Rolwaling Himal - the countless peaks of the Nepal-Tibet central-eastern Himalayas

Rolwaling Himal

Rolwaling region tucked between two majestic mountains Gaurishankar and Rolwaling boasts several snowy peaks Rolwaling, Dorje Lakpa along with captivating Rolwaling valley; popular as seven hidden valleys in the Himalayas, and Tsho- Rolpa , glaciated lake. Region explored by the British during 1950 is restricted region accessed from 8 hours drive on windy road from the Kathmandu.

Rolwaling region; populated by the ethnic Sherpa community ingrained to Tibetan Buddhism and renowned for strength, stamina, rich cultural value and overwhelming hospitality with friendly smile, caters amazing landscapes comprised of rhododendron and Junifer forests, high grassland and alpine land. Trek to Rolwaling region following the ancient trade with Tibet is most challenging trek in Nepal which requires previous expedition experience to complete the camping trek where visitors would be accommodated at home stays during the trek.

Challenge

Activity levels

  • Easy
    This trip generally involves an average of 4 – 5 hours slow but steady walk in a day. This rating is for less than 7 days walk below 3500 meters.
  • Moderate
    Moderate trekking involves 5 – 6 hours a day walking at a steady pace below 4000 meters for around 10 days trekking trip.
  • Demanding
    This trip grade involves trekking up to 7 hours a day below 5000 meters for the duration of 10 -15 days trip. Any reasonably active person should be able to manage these trips.
  • Strenuous
    Among the hardest treks in Nepal, but still these treks are in reach of most people however good physical fitness and endurance are required. These trips go above 5000 meters and for the duration of 15 – 20 days walking up to 8 / 9 hours in a day. They may also explore very remote regions where camping over multiple nights is required.
  • Challenging
    This grade includes climbing peaks and the demanding treks in remote areas. Participants having basic knowledge of use of crampons and ice axes are required. First-time climbers can undertake one of our one-day pre-trek ropes and climbing training days to obtain some initial skills and experience.
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