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Rolwaling trekking

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Rolwaling trekking

Rolwaling trekking is the east-west valley below Gauri Shanker 7145m. just south of the Tibetan border. This is an isolated and culturally diverse area, but most treks conclude their visit to Rolwaling by crossing the Tesi Lapcha (5755m) into Khumbu. It is better to cross Tesi Lapcha from khumbu into Rolwaling, not by visiting Rolwaling first. There are two reasons for this: well-equipped, ...See more

Rolwaling trekking is the east-west valley below Gauri Shanker 7145m. just south of the Tibetan border. This is an isolated and culturally diverse area, but most treks conclude their visit to Rolwaling by crossing the Tesi Lapcha (5755m) into Khumbu. It is better to cross Tesi Lapcha from khumbu into Rolwaling, not by visiting Rolwaling first. There are two reasons for this: well-equipped, willing porters are easier to get in Khumbu than in Rolwaling and in case of altitude sickness there are better facilities for help if you make your retreat on the Khumbu side rather than making a retreat back to the isolated villages of Beding or Na in Rolwaling. A second way to visit this region would be to forego Tesi Lapcha and go as far as Na, then retrace the route back to Kathmandu.

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Trip Highlights

  • Rewarding views of the Gauri Shankar, Ganesh and Langtang Himalayan Range and surrounding peaks
  • Trekking adventure through insightful Tibetan villages
  • Sightseeing around UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Spectacular sunrise views from Ghorepani and Poon Hill over the Himalayas

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m, Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu valley Sightseeing and prepare for the Rolwaling trekking.

Day 03: Kathmandu by drive to Barabise. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 04: Barabise trek to Kabre (1605 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 05: Kabre trek to Dolangsa.

Day 06: Dolangsa trek to Bigu Gompa (2310 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 07: Bigu Gompa trek to Chilangka (1923 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 08: Chilangka trek to Dulong (1890 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 09: Dulong trek to Shalu (1500 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 10: Shalu trek to Simi gaon (2000 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 11: Simi gaun trek to Forest camp (2800 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 12: Forest camp to Beding (3694 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 13: Rest at Beding. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 14: Beding trek to Na (4100 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 15: Explore around Na. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 16: Na trek to Forest camp.

Day 17: Forest camp trek to Chet (1500 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 18: Chet trek to Chetre (1000 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 19: Chetre trek to Dolakha (950 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 20: Dolakha trek to Charikot (2000 m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 21: Charikot drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 22: Sightseeing of Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 23: Eco Trip Nepal representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward destination.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m,

Eco Trip Nepal representative will transfer to hotel, Rolwaling trekking briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Services

Included

  • Airport transfers
  • 4 night’s comfort hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 18 nights 19 days Rolwaling trek full board basis
  • All meals and accommodation in lodge, during the trek on full board basis
  • Service of trek guide, sherpa and Porter assistants
  • Accident and evacuation insurance for staffs and porters
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees, necessary permits
  • Local guide and representative throughout the tour
  • Cell phone during tour/trek with free calls to emergency hot line
  • All meals marked as included in the itinerary

Excluded

  • Nepal Visa fee $ 35 (obtained at the airport immigration upon arrival – bring exact USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Emergency evacuation and oxygen cost, and medical-box
  • Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips
  • Expenses due to flight delay, sickness other contingencies
  • Extra night in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any unforeseen reason)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from Mountain)
  • Travel and rescue insurance

 

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What makes this trip different?

Eco Trip Nepal has been working hand to hand with nonprofit social organization SWAN Nepal (Social Welfare Association of Nepal) from its initial years. We provide continuous support to SWAN financially as well as by organizing charity and volunteering tours in the remote village of Baglung district. Organizing your holiday through Eco Trip Nepal will not only provide the chance to explore the natural grandeur of Himalayan country Nepal but also you will be playing a vital role in bringing positive changes in the lives of local community.

Financial support to direct beneficiaries:  In all our programs, we strive to ensure that we only use local operators and try to source all provisions from local businesses, so you can be sure that some part of the money paid to us for arranging your holiday goes to the needy people of Nepal. The money you pay for touring and trekking through Eco Trip Nepal directly benefits the local people through SWAN as we provide them certain percentage of our profits from each and every trip on regular basis. Our guests experience true satisfaction together with enjoyment from Nepal holiday.

Local development through tourism: Eco Trip Nepal along with SWAN has been working together in discovering new routes, making plans into action and constantly working on how it can positively impact on local community development through tourism. In this way we have developed the Eco-tourism Project which focuses to flourish local tourism preservation of nature and cultural heritages.

Community Tourism: We help experience the best of Nepal through the eyes of the local Nepalese community. We enhance community based tourism to help our guests discover local habitats and wildlife; celebrate and respect traditional cultures, rituals and wisdom. In this way community will be aware of the commercial and social value placed on their natural and cultural heritage through tourism, and this will promote community based management of these resources.

For more details, visit SWAN Nepal's website www.swannepal.org