Rolwaling Trek



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USD $1350

Embark on a 19-day odyssey through the untouched beauty of Nepal's Rowaling region. Traverse verdant landscapes, encounter Sherpa traditions, and immerse yourself in mountain life.
  • trip code:ABCT
  • destination:Nepal
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  • pristine alpine landscapes:Expirence traditional Nepali culture

Trip Highlights

Discover the Untouched Wilderness: Rolwaling Trek with Global Nepal Trek

Are you ready to immerse yourself in the pristine beauty of the Rolwaling Valley, where towering peaks, tranquil lakes, and lush forests await? Join Global Nepal Trek for an unforgettable adventure on the Rolwaling trek, a journey that promises to captivate your senses and rejuvenate your spirit. Here's everything you need to know to embark on this extraordinary trek:


Trek Duration:

The Rolwaling trek typically takes around 14 to 18 days to complete, depending on your chosen itinerary and starting point.

This immersive trek allows ample time to explore the remote valleys, high mountain passes, and hidden gems of the Rolwaling region.

Trek Difficulty:

The Rolwaling trek is considered challenging, suitable for experienced trekkers with a high level of fitness.

The trail includes steep ascents and descents, rugged terrain, and high-altitude passes, making it a thrilling adventure for those seeking a wilderness experience.


The highest point on the Rolwaling trek is Tashi Lapcha Pass, which stands at an altitude of approximately 5,755 meters (18,881 feet) above sea level.

Proper acclimatization and gradual ascent are essential to tackle the high altitude and prevent altitude sickness.


Trekkers require permits to enter the Rolwaling region and the Sagarmatha National Park.

Permits include the Rolwaling Restricted Area Permit and the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit.

Best Time to Trek:

The best time to embark on the Rolwaling trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons.

These months offer stable weather, clear skies, and moderate temperatures, ideal for trekking and enjoying the pristine beauty of the Himalayas.

Packing Essentials:

Essential trekking gear, including sturdy hiking boots, breathable clothing, and a waterproof jacket.

Warm layers for cool evenings and high altitudes.

Sun protection, including sunscreen, sunglasses, and a wide-brimmed hat.

Trekking poles for stability on uneven terrain.

Basic first aid kit with medications for common ailments and altitude sickness.

Water purification tablets or a filtration system for safe drinking water.


Accommodation options along the Rolwaling trek route include camping and basic lodges.

Camping allows you to immerse yourself in nature's embrace and experience the wilderness up close.

Lodges provide basic amenities, including meals, lodging, and hot showers (where available), offering a comfortable respite after a day of trekking.

Drinking Water:

Trekkers should avoid drinking untreated water from streams and rivers.

Carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets or a filtration system to ensure safe drinking water during the trek.

Health and Safety:

Prioritize your health and safety throughout the trek.

Listen to your body and take rest breaks as needed.

Stay hydrated and eat nutritious meals to maintain energy levels.

Be aware of symptoms of altitude sickness and descend to lower altitudes if necessary.

Follow the guidance of your trekking guide and heed weather warnings.

Cultural Considerations:

Respect local customs, traditions, and cultural practices along the trekking route.

Engage with the local community and learn about their way of life, fostering cultural exchange and understanding.

Dispose of waste responsibly and leave no trace of your presence in the natural environment.

Emergency Contacts:

Save emergency contact numbers, including local rescue services and embassy/consulate information.

Register your trekking itinerary with the appropriate authorities or your trekking agency for added safety.

Embark on the Rolwaling trek with Global Nepal Trek and prepare for an extraordinary adventure through untouched wilderness, rugged landscapes, and breathtaking vistas. With expert guidance, personalized service, and a commitment to your comfort and safety, this trek promises to be an experience you'll cherish for a lifetime.

Things that you need to know

1. What is the Rolwaling trek?

The Rolwaling trek is an adventurous journey through the Rolwaling Valley, a remote and rugged region in the Everest region of Nepal. It offers stunning views of snow-capped peaks, pristine landscapes, and rich cultural experiences.


2. How difficult is the Rolwaling trek?

The Rolwaling trek is considered challenging and suitable for experienced trekkers. The trail involves steep ascents and descents, high altitudes, and potentially harsh weather conditions. Proper physical fitness and acclimatization are crucial for a successful trek.


3. When is the best time to do the Rolwaling trek?

The best time for the Rolwaling trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally stable, and the views are clear. However, it is possible to trek in the Rolwaling region during other times of the year with proper preparation.


4. How long does the Rolwaling trek take?

The duration of the Rolwaling trek can vary depending on the specific itinerary chosen. Typically, the trek takes around 15 to 18 days to complete, including both trekking and acclimatization days.


5. What permits are required for the Rolwaling trek?

Trekkers need to obtain necessary permits, including the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card. These permits can be arranged through authorized trekking agencies.


6. What is the accommodation like during the Rolwaling trek?

Accommodation along the Rolwaling trek route primarily consists of teahouses or basic lodges in the villages. These teahouses offer simple rooms with twin beds and shared toilet facilities. Camping options are also available for some parts of the trek.


7. Is it possible to do the Rolwaling trek independently?

While it's technically possible to trek independently in the Rolwaling region, it's highly recommended to hire a local guide and porter for safety and support. The terrain can be challenging, and having experienced assistance can enhance the trekking experience.


8. What should I pack for the Rolwaling trek?

Essential items to pack include appropriate clothing for varying weather conditions, sturdy trekking boots, a sleeping bag, personal toiletries, trekking poles, a first aid kit, and snacks. It's crucial to pack light while ensuring you have all the necessary gear for the trek.


9. Are there any health risks associated with the Rolwaling trek?

Altitude sickness is a potential risk due to the high elevations reached during the trek. Adequate acclimatization, hydration, and gradual ascent are essential to minimize the risk. Trekkers should also ensure they are equipped to handle basic medical emergencies by carrying necessary medications.



10. What are the highlights of the Rolwaling trek?

The Rolwaling trek offers stunning views of Himalayan peaks such as Gauri Shankar and Tashi Lapcha Pass, encounters with Sherpa and Tamang ethnic communities, pristine alpine landscapes, and the opportunity to experience traditional Nepali culture firsthand.


These FAQs provide essential information for anyone planning to embark on the adventurous journey of the Global Nepal Rolwaling trek. 



  1. Three airport pickups and drop-offs.
  2. Bus transportation from Kathmandu to Dolakha.
  3. Flight fare from Lukla to Kathmandu for guests and guide.
  4. All ground transportation as per the itinerary.
  5. Three meals per day during the trek (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) including tea or coffee.
  6. Accommodation in guesthouses (lodges) or provided tents during the trek as specified in the trek type.
  7. Four nights' hotel stay in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast included.
  8. An English-speaking guide for the duration of the trek.
  9. One porter for every two guests, with each porter carrying up to 20-25kg of luggage during the trek.
  10. All government and local taxes.
  11. Sagarmatha National Park fees.
  12. Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) fees.
  13. Provision of a first aid kit.
  14. General equipment provided for porters during the trek.
  15. Guide and porter salaries.
  16. Insurance coverage for guides and porters during the trekking period.
  17. Refundable duffle bags are provided to protect guests' luggage.
  18. Company T-shirt provided as a souvenir.
  19. Global Nepal Treks' Appreciation Certificate awarded upon the successful completion of the trek.
  20. Farewell dinner featuring typical Nepali culture.
  21. Additional services are available upon guest demand – guests are encouraged to inform us of their specific requirements.


Lunch and dinner expenses in Kathmandu are not included in the package.

Personal trekking equipment and any other personal expenses such as alcoholic beverages, phone usage, and laundry services are not covered.

Emergency rescue and travel insurance are not included. We strongly advise guests to obtain personal travel insurance to cover trip cancellations, accidents, health issues, loss, theft, or damage to personal effects.

Costs associated with hot showers and tips for guides and porters are not included in the package.





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