Rolwaling Valley Trekking

Trip Overview
  • Duration 15 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Meals & AccommodationBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Trip Start & EndKathmandu-Kathmandu
  • Trip TypeTrek
  • Major Attractionviews of Mt Gaurishankar, Jugal Himal, Mt Everest, Langtang, Tsho Rolpa Lake, Myths of Yeti ,Ramdong Go Peak(5930m) and Yalung Pass(5310m),
  • Maximum Altitude4580m
  • Best TimeApril-May-June, September-October-November


  • Invigorating walk along the off-the-beaten-path
  • Outstanding views of mountains and peaks such as Mt Gaurishankar, Jugal Himal, Everest, Makalu, and so on
  • Home to the Himalayan Yeti
  • Observe the unique Sherpa and Tamang culture
  • Explore the Tsho Rolpa Glacier Lake

Rolwaling Valley Trek is one of the fascinating treks located across the western border of the Khumbu region along the Tibetan border. Consisting of the alpine forest, eyecatching waterfalls, snow-fed lakes, and pristine glaciers, the unique landscape of this region lure each of the trekkers to join this Rolwaling Trek. Furthermore, the enchanting views of Mt Gaurishankar, Jugal Himal, Mt Everest, Langtang, and many other snowcapped mountains add more excitement and adventure to your journey. Besides this, strolling around the largest Glacier lake in Nepal, Tsho Rolpa Lake, you will get mesmerized by this glacier lake's beauty.


According to several Myths and stories, Rolwaling is the home to the Himalayan Yeti. The myths regarding the presence of Yeti make the trek more interesting for the trekkers. The Rolwaling valley is considered one of the hidden valleys of Nepal. As the Valley lies deep down between the steep ice giants, the indigenous Sherpa’s named this deep valley “Rolwaling.” According to them, the name Rolwaling means “the Grave.” You will get to observe the lifestyle and tradition of Tamangs and Sherpas while trekking through the several villages of this region. Further, interacting with the locals will love their cheerful and benevolent nature. 


Rolwaling trek provides you with an excellent opportunity to climb the Ramdong Go Peak(5930m) and Yalung Pass(5310m). Furthermore, by crossing the Tashi Lapcha Pass, one can get into the Everest region too. The trail is quite challenging. Those who love more adventure and challenge can choose the Rolwaling Trek with Tashi Lapcha pass. However, if you are the one who wants to avoid such a pass, then you can return to the same route. Undoubtedly, by joining the Rolwaling Valley Trek, you can savor the cultural and natural beauty of the Himalayas.

Trip facts

Trip Duration: 15 Days

Destination: Nepal

Trip Grade: Strenuous

Transportation: Private vehicles 

Trip Style: Hotel/Lodge/Camping

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Maximum Altitude: 4580m


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Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, our team member will greet you and transfer you to the hotel.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Around 7 hours of drive from Kathmandu, we will reach Dolakha. First, we will visit the Bhimeswor Temple in Dolakha. Then, relishing the ethereal beauty of emerald hills and various mountains, we will stop at the bank of the Tamakoshi River. Here we will set up our tent and stay overnight there.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 1020m

Trekking through the flat land along the river bank and the terrace fields, we will continue our trek towards Jagat. On the way, we will pass through some village hamlets inhabited by different ethnic groups. The revitalizing walk along the forest full of Orchids and rhododendron flowers makes our Rolwaling Trek more interesting. Finally, we will further move ahead, crossing the suspension bridge to reach Jagat. Interacting with the local people, you will get to observe the daily life of locals here.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 1440m

The trail today passes through the various terraced fields and suspension bridges. We will also see small teashops and groceries in some areas while trekking. Then, steeply moving upward, the trail finally takes us to Simigaun, a Sherpa and Tamang village. We will stay overnight at the tented camp in Simigaun.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 2025m

We will enter the Rolwaling valley on the day. After that, we will continue the trek observing some Sherpa villages and varieties of plants and rhododendron trees. During some seasons, you may witness the Yak Naka, which is the Temporary Yak shed constructed for the preparation of cheese and butter. We will stay overnight at the camp here.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 3976m

Trekking from Daldung La to Bedding(3690m), we will ascend uphill through varieties and rhododendron trees. Finally, we will reach a big Sherpa village, Bedding, and enjoy the trek along the suspension bridge over the deep gorges. Sherpas are well known for their legendary mountain skills. We will stay overnight at the camp.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 3690m

The trail ascends along the river bank. The trail takes us to Na through the meadowland, barley, and bucket field. Na is the highest human settlement village in Rolwaling, inhabited by the Sherpa people. You can do the conservation with them. In addition, you can learn much more about their culture and lifestyle by interacting with them. The enthralling views of spectacular mountains lure you throughout the trail. Stay overnight at Na.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 4180m

Witnessing the outstanding views of Mt Gaurishankar, Melungtse, Yalung, and other mountains of Tibet, we will spend the whole day at Na. If you are interested, then on this day, we will hike Tsho Rolpa Lake(4580m) for the excursion. You will appreciate the astonishing beauty of this glacier lake. We will stay overnight under the tented camp at Na.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 4580m

Slightly descending along the riverbank, today we will trek back to the Bedding. We will admire the breathtaking views of various mountains and peaks, including Melungtse and Gaurishankar. Stay overnight at Bedding.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 3690m

We will gradually walk downhill from Bedding. Finally, around 30 minutes of a walk from Dongang, we will reach Kyalche.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Walking down to the Surmuche along the Rolwaling Khola, we will stop at Simigaun. Stay overnight at Simigaun.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Retracing the same route, we will trek to the Simigaun from Jagat. We will stay for the whole night at Jagat.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Backtracking through the terraced fields and beautiful forest, we will head towards Shigati from Jagat, where we will spend the whole night.

  • Lodge/Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today we will return to Kathmandu from Shigati.

  • Hotel
  • Lunch, Breakfast and Dinner

Our representative will drop you at the airport.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast.

Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

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Cost Details


  • Airport Hotel-Airport picks up and drops by car/van depending on group size.
  • 2 Nights twin deluxe bedroom in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Government registered, well experienced, and friendly, helpful guide.
  • All meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies, and fresh fruits are served during the trek.
  • All necessary camping equipment.
  • Accommodation, food, salary, equipment for your guide and porter.
  • All ground transportation is included.
  • Necessary insurance for your guide and porters.
  • Conservation Area Permit and TIMS Cards.
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket, and duffel bag.
  • All transportation, tourist service charges, vat, tax, and Office Service charge


  • All bar bills, beverages such as coke, Fanta, sprite, and mineral water.
  • Travel insurance, Nepal Tourist Visa fees, Items, and expenses of personal nature.
  • Sightseeing tour, lunch, and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal Trekking Equipment and rescue operation in case of an emergency.
  • Any costs arising due to a change of the itinerary, landslides, political trouble, strikes, etc.
  • Laundry, phone calls, internet, heater charge, and wifi services.
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver.


  • Q1. What are the best season for Rolwaling Valley Trek?

    To avoid various risks, it is always recommended to trek in the Himalayas choosing the best time. When it comes to trek in the trails of Nepal, the Autumn and Spring season are always considered the best season. Therefore, if you want to trek the trails of the Rolwaling Valley then it is better to join during the autumn or spring season. During these seasons the temperature is moderate and the weather remains stable. Trekkers can enjoy the astounding views of snowcapped mountains and the surrounding environment. Further, the vibrant rhododendrons, orchids, and other wildflowers adorn the trails during the Spring season. 

  • Gaurishankar Conservation Area Permit and TIMS(Trekkers Information Management System) card are required for trekking to Rolwaling Valley. TIMS card is recommended for you and your guide's safety.

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