Days: 40 / Difficulty: 5 of 5 (Very Strenuous)
The Great Himalaya Trail - Section 2 (Everest to Rolwaling Region)
A truly adventurous expedition to a remote and wild region of the Great Himalayas, with full logistic support - this is a journey that seeks a different route, a fresh perspective, a challenge. Our route traverses a spectacular, seldom visited region of Nepal and crosses High Mountain passes. The rare views, some of which will be ours alone, are quite the most breathtaking in the whole Himalayan range: sublime vistas in which are amplified the power of three of the world’s five highest mountains: Makalu, Kanchenjunga and Everest.
This trek is also offered the satisfaction of absorbing at first hand the culture and folklore of tribal hill and mountain peoples and the flora and fauna of remote Eastern Nepal and the dates selected should ensure some of the best weather and panoramic views. From Kathmandu, the majestic backbone of the Himalayan glides our wingtips as we head east for Lukla. Beyond here our trekking route follows a great are, rising north onto the ridges of Khare and sweeping slowly westwards into the uninhabited heartland of the world's most spectacular mountains and passes.
Experience the remoteness in Nepal’s land with Khumbhu-Rolwaling valley trek, breath taking mountain views diverse of flora and fauna and rich local cultures. Good Walking experience and patience is required for this trek. In this trek, you an experience of the Sherpa cultural heritage and Buddhist life styles in high places within “Khumbu” or “Everest Region”. It is the home of the Sherpa people and the legendary Yeti. The Khumbu region features unique natural and cultural landscapes and the unsurpassed Sherpa hospitality. Visitors are also blessed with magnificent views of the towering peaks of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse Shar, Tamserku, Kwangde, Khumbi-ila, Kangteiga, Ama Dablam. On the way to our trek there is technical route in Amphu Labtsa and Tashi Labtsa Pass as well as other mountains, good landscapes; the village of Beding (3,690m) and monastery, the village of Na (4,183m), Tso Rolpa Lake is the main attractions. Rolwalling trekking to Rollwaling Himal, which is on the west of Everest and near to the Tibetan border, offers fascinating experience. Starts in Lukla, passes Tashi Lapcha Pass and descends Tsho Rolpa Lake. The trail descends and turns to the Rolwaling Valley, one of the most remote, mysterious, and fascinating places in the trek. The land has many things to share, the tales of the yeti, the elusive snow man in the world and it is the place where some mountaineers arranged expedition to hunt yeti's during past days. Beding is the last permanent settlement & Na Village which is only the summer settlement and it is the highest altitude in the trek.