Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

17 Days
6 Reviews in TripAdvisor Recommended by 99%

Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Overview

The Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Nepal is a stunning journey that will introduce you to the raw beauty of both the Rolwaling Valley and the Khumbu region of Nepal. The Tashi Lapcha Pass trek leads you to the faraway location where you can acknowledge the lovely views of the Himalayas.

Tashi Lapcha Pass trek difficulties can occur due to its remoteness, rugged terrain, glacial walk, and technical climb. Crossing the Tashi Lapcha Pass trek, at a staggering, 5755 meters can cause altitude sickness. This trek isn’t for the faint of heart, the trail demands physical and mental strength. 

The trek typically starts at Simigaon and ends in Lukla. Tashi Lapcha Pass trek elevation gain starts at roughly 2,290 meters (7513ft) to the highest point crossing 5755 meters (18878 ft.).You’ll typically camp near the Stunning Tsho Rolpa Lake, located at about 4580 meters. 

The trekking routes of Tashi Lapcha Pass go through Charming villages like Simigaon, Beding, and Na Gaon. Witness the transformation from the Gaurishankar Conservation Area to the Sagarmatha National Park. Trekking through the trails of the Khumbu region is inspired by the majestic views of Everest, Cho Oyo, and other iconic peaks. 

These 18 days, offer an incredible opportunity to explore the Rolwaling valley, where Tashi Lapcha pass permits and guides costs are managed by agencies. But remember, the costs and accommodation facilities vary during peak and off-season. The best time to visit the Tashi Lapcha Pass trek is during spring or autumn due to its weather conditions.

Highlights of Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

  • The Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek offers truly Panoramic views of the Himalayas and hills.
  • The trek introduces you to the Gauri Shankar, Ama Dablam, and Everest itself.
  • Trek through the Lush valleys to glacial heights, and ever-changing vistas.
  • Explore remote areas of the Khumbu region, and witness untouched landscapes and a true wilderness.
  • Meet Sherpa communities and experience their unique traditions.
  • Witness Tsho Roopa's lake nested between icy giants and breathtaking serenity.

Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek Itinerary

Our breathtaking Himalayan adventure kicks off at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu, Nepal. Upon landing you’ll be warmly welcomed by our friendly representative. A detailed plan about your trek will be given to you after a rest in your hotel. Explore your free time sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley and enjoy a meal in a hotel at night.

A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Gonggar via Dolakha unfolds the Sunkoshi & Bhote Koshi Rivers. Passing through charming villages & Tama Koshi we finally arrive in Gonggar, a gateway to the wonders that lie ahead. But before you embark on your trek, the village of Simigaon awaits. The serene beauty of the rhododendron forests is worth the hype. You’ll find your cozy lodge in Simigaon and rest for the night.

From Simigaon, the trails are steep and uneven making it difficult to climb the stone steps. Witness the rhododendron forest and walk through the beautiful villages and lush forests to reach the elegant River. Then, climb uphill through the forest along with the view of Mount Gaurishankar (7134m) until you reach your destination. As you ascend the trail becomes flat and smooth till you reach Dongang. Overnight at a lodge in Dongang.

Hike through a beautiful forest with ups and downs until you reach Nyamare village. Enjoy amazing views of Mount Gaurishanka. Afterward, walk to Bedding, the biggest Sherpa village in the area. See a cool temple at the entrance and another one up on a hill. Spend the night in a cozy lodge in Beding.

Today's all about adjusting to the altitude. You can rest at the lodge or take a short hike to Menlung La Pass (up on rocky hills). From the top, you'll see amazing views of snowy mountains, glaciers, and even the holy Mount Gaurishankar. Sleep and enjoy your meal in Beding tonight.

We follow the River with a gentle climb, reaching Dhogre. Later, a massive Mani stone adorned with prayer flags and a painted rock marks the valley opening. Finally, we arrive at Nagaon, nestled beside the river. Cozy Lodge waits for the night.

More acclimatization time today. We'll hike on a challenging icy trail toward Yalung Base Camp, great for getting used to the altitude. Enjoy stunning views of snow-capped mountains and glaciers before heading back to Na Gaon for a comfy night's sleep.

We bid farewell to Na Gaon and cross the River. Then, the climb gets steeper uphill. Trekking on rocky hills alongside the mighty Glacier, we reach the breathtaking Tsho Rolpa Lake. This stunning blue lake, Nepal's biggest at 4,540 meters, reflects the snow-capped peaks and creates a peaceful atmosphere. Tonight, we camp under the stars beside the lake.

Get ready for a challenging day! We tackle the icy, steep trail of Trading Glacier, offering jaw-dropping views of Rolwaling Kang, Takargo, and other giants. Prepare for rocky terrain as we climb to Trakarding. Tonight, camp under the stars near the mighty glacier.

Brace yourself for another adventure. Today we navigate uphill with some rock climbing and a glacial walk. Leaving Trakarding Glacier behind, we tackle the challenging and slippery Drolambau Glacier, surrounded by mesmerizing snow all around. Finally reaching Tashi Lapcha Phedi, we set up camp for the night, ready for tomorrow's big push.

Today's your moment of triumph. We begin with a steep climb from Tashi Lapcha Phedi, conquering the mighty Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m). This challenging ascent marks the border of the Khumbu region, leading us into the Sagarmatha National Park. After reaching the top, savor the breathtaking panoramic views before a short descent to Tashi Lapcha Camp (5665m), also known as Tashi Lapcha Phuk. Tonight, rest and celebrate your accomplishment under the starry sky at camp.

After conquering the mighty Tashi Lapcha Pass, the trail is steep climbs for smooth glacier walking, enjoying stunning views as we make our way down from Tashi Lapcha Camp. Leaving footprints in untouched terrain, we descend, the Ngole settlement nestled amidst the glacial beauty. Our final stop for the day is Thyangbo, a charming village where we'll rest and recharge for the next adventure. Tonight, we'll either set up camp under the starlit sky or settle into a cozy lodge, reflecting on the incredible journey so far.

Today, we embark on a descent through vibrant yak pastures, passing by temporary huts. The bumpy trail winds downhill, following a gentle stream and offering a peaceful escape into nature's embrace. As we near the Power House, the charming village of Thame welcomes us with open arms. In the evening, we'll embark on a cultural immersion, visiting the renowned Thame Monastery and soaking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Tonight, we'll rest comfortably in a local lodge, feeling invigorated and fulfilled by the journey's beauty.

Our descent continues today, gradually leading us to Samde. As we walk, keep your eyes peeled for the majestic Khumbu giants - Mount Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Taboche (6367m), and more. Passing charming villages and serene monasteries, the trail meanders down to Syangboche before finally reaching Namche Bazaar. This bustling Sherpa town serves as the gateway to Everest Base Camp and is a vibrant hub for trekkers from all corners of the globe. Along the way, we'll follow the Bhote Koshi River, its turquoise waters mirroring the snow-capped peaks above. Tonight, we'll rest comfortably in a Namche Bazaar lodge, reveling in the unique atmosphere and cultural richness of this special place.

Today's trek takes us away from the bustling Namche Bazaar, following the gentle curves of the Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi rivers. Witness the spectacular confluence of these mighty waterways at Larja Dobhan before descending to Jorsalle, marking our exit from Sagarmatha National Park. Our journey continues alongside the Dudh Koshi, traversing charming villages, serene monasteries, and colorful Mani walls adorned with prayer wheels. Tonight, we'll rest comfortably in a Lukla lodge, reminiscing about the incredible experiences and breathtaking vistas encountered during this unforgettable adventure.

The exhilarating Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek concludes with a scenic flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu. Imagine soaring over Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu in a mere 40 minutes, the majestic Himalayas beneath you. Upon landing, we'll transfer you to a comfortable hotel for some well-deserved rest and refreshment. The vibrant streets of Kathmandu invite you to explore its historical alleyways, bustling markets, and hidden gems. Sample delicious local cuisine, shop for unique souvenirs, and soak in the city's unique atmosphere. This final evening allows you to savor the memories of your incredible journey, the challenges overcome, and the breathtaking beauty witnessed. As you rest your head for the night, know that you've conquered one of the most demanding treks in the Himalayas, carrying a tale of adventure that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Our team representative will drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours before your flight time. We hope to see you again.

The Cost Includes & Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by private vehicle.
  • 2 nights deluxe accommodation in single/double/twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 4* Hotel Kathmandu Guest House in Kathmandu.
  • Domestic flight ticket from Lukla-Kathmandu and domestic airport tax.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the trek.
  • Lodge-based and partly tented camp accommodation during the trek.
  • 1 experienced, helpful and friendly English speaking guide, 1 cook and necessary porters baggage, food and fuel supply, their food & accommodation, salary, equipment & insurance.
  • Down Sleeping Bag (Minus 30-40 Degree Celsius), Duffel Bag, Spikes, and trekking map.
  • All ground transportation by private 4W Jeep.
  • All Camping equipment (Tents, Mattresses and kitchen utensils) for semi-camping purpose.
  • Gaurisankar Conservation Area Permit.
  • Sagarmatha National Park permit and all necessary permits.
  • First Aid Medical kit box.
  • Office/agency Service charge.
  • All applicable government tax.

Cost Excludes

  • Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International air fare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal Tourist Visa fee.
  • Items and expenses of personal nature.
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, Internet, Battery Charging and Hot Shower.
  • Personal Trekking Equipment like down jackets (can all be hired in KTM).
  • Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
  • Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
  • Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver

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