Gaurishankar Trek

Mt.Gauri Sankar is the second highest peak of the Gaurishanker region, behind Melungtse 7,181m. The name comes from Sanskrit for the Goddess (Gauri) and her Consort (Shankar) denoting the sacred regard to which is afforded it by the peoples of Tibet and Nepal. Gauri Sankar lies near the western edge of the Rolwaling Himal, about 100 kilometres 62 mi northeast of Kathmandu. (It is almost directly between Kathmandu and Mount Everest and is visible from Kathmandu.) To the west of the peak lies the valley of the Bhote Kosi, the western boundary of the Rolwaling Himal. To the north lies the Menlung Chu, which separates it from its sister peak Menlungtse. To the south lies the Rolwaling Chu, which leads up to the Tesi Lapcha pass, giving access to the Khumbu region. It is in Dolakha District.

The mountain has two summits, the northern (higher) summit being called Shankar (a manifestation of Shiva) and the southern summit being called Gauri (a manifestation of Shiva's consort). It rises dramatically above the Bhote Kosi only 5 km away and is protected on all sides by steep faces and long, corniced ridges.

 


Trip Name: Gaurishankar trek
Organizer: Global Nepal Treks
Responsiblities: Responsible Global NepalTreks,The All Guides / Sherpass are Certified in Mountain Safety and Emergency First Aid
Best Season: September to December & March to May
Grade: Moderate
Duration: 13 Days
Note:Days in the destination itinerary can be increased or decreased. Please contact us for the itinerary according your holiday time.

Day 01-Arrive at Kathmandu. Welcome program by Global Nepal Treks member and direct transfer to hotel.
Day 02-Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley O/N Hotel.
Day 03-Drive to KhariDhunga. Overnight at camp.
Day 04-Trek to ChauriKharka. Overnight at camp.
Day 05-Trek to Koori. Overnight at camp.
Day 06-Trek to Tare Bhir. Overnight at camp.
Day 07-Trek to BiguGomba. Overnight at camp.
Day 08-Trek to Tin Sangla. Overnight at camp.
Day 09-Rest day for local excursion.Overnight at camp.
Day 10-Trek to DolangSha. Overnight at camp.
Day 11-Trek to Barabise and drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12-Free day in Kathmandu valley and evening farewell dinner in typical Nepali style overnight at hotel.
Day 13-Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email info@globalnepaltreks.com with your Details to obtain a Quote.

 

Trip info:
Accommodations:
We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Global Nepal Treks. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Katmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. 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 paramount destination in the world Everest region collects lots of tourist in the world. so, there will always be better Lodge and facilities in Gaurishankar Trek.

Meals:
We get paradise of food especially 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.

Our Team:
Being homeland of Himalayas, 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. Global Nepal Treks have been providing native 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 have received 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.

Field 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.

Equipment’s:
We believe equipments does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglass, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipments which you most carry during the trek.

Clothing
Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve, Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight, one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts, woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zip off bottoms Outer layers Down vest, wind/rain proof over layer - jacket and pants, peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat, pair gloves, down jacket, Pair trekking boots, pair down booties (buy these at Namche Bazar and they saves your feet.) Great for keeping feet warm in room and while sleeping and for in the lodge. Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs).

Safety & Security:
Security is our primary concern! 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.


Best Season to Trek in Nepal:
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.

Experience & Fitness:
Trekking in Nepal for Gaurishankar trek does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk 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.

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 life saving 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.

Eco Friendly:
We only leave foot prints! Global Nepal Treks 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.

Helping Hand
Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future. If you are interested please contact us: Info@globalnepal treks.com They really need us, Support us to be their Helping Hand.

Note:
We have tailor-made program for Gaurishankar Trek. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances 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.

Cost includes:
All ground Transportation
3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) including Tea or coffee
Accommodation on Tea House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
Accommodation in star Hotel in Kathmandu
High Experienced Government Licensed Guide and Necessary porter during the trek.
All Government local Taxes
National park Fees
(TIMS) Trekkers Information Management System
First Aid kit and general equipment for Porter during the Adventure trip
Guide and porter salary
Guide & Porter insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per demand.

Cost excludes:
Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects. we Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance.
Flights in the Everest region are very dedicated even in the best season due to bad weather and company is not responsible in this case, we can process another alternative way out in extra cost.
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