Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek

  • Trekking

  • 18 Days

  • Hard

  • 5,755 m

  • Lodge and Camp

  • Mar - May & Sep - Nov

Tashi Lapcha Pass is one of the highest pass that is available to trek in Nepal. It is 5705 meter high and is consider strenuous trekking route. Physical fitness is essential to complete the trip. The rugged and rocky terrain in addition to high altitude makes it extreme. Loose rocks make land unstable and difficult to climb. Good guidance from experienced guide is must for success and safety. Technical well versed guide is needed for cross the pass. It is consider off the beaten trekking trail because of low tourists because of difficulty.

Highlights of the trip

  • Off the beaten route.
  • Mystical Land of Buddhists.
  • Adventure of crossing the pass with altitude of 5755 m.
  • Everest region.
  • Great mountain view.
  • Local people and culture.
  • Century old monasteries.

Tashi Lapcha Pass is one of the highest pass that is available to trek in Nepal. It is 5755 meter high and is consider strenuous trekking route. Physical fitness is essential to complete the trip. The rugged and rocky terrain in addition to high altitude makes it extreme. Loose rocks make land unstable and difficult to climb. Good guidance from experienced guide is must for success and safety. Technical well versed guide is needed for cross the pass. It is consider off the beaten trekking trail because of low tourists because of difficulty. 

Tashi Lapcha falls between two different trekking regions of Nepal. It connects Khumbu region and Rolwaling region. Rolwaling valley is beautiful trekking trail in itself. The trail goes through dense green forest, fast flowing rivers, high land pasture, glacier lakes. The settlements starts to get thinner as we climb in altitude. The valley is mythical land of Buddhist monks. It is holy place where Guru Padmasabhava meditated. Mt. Gaurishankar, Parchermo, cheki-go, Yalung-ri and many more peaks can be viewed from Rolwaling valley. 

On crossing, we will reach another well-known trekking region of Khumbu. This region is well known for its natural beauty and cultural importance. There are number of peaks including Mt. Everest. It is bustling with tourists, guides and local in trekking season.  

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Itinerary are in standard form. It can be customized according to the need of clients. Please feel free to contact us for the trip.

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport and Transfer to Hotel (1300m).

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Arrival in Kathmandu and pick up and transfer to hotel by office representative. Hang around Thamel on availability of time. Acquire and prepare necessary gear for the trip. 

Meals: Welcome Dinner Accommodation: Hotel
Day 02

Drive to Jagat (1395m) 8 – 9 hours.

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It will be long drive to Jagat. It takes about 8 hours of drive. The road mainly follow banks of rivers. It goes through dense forest, large villages and hilly terrain. At end of the drive, it’s an hour long off road. Jagat is a small settlement in bank of Tamakhoshi River. Our Sherpa team member prepare individual camping tent and kitchen tent. Overnight. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping Tent
Day 03

Jagat to Simigoan (2000m) 5-6 hours.

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It path moves alongside Gongor Khola and goes uphill. The trail passes through long village of Simigoan. The camp site will be at top of village. Simigoan is beautiful village of mixed culture. Main resident of this village are Sherpa and Tamang with few other communities too. Overnight camping . 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping Tent
Day 04

Simigoan to Dong-kang (3010m) 7-8 hours.

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Today after breakfast we start early . The trail is uphill climb. We pass through the dense jungle. It will be a bit hard at first untill climb of up hill. After plain trail starts with bit rocky paved stones. The settlements gets thinner as we trek up. Number of people we encounter are very less as there are not many tourists. Dong-kang is small settlement in middle of jungle . Reach by 7-8 hours, we overnight camping. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping Tent
Day 05

Dong-kang to Beding (3693m) 6-7 hours.

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Beding is a small Sherpa village in foot of a mountain. This village is a very small settlement surrounded by natural beauty. Snow capped Mt. Gaurishanker range can be witness clearly. We overnight here near to bank of river .

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping Tent
Day 06

Beding to Na Village (4200 m) 3-4 hours.

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After breakfast our trail heads to village of somewhat U-shaped called Na -village. Its a slow gentle trail . Reach by 3-4 hours . It is also another Sherpa community settlement . The trail is more rugged and rocky as we climb up. Rest and enjoy the surrounding. Overnight.  

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping Tent
Day 07

Na Village: Exploration Day / Tsho-Rolpa Lake

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Acclimatization is an essential part of any expedition. Body needs to adjust according to altitude for safety. You can hike to glacier lake Tsho-Ropla lake  and enjoy the view of surrounding mountains .Back to Na and overnight. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping Tent
Day 08

Na to Chugima (4920 m) 4-5 hours.

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Tsho Rolpa Lake is Glacier Lake with beautiful view. The difficult part of journey begins from here. Some section of the path are difficult to cross because of constant erosion of the landscape. Camp site is located at farsight of this lake

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping Tent
Day 09

Chugima to Jaboo Glacier (5200 m) 7-8 hours.

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We will trek to Trakarding Glacier Camp. The surrounding provides amazing view of mountains nearby. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping Tent
Day 10

Jaboo Glacier to Tashi-fuk via Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755 m) 8-9hours.

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The trail climb up through rough path with unstable ground because of loose rocks. Precaution and vigilant eyes are required to reach Tashi Lapcha Phedi safely.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping Tent
Day 11

Tashi-fuk to Thengbo (4230 m) 6-7 hours.

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It is slow descend to Thengbo. The will be rough terrain but it gets easier as we descend

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Camping Tent
Day 12

Thengbo to Thame (3800m) 6-7 hours.

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We will descend to Thame to join trekking route in Everest. Thame is one of the iconic village of the region because it produced very significant people in mountaineering history. Late Tenzing Norgay Sherpa who was first summiteer of Mount Everest was from Thame. There are multiple mountaineering personalities from this particular village. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 13

Thame to Namche Bazaar (3750m) 8-9 hours.

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The trail provides good view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. AmaDablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more. Namche Bazaar is also known as Sherpa Capital. Sherpa is an ethnic community of people who are well known for being good at mountaineering. You can see culture, and lifestyle of local here. You can visit museum to understand Sherpa community if time is available. Modern amenities like ATM, Internet Café, Shops, restaurants, bakery etc. are available to enjoy. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 14

Namche to Lukla 4-5 hours.

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We will use normal trekking route to descend to the Lukla. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 15

Lukla to Kathmandu

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We will take flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival to Kathmandu, Sherpa Khangri representative will transfer you back to the Hotel. It will be free day. In evening, dinner with cultural dance will be arranged to celebrate the trip. 

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel
Day 16

Transfer to International Airport for final departure.

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Journey with us end here. Office representative will take you to International airport for final departure as per schedule requirement. 

Meals: Breakfast

Sherpa Khangri Outdoor takes care of members from the moment they come to Kathmandu. If extra services and  amenities required, please lets us know about it. 

Cost Includes
  • Pickups & Drop according to itinerary
  • Welcome and farewell dinners in Kathmandu
  • 2 nights Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles.
  • National parks entry permit and all necessary paper work.
  • Individual camping tent 
  • All 3 meals during trekking period.
  • Domestic flights ( Lukla to Kathmandu).
  • 1 Experienced Trekking guide.
  • Porters , Kitchen boy, Cook services for trekking.
  • Staff Insurance and Salary.
  • Medical kit.
  • Travel and rescue arrangements.
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties.
Cost Exculdes
  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg) *only on flight.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.).
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Personal guide if requested.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
  • Tips for guides and porters.
  • Internet Access during the trek.

Fixed Deaprtures has been fixed. If you like to get your departure time, please feel free to contact us.

  • ACTIVITY

    Trekking

  • DURATION

    18 Days

  • GRADE

    Hard

  • HIGHEST ALTITUDE

    5,755 m

  • TRIP TYPE

    Lodge and Camp

  • BEST SEASON

    Mar - May & Sep - Nov

  • PRICE