Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Transport: Public Bus/Public jeep sharing
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
  • Group Size: 2-16
  • Max Elevation: 4580m
  • Best Season: March to May - Sep to Dec


  • Trek through pristine landscapes that showcase the untouched natural beauty of the Rolwaling Valley, featuring lush forests, rugged terrains, and serene river paths.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of majestic Himalayan peaks such as Gaurishankar and Melungtse, which provide a stunning backdrop throughout the journey.
  • Visit the tranquil Tsho Rolpa Lake, one of the largest glacial lakes in Nepal, offering serene beauty amidst the dramatic mountain landscape.
  • Immerse in the rich cultural heritage of Sherpa and Tamang villages, where you can experience local lifestyles, traditions, and warm hospitality, providing a unique cultural insight into the lives of the Himalayan communities.

About Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek


The Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek is an extraordinary journey into one of Nepal’s most pristine and untouched areas. Set against the backdrop of the magnificent Rolwaling Valley, the trek offers adventurers a unique blend of breathtaking natural landscapes and rich cultural experiences. As you navigate through remote trails, you’re rewarded with spectacular views of untouched wilderness, towering peaks, and the tranquil Tsho Rolpa Lake, one of the largest glacial lakes in Nepal. Unlike the more frequented paths to Everest or Annapurna, the Tsho Rolpa Trek remains an off-the-beaten-path adventure, perfect for those looking to explore the quieter corners of the Himalayas.

Beyond The Limits Treks offers remarkable treks to Tsho Rolpa Lake.

Our experienced guides ensure a safe and enriching experience, highlighting the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the Rolwaling Valley. Discover the hidden gems of the Himalayas, creating memories that last a lifetime.


The Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek is a journey that weaves through the untouched beauty of the Rolwaling Valley, culminating at the stunning Tsho Rolpa Lake. Starting from Kathmandu, trekkers venture into the heart of Nepal’s rugged terrain, transitioning from bustling city life to the serene landscapes of the Himalayas. The trek is distinguished by its blend of cultural immersion and natural exploration.

Trekkers navigate through Sherpa and Tamang villages, gaining insight into local lifestyles and traditions, while the trail itself challenges and rewards with its diverse terrain. The path leads through lush forests, over suspension bridges, and past ancient monasteries, with the majestic Himalayan backdrop accompanying every step.

Tsho Rolpa Lake offers a serene respite, its glacial waters mirroring the awe-inspiring peaks. It is an exploration of Nepal’s hidden wonders, offering both a physical journey and a voyage into the heart of its mountain culture.

How Tsho Rolpa  Lake Trek is Unique?


The Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek takes you through the less-traveled Rolwaling Valley, offering trekkers an intimate experience with nature, away from the more crowded trails. It not only challenges adventurers with its rugged terrain and high altitudes but also rewards them with breathtaking landscapes and a deep cultural immersion.

Remote and Pristine

The Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek takes you through some of the most remote parts of Nepal, offering a sense of solitude and untouched natural beauty that is becoming increasingly rare. The quiet trails, secluded villages, and pristine environments provide a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of popular trekking routes.

Spectacular Glacial Lake

Tsho Rolpa, one of the largest glacial lakes in Nepal, is a highlight of this trek. The stunning turquoise waters of the lake, set against the backdrop of snow-capped peaks, create a mesmerizing and surreal landscape that captivates all who witness it.

Rich Cultural Experience

Trekking through the Rolwaling Valley offers a unique cultural experience. The trail passes through Sherpa and Tamang villages, where trekkers can immerse themselves in the local lifestyle, traditions, and hospitality. This cultural richness adds a profound depth to the trekking experience.

Diverse Ecosystems

The trek traverses through a variety of ecosystems, from lush rhododendron forests to alpine pastures and high-altitude landscapes. This diversity allows trekkers to experience a wide range of flora and fauna, including the chance to spot rare wildlife in their natural habitats.

Adventure and Challenge

With its rugged terrain, high altitudes, and the need for proper acclimatization, the Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek offers a genuine adventure and challenge to trekkers. It tests physical endurance and mental fortitude, making the journey to Tsho Rolpa Lake a rewarding achievement.

Best Time for Tsho Rolpa Lake Trekking:

Choosing the right time to trek to Tsho Rolpa Lake is crucial for an enjoyable experience. The weather and visibility can greatly affect your trek, so it’s important to plan accordingly.

  1. Spring (March to May): The landscape comes alive with blooming flowers, and the weather is warm, offering clear views of the mountains.
  2. Autumn (September to November): It provides stable weather and excellent visibility, making it an ideal time for trekking.

Both spring and autumn offer the best conditions for the Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek, with minimal rainfall and clear skies, ensuring a memorable journey through the Rolwaling Valley.

Permits and Regulations:

Before considering Tsho Rolpa Trekking, you must obtain the necessary permits and be aware of the region’s regulations. These permits are essential for preserving the trails, supporting local conservation efforts, and ensuring the safety and sustainability of trekking activities in Nepal. Beyond The Limits Treks ensures compliance with local laws and support for conservation initiatives.

  1. TIMS Card (Trekkers’ Information Management System): Essential for all trekkers in Nepal, the TIMS card helps with the safe management of trekkers by recording their routes and ensuring their security throughout the journey.
  2. Gaurishankar  National Park Permit: Since the trek navigates through protected areas, this permit is required for entry, contributing to the conservation of the region's unique biodiversity.
  3. Local Area Permit: Specific to the Rolwaling Valley, this permit is needed due to the area's special status, ensuring that trekkers contribute to local community funds.

Meals and Accommodation:

The Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek offers you a glimpse into the traditional lifestyle of the Himalayas, including the local culinary experiences and accommodation styles.

  • Meals

Throughout the Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek, trekkers enjoy meals that are a mix of traditional Nepali and typical trekking cuisines. Breakfasts often include Tibetan bread or chapati with tea, porridge, or eggs. Lunches and dinners provide energy for the trek with dal bhat (lentil soup), rice, vegetables, and occasionally meat dishes. The meals are not only nourishing but also offer a taste of local flavors and cooking practices, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible.

  • Accommodation

Accommodation along the Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek is in teahouses or lodges, offering a cozy and authentic Himalayan experience. These establishments provide basic but comfortable rooms, usually with shared facilities. Staying in these teahouses allows trekkers to immerse themselves in the local culture, interact with hosts, and enjoy the warm hospitality of the Himalayan people. It's an opportunity to rest and recharge in a setting that feels like a home away from home amidst the stunning mountain landscapes


Tsho Rolpa Trekking with BTLT:

Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek offers a remarkable journey through one of Nepal’s most stunning and untouched landscapes. It is an adventure that combines breathtaking natural beauty with rich cultural experiences, allowing you to explore beyond the well-trodden paths. From the serene waters of Tsho Rolpa Lake to the warm hospitality of local Sherpa and Tamang communities, each step unveils something extraordinary, promising memories that will last a lifetime.

Beyond The Limits Treks ensures a safe, enriching, and unforgettable Tsho Rolpa trekking experience. Contact us today and Book Your Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek.

Tsho Rolpa Lake Trek Itinerary

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Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu(1350m)

Your journey begins with your arrival in Kathmandu. Our representative will transfer you to the hotel where you have the rest of the day to either unwind from your travels or to start immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of culture, history, and bustling life of Kathmandu.

  • 2-3 star Hotel
  • 1350 meters

Depart from Kathmandu to Chet-Chet by road, marking the start of your trekking adventure. The journey continues on foot to Simigaun, a welcoming village that introduces you to the verdant landscapes and terraced farms of the region, offering a first glimpse into the serene beauty and rural life of Nepal.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Tea House
  • Simi Gaun
  • 2,080 meters

The trek progresses from Simigaun to Dongang, guiding you through rhododendron forests and alongside rushing rivers. The journey reveals the valley’s changing landscapes, from lush vegetation to more rugged terrains, as you gain altitude and delve deeper into the heart of the Himalayas.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Tea House
  • Dongang
  • 2,750 meters

Ascending from Dongang to Beding, Day 4 challenges you with steeper paths while rewarding you with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Beding, nestled within the Rolwaling Valley, offers a tranquil rest stop where you can observe the daily lives of the local Sherpa community amidst breathtaking alpine scenery.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Tea House
  • Beding
  • 3,721 meters

A shorter trek leads you from Beding to Na, a highland pasture where the landscape opens up to reveal panoramic views of snow-capped peaks. It’s a leisurely day that allows for acclimatization and exploration of the area’s natural beauty, including serene lakes and the valley's wide expanse.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Tea House
  • Na

The highlight of the trek, a journey to Tsho Rolpa Lake, awaits. Trek from Na to this immense glacial lake, whose turquoise waters reflect the grandeur of the Himalayas. Spend time absorbing the lake’s tranquil beauty before trekking back to Beding, carrying with you memories of one of Nepal's hidden gems.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Tea House
  • Beding

Begin your return trek to Simigaon, retracing your steps while taking in the landscape from a new perspective. It’s a reflective journey, allowing you to appreciate the natural and cultural richness of the valley as you descend back towards civilization.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Tea House
  • Simi Gaun

Day 8 takes you from Simigaon to Chet-Chet, where you'll transition from the tranquility of the mountains to the road back to Kathmandu.

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu

What's Included


  • Pickup and drop from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
  • English Speaking license holder guide
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during Trek
  • All accommodation 
  • All ground transportation as itinerary
  • Porter if required USD 22 per day (porter will carry 20kg of luggage)
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Certificate of Achievement

Useful Information

Beyond the Limits Treks and Expedition is a popular local trekking company in Nepal. we have 24 years of experience organizing this type of trip. we can depart on your demand date. if you like to follow our fixed departure please visit our fixed departure date.

This price is sharing Jeep Transportation Base if you like to Take private Transportation please contact us