Gauri Shankar Himal Trekking

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Gauri Shankar Himal Trekking
  • Duration19 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Max Altitude 5682 M
  • Group Size 20
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
Gauri Shankar Himal Trekking Highlights

Fantastic views Gaurishankar (7,145m.), Melungtse (7,181m.), Ramdung and Pharchamo and other mountains as well as explore the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people in different settlements

Gauri Shankar Himal Trekking is the remote and relatively un-trekked trail in the Rolwaling region. This trekking region is situated west of Khumbu region, northeast of Kathmandu and southern to the Tibetan Plateau. Gauri Shankar Himal is the sacred himal which is named after the Hindu god Shankar and Gauri (shiva and Parvati). This trekking is ideal for the novice who is looking for something unique. It is the challenging trek that requires the prior experience of the trekking and good physical fitness. The Gauri Shankar Himal Trek will offer the trekkers the experience of charming mountain views, an assortment of flora and fauna and an opulence of local culture. This trek provides you the opportunity to enjoy the excellent panoramic view of the Gaurishankar (7,145m.), Melungtse (7,181m.), Ramdung and Pharchamo and other mountains as well as explore the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people in different settlements. The view of the glacial lake Tso Rolpa, the views of the Rolwaling glacier, beautiful Himalayan landscapes gives you the unforgettable experience. 

Gauri Shankar Himal Trekking gives you the wilderness experience. It is one of the finest tourist destinations of Nepal with unique environment and exceptionally rich bio-diversity of this region. This trekking region is famous for marvelous view of the Gauri Shanker, Rolwaling Himal, Chobabhamre, YalungRi, Pachharmo Peak, Dorjelakpa etc. Gauri Shankar trekking trail pass through sparsely populated areas, rhododendron forests with spectacular views of Mt. Gauri Shankar as the backdrop. In this trek you get insight in to the glimpse of the Sherpa Buddhism at Bigu Gompa 2500m, a monastery and a nunnery. Trekkers can explore varieties of flora and fauna as well as birds and animals like animals like Musk Deer, Himalayan black bear, Thar, Gaur and Wild Dogs. The best seasons to go for Gauri Shankar Himal trekking are spring and autumn.

Gauri Shankar Himal Trekking Itinerary

Outline Itinerary
  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02:Kathmandu valley sightseeing
  • Day 03:Scenic Drive to Dolakha
  • Day 04:Charikot to Singuti
  • Day 05:Singuti to Jagat
  • Day 06:Jagat to Simigaon (2020m.)
  • Day 07:Simigaon to Doghang
  • Day 08:Doghang to Beding (3693m.)
  • Day 09:Beding to Na
  • Day 10:Rest day
  • Day 11:Na to Chobuk
  • Day 12:Chobuk to Tashi Lapcha Phedi
  • Day 13:Cross Tashi Lapcha Pass and trek to Theng Po
  • Day 14:Theng Po to Thame (3800m.)
  • Day 15:Thame to Namche bazaar
  • Day 16:Namche to Lukla (2840m.)
  • Day 17:Flight to Kathmandu
  • Day 18:Departure.

After you arrive in Tribhuvan international airport in Kathmandu you meet our representative. They transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.

    This day you will go for sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley. In the morning after having breakfast you go visit Buddhist and Hindu temples Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, which reflect the local culture and tradition of Nepalese society. Then in the afternoon you visit Kathmandu Durbar square and Patan durbar square. In the evening you will return to the Hotel. 

      This day we drive to Charikot of Dolakha district. On the way we can enjoy the beautiful scenery. We can also see the panoramic view of the Himalayas of this region. 

        From Charikot we climb down to Dolakha and pass through the forest and terraced farm. We cross the Tamakoshi River and reach Singuti where we stay overnight.

          From Singuti we follow the river and walk in the mountain flank. On the way we can see the views of the mountains and mills of water project. 

            This day also we follow the route of a long river Tamakoshi. The path is very difficult as we have to walk in the steep rocky hill.

              From Simigaon also we have to walk in the steep path. We pass through Sherpa villages. In the village you can explore their culture and tradition and enjoy their hospitality. 

                Today we walk uphill and downhill and cross the pass of Doghang. 

                  This day from Beding we slowly walk in the ascending path for some time and then walk in the straight path. After some time we reach the Na village, where we can see the small houses and yak pasture. 

                    This day we take rest for proper acclimatization with some excursion around the village. 

                      This day also we walk on the straight path for some time. Then we climb down the hill to the moraine. Then we head to Chobuk where we stay overnight. 

                        This day we have to walk in the difficult path to the Phedi of the Tashi Lapcha pass. At first we walk in the straight path for some time and then we climb the cliff. We have to use the rope while climbing the cliff. Then we continue our walk in the mountain flank. 

                          This day we start our journey ascending the Tashi Lapcha pass. From the pass we can observe the panoramic view of the Rolwaling, Gaurishankar himal and many more. After crossing the pass we descend down to the Tashi Phuk and head to Theng po 

                            This day we enter Everest region. From Theng po we descend to Thame, a Sherpa village. From Thame we can see the stunning views of the mountains like Thamserku, Kantenga, Kusum Kangguru etc. here you can explore the village and visit monastery established around 300 years ago. 

                              Today, we begin our walking in the flat trail and then descending to Thamo. In Thamo you can visit the Khari Gompa where you find Nuns and monks.Then we head to Namche bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar 

                                Finally we return to Lukla where the trek began, which will seem like a lifetime ago. Enjoying time to reflect on the trek as a group and the personal achievement of all those who took part. Also giving you time to explore the town. Overnight at Guesthouse.

                                  Enjoying your last glimpse of the mountains you have recently visited for one last time on the 35 minute Scenic flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu we are met and transferred back to our starting hotel. Overnight at hotel.

                                    The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.

                                      Cost Details
                                      What is Included
                                      • Arrival & Departure Transport By private Car/Van/Bus.
                                      • Three meals a day during the Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
                                      • Accommodation in Tea House during the Trekking.
                                      • Trekking Guide with Insurance
                                      • Trekking Porters if needed with Insurance
                                      • Flight ticket for guide Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu
                                      • Flight ticket for Clients Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu
                                      • First Aid kit.
                                      • Two nights' Accommodation in Kathmandu 2 Star level hotel with bed- and- breakfast basis, (If you like to have a standard Hotel accommodations please do let us know).
                                      • Kathmandu city and trekking maps.
                                      • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
                                      • Tims card (Trekking information management system) as like a permit.
                                      • Free use Company's duffel bag.
                                      • Emergence of helicopter rescue (pay by your insurance)
                                      • Day sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley, car/van/bus and tour guide
                                      • All needed Government fee.
                                      What is not Included
                                      • International Airfare.
                                      • Food in Kathmandu lunch and dinner.
                                      • Your travel insurance.
                                      • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 for 30 days and US$ 25 for 15 days you should get visa open your arrival)
                                      • Any kind of drinks.
                                      • Tips for Guide and Porters
                                      • Donation
                                      • Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone etc.

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