Tsho-rolpa Lake, lying at an altitude of 4,580 meter is between the mountain range of Langtang and Everest which is consider as the biggest glacial lake in Nepal. This wonderful trekking destination in the eastern-central region of Nepal which takes the trekkers to the mountainous range of rolwalling valley of Nepal along with the Tibetan border. Tsho rolpa lake trek is one of the least visited trekking routes provides the enchanting views of majestic mountains like, Gaurisankar, Lang tang and Everest Himalayan ranges. However the major attraction of this trek is itself the “Tsho Rolpa Lake”.
Despite of being visited by the less number of trekkers, this region has got all the major facilities like accommodation, proper and safe trekking trails, tea houses and many more. Not only that mighty nature has blessed this region with some of the most amazing landscape, magnificent views, wilderness vegetations and the mountains that stands over 7,000 meters high. Trekking in this region will give you the life time experience as there are many things still untouched and unexplored.
Since the route takes you to the Tibetan border side, a huge influence of Buddhism can be seen in this region. However we can see the lifestyle of Brahmin, Chettri, Sherpa and many other mixed cultures. Ascending high through the trek allows the trekkers to experience and witness the ethnicity, hospitality and traditions of Sherpa culture of Rolwalling valley as it reaches the village like Chetchet, Beding and Na.
Sherpa expedition and trekking has been organizing various treks and tours in different parts of Nepal so, our team has crafted the best itinerary in such a way that you do not miss any aspect of this trek in Nepal.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m) at Tribhuvan international airport and transfer to hotel. O/N at hotel.
Our representative from Sherpa expedition and trekking will be there at airport to welcome you and transfer to your desire hotel. Reaching upon your desired hotel relax and freshen up yourself after your long flight, you will be then invited to visit our office for a briefing about your trek program and a short meeting with your guide.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Jagat (1,400 m), 9-10 hours.
After breakfast at the hotel, get ready to proceed towards our destination on a jeep. We will drive from Kathmandu to Jagat which is a beautiful village settlement in Dolakha districts of Nepal which will take you approximately 10 hours to reach there. Overnight at Hotel
Day 3: Trek from Jagat to Simigaon (2,020 m), 5-6 hours.
Today after having the breakfast, we follow the straight and decent paths until chetchet which will be our lunch place for the day. After Chetchet we then cross the suspension bridge over the Tamakhosi River and ascending towards the Simigaon village via incline steep trail and the terrace farmlands. Overnight at tea house.
Day 4: Trek from Simigaon to Dongang (2,800 m), 6 hours.
We now enter to the beautiful Rolwalling valley through gorgeous rhododendron and bamboo forest. The path steadily ascends towards Kyalche (3,300 m) walking on a trekking trail enjoying the mesmerizing landscape and the gurgling of Tamakhosi. We then descent down back to the river campsite where there is two beautiful guesthouses which will be our place of overnight for today.
Day 5: Trek from Dongang to Beding (3,690 m), 6 hours.
We gradually climb the forested valley of tropical alpine vegetation, with exciting mountain scenery and amazing landscape. The trail is not that much difficult as we will be much stunned by the charismatic beauty of the nature. Reaching upon the Beding village, if we are lucky enough Melungtse I (7,181 m) will welcome us by the stunning glimpse of it, as it is the highest mountain of Rolwalling himal. Beding is tiny settlement; well known to Everest summiteers, this Sherpa village have old historical Buddhist monastery located in the centre of the village.
Day 6: Trek from Beding to Na gaon/Na village (4,180 m) 6-7 hours.
We start with a slow ascend on the right side of the Rolwaling river until we reach Kharka in Dhogre. We can see the Mount Gurisankar (7,134 m) looking differently because of different angle. The last tiny alpine hamlet only inhabited during summer months. The village is the last settlement of this trekking route. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 7: Rest and acclimatization day at Na village, Hike to Tso rolpa lake (4,580 m) and explore the Highest glacial lake.
Finally the most vital moment of the whole trek arrives on this day as we hike from Na gaon to reach our most anticipated destination Tsho Rolpa Lake. We then explore around the vicinity of the Lake and admire the beauty of Nature. The turquoise lake is surrounded by bare hills and snow capped mountains and peaks, which when reflects on the surface of the lake make it breathtaking sights. We will enjoy the calm moment, explore the vicinity of the lake taking the amazing pictures and treasure the moment spent around the Tsho Rolpa Lake. We will be then getting back to Na village for our Overnight stay.
Day 8: Trek from Na village to Beding.
Now we will ascend the same way that we follow earlier as our destination for today is Beding village.
Day 9: Beding to Kyalche.
Day 10: Trek to Simigaon from Kyalche.
Day 11: Trek to chetchet.
- Pick up and drop from airport/ hotel/airport.
- Accommodation in Kathmandu in a 3-star hotel.
- Necessary Land Transport (Domestic only)
- All Accommodation during Trekking (guest House/lodge)
- Food during Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
- A professional Sherpa Guide with Government License
- Sherpa porter who will carry your baggage(2 people 1 sherpa porter)
- Necessary Trekking permits/ National park permit
- TIMS (Trekkers Information Management system) card
- Necessary Equipment (sleeping bag and Down Jacket)
- Food, salary Transport, clothing for Guide and Porter
- First aid kit from Sherpa Expeditions and Trekking.
- Insurance for Guide and Porter
- Necessary flight tickets (domestic only).
- Rescue Help in case of emergency (paid by your travel insurance)
- Farewell dinner with a cultural show.
- All program as per Itinerary
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Any kinds of Drinks( soft and Hard Drinks)
- Visa, international flight ticket
- Kathmandu monuments fees.
- Personal Nature expenses
- Tips for Staffs
- Rescue and Evacuation cost
Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
- Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
- Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
- A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
- A pair of half gloves
- Wamer hat that cover the ears
- Sun glasses
- Neck wamer
- Sunscreen (35 to 60 spf)
- Headlamp and extra set of batries
- A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
- Warmer shell gloves and liner
- long sleeve t-shirts
- Thermal tops
- wool Jackets or pullover
- Artifically sport bras for (Women and girls)
- Water and windproof shell jacket
- Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
- windproof and waterproof trousers
- warmer trouser
- Comfortable trekking pants
- Extra casual sport pants
- A pair of good water-proof trekking boots
- Pair of sandals
- 4-5 pairs of woollen socks
- Socks liner
- Light shoes and sneaker
First Aid Kits and Medicines
(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However we recommend better to bring your personal first-aid kit as well)
- Assorted adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
- Blister tritment
- Insec tsting / anti-itch treatment
- Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
- Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
- Warps, splints and wond coverings butterfly bandage
- Water purifying pills
Miscellaneous, but must useable
- 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
- Water bottle & filter
- Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
- Batroom kit (conform, should be include Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel and soap, etc.)
- Comfortable trekking poles
- Best eneargy dry foods (up to you)
- Power Bank and music players
- Camera (Memory card, chargers and extra batteries)
Sherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd information about the Himalayas of Nepal & trekking in the Everest region.
Doing treks in the Himalayas of Nepal is a distinct cultural experience in a unique majestic environment. Trekkers need to consider the following do’s and dont's.
- Do smile and greet the local people saying “Namaste” and “Tashidelek” to show respect.
- Do walk in a group or keep a distance that you could see the person in front and the person behind you.
- Do consult with your trekking guide before trying anything new during the trek.
- Do ask questions of the guide about the next day trekking so that you can pack it in your small backpack, because the bulk of your baggage will be carried by porters and will only be accessible in the evening.
- Do give donations deposited in the donation box at the monastery in the trekking area -if you feel inclined. This is entirely at your discretion.
- Do inform your trekking guide if you are not comfortable with your health while approaching higher altitudes.
- Don’t disrespect the local culture and beliefs - even if you are uncomfortable with it.
- Don’t take photos of local people you encounter on your trek without their permission. Doing so may be offensive to them.
Note Regarding Itineraries:
- Don’t be offended if local people stare at you. It is because they are surprised to see you. It is not their intention to offend you.
- Don’t expect too many facilities in the trekking areas. Most places provide you only the basic facilities - but in a warm environment.
- Don’t harm wild animals, birds and plants during the trek and take a bloabl perspective and responsibility to saving and preserving this unique environment.
- Don’t give money to children and beggars as it encourages them and they become a nuisance to fellow trekkers.
Although, we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Sherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.