Tashi Lapcha Pass Trek (5755 m)
Tashi Lapcha pass is a high mountain pass in the Himalayas of Nepal. It is a challenging and adventurous trekking route that connects the astonishing Rolwaling valley with the famous Khumbu valley in the Everest region of Nepal. The trek takes you across the Tashi Lapcha pass, which involves glacier crossings and a steep climb over rocky terrain, providing a unique and rewarding trekking experience.
The pass lies at an elevation of approximately 5755 m above the sea level. It offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, including Everest, Cho Oyu, and others. The pass is often consider a challenging and technical route for trekkers and mountaineers as it is known for its steep ascent and descent, crevasses, and potentially hazardous conditions. Therefore, it requires proper mountaineering skills and equipment, as well as acclimatization to the high altitude.
Overall, Tashi Lapcha Pass trek leads you through beautiful alpine landscapes, remote Sherpa villages, and stunning glaciers. It provide a sense of wilderness for trekkers seeking an off- the- beaten- path experience. The descent from the pass leads into Khumbu region, where you can explore iconic places like Everest base camp, Tengboche Monastery, and Namche Bazaar.
You need to obtain the necessary permits to undertake the Tashi Lapcha pass trek. The permit can be obtained in Kathmandu or through registered trekking agencies.
1) The Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
2) The Gaurishankar Conservation Area Entry permit
2) The best season to trek Tashi Lapcha pass
The best season to visit the Tashi Lapcha pass trek is during the spring (March to May) and Autum (September to November) seasons. These seasons provide the most favorable weather conditions and impressive views of the Himalayas.
Spring seasons offers generally clear and stable weather, with mild temperatures and longer daylight hours. The trails are filled with blooming rhododendron flowers and lush vegetation, making the trek even more enjoyable.
Autum months are the time of the harvest season. Leaves on the trees will turn yellow, orange, red, and brown, making the colorful hills. The high mountains are still cold and lower elevations are still warm but the day time walking temperatures are the most pleasant overall.
3) Altitude sickness
Altitude sickness is common in mountains above the altitude of 3000 m. While ascending quickly you may feel symptoms like nausea, headache, difficulty in breathing, increased heart rate, and uneasiness. And, if the symptoms persist for a longer duration then know that your body could not resist the altitude variation. So, if you feel these symptoms, please let your guide and your group know. Your guide will provide you with immediate first aid.
To minimize the risk of altitude sickness here are some guidelines:
Stop and rest where you are
Do not go any higher for at least 24 to 48 hours
Make sure you are drinking enough water
Do not smoke, drink alcohol, or exercise
4) Accommodation and Foods
During the trek, in lower altitudes teahouses provide you with single rooms with attached bathrooms. But as you trek higher the facilities get limited. Mostly, you will find a twin- sharing room and common bathroom facilities. In a room you will find two beds with mattresses, pillows, bed sheets, and warm blankets. Hot water is available for some additional charge. Most hotels now have geyser, otherwise you will get a bucket of warm water.
Tea shops and lodges provide plentiful and delicious foods to suit the preferences of various trekkers. All the food will be cooked by the local cook by using local vegetables so the taste would be very local. The meals include energy giving food and liquid food such as rice, cereals, lentils soup, noodles soup, hot tea, potato, bread toasts, eggs, pancakes, and noodles items.
5) Guide and Porter
Hiring a guide and porter for the Tashi Lapcha Pass can greatly enhance your trekking experience, safety, and provide valuable cultural insights, allowing you to fully enjoy the trek. They can provide you valuable insights into the local culture, traditions, and history of the Everest region. They can explain the significance of monasteries, festivals, and other cultural aspects you encounter along the way.
Moreover, they are familiar with the trail conditions and alternate routes. Similarly a porter carries your heavy backpack, and allowing you to trek with a lighter load. Therefore, you can join us for hiring a highly experienced, helpful, friendly, and English speaking licensed trekking guide and porter with their insurance.
6) Travel Insurance
Any trek in Nepal, including Tashi Lapcha pass trek, requires travel insurance. The trek includes high-altitude trekking, which may be physically challenging and dangerous. Make sure that, your insurance covers high- altitude trekking, medical expenses, emergency evacuation by helicopter, trip cancellation, and loss or theft of personal belongings. It can offer you with peace of mind and financial protection in the event of an unforeseen accident.
However, depending on your plan you may also want to consider obtaining additional coverage of activities like hiking, mountaineering, and adventure sports. Before you buy it, read the insurance documentation thoroughly and understand the coverage.
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Small waterproof bags
Flash or torch light
Warm down jacket
Woolen hat and scarf
Raincoat and rain trousers
Antibacterial hand wash
Tooth brush and tooth paste
Small personal power bank
Camera and batteries
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