Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Trekking & Sightseeing
  • Transport: Aero plane / Tourist Bus/private vehicle
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 Person
  • Max Elevation: 5755m.
  • Trek Region: Rolwaling-Everest Region
  • Best Season: Spring (March-April-May) & Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov)


  • Encounter breathtaking views of Gaurishankar, Melungtse, and other towering peaks throughout the trek.
  • Traverse through secluded Sherpa and Tamang villages, offering a glimpse into the traditional lifestyles and rich cultural heritage of the Himalayan people.
  • Experience the thrill of crossing one of the Himalayas' most challenging and less-traveled passes, the Tashi Lapcha Pass, a true test of endurance and spirit.
  • Marvel at the serene beauty of glacial lakes and the expansive Drolumbau Glacier, showcasing nature’s artistry in ice and water.
  • Explore the vibrant and bustling market town of Namche Bazaar, a hub for trekkers in the Everest region.
  • Witness the diverse flora and fauna of the Rolwaling Valley, from lush rhododendron forests to high-altitude alpine environments.
  • Enjoy panoramic sunrise views from high vantage points, revealing the Himalayas in all their glory.
  • Engage in cultural immersion and hospitality in the highland villages, where the warmth of the local people adds to the trek's richness.

About Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek


The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek takes you on an exciting trip through beautiful and quiet places in the Himalayas. It mixes peaceful views of the Rolwaling Valley with the exciting challenge of crossing the Tashi Lapcha Pass. You’ll see amazing nature, like green forests, icy glaciers, and high mountains. You’ll also learn about the way of life in remote villages, making the trip even more special.

Choosing Beyond The Limits Treks means you’re in for a great adventure.

Our experienced guides know the area well and are focused on making your trip safe and enjoyable. We take care of everything you need so you can focus on enjoying the beautiful sights and challenges of the trek. Joining us means getting to experience the best parts of the Himalayas in a memorable and safe way.

Overview of Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek:

The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is a journey that offers everything from peaceful forest walks to crossing high mountain passes. It’s a path less traveled, taking you through some of the most stunning and varied landscapes the Himalayas have to offer. You start in the bustling city of Kathmandu, then quickly find yourself immersed in the tranquility of nature, walking through dense forests and alongside roaring rivers.

As you go higher, the scenery changes to dramatic glaciers and the stark beauty of high-altitude passes. Along the way, you’ll meet local people in their villages, sharing moments that give you a glimpse into their traditions and ways of life. This trek is more than just a physical challenge; it’s a journey through diverse ecosystems and cultures, making it a truly enriching experience.

What is Unique About Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek?


The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek stands out for its mix of adventure and untouched natural beauty. It takes you through some of the most remote parts of the Himalayas, offering a unique chance to explore areas few trekkers see. The combination of the tranquil Rolwaling Valley with the challenging Tashi Lapcha Pass creates an unmatched trekking experience.

Breathtaking Scenery

The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek takes you on a journey through some of the most stunning and varied landscapes in the Himalayas. From walking through lush green valleys filled with vibrant wildflowers to navigating icy glaciers and high mountain passes, each day brings a new and awe-inspiring view. This trek is a haven for those who love nature and photography, offering endless opportunities to capture the majestic beauty of the mountains.

Cultural Richness

One of the most enriching aspects of the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is the opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture of the local Sherpa and Tamang communities. As you pass through remote villages, you’re welcomed with warm hospitality and get to experience firsthand their rich traditions, colorful festivals, and daily life. This cultural journey adds a profound depth to the trekking experience, connecting you with the heart and soul of the Himalayan people.

Rare Wildlife Sightings

Trekking through the Rolwaling Valley, you’re entering a region known for its remarkable biodiversity. The valley provides a habitat for a variety of wildlife, including the rare and elusive snow leopard. The chance to spot such rare animals in their natural environment adds an exciting element of adventure to the trek. Along the way, keep an eye out for other wildlife and bird species, making this trek a memorable experience for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers.

Adventure and Challenge

The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is defined by its blend of breathtaking beauty and physical challenge. Crossing the Tashi Lapcha Pass itself is a demanding endeavor that tests your endurance, resilience, and mountaineering skills. This part of the trek offers a thrilling sense of adventure and achievement, appealing to those who seek to push their limits and experience the raw and rugged nature of the Himalayas.

Solitude and Serenity

Unlike the more crowded trails to Everest Base Camp or the Annapurna Circuit, the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek offers a sense of solitude and serenity that is becoming increasingly rare. It's the perfect choice for trekkers who wish to find peace and quiet, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The trek allows you to connect deeply with nature, offering moments of reflection and tranquility amidst the vastness of the mountains.

How Difficulty is Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek?


The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is considered one of the more challenging treks in Nepal. It tests you with its high altitudes, steep and rugged terrain, and the demanding conditions of crossing glaciers and high mountain passes. Good physical fitness, prior trekking experience, and proper acclimatization are essential.

  • High Altitude: Trekking above 5,000 meters poses risks of altitude sickness.
  • Steep Terrain: Many sections of the trek involve steep climbs and descents.
  • Glacial Crossings: Navigating through glaciers requires caution and sometimes the use of crampons.
  • Variable Weather: Conditions can change rapidly, from sunny to snowstorm, which can affect progress.
  • Remote Location: Limited access to emergency services and amenities increases the challenge.

Meals and Accommodation

On the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek, you’ll experience a variety of meals and accommodations that reflect the local Himalayan lifestyle.


During the trek, you enjoy meals that mix traditional Nepali food with common trekking dishes. Expect to start your day with tea or coffee and items like porridge, Tibetan bread, or eggs. Lunch and dinner often feature “Dal Bhat” - rice and lentil soup, supplemented with vegetables and sometimes meat. These meals are not only tasty but also designed to fuel your body for the trek.


Accommodations along the trek are in teahouses or lodges run by local families. These places offer a cozy, basic place to sleep, often with shared bathroom facilities. Staying in these teahouses lets you experience genuine local hospitality and learn more about life in the mountains. It's a chance to rest comfortably after a day's trek while enjoying the warmth and friendliness of the Himalayan people.

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek with BTLT:

The Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is an unforgettable journey through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth, combining cultural richness with high-altitude adventure. It’s a path less traveled, offering a unique glimpse into remote life in the Himalayas and the thrill of conquering challenging terrains.

Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek tests your limits and rewards you with unparalleled natural beauty and a deeper understanding of local traditions. Choosing Beyond The Limits Treks for your adventure ensures that you have an experienced, knowledgeable team by your side. We provide you with a safe, memorable, and enriching trekking experience.

Contact us today, and let us guide you through this extraordinary journey.


Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Itinerary

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Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and Preparations

Upon arriving in Kathmandu, our Representative of Beyond the Limits Treks and Expedition will greet you and take you to your hotel. You will settle in and prepare for the adventure ahead, with a brief orientation to go over the trek details and answer any questions.

Today you will explore the cultural treasures of Kathmandu. Visit the historic and spiritual sites including Swayambhunath Stupa, known as the Monkey Temple, and the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath. These sites offer a glimpse into Nepal’s rich cultural and religious tapestry.

Depart from Kathmandu to Simigaon, marking the beginning of your trekking adventure. The journey takes you through vibrant villages and lush landscapes, culminating in Dongang. It’s a gentle introduction to the Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek’s diverse ecosystems and the vibrant local cultures.

Trek to the Sherpa village of Beding, a welcoming community nestled in the mountains. Spend the day resting and acclimatizing to the altitude. Explore the village, interact with the locals, and enjoy the stunning mountain scenery that surrounds you.

Continue your ascent to Na Gaon, a high-altitude settlement offering spectacular views. It involves significant altitude gain, bringing you closer to the majestic Himalayan peaks and preparing you for the challenges ahead.

Continue your ascent to Na Gaon, a high-altitude settlement offering spectacular views. It involves significant altitude gain, bringing you closer to the majestic Himalayan peaks and preparing you for the challenges ahead.

Utilize this day for acclimatization in Na Gaon. Embark on a light exploration hike to Yalung Ri base camp, which aids in adjusting to the altitude and offers breathtaking vistas of the surrounding mountains and glaciers.

The trek progresses towards Tso Ropa Camp and onto Tashi Lapcha Base Camp, setting the stage for the crossing of the Tashi Lapcha Pass. These days are marked by stunning glacial views, challenging terrain, and the ethereal beauty of the Drolumbau Glacier.

Cross the thrilling Tashi Lapcha Pass, a highlight of the trek that offers unparalleled mountain views and a sense of accomplishment. Descend to Thame, a historic village with a rich mountaineering legacy.

Trek from Thame to Namche Bazaar, the bustling heart of the Khumbu region. The trail from Namche to Lukla allows you to reflect on the journey as you retrace your steps back to the starting point of the trek.

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu, where you can relax and celebrate the completion of your trek. Enjoy the comforts of the city and maybe do some last-minute souvenir shopping.

Enjoy a leisure day in Kathmandu, resting or exploring more of the city at your own pace. Day 17 marks the end of your program, giving you time to reflect on your incredible journey through the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek.

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Useful Information

Most Asked Question on Rolwaling Trekking:

1) Can I do the Tashi Lapcha Pass trek solo, or do I need to go with a group?

Given the trek’s remote and challenging nature, it’s highly recommended to opt for Tashi Lapcha Pass trek with an experienced guide and a group. Beyond The Limits Treks offers both group and private trek options.

2) How difficult is the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek?

Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek is considered challenging due to its high altitudes, steep and rugged terrain, and the need for glacier crossings. It requires good physical fitness, previous trekking experience, and acclimatization to high altitudes.

3) Do I need any special equipment for Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek?

Given the challenging nature of Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek, you’ll need proper trekking boots, warm clothing, a sleeping bag suitable for high altitudes, and possibly crampons and an ice axe for the glacier crossings.

4) What is the best time to do the Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek?

The best times for Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass trek are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer stable weather, clear skies, and the best conditions for trekking.

5) What is included in Rolwaling Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek package from Beyond The Limits Treks?

Our packages typically include permits, accommodation, meals during the trek, an experienced guide, and porters to carry luggage. Also included are transfers to and from the trailhead. Not included are personal expenses, tips, and anything not explicitly mentioned in the package.


Permits Requirements for Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek:

Trekking through the Rolwaling region and over the Tashi Lapcha Pass involves following certain rules and getting the right permits. It ensures everyone is safe and helps look after the nature and trails in the area.

  • Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) Card: It keeps track of your trekking journey. It's important for safety and helps manage trekkers in Nepal.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permit: Parts of the trek go through Sagarmatha National Park. You need a Sagarmatha National Park Permit to enter and trek in the park.
  • Gaurishankar Conservation Area Permit: Since the trek also takes you through the Gaurishankar Conservation Area, you’ll need a permit for this part too. It helps support conservation work and maintain the trails.
  • Local Area Permit: Some areas of Rolwaling and Tashi Lapcha might ask for extra local permits. These help support the local communities and ensure that trekkers are following the area’s guidelines.