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Nepal - Rolwaling Valley Climbing Trek: by Nima Trek


Itinerary: ( Rolwaling Valley Map Rolwaling Map )


01 - Kathmandu drive to BarabiseGauri Shankar above Beding Village in the Rolwaling Valley

02 - Barabise to Kharte

03 - Kharte to Dolangsa

04 - Dolangsa to Bigu

05 - Bigu to Laduk

06 - Laduk to Jagat

07 - Jagat to Simigaon

08 - Simigaon to Dongang

09 - Dongang to Beding

10 - Beding  - rest day for acclimatization

11 - Beding to Nah

12 - Nah  rest day / explore Tsho Rolpa glacier lake

13 - Nah to Ramdung Peak Base Camp

Chobutse on ascent to Ramdung High Camp

14 - Ramdung Peak Base Camp to High Camp

15 - Climb Ramdung and return to Nah

16 - Nah to Beding

17 - Beding to Dongang

18 - Dongang to Bangbang Danda via Tashinam

19 - Tashinam to Suri Dovan

20 - Suri Dovan to Singati

( Alternatively instead of Singati climb to Gorpang Village )

21 - Gorpang Village  to Dolangsa Pass  and trek end point at Jiri

22 - Jiri drive to Kathmandu

 


NOTE: There is no Tourist Bus service available from Kathmandu to Barabise, Singati or Jiri

Public bus, or Reserve Bus or Private Car / Van / Jeep is available.


Options for trekking and climbing routes in the Rolwaling Region:-


1. Drive from Kathmandu to Charikot  - some 133km and about 2660m above sea level.

- Trek to Tsho Rolpa in Rolwaling Valley  - start from Gongar / Jagat, Simigaon or Tashinam

This is one of the best trekking routes - there are no tea houses and few tourists but it is necessary to take food and accommodation / tents with porters, staff and guide.

2.  From the Araniko Highway.

- Trek to Deurali Kalinchowk, 3800m above the sea level with spectacular panoramic views:-

 - to the north-east side lies Mount Gauri Shanker, Menlungtse, Numbur Himal

 - and to the north-west side is Langtang Himal,  Dorje Lakpa, Shishapangma, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu Himal, Annapurna Himal and Dhaulagiri .

After Kalinchow follow forest trails ridge to above Bigu,

then Orang Ladukh, Bulung to Thadi Gongar above Bijuli Danda ( ridge ) and descend to Lama Bagar.

Continue to Rolwaling Valley via Simigaon then Kelje, Dongang, Beding, Nah, Tsho Rolpa lake / Dudhkund

3. Optional climbing expeditions in the Rolwaling Himal include:  Chhekigo, Goteng,  Ramdung Go,  Pachhermo,  Gauri Shanker

4. Optional descent from the upper trail to Daldung La where there are  few tourists.

5. Option from Nah to cross Yalung La Pass through Numbur Himal, Dudhkund, Panch Pokhari, Jiri, Bhandar, Ringmo, Nunthala

6. Other options are to continue to Phaplu, Lukla, Everest base camp, Arun Valley, Pike Danda.


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