Accommodation in Kathmandu will be in Hotel Radisson for 3 nights; 2 nights inbound and 1 night outbound. Wilderness Excursion have been providing five star accommodation as our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Wilderness Excursion. And even normal hotel or guest house as per the guest demands and requirement. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Being one of the premium destinations in the world, Everest region collects lots of tourist from all over the world. So, there will always be better Lodge facilities in Everest section, we will be providing tented accommodation in twin/double sharing basis during first section Rolwaling Trek.
How will be the meal
We get wide ranges of verities of food particularly in the cities areas especially in Katmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the trek we get to eat from Continental and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc.
As Rolwaling trek is in home of Himalaya, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Wilderness Excursion have been providing local leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs are trained emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.
Team and Support staffs
We are very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 - 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.
Hazards and Safety
Safety comes first while trekking with Wilderness Excursion! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity) to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.
When to trek?
Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March - May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season. Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas. Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest, Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.
Difficulty, Experience & Fitness
Trekking in Nepal for Rolwaling Trek requires past trekking experience in high altitude, as we have challenging route in this trek compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests walking comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots.
Rest days and acclimatization
Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2500m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have lifesaving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.
We only leave foot prints! Wilderness Excursion is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming.
Itinerary and Customize Rolwaling Trek
Our original version itinerary is 21 days in total. We can customize program of Rolwaling Trek. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & shortened depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting changes in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection. Flights in the Everest region are very dedicated even in the best season due to bad weather so we request our travelers to carry luggage for extra days in Katmandu or in Lukla.
Rolwaling Trek Permit
Even though you may not intend to climb the mountain, a climbing Permit will be mandatory for Pachermo (beside the Teshi Lapcha Pass) to allow access to the upper part of the valley beyond the Tsho Rolpa and over Tashi Lapcha La entering to Everest region. Pachermo Peak Climbing permit costs U$ 250 in spring and U$ 125 in autumn per person. We will also require a trekking permit for the Everest National Park for the return part of the journey. If you are just doing Rolwaling valley trip it just requires GCAP (Gaurisankar Conservation Area Project) permit (NPR 3000) and TIMS Card (NPR 2000). You must trek with a certified trekking guide and organized with a government authorized trekking agency as per state law. If mountain passes is not your thing a much less ambitious but still very rewarding valley trek would be up to the Tsho Rolpa. Climbing permit not required.
Your Financial Protection
We realize that financial protection is a consideration when choosing a company who to book a holiday property through.
- Wilderness Excursion holds a License with the Authority to operate adventure activities under the supervision by Nepal Government.
- We are a fully bonded Adventure operator authorized by the Nepal Government.
- Tourism and Civil Aviation Department.
- Nepal Tourism Board, Industry Department.
- Company Registration Office.
- Nepal National Bank and the Taxation Office.
We are also affiliated with several prestigious regulating bodies such as NATTA, NMA, TAAN, and KEEP with whom we have a bond. We know that the last thing you want to worry about when you’re planning your trip of a lifetime is whether your money is in safe hands. As a leading Adventure provider it’s our job to make sure your finances are secure, so when you book with us you can be confident that we do just that. To ensure that you have complete peace of mind Wilderness Excursion is an authorized adventure travel agency. Please kindly check our legal documents if any doubt.
Our paramount concern is your safety" while traveling with Wilderness Excursion. Please note that your leader has the authority to modify or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is supposed necessary due to safety concerns. Our every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary as it is; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous areas, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters etc. can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required. Also Rolwaling Trek can be custom-made as per your needs that suit your time account, places of interests to include in the itinerary. The trip price we have offered here is on double occupancy basis. Single supplement cost is USD 450.00. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get special discount. Please kindly send us your details for tailor made program.