Jaljala Trek

11 Days

Trip Info

  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • Guided
  • English
  • 3700m
  • Bus,Cab


 Situated in Rolpa district in mid-western part of Nepal, Jaljala trekking route  offers some jaw dropping scenery of green lands, Rhododendron forest along  with lots of beautiful birds and animals. The forest of Jaljala is a home to many  animals like Leopards, musk deer wild boars, etc. Jaljala hill lies at the altitude of  3100m and is nicely protected by Dhorpatan hunting Reserve. This trekking area  was opened in October 2009 and has to offer some awe-inspiring views of Mount  sisne, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Annapurna and many other mountain peaks and  cultures of Magar people staying there. People of Jaljala are very interesting and  have so many reality stories to share as Rolpa district was main epicenter of  Maoist revolution in Nepal. Trek to Jaljala can be really interesting and  adventurous. 


 Temperature in Jaljala can be quite cold and chilly during night time. The average  temperature of Jaljala in autumn season in lower altitude can range from 25-30  degree Celsius and can fall below 0 degree winter the average  temperature can range from 15-20 degree Celsius at lower altitudes whereas it  can fall below 0 to -10 degree Celsius at night time and on higher altitudes. In  spring season the average temperature in Jaljala can be around 30 degree Celsius  and can fall to 5-10 degree Celsius at night time.  

 Best season to visit 

Like most of the part of Nepal the best season to visit Jaljala is spring (March May) and autumn (September-December). In these season the temperature Is  very fair providing us some beautiful views of mountains with clear blue sky.  

 Accommodation and food 

Accommodation– Being a remote part of Nepal Rolpa district doesn’t have much  to offer in terms of accommodations. You definitely have to stay in local  teahouses run by local people there. Even though small they are really clean and 

comfortable. They provide two single beds in one room with clean mattress,  blankets, and pillow. You have to share toilets and bathrooms with other  members. Some teahouses offers you hot water for shower but you have to some  extra money for this. One night stay in teahouse might cost you around 200-300  NRS (20-30$)  

Foods– foods here are very hygienic and delicious. They use very fresh crops to  make curry. You may have some options like Dal, Bhat, noodles, pasta, eggs and  breads. However getting non vegetarian food is quite difficult in this trek. It might  cost you around 100-150 per meal.  



Bus- bus is always available from Kathmandu at least till some point. Here for  Jaljala you can have a bus from Kathmandu to Shulichaur. From Shulichaur we can  start our trek or we can again drive to Fulibang and trek Kotalbara. 

Airplane-the only transportation available for Rolpa is bus but we can take a flight  from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj or Bhairawa and then take a ride to Rolpa.  

 Communications and electronics 

Most of the teahouses here have charging facilities. You can charge your  electronics but you have to pay some extra money for it. With this, stating a fact  electricity is not much of a problem there. Mobile coverage is available but it is  better for you to use local SIM cards. It’s easy and found in every stores in the  route. Also you can use your guide’s phone for emergency calls. It is important to  stay connected with your friends and families.  


 Clothing and equipment 

Lightweight trekking boots beanies Pair of track shoes gloves 

Down jackets buff 

Woolen shirts and sweaters summer/winter hats Raincoats torchlights Trekking trousers camera Thermal tops/bottoms money/cash Trekking shorts charger/adapter Underwear power bank Cotton T-shirts trash bags and tissue paper Long sleeved T-shirts water bottles and purifier Sandals/slippers wash kit Thick/thin shocks safety kit Waterproof pants travel towel Waterproof jackets medicines Duffle Bag passports and photographs Sleeping bag hand sanitizer Daypack trekking pole. 


Yes it is definitely very important to have a guide in this trek. Rolpa district being a  very remote area of Nepal, they lack proper infrastructures, transportation and  many other facilities. It might be quite difficult for trekkers to find their own way,  accommodation and foods and information about the place. This is why having a guide with you really important. They can charge you around 25-30$ (2500-3000  NRS). Porters are available to carry your stuff. They might charge you around 15- 25$ (1500-2000) per day. You can also share your porter if you don’t have much  belongings.  


Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve permit– this will cost you 2000$ including license and  local permit. 

 TIMs- this card is mandatory for everyone which includes all the details of  trekkers in case of emergencies. This might cost you 1000 NRS.  


This trek can be quite challenging and very difficult to some people. You need to  have very good muscle strength. This trek is all about walking for 6-7 hours per  day which can be very hard. It is Important to stay hydrated and have nutritional  food throughout the journey. If you experience any kind of difficulties in your  health you need to talk to your friend or travel guide immediately.  

Travel insurance – Travel insurance is really very important part of trekking. You  always need a travel insurance especially when you are traveling to this kind of  risky, high places. If ever you need any medical emergencies your travel insurance  will be bearing it for you. It is important to mention all the places and altitudes  you will be reaching, to your insurance company so that you do not have any  problem later. 

Visa/ passport– It is mandatory for every foreigners to have visa and valid  passport to enter Nepal. Only Indian citizen are not required to have visa for  visiting Nepal. You can get your Nepalese visa at Tribhuwan International airport,  Kathmandu. 


  • Explore Magar and Gurung communities' unique lifestyle.
  • Serene trek away from crowds.
  • Stunning 360° views from high-altitude pass.
  • Trek through rhododendron forests and alpine meadows.



Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up drop service
  • All land transportation as per itinerary
  • 2 night's hotel accommodation at Kathmandu in deluxe hotel on BB basis
  • Guesthouse/tented accommodation according to given itinerary (sharing in a 2-bedroom) and 3 meals (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner) during the trek
  • Domestic air ticket (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
  • Domestic airport Tax
  • "Farewell dinner "before your departure from Nepal.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entree visa: you can get a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by Paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance


Is a permit required for the Jaljala Trek?

Yes, trekkers need to obtain the required permits. Check with local authorities for the most up-to-date permit information.

What is the difficulty level of the Jaljala Trek?

The Jaljala Trek is considered moderate, suitable for trekkers with a reasonable fitness level. Some sections may involve steep ascents and descents.

Are teahouses or lodges available along the Jaljala Trek route?

Yes, there are teahouses and lodges available, providing accommodation and meals. However, facilities may vary, so it’s advisable to check in advance.

Is altitude sickness a concern on the Jaljala Trek?

While the maximum altitude is not extremely high, trekkers should be aware of the potential for altitude-related issues. Acclimatization and proper hydration are crucial.

What is the trekking route for Jaljala Trek?

The trekking route varies, but it often includes places like Thabang, Jaljala Pass, and other scenic locations. Trekking agencies can provide detailed itineraries.

What type of gear and clothing are recommended for the Jaljala Trek?

Essential gear includes sturdy trekking boots, warm clothing, a backpack, trekking poles, and a sleeping bag. Dressing in layers is recommended for changing weather conditions.

Are guides and porters available for the Jaljala Trek?

Yes, hiring a guide and/or porter is an option. Guides provide local knowledge, and porters can assist with carrying heavy loads, making the trek more enjoyable.

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Jaljala Trek
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