Rolwaling Himal
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Rolwaling Himal

Rolw?ling Him?l (Nepali: ? ), (Rolwaling Valley), knows as a (Gaurishankar) rural municipality, is a section of the Himalayas in east-central Nepal along the Tibet border. [2] Rolwaling Himal includes Melungtse 7181m and Melungtse II 7023m inside Tibet and Gaurishankar 7134m on the Nepal border with some 50 additional peaks over 6000m, all extending from the Nangpa La pass where the Mahalangur section begins, southwest to the Tamakosi River. The Labuche Himal section rises beyond the Tamakosi to the northwest. Rolwaling Himal is bounded on the south by the Rolwaling Valley which contain several small sherpa's villages Tasi Nam, Simigau and beding those villages are under rolwaling valley, Tasi Nam is the largest town of the area. It would take five to six days to reach Namche Bazaar after Tasilapcha pass (5755 m). Visitors can trek to Everest base camp by crossing Tasilapcha or fly from Kathmandu to Lukla

Access to the valley and the mountains of the range is made on foot through an established trail system starting at Jagat, Bhiku rural municipality (230 km east of Kathmandu). 10 hours drive by local bus (5-6 hours by pvt car). A western style trek from Jagat to Beding will normally take four to five days. There are two ways to reach Beding, either by Tasinam village, or Simigua. From tasinam would possible by tent trek where you have to pass Daldung la pass (at 4500 m), would experiences lots of things where tourist can enjoy wonderful scenery, Himalayan species cultures, flora and fauna. Tsho Rolpa (also Chho Rolpa) is one of the biggest glacial lakes in Nepal. The lake, which is located at an altitude of 4,580 metres (15,030 ft) in the Rolwaling Valley, Dolakha.

Rolwaling valley is under Gaurishankar Rural municipality. The first Western exploration of the area was made by Eric Shipton in 1951 during the reconnaissance of Mount Everest.[3]


Rolwaling is the site of a cave which some Buddhists consider blessed, and travel to for meditation.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Eberhard Jurgalski [de]. "High Asia II: Himalaya of Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and adjoining region of Tibet". Retrieved 2014.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Carter, H. Adams (1985). "Classification of the Himalaya" (PDF). American Alpine Journal. American Alpine Club. 27 (59): 220-221. Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ Ward, Michael (1992). "The Exploration of the Nepalese Side of Everest" (PDF). Alpine Journal: 219-220. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ Mahmud, Aqil Hazik (March 3, 2019). "As a Special Forces soldier, he stormed a hijacked Singapore Airlines plane. Now he's a monk". Channel NewsAsia. Drachom took his meditations a step further, following in the footsteps of religious figures and heading to remote places considered blessed. Two years ago, Drachom and a friend travelled to a deserted cave on a mountain in Rolwaling, located in the Himalayas.

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