The remote region of Tashi Lapcha at Rolwaling makes one of the most difficult treks in entire Nepal. The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek explores the trail that lies deep between the Langtang and Khumbu regions. Enjoy trekking through the discreet region and climb one of the highest mountain passes, Tashi Labsta La Pass (5755m). It is also the most dangerous pass to climb in Nepal. En route to the pass, you will cross through many ethnic settlements, lush rhododendron and alpine vegetation, and the Trakarding Glacier. This trek will also take you to the Everest Region and give you the chance to visit the Sherpa villages of Namche and Lukla.
The 18-day Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek begins upon your arrival in Kathmandu. Without wasting any time, you’ll embark on a scenic drive east of Kathmandu to Gonggar Khola via the historical Dolakha Town. The trek commences at Gonggar and advances to Simigaon. Afterwards, you’ll gradually trek through Daldung La, Bedding, Na, and Ramdung Go (5930m) to reach the high glacial Lake of Tsho Rolpa (4540m). You’ll encounter many traditional Tibetan and Sherpa villages along the trail that offers an insightful overview of the simple lifestyle of the locals. The trail crosses Trakarding Glacier (4800m) and moves further east to Tashi Labsta La Pass (5755m) before entering the Everest Region. The highest point of the trek, Tashi Labsta La Pass offers majestic sights of Mount Everest (8848m), Langtang Lirung (7227m), and Gaurishankar Himal (7134m). Across the pass, you’ll be trekking through Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Himalayan National Parks of Nepal. You’ll join the popular Everest trail and trek through traditional Sherpa villages namely Thame, Namche Bazaar, and Monjo to reach Lukla. The trek concludes at Lukla. You’ll catch the earliest flight back to Kathmandu. Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha trek is mostly accessible during the spring (Mar-Jun) and autumn (Sep-Nov) seasons. You’ll find the best weather, accessibility, and mobility during these two seasons.