Treks in Everest & Rolwaling

  • GHT Low Route – Full Traverse GHT Low Route – Full Traverse

    Section : Annapurna & Mustang, Dolpa, Everest & Rolwaling, Kanchenjunga, Langtang & Helambu, Makalu Barun, Manaslu & Ganesh, Rara & Jumla, The Far West Nepal
    Trail: GHT Low Route
    Days : 88
    Season : Autumn till Spring (in winter, check with travel agency if lodges are open)
    Max. Altitude: 4519 m
    Difficulty : Moderate
    Start: Medibung
    Finish: Darchula
    Permits Needed: Trekking permit Dolpa, TIMS, GCAP, ACAP, Entrance fees National Parks
    Type : Teahouse/homestay/Camping (it is needed to take a tent)

  • GHT High Route – Full Traverse GHT High Route – Full Traverse

    Section : Annapurna & Mustang, Dolpa, Everest & Rolwaling, Humla, Kanchenjunga, Langtang & Helambu, Makalu Barun, Manaslu & Ganesh, Rara & Jumla
    Trail: GHT High Route
    Days : 156
    Season : Spring and Autumn
    Max. Altitude: 6146 m
    Difficulty : Strenuous
    Start: Taplejung
    Finish: Hilsa
    Permits Needed: Trekking Permits, TIMS, etc
    Type : Camping and few tea-houses and homestays

  • GHT High Route – Everest to Rolwaling Traverse via Tashi Labsta GHT High Route – Everest to Rolwaling Traverse via Tashi Labsta

    Section : Everest & Rolwaling
    Trail: GHT High Route
    Days : 28
    Season : Spring and autumn
    Max. Altitude: 5755
    Difficulty : Hard/Extreme
    Start: Lukla
    Finish: The Last Resort/Borderlands
    Permits Needed: Trekking Permit for Tashi Labsta, TIMS, Entrance Sagarmatha National Park
    Type : Teahouse/Camping (tent is needed for crossing of Tashi Labsta)

  • GHT High Route – Makalu to Everest Traverse via 3 Cols GHT High Route – Makalu to Everest Traverse via 3 Cols

    Section : Everest & Rolwaling, Makalu Barun
    Trail: GHT High Route
    Days : 26
    Season : Spring and autumn
    Max. Altitude: 6146 m
    Difficulty : Hard/Extreme
    Start: Tumlingtar
    Finish: Lukla
    Permits Needed: Trekking Permit and TIMS
    Type : Camping and some tea-houses

  • Rolwaling Alpine Trek Rolwaling Alpine Trek

    Section : Everest & Rolwaling
    Trail: Side Trails & Circuits
    Days : 9
    Season : Spring-Autumn
    Max. Altitude: 4560 m (Tsho Rolwa Glacier Lake)
    Difficulty : Moderate/Hard
    Start: Chhet Chhet
    Finish: Chhet Chhet
    Permits Needed: Gaurishankar Conservation Area, TIMS
    Type : Teahouse/homestay

  • Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lake Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lake

    Section : Everest & Rolwaling
    Trail: Side Trails & Circuits
    Days : 17
    Season : Spring and Autumn
    Max. Altitude: 5550 m
    Difficulty : Moderate
    Start: Lukla
    Finish: Lukla
    Permits Needed: TIMS, Entrance Sagarmatha National Park
    Type : Teahouse

  • GHT Low Route – Everest & Rolwaling Section: Rolwaling GHT Low Route – Everest & Rolwaling Section: Rolwaling

    Section : Everest & Rolwaling
    Trail: GHT Low Route
    Days : 6
    Season : Autumn till Spring
    Max. Altitude: 3310 m
    Difficulty : moderate
    Start: Jiri
    Finish: Barabise
    Permits Needed: TIMS
    Type : Teahouse/homestay/Camping (it is recommended to take a tent)

  • GHT Low Route – Everest & Rolwaling Section: Solukhumbu GHT Low Route – Everest & Rolwaling Section: Solukhumbu

    Section : Everest & Rolwaling
    Trail: GHT Low Route
    Days : 9/11/14
    Season : Autumn till Spring (in winter, check with travel agency if lodges are open)
    Max. Altitude: 3532 m
    Difficulty : moderate
    Start: Khadbari
    Finish: Lukla/Phaplu/Jiri
    Permits Needed: TIMS, Entrance Makalu Barun National Park, Entrance Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project
    Type : Teahouse/Camping (with a small group (max 8 pax) this trek can be completely done as a teahouse trek)

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    Fast Facts

    • Everest is also known as Sagarmatha in Nepal and Chomolungma in Tibet; the Everest region is known locally as the Khumbu
    • Its home to three of the highest peaks in the world: Everest 8848m; Lhotse, 4th highest at 8516m; and Cho Oyu, 6th highest at 8201m
    • The Sherpa people of the Khumbu are so closely associated with the trekking business that the name Sherpa is also given to a specific role on a trekking team
    • Rolwaling Himal is home to Tamang, Sherpa, eastern Gurung and the indigenous Thami people
    • While Rolwaling Himal has no formally protected areas it is rich in plant and bird species and wildlife including red panda, black bear and leopard cat!
    • Buddhist culture in the Khumbu, while Rolwaling Himal offers the chance to learn about how Hinduism, Buddhism and Shamanism have blended together over time