Rolwaling Valley Trek, below Gaurishankar and off the beaten trail, 22 Days
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Rolwaling Valley Trek, below Gaurishankar and off the beaten trail, 22 Days

Days: 22 / Difficulty: 4 of 5 (Strenuous)

Rolwaling Valley Trek is one of Nepal's finest high mountain valleys West of the Khumhu, directly on the Tibetan frontier there is a wild, lonely high valley the "Rolwaling" which is called simply "the grave" by the indigenous Sherpa's on account of its location - buried down between steep ice-giants. Many mysterious stories have been passed on about this valley. Through which the forefathers of the present-day Sherpa's once came. It is here that the notorious and celebrated Yeti is supposed to make his home. Entire research expeditions have, so far unsuccessfully, attempted to find him. West of the Khumhu, directly on the Tibetan frontier there is a wild, lonely high valley the "Rolwaling" which is called simply "the grave" by the indigenous Sherpa's on account of its location - buried down between steep ice-giants. Many mysterious stories have been passed on about this valley. Through which the forefathers of the present-day Sherpa's once came. It is here that the notorious and celebrated Yeti is supposed to make his home. Entire research expeditions have, so far unsuccessfully, attempted to find him. Very few tourist success to do trekking in this area, cause of its, covering the mountain terrain of the Nepal-China (Tibet) border, the trail to this pass goes between huge mountains along glaciers, situated in eastern parts. Rolwaling Valley Trekking is the east-west valley below Gauri Shankar (7145m), just south of the Tibetan border. This area is culturally diverse and densely forested and isolated. Rolwaling provides spectacular mountain scenery with peace and incredible views. Rolwaling possesses an immense wealth of flora & fauna. The forefathers of the present-day Sherpa's have passed down many mysterious stories over the ages about this hidden region. The most famous one is that the mysterious mountain creature Yeti is supposed to have made his home here.

Rolwaling Valley Trek Map
 
Rolwaling Valley Trek Itinerary
Day  1: Arrival Kathmandu pickup from SFT staff transfer to hotel, welcome drink - Tour briefing and equipment check at convienient time.

Day  2: A full day sightseeing within the Kathmandu valley with our tour guide by private car.

Day  3: Drive from Kathmandu to Barabise 960m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day  4: Trek from Barabise to Kavre 1605m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day  5: Trek from Kavre to Dolongsa 1900m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day  6: Trek from Dolongsa to Bigu Gompa 2519m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day  7: Trek from Bigu Gompa to Chilangka 1407m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day  8: Trek from Chilangka to Bulong 1890m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day  9: Trek from Kulong to Shalu 1500m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 10: Trek from Shalu to Simigaun 2000m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 11:  Trek from Simigaun to Forest Camp 2800m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 12: Trek from Forest Camp to Beding 3694m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 13:  Explore to Yalung Ri 5630m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 14: Trek from Beding to Na 4180m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 15: Trek from Na to Forest Camp 2800m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 16: Trek from Forest Camp to Chetchet 1370m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 17: Trek from Chetchet to Suri Doban 1030m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 18: Trek from Suri Doban to Dolakha 1732m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 19: Trek from Dolakha to Charikot 1554m, stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 20: Drive from Charikot back to Kathmandu - transfer to hotel.

Day 21: At leisure and shopping day in Kathmandu.

Day 22: Transfer to airport at the requested time - flight to onward destination.

 
Our Trek Package Cost Includes:
* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car/van.
* Accommodation with breakfast at 3*** hotel in Kathmandu.
* Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee, hotl /cold filter water  during the trek.
* Tented accommodation during the camping trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter per 2 persons), their food accommodation, salary, equipments and insurance.
* Trekking camping equipments (Tent, mattress, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, kitchen utensils etc.)
* Gaurisankar Conservation Area permit.
* All necessary climbing and/or peak permits.
* All transportation by private car.
* First Aid medical kit box.
* Office Service charge.
* All government tax.

Our Trek Package Cost doesn't include;
* Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance (if you want us to arrange your travel insurance, we would  greatly be happy to assist).
* 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.
* Personal Trekking Equipments like sleeping bags, 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...
                                                            Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

 Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at snftnepal@yahoo.de

Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks  & Expedition Gmbh. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.


Trip is available

Price Adult below 12 years below 6 years
USD 3,050
EUR 2.873
SFr 3.059




Rolwaling Valley Trek, below Gaurishankar and off the beaten trail, 22 Days


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