Rolwaling Region

Rolwaling Region

Rolwaling is the hidden valley in narrow place. The straight narrow valley of Rolwaling was plowed out more than 2000 years ago by Guru Rinpoche. Padmasambhava was Pakistani but known as Indian Yogi. Padmasambhava flew to Nepal and meditate in different places. The Buddhist named him as Guru Rinpoche. Guru Rinpoche introduced Buddhism to Tibet. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche created the Rolwaling valley and Meditate there for 3months and flew to Tibet. There are many things that make you believe that Guru Rinpoche was there.

 Rolwaling is the valley of Sherpa community. It is quiet and beautiful place. There are many peaks in Rolwaling including Gaurishankar, Parchamo, Ramdung, Yalung Ri, Cheki-Go, Bamong-Go(unclimbed), thanak peak (unclimbed), Chobutse, Na chu-go and many other unnamed and unclimbed peak. In present, Rolwaling is also known as land of Everest Summitter. Almost all male people from this place have summited Mount Everest some being 19times.

Our journey starts in the region of Rolwaling which sits south of Tibet. We plod on by Sherpa settlements and thick forests. Sublime vistas of the Mountains give way to Gauri-Shankar at (7145 m/23816 ft) a peak named after the mythical Hindu couple Shiva and Parvati. The Buddhist Sherpas call the mountain Jomo Tsheringma which means five sister goddesses.

One of the major attractions of this entire trip is witnessing the breathtaking beauty of Tsho-Rolpa Glacier Lake, the largest glacial lake in Nepal which is located at an altitude of 4,580m. Crossing Tsho-Rolpa, the dangerous trekking route to Tashi Lapcha pass starts. One should spend 3-4 nights in glacier region. This trekking route is one of the least visited trekking routes in Rolwaling region, Dolakha, Nepal.


Rolwaling Trekking with Daldung La Pass is one place to blow your mind to bliss. This taxing trail sees very few footprints and winds through the far-flung, virgin territory of Rolwaling. The mountain vistas and village landscapes, shared with cultural gaiety and rural lifestyles integrate into disc...

  • Duration: 11-13 Days

  • Best Season: Autumn and Spring

  • Grade: MODERATE

  • Max. Altitude: 4,500 m

  • Walking Per Day: 4-5 hours