking
- Diverse in flora and fauna and rich in local cultural heritages of Rolowalling Himalayas.
- Climbing Pachermo peak (6,272 m/ 20, 572 ft) after tashi lapcha pass.
- Experience the mixed ethnic groups including Shrepa and their local lives.
Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Note:
The above itineraries are subject to change due to a condition beyond our control. This is a Guideline showing tentative camp night stops. A physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
“What makes Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek trip 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 the quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others.
Trip Price : USD 2,995 Per Person
- Duration of trek: 20 Days
- Max Altitude: 5,755 m/ 18,876 ft
- Trekking Hour: 6 Hrs
- Group-Size: 2-25 People
- Best Time: Oct – May
- Trip Mode: Tent Trekking
- Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Transportation: Car/Plane/bus
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